Day 1: Dhaka arrival and city orientation
Upon arrival at Dhaka international airport, meet and greet your guide and transfer to your hotel to freshen up. After a little rest, your guide will offer you a city orientation according to the available daylight. Dinner and overnight stay at a (three/four-star category) hotel in Dhaka.
Day 2: Trip to the first capital - Sonargaon and hidden Old Dhaka.
An expert guide and driver will come to pick you up from your hotel/ residence at 8:00 AM and immediately drive towards Sonargaon. Our first stop will be in Nawapara Jamdani sari weaving village to enjoy the unique technique of weaving such a saree by handloom. Continue driving towards the old capital of Bengal to visit Sonargaon, Panam Nagar, beautiful Sadarbari, and the well-maintained Folk-Art Museum.
Continue driving towards Old Dhaka; lunch will be served at a local restaurant, chosen by our guide according to the time, situation, and your dietarian restriction. You will meet one of the last remaining rickshaw artists in Oldtown. Once upon a time, this art and the artists were very famous for their fascinating and colourful works, which has taken over by modern digitalization technology. Now we shall give you a very brief exploration of Old Dhaka begun. Your guide will take you to as many places as possible within this short time, including the Armenian Church, Pink Palace, Sadarghat Riverfront, Star Mosque, and Curzon Hall. Walkthrough Shankharia & Tanti Bazar (Hindu Street), Bongshal Cycle Street and the residential area. If we are allowed by time, your guide may offer you quick shopping from a very well-known handicraft marketplace or from another place according to your wish. Drive back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Dhaka – Chittagong; Shipbreaking Yard and local market
Early morning flight to Chittagong. Exploring the ship breaking yards. Chittagong city sightseeing, cruise on Karnaphuli River and night market visits. Night stay at a hotel in Chittagong town.
Day 4: Explore the chaotic fish market in Chittagong and drive to Rangamati
Morning visit to the largest sea fish market and manual wooden shipbuilding industry. Driver to Rangamati, enjoy the Tribal Cultural Museum and local tribal Marketplace. Walking around the old Bazar and the tribal residential area would be interesting.
Overnight at the Hotel Parjatan Motel adjacent to the lake.
Day 5: Beautiful Kaptai lake cruise, Tribal villages and Buddhist monastery visit.
Beautiful Kaptail lake cruise in the morning for few hours. Tribal market, villages and Raj Bono Vihara visit in the afternoon. Overnight at the Hotel Parjatan Motel in the town.
Day 6: – Rangamati to Bandarban
Leaving Ranglamati after breakfast for Bandarban by reserved transport. After 4 hours’ drive, check-in at your hotel/ resort and spends the lazy afternoon at your hotel/ resort. Enjoy the views from your resort, reading in nature or two hours hiking to Hatibandha Tripura tribal village. Overnight at Hillside Eco lodge.
Day 7: Cruise through Shangu River & riverside tribal village
Today a beautiful cruise up the Shangu River in a small wooden (best available boat is less than basic but safe) country boat to visit Tripura and Marma villages. After lunch, you'll visit the tribal cultural institute, Explore Buddhist hilltop Jadi and Stupas and tribal Local Market. Overnight at the Hillside Eco-lodge.
Day 8: Rural tribal village to the longest beach
Drive to Shoilopropat, Chimbuk Hill, and Faruque Para (Bwam tribal) village. After lunch, leave Bandarban for Cox's Bazar by reserved car (4 Hours). Upon arrival in Cox's Bazar, check-in for an overnight stay at your hotel. Your guide knows the best seafood restaurant in the town for dinner. Goodnight in cox's Bazar.
Day 9: Cox's Bazar- in and around
Enjoy the beach and exploring local markets, bazaars, maybe an excursion to the nearby island Moheshkhali in the afternoon. Overnight stay at the same hotel in Cox's Bazar.
Day 10: Ramu and Lamapara buddhist shines, Himchori Inani Beach
After breakfast, drive to Ramu to visit the Buddhist monastery at Khayang Para. Continue to Ramkot Bonasrom (14 km from Ramu). Visit the Burmese Boro Khayang, also known as Lamapara Buddhist temple. Its main attraction is the largest bronze Buddha statue in Bangladesh. Drive back to Cox's Bazar before lunch. The afternoon is free for your own leisure, or explore the "Broken Hills" and waterfalls of Himchori (32 km south of Cox's Bazar) and Inani beach. Return to Cox's Bazar for an overnight stay at the same hotel.
Day 11: St. Martins Island – the only coral island of Bangladesh
Drive to Teknaf, which is about 80km from Cox's Bazar is a memorable experience as the road goes alongside the beautiful Naf River, forested hilly roads and a lot of Rohingya refugee camps. Two- and half-hour ferry cruise to St. Martin's Island from Teknaf. Leisure and explore the only coral island of Banglafesh. Overnight stay at a hotel at St. Martin's Island.
DAY 12: Beautiful St. Martins Island to Cox’s Bazar
You are free for your leisure and explores the coral island until 2:30 PM. We will be availing the 3 PM ferry to Teaknaf, upon arrival in Teaknaf, drive to cox's Bazar by reserve vehicle for an overnight stay at the same hotel in Cox's Bazar town.
Day 13: Cox's Bazar to Dhaka
You will be transferred to CXB airport to catch a flight to Dhaka. Upon arrival at Dhaka airport, you will be received by your driver. Your guide will offer you some shopping opportunities according to your available time before the flight departure.