Elephant watch trail,Teknaf reserve forest, Cox’s Bazar

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Contributor: Saidur Shaheen

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Trail Name: Elephant watch trail,Teknaf reserve forest, Cox’s Bazar

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General Information

Additional information:
Teknaf reserved forest is one of the oldest reserved forest in Bangladesh recently developed and 2 trekking trail has been made under the support by UNDP and USAID.
Longer trail takes around 5 hours and the shorter one takes 3 and half hours to cover.
This reserved forest holds some small groups of wild elephants that trekker may watch them.

How to go:
Its just beside the Cox’s Bazar Teknaf highway about 7-8 KM before to reach Teknaf.

Where to stay:
There are no accommodation in the forest, but with advance permit you can stay forest rest house at the main gate. Otherwise you may stay at hotel/motel in Teknaf.

What to eat (food):
In Teknaf there are some small restaurant are available for foods.

Tips/advise for traveler:
Please, NOTE that there are some wild elephants habitat in the forest and you might be encounter by them.

So, Must take a local guide for this trail other wise you might be miss trail and possible to encounter with wild elephants.

* keep water bottle with you as no drinking water source inside the forest.


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3 comments on “Elephant watch trail,Teknaf reserve forest, Cox’s Bazar

  1. Rabby says:

    Dear Saidur,
    Nice articale about this new trail. Thank you very much.
    Is it possible to provide a Picture from this trail? or even better if GPS trace is available by any trekker?

    Thanks again.

    Web Admin

    • Saidur says:

      Dear Rabby,
      thanks for your comments , at this moment I dont have any pics on this trail, though I have been trek on that trail. Haha.

      Anyway,, here I have been posted double , on same.. can you remove the other post to avoid duplication.


      best regards

  2. Fire Basket says:

    .”` I am really thankful to this topic because it really gives up to date information :~,

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