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We hired a boat for 40min with a guy that spoke English and he gave us a great tour of the river and explained how everything works. He even took us to the otherwise to the boat builders yards and inside a few ships. Tip...More
It is one of the busiest ferry terminals in the world. Hundreds of launches and boats use Sadarghat ferry to communicate with Southern part of the country. Barges carrying cargoes use Sadarghat as a point of landing and departure. It is country's oldest ferry ghat...More
The great ferry terminal of Old Dhaka is a visual treat. Walk it for perspectives but try to take a boat ride to really be part of the noise of the place. We would later board the Rocket paddle steamer from here. Accept the grime...More
This feels like it could be 1 of the busiest waterways in the world.
I rented a small boat for around 90 minutes. what struck me how different the different sizes of the boat are. My boat was small but we cross the path of...More
Hundreds of boats and launches arrive at and depart from Sadarghat facilitating communication mostly with the southern districts. Barges carrying cargoes also use Sadarghat as a point of landing and departure. Sadarghat also has a floating market for fruits and vegetables. The Sadarghat has a...More
This is an absolute must visit if you’re in Dhaka. The hustle and bustle of this place is like no other on Earth. Yes, it’s dirty and polluted but it all adds to the charm of this place.
Just watching river life passing before you...More
There are lots of hotels to choose from, mainly in the 2-3 star range but which ever hotel you choose they should be able to provide assistance finding a local guide, you could possibly do it all yourself from the guide... More
There are lots of hotels to choose from, mainly in the 2-3 star range but which ever hotel you choose they should be able to provide assistance finding a local guide, you could possibly do it all yourself from the guide books but part of the experience is having someone explain everything and make sure you do not miss anything,
I really enjoyed Dhaka and spent four days there in total and would quite happily go back and do it all again.