Life is returning to the mountains. Growing tourists. Rangamati is now the destination of tourists from far and wide. The corona virus has begun to take hold in the mountains.
So now there are many tourist centers of Rangamati. Rangamati’s Kaptai Lake, the tourist suspension bridge, the Shubhlong spring, and the Ghagra garden spring are once again crowded with people and forests during the weekly and public holidays. Because Rangamati has innumerable hills, big and small, arranged in random rows. Wherever the eye goes, there is clear water and wide green palms.
Wide green ceremonies across the horizon. Rangamati is a hill station with a natural beauty. Like an artistic painting scene. Crooked Kaptai Lake. Clear streams all around.
Kaptai Lake blends in with nature. It looks as if an artist has painted a lively eye-catching picture on his brush. The presence of innumerable mountain springs in the folds of green hills has made this district more attractive.
So the nature loving people came to the green hills of Rangamati to get rid of the fatigue of mechanical life. But for about 6 months of this year, the hills of Rangamati were silent due to the corona virus. No tourists came. But now everything is back to normal. Tourists coming. The crowd is growing. The tourist centers are becoming vibrant. Noise is increasing in the tourist spots during the holidays including Friday and Saturday. Nature lovers are constantly drawn to the clear waters of Kaptai Lake. Srijan Bikash Barua, manager of Rangamati Tourist Motel and Holiday Complex, said that tourists have been flocking to Rangamati since the Eid holidays. Now tourist motels and cottages have become as normal as before. There are also advance bookings for residential hotels. Cottage and rest high school. This has increased the revenue in the tourism sector.
On the other hand, after a long log down, there is some relief among the hill people. Everyone is afraid of Corona. That is why not only distant tourists but also locals are running away from their homes in the tourist centers of Rangamati. Getting lost in the beauty of the eye-catching nature.
Talking about this with Jasmine Zaman, a tourist from Dhaka. He said he had to spend a long time off because of Corona. It was difficult to breathe a lot. But it seems that the situation is much better now. So I rushed to the mountains with my family to be health conscious. Hoping for a little relief. There is a different kind of peace in nature.
According to the relevant sources, Rangamati is a hill district located on the south-eastern border of Bangladesh. It is bounded on the north by Khagrachhari district, on the south by Bandarban, on the east by the Indian state of Mizoram and on the west by Chittagong district. The Karnafuli river flows through the middle of the district. Merged in the Bay of Bengal. Its origin is the Lusai Hills in the Indian state of Mizoram. From Karnafuli originated Chengi, Maini, Kachalong, Subalang, Raingkhiang, Barkal, Harina. These rivers merge into Kaptai Lake. Surrounded by lakes, Rangamati district is made up of numerous hills, large and small. The hills are surrounded by green forests. The natural obsession of Rangamati is created by the combination of hills, forests and clear streams. Thousands of domestic and foreign tourists flock here. For the convenience of tourists, local entrepreneurs have set up various tourist centers here. These are the eye-catching hanging bridges, cottages and motels. There are speedboats for cruising on Kaptai Lake, Advantages of paddleboats and engineboats. Rent is affordable. In Balukhali, four kilometers east of the city, there is an agricultural farm of the government agriculture department, a private tourist spot Tuktuk Ecovillage, a pedating and a Changpang restaurant. The beautiful Subalang waterfall is located in Subalang union of Barkal upazila of the district at a distance of about 30-35 km by river. A memorial of Bir Shrestha Munshi Abdur Rauf has been set up at Burighat in Naniyarchar upazila to the north of the city. The tourist police are also there to provide security to the tourists in these places. Pedating and Changpang Restaurant. The beautiful Subalang waterfall is located in Subalang union of Barkal upazila of the district at a distance of about 30-35 km by river. A memorial of Bir Shrestha Munshi Abdur Rauf has been set up at Burighat in Naniyarchar upazila to the north of the city. The tourist police is also there to provide security to the tourists in these places. Pedating and Changpang Restaurant. The beautiful Subalang waterfall is located in Subalang union of Barkal upazila of the district at a distance of about 30-35 km by river. A memorial of Bir Shrestha Munshi Abdur Rauf has been set up at Burighat in Naniyarchar upazila to the north of the city. The tourist police is also there to provide security to the tourists in these places.
On the other hand, one of the most attractive tourist destinations for tourists is the Sajek Valley in Rangamati. Which was a ban on the entry of tourists for the corona virus. But the administration has been lifting the ban since September. Rangamati Baghaichhari Upazila Executive Officer (UNO) said. Ahsan Habib Jitu. He said Sajeke was off-limits to tourists because of the corona. But the decision to open Sajek Valley Tourist Center next September has been taken by the upazila administration. Sajek tourist center will be opened in consultation with the resort owners as per the instructions of the Ministry of Health.
Suparna Dev Barman, president of the Sajek Cottage Owners’ Association, said the Saje Valley would open soon. So in the meantime all kinds of preparations have been completed for the entry of tourists. In particular, tourists will be admitted in accordance with the health regulations for which various antiseptic drugs have been arranged in different places. With the help of tourists, no one gets infected with Saroj.