10 Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh


Bangladesh may not come to your mind while thinking about your next trip. But the small nation surrounded by India and the Bay of Bengal has a lot more to offer. One of the best advantage of visiting the country is everything here is super cheap and the people are almost always friendly and helpful towards foreigners. Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh might not get as many visitors as other popular Asian capitals but the raw beauty and its people will definitely fascinate you in many way. The cuisine here is also similar to India (especially West Bengal) with the mix of Mughal and Muslim heritage of the country. The countryside will amaze you with lush green fields and roaring rivers and wetlands. So, if you are planning on visiting the country, here is a list of top 10 best traveling spots in Bangladesh.

10. Bogra

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

Bogura is a Northern district of Rajshahi District famous for the archeological site of an ancient Buddhist city ‘Pundranagar’ situated in Mohastangor, Bogra. If you are interested in ancient history and culture dating back to BC era, you would enjoy your visit to Mohastangor. It is also the second largest city in Rajshahi. The food here is great and you will enjoy your visit here.

Places to visit:

  1. Behular Bashor Ghor – Gokul Medh
  2. Mahasthangar Museum
  3. Govinda Bhita
  4. পরশুরামের প্রাসাদ- Porshuramer Prashad

9. Barishal

Barishal is a Southern district located near the bay of Bengal. It is technically an Island since it is surrounded by large rivers and sea. Only way to reach Barishal on land is through Launch or ferries.

Places to visit:

  1. Guthia Mosque
  2. Bells Park
  3. Epiphany Cathedral
  4. Lakhutia Zamindar Bari (Babur Bari

8. Khulna

Khulna is also a Southern District and division. The district is famous for shrimp. The city sits on the bank of Rupsha river. Khulna has Bangladesh’s second sea port known as Mongla.

Places to see:

  1. The Sundorbans (Also number 2 in this list)
  2. Rupsha River
  3. Khulna University
  4. Khulna Divisional Museum
  5. Bonobilash Zoo

7. Rajshahi

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

Rajshahi is the largest city in the northern region of Bangladesh. It is full of history and culture. The city sits beside mighty Padma river. A few hundred years ago, Rajshahi was divided in many smaller kingdoms or jamindaris. So, Rajshahi is full of old palaces. One of such palaces is situated in Natore district (broke off Rajshahi district in 1986) known as Uttara Gonovaban.

Places to visit:

  1. Uttara Ganavaban (1 hour from the city)
  2. Varendra Research Museum
  3. Rajshahi University
  4. Padma River Bank

6. Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh: Kuakata

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

From North to South, Kuakata is located near the Bay of Bengal and also the Sunderbans. Kuakata is famous for its beach. You can enjoy both sunset and the sunrise from here. It is one of the two beach entries of the list.

Places to Visit:

  1. Kuakata Sea Beach
  2. Fatrar Char
  3. Jhau Bon – ঝাউ বন
  4. Boat Museum

5. Rangamati

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

Rangamati is the largest and one of the few hill tracks in Bangladesh. Bangladeshi hill tracks are green, full of life and full of waterfalls. It is a very beautiful place to visit.

Places to Visit:

  1. Sajek Valley
  2. Hanging Bridge Road
  3. Shuvolong Waterfalls
  4. Kaptai National Park,Kaptai
  5. Rajban Vihar

4. Sylhet

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

Sylhet is a very beautiful city in Eastern Bangladesh. Syhet has it all, green hill track? check, waterfalls? Yes. wetlands and a swamp forest? check, pristine lakes and rivers? check. Also add beautiful tea gardens. That is why Sylhet is one of the favorite destination for local travelers and have potential to be an international tourists destination.

Places to Visit-

3. Chattogram: Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

Chattogram is a costal city located near the the bay of Bengal. It is also the second largest city in Bangladesh. It has beautiful beaches, unique cuisine, hill tracks, many historical sites and more.

Places to visit:

  1. Patenga Sea Beach
  2. Foy’s Lake
  3. Ethnological Museum
  4. Chittagong University
  5. Zia Memorial Museum
  6. CRB Hill

And many more

2. Sundarbans, Khulna

Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world. when it was first described, it stretched from Barishal in Bangladesh to Kolkata of West Bengal, India. But over the year, the forest has declined in size for many reasons. It is still one of the most fascinating places in the world. In fact, Sundarbans was one of the 7 wonders of the world before losing its place. Many species of plants, animals and marine creatures can only be found in the forest. The national animal of Bangladesh, the royal Bengal tiger is found here.

1. Cox’s Bazar: Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

  • Best Traveling Spots in Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar is the southern most district in Bangladesh. It is known for Sea Beach, Aggameda Khyang monastery & Himchari National Park. The Cox’s Bazar Sea beach is the largest uninterrupted one in the world.

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