Himchari National Park, on south of Cox’s Bazar, is a
unique place comprising the scenic beauty of green hills and
blue waves of the vast sea.
Once a passage for the Asian
Elephants, it is now a place for tourists to escape Cox’s Bazar
town to see patches of ever-green forest. There is a waterfall
there, which is best seen in the rainy season.
about 5 km south of Cox's Bazar Town.
Bird-watchers site with 286 species of Birds
Occasional elephant sighting
The park was established in 1980. It comprises the reserve forest areas of Bhangamera and Chainda blocks under Cox's Bazar Forest Department. Evergreen and semi-ever-green tropical forests are found in this area.
Habitat, Flora & Fauna:
Mammals - 55 species; birds - 286 species; amphibians - 13 species reptiles - 56 species; plants - 117 species.
Getting There from Dhaka:
The best way to get there is from Cox's Bazat. Biman (Tk. 3675) and GMG (Tk 4670) Airlines have flights to Cox's Bazar four times weekly. AC and non-AC Bus services (AC: Tk. 750-1000, non-AC: Tk. 400-600) are available from Dhaka to Cox's Bazarhourly. From there , you can take a taxi (Tk. 200) or chander gari (Tk. 150) from Kalatali stand for a 15 minite ride to the entry. You can also rent microbus from cox's Bazar to go there (Tk. 1100-1500 daily)
Places to stay and Eat:
The best place to stay is in Cox's Bazar, where there are many hotels and restaurent of varying quality.
Best Time to Visit:
01-Sepember to 31-October
After visiting Himchari National Park if you want to stay night, You should stay in Cox's Bazar. Because you will find
out many hotels and restaurants of varying quality. Five star hotel: Hotel Sea Palace and Hotel Seagal (located at Cox's Bazar). Also You can see our hotel section (for cox's Bazar) from
Hotel Cox's Bazar