Weavers & Farmers

Duration: 3 Days

Highlights of the tour :

Weaving Villages
Rural Village Weaving
Organic Farming
People
weavers-and-farmers-dayout

What To Expect
The Jamdani Saree, worn by Bengali Ladies with pride for centuries, is traditional along with other famous sarees that demonstrate the pride of Bengal. It normally takes two persons to weave a one; sometimes it takes three months to weave a three-meter long saree. You will also have the chance to stay in a rural village and observe a different type of weaving called Tangail’s saree and enjoy the reality of rural Bangladesh among the local people.

LOCATIONS  Dhaka, Sonargaon, Tangail
Best time to travel October to March
Tour Available All year Round.
Transportation Ac Car, Rickshaw & Boat.
WEAR
Men: Long trousers and T shirt or shirt, with comfortable shoes.
Ladies: Long Trousers, long sleeves & scarf.
Remove shoes whilst visiting Temples & Mosques.
INCLUDED
Accommodation in twin sharing basis Breakfast at Hotel
Transport with Sedan car All sightseeing according to itinerary
One 500 ml bottle of mineral water An English Speaking Guide
All entrance fees
NOT INCLUDED
Any lunch & dinner.
Items not included in the above list
Items of personal nature
Any beverage (hard & soft)

 

1

Dhaka - Sonargaon

Arrive Dhaka airport. Meet & greet with our guide and transfer to your hotel to check in and refresh. Depending on the flight schedule, and if time permits, drive for one hour to Jamdani weaving village and meet the weavers.  We also visit Sonargaon, the capital of Bengal dated from the 13th century. Return to your hotel later for the first overnight stay.

2

Tangail

After breakfast drive to Tangail. Upon arrival check in UBINIG guest house. Then take a bicycle ride (optional) or walk through the rural village where the weavers make the famous Tangail Saree. Noting the wonderful atmosphere and meeting the friendly local people, you will observe their daily lifestyle as well. We also visit an organic farm, see how they train local farmers and learn about the seed bank and the rice bank. In the evening participate in a folk music event arranged by the local farmers.

Return to your guest house and, going through in your mind the things you have seen today, relax. Later on we return to your resort. 

3

Tangail - Dhaka

After breakfast visit the 15th century Atia mosque and then visit the nearby pottery village. Later, return to the guest-house and after lunch drive to Dhaka. Depending on flight schedule, transfer to the airport to catch a flight for your next destination.
End of our service. 

Weavers women
Farmers collecting the rich paddy
Weavers women
beautiful village farmers
village Child
weavers drying
weave drying

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