Travel Info :: Sports and Activities

Wildlife: Bangladesh has several national parks with abundant wildlife (including the rare Royal Bengal tiger) and many species of exotic birds. Tours (usually for groups of ten or more people) are organised by the Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (see Useful Contacts section). For further details, see the Points of Interest section.

Water Sports: Located in the Rangamati Hill District, Kapati Lake offers good opportunities for sailing, swimming and fishing. A range of watersports is also available on the coast, particularly at Cox's Bazar (see Points of Interestfor details). Boating enthusiasts may head to Sunderbands National Park, large parts of which are only accessible by rowing boat.

Cricket, hockey and football are amongst the most popular national sports. The Dhaka Metropolitan Soccer League season begins in April. Games are held in the city stadium and playgrounds. Floodlit badminton courts can be found almost everywhere and visitors are welcome to join the locals at one of their favourite games

Copyright ©