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DHAKA CITY SIGHTSEEING

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Full Day Dhaka City Sightseeing

Open Date: Each Friday, Saturday and Other Holidays

07HOURS
SIGHTSEEING

Prices per Person:

Group Size

1-1 Pax.

2-2 Pax.

3-4 Pax.

5-6 Pax.

Prices Per Person

USD 90

USD 75

USD 50

USD 35

Price includes:

A/C VEHICLE

MEALS

GUIDE

Tourist Van      Meals Guide
  • An A/C car (car size will vary as per group size) for pick up, drop and sightseeing
  • One 1.5 liter bottle water
  • Once light snacks
  • All entry fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • An English speaking guide and driver will being with you as long sightseeing is on

Price Excludes:

  • Everything except above inclusions

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Secure Your Booking

To secure booking, an advance payment of 50% of the total tour prices have to be made on 48 hours earlier of the tour commencement and further payment instructions are in the Booking Policy Section

OVERVIEW

Featuring

Over 4 Hundred Years Old Capital

1. An over hundreds year old buildings of Dhaka University ‘Curzon Hall’. 2. A memorial has been erected to commemorate the language movement martyrs, ‘Shahid Meenar’. 3. About 350 years old Moghul fort ‘Lalbag Kellah,. 4. A Museum dedicated to liberation movement and war, Liberation War Museum’. 5. A Hindues’ temple of 11th centuries AD,‘Dhakeshawry temple’. 6. A monument of architecture, ‘Bangladesh National Assembly House’. 7. An exquisite star motive mosque of early 19th centuries, Sitara Masjid’. 8. An orthodox church of 1781 AD. ‘Armenian Church’. 9. The palace of Dhaka’s Nawab, ‘Ahsanmanjil’.

Style

SMALL GROUP

Minimum 02 and Maximum 06 persons travel together, dedicated tour guides throughout

Starting Point

Client will assign get up and off point to initiate sightseeing. (But it must be within Dhaka metropolitan area and car accessible street)

Themes

Capital Legacy

What to Expect

This fast-paced, guided tour included lane-labyrinth where you have to go through hustling and bustling crowd and be proceeding by foot for a bit long sightseeing

Capital Legacy

Dhaka City MapEarly urbanization of Dhaka started in Buddhist period, since 7th centuries AD. Dhaka rose as an important trade center in the medieval era, when Afghans arrived in this region. Mughal converted Dhaka into capital of Bengal in 1610 AD. But British build up Kolkata (Calcutta) as a capital of India. Dhaka got the status of capital again in the processes of Bengal partition in 1904, but it lost that status through annulment of Bengal partition in 1911. Dhaka regain status as a provincial capital of East Bengal when Pakistan was separated from India in 1947. The heritage city 'Dhaka' is a capital of Independent Bangladesh since 1971 till today, presently who has been bearing a legacy of above 400 years. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
DETAILED ITINERARY

FULL DAY DHAKA CITY SIGHTSEEING

First Book the Tour and then tell us, where from and when Guide will pick you up to start the sightseeing.

After breakfast (within 8 o’clock in the morning) guide will pick you up from the assigned place. Since then city sightseeing start.

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1st site of the day, LIBERATION WAR MUSEUM will be visiting, where liberation movements and war related artifacts, document and pictures have been housed. This Museum tells you a tale about 'the valor, saga, long path of bloody movement and 9 months long devastating war of Bangali nation.

Nation achieved a independent country through sacrificing millions life in the liberation war of 1971, to conclude a long time movement against discrimination, suppression, torture, conspiracy and brutal autocracy. At the end of the Liberation War Museum's visit you will be moving to see the next site

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2nd site of the day, BANGLADESH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HOUSE (you will visit only exterior). A marvel of the the modern architectural history, Bangladesh national assembly house. Creator of this marvel is an American architect, louis I kahn who born in former Soviet state, Georgia. Kahn has designed this architectural splendor in 1961. Critics' remark; it is a poetic vision of the architect, louis I kahn, which prominently features in the top few of the ten top buildings' list of the world. Architecture techniques of Bangladesh National Assembly House is an important studies for the student of architecture.

From here move out to see next site.

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3rd site of the Day, LALBAG KELLAH which is an about 400 years old incomplete Mughal Fort. Son of emperor Arungojabe, prince Muhammed Azam was third viceroy of Dhaka for 15 months, Viceroy felt then the necessity of building a fortresses residence for the viceroy of Suba-Bangla.To implement prince plan, in the 1678 AD he start fort construction on the bank of the Buriganga River.

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4th site of the day, DAKESHWARI TEMPLE Dhakeshwari is not only a single temple but a complex of temples and there are five more Shiva temples in this premises. Those Shiva temples have a character in design of Arkans Pegoda . Few historians believe those temples were founded in the 11 th centuries AD. Their time of temples building might have been assessed by the temple related myths.

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5th site of the day, KENDRIO SHAHEED MINAR is a memorial has been erected to commemorate martyrs of language movement of 1952. which known as Kendrio Shahid Meenar. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6th site of the day, CURZON HALLBritish Raj had adopted partly of Mughal's people welfare policy in order to rule India. Adoption of Mughal legacy in the rules of British Raj had been created a new trend in architecture, which was then revealed in fusion design of European and Mughal architectures. Such fusion's influence is presence in design of many British buildings of that time in the subcontinent. Same type of architectural design is seen in 'Curzon Hall's building.

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7th site of the day, STAR MOSQUE is an exquisite star motive mosque of early 19th centuries, Locals named as Sitara Masjid, is not dated by any inscription. It is known that one Mirza Golam Pir, whose ancestors had come to Dhaka and settled in Mohalla Ale Abu Sayeed (present-day Armanitola), erected it. Mirza Golam Pir died in 1860, and hence the date of construction of the mosque may conveniently be placed in the first half of the 19th century.

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8th site of the day, THE ARMENIAN CHURCHis also known as Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection. It is a historically significant architectural monument situated in the Armanitola area of old Dhaka. The church bears testimony to the existence of a significant Armenian community in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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9th site of the day, AHSAN MANZIL situated at Kumartoli of Dhaka on the bank of the Buriganga, was the residential palace and the kachari of the nawabs of dhaka. It has been turned into a museum recently. It was said to be the Rang Mahal of Sheikh Enayetullah, a zamindar of Jamalpur pargana (Barisal) during the time of the Mughals. Having purchased it from his son Matiullah, the french made it their trading centre. Khwaja alimullah bought it from the French in 1830 and converted it into his residence, effecting necessary reconstruction and renovations. Nawab Khwaja abdul ghani engaged Martin and Company, a European construction and engineering firm, to make a master plan for their residence and next followed by a walking tour of Old Dhaka, Shankhari Bazar.

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After city sightseeing, tour-guide will drop you at the same point from where you have been picked up.

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Meals Plan  no foods included except once light snacks

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Things to carry:

  1. Raincoat / umbrella
  2. Snicker shoes for walking
  3. Hat / Cap for Sun protection
  4. Sun-burn lotion
  5. Camera & SD Cards

BOOKING POLICY

BOOKING POLICY FOR CITY TOUR

To Book a Tour

Booking have to be made on minimum 5 days earlier of the city tour commencement-

You might book a tour:     On Website: www.albatrosstoursbd.com /     Over Mail: albatrosstours@yahoo.com /     On Phone: +880 1534 103 751/     At Office: House# 51, Road# 11,South Baridhara, Madhya Badda, Dhaka-1212

Deposit & Payment:

    While making a confirm booking for this tour, 50% total price have to be made on minimum 72 hours earlier of the city tour commencement- at:
  1. Bkash Account: +880 1705 686 014
  2. Bank Account:
  3.     Bank Name: Shajalal Islami Bank     Branch: Dhanmondi     Account Name: Albatross Tours     A/C No.: 400311100013802     Swift: SJBLBDDHDHN
  4. If you make payment at the bank,then send payment document on ceo@albatrosstoursbd.com / whatsapp: +880 1705 686 014 as soon as possible.
  5. An invoice will be sent on your email ID.or on your mobile phone apps.
  6. Office Desk: come to Albatross Tours office and pay yourself at the payment receiving desk along with an official letter to Albatross Tours. And receive an invoice and paid receipt from the office.
  7. Pay rest of amount at the sightseeing beginning moment to the guide and take a payment receipt.
Cancellation & Refund:

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  1. If you cancel your tour 72 hours prior to the start of the tour 50% of the tour fee will be charged.
  2. Or you can reschedule a tour for next as per your convenience time by the advance amount.In such a case you have to inform us by a mail on 72 hours earlier of tour commencement.

Hotline Hotline:+880 1534 103 751 (For more query)

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