Tanguar Haor & Birisiri in Bangladesh

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Tanguar Haor & Birisiri in Bangladesh

Tanguar Haor & Birisiri 7 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 100 square kilometres (39 sq mi) 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 overexploitation 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.

Tanguar haor plays an important role in fish production as it functions as a ‘mother fishery’ for the country[2][3]

Every winter the haor is home to about 200 types of migratory birds. The haor is an important source of fish. In 1999-2000, the government earned 7,073,184 takas as revenue just from fisheries of the haor. There are more than 140 species of fresh water fish in the haor. The more predominant among them are: ayir, gang magur, baim, tara, gutum, gulsha, tengra, titna, garia, beti, kakia etc. Gulli, balua, ban tulsi, nalkhagra and other freshwater wetland trees are in this haor.[3]

Plant species like Hizol (Barringtonia acutangula), Clematis cadmia, Crataeva nurvala, Euryale ferox, Nelumbo nucifera, Ottelia alismoides, Oxystelma secamone var. secamone, Pongamia pinnata, Rosa clinophylla, and Typha species are present.


Day 1

Dhaka to sylhet by train/Bus ( 7 hour) . then by Private Car to Tahirpur ( 3 Hour ) . overnight stay hotel in Tahirpur .

Day 2

After breakfast at 8 am , Boat trip at TanguarHaor ( 4/5 hour) Visit Lake , Indian Border area , island market & small villages .overnight stay hotel in tahirpur .

Day 3

After breakfast at 8 am by Boat/Motorbike to Birisiri (6/7 hour) .overnight stay hotel in Birisiri .

Day 4

After breakfast at 8 am visit Garo Tribal Village , village market,Blue water lake & china chalk mine , overnight stay in hotel in Birisiri .

Day 5

After breakfast at 8 am by bus to Mymensing city (3 hour) .after arrive you will take your lunch and then in the afternoon visit local market and river side . overnight stay hotel in Mymensing .

Day 6

After breakfast at 8 am you will visit 3 hundred year old land lord house in Muktaghacha and Hindus Temple .overnight stay hotel in Mymensing.

Day 7

After breakfast at 8 am by Bus Return to Dhaka (4 hour)  and the Tour End .

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