Ratargul Swamp Forest, Sylhet City
Categories: Forests, Nature & Parks
Hire a motor boat to explore Ratargul Swamp Forest, the only freshwater swamp forest in Bangladesh. See around 70 kinds of plants and various animals, such as monkeys and water monitors. A range of birds reside in the forest, so keep an eye out for swans, doves, water fowls, eagles, parrots, and egrets. You need permission to tour the forest without a guide, so it's best to hire a local boat and let the guide inform you about everything on offer at this evergreen forest. During monsoon season, water from hills of India floods the forest and creates the swamp, the depth of which depends on the quantity of rainfall. You can also visit the swamp when there's no rainfall, but you have to walk in clay. Our Sylhet City tour planner makes visiting Ratargul Swamp Forest and other Sylhet City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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U can call it second Sundarban. The place similar to sundarban. The rainy season is the best time to go there. Dont go in summer. And if ur budget is low u have to beragin with the boats man. Or they ... read more »
Wonderful place for passing some hours on the boat. If you're planning to visit Ratargul Swamp Forrest keeps in mind it should be rainy season. In other season you can't make boat journey, because wat... read more »
Ratargul Swamp!!! Oh it seems like a mini Sundarban forest. To see the Swamp forest need to hire a boat to bargain and set the time of visit. Inside the forest weather to be hot in summer season. Duri... read more »
This swamp forest should be declared a protected area an national assets. By forestry commission of Bangladesh. Also people visiting the area should not depose personal rubbish in order to maintain the natural beauty.
Adnan Shahab Mishel
It's amazing. All you see are trees and their reflexion on ground. A list travel place away from the township. It takes 100 minutes approximately from city along tamabil and then Haripur. The place is calm and quiet. Small boats are available to take you inside. Inside, it's all green. You hardly see the sun once you are deep inside. It's better to go during rainy season but not in rain. There is a watch tower standing where you can see the entire area. Swimming here is not recommended due to big water leeches and trees under water. ☺
Ratargul Swamp Forest is a natural place to spend pastimes. The natural scenario of it cannot be described it words. I enjoyed it very much.
Beauty of nature. First swamp forest in Bangladesh. Best time in rainy season for get the natural beauty. Have to hire a boat for visit the whole forest. Watch tower also in there for get full view from top. Most amazing place for everyone i believe.
Im really proud to be citizen of a country having this swamp forrest. Its a place where people will not think they are in bangladesh. they r some where else
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