History and Culture trip to Rajshahi for 3 Days
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History and Culture trip to Rajshahi will explore some ancient architecture, archaeological heritage and culture of Rajshahi area. On this three-day trip, you will visit Kusumba mosque, Tribal village, Puthia Temple City, Natore Rajbari, Uttara Ganabhaban, flea markets, Varendra Research Museum and the silk industry. Your guide will also offer you a country boat cruise on the Ganges River (Padma) River at its entrance, walking along a primitive char village and morning bazaar, with mud architecture.
Nestled in the western region of Bangladesh, Rajshahi boasts a vibrant heritage that stretches back centuries, making it a haven for history enthusiasts and cultural aficionados. No journey to Rajshahi is complete without a tranquil boat ride along the serene Padma River, where you can witness the breathtaking sunset casting its golden hues upon the water. Allow the gentle breeze to carry you away as you take in the panoramic views of the lush greenery and distant mountains, creating an unforgettable moment of tranquility.
Rajshahi is famous for its fine silk, luscious mango, litchis and magnificent architectural landmarks. The city’s clean streets and green surroundings have always welcomed discriminating tourists. There are 270 varieties of mangoes grown in the Rajshahi area during the season between May to September but most of them are available in June and July. Some popular mangoes of this region are Govindobhog, GopalBhog, Gulabkhash, Brindabani, Himshagor or Khirshapat, Lengra, Haribhanga, Lakkhanbhog, Surjopuri, Fazli, Mohonbhog, Amrupoli, Ashini etc. They differ from one another in size, shape and taste. Rajshahi is also famous for some characteristic sweetmeats, Roshkodom, Raghobshahi, Khaja and Kachagolla, not to be found anywhere else in Bangladesh.
Puthia Palace is one of the finest examples of old-style architectural magnificence. It has a number of temples that used to be the center for worship by the local Hindu community. Puthia is located about 32km to the east of Rajshahi City and one km from the Dhaka – Rajshahi highway.
This region opens its gates to those who are amazed by its archaeologically important sites as well as various tasty foods.
DeparturePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Departure TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, closed shoes, hat. Warm jacket during the winter (November to February). Raincoat/ umbrella during the rainy season (May to August). Full sleeves are always necessary while visiting any religious place, mosque, temple, church or a trip during Ramadan.
IncludedAC vehicle with experienced chauffeur for sightseeing and transfersAccommodation in twin sharing basis as per itineraryAll air, bus, train and launch tickets as per itineraryAll entrance fees and local permitsAll Museum TicketsAll rickshaw/ cycle / boat / local transportsBottled water, soft drinks and seasonal fruits during the sightseeingExpert English-Speaking GuideLunchTrip as per itineraryTypical Souvenir
Not IncludedAny activity not mentioned in the itinerary.DinnerGratuitiesLocal guide/ escort/ experts/ academicsPersonal expenses