Rocket Cruises and Sundarbans Tour, Bangladesh
Enjoy famous Rocket Paddle Wheel Steamer Ride and explore Sundarbans, the largest mangroves forest in the world. Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days | Locations: Sundarbans, Bagerhat & Mongla | Attractions: Rocket Paddle Steamer Cruise, Sixty Dome Mosque, Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali, Harbaria Eco-Tourism Center, Kotka Wildlife Sanctuary, Kochikhali Wildlife Sanctuary, Jamtola Sea Beach, Fishing Village, Karamjal Crocodile Breeding Centre |Tour Available :Round the year | Best time to go:October to March. Price for the Tour: $550 (per person) Tour Highlights: ♦ Enjoy famous 150 years old Rocket Paddle Steamer ride. ♦ Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites are Sixty Dome Mosque & Sundarbans. ♦ Explore the deep mangrove forest by exclusive, reserved boat anchoring many places. ♦ Visit wildlife sanctuaries and all famous spot of Forest. ♦ Enjoy the small boat ride through the creeks and canals to spot the wildlife. ♦ Walk into the forest with the armed guard and feel the variety of forest. ♦ Spot wildlife from the pointed watchtower overlooking the fields. ♦ Enjoy the view of the Bay of Bengal at Jamtola sea beach and Kotka. Tour Itinerary: Day 1: Rocket Peddle Steamer Journey from Dhaka In the afternoon (15:00 hrs), we start our journey to Sadarghat steamer port from your hotel or airport (if you include Dhaka City Tour, we'll be there after visiting all the places of Dhaka). After arrival at Sadarghat accommodate the Rocket Steamer start cruise at 18:30 hrs. The famous paddle wheel steamer (now converted from steam to marine diesel engine) onward to Morolganj under Bagerhat.Dinner & Night stay at Rocket Steamer with A/C 1st class sharing cabin accommodation. Day 2: Bagerhat & Mongla After a full night of cruising, Rocket will arrive Hularhat at 21:00-22:00 hrs. Enjoy breakfast at Rocket Steamer. Upon arrival at Hularhat, drive to Bagerhat by AC car to visit the historical Sixty Dome Mosque which is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Bangladesh.Visit Shrine of Khan Jahan Ali, who built more than a dozen mosques in Bagerhat including Sixty Dome Mosque. Visit Nine dome Mosque & Kodla Math and transfer to hotel Pashur in Mongla. Have lunch and rest for a while or visit nearby river ghat and the bazaars. Dinner and the overnight stay at Mongla. Day 3: Sundarbans: Harberia Eco-Tourism Center & Kochikhali wildlife sanctuary Early in the morning, boarding to our awaiting boat at Mongla. Our guide and responsible hands will pick you up from your hotel, and immediately our boat will start cruising toward Sundarbans. Have welcome drinks and your breakfast on the boat. After the journey of two hours, the boat will stop at Chadpai forest office to complete the formalities and pick up an armed forest guard for the security of our entire Sundarbans trip. After a journey of hours, we’ll stop at Harbaria eco-center, a popular spot of Sundarbans where it takes 30 minutes of walking. Completing the point, we’ll start our journey again toward Kochikhali. Have lunch on the boat. In the evening, we’ll anchor our boat near Kochikhali Forest office. Upon arrival, make a small boat trip to a creek and canal to spot the wildlife. (If we get time before sunset)Back to the boat and stop for the day with the dinner and night staying at the boat in Kochikhali. Day 4: Kochikhali & Kotka Wildlife Sanctuary Early in the morning having a pre-breakfast with biscuit and coffee/tea, we’ll go for a boat trip through the small canal. The best time for making a boat trip is very early morning. At a point, we’ll get off from the small boat for a long walk into the deep forest. Coming back to the boat, have breakfast and start cruising for Kotka. It takes 2 hours to reach Kotka station. In the journey, you’ll see wildlife including deers, crocodiles, birds, otter and Bengal monitor. Upon arrival, we’ll go for the Jamtola Sea beach by walking one and half an hour. Enjoy the view of the Bay of Bengal and see the ruins of major Cyclone attack in Bangladesh in 2007. Coming back to the boat, enjoy lunch and rest for a while. Visit Kotka wildlife sanctuary, where is the major point to see the group of deers. Walking into the forest for 30 minutes. Enjoy the sunset at the Bay of Bengal or go for the watchtower to see the wildlife. Watching the sunset down, we’ll start the journey back toward Mongla. We will anchor the boat at the middle point of Sundarban in Chadpai/Jaimoni. On this day, enjoy B-B-Q Dinner on the boat and make an enjoyable night. Day 5: Fishing Village & Karamjal Crocodile Breeding Center Early in the morning having a pre-breakfast with biscuit and coffee/tea, we’ll go for a small boat trip through the small canal. After having breakfast, visit a fishing village by walking and know the fishermen’s lifestyle and their family. Having lunch, make yourself ready to depart from the boat. The boat will stop at Mongla and transfer to the Jessore Airport by A/C car. Fly Jessore to Dhaka by Air and go to your place or hotel by A/C car. (If you want to fly directly to your place, go to international departure and end your tour with wonderful and a lifetime experience of Sundarbans)End of the tour with a refreshment of the deep forest, the experience of wildlife and the memory of an enjoyable tour. Price Per Person: $550 USD Price Includes: - Airport/Hotel pickup & drops. - All accommodations, all transportation, all meals & mineral water for drinking during the trip. - Cruise inside the forest with an exclusive tourist boat. - Accommodation on twin sharing basis on Sundarbans boat. - 1st Class Cabin on Rocket Steamer on a twin sharing basis. - Jessore to Dhaka air ticket - A / C car transfer per itinerary. - All entry fees during the trip - All activities inside the forest as per itinerary. - Small country boat to make trips inside small canals/creeks. - Forest fees (BDT. 5200), Permissions & armed forest guard from the forest department - Mineral water for drinking, Snacks for two times a day and 24X7 Coffee/tea on Sundarbans Boat. - An accompanying guide during the trip. Excludes: - Drinks both hard and soft. - Personal expenses & tips. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. 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- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 10 guests
- Luxury, Events & Large groups
- Passenger Boat
Pathfriend Tour Operator is a local tour operator your travel solution in Bangladesh determined to provide a unique and satisfying travel experience. Our high qualified services, comfortable tour planning, guides with spacious knowledge of local information and the affordable price will make your trip enjoyable and special. If you want to explore Bangladesh completely rich way, we are here with experiences to make it memorable.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Single Engine
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
50% refund up to 1 day prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Additional Fees: - Drinks both hard and soft. - Items of personal nature and items not mentioned above. - Fees for the video & still cameras of the guests. - Food during Rocket cruise and hotel Pashur.