ROYAL BENGAL TOURS
Discover the jewels of Bangladesh
Cruise on Ganges and
Exploring rural life
'on the Ganges'
Cruise on Ganges River and Exploring Rural life
This is an ideal weekend trip for trip for guests with limited time, gave you an opportunity to enjoy a scenic cruise on Ganges (Padma) River by public launch from Sadarghat to Chandpur. Chandpur is famous for Hilsha the national fish of Bangladesh. During the monsoon highest numbers of Hilsha fish are catches here, which has a very high demand all over the country and to the west Bengal of India as well. Afternoon walk through the rural fishing village and meeting peoples, enjoy the sunset over Padma River on a short cruise.
Starts for Shadarghat at 8am from your residence and get on board onto the available public ferry boat for Chandpur. Enjoy the scenic natural river beauty of Holly Ganges River and the life besides the Shatalakha & Meghna River. Chaotic boat could be overwhelming but has fun too. After 5/6 hours boat journey you will arrive in Chandput launch terminal. Upon arrival your guide will arrange a rickshaw of CNG (TukTuk) for a shorter transfer to your hotel. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant after check in to your hotel. You may require some rest after lunch also to avoid midday harsh sun and hit. Around 3 in the afternoon leave the hotel for sightseeing. You will be dropped off at a fishermen village, walk around and explore their life. Late in the afternoon take a boat to enjoy the sunset on Padma (Ganges) River, same boat will bring you back to the town. Dinner and overnight in the Chandpur town. Advise: Hotel in Chandpur is very basic and the only Bangla foods are available.
After breakfast visit the local market place and your guide will hire a local country boat for a couples of hours back water cruise. After an early lunch take the launch (ETD 1:30 PM) form the same place back to Dhaka. The only available hotel is having very basic accommodation with air-conditioning.
Trip price shall include:
• Sadarghat – Chandpur – Sadarghat launch A/C cabin ticket both way twin sharing
• All necessary local transfer by reserved public taxi in Chandpur
• Experience English speaking guide all the way
• Accommodation in Chandpur twin sharing basis
• Bottled water for drinking
• River cruise on Padma River by hired country boat
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?
Transfer to and from Sadarghat, Meals, Personal expenses, gratuities, activities not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.