|A heavenly scenery of Piyain river at Jaflong.|
This lovely piece of heaven situated just below the mountain range where hills are greenish with the forests and blue sky melt in the rivers water. It is an amazing natural place on the earth combined with hills, forests, rivers, blue sky, endless green tea garden and lots of waterfalls. These characteristics make Jaflong an ideal and attractive tourist’s destination of
Another opportunity here is to see tremendous panoramic scenery of two
countries from one location, because it is also situated at the border between Bangladesh and
the Meghalaya state of Indian. The fantastic scenery of the path between Sripur
(7/8 KM before Jaflong) and Jaflong can be added another dazzling feelings on
your mind. Because on your right side there are seven beautiful waterfalls
(also called seven sisters) one after another in Indian border and continuous
green land on your left. Bangladesh
There are lots of beautiful tourist spots in the Sylhet Division but Jaflong is the 1st choice among all of them. It is located in the Gowainghat Upazila of Sylhet District and about 60 km far from the District headquarter. It takes near about two hours drive to reach the destination from Sylhet town.
When you will visit this heavenly place please do and visit the followings as well:
|Beautiful view of Mari river at Jaflong.|
Boating: One of the most attractive events here is boating in the calm river Mari. You will find different kinds of colorful boat floating in the River. Just choose one from them and fix the rate first with the sailor for the river boating and enjoy the great experience of amazing natural beauty of the river, green hills beside the rivers, continuous hilly forests and of course the colorful stones in to the water. Very clean and clear water of the river will call you for a swim. So do not hesitate to have a swim if you have enough time.
Collection of Rolling Stones: In general, we never think about the beauty of stone or don't associate stone with beauty. I am requesting you to make a visit to Jaflong; no doubt your concept about stone doesn’t work here because this place is made picturesque natural beauty by the abundance of stones. Jaflong is blessed with the rare beauty of rolling stones from hills. River Mari is flowing within Jaflong from the
along the hill Khashia which is the main transporter route of the stones.
Various shapes, colors (mainly white and black) and sizes stone can be found
here in plentiful. That’s why it’s the main natural sources of stone of whole Himalayas Mountain . Bangladesh
|A celestial scenery of Dawki river near Jaflong.|
Colorful life of Khasia (Tribe): 'Better the dance, better the crop...' a believing quote of every Khasia people, who are one of the ethnic groups of
That means they believe a better harvest can be obtained if they perform more
and better dances. Most Khasias live in the border region of Bangladesh India and . According to the census
in 1991, the total number of Khasias in Bangladesh was 12,300. They are
short in size with flat noses, high jaws and small slanting black eyes. Their
livelihood is defended on hills, mounds, bushes and forests. They are very hard
working people, and always neat and clean. Bangladesh
They build their cottages with a narrow balcony and on stilts made of wood and bamboo as well. The Khasia houses are clustered and hence they call their villages Punji. Most of the Khasia villages are surrounded by betel leaf and betel nut gardens. The Khasia language does not have an alphabet but they can speak Bengali as well. Khasia Rajbari (King’s house) is another beautiful watching place here situated in the middle of Khasia Punji.
|A green carpet near Jaflong (Tea garden).|
Panoramic beauty of tea gardens: Jaflong is also a beautiful scenic place for nearby amidst of endless deep green tea gardens. To get experience of this amazing and endless green beauty you must crossing
first then you will get some
rickshaw on other side of the river. Just hire one and hide yourself into the
green heaven. Marie River
|A route to the green Paradise.|
Betel leaf & Areca nut Gardens: Most of the Khasia villages are surrounded by betel leaf and betel nut gardens. A walk through this Khasia Punjees will take you through a large plantation of betel leaf and betel nut gardens. Scenery of this neat and clean betel leaf plantation can add another loving feeling on your mind.
Tamabil: Tamabil is the zero point and border place between
Bangladesh and .
It is located near about 5 km far from Jaflong and has a similar kind of green
hilly natural heavenly beauty. At present, a calm and beautiful rest house
built here, in lap of natural beauty. A night at this rest house can be mark of
a dazzling feeling on your mind. Make sure, to stay there; you get permission
from DC (district commissioner) office in Sylhet at least one week before of
your arrival. India
|A road to the Jaflong.|
Way to go: To visit Jaflong you have to go Sylhet first and you can go Sylhet by road, rail and by air from Dhaka. From Sylhet town you can take public bus or hire a microbus or you can hire a CNG as well for traveling to Jaflong. In my point of view, to rent a microbus can be a comfortable and enjoyable trip. It will take only 1-2 hours to reach Jaflong from Sylhet town.
Where to stay: There is only a rest house at Tamabil, near Jaflong which is built recently. But to get a seat there you have to book it at least one week before. That is why; it will be wise to stay at Sylhet. There are lots of classical hotels in Sylhet. Few of these are Hotel Asia, Hotel East End, Nazimgarh Resorts,
, Hotel Gulshan,
Hotel Hilltown, Surma Valley Rest House etc. Hotel Fortune
If you still not been there please make it your next travel destination and enjoy the unique, green paradise, splendid and enchanting beauty that nature has stored only for you in this calm region. If you want to travel
from abroad, make sure you must be in Jaflong a panoramic travel destination of
the country. Bangladesh