Tour to the Ancient Capital


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



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

Sonargaon, Panam City & Folk art Museum

In this trip you will visit the ancient capital Sonargaon which flourished as the region's major inland port and center of commerce during the pre-Muslim period. You will get to see the remaining of Bangladesh old capital, the Folk Arts & Crafts Museum, abandoned city Panam, abandoned Hindu temples etc.
In the museum, a major collection of local folklore items are displayed. It is surrounded by gardens and pools, making a very calm place. In Panam Nagar, you'll wonder in a abandoned city that dates back to 14th century, while visiting Goaldi Mosque will take you back to the Sultanate period in Bengal.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Customer's place

End location: Customer's place

Duration: 8 hours

Dhaka has the craziest traffic you have ever seen. So, duration of the tour might be affected by it.


An air-conditioned car will be always there for the entire tour (unless a cycling trip). But in order to make the tour more interesting, local vehicles (ie: boats, rickshaw-cycle) might be used in between.

What’s Included

Other: Lunch, Entry fees, Mineral Water and other small conveniences.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 BDT - 1000 BDT - Tipping is a culture in BD. While sightseeing in Dhaka, you might have to tip the local people such as the guards of museums or local vendors (ie: rickshaw driver, boatman etc). Better to have small bill in your hand.

A Recent Review of this tour

Fantastic tour - guide very friendly and knowledgeable. Strongly recommend this guide if you want to visit, enjoy and learn about Dhaka and Bangladesh
Sergio Mollica

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