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Himchari National Park

Himchari National Park

himchari-national-parkfdhsLocated just south of the town of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, the Himchari National Park is comprised of lush tropical rain forest, grasslands and trees, and features a number of waterfalls, the biggest of which cascades down toward the sandy, sun-drenched beach. The natural beauty of the area provides a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of city life, for locals as well as tourists. The flora and fauna in the area is abundant and birders never fail to be delighted at the extensive bird-life. Continue reading “Himchari National Park”

Lawachara National Park

Lawachara National Park

lawachara-parkadLawachara National Park (Bengali: লাউয়াছড়া) is a major national park and nature reserve in Bangladesh. The park is located at Kamalganj Upazila, Maulvi Bazar District in the northeastern region of the country. It is located within the 2,740 ha (27.4 km2) West Bhanugach Reserved Forest.[1]
Lawachara National Park covers approximately 1,250 ha (12.5 km2) of semi-evergreen forests of the Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests Biome and mixed deciduous forests of the Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests Biome. The land was declared a national park by the Bangladesh government on July 7, 1996 under the Wildlife Act of 1974. Continue reading “Lawachara National Park”

Bhawal National Park

Bhawal National Park

bhawal-national-park2Bhawal National Park (Bengali: ভাওয়াল জাতীয় উদ্যান) was established and maintained as a National Park in 1974; it was officially declared in 1982 under the Wildlife Act of 1974. It is located in Gazipur, Dhaka Division of Bangladesh, approximately 40 km north of Dhaka city, only 20 km drive from Gazipur and 20 km from Kapasia. The core area of the park covers 940 hectares but extends to 5,022 ha of surrounding forest. Its purpose is to protect important habitats as well as to provide opportunities for recreation. It has been kept under IUCN Management Category V, as a protected landscape. The most common flora is the unique coppice sal forest. The area was noted for peacocks, tiger, leopard, black panther, Continue reading “Bhawal National Park”

Modhupur National Park

Modhupur National Park

modhupur-national-park4sModhupur Sal forest area was ruled by Palraz Vagodatta. Then the area was ruled by Ballal Sen .Modhupur and Bhawal Sal Forests were a continuous tract of dense forests and the Hindu rulers had very nominal control on the area .It was more or less no mans land . Communication network was also underdeveloped. The need and consumption of timber ws rather insignificant even half a century back. Therefore, forest protection was not a matter of concern. Continue reading “Modhupur National Park”

Nawabganj National Forest

Nawabganj National Forest
nawabganj-national-forest2It is one of the country’s national udyanagulera and 1384.91 acres of government reserved forests. Shiva‘s Kailash janasrutite live in exile Sita was Bonaire. Sal forest of sal and teak trees at the main plant. Berry, Gama, iukyalipatasa, akasamani ausadhigacha, including the various species of trees are native to different classes of orchids and kyakatasa. In animals, fox, forest cat, otter cat, several species of snakes, parakeets, kingfisher, many species of birds, including water fowl exist.

Sundarban

Sundarban

sundarban2Located about 320 km. south-west of Dhaka and spread over an area of about 60000 sq, km of deltaic swamps along the coastal belt of Khulna, the Sundarbans is the world’s biggest mangrove forest – the home of the Royal Bengal tiger. These dense mangrove forests are cross-crossed by a network of rivers and creeks.
Here, tourists find tides flowing in two directions in the same creek and often tigers swimming across a river or huge crocodiles basking in the

sun. Other wildlife of the region include the cheetahs, spotted deer, monkeys, pythons, wild bears and hyenas. The forest is accessible by river from Khulna or Mongla. There are rest-houses for visitors to stay and enjoy the unspoiled beauty and splendor of the forest. Continue reading “Sundarban”

Satchari National Park

Satchari National Park

satchari-national-park1Satchari National Park (Bengali: সাতছড়ি) is a national park in Habiganj District, Bangladesh. After the 1974 Wild Life Preservation Act, in 2005 Satchari National Park was built on 243 hectares (600 acres) of land. Literally ‘Satchari’ in Bengali means ‘Seven Streams’. There are seven streams flowing in this jungle, and the name ‘Satchari’ came from there. Continue reading “Satchari National Park”

Kuakata Eco Park

Kuakata Eco Park

kuakata-eco-hpark6sKuakata Ecological Park or Kuakata Eco Park is located about 2.5 kilometer east of the zero point of Kuakata. The area of the Eco Park is about 13,984 hectors. Coastal Forest Department in Patuakhali has constructed the Eco Park.
The Eco Park is situated on the areas of Gangamati, Latachaplee, Khajura, Fatrar chor and Tengragiri in Kuakata sea beach. The Eco Park is surrounded by mangrove and non-mangrove forest. Continue reading “Kuakata Eco Park”

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