Rangamati is a tourist haven in Bangladesh. It is a paradise on the earth is found with a waterfall pouring down cold, a liquid to revive you from the tiresome trek. The greenery of the hill will sooth your eyes and the fresh air will strengthen your lungs. The sky is a brilliant blue where you can make a visit seeming merely a walk on the clouds. As far as your eyes can see, you will find small hills covered with verdant trees, Joom crops (a special type of crop cultivated on the hills), tribal houses and snake-like roads and highways. A land with lakes welcomes you with chilled fresh air.
It is Rangamati, a part of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, bordered by the Tripura state of India to the north, Bandarban to the south, Mizoram State of India and Chin State of Myanmar to the east, and Khagrachari and Chittagong districts to the west. The largest district of the country in area, it, home to around five lakh people with Bangalees and 11 tribes (ethnic minorities), came under the Mughal Empire in 16th century. A tribal leader, Sher Mosta Khan, later took refuge with the Mughals in 1737.
The district, consisting of 10 upazilas and one municipality, is mainly famous for its tribal textile “Thami”, hand made clothes, and natural beauties like greenery hills, trees and waterfalls. The travel to the greenery place itself is an utterly enjoyable one if you adopt the attitude of an adventurer as it has some significant tourist spots like Kaptai Lake, Hanging Bridge, Chakma Kings residence and Rajban Bihar Pagoda.
Kaptai Lake, the dam, supplies the maximum hydroelectric power to the country. Away from the district town, the journey to Kaptai itself is a pleasure; never-ending paddy fields, a roller-coaster ride along the oblique paths of the hills, rivers flowing between the hills and finally the majestic lake where an unforgettable boat ride enables anyone to have the feel of a poet. Besides, several picnic spots on the lake and birds-eye view of the whole area will offer you to have a family get-together.
On your way, you will then see the majestic Hanging Bridge (Julonto Bridge in Bengali) over the lake, an eye-catching view for the travelers from home and abroad. The boat ride is very scenic here.
Rajban Bihar Pagoda, another favourite vacation destination for the city dwellers and others, is an ideal place specially for the Buddhists. It is also called the spiritualist principal monk. A place where you will see the spiritualist principal monk of Rajban Vihara, Shrimath Sadhana Nanda Mohasthabir (Ban Vante).
If you love adventure and wish to enjoy the awesome views of the region, you can get a few direct buses from Dhaka without much delay. You can also drive into Rangamati from Chittagong by the vehicle.
Rush immediately to the greenery land and take a dip in its beautification. The welcoming hilltops and waterfalls wait for you to show its magnificent beauty. Especially the green hills of the region are a treat to the heart and the eyes of a nature lover.
Tourist Places Rangamati
- Buddhist Vihara at Rajban
- Baghai Chari Kashalong River
- Chakma Rajbari
- Furaman Hill
- Hanging Bridge
- Hydro Electric Power Plant
- Hard Board Mill
- Kaptai Hydro-electric Power Centre
- Kaptai Lake
- Kaptai National Park
- Karnafuli Paper Mill
- Memorial Sculpture of the War of Liberation
- Parjatan Motel in Tabalchari Deer Park
- Peda Ting Ting
- Police Special Training School
- Rangamati Lake
- Sabuj Pahar
- Sajek Valley
- Satellite Ground Station at Betbunia
- Shuvolang Falls
- Tribe Museum
- Tuk Tuk Eco Village
Important Information About Rangamiti
|Area||6116.13 square kilometer|
|Distance||Rangamati is 77 kilometer from Chittagong district.|
|Chingri, Horina, Kassalogn, Karnafuly, Shublang, Rainkhiang kaptai and Thega.|
|Coordinates:||22°38′N 92°12′ECoordinates: 22°38′N 92°12′E|
|Temperature||Highest average temperature: June 34.6⁰ c Celsius Lowest average temperature: January, 13.4⁰ c Celsius. Average amount of rainfall is 3031 mm.|
Upazilas and Thans
- Rajasthali Rangapani
- Rangamati Sadar
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