Khagrachari is a district in Bangladesh. It is under Chittagong Division. Locally it is known as “Chengmi” and also known as Phalang Htaung or the Mong Circle. It is a hilly district in Bangladesh. It is 112 km from Chittagong. It is also a part of Chittagong Hill Tracts It is one of the most magnificent places for tourist with hills, forest, waterfalls and aborigine. Three rivers are flow on the through the district. These are Chengi, Kasalong and Maini and Chengi. Main attraction is the tribal culture, green tree, hilly road and people also. Private and government rest house, hotels, motels and resorts are available. Majority people are Marma and Chakma. Local main transportation is Chader Gari.
How to Go:
There are two ways to get in Khagrachari, both by road:
Direct from Dhaka via BaroiarHat or from Chittagong.
A number of non-stop coach services are available from Dhaka (e.g., Shanti Paribahan, Soudia, S. Alam and Shamoli Paribahan). Gabtoli, Saidabad, Komolapur and Kolabagan are the bus stand name in Dhaka where you can get bus tickets.
Places to see in Khagrachari
Alutila Mysterious Cave
Alutila Hill is 150 meter long and very beautiful attractive tourist place of Bangladesh. It is surrounded by deep green forest. Approximately 100 meters long a very dark Cave is the mysterious beauty of Alutila hill. If you are courageous and adventure lover, then this is a perfect spot to vanquish. There is no risk, nothing to warry, it is absolutely safe cave. It will take 15 minutes to pass the cave. Most interesting thing is the cold water flowing at bottom. From top of the hill you can see all around the Khagrachari town. This is an excellent picnic spot.
How to Go
First you have to go Khagrachari.You can find many bus service from Dhaka to Khagrachari available.
From khagrachari you can can hire micro bus or even local bus are available to reach there at any time of the day.
Khagrachari – Chittagong road the area of Hridoy member. 7 km shout from the Porjoton motel. 2 km shout from Alutila, 1.50 km from east from the main road. Local bus or Chader gari until Hridoy Member area. Rest 1.50 km by foot.
Several options for reaching the waterfall from the Khagrachhari town. There are lots of public bus used to leave from the bus terminal for Chittagong and Feni. You can take any one of those.Beside the highway,a signboard which says where is the waterfall. From the highway, its 2.1 kilometer walking distance.There are numerous number of hills around the path and being rainy season, the environment is enchantingly green. But if you have your own vehicle, you can use it.Also when you’ll reach at the fall after walking, you’ll feel more adventurous.
Hundred or more years old banyan tree
Hundred or more years old banyan tree which is spreading almost 2 acres. Till Matiranga 10 number region of Khagrachari- Chittagong Road Buses / chader gari. Fare 10/15 tk, and rest 2.5 km by foot or own vehicles.
How to go:
There are lots of buses are available at Khagrachhori bus terminal which used to leave for “Feni” and “Chittagong”. You can take any of those. around each and every 10-15 minutes, a bus used to dispatch for the destination. You’ll require to pay 20 taka per person, and bus will drop you at “Matiranga Bazar”. From there, you have to hire a motor bike. Two person can ride over a single bike. It will take you around 80-100 taka for taking you to the banyan tree, and return back to the bazar. It will be wise to take the bike for round trip, otherwise it will be very difficult for you to find a bike at that place.
Nunchhori Debota Pond
The Nunchhori Tripura Village is 13 km south from Porjoton motel, 4 km west from Maishkhali Army camp of Khagrachari – Rangamati road. From there almost 1500 feet above, at the peak of the Mountain is the Debota lake. Local bus or chader gari of Khagrachari – Rangamati Route until Maishchori Army camp. Rest of the 4–5 km by foot. If there is private car then it can go until the Tripura Village.
How to go
The Nunchhori Tripura Village is 13 km south from Porjoton motel, 4 km west from Maichchari Army camp of Khagrachari – Rangamati road. From there almost 1500 feet above, at the peak of the Mountain is the Debota lake. Local bus or chadergari of Khagrachari – Rangamati Route go till Maichchori Army camp. You have to go rest 4–5 km on foot. If there is private car then it can go till the Tripura Village. The buses leaving for Khagrachari from Dhaka
Yonged Buddha Bihar
At Khagrachari town, 2 km far from Motel. Accessible by rickshaw.
Panichari Brihot Buddha sculpture
Shantipur Arannya Kuthir – 25 km south from Khagrachari is peripheral region. The largest Buddha sculpture of Bangladesh is situated here. Khagrachari – Panichari Local bus fare- 35 tk. The road is flat.
Dighinala Manikker Dighi
One regional town situated 21 km south from Khagrachari. The Jhulonto Bridge, Buddha Bihar, Raja Manikker Dighi, Tribal culture, tradition and ancient standard of living. Khagrachari – Dighinala Bus/ 4 Wheel drive gyp.
Dighinala Touduchhori Waterfall
It contains wild Elephants roaming around in groups; the place is cluttered with enormous stones and waterfalls. From Khagrachari – Dighinala road Bus/ Chader gari (gyp), fares 25/40 tk. Rest of the road by foot. The communication here is not urbanized yet.
Food & Accommodation
Khagrachari Guest House
College Road, Mohajon Para
Phone – 01556510951
Pankhaya Para, Khagrachari Sadar – 4400
Phone- 0371-62634, Mobile- 01556773493, 01863-607090
Region Officers’ Club Khagrachari
How to go
Tourist has to go there via Chittagong by air, train or by bus. Direct bus is availed from Dhaka.