• Famous Paddle Wheel Steamer

  • Ancient Terracotta at Word Heritage Site of Bangladesh

  • Spotted Deer, Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • Bangladeshi Home Stay

  • Crabs, Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • Tea Garden Life, Sylhet

  • Fishermen, Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • Tribal Life, Rangamati

  • Kaptai Lake, Rangamati

  • Traditional Boat Racing of Bangladesh

  • Village Life

  • Tribal Girl

  • Bangladeshi Village Life

  • Sampan, Inani, Cox'sbazar

  • Buddha, Ramu, Cox'sbazar

River Cruises in Bangladesh

 

Bangladesh has more than 700 rivers, 8000 km of navigable waters ways and possibly more types of boats than any other country. So, take a river cruise is classic idea to explore and experience Bangladesh. Dhaka Holidays offers you a chance to explore Bangladesh to discover the natural sights of the country. We have been dedicated to excellence of service and the concept of ecotourism. Whether you want to get away from the madding crowd of the city and breathe fresher air, or simply experience the sights and sounds of Old Dhaka, Dhaka Holidays will take you on a trip that you won’t forget.

 

Cruise on the Shitalakhya River

Full Day

 

Morning at 7.00 am meet by our guide with transport to transfer at Demra Ghat (25 km) on bank of the river Shitalakhya. Upon arrival immediately cruising starts towards Ruposhi. Around 09.00 am light snacks will serve with tea/coffee. En-route visit Murapara Zamindar Palace. At around 3.30 pm we reach at the famous village Ruposhi to visit the traditional Jamdani weaving. You can see the Jamdani producing here. At around 4:30 pm cruise back to Demra Ghat to have the journey back to Dhaka. Arrive Dhaka around 5:30 pm.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Jamdani weaving
  • Fishing
  • Zamindar palace
  • Natural Village
  • Swimming
 

 

Tour Facilities: air conditioned transport for sector Dhaka to Demra ghat to Dhaka, Meals (Lunch, snacks), Tea, coffee, Mineral water, English speaking guide.

 

Remarks: Minimum 6 persons required to run the cruise.

 


 

Sonargaon Tour & Cruise on the Shitalakhya

Full Day

 

Morning at 7.00 am meet by our guide with transport to and drive towards Sonargaon (Golden City) which the capital of Bengal for 13th to 17th Century. Arrive Sonargaon at 09.00 am and visit the Panam city, Goaldi Mosque and the folk art museum. Around 11.30 drive to Demra Ghat (16 km) to board in to our cruising boat and immediately cruise will start on the the Shitalakhya (4hrs). At around 4:30 pm cruise back to Demra Ghat to have the journey back to Dhaka. Arrive Dhaka around 5:30 pm.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Folk art museum
  • Panam city
  • River island (Char)
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Natural village
 

 

Tour Facilities: air conditioned transport, Meals (Lunch, snacks), Tea, coffee, entrance ticket Mineral water, English speaking guide.

 

Remarks: Minimum 6 persons required to run the cruise.

 


 

Cruise on the Shitalakhya

Half Day

 

Our guide will meet to the designated point with transport to transfer at Demra Ghat (25 km) on bank of the river Shitalakhya. Upon arrival board in to our cruising boat and immediately cruise will start on the the Shitalakhya (3 hrs). Enjoy the panoramic beauty of Shitolakhya and experience about the riverine life of Bangladesh. On time cruise back to Demra Ghat to have the journey back to Dhaka. Arrive Dhaka.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Riverine life and activities
  • River island (Char)
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Natural village
 

 

Tour Facilities: air conditioned transport, Meals (Lunch), Tea, coffee, Mineral water, English speaking guide.

 

Remarks: Minimum 6 persons required to run the cruise.

 


 

Cruise on the Shitalakhya to Meghna River

Full Day

 

Morning at 7.00 am meet by our guide with transport to transfer at Demra Ghat (25 km) on bank of the river Shitalakhya. Upon arrival immediately cruising starts towards Balurchar. Around 09.00 am light snacks will serve with tea/coffee. Enjoy the panoramic beauty of riverine life and cruise up to (3.5 hours) Meghna Baluchar (river island) where you can enjoy the activities like swim, play football, fly kites, watch fishing and more. Lunch is served on boat and the boat moves on the same way to Jamdani village to experience the traditional Jamdani weaving. Cruise back to Demra Ghat to have the journey back to Dhaka. Arrive Dhaka around 5:30 pm.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Riverine life and activities
  • River island (Char)
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Natural village
  • Jamdani weaving/ Cultural show
 

 

Tour Facilities: air conditioned transport, Meals (Lunch, snacks), Tea, coffee, Mineral water, English speaking guide.

 

Remarks: Minimum 6 persons required to run the cruise.

 


 

Cruise on the Turag River

Full Day

 

Our guide will meet to the designated point with transport to transfer at Ashulia (1 hour) on bank of the river Turag. Upon arrival board in to our cruising boat and immediately cruise will start on the the Turag River (3 hrs). Enjoy the panoramic beauty of Turag and experience about the riverine life of Bangladesh. On time cruise back to Ashulia to have the journey back to Dhaka.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Riverine life and activities
  • River island (Char)
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Natural village
 

 

Tour Facilities: air conditioned transport, Meals (Lunch, snacks), Tea, coffee, Mineral water, English speaking guide.

 

Remarks: Minimum 6 persons required to run the cruise.

 


 

Cruise on the Turag River to Sadarghat River front

Full Day

 

Morning at 07.00 am meet by our guide on the designated point with transport to transfer at Ashulia (1 hour drive) on bank of the river Turag. Upon arrival board in to our cruising boat and immediately cruise will start on the the Turag towards Burignaga (around 5hrs). Enjoy the panoramic beauty of Turag and experience about the riverine life of Bangladesh. You’ll have the beautiful view of city side from river. Around 02.00 pm arrive Sadarghat river front –one of the largest river port terminal in world. Upon arrival Sadarghat board in to our transport and visit the Ahsan Manzil which is one of the most significant indo-saracenic revival architectural monuments dating from 1872 located on the bank of Buriganga. Return back to the designated point with in 5:30 pm.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Riverine life and activities
  • River island (Char)
  • Ashan Manjil (Pink Palace)
  • Sadarghat Riverfront
  • River view of Dhaka city
 

 

Tour Facilities: air conditioned transport, Meals (Lunch, snacks), Tea, coffee, Mineral water, entrance fee, English speaking guide.

 

Remarks: Minimum 6 persons required to run the cruise.

 


 

Cruise by Paddle Wheel Rocket steamer

2 nights, 3 days

 

Day 01: Overnight Cruise by Paddle wheel steamer
Pick up from the designated point around 16.30 with car and driver. Transfer to Sadarghat-river port terminal. After arrival at Sadorghat accommodate 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 Morolganj under Bagerhat. Night pass in the 1st class AC cabin on the rocket steamer.

Day 2: Full Day Cruise up to Morolganj, Overnight Khulna 
Cruise through the mighty river Meghna including other Chanel and river for 16-17hrs. This cruise will give your wonderful experience of riverine life. Arrive Morolganj around 3 pm and transfer to Khulna (2 hrs drive). En-route visit the World Heritage Site Shat Gambud Mosque. Checked in to the hotel and Overnight Khulna.

Day 3: Morning train/flight towards Dhaka
Avail the morning train or flight according to your preference. Arrive Dhaka and transfer to the designated place. (B)

Tour Feature

 
  • Panoramic Riverine life and activities
  • Paddle wheel rocket steamer
  • World heritage site- Shat Gambud Mosque
  • Sadarghat Riverfront
 

 

Tour Facilities: Air conditioned transport with driver, 1 st class cabin ticket by Rocket steamer, 01 night hotel accommodation at Khulna with breakfast.

 

Remarks: this tour is available for any group size every day except Friday, In case paddle wheel rocket don’t operate as an alternative you can travel by traditional ferry instead of Paddle wheel steamer.

 


 

Cruise on Sundarbans National Park

Full Day

 

Pick up from the designated point at Khulna or Mongla around 07.00 am. Upon arrival to bank or the of Passur river at Mongla board in to our boat. Immediately cruise towards Sundarbans mangrove forest (2 hrs journey) through the Passur River and visit the Karamjal and salt water crocodiles arboretum. You can walk through a wooden path deep inside the forest (1/2 km) to observe the forest vegetation and the wildlife like spotted deer, Monkeys wildfowl and beautiful birds. We will spent whole day by cruising different rivers and canals up to Harbaria forest point to feel the forest from very close with a rare chance to see a tiger and the fishermen. Return to Mongla and transfer to the designated point.

 

Tour Feature

 
  • Karamjal
  • Harbaria
  • Wildlife
  • 1 hour Jungle walking
 

 

Tour Facilities: Full day Sundarbans Cruise with lunch, Tea, Mineral water, forest permission and fees, local guide.

 

Remarks: this tour is available for any group Size all the year round.

 


 

Cruise on Sundarbans National Park

2 nights, 3 days

 

Day 01: Sundarbans National Park
Early in the morning at around 06:00hrs, and report to our waiting cruiser at forest jetty Khulna/Mongla, at 07:00am sharp the boat will start cruising towards the Sundarbans Forest. Arrive Kotka wildlife sanctuary at around 1600hrs. Upon arrival hiking in the Kotka forest area to see wildlife and forest. Back to the boat in the evening. Overnight on the boat (L, D)

Day 02: Sundarbans National Park 
Early in the morning we shall offer trip through small creeks and canals by country boat to see the wildlife and feel the forest from very close. After breakfast Jungle walk, walking through the Forest trail to the beach etc will be offered. At around 12:00hrs start cruising towards Kochikhali wildlife sanctuary, upon arrival Jungle walk near forest office. Bar – B – Q dinner and overnight on the boat at Kochikhali. (B,L,D)

Day 03: Sundarbans National Park
Early in the morning we shall offer trip through small creeks and canals by country boat, back to the boat for breakfast and some other activities near forest office. After lunch disembark from the boat Khulna/ Mongla. End of the tour (B,L,D)

Tour Feature

 
  • 2 nights on our chartered boat
  • Tiger tracking on foot
  • Wildlife activities
  • Experienced English speaking guide
 

 

Tour Facilities: 2 nights/3 days Sundarbans trips, Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea/coffee, Mineral water, forest permission and fees, local guide.

 

Remarks: this tour is available for any group Size.

Please contact us and specify your preference for more details.