Experience the very best of Sylhet tour

Sylhet is one of the most scenic parts of Bangladesh, located in the north-eastern part of the country. Here you’ll find endless tea plantations, which is also the tea capital of Bangladesh, a national park containing the endangered last few families of Hulluk Gibbons, many tribal villages with unique cultures and lifestyles, beautiful hills, rivers, and canals. This is a paradise for nature lovers. If you like nature and photography, Discover Sylhet is for you.

In the Discover Sylhet tour, you’ll get a chance to experience the very best of Sylhet, full of activities. You can visit different tribal villages, walk through the trails inside tea plantations, trek through Lawachhara National Park, ride a boat on the clear river and blue-water canal, photograph stone collection activities, taste 7-layer tea, and many more. Perfect tour to experience Sylhet at its best.

Itinerary of Discover Sylhet

Day-1: Tea Plantations, Pineapple & Lemon Gardens
  • Pick up from the hotel at 06.30 H, transfer to Airport Railway Station. Depart for Srimangal at 07.00 H on 709 Parabat Express. Arrive Srimangal around 11.00 H, transfer to the resort.
  • In the afternoon, walk through the trails inside tea gardens, visit some pineapple gardens and lemon orchards. Also show you the tea deposit activities on a tea garden before sunset (if available) when female workers gather to deposit their tea leaves which they collected during the whole day, which is photogenic.
  • Visit a colony of tea workers if time permits.
  • After dinner, we’ll take you to Nilkontho Tea cabin to taste the famous 7 layer tea of Srimangal.
  • Overnight at Srimangal (Nisorgo Eco Resort)
Day-2: Lawachara National Park, Free Afternoon
  • Early morning, go for a rewarding wildlife trek through the Lawachara National Park. We’ll take the 03 hours trail for the maximum opportunity to see wildlife, especially the Hollock Gibbons for which this forest is famous.
  • Afternoon and evening are free to do anything you like on your own.
  • Overnight at Srimangal (Nisorgo Eco Resort)
Day-3: Bird Watching, Drive to Sylhet
  • Early morning visit Baikka Beal, a wetland sanctuary for the migratory birds and paradise for the bird lovers.
  • Return to the resort late morning and check-out. Drive to Sylhet after lunch (02 hrs).
  • After check-in, freshen up, and lunch, we’ll give you a walking tour of Sylhet city. We’ll take you to visit the century-old Kin Bridge built on the colonial period which is one of the main entrance to the city, Surma river, and the shrine of Shah Jalal where you’ll see many interesting people.
  • Overnight at Sylhet (Hotel Britania / Noorjahan Grand Hotel)
Day-4: Picturesque Jaflong
  • Pick-up at 9.00 H from hotel, and a scenic drive toward Jaflong (58 km, 02 hrs). Here you’ll pass your time idly enjoying the beauty of Jaflong. You’ll get an opportunity to photograph the stone collection activities on the river where they collect stones manually and take into crushers, which is highly photogenic. We will take you to the river on a local boat to photograph the stone collecting activities.
  • Lunch on a decent restaurant run by Nazimgarh Resort overlooking the river.
  • Visit the village of Khashia tribe and see their lifestyle. You can visit their gardens and see how they grow betel leaves. Return to Sylhet in the evening.
  • Overnight at Sylhet (Hotel Britania / Noorjahan Grand Hotel)
Day-5: Boat ride at Lalakhal, Fly to Dhaka
  • Check-out from hotel and start at 8.00 H, drive to Sarighat (37 km, 01 hr). Upon arrival, transfer to the boat.
  • Enjoy boat ride on the blue-water canal Lalakhal. We’ll take you to the end of the canal close to Indian border and back, which will be about 2.5 hrs ride in total. We’ll use a motorized local wooden boat for the journey.
  • Back to Sylhet, have lunch, and transfer to airport.
  • Depart for Dhaka on 14.00 H flight / 15.00 H Parabat Express. Arrive Dhaka around 14.40 H / 21.30 H, and transfer you to your hotel.
  • End of the Tour.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Tour includes:
  • Locally hired air-conditioned car and driver at Sylhet, and Tuk-Tuk at Srimangal.
  • 4 Night accommodation at Sylhet and Srimangal on twin sharing basis, with complementary breakfast.
  • All train and flight tickets.
  • All boat rides.
  • All site entrance tickets.
  • Train Station return transfer in Dhaka.
  • English Speaking guide.
Does not include:
  • Pick-up and drop-off from outside the North Dhaka area as mentioned below.
  • Any food or drinks are other than those mentioned above.
  • Any personal item.

Price of Sylhet Tour :

Notes on Discover Sylhet

  • Pick-up and drop-off for this tour will be available from the North Dhaka area only (Uttara, Nikunja, Gulshan, Banani, and Baridhara areas).
  • The comfort package is not available to start on Tuesday only, as Tuesday is the off day for the train (Parbat Express).
  • 1st class train tickets depending on availability. We’ll try our best to get first-class tickets for you. But if that is not possible, you’ll have a reserved seat in 2nd class.
  • It is common for the train from Sylhet to Dhaka to be 01-02 hrs late. But no matter when it arrives in Dhaka, our driver will be waiting for you at the station to take you to your hotel/residence.
  • The price for the Comfort package depends on the availability of economy-class flight tickets. An extra charge will be applicable if the flight ticket costs more than 3,500 BDT per person (actual ticket price – 3,500 BDT per person).
  • Only brick cottages at Nisorgo Eco Resort have to air-condition. If you need air-conditioning and want to stay in the brick cottages, let us know during booking. Bamboo cottages do not have to air-condition but have fans.
  • Wearing shorts for both men and women will not be any problem in Srimangal.
  • Best time to travel:
    • April – November: You’ll see female tribal workers picking tea in the tea gardens, which is very picturesque.
    • December – February: Watercolor at Lalakhal will be blue. During other times, it will be muddy, especially in monsoons. Also, you can see people collecting stones from the river at this time.
    • June – September: Piain river and Lalakhal will be full of water, and nature will be most beautiful. Best time of the year to visit.