Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Bangladesh: Home of Ancient Wonders (7 days)

Remote Lands, Inc

Dhaka, Bangladesh To Dhaka, Bangladesh

Valid for Departures Now Through: 18 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Westin Dhaka Dinner

Start the tour in the heart of Bangladesh and arrive in the lively capital of Dhaka. In the afternoon, take a stroll through the National Parliament House designed by famous architect, Louis Kahn. Next, visit the Bangladesh National Museum and learn about the country’s rich history and culture. In the evening, relax at your accommodating hotel. We recommend checking in at the elegant Westin Dhaka.

Day 2
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Westin Dhaka Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After indulging in a buffet breakfast, we embark on a tour of the fascinating city. Start in Old Dhaka, and go back in time as you walk through ancient streets carpeted with historic buildings. Make our way to the stunning Pink Palace, also known as the Ahsan Manzil and continue to the Tara Masjid, a star shaped mosque decorated with motifs of blue stars. Finish the day with an exciting rickshaw ride around the bustling metropolis.

Day 3
Bogra, Bangladesh
Paharpur, Bangladesh
Hotel Naz Garden Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today will be spent in Paharpur, a town full of Buddhist ruins. Here you’ll visit the Somapura Mahavihara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Explore the archaic monuments and be dazzled by its massive size. In the late afternoon, arrive at the lovely Naz Garden Hotel in Bogra and watch a traditional folk dance performance in the evening.

Day 4
Bogra, Bangladesh
Rangpur, Bangladesh
Dinajpur, Bangladesh
Hotel Naz Garden Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning, head to Dinajpur, a city home to the breathtaking Kantaji’s Temple. This sanctuary is considered to be the most decorative and intricate in the country. Admire the beautiful temple surface and notice the embellishment of elaborate terracotta plaques. Next, tour the traditional village of Satrangee in Rangpur and head back to Bogra in the late afternoon.

Day 5
Khulna, Bangladesh
Hotel Castle Salam Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin the day with a drive to Khulna. Stop along the way to visit the ancient tomb of Mystic poet, Lalon Shah. Shah is a famous religious icon in the country and his songs have influenced many poets and church figures. At his mausoleum, listen to some of his famous music and learn about his inspiring philosophies. After, head to Khulna where a fresh lobster dinner will be waiting for you.

Day 6
Sundarban, Bangladesh
Mongla, Bangladesh
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive to Mongla. Along the way we will visit the Sixty Dome Mosque, the largest brick made mosque in Bangladesh and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Khan Jahan Ali’s pond where you’ll get up close and personal with monstrous crocodiles. Touch its scaly exterior if you’re brave enough! Next, board a boat in Mongla and enter the Sundarbans, the biggest block of mangrove forest on the globe. Pass by the Sundarbans National Park, which is home to majestic Bengal tigers. Finally, take a stroll through a nearby village and experience traditional life by interacting with locals.

Day 7
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mongla, Bangladesh
Sundarban, Bangladesh
None Breakfast, Lunch

End the epic tour with a boat ride through the small creeks of the Sundarbans and be captivated by the natural beauty and diverse wildlife that surrounds you. After, depart to Mongla and transfer to a ferry to cross the mighty Padma River. Arrive in Dhaka and head to the airport where we say farewell.

Exclusively for Virtuoso Guests

VIP Arrival

The following VIP services are complimentary for all Virtuoso guests upon arrival at participating airports.

  • Meet and greet as you disembark the aircraft
  • Luggage assistance
  • Escort through immigration and customs formalities
  • Escort to your private guide

Further services may be available, contingent upon individual airport regulations. Please enquire for further details.

Tour Features

Experience(s)

Experiences have not been selected at this time

Description

Take a walk on the wild side and travel to Bangladesh, a country home to countless ancient wonders. Start the amazing seven day tour in the beautiful capital of Dhaka and see grand historic architecture mesh with metropolitan life. Leave the city and discover the breathtaking Somapura Mahavihara, one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Continue to Khan Jahan Ali’s pond and come face to face with enormous crocodiles. You can even pet them if you dare! Next, experience Bangladeshi life and culture by meeting locals in the traditional village of Satrangee. Finally, our tour will take you deep into the Sundarbans, the largest block of mangrove forest in the world. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to see the royal Bengal tiger in its natural habitat.


Highlights


  • Speed past the historic city of Dhaka by rickshaw

  • Explore the Somapura Mahavihara, one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in the world

  • Get up close and personal with monstrous crocodiles at Khan Jahan Ali’s pond

  • Travel to the lush jungles of the Sundarbans and see Bengal tigers in their natural habitat


About Us

Remote Lands creates highly personalized itineraries with extraordinary experiences for discerning travelers, based on their own passions, interests and needs. The world’s most elite travel advisors rely on us for our deep knowledge of Asia and entrust us with their highly discerning clients, from celebrities to CEO’s, Wall Street titans to professional athletes. We are available to travel advisors 24/7 from the initial consultation to the day your clients return from Asia.

Insider Tip

Contact your Virtuoso Travel Advisor for insider knowledge to help enhance your experience.

Terms & Conditions

Payment Notes
  • Payment by wire transfer or by cheque; American Express, Visa and MasterCard also accepted.
  • 25%

Refund Policy
  • Fully refundable, less a 15% of total trip price cancellation fee, if cancelled 91 days or more before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • 50% of total trip price refundable if cancelled 30-90 days before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • No refund less than 30 days before departure

  • Please note that some vendors have onerous cancellation policies with substantial penalties for changes where funds paid are non-refundable


The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo and SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST#2069091-50. California CST# 2069091; TA# 808 - Registered Iowa Travel Agency; Washington UBI # 601 554 183. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Reviews and Recommendations for Remote Lands, Inc

100%

of 7
guests
recommend


Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by

highly recommended

By: Squash1


Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2013

excellent at making sure everything is taken care of...personal cell phone contact appreciated and very customized orientation...also very nice
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Bush

Excellent package

By: Mike53-Birmingham


Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2013

Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort in Kota Kinabalu was fantastic as was the Kinabatangan River Resort. Raimie our guide was first-rate!
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Barth

Perfect

By: Dustin and Eli


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Remote Lands coordinated our trip and made the experience worry-free. All of our transfers and guides were on time, professional, kind and even went above and beyond when a couple of unexpected needs arose. Thank you!
Travel Advisor:  Geraldine Hasting

Taiwan 2018 trip

By: Cindi


Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

Wonderful experience! This was my daughter’s senior trip prior to going away to college and it was everything I’d hoped it would be. Great guide, driver, travel agent, etc. Overall a very positive experience!!
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Byrd

far east

By: Mike


Reviewed on: 18 May 2018

we had to different tour guides, both were just excellent and well worth the money definitely made the trip more memorable
Travel Advisor:  Jason Swaye

Japan

By: Joel and Kathy


Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2018

The Remote Lands Guides were excellent. The cars used for transportation were roomy and clean. The hotels were 5 star and their attention to detail was over the top. There was only perfection from the people we met and it was also comforting to know that our trip was being carefully monitored by Remote Lands supervisors every step of the way. We would recommend Remote Lands to anyone needing exceptional service in Asia.
Travel Advisor:  Kate Winslow

Remote Lands Rocks

By: Morty


Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2018

Terrific professionals! Looked out for us the entire time we were on the road!! Many thanks!
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Elias