Special Tour to Rocket Steamer, Bagerhat and Sundarbans

Duration: 6 days 5 nights
Location: Old Dhaka, Bagerhat, Sundarbans.
Attractions: Sights, reverine beauty, heritage, culture and wildlife in Sundarbans.

price: Starting from $440

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We will take you deep into the forest to explore wildlife

Itinerary

Travel through the rivers just like they did during the British colonial period, watching the beautiful green countryside of Bangladesh slowly pass by, also visit many important towns along the river to get a true feeling for the country.

Overnight journey from Dhaka to Halurhat on a first-class cabin of century old Rocket Steamer and visiting UNESCO World Heritage Site 60 Dome Mosque and other old mosques and temples at Bagerhat. Greatest opportunity to discover the riverine beauty of Bangladesh in this Rocket Steamer Tour and explore archeological sites at 15th century Muslim City Bagerhat.

The Sundarbans is a cluster of Islands-the single largest mangrove forest of the world and popularly known as the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger. Located at the estuary of the great Ganges spanning over more than 1065000 hectors of land on the south-west part of Bangladesh & the south-eastern portion of the state of West Bengal, India. Bangladesh possesses about 62% which covers an area about 6036 sq. km of the total forest area. The whole of the Sundarbans forest has been declared as Reserved forest having 3 Wild life sanctuaries: “Sundarbans East”, “Sundarbans West” and “Sundarbans South” with the total sanctuary areas which stand 139, 698 hectares It has been declared as the world heritage site by the UNESCO in 1997.

In this Tour we will take you deep into the forest to explore wildlife. You might get a chance to see Royal Bengal Tigers, spotted deers, claw-less otters, salt-water crocodiles, many species of birds, and many other wildlife.

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60 Dome Mosque at Bagerhat

Day-01: Start Rocket Steamer Journey
  • Will meet you at your hotel lobby at 03:00pm to pick you up, and will head toward Sadarghat Boat Terminal. Walk through the chaotic Sadarghat area and enjoy activities of the busiest boat terminal which never rests. Embark Rocket Steamer Station at 06:00pm. A memorable overnight journey by Rocket Steamer to Hularhat.
  • Overnight at Rocket (sleeping cabin).
Day-02: UNESCO World Heritage City Bagerhat
  • Enjoy the riverine beauty of Bangladesh from Rocket Steamer in the whole morning. Disembark from Rocket at Halurhat around 10:00am (depends on weather).
  • Drive toward Bagerhat (01 hr) in a reserved vehicle and visit the 15th century Muslim City once called Khalifabad, which is the present day Bagerhat, is an UNESCO protected world heritage site. Drive toward Khulna (01 hr).
  • Overnight at Khulna.
Day-03: Khulna – Sundarbans
Early morning reach ride on boat from Khulna. Boat will start journey immediately. Take breakfast and see the riverside beauty. Before noon we will reach karamjol area and track jungle. Move to Harbaria. Stay on boat over night.
Day-04: Jungle Safari, Beach Activities & BBQ at Night
Explore Kotka area, Forest activities. Then head to Jamtala Sea Beach and Beach activities. BBQ at night and overnight stay on boat.
Day-05:  Sundarbans- Khulna
Start journey to Tigerpoint/Kochikhali and Visit that place. At early afternoon will start journey to Khulna and reach around 06:00pm. Overnight stay in Khulna.
Day-06: Khulna- Jessore-Dhaka.
At afternoon transfer from hotel to Jessore Airport by airlines bus and fly back to Dhaka.
End of Tour.

We are happy to customize a Special Tour to Rocket Steamer, Bagerhat and Sundarbans to suit your unique travel interests.

Inclusions

# Transfer from hotel to Sadarghat.
# 1st class cabin ticket of Rocket on twin sharing basis.
# All site entrance tickets.
# Two nights accommodation in Khulna on standard single room with WIFI facilities and complementary breakfast.
# Transfer to hotel at Khulna from Hularhat and sight seeing at Bagerhat.
# Accommodation on the boat in a sleeping cabin on twin sharing basis.
# Forest permission fee.
# All meals starting from the breakfast on day-01, drinking water, tea, and coffee while in Sundarbans.
#English speaking friendly 
#Economy air ticket from Jessore to Dhaka.

Exclusions

# Any meal and drink not mentioned above.
# Fee for bring any camera.
# Any personal item.

Price per person

1 pax:   $550 / BDT44000
2 pax:   $500 /BDT 40000
3 pax:   $470 /BDT 37600
4 pax or more:   $440 /BDT 35200

Remarks

# You are required to wear modest clothing while entering the mosques included on the tour.
# 1st class tickets of Rocket depends on availability. You might have to travel on the 2nd class if 1st class is not available. Only difference on 1st and 2nd class on the Rocket is, 2nd class is located in the back side, and have no air-conditioning. Other facilities are same. Passengers of 2nd class can use all the facilities of 1st class, e.g. dining area, sitting area on the front side.
# Itinerary of Sundarbans Tour is just a general outline, and not fixed. It could be changed depending on moon phase, tide, day light hours, and fog. But we’ll try to include all the places and activities mentioned in the itinerary as much as possible.
# The boat for Sundarbans is a basic boat without air-conditioning, electricity, and running hot water.

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Snicker shoes for walking.
  • Hat / Cap for Sun protection.
  • Sun-burn lotion & insects spray.
  • Binoculars.
  • Camera & films.
  • Toothpaste & tooth brush.
  • Towels.
  • Bath soap.
  • medicine.
  • Flash light.

 

Please feel free to contact for your customize tour

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