Dhaka, Capital of the Mughals in Bengal

Dhaka-Sonargaon-Dhaka (2 Nights 3 Days)

Day 01:  Arrival

Arrive Dhaka airport and be received by our representative and transfer to designated hotel for overnight. If time permits, we will visit the National Parliament building –the master piece of world famous Architect Louis I. Kahn. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

 Day 02: Dhaka city and Sonargaon tour

After breakfast visit exotic Sadarghat river port crowded with different type of boats and crafts. Every day hundreds & thousands of passengers are transported by motor launches to and from far off places through this river port. You can find here the heritage paddle wheel steamer commonly called as Rocket Steamer Service built during British colonial period still in service and playing very important role for safe transport. Visit the wonderful historical Ahsan Manzil - the palace of Muslim Nawab known as Pink Palace, most ornamented Star Mosque of 16th century, Lalbagh Fort, Curzon Hall of Dhaka University and Dhakeswari Temple.

 After lunch drive to Sonargaon (30 km) the old capital of Golden Bengal. The city was under Turkish Sultanate during 1280 AD. The main attractions of Sonargaon are ruins of Panam -the dead city, Goaldi Mosque and the rich Folk Art Museum with the panoramic lake and gardens. 

Drive back to Dhaka and overnight.

 Day 03: Departure

After breakfast free at your own and transfer to airport for onward destination.

 

Tour end with thanks

 Visiting Hours

Ahsan Manzil: Summer Season (Apr–Sep): Saturday –Wednesday: 1030–1830 hrs, Friday: 1500–1830 hrs

Winter Season (Oct–Mar): Saturday –Wednesday: 0930–1800 hrs, Friday: 1500–1800 hrs

Month of Ramadan: Saturday –Wednesday: 1000–1600 hrs

Thursday: Weekly off day and remain closed on all Govt. holidays

 Lalbagh Fort: Summer Season (Apr–Sep): Tuesday –Thursday: 1030–1830 hrs, Friday: 1030–1230 hrs & 1430–1830 hrs and Monday: 1430–1830 hrs

Winter Season (Oct–Mar): Tuesday –Thursday: 0930–0500 hrs, Friday: 0930–1230 hrs & 1430–1800 hrs and Monday: 1430–1800 hrs

Month of Ramadan: Tuesday –Thursday: 1000–1600 hrs

Sunday: Weekly off day and remain closed on all Govt. holidays

 Dhakeswari Temple: Temple gate closed everyday between 1300–1600 hrs.

Folk-Art Museum, Sonargoan: Foundation Premises and Museum: Friday: 0930–1230 hrs and 1430–1630 hrs, Saturday –Tuesday: 0930–1630 hrs.