Mega Festival Tour

Rash Mela & Rakher Upobas 05 Nights & 05 Days

Celebration

Rash

Mela Festival 2017

 

Srimangal

Rash Mela festival is a Hindu festival dedicated the love of krisna and radha . Three places in Bangladesh rash festival celebrated widely, one is in Sundarbans, second one by the colorful monipuri tribal people in Srimangal and another is near the beach of Kuakata . First two festivals are most colorful. In srimangal, this year 4th of November (full moon in November) Hindu devotes celebrate it very colorfully. The festival begins from their house yards where the little kids dressed like Krisna and start dancing, collecting offering. Afternoon in the open ground, people will gather and made several temple by banana tree and dance around the temple. Other people will through offering. It’s the last daylight in pen air, it looks fabulous. In the late evening in the central temple beautiful dressed girls will start dancing in their tradition style. Looks of people come to visit the festival and it became the main festival in the entire region.

Celebrating

Rakher Upobash

Festival 2017

 

Dhaka

 Every year thousands of Hindu devotees gather in front of Shri Shri Lokenath Brahmachari Ashram temple for the Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash religious festival in Barodi, Near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faithful sit in front of candles light (named locally as Prodip ) and absorb in prayer. Lokenath Brahmachari who is called Baba Lokenath was an 18th Century Hindu saint and philosopher in Bengal. Hindu worshippers fast and pray in earnest to the gods for their favors during the traditional ritual called Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash.Barodi, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Tour Brief Day to Day

03 Nov 2017: Dhaka to Sreemangal via Old capital & UNESCO Heritage

Morning after breakfast, drive to the old capital sonargaon. Sonargaon is considered the first capital of Bengal and it was flourished from 12 -15 AD before mogul came and transfer to the capital to Dhaka. First we will go and visit the oldest mosque of terracotta style dated 16 Ad , mosque goladi and a neighboring religious madrasa, here you will organize some perching of holy Quran by the beautiful voices and spend some quality time there, the folklore art musum and the very interesting walk to the abounded city Panam, after the separation from the British it was left by the hindu merchants and still now it was standing in the typical Bengali & colonial art style. After that, we will continue our and visit the UNESCO world heritage intangible art work of Jamdani sari.  This handloom weaving is so unique and it can only find in some parts of Bangladesh including this village. Post lunch, transfer to the hotel and overnight in Sreemangal. (210 km /5hrs)

04 Nov 2017: Rash mela Festival tour & tribal village in Sreemangal  

Morning, we will go and visit the tribes living inside the forest, Khaisa and tripura tribal village visit;  Visit the tea garden and photography with tea puckers in sremangal. At around noon, we will move to the festival village area, we will follow the groups and visiting the village of monipuri people and afternoon photography in the festival ground.  It gives you lots of changes to do photography in different angels. Followed by the program, we go to the hotel and have some rest. Evening again we will drive to the central temple where the main festival will be celebrated. People in traditional dress come and celebrate the festival, Manipuri young woman’s dress very beautifully and start performing till the late evening . After completing the program, we will be back to the town and overnight in Sremangal.

05 Nov 2017: Explore the Holy city Sylhet

Morning after breakfast, we will visit one of the school run by local Ngo people for the deprive tea workers and tribal people. We will visit the school and we will offer some playing kits to the teacher. They will normally perform some traditional songs to welcome you to their village. Visit the village and then we will drive to the London of Bengal, the Sylhet city. Situated in-between small and big hills, sylhet are one of the exciting destinations for a lot of tourist. Its unmatched natural beauty, the traditional lifestyle attracts a lot of tourist. Upon arrival sylhet , afternoon we will explore the city including the shrines of Shah Jalal and shah Paran, the famous Kean bridge built by British on the river of Surma etc . Back to hotel and overnight in Sylhet .

06 Nov 2017: Sylhet Adventure Tour

Morning after breakfast, we will drive to the swamp forest Ratargul. This is one of the fewest sweet water swamp forest exits in Bangladesh and during monsoon or post monsoon, it come under water, the vegetation adopted it the way. So while traveling on boat, it will look like half of the body is under water and the refection of the forest is mind-blowing. This will be one of the most unique shots you can get in the day. After the visit, lunch in a local restaurant, post lunch , visit the Jaflong area and the Tamabil & Indian Meghalaya border , from there we can also visit the waterfalls & tribal villages and beautiful natural beauties . enjoy the sunset from Jaflong and drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Sylhet .

07 Nov 2017: Back to Dhaka & Rakher Upobas Festival visit

Morning after breakfast, drive to the Dhaka & transfer to the Hotel. Afternoon, afternoon transfer to the temple to cover the festival of Rakher Upobash. In the festival, people specially ladies come and sit in the group with offering and candles. It goes for hour and half. Very interesting and photogenic festival. After covering the festival, we will go back to the hotel later in the night.

 

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 02 Pax  745 USD 845 USD  945 USD 
 03 Pax 645 USD 745 USD 845 USD 
 04 Pax 545 USD 645 USD 745 USD 
 05 Pax 499 USD 599 USD 699 USD

Our price includes:

  • 04 nights – stay in twin sharing basis in hotels, the above or equivalent
  • Power respectively program.
  • All transfers, tours and sightseeing tours conducted in trailers with air conditioning
  • Services English speaking guide (accompanying).
  • All road tax’s, the cost of parking’s, petrol, local charges

The Above prices do not include:

  • Costs of a personal nature – such as gratuities, laundry service, calls on the phone/fax, alcoholic drinks, charges for the use of the camera/camcorder to Museum, medical costs, any insurance coverage, etc.
  • Any lunch & dinner
  • Any other services not mentioned in the paragraph “enabled”
  • Our offer is valid only for the period specified in the program

 

 

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