North Bengal (by car)
2 night 3 Day Trip to
Leave Dhaka very early in the morning around 7 am for a scenic drive through picturesque rural landscape to Dinajpur. This will be minimum 7 hours drive. Lunch at a highway restaurant. Upon arrival at Dinajpur check-in to hotel and freshen up. Visit the King’s palace (Rajbari-18th century), one of the most striking historic buildings in North Bengal, and Ramsagar, the largest man-made pond of the country. If the time & situation permits have a short visit of Dinajpur city. Overnight at Dinajpur.
You will start this day by visiting Kantajees Temple (also known as Kantanagar Temple), the most spectacular Hindu temple and one of the most beautiful monuments in Bangladesh, is only a 25 km drive from Dinajpur. After visiting this temple with infinite panels of intricately sculptured terra cotta plaques, drive to Paharpur. Dating from the 8th century AD, the Somapui Vihara in Paharpur is considered the most impressive and important archaeological site in Bangladesh and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was once the largest Buddhist monastery south of the Himalayas. Lunch at a local restaurant in Joypurhat.
After lunch continue drive towards Bogra to visit the oldest known city in Bangladesh. Mahasthangarh, dating back to at least the 3rd century BC, is located only 14 km from Bogra town. Today the archaeological site consists mainly of foundations and hillocks hinting at the past glory. In the Mahasthangarh Site Museum an interesting collection of recovered pieces is on display. Continue drive to Bogra, check-in to hotel. If time permits, a visit to Bogra town and the Nawab Syed Abdus Sobhan Chowdhury Palace Museum, one of the only furnished Rajbaris in Bangladesh, is suggested. And before leaving Bogra, you must taste the famous Bogura-r-Mistee Dhoi (sweet curd)! Overnight in Bogra.
After breakfast leave Bogra for Natore, has two of the most outstanding Rajbaris in the country: Natore Rajbari, one of the oldest Rajbaris in Bangladesh and Uttara Gano Bhavan, a well maintained complex surrounded by a moat and high boundary walls. After visiting Natore continue drive to Puthia.
The charming town of Puthia, renowned for the largest number of historically important Hindu structures in Bangladesh, is the first stop on today’s journey from Bogra to Rajshahi. The Shiva Temple in Puthia is the largest Hindu temple in Bangladesh. The Govinda Temple, decorated with intricate terracotta designs, is in one of the country’s finest old Rajbaris’ courtyard. Lunch will be offered at a local restaurant. Drive to Dhaka, Arrive Dhaka late in the evening.
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All transfer and excursions by reserved a/c vehicle.
Sightseeing as per itinerary with local English speaking guide.
Accommodation 01 night at Dinajpur & 1 night at Bogra on twin sharing basis as per itinerary.
All entrance fees as per itinerary.
Meals, Personal expenses, gratuities any activity not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
Paharpur & Mohasthangarh Museums are closed on Sunday & Monday.
Dhaka-Dinajpur. 380 Km. 9hrs. Lunch @ Bogra.
Dinajpur-Kantojee. 25 Km. 30min.
Kantojee-Paharpur. 180Km. 4hrs. Lunch @ Joypurhat.
Paharpur-Mahasthan. 120Km. 2hrs.
Mohasthan-Bogra. 20Km. 30Mins.
Bogra-Notore. 80 Km. 2:15 Hrs.
Natore-Puthia. 30 Km. 40 Mins.
Puthia-Aristocrat. 120Km. 2Hrs.
Aristocrat-Dhaka. 140Km. 4Hrs.
Note: Foreign Nationals are not allowed to Natore Gano Bhavan