Rangamati, located 77 km. away from Chittagong, is a favourite holiday resort because of its beautiful landscape, lake, numerous colourful tribes, hanging bridge, homespun textile products, ivory jewellery, tribal museum and so on. For tourists the attractions are fishing, speedboat cruising, water skiing, bathing and much more. It is a rare spot for ecotourism. The township is located on the western bank of Kaptai Lake. is a rare spot for ecotourism. The township is located on the western bank of Kaptai Lake.
Kaptai - The lake town
A pleasant and picturesque drive of 64 km. from Chittagong brings you to a huge expanse of emerald and blue water ringed by tropical forests. It is the famous man-made Kaptai Lake (680 sq. km.). From Kaptai along the Chittagong road, lies the ancient Chit Morang Buddhist temple having beautiful Buddhist statues.
Bandarban - The roof of Bangladesh
Bandarban, the district headquarters of the Bandarban Hill District, is situated ninety-two km. from Chittagong. Bandarban is hometown of the Bhomang chief who is the head of the Mogh tribe. The simple and hospitable Moghs are of Myanmar origin and Buddhists by religion, jovial and carefree by nature. Bandarban is also the home of the Murangs who are famous for their music and dances. Several other tribes of great interest live in the remote areas of the district. The highest peak of Bangladesh-Tahjin dong (4632 ft)-is located in the Bandarban district.
Khagrachhari - the hilltop town
Khagrachhari is the district headquarters of Khagrachhari Hill District. A drive of 112 km from Chittagong, by an all-weather metalled road through the green forest up hills down dales into the solitude of nature.
The greater Mymensingh district stretches from the plains north of Dhaka to the Garo foothills that edge the northern border with India. Along the frontier line many tribes such as Garos, Hajongs and Kochis who are ethnically quite distinct from the people around them. Mymensingh has earned an important position in Bangla literature for its rich folklores and folk songs. On the road from Dhaka to Mymensingh there is a national park and game sanctuary at Madhupur about 160 km. from Dhaka. There are a number of reserve forests in the area with rest-houses and picnic spots. The famous painter Zainul Abedins Art Gallery at Mymensingh town is worth visiting.