Expeditions to Bandarban
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The hill tracts are comprised of three districts: Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari. They are primarily populated by people from different indigenous groups. Most of the hill tracts is hilly. Even though the heights of these hills are not much, it is very different from the rest of the flat country.
About half of the ethnic group population are Chakma, and most of the remainder are Marma and Tipera. Among the ten much smaller groups (Murung, Tengchangya, Khumi, Lushai, Pankhu, Bhom, Mogh, Kuki and Reang), the Murung stand out as being the most ancient inhabitants of this area. Each of these tribes have very distinctive rites, rituals and dress; the Chakma woman, for example, all wear indigo and red-striped Sarongs. They have also own language and cultural pattern.
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.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are several public bus companies operating the service directly between Dhaka and Bandarban. But most of these companies have non air conditioned bus. The other options to go to Bandarban includes taking a train to Chittagong or fly to Chittagong or take an air conditioned bus to Chittagong and from there transfer to Bandarban. It is around 2-3 hours drive from Chittagong to Bandarban.
All foreign nationals travelling to Bandarban are required to obtain a official permission prior to entering the Bandarban town. This permission is obtained from the District Commissioner’s office at Bandarban. We, PathFriend Tour Operator take care of the necessary paper work for the foreign guests staying at Bandarban for a charge of BDT 500/person for their permission.
All the tourists travelling to the Bandarban are requested to respect the local tradition and social rules at all time. They are also requested to take permission before taking any photographs of the local indigenous people.
The entire hill tracts region is prone to malaria and all the guests are strongly advised to wear full sleeve clothes and to use insect repellent lotion especially during the evening and early morning. During the monsoon season leaches are commonly seen in the area and the guests are advised to wear proper footwear and to use socks to help avoid their bite.
Note: In our package all includes without personal expense and tips.
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