Brass and Pottery Tour - 1 Day

Yeamin-Muzumder

Trip Facts

  • 1 day
  • 5 persons
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Light
  • Dhaka
  • Air-conditioned vehicles, Boat

If you wish to see artistic work made with ancient methods then this is the tour for you. We will visit Metal crafts workshop at Dhamrai, where you can see artisans with high workmanship ability make brass crafts by hand, which requires very high skills. The best metal craftsmen in Bangladesh are of the Kansari (brazier) caste and have extraordinary skills in the lost wax process. Metal Crafts Metallurgy began in Bengal as early as 1500 BC in the Chalcolithic age. Fortunately, a few craftsmen still practice this craft at Dhamrai.

We also will visit the pottery village. Pottery, which is one of the oldest human inventions, originated before the Neolithic period but Bengal pottery appeared around 1500 BC. In an alluvial country like Bengal, fine clay is a distinctive geological feature. In this village, you can see different types of vases, bowls, basins, jars, dishes and many different types of kitchen utensils. On the way we back you will visit National Martyrs’ Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho) which is built to pay homage those who sacrificed their lives during the liberation war in 1971.

  • Visit metal crafts workshop A boat ride on Dhaleshwari River and see the countryside
  • Visit Pottery village and see their lifestyle
  • Try to make something with your hand as a potter does
  • Taste Bangladeshi traditional dishes
  • Visit historic symbol National Martyrs’ MemorialEnjoy a unique experience beyond your expectations.

Day 1
08:00 – 08:00 AM

Pick up from your Hotel. Drive to Dhamrai which is 45 kilometers away from Dhaka.

Day 2
10:20 – 11:20 AM

Visit Dhamrai Metal crafts workshop, here you will see how they make the molds by first creating a wax model, then using layers of material to make a cast. The production of the objects is done by melting metal into the cast, letting them cool, and then finishing the brass. All everything is made by the lost wax process.

Day 3
11:30 – 01:00 PM

Back to Nayarhat Bazaar, Dhamrai and take a boat ride for 30 minutes on Dhaleshwari River to reach the Kakran Pottery Village. You will see the potters making all different earthenware with their own hands using a pottery wheel. You also will see how the very basic life the poor potters in this ancient village, basically living hand to mouth yet still carrying on their ancestor’s craft. Please bring some candies for their kids. They will be extremely happy.

Day 4
01:30 – 01:30 PM

Back to Nayarhat Bazaar by boat, and drive to Nabinagar.

Day 5
01:45 – 02:45 PM

Lunch in a local restaurant (taste authentic Bangladeshi traditional dishes)

Day 6
02:50 – 03:00 PM

Visit arts and handcrafts market near the restaurant.

Day 7
03:10 – 03:40 PM

Visit National Martyrs’ Memorial, symbolizing the valor and sacrifice of the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971.

Day 8
05:45 – 06:00 PM

Drive back to your hotel and say goodbye. End the Brass and Pottery Tour.

Number of TravelersCost Per Traveler ($)Total Cost ($)
1 Person110110
2 Pax75150
3 Pax60180
4 Pax55220
5 Pax50250

* Students, tourists on a budget, backpackers and groups – please ask for a price quote!

Includes

  • Air-conditioned vehicles with driver
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • All entrance tickets
  • Boat ride
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • All tips except our guide and driver

Excludes

  • Any food, drinks or personal items other than mentioned above

If possible brings some candies for kids in the pottery village as charity work.
Since local people don’t see many foreign tourists they might be a bit curious but are very friendly and cooperative peoples. Please be polite to the local people.
Please be respectful of Bangladeshi culture and tradition because you may encounter situations different from your tradition and culture.
Be prepared to face some traffic congestion on the highway except Public Holidays, Friday and Saturday.
The itinerary is flexible and can be changed according to your reasonable request. We require full payment in advance while you are booking the tour, you can see our Online Payment system in here….
Once booked the tour is non-refundable but dates are changeable.

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Price From USD $ 110/person
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Total $ 110 USD

Trip Facts

  • 1 day
  • 5 persons
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Light
  • Dhaka
  • Air-conditioned vehicles, Boat

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