Sylhet, also known as Jalalabad, is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. It is the administrative seat of Sylhet Division. The city is located on the right bank of the Surma River in northeastern Bengal. It has a subtropical climate and lush highland terrain. The city has a population of more than 8,00000 residents.Sylhet is one of Bangladesh’s most important spiritual and cultural centers. It is one of the most important cities of Bangladesh, after Dhaka and Chittagong because due to its importance to the country’s economy, as well as its status as a tourist destination. The city’s dargahs, or burial sites of Muslim saints, draw several thousand devotees each year.
Jaflong is a hill station and popular tourist destination in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh. It is located in Gowainghat Upazila of Sylhet District and situated at the border between Bangladesh and the Indian state of Meghalaya, overshadowed by subtropical mountains and rainforests.Jaflong is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Sylhet division. It is about 60 km from Sylhet town and takes two hours drive to reach there. Jaflong is also a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and rare beauty of rolling stones from hills. It is situated besides the river Mari in the lap of Hill Khashia.
Sreemangal is a hilly area covered with tea estates. There are 47 tea gardens in Sreemangal. A large portion of world’s highest quality tea is grown here. It is also called the city of ‘two leaves and a bud. Sreemangal is famous for nature,forests and wildlife.This little town is located about 200 KM northeast of Dhaka.Main attraction are the Lawachara National Park (tropical rain forest), Madhabpur lake (the lake of lotus), Tea gardens, Monipuri & Khashia tribal villages, Baikkabeel (wetland of seasonal birds) and also the world famous 7 layer-color tea cabin.
Bisnakandi is located in Rustompur Union of Sylhet district’s Gowainghat upazila. It’s basically like a stone koyari as Jaflong. At Bangladesh-India border point several steps of the Khasiya hills matched at one point. There is a high mount groove. The main attraction of this spot for travelers is to plug the flow of water flowing over rocks. Moreover, monsoon vine is stuck in the clouds on the mountain. In all a coalition of mountains, rivers, springs, waterfalls, stones and natural beauty of Bisnakandi is a remarkable place.
Lalakhal is a small village just below the Jainta hills in Sylhet which is an immense tourist spot in Bangladesh. It is one of the most beautiful places in Bangladesh. Lalakhal has the emerald green color water the same during all season. Soil mixed with the water and filthy bottom made the water look like this. By and large tourists hire boat from Sarighat. Local engine boats will take you to the location in just 1 hour 15 minutes. You can take a trip by car too. Zero point is a corner where you can also travel which is not at all far from Lalakhal.
Madhabkunda waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Bangladesh. It is situated in Barlekha Upazila in Moulvibazar District, Sylhet Division. The waterfall is a popular tourist spot in Bangladesh. Big boulders, surrounding forest, and the adjoining streams attracts many tourists for picnic parties and day trips.Visitors can visit Madhabkunda either from Sylhet or Moulvibazar by road, or from Kulaura Junction by train. The journey to Madhabkunda itself is exotic. On the way visitors can see the greenish beauty of tea garden, the hills and the zigzag road through the hills. Rubber and lemon plantations form a beautiful landscape.
Tanguar haor, located in the Dharmapasha and Tahirpur upazilas of Sunamganj District in Bangladesh, is a unique wetland ecosystem of national importance and has come into international focus. The area of Tanguar haor including 46 villages within the haor is about 100km2. It is the source of livelihood for more than 40,000 people. The Government of Bangladesh declared Tanguar haor as an Ecologically Critical Area in 1999 considering its critical condition as a result of overexploitation of its natural resources. In 2000, the hoar basin was declared a Ramsar site – wetland of international importance.