ITINERARIES

With many years of experience, we, PathFriend Tour Operator have noticed that the tourists, especially who are coming from foreign countries usually feel attracted to some certain places of Bangladesh. Some of these places are covered in the itineraries given here. But, we also customize our trips based on your preferences. The trip prices are not mentioned here and we request you to communicate with us if you decide on taking any of our trip I think it would be your best Bangladesh tour. Please email us.

Day 01: Best Bangladesh Tour
Arrival in Dhaka received from airport and check in Hotel. . If time permits visit old part of Dhaka. This is more attracted by the tourist. The main attractions are Sadarghat (river front), Ahsan Manjil (Pink palace), Lalbagh Fort, Star Mosque, Armenian Church, Dhakeswari Temple, Curzon Hall, National Parliament Building and Liberation war Museum.. Overnight at Hotel in Dhaka.

Sonargaon River Cruise and experience village life

Day 02: Village Home Stay with Host-family and enjoy folk musical program
Depart Dhaka at 9 am from your nominated pick up point (Hotel), you will board to the boat at Bouddhar Bazaar which is 29 km from Dhaka and takes about an hour to reach.

There is not a better or more exhilarating way to see the scenic majesty of the countryside. You board on our wooden boat to absorb the sights, while experiencing the surprisingly peaceful sensation of being on the river. This is the only exciting way to discover Bangladesh. You stop on many Villages, bazaars, see the real life style you board on our wooden boat to join this adventure. Explore the remote island villages that are only accessible by boat. Know their life-style. Stop at any island in the middle of river, swim and have more fun. Enjoy the hilsa fishing and the activities of villagers. On way back, visit Sonargaon (Archaeological site), which was the first capital of Bengal (13th to 17th Century) a traditional Bangladeshi or Chinese food will serve at lunch. Afternoon time visit Jamdani weaving factory and transfer to Bonaid village for overnight village home stay. In the evening local singer will perform a significant folk musical program. Your dinner will serve by homemade and accommodation will be very simple but we shell make sure the necessities.

Day 03: Village activities.
In the early morning you will visit the village market, which is very different from the experience in your life. After breakfast you must enjoy the rural education system in a local school. Your accompanied guide will help you to communicate with students. In this day you will visit handy craft, weaving factory and landlord house which is very old. After lunch drive back to Dhaka.

Rocket Paddle Steamer Cruise & Sundarban Mangrove forest

Day 03: Dhaka to Hularhat by Rocket Paddle wheel steamer.
In the afternoon after arrival at Sadarghat accommodate the Rocket steamer & start cruise at 18:30 hrs. The famous paddle wheel steamer on ward to Hularhat under Bagerhat. Night pass in the 1st class AC cabin on the boat. Overnight at steamer.

Day 04:Visit World Heritage Site Sixty Dome Mosque.
After full day cruise Rocket will arrive 9 am in Hularhat. Drive to Bagerhat by AC car to visit the historical sixty domes Mosque and The world heritage site along with other historical places of nearby areas. Transfer to Hotel Pashur** by the river bank and overnight stay at hotel Pashur

Day 05: Sundarban Forest.
Early morning, immediately the boat will start cruising towards the Sundarban Forest. We’ll arrive at Kotka around 1600 hrs. In the late afternoon hiking in the Kotka forest area to see wild life and forest. Overnight at Kotka on the boat.

Day 06: Sundarban Forest.
Early in the morning we shall offer trip through small creeks and canals by country boat to see the wildlife and feel the forest from very close. After breakfast Jungle walk, etc. will be offered. At around 12:00 hrs. starts cruising towards Kochikhali wildlife sanctuary, upon arrival Jungle walk near forest office. Bar – B – Q dinner on boat & overnight on the boat at Kochikhali. Overnight on the boat at Kochikhali.

Day 07: Sundarban Forest.
Early in the morning we shall offer trip through small creeks and canals by country boat, leave Kochikhali for Mongla. From Mongla to Jessore by reserved car and by evening flight back to Dhaka from Jessore. Overnight in Dhaka.

Tea plantation, Forest & Tribal People – Srimangal

Day 08: Leave Dhaka early in the morning 6:40am by Parabat Express train for Srimangal – also known as the ‘land of two leafs and a bud’, a synonym for the tea gardens and the large quantities of tea produced here. This train leaves 6 days a week except Tuesday from Kamalapur Railway Station. Upon arrival at Srimongal Railway Station at around mid-day transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon visit nearby tea plantation and visit the Manipuri and Khashia communities by reserved local transport or Bicycle. Stop at a local textile weaving workshop on the way and drink 7 layers Tea. Overnight at Green view Rest House in Srimangal.

Day 09: Start early in the morning for a rewarding wildlife trek through the nearby Lawachara National Park. This is the best time to observe the abundant and diverse wildlife. As one of the last remaining tropical rainforests of Bangladesh, the Lawachara forest is Home to a large variety of rare and endangered species, the most prominent of which are the Hollock Gibbons. The small tract of dense forests is heaven for birdwatchers, naturalists and adventure seekers alike. After breakfast you will continue with the sightseeing before coming back to the hotel on time to check out of the room before 12 noon. If you want to stay away on the sightseeing longer please check out of your room after breakfast and leave your luggage in the office or take them in the car. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the Srimongal Railway Station for boarding the inter-city train Parabat Express leaving Sylhet Railway Station at 2:45 pm. This train normally arrives at Srimongal Railway Station around 5 pm and runs 6 days a week except of Tuesday. Under normal circumstance this train should arrive in Dhaka at 9:15 pm. overnight in Dhaka.

Day 10: Airport drop and departure.

Price includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop.
  • Accommodations – 3 nights standard a/c room at Hotel in Dhaka, 1 night in village home stay , 1 night in Rocket 1st class a/c room, 1 night in Parjatan Hotel Pashur standard a/c room at Mongla, 2 nights in Sundarban Ship by cabin, 1 night in Srimangal Green view Rest House standard a/c room.
  • Food
  • Air Ticket – (Jessore to Dhaka).
  • Train tickets – (Dhaka – Srimongal – Dhaka).
  • Ticket for Rocket 1st class cabin.
  • Sightseeing by reserved a/c Car.
  • Sightseeing in Srimongal 1 day by car and 1 day by local transport or Bicycle.
  • Transfer by local transport CNG (Hotel – Train station – Hotel).
  • Cruise inside the Sundarban Forest with exclusive tourist boat, All activities inside the forest as per itinerary, Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks, Forest fees, permission & armed forest guard from the forest department.
  • An accompanied Guide during the trip.
  • Entry fee.

Price excludes:

1. Drinks both hard and soft.
2. Items of personal nature and items not mentioned above.
3. Fees for the video & still cameras of the guests.