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Sonargaon Day Tour from Dhaka

Sonargaon Day Tour from Dhaka
10 hours
USD 90.00
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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9 hours
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Old Dhaka of Bangladesh was established more than 500 years ago and our tour will take you to the inside of Dhaka history. We will visit Armeniun Church, Shakhari Bazar (or Hindu street), Dhakessari Temple, Hindu street,Sadarghat River Terminal, Buriganga River, Ship repairing yard, Ahsan Monjil (Pink Palace), Lalbag Fort, Star Mosque, or other destinations you are interested. The highlight of the trip is to stop by the ship yard where a lot of ships are being made and repaired manually and enjoy traditions Dhakai food at a local restaurant for lunch.

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Official Zia Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Zia Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (BDT or Bangladeshi Taka). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Zia Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers will also accept US Dollars.

  • Regular Zia Dhaka Airport taxis charge around BDT 400 from the DAC Zia International Airport to the city and a little less to return, travel time takes around 30 minutes. There is a pre-paid Zia Dhaka Airport taxi booth in the Arrivals area. If they are not using this service, then fares should always be agreed upon before setting off. Drivers are required by law to have an operating meter, but they are notorious for not using them.

Dhaka Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will also accept US Dollars.
Dhaka Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping not required

Official Zia Airport Taxi Details

Zia Airport Taxi

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Zia Dhaka Airport taxi services are provided by both Yellow cabs and Rent-a-Car. We advisable to hire Zia Dhaka Airport cabs from authorized counters at the exit gate of Arrival area.

 Unofficial Zia Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points


Autorickshaws or Baby taxis are not permitted to pick up passengers at the Zia Dhaka Airport, but they candrop you off. On the Airport Road nearest to the Zia Dhaka Airport, they can be picked up for trips to the city. Fares are around BDT 70-100, but expect much negotiating. Drivers are required to have a functioning meter, and police take a dim view of drivers who break this rule.

IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the unofficial Zia Airport taxi service.

These taxis can get you around the entire city of Dhaka if you do not mind breathing in the thick polluted air of this city.

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Last Updated: 16 Nov 2016