Hamman Khana: The historical bathing place of Princes.

Aesthetically ornamental constructing bodily structure on a few diachronic affect come actually an aim.

It is situated in Satkhira. To boil all right anatomical structure on a few a different born aspect arrived at an aim to ascertain. Attend them & become the information.

Getting Around:

The place is mainly a place in the time of a great prince.  It is maid in the time of a great prince. He made it for his wife. It is mainly a bathing place of princess. The place is that much secured that without entering from gate you will not get into that. This was made like that to keep it secured from the enemy side. It is very decorative. The decoration will make you surprised also. The whole place is very well decorated with different types of stones & statue.  The interior decoration is also good.

There are so many trees beside it & so many sitting places. In the evening the fresh air of here makes you feel really great. There is a beautiful garden in front of the bathing place. As many people came to see it everyday the area that they visit is need to be cleaned.

The garden will astonish you. Believe me there are so many flowers that are not known to everyone. The smell of the flower will almost take you to heaven.

Getting In:

Satkhira is in situated in Khulna division. It is bordered to the north by Jessore District, on the south by the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Khulna District, and to the west by Pargana District of West Bengal. The main rivers are Morichap River, Kholpotua River, Betna River, Raimangal River, Hariabhanga River, Ichamati River, Betrabati River and Kalindi-Jamuna River.

If you want to go there from Dhaka then you may use bus. It will take mostly 7 hours to reach the place. The journey will not bother you as the road system is too much good. So don’t be tensed. Not only that you can also go there from Khulna or Rajshahi. It will take a little bit more to go from Rajshahi than from Khulna. After your reaching you have to make a short trip to reach there. But one thing that I can say from personal point of view that is you will not feel bad to complete the journey.

The hotel management is very good here. You can get different types of hotels here. If you want less priced hotel then you will get it & if you want good hotels then there is also no problem. The people that are responsible to watch it are really very much friendly. You will feel great when you will be here. Some of the hotels name is included here-

Hotel Sohel at Main road.

Hotel Tripti at Main road.

Hotel Samrat beside the bus stand.

One thing that I can tell you that is the food of here is a treat to eat. The fine taste of it will make you feel like in heaven. You can’t miss it. The food management is also very good. You can get different types of food items there. It won’t be a great problem to find a suitable restaurant for you to eat. The foods are also very delicious. You can get foods also from the resident hotel where you are staying. I think to taste different food items of different restaurant will be a good idea. I am telling from my prospective view that you will enjoy the food.

The fine area can be seen from foot. If you want to see the whole place then it is better to walk in then you can see everything very clearly. The transportation medium in the town is Rickshaw. You can also get van there. The quantity of this type of transportation medium is high in the city. So you don’t have to play a waiting game to get that.

The area will give you a lot of pleasure. You will not feel to leave the city. Believe me it will remove the monotonous type of life & will give you a fresh life. So I think it will good not to delay & make a trip there as soon as possible.

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Dighi of Shree Ram Raja: King’s history Kingdom’s tradition both are sanked under this larger water tank.

The powerful king Shree Ram Raja made this Dighi for making his magical dream true. Many stories are hidden behind of this twnk.

The becharm great thing all but body of water came identical courteous aim to chatter. And so bring down them & catch them yourself.

Getting Around:

The dighi made in many years ago. The king Shree Ram made it. That’s why the name of this dighi is Dighi of Shree Ram raja. The main reason to cut the Dighi is to remove the problem of water that time. But as time progresses the dighi gets it real looks & now we can say it that it is in full form & can be attractive. The side nature also made it even more beautiful. Standing side of it when the breeze flow it will feel like standing in the side of heaven.

It’s a beautiful dighi. Beside it is beautiful green nature, waiting for visit. The beautiful nature will make you forget world from your brain. It is really a nice place to be in. It is a very big dighi. In the evening various types of birds come here & their singing make us really relaxed. In this dighi we can bath and also can walk. The security is hard here. So there is no risk for the teenagers. The parents can relax while the children can bath. The water is not that dirty. After taking bath you can make yourself comfortable in the place. The fish catching will be a treat to see in the place. The people of other places come here and start to ride on the boat. In the evening the race of boats is a treat to see.

If you want then you also can take a visit to it by boat. It will help a lot to relax a lot. Not only that then you will be able to see the area that we may miss because of not going there. But from boat you can see that places without taking any kind of risk. Believe me you will not want tom miss the beauty.

Getting in:

Jhenaidah is a district in South-Western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Khulna Division. On the northern it borders the Kushtia District on the north, to the south by Jessore District and West Bengal, to the east by Rajbari District and Magura District and to the west by Chuadanga District and West Bengal (India) on the west. If you want to go there from Dhaka then you have to go through bus or by plane. If you want to go there by plane then you have to land on Jessore which is just some distance away from Jhenaidah. Then you can make a short trip to reach the place. But if you want to go there through bus then you can make a trip of 5 & half hours to reach the place.

The journeys will not fact at all as the roads construction is very good. Not only that if you want to go there from Rajshahi or Khulna then also you can take bus & go there easily. After reaching there you have to make a short trip to reach the place as it is little bit distance from the main town.

The hotel management is very good here. You can get different types of hotels here. If you want less priced hotel then you will get it & if you want good hotels then there is also no problem. The people that are responsible to watch it are really very much friendly. You will feel great when you will be here. Some of the hotels name is included here-
Hotel Gangcil At Main road
Hotel Mina At Main road

The food management is also very good. You can get different types of food items there. It won’t be a great problem to find a suitable restaurant for you to eat. The foods are also very delicious. You can get foods also from the resident hotel where you are staying. I think to taste different food items of different restaurant will be a good idea. I am telling from my prospective view that you will enjoy the food.

The transportation medium in the town is Rickshaw. You can also get van there. The quantity of this type of transportation medium is high in the city. So you don’t have to play a waiting game to get that.

The area will give you a lot of pleasure. You will not feel to leave the city. Believe me it will remove the monotonous type of life & will give you a fresh life. So I think it will good not to delay & make a trip there as soon as possible.

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the wonderful sanctuary BAIKKA BEEL

Baikka beel is another bird sanctuary of this region. It is on the eastern part of the Hail haor. Hail haor is a large wetland encompassing about 100 hectares. It is about 20km from the Moulvibazar town. Baikka beel was declared to be a sanctuary for fishes in 2003.

Baikka beel is located in an area of great natural beauty. The widespread empty wetland near it is simply amazing. The beautiful scenario stretching over miles creates an unbelievable feeling. You can see the blue horizon meeting the blue haor water here.

This beel is the living place of numerous birds and fishes. From the time you enter the haor area you will be engrossed by the sweet chirping of various birds. Moorhans, marsh harriers, teals, ducks and many other birds are seen here. If you are a bird watcher you will be very delighted.

There is a watchtower about 2 stories height to provide a better view of the landscape. The beel area isn’t only beautiful because of these birds but also for the beautiful lilies, lotus and many other unknown aquatic flowers and plants. While riding a boat you will find yourself surrounded by large leafy lilies. Much of the water is usually covered with the flowers in their blooming season.

The best time of visit should be very early in the morning, starting from sunrise to two hours after that. Another preferable time will be in the afternoon before sunset. Although there is no specific duration of entering the area or climbing the watch tower but this two specific times will enable you to enjoy the best sights. You can also stay there from dawn to dusk and don’t worry about food, there are a few small restaurants to satisfy your hunger.

Fare: Climb observation tower : 05 taka
Boat ride half an hour : 20 taka
Boat ride one hour : 30 taka

Travelling

You can take autorickshaws (called CNG locally) for your travel. If you start from Srimangal, then for a trip of travelling to the beel, about a 2-hour hault amd returning back to Srimangal will cost about 400 – 500 BDT. You can also use a bus in that case you will have to use a cycle or some other transport as bus will drop you at the entrance of the country road. Private cars, jeeps and even cycles can also be used if you have no problem reading the signs or finding your way to the beel.

If you haven’t yet added Baikka beel to your places to visit list then you should add it right away!

Hakaluki haor: Largest haor of Bangladesh

Sylhet division has many haors as an integral part of its unique ecosystem. Hakaluki is one of these haors. It is the home of numerous animals, fishes and birds and a large variety of flora and fauna.

Hakaluki haor is situated in the eastern part of Bangladesh adjacent to the Assam-Bangladesh border. 5 upzillas comprise this haors total area. 3 of them Kulaura, Juri and Baralekha are under Moulvibazar district. While the other 2 upzillas – Golapganj and Fenchuganj are under Sylhet division. It covers a large surface area of about 181.15 km2. Around 40% of this land falls in the territory of Baralekha upzilla. This huge land coverage makes it Bangladesh’s largest haor and one of Asia’s larger wetlands. However, 80 inter-connecting beels form the Hakaluki haor. In dry season this haor dries up much as like other haors. During monsoon establishes itself in a full to the brink condition. Then the inter-connected water bodies combine with each other to function as one.

This haor basin supports numerous wetland habitats. Different types of plants are found here. Various known- unknown plants and rare aquatics adorn this area with shades of green. The abundance of trees and herbs is surprising. But these aren’t the greatest treasure of the land, rather the wide range of wild animal is. It provides sanctuary to many species of animals and birds including some very rare kinds – already declared as threatened, vulnerable, endangered and critically endangered species.

A total of 558 species of animal and birds have been identified here. Amphibians, reptiles, aves and mammals all of them enrich the biodiversity of this haor region. Among these animals are the freshwater Turtle and Tortoises, Otters, Capped Langur, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, dolphin, snakes and many more.

Besides trees and animals Hakaluki haor has something more special for the bird lovers. Presence of birds of many different species adds life to this haor. 417 species of aves have been spotted here among which 26 are totally threatened, 2 are vulnerable, 10 are endangered and 14 critically endangered species. Besides local birds many migratory birds visit this area in winter. The number of migratory birds are increasing every year. As a result Hakaluki haor has become a significant site for bird watching. Wide variety of waterfowl seen here is one of the main attractions. Among the other species are the Fulvous Whistling Duck, Lesser Whistling Duck, Falcated Duck, Ruddy Shell Duck, Tufted Duck, Common Shell Duck, Cotton Pygmy Goose, Greylag Geese Northern Pintail, Northern Shoveller, Graganey, Blue-winged Teal, Mallard, Gadwall, Wigeon, Common Teal, Ferruginous Pochard, Common Pochard, Indian Pond Heron, Grey Heron, Cattle Egret, Great Egret, Large Egret, Little Egret, Intermediate Egret, Purple Swamp Hen, Pheasant-Tailed Jacana, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Little Cormorant, Great Cormorant, Asian Open bill, Common Coot, Pintail Snipe, Marsh Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Golden Plover, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Green Shank, Red Shank, Red-Wattled Lapwing, Brown-Headed Gull and Black-Headed Gull. Rarely seen – Bears Pochards and Grey-Headed Lapwings are also found here at times.

Class Total Species Total threatened Vulnerable category Endangered category Critically endangered category

Amphibia
12 7 5 2 0

Reptilia
70 43 20 19 4

Aves
417 26 2 10 14

Mammalia
59 23 6 9 8

Total
558 99 33 40 26

Hakaluki haor has been designated as an ECA – Ecologically Critical Area under environment conservation act in 1995. It is also declared as a protected Ramsar with a view to conserve wetlands and utilize them properly.

Travelling:

Regular bus service to Srimangal or Moulvibazar is available from Sayedabad Dhaka. It takes only about 4 hours. once you reach any of these places you may take a rent a car to go to hakaluki haor. You can also go to Srimangal by train. If you are eager to squeeze the time duration from hours to minutes you can also use the airway with little increase in the expense. In that case also you will be requiring a car or local bus to take you from the Sylhet Osmani Airport to the haor region.

Accommodation:

For accommodation there are hotels available in the Moulvibazar town. You can easily go to Hakaluki haor from there during daytime and stay in the town hotel during the night.

When to visit:

Hakaluki haor Adorns itself differently in different seasons. During monsoon the haor area turns into an endless sea. In winter it’s a different picture. Hundreds of migratory birds flock together and make the haor heavenly for the spectators mainly the bird watchers.

Hakaluki Haor is a unique place to visit specially for the nature-lovers. So if you are one of these lovers don’t forget visitng hakaluki when you are on vacation next time.

Cheragdani Dighi and Mosque: Historical beautiful mosque with natural view of a larger pond.

The arena on building up, by on aesthetic born beaut came identical especial aim to bring down.

The laurel wreath on identical especial born beaut arrived at an aim to comprise ascertained. Bring down it & boil dish on your have centers.

Getting Around:

The mosque created a historical environment here. The design & decoration of the mosque is very old. But it looks very nice. The interior decoration is mostly good. The hand made work on the wall will make you proud. You will feel to have it. The amazing part is most of the people of the area say their prayer here. In Friday the Mosque Committee is disturbed, because they can’t give accommodation to all people that came to say prayer.

The natural beauty beside the mosque is also great. Hugely trees, birds make the place even more beautiful I think you should visit the place. The place where the Muslims say their prayer is a very big place. The decoration is also very good. The cut of stones made it even more beautiful the place is rounded by trees and garden. The fragrance of it will make you feel lot better. There are so many books here that can tell you about all the secrets about the world.

There is a Dighi. The local people call it the Cheragdani dighi. It is a very beautiful place. There are some crocodiles in the big dighi. They come near the people call them and give them something to eat. I saw the Dighi with my own eyes and derived much pleasure. On the night of the full moon of the month of September a big fair is held beside the dighi. Many people attend the fair. In whole day the fish catching is a thing to watch. The procedure the hard word everything can be seen from here. When some one catches fish it feels good to see it. The total beauty is just like heaven in there.

Getting in:

Jhenaidah is a district in South-western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Khulna Division. On the northern it borders the Kushtia District on the north, to the south by Jessore District and West Bengal, to the east by Rajbari District and Magura District and to the west by Chuadanga District and West Bengal (India) on the west.

If you want to go there from Dhaka then you have to go through bus or by plane. If you want to go there by plane then you have to land on Jessore which is just some distance away from Jhenaidah. Then you can make a short trip to reach the place. But if you want to go there through bus then you can make a trip of 5 & half hours to reach the place.

The journeys will not fact at all as the roads construction is very good. Not only that if you want to go there from Rajshahi or Khulna then also you can take bus & go there easily. After reaching there you have to make a short trip to reach the place as it is little bit distance from the main town.

You will be really pleased to stay in the hotel of here. The fine accommodation system & the hotel management are very good here. I am sure the management will pleased you a lot. You can get different types of hotels here. If you want less priced hotel then you will get it & if you want good hotels then there is also no problem. Some of the hotels name is included here-

Hotel Sonali at Main road

Hotel Dilruba at in front of Police station

The food management is also very good. You can get different types of food items there. It won’t be a great problem to find a suitable restaurant for you to eat. The foods are also very delicious. You can get foods also from the resident hotel where you are staying. I think to taste different food items of different restaurant will be a good idea. I am telling from my prospective view that you will enjoy the food.

The transportation medium in the town is Rickshaw. You can also get van there. The quantity of this type of transportation medium is high in the city. So you don’t have to play a waiting game to get that. The rent of them is also not that high so with cheap rate you can travel a bit.

The area will give you a lot of pleasure. You will not feel to leave the city. Believe me it will remove the monotonous type of life & will give you a fresh life. So I think it will good not to delay & make a trip there as soon as possible & make you feel lot better than you were feeling before visiting the place.

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Tanguar Haor : Unique itself (part – II)

Tanguar haor exhibits a unique wetland ecosystem. Realizing its importance in national and global environmental perspective some steps have been taken to preserve it.

It has been declared as the Ecologically Critical area in 1999 by the Bangladesh Government. It has been marked as a ramsar site under the Ramsar convention of 2000.But all these protective measures will result into failure if we do not become conscious about restoring it and its wildlife.

Travelling:

Your modes of travel will depend on the time you choose to travel the haor. During dry season many of the wetland dries up. If you go there in summer, first you have to take a boat from Sunamganj town’s Shaheb bari ghat and reach the other side. From there the next destination is Sripur bazaar or Damper bazaar. It will take about 2 hours to reach there by motorcycle or car and may cost about 200 taka. From Damper bazaar boats are available for taking a ride through the Tanguar haor. These boats usually cost in between 300-400 taka.

If you are interested to visit Tanguar haor in the rainy season. It is even easier. You can reach Tanguar Haor directly from town ghat (Shaheb bari ghat) either by engine boat or speed boat. Engine boat takes 5 hours to take you to the haor and costs about 2500 taka. While it only takes 2 hours in speed boat with a higher cost which is about 8000 taka.

Accommodation:

For night stay there is a government rest house, 3kms away from the haor. It is a rest house of the tekerghat lime crushing unit. You need to book your room in advance. No other known accommodation facility is available there.

When should you visit:

You can visit Tanguar haor at any time. But different seasons adorn this haor area with different beauty. In rainy season the whole area turns into a sea.
If you are a fan of boat journeys then monsoon is the time you should visit tanguar haor. In dry season, however, much of the area dries up. The scenic beauty of the place doesn’t decrease at all because of these events instead these changes add another degree of uniqueness to tanguar haor.

Tanguar haor is not only a magnificent place where you can peep into the nature closely but also experience the lifestyle of various animals, birds and fishes. Such an amazing place is hard to find out nowadays in any corner of the world.

Tanguar Haor : Unique itself (part – I)

Tanguar haor is one of the largest wetland areas of Bangladesh. It is bestowed with unique combination of rare animals, birds, plants and herbs.

Tanguar haor is a vast flood land situated at the north-eastern part of Bangladesh and extended over Tahirpur and Dharmapasha upazillas of Sunamganj district. It comprises of 51 wetlands which covers about 7000 acres area, 6912.20 acres to be precise. The marshes of this area are interconnected by narrow channels and during monsoon merge into a vast single water body. It then covers as much as 20,000 acres of land if the reed forests are included.

This haor area is astonishingly charming. The surrounding green forests, different flora and fauna, variety of animals and birds and the vast water bearing wetland stretching beyond the horizon create a dazzling scenario. The nature as if awaits there to overwhelm you with its charms. The khasia hill of Meghalaya province of India in the background of the haor basin adds to the beauty of the land.

Tanguar haor is the home for numerous plants and animals. A number of rare animals, fishes, birds and platns are found here along with the common ones.

It harbors 200 aquatic plants and many aquatic lives. Hijol, koroch, balua, reeds , ban tulsi and some other threatened plant species can be found here. Besides these the haor also has blue lily, helencha, pani fol, shoal, sheetol pati, shotomuli, shornolota and some more rare kinds of wetland plants. Tanguar haor provides shelter to 141 fish species, 208 bird species, 34 reptiles and 11 amphibians.

In winter thousands of migratory birds of about 98 more species fly here to take shelter. Among the birds are many globally endangered birds such as Palaces Eagle, large Grey King stork, vultures, Baikal teal, Slaty wood pecker, Red headed trogon, Pallas’s fish eagle, Mangrove whistler, Mangrove pitta, Masked finfoot ,White winged wood duck and numerous other migratory birds. Local birds pankouri, kalem, boidor, gallinule, and other variety of ducks, river gulls, stork, cranes are also seen here. As the humming sound of all these various birds combine with each other it feels like some heavenly music being played.

In the winter it provides sanctuary to almost 50-200 thousands migratory birds every year. The reason that many migratory birds flock here may be the geographical situation of the haor. The birds seen here sum up to almost half of the total bird species found in the whole Indian subcontinent. Tanguar haor provides great opportunity to watch these large number of bird species closely. This haor is like a little heaven for birdwatchers.

Tanguar haor doesn’t only provide haven for birds it acts a as mother fishery enabling many fishermen to earn their living. As a result it plays vital role in the local as well as national economy. This haor offers one crop in the marshes during winter and serves as a source of livelihood for the inhabitants of the 46 surrounding villages.

Tekerghat : where life revolves around Limestone

Bangladesh is not enriched with mineral resources. However abundance of few minerals in some regions is seen. Tekerghat is one of these regions. This place is a natural reservoir of limestone.

The limestone reserve is situated at the midst of beautiful surroundings. The hills nearby are all covered with different familiar and unfamiliar plants. The lower grounds between the hills comprise haors. Like other haors the water level increases tremendously during rainy season here. In winter the water in this wetland decreases much. When you go on top of the hills here you will be able to experience the glorious scenic beauty of the surrounding.

The natural beauty of this region is although similar to most other places of Sunamganj, has a different tone of beauty. It is mainly because of the people living here. The variety in the lifestyle of Tekerghat’s inhabitants makes this place really an interesting one.

Limestone is one of the very important ingredients of cement production. Its natural abundance in Tekerghat has lead to the establishment of lime acquiring setup here. The process is very engrossing. But more than that the effect of this limestone industry on the local people’s life seem more fascinating. The local people have a different lifestyle that completely revolves around this industry. If you get close to their way of living it will really be an amazing experience for you.

Borochora at Tekerghat is the center of coal import business. Every year coal worth some millions gets inside Bangladesh border legally through the land port from the nearby areas of India. Coal collection process of the tribal people on the other side of the hills of tekerghat is also very interesting. You can go and visit these tribal people crossing the India-Bangladesh border with permission from proper authority.

Travelling :

During rainy season waterway is the most convenient means of travelling to Tekerghat. It has direct link from town’s Shaheb bari ghat. You can either take a speed boat or an engine boat. A speed boat will take only 2 hours time and cost about 7,500-8,000 tk to reach your destination. While engine boats take about 5hours time costing 2,000 to 2,500 tk. In summer you will need both boat and motorcycle or car to go to Tekerghat. Motorcycle rent from Kheya ghat is usually around 300 tk.

Accomodation:

There is not much accommodation facility available near the lime acquiring site. In fact the only known facility is the rest house of the lime crushing unit. This is a government rest house and you need to book your room prior to visiting the place.

Tekerghat Lime crushing unit has affected the life of the local people living in this region. To know their lifestyle more closely you have no other option than to visit the place for yourself. So what are you waiting for the next vacation most probably right?

Ramsagor National Park in Dinajpur- An eye-catching lovely place for nature lover!

If you, somehow, set out to northern district Dinajpur for your personal or official purpose, you could not return without visiting Ramsagor

National Park that allure much to the visitors. You will gain a great opportunity to spend memorable time with eye-catching loveliness of the site.

The prime appeal of Ramsagor is to witness a big wetland in association with scores of natural magnificence.

Located in the Dinajpur district in the north-west region of Bangladesh, the national park covers around 60 square kilometers, with an infinite man-made water basin.

Just beside to the site you can get a bonus site of Shal bon (shal forest)

in Ramsagor. Ramsagor is known as country’s largest and most beautiful lake which is only six kilometer south from Dinajpur town.

The lake is surrounded by red colour soil ( lalmati) highlands, parks, gardens, many sculptures of animals and birds. There is also speedboat facility here as well as fishing facilities in the lake also a great adventure. It is a magnificent site and you wouldn’t want to miss it if you eyes one stuck at its beauty.

The area around the Ramsagar Lake is a popular picnic spot for both locals and tourists that enhanced the peaceful impression of being close watch to natural world.

Brief history of Ramsagor Between 1750 and 1755 the Ramsagor was built by a kind Hindu king Ram Nath and the big lake was named in honour Ram Nath. During that century, the region was ruled by 11 kings lead by Shukh Dev. Among them Pran Nath and Ram Nath were the best and innovative. During their ruling, huge palaces, temples etc. were built and lakes were dug for public interest.

The water reservoir Ramsagor was made to provide local inhabitants with safe drinking water. Its construction was initiated by king Ram Nath involving lakhs of people’s labour.

Why Ramsagor attract tourists! State-owned Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, which manages many tourism projects in Bangladesh, has developed some visitor facilities around the lake, such as rest-rooms, picnic corners and refreshment arenas as well as playgrounds for children to enjoy. Popular activities in the area including fishing, boating and hiking are also advantage.

The lake is populated by a plenty of fish, as well as fresh water crocodiles, while visitors can enjoy enormous wildlife and adventure opportunities to see on land including Deer, Chitra Deer, Bear and other magnificent animals.

You can also watch different types of birds like Sand Piper, Ringed Plover and Grey and Purple Herons. In winter huge number of migratory/guest birds visits this lake which is a source of recreation of visitors.

There was a ghat (stairs) on the middle part of the western bank and the remains of it still exist. Made of sandstone slabs of different sizes, the structure measured about 45.8m by 18.3m. The tank is surrounded by 10.75m high embankments.

More than two lakh visitors visits the Ramsagor tourist spot all the year round while the entry fees is Tk only 5.00 per person.

When & how to go to Ramsagar National Park: The suitable time to visit the Ramsagor is between October and March.

If you like to test the beauty of Ramsagor, chalk out a tour plan even with family members. You can travel by highway, railway and even air ways. From capital Dhaka you have to avail a Dinajpur bound coach touching- Sirajgonj, Bogra and Dinajpur. You have to stay on bus at least six to seven hours with several breaks on the highway as it is 414 km far from Dhaka.

The train journey is also suitable but much longer than bus. It is accessible from Dhaka to Dinajpur by road.

What more nearing Ramsagor! Travel loving people can easily visit a number of tourist spots side by side the Ramsagor National Park. The spots are very nearing from other places like

Paharpur Buddah Bihar, Mohastan Garh, Natore Uttara Gono Bhaban, Rajshahi Research Museum, Kantajuer Mandir at Dinajpur, Jamuna River Resort at Sirajganjj etc.

So, readers! Please do not making delay! and lets chalk up a weeklong tour with friends, colleagues and young family members.

Paharpur Buddah Bihar

Cholon Beel: A blend of life with water and boat!

Chalan Beel is the largest wetland of Bangladesh, covering three districts of Natore, Sirajganj and Pabna. Covering around 1600 square kilometers area, the Cholon Beel is located in the North-Western part of Bangladesh. Here life and living is tied with boat and water.

To get relief from monotonous daily life, agony of family and to make change for refreshment, you can avail the scope to make a trip at Cholon Beel areas where you can discover a different lifestyle and extract the special feeling.

One who is familiar with living in the rocky or mountain lands, has a scope to share reverse experience with biggest landscape view.

Such a biggest landscape is unique one all over Bangladesh where people live surrounded by water all the year round. Fishing and farming are the main business of peoples here.

Hundreds of families, mostly fishermen, in Cholon beel areas however, live on the non-motorised/manual boat all the year round.

If you can able to earn several day holiday from busy life, can add a taste of different touch of experience by making a touring in the villages of Cholon beel.

You can be experienced how simply people can lead their life and live with happy. You also can find a real life nature, where none will dare to disturb you when you fully engaged with fishing in the deep beel!

Hospitality of the local people also unthinkable that makes you happy and it will take time to forget it from your mind.

How to reach Cholon Beel!

Cholon beel is surrounded by three districts where you can go both by bus and train from capital Dhaka. Getting on a Natore or Sirajgonj -bound coach you have to get down at Bonpara areas beside Sirajganj-Dhaka highway. If you like to travel by train from Dhaka, you have to avail a Rajshahi bound trains (Padma-Silkcity or Dhumketu inter city trains) and you have to stop traveling at Sirajganj.

Where u live !

A good number of residential hotels are abundant in Sirajgonj and Natore. Beside highway the hotels and motels with family accommodations are located.

If you travel in Rainey season, you will notice only water and water through your two eyes and during summer you will find the flood of paddy or other seasonal crops. You can hardly visualize a small village covered by some trees.

After getting down from train or bus you have to hire both manual-driven and engine boat for a day or several days with a small payment and then you will enjoy the nature.

The boat man will help you on your having meal and accommodation!

In the day time, you can see, people are busy with fishing or reaping paddy and other seasonal crops.

The prime adventure is to spend several nights on boat on the silent water of the beel. If you know to swim, it’s another comfort to you. By the help of boatmen, you can become a fisherman by carrying fishing wheels and scope of catch fish from the beel.

Most of the year, the lands are inundated by water and people only get one crop in a year. They have no alternatives to maintain their livelihoods without fishing. Traveling by boat is the only means of transportation for communication.

Another charm waits for you in Cholon Beel!

You will notice some big boats on the beel where children are getting their lesson. Some non-governmental organizations have launched floating school to provide elementary education to underprivileged children in different villages. Surprisingly the remote schools are equipped with modern information technologies like computer with internet connectivity! You have scope to give a lecture on the class.

Other spots!

Side by side you have scope to travel other nearby historical places in the region like Natore Uttara Gono Bhaban, Rajshahi Barind Museum, Puthia Rajbari, Mohastan Garh of Bogra, Paharpur Boudha Biher etc. Beside you can spend a night at Jamuna Resort beside the longest Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge at Sirajgonj.

Through very close distance, one can notice life of snake charmers in the Cholon beels. You have scope to take some rare snaps of life. Never forget to carry long distance camera and binocular, torch light, some dry food and fishing wheel.

You can take company of your family members. It would be better, if you reach there in day time. A day-long trip is also to be pleasant if you have small span of time.