Arrive Dhaka by international flight. On arrival meeting and transfer to hotel.
Founded in 1608 as the seat of the imperial Mughal viceroys of Bengal. Known to the world for centuries for its fine silk and Muslin. As the capital of Bangladesh it has grown into a busy city of trades, business, cultural and sport activities. Having a happy blending of the old and new architectural trends, Dhaka has been developing fast as a modern city since the independence of Bangladesh in 197.
Morning leave Dhaka for Khulna. En route visit Tomb of Lalon Shah at Kushtia ( the spiritual mendicant and the famous mystic poet of the Bengali literature ). Enjoy famous mystic "boul" songs. Late afternoon arrival Khulna and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. 3* Hotel castle salam or 2* Hotel millennium.
Early morning leave Khulna for Mongla en route visit Shat Gambuj Mosque ( World Heritage ), Bagerhat : About 30 km away from Khulna City is the place Bagerhat. The place was inside the inhospitable Mangrove forest of the Sundarbans near the coast of Bay of Bengal. A General, later known to be a saint named Khan Jahan Ali came here from Delhi. He was the earliest torch-bearer of Islam in the south of Indian Subcontinent. He laid the nucleus of an affluent city at Bagerhat in the mid-fifteenth century, during the reign of Sultan Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah (1442-1459). He adorned his city with numerous mosques, tanks, roads and other public buildings, the spectacular ruins of which are focused around the most imposing and largest multi-domed mosque in Bangladesh, known as the Shat-Gambuj Masjid.
Upon arrival at Mongla board motor boat for Sundarbans (natural world heritage site). Lunch on board. On board motor boat for day excursions to Sundarbans (natural world heritage site). Spread over an area of about 6000 sq km of deltaic swamps along the coastal belt of Khulna district, the Sundarbans is the home of Royal Bengal Tigers. The dense, evergreen forests of the Sundarbans are criss-crossed by a network of rivers and creeks. Often swimming tigers in rivers and basking crocodiles in the sun on riverside can be seen. The Sundarbans is also the natural habitat of spotted deer, jungle fowls, wild boars, lizards, rhesus monkeys and innumerable varieties of beautiful birds. The Sundarbans is the largest Mangrove forest in the world. Visit Karamjal forest. Enjoy the beauty of the mangrove forest of Sundarbans and fish catching by otter. Late afternoon arrival Kotka. Dinner and overnight on board.
Early morning excursion by boat (without engine) inside the jungle through small creeks. Breakfast on board. Visit forest and watch Sundarbans from the watch tower. Late afternoon proceed to Kochikhali forest. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.
Early morning enjoy the beauty of Sundarbans forest. After lunch leave Kochikhali for Mongla. After sun set arrival Mongla and proceed to Khulna. Upon arrival at Khulna, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. 3* Hotel castle salam or 2* Hotel millennium.
Morning leave Khulna for Dhaka crossing ferry on the mighty river Padma. Visit martyrs monument at Savar and Dhamrai village. Ricksaw ride in the village. Late afternoon arrival Dhaka and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Morning city sightseeing. Visit Sadarghat waterfront, the Ahsan Manjil (Pink Palace). After visiting the Star Mosque and Dhakeswari Temple, enjoy lunch in a Bangladeshi restaurant. Then visit New Market, the National Museum and Parliament building. Transfer to airport for your flight to onward destination.
Mr Mintu Ratna
GA-25/2b, Shahajadpur, Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh - 1212