PAHARPUR MAHAVIHARA, the largest Buddhist monastery in the sub-continent. The Nalanda Maha Vihara of India is ranked with this monastery. It is the UNESCO world heritage site since 1985. This spectacular Vihara is located at Naogaon & 85 km of Bogra district. Paharpur was known as the Somapura Vihara which was established during the great Pala dynasty of 8th centaury AD. It is build by the brick & adorned with terracotta tiles.
MOHASTHANGARH, is invariably an ancient fortified city acclaimed to be the oldest settlement & the most prominent archaeological site. The oldest layer dates back to 4th century BC. The ancient Pundranagara, the capital of Emperor Chandragupta, the founder of Moyura dynasty.
PUTHIA, the Temple city of Bangladesh. A charming little town of Puthia famous for its historic decorated Hindu temples and the imposing Zamindar’s Palace, a fine example of a Hindu Rajbari. These substantial country houses were built by the landowning Hindu elite during the Raj era and with their eclectic mix of architectural styles from Greek to Victorian, reflected the cosmopolitan ideas of their owners.
Day-01: DHAKA – BOGRA VIA PUTHIA
Day-02: Excursion to MOHASTHANGARH & PAHARPUR- DHAKA
Day 01 DHAKA - BOGRA VIA PUTHIA
Pick up from your place in Dhaka at 7:30 am for drive to Bogra via Bangabandhu Bridge (4.8 km) on the mighty river Jamuna. En-route visit Puthia, the Temple City of Bangladesh. Check in hotel at Bogra.
Accommodation3 Star Hotel
Day 02 Excursion to MOHASTHANGARH & PAHARPUR- DHAKA
After breakfast at 7 am drive (3 hrs.) to Paharpur en-route visit Mohasthangarh, the archeological sites of 4 century B.C. at Bogra. Paharpur, the UNESCO heritage site. Visit Paharpur museum (closed on Sunday) & Somapura Vihara, the single biggest Buddhist archeological site of 8-12 century. Will return to Bogra by 3 pm & drive back (5 hrs.) to Dhaka to board on your return Train/Bus to Chittagong.
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Applicable local taxes.
01 night accommodation at air-conditioned room on twin share basis with breakfast at Bogra.
Air-Conditioned Transport with fuel, parking, bridge toll & driver allowance as per itinerary.