Bangladesh is a riverine country having the most complex river system in the world. Rivers are an integral part of the socio-economic fabric of Bangladesh that plays a huge role in economic development as well as the sources of recreation and entertainment. One of the most exciting entertainments is the boat race which is just a fabulous festival to enjoy with thousands of cheering people, colors, festivity, and exotic sporting environments.
It is one of the ancient and rural folk game of Bangladesh organized in different rivers of the country, but the boat race in the river Buriganga beside the capital is one of the most enjoyable boat races which you can easily experience and is just hour drive from your hotels. This is generally held in the month of September when the river filled with water after rainy season Besides, boat races are organized in different parts of the country each of the race is celebrated with great enthusiasm and festivity
Sadarghat-bound bus, human hauler, CNG, tempo, or rickshaw can be reached from anywhere in Dhaka. There is bus service from Gulistan in Dhaka. You can also go by private car or auto CNG rickshaw.