Bangladesh is one of the few countries in South Asia, offering plentiful green land with a rich and glorious history. Bangladesh possesses a prosperous culture and heritage. It is a land of delightful natural beauty with a chain of great rivers and clear lakes surrounded by green hills, exotic tropical rain forests and beautiful green tea gardens. Come and explore the world's largest mangrove forest in Bangladesh, preserved as World Heritage and is also a home of the Royal Bengal tiger and wild life. Also visit world's longest natural sea beach and the remains of ancient Buddhist civilization along with vibrant tribal life. So experience a perfect combination of adventure and beauty on your tour to Bangladesh.
Rivers of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is proud of its vast rivers and tributaries, therefore affectionately called "the Land of Rivers" by its people. The major rivers of Bangladesh are Chitra, Dakatia, Dhaleshwari, Ganga, Gorai, Kobadak, Matamuuri, Sangu and Tista. The River Ganga after entering Bangladesh gets called 'Padma'. Every year these rivers enrich the soil and make it more fertile. At the same time they also cause immense loss of lives and wealth when the devastating floods occurs.
The best way to see the real beauty of Bangladesh and its rivers is by taking a boat trip on the rivers. A trip from Dhaka to Khulna on board the famous Paddle Steamer through some big and small rivers gives you the opportunity to witness this unique beauty.
Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh and is a hub of industrial, political, educational activities of Bangladesh. The Seven Domed Mosque built in 17th century and Star Mosque dating back to the 18th century are some of the treasures of the city of Dhaka.
Chittagong is the second largest city after Dhaka. It is said to be the commercial capital of Bangladesh and a main seaport in the country. It is home to some of the major industries of Bangladesh. The Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong is the second busiest airport in the country.
Mainimati Ruins The Mainimati Ruins in Bangladesh are the reminders of the ancient Buddhist culture that existed between the 7th and the 12th century. All the ruins at Mainimati can be accessed through the local transportation such as Taxis and are located 70 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka.
Sundarbans National Park
Covered densely with mangrove forests, the Sundarbans National Park is a UNESCO World heritage site and a popular Tiger conservation destination. Sundarbans Natioal Park is home to the endangered Bengal tiger and the Ridley Sea Turtle.
Cox's Bazar is home to the longest natural sandy beach line in the world. It is one of the best destinations to visit a beautiful sunset. Cox's Bazar is only 150 km. away from the commercial hub of Chittagong.