Brass & Pottery Village Tour

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Facilities


  • Wifi

  • Hotel

  • Transfer

  • Transport

  • Site Seeing

  • Guide

  • First Aid

  • Meal
  • Photo Gallery

Price: Starting from $33 USD* /per pax

Duration: Full Day Tour
Attractions Heritage and Culture of Bangladesh
Area Covered Dhamrai and Savar
Best Time Round the Year
Availability: Round the Year
Upcoming Schedule Click to view

We will take you to a remote village in Dhamrai, outreach of Dhaka to visit a Metal Crafts Workshop where the Artisans are mastering to make the Brass and Bronze statues and different decorative staff in ancient Lost-Wax Technique. Also visit a Hindu village where all the villagers make Pottery from many of their generations.

Way back to Dhaka will visit “National Martyrs’ Monument (Jatio Sriti Soudho / Jatiya Smriti Saudha) in Savar and pay tribute to the people who was killed during the “Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. With this tour you will learn about the traditional life of Bangladeshi people and the history of birth of this country.

    Tour Highlights:
  • Visit Pottery Village. Observe and experience the life and work of the potters of Bangladesh.
  • Get a Pottery Lesson and find how much skilled you are while trying to make some pottery your selves.
  • Visit Brass Village and experience the life and works of the artisans.
  • Visit Village Market locally called Bazaar and see how the village traders do their business.
  • Boat Ride on a narrow river and experiencing village life.
  • Great chance to buy some amazing brass & pottery staff as a Souvenirs straight from the creators.
  • Visit National Martyrs’ Memorial and pay tribute to the people who sacrifice their lives for this country.
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01Day One
  • Pick you up from your hotel or your living place at 08:00 AM. Drive towards Pottery Village - Kakran, a place near to Dhamrai (40 km, 2 hrs).
  • Arrived Nayarhat Bazaar at Dhamrai. Leave the car and take a 30 minutes boat ride to the Pottery Village, named Kakran.
  • Upon arrival first you will observe life and works at Pottery Village, where people making potteries from generations after generation. Then you will get a chance to test your pottery skill while you are trying to make something with your own. Don’t be afraid, they will show you how to do it.
    These people making potteries from many of their generations are locally known as Kumar (Potter). Despite stick to their many generations old traditional family profession from loving, these Potters are currently living in poor conditions. Because of the modernized industrial development or revolution, the trade of making pottery is currently dying in our country. As a result more and more Potters are leaving their traditional creative family profession now a day.
    It will be nice if you bring some Candies or Chocolates, and Note-Book along with Pen or Pencil to distribute among the children in the village. The children and their parents will be extremely happy.
  • Back to Nayarhat Bazaar by boat, and drive to Nabinagar.
  • Lunch on a decent local restaurant, and taste some authentic local foods.
  • After lunch, drive towards Dhamrai, and visit the metal crafts workshop where the artisan makes amazing Statues and Crockery staff with Bronze in Lost-Wax Technique.
  • This is the best place to buy some souvenir made of Brass. They make remarkable little things here which are perfect for Souvenir.
  • Visit National Martyrs Memorial at Savar on the way back to Dhaka.
  • Drop you off at your hotel or residence.
  • Say Good Bye.
  • End of the Tour.
Tour Includes:
  • Pick-up and Drop-off service at Dhaka.
  • Air-conditioned adequate Transportation.
  • Boat rides.
  • Experienced English speaking Guide.
  • Experienced and well-behaved Driver.
  • All site entrance fees, including National Martyrs’ Memorial.
  • Lunch with soft drinks at a decent local restaurant.
  • Mineral Drinking Water on tour.
  • All tips except our Guide and Driver.
Tour Excludes:
  • Any food, drinks, or beverage other than mentioned above.
  • Any personal item(s).
Availability:
  • Minimum 02 people are required to book this tour.
  • Tour is available at Friday, Saturday and any Govt. Holidays.
Eating :
  • Restaurants are widely available everywhere. There are few types of restaurant you will find, depends on their food, quality, hygiene and price. Our guide will help you to find decent restaurant where you will get the best quality food.
  • Most of the common Bengali Food is very tasty rather than Indian food. But the main difference is that the Bengali Food is bit spicy considering the Indian dishes.
  • Most of the places in Bangladesh you will find some common food like Kichuri (Kichudi / Kichdi), and Biriyani (Birani). Kichuri is a dish make with aromatic rice and lentils and served with a piece of meat or egg. Other hand Biriyani is a special dish cooked together with meat, aromatic rice and added spices.
  • You will find some Fast-Food corner as well. You can also find Samosa (Somocha) and Singara (Samosa) as a snacks everywhere.
  • Tea and soft drinks are very cheap. Mineral water is widely available.
  • We can take you to the Western Restaurant (depends on availability) if you wish (only on private tour) on your own expenses.
  • Note: For more details please see Terms & Conditions and Blog Posts.
Tipping / Bakshis:
  • Tipping is common practice in Asia. There is no fixed limit in Bangladesh for tipping; most workers will expect a small tip, especially from foreigners. Anything from 100 Taka upwards, depending on the service provided by person.
  • At the end of the tour, if your principle guide and the driver have been helpful then you could think about tipping them. The amount can obviously be left to you.
  • Note: For more details please see Blog Posts.
Advise:
  • Booking this tour at least 02 weeks in advance is advised.
  • Required full advance payment to book this tour.
  • You need to wear modest cloths to enter the mosque included on the tour. It’s not possible and also forbidden to visit the mosque wearing shorts.
  • Ladies need to cover their arms and hair while entering the mosque.
  • Shoes must leave outside while entering the mosque and temple.
  • Traffic in Dhaka are incredible sometimes, when everything is stuck in every intersections. You will remain stopped on the same place for long time without even moving an inch. Be prepared to walk a lot and wear shoes accordingly.
  • Pick up time will be at 09:00 AM on Friday and Saturday, and any other Govt. Holidays, as there would be less traffic on the streets on those days. Hotels or residence located on Southern part of Dhaka city, pick up time will be at 09:00 AM for this tour.
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