(Dhaka - Barishal - Dhaka)
(A Journey With Pride and Heritage)
Bangladesh is a riverine country that includes 700 rivers cross the small landscape accessible through waterways. Thus rocket steamer in Bangladesh was introduced way back an early 19th century to access the country by the British officials ruling the country. Though named Rocket Steamer in Bangladesh, it is not as fast as another modern water vessel in Bangladesh. It is a paddle steamer genteelly passes with the beautiful sound of rowing. On this trip, you will experience journey by century rocket steamer in Bangladesh and explore the river site life of Bangladesh, floating markets and verify use of the river in the daily life of people living nearby.
We will meet with you at you Hotel/Airport and immediately will start our Dhaka City Tour. It will be a regular city tour that will cover all the tourist attraction of Dhaka and establishments of Old Dhaka. First of all, you will be taken to the Parliament House, Dhaka University area, Dhakeshwari Temple, Lalbug fort, Star Mosque, Armenian Church and The Pink Palace(Ahsan Monjil)
The Rocket will reach Barishal at around 5:30 am depending on the weather. You have to get early to catch the floating market that sets early in the morning in the different village of Barishal. You will ride a tuk-tuk (we call it CNG) to reach on the bank of Shondha River from where backwater trip will start. It is about 25 km journeys and on the way, you will have the breakfast.
You will be dropped at your Hotel/Airport according to your onward journey plan.
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