Question: Is the tour available to start outside of the schedule?
Answer: Yes, The tour is available to start outside of the schedule on Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Question: What does the suggestion to pick up the tour?
Answer: We suggest picking up the tour at least 6 weeks in advance.
Question: For what package is the tour price listed in the chart above?
Answer: The price of the tours mentioned in the chart above is the starting price of the group tour.
Question: How many of you will carry on this trip?
Answer: We will carry a maximum of five people with you on this tour.
Question: Will you include anyone else on the tour for my personal trip?
Answer: We will not include anyone else on the tour for your personal trip. If you don’t want to join anyone else on the tour, contact us for a private tour price.
Question: Will the discounts above available for any private tour booking?
Answer: The discounts above will not be available for any private tour booking.
Question: Will any guide come to the airport to pick me up?
Answer: Yes. He will wait there with a placard with a sign on your name or a Bangladesh Scenic Tours logo.
Question: What is the quality of hotels for tourists?
Answer: The hotels used in this tour are of ideal quality for tourists. The hotels are mostly 2 * and 3 * standard, with standard amenities for foreigners, such as cleanrooms, air conditioning, hot water, Western-style toilets and complimentary breakfast. Only, Naj Garden Hotel is 4 * in Bogra and Long Beach Hotel is 5* in Cox’s Bazar.
Question: Are there any mosquitoes in Bangladesh?
Answer: Yes. You can also find some at your hotels. Hotels will usually spray aerosols in your home to keep them away from them.
Question: How is the hotel service in Bangladesh?
Answer: Hotels in Bangladesh try to provide the best service to tourists. If there is a problem with your room at a hotel, let them know when you are there. They will do their best to solve the problem.
Question: May I book more expensive hotels in Dhaka online?
Answer: Yes, If you want, you can book more expensive hotels in Dhaka online.
Question: On the first day, how many hours is the check-in time at Civic Inn?
Answer: On Day 1, the check-in time at Civic Inn is 14.00 hours.
Question: Do we have separated the day of the tour as a ‘day of arrival’?
Answer: Yes. We have separated the day of the tour as a ‘day of arrival’ as the tour participants are likely to come from different countries at different times.
Question: On the last day, how many hours is the check-out time at Civic Inn?
Answer: Last day check out time at Civic Inn is 12.00 hours. If you are late, we can arrange a late check-out with an additional half-day charge within 18.00 hours depending on availability.
Question: Is Itinerary for Barisal fixed?
Answer: Itinerary for Barisal is a general outline and not fixed. Activities can vary according to the season and day of the week.
Question: Is the Rocket Paddle Steamer journey guaranteed?
Answer: No. Rocket Paddle Steamer’s journey is not guaranteed. We don’t suggest anyone book this tour for the Rocket Paddle Steamer journey.
Question: What will you use instead of the Rocket Paddle Steamer?
Answer: We will use traditional ferries most of the time instead of the Rocket Paddle Steamer.
Question: May I get the first-class ticket on Rocket Paddle Steamer?
Answer: First-class ticket on Rocket Paddle Steamer depends on the availability. If you do not have a first-class ticket, you may need to travel to class 2.
Question: May I get the first-class ticket on Train?
Answer: First-class ticket on train depends on the availability. We will try our best to provide first-class tickets.
Question: When do we travel by car?
Answer: We use a car only while it is not possible to travel by train, boat, or flight.
Question: When do we travel by tuk-tuk?
Answer: Local transportation to Barisal, Srimangal, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox’s Bazar will be through Tuk-Tuk.
Question: Is the Itinerary of Sundarbans Tour fixed?
Answer: No. Itinerary of the Sundarbans Tour is just a general outline. It can be changed depending on the season, moon phase, tide, daylight, and fog. However, we will try to include all the activities described in the itinerary as much as possible.
Question: Is the mobile phone signal available on The Sunderbans?
Answer: Yes, the mobile phone signal is available on the Sunderbans. You will get 2G internet access from Kotka using the only Teletak sim.
Question: What is the probability of seeing the Tigers in Sundarbans?
Answer: the probability of seeing the tiger in Sundarbans is very slim because there are few numbers of tigers and they are nocturnal animals who hardly come outside from their den during day time.
Question: Is there any way to track the Tigers in Sundarbans?
Answer: Being a mangrove swamp, there is no way to track tigers in Sundarbans.
Question: Do we need to get permission to travel to Rohingya Camp?
Answer: Yes, a special permit is required for visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar. Unfortunately, if we do not get permission, your money will be refunded that you paid for visiting the Rohingya Camp.
Question: Where does the single supplement apply?
Answer: Single supplement is applicable to the hotels only.
Question: Which countries citizens can get visas in Bangladesh?
Answer: Citizens of the European Union, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Russia, Japan, Singapore and more can get visas to come to Bangladesh, which is a pretty straight-forward process.
Question: How long can it take to get the VOA?
Answer: Unless there is a long Queue for VOA, it will take just 10 minutes of your time to get VOA.
Question: What is the fee of VOA?
Answer: The fee of VOA is $ 51 USD for most countries.
Question: Do all ATMs in Bangladesh accept foreign cards?
Answer: No, all ATMs in Bangladesh do not accept foreign cards. Your guide can give advice on which ATMs to use.
Question: Where do we exchange our money?
Answer: You can exchange your money at Dhaka airport upon arrival, they provide good rates. Also, there are some exchange houses in large towns and cities.
Question: What is the name of the local currency in Bangladesh?
Answer: Taka is the name of the local currency in Bangladesh.
Question: How much cost for a meal at a decent local restaurant?
Answer: A meal at a decent local restaurant will cost about 2-5 USD.
Question: Where can we find good vegetarian food?
Answer: You can get good vegetarian food at an expensive western restaurant.
Question: What is the easiest way to get alcohol in Bangladesh?
Answer: The easiest way to get alcohol in Bangladesh is by buying from the duty-free shop at the airport. You are allowed to purchase 2 bottles per person.
Question: How many luggage can I bring to the tour?
Answer: One large suitcase/rucksack and one small hand luggage/rucksack are acceptable. And, Your luggage should not exceed 20kgs (44 lbs).
Question: What does the attitude towards dress?
Answer: You should bear in mind that Bangladesh tends to have a conservative attitude towards dress.
Question: What about the electricity supply and plugs?
Answer: Generally electrical supply is 230V/50 Hz and plugs have two round prongs and English 3 pin sockets.
Question: Is Wi-Fi and Mobile Internet available in Bangladesh?
Answer: Wi-Fi internet and Mobile Internet is widely available in Bangladesh.
Question: Where do I can get a local SIM card?
Answer: You can get the only place to buy local SIM cards for the foreigners would be at the arrival lounge inside the airport (International Arrivals).
Question: Is Tipping common practice in Asia?
Answer: Yes, Tipping is common practice in Asia. It will be up to you.