Get a taste for Bangladesh in this whistlestop tour of two of the country’s foremost sites of interest. Take in all the marvels of the modern capital of Dhaka, from the river with its steamer boats to the mosques and museums, temples and national buildings. Discover the ancient and sacred beauties at Comilla, common ground of Islam and Buddhism and home to some of their most ornate architectural marvels. Get a taste of delicious Bangladeshi food in local restaurants and shop for mementos of your experience in city bazaars and souvenir shops.This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.
As your evening flight to Bangladesh touches down at the international airport, you’ll be met by your guide and escorted to your hotel in Dhaka where you can relax and unwind before your tour begins.
Wake up to breakfast in your hotel and prepare for your city tour of Dhaka. Take in the view from Sadarghat River Wharf and explore the Ahsan Manzil Museum, the ornate Star Mosque, the National Museum, Lalbagh Fort, Dhakeswari Temple and Lord Curzon Hall. Stroll around the Dhaka University area and snap pictures of the National Parliament House. After a busy day of sightseeing, relax back at your hotel for the night.
After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll embark on a full-day excursion to old Panam City. Transition from the Goaldi Mosque and folk art museum in Sonargaon Village to the ancient Buddhist archeological site in Comilla for the full cultural gamut. After a tasty lunch at local restaurant, you’ll make your way back to Dhaka in the late afternoon. In the evening, stock up on some souvenirs in the city and round off the evening with a delicious dinner. Finally, head to the airport for your onward flight.
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.
Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.
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