Discover the must-see attractions of Bangladesh’s Sonargaon area during this 13-hour private group trip from Dhaka. Visit Sonargaon landmarks including the Banglar Taj Mahal, the Folk Art and Crafts Museum, and Panam City. Spend the afternoon exploring the archaeological sites in and around Mainamati. Lunch is also included.
Get picked up from your hotel in Dhaka around 8am and get transferred to your first stop, the Taj Mahal Bangladesh, a scaled-down replica of the original Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Proceed next to the Sonargaon Folk Art and Craft Museum, located on a 123-acre (50-hectare) piece of land offering breathtaking landscapes and a collection of artificial lakes and ponds. (Please note: the museum is closed on Wednesday and Thursday). Continue to Panam City (also known as Panam Nagar) where you can explore the town’s beautifully-decorated buildings constructed around the end of 18th century. You’ll also take a look at Goaldi Mosque, one of the last remaining medieval monuments in Sonargaon. After lunch at a local restaurant in the city, continue to Mainamati, where you’ll visit a selection of the area’s range of archaeological sites like the Salban Vihara, Rupban Mura, and Itakhola Mura, an impressive three-terrace ruin. At approximately 7pm, you'll arrive back at your hotel in Dhaka.