In this tour, we take you on a pleasant boat ride at lalakhal and Mari river, visit tea gardens and Khasia Tribal villages and photograph the stone collection activities in Jaflong. You can see how khasias grow betel leaves and nuts, which is their main profession and taste some too if you are adventurous! Also can photograph how people collect stones from river and take them to crusher manually, on which business sixty percent of the population on that area is somehow involved. A highly photogenic tour.
Day-01: Dhaka – Sylhet by Train
• Pickup from hotel/residence at 06.30 A.M, Transfer to Airport Railway Station, and take Parabat Express to Sylhet. Our Guide at Dhaka will help you board the train and find your seats. Arrive Sylhet around 12.30 P.M. Upon arrival, our guide at Srimangal will meet you, and transfer you to the hotel. After Check-in, freshen up and take lunch, visit Sylhet city Rest of the day. We’ll take you to visit the century old Kin Bridge built on colonial period and one of the main entrance To the city, Surma river and the shrines of Shah Jalal and Shah Paran where you’ll see many interesting people. Overnight at Srimangal.
Day-02: Picturesque at Jaflong.
• Pick-up at 9.00 H from hotel, and a scenic drive toward Jaflong (58 Km, 02 hrs). Here you’ll pass your time idly enjoying the beauty of Jaflong. You’ll get an opportunity to photograph the stone collection activities on the river where the collect stones manually and take into crushers, which is highly photogenic. We will take you to the river on a local boat to photograph the stone collecting activities. Lunch on a decent restaurant run by Nazimgarh Resort overlooking the river. Visit the village of Khashia tribe and see their lifestyle. You can visit their gardens and see how they grow betel leaves. Return to Sylhet in the evening. Overnight at Sylhet (Hotel Britania / Noorjahan Grand Hotel)
Day-03: Boat riding at Lalakhal, and by Train Back to Dhaka.
• Check-out from hotel and start at 8.00 H, drive to sarighat (37 Km, 01 hr). Upon arrival, transfer to the boat. Enjoy boat ride on the blue-water canal Lalakhal. We’ll take you to the end of the canal close to Indian boarder and back, which will be about 2.5 hrs ride in total. We’ll use a motorized local wooden boat for the journey. Back to Sylhet, have lunch and transfer to train station.
• Depart for Dhaka on 15.00 H Parabat Express. Arrive Dhaka around 21.30 H, and transfer you to your hotel. End of the Tour.