Peak Name: Keokradong/Keokaradong/Keokradang
Latitude: N 21° 56′ 59.93″
Longitude: E 92° 30′ 52.14″
Measured Height by GPS (in meter): 986m
GPS Tolerance/Accuracy (in meter): 3m
Data measured by/ or source:
Garmin GPSMAP 60Cx
Keokradong also spell as Keokaradong,Keokradang or Kewkradong. The post popular peak of Bangladesh and become one of the most popular tourist attraction of Bangladesh. Also can count as the most popular trekking destination of Bangladesh. Sometime officially it claimed as the highest peak of Bangladesh. Official height of the peak is 1230 meter or 4035 feet. A stone put up on the top of the peak by the Bangladeshi military proclaiming the altitude to be 3172 feet. In the web site of Deputy Commissioner of Bandarban say different and confusing information about the height of the peak .Except the peaks that situated at the border or near to Border of Bangladesh, it might be the highest and 5th highest peak among the all.
The peak is situated in Ruma Thana (Police Station) in Bandarban a district situated in Hill Tracks of Bangladesh. As the Hill Tracts is the heaven for Bangladeshi Trekker, most of the time this route become the first trekking experience for Bangladeshi Trekkers. As generally 3000 feet above is counted as mountain, this is one of those few mountain peak of Bangladesh under that definition. This is one of the top peaks of Bangladesh. Trekking is not the most happening outdoor activity in Bangladesh, so it is also the birth place of outdoor activity in Bangladesh for most of the people in Bangladesh.
Though most of the detail map shows the location on the peak in further north but this peak has been established as Keokradong from the beginning , when the trekkers started to visit it.
How to go:
To reach Bandarban from Dhaka follow bellow mentioned link
You can follow the bellow linked trail to go Keokradong.
there are also alternative way to go there.
the most popular way to be there is known as “Garir Rasta”. Which is another trail avoiding Jhiri. by these trail any one can take transport to be at the peak if situation suite.
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