LAWACHERA

79
distance from sylhet city (in km)

Location

Lawachera, Srimongol
Sylhet

 

Overview

On the Vanugach-Komalganj Road about seven kilometres from Sreemongol town is the entry to Lauachora National Garden. It is an evergreen rainforest with excessive precipitation. Tall trees with their lofty branches and soaring foliage make for a unique cover for the forest on a sunny day. Lauachora is one of the seven safari parks and 10 national gardens in Bangladesh. An area of 1,250 hectares from the 2,740-hectare West Vanugach Reserve Forest was declared a national garden in 1996.

This forest is a sanctuary for rare species of plants and animals that include endangered species of hoolok gibbon, phayre’s langur, as well as a wide variety of apes, cats and snakes including pythons, in addition to parrots, magpies and many other birds.


Upon payment of a certain amount of fee, one can visit the forest. There are 30-minute, one-hour and three-hour trails that can be walked with the help of trained guides. A wide variety of plants, orchids, insects, birds and other animals can be seen.

Even though it is not very large in size, this forest is a sanctuary for rare species of plants and animals that include endangered species of hoolok gibbon, phayre’s langur, as well as a wide variety of apes, cats and snakes including pythons, in addition to parrots, magpies and many other birds.

  • JAN - DEC

    Best Time to Visit

Plan Your Visit

Lawachera is easily accessible from sreemongol town by own drive or cng auto rickshaw. Tourist may come to sreemongol from Dhaka or Sylhet by car or train.
‘Grand Sultan Tea Resort & Golf’ is a luxurious accommodation provider near Lawachera.

Another Luxurious Resort Dusai also not far.

There are a good no of Guest houses and cottages are available around Lawachera.
At the Lawachera - Sreemongol road there are restaurants from budget to luxurious. 'Kutumbari Restaurant' in the main town is one of them.
Tourist are suggested to enter in the forest with professional guides and follow their suggestions.
We can arrange a visit for you!