Dhaka- The Mughal Capital

3 Nights and 4 days (with River Cruise)

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Day-1: Arrival
Arrive Dhaka airport and be received by our representative and transfer to designated hotel. Freshen up and in the afternoon pass through the streets of Dhaka to have a glimpse of the city. Have dinner in a standalone restaurant and return to hotel for overnight stay. (D)

Day-2: Dhaka city tour and Sonargaon
After breakfast visit exotic Sadarghat river port crowded with different type of boats and crafts. Every day hundreds and thousands of passengers are transported by motor launches to and from far off places through this river port. You can find here the heritage paddle wheel steamer commonly called as Rocket Steamer Service built during British colonial period still in service and playing very important role for safe transport. Visit the wonderful historical Ahsan Manzil- the palace of Muslim Nawab, Star Mosque, Curzon Hall of Dhaka University, Have lunch at authentic Bengali restaurant.

After lunch drive to Sonargaon (30 km) the old capital of Golden Bengal. The city was under Turkish Sultanate during 1280 AD. The main attractions of Sonargaon of today are ruins of Panam, the dead city, Goaldi Mosque of Sultanate period and the rich Folk Art Museum with the panoramic lake and gardens. Drive back to Dhaka. If time permits, visit the National Parliament Building the master piece of world famous Architect Louis I. Kahn. Dinner will be offered at a quality restaurant and overnight stay at hotel. (BLD)

Day-3: River cruise
After breakfast drive to River Shitalakkhya at Demra ghat for river cruise. Embark the boat and start cruise. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of river and riverine life, fishermen’s fishing, local country boat and engine boat carrying goods, livelihood of local people. After 45 minutes, anchor the boat in Murapara. Get down there and have a walk through an Old Landlords house, which has been converted to an educational Institute (college) now. Spend some times. Then return to the boat. On the way back, reach at Ruposhi village to experience Jamdani weaving. Here you can see the intricate Jamdani design and surely you will like to have some as souvenir. Then back to Demra ghat to have the journey back to Dhaka in the evening, visit Aarong famous for Bangladeshi handicrafts and products. Dinner at good standing restaurant and overnight stay at hotel. (BLD)

Day 4: Departure
After breakfast transfer to airport for departure. Tour ends with thanks. (B)

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