Golpata Eco-Tours

From Tea Gardens, Hill Tracts to Sea

   9 days / 8 nights
  No minimum pax

Nature & Tribal Culture

Explore the green side of Bangladesh, visiting lush tea gardens and hills. En route, stop by parks, lakes, and waterfalls. Meanwhile, this is the best route to get to know the different tribes of Bangladesh, as you'll pass through tribal villages both around Srimongol and around Bandarban. At the end, relax at Inani Beach at Cox's Bazar.

Special permits needed, please book at least 2 weeks in advance.

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#tea gardens #nature walks #village #handicrafts #beach

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Up & Down East Bangladesh

Day 1: Dhaka - Srimongol – foot trail at Lowacherra National Park
Day 2: Roaming around teagardens of Srimongol by CNG or jeep, visit tribal villages & tea factory
Day 3: Srimongol – Chittagong by train
Day 4: Sightseeing Chittagong and journey to Rangamati
Day 5: Boat trip at Kaptai Lake and sightseeing Rangamati
Day 6: Rangamati – Bandarban
Day 7: Sightseeing & hiking Bandarban
Day 8: To Inani Beach near Cox's Bazar
Day 9: Cox's Bazar - Dhaka

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Included:
  • Transport according to program
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing according to program
  • Accommodation at a hotel/guesthouse with breakfast
  • Accommodation with a local family inclusive of all meals
Excluded:
Tips, some meals, and personal purchases

Day 1: Take a short 3-4 hours ride from Dhaka to Srimongol in the morning by early morning train or bus. In the afternoon, we'll go for a wonderful hiking tour at Lowacherra National Park. On the way, we'll visit one or two tribal villages and of take a break to enjoy the famous seven-layer tea.

Day 2: We remain in the beautiful area of Srimongol to visit Madapur lake, tea estates, a tea factory, and local villages of the tea workers. In the evening, we enjoy the hospitality and tasty food of a local family.

Day 3: Take off for Chittagong by train, where we will arrive in the evening, right on time to enjoy a colorful sunset at Patenga Beach.

Day 4: Tour Chittagong, the second largest city in Bangladesh, with the Ethnological Museum, Chatteshwari Kali Temple, and the largest seaport in the country. Later, we drive to Rangamati. In the evening, we will visit a busy local market to shop for tribal handicrafts.

Day 5: Today, we cruise around the beautiful Kaptai Lake, enjoy the Shuvalong falls, visit the tribal museum, and brave the famous Hanging Bridge, a sight that cannot be missed. Along the way to Rangamati, we will also visit Rajbari (Chakma King's Palace) and Rajbana Vihara (Buddhist Monastery).

Day 6: In the morning, we depart for Bandarban. In the afternoon, we will explore the town and visit the iconic Golden Temple.

Day 7: We will have the whole day to soak in the beauty of the surrounding area. We will learn about the cultural diversity of the Hill Tracts by visiting tribal villages while hiking through lush green hills with amazing views.

Day 8: We head to Inani Beach by private truck along a gorgeous hillroad for leisure time along the world's longest sea beach.

Day 9: After a full day relaxing at the beach, we head back to Dhaka by plane or night bus. Arrive back to Dhaka where we will say goodbye and wish you a happy journey to your next destination. As we say in Bangla, Abar Ashben!

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