Friday, September 10, 2010

Places of Interest, district Rangamati


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Rangamati is one of the most beautiful district from Bangladesh. This the largest district according to the area. Also this district is based on a lake that was made around 1960. If you see the map of the district, you'll find most of the portion of it water, means the lake.

The main ethnicity of the district is "Chakma". Also some Bengali and other tribal people used to live there. If you visit this district, you can buy some local products from here, for example the hand made products for household works, cloths made from local hand-loom.

Popular locations for visit:

If you are planning to visit the Rangamati district, you can check the "places of interest", or "must see", or "tourist spot" items from the link http://icwow.blogspot.com/search/label/rangamati. Also if you visited any other places from Rangamati, that is not listed at my link, that case you can add that here as comment.

Where to Stay:

There are several quality hotels from the district. "Parjatan Motel" is the best. But to get a room from there, you have to contact them around 4/5 days of your arrival. Also there is other hotels "Sufia", "Green Castle" available. You can pick any of those. I have stayed at "Hotel Sufia". I was in a Non AC room to save my bucks, and it cost 450 taka per night. Below is the detail contact information.

Cell: 01553409149
Phone: 0351-62145, 0351-61174
Hotel Sufia, Fishery Ghat, Kathaltoli, Rangamati

How to reach:

There are several ways to reach at Rangamati. The best available bus service is Hanif, Unique, Soudia, etc. The cost is around 340 taka per person. It will take around 7-8 hours to reach at the town from Dhaka. There is no AC bus service for Rangamati(except Shamoly, only one AC bus per day).

Also you can Use the bus for Dhaka-Chittagong, and from Chittagong you can take bus for Rangamati. But I'll suggest you the direct Dhaka-Rangamati bus. This will be much easier.

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