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Trip Duration 2 Nights
Itenerary Destinations

Dhaka Water Cruise (1) | Back Water Cruise (1)

Inclusion
Accommodation
Hotel Transfer
Meal BF
Meal BLD
Sightseeing
Starting Price(Rs)

32500/C

Offer Valid(if) 15/10/2016 1:25 pm
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Backwater Cruising in Bangladesh is a delightful experience for Tourists. Barisal is the Southern Part of Bangladesh, called The Moon Island, The Grain House, The Venice of Bengal, The Venice of East, The Land of Paddy – River – and Canals. When hills and ancients monuments in other parts of Bangladesh the Backwaters are unique to Barisal. The most beautiful and accessible part of the Backwaters is from “SANDHA” river to Attghar – Kuriana and Jagadishpur.

From the very beginning on this, you will enjoy country’s largest “Floating Rice Market” in the middle of the mighty river “Sandha.” Then Proceed to “Floating Vegetable Market”, where you can watch several hundred boats with full of different types of vegetables involve with vegetable trading. Sometimes you can imagine it will be more glamorous than Dal Lake of Kashmir. These markets are open on Saturday and Tuesday. And in Rainy Season (Mid July-Mid September) you can watch country’s single largest “Floating Guava Market”.

In here you will also enjoy a HUB of famous Sunderbans Timber and Nipa Palm Leaves. All of these activities can include on your BACKWATER. There are 10-15 canals with full of natural beauty which is entirely rare in overall Bangladesh, and it listed as prestigious with rich bio-diversity.

There is an opportunity to stay with BARISAL families and actually experience of BACKWATER Life and Culture. Nothing beats some of the finest home-cooked food in Indian Sub-Continent and the chance to meet the locals.

One of the most popular ways of exploring the BACKWATERS by traditional Troller Boat, typically on a day long tour from Banaripara.

The Barisal Back Waters are a network of interconnected canals, rivers, a labyrinthine system formed by long waterways and sometimes compared to the Indian Kerala and American Bayou. In the midst of this landscape, there are some villages and full of village activities.

There are 4/5 mighty rivers has surrounded in this area. Miles after miles you can enjoy the full blossom of nature. The shadow of the tree of two sides of the canals falling onto the canal and you can also imagine that you are doing backwater in Amazon Swamp Forest. Many unique species of aquatic life including crabs, frogs, and mudskippers, water birds such as terns, kingfishers and cormorants and animals such as otters and turtles live in and alongside the backwaters. Palm trees, Sugarcane and Hog Palm orchards, various leafy plants and bushes grow alongside the backwaters, providing a green hue to surrounding landscape.

There are few highly interesting thing which you should visit in this glorious voyage:-

  1. FLOATING RICE MARKETS (SATURDAY AND TUESDAY)
  2. FLOATING VEGETABLE MARKETS (SATURDAY AND TUESDAY)
  3. FLOATING VEGETABLE GARDENS (June – October)
  4. FLOATING GUAVA MARKETS ( FOUR MONTHS – SPECIALLY IN RAINY SEASON)
  5. FLOATING SEASONAL FRUIT MARKETS (ALL OVER THE YEAR)
  6. FLOATING WOODEN BOAT MARKET (ONLY IN FRIDAY and June – September)

* You can enjoy this backwater trip all over the year with your satisfaction.

Day 01: Dhaka to Barisal by ROCKET cruise

The guide will meet with you at your desired palace in Dhaka and drop you to Dhaka River Port ROCKET Terminal by AC Private Car. After arrival at Sadarghat accommodate The ROCKET Steamer and start cruise at 06:30 pm. The famous paddle wheel steamer – ROCKET – 100 years old – running from the British Colonial Period, onward to Sadar Ghat under Barisal City. After getting on ROCKET, you can take a sit in front your cabin to enjoy the view around you. Within an hour you will join the mainstream and will be out of the city, and when the actual trip starts, it’s a great feeling by the side of railing under the open sky, the Moon & the Stars passing by.

Winds are blowing very strongly, and the ship itself is dancing with the waves. You can take a cup of tea there. Also, there is a variety of foods for dinner; you can order food in your Cabin. Dinner and night pass in the 1st class AC cabin on the ROCKET Steamer.

Day 02: Visit Floating Markets and Back Water Cruise

In the morning, you will rise early from bed to see how the riverine life started to awake like the Fishing activities. Check in Hotel in Barisal city, take your shower and fresh yourself as per your requirements. Then proceed on for breakfast. After complete your breakfast start for the desired river port by reserve CNG. After reach there for a 01-hour road journey, you will take a 01.30 hours boat cruise you will reach Country’s Single Largest Floating Guava / Vegetable / Seasonal Fruits Markets. There are two to three hundred wooden canoe boats with full of Guava involve with these floating trade activities.

Besides this here you will watch floating sugarcane gardens and hog palm gardens and so on. Miles after miles you will enjoy this Back Water Cruise. In here you will see a natural beauty everywhere. Sometimes you will watch 2/3 canal junction. You will be passing lots of canals in a day. Shadow of many big trees falling on these canals like a Swamp Forest. You will enjoy your lunch in a traditional village restaurant, and again you will involve with the Back Water Trip. At afternoon 05.00 pm you will return to Barisal City. Enjoy your dinner in Barisal city with delicious Hilsha fishes and embark on Lonch / Ferry for Dhaka at 08.00 pm. Overnight at Lonch / Ferry.

Day 03: Dhaka

After reaching Dhaka at Saturday morning, Guide will meet with you in front of your Lonch / Ferry cabin; pick up you from Lonch / Ferry and a seat on AC Private Car for your desired place in Dhaka. Tour Ends.

Inclusion

 
  • ROCKET cruise in sleeping AC cabin at night time (Twin Sharing).
  • Lonch / Ferry cruise in sleeping cabin at night hours (Twin Sharing).
  • Reserve AC Car for road transport in Barisal.
  • Reserve Motor Boat for a full day back water cruise.
  • All types of meals (Breakfast & Lunch) in Barisal.
  • All entry fee and sight seeing.
  • Full time English spoken local guide plus interpreter.

Exclusion

  • All things of personal nature.
  • Laundry, Shopping, Gratitude.
  • Any activity not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
Please Note: Local English Spoken Guide of Barisal can assist the Honorable Guests from only in Barisal.

ROCKET cruise in sleeping AC cabin at night time (Twin Sharing). Beautiful Cabins, trained staff, ample sit out area, food, and drinks from around the world, other facilities alike add to the pleasure you can derive from your holidays.

  • Per person rates (in .) - applicable on 2 persons staying together sharing the same cabin.
  • Service Tax extra (as applicable).
  • Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal).
  • 50% of the total cost at the time of booking.
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice before booking.
  • The package cannot be combined with any other offer.
  • Refund on cancellation depends on upon concerned hotel’s cancellation policy.
  • Company reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice.
Please Note: Local English Spoken Guide of Barisal can assist the Honorable Guests from only in Barisal. The Tour Costs will decrease.

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