[learn_more caption="Courtesy of Shaina Choudhury"] Guest photographer of Sylhet Smart Group[/learn_more]
[learn_more caption="Courtesy of Md. Shakir Khan"] Official Photographer of Sylhet Smart Group[/learn_more]
Bangladesh natural beauty has many features. On of the main attraction of these features are the mesmerizing water falls. And the main water fall of Bangladesh is the water fall of Madhabkunda. The height of the water fall here in Madhabkunda is 61m or 200 ft. It’s the highest waterfall among all the other waterfalls of Bangladesh. What makes it the most desirable waterfall destination is the surrounding environment of the road to the waterfall.
Madhabkunda is located about 5 km from Kakhinbage railway station in Barlekha Upazilla, district of Moulavibazar, Sylhet division. The journey to the Madhabkunda is an enthirilling experience and it’s so exotic that one may go to Madhabkunda only for the journey. It’s the whole road is surrounded by the worlds biggest tea garden, picturesque hills and maze like roads through the hills.
You can travel to Madhabkunda by road and rail. As described before one should travel by road to enjoy its natural beauty. You can go to Madhabkunda from Dhaka via Sylhet or via Moulavibazar. It will take 8 hours to reach to the destination. There are both AC and Non-AC buses available for Sylhet or Moulavibazar from Dhaka. From Sylhet and Moulavibazar public buses go regularly to Madhabkunda all day long. If you travel by train it will take 1-2 hours less to reach destination but will miss the exciting experience of the natural scenic beauty of environment beside the road. Train will get you as far as Kulaura and than you will have to take public bus for visiting the waterfall.
Normally tourists go to Madhabkunda don’t stay for the night but if you want to gain the experience of spending a night in jungle like environment you can do that too. For staying at night there is a motel of Bangladesh Porjoton Corporation and also a Bunglow of district council. To stay at the Bunglow you need to book before you go to Madhabkunda from Mulavibazar zilla parishad office.
All the mobile phone operators have their network there except that other modern communication system is pretty scarce in Madhabkunda.
The nature is so beautiful and pleasant here that Madhabkunda is one of the best natural resorts of Bangladesh for relaxation of one’s mind and physic. So every one who wants to travel in Bangladesh must visit Madhabkunda; without visiting here Bangladesh travel will not be fulfilled.