Boating-River Island-Palace-Brass & Pottery Works & National Monument

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Tour Number

Activity Level

150747


Categories

Adventure / Active, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

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

Boating on the mighty river Paddma(Ganges); Meet the locals @River Island; Brass & Pottery Village & National Monument


Most exciting is item of this trip is boating on the mighty river Ganges or Jamuna, the downstream of the main tributary of the major river Brahmaputra. Exploring a rural village on the river island is a rear chance to meet the locals & get experience of their lifestyle.

Will explore the Pottery village at Dhamrai is located 40 km from Dhaka & visit some metal (Brass) workshops. Here you will get the practical experience inside the workshop. The metalworkers and the family members of the pottery villages are creating their products manually by implementing their knowledge & skills according to their culture & tradition.

National Monument at Nabinagar. We pay our respect & honor to the departed souls of freedom fighters & others who dedicated their life for the country. Many visitors like its unique surroundings & the architectural design of the monument.

BALIATI PALACE is located at the Baliati village at Saturia of Manikganj was build about 200 years ago. 16000 sq. meter. About 200 rooms are available.

Itinerary

7:30 am start from your place to Aricha/Paturia river port (3 hrs. ) at Manikganj/Tangail. Take a traditional engine boat for an hour. Enjoy cruising on the mighty river Padma (Ganges) about 10 km wide during rainy season. Will stop at a river island or at a rural village to explore the lifestyle of the local fishermen & farmers who are struggling hard to sustain against the natural calamity like cyclone in summer, flood in rainy season, lack of water for irrigation during dry season etc. We can stop at local restaurant for lunch in Manikganj. Visit Baliati Palace st Saturia and proceed to Dhamrai famous for metal works like brass & pottery villages. Will explore the area to get an unique experience of local artisan. Late in the afternoon will visit the national monument at Savar & transfer to your place at Dhaka in the evening.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your place in Dhaka City on 14 APRIL 2016 only.

End location: Any suitable place in Dhaka city

Duration: 10 hours

It may take some extra time to drop you at your place due to traffic condition on road.

Transportation

Car/Microbus

What’s Included

- Air conditioned Car/Van for the trip with Fuel; Toll & Parking
- Driver's allowance
- One hour Boating on the mighty river Ganges/Jamuna
- English Speaking Guide Service

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1500 BDT - Meals and others.

What’s Extra

- Any Meals (Lunch)
- Personal Expanses

A Recent Review of this tour

Both Messbaul and the driver were really very good They catered to my needs, went above and beyond in looking for unique experiences for me to share in Thoroughly enjoyed my days with them
Isaac Pollak

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