Sylhet division in Bangladesh is another naturally gifted area which is one of the best tourist spots in Bangladesh. Sylhet area is located in the north eastern part of Bangladesh and it is blessed with hills and valleys. Sylhet definitely has everything to offer for tourists and you could very well explore the beauty and meaning of nature right here.
One of the greatest attractions of the Sylhet is the widely spread tea plantations. It is, in fact, the contributions of the English people and they actually cultivated the tea plants by understanding the external conditions conducive for tea plantations. The tea gardens are worthy to mention just because of the uniqueness it holds in many respects. Sylhet proudly accommodates as many as three tea gardens that are counted as the world's biggest in all respects, if you calculate the total area of those gardens or if you calculate the total productivity of those tea plants. In total Sylhet accommodates a total of more than 150 tea gardens which is definitely a great sight for the tourists. As a matter of fact, tea gardens are a strong reason for the tourists to visit the Sylhet division.
Apart from hills, valleys and great natural attractions, Sylhet is greatly renowned for other historical reasons as well. Shrine of "Hajrath Shahjahal" and shrine of "Hajrath "Shah Poran" is situated in this historic city. These shrines are exactly located 8 kilometers away from the Sylhet city. These shrines are must visit destinations for tourists and thousands of tourists are flowing to Sylhet to visit these shrines. The stories associated with these shrines are very interesting as well. Tour guides and operators will explain the historical importance of this place to visitors and the tourists return after witnessing one of the parts in the world which is historically very relevant.
Sylhet valley is also well known for the efforts of the river which make the Sylhet valley. Surma River and Kushiara River; both these rivers form a pair to form the Sylhet valley, which is great to see. It is one of the great tourist attractions in Bangladesh. These rivers are flowing from the naturally gifted and formed hills and valleys situated at the northern part and southern part of Sylhet.
Srimangal, which is situated about 80 kilometers from Sylhet city, is generally known as the tea capital of Bangladesh. The area is rich in tea estates and the city is connected via road as well as by rail. This makes it more convenient for tourists to travel through the valley. The train journey will definitely be a memorable experience for tourists as they could enjoy the train journey gazing at great natural scenic beauty.
Apart from all this, Sylhet division has birds in large numbers and this is a wonderful natural attraction. Migratory birds, which fly from Siberia and the Himalayas, find the Sylhet region as the next place to migrate, and the sight of migratory birds flying through this area is a stupendous sight to the eyes.