Forest of Tengragiri

Type: Forest & Wildlife
Contributed By: Nayeem


Forest of Tengragiri constitutes 5661 of hectares of land. There are 2 patches of reserved forest in the park, one is Kua-Kata and another one is Tengragiri. This is mangrove forest. The vegetation and animal kingdom which are available in this park are Keora, Gewa, Bean, Sundri, Kankra, Goran, Hental etc. and boar, deer, monkeys, etc. There are availability of domestic birds in this park like korali, duck, Bali, bonbok seagull etc.

This Forest of Tengragiri (fatrabon Eco Park) is located 71 km away from the Kolapara Upazila at the extreme southern part of the country. Tengra Giri Forest Office is in Taltali Upazila of Barguna district.

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How to go

Tengragiri reserve forest located at Taltoti under Barguna District. But it is easy to go from Kuakata. It takes only 30-40 Minutes to go this forest from Kuakata beach. A direct BRTC bus service is also available from Dhaka to Kuakata that leaves from Sayedabad Bus terminal at night takes 12 hours to reach Kuakata. These buses are clean and comfortable. Direct bus route from Dhaka to Kuakata. “Sakura” costs around 450 Taka (US $6.00). It leaves every night at 10:30 from the Gabtoli Bus terminal near Technical Mor.

How To Reach: Barguna District

The buses heading to Barguna from Dhaka

1. Abdullah Paribahan
Counter: Saidabad Counter, Dhaka
Phone no-01700625809, 01912428790, 01928137142, 01714662732
Counter: Barguna Sadar Counter
Phone no-01915844526, 01914424687

2. Sakura Paribahan
Counter: Gabtoli and Saidabad
Phone no-01190658772 (Gabtoli), 01725060033 (Saidabad)

3. Mia Paribahan
Counter: Saidabad, start at 8:30 pm
Mobile: 01711947783

4. Patuakhali Express:
Counter: Rainkhola, start at 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
Phone: 01724945608, 01915617455, 04473400170

Launch service is available from Sadarghat, Dhaka to Barguna, Barisal.

1. M V Bandhan-7 (non AC)
Starts from Dhaka,
Single cabin-650/-, Double cabin-1200/-, Deck-250
Phone: 01821165875

2. Juboraj-4
Phone: 01716900558

3. Allah Morji
Phone: 01724761062

4. Nusrat
Phone: 01715245511

5. Tipu-3
Phone: 01711156068

Barisal is linked by air from Dhaka. Only United Airways provide direct service from Dhaka to Barisal.
United Airways: Dhaka to Barisal, Flight ticket price starts from BDT 3825.

Where to Stay

There are many hotels in Barguna district where you can stay for your visit. Some of them are as follows:

1. Hotel Alam, Phone: 0448-62234
2. Barguna Rest House, Phone: 01718-588 856
3. Hotel Tazbin, Phone: 0448-62503

There are also a lot of number of residential house.

1. Rest House District Council (0448-6 of 410)
2. Khamarabari Rest House (0448-6 of 469)
3. Rest House Water Development Board (0448-6 of 551)
4. Eyagro Service Centre (0448-6 7 of 8)
5. Public Works Department (0448-6 of 505)
6. House elajii de Reston Reston House (0448-6 he was 54)
7. Siiarapi Reston House (0448-6 at 551).

Things to do

This unexplored forest is best place to see snakes, pigs, deer, monkeys as well as many types of trees including Sundari Tree. It is also possible to see the riverine beauty if you wish to visit this forest.

Eating Facilities

Some hotels or motels offer meals to their guest by taking charge but maximum doesn’t. Local available restaurants provide local cuisine. But your expectations regarding food should not be high.

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