Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Srimongol


 
Location: Moulovibazar, Sylhet. 
                  Bangladesh



Latitude: 24° 18′ 29.88″ N, Longitude: 91° 43′ 59.88″E

Srimongal, Known as the tea capital of Bangladesh, just around 75km south of Sylhet. This hilly area, with tea estates, lemon orchards and pineapple plantations, is one of the most picturesque parts of the country.

Round the forest areas on the hills, within your eyesight you will find green throughout. It is famous for the largest tea gardens of world covered by lush green carpet. It's the one area (besides the Sundarbans) where it is possible to look around and not see


another human being. Visits to forest reserves, tea estates and tribal villages are the main attractions of Srimangal.

Bangladesh produces and exports a large quantity of high quality tea every year. Most of the tea estates are in Srimongol. It is called "The land of two leaves and a bud".

HOW TO GO
Srimongal is accessible direct by bus or train from Dhaka.
Bus
Service ProviderDepartureDestinationContact
-DhakaSrimongal--
-DhakaSrimongal--
Shohag ParibahanDhakaSylhet02 - 9334152, 8316766
Green LineDhakaSylhet02 - 9339623, 9342580
Train
Service ProviderDepartureDestinationContact
Bangladesh RailwayDhakaSrimongal02-9358634, 8315857
Air-Transport
Service ProviderDepartureDestinationContact
Biman BangladeshDhakaSylhet02 - 8917400-19 (HO)
GMG AirlinesDhakaSylhet02 - 8825845-9
United AirwaysDhakaSylhet02 - 8963191 (Air. Office)
Air ParabatDhakaSylhet02 - 9567056
For Foreigner
At first arrive Bangladesh and then pick one way for your destination
ACCOMMODATION
Hotel of Srimongal
Service ProviderAddress
Hotel UnitedDhaka - Sylhet Road ; Phone: 08626-419-
Hotel SandhyaPhone: 08626-243, 439-
Hotel PlazaCollege Road : Phone: 08626-525-
Hotel Tea TownDhaka - Sylhet Road ; Phone: 08626-370