Category: Tourism

Monpura

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Monpura, A best and attractive island is located at Bhola district in Bangladesh. Its have a historical background. Portuguese pirates used to take shelter in the Monpura Island before 600 years ago. People from Bhola, Laxmipur and Noakhali started living the island after Portuguese’s left.

Bhola is one the largest island in Bangladesh which is situated the most south parts in country. The 20 charlands in the 350-square kilometer island on the Meghna which Bay of Bengal are very closed and now green sector enclosed by sea. It’s presenting an extraordinary beauty which might not be seen in any other southern part of the Bangladesh.  The main land of Monpura is Bhola which was created by poli of the Meghna River. The interesting thing is a journey in the Island; Varieties of wild life with green forests are an enchanting scene never to be forgotten.

Deer, Monkey, python, dolphin & lots of various types of Birds are the major attraction of the island. Department of Forest have been made this spot as green by planting trees about a decade ago so that cyclone and natural disaster cannot hamper the southern part of the country. And the department was tried to make this place as a tourist spot.

It is important that, a lot migratory birds came here on the winter season. The exclusive feature of island is that a person can see both sunrise and sunset from few points in this island.

How to Go: A person can go this amazing place very easily. Tipu 5 and Panama ship (locally called lonch) starts its journey from Sadarghat, Dhaka to Monpura everyday 5 pm and reached at Monpura next day 7 am. Rent for deck is 800 BDT and for cabin are 800 to 1500 BDT. Contact number of Tipu and Panama is +88-01740951720.

Another route to go Monpura Island is by starts journey with ship Tipu 4 or, farhan which departure from Sadarghat at 6:30 pm and arrive at Tomijuddin Ghat of Charfashion area of Bhola district at 4 am. After that tourist can arrive at Monpura by another ship or, engine boat. This route will give a tourist extra benefit which is visiting Tomijuddin area which is also attractive place.

How to Visit: The best solution for site visit is rent a motorcycle with its driver. He will also help you as professional guide. The motorcycle driver will charge 1000 to 1500 BDT for a day with refreshments and lunch.

Where will stay: Tourist can stay by setting up camp. Don’t worry, there’s no robber, thief and such kind of problems. On the other hand, there are some hotels but quality is very low.

How can back: Every morning at 10 am, ships are departure from Monpura.

Categories: Tourism

Eco Tour by bdenvironment.com

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As eco beloved students and environment activities, all their hearts were set to reach for the close to jungle, where the spheres are wide and locality are not the typical urban-centric. On 12th of September, 2015, with scorching ‘Summer Sun’ half-way-on, the team of ‘Eco Tour 2015’ and founder of bdenvironment.com Md. Ashraful Alam, editor of Tangail Barta Md. Fazlul Haque, Eastern University faculty Assistant Professor and Coordinator of EU EarthCare Club Mr. Abu Md. Abdullah, Assistant professor and coordinator of Social Welfare Club Mr. Syed Habib Anwar Pasha, Assistant Professor Mr. Moniruzzaman Khan and Assistant Professor Maksuda Hossain started off for the coveted eco tour 2015.

The aim was an eco-tourism place Do Khola at madhupur in Tangail forest range of Bangladesh forerst department. By the time the students reached the jungle, local and tribal people were about to start their tribal dance and traditional activities. With popular and gorgeous dresses, they appeared colorful and festive look. While dance, especially after dance when started the jungle trip, the students craned and tiptoed to have a clear view of what was happening in ecology and inside jungle activities by animals. Students were found busy noting the events, taking pictures, matching realities with theoretical teach.
The eco tour 2015 was further enriched by President of EarthCare Club and editor-in-chief of bdenvironment.com (Environmental Web Portal) Md. Ashraful Alam’s informative briefing on their jungle as well as animal behavior and overall eco tour 2015 activities. He played coordinator role in eco tour 2015. Participants of eco tour 2015 were highly encouraged by his speech, realizing that ‘the power of their (jungle and ecosystem) purse isn’t ignorable any more’. However, the most exciting part was probably taking part in ‘Passing the jungle route’. The students were divided into small groups of ten and followed the narrow aisles of the jungle. After the lunch break, the students visited the local historic place as well as met with local influential figures like journalist, local forest department director etc. The eco tour 2015 was organized environmental web portal bdenvironment.com, Tangail’s local newspaper tangailbarta24.com and social organization Alokito Madhupur.

However, the most exciting part was probably taking part in ‘Passing the jungle route’. The students were divided into small groups of ten and followed the narrow aisles of the jungle. After the lunch break, the students visited the local historic place as well as met with local influential figures like journalist, local forest department director etc. The eco tour 2015 was organized environmental web portal bdenvironment.com, Tangail’s local newspaper tangailbarta24.com and social organization Alokito Madhupur.