Kaptai National Park is a kind of beautiful nature on the coexistence of rivers, hills and green. Kaptai National Park is located in Rangamati district of Bangladesh. Under the Bangladesh Wildlife Act of 1974 in 1999, it got the national park status. It is established on 5,464 or 13 thousand 500 acres of hectares. There are many ancient gardens in the sub-continent, it is one of them. The location of this forest is about 57 kilometers north-east of Chittagong city. And the distance from Rangamati city is about 35 kilometers.
The natural beauty of Kaptai National Park on the slopes of the hills is unparalleled. This garden was planted in 1873, 1878 and 1879, and as a result of this, a tropical rainforest or rain forest was formed here. There are many trees in this park. Segun, Chapaliish, Jarul, Champa, Sonalu, Chalata, Chikarashi, Shal, Shilkhar, Dharmarama, Gamari, Arjuna, Amalaki, Amra, Phera, Pyaaraj, Bigi, and Pitraj etc. The forest is rich in many biodiversities. The wild animals of this park are deer, elephant, junior, clouded cheetah, monkeys, etc. There are two rest houses in the park. Kaptai National Park can be visited at any time of the year. Because of the natural beauty of kaptai national park always seen attractive. It’s not better to travel alone in the kaptai national park. If travel group must be taken with an experienced guide. It will be easy to see the jungle trips and wildlife. There are some guides trained in Kaptai Udyan. All guide services will be available in the prescribed honorarium. Do not go to the jungle to make a picnic. Do not play loud or on a mike song or anything. No words or sounds that wild animals are annoying.
How to go there?
Firstly you will come to Chittagong from Dhaka by bus, train or air transport. Here from, for 15 minutes from Bahaddarhat bus station, the bus leaves the bus for Kaptai. It takes one to two and a half hours to reach there. Rent is 80 to 100 taka. Apart from this, buses of dolphins, Saudia, S Alam, Shyamoli Paribahan and hanif buses from Dhaka directly to Kaptai. These buses were left from Fakirapul and Sayedabad in Dhaka.
Where you’ll be stay?
There are some common hotels to stay a night. The hotels in Kaptai city are Hotel Three Star, Hotel Safe, Boalkhali Boarding, Kamal Boarding etc. here are two living rooms for 200 to 600 Tk. In addition, to remain in the rest house of the forest department will require prior consultation. The Kaptai area has a lot of quality food for a variety of restaurants. Bangladesh tourism corporation jum restaurants are the best for the best meal.