Old & New capital - Fullday

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Tour Number

Activity Level

4047


Categories

City, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

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

Visit Dhaka & Excursion to Sonargaon - The Old Capital of Bengal


Sightseeing of Old Dhaka & have a shower of Mass. You can enjoy colorful traffics, horse coach to Mercedes coaches are running in the same street. Now a days Dhaka is known as City of Rickshow (Tricycle) earlier it was known as City of mosques & during Mughals it was famous for its Muslin.

Sonargaon at Narayanganj- The oldest capitals of Bengal, Situated about 27km distance from Dhaka, the site represents the substantial remains of an early medieval bygone city called Suvarnagram>Sonargaon. The main attraction of the site is an early modern settlement called Panam City. It lies on the close vicinity of Sonargaon. Sonargaon was the seat of Dev Dynasty until the 13TH century. From then onward till the advent of the Mughals, Sonargaon was the subsidiary capital of the sultanate of Bengal. The ancient monuments, which are still intact over there includes, the tomb of sultan Ghiasuddin (1399-1409 AD).

Itinerary

In the morning will pick up from your place in Dhaka & drive to Sonargaon - the old capital of Bengal & visit Goildi mosque, Panam City & Folk Art Museum etc. Will return to Dhaka for lunch & visit Sadarghat river front; Ahsan Manjil Museum (Pink Palace- closed on TRH); Armenian Church; Star Mosque; Dhakeswari Hindu Temple & Lalbagh Fort. Will drop you at your place late in the evening.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel Lobby/Your place in Dhaka

End location: Hotel lobby/At your Place

Duration: 9 hours

Traffic may delay the arrival at our locations.

What’s Included

- Air Conditioned Transport with Fuel, Driver, Toll & parking
- Applicable l ocal taxes
- English Speaking Guide charge

Estimated Local Cash Needed

600 BDT - Per person for entry fees of the monuments

What’s Extra

Food, Entry fees of the monuments and all pesonal expanses which did not mentioned above.

A Recent Review of this tour

Messbaul is an excellent guide. He was on time. He's friendly, calm & knows the places well. It was a great experience to visit the abandoned Panam City, Gouldi Mosque & Pink Palace museum. The boat ride at the fishing village was the best. Messbaul explained the story of each building, the architecture & the history. We also went to saree making place, which is a home industry. My first experience in Dhaka and it was a superb. Thanks to Messbaul for being a superb guide!
Mimi Nasharuddin

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