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Flights to Bangladesh

Bangladesh –The Pearl of South Asia 

Bangladesh, also known as ‘The Land of Rivers’, is a gorgeous country located in the fertile delta of Bengal in South Asia. The country shares its border with India to its west, north and east, with Burma to its south-east and Bay of Bengal to its south. With the world’s eighth largest population, the country is a rural nirvana laden with waterways, speckled with ethnic villages and abounding with hospitable people.

Carriers flying from India to Bangladesh are Jet Airways, Regent Airways, Mega Maldives, Air India, Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Other airlines flying to Bangladesh are Emirates, Malindo Air, Tigerair, Thai Airways, SriLankan Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Etihad Airways, AirAsia, Singapore Airlines, Oman Air, flydubai, Gulf Air, Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Saudia.

How to find cheap flights to Bangladesh?

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Which city is cheap to fly to in Bangladesh?

To find out the cheapest city while you are planning a trip to Bangladesh, refer to the countries section and select your destination country. You will be redirected to a page that will provide you a brief description of that particular country, along with its popular cities and their air fares.

Before you fly to Bangladesh

Visa for Indians flying to Bangladesh

Indian nationals should apply for a visa online before travelling to Bangladesh. The form can be collected from the premises of Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi or downloaded from the internet. For more information, refer to the website of Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi, India.

Best time to visit Bangladesh

The winter season which lasts from October to March, is considered as the best season to visit the country. The weather is pleasant when compared to the humid monsoons and hot summers.

Time and weather difference between India and Bangladesh

Bangladesh is 30 minutes ahead of India. The country experiences a mix of tropical and sub-tropical climate with three main seasons- dry Summers, wet Monsoons and chilly Winters. Spring, autumn, and late autumn are also experienced.

Currency and exchange rates between India and Bangladesh

1.18 Bangladeshi Taka (BDT) is equivalent to 1 Indian Rupee (INR). Please note that Indian Rupees cannot be used in Bangladesh. It has to be converted into Bangladeshi Taka at the forex counters or at the bank.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to Bangladesh

The lush greenery, extensive farmlands, meandering water-bodies, delicious food, uber-traditionalism and warm and welcoming Bengali people are some of the aspects that introduce Bangladesh to the outer world. Before visiting, there are few tips that one should follow.

  • Bengali being their national language, is spoken all over the country. Many Bangladeshi people understand limited English, especially in the rural interiors. Hence, learning a few Bengali words may really prove helpful for a visitor while travelling to local places.
  • If hawkers or rickshaw-wallahs become over-zealous to sell their products or services, simply say an affirmed ‘No’ but with sheer politeness.

Domestic travel between cities

Bangladesh has an extensive network of transportation. Flights with cheap fares are available to nearly all the division capitals and famous cities in Bangladesh, like Dhaka, Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Jessore etc. Few rotor-wing craft (helicopter) services are available in Bangladesh for tourism. Local Bangladeshi buses, state-run buses, luxurious air-conditioned and Volvo buses are found in plenty. Bangladesh Railways offers an extensive rail network to commute from one destination to another. Transportation within some cities in Bangladesh can also be done by boats. They are the best medium to explore the beauty of this riverine country.

Things to do in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, the land of rivers, is blessed with some of the most astonishing natural attractions. The long stretch of beaches is very popular for enjoying beach and water sports. Do not miss visiting some of the wonderful places like Cox’s Bazaar and St Martin in Chittagong. If you are driven towards history and culture, then the heritage city of Dhaka will be the best place of visit. Witness exotic Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, and Somapura Mahavihara in Paharpur. The archaeological temple city in Rajshahi and Mahasthangarh in Bogra will magnetize you as well. Bagha Mosque, Paharpur in Naogaon, the single largest Buddhist monastery, and the most ornamental Kantaji temple are popular religious places. Besides visiting famous places of interest, do not forget to hop around the local markets that portray rich tradition of handicrafts, jute products, gold and silver ornaments, silver filigree work, natural pink pearls, copperware, brassware, bamboo and cane products, wood carvings and fabrics made of silk and jamdani. If you are in Bangladesh, then savouring the subtle flavours including the rich culinary tradition of Bengalis, is a must.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 13th September 2016.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.