Trekking to Chittagong Hill Tracts

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BANDARBAN - The Home of Indigenous Peoples

Banderban is the roof of Bangladesh located at Chittagong hill tracts where living verities of ethnic people who are different rest of the flat areas. Different of Tribes living in the Bandarban district. Each tribe has its distinctive rites, rituals and dress. Each tribe also has its own language and cultural pattern. A lot to see in Bandarban offer you to visit Tribal people life style, Shaila propat, Bogha lake, water fall, King palace, Meghla, Tribal weaving, Buddhist Stupa,Museum,Bhum tribal village, Chimbuk and The three highest peak of Bangladesh- Tahjin dong (4632 ft) , keokradong and maudak mual is located in Bandarban. Its best place for unique experience to one tribal village to another tribal village through magical landscape.

Important sites in Bandarban

Trekking to the Sangu River

To reach theSanguRiveryou venture on a short downhill hike. Returning to the Hillside Resort involves a physically exerting uphill climp of approximately two hours. You can opt for a local boat journey to Bandarban town and return to the resort by or reserved public or reserved transport.

Shailapropat Waterfall & Bawm Village

The scenic walk to the Shailapropat waterfall (4 km from Hillside Resort) along the local road takes one hour. You may wish to take a refreshing dip in the stream or chose to continue the walk to the nearby bawm village ‘Faruk para’, before returning on foot or with local or reserved transport.

For all activities we strongly recommend the assistance of a local guide. This will enhance your experience and ensure your safety.

Trekking Excursion to Hatibandha

Hatibandha is a beautiful Tripura village situated in the valley close to Nilachal. The village can only be reached on foot. The short hike mostly follows a lovely stream, and includes some steep ascents. You will need 2-3 hours for this excursion.

Excursion to Chimbuk & Murong Village

Chimbuk, one of the highest points inBangladeshaccessible by road, is an hour drive from the resort. Visitors are rewarded with a stunning view. You can also have a glimpse ofBay of Bengalfrom the peak. The nearby Murong tribal village is in walking distance. The accompanying guide will introduce you to the lifestyle and traditions of the Murong people.

Overnight Trip Bogalake

BogaLake is a wonderful natural lake known for its scenic beauty, 65km from Bandarban and 20 km from Ruma Thana. This overnight trip involves a two hour drive to Painkhyongchori, a boat journey to Ruma bazaar and a five hour trek toBogaLake. Your local guide will arrange the overnight stay and all meals. You will need to carry a sleeping bag along with your essentials.

Jadi Temple/ Golden Temple

Perched on a hill top in Balaghata, a few kilometers out of town, is a large, glowing Buddhist temple. It is one of the most impressive structures in the country and is worth visiting. You are not allowed to enter the temple in shorts or with shoes on. There is also a pond on the hilltop called the “Debota Pukur” meaning pond of the God.

Meghla Parjatan Complex: It is located 4 km from Bandarban town, on the Bandarban-Keranihaat road. A man-made lake has been created by building a dam. Meghla houses a children’s park, a mini zoo, two hanging bridges, and has boating facilities on the lake.

Nilgiri: 47 km southeast from Bandarban town, on a hilltop 2200 feet above sea-level, is situated the Nilgiri resort. It is managed and administered by the armed forces. Often covered with clouds, this place provides a panoramic view of the landscape.

Bijoy/ Tajingdong: The highest peak of Bangladesh Bijoy or locally called Tajingdong has a height of about 4500 ft. It is located in Ruma upazilla. During the dry season it is possible to drive near Tajingdong by motorized vehicle.

Nilachol and Shuvranila: This place is often referred to as Darjeeling of Bangladesh. Nilachol tourist centre is located 4 km from Bandarban town in a place called Tiger Para.

Prantik Lake: Almost 14 km from Bandarban town, in a village called Holudia on the Bandarban-Keranihat road, is Prantik Lake; spread over 2500 acres of land. The lake is surrounded by various species of plants and trees.

Rijuk Waterfall: On the way from Ruma to Thanchi by Shangu River you will see Ruma Jolpropat or Rijuk waterfall. You can either take an engine boat from Ruma to the waterfall or you may also go for a trekking from Ruma to Rijuk.

For all activities we strongly recommend you to use the assistance of a local guide. This will enhance your experience and ensure your safety.

When visiting Bandarban and its surroundings, we request you to follow these rules:

  • Respect the local traditions and social rules at all times.
  • Never photograph people without their permission.
  • Do not encourage the illegal wildlife trade by buying endangered animals or animal products.
  • Do not litter.

Do not disturbing the wildlife and refrain from picking flowers, plants or fruits.

We always make Bandarban packages tour.

Rangamati & Bandarban Trekking Tour

Hills, Lake & Tribal People, Rangamati & Bandarban

Banderban–is the roof of Bangladesh located at Chittagong hill tracts where living verities of ethnic people who are different rest of the flat areas. Different of Tribes living in the Bandarban district. Each tribe has its distinctive rites, rituals and dress. Each tribe also has its own language and cultural pattern. A lot to see in Bandarban offer you to visit Tribal people life style, Shaila propat, Bogha lake, water fall, King palace, Meghla, Tribal weaving, Buddhist Stupa,Museum,Bhum tribal village, Chimbuk and The three highest peak of Bangladesh- Tahjin dong (4632 ft) , keokradong and maudak mual is located in Bandarban. Its best place for unique experience to one tribal village to another tribal village through magical landscape.

Keokradong trekking might be most memorable experience in your life.

Rangamati–the most picturesque place of Bangladesh. It’s rare scenic beauty and unspoiled tribal life is just 77 km from Chittagong. It will be interesting to cruise on emerald blue water of Kaptai Lake (1630 sq. km). The hill tracts are inhabited by fourteen groups of indigenous people who are equally colorful. Each group has each own language, rich tradition and attractive customs. The peach loving, friendly and extremely hospitable people will welcome you to their own land.

Attraction of Rangamati

Kaptai Lake is a very large artificial lake, spreading over 680 sq.km of crystal- clean water flanked by hills and evergreen forest in Rangamati district.

Fascinating life and living of ethnic people is great attraction, indeed.

Rangamati has beautiful landscape, scenic beauty, it’s flora and fauna, home-spun textile, bamboo made handbags, flower vases and ivory jewelleries and above all the life style of ethnic people.

Tribal Museum, Rajban Bihara, Bein textile factory and salse centre, Kalpataru, Ivory product shop, Hanging bridge, Tribal village, Chakma kings house and weekly Hat (market) are worth visiting place.

Attraction of BANDARBAN

The exotic culture of Marma ethnic minority. The Marma are simple and hospitable people. Bandarban is also the home of the Murang who are famous for their music and dance.

The highest peaks on the northern side are Thangnang, Langliang and Khantiang while those on the southern side are Ruma, Taung, Keokeradong, Tajingdong (4632 feet, highest in Bangladesh), Mowdok Mual, Rang Tlang and Maudok Tlang.

Expedition to Chimbuk Hill & Murang villages standing on the lap of the cloud is 25 km to the south of Bandarban town.

Boga Lake is a wanderful natural Lake and best place for overnight of Bandarban.

Ruma, Keokeradong & Tajingdong are the best attraction in Bandarban area.

Nilgiri is famous for it’s natural beauty where one cloud experience the touch of passing cloud A cottage maintain by Bangladesh army is available to stay on prior permission.

Jadi Temple / Golden Temple is the biggest in Bangladesh.

Nilachol and Shuvranila is referred to as Darjeeling of Bangladesh. Trekking excursion to Hatibandha is a beautiful Tripura village.


Rangamati & Bandarban (4 Days) US$ 400

Trekking to Keokradong (4 days) US$ 400

Price includes:

  • Ac accommodation twin sharing basis.
  • Non ac Indigenous House
  • Air Tickets Dhaka - Chittagong - Dhaka.
  • A/C Car, Chander gari
  • Boat.
  • Entry fee.
  • Indigenous Guide & English speaking guide.
  • Food

Price excludes:

  • Personal Expenses and Gratuities.

Note: We need minimum 4 adults to run this trip.

Bandarban - Ethnic diversity in the lush green hills

PRICE PER PERSON IN TAKA:

1   2   3  4  5   6   7+

19500 12500 12000 11500 10500 9500 9000

SERVICES INCLUDED

v Return bus ticket Dhaka-Bandarban-Dhaka

v Accommodation at the Hillside Resort or Guest house for 2 nights with breakfast.

v English speaking Guide and non-a/c vehicle as per itinerary

v Permission for foreign nationals,

v Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Tea, Water.

AND NOT INCLUDED

v police escort,

v Personal expense and Gratuities.

ITINERARY

DAY 01

Leave Dhaka at around 11:15 pm by direct non a/c public coach for Bandarban.

DAY 02

Upon arrival at Bandarban town early in the morning we will receive and transfer you to the Guest House / Hillside Resort. In the afternoon drive to Tiger Hill, a scenic view point from were you can see Bandarban town. The nearby Meghla Holiday Complex features a mini-safari-park, a zoo, and a hanging bridge. Return to the resort for overnight stay.

DAY 03

On this day we will take you to Chimbuk, the highest peak in Bangladesh accessible by motorized vehicle. From this scenic point you have a stunning view over the flat floodplains of the Ganges Delta. After a visit to the nearby Murong village we’ll stop at Shoilopropat, a picturesque small waterfall. Before returning, a visit to the Bawm village in Faruk Para will be arranged. After lunch drive to Balaghata, only a short distance from Bandarban town, to visit the largest Buddhist temple in Bangladesh named Jadi temple. Drive back to the resort. After an early dinner at around 7.30 pm transfer to bus stop in Bandarban town for overnight bus to Dhaka.

DAY-04

Arrive Dhaka early in the morning tour end.

Expeditions to Bandarban

3 days / 2 nights

PRICE PER PERSON IN TAKA:

1    2    3    4    5    6    7+

29500  19000  16000  15000  13500  12000  11500

SERVICES INCLUDED

v A/C Bus/train ticket Dhaka-Chittagong.

v A/C Car ( Chittagong – Bandarban ).

v Bus ( Bandarban ­­– Dhaka ).

v Accommodation at the Hillside Resort or Guest House for 2 nights.

v English speaking Guide and non-a/c vehicle as per itinerary

v Permission for foreign nationals,

v Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea and Water.

AND NOT INCLUDED

v police escort,

v Personal Gratuities.

ITINERARY

DAY 01

Leave Dhaka at around 11 pm by public a/c coach of Shohag / Green Line or overnight train for Chittagong..

DAY 02

Upon arrival in Chittagong early in the morning we will transfer you to the Hillside Resort or Guest House, a three hour scenic drive from Chittagong town. In the afternoon trekking to Tiger Hill, a scenic view point from were you can see all Bandarban town. Return to the resort for overnight stay.

DAY 03

On this day we will take you to Chimbuk, the highest peak in Bangladesh accessible by motorized vehicle. From this scenic point you have a stunning view over the flat floodplains of the Ganges Delta. After a visit to the nearby Murong village we’ll stop at Shoilopropat, a picturesque small waterfall. Before returning, a visit to the Bawm village in Faruk Para will be arranged. After lunch drive to Balaghata, only a short distance from Bandarban town, to visit the largest Buddhist temple in Bangladesh named Jadi temple. Drive back to the resort for overnight stay.

DAY-04

This morning is Meghla Holiday Complex features a mini-safari-park, a zoo, and a hanging bridge. After lunch we will transfer you to Chittagong, where you will board afternoon bus/train for going back to Dhaka.

DAY-05

Arrive Dhaka early morning.

Bandarban Tour by air

3 days / 2 nights

PRICE PER PERSON IN TAKA:

1      2      3    4     5     6     7+

39500 25500 24500 24000 23500 23000 22000

SERVICES INCLUDED

v Return air ticket Dhaka-Chittagong-Dhaka

v A/C Car ( Chittagong – Bandarban – Chittagong )

v Accommodation at the Hillside Resort or Guest House for 2 nights.

v All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary.

v Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea and Water.

v Permission for foreign nationals.

v English speaking tour guide.

AND NOT INCLUDED

v police escort,

v Personal Gratuities.

ITINERARY

DAY 01

Welcome to our Bandarban Adventure Trip. Fly to Chittagong by morning flight at. Upon arrival in Chittagong we will receive and transfer you to the Hillside Resort at Bandarban. This will be a three hour scenic drive from Chittagong airport. In the afternoon trekking to Tiger Hill, a high view point site from were you can see all Bandarban town. Return to the resort for overnight stay.

DAY 02

On this day we will take you to Chimbuk, the highest peak in Bangladesh accessible by motorized vehicle. From this scenic point you have a stunning view over the flat floodplains of the Ganges Delta. After a visit to the nearby Murong village we’ll stop at Shoilopropat, a picturesque small waterfall. Before returning, a visit to the Bawm village in Faruk Para will be arranged.Drive back to the resort for overnight stay.

DAY 03

Afterbreakfast drive to Balaghata, only a short distance from Bandarban town, to visit the largest Buddhist temple in Bangladesh named Jadi temple and the nearby Meghla Holiday Complex features a mini-safari-park, a zoo, and a hanging bridge. We will take lunch in Chittagong, where you will take the afternoon flight back to Dhaka.

Bandarban Trekking Tour ( 6 days / 5 Nights ) Price per person in US$ 500

Bandarban Trekking Tour ( 4 days / 3 Nights ) Price per person in US$ 400

Price includes: Air Tickets (Dhaka-Chittagong- Dhaka), Car, Chander Gari, Permission, 2 Guides ( Local & English speaking ), Food, Accommodation-(1 night A/c room, others night in tribal house), Entry fee & water.

Price excludes: Personal expense & Tips.

Note. We need minimum 4 adults to run this trip.


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