Most popular tourist places
Sreemangal Tea Garden
Sreemangal, the tea capital of Bangladesh, having most of the tea gardens of the country, is called “The land of two leaves and a bud”. The largest tea garden in the world is situated here. There are terraced tea gardens and lemon garden. It is more beautiful in the rainy season to stay at Sreemangal having the highest rainfall in Bangladesh and the place has a mystic look.
How to Go?
Sreemangal Tea Garden is located in Sreemangal Upazila of Moulvibazar district. Without going to Sylhet, you can go directly to Sreemangal , 190 km from Dhaka, by bus or train.
hum hum waterfall
Hum Hum waterfall is one of the main tourist attractions of Bangladesh. Locally it is called by Cheetah falls, which is in the Razkandi reserve forest in Kamalganj, Moulovibazar district. It was discovered by 2010 by a tourist group which was guided by Shyamal Deva barma.
The fall is about 150 to 160 feet. The adventurous journey towards Hum Hum waterfall will give you an immense feel of natural beauty. It is a 3-4 hours trek through the muddy path and jungles. You will find leeches there and they are a lot in number. Never try to reach there without the guide and it is always better to move there with a team.
Lawachara National Park
Lawachara National Park is the best studied and most visited protected area in Bangladesh. The park is located close to the town of Sreemangal but within Kamalganj Upazila, Moulvibazar District in the northeast of the country.
It comprises about half of the 2,740 ha West Bhanugach Reserved Forest. Lawachara National Park covers approximately 1,250 ha of semi-evergreen tropical forest. The land was declared a national park by the Bangladesh government on July 7, 1996 under the Wildlife Act of 1974. Lawachara National Park is best known for the relative ease of seeing primates including four globally threatened species: Northern Pig-tailed Macaque, Phayre’s Leaf Monkey, Capped Langur, and the most important population in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Tea Research Institute
Sreemangal is a city in Sylhet Division in Bangladesh. Sreemangal is situated in Moulvibazar district in sylhet division. Sreemangal is an Upazila. It is famous for tea garden. Rain all time occurs here.
The nature has adorned sreemangal with green tress. Its natural scenery is very charming. It soothes one’s eyes. Birds are twittering always here. The first tea garden in Bangladesh which names “Malni chho ra tea garden” is here. Only one tea research institute in Bangladesh which name is BTRI (Bangladesh Tea Research Institute) is situated in Sreemangal. If you come in sreemangal by train you’ll miss this statue. When you’ll come near in the tea garden you find the smell of tea leaves. When you’ll reach sreemangal you get many sorts of hotels. Tea Resort & Rest House also available here. After taken rest you can visit tea gardens.
What is better than green lands to visit if you are in love of nature! Madhabpur located in Sreemangal, Moulvibazar. Is such a place people love to visit for its very natural green views of tea gardens along with hills, lake & wild life.
About Madhabpur Lake:
Madhabpur lake is approximate 3 kilometer in length. The width of the lake is 50-100 meter. There is a thin walking path to walk around the lake. Indian border areas hills are visible from the south sides hill of Madhabpur lake. Madhabpur lake is restricted to visit out of 8.00-18.00 hour. Inside the tea state there is a Tea processing center, Tea sales center & Masjid. Aside of Tea garden & lake you will find other herbal plants
Madhabkunda, the largest waterfall in Bangladesh situated in Barlekha Upazilla in Moulvibazar District of Bangladesh. It is about five km away from Dakshinbagh railway station on the Kulaura-Shabajpur track and 350 km from Dhaka city. About 200 ft. or 61 m high waterfall Madhabkunda, become one of the most attractive tourist destination in Bangladesh. Every day a huge number of tourists and picnic parties come here for their enjoyment and recreation from all over the country. Fall of million tons of water form 200 ft. height can be add a tremendous feelings on your mind her. Many Big and black bolder of stones with the endless green leafy trees and the sound of wonderful waterfall is giving a shape of care and amazing feelings in Madhabkunda.
Shitesh babu's zoo
Shitesh Babu’s Zoo is a privately run zoo located on Ramakrishna Mission Road in Sreemangal town of Moulvibazar. It is basically the residence of Sitesh Ranjan Dev, the founder of this zoo. Sitesh Babu has built his mini zoo in this house located next to Ramakrishna Sebashram which is now the Wildlife Service Foundation. The zoo is currently run by Sajal Dev, son of Sitesh Ranjan Dev.
While living with his father, he did not know when he became an animal lover. He has faced death many times while hunting. There is an impression on his body. There are also adventurous and thrilling stories of returning from the gates of death. In 1991, the infestation of wild pigs increased in the leafless tea garden of Kamalganj.
Seven color tea
Seven-colour tea or seven-layer tea (Bengali: সাত রং চা) is a Bangladeshi beverage made with an unknown recipe.
The Seven-layer tea was invented by Romesh Ram Gour after discovering that different tea leaves have different densities. Each layer contrasts in colour and taste, ranging from syrupy sweet to spicy clove.
The result is an alternating dark/light band pattern throughout the drink, giving the tea its name. The original seven-colour tea is mainly available in the Nilkantha Tea Cabin, a tea shop in Srimongol, Moulvibazar, with other variants existing throughout different parts of Bangladesh.
volagonj Sadha Pathor
The beautiful place located at the end of Sylhet-Companiganj-Bholaganj highway attracts hundreds of tourists a day. The best time to visit the amazing spot is between May and October, especially in summer season.
To go to Bholaganj Sada Pathor, the travel lovers have to make a journey of 280 km from Dhaka by bus. There are buses available, both air-conditioned (AC) buses and non-AC from Dhaka to Sylhet. There are also trains from Dhaka to Sylhet. You can see the nearby mountains which is in India’s Meghalaya when you get to this amazing spot. If you’re trying to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, this is the perfect place for you to take a break, gather your thoughts and enjoy what the nature has to offer.
Jaflong is very famous place, since the British era, for its stones. Also tourist can rent a boat and travel and see the spectacular river Mari whose origin point is in the ancient Himalayas.
Jaflong is situated right on the border between Bangladesh and the Indian Meghalaya States. A river by the name of Mari, which directly comes from the Himalayas, flows beside Jaflong. Jalong is arguably one of the most renowned tourist spots in Bangladesh. Jaflong, a tribe name Kashai has been living for many generations, and tourist can have an up close and personal experience with the Kashai people visiting Jaflong. Every year hundreds of tourists, from Bangladesh as well as from all over the world, visit Jaflong.
Ratargul Swamp Forest
Ratargul Swamp Forest is a fresh water marshland forest located close to river Goain, in Gowainghat Upazila of Sylhet District. This forest is engulfed with freshwater in most of the seasons. This evergreen forest gets over flooded during the rainy season.
Different local fish are available here. It’s the terrain of different creatures’ like snakes, monkeys, lizards, insects & birds. You may also see vulture and Eagle. Some parts of this forest are very small, so boat ride would be tough. However, it is the only swamp forest located in Bangladesh and one of the few freshwater swamp forests in the world. The forest is naturally conserved under the Department of Forestry, Government of Bangladesh. This evergreen forest is situated by the river Goain and linked with the canal named Chengir Khal.
Bisnakandi is a village situated in Rustompur Union under Guainghat Upazilla. This is where many layers of the Khasi mountain meet at a single point from both sides. Flowing from above is a high fall. Adding to its charm are dark clouds hugging the mountain in the rainy season. And flowing underneath towards Bholaganj is a branch of the Piyain. Along the stream flowing from high up in the mountain come huge boulders that are deposited and mined in Bisnakandi.
There is more than one way to go to Bisnakandi. Tourists can use the Sylhet-Guainghat Road via the airport and take a left turn to reach Hadarpar from where a local boat may be hired to arrive at Bisnakandi. Visitors can go to Hadarpar by CNG-run auto-rickshaws, which are available for hire at Amberkhana Point in Sylhet city.