Nunchhori Debota Pond

Type: Lake
Contributed By: Nayeem ,Lonely Traveler
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Brief

Nunchhori Debota Pond (Matai Pukhiri/Goddess Pond) is a remarkable lake known as the Matai Pukhiri, 500 meters above ground level at Nunchhari in Khagrachhari District. According to a legend of the Tripura tribe, the water of this lake never dries up nor becomes dirty, which is why it is called Matai Pukhiri or the Lake of God.

How to go

The Nunchhori Tripura Village is 13 km south from Porjoton motel, 4 km west from Maichchari Army camp of Khagrachari – Rangamati road. From there almost 1500 feet above, at the peak of the Mountain is the Debota lake. Local bus or chadergari of Khagrachari – Rangamati Route go till Maichchori Army camp. You have to go rest 4–5 km on foot. If there is private car then it can go till the Tripura Village. The buses leaving for Khagrachari from Dhaka

How To Reach: Khagrachhari District

There are two ways to get in Khagrachari, both by road: Direct from Dhaka via BaroiarHat or from Chittagong. A number of non-stop coach services are available from Dhaka (e.g., Shanti Paribahan, Soudia, S. Alam, Eagle and ShamoliParibahan). Gabtoli, Saidabad, Komolapur and Kolabagan are the bus stand name in Dhaka where you can get bus tickets. Bus fare was about 520 Taka (as of 11-May-2014).

From Chittagong you can get non-AC bus services of BRTC and Shanti Paribahan are most convenient with the fare as cheap as to travel to Khagarachari or the other two hill districts (Rangamati and Bandarban). Oxygen-moor is the bus stand name in Chittagong. But there is no bus service will available after 6 pm.

From Chittagong you can get non-AC bus services of BRTC and Shanti Paribahan are most convenient with the fare as cheap as to travel to Khagarachari or the other two hill districts (Rangamati and Bandarban). Oxygen-moor is the bus stand name in Chittagong. But there is no bus service will available after 6 pm.

Where to Stay

Budget:

1. Hotel Jiran – Double bed non-A/C – Tk. 600-800
2. Hotel Shoilo Shuborna
3. Hotel Emang,
4. Hotel Lobiat

Mid-range:

1. Pajatan Motel (beautiful river view): Double bed A/C – Tk. 1,500.
Phone: 880-351-3126.
Central Reservation, BPC Head Office, Dhaka. Phone : 880-2-8119192, 8117855-9/117, Fax: 880-2- 8119192,
E-mail : [email protected]

Things to do

Have an exotic view of the lake.
Take pictures for collection.

Eating Facilities

You can find many hotels and restaurant in Khagrachari to stay and eat. The best restaurant in Khagrachari with lowest price is System Restaurant. Don’t forget to eat bamboo fry there.

Travel Tips

There is no arrangement for food & accommodation close to Debota Pond. You have to carry drinking water and food.

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