Alutila Cave We might have heard a lot about the cave. Naturally, the cave is dark. Think of it, you are walking through a dark cave with a flambeau and the cold water flow through your feet. So how do you feel, just imagine! It will be a strange feeling. To experience such a strange feeling, you can visit Alutila Cave in Khagrachari. The Alutila Cave is a natural cave located in Khagrachari district of Bangladesh. The Alutila Cave is located at 3000 feet high from the sea level in Matiranga Upazila of Khagrachari district 7 kilometers west of the main city. The former name of the Alutila is the Arbari Mountain. There is a lot of wild potatoes grown in that mountain. During World War II, there was a crisis of food in Khagrachari. Local people lived on eating wild potatoes from this mountain then. Since then, this mountain is known as Alutila as the meaning of potato in the Bengali language is ‘Alu’. The Alutila Cave is located on that Alutila Mountain. The locals call it ‘Matai Hakor’. Matai Hakor means the cave of the god. This cave is very dark and cool. The sunlight does not enter the cave, so you have to enter with taking a flambeau. The cave is slippery and rocky and a fountain flowing beneath it. The cave looks like a terrestrial tunnel. The cave is about 100 meters long, 1.8 meters high and 0.9 meters wide. It takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes to go through one end to another end of the cave. Since the height of the cave is very low, it is necessary to crawl at one stage. The position of this mysterious cave is at the feet of the hill, 266 steps below the peak of the hill.