Explore Bangladesh as we travel through the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger which includes a cruise down the River Ganges to the Sundarbans, a natural wonder and the world’s largest mangrove forest and home of the Royal Bengal Tiger!
Come and discover one of the Indian continent's most interesting but least known countries - Bangladesh. This is a land of ancient culture, friendly people, great scenery, unique wildlife and of course its huge rivers.
Explore the country of Bangladesh on this guided tour as we explore the amazing scenery, great food, friendly people, awesome rivers, great wildlife and an ancient culture. Come see it for yourself!
Pure Travel Says
“Bangladesh is one of the small countries in South Asia sharing its borders with India, Burma, and Bay of Bengal bordering the south. This country is situated within the deltaic landmass of three major rivers namely Ganges, Brahmputra and Meghna. Topography of the country is almost flat with huge network of rivers and canals spanning across the country. Bangladesh’s vast green fields and low hills offer amazing scenic sights for visitors.”
Walking & Trekking – The beauty of natural landscapes in Bangladesh is offered to visitors through trekking along the Chittagong hills Trekking and hiking in Bangladesh are offered through the landscapes of small hills and the enjoyment of rivers and rivulets crossing throughout rich mangrove forests.
Culture & History – Bangladesh’s thousands of years of culture is reflected in the day to day activities of its people. Their festivals and traditions bear the trademarks of their rich cultural heritage. The culture of Bangladesh has been influenced by the three major religions of the world namely Hindu, Buddhism and Islam. Presently, the culture of Bangladesh represents a harmonious blend impacting these three religions. This country’s rich traditions of architecture, dance, drama and music are quite entertaining and offer visual and musical delights to visitors.
Water Sports – Kapati Lake, located in the hill districts of Rangamati, offers excellent opportunities for water sports. The lake is good for sailing and swimming and anglers can enjoy fishing in the placid waters of the lake. The long coast of Bangladesh offers numerous opportunities for water sports. Cox's Bazaar is one of the most popular locations for these and other water sports while Sunderbands National Park is ideal for boating and sailing. In fact, large stretches of the park can be visited only by boating or sailing.
Wildlife - Bangladesh has 8 national parks that are home to rich and copious wildlife. Wildlife includes Royal Bengal tiger as one of the inhabitants of these national parks. Many species of birds including many exotic birds unique to the place offer visual delight to the tourists. One of the best ways to enjoy these parks is to join the tours conducted by the Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation.
Adventure Tours – Adventure tours in Bangladesh are very popular. Expansive landscape and amazing wildlife, along with rich cultural heritage, offers many avenues of adventures to enjoy this beautiful country. Some of the most popular travel adventures in the Bangladesh are offered through Hiking the hills of Chittagong Hill, sailing across the river waters it and spending time with a tribe.
A river cruise through the Chittagong Hills along with a trek to the naturally formed lotus shaped Boga Lake is quite popular among visitors, who also enjoy staying at "Bawm" village. During the stay they get the opportunity to learn first-hand about the people of the tribe. Usually, the headman and his family play host to the visitors. There is also an option to trek to Keokeradong, the highest peak in Bangladesh.
A visit to the famous Chakma village and historical Buddhist "Kyangs" is another popular adventure tours among visitors. The tour takes you back to the golden and pristine days of old cultural heritage. The scenic drive up into the Burmese foothills is also another popular destination. Bandarban town situated at the foothills is a colorful native market town with many scenic surroundings such as a visit to local Buddhist shrines and Marma village. Sangu River nearby offers option for cruise by country boat; do not miss this unique opportunity.
The cold season is a good time to visit Bangladesh. Cold season in Bangladesh spans from October to February. Weather during the cold season is dry and cool. April is very hot and humid.
Bangladesh has subtropical and tropical climates. Average temperature of the day is 25°C in the month of January and 35°C in the month of April. For the rest of the year, average temperature hovers around 30°C. Bangladesh has three distinct seasons namely monsoon, cold and hot. Torrential rains and cyclones are quite common during May and June as well as during October and November.
A trek to Keokradong is one of the most popular treks in the country. Besides the natural scenery of the area, this trek offers an encounter with the tribal people. The area of the Chittagong Hills offers numerous trekking routes to the visitors in Bangladesh.
It is always the better option to trek with experienced guides. Guides are storehouses of information on cultural and natural surroundings. Trekking among the hilly track along with the opportunity to spend time among the tribes of the mountains is a unique and unforgettable travel experience that is special to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is a storehouse of rich cultural heritage. Evidences of highly developed art form are apparent from the ancient terra cotta and pottery located at the archaeological sites. Modern painting along with sculpture, tapestry and engraving are quite popular in the modern times while impact of long religious traditions is reflected in the design of such art forms.
The Bangladesh contains some of the finest relics from Buddhist monastic architecture. The Buddhist vihara at Paharpur is one of the typical examples. The base of the monument is a quadrangle with external measurements of 900 feet. Surprisingly, another vihara of Deva dynasty has been recovered from Mainamati. The relics of Mahasthangarh at the site of the ancient city of Pundravardhana suggest the structure of a large monastery there.
There are many significant ancient sculptures that offer visual delights to visitors including:
During the Middle Ages large numbers of Islamic monuments were built by the emperors of the time. These monuments are famous for their massive arches. Some of the famous monuments are the Satgambuz mosque, the mausoleum of Shah Ali
Bagdadi at Mirpur as well as the mosque of Rasti Khan at Hathazari.
Dance is another cultural heritage that Bangladesh shares with India. Katthak and Bharatanatyam are the popular classical dance forms whereas popular folk and tribal dances are Monipuri and Santal. Like dance, drama and music share cultural heritage from India.
Professional companies offer adventure tours for a day or longer durations. Bhawal National Park – Gazipur, Kaptai National Park – Chittagong Hill Tracts, Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary – Chittagaon are some of the popular adventure travel destinations in Bangladesh that can be enjoyed by tourists irrespective of their age. Some of the popular activities are horseback riding and swimming. People can also opt for boating or trekking as well as cultural experiences that are unique to the adventure tours in the country.
A trek to tribal villages of the Chittagong area hills is very popular. Visitors are allowed to stay a day or more among the villagers in opportunity to make themselves familiar with the tribal ways. One also gets the opportunity to participate in the activities of the tribal life.
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Explore the country of Bangladesh on this guided tour as we explore the amazing scenery, great food, friendly people, awesome rivers, great wildlife and an ancient culture. Come see it for yourself! More
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