MV Karnafuly Express, the best choice for a St. Martin’s adventure
Islands has always attracted travelers who crave to get away from the daily hectic life of modern civilization to some remote place hand get lost in the nature. The only coral island in Bangladesh, St Martin's is a tourist paradise. This island is unique in its endlessly blue sky, clear blue waters. Corals and rows of coconut trees drawing travel enthusiasts and tourists and has become the most desired tourists spots of Bangladesh.
St martin’s opens to visitors from November to March. During open season you will find all facilities in the island including food, transport and stay. But one thing you must keep in mind is that at the end of the day it a remote island with limited facilities and plan ahead if you want to have a perfect tour. During the open season the island is overcrowded by daily tourist who comes in the morning and get backs in the afternoon. Give or take they get only 3-4 hour’s window to explore the island. But if you want to really enjoy the beauty of this island and trilled by the sound of nature you must spend at least one night at St Martin's. At different times of a day the sea and the nature changes its color and sound and sets your mood to a different tone. So, staying at least one night at St. Martin's is highly recommended. Every day from 2pm the daily tourist starts leaving the island and as the crowd reduces it becomes more enjoyable.
Chhera Dwip is a must see for tourists. It is the southernmost land of Bangladesh and is located about 5 kilometers south of St Martin. The island is also known as 'Chheradia' or 'Syradiya' among the locals. Coconut trees, natural stones and coral thrive on this island and make for a breath-taking sight. While one-third of the island is submerged under the water during high tide, tourists can enjoy the stunning view created by the blue sea's waves splashing on stones. The clear blue sea, open sky and enthralling sunsets draw a large number of people to Chhera Dwip.
The best time to explore the sandy beach and sea is during the early morning, afternoon during sunset and night time. These are the times when you get spellbound by the beauty and sound of the nature of St. Martins. Natural beauty is the main attraction of this island. Other than that you can enjoy the local fresh coconut and seafood. You will get to see a wide variety of fishes many of which you had never seen before. Seafood BBQ at night is another common activity of tourist who stays overnight. The taste of cooked or grilled sea food is unforgettable.
MV Karnafuly Express has added a new dimension in our tourism industry and opened up an opportunity to have a great adventurous tour to St. Martin’s for the tourists. Especially for tourist who a looking to stay at least one night at St Martin’s and fully explore and enjoy attractions of the island MV Karnafuly Express is the best option to take a round trip from Tekhnaf to St Martin’s.
MV Karnafuly Express is a luxurious mid-sized ocean going fully air conditioned cruise vessel equipped with all kind of sumptuous amenities starting from luxurious rooms, diverse seating arrangements with rooftop party space, restaurant, space for corporate programs and all kind of safety measures to ensure 600 plus passenger’s cozy stay at this ship. MV Karnafuly Express Cruise Ship leaves from T North Nuniachhara (Airport Road) BIWTA Ghat at Tekhnaf regularly. Behind Tekhnaf Airport, the ship will sail from Nuniachhara BIWTA Ghat to the Bay of Bengal via the North Bankkhali River. It reaches St. Matins by cruising parallel to marine drive.
MV Karnafuly Express starts from Tekhnaf at 7am and reaches St Martin’s in 5 hours and starts its return journey from St Martin’s at 3pm. So if you are planning a 2 or 3 days tour to St. Martin’s MV Karnafuly Express is the best option for you. The best thing about MV Karnafuly Express is its luxurious and adventurous voyage through the blue water of Bay of Bengal. So you can relax and enjoy the sea cruise and land at St Martin’s fully fresh and ready to explore the island and fully exploit your stay.
If you are thinking about the budget, MV Karnafuly Express offers a grand luxurious experience at an affordable price. It has a variety of range of seats within the reach of most travelers. The classes includes marigold (echonomy seats located on 1st floor) at 3000Tk return trip and 1600Tk single trip per person, Lavender (same as marigold located on 2nd floor) at 3000Tk return trip and 1600Tk single trip per person, Gladiolus (premium seats located on 2nd floor)at 4000Tk return trip and 2100Tk single trip per person, Liliac lounge (premium seats) at 4000Tk return trip and 2100Tk single trip per person, Chrysanthemum Lounge (VIP lounge) at 4500Tk return trip and 2300Tk single trip per person. If you are looking for more comfort and relaxation for your family specially kids and elders you can choose from a range of luxurious cabins.
If you are wondering about the facilities of staying at St. Martin’s, there are many good hotels and resorts where you can avail quality stay and food and they are totally safe. You must make your reservation head of your tour.
If you have made up your mind to take a trip to St. Martin’s start now by first booking your seat on MV Karnafuly Express because during tourist season MV Karnafuly Express tickets are heard to avail. Booking your ticket for karnafuly express is super easy. Select your plan and call or chat with our customer service agents and confirm your booking and make payment online. You can just simply submit a booking request from our website with your valid mobile number. MV karnafuly express agents will call you soon to confirm your ticket. Your ticket will be send to your address by courier. Or you may also collect tickets directly from their office.
Tekhnaf and St Martin’s are undoubtedly the top most tourist destinations of Bangladesh. If you taken the right route and plan your tour properly the journey from Tekhnaf to St Martin’s can also be adventurous. MV Karnafuly Express is surely the best choice if you want to make the most out of your next tour to St. Martin’s.