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1. Posted by mahmud (Full Member 247 posts) 11y

Recently some are showing interest to visit Bangladesh through sending Private Message to me. For their reference, I am trying to give some information as under :

1. Area : North- India (West Bengal & Meghalaya), West – India (West Bengal), East-India (Tripura & Asssam), Myanmar, South-Bay of Bengal.

2. Capital : Dhaka, Other major cities : Chittagong, Khulna, Barisal, Sylhet.

3. Standard Time : GMT + 6 Hours.

4. Climate Variation: Winter : 11C - 20C (Dec-Feb),Summer :21C-34C (Apr-June)

5. Rainfall : 1100 mm-3400 mm (June-August)

6. Humidity : Highest 99% (July), Lowest 36% ( Dec & Jan)

7. Language : Bengali, English is widely spoken.

8. Principal rivers : The Padma, The Meghna, The Jamuna, The Buriganga, The Kirtonkhola

9. Electricity : 220 Volts AC in whole country.

10. Currency : Taka ( having denomination 500,100,50,20,10,5,2 & 1), 100 Paisa= 1 Taka

11. Religions : Muslims 86.6%, Hindu 12.1%, Buddist .6%.

12. Business Hours : 9 am-4 pm (Friday Closed)

13. Best Tourist season : Oct-Mar

14. Tourist spots :

a. Cox’s Bazar : The World’s longest unbroken sea beach.
b. Kuakata : Sea Beach
c. Ship Breaking yard, Sitakunda Chittagong.
d. The Sundarban : The world’s largest mangrove forest.
e. Sonargaon : Ancient capital of Bengal.
f. many rivers & Green villages.
g. Paharpur, Shilaidaho, Barisal, Chittagong, Khagrachri, Bandarban, Rangamati & more other places.

15. Costing :

Lodging :

Economy : USD 2-3/Night (Incl. Fan, Bathroom)
Standard : USD 6-10/Night (Incl. Fan, attached bath)
Luxury : USD 50-200 (A/C rooms, Balcony, Bathroom, Modern Fittings)

Foods :

Breakfast : 20 Cents (Parata, Vegetable, Egg Fry)
40 Cents (Parata, Beef/Mutton/Chicken)

Lunch/Dinner : 20 Cents (Rice, Dal, Vegetable/Egg)
60 Cents (Rice, Dal, Beef/Mutton/Chicken)

Transpiration :

Rickshaw : 1 Kilometer - 15 Cents.
Scooter : 1 Kilometer – 10 Cents.
Taxi : 1 Kilometer – 13 Cents.

Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar Sea Beach (350 Kilooersted) : USD 9 (A/C) USD 6 (Non A/C)
Dhaka-Chittagong (250 Kilooersted) : USD 5 (A/C) USD 3 (Non A/C)

2. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Can you tell us anything about tourist visas for foreigners visiting Bangladesh?

3. Posted by cikusang (Respected Member 1361 posts) 11y

Tourist visa...Yes, Mahmud?
Lee

4. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Can we get a tourist visa on arrival in Bangladesh ?

5. Posted by mahmud (Full Member 247 posts) 11y

Quoting Wocca

Can we get a tourist visa on arrival in Bangladesh ?

Now a days it is little difficult to get on arrival via. But you can easily take Bangladeshi vis from Bangkok.