Bichanakandi, Water on the Rocks


Bichanakandi Sylhet


Bichanakandi, located in Bangladesh's north-eastern border area Rustampur union of Gowainghat Upazila in Sylhet district. Distance from Sylhet to Bichanakandi is about sixty kilometers. Ratargul swamp forest is also located in Gowainghat Upazila. White and black cloud surrounded Cherrapunji, and green hills of Meghalaya, the water of the spring flowing down the Piyain River; Bichanakandi is another name of beauty in a wide rocky bed beneath the water stream. According to different sources, it has been named because it is spreading cluster boulders.


Bichanakandi is the meeting place of seven high mountains in Meghalaya state of India, where many streams of water gather together after rising in the Piyain river of Bangladesh. Large rocks are deposited here along with the stream coming down from the hills. A branch of the Piyain River has gone under the hills and towards Bholaganj, another branch goes towards Jaflong via Pangtumai.

Bichanakandi Sylhet

Best time to visit in Bichanakandi Sylhet: Rainy season is the best time to visit here. In the monsoon the hills become greener; the fountains on the hills are also breathtaking. On a rainy day, Bichanakandi got a full-grown youth, spreading in the water, and spreading its original form.

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In this cold stream of the heavenly bed, you can get the touch of the beautiful loveliness of nature. May give opportunities to meet the thirst of life by sacrificing all the fatigue of city life. On both sides, skyscrapers, streams of water flowing through it, water is absolutely clear, transparent, and scramble. Soothing water in half a sinking stone and you will get lost in the sleeping world.

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At this time, Nature gives all of her beauty to Bichanakandi. You will find green everywhere. Blue clouds above the white cloud will be seen. Any person traveling around the place will be more than happy to reach its bed.

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Way to go/how to go to Bichanakandi: To go to Bichanakandi, first you have to go to the divisional city Sylhet. Road, rail, and sky, you can travel directly from Dhaka to Sylhet.


It is also possible to go to Sylhet from Chittagong.

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Sylhet buses are available from Fakirapul, Sayedabad, and Mahakhali bus stations in Dhaka. AC buses are operated by Green Line Transport, Saudia, S. Alam Paribahan, Shyamoli Paribahan and ANA Paribahan. Rent is 8 to 11 hundred Taka.

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In addition, Hanif Enterprise, Unique Service non-AC bus going to Sylhet regularly. Rent is from 400-450 Taka. Ena Paribahan buses left from Mohakhali to Sylhet via Tongi-Ghorashal.

Intercity train Parabat Express leaves Dhaka from Komlapur Railway Station at 6:40 pm except for Tuesday. The Jayantika Express leaving at 2 pm daily, Upoban Express leaving at 9:50 pm every day of the week except Wednesday. Without the Friday, the Kalni Express will leave at 4 pm every afternoon. The rent is Taka 150-1000.

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Apart from Chittagong, the Paharika Express is leaving at 8:45 am every  morning except for Monday; Udayan Express is scheduled at 9:45 pm every day without Saturday. Rent is 145-1200 Taka.

United Air, Regent Air, Novo Air and US Bangla Airlines flyover daily from Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka for Osmani Airport in Sylhet. You can go to Bichanakandi on various routes. However, the easiest and good transport system is from Hadarpar.

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Sylhet to Bichanakandi: From Amabarkhana of Sylhet city by CNG go to Hadarpar. Local fares are between Taka 70-80. If you take the reserve, you will be charged 4 to 5 hundred Taka. From here hire an engine boat to go to Bichanakandi.

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It will be good to hire the boat for a group. For the whole day, an engine boat will be rented from 1200 -2000 Taka. But if there are fewer people, the local engineboats will also be found.

Apart from this, the other way to reach Bichhankandi is to travel from Sylhet city to bus or any other vehicle to Sarighat, on the way to Jaflong. From there, Bichanakandi by Gowain ghat in auto-rickshaw.

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Where to stay in Sylhet: If you are busy then you can travel to Sylhet from Dhaka at night and after enjoying the whole day in Bichanakandi you can travel back to Dhaka. But it would be nice to take time to visit this place. As there are no good hotels near Bichanakandi, you have to stay in Sylhet city.

There are several good quality hotels to stay in Sylhet. Hotel Fortune Garden, contact number 0821-715590 at the Naiorpool area. Hotel Dallas on Jail Road, contact 0821-720945. Hotel Hilton at VIP road, contact: 0821-718263.

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Hotel Garden Inn at Link Road, contact: 0821-814507. Hotel Palash at Ambarkhana, contact: 0821-718309 Hotel Darga gate, contact: 0821-717066 in Darga area. Hotel Urmi 0821-714563. Hotel Moon Light at Zinda Bazar 0821-714850. Gulshan center at Taltola 0821-710018, etc. There are arrangements for the night stay at of 500-4000 Taka in these hotels.

There is no good quality hotel for lunch at Bichakandi. It will be good to take food from Sylhet. You can eat breakfast and snacks there. But if you are very hungry then can go to some local hotels to fill your stomach.


Caution: In the rainy season, there is tremendous flow in the Piyain River. So small boats should be avoided on the way to Bichankandi. Try to explore the beauty by engine boat.

Besides, boats here do not have a life jacket. Those who do not know swimming must certainly take a life jacket. Apart from this, the area is actually a no-man land. Take precautions while crossing the border. Be careful not to exceed the border. Have a happy journey to Bichanakandi.

37 comments:

  1. I've been lucky to go to India a few times on business, but I've just realized that I haven't even touched the surface of how beautiful the country actually is, and it's one of my favorite countries to travel too. What an incredibly stunning place, so soulful

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    1. Hello Michelle, India is definitely a beautiful country but here I have talked about my beautiful country Bangladesh. Come visit to Bangladesh.

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    2. Beautiful photos and a great place to visit!

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  2. This is beautiful, it looks and sounds to be such a serene place.

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  3. I love nature! This looks like a wonderful place to visit.

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  4. I love nature! This looks like a wonderful place to visit.

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  5. Wow, these photos are breathtaking! I'd love to visit one day! xo

    Talina @ Sassy & Dangerous

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  6. These pictures are absolutely stunning - looks like such a tranquil place. I've never visited myself but it's a dream of mine to do more international traveling with my family.

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  7. This is amazing and your photos look beautiful!

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  8. Your images are astounding. Looks like a a wonderful place to go and visit!

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  9. Wow, what a beautiful place. I can only dream of going somewhere this beautiful. You took great photos. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Seriously, your Bangladesh images has me wanting to book a flight NOW to that beautiful country! I'm loving your dedicated posts that you write up about place - beyond inspiring!

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  11. Wow insanely beautiful shots. What camera do you use?

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  12. This trip looks so exciting! It's amazing how much you can discover about the world, that you hadn't even thought about before.

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  13. Absolutely stunning photos. I would love to visit one day!

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  14. What a truly beautiful and amazing place to visit! I love your gorgeous photographs!! Shell

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  15. It looks heavenly. Beautiful destination to plan a vacation with family. thanks for sharing

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  16. I am your daily visitor and like to read your articles

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  17. So gorgeous! I love how you broke down exactly how to get there!

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  18. I've never heard of this place before but your pictures speak for itself! It looks like a surreal getaway!

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  19. You take beautiful pictures! This place looks so serene, I can definitely see myself taking the boat ride you talk about and discover this stunning place

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  20. Wow didnt know this place existed in Bangladesh. Looks like a beautiful place to enjoy nature and even meditation time.

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  21. This looks like such a beautiful, serene place to visit! A perfect place to reconnect with yourself & nature. 🙂

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  22. Never had a chance to visit Bangladesh but my husband did couple of years ago. He was amazed by the warmness of the people and the place itself.
    From: Calleigh Keibler

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  23. This place looks amazing. I've never visited Bangladesh but based on what I've heard I would never imagine it to look so peaceful.

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  24. Wow, these are some beautiful places to visit. I would totally book some places by learning about them here.

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  25. I have always wanted to visit Bangladesh, and this place looks amazing so I will add it to my list.

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  26. This looks like a lot to get to a destination ... but it looks sooooooo worth it! OMG it'S totally beautiful. I want to go naow ^.^

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  27. How beautiful does this look! I definitely have to add this to my bucketlist!

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  28. gosh how breathtaking is this? this looks so tranquil and serene. just exquisite !

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  29. Wow! This place is so beautiful, A perfect place to reconnect with yourself & nature. Amazing places and the photos are stunning.

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  30. What an absolutely beautiful place! It looks so idyllic and I can imagine that rainy season means it is even more lush! Thank you for highlighting such a gorgeous place! Sim

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  31. The place is gorgeous but I hope it's not polluted with the influx of tourists and visitors. It is interesting how you recommend the rainy season for people to visit! Love to go there one day~

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  32. Waaw the India has a lot of abundant lovely places like these. I didn't know that the best time to visit in Bichanakandi is in rainy season. It would be spectacular can't wait to visit this place in the future

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  33. i am also a nature lover ... wow beautiful place with amazing pictures..

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  34. Wow!! That kind of place is a must see. It looks like a great and incredible place to visit. Will definitely check this out and plan to go there.

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