Bagerhat –The Ancient Mosque City
After breakfast drive to Bagerhat (40 km/ approx 1.5 hrs). 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 Barisal (85 km/ approx 3 hrs including ferry transfer). Check-in hotel and stay overnight.