|Satchari National Park, Habiganj, Credit:TOB|
Satchari National Park is located at Raghunandan hills of Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj district. Satchari National Park is a natural garden in Bangladesh. In 1974, the Satchari National Park was established in 2005 with the area of 243 hectares under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1974. There are seven mountain rhymes in this garden, from it its name is Satchhari. The name of Satchhari was "Raghunandan Hill Reserve Forest".
The National Park (Satchari National Park) is surrounded by a few tea gardens, villages, towns and cultivated land. There are nine tea gardens located near Satchhari Udyan. The Satchari tea garden on the west side of the garden and tea plantation tea plantation on the east is located. Teparapara is located inside a village park.
Where 24 indigenous tribal families live. People from around fourteen villages, especially tea garden workers and residents of forests, are dependent on forest resources in various ways. In addition to the 145 species of trees in the Satchari National Park, 197 species of species Of which 149 species of birds, 24 species of mammals, 18 species of reptiles and 6 species of amphibians
The skulls of the Satchhari National Park, from the trees of one tree to the other, and the diversion of insect bites give great pleasure to the tourists. Notable among the 24 species of mammals in the forest are the ape, mechobagh, shukur, snake, mouthpiece Hanuman, glasses Hanuman, Lajjati monkeys, etc. Among the 149 species of birds, Dhanesh, Red head tragan, and rare vegetation, Prajraj, Kaininga, Agar etc. are notable. 20 species of wildlife are going to be extinct. Almost all of the extinct species are lost species of leopard tigers, mezzo tigers, lizards, maya deer, climbing birds, pigeon peas, teas, eagles, and wildlife.
How to goThe easiest way to go from Dhaka is to go to the Sylhet-bound bus on the Madhabpur freedom fighter's premises and sit in Maksi and Satchari. Apart from going from Habiganj to Dhaka and rail and road to Dhaka, it is also possible to go to Satchari. In addition, the transportation of transit, Diganta transport and Bichamilah crossing from Saidabad in Dhaka is directly to Habiganj. Rent AC 250 to 300 taka
To go to Habiganj on the train, Sayestaganj station. From here, the distance of the city is about 14 kilometers. Intercity train Parabat Express leaves Dhaka at Kamalapur on Tuesday at 6:40 pm except for Tuesday. Jayantika Express at 2 pm. Apart from Wednesday, the Wagon Express leaves at 10pm every day of the week. On rent in class, Tk. 100 to 673
Apart from Chittagong, the Pahari Express goes to 8 pm every morning. Udayan Express at 9pm every Saturday without Saturday. Rent 125 to 857 taka
And those who want to go to Habiganj Sadar, they can go to Habiganj to Madhabpur via Bhaira Chunarughat bus or to reserve CNG or Microbus. Find guides from the information center of Satchhari Garden. Although there is a map in the office premises, the guide should be taken. There is no direction in this regard, although there is guidance on trail at the beginning. As a result, there is a possibility to make a mistake in the forest.
Where to stayThere is no system to eat or drink in Satchari National Park. If you want you can stay camped nightly. However, the forest department office will require prior permission. Before coming, you can contact Ranger Mr. Md. Liaquat Ali Mollah (Mohammad 01190789176).
Besides, if you want, you can stay in the Oscafa Tarf Hill Cottage (01731977807). Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the main entrance of the house, there are eight rooms in three cottages. The big two rooms are rented for one thousand taka and the others rent is 700 Tk. The cost of refresh food is Tk 200 per person. And breakfast 60 taka.
Besides, Habiganj can stay at Hotel Sonaratari, Hotel Jamil, Hotel Amad (Amir Chan Complex) in the city. Rent will cost 800-2500 taka Apart from this, 5 star resort palaces in Bahubal upazila (rental is 7000-15000 taka).