Chimbuk Hill

Type: Hill / Mountain
Contributed By: Nayeem


Chimbuk Hill is one of the highest hills in Bangladesh is one of the more familiar spots in Bandarban. It is just 26 kilometers away from Bandarban Sadar. Chimbuk hill is approximately 2500 feet high above the sea level. The road is zigzag here. It will be charming to ride in a jeep. While your jeep is moving through the various native villages, their simplicity in human expression will compel you to think about our ancestors struggle to maintain existence. They are as simple as nature.

While looking down from Chimbuk, you will have the feelings of floating over the clouds. In a sunny day, you can see the cloud shades over the hills. The huge horizon of zigzag hills seem like waves of a sea. However, you can go to the nearly situated tribal villages at Chimbuk hill. You can learn the lifestyle of the tribal people. It will be a nice experience of your life if you can do so.

How to go

There are several ways to reach at Bandarban. The best available bus service is Soudia, S. Alam, Shaymoly, Unique, Dolphin etc. It will take around 9-10 hours to reach at the town from Dhaka. You can reach the Chimbuk hill using the Micro Bus, or any privately rental cars. You have to take permission from the Army or Police camp, but those are just for formalities. It will take around 1 to 1.5 hours to reach the Chimbuk hill from the town depending upon the weather.

How To Reach: Bandarban District

Dhaka and Bandarban are linked by road. There are direct bus services available from Dhaka to reach Bandarban.

Some of the bus services are listed below for your assistance:

1. S Alam services Ltd
Contact: 0341-62902

2. Shyamoli Paribahan
Contact: 0443-449934

3. Saudia Paribahan
Arambag, Contact: +88-02-7102465
Gabtoli, Contact: +88-02-8018445

There are no direct flight services available from Dhaka to Bandarban. However, you can travel to Chittagong by air and then take a bus or private car to reach Bandarban. Bangladesh Biman, United Airways, Regent Airways and Novo Air, all provide flight services to Chittagong.

Where to Stay

1. Hillside Resort
Address: Chimbuk road, Bandarban
Contact: 01730 045083, 02-988 6983

2. Hotel Greenhill
Address: Main Road, Bandarban-4600
Contact: +88 01856699910, +88 01856699911

3. Hotel Purabi
Address: V.I.P. Road, Bandarban Sadar, Bandarban
Contact: 01823-346383, 0361-62531

4. Hotel Paharika
Address: Main Road, Bandarban
Contact: 62155

5. (Resident)
Address: It is located in the South-West of Thanchi Bazar in Thanchi Sadar Upazila
Contact: 01819537753, 01818100435

6. Upazila Rest House
Owner/Manager: Mr. Kalhacing Marma, Chairman, Upazila Parisad
Address: Thanchi Bazar (close to the mosque), Thanchi Sadar Upazila

Things to do

You can watch golden sunset in the evening and also enjoy evergreen moonlight at night. It is foggy in the morning during the whole winter season.

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