Capital City of Adventures
Thrills are no longer a stranger the minute you set foot in Bangladesh, the country north of the Bay of Bengal that is surrounded by beaches and sea. The endless scenery, together with the local people, creates a unique experience for visitors.
Dhaka is the bustling capital city of Bangladesh, where the honking noise from all kinds of vehicle synchronizes with the lively streets. Taxis, buses, double-deckers, rickshaws, and colourful motored-rickshaws roam around the streets every day, extending an invitation to excitement for newcomers or visitors searching for an experience to remember.
Must-See Highlights and Activities
The most outstanding attraction in the city is AhsanManzil or known as pink or the pink palace. It was the official residential palace and represents the great monarchy of the past. The architecture is a beautiful combination of European and far Eastern art, which has now been designated as a national museum. The stunning white architecture of the Rose Garden Palace exhibits a western style, featuring beautiful embellishments.
Lalbagh Fort with its prominent 6m high wallsis an incomplete palace fortress designed in 1678 by a Bengali prince but his successors could not finish building it. The fortress was later turned into a tomb and a museum that displayed ancient artifacts such as weapons, armours and coins.
BaitulMukarram Mosque is the oldest mosque in the country and is situated in the heart of Dhaka. The path at the front leads to the fountain area, which is designated for Islamic religious activities. Ramna Park is a large park that comprises of a lake, surrounded by beautiful trees and is perfect for a casual walk.
Jatiyo Sriti Soudho (National Martyrs' Memorial)
The monument in Savar, 35 kilometres northwest of Dhaka, is a symbol of sacrifice for the heroes killed during a 1971 war that brought the freedom of the Bengali people. The battle eventually led to Bangladesh's independence. Outside the memorial are markets and stalls selling miscellaneous items such as dolls, CDs and accessories.
A commerce hub and a port city situated 260 kilometres from the capital, Chittagong is the integral part of the country’s industry. With thousands of factories, Chittagong exports countless products, including brand name merchandise. It is thus a heaven for shoppers, offering fashion items, pink pearls, wooden crafts, paintings and woven mats, among a hoard of other items.
Cox's Bazar is a seaport town that is also a popular tourist destination of Bangladesh, 200 kilometres from Chittagong. Its highlight is a120-kilometre stretch of beach that hosts a wide array of seafood restaurants and accommodation. Popular activities include chilling out at the beach, horse riding and people watching.
Similar to India, Bangladesh has special cooked rice called pilau and naan. For snacks, people enjoy eating pann that contains a bite-sized herb stuffing. For dessert, rasmalai is made from soft dough mixed with cheese, milk, sugar and spices - a perfect choice for a sweet tooth.
Arrive at Your Destination in a Timely Fashion with Bangkok Airways
Experience the friendship and new experience in traveling through the beaches, nature and way of life of the Bangladeshis, with a help from Bangkok Airways. The international-standard service is ready to serve you from destination to destination on a new fleet of Airbus planes. Online booking and check-in system are available at your convenience. Passengers traveling from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok to Dhaka can enjoy our exclusive lounge equipped with complimentary wi-fi, magazine corner and snack bars before embarking on your memorable trip.
Connect Flights As You Desire
Fly directly from Suvarnabhumi to ZIA International Airport in Bangladesh with Bangkok Airway and get pampered with the excellent service. Upon your return, you can drop by these destinations to extend your fun journey: Chiang Mai, Samui, Luang Prabang, Phnom Penh, Phuket and Yangon.
CurrencyThai Baht (THB)
Electricity/Socket Adaptor220V 50Hz
Time zoneUTC +7
Tel code+66 2
JUN - NOVRainy season - wet and humid
30°C - 35°C
Prepare for rainy days
DEC - FEBCool season - breezy evenings and comfortable weather
26°C - 30°C
Great time for sightseeing
MAR - MAYHot season - sunny and blazing hot
30°C - 40°C
Bring plenty of water when out and about