Private Trip to Old Dhaka in a Local Way
Explore the Old Dhaka City of Bangladesh
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, has a rich history and diverse culture. Today, Dhaka has changed like the rest of the planet. However, Old Dhaka still has its own unique charm and can surprise you at every corner with its own history, culture, and color. This centuries-old city can satisfy you with delicious cuisine that cannot be found anywhere else. Old Dhaka s located on the banks of the Buriganga River. It was one of the largest and most prosperous cities in South Asia. Old Dhaka is famous for its variety of foods and the amicable living of people of all religions in harmony. It was founded in 1608 as Jahangirabad or Jahangirnagar, the capital of the Mughal Province of Bengal and named after the Mughal emperor Jahangir.
A guided, full-day tour is the best way to explore the old Dhaka city's attractions and most important sights. On this tour, you'll learn about the history, traditions, and current lifestyle in Old Dhaka.
Your guide will pick you up from your Dhaka accommodations at 8. 30 am or your choosable time. This tour is customizable, so if there are any main attractions you want to make sure you visit, you can tell your tour operator in advance to ensure the best possible experience. During this city tour of old and new Dhaka, you will get to see:
1. The Nawab (King's) Palace which is also known as Ahsan Manzil or Pink Palace (Thursday: Closed),
2. You can then enjoy a 1-hour boat ride on the Buriganga River Sadarghat,
3. The Lalbagh Fort (Sunday: Closed),
4. The National Parliament Building,
5. The Dhakeshwari Temple,
6. The Armenian Church,
7. Shahid Minar.