On this amazing trip, you will explore the home to over 120 species of fish and over 260 species of birds, 50 species of reptiles and more. The Sundarbans now supports the only population of the Estuarine or Salt-Water Crocodile (Crocodylusparasus) of Bangladesh. Besides the precious Royal Bengal Tigers, this is also the sanctuary to the Gangetic fresh water Dolphins that are found in only 2 other destinations around the world.
Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Route: Dhaka - Sundarbans - Dhaka - Sreemangal
Tour Type: Escorted tour
Group size: 10 adults
Dhaka, Afternoon, Rest and relaxationUpon arrival you will be welcomed by our representative & transfer to hotel and overnight at Hotel.
Mongla&Sundarbans after breakfast you will be taken to Jessore by the morning flight. Then go to Mongla by reserved air-condition transport and embark on boat for The Sundarbans. The largest mangrove forest in the world is situated in the south-west corner of Bangladesh. The total area of the Sundarbans reserved forest including the West Bengal portion, comprises of 10,000 sq. km., of which Bangladesh portion is approximately 6000 sq.km. inclusive of new emerging islands. The area is divided into 55 administrative forest compartments by the department of forest and environment, each with a land area of 40 to 160 sq.km and divided into several islands. There are three wildlife sanctuary areas, Kotka-Kachikhali Tiger point, Hironpoint and Manderbaria, number of unexplored natural beaches, innumerable rivers, canals and creeks in the Sundarbans forest, one third of which is water body making the waterways as the only means to enter the forest.On way, the boat will stop at Daingmariforest station to take the forest entry permission and pay the fees. The cruising will continue till it gets dark to anchor the boat near a suitable Forest Station for the night. Overnight on the boat.
SundarbansYou will wake up to the sound of birds chirping. After breakfast, we will walk through Kochi Khali forest range, which is 14km from Kotka. It’s famously known as theValley of Tigers. At Kotka it might be possible to take a walk through the forest trail up to the Beach.You can also climb on the watchtower to have a 360 degree view of the forest. Then visit Jamtoli Sea beach. If visiting during the rainy season, you might be lucky enough to take a dip in sweet-water from the sea. This is because of vast incoming sweet water from the rivers of the country. After that we come back to the boat in the evening for dinner and overnight inside the Forest. Overnight on Boat
Bagerhat& DhakaEarly in the morning, the boat will resume its journey towards Mongla. You will leave the boat at Mongla port and start for Bagerhat to see Shat Gambuj Mosque. In mid-15th century, a Muslim colony was founded in the inhospitable mangrove forest of the Sundarbans, near the seacoast in the Bagerhat district by an obscure saint-General, named Ulugh Khan Jahan. Khan Jahan adorned his city with numerous mosques, tanks, roads and other public buildings, the spectacular ruins of which are focused around the most imposing and largest multi-domed mosques in Bangladesh, locally known as the Shat-Gumbuj Masjid.After an early lunch drive to Jessore airport to take the afternoon flight for Dhaka. You will arrival at Dhaka in the evening. Overnight in Hotel in Dhaka
ShayestagonjIn the early morning, we’ll leave Dhaka for Shayestagonj by air-conditioned transport. After reaching Shayestagonj, we will take a 30 minutes walk to our next destination which is Rema-Kalenga Wildlife sanctury.
RemaKalenga sanctuary is 1795 hectares, located within larger 6232 hectares Tarap hill reserved forest with 167 species of bird's inhabitants here. Primates included Capped Languor, slow Loris, monkeys; fishing cat, wild boar and deer are in this forest. Identified species includes 20 mammals, 3 amphibians, 6 reptiles and 606 plants are in this forest. The mammals include the Hoolock Gibbon, capped languor, phayre'slangur, slow Loris, monkeys, fishing cat, barking deer and mongoose. This forest is under Hobigonj district, approximately 130 Km north-east of Dhaka.You will be guided walks around to find the rare and endangered primates in the park such as Phayres leaf monkey, capped langur, rhesus macaques, western hoolock gibbons and slow loris as well as fishing cats, wild boar and crab-eating mongooses. Then we drove to Sreemangal for the night.
Overnight at Sreemangal
Sreemangal In the morning after breakfast we will have an exciting 2 hours wildlife trekking in Lawachara National Park.The Lawachara (pronounced LAWA-CCHORA) National Park is one of several national parks in Bangladesh. It is eight kilometres (about five miles) east of Srimongal Town in the district of Moulavibazar. Among 30 wild animal species, there are barking deer, capped langur (hanuman) -- a big monkey with large tail, dark brown deer (sambar),Himalayan black bear (also called sloth bear), Hoolock gibbon (ulluk) -- another type of monkey, Indian (or Himalayan) giant squirrel and many more. Then we will head to the tribal weaving cottage industry. After that go to Monipuri Community to know their life style agriculture, weaving and take lunch. In the evening we will head directly to explore the Tea Garden. There we will experience the famous 7 Color Tea at Nilkantha Tea Stall. It’s a kind of tea that has 7 different layers of 7 different colors and taste. A definite cool thing to explore.
DhakaIn the last day of our trip after taking breakfast if time permits you will have a shopping trip in Dhaka.After that you will be transferred to the airport for final depature.
Bangladesh as we know
Bangladesh is a land of 30,000 non-profit organizations that serve the needs of 167 million people. Sustainability is a way of life for the people of Bangladesh as opposed to being “one of the ways” things are done here.