Paddle Steamer Cruise to Barisal

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Tour Number

Activity Level

199033


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, City, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

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

Dhaka-Barisal-Dhaka river cruise & Barisal city tour


Barisal is one of the major cities in Bangladesh. It is 142 km away from the capital city Dhaka and an old port on the Kirtankhola river, on the northern shore of the Bay of Bengal in southern Bangladesh.

As the atmosphere gets filled with raindrops and rainbows, none would think of missing it in the closed indoors of their homes. It is the best time for having fun offered by the nature, monsoon brings everything fresh and live. Fresh vegetation, washed streets, tender buds all greet you with their untainted smiles, you may feel the countless kisses of heavens, compelling you to wade through knee-deep waters, pushing you further to your innocent & pleased childhood days of tiny

In this trip enjoy five major rivers of Bangladesh including Buriganga, Shitalakha, Dakatia, Padma (The Ganges) & the Kirtankhola river. Its really a unique trip while you will enjoy the beauty of the river side life-style during the cruise at day time, also you will get a rear experience to board on the paddle steamer to Dhaka.

Itinerary

Day-1: 6 am will report at your place in Dhaka city & transfer to Sadarghat river front to board on the cruise ship headed to Barisal. 8 am boat will start for a 5 hours cruise through 5 major rivers of Bangladesh - Buriganga River (Dhaka), Shitalakha River (Narayanganj), Dakatia & Padma River (Chadpur) and Kirtankhala River (Barisal).

Up on arrival our local guide will welcome you at Barisal to offer you a half day city tour by a traditional three wheeler. Explore some interesting places of the town like, Ephytheny Church, Temple of Mukunda Das, Ramakrishna Mission, Lakuthia landlord palace and the Fish Market of port road.

At 6 pm board on the Paddle Steamer operated by BIWTC. Enjoy your overnight trip at 1st class air-condition twin bed cabin.

(Paddle steamer operate from Barisal to Dhaka on Monday, Tuesday Thursday & Friday)

Day -2: Early morning steamer will reach at Sadarghat river front in Dhaka. Will provide transfer by a air-conditioned car to your place in Dhaka.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your place in Dhaka city.

End location: At your place in Dhaka city.

Duration: 1 day

6 am in the morning till 6 am next day

Transportation

local city tours @ Barisal. Business class cruise ship from Dhaka to Barisal during day cruise and at first class cabin (twin bed) overnight cruise by Paddle steamer (MON,TUE,THU & FRI) from Barisal to Dhaka. In case of unavailability of Paddle steamer we can arrange air-conditioned cabin of big motor boat from Barisal to Dhaka.

What’s Included

Other: * Dhaka - Barisal cruise (Business class) by M.V. Greenline.

* Barisal - Dhaka overnight cruise (1st class- Twin bed cabin) of Rocket Steamer Service.

* Air-Conditioned car with driver & fuel for transfers from/to Sadarghat river front/at your place in Dhaka city.

* English speaking local guide service at Barisal.

* Half Day city sightseeing tour by a Auto Rickshaw (Local Three wheeler) at Barisal & Applicable local taxes.

What’s Extra

Other: * Meals & drinks
* All personal expanses
* Additional cost for Dhaka sightseeing on Day 2.

A Recent Review of this tour

I had a great time on this tour, I'd highly recommend it. In the morning Messbaul picked me up from my hotel, we drove to the dock and he led me to my seat on the boat. At this point he left and I had a great journey on the boat in a window seat, enjoying some amazing views over breakfast. Once I disembarked I was immediately met by Messbaul, a very nice guy who led me around Barisal. Later, embarking the paddle steamer, he led me to my private cabin and I enjoyed a good nights sleep. Thanks guys.
David Coulter

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