Include indigenous cultures, village-based conservation & education projects, tribal crafts, music and dance, festivals, Buddhist and Hindu temples, pristine islands, beaches and more
Day 1: Upon arrival at Dhaka International Airport. Meet & welcome guests and transfer to Hotel. After a refreshment 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 ride by traditional pulling boat to be experienced with the river bank busy life. Then visit Sadar Ghat (the Central River vessel terminal) to see how thousands of people of the southern part are to be connected to the capital. Then return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 2: After breakfast transfer to domestic airport to catch the flight to Chittagong (the commercial capital of Bangladesh). Upon arrival at Chittagong airport proceed to Rangamati; the lake city of Bangladesh. Check in the respective hotel. After a quick refreshment, start for shuvolong by the small cruising boat through Rangamati Lake. Lunch at Peda ting ting ethnic restaurant, which got beautiful scenic beauty. Return to the hotel by afternoon. Then visit the small town to see ethnic people and their shops and walk around. Return to the hotel by evening and Stay overnight.
Day 3: Early in the morning after an early breakfast check out and start for Bandarban-the roof of Bangladesh. It will be 4-hour journey. Check in at hotel; after a quick refreshment proceed to visit a tribal village. Late lunch will be offered by a tribal family. After lunch, visit another tribal village in a short distance, then back to the main town and visit Bandarban Township, return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 4: This day You'll stay as house guests in traditional tribal villages or quaint eco-cottages, forest walks, easy treks, handicraft shopping (or learning), bird watching and photography etc -- absorbing the pristine atmosphere and observing the local indigenous cultures.
Day 5: Early in the morning, we will start for Moheshkhali island- the only hill island of the country to visit the Adinath Temple (Hindu Temple) over hill and come back before lunch as there is no facility to have lunch there or we can take lunch box with us, in this case we will be able to have some extra time to hanging around to see the fish drying and the livelihood of the island people and a tribal village In the afternoon cruise back to Cox'sbazar. In the evening you can have either beach walking or a visit to Burmese market operated by local tribal people, which is quite different than any other market of Bangladesh. The Rakhain women mostly operate this market. Check in hotel and stay overnight.
Day 6: Free individual activities, some optional activities will be offered by our guide like a trail to the local fish dying community or some beach activities etc.
Day 7: First half free time. After lunch transfer to the domestic airport to catch flight to Dhaka. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Optional visit to Aarong; a local product store. Stay overnight.
Day 8: Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to airport for departure.
This is our regular itinerary. If you have your own choice then we do tailor your tour.