Khadimnagar National Park greets tourists with its absorbing lush green warmth just about five kilometers from the Sylhet-Jaflong Highway through the tea gardens. This evergreen rainforest is quite popular with trekkers. Ratargul is a freshwater swamp forest located in Gowainghat, Sylhet, formed by the spilling over of the Gowain river into a 200-hectare jungle basin shaded by innumerable evergreens. It is the only swamp forest located in Bangladesh.
Day 0: Leave for Sylhet at night.
Day 1: CNG driver will pick you as soon as you reach Sylhet bus station. Have your breakfast at Panch Bhai near Jallar Par Road, Zindabazar while you are enroute to Khadimnagar National Park. As soon as you reach Khadimnagar forest office get ready for trekking, zip lining & cycling through the dense forest. Trekking, ziplining & cycling through the pristine, evergreen rainforest and tea garden in Khadimnagar National Park can be one of the most pleasant experiences in your life. Forest department will prepare your lunch by this time. The staffs of Khadimnagar National Park will arrange the tent, camping facilities, guard and raw foods from the nearby bazaar so that you can cook the dinner yourself. You may have special BBQ dinner, on request.
Day 2: After having breakfast, we suggest you go for the short 45-minute trail. Get fresh and hop in the CNG for Ratargul Chowrongi ghat. From there Salim Uddin will receive you and he'll fix a boat for you. Roam around Ratargul Swamp Forest and embrace the Amazonian vibe when you are inside the forest. Have your lunch at Ratargul, Chowrongi ghat. After this, get back to Sylhet town and roam around the city. You can pay a visit to the Mausoleum of Hazrat Shahjalal (R.). Have your dinner at Panch Bhai/Panshi restaurant. Otherwise, you can taste Biriyani at the Woondal restaurant. Get on the bus to Dhaka at night.
2 day - 1 night
Cooking at the Camping Site: Khadimnagar National Park The staffs of Khadimnagar National Park will arrange the raw foods from the nearby bazaar so that you can cook the dinner yourself.
Camping: Khadimnagar National Park The staffs of Khadimnagar National Park will arrange the tent, sleeping bags, and other camping facilities
Ratargul Boat: Salim Uddin Mr. Salim Uddin will receive you and fix a boat for you. He is the person to contact for any difficulties you face in Ratargul Swamp Forest.
Forest Permit: Forest Department Walk Bangladesh will arrange the forest permit from Forest Department, Sylhet range prior to your visit.
Security Guard: Khadimnagar National Park Khadimnagar National Park authority will appoint a guard for your security. He will assist you in cooking and preparing camping sites.
CNG: Rony Ahmad Rony Ahmad will accompany you on your Sylhet days. Riding on his CNG through the muddy off-road will be a fun!
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