If you are planning to explore some eastern hinterland this vacation, Bangladesh is very much the place for you. Though relatively less favored, this little country can still charm with its scenic surroundings and architectural history, and also stun with its stupendous reserve of astonishing natural splendor and grace. True, the country has quite a few places that have acquired importance on the global map, but if you really want to witness the country resplendent in all its glory, the following options are your best bet that must be included in your list of the best places to visit in Bangladesh.
The most famous of all the tourist destinations in Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazaar is a spectacularly beautiful locale with some of the most serene beaches adorning the landscape of this city in south eastern Bangladesh. The Inani beach in this prime Bangladeshi location is the longest natural sea beach in the world, and offers a pristine view of idyllic natural delight.
SAINT MARTIN ISLAND
The coral island of Bangladesh, Saint Martin’s is one of the most unbelievably picturesque islands not just in Bangladesh but anywhere in the world.
Whether it be exquisite natural phenomena like the rise or setting of the sun, exotic village life, sea turtle hatchery, obviously coral rocks, and plentiful stars at night, you will never feel a dearth of beauty exploring options here.
Go for an adventurous scuba diving or a laid- back swimming experience or simply relax with a stroll on the beach as you indulge in a pleasurable holiday.
The ‘Lake City of Bangladesh, Rangamati is also one scenic location that attracts tourists from the world over.
Particularly the breathtaking Sajek Valley will seriously satiate your wander lusting spirit with its offerings of breathtakingly enticing greenery.
But apart from the natural aesthetics of this place, Rangamati is also equally famous for its man made lake, the Kaptai Lake and the seemingly natural beauty of this carved setting. Plus, you can also opt for boat rides in this scenic lake for further exploration of the water body.
Bangladesh’s ‘Dam of Monkeys’ is famous for its hills and mountain ranges that lends a different charm to this quaint hill station in the country. And while natural wonders will fascinate you with its spell bounding range of divine beauty, there also exists the Buddha Dhatu Jadi, the largest Buddhist temple of the country.
Besides, the Shoilo Propat waterfall at Milanchari is also one of the most beautiful natural landscapes dotting Bangladesh.
The white sandy beach adorning the beautiful country of Bangladesh, Kuakata locally known as Shagar Kanya, is famous not just for its uniquely appealing charm, but also because of the migratory winter birds that ‘tour’ the area from different parts of the world.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Bagerhat province is more famous for its historical monuments and architectural marvels than it is for its beauty. This is one of those places in the country that will lure you with its aura more than its appearance.
This is another place in Bangladesh which also occupies tremendous importance in any tourist’s itinerary, particularly because of the presence of the Somapura Mahavihara monastery, which is a World Heritage Site.
Birishiri is another place of historical importance that is favored by tourists. But the area also abounds in natural beauty, and the sites of historical importance only serves to enhance the allure of this place.
A unique site of touristy delight, Tanguar Haor is a wetland ecosystem and though it is a site that has undergone immense natural degradation but is still very much a spot that assumes importance in the sightseeing sphere.
One of the most mysterious attractions that captivate the tourists to Bangladesh is the Alutila cave that has cold water flowing at the bottom. The deep green forest surrounding the cave adds to the mystical quotient of the place.
Bangladesh’s City of Dreams, Tetulia is one stunningly magnificent locale of the country that entices with its natural beauty as much as it does with the monuments of historical importance. Another must visit spot if you happen to make a trip to India’s neighboring country.
All set to explore Bangladesh this summer? Hope we got you covered!