Lawachara National Park
Lawachara National Park is located in Kamalganj Upazila of Moulvibazar district. It is distance 9.4 kilometers from Srimangal. The natural beauty of Lawachara National Park is very attractive. Lawachara National Park is a significant sample of the remaining evergreen forests in Bangladesh. This is a reserved forest in Bangladesh. It is one of the seven wildlife sanctuaries and 10 national parks in Bangladesh. After the Sundarbans, the more popular Lawachara National Park to the tourists. This is one of the most beautiful and attractive of all the forests in the country. This forest of 1250 hectares is full of biodiversity. The government of Bangladesh declared this forest as ‘National Park’ in 1997. This forest is so dense that there is no sunlight on the ground.
Among the famous forests of Bangladesh, Lawachara Forest is one of the most important and amazing. From the point of view, the location of the forest of Lawachara more popular after the Sundarbans. This forest is many interesting. The terrestrial landscape of the Lawachara National Park consists of hill soils. The forest extends across the lower-elevation. The forest has seen many areas of sand and lots of stones on the soil. From the direction of biodiversity Lawachara National Park is one of the richest forests of Bangladesh. Although it is small in size, this forest is a rare collection of many plants and animals. There are 460 species of rare plants and animals in the National Park of Lawachara. Of these 167 species of plants, 4 species of amphibians, 6 species of reptiles, 246 species of birds, and 20 species of mammals are found. There are 167 species of plants in Lawachara forest.
Nature travel arrangements have been made in the Lawachara National Park. Nature can be visited in the forest give a fixed rate entry fee. Thousands of tourists visit here every year. There are three trails or walking paths in the forest for nature trips. Among three paths, one is the 3-hour road, another one is the 1-hour road, and the other 30 minutes way. With the help a trained guide, the forest can be seen upright. These three ways, created without disturbing the nature, will be seen in different species of insects, plants, birds, and orchids. In 1955, Michael Anderson directed film Around the World in 80 Days in Hollywood (Around the World in 80 Days) – Some of the scenes were filmed in the national park of Lawachara. Hope, now you can easily realize that how much attractive of this Lawachara National Park!