4-Day Srimangal Adventure Tour with Cycling Excursion
Sreemangal is the undoubted star of this region and a few days spent cycling around its tea estates, Bangladesh Tea Research Institute and exploring nearby villages and forests will almost certainly rank among your most treasured experiences in Bangladesh. The town is small and friendly, yet the surrounding countryside is the real highlights for cycling, hiking, wildlife-watching and, of course, tea-drinking.
Day 1: Whether you’re already in Dhaka or arriving at the airport, you’ll be picked up and transferred to Sreemangal to check in to your Hotel in Dhaka. If arriving at Shahjalal International Airport, a tour representative will greet you as you exit the arrivals terminal.
Day 2: Early in the morning transfer to Sreemangal by the AC/Non AC bus or the train and reach your hotel in Sreemangal in the afternoon. After taking lunch at your own cost, move to Baikka Beel. It is a famous bird sanctuary of this region located on the eastern part of the Hail Haor. Hail Haor is a large wetland encompassing about 100 hectares. Baikka beel was declared to be a sanctuary for fishes in 2003.It is located in an area of great natural beauty. The widespread empty wetland near it is simply amazing. The beautiful scenery stretching over miles creates an unbelievable feeling. You can see the blue horizon meeting the blue haor water here. This beel is the living place of numerous birds and fishes. From the time you enter the haor area you will be engrossed by the sweet chirping of various birds. Before evening back to hotel.
Day 3: Today is a day for cycling. In the morning, take a big breakfast as there is no restaurant for taking lunch. Start your day with riding your bicycle to Lowacherra National Park for a wildlife tour and to Adivasi Villages (Khashia village) for a tribal life tour. We will also visit Madhabpur Lake and Madhabpur tea estate in Kamalganj. The estate offers great natural scenery with all the tea plants lining up on the hillocks. The presence of a lake in this tea estate makes the surrounding gorgeous. The lake is huge surrounded by small hills and the water here is awesomely cool and refreshing. It will be hard to stop yourself from not jumping in. Rare blue lotus and mostly pink water lily decorate the banks of the lake depending on the season and they definitely add the final touch of elegance to this lake's charm. After night falls, return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: After breakfast you will visit Monipuri villages that is famous for their traditional weaving. You can purchase their handicrafts including exquisitely woven woolen shawls, saree, blanket, bed-cover and variety types of bags. Then proceed to the famous Seven Layer tea cabin, enjoy their with various flavors at Nilkantha Tea Cabin and visit Bangladesh Tea Research Institute. After lunch at your own cost start heading back to Dhaka by train or bus. Arrive Dhaka around 9 pm to 10 pm and drop-off at Shahjalal International Airport or your hotel in Dhaka.