Bangladesh is a densely-populated, low-lying riverine country with a coastline of 580 km on the coastline of the Bay of Bengal. The delta plain of the Padma, Jamuna, and Meghna Rivers and their tributaries occupy 79 percent of the country.
The Sadarghat Launch Terminal is one of the largest river ports in the world. About 200 large and small passenger launches (motorized boats) depart and arrive at the terminal every day. According to the officials at the terminal, 50,000 people, in average, use the terminal for departure and arrival every day. About 45 routes are operated from Sadarghat Launch Terminal by which you can cruise to the northern or southern part of Bangladesh. Dhaka to Chandpur is the golden route of Bangladesh. Everyday almost 20 to 30 thousand people are traveling from Dhaka and arriving Dhaka from Chandpur. Dhaka to Chandpur launch schedule starts from 6.00am to 12am. Most of the launch within these times. The launches are operated by both government and private organizations. Source
There are so many adventurous and luxurious tour packages offering by tour agency of Bangladesh. Among the strong tidal waves of classic Bangladeshi river, under the thrilling canals of the Sundarbans or against the tides of heavenly ocean, the launch or ship trip will definitely add some special moments in your tours.
Companies that providing luxurious Water Tourism packages
Keari Tours and Services Ltd.
KEAEI Plaza (5th Floor), 83 Shat Mashjid Road, 8/a Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209
Phone: +880-2-8125881; +880-2-8125629-7
Web Site: www.kearitourism.com
Email: [email protected]
Reggae Entertainment & Tourism Ltd.
Corporate Office: House: B/157 (Gr. Floor)
Road: 22, Mohakhali DOHS, Dhaka-1206
Phone: 02 9856812-3
House # 13/1, Road # 12, Baridhara Diplomatic Zone
Dhaka – 1212, Bangladesh
Telephone: +880 2 8417547
ROB Supermarket (5th Floor)
Gulshan 2, Room 605
Telephone: (8802) 8834 653, 4 GMT 03:30 hrs to GMT 11:00 hrs
Fax: (8802) 8834 837
Hotline: +8801841445500, +88018414555