Malnicherra tea estate is the largest and oldest tea garden in Bangladesh and subcontinent. It is located in Sadar upazila of Sylhet district in Bangladesh. The first commercial tea industry in Bangladesh was started in 1854 with the establishment of Malnicherra Tea Garden in Sylhet, covering an area of 1,500 acres. However, the coverage of the garden has now almost doubled. The location of Malnicherra Tea Garden is next to Sylhet Airport Road. Malnicherra tea garden is always at the top of the list of favorite places of tourists from home and abroad. Being very close to the city of Sylhet, the travelers first rushed to Malnicherra.
Somewhere on the edge of the plain there are mountains, rivers flowing down. White clouds are playing on the top of the hills. Sunlight falls on the fountain water and sparkles. Haor is not too far. Birds are flying touching the water of marshes. There are Hijal forest, green tea gardens, swamp forest, wetlands, stone weald and a lot of beautiful and attractive places to visit in Sylhet. Such a magnificent beauty of nature can only be seen in Sylhet. Just as nature has hidden valuable resources under the soil of the region, she has also bloomed her beauty above the ground. This is why Sylhet is called a tourist city. Nature’s generosity has made Sylhet rich in tourism potential. Sylhet is reminiscent of the great saint Hazrat Shahjalal, Hazrat Shahporan, Sri Chaitanya and numerous pir-aulia and religious figures. There are numerous archaeological sites, including Janta Rajbarhi, Megalithic stones, which carry ancient history of Sylhet as well as Bangladesh. Sylhet is also a key source of traditional Bengali songs. Radharaman, Hasan Raja, Shitalong Shah, Shah Abdul Karim and many Bauls were born in this area. They have been enriching the collection of Bangla songs. There is also a diversity of ethnicities in Sylhet. Diversity of different groups, including Bengali, Manipuri, Khasia, Pangan and tea-labor tribes made Sylhet unique. Surprised by the beauty of Sylhet, world-poet Rabindranath Tagore called it ‘Sreebhumi’, a land of beauty. And recently, renowned Indian filmmaker Gautam Ghosh commented on seeing Tanguar Haor in Sunamganj: Tangua is the most beautiful place in the world I have seen. Who knew this information even a few days ago, the only swamp forest in the country is located in Ratargul in Sylhet? Some news media came out about the beauty of the forest. Since then, the forest has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sylhet. Every day, hundreds of tourists, both domestic and foreign, are crowded here.
Tanguar Haor is located in Sunamganj district of greater Sylhet. Spread over an area of about 100 sq km, Tanguar Haor is the second largest freshwater wetland in Bangladesh. To the locals, the haor is also known as ‘Noykuri Kandar Choykuri Beel’. After Sundarbans, it is the second Ramsar site (internationally important wetland) in Bangladesh.
Lalakhal: A Trip to the Nile of Sylhet Lalakhal is one of the favorite places to visit in Sylhet. It’s located in Jaintapur upazila, 35 km away from Sylhet city. Lalakhal flows from the foothills of the Cherrapunji in India. Although named ‘Khal’, which means a canal, Lalakhal is actually a river, which merges in the stream of the river ‘Shari’ originating from Cherrapunji. Lalakhal’s landscape is incredibly beautiful. There …
Ratargul Swamp Forest: A Natural Wonder in Sylhet Ratargul Swamp Forest is a unique natural wonder located in Sylhet, Bangladesh. It is the only freshwater swamp forest in Bangladesh, and it is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. The forest is a UNESCO-recognized Ramsar wetland, which means that it is an important wetland area for the conservation of biological diversity. Ratargul Swamp Forest is a popular destination …
‘Sada Pathor’ means white stone in Bangla. Here, the entire area is covered with white stones, which is why people now refer to it as Sada Pathor. Today, it has become a highly popular tourist spot in Sylhet, situated in Bholaganj within the Companiganj upazila of Sylhet, near the northern border of Bangladesh.
Explore Jaflong: The Beautiful Daughter of Nature in Sylhet Jaflong is a charming tourist destination in the northeastern part of the Sylhet district in Bangladesh, where towering mountains descend to the pristine river. It is considered a must-visit and the most popular spot in Sylhet for tourists seeking natural wonders. Bordering the Indian state of Meghalaya, this place will surely amaze you. The Jaflong region is blessed with subtropical mountains …
Madhabkunda Waterfall, located at Moulvibazar district in Sylhet, is known as one of the highest waterfall of Bangladesh. The waterfall has been rolling down from the rocky hill of Patharia.
Gangamara is a stream flows over the Patharia hill. The stream flowed down from the edge of the hill, then it was named Madhab Chora. A huge hole or ‘kunda’ has been created below due to the waterfall falling from very high. This is how the waterfall was named Madhabkunda.
Boating around Tanguar Haor in Sunamganj will give you a unique experience. But where to get a boat to voyage in the Haor? What are the facilities of the boats? How much is the rental of a boat? Looking for mobile numbers for boats? Here you will find the answers to all your questions. The article is about the rentals, facilities, and phone numbers for boats in Tanguar Haor.
If you love a calm river, its crystal clear water, the solitude of the mountains and at the same time if you like to listen to the endless song of a drunken fountain, then Panthumai in Sylhet is for you. There are plenty of places to visit in Bangladesh, but there are no such beautiful waterfalls anywhere else.