One truly fascinating thing about Bangladesh is its diverse mix of weather throughout the year, and with winter approaching sooner than you’re expecting, you might have to already start preparing your backpack and hit the roads for your perfect winter getaway.
Make sure to hit any one of these top winter ‘hotspots’ for your vacation.
The Kuakata sea beach
Located on the south-eastern front of Bangladesh, this place is pretty famous for its lone sea beach and its ecstatic views. Moreover, who wouldn’t want to sip a cup of steaming tea and watch both sunrise and sunset lounging in the same place? Yes, that’s one magical feat that Kuakata can offer you, alongside beautiful Buddha temples and its mangrove forest.
This is undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations that Sylhet has in store for you this winter. Located in the Jaintapur Upazilla, Lalakhal comprises of dense green tea gardens, natural forests and a river, gliding on which you can spend your idle winter morning. And once the winter fog clears away during the afternoon, the majestic Meghalaya mountain range appears in the distance.
Rangamati is infamous for its freezing winters, and nothing would challenge the daring wanderlust in you more than a trip to Sajek valley. Known as Land of the Clouds, this tourist destination is way above the sea level and has some amazing scenic beauties for you to go and witness. The thrill of living in cottages, the unique local bazaars, and the serene experience of watching clouds pass by – Sajek Valley has elements that defy our wildest imagination of natural beauty.
Another one of Rangamati’s scenic wonders, Kaptai Lake is Bangladesh’s largest artificial lake and is surely a must-go-to spot for you this winter. The lake reaches the climax of its beauty from November to February, and one surely would not want to miss it. You can get to explore the huge lake in boats, see the Hanging Bridge and wander around in the small Chakma islands nearby.
And this right here will be the best place to go to this winter – hands down. From October to February, you can easily avoid the tropical heat and also the incessant rain. The weather is perfect for you to explore the colossal mangrove forest on boats, witnessing the wildlife and natural beauty unravel before you. Keep your ears open as you might just get lucky enough to hear the Royal Roar!
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