The western and northern districts are steeped in history and so much of it is preserved. The Tiger Trail can help you catch a glimpse of Bengals majestic past.
Ancient Paharpur Monastery, Temples & the ganges Duration 2 days from US$ 105 or Tk.7,350
Day 01: Take the midday flight to Rajshahi. Upon arrival, your the guide will greet you, provide you with a packed lunch and drive you to the 8th century Paharpur, the largest single Vihara (Sanskrit for Buddhist Monastery) south of the Himalayas. This interesting complex covers a large area and the museum contains many of the excavated artifacts. Later we drive to the Parjatan Motel# to check-in for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Early morning, watch the sunrise from the banks of the Ganges (Padma). After breakfast, drive to Putia to visit the royal Hindu Temples of Govinda and Lord Shiva. We return to Rajshahi to visit the renowned 19th century Varendra Museam *1 where you can learn about the history of the region and admire the workmanship of the ancients on many of the displayed statues and artifacts. We drive back to the motel for lunch and then take you to the airport and upon arrival at Dhaka in the afternoon.
Terracotta Kantajee & Ancient Paharpur Monastery, Temples & the Ganges - Duration 3 days/2 nights from US$ 220 or Tk.15,400
Varendra Museum, mango gardens, temples & the ganges - Duration 2days/1night
|Day 01: Take the midday flight to Rajshahi. Upon arrival, the guide will greet you, and drive you Parjatan Motel# for checking in and lunch. We then drive to the Naawabganj Mango Garden where you can relax during the afternoon in the Mango plantations, and subject to season, you can pluck the mangoes from trees and eat them fresh to your hearts content! In the evening, we drive back to the Parjatan Motel for dinner and overnight stay. |
Day 02: Early morning, enjoy the sunrise from the bank of the river Ganga (Padma). After breakfast, drive to Putia to visit the royal Hindu Temples of Govinda and Lord Shiva before driving back to the motel for lunch. We drive to the airport to fly back to Dhaka by an afternoon flight.
We have listed three North Bengal packages. However if you are after a more leisurely tour or want to customize your visit, we would be delighted to personalize your trip. Please look at "Tailor Made" for ideas or contact us and we shall take care of the rest.
Let us show you around the region of Rajshahi, with its ornate temples, old mosques, great drives, silk factories and mango plantations.
* subject to opening hours
# subject to availability