Rangamati located in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh which is also capital city of Chittagong Hill Tracts. Its 77 kilometers away from Chittagong. The town is located on the western bank of the Kaptai lake. It is an ideal holiday destination for domestic and international tourist because of its landscape, scenic beauty, lake, indigenous groups, flora and fauna, indigenous museum, hanging bridge. You will get handmade clothes which made by Chakma tribes. Also other clothes are made here such as pillow covers, bed sheets.
How to go
To go Rangamati, you will get many bus services from Dhaka. You will get Air Condition and Non Air Condition Buses like Shyamoli Paribahan, Hanif Enterprise, S Alam and many more. After reaching Rangamati you can hire an auto-rickshaw to visit the Kaptai lake and Hanging Bridge. You can reach Hanging Bridge by private jeep or CNG auto rickshaw. It is just 5 kilometer away from Rangamati town.
Where to Stay
There are lots of hotel and boarding are available with reasonable rate in Rangamati to stay and have food. There is a new private resort and park named Tuk Tuk Eco village which also provides lodging in natural wooden made bungalows hanging on hills within forest where you can enjoy fantastic natural scenery. Also tourist can stay in Bangladesh Government owned Parjatan Holiday Complex in Near Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB)Sector, Tabalchari Area, Rangamati, Phone: 0351-63126(office)
Where to Eat
There are local and traditional cuisines are found here with very reasonable price. To get original Chakma cuisine as well as Thai and Chinese food, tourist favorite choice is Sabarang Restaurant, Rajbari Road, Rangamati, you can go by CNG auto rickshaw.