So my wife and I have planned to go to Bangladesh next week for 28 days. We were planning on visiting the Sundarbans, Cox's Bazaar and Sylhet. However the present political situation does not seem very safe. Will we still be able to travel around the country? I have heard of intercity buses being torched...
We are 2 germans and we are in India at the moment with our own car. We would love to cross Bangladesh from on our way from kolkata to bhutan. Does anybody know, if this is possible overland with the own car? Will the carnet de passage work or do we have to pay any customs fee for the car? do we get it back, when we leave the country? Would be great to get informations!!! Thanks!
I'll be arriving in Bangladesh on the 23rd of January so its possible that the current BNP organised blockade will still be in place. I'm hoping someone in Bangladesh at the moment can explain how it is affecting transport.
Does anyone know where Jailkhana Ghat is in Khulna or if it goes by a different name? I'm supposed to meet a boat there for a Sundarbans trip but have scoured maps and the Internet to no avail. I'm sure a rickshaw or CNG driver would know the location, but i like to know where i'm going in advance. Thanks for your help.
In 6 days I am departing from South Korea to Bangladesh. I have been avoiding or procrastinating about planning, and just realized that the tour operators generally require weeks advance reservations and payment.
Are there regularly scheduled tours available? Any recommended?
Any other advice is appreciated...I have about two weeks to travel around, and I'm not interested in any trekking, hiking, or camping, but other than that I am open to public transportation and basic…
My wife and I, older Canadians in our mid-60s, recently spent two weeks in Bangladesh as part of a three-month trip that also included Nepal, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Kerala, Goa, and Mumbai. We thought that our experience in Bangladesh might be of interest to other travellers who are thinking of going there but are not sure whether to travel independently or take a tour.
We normally travel independently but rightly or wrongly, it seemed to us that Bangladesh might…