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$1079 Cultural & Theme Tours

10 Days World Heritage & Cultural Tours In Bangladesh

Day 01,-- Dhaka Arrive in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh and a megacity in south Asia. Full day long city tour in side Dhaka. After dinner group shall Overnight at hotel.  (B/D) Day 02, – Dhaka / Bogra This morning, Drive to savar national monument and proceed to Bogra. On the way we shall visit Hatikumrul navaratna temple at sirajgonj. Arrive at Bogra visit gokul medh which is a Buddhist Stupa and transfer to hotel in Bogra.  (B/D) Day 03, – Bogra/Rajshahi After breakfast, visit the ruins of Mahasthangarh, the oldest archaeological site in Bangladesh, dating back to the 3rd century BC. Later, visit Paharpur, one of the world’s largest Buddhist temples and a UNESCO-designated World Heritage site. Transfer to hotel in Rajshahi.  (B/D) Day 04,  – Rajshahi/Khulna After breakfast, en route visits temple city of Puthia, site of the country’s largest Hindu temple complex. Head south of the port city of Khulna .Arrive in Khulna and check in to your hotel.  (B/D) Day 05, – Mongla/SandarbansWe shall visit the 60-Domed Mosque in Bagerhat, also a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site. After that you are transferred to Mongla, where you board the vessel to begin a cruise toward the Sandarbans. Overnight stay at cruise boat   (B/D) Day 06, – Mongla- Kotka-Sundarbans After breakfast at boat and boat shall cruise to the south-eastern part of the jungle will continue, reaching Kotka in the afternoon. If time permits your guide will offer tracking in the forest. Overnight on board. (B/D) Day 07, – Sundarbans - KachikhaliAt morning we will invite you to explore the narrow creeks aboard a wooden rowboat, allowing a close look at the unique mangrove fauna & Flora. Guide will offer a variety of activities, including an easy trek, a hike through the mangroves and an evening boat trip. Overnight on board in Kachi Khali. (B/D) Day 08, – Mongla- DhakaMorning take breakfast & lunch on board you will disembark the boat at Mongla station. Transfer to Jessore airport by private transport. By domestic flight you shall return to Dhaka Airport. Transfer to the hotel in Dhaka. (B/D) Day 09, - Dhaka- Sonargaon- Comilla- Dhaka. After a very early breakfast, start for day long  excursion tour to Sonargaon “Panam” city which is call lost city of Moghal’s period  & Moinamoti shalban Buddhist Bihar and there ancient museum, 2nd world war cemetery. Back to Dhaka and overnight stay at hotel. (B/D) Day 10, - DhakaTake breakfast and transfer to the airport. Tour end!

$75 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Mahasthangarh and Paharpur Historical Day Tour in Bogra

Pickup from your hotel in Bogra at 8:00 am and make your first stop at the Mahasthangarh, one of the earliest urban archaeological site discovered in Bangladesh. Mahasthangarh is one of the earliest urban archaeological sites so far discovered in Bangladesh. The village Mahasthan in Shibganj thana of Bogra District contains the remains of an ancient city which was called Pundranagara or Paundravardhanapura in the territory of Pundravardhana. A limestone slab bearing six lines in Prakrit in Brahmi script, discovered in 1931, dates Mahasthangarh to at least the 3rd century BC. The fortified area was in use till the 18th century AD. Next, head to explore a large number of monuments, mounds and water reservoirs including Govinda Bhita Hindu Temple, Gokul Medh, Behula Lakshindar Basor Ghor, and Vasu Bihar that have been excavated over last few decades.After lunch at a local restaurant in Joypurhat, continue to the Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara in Paharpur that was once the biggest Buddhist monastery in south Himalayas. It is also one of two UNESCO World Heritage sites in Bangladesh as well as one of the most important archaeological sites in Bangladesh. The Somapura Mahavihara, as the Buddhist Vihara in Paharpur was known, was once a renowned intellectual center until its demise in the 12th century. The monastery is known for its unique design because it was influenced by cultures as far away as Java, where Indonesia is located now, Burma and Cambodia. En-route stop by the Paharpur Museum and then you'll be transferred back to your hotel in Bogra where the tour concludes.

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