Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile plains, and travel by boat is common. On the southern coast, the Sundarbans, an enormous mangrove forest shared with Eastern India, is home to the royal Bengal tiger. I’m writing here about top 10 tourist attraction in Bangladesh.
Cox’s Bazar is a town, an angling port and area base camp in Bangladesh. The shoreline in Cox’s Bazar is an unbroken 120 km (75 mi) sandy ocean shoreline with a tender incline, one of the world’s longest. It is found 150 km (93 mi) south of the mechanical port Chittagong. Cox’s Bazar is likewise known by the name Panowa, whose exacting interpretation signifies “yellow blossom.” Its other old name was “Palongkee”.
The cutting edge Cox’s Bazar gets its name from Captain Hiram Cox (passed on 1799), an officer of the British East India Company. Cox was selected Superintendent of Palongkee station after Warren Hastings moved toward becoming Governor of Bengal. Skipper Cox was extraordinarily assembled to manage a century-long clash between Arakan displaced people and nearby Rakhains. He set out upon the undertaking of restoring displaced people in the zone and gained noteworthy ground. Chief Cox passed on in 1799 preceding he could complete his work. To celebrate his part in recovery work, a market was built up and named Cox’s Bazar (“Cox’s Market”) after him.
Today, Cox’s Bazar is a standout amongst the most-went by visitor goals in Bangladesh, however it is not a noteworthy worldwide vacationer goal. In 2013, the Bangladesh Government shaped the Tourist Police unit to better secure neighborhood and remote travelers, and in addition to care for the nature and untamed life in the visitor spots of Cox’s Bazar.
Saint Martin Bangladesh
Saint Martin’s Island is a little island in the northeastern piece of the Bay of Bengal, around 9 km south of the tip of the Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf promontory, and shaping the southernmost piece of Bangladesh. There is a little abutting island that is isolated at high tide, called Chera Dwip. It is around 8 kilometers west of the northwest shoreline of Myanmar, at the mouth of the Naf River.
The primary settlement began 250 years prior by Arabian mariners who named the island ‘Jazeera’. Amid British occupation the island was named St. Martin Island. Amid the First Anglo-Burmese War between the British and Burmese domains in 1824–1826, equal cases to the island were a central point. The neighborhood names of the island are “Narikel jinjira” which signifies ‘Coconut Island’ in Bengali, and “Daruchini Dwip“. It is the main coral island in Bangladesh.
Kuakata is a town known for its all encompassing ocean shoreline. It is situated in south-eastern Bangladesh, and is the number two traveler goal in the nation. Kuakata shoreline is a sandy span 18 kilometers in length and 3 kilometers wide.
Kuakata offers a full perspective of the dawn and nightfall from a similar white sandy shoreline in the water of the Bay of Bengal. Privately known as Shagor Kannya (Daughter of sea), the long portion of dull, marbled sand extends for around 18 kilometers (11 mi). The long and wide shoreline at Kuakata has a run of the mill regular setting. This sandy shoreline has tender slants into the Bay of Bengal. Kuakata is additionally an asylum for transitory winter fowls.
On the eastern end of the shoreline is Gongamati Reserved Forest, an evergreen mangrove woods and piece of the first Kuakata. At the point when the Rakhines settled in the range in 1784, Kuakata was a piece of the bigger Suburbans woods. Nonetheless, the Suburbans is presently at a separation of one-hour by speed pontoon. As a mangrove woodland, Gongamati, similar to the Suburbans, offers some security against tidal surges, nonetheless it too is being debilitated by logging and deforestation. The most ideal approach to achieve the woodland is by foot or bicycle along the shoreline, where a run of banner flying angling water crafts can be seen trawling the drift. Going to Gangamati in the late evening is a flawless time to watch the sun cast shadows on the theoretical uncovered mangrove roots.
Rangamati is a district in south-eastern Bangladesh. It is a part of the Chittagong Division and the town of Rangamati serves as the headquarters of the district. Area-wise, Rangamati is the largest district of the country.
It is the administrative headquarter of the Rangamati Hill District, the largest district of Bangladesh and located some 77 kilometres away from Chittagong. For long time Rangamati has been a prime Bangladesh tourist destination for its location, scenic beauty, colourful tribal people, tribal homespun textiles and ivory jewellery.
There are many bus service available from Dhaka to Rangamati. After reaching Rangamati you can hire an auto-rickshaw to visit the Kaptai lake and Hanging bridge.
Khagrachhari is a district in south-eastern Bangladesh. It is a part of the Chittagong Division and the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Its local name is “Chengmi”. Khagrachhari is also known as Phalang Htaung or the Mong Circle.
It is also a part of Chittagong Hill Tracts It is one of the most magnificent places for tourist with hills, forest, waterfalls and aborigine. Three rivers are flow on the through the district. These are Chengi, Kasalong and Maini and Chengi. Main attraction is the tribal culture, green tree, hilly road and people also. Private and government rest house, hotels, motels and resorts are available. Majority people are Marma and Chakma. Local main transportation is Chader Gari.
Bandarban is a district in South-Eastern Bangladesh, and a part of the Chittagong Division.It is one of the three hill districts of Bangladesh and a part of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, he others being Rangamati District and Khagrachhari District. Bandarban is not only the remotest district of the country, but also is the least populated one. Bandarban, or in Marma or Arakanese language as “Rwa-daw Mro” is also known as Arvumi or the Bohmong Circle. Bandarban town is the home town of the Bohmong Chief who is the head of the Marma population. Of the other hill districts, Rangamati is the Chakma Circle, headed by Raja Devasish Roy and Khagrachari is the Mong Circle, headed by Raja Sachingprue Marma. Bandarban is regarded as one of the most attractive travel destinations in Bangladesh. It also is the administrative headquarters of Bandarban district, which has turned into one of the most exotic tourist attractions in Bangladesh.
Main Tourist Spots in Bandarban, Bangladesh:
- Baklai Waterfall
- Boga Lake
- Buddha Dhatu Jadi
- Chimbuk Hill and Tribal Villages
- Chinri Jhiri Waterfall
- Faipi Waterfall
- Jadipai Waterfall
- Mirinja Parjatan
- Nafakhum and Remakri
- Nilgiri and Thanchi
- Patang Jhiri Waterfall
- Prantik Lake
- Raj Vihar and Ujanipara Vihar
- Rijuk Waterfall
- Sangu River
- Shoilo Propat
- Upabon Parjatan
- Zingsiam Saitar