Tea plantation, Forest & Tribal People- Srimongol
Srimongal—tea capital of Bangladesh is just 191 km from Dhaka. The lush green tea plantation, Rubber garden and the beautiful lake attract the foreign tourist. The Lauwachara Rain Forest is the habitat of white browed Gibbons, Horn bills and many other rare animals and birds. You will be inspired to visit the colorful Manipuri tribal village. Explore Kashia and Tripura life style. The Madhobkunda waterfall and the stone query from the hilly river at Jaflong (Bangladesh-India Border) will be interesting for anyone. Srimongal is also famous for lemon, pine-apple, orange and many others delicious fruits. The rain forest and the wetlands of Srimongal and Sylhet are the best places for the birds watching. Here you may find species of local and migratory birds.
These trips cover the Sundarbans forest- the largest mangrove forest in the world (5770sk.km) and the home of Royal Bengal Tiger. A network of River and creeks criss – crosses their dense evergreen forests. You often find tiger crossing the river and crocodiles basking in the sun. Deers, wild boars, otters river Dolphin, over 270 species of birds, 120 species of fish, 50 species of reptiles and 8 species of amphibians are still found there. THE WORLD HERITAS SITES- the largest remaining tract of habitat for the Royal Bengal Tiger can be the best place for adventures cruising for a few days.
Day 01: Guide will receive you from Dhaka airport at 7:45 am. This day full day Dhaka city tour. Visiting places are American architect Louis Kahn’s National Parliament Building typifies this fast-growing modern metropolis, Sadarghat Bank of River Buriganga, Nowab Abdul Gani’s Ahsan Manzil (Pink Palace), Sakhari Bazar Hindu Street, Lalbagh Fort- is an incomplete early 17th century Mughal fort complex that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, Mridha Mosque, Dhakeswari National Temple, Armenian Church, Star Mosque, Curzon Hall (University of Dhaka), Dhaka National Museum, Liberation war museum, Ramna Park. Overnight in Dhaka
Day 02: Depart from Dhaka in the morning at around 7.30 am by reserved Air-condition transport about to Srimongal. On arrival take you to the Tea resort or Hotel to check inn & having Lunch. In the afternoon drive to a nearby tea plantation and visit the Manipuri and Khashia tribal village to know their life style, agriculture, weaving and betel leave farmer. In the late afternoon visit Madhobpur Dam (lake) & scenic view of Tripura (India) from High hills. On way back to Hotel you find scenic beauty of tea garden, rubber garden & betel nut tree. Relaxed in the special tea stall to experienced five layer tea / green tea. Overnight at Srimangal.
Day 03: Start 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, Lawacharra 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. Drive to Jaflong. Visit Jaflong Stone collection area, Zero point, Tamabil. On the way visit Shrine of Hazrat Shah Poran (R). Overnight at Sylhet.
Day 04: After breakfast visit Shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal (R) drive to Dhaka Sadarghat to take Rocket Steamer. On the way we’ll visit famous Jamdani Shari weaving factory. After arrival at Sadarghat accommodate the Rocket steamer & start cruise at 6:30 pm. The famous paddle wheel steamer (now converted from steam to marine diesel engine) on ward to Hularhat under Bagerhat. Night pass in the 1st class AC cabin on the boat. Overnight at Rocket steamer.
Day 05: Full day cruise by Paddle wheel steamer to Hularhat
After full night cruise Rocket will arrive at Hularhat 10 am. Drive to Mongla 1 hour 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: 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/Tambulbunia.
Day 07: Early in the morning we shall offer trip through small creeks and canals by country boat, leave Kochikhali for Mongla. Overnight in Mongla
Day 08: Drive to Bagerhat by reserved car to visit the historical sixty domes Mosque and The world heritage site along with other historical places of nearby areas. Transfer to Hularhat. Rocket Paddle Steamer 2pm start for Dhaka. Overnight at Rocket 1stclass cabin.
Day 09: Rocket will arrive in Dhaka 7 am. Check in Hotel. After refresh visit Sonargaon first capital of Bengal (13th -17thCenturies) archaeological site, Folk art and craft museum, Goaldi mosque etc. Overnight in Dhaka.
Day 10: After breakfast drop to airport and fly to Yangon. See you again.
Price per person: Depend on Group
Price shall include:
- Airports pick up and drop.
- All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary by reserved a/c vehicle.
- Accommodation in Deluxe hotel at Dhaka 2 nights, Sylhet 1 night, Srimangal 1 night, Mongla Hotel Pashur 1 night on twin sharing basis, Rocket 2 nights and Sundarban Boat 2 nights.
- All sightseeing excursions as per itinerary with English speaking guide
- All entrance fee as per itinerary.
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
- Cruise inside the Forest with exclusive tourist boat.
- An exclusive tourist boat.
- All activities inside the forest as per itinerary.
- Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks.
- Mineral water for drinking during the trip.
- Forest fees, permission & armed forest guard from the forest department
- Rocket Cruise by 1stclass cabin (Dhaka – Hularhat – Dhaka).
PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES:
- Drinks both hard and soft.
- Items of personal nature and items not mentioned above.
NATURE AND WILDLIFE TOUR
Day 01: Arrive and overnight in Dhaka.
Day 02: Travel to Srimongal. Overnight in Srimongal.
Day 03: Full day at Srimongal. Overnight in Srimongal.
Day 04: Visit Lawachara Rain Forest. Overnight in Dhaka.
Day 05: Visit Sonargaon and cruise on Meghna River at night travel to Khulna by Overnight a/c Bus.
Day 06: Khulna to Mongla by Car. Stay inside Sundarban Forest on the Boat.
Day 07: Stay inside Sundarban Forest on the Boat.
Day 08: Back to Dhaka by overnight a/c Bus.
Day 09: Departure.
Day 01: Arrive and overnight in Dhaka
Day 02: Depart from Dhaka in the morning at around 7.30 am by reserved Air-condition transport about to Srimongal. On arrival take you to the Tea resort or Hotel to check inn & having Lunch. In the afternoon drive to a nearby tea plantation and visit the Manipuri and Khashia tribal village to know their life style, agriculture, weaving and betel leave farmer. Relaxed in the special tea stall to experienced five layer tea / green tea. Overnight at Srimongal.
Day 03: After taking breakfast we’ll drive two and half hours to reach at Madhobkunda waterfall (biggest waterfall of region).You may trekking to hills (200ft.). On way you find scenic beauty of tea garden, rubber garden & betel nut tree. In the afternoon visit Madhobpur Dam (lake) & scenic view of Tripura (India) from High hills. Overnight at Srimongal.
Day 04: Early in the morning walking into the Lawachara rain forest to observe many species of Birds, insects, endangered wild animal. It is the home of “Hollock Gibbons “as tropical rain forest of Bangladesh. Here, you find many species of birds which is more interesting by the bird’s watchers. Visit Srimongal city and Bazar. After lunch drive back to Dhaka. Overnight at Dhaka.
Day 05: You board on our wooden boat (Engine Driven) to join this adventure. Explore the remote island villages of the widest river of Bangladesh that are only accessible by boat. Know lifestyle of island people. 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, which was the first capital of Bengal (13th to 17th Century). Depart Dhaka in the night at around 9:00 pm by ac Volvo bus from Mailbag about to Khulna. Overnight bus journey.
Day 06: On arrival drive to Mongla to Board to the specially build boat at Mongla in the Morning. On way, we will stop at Daingmary forest station to take the permit finally. Sitting on the watch tower to have a look the wildlife, going into the beach for swimming or sports. Before sun set stop at any convenient place or Kotka forest station for overnight stay.
Day 07: On this day, we will offer different activities at around Katka & Kachikhali, like walking into the forest, sitting on the watch tower to have a look the wildlife, going into the beach for swimming or sports. Birds watching & finding wild animals in the narrow creeks/canal in the evening by a country boat. Overnight on Kachikhali.
Day 08: More activities in the forest and we will Start the return journey and on way back visit wildlife sanctuary in the last afternoon start return drive back to Dhaka by A/c Bus in the night.
Day 09: Departure.
- Airports pick up and drop.
- A/C Accommodation twin sharing basis.
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
- A/C Car for sight-seeing and all Transfer.
- A/C Bus Tickets for Dhaka-Khulna-Dhaka.
- Boat in Sundarban,
- Armed forest guard.
- Entry fee & Toll.
- Tour Guide.
- Personal expense & Tips for Guide.