Old Dhaka Day Tour
Old Dhaka of Bangladesh was established more than 500 years ago and our tour will take you to the inside of Dhaka history. We will visit Armeniun Church, Shakhari Bazar (or Hindu street), Dhakessari Temple, Hindu street,Sadarghat River Terminal, Buriganga River, Ship repairing yard, Ahsan Monjil (Pink Palace), Lalbag Fort, Star Mosque, or other destinations you are interested. The highlight of the trip is to stop by the ship yard where a lot of ships are being made and repaired manually and enjoy traditions Dhakai food at a local restaurant for lunch.
You will be picked up at your centrally located hotel or
other nominated place in Dhaka at 8:30am and then head to famous Armenian
Church. The Church bears the testimony of the existence of a significant
Armeniun community in the region in the 17th century. Then we will visit
Shakharia Bazar or Hindu street in Old Dhaka. This street has been inhabited by
Hindu Artisans for nearly 300 years. You can walk around in the narrow streets
and might see local people making sea shell bracelets or other artifacts.
Afterwards we will go to Sadarghat (means "main station") river port. From here thousands of people leave and enter Dhaka by ferries from Southern Part of Bangladesh. We will visit the port, enter into the ferries, and take a short boat ride to go to the other side. You will also have the opportunity to see the ship making yard.
At 1:30pm you will enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant with traditions Bangladesh food. After lunch we will visit Lalbag Fort, Star MoLalbag Fort, Star Mosque, Dhakessari Temple, Dhaka University, and many more depending on the schedule. Please discuss with your tour guide about your schedule and other optional destinations. When the trip is complete, we will take you back to your hotel.