Sundarbans Forest Tours of Bangladesh (6 Days/5 Nights)
Pick up from airport & transfer to hotel. Begin the journey with a short Dhaka city tour to the most interesting sites like Majestic Pink Palace (Ahsan Manjil), Lalbag Fort built in 1678 during Mughol Dynasty and the Famous Dhakeshweri Mandir ( Hindu Temple ), Curzon Hall, Shahid Minar, National Mosque, Star Mosque etc. Upon return way visit the National assembly building, the most distinctive building in Asia and the wonderful architectural accomplishment of famous architect Luis I Kahn of USA. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Drive for Khulna after breakfast via Jessore airport by domestic air. Upon arrival at Khulna board the comfortable tourist Motor launch for 4 days & 3 nights journey. Immediately start cruising towards the Sundarbans forest, the world's largest mangrove forest and the home of Royal Bengal Tigers, crocodiles various other wild animals and enchanting birds. En-route stopping at Dhangmari forest station to collect permit. Cruising will continue for about 8/9 hours through the rivers and canals of the deep forest and reach Katka by the late evening. Anchor the boat for overnight stay.
In the early morning the guide will offer you a silent boat trip by a country boat through a narrowed creeks to observe the wildlife and specially to observe the most enchanting local birds including the rare species of masked fin foot, Kingfisher, serpentine eagle, sea eagle, stork, flycatcher, Bee eaters and different types tailor and weaving birds. After breakfast we shall offer different activities in and around Katka office including stalking inside forest cover walking to the tiger beach, swimming in the Bay and watching the wildlife from the observatory tower set for tiger watch.
Most of the day you will spend in and around the Katka, Kachikhali, Egg island to enjoy the serene beauty of forest, coastal islands & fishing activities depending on the tide and flight schedule of the following day from Jessore airport to Dhaka. Overnight stay on the boat.
Day Five: I
n the morning the boat will resume its journey back to Mongla/Khulna. Soon after wards we shall arrange your transfer to Jessore airport for domestic flight to Dhaka . Transfer to hotel and overnight stay at hotel. Night free.
Morning shopping trip till departure transfer. Visit the most popular shopping centers and exotic Bazars and take a shower of masses. The shops we offer are Arong – a wonderful handicraft shop, Sopura silk – most popular silk cloth brand in Bangladesh , antique market – where you will find different product and products made of brass metal, Westecs – a very popular garments shop to the foreigners specially and cheap priced Bongo Bazar to fill up your luggage.