Top things to do in Srimangal & Around

Top Choice Bangladeshi in Srimangal & Around

Kutum Bari

Split-level brick-walled seating with high windows and chic bamboo furnishings make this the coolest place to eat in town. It also serves up Srimangal’s best local food – the bhorta preparations explode in the mouth…
Wildlife Reserve in Srimangal & Around

Lowacherra National Park

This wonderful patch of tropical semi-evergreen forest, around 8km east of Srimangal, provides some lovely forest walks and also your best chance of seeing the endangered hoolock gibbons in the wild. These are the o…
Teahouse in Srimangal & Around

Nilkantha Tea Cabin

Tea-maker extraordinaire Romesh Ram Gour, the man behind the legendary Nilkantha Tea Cabin, is the creator of one of the most famous types of tea in Bangladesh. His Willy Wonka-esque seven-colour tea (Tk 75) has eve…
Village in Srimangal & Around

Ramnagar

The closest Manipuri village to Srimangal is Ramnagar. Local tours will usually include a trip here, but you can also walk here yourself. Of all the ethnic groups of this region, the Manipuri are the most integrated…
Village in Srimangal & Around

Dolubari

The best-known Tripura village near Srimangal is Dolubari. It’s an hour's walk or a Tk 100 CNG ride northeast of town through some gorgeous countryside. You’ll find that villagers are friendly and welcoming, even th…
Teahouse in Srimangal & Around

Nilkantha Tea 2nd Cabin

After the success of his first tea cabin, tea-maker extraordinaire Romesh Ram Gour, has opened a second cabin further along the same road. Again the main attraction is the Willy Wonka-esque seven-colour tea (Tk 75).…
Plantation in Srimangal & Around

Finlays Tea Estate

The sprawling Finlays Tea Estate, just on the edge of Srimangal, is easily accessible, and you can step into the bushes and interact with tea pickers once you have taken prior permission from the estate office by th…
Plantation in Srimangal & Around

Zareen Tea Estate

Zareen Tea Estate is home to the renowned Ispahani tea that is loved and consumed in copious quantities across Bangladesh. The glistening plantations lie about 1.5km beyond Radhanagar village, past some beautiful fa…
Wildlife Reserve in Srimangal & Around

Satchari National Park

About 60km southwest of Srimangal, this out-of-the-way sanctuary is overseen by the Nishorgo Network and has a similar set-up to Lowacherra National Park with walking trails, but is much less visited. A superb slab …
Plantation in Srimangal & Around

Bangladesh Tea Research Institute

The Bangladesh Tea Research Institute (BTRI) isn’t a commercial estate, but rather the scientific headquarters of Bangladeshi tea production. New strains of tea and new growing techniques are tried out here, and the…