Rocket/Paddle Steamer Trip
Rocket steamer may be the most highlight of you Bangladesh Trip. This 100 years old lazy paddle steamer goes till Morelgonj from Dhaka every day (except Friday) crossing many rivers. This is the best way to see Rivers of Bangladesh.
Day of running : Sat-Sun – Starts at : 6.30 p.m (From Dhaka Sadarghat River Station) & reach Hularhat 11 a.m and Morolgonj at 1.00 p.m .
: Fares :
Barisal : Taka 2,320 (1 cabin/2 Beds)
Hularhat : Taka 231,10 (1 cabin/2 Beds)
Morolgonj : Taka 3,580 (1 cabin/2 Beds)
Note : Each Cabin has 2 beds, for single person just half the fare. – Deck Class fare : USD 2.5 (Taka 200)/Sleeping bag needed to travel by this class.
Rocket steamer Ticket booking : Highly recommend to book at least 20 days before the trip and collect ticket before 2-3 days from Bangladesh Inland Transport Corp (BIWTC), 5 Dilkusha, Dhaka. Ph : (+ 880 2) 955 9779.
Office hour : Sunday – Thursday from 9 am – 5 p.m.
No online or e-mail booking facility. – In case of 2nd Class, you have to call another number : 739 0691 You also can write to us for more info or ticket booking : firstname.lastname@example.org