10-day itinerary for an archaeological tour in Bangladesh, highlighting Sonargaon, Paharpur, and Mahasthangarh, curated by Bangladesh Tour Guide:


Day 1: Arrival in Dhaka

Arrival at Dhaka International Airport, transfer to hotel

Briefing about the archaeological tour

Overnight stay in Dhaka

Day 2: Dhaka City Tour & Sonargaon

Explore Dhaka's historical sites: Lalbagh Fort, Ahsan Manzil, Dhakeshwari Temple

Visit the National Museum for archaeological artifacts

Travel to Sonargaon, visit the Folk Arts and Crafts Museum, Panam City

Return to Dhaka for overnight stay

Day 3: Dhaka to Paharpur

Depart for Paharpur by road

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Somapura Mahavihara (Paharpur Buddhist Monastery)

Explore the archaeological complex and museum

Overnight stay near Paharpur

Day 4: Paharpur to Bogura

Travel to Bogura

Visit Mahasthangarh, an ancient archaeological site

Explore the ancient ruins, citadel, and museum

Overnight stay in Bogura

Day 5: Bogura to Rajshahi

Depart for Rajshahi

Visit the Varendra Research Museum, showcasing archaeological artifacts

Explore the historical sites of Rajshahi

Overnight stay in Rajshahi

Day 6: Rajshahi to Natore

Travel to Natore

Visit Uttara Ganabhaban (Dighapatia Rajbari), an ancient palace

Explore the historical heritage of Natore

Overnight stay in Natore

Day 7: Natore to Dhaka

Return to Dhaka

Free time for leisure or optional city exploration

Overnight stay in Dhaka

Day 8: Dhaka - Lalmai, Mainamati, and Comilla

Travel to Lalmai Hills and explore ancient Buddhist ruins

Visit the Mainamati archaeological site, including Shalbon Bihar and other excavations

Explore Comilla's historical landmarks

Overnight stay in Comilla

Day 9: Dhaka - Bagerhat

Depart for Bagerhat

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bagerhat's historic mosques (60 Dome Mosque, Shait Gumbad Mosque)

Visit Khan Jahan Ali's shrine and the archaeological sites

Overnight stay in Bagerhat

Day 10: Bagerhat to Dhaka Departure

Return to Dhaka

Free time for shopping or last-minute exploration

Transfer to Dhaka International Airport for departure

This itinerary offers an enriching 10-day archaeological journey through Bangladesh, covering significant ancient sites like Sonargaon, Paharpur, Mahasthangarh, Lalmai, Mainamati, Comilla, and Bagerhat, providing a deep dive into the country's historical and archaeological treasures.

Airport transfers

Accommodation in 3/4-star hotels on a twin-sharing basis

Meals at local restaurants (breakfast included at hotels)

Transportation (car, boat, train, domestic air) as per the itinerary

Entry fees, permissions, and taxes

English-speaking guide throughout the trip


Personal expenses