Jamdani Village, Dhaka
Atia Mosque, Tangail
Arrive Dhaka airport, clear your immigration, collect your baggage and proceed to arrival lounge where our executive will be waiting with the placard in your name, Meet and greet and transfer to the hotel. After a brief rest drive through the streets of Dhaka to have a glimpse of the city. Enjoy your dinner at one of the local restaurant followed by transfer back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Stay for next five nights in Dhaka.
Morning visit exotic Sadarghat river port crowded with different type of boats and crafts. Every day hundreds & 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, Armenian Church, Curzon Hall of Dhaka University, Have lunch at authentic Bengali restaurant.
Afternoon 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 masterpiece of world famous Architect Louis I. Kahn. Overnight stay at hotel
Morning 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. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning drive to Tangail, where you shall visit 400 years old Atia mosque, Palaces of Mohera, now police training center, then visit to new agriculture movement and weaving village. Have organic lunch at UBINIG. After the lunch, drive back to Dhaka. Stay overnight at the hotel in Dhaka.
After breakfast start drive to the airport to avail flight towards your next destination.
Time: Ahsan Manzil: (Full day closed on Thursday & Friday open between 1430 hrs to 1600 hrs)
Sonargoan: (Friday – Tuesday: Foundation premises is open from 9 am – 5 pm, and the museum is open from 9.30 am – 4.30 pm. Museum galleries are closed from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm at on Friday only for the Jum’a prayer. Wednesday & Thursday: Government holidays: Closed.)