Nilgiri

Type: Hill / Mountain
Contributed By: Nayeem
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Brief

Nilgiri is one of the tallest peaks and a beautiful tourist spot in Bangladesh. It is about 3500 feet high and situated at Thanci Thana. Close to this spot you can see Moro villages. Their colorful culture and life style might be an unexplored experience for you. In rainy season a spectacular scenery is created here, the whole spot is covered with the blanket of clouds. It is a nice place for campfire in rainy season. Most attractive time of the day is the dawn. It is better to stay during 7-18 dates of a lunar month to enjoy the moonlit night. You can also enjoy the artful course of Sangu River. Niligiri is managed by Army brigade of Bandarban.


How to go

You can hire a private jeep or auto rickshaw to go Nilgiri from Bandarban city through Bandarban-Thanchi road.

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.

Eating Facilities

There is a rest house in Nilgiri. It has a clean and healthy restaurant. Deliciously cooked rice, beef and mutton can be found there. Every meal costs about 200-500 BDT. They can provide various types of mouth-watering food there.

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