Sylhet Tour Information
Sylhet tour is with natural view, tea garden, Ratargul swamp forest, Bisnakandi, Jainta king house, Hazrat Shah Jalal Mazar (saint place), Jaflong, Khadimnagar forest and tribal community. To travel here, it is good if you contact with a tour operator for a tour package in Sylhet.
Sylhet division is with four districts- Sylhet, Moulvi Bazar, Sunamgonj, Habigonj and fourteen municipalities in the north east part of Bangladesh. Sylhet is famous for shrines that saints came from Arab states, waterfalls, swamp forest, tea estates and more. Greater Sylhet is prime attraction to all tourists for the picturesque. In Sylhet tour, there are tribal villages and tea gardens have decoration with terraced tea garden, rolling country side, exotic flora and fauna.
It is also formed by rivers, hill streams and wetlands. Major attraction in wetland is boating and watching migratory birds.
Hazrat Shah Jalal a saint in Sylhet
Hazrat Shahjalal Mazar: (Saint place) of Hazrat Shah Jalal is in Sylhet town that he came from Arabia with his three hundred sixty followers which carries lots of historical events yet. Another saint is Shah Poran whose shrine eight km far from town. Sylhet became pure land due to their steps on this places.
Temple: There are more places to visit. A famous temple of 500 years old is 45 km from town. This is reserved for being the ancestral home of famous Vaishna monk. A yearly fair is held on the full moon day of Bangla month Falgoun. Hundreds of devotees attend the fair. Gouro Govinda fort is used as MC college a beautiful surrounding on the hill top. The remains of the fort stage to the northwest of college.
In Sylhet tour, you can visit the cave where Gour Govinda fled himself. This cave is a hidden path under ground to escape.
Places to visit
Jaflong is one of the most attractive tourists spot in Sylhet that a scenic spot nearby tea gardens, rear beauty of opposite hilly view stone collection from river. Scenic view is awesome. It is near Mari river at the leap of Khasia hill. This river is coming from Himalya, India where stone and boulders come with flowing water. You can also enjoy boating in Piyan river.
Tamabil is the border area with India and about five kilometers far from Jaflong. Once Jaintapur was the capital of Jainta kingdom in eighteenth century. There was a king house of Jainta king here adjacent to Jainta Bazar. Many big stones of thirty feet by twenty feet are here on which judges sat to judge once upon a time. Chatok is famous for orange garden. This tour is for nature visitors.
Ratargul Swamp forest is near Sylhet where people would see snakes sometimes hanging on the branches of the trees to move. Now it is not because many local visitors as threat to them. Half of the trees go under water in rainy season. It is very interesting and thrilling place for adventurous tourists. This forest is like Sundarban.
Bisnakandi is a fantastic place which shows distance green hill, waterfall and water of steam.
Pantumai is a place where a vast amazing waterfall and hilly green beauty far. This waterfall is in India. You can see from Bangladesh. A cave in the hill which is still uncommon to visit for fear as it is the most dark. It is for adventurous tourists.
Lalakhal a river of blue bright water is so clean to see the bottom and a good place for boating. Khadim Nagar National Park.
Tangor Haor a wetland
Tangaor haor is the biggest wetland in Bangladesh that shows endless view like the sea in rainy season. Million of migratory birds take shelter in winter coming from Siberia and Antarctica. It is also a good place for boating, see blue water and Indian hill. By Orient Tourism Channel
Frequently asked questions are below.
- How to go to Sylhet?
- There is international airport to come from any corner, train and bus from any town. Even tourists can come from India through Tamabil border.
- What about accommodation?
- There are many categories hotel and resorts from normal hotel to 2/ 3/ 5 star hotel category.
- Is there tour service provider?
- Yes, there are Sylhet Tour guide, Sylhet Tour Operator and tour related service provider.