Barishal is situated in the south part of Bangladesh. The Most attractive place of Barishal is “Kuakata” which is called “The Virgin Sea beach”. This is the only place of our subcontinent where you will see the sunrise and sunset at the same point. You will also enjoy the southern rural life of Bangladesh.
Another specialty of Barisal is “The Floating Market”. It looks awesome during te rainy season. The market is situated at Swarupkathi.
Barisal belongs it own history. Lots of monuments are here to represents the heritage and history of Barishal.
Day 1: Dhaka to Barisal by Motor Lonch/Ferry
After arrival at Sadarghat accommodates The Motor Lonch (Ferry) and start cruise at 08:30 pm. After getting on Ferry you can take a sit in front your cabin to enjoy the view around you. Within an hour you will join the main stream and will be out of the city and when the actual trip starts, it’s a great feeling by the side of railing under the open sky, the Moon & the Stars passing by. Winds are blowing very strongly and the ship itself is dancing with the waves. You can take a cup of tea there. Also, there is a variety of foods for dinner; you can order food in your Cabin. Dinner and night pass in the 1st class AC cabin on the Motor Lonch (Ferry).
Day 02: Day Long Activities in Kuakata
You may rise early from bed to see how the riverine life started to awake, fishing activities. Arrive Barisal early in the morning like 06.00 am. Drive to Kuakata (The Only Natural Sea Beach in the Country) within 4 (Four) hours from Barisal by AC Car and Transfer to Hotel. After lunch cruising by Reserve Fiber Boat towards East Side of Sunderban like Fatra Mangrove Forest – Famous for Timber Wood – You will watch Monkey, Jackals and one type of small Tiger name “Bagdas” and Red Crab Island – Nest and Activities of Read Crabs, through the channel of Bay of Bengal. Back to beach and in the evening enjoy the most enchanting and colorful sunset. Dinner and night stay at State Owned Motel in Kuakata.
Day 03: Enjoy Beach and Islands Trip
Wake up early in the morning and go to beach to enjoy the gorgeous beauty of sun rise. The best sight is visible from Crow Land of Gangamoti Reserve Forest (Here you will watch different shorts of Birds). After an early breakfast visit beach side spots like Buddhist Temple (One of the Biggest in the Country), Fishermen and Rakhaine Tribal Village to see their life style (Cloth Weaving), Jhau Ban / Coconut Orchards etc. Take lunch and drive for Barisal at 03.30 pm by AC Car. Reach Barisal at 07.30 pm and check in Hotel. Dinner and over night at Hotel in Barisal City.
Day 04: Full Day Trip to Village and Folk Evening
You may rise early from bed to see how the riverine life started to awake, fishing activities. Arrive Barisal early in the morning. Transfer to “Senerhat” village by CNG and reroute visit BM Collage, Durga Sagar and Guthia Mosque. Introducing with host family and taking breakfast visit the village to watch the activities of villagers like Pottery Village, Plough Cultivation, Ponds with Hatchery, Village Market, Village School, Village Bakery, Basket – Mat – Rice Pot making functions etc. After then enjoy your lunch with your host family. Local Folk Song Program in the evening. Dinner and night stay with host family.
Day 05: River Cruise, Back Water and Visit Floating Markets
Wake up to the crowing of cockerels and proceed for breakfast. Then proceed to “Floating Markets” by a traditional engine boat where you will enjoy River Cruise and Back Water Trip both. Take lunch in a village hotel and start for the HUB for Sunderban Timber and Nipa Palm Leaves. Return back to host house at late afternoon. Dinner and over night at village with a rare calm – cool – quite environment.
Day 06: Barisal City Sightseeing and Day Time River Cruise to Bhola Island
At morning take your breakfast and then proceed to famous Hilsha Fish Market to watch the full operation to unload fishes from fishing boats up to loading goods truck. Then proceed to 150 years old Brojo Mohon Collage where you can watch one of the green campus belongs to 25 (Twenty Five) thousand student’s footprint and OLD MARKET and CHWAK BAZAAR where you can watch several hundred trade activities within few hundred yards. Then start day time river cruise for Bhola Island – 4 hours journey (Return) – take Lunch and at late afternoon visit Epipheny Church ( One of the largest church in Asian Continent). Take Dinner at 07.00 pm and check out from hotel for embark in the Motor Lonch (Ferry). Ferry will depart from Barisal river port at 08.30 pm, overnight at Ferry in AC 1st Class Cabin and reach Dhaka at next day morning.
Day 07: Dhaka Hotel Transfer from Ferry/Motor Lonch Station
After arrival in Dhaka River port at morning 06.00 am pick up from there and transfer to Hotel by reserve CNG.