Golpata Eco-Tours

Metal & Pottery Villages Around Dhaka

   1 half or full day
  No minimum pax

A Legacy of Craftsmanship

The real Bangladesh is not defined by mass manufacturing. In fact, craftsmanships have been passed down in villages for generations. In a day trip near Dhamrai around Dhaka, learn about metal and pottery, and meet the men and women practicing ancestral craft in the villages of Bangladesh.

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Highlights of Dhamrai Craft Villages in Bangladesh

  • Metal crafts at Dhamrai village
  • Pottery handicraft village
  • (Optional) Savar for the National Martyrs' Memorial or a visit to our children's shelter
Day trip from Dhaka, 2-4 hours away
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Included:
  • Transport according to program
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing according to program
Excluded:
Tips, meals (optional), and personal purchases

We'll first stop at a village close to Dhamrai, a small town near Dhaka. Dhamrai is famous for metal craft, where we visit a workshop and atelier for metallurgy. Next, we'll head to the nearby pottery village to visit the clay shop and learn about the pottery-making process.

We recommended combining this trip with Savar. We can start our trip with a visit to the National Martyrs' Memorial at Savar, since it's on the way. We can also end the trip with a visit to our children's shelter in Savar.

The Dhamrai area is located 45 km to the northeast of Dhaka, past Savar, about 2-4 hours drive.

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