Old Dhaka Discovery Day Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Between 8:00am and 9:00am is recommended, Please advise a preferable time at time of booking
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Dhaka
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Dhaka
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Get a comprehensive look at the food, culture and history of Dhaka during this 10-hour city sightseeing excursion. Explore historic sights like Parliament House and Lalbag Fort, and get a glimpse of Dhaka religious landmarks like the Hindu Dhakeswari Temple and Star Mosque. Youll also get to sample local cuisine during an included lunch and make an afternoon stop at a Dhaka street food market (seasonal).

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Know More about this tour

Receive a morning pickup from your Dhaka hotel between 9:00 am to 9:30 am. You will then make the days first stop at the Dhaka Parliament House, a massive structure designed by American architect Louis Kahn. Later in the morning between 9:30 am to 11:30 am youll move towards Dhaka University to see Dhakeswari Temple. This state-owned Hindu religious site is considered the spiritual heart of the Hindu community in Bangladeshi capital. Youll also get a quick look at the National Museum. Continue from there to Star Mosque, a beautiful Islamic site adorned with stars, and admire an Armenian Orthodox Church.
Youll then take a break for a lunch of authentic local Dhaka cuisine before proceeding to visit Lalbag Fort and to see the intricate architecture of Ahsan Manzil. Head next to Sadarghat, Dhakas busy port area. If time permits, youll take a boat ride from here to explore daily life for Dhaka residents along the river banks.
During Dhakas annual Ramadan observance, the tour continues to the jam-packed street food market that sets up shop just before the sunset and quickly vanishes after sundown. If it is not the month of Ramadan, you may instead visit Banga Bazaar, known to locals as the cheapest market in the world. At the bazaar you can also check out Nilkhet book market or enjoy a horse cart ride. At the end of the day, youll receive a drop-off back at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Dhaka
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation cost of rickshaw and boat as per itinerary
  • Lunch in local restaurant with traditional food.
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Exclusions

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not wheelchair accessible