Located in Kamalganj upazila of maulvibazar district, the Lawachora National Park is full of biodiversity. The entrance to the national park is situated on the west side of Srimangal-Bhanugach (Kamalganj) road, about ten kilometers away from tea town Srimangal.
Among the seven wildlife sanctuaries and 10 national parks of Bangladesh, one of Laoyachara is one. The evergreen peacock safe habitat in the evergreen forest. Apart from this, the forest is famous for rare animals, insects and trees.
Soon after the Sundarbans, the more popular Lauyachara National Park for tourists.
The old name of Lauchra Garden is West Banagacha Reserve Forest. Its history is quite old. The British government began to plant trees in the region for the first time in 1925. The growth of these trees is considered to be the creation of lay forests.
Srimangal and Kamalganj upazilas of Moulvibazar range spread over 2,740 hectares of land in West Vanugacha reserve forest. To maintain the existence and biodiversity of the forest, about 1,250 hectares of this forest were accorded the status of national park in 1996 under the Wildlife (Protection, Correction) Act of 1974.
This forest contains 460 species of rare wildlife and plants. Of these 167 species of plants, four species of amphibians, six species of reptiles, 20 species of mammals and 266 species of birds.
One of the attractions of the Lauyachara National Park is the extinct flyover. They live in a deep forest with families. Besides, glasses, monkeys, Hanuman, Lajjati monkeys, mecha tigers, foxes, Maya deer etc. are also found in this forest.
There are numerous snakes, including the oysters in Lauchara National Park. Besides, the Yellow Mountain Turtle is a significant reptile of the forest. The birds include green doves, forests, halials, turquoise, black heads tia, lezza tia, black fartoulls, gray satellites, black lightning, hiraman, black heads, bulbul, dungeons, owls, fungas, green switches, green cuckoo, panga, Kesharaj Etc.
Notable among the 167 species of trees in the Loyawas National Park is noteworthy, such as thunder, segun, gamar, jamarul, chapaliish, menjiam, nagesvara, shimul, lohakhath, jam, fig, tun, karai, jagdumur, muli bamboo etc. Besides this, there are many species of orchids in the forest.
The structure of Laurechra National Park across the lower elevation. Hill Tilar occasionally runs the way in the forest. The amount of sand is more in the soil here. There are several mountain rhymes that have passed through the forest. But most of these rhymes are filled with water in the rainy season. More than wild animals are spread in areas where there is little water in the dry season.
After leaving the main road, the Dhaka-Sylhet rail line went through the distance. Only after the start of the jungle When entering the jungle from the main road, a sound like a siren comes in ear. It’s basically the crocodile worms in this forest.
There are three ways to enter the garden. A three-hour, one hour, and the other half an hour. There is a Khasia village inside the garden.
Half an hour road
This route starts from the left side of the railway line. At the beginning of the path, kulu monkeys can be seen in tall high trees in the beginning of the path. Anyone walking through the various trees and plants will be thrilled by the solitude of the jungle. Apart from this, the big orchid tree of this path can be found in the wild orchid. Moving on the left hand in the direction indicated, this path will end in the right place at the starting point.
One hour long way
At the beginning of the one-hour trekking, you will see a huge gum tree, whose name is Kosturi. The scent is made from the eagle. By this we will see Jhawa, Jagadumur, Mulibabad, Kadali Chappa, Lehma etc. trees. There are more than a hundred years of cholesterol and gamari trees. Apart from ape, monkeys and Hanuman, many other wildlife species are also found in forests, which come to eat the fruit of the fig tree beside the road. Mayan deer and forest rooster can also be seen.
The three-hour walk is also very exciting. Maghurrha Punji was sitting in Khasias on the way. The inhabitants of Punjis basically cultivate it. In the year 1950, the Punxis were created by forest department. A huge bamboo garden can be seen on the way. In the garden there are the Kulu monkeys and lazy monkeys of rare species. Shameless monkeys nocturnal animals. They spend the day sleeping in the bamboo zodiac. There are many species of birds. At the end of this path, one of the attractions of the forest can be found in the climbing family. They live in the tallest trees in the forest.
when will you go
Around the year, it can be visited in the Lauyachara National Park. But for the tour of general tourists, it is a good time from October to March.
How to go
Soumangal, the city of tea, has to go first to Laouachra National Park Tour. If you take your own car, you can go straight to the louisewater garden. Otherwise, you have to hire auto rickshaw, jeep or car from Srimangal.
Srimangal goes to Fakirapul of Dhaka and Hanif Enterprise from Shyadabad, Shyamoli Transport, Sylhet Express, and non AC transport buses. Rent is between Tk 350 and Tk 400.
Apart from Kamalapur in Dhaka, except for Tuesday, every day of the week, the intercontinental train Parabat Express leaves every day of the week, Jayantika Express leaving everyday at 2:00 pm and leaving the bus every night at 10.00 pm on Wednesdays. Rent 115 to 765
It takes about five hours to reach Srimangal from Dhaka via rail. Besides, it is possible to go to Srimangal directly on the Chittagong railway. Apart from the Chittagong Railway Station, except for Monday, at 8.15 in the morning, Sylhet left for the intercontinental Pahari express and left every Saturday at 9.00 pm except on Inter Unnayan Udayan Express. Rent 230 to 595 taka
Where to stay
Lemon Garden is located next to the Lauyachara National Park