Greatest opportunity to discover the riverine beauty of Bangladesh in this Rocket Steamer Tour, recommended by most travel guides, including the Bradt and Lonely Planet. 15th century Muslim city Khalifatabad, mosques, temple, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 1: Our guide will meet you at hotel lobby at 08:00 hrs in the morning to pick you up and start the tour to the major attractions of the city including outside of the National Assembly building (Parliament Building) then the Dhaka University area, then visit Language martyrs monument, the famous Dhakeswari temple; Khan Mohammed Mridha mosque & the famous Lalbagh Fort from the Mughal Dynasty. A traditional lunch will be offered in a local restaurant. Then resume your trip up to Ahsan Manzil (The Pink Palace). Then enjoy a short boat ride on the river Buriganga on a traditional wooden boat to see the river bank lives here. Embark the Century old paddle Steamer called "Rocket" at Sadarghat River terminal at 18.00 hrs. A memorable overnight cruise to old city Khalifatabad. Overnight at Rocket (sleeping cabin)
Day 2: Enjoy the riverine beauty of Bangladesh from the Rocket Steamer early in the morning. Disembark from the Rocket at Hularhat terminal around 09.30 hrs. and start drive to Bagerhat (15th century Muslim city once called Khalifatabad) to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site the beautiful Sixty-Dome Mosque from the 15th century AD. You will visit other mosques from the 15th century of the city Khalifabad for the day long including Nine Domed Mosque, Rono Bijoypur Mosque, Chunakhola Mosque, Singair Mosque and Bigi Beguni Mosque. You will also visit the shrine of Khan Jahan Ali, the great saint general came from Turkey to spread Islam in this country and founded this great city. You will also visit the Kodla Moth; a very beautiful Hindu temple from 17th century. Drive toward Khulna for stay overnight.
Day 3: After breakfast, transfer to Khulna Railway Station to have a train journey to Dhaka. Arrive Dhaka around 18.00 hrs. or you may take flight from Jessore for your comfort. Transfer to hotel from train station or airport at Dhaka. End of the tour.
This is our regular itinerary. If you have your own choice then we do tailor your tour.