Rivers Of Southern Bangladesh by Paddle Steamer

Tour Number

Activity Level

137623


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
Local spicy foods are available at rural village but you can carry some dry food (Will arrange hot water).

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

Bengali (fluent), English (advanced), Hindi (basic)

Paddle Steamer & Back Water Trip by Country boat


Enjoy a overnight cruise by Rocket Steamer Service (Except Friday).

Next morning start cruising towards Swarupkathi, the river port & a hub for Forest woods and Nipa Palm Leaves from the Sunderbans. It is really a unique experience while you will overview the vegetation on the bank of the narrow canals & the rural villages. Enjoy many interesting activities of the locals based on the rivers & canals. Will explore a local market where you will find many small boats full with seasonal fruits like Guava, Lemon, Hog-Palm and others are selling by the farmers to the merchant buyers with big boats in this market.

Will take a short visit to a rural village on the bank of the river to meet the locals & spend some time with a local family to get some experience on their life style.

By noon will return to Banaripara river port & transfer (2 hrs. ) to Barisal. If time permit will visit the fish harbor at Barisal. At 3 pm start cruise to Dhaka.

Itinerary

DAY 1: Overnight Journey to Barisal by Paddle Steamer.
At 6 pm will starts cruising towards the southern part of Bangladesh. Within an hour, ship will join the main stream of the mighty rivers Meghna, Padma (Ganges. Dinner & overnight at 1st class ac cabin on the Rocket Steamer.

DAY 2: Enjoy Boating by a Country Boat.
Early morning reach at Barisal & transfer to Banaripara river front, en-route visit Durga Sagar (Big pond) & Guthia Mosque. Enjoy a day long cruise through some rivers & canals & visit floating vegetable/rice/seasonal fruits Markets & floating vegetable garden on the canals.

Will return to Barisal by 3 pm & board on the ship to enjoy your return cruise back to Dhaka. Arrive at Dhaka by 9 pm.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At Sadarghat River Front in Dhaka.

End location: At Sadarghat River Front in Dhaka

Duration: 2 days

1 night / 1 day

Transportation

AC Cabin of Paddle Steamer; Auto-Rickshaw (Tricyle); Local Engein Boat; AC Cruise ship ticket (Seat).

What’s Included

Other: - Dhaka-Barisal ac 1st class twin share cabin tickets of Rocket Steamer.
Barisal-Dhaka by Air-Conditioned cruise ship (Business class ticket)
- English speaking local guide service at Barisal
- Boat rent for a half day back water trip at Barisal/Swarupkathi
- Transfers between Barisal & Banaripara river port by local auto Rickshaw (Three Wheeler).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1200 BDT - 01 BREAKFAST at local restaurant + 01 LUNCH at Rural village & 02 DINNER on Board (Steamer)

What’s Extra

Other: - All Meals & drinks
- Any transfers at Dhaka

Private tour guide Messbaul

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