Day Trip to Old Capital of Bengal

Language English
Price 150,00 USD for excursion
Capacity Group of more than 10 people
Duration 10 hours

Highlights

Enjoy Banglar Tajmahal

Explore The Old Capital of Bengal

Visit Folk Art and Crafts Museum

Experience The Panam City and Goaldi Mosque

Cruise on the Meghna River

Full description

Take a private full-day tour of Sonargaon to get to know the city’s incredible historic administrative, commercial and maritime center in Bengal. The popular 8-hour tour includes all transportation, the services of a personal driver and tour guide throughout the day.

Following a hotel pick-up, your first stop will be Banglar Tajmahal which is a scaled copy of the original Taj Mahal (a Mughal mausoleum located in Agra, India) located 10 miles east of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka in Sonargaon. Explore one of the most historic cities in Bangladesh namely Sonargaon, The Old Capital of Bengal. With its magnificent ancient buildings and monuments, it is only fitting that this wonderful capital would become home to a museum that captures and preserves the traditions and culture of the people of Bangladesh.

Next, head to The Folk Art Museum, or Folk Art and Crafts Museum is located on a picturesque fifty hectare piece of land that consists of breathtaking landscapes, peaceful artificial lakes and ponds, and of course the structures that make up the Folk Art Museum complex (Wednesday, Thursday & Government holiday is closed). Later on proceed to Panam City (Panam Nagar) to see the beautifully decorated buildings constructed around the end of 18th century and Goaldi Mosque that was built in 1519.

Continue to board on a wooden boat (Engine Driven) to join Cruises on Meghna River adventure. Explore the remote island villages of the widest river of Bangladesh that are only accessible by boat. Discover lifestyle of island people. Stop at any island in the middle of river and have more fun.

What’s included

Entrance ticket to the Folk Art and Crafts Museum

Sightseeing by air-conditioned car

Driver and fuel costs

English-speaking tour guide

Afternoon lunch served at a local restaurant

Boat riding charge on the lake

Cruises charges on Meghna River

What’s not included

Personal expenses

Any item not included above

Know before you go

• Price is given for 2 person

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