Patang Jhiri waterfall

Type: Waterfall
Contributed By: Nayeem


Patang Jhiri Waterfall is located at Ruma Upazila in Bandarban. Patang Jhiri waterfall is also near to Boga Lake. Patang Jhiri is situated before the way of Boga Lake. When a traveler travels to Boga Lake he should visit Patang Jhiri waterfall. In rainy season it is very difficult to reach at the top of the waterfall but in winter some undaunted traveler climb at the top of the Patang Jhiri Waterfall. Patang Jhiri is not very big waterfall but its structure and surrounding view is really exceptional.

If you are a trekker from Bangladesh, then you are already familiar with the “Jiri Path”. Its a walking path where you have to walk through the water streams which are coming from the top of the hill. The water level is very low here. Most of the cases an average of 1 feet or less. But some places from the “Jhiri” are having very deep water level.

There are several areas under the waterfall where the water gathers, and made those a natural bathtub. The main one, where the water dropping directly, having no depth found so far. Many people tried, but couldn’t find the depth. The teal colored crystal water from the basin is really something. It will be hard for you to leave the place.

How to go

Travel from Bandarban to Patang Jhiri: To travel at Patang Jhiri a traveler should go to Ruma upazilla first. So the traveler has to make a trip from Bandarban to Ruma upazilla by “chander gari” (public jeep), regular bus service or a private vehicle. Chander gari or bus service will take approximately Tk.100-120. It may take 3-4 hours journey depending on transport service quality. On the way you have to register your name, contact address and other details in the respective security camp. It is apprised that you are not allowed to leave Ruma for Patang Jhiri /Boga Lake after 4pm.

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

Eating Facilities

Referred to where to eat in Bandarban, click here


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