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DUBLA ISLAND (RASH MELA) TRIP
Board the boat and cruise through the forest. Early in the morning, upon arrival at Khulna, we will take you to the boat at Jailkhana Ghat. Soon after your, boarding, we will start cruising south towards Sundarban. After completion of all formalities at the Forest Department Station near Mongla Port, real cruise into the forest will begin from the south-eastern part of the forest and will continue till reaching Dubla Chor (island) in the late afternoon. The guide shall take you to observe the unique celebration of the Rash Purnima fair which takes place in honor of the Hindu God Lord Krishna at Dubla Island. It is said this tradition of celebrating the “rash jatra” was started in Dubla by a wandering ascetic during the 1920s, who lived in the Sundarbans for over 20 years. Overnight on board.
Explore the Rashmela and amazing biodiversity of Sundarban During the sunrise you shall witness the ‘snaan’ (holy bathing) at the shores of Dubla island. Here you will find hundreds of devotees coming in from all over the country to celebrate this auspicious event, who sits at the edge of the tide with an offering for the gods. This event is over Soon after the sunrise, and you will have some free time to look around the island and its fishing community. By late morning, the boat shall cruise to Hironpoint. The guide shall provide activities at Hironpoint in the afternoon, including an easy trek and a boat trip. Overnight on board
Return Journey Depending on the tide schedule, the boat will begin the return journey with the high tide and cruising the whole day arrive Khulna in the afternoon. O,n the way you will enjoy the peaceful cruise through the creeks of the mangrove forest. After having dinner on board you will disembark the boat and avail your opted mode of return back to your place of living.
Price per person (in Taka): 10000 for a group of a minimum of 30 people
Boat Information: M.V. Aboshar
Price per person (in Taka): 11000 for a group of a minimum of 18 people
Boat Information: M.V. Chhuti
* SINGLE SUPPLEMENT WILL BE TAKA 4000
* Forest permission will be BDT 5100/ foreign nationals
PRICE SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:
- The trip as per itinerary with onboard accommodation on sharing basis and meals starting from breakfast on day-01 to dinner on day-03
- English speaking guide
Kindly note that alcoholic drinks are not be served on board. But one is free to bring them along. Soft drinks shall be available on payment.
For your own comfort, we request you to carry minimum luggage. However, we suggest you to carry the following items: Torch / Towel / Umbrella or Raincoat / Binoculars / Suitable Clothes / Camera & Film / Mosquito repellent / Suntan lotion / Walking shoes & Sandals / Swimming gear / Reading material / Board Games.