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Satchari National Park Chunarughat | How to go to Satchari?

Satchari  is located at Chunarughat in Habiganj of Bangladesh. This national park is a beautiful tourist center of the Sylhet division. Afte...

Satchari is located at Chunarughat in Habiganj of Bangladesh. This national park is a beautiful tourist center of the Sylhet division.

After visiting this area we visited the Satgaon tea daughter monument.

I thought we would have to wait a long time to go on a new tour after visiting the Sundarbans. But that didn't happen.

Satchari National Park
Satchari National Park

Satchari National Park

Satchari National Park is a mixed hilly marginal forest. Formerly it was known as Raghunandan Hill Resort Forest. The government of Bangladesh included it in the national park in 2005. Its area is about 243.10 hectares. It was declared as a national park on 10th October of 2005. 

There is a beautiful story behind the naming of this place. This forest consists of seven hills. These are filled with water during the rainy season. In the dry season these dry out again. This is why it is said that the rainy season is a good time to visit.

Satchari National Park location

Satchhari National Park is a part of the protected forest of Raghunandan Hills in Satchhari bit. This tourist center is located in Chunarughat Upazila of Habiganj district, 130 km northeast of Dhaka and 60 km southwest of Srimangal.

How to go to Satchari national park from Dhaka?

You can go to this national park of Satchhari from any part of Bangladesh. If you want to go there from Dhaka then the best option will be Green line bus.  First, you have to come to Muktijoddha Chattar of Madhabpur on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. It is located about 15-16 km from there. The old road of Dhaka Sylhet is located near this forest. It is now known as Madhabpur-Chunarughat link road.You can 

Satchari national park entry fee

Satchari national park entrance fee is 30+4.50 ( 15% VAT ) = 34.50 TAKA per person.

Notable wild animals in Satchari National Park

Mammals

  • Gibbon
  • Capped langur
  • Phayre's leaf monkey
  • Northern Pig-tailed Macaque
  • Bengal slow loris
  • Squirrels
  • Rabbit
  • Greater false vampire bat
  • Jungle cat
  • Fishing cat
  • Asian palm civet
  • Yellow-throated Marten
  • Indian muntjac

Birds

  • Indian Pied Hornbill
  • Common hill myna
  • Red-headed trogon
  • Oriental dwarf kingfisher
  • Rufous treepie
  • Hooded pitta
  • Crested Goshawk
  • Shikra
  • Common emerald dove
  • Green Imperial Pigeon
  • Spotted Owlet
  • Maroon oriole
  • Common Green Magpie
  • Blue-throated blue flycatcher
  • Dark-necked tailorbird
  • Black-crested bulbul
  • Olive Bulbul
  • Chestnut-Winged Crested Cuckoo
  • Violet cuckoo
  • Vernal hanging parrot
  • Plum-headed Parakeet
  • Scarlet minivet

Reptiles

  • Blue-throated Chameleon
  • Woodpecker
  • King Cobra
  • Indian cobra
  • White-lipped Tree Viper
  • Asiatic water snake
  • Common vine snake
  • Mountain Snake

Amphibians

  • Indian Bullfrog
  • Asian common toad
  • Painted Bull Frog
  • Red-eyed tree frog

The sounds of these forest animals can sometimes scare you. The Hoolocks live higher part of the trees. These are not commonly seen. But you will see the monkeys. I saw that the monkeys playing in the bamboo bushes.

This forest is full of Sal, teak, mahogany, Rhizophora apiculata, Monkey Jack trees. There are about 200 trees. There are various species of plants of medicine in this forest. The monkeys are not similar like we have seen in Karamjol of Sundarbans.

Our main purpose was to travel to different places in Moulvibazar especially the Lawachara national park. But on the way, we visited this beautiful park. The pictures below represent its beauty.

Satchari National Park 7 amazing pictures


Satchari National Park habiganj
Satchari National Park Habiganj

A beautiful place in Satchari National Park
A beautiful place in Satchari National Park

An old tree inside Satchari National Park
An old tree inside Satchari National Park

Inside of Satchari national park
Inside of Satchari national park

Satchari National Park 2021
Satchari National Park 2021

Satchari National park habiganj sylhet
Satchari National park Habiganj Sylhet

Walkway of Satchari National Park
Walkway of Satchari National Park