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National and Natural Treasures of Bangladesh

From the start, this is a trip of colors and contrasts that will leave you enchanted by the delights of beautiful Bangladesh. Starting in the capital of Dhaka, you’ll be whisked into the countryside to see the sacred temples and peaceful tribal villages around Rangamati and Bandarban, stopping for an exhilarating tour of Lake Kaptai. Spend time on the beaches at fishing port Cox’s Bazaar, walking, relaxing and enjoying dinner on the sandy stretches that go on for miles and miles. Finally, return to the capital for sightseeing and souvenir shopping to ensure you have some mementos of your time in Bangladesh. 

Highlights   Pricing
  • Motor boat across Lake Kaptai
  • Watch the sunset as you enjoy dinner on the beach at Cox’s Bazaar
  • Take a city tour of Dhaka and discover its historic treasures
  • Shop for souvenirs in authentic markets
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Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1

Touch down at Hazrat Shahjalal International airport, where you’ll be met by your driver who will escort you to your comfortable hotel in the bustling capital of Dhaka. Settle in and relax for an evening of leisure before your Bangladeshi adventure begins.

Day 2

Rise early for a delicious buffet breakfast before checking out and hitting the road. You’re bound for Rangamati, but this morning you’ll make a stop on your journey to visit the beautiful Mainamati Buddhist Monastery in Comilla. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before proceeding on to your destination, where you may check in at your hotel and spend a relaxing night.

Day 3

After breakfast at your hotel, head out into the countryside to visit a local Buddhist temple and the surrounding tribal villages to meet the locals and get a glimpse of their colorful lifestyle. Stop back at the hotel for lunch before hopping aboard a motorboat to jet around Lake Kaptai. After an exciting day, relax with dinner at your hotel.

Day 4

Today you’re bound for beautiful Bandarban; after breakfast your driver will begin the journey, with a stop for lunch in a local restaurant. Check in at your Bandarban hotel and pay a late afternoon visit to the golden Buddhist temple. Enjoy dinner and a night’s rest at your hotel.

Day 5

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel before venturing out to visit the tribal villages in the surrounding countryside. After lunch at your hotel, you’ll hit the road, stopping to snap some pictures of the pretty pagodas in Ramu. By late afternoon, you’ll arrive at Cox’s Bazar, home to one of the longest sandy beaches in the world, where you’ll enjoy a sunset dinner before retiring to your hotel.

Day 6

After a hearty breakfast, it’s time to hit the beach. Spend a beautiful morning exploring the delights of Teknaf and Inani Beaches before lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, head back to Cox’s Bazaar and spend the evening browsing the trinkets and treasures in the souvenir shops.

Day 7

It’s your last morning here so why not spend it on the beach? After lunch, head to the airport for your domestic flight back to Dhaka where you’ll check in at your hotel and freshen up. Grab some last minute souvenirs in the city market before dinner and a final night in your hotel.

Day 8

After breakfast, enjoy a full day of sightseeing covering all of Dhaka’s hotspots including the Goaldi Mosque, Lalbagh Fort, Dhakeshwari Temple, the National Museum, Lord Karzon Hall and National Parliament House. Enjoy lunch and dinner at local restaurants before you say goodbye to Bangladesh and make your way to the airport for your onward flight.


Suggested Accommodations

Westin Dhaka

Westin Dhaka

Centrally located in the business district of Gulshan, the 241-room Westin Dhaka is steps away from shopping malls, restaurants, museums, and foreign embassies. Like most Westins, the accommodations have an agreeable, though ultimately forgettable, design. Rooms feature signature Westin comforts like the Heavenly Bed and the Heavenly Shower (a double-headed shower), and modern amenities like an LCD flat-screen TV and high-speed Internet access (for a fee). A 24-hour business center provides a full range of business services. Leisure facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a full-service spa. Six restaurants and bars make up the dining scene. These include Prego, an Italian restaurant on the 23rd floor, and Seasonal Tastes, serving Pan-Asian cuisine. The hotel is just five miles away from the Zia International Airport.

Long Beach Hotel

Long Beach Hotel

Located just a 5 minutes’ walk from the world’s longest beach, the Long Beach Hotel offers all the comforts required by today’s travelers. All rooms and suites have an en-suite bathroom, cable TV and minibar. The hotel also boasts a restaurant, beauty salon, shop and DVD rental, as well as a gym, sauna and a 1500-foot swimming pool accompanied by a large Jacuzzi and a special swimming pool for children.
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Our co-founder Jay Tindall has lived & worked in Asia for 20 years. His favourite Bangladesh experience? The buzz of riding a rickshaw through the chaos of Dhaka's rush hour.
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