Chittagong has it all for tourists. It is the largest port city located at the southeast part of the country. It is also known as the commercial capital of Bangladesh. So many different things of different colors, flavors, fashions; different people of different languages, lifestyles and cultures, landscapes with its own natural beauty; all together made Chittagong. Vast Ocean and its sea beach concur with the land of Chittagong. Even the name “Chittagong” came from Arabic name “Shatil Gong” and later anglicized by the English and distorted to Chittagong. Other names of this place are Chattala, Chattagram, and Chattigaon.
This land was touched down by many sailors form Europe Asia and Middle East. Besides the sea beach it has many shrines, lakes, forests, hills, shopping centers, museums, small islands, man made dam for power generation, the biggest paper mill in Asia and many other things. This place is worth visiting.
DHAKA TO CHITTAGONG BY BUS
Chittagong is almost 270 km away from Dhaka, so it will take more or less 6-7 hours to go there by bus. More than 20 bus operators are there for you to travel to Chittagong. Buses leave every half an hour, from dawn to midnight. AC sleeper coach, AC Executive and Economy Chair coach and Non-AC Chair coach, these four types of seat plan is available for tourists.
DHAKA TO CHITTAGONG BY TRAIN
The rail communication from Dhaka to Chittagong is very smooth. Five express trains leave daily from Kamlapur railway station, Dhaka towards Chittagong. You can buy e-ticket form railway department’s website or manually from the station. It will take 6-7 hours to reach on your desired destination.
DHAKA TO CHITTAGONG BY AIR
The fastest way of modern travelling is the best way to save time. The government owned Biman Bangladesh and 4 private airlines have direct flight on this route. Every week 8731 seats are available on the air. Price ranges from 4000 to 7000tk one way.
WHERE TO STAY
There are many luxury hotels are available in Chittagong for night staying.