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Private Tour: 4-Night Sylhet and Sreemangal Adventure Tour from Dhaka

Private Tour: 4-Night Sylhet and Sreemangal Adventure Tour from Dhaka
Duration:
4 days
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Join this 4-night Srimangal tour to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Baikka Beel Wetland, Lowacherra National Park, Adivasi Villages (Khasia Tribal Village) and Madhabpur Lake. Baikka Beel Wetland is one of the most fascinating migrating bird and fish sanctuary sites in Sreemangal and Lawachara Rainforest National Park is known for its many tropical species. Meet the local tribe at the Khasia Village Tribal. Enjoy the Sylhet tour and explore the clear water and stone collection from the river in Jaflong, a hill station and popular destination in Sylhet. It is situated at the border between Bangladesh and the Indian state of Meghalaya, overshadowed by subtropical mountains and rain forests. Jaflong is famous for its stone collections and is also home of the Khasi tribe. Also enjoy a Lalakhal boat trip to see the mountain range of Meghalaya through the Shari River.

Dhaka After Dark Small Group Tour Including Live Stage Performance

Dhaka After Dark Small Group Tour Including Live Stage Performance
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4 hours 30 minutes
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Dhaka comes alive at night, with locals heading to restaurants, tea stalls, markets, and to the theatre — and we're going to join them! We're exploring local culture and cuisine on this night tour that shows you what the city is really like after dark!

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 Official Zia Airport Taxi Service

 

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

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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 Jul 2016