2 Days



Tanguar haor located in the Dharmapasha and Tahirpur upazilas of Sunamganj District in Bangladesh, is a unique wetland ecosystem of national importance and has come into international focus. The area of Tanguar haor including 46 villages within the haor is about 100km2 of which 2,802.36 ha2 is wetland. It is the source of livelihood for more than 40,000 people. The Government of Bangladesh declared Tanguar haor as an Ecologically Critical Area in 1999 considering its critical condition as a result of over exploitation of its natural resources. In 2000, the hoar basin was declared a Ramsar site – wetland of international importance. With this declaration, the Government is committed to preserve its natural resources and has taken several steps for protection of this wetland.

Trip Highlights

Visit Niladri, Hizon Forest, Jadu Kata river, Barek Tila.

Experience local boat stay

Experience fishermen lifestyle

Enjoy fresh fishes from the lake

Itinerary Details

Journey to Sunamgong from Dhaka.
We reach Sunamgonj at 7:00 AM in the morning and have breakfast. After breakfast we will start for Tahirpur by local transport or rental bike. From then we will on board on the local boat. We will have lunch on the boat with standard Bengali food menu mostly with fresh fishes. After then we will visit Niladri, Hizon Forest & roam around the Tanguar Haor on the boat. In the evening, the boat will be kept in the Gola Bari beside Ansar Camp. We will arrange a Fanush Festive there and then will take dinner with traditional Bengali food menu. Night will be spent on the boat.
After watching sun rise on the boat we will have breakfast. Then we will visit Jadu Kata river, Barek Tila, Watch Tower and other parts of the Haor. We will have lunch on the boat. At 5 PM we will reach at Taker Ghat where the boat ride will end. Then we will go to Sunamgonj city. Then we return to Dhaka.