Best of Bangladesh: 18 Days tour to visit the best sights and attractions with a local operator

Tour Duration: 18 Days / 17 Nights
Location: Sundarban, Paharpur, Sreemangal, Hill-Tracts, Sonargaon
Tour Attractions: Best attractions of Bangladesh
Best time to go: October – March
Tour Availability: September – May / Any day start except Sunday
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Best of Bangladesh: 18 Days tour to visit the best sights and attractions with a local operator
Price: From $3,075 US* per person

Bangladesh travel package takes you to the best places and attractions in Bangladesh, recommended by popular travel guides like BRADT and Lonely Planet. Starting with a full-day tour of Dhaka city and in the evening boarding Rocket Paddle Steamer for a once-in-a-lifetime overnight journey, you’ll visit the 15th-century Muslim city Bagerhat, and spend 3 days in Sundarban to explore its wildlife. Next, we’ll take you to visit the most impressive archaeological sites in Rajshahi Division.

After that, we’ll take you to the tea capital of Bangladesh – Sreemangal to visit its numerous tea gardens, Lawachara National Park, and tribal villages. From there, we go to the hill tracts area in Chittagong Division. Starting with a full-day boat ride at beautiful Kaptai Lake, you’ll explore the beautiful hills in Bandarban and experience the lifestyle of its many different tribes. Visit Chittagong Ship Breaking Yards before returning to Dhaka. If you want to experience the best places and attractions of Bangladesh on a single tour, this tour is for you.

This tour is available to book anytime outside our schedule, year-round. Private tours are available to book for a group of two people minimum. Solo travelers can join any of our scheduled tours. If available, you can share rooms with total same-sex strangers to save costs. Also can book a Single Supplement if you need private rooms. If you have a midnight flight for your departure, we’ll discount the last night’s accommodation price.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit all 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Bangladesh.
  • Explore the largest mangrove forest on earth – Sundarban, for a full 3 days.
  • Visit historical sites at Bagerhat, a UNESCO world heritage city from the 15th century, including 60 Dome Mosque.
  • Visit Sompur Mahabihara, a Buddhist monastery from the 8th century and another UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Visit the beautiful temples, palaces, and historic mosques of Rajshahi.
  • Visit a Santal tribal village and experience their lifestyle.
  • Spend three days at Sreemangal, the tea capital of Bangladesh, in the middle of endless tea plantations.
  • Trek inside Lawachhara National Park, and visit tribal villages.
  • Walk through the trails inside tea plantations.
  • Full day tour of Old Dhaka including rickshaw ride on narrow streets and a boat ride on Dhaka’s busy Buriganga river.
  • Experience the simple life of farmers on the islands of Meghna and Jamuna rivers.
  • Ride 3 Bangladeshi train – a unique experience.
  • Visit beautiful hills and tribal villages in the Chittagong Hill-Tracts area.
  • Boat ride on beautiful Kaptai Lake at Rangamati.
  • Visit Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard by boat from the river and photograph the ship-breaking activities.

A map of 18 days Best of Bangladesh Tour with Nijhoom Tours to visit the best sights & attractions as recommended by popular guide books, and beyond.

A map of 18 days Best of Bangladesh Tour with Nijhoom Tours to visit the best sights & attractions as recommended by popular guidebooks, and beyond.

Itinerary of Best of Bangladesh

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Price of Best of Bangladesh

$300 US per person off-season discount for everyone to book from April to September.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Tour includes:
  • All airport transfers in Bangladesh.
  • All internal flights.
  • All accommodation in hotels and boat cabins as mentioned in the itinerary with complimentary breakfast on a twin-sharing basis.
  • $115 US per person forest permit fee for Sundarban.
  • All meals, drinking water, tea, and coffee while on the boat at Sundarban for three days on day-4, 5, and 6.
  • An air-conditioned car, driver, and an English-speaking guide.
  • 1st class cabin on a traditional passenger ferry to Barisal/Hularhat on a twin-sharing basis.
  • All boat rides.
  • All entrance tickets.
  • Before departure, take to the Covid-19 testing center in Dhaka to provide the sample and collect the report if necessary.
  • All tips except our guide, driver, and boat crew in Sundarban.

Does not include:
  • Any food or drinks other than those mentioned above.
  • $25 US fee for video camera in Sundarban (if any).
  • Any personal item.

Departures and Availability

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FAQS on Our Bangladesh Holiday Packages

What is the best time to visit Bangladesh with a Nijhoom Holiday Package?

The best time to visit Bangladesh is during the dry season, which runs from October to March. During this time, the weather is pleasant, and you can enjoy outdoor activities and sightseeing without the inconvenience of heavy rainfall or extreme heat. However, Nijhoom offers tours year-round, so you can choose a package that suits your preferences and schedule.

What are the accommodation options for solo travelers?

Solo travelers can share rooms with a same-sex stranger to reduce cost or have private rooms by booking a Single Supplement.

What kind of meals are included in the Nijhoom Bangladesh Holiday Packages?

Nijhoom Bangladesh Holiday Packages generally include complimentary breakfast from the hotels. Lunch and dinner are not included. If a hotel does not provide complimentary breakfast, we'll take you to a local restaurant for breakfast, which is included in the tours. All meals, tea, coffee, and drinking water are included for the three days in Sundarbans. Lunch with locally purchased fruits is included on the boat in Barisal.

Are vegetarian and vegan meals available on Nijhoom Bangladesh Holiday Packages?

Vegetarian and vegan meals will be available in restaurants in Bangladesh. However, options will be limited for vegan meals. You'll find more options in Western restaurants for this kind of meal. Vegetarian and vegan meals will not be a problem on our boat in Sundarbans. Our cook will prepare some delicious dishes for you. If you are a vegan, it will be good to always carry some food with you.

Is alcohol available in Bangladesh?

Foreigners are legally allowed to buy alcohol in Bangladesh. There are many bars and warehouses around the country, run by the government and private companies, where you can purchase alcohol by showing your foreign passport. The cost of a can of beer will be about $3 US.

Is an on-arrival visa available in Bangladesh?

Yes. Citizens of the EU, UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and many other countries can get a visa on arrival for a maximum duration of 30 days.

Is on-arrival visa resumed after the pandemic?

Yes, it is.

What is the fee for an on-arrival visa?

$51 US, including taxes.

Do you provide visa assistance?

Yes, we do. We'll provide all the necessary paperwork for your on-arrival visa if you book a Bangladesh Holiday Package with us.

Can I book a tour outside your schedule?

Absolutely. You can book a tour anytime outside our schedule. The price for that will be based on your group size. Once you book a tour and other people join the tour later, your cost will be reduced accordingly. We need a 25% deposit to book our Bangladesh Holiday Packages.

Can I book a private tour?

Sure. If you are a group of at least two people, you can book a private tour any time of the year. If you are a solo traveler, you can book a private tour only from April to September.

How can I reduce costs on your Bangladesh holiday packages?

You can reduce costs on our Bangladesh holiday packages by joining our group tours in long advance. You can get an early-bird discount for that. Also, you can get a massive off-season discount by booking from April to September.

Are the permits to visit the Chittagong Hill Tracts resumed after the pandemic?

Yes, they did. We are among the very few listed tour operators for the Chittagong Hill Tracts and can arrange a permit anytime. Arranging the Chittagong Hill Tracts permits is included in all of our Bangladesh holiday packages that include the Chittagong Hill Tracts area.

Where can I find your scheduled group tour list?

You can find a complete list of our scheduled Bangladesh holiday packages in 2024-2026 here:

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