In our Bangladeshi Home stay program, you will get to experience life in a traditional village. With an open mind, you will be exposed to a fascinating culture where you will establish a bond with your friendly foster family and get acquainted with the village elders. Friendly children and accommodating neighbors will also help show you the rural ways of life.
Bangladesh Home Stay Experience
6 nights 7 days itinerary
Day 1: Welcome to Bangladesh
Receive & Welcome from Zia international airport. Transfer to hotel. After fresh up if time permits visit National Parliament house, Dhaka University area, National Monuments, Curzon Hall etc. Dinner & over night stay at hotel.
Day 2: Dhaka city tour and overnight cruise to Barisal for Home stay
Morning after breakfast visit Blind school, Lalbagh fort, Dakeshari temple, National mosque and after lunch visit Hindu street, Pink Palace and 5 pm board the Rocket steamer & start cruise at 18:30 hrs. The famous paddle wheel steamer (now converted from steam to marine diesel engine) on ward to Barisal. Night pass in the 1st class AC cabin on the boat. Overnight at steamer.
Day 3: Barisal home stay activity
You may rise early from bed to see how the riverinne life started to awake, fishing activities. Arrive Barisal in the morning. Transfer to restaurant for breakfast and visit Barisal riverside fish market & Oxford Mission church. On ward drive to shanuher for home stay on the way visit Durga Sagor and Guthiya Mosque. On arrival you will also be introduced to your foster family, the people whom you will be living with during your stay. After unpacking, enjoy your first meal as you lunch with your host family and get to know a little about them. In the afternoon visit a primary school and meet with villagers surroundings.
Day 4: Full day with villagers
Wake up to the crowing of cockerels and proceed for breakfast. This is followed by school visit, farming and fishing activities. Lunch is served back in your host home after which additional activites may also be organized like watch how the agricultural produce like paddy, jute and vegetables. Afternoon have a cruise in the river. Once the sun sets settle down to a sumptuous family dinner and enjoy more traditional delights.
Day 5: bid farewell to your host family
Morning free with Host family and early lunch drive to Barisal Town for overnight cruise to Dhaka. You will return home with fond and cherished memories of an amazing cultural and social experience. Overnight cruise.
Day 6: Dhaka free day for shopping and personal activities
Morning reach Dhaka & check in hotel. Full day free for shopping and personal activities. Overnight.
Day 7: Breakfast at hotel & transfer to Zia international airport for onward flight.