Frequently Asked Questions about Bangladesh
Where is Bangladesh?
Bangladesh is a beautiful country in south Asia, bordering with India and Myanmar.
What are the main attractions?
Bangladesh has 03 UNESCO world heritage sites: Sundarbans – the largest mangrove swamp on earth, home of last Bengal tigers; Somapuri Mahabhihara – the second largest Buddhist monastery south of Himalayas from 8th century; and Bagerhat – a 15th century Muslim city full of beautiful mosques.
It has the longest unbroken sandy beach in the world, many beautiful archaeological sites, endless tea plantations, beautiful rivers and canals in the the Ganges Delta, tranquilizing hilly region, and mostly one of the most friendliest and hospitable people on earth.
How is the connection?
Bangladesh has a very good flight connection with all the middle-east countries, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Istanbul, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar. It will be very convenient to combine Bangladesh with your holiday in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, or Thailand. If you are visiting Bhutan, Bangladesh is one of the couple of countries they have any connection with.
How is the security situation?
It is a safe and secured country compared to many other popular destination. Here you can read what travelers say after visiting Bangladesh, most of whom are female western travelers:
- What travelers say about the safety situation after visiting Bangladesh
– by Raw Hasan, Bangladesh
- My 11 days vacation in Bangladesh during security alert from the west
– by Svetlana Suslova, Russia
- Breath-taking Bangladesh: Our unforgettable experience
– by Elizabeth Avery, UK
- Bangladesh: Off the Tourist Trails, and Off the Beaten Track
– by Hilary Heath-Caldwell, New Zealand
- Diary of my first 03 weeks trip to Bangladesh
– by Helen Reynolds, UK
How to get visa?
Citizens of EU, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and some Asian countries can get visa on arrival for 30 days which takes just 10 minutes, and costs about $51. No need to submit any application before arrival, no question asked.