11 Days Highlights of Bangladesh Tour with a multi-award-winning local operator

Tour Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Location: Dhaka, Bagerhat, Sundarban, Sreemangal
Tour Attractions: Sundarban Mangrove Forest, Tea Plantations, Sixty Dome Mosque
Best time to go: October – March
Tour Availability: Year round / Any day start
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11 Days Highlights of Bangladesh Tour with a multi-award-winning local operator
Price: From $1,730 US per person

Discover Bangladesh’s unique beauty and rich cultural heritage by visiting its top attractions and must-see sights. Explore the world-renowned Sundarban, home to majestic Bengal tigers and the largest mangrove forest on earth. Visit the 15th-century world heritage city Bagerhat, the lively capital city Dhaka, and the abandoned city of Panam Nagar, once home to wealthy Hindu cotton merchants. Explore the picturesque tea plantations of Sreemangal, where you can interact with tribal communities, taste 7-layer tea, and trek inside Lawachhara National Park to spot the rare Hulluck Gibbons. This tour is the perfect way to experience Bangladesh’s diverse beauty and gain a deeper understanding of its people and history.

Starting with visiting megacity Dhaka’s key sites and attractions, including a boat ride in river Buriganga during the sunset and a rickshaw ride in the narrow streets of Old Dhaka, you’ll board an overnight ferry to Barisal and visit the historical mosques in Bagerhat the next day, including the magnificent Sixty Dome Mosque and the 17th-century Hindu memorial Kodla Moth located outside the world heritage city.

After that, you’ll spend three days in the world-renowned Sundarban, the largest mangrove forest on earth and home to the majestic Bengal tigers. You’ll stay on a comfortable houseboat and explore the creeks and canals of the forest with a noiseless rowing boat in search of wildlife, walk through the forest, and enjoy its beautiful beaches.

Next, explore the picturesque tea capital of Bangladesh, Sreemangal, where you can visit the endless tea plantations, hike through the breathtaking Lawachara National Park in search of endangered Western Hoolock Gibbons, and interact with tribal communities by visiting some remote villages of different tribes.

The tour concludes with a visit to Sonargaon, the historic city once the Bengal Sultanate’s capital. You’ll visit the museum showcasing the area’s textile heritage, the wealthy Hindu cotton merchants abandoned city of Panam Nagar, and a sandbank island of Meghna to experience the simple life of the farmers.

“Highlights of Bangladesh” is the perfect tour for travelers who want to experience Bangladesh’s unique charm and beauty while gaining a deeper understanding of its people, culture, and history.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and marvel at their cultural significance.
  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the legendary Sundarban, Earth’s largest mangrove forest, teeming with diverse wildlife.
  • Discover the rich history of Bagerhat, a UNESCO World Heritage City from the 15th century, where the magnificent Sixty Dome Mosque stands as a testament to its glorious past.
  • Indulge in the serene ambiance of Sreemangal’s endless tea plantations, where you can unwind amidst picturesque landscapes and savor the flavors of freshly brewed tea.
  • Trek through Lawachhara National Park in Sreemangal, a haven for the endangered Hoolock Gibbons, as you traverse its verdant trails and encounter other fascinating wildlife.
  • Engage with diverse tribal communities in Sreemangal, immersing yourself in their unique lifestyles and traditions, and gaining a deeper appreciation for their cultural heritage.
  • Experience the vibrant pulse of megacity Dhaka, exploring its bustling streets, vibrant markets, and iconic landmarks.
  • Enjoy a memorable boat ride on the Buriganga River at sunset, soaking in the city’s enchanting atmosphere.
  • Discover the intriguing allure of an abandoned city once inhabited by Hindu cotton merchants, and delve into its captivating history from the early 19th century, unraveling the stories of its glorious past.

A map of 11 days Highlights of Bangladesh Tour with Nijhoom Tours to visit the highlighted sights and attractions you can't miss on your first visit

A map of 11 days Highlights of Bangladesh Tour with Nijhoom Tours to visit the highlighted sights and attractions you can’t miss on your first visit.

Itinerary of Highlights of Bangladesh

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Price of Highlights of Bangladesh

$150 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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Reviews of Highlights of Bangladesh

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We stumbled upon a tiger about to swim across the stream
Bruce Kennedy, Canada
Highlights of Bangladesh
Michael O'Reilly, Brisbane, Australia
A great way to explore Bangladesh
Jennifer W., Vancouver, Canada
11 days in beautiful Bangladesh
Hilde Steen, Kristiansand, Norway
Fabulous choice for touring Bangladesh
Svetlana Suslova, Moscow, Russia

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: https://nijhoom.com/schedule/

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