Jaflong, daughter of nature

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Jaflong of Sylhet is known as the daughter of nature, in the country. It is located in the foothills of Khasia and Jainta. On the banks of the Piyain River on the level of the stone stack makes it more beautiful. Indian Hills across the border, due to the continuous flow of water from the Dauki hills, Hanging Dauki Bridge, the transparent crystal clear water of the Piyain River, the forest on the hill and its silence, the area has impressed the tourists with great pleasure.

Our country Bangladesh is wonderful. Believe if you go out on a trip to Bangladesh then you cannot finish in a year. Beauty is spread in almost everywhere in Bangladesh. The Jaflong Sylhet is an incredible natural beauty.

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If you look from a distance, it will seem like the hills are standing on the sky. Clouds are flying on a hill like soft cotton. You will also see flat tea gardens, Khasia polli, and the Pan (betel leaf) garden. It looks like nature has made this beautiful place with its hand.

Location: Jaflong is a union of Gowainghat Upazila of Sylhet district. Sylhet to Jaflong distance is 62 kilometers, and it is located in the northeast part of the city. It is known as one of the tourist destinations of Bangladesh, because of the beautiful combination of hills and rivers.


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History: For thousand years it was a solitary forest of Khasia-Jainta king. After the abolition of the zamindari tradition in 1954, few years it was an unused land. Traders started to come from different areas to find stones. With the growth of the stone business, new habitations are also developed. 

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In the 1980s, 55 kilometers of Jaflong road connectivity with Sylhet was established. After that, the beauty of Jaflong's spread across the country. In addition to native and foreign tourists, nature-loving people were also crowded here. It is one of the best tourist spots in the country.

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Best time to visit in Jaflong: Jaflong also changed its appearance with season-diversity. Variety comes in beauty. If you visit in the rainy season, you can see the countless fountains dropped off the hill. The sun shines in the bright shade of greenery, and the clouds over the hills are amazing to see. It's also appeared in another form in the winter. You will find green everywhere.

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As a result, winter and monsoon can always be a suitable time to visit here. There are two rivers in this area.  Dholai and Piyain, these two rivers has brought uniqueness to Jaflong. You will see different species of small fishes fluttering in groups of bright and pneumatic water. The tourists will be impressed by the fact that thousands of workers dug up from the bottom of the two rivers and collected stones. This view in river water can be seen from dawn to evening.

A bridge (Jaflong bridge) on the river Dauki on the other side of the border has increased the beauty of Jaflong. Mountains all over the place, water, Pan (betel) Leafs, stones, fountains, made it a fairy tale state. Travelers from different parts of the country, or even from outside the country travel here to find the peace and forget the boring city life.

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The beauty of Jaflong is not limited to hills and rivers. The indigenous lifestyle of Khasia's adds the beauty of Jaflong. After crossing the river, you will find. Khasiya village. Their community is called Punji. If you go to these communities, you can see 3 to 4 feet high house. 

For a few decades, Jaflong area is known as the most prominent and as well as the country's second largest tourism place. In addition to the Eid every year, besides tourists from different districts of the country, foreign tourists also visit Jaflong tourism area to see the nature girl.

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How to go to Jaflong from Sylhet: From Sylhet, buses, microbuses, CNG auto rickshaws or Laguna can be used to go there with friends and family. You can reserve cars from any auto rickshaw or micro bus stand in the city. Buses are available from Shibganj area of the Sylhet city.  Every one hour later you will get a bus. 

Rent: Bus - Taka 55 per person, Microbus: 1500-2000Taka, CNG operated auto rickshaw: 600-1000 Taka.

Where to stay and eat: There is not a suitable arrangement to remain in Jaflong without the bungalow of the district council and a guest house in Sreepur Forest for tourists. There is a rest house of Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB). In this case, the visitors should stay in Sylhet city. It is better to take food with you while going there. Because Sangram café in the Khasia Village is the only Cafe in Jaflong.

Before going to Sylhet, if you wish to stay in Jaflong district council bungalow, then you will have to book the rooms on the phone before coming to the city. But there is a good arrangement for staying in Sylhet city. All the quality hotels are here. You can also visit Ratargul swamp forest and Bichanakandi in this area. Let's visit Jaflong with nearest and dearest one.

Comments

  1. beautiful place with a amazing collection of naturality and beautiful pictures :)

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    1. Thanks, Jaflong is an amazing place to visit.

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  2. What a wonderful post, your photos are excellent I love the water falls. Wish to come here one day

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    1. Thanks for your valuable comment Lexie Anime

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  3. Beautiful post. Jaflong is definitely a worth visiting place. I love your photography a lot; especially that river on transparent water. I'm your regular reader and I think Bangladesh is not far from India so it can be my first foreign trip. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. I love to read your article too. Many thanks for your valuable comment.

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  4. interesting post i never knew a place like this exist i really love those pictures most especially the transparent river. am i permitted to save it ?

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  5. Good article. Simple with complete information. Photos also beautiful

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  6. wonderful post photos are excellent loved your posts :)

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  7. Wow - so beautiful! Love your photos, makes me wanna visit😊

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  8. Beautiful photos! Looks like a nice place to visit

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  9. Dude, you should be a photographer. Did you take all of these pictures yourself? I want to know what kind of camera you used if you did lol. I also appreciate you including the best times to visit. It would suck to travel during a monsoon.

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  10. Nice article, very informative! I'm planning to visit Bangladesh soon. Will definitely go to Jaflong :)

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  11. Hi there, nice post! I am honestly not so familar with your country but the place looks very very nice.

    Best regards

    Markus

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  12. Unfortunately Bangladesh is not some place I will be visiting anytime soon. Reading about the beautiful places to visit and see the photos are always wonderful. So much beauty in this world wherever we are.

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  13. I would love a chance to visit Bangladesh - which there was a faster way to get there from North America! The trip is often too taxing for me to travel alone!

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  14. Wow!! lovely place. worth exploring. look forward to the day i will visit your country.

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  15. wow! all the pictures are so vibrant :) there are so many places in the world that I could go

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  16. the pictures are so vibrant! there are so many places I could visit in the world :)

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  17. Lovely pictures. Must see place Jaflong. Nice post

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  18. Beautiful pictures. I love the picture with the boat and the amazing clear water. Wonderful and informative.

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  19. I have never even heard of Jaflong, but this is beautiful! - Shelby G.

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  20. This is a gorgeous area and you took some amazing photos! I would really love to visit Jaflong one day.

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  21. I'm from India and I know how beautiful Bangladesh is but I've never had the opportunity to go there. Love your pictures x

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  22. wow what a place!!! I really love your shots :-)

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  23. I heard that Bangladesh is really pretty, I never been there but hopefully one day I will.

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  24. Wow this looks super pretty -- love the pictures I wanna go!

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  25. Looks like a magical place. Your photos are incredible

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  26. Beautiful photos and a place that is great to visit!

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