Tea is the heart of life in the Sylhet division. It produces over 55 million kg of tea annually from more than 150 tea estates spread over 40,000 hectares. You can stroll in the tea estate and wander a short way into the bushes and talk to the tea-pluckers and learn something about the processes that culminate into our morning tea.
3 Days & 2 Nights
Leave Dhaka early in the morning by Parabat Express train for Srimangal – also known as the ‘land of two leaves and a bud’, a synonym for the tea gardens and the large quantities of tea produced here. This train leaves 6 days a week except Tuesday from Kamalapur Railway Station. It is more convenient to take this train from Airport Railway Station for those people living in Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara & DOHS area.
Upon arrival at Srimongal Railway Station at around mid day you will be received and transferred to the hotel/resort. In the afternoon drive to a nearby tea plantation and visit the Manipuri and Khashia communities. Stop at a local textile weaving workshop on the way.
Start early in the morning for a rewarding wildlife trek through the nearby Lawacharra National Park. This is the best time to observe the abundant and diverse wildlife. As one of the last remaining tropical rainforests of Bangladesh, the Lawacharra forest is home to a large variety of rare and endangered species, the most prominent of which are the Hollock Gibbons. The small tract of dense forests is heaven for birdwatchers, naturalists and adventure seekers alike. After breakfast drive for approximately two hours to the Madhobkunda waterfall. Surrounded by large tea estates, and decorated with water lilies, this spot is a favorite among locals as well as visitors from afar. The rubber, betel leaf and lemon plantations form a mosaic of greens, typical for this rolling landscape Return to the hotel/resort in the afternoon for an evening at leisure and overnight stay..
After breakfast transfer to Srimangal Railway Station for boarding the inter-city train Jayantika Express leaving Sylhet Railway Station at 7:15 am. This train normally arrives at Srimongal Railway Station around 9 am and runs 6 days a week except of Thursday. Under normal circumstance this train should arrive in Dhaka at 2:30 pm.
PRICE PER PERSON IN TAKA:
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29008 17808 11568 14448 13328 12768 12208
WHAT IS INCLUDED
All transfers in Srimongal as per itinerary by locally hired reserved ac vehicle.
Return train tickets (Dhaka-Srimongal-Dhaka).
Standard accommodation for 2 nights (On twin sharing basis).
Sightseeing as per itinerary with local English speaking guide.
All entrance fees as per itinerary.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
Meals, Personal expenses, gratuities, activities not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.