World Heritage Sites Tour in Bangladesh.
World Heritage Sites Tour in Bangladesh – Mahasthangarh and Paharpur in Bogra.
Highlights: Govinda Bhita Hindu Temple, Gokul Medh- Behula Lakshindar Basor Ghor, Vasu Bihar and Somapura Mahavihara. Location: Rajshahi Division. Time to travel: Round the year. Starting Place: Dhaka. Ending Place: Dhaka.
Tour Plan for 2 Days 1 Night
1st Day: Our professional travel guide for Bogra tours will receive you from airport or your hotel in Dhaka to start in the morning. It is about 5 hours journey in approximately 200 kilometers from Dhaka to Bogra by reserved car, train or bus. Then reaching there, we will start visiting Mahasthangarh. Mahasthangarh is one of the earliest urban archaeological sites in Bangladesh. This Mahasthan village of Bogra District holds the remains of ancient city. Previously it was called Pundranagara or Paundravardhanapura in the territory of Pundra vardhana. But, the limestone slab having six lines in Brahman’s script that was discovered in 1931 in 3rd century.
The equipped area was in use to 18th century. Afterward, we will head to explore a large number of monuments, mounds and water reservoirs. Indeed, Govinda Bhita Hindu Temple, Gokul Medh- Behula Lakshindar Basor Ghor, Vasu Bihar have been excavated in last few decades. Besides, a small site museum near the northeast corner of the fort is there. Overnight at hotel in Bogra.
UNESCO declared Paharpur as World Heritage Site.
2nd Day: After breakfast, we will travel to ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur. Once the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur village was the biggest Buddhist monastery in the south of the Himalayas. Also, it is also one of two World Heritage historic sites accordingly the declaration of UNESCO. Generally, the Somapura Mahavihara as the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur was known and renowned intellectual center till its demise in 12th Century. So, the monastery is unique.
Previously, cultures as previous as Java (Indonesia) influenced its design. Of the great monasteries of the Pala Empire Somapura Mahavihara was the largest one. Architecturally it is unusual and it resembles Buddhist temples in Java, Burma and Cambodia rather than those typically found in the Indian Sub-Continent. Its structure has a cross shaped floor plan. Also, archaeological excavation keeps evidence of some kind of central temple or super-structure in the center of the main courtyard of the complex. Above all, the main purpose of this building is unresolved. It was as some kind of Stupa or Buddhist relic shrine. After visiting Paharpur Museum, in the afternoon we will start back to your hotel in Dhaka. The tour ends. And see more package.
Tour Price Options are below.
|Tour Price Option-A||Option-B|
|1 Person- USD $ 400|
2 Person- USD $ 250 (Each)
3 Person- USD $ 230 (Each)
4 Person- USD $ 220 (Each)
5 Person- USD $ 200 (Each)
6 Person- USD $ 180 (Each)
|One Person- USD $ 700|
2 Persons- USD $ 600 (Each)
3 Persons- USD $ 550 (Each)
4 Persons- USD $ 500 (Each)
5 Persons- USD $ 480 (Each)
6 Persons- USD $ 450 (Each)
|Price Included: |
* To pick Up and Drop Off from/at hotel / airport in Dhaka.
* Reserved AC car.
* Train/ Bus.
* Air conditioned accommodation in 3 star level hotel.
* Local professional tour guide.
* Entrance fee and parking fee.
* Pick Up and Drop Off from/at hotel / airport in Dhaka.
* AC reserved car.
* AC accommodation in 4/ 5 star hotel.
* Food- Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and bottled water.
* Professional tour guide.
* Parking fee and entry fee.