Hakaluki Haor is one of the Bangladesh’s largest and one of Asia’s larger wetland resource. It is the home of numerous animals, fishes and birds and a large variety of flora and fauna.
Fishes of 107 species were available in the haor, some tasty and nutritive fishes like Chela, Dhela, Pabda, Lal chanda are extinct from here. There are different kind of rare plants, animals, birds you will find here.
It is famous for a wide variety of waterfowl as well as wintering migratory birds so it is a good place for bird lovers and photographers. In rainy season it takes youthful and significance looks like as infinite water kingdom.
Location: Barlekha Upazila,Moulvibazar,Sylhet
Climate: Winter is good for traveling. But its versatile beauty figured out individually in every season. There are very different experiences. Especially, in rainy season it takes youthful and significance looks.
How to get there:
From Dhaka you can reach Srimangal or Moulvibazar by Bus (AC- BDT 400, non-AC BDT 200) and it will take more or less 4 hours to reach. Train are also available everyday from Kamalapur Railway Station. once you reach any of these places you can hire a car to go to ‘Hakaluki Haor’ and will take 25 minutes road drive from ‘Kulaura’ Railway station.
Where to stay:
In reasonable price different categories of hotel are available in Moulvibazar town and Srimangal. You can also contract to stay at DFID Tea resort, Bangladesh tea board, Bhanugach Road, Srimangal, Maulvi Bazar, Bangladesh.