IN AND AROUND DHAKA EXPERIENCE WITH A SHORT RIVER CRUISE IN MEGHNA RIVER
Day-01: Meet & Transfer to hotel, PM old Dhaka city tour
Pick up from Zia International airport & transfer to designated hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day-02: Old Dhaka city tour
Morning our guide will take you to the most interesting sites like Majestic Pink Palace (Ahsan Manjil), Lalbag Fort built in 1678 during Mughol Dynasty and the Famous Dhakeshweri Mandir (Hindu Temple), Curzon Hall, Shahid Minar, National Mosque, Star Mosque etc. After lunch visit National Museum, Muktijodha Museum, Bangobandhu Museum. On your return visit the National assembly building, the most distinctive building in Asia and the wonderful architectural accomplishment of famous architect Luis I Kahn of USA. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day-03: National pride and the brass village
Morning drive to National memorial, which was built, to commemorate the martyrs of war of independence 1971. The natural setup of the surroundings of the site and the architectural design of the monument has got extra ordinary attraction. You will amaze to observe some of the fascinating tree plantations are where every head of states like President or Prime of the respective country visited the monument had planted a sapling as a part of the protocol. Lunch at wayside restaurant. After lunch drive to Dhamrai to show you the famous brass artisans at work. This artistic brass works have been inherited by this particular section of people since the historical paladynasty or 7th century AD. Here you can visit interesting ‘Hindu Rath’ which is like the Roman Chariot. After wards we will proceed to Nayarhat and will take short boat trip (1/2 hours) to reach a pottery village in Kakran where you will amazed to see some special pottery works who are still survived denying the most modern technological development. Return back to Dhaka, dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day-04: Cruise on Meghna river with a visit of Sonargoan folkart museum
Tour starts from Dhaka by AC transport from the designated pickup point at 0830 hrs. The cruising (wooden) boat will start its adventure journey from Boyddar Bazar (27 km) near Sonargoan. The journey through the expanse of the mighty Meghna River, one can get the touch of the nature or you can have swimming and fun in the solitude. Lunch will be served on the boat. On your way back you will visit the historic Sonargoan, the ancient capital of Bengal of Pre Moghol time and the most interesting folk art museum which has got a rare collection of folk art and traditional works of ancient Bangladesh. Return Dhaka in-between 1730 to 1800 hrs. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day-05: Dhaka Shopping Tour
Morning 9 pm visit the most popular shopping centres and exotic Bazars and take a shower of masses. The shops we offer are Arong – a wonderful handicraft shop, Sopura silk – most popular silk cloth brand in Bangladesh, antique market – where you will find different product and products made of brass metal, Westic – a very popular garments shop to the foreigners specially. Lunch at any local restaurant. Dinner and overnight.
Day-06: Departure transfer
Departure transfer to airport for your next destination.