Contributor: Sohrab Chowdhury Sajal
Trail Name: Mangrove Forest in Chittagong
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It’s a very nice place for Walking inside a mangrove forest and also for camping.And there is more then three small sea beach near this forest.You can feel the Silence of the nature and you can feel the Roar of the sea same time in this forest.In winter you will see so many birds there.You will find so many Small wild life in there.This place is amazing.I have camped there twice,alone once.And had so much fun.
How to go:
Route One :- You will have to get off from the bus at Cornel Hut Bazaar Near City Gate,Chittagong.Then take a Rikshwa till Baribad or Banglabazaar. Then Just Start walking west.You will see the forest within few minute.
Route Two :- Get off from the bus at Olonkar Circle in chittagong.Then Take a Rikshwa till “Somudrer par”.You will see a Small sea beach there.From that sea beach start walking North through the forest.
Route Three :- From Dhaka => Chittagong Highway .. after Fozdarhut you will see a Y Junction . Take the right side road. Some people call it “Toll Road” Some Call it “Port Connecting” Road.After few minute driving you will see the Beach and the forest at your Right side (West).
Where to stay:
You Can take a hotel room at Olonkar Circle or A.K Khan Circle. or you can set a Camp inside that forest.
What to eat (food):
There is some Local hotel/restaurant near that forest.The popular and beautiful one is “Cafe Babylon”… you can visit other restaurant near it. Like “Niribili” “Nagordola” ETC.
Tips/advise for traveler:
1/ Don’t drop any Plastic bags or anything inside that forest.
2/ Please don’t light a fire inside that forest when camping or cooking anything.