Dhaka Popular Walking and Communal Tour

Dhaka Popular Walking and Communal Tour

Tour Duration: Full Day (4-5 Hours)

Location: New and Old Dhaka.

Tour Attractions: Street Photography, Meeting People, Traditional Rickshaw Ride, Horse cart ride, Traditional Rowboat Ride, Walking tour. Delicious traditional cuisine Lunch.   

Landmarks: The Parliament Building,  Dhaka University Area, Language Martyrs Monument from Mother Language Movement of 1952,  Lalbagh Fort from Mughal Dynasty (Outside), Dhakeshwari Temple (National Hindu Temple from 12th century during Sena Dynasty,  "Ahsan Manzil-The Pink Palace" from colonial era(The Palace of the local King) outside, Shakhari Bazar streets and it's community and the Buzzing Sadarghat central River port.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kawran Bazar, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh

Kawran Bazar is a business district and is one the biggest commodity marketplaces in Dhaka city with half a million merchants for buy and sell everyday. The main products of Kawran bazar are Vegetables, River and sea fish, meats and FMCG wholesale. It is also one of the largest wholesale marketplaces in South Asia.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shahbagh Flower Market.
The largest wholesale flower market in Dhaka. All kinds of occasion, including weeding ceremony people gathers here to collect flowers. It's so colorful this is really amazing to have a great taste of colors. There are many shops and hawkers are buying and selling different types of flowers. Life begins here very early in the morning.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Dhaka University Campus, Dhaka, Bangladesh

University of Dhaka The University of Dhaka is the oldest university in modern Bangladesh. Established during the British Raj in 1921, it gained a reputation as the “Oxford of the East” during its early years and has been a significant contributor to the modern history of Bangladesh. After the partition of India, it became the focal point of progressive and democratic movements in Pakistan. Its students and teachers played a central role in the rise of Bengali nationalism and the independence of Bangladesh.

Stop At: Shahid Minar, Dhaka university campus, Dhaka City 1000 Bangladesh

"Shahid Minar" the language martyrs monument; Symbol of Bengali nationalism. This monument was built to commemorate the martyrs of the historic Language movement of 1952(only and one languafe movement in the world's history). Hundreds and thousands of people with floral wreaths and bouquet gather on 21 February every year to pay respect in a solemn atmosphere. Celebrations begin at zero hour of midnight. As recognisation of the language movement UN declear 21 February as International mother language day in 1999, which ovsreve all over the world every year on 21 February.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nilkhet, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh

Nilkhet Book Market is one of the most interesting place to visit for travelers as we have received opinions from our travelers. There are over one thousand small book shops with millions of books waiting for you. students and people from across the country comes here to collect books. This is a different world you must visit.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Gausia Market, 3, 1 Mirpur Rd, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh

Gausia Saree Market known as one of the largest wholesale market for Saree for Bengali women. There are thousands of women come every to collect sarees, one of the most beautiful traditional clothing for women in the world. With adjacent Dhaka municipal community market over two thousand shops both side and hundreds of street shops for domestic consumer products. Around one million of people join here for buy and sale everyday

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dhakeshwari Temple, Dhakeshwari Road Bakshi Bazar, Dhaka City Bangladesh

Dhakeshwari Temple is the National Hindu Temple. It is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh’s ‘National Temple’. The name “Dhakeshwari” means “Goddess of Dhaka”. The Temple has assumed status as the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladesh. The Dhakeshwari temple was built in the Medieval era during Sena Dynasty, (12th century CE) by King Ballal Sen, and many say the city was named after this temple. The current architectural style of the temple cannot be dated to that period because of the numerous repairs have taken place over time. It is considered an essential part of Dhaka’s cultural heritage. Many researchers said that the temple is also one of the Shakti Peethas, where the jewel from the crown of the Goddess Satihad fallen. Since ages, the temple has been held in great importance. Pilgrims from across the country and also from Indian state of west Bengal visit here everyday.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Star Mosque (Tara Masjid), Abul Khairat Rd Armanitola, Old dhaka, Dhaka City Bangladesh

One of the most beautiful Mosque from Mughal dynasty. an exquisite white marble structure superbly decorated with engraved floral and star patterns will surely capture your attention. Even the local residents of the area often stop for a while to have a look and be amazed with its perpetual beauty. Unlike other Mughal architectures, there is no inscription found in the mosque mentioning its founding year. However, according to the trustees of the mosque, it was built in the year 1711. Tips for visiting Mosque: Do not go to visit Mosque during prayer times. For ladies, covering the head is necessary to enter the mosque. Also need to wear modest cloths. Entering the mosque wearing shorts will not be possible for both men and women.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection, Armanitola Rd, Dhaka City Bangladesh

Visit Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection; one of the most beautiful abandoned church in South Asia from 18th Century CE.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Shankhari Bazar Road, Shankhari Bazar Rd, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Walking tour inside Shakhari Bazaar is one of the interesting part of your Dhaka tour, the residential and commercial area of mostly Hindu and Artisan Community. The present area is over 400 year old center of Dhaka’s Hindu community, this colorful and vibrant area is a slice of the commercial life of Old Dhaka, and reveals the artisan traditions of the Hindu community in Bangladesh. The area is crisscrossed and narrow streets with alley ways packed with tiny workshops where artisans and craftsmen practice their age old traditional crafts; making everything from kites to jewelry. Many are descendants of the original Hindu residents of the area, and their handicraft traditions have been handed down from generation to generation. The area’s constant hum of business and craftsmanship is infectious, and visitors will not fail to be entranced by the ageless atmosphere of the bazaar.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Ahsan Manzil, Old City Old Dhaka, Dhaka City Bangladesh

Known as the Pink Palace, Ahsan Manzil is located within the midst of antique metropolis, simply beside the bank of the River Buriganga. The amazing structure was the primary factor that attracts traveler to the palace; its rich history is what kept travelers intrigued. It reflects the lavish way of life of the Nawab dynasty, and portrays the economical instances it experienced in its in advance lifestyles as a trading house for the French traders. later on, it became the house of Khwaja Abdullah after the English-French struggle in the 18th century. New additions to the antique constructing and renovations has made this stunning monument into ever popular pink palace it is today.

Stop At: Sadarghat, Buriganga Riverfront, Dhaka City Bangladesh

Sadarghat Central River Port, located in the southern part of Dhaka, on the river Buriganga, is one of the most dynamic places in Dhaka. Here, the Sadarghat Launch Terminal is one of the largest river ports in the world. About 200 large and small passenger launches depart and arrive at the terminal every day. According to the officials at the terminal, 30,000 people, in average, use the terminal for departure and arrival every day. Visiting this place is a pandemonium, you may see what you can never experience in this world. The River Buriganga, though smelly and muddy, is the lifeblood of Old Dhaka. It’s fascinating to watch the large river ferries, overladen with people and local produce, and the loading and unloading activities to ramshackle warehouses on the riverfront. Triple-decked ferries are docked along the side of the jetty while small wooden boats pile their trade in between. The shrill of sirens sound like an air raid as boats depart and arrive from the countryside.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Hora de Inicio: 11:00 AM
Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup our travelers from any centrally located Dhaka Hotels. Just let us know your Hotel address or pickup point.


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional Knowledgeable and fun friendly guide
  • Transport by Local communal vehicles and Horse cart rides
  • Traditional Pulling Rickshaw Ride
  • Traditional Wooden Rowboat Ride with Locals
  • Walking tour through small narrow streets around the old town
  • Entry/Admission - Sadarghat

No Incluye

  • Drinks both Soft and Hard
  • Guide Tips
  • Any personal Expenses which is not mentioned.

Instalaciones


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