Lalakhal Lalakhal is a river of transparent blue water in Jointapur Upazila, about 35 kilometers away from Sylhet city. This is a beautiful place of natural beauty. This is a perfect place to feel a natural beauty. In the hills, there are dense green forests, rivers, tea-gardens, and various species of trees, which include Lalakhal. In Lalakhal, you can see the thick green hill forests, rivers, tea gardens and various species of trees. Water and nature are mixed with the people’s lives here, which will give you a great motivation to live. If you are in Lalakhal you have the opportunity to meet with indigenous people. Inclusive of everything, the area is a favorite, desired and awaited place for tourists. You can go to Lalakhal by road and waterways. But most tourists chose waterways because the boat trips are more enjoyable. You will be fascinated by going on the way to the water. Certainly, for a while, you will be lost in your mind. Lalakhal’s position at the bottom of India’s Cherrapunji. Originating from Cherrapunji Hills this river flows through Bangladesh. The winter is the suitable time to travel Lalakhal. If you want you can travel on a rainy day. But wintertime is quite safe. Shari river flows by the side of Tamabil Road of Lalakhal. The most interesting aspect of this river is its water of different colors. There is different color water in each part of the river. Like blue, green and transparent water. You can go to Lalakhal by boat or speedboat over the transparent water of the river. After 45 minutes of journey, you will reach the Factory Ghat of Lalakhal tea garden. During this time you will see the river bottom through its crystal clear water. If you want you can spend the whole day
Shuktara Nature Retreat The Shuktara Nature Retreat is a wonderful resort located at the top of the hill of the Khidimnagar National Park in Sylhet. It is 7 kilometers away from Sylhet city. This resort can be reached by 1 km to the left from the Mazar gate of Shahparan (Rm). The resort has been built around 14 acres of land. Shuktatara Resort’s architecture and construction style are such that you will be completely mixed with nature. If you move towards Shuktara Nature Retreat on the road of the tea garden, a green hillock will welcome you. The gate of the resort at one side below the hill. There is only a way to reach the top of the hill. On one side there is a Toy Train Line. When you see the beautiful cottages built on 50 feet above, your mind will be filled with joy. At the bottom of the hill, you have to leave the car to go up. It is not allowed to take the car above. There are a few steps stairs to go up to 50 feet high. There is nothing to fear if you do not want to go this way. On the other side is the Toy Train Line. By the train, you can reach the top of the high hill and reach the reception house. There are 11 cottages in the Shuktara Nature Retreat. The whole hill is covered with green. There are two parts on the top of the hill. The reception room is in the first part. Remembrances of the tradition of Sylhet, the people of the tea-population, including Manipuri, are on reception. Upstairs, three stored Acacia restaurant will be seen. The second floor was arranged for meals. All delicious foods are available here in a different environment. There
Hazrat Shah Jalal Majar Shāh Jalāl ad-Dīn al-Mujarrad al-Naqshbandi (1271 CE – 15 March 1346 CE), is a celebrated Sufi Muslim figure in Bengal. Hazrat Shahjalal (rah) was a famous saint and peer of the subcontinent. Hazrat Shahjalal (rah) is lying in the heart of Tylah in the middle of the city Sylhet. The arrival of Sylhet 360 with the visit of Shahjalal is a significant event in history. After his death, he was buried in Sylhet. Jalal’s name is associated with the spread of Islam into north-eastern Bengal through Sufism, part of a long history of travel between the Middle East, Persia, Central Asia and South Asia. According to a tablet inscription found in Amberkhana, he arrived at Sylhet in 1303 CE. The largest airport in Bangladesh, Hazrat Sha Jalal International Airport, is named after him. Thousands of people come to Sylhet every day, regardless of religion and color, from Hazrat Shahjalal (rah) to the Mazarjeirat. There is a well near the shrine of Shahjalal. The location of this cappasuna and silver colored fish can be seen. The well around the well gets flowing water. If you go to the west side of the shrine to see the shower. Fountain water is sold by bottle filling. There are three large dixies inside the house. They were donated by Mir Murad of Dhaka. Cooking is not cooked in the panels. The devotees donate a lot of money to the deities for the good of the devotees. The small house of the grillaghera star on the south side of the Mazar is the small house of Shahjalal Chillamahala. Space is only two feet wide. It is said – Hazrat Shahjalal spent 23 years of his life in this Chillakhana. Hazrat Shah Poran Majar Shah Paran was an Islamic saint and Sufi of
Lakkatura Tea Garden Lakkatura Tea Garden is situated near Osmani Airport in Chaukidhenki Upazila of Sylhet district. Green Banani is surrounded by the northern side of Sylhet city, the Lakkatura Tea Garden. It is an official tea garden under the National Tea Board. Area of the tea garden is 1290 hectors or 3200 acres. From the Amberkhana point of Sylhet, 1.5km forward towards the airport, you will see Lakshatura Tea Garden signboard. About 500,000 kg of tea is produced annually from one of the largest tea gardens of Bangladesh. There are many tea gardens in Sylhet from their Lakkatura is one of the most beautiful and attractive tea gardens. Here you can see most amazing tea garden of Bangladesh. That’s very nice and wonderful.
Bichanakandi Bichanakandi tourism area is basically a stone quarry where stones are collected from the river. At this place, Khasia mountainous levels came together in one place. A fountain descending from Khasia Mountain has created a lake that connects with the Pyren River. The rocks and stones are absolutely natural and they come down through the water with hilly drift. It is a landscape beauty among gardens and hills. Bishankandi is situated in a village of Rustampur Union located in Goingghat, Sylhet district of Bangladesh. In recent years tourists are seen to be overflowing to see the river here. The stones, water, mountains and the clouds should be spreading the beds. This is where many layers of the Khasi Mountain meet at a single point from both sides. Flowing from above is a high fall.
Osmani Museum Osmani Museum is situated in Kotwali Thana of Sylhet, Bangladesh. The ancestors’ home of Bangabir General Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani, the Commander-in-Chief of Bangladesh Forces (12 April 1971 – 7 April 1972) has been transformed into today’s famous “Osmani Museum”. The entire room has been decorated with showpieces similar to a bedroom. There are four chairs made of cane and two center tables, one simple wardrobe and one wooden bed with two side tables. The favorite wristwatch, which General Osmani wore till the last hours of his life; military stick, two briefcases, a telephone set, number of books and used crockery, are kept on one side. The other side is decorated with an Alana, which contains two suits, two uniforms (khaki and deep green), two shirts (white and light blue), two Panjabi, a brown sleeveless coat, four pairs of shoes including one military boot, a black umbrella, brown color well-decorated walking stick. A roundtable and a wooden bookshelf with many books and magazines from home and abroad including “Who’s Who in the World” (editions: 1978–1979 and 1980–1981) are placed in a corner. A man-size portrait in military attire is placed on the wall along with Osmani on the lap of his beloved father and many other historical photographs are also kept for display. It is situated at the heart (Dhopa Dighir Par) of the Sylhet City Corporation area in renowned Sylhet Division of Bangladesh. It is about 12 km from the Sylhet Osmani International Airport and 3 km from the Sylhet Railway Station.
Jaflong Jaflong is a hill station and popular tourist destination in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh. It’s one of the most beautiful and attractive tourist places in Sylhet. Jaflong, 60 kilometers northeast of Sylhet city, is located on the foothills of the Khasia-Jaintia hill along India’s Meghalaya border, and here it is known as one of the tourist attractions of Bangladesh, because of the beautiful combination of hill and river. Jaflong is famous for its stone collections and is home of the Khasi tribe. Jaflong is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Sylhet division. It is about 60 km from Sylhet town and takes the two-hour drive to reach there. Jaflong is also a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and rare beauty of rolling stones from hills. It is situated beside the river Mari in the lap of Hill Khashia. A wonderful beauty of nature Jaflong, Khasia Jaintia hill on the other side, a river on the east. The fountain is climbing on the hillside and the pebbles of various colored stones on the roof of the river. This is not the end here, Looking away from the distance, it looks like the sky is standing in the sky, and the hill is standing. The clouds are moving like soft cotton on the hill. So you should never miss seeing this most beautiful and attractive tourist place. How to go here? There are two types of the way to going to Sylhet. One is the bus, the other way is the train. Bus: The bus leaves the bus for the purpose of going to Sylhet from Gabtoli, Sayedabad, and Mohakhali in Dhaka. From 6:00 am to 12:30 pm, the buses left for the sake of Sylhet. In Sylhet, buses, microbuses, CNG autorickshaws or Laguna can be
Ratargul Swamp Forest Ratargul Swamp Forest is so amazing that you can’t believe it if you don’t see with your own eyes. Ratargul Swamp is commonly known as the Amazon of Bangla and Sundarbans of Sylhet. You need to know all information about Ratargul Swamp Forest before visiting. Ratargul Swamp Forest is the only a freshwater swamp forest in Bangladesh. Ratargul Swamp Forest is one of most beautiful an evergreen forests in Bangladesh. It is at the center of attraction among others tour place because it is the only swamp forest in all over Bangladesh. The forest’s name comes from the word, “Rata” or “Pati” tree, used by the locals of Sylhet. It’s located in Gowain River, Fatehpur Union, and Gowainghat Upazila in Sylhet District. Its area is 3, 325.61 acres including 504 acres declared as the animal sanctuary in 1973. Ratargul forest is about 26 kilometers from Sylhet city. After reaching Gowainghat, tourists reserve local engine boat namely “taller” to reach the forest. There are two haors namely Shimul Bil haor and Neoa Bil Haor in the south part of the forest. The forest is naturally conserved under the Department of Forestry, Govt. of Bangladesh. Ratargul Swamp forest diversity of its nature attracts tourists all over the year, but the best time to travel Ratargul is during and after the rainy season. It’s become attractive especially in the rainy season. Because the forest is submerged under 20–30 feet water in the rainy season. For the rest of the year, the water level is about 10 feet deep. How to go there? You may take the bus or CNG auto rickshaw from Ambarkhana point of Sylhet city head towards Saklutikor road. Then Take a rickshaw to reach there.