This four-day tour is the best opportunity to visit 2 of Bangladesh’s UNESCO world heritage sites, the Mosque City of Bagerhat and the mangrove forest of Sundarbans. Start the tour by flying to Jessore to visit the Mosque City of Bagerhat. Then spend three days exploring Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest on earth. On the fourth day fly back to Dhaka.
Start in the morning by flying from Dhaka to Jessore. Then drive to Bagerhat and visit the 15th-century Muslim city also known as Khalifatabad, a UNESCO world heritage site, before arriving in Khulna for the evening. Travel to Mongla the next morning and spend three days exploring Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to Royal Bengal Tigers, monkeys, saltwater crocodiles, sweet water dolphins and a variety of birds. On the fourth day return to Jessore and take an evening flight back to Dhaka.
This tour offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the Sundarbans mangrove forest.
- Discover Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest on earth and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a three-day adventure.
- Visit the mosque city of Bagerhat, a 15th-century city that includes the Sixty Dome Mosque and is another UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Spend 3 days deep inside the Sundarbans on a small houseboat, exploring the largest mangrove forest in the world and an exceptional wildlife sanctuary, with no more than six fellow explorers, anchoring in different places each night.
- Travel Sundarban’s creeks and canals on a wooden rowboat to view wildlife in the early morning and evening.
- Walk on the wooden made trail inside the forest accompanied by armed forest guards.
- Enjoy one of the best beaches in Bangladesh located deep inside the forest, without meeting many other tourists.
- View wildlife from a watchtower overlooking an area where animals come to eat and drink.
- Visit a fishing village to experience the life of the fishermen of the Sundarbans.
- Visit a crocodile and turtle breeding center.
- Visit a dolphin sanctuary for the endangered Ganges and Irrawaddy Dolphin, the last two remaining freshwater dolphin species in Asia.