Welcome to Barisal tour to see only floating market of Bangladesh. It is in the south center of Bangladesh. Barisal is a district of Ganges delta region, rich in rivers and canals. These make natural beauty. As there are many rivers and canals, this area is mostly connected through water bodies by water transportation. You can find all Tourist Attractions in Barisal below.
Floating Market Tour in Barisal
There is floating market tour in Barisal by boat. You can do floating market in Barisal by rocket steamer to see lifestyle of people living near water body. People do their purchase and sale of daily food products here in the boats. River cruise from Dhaka to Barisal takes about eight hours through mighty rivers. The view shows the excellent sunset, calmness and lifestyle of village people. It is really a pleasing trip. You can see floating vegetable market, floating guava market and floating rice market in boat in Barisal.
The great back water in the country is in Barisal. The southern part of Bangladesh is called the moon Island and the grain house. It is also the Venice of Bengal, the Venice of East and the land of paddy. There are many rivers and canals. Backwater is only unique in Barishal that will show you in your Barisal tour. As this is a country of rivers, it proves during boating trip.
The most beautiful and accessible part of the backwaters are from Sandha river to Atghor, Kuriana and Jagadishpur. You will enjoy country’s largest floating rice market on the middle of the mighty river Sandha. Next one is floating vegetable market. You can watch several hundreds boats with full different types of vegetables. These markets are open on Saturday and Tuesday.
Barisal tour to floating market with our local guide
And in rainy season from mid July to mid September you will see country’s single largest floating guava market. (floating market in Barisal tour)
There are about fifteen canals with full of natural beauty. It is completely rare in Bangladesh and it is listed as prestigious with rich bio diversity. There is opportunity to stay with local people to experience backwater life and culture. Most popular ways of exploring backwater by traditional boats.
Backwater is a network of interconnected canals and rivers formed by a long water ways. It is sometimes comparison to Indian Kerala and American bayou. It also similarities to the canals of wetland area in Srimangal. People use boats to cross canals in wetland area in Srimangal. There are many canals in Boruna. Here are also some canals as swamp forest in Sylhet. In the midst of this landscape there are a number of villages and full village activities. People are alike fishermen in the wetland area.
Miles after miles is the full blossom of the nature. The shadows of the trees at two sides of the canals falling on the canals will make you imagine as backwater tour of Amazon swamp forest. Several mighty rivers have surrounded this area.Floating market tour in Barisal arranged by Orient Tourism Channel.
Nursery of flowers close to the rivers
While visiting floating market, you can go to the flower nursery to see the garden. There are many types of lowers in the garden to sell. This place is nice to photographers.
Lakhutia Landlord House Visit in Barisal
A landlord named Surendra Kumar Roy Choudhury lived at this house in Babur Bazar Choy Mile Road, Lakhutia. This old two stories house is with huge land around the building. The building is abandoned. But local people stay in other houses to look after the land. Inheritors live abroad. This house is like a ghost house now.
Kolosh Kathi Landlord House in Barisal
This landlord house is located at Kolosh Kathi Union, Bakerganj, Barisal.
Miah Bari Mosque, the oldest Mosque in Barisal
Miah Bari Mosque is at Korapur, Barisal town. This is one of the most attractions in Barisal. Very nice to see the design of this oldest mosque.
Oxford Mission Church
Oxford mission church is situated in Barisal city. It’s a colorful building which attracts native and foreign tourists.
Barisal Tour Floating Market
Tour to floating market in Barisal with our local guide starting from town.