Sylhet – About Sylhet Division, Tour Information and Tourism Company in Sylhet
Sylhet tour is with natural view, tea garden, Ratargul swamp forest, Bisnakandi, Jainta king house, Hazrat Shah Jalal Mazar (saint place), Jaflong, Khadimnagar forest, waterfalls and tribal community etc. To travel here, it is good if you contact with a tourism company or tour operator in Sylhet.
Sylhet division is with four districts- Sylhet, Moulvi Bazar, Sunamgonj, Habigonj and fourteen municipalities in the north east part of Bangladesh. Greater Sylhet is prime attraction to all tourists for the picturesque. In Sylhet tour, you can see tea gardens that 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.
Places to visit in Sylhet
Hazrat Shahjalal Mazar: (Saint place) of Hazrat Shah Jalal is in Sylhet town that he came from Arab States with his three hundred sixty followers which carries lots of historical events yet. Sylhet is famous for shrines. Another saint is Shah Poran whose shrine eight km far from town. Sylhet became pure land due to their steps on this places.
Jaflong – A Phenomenon View of India, 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 kilometres 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.
White Block Stone and Only Vast Swamp Forest in Bangladesh
Ratargul Swamp forest is near adjacent to India in Sylhet district. This is only vast swamp forest in Bangladesh. In this forest half of the trees go under water in rainy season. It feels like Amazan forest when you enter the canals by boat. This is very interesting and thrilling place for adventurous tourists. In dry season, there is less water. Yet you can travel by boat. Because authority made canals for rowing boat. During dry season, another facility is you can walk under trees inside the forest. This forest is alike Sundarban.
Bisnakhandi, is a fantastic place which shows distance green hill, waterfall and water of steam in India. This place is a bed of Indian hills where water is coming from India. To reach there, you need about 30 minutes boat riding by engine boat. While boating you can see countryside and lifestyle of local people. After reaching there, you can enjoy the view and walk around.
Pantumai is a place where a vast amazing waterfall and hilly green beauty. This waterfall is in India. You can see from Bangladesh.
Sadapathor is similar to Bishnakhandi. Comparatively Sadapathor is worthy to visit. It is better than Bisnakhandi.
National Park and a Blue Water River in Bangladesh
Lalakhal a river of blue bright water is so clean to see the bottom. You can travel by engine boat. It takes 20 minutes to reach there by boat. The main purpose of this visiting is that you can see only one blue water river of Bangladesh. Here is also Indian border.
Khadim Nagar National Park is a forest protected by Bangladesh government with its area 6 square kilometers and 678.80 hectors. It was declared as national park in 2009. This is a reserved forest surrounded by tea gardens. Distance from Sylhet town is 15 kilometers.
Less Visited Tourist Places in Sylhet
A cave in the hill which is still uncommon to visit for fear as it is the most dark. It is for adventurous tourists. In Sylhet tour, you can visit the cave where Gour Govinda fled himself. This cave is a hidden path under ground to escape.
Chatok is famous for orange garden. This tour is for nature visitors.
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.
Sunamgonj Wetland for Boating
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. Promoted 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 in Sylhet 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.