Top Things to Do in Rangamati (Bangladesh) in 2024
Rangamati is a hill tract district of Bangladesh, located in the Chittagong division.This city is full of natural beauties like mountains, rivers, lakes, and waterfalls. A lot of tribes live together here peacefully. A trip to Rangamati would be an outstanding experience for nature enthusiastic person.
There are a lot of places to and many things to do in Sylhet. The climate is very good. There is a lot of rain during the rainy season and the waterfalls and lakes look amazing. During winter the gives another beautiful vibe and welcomes everyone.
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” ~ Confucius
Here are the top 11 things to do in Rangamati:
01. Sajek Valley
Nowadays, Sajek has become one of Bangladesh 's main tourist spots. You have to take a jeep (called Chander Gari locally) and then go to the top of the hill and see Bangladesh's true beauty. There's plenty of resort to stay around. You'll see the stunning beauty of Sajek in the morning, evening and night.
02. Kaptai Lake
Kaptai Lake is one of the most favorite places for nature lovers. You can take a boat and roam around the lake and the sightseeing will cheer up your mind immediately.
The biggest tribe Chakma people live there. You can experience their festivals and cultural uniqueness. The lake is surrounded by hills and the view will cheer up your mind immediately.
03. Parjatan Hanging Bridge
While roaming around the Kaptai lake, you will find a hanging bridge on the lake. It is a must-visit place in Rangamati. You can take some awesome photographs here. This is a symbolic bridge and it attracts many tourists.
04. Lake View Island
It is a small island near the main Kaptai. It will take a 15-minute boat journey to reach there. There is a resort where you can stay for a few nights. They have a BBQ arrangement. You can stay in a houseboat as well. They serve very good quality food and you can drink tea in a special bamboo mug. They call it bamboo tea.
05. Shuvolong Waterfall
It one of the best attractions for tourists in Rangamati. During the rainy season, the waterfall looks extraordinary because of heavy water falling. There are some unique trees on the trekking way on the mountains around. It is such a thrilling experience to visit this waterfall. The journey to the waterfall is an adventure itself.
06. Polwel Park
This park is situated beside the Karnafuli River. It is also a mandatory place to go while visiting Rangamati. There are some rides in the park and boat to roam in the water.
There is a small zoo inside the park which has some unique species of animals and birds. There is a zone called the love point, that is amazing for a romantic date.
07. Road Trip
The hilly road is quite dangerous if you are not a very good driver. But you can hire a jeep and go for a road trip on the zigzag road that goes through the mountains. The views you will get from the jeep are memorable. There are many unique species you will come across while visiting the full area.
08. Spending Time with Tribes
There are quite a few tribes here. If you want to learn about their lifestyle and culture you can stay with them. Most of them are very welcoming and open-minded.
You can spend time with them and learn about their culture, festivals, and rituals. The largest tribe Chakma has its unique festivals such as jol-Keli which is similar to the Holi.
09. Chang Pang Restaurant
It is a small restaurant but quite popular in Rangamati. They serve local foods and their special recipes. You will find some unique preparations of food such as Bamboo Chicken, Shutki fry, special mushroom curry, etc. you will get Asian food here for lunch.
10. Peda Ting Ting Restaurant
It is a local restaurant that serves very good quality food. You can eat traditional food or local food. While visiting the Kaptai most people prefer this restaurant for their good food and quality service. You can eat a proper lunch here.
11. Mountains and Trails
As we mentioned earlier it is an area full of mountains. If you love trekking you can go hiking and climb the mountains in Rangamati. There are a good number of trails and waterfalls where you can go trekking to have an adventurous experience. You can take a local guide and the guide will help you.