What is the excitement of Mawa?
Mawa Ferry Ghat is one of the biggest ferry terminal of Bangladesh which helps vehicles and people to cross the mighty Padma River. This Ferry Ghat is situated in Sreenagar Upazila, Munshiganj District, which is around 50 kilometers away from the capital. Mawa Ghat stays open 24/7 as this is the most used ferry terminal for the west side transport users for which the food places around the Ghat also stays open even during midnight.
You can go there to enjoy:
In between the hustling and bustling of the city life in the midst of heavy traffic, it is really difficult to imagine a highway smooth as butter, to drive through for a fun ride. If you still haven’t visited Dhaka- Mawa Expressway yet then you are missing out something really mesmerizing in life. After crossing Postogola Bridge, you will find a 30km almost empty highway. The impeccable express highway is beautifully organized in lanes and spotless. In short you’ll get the feeling of driving in LA and I’m not even exaggerating. Just one thing to keep in mind, accelerate but make sure to check your speedometer.
The main attraction for the amazing road trip to Mawa is to taste their fresh Hilsa which are caught from Padma River. Mawa is the perfect place for all the fish lovers and who doesn’t love Hilsa (Elish)? In Mawa you get the fresh water fishes from which you can pick your favorite one and they will cook right in front of you and will serve you with steaming hot rice and some delicious bhortas. You can find other items as well like chicken curry, khichuri, vegetable, beef and etc but people mostly prefers to have fresh fried fish with onion and dry red chilies, different bhorta, brinjal fry and Hilsa fish eggs. To enjoy these scrumptious food you have to consider the environment and hygiene but it’s worth it, trust me. The best part is that the price is one-third of the price of the local city, so you can buy few to take home as well.
Many are not comfortable to eat there but not to worry anymore as you can find an amazing restaurant there called “Project Hilsa”. The restaurant has a unique exterior and the entire place looks like a Hilsa fish itself. There you can enjoy your delicious meals under air conditioner and customers with kids can have a relaxing dine out as they have a kid’s zone as well.
If you go so far then why miss a chance to enjoy the vastness of river Padma. Words are less to describe the beauty of the river and the amazing breeze will give you a heavenly experience. There you will find variety of boats like Speed boats, Motor Boats, large Boats and etc. Among them pick your preferred ride but make sure to fix the price and negotiate.
Carry some snack along to enjoy the ride, you will surely fall in love with the river. The picturesque view will surely get engraved in your heart. Take a lot of amazing pictures to recall those unforgettable memories.
In all you will discover an incredible vantage point to take in its excellence. In addition you can find the under-construction Padma Multipurpose Bridge ascending high and tall. You can enjoy both nature and architecture at the same place.
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