Sreemangal

Sreemangal, The Tea Capital of Bangladesh, is a picturesque hilly area covered with tea estates, lemon groves and pineapple gardens. Miles after miles, Sreemangal Tea Estates form a green carpet on the sloping hills. A large portion of world's highest quality tea is grown and exported from Sreemangal, hence it is called the tea capital. But there is more to Sreemangal than just tea. Sreemangal is a magical world famous for nature, forests and wildlife, which makes it another prime Bangladesh Eco-Tourism Destination. Here it is possible to look around and not see another human being.

Visit Sreemangal for breathtaking views of sloping landscape wrapped with endless tea gardens. The rolling plains lie quietly and seemingly untouched in all their splendors. Large rubber gardens and lakes of Sreemangal instill a peace and tranquility in this region which attracts visitors from far and away.

Lawachara Rain Forest: This major national park is located 8 kilometers east of Sreemangal. The park offers ample trekking opportunities through the forest. Over 460 different species of birds, mammals and reptiles live in this forest. Mentionable Lawachara rainforest animal species include deer, wild chicken, squirrel, python, endangered hoolok gibbons, capped langoor, slow loris, birds, snakes, banana spiders etc. The forest is really dense at some places like those of primeval ones. Rumors run that at shady and dark corners sometimes big cats like leopards are also seen. However it is very popular destination for bird watching as over 260 bird species has been recorded here.

Madhabkunda Waterfall: This is one of the Highest Waterfall in Bangladesh which is about 200 ft (61 m) high. It is located a bit further away from Sreemangal, roughly about 60km, however the journey to Madhabkunda is pleasing experience as the road goes through tea gardens and hills.

Hakaluki Haor: This is a 192 sq kilometer marsh wetland ecosystem. About 190,000 people live in the surrounding areas. It supports a wide range of migratory birds and fishes, hence it is a good location for seasonal bird watching.

Tribal Villages: Opportunities of experiencing and discovering tribal cultures and lifestyles are rare, and visitors are recommended to stop off at the Monipuri Tribal Village. The lifestyles and traditions of the Tripra and the Khashia can also be discovered here.