Bangladesh is located on the Bay of Bengal coast and is a popular travel destination for holidaymakers from all over the world. The country has everything to offer from beaches through museums to wildlife, which makes it a perfect holiday destination.

The best time to visit Bangladesh is between March and May as this is when the weather is nice and most of the beaches are open. You will find Bangladesh attractions available throughout the whole year as well.

The country has a diverse landscape and a variety of climates. It can be explored by both road and air. If you are an art lover, Bangladesh is a paradise for you as you can find innumerable art galleries in Bangladesh that display different forms of art including paintings, sculptures, prints, and mosaics.

Read on to learn what are the must-see places in Bangladesh and find some other useful travel tips in this article!

What is the easiest way to get a Bangladesh visa?

The easiest way to get the necessary entry permit to travel to Bangladesh is by applying online. Filling and submitting the application form will take you just a few minutes and the entire process can be completed using any working device, even your phone!

The Bangladesh online visa is an entry permit that comes in three different types. All travelers can choose between a:

  • single-entry,
  • double-entry,
  • or even a multiple-entry visa,

depending on their needs.

Apply online within minutes from home, get all of the necessary documents delivered directly at your e-mail address in a PDF form, and visit the closes Bangladesh embassy to collect the visa.

The current application process has greatly facilitated travelers’ lives. Just make sure that your passport will stay valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of arrival in Bangladesh and submit your application online!

Must-see places in Bangladesh

Now that you have your visa ready, check some of the most beautiful places to visit in Bangladesh:

Ham-Ham Waterfall

Hiking from the beautiful lush green tea gardens of Srimangal to the Ham-Ham waterfall in the Sylhet Division makes for the most incredible experience! Ham-ham waterfall is one of the hardest-to-reach waterfalls in Bangladesh. The trek is challenging but worth trying. What you’ll see there are fewer people and more nature. 

It takes roughly 1-2 hours of trek to the Ham-Ham waterfall. There are two ways to go there, either through the hilly way (Pahari Poth) or the flowing way (Jhiri Poth). The flowing way is comparatively more manageable, but you’ll find lots of leeches there. So, be careful of them and the king cobras as well, especially when you visit the waterfall during the monsoon season

Chhoto Sona Masjid

Chhoto Sona Masjid is the best place to visit for history lovers. It is one of the restored mosques in the city of Gaur. This city was abandoned after the 14th century because of Cholera. It was a rich and wealthy city of medieval periods. And some of the sensational archeological structures of this city still reminds of its’ great history.

Chhoto Sona Masjid is historical and antique. The archeological department of Bangladesh did great work to restore it. It’s a must-visit place to experience history and nature alongside, as the mosques are hidden behind Mango orchards

St. Martin’s Island

For beach lovers, Saint Martin’s Island is the best place to relax while traveling in the country. It is a coral reef island of the Bay of Bengal, which offers some unforgettable scenery, especially in the evening, when no one’s there. Also, you can enjoy the waves at a private beach of some luxury hotel. 

Aside from the breath-taking beauty of the island, the seafood of St. Martin is worth mentioning. It is a favorite of the native Bengalis as well as the tourists. As this island is full of coconut trees, you can enjoy fresh coconut both at the sunset and the sunrise. 

Chittagong Hill-Tracts

Chittagong Hill-Tracts offers one of the most beautiful tracking experiences for a traveler. This place is full of spectacular mountains and a great place for a picnic. You can trek for days through these splendid and panoramic mountains.

You’ll also get to see many spectacular places here, such as the Boga Lake, Sangu River, and many more. Chittagong Hills are the most picturesque place to visit in Bangladesh. While tracking, you’ll get to meet numerous tribal groups living there and get a chance to see different cultures and lifestyles

Kaptai Lake

A romantic, calming boat ride in Kaptai Lake will pay you off of all the money you spent on traveling. It is an artificial lake in the Rangamati District.

Just hire a boat and sail through the beauty of Kaptai Lake.

Final thoughts

More and more travelers visit Bangladesh each year. Explore it before hordes of tourists come to this country making it one of the most popular destinations in the world.

Pack your bags, plan your journey, and create your own list of the must-see places in Bangladesh to collect some unforgettable memories!