Bangladesh


Bangladesh is one of the best places to be visited by tourist in the world. It is situated in southern part of Asia. It is mostly known to be surrounded by India and also bordering a place called Myanmar, situated in the south east. As a tourist, you will get a chance to enjoy this place because this is the place where you will find the longest sea beach in the whole world, mosques which are countless, world’s largest mangrove forest, tribal villages which are interesting and wild life. People in Bangladesh are friendly and more so hospitable. Another thing that you have to know is that in Bangladesh, garments which are ready-made, pharmaceuticals, textiles, building of ships and many others are the well-known largest industries. In terms of the gap between the poor and the rich is increasing.

In the side of climate of this area, it has a sub-tropical monsoon type of climate. In a year, there are six seasons and these are; winter, spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and lastly late autumn. Average temperature in the whole country usually ranges from 9 degree celcius – 29 degree celcius in the months of the winter and during the season of the summer, it ranges from 21 C – 34 C. Normal annual rainfall differs from 160cm -200cm in the western part, 200cm- 400cm in the south eastern part and 250cm-400cm in the north eastern part. Cyclones that are above three/four category are uncommon but it can still come with a disruption which is widespread, that is as expected to some of the things like, power outages and infrastructure majorly at the coastal areas.

Major Attractions

Bangladesh are many for example historic mosques, monuments, beaches, wildlife and many others. While touring this place, you will get many opportunities like; water –skiing, hiking, surfing and many other things that are meant for fun and enjoyable to the tourists. Some of the well-known major tourist attractions include the following:

Cox’s Bazar

This is the longest uninterrupted sandy beach in the whole world which is natural.

Keokradong Peak

This is well known to be the highest peak of the whole country.

St. Martins Island

This is the only coral island of Bangladesh.

Sundarbans

This is referred to as the world heritage site of UNESCO. It is the largest mangrove forest on the earth.

Nafa-khun Waterfall

This is the largest waterfall in the country of Bangladesh. This is also the best place for enjoying rafting on boats which are local.

Lawachara National Park

It is the category of IUCN and it is a landscape which is V protected, also a tropical forest.

Where to Eat

The Old Dhaka

This is the best place for you to enjoy the real taste s of Dhaka. Apart from that there is also Haji biryani.-Al Razzak-This is also a restaurant that is famous because of its Shahi food.

Korai Gost

Along Dhanmondi Samosjid road. Specialized to savory food which is local.

Gulshan Area

This area has got many restaurants specifically for Japanese, Indians and Koreans.

Moven Pick

If you are fan of ice creams, this is the right place for you for it has got ice creams which are rated as world class.

Babecue Tonight

In Dhanmondi best for you to taste Kebab. Another alternative place is Kolya, situated in Gulshan.

Shopping

In most cases, tourists generally like shopping while on their tour. Also there are some of the good places for you to go for your shopping. First, the currency of Bangladesh is Bangladeshi Taka-BDT. Some of the best places for you to go for your shopping include the following:

Banga Bazaar

Deals mainly with clothing products which are famous like; Adidas, Nike and Levis

Chittagong

Has got lots of shopping malls which enables you to choose what you want to buy.

Aarong

Most popular and also one of the largest outlet with stores of clothing and handicraft in Dhaka.

Khulna

It has got also clothing and handicraft stores.

Dhaka College

Deals with clothing and exporting of ready-made clothing materials.

Sylhet

Well-known also in dealing with handicraft and clothing materials.

Where to Have Fun

Radisson Hotel

Offers DJ/dance parties on a regular basis.

Clubs in Gulshan

Offers DJ/Dance parties.

Ruposhi Bangla

Offers DJ/Dance parties.

Shonargoan

Offers DJ/Dance parties.

Regency

Offers DJ/Dance parties.

Teknaf

Located in St Martin’s island. This is a suitable place for those people who like beer.

How to Get Around

Plane

This is affordable and convenient way to get around. The fare depends on the time you book the flight as in the early you book the better you pay less fare. The three airlines that normally offer the flight services offer online booking and also the e-tickets.

Car

Since the road networks are not bad, cars can also be used to get around. Speed limit is 25km per hour that is on all the roads that are found in the urban areas. Traffic lights are well installed in most of the roads. Apart from using the traffic lights, the traffic police also are present in most of the routes to direct the vehicles while they are on the roads in the urban areas. Overtaking is illegal. Street lights also are there hence the cities in this place are well lit.

Boat

With over 230 rivers which are small across the country, boats and ferries are also other means to be used to get around. There is a rocket steamer service which connects Dhaka and Khulna through Barisal.

Jason Peterson

My name is Jason Peterson and I caught the travel bug during my time traveling the world in the Navy. I am super fortunate that my wife and I can now travel together and share our knowledge, hacks and tips with our friends and readers. Never hesitate to reach out with suggestions or questions. jason@howtotravel.info

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