Monsoon (June-August) is a challenging time to visit Bangladesh when some lower parts of the country regularly go underwater and sometimes get isolated from the rest of the country. Listed on this page are the tours possible to do safely during monsoon with proper preparation, e.g. having an umbrella, rain-coat, water-proof shoes, quick-dry clothes, ziplock bags, etc. to be protected from the occasional rain, which normally comes for a few hours and goes away.
Explore the life and sites of chaotic Old Dhaka. Visit the attractions like Lalbagh Fort, Ahsan Manjil, Star Mosque, Armenian Church, ride a local boat at the river Buriganga and explore the busy activities on both sides of the river. Know the people and history of the city.
✪ Location: New DhakaOld Dhaka
Visit the ancient capital Sonargaon which flourished as the region’s major inland port and center of commerce during the pre-Muslim period. See the remaining of the old capital, the Folk Arts & Crafts Museum, the abandoned city Panam Nagar, and visit a river island to see the simple life of farmers.
✪ Location: Sonargaon
Get an overview of the traditional art of weaving Jamdani, a time-consuming and labor-intensive form of hand-loom weaving traditionally practiced by craftspeople around Dhaka. Experience the process of making Jamdani on a Jamdani cottage, visit an original Jamdani village, and explore some top stores in Dhaka selling the best quality Jamdani products.
✪ Location: DhakaRupganj
Discover the finest architecture of world-famous architect Louis Kahn – National Assembly Building, a.k.a. Parliament Building, a.k.a. Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban. Visit every part inside and outside the building, and the surrounding areas. Have lunch on the parliament cafeteria inside the parliament building, and visit Old Dhaka rest of the day.
✪ Location: Dhaka
Spend a day visiting Lawachhara National Park, tribal villages, pineapple gardens, and lemon orchards, walking inside the trails through tea plantations, tasting the famous 7 layer tea, and many more. Best tour to experience Srimangal on a single day from Dhaka.
✪ Location: Srimangal
Day tour to visit Kantaji Temple, Nayabad Mosque, an award-winning school, and a Santal tribal village located at Dinajpur, starting and ending at Dhaka. Perfect for people who have very limited time and want to experience some amazing sights and attractions of Bangladesh located on the remotest corner of the country on a single day.
✪ Location: Dinajpur
Spend a weekend wandering through the numerous tea plantations at Srimangal. Visit the villages of indigenous people like Tripura, Khasia, and Monipuri to see their lifestyle, trek through Lawachara National Park to discover many rare species of wildlife, especially the Hoolock Gibbons.
✪ Location: Srimangal
Visit the best terracotta mosque and the bewitching historical temples in Bangladesh. Also, visit the oldest museum of the country full of archaeological artifacts. And learn about the process of making the finest quality silk. Perfect tour to spend a weekend in Bangladesh.
✪ Location: PuthiaRajshahiNatore
Spend the holiday at Srimangal in leisure in a tranquilizing environment surrounded by tea plantations and forests. Trek through Lawachara National Park and see wildlife, visit the villages of indigenous Khasia, Tripura, and Monipuri people, taste the famous 7 layer tea and know the tea culture of Bangladesh.
✪ Location: Srimangal
Overnight journey on a first-class cabin of the century-old pedal steamer called Rocket, including full-day sightseeing at Old Dhaka and UNESCO world heritage city Bagerhat. A great opportunity to discover the riverine beauty of Bangladesh, recommended by most travel guides, including Bradt and LonelyPlanet.
✪ Location: DhakaBagerhatKhulna
Visit the top archaeological sites of Bangladesh. Start by visiting the temple village Puthia, continue to the medieval period Kusumba Mosque, 8th-century Somapuri Mahabhihara at Paharpur, a Santhal tribal village, the largest bazaar on north-western Bangladesh, and finish with visiting chars of river Jamuna in Sariakandi. Best tour to experience the life and sights of north-western Bangladesh in the shortest possible time.
✪ Location: PuthiaKusumbaPaharpurSariakandi
Visit Dhaka and Rupganj. Experience life on Ganges Delta in Barisal by exploring it’s rivers and canals on a country boat and visiting it’s numerous floating markets, endless guava gardens, timber market, sawmills, brick factories, schools, and villages. Go overland and meet people. It will be a unique and highly photogenic experience full of activities.
✪ Location: Barisal
Experience life and culture on the backwaters of Barisal, the southern division of Bangladesh which is awash with rivers and canals and is the heart of Ganges Delta where traveling by boat is the way of life. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage City in Bagerhat, and spend a day exploring the life and sights on megacity Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world.
✪ Location: BarisalBagerhat
Explore the best archaeological sites of Bangladesh. Start by visiting temple village Puthia, continue to the ancient Bengal capital Gaur, medieval period Kusumba Mosque, 8th-century Somapuri Mahabhihara at Paharpur, a Santhal tribal village, the largest bazaar on north-western Bangladesh, and finish with visiting chars of river Jamuna in Sariakandi. Best tour to experience the life and sights of north-western Bangladesh.
✪ Location: RajshahiPuthiaGaudaKusumbaPaharpurSariakandi
Explore the most impressive archaeological sites of the whole north-west region. You’ll visit an 8th-century Buddhist monastery and a UNESCO world heritage site, gorgeous mosques from the medieval period, it’s finest temples and palaces, and experience lifestyle on a Santhal tribal village and on the river islands on Jamuna. Best tour to explore the north-western region.
✪ Location: RajshahiPuthiaBaghaNatoreGaudaKusumbaPaharpurSariakandiRangpurDinajpur