SYLHET & SRIMANGAL
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PLACES OF INTEREST
We have made a short list of the places of interest in this region.
Tea is the heart of life in the Sylhet division. It produces over 55 million kg of tea annually from more than 150 tea estates spread over 40,000 hectares. You can stroll in the tea estate and wander a short way into the bushes and talk to the tea-pluckers and learn something about the processes that culminate into our morning tea.
Waterfall: The picturesque Madhab-Kunda waterfalls are the largest waterfall in the country. The surrounding hill forests, supporting some wildlife, are well worth the two hours northeast drive from Srimongal or 3 hours southeast drive from Sylhet. Here you may also see elephants being used to haul huge logs. There is a Parjatan Tourist spot nearby, with a restaurant, picnic area and toilet facilities.
HAORS – SUNAMGANJ
Situated below the foothills of theHimalayas, the vast wetlands, locally known as ‘haors’, attract huge flocks of migratory birds in the winter months (October- March). The Sunamganj wetland area is unspoiled and remains largely unexplored by tourists. Cruising through the shallow and clear waters is a special treat for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike. Varieties of rails, raptors, ducks, sand-pipers and others congregate in these haors of Sunamganj.
There are 11 Khasia villages called “Punji” and several Monipuri villages called “Para” scattered among the tea plantations spreading in Srimongal and Sylhet areas. Khasia villages are usually on hilltops surrounded by betel nut trees, which is their cash crop. In the Monipuri “Para” you can see the traditional weaving. You can also buy the traditional crafts as souvenirs.
HOLY SHRINE OF HAZRAT SHAH JALAL
It is situated in the North of Sylhet city, off the airport road. The tomb of Hazrat Shah Jalal, a Sufi saint during the 14th century, is located inside the shrine complex. It is one of the biggest pilgrimage sites in the country and a fascinating place to visit. Hazrat Shah Jalal’s sword and robes are preserved within the large new mosque, but are not on display. The tomb is covered with rich brocade, and at night the surrounding places are illuminated with candles.
HOLY SHRINE OF HAZRAT SHAH PARAN
About 8 km east of Sylhet, just off the highway to Jaintiapur, is the Shrine of Shah Paran in the tinyvillageofShah Paran. It is a single- domed mosque that attracts about 2000 pilgrims a day.
Lawachhera National Park:
Located about 8 km east of Srimongal, this 1250 hectare park is a beautiful, semi-evergreen tropical forest locally known as Shyamoli. It has the country’s largest population of critically endangered Hoolock gibbons – the subcontinents only ape species – as well as a large variety of mammals, birds and orchids. Lawachhera is home to 19 mammal species including the capped langur, the delightful slow loris, orange-bellied Himalayan squirrel and barking deer. Some 246 species of birds have been identified, which includes the blue-bearded bee-eater and the red-breasted trogon.
Satchhari National Park:
This 243-hectare park is situated in Hobiganj, 60 km southwest of Srimongol. Though less popular than Lawachhera, it has a higher diversity of plants and animals and far less human disturbance. It has seven streams – origin of the name “satchhari”, a population of hoolock gibbons, fishing cats, phayre’s langur, jungle fowl, pygmy woodpeckers and oriental pied hornbills.
Rema Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary:
Located nearSatchhariNational Park, it is the country’s largest natural hill forest with a variety of plants, animals and birds and four different ethnic forest communities.
To cover all these places it will take 4-5 days time. We have different set itineraries covering these areas. Please ask for them. In case none of those covers your subject or fulfill your interest, we shall be very happy to customize one especially for you upon request.
PRICE PER PERSON IN TAKA:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
40500 25000 20500 18000 1600 15000 14000
- A/C Car.
- Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide.
- Deluxe a/c accommodation at Srimongal on twin sharing basis for 2 nights and Sylhet 1 night as per itinerary.
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Water & Tea.
- All entrance fees. No hidden Charge.
AND NOT INCLUDED
- Personal expenses & gratuities.
DAY 01: Depart from Dhaka in the morning at around 7.30 am by reserved Air-condition transport about to Srimangal. On arrival take you to the Tea resort or Hotel to check inn & having Lunch. In the afternoon drive to a nearby tea plantation and visit the Manipuri and Khashia tribal village to know their life style, agriculture, weaving and betel leave farmer. in the late afternoon visit Madhobpur Dam ( lake ) & scenic view of Tripra ( India ) from High hills. On way back to resort you find scenic beauty of tea garden, rubber garden & betel nut tree.Relaxed in the special tea stall to experienced five layer tea / green tea. Overnight at Srimangal.
Day-02: Early in the morning walking into the Lawacharra rain forest to observe many species of Birds, insects, endangered wild animal. it is the home of “ Hollock Gibbons “ as tropical rain forest of Bangladesh. Here, you find many species of birds which is more interesting by the birds watchers. After breakfast we ll visit Hum Hum waterfall. At first we have to go by car than by walking 3 hours . It’s different expedition in your life.you find many rural area and hill side. This day we ll take packet lunch. Takes two hours for coming back by walking. Overnight at Srimangal.
Day-03: After taking breakfast we ll drive two and half hours to reach at Madhobkunda waterfall ( biggest waterfall of region).You may trekking to hills ( 200ft. ) . After lunch drive to sylhet for overnight stay. On the way, you ll see many Tea garden, Rubber plantation and Wetland ( Haor ).
Day-04: Sylhet also known as city of Shrine total 360 shrine in this area . But two shrine is the bigest Hazrat Shah Jalal Mazar ( Shrine ) and Hazrat Shah Poran Mazar ( Shrine ). After visiting shrine drive to Jaflong Zero point India border which is known as stone collection area. Many people collecting stone from river mainly this stone are coming from indian hill. We ll visit Tamabil and Jainta area then drive to Dhaka
Sylhet, Tamabil, Jaflong & Srimongol
PRICE PER PERSON IN TAKA:
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49500 38000 35000 33500 31500 30500 28500
v ( DAC-SYL – DAC ) domestic air Ticket .
v All transfers as per itinerary by reserved a/c vehicle.
v Accommodation in Deluxe hotel at Sylhet for 1 night & at Srimongal for 2 nights on twin sharing basis.
v All sightseeing excursions as per itinerary with English speaking guide & locally hired a/c vehicle.
v All entrance as per itinerary.
v Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea and Water.
AND NOT INCLUDED
v Personal expenses, gratuities, and any item not mentioned in the itinerary.
Take the domestic flight to Sylhet. Upon arrival you will be received and transferred to the hotel. After check-in and lunch the accompanying guide will take you Tamabil and Jaflong. Situated amidst a splendid panorama Tamabil is a border outpost on the Sylhet-Shillong road about 55 km from Sylhet town. Glimpses of the waterfalls across the border from Tamabil add to the enchanting views of the hilly area. Jaflong is a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and beauty of rolling stones from hills.
After breakfast drive for approximately two and half hours to the Madhobkunda waterfall.Surrounded by large tea estates, and decorated with water lilies, this spot is a favorite among locals as well as visitors from afar. The rubber, betel leaf and lemon plantations form a mosaic of greens, typical for this rolling landscape. Drive to Srimangal, also known as the ‘land of two leaves and a bud’, a synonym for the tea gardens and the large quantities of tea produced here.Drive to Srimangal to hotel/resort for dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast we ll start for visiting Hum Hum waterfall .First we have to go by car take time One and half hour than three hours trekking to reach and come back again two hours. In this day we ll take packet lunch. Overnight in Srimangal.
DAY-04 Start early in the morning for a rewarding wildlife trek through the nearby Lawacharra National Park. This is the best time to observe the abundant and diverse wildlife. As one of the last remaining tropical rainforests of Bangladesh, Lawacharra forest is home to a large variety of rare and endangered species, the most prominent of which are the Hollock Gibbons. The small tract of dense forests is heaven for birdwatchers, naturalists and adventure seekers alike. After breakfast visit Madhobpur water dam. Monipuri tribal village. After lunch drive Sylhet airport Back to Dhaka by evening flight.
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