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Sonargoan Day Trip from Dhaka

   1 full day
  No minimum pax

From Ancient Kingdoms to Chars

A visit to Dhaka doesn't have to be only city life. Explore Sonargoan, an ancient kingdom that was the oldest capital of East Bengal. Then, in the afternoon, take a boat trip along Meghna River to visit one of the chars (villages around river islands), where you can experience life at its fullest.

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#history #museums #rivers #boat rides #villages

You'll visit...

Highlights of Sonargoan in Bangladesh

  • Panam Nagar, historic town
  • Jaynul Abedin Museum, folklore museum
  • Chars along Meghna river
Day trip from Dhaka, 2-3 hours away
Find Sonargoan on Google Maps
  • Transport according to program
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing according to program
Tips, meals, and personal purchases

Sonargaon is the ancient kingdom, ruled by Isa khan of Bengal. One of the first and oldest capital of Eastern Bengal. Here you will find a 13th century town called Panam Nagar.

Another attraction, Jaynul Abedin Museum, is the "folklore museum" and shows a variety of art crafts from all over Bangladesh representing many cultural groups of the country. It is a combination of folklore and present nature with a beautiful lake, birds, trees and plants.

In the afternoon, we will take a boat trip on the Meghna river, crossing the river to visit one of the chars, village communities on islands formed in the river.

Sonargoan is located 40 km south of Dhaka, about 2-3 hours drive.

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