Sylhet division is the north-eastern division of Bangladesh, named after its main city, Sylhet. It shares the border with the Indian state of Meghalaya in the north and is surrounded by the Jaintia, Khasia and Tripura hills. Located on the northern bank of the Surma River, Sylhet is nestled among picturesque tea plantations and lush green tropical forests.
Day 1: Take the morning train to Sylhet. Upon arrival you will be received and transferred to the hotel. After check-in and lunch the accompanying guide will take you on afternoon sightseeing tour of Sylhet town. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast start for full day excursion to Tamabil and Jaflong. Situated amidst a splendid panorama Tamabil is a border outpost on the Sylhet-Shillong road about 55 km from Sylhet town. Glimpses of the waterfalls across the border from Tamabil add to the enchanting views of the hilly area. Jaflong is a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and beauty of rolling stones from hills. In the afternoon drive to Srimangal for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: After breakfast drive for approximately two hours to the Madhobkunda waterfall. urrounded by large tea estates, and decorated with water lilies, this spot is a favorite among locals as well as visitors from afar. The rubber, betel leaf and lemon plantations form a mosaic of greens, typical for this rolling landscape. Drive back to Srimangal, also known as the ‘land of two leaves and a bud’, a synonym for the tea gardens and the large quantities of tea produced here. You can watch the tea processing at the Tea Research Institute. Return to the hotel/resort for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Start early in the morning for a rewarding wildlife trek through the nearby Lawacharra National Park. This is the best time to observe the abundant and diverse wildlife. As one of the last remaining tropical rain forests of Bangladesh, Lawacharra forest is home to a large variety of rare and endangered species, the most prominent of which are the Hollock Gibbons. The small tract of dense forests is heaven for birdwatchers, naturalists and adventure seekers alike. After lunch visit the nearby Monipuri tribal village before going to the railway station for taking afternoon train to Dhaka. You will arrive Dhaka late in the evening.
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