Bangladesh or the "Country of Bengal" is a virgin travel destination located in south Asia bordered by India, Myanmar and south faced to the Bay of Bengal that yet to be explored which is the obvious reason for considering it as the "Secret of Asia". Though it is a small country in size but it has the richest archaeological history in the Indian subcontinent along with some major religious history and the raw nature that turns this country as the most desired travel destination around the globe.
Bangladesh has the World's longest unbroken (natural) sea beach with a length of 125 kilometers which got the nomination for the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The medium size waves are very friendly for a refreshing bath, jet skiing, light surfing and the sandy beach is just perfect for passing your idle time on a beach chair while listening to the sea and feeding your eyes a mind blowing sunset with some other beach activities like: Sunbath, ATV Ride, Horse Ride, Sand Arts etc. The city Cox's Bazar is a perfect place for experiencing tribal lifestyle, shopping, traditional cuisine, barbecue, marine drive etc.
Sundarban, another nominee of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, located in Khulna division is the largest mangrove forest in the world with an area of 6,017 Square Km. Sundarban is the home of the most majestic beast "Royal Bengal Tiger" with some other animal species like: Crocodile, Indian Python, Hog Deer, Barasingha or Swamp Deer, Water Buffalo, Green Turtle, Four-toed Terrapin, Gaur / Indian Bison and many more. This is also home of 260 bird species with a large number of plant species with an unique mangrove environment. Sundarban attracts tourists for the excellent ecological process with the amazing wildlife, tidal waterways, mudflats and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests. Travelers can enjoy overnight stay on the launch, bird watching at dawn, trekking through the deep jungle, explore the mangrove forest through small creeks and canals by country boat, participate in honey collecting with the honey collectors, fishing with the fisherman on their boat, Otter fishing, tour to the tiger point to take a glance of the Royal Bengal Tiger, Deer etc.
Bangladesh is known as the "Home of Archaeology" in south Asia where it preserves or represents two main UNESCO sites of Bengal which includes Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat and Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur. Apart from these two, Bangladesh has the richest archaeological history with a total of 405 archaeological sites and some of them are known with the following names: Lalbagh Fort, Sonargaon, Kantanagar Temple, Dinajpur, Mahasthangarh and its Environs, The Lalmai-Mainamati Group of monuments, Halud Vihara, Jaggadala Vihara, Choto Katra, Bhitagarh, Wari-Bateshwar ruins, Bajra Shahi Mosque, Ahsan Manzil, Dhakeshwari Temple, Allakuri Mosque, Shah Muhammad Mosque, Jor Bangla Temple.
Considering the above mentioned names it is clear that Bangladesh has a great religious history in the subcontinent and it is believed that Buddhism has flourished from this part of ancient Bengal which is proved with the existence of one of the largest Buddhist Vihara of the world, located in Paharpur, Bangladesh. Islam and Hinduism has also flourished from this area. The history of Zamindar's has a great significance on this part of ancient Bengal where you will find so many Zamindar palaces with some magnificent architectural works and each palaces has a story that will take you to the ancient period of the ruling Zamindar.
Bangladesh is the only country around the world who fought for their mother language "Bangla" in 1952 and the whole world celebrate that historic day as International Mother Language Day on 21st February every year. People used to go to the "Shaheed Minar" or "Martyrs' Monument" on that day with flowers or flower bouquets to show their respect.
Bangladesh came into existence as an independent country in 1971 after a nine months long liberation war against Pakistan (Former West Pakistan) which has a great significance on the history of independent Bangladesh. Jatiyo Sriti Soudho or National Martyrs' Memorial Monument was built on the memories of all those martyrs who sacrifice their life for our country. This monument got an unique architectural design that attracts a huge number of tourists every year.
Travelers can go for day trip in these locations and experience the magnificent architectural works of those Zamindar.
We are popularly known as the most hospitable nation in the world which is a born unique characteristics that we are proud of. Besides that the cultural harmony and it’s significance is our another strength that attracts so many tourists every year. The ever-smiling hospitable people will never let you feel that you are a stranger with us and they will make it memorable for you as a lifetime experience. We have a very rich culture that is developing from an ancient period of time and represents a simple lifestyle with some great norms and values that helps anyone to explore him/herself.
Bangladesh is the birthplace of Micro finance and home of Social Enterprises which has a huge impact around the world in reducing the poverty. There are around 20000 active NGOs operating here and contributing in the society where travelers can participate in the voluntary works or experience working with them in different social projects as intern.
Bangladesh is the second largest river basin in the world after Amazon which is the obvious reason for consider it as the most beautiful riverine country where a total number of 700 rivers are flowing along with the tributaries. The Padma, Meghna, Jamuna and Brahmaputra are the main rivers of Bangladesh where travelers can go for a refreshing boat trip, fishing trip, visit the chars (small islands) and explore riverside lifestyle of fishermen, villagers where they can have practical experience of their day to day activities. Haor is a wetland ecosystem, also known as Backswamp is playing an important role in balancing the ecosystem. Most of the haors are located in north eastern part of Bangladesh in Sylhet and also famous to go for a bird watching trip where a large number of migratory birds come every year for a short period of time in winter. Overnight stay on a boat in those haors is a very popular tourist activity where travelers can enjoy the nightlife on a full moon.
Bangladesh is home of around 45 indigenous community where around 2.5 million people are living on different parts of the country but mainly in the hill tracts of Chittagong. These different communities hold different lifestyle and culture which is a vital part of our cultural significance. Travelers can experience their unique lifestyle, culture, cuisine and get hands on experience of their cooking lessons, dance lessons which will help travelers to understand the ethnic harmony of Bangladesh. Travelers also can visit the hills and waterfalls where they can enjoy trekking through the hilly trails, hiking to the peaks of Bangladesh, explore some mysterious hilly lakes and camping besides the waterfalls that will give them a thrilling adventure during their visit to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is one of the rarest countries in the world that possesses Six different seasons and each season has it’s own beauty that decorate the country differently in every season. Bangladesh doesn’t have any specific seasons to visit as the beauty of this country changes in every season. The most attractive thing about Bangladesh is, this is an evergreen country where you can feed your eyes different types of green in different parts of Bangladesh. The tea capital Sylhet possesses the Six seasons with a huge rainfall that enables a fresh bold green look where travelers can enjoy tea leaf picking, seven color special tea, full moon in the middle of a tea state and experience their lifestyle. Also they can enjoy trekking into the wildlife sanctuaries and camping with the green. The hill tracts of Chittagong also possesses all seasons with a low temperature where travelers can witness a wild green and go for adventurous trekking, hiking and camping besides the waterfalls.
Kuakata, the city of sunrise and sunset located on the south part of Bangladesh bordering with the Sundarban is the only place where travelers can enjoy both sunrise and sunset. Travelers have to go for a outstanding beach side bike ride at dawn to a place called “Kauar Char” to observe the sunrise and “Lembur Char”, a beautiful place located on the west part of Kuakata with a slight touch of Mangrove Forest is the best spot for observing sunset. The added features are local people, their lifestyle and awesome food taste with a less crowded sea beach will always make you feel the special one where you can have peace, silence, and privacy with the nature. Fishing with the fishermen in the deep sea is adventurous but an experience of lifetime. Sunbath, Mud bath, Boat Ride to the deep sea and the Sundarban, Crab Island visit, Home-stay with Locals, Lifestyle Explorations are the popular activities in Kuakata.
Bangladesh is a country with full of life, events and festivals. We celebrate so many festivals throughout the whole year with some glorious historical events. As you know Bangladesh is a place of ethnic harmony where people from different religion, culture or tradition are not only living with peace but also they participate in the celebration of each others festivals and events. Like: Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Eid-e-Miladunnabi, Durga Puja, Kali Puja / Shyama Puja, Langalbandh Mela. Some cultural or traditional festivals are as follows: Bengali New Year / Pohela Baishakh, Spring Festival / Basanta Utshab, Rabindra & Nazrul Jayanti, Shakrain / Kite Festival, Nabanna / New Corp Festival, Ekushey Boi Mela. Our main historical events are as follows: Victory Day, Independence Day, International Mother Language Day. Travelers can visit and participate in these joyful events and festivals where they can experience the religious harmony and traditions in Bangladesh also get to know the culture and celebrate these festivals just like as locals.