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Things to Do in Dhaka

Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Dhaka and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Dhaka activities? We have 22 tour ideas.


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City Tours

Dhaka in One Day: Highlights of Dhaka Tour

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, has a rich history and diverse culture. A guided, full-day tour is the best way to explore the city's attractions and most important sights. On this 10-hour tour you'll learn about the history, traditions, and current lifestyle in Dhaka.

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City Tours

Dhaka Cultural Tour Including Traditional Theatre Performance

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 192.00


History, culture, architecture, religion, politics — this Dhaka tour has it all! Get the ultimate intro to Dhaka on this adventure that takes you through the city streets, to iconic heritage sites and modern monuments, and into the national theatre.

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City Tours

Highlights of Old Dhaka Including Kawran and Shankhari Bazar Visit and Lunch

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 191.00


We're cramming in all the highlights of Dhaka on this small group city tour that leads you into the old city: along the waterfront, through markets, and into the historic Shankhari Bazar district. And of course, no Dhaka tour would be complete without a ride aboard a rickshaw!

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City Tours

Full-Day Dhaka Tour Including Lunch and Traditional Stage Performance

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 191.00


Get your Dhaka 101 on this small group tour that has it all, from ancient history to modern architecture, Bengali cuisine to Bengali theatre! You'll explore the old city, the waterfront, and the markets, and finish it all up watching a performance at the national theatre.

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Cooking Classes

Learn to Cook Authentic Bengali Food with a Celebrity Chef

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 76.00


Nahid is a vivacious and passionate chef and restauranteur who celebrates the cuisine of Bangladesh. She will welcome you into her art-filled home and then treat you to a hands-on cooking lesson of some of her favorite dishes. Nahid's food is a fusion of her mother's royal coastal heritage and... Read More

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Day Trips

Private Tour: 4-Night Sylhet and Sreemangal Adventure Tour from Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 4 days
Priced From: USD 353.00


Join this 4-night Srimangal tour to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Baikka Beel Wetland, Lowacherra National Park, Adivasi Villages (Khasia Tribal Village) and Madhabpur Lake. Baikka Beel Wetland is one of the most fascinating migrating bird and fish sanctuary sites in... Read More

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Day Trips

Sonargaon Day Tour from Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


This day tour will take you to experience the authentic culture and heritage of the Bengali nation. From the deep history of Mugal Empire to British transformation. The tour will show you the past and future of Bangladesh and experience the capitalist transformation based on the its history.

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Full-day Tours

Guided Day Tour of Old Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 85.00


Spend a day and explore Old Dhaka! You will be able to visit some of the most popular attractions of Dhaka including the Lalbag Fort, Ahsan Manzil (Pink Palace), Sadarghat, Tara Masjid, the Dhaka University, the New Market and more. Old Dhaka is waiting for you!

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Full-day Tours

Private Day Tour: Dhaka Photography

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 80.00


Take professional photographs of the city of Dhaka while on this private 10-hour tour. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken to various locations in Dhaka such as the New Market to capture the beautiful moments surrounding you. Professional and amateur photographers are both welcome to participate in this creative tour.

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Full-day Tours

Old Dhaka Discovery Day Tour

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Get a comprehensive look at the food, culture and history of Dhaka during this 10-hour city sightseeing excursion. Explore historic sights like Parliament House and Lalbag Fort, and get a glimpse of Dhaka religious landmarks like the Hindu Dhakeswari Temple and Star Mosque. You'll also get to sample local cuisine during an included lunch and make an afternoon stop at a Dhaka street food market (seasonal).

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Multi-day Tours

5-Day Cox’s Bazar Beach and Saint Martin Island Tour

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 5 days
Priced From: USD 311.00


Bangladesh's pride and joy, Cox's Bazar Beach is lauded throughout the land as if it's a contender for one of the natural wonders of the world. It is the longest continual natural beach on the planet (125km), but a world wonder it isn't. In fact, it's not even the nicest beach in Bangladesh (the... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

2-Day Srimangal Adventure Tour from Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 177.00


Join us for the 2-day Sreemangal Adventure Tour to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Baikka Beel Wetland, Lowacherra National Park,Adivasi Villages (Khasia Tribal Village), Madhabpur Lake, Tea Garden and Bangladesh Tea Research Institute. Baikka Beel Wetland is one of the most fascinating migrated bird and fish sanctuary sites in Sreemangal and Lawachara Rainforest National Park is known for a lot of... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

4-Day Srimangal Adventure Tour with Cycling Excursion

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 4 days
Priced From: USD 256.00


Sreemangal is the undoubted star of this region and a few days spent cycling around its tea estates, Bangladesh Tea Research Institute and exploring nearby villages and forests will almost certainly rank among your most treasured experiences in Bangladesh. The town is small and friendly,... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

6-Day Sightseeing Tour in Srimangal and Sylhet

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 6 days
Priced From: USD 353.00


Friendly Sylhet may be a divisional capital, but it has a small-town feel to it with bustling roadside market stalls that add color to the streets. This 6-day tour will visit Lowacherra National Park, Adivasi Villages (Khashia Village), Madhabkunda Waterfall, Baikka Beel and many more. You will be surprised to meet a large number of people here who speak excellent English.

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Multi-day Tours

6-Day Sundarban Tour

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 6 days
Priced From: USD 490.00


A shroud of mystery and danger looms over The Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world. It is an enormous network of interconnecting waterways stretching inland for about 80km from the Bay of Bengal and it is home to around 400 Royal Bengal tigers, the largest single population of tigers in the world.

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Multi-day Tours

3-Day Srimangal Tour

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 290.00


Visit Srimangal for a relaxing getaway. Embrace Srimangal's green and tranquil environment with forest and natural wetland. Enjoy the tea garden and make your weekend special and unforgettable. Relax in the evening or create a schedule that works for you in Dhaka.

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Night Tours

Dhaka After Dark Small Group Tour Including Live Stage Performance

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 85.00


Dhaka comes alive at night, with locals heading to restaurants, tea stalls, markets, and to the theatre — and we're going to join them! We're exploring local culture and cuisine on this night tour that shows you what the city is really like after dark!

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Private Day Trips

Private Day Trip from Dhaka to Sonargaon and Mainamati

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 13 hours
Priced From: USD 47.00


Discover the must-see attractions of Bangladesh's Sonargaon area during this 13-hour private group trip from Dhaka. Visit Sonargaon landmarks including the Banglar Taj Mahal, the Folk Art and Crafts Museum, and Panam City. Spend the afternoon exploring the archaeological sites in and around... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Sonargaon Day Tour including Country Boat Trip

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 59.00


Enjoy a Dhaka day-tour to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Sonargaon (The old capital of Bengal), Folk Art and Crafts Museum, Panam City (Panam Nagar) to see the beautifully decorated buildings constructed around the end of 18th century, Goaldi Mosque and then visit a char... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Full Day Tour of Dhaka City

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 50.00


Join Private Full Day Tour of Dhaka City to explore the capital city of Bangladesh, the historical and cultural treasure of Bangladesh. Your Tour guide will pick you up from your nominated hotel in Dhaka and start your day with visits to Sadarghat and Ahsan Manzil, Lalbagh fort, Star Mosque, Dhakeswari Temple, National Parliament Building, and many other beautiful destinations in Bangladesh.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Dhaka Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) to Dhaka Hotel

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 19.00


Start your vacation with our comfortable and reliable private transfer from Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) to your Dhaka Hotel.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer: Dhaka Hotel to Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 19.00


End your vacation with our comfortable and reliable private transfer from your hotel in Dhaka to the Shahjalal International Airport (DAC).

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