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!
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|Arrival at Dhaka International Airport—Dhaka. Transfer to hotel and rest. Evening, introductory meeting with guide and discussion of program followed by complementary dinner. Overnight Dhaka.|
|AM: Dhaka City sightseeing tour covering major attractions of the capital city. Lunch and rest. PM: Transfer to River Terminal and boarding of historic paddle steamer for 300 kilometer cruise down the Ganges. Dinner and overnight on board, enjoying night scenery of the Ganges.|
|Day-long cruise in front of picturesque countryside and life of riverside people. 5 pm: Arrival at Mongla port at Ganges mouth. Board on waiting Houseboat and departure for Sundarbans. Arrival at Dhangmari forest station for entry formalities. Overnight on board at Dhangmari.|
|Early rise and beginning of the cruise. Journey through the creeks of the world’s largest mangrove forest observing eye-catching beauty and tranquility of nature. PM: arrival at Hiron Point forest station. Short visit of the jungle to observe gathering of spotted deer and other animals in the grazing field. Chance of seeing the Royal Bengal Tiger out to prey deer. Departure from jungle before sunset. Overnight on board at Hiron Point.|
|Early rise and boating through the long solitary forest creek observing the morning scenario of the forest (could see most species of animals and birds came out to the shore). Guided trek with armed guard through the trails of the Royal Bengal Tiger. Leave jungle and departure Hiron Point for an eight-hour cruise to the next attraction, Katka. All meal on board. Overnight on board at Katka.|
|Early rise and warm-up tea. Guided thrilling armed trek into the deep jungle (the most adventurous part of the trip). No guarantee but possibility of glimpsing a tiger in addition of seeing other animals. Return to houseboat for fresh-up and breakfast. Departure for an ever remembering boat trip through narrow solitary creek deep into virgin forest. Return to houseboat. Lunch and short rest. Pm:rush to Jamtoli field to observe gathering of spotted deer and other wild animals in the grazing field surrounded by deep jungle. Crossing passed the grazing field and through jungle to Tiger-Point, an unspoiled beach of stunning natural beauty. Departure from jungle before sunset and cruise to sea mouth to watch sunset over the Indian Ocean. Romantic moonlit cruise with dinner. Return to Katka and trek to Jamtoli field with backpack for a nocturnal adventure, climbing up to watch tower and spending night on top of the tower to observe nocturnal scenario of the jungle. If luck favors, sighting Royal Bengal Tiger out for prey. Thrilling overnight stay on watch tower.|
|Return to houseboat after observing morning scenario of the jungle and departure for return cruise. Possible sighting of lazy crocodile basking on the shore of creeks. Possible sighting also otter-fishermen catching fishes with the help of otter. Visit of typical fish market and water gipsy village before off-board. Arrival at Mongla port. Charming two hours countryside drive to domestic Airport, Jessore and return to Dhaka by domestic flight. Overnight Dhaka.|
|Whole day free for shopping and own activities. Transfer to airport as per schedule time and departure for return to home destination or onward journey.|