Satchari National Park – There are many tourist places in Sylhet Division. Some places are the most popular, Satchari National Park is one of them. In the year 2005, “Satchari National Park” was established with an area of 243 hectares. Satchari National Park is situated in Raghunandan hills in Chunarughat Upazila of Habiganj district. This place is named as Satchari from seven mountain rhymes or waterfalls. The former name of Satchari National Park was ‘Raghunandan Hill Reserve’.
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Satchari National Park Sylhet
Satchari National Park is a tropical and mixed evergreen hill forest which located in the junction of the Indian subcontinent and Undo-Chin region. There are more than 200 trees in the Satchari National Park. Among these, special names for the shawl, Segun, agar,chaplish, palm, mahogany, kishnachura, fig, jam, jamrul, sidharajarul, malekas, eucalyptus, akhmoni, bamboo and cane trees etc and there are 197 species of animals in this garden. Of these, about 24 species of mammals, 18 species of reptiles, and 6 species of amphibians.
How to go – Satchari National Park
Two option is available to go to Satchari National Park. By Bus or Train. If you want to go by bus from Dhaka, there are many buses are going to Sylhet. such as London, Hanif, Green Line, Ana, Shyamoli, Mitali, Mamun, Modern, Al Mobbaraka, Digonto, Bismillah etc. you can be travel on the buses of any transport. Bus ticket prices can be 300 to 600 for each person.
Satchari National Park Entry Fee & Other Cost
Entry Fee for the Satchari National Park: for per adult person entry fee 20 TK. and for Child or student entry fee 10 TK. and for foreigners, the equivalent amount of 5 dollars. Besides, if you want to make a picnic in Satchari National Park, you have the opportunity to enter the garden but you have to pay 10 TK for each person. The park fee is 5 tk per car for parking. There are parking facilities also, but each vehicle will have to pay 25 tk. You can take the garden guideline service for 150 to 300 tk per hour.
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The adventure activities on the trees have been recently organized for the tourists. This activity can be done on the other side of the ticket counter along the road. Where anyone can walk in the ropes and woods for 100 tk.
Where to Stay – Satchari National Park
There is no system to stay in the Satchari National Park. But, if you want to stay in the rest house of the forest department, You need prior approval from your forest department. There are some hotels in Habiganj city. For example, Hotel Jamil, Hotel Sonaratari, Hotel Amad and their rent ranges between 500 to 3000 tk.
Satchari National Park Travel Tips
- Don’t disturb wildlife.
- Avoid entering the forest deeper without guides.
- Do not waste the garden environment due to the dirt.
- There is no mobile network in the Satchari National Park Forest, so keep informing your family before entering the forest.
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