Sonargaon was a historic administrative, commercial and maritime center in Bengal. Situated at the center of the Ganges delta, near the old course of the Brahmaputra River, it was the seat of the medieval Muslim rulers and governors of eastern Bengal. It served as the capital of Sultan Fakhruddin Mubarak Shah, Isa Khan and the Baro-Bhuyan Confederacy.
The North-Eastern part of Bangladesh is known for its production of large quantity and high quality tea. The hillocks rising to moderate heights, and the relatively higher rainfall in this part of Bangladesh made this region suitable for tea plantation. This fact was realized by the British tea planters and they started cultivating tea in this region of Bangladesh in the 18th century.
The moist environment of this region has enabled the growth of few rich tropical forests in this
Day 1: Early morning drive to Panam City, SOnargaon and visit the Folk art Museum. Later drive to Sylhet. Overnight in Sylhet.
Day 2: Morning drive to Jaflong to see the stone collecting industry, tribal villages, local hand-craft market and for river-cruise. Later, boat cruise to Lalakhal. Overnight in Sylhet.
Day 3: Early morning drive to Srimangal. On the way brief visit to brick factories, Madhabpur lake and Tea gardens. In the afternoon, visit to Hail haor, a vast wetland & bird sanctuaries with millions of birds of so many kinds.
Day 4: Early morning trek to the Lauachora National park (activity level: moderate) or Rajkandi National park (activity level: high). Later, visit to Monipuri tribal village to see their traditional weaving and cycling around rubber gardens. Overnight in Srimangal.
Day 5: Morning drive back to Dhaka. In the afternoon, personal time for shopping or short tour to Dhaka City.
The detailed itinerary will be provided to you after the booking of the tour.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Customer's location.
End location: Customer's preference.
Duration: 5 days
* Air conditioned car.
* English speaking guide.
* Basic accommodation on twin share basis.
* All meals and daily mineral water.
* All entry fees.
* Local transportation, guide & other costs.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
7000 BDT - Tips, Snacks, Shopping etc
Client should carry with them the following items:
Umbrella or rain coats, Leech socks, Mosquito repellent, first aid kit, basic medicine, towel, binoculars, hat, sunscreen lotion etc