jaflong is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Sylhet division. It’s about 60 km far from Sylhet town and takes two hours drive to reach there. Jaflong is also a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and rate beauty of rolling stones from hills. It is situated besides the river Mari in the lap of Hill Khashia.
The Mari river is coming from the great Himalayas of India, which bringing million tons of stone boulders with its tide. You can watch the stone collection from the river in Jaflong as well as you can enjoy the boating in the river Mari. Jaflong is totally a hilly area of real natural beauty where hills are greenish with the forests.
Lots of wild animal lives in this forest, so you need to be careful to enter in the forest alone. You can see the lifestyle of Tribe Khashia in Jaflong. If you intend to visit Jaflong it is advisable to start from Sylhet in the early morning so that you can comeback by evening covering the other tourists spots of nearby areas of Jaflong. The other tourist areas nearby Jaflong are Tamabil, Sripur and Jaintapur.
Jaflong is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Sylhet division, located at the border between Bangladesh and the Indian state of Meghalaya, overshadowed by subtropical mountains and rain-forests, beside the river Piain. It is a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and the rare beauty of rolling stones from hills. It is famous for its stone collection activities and is home of the Khasia tribe. Lalakhal is a blue water canal at Sylhet surrounded by mountains of Meghalaya, about 1-hour drive from Jaflong.
In this tour, we take you on a pleasant boat ride at Lalakhal and Piain river, visit tea gardens and Khasia tribal villages, and photograph the stone collection activities in Jaflong. You can see how Khasias grow betel leaves and nuts, which is their main profession, and taste some too if you are adventurous! Also can photograph how people collect stones from the river and take them to crushers manually, on which business sixty percent of the population on that area is somehow involved. A highly photogenic tour.
Jaflong is a popular destination in Bangladesh among the local tourists. It is located in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh on the India-Bangladesh border. People come here mainly on a day tour from Sylhet, which is the nearest big city.
Main attractions to the local tourists are the beautiful hills of the Meghalaya state of India. People look toward the stunning view of the hills of Meghalaya while standing on the land of Bangladesh. But for the foreign tourists, the attraction of Jaflong is somewhere else.
This place is the no-mans-land in the India-Bangladesh border from where you can have the best view of the Meghalaya hills standing on the land of Bangladesh. The direction from where the river Piain arrives in Bangladesh is the most stunning. Few yards ahead in the Indian side is a bridge between two hills, which is the most iconic photo of Jaflong which is seen everywhere.
When water is low, you can access this place on foot. But during monsoon when the water level is high, you need to take a boat from Bolla Ghat to access this place. Dozens of tourist boats will be there during monsoon at your service.
Dozens of waterfalls on the hills of Meghalaya create a beautiful river called Piain, which flows directly to Bangladesh. This river brings lots of stones from the hills to Bangladesh. Hundreds of people in Bangladesh collect these stones from river Piain every day and make it full of activities, which is highly photogenic. The scale of the activities is mind-blowing, which bring all the foreign tourists here.
These stones are taken to the crushers and later supplied to all over Bangladesh as construction materials.
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