Back Water and Bagerhat Tour
Very early morning (around 0500 hrs) drive to Banaripara (50 km/ approx 1.5 hrs). Take a motor boat and start the Back Water Trip. Enjoy the country’s largest floating markets by local mechanized boat. You will find 2-3 hundred wooden canoes floating with full of fruits & vegetables involve in trading activities and floating gardens of sugarcane and hog palm beside the canal. Miles after miles you can enjoy this cruise. The natural beauty may amaze you for a long. The rural life on the bank of the canals and rivers makes you understand the lifestyle of the people of the area. Visit a school on the bank and experience the rural education system.
Around 1200 hrs, disembark from the boat and drive to Bagerhat (80 km/ approx 3 hrs drive including ferry transfer). Bagerhat is a city lost in the mangrove jungle at the confluence of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers, was founded by the Turkic commander Ulug Khan Jahan in the 15th century. You can see many mosques and ancient Islamic monuments, many of which are built of bricks. 60 Domed Mosque is the oldest mosque in Bangladesh, built in the 15th century by Khan Jahan Ali, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The interior of the mosque is very interesting. The mosque is mostly decorated with terracotta ornaments and domes. You can visit some other small mosques –Singair, Bibi Begni, one dome mosque around the area and the Tomb of the Khan Jahan Ali (if time permits).
After visiting the mosque city, transfer to Khulna (40 km/ approx 1.5 hrs) and stay overnight at a hotel.