Bangladesh occupies the longest sandy sea beach in the world. Its located in Cox’s Bazar. This beach is spread north-south in the southeastern part of Bangladesh on the eastward shore of Bay of Bengal.Cox’s Bazar is one of the best tourist destinations in Bangladesh. The sandy beach, level & safe slope, mild wave, all these are the reasons that appeal tourists throughout the country.
The top attraction in here is the long reached beach. The beach is at least 125 km long. Tourist ventures, Hotel, and restaurant are however located in a part of the beach & the rest is untouched. Beaches in Cox’s Bazar, Inani & Himchari are the most attractive part of this long shore.
Most of the resorts, restaurants, and hotel are located on the beach near the town. Recently some hotels are being built in Inani and Himchari site.
Cox’s Bazar is an excellent place for spending outstanding vacations with Friends & family for few days with fun & water sports.
Due to popularity & high flow of travellers, the road communication system has been developed rapidly between Dhaka & Cox’s Bazar recently. The most luxurious buses in Bangladesh have direct services from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar. Some Daily flights are available and became easy to get. Direct train service from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar has not been started yet but is under process. It is quite easy now to travel Cox’s Bazar with luxury and comfort either by Bus or by air.
Direct buses From Dhaka can be found from Kamalapur, Fakirapul, Arambagh, and where most of the buses to Cox’s Bazar start. Both air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses leave from these stands every hour. Some of the popular bus companies in this route are Shohagh, Hanif, Greenline, Saudia, S.Alam, Desh, TR and many others.
Fare varies 09 – 12 US Doller for non-air-conditioned buses and 15 – 25 US Doller for air-conditioned buses.
You can get regular flights from Dhaka airport to Cox’s Bazar. It is advised that you book your ticket advance. Aviation corporations offer attractive discounts and air-conditioned promotional packages at different times. Check for these offers to get a great vacation deal. By Air Travelling Fare varies 60 – 65 US Doller.
Although there is no direct train route, you can still go up to Chittagong by train. From Chittagong, it is only 3-hour road drive to Cox’s Bazar.
Dhaka – Chittagong train fare varies from 05 – 12 US Doller starting from 2nd class to air-conditioned berth. Chittagong – Cox’s Bazar bus fare ranges from 05 -09 US Doller depending on the bus type.
The Sea beach is not the only attraction of Cox’s Bazar. As a different cultural region mixed with Rakhain tribes, this small beach resort has many other points of historical & religious value.
Near about 10 km south of Cox’s Bazar. There is a springtime named Himchari here. Cox’s Bazar forestry department has established as party spot here.
It is a fantastic beach with coral stones similar to the Sent Martins Island. Inani beach is located about 23 km south of Cox’s Bazar.
This Safari Park is located in the wonderful scenic forest of Dulahajara Reserve on the eastward side of Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway.
This is an island located 7-8 km north of Cox’s Bazar. You need to go there by Speedboat or ship.
Cox’s Bazar-Its a small town but it has many interesting sites such as Badar Mokam Mosque, Cox’s Bazar Lighthouse and Radar Station, Hilltop Circuit House, Buddhist Temple, Burmese Market, and much more. All these points can be visited by auto rickshaws or rented cars from the town.