Sandwip Beach – Chittagong

Sandwip (English: Sandwip) is an island (Sandwip Samodra Soikot) in the Chittagong district in the Bay of Bengal off the southeast coast of Bangladesh. It is located at the mouth of the river Meghna. It is a very ancient island in Bangladesh.

Every place in Sandwip is worth visiting – crop fields, green nature, markets, markets, everything. You can easily see all the corners of the island from north to south. To the north of the island you can see the hundred year old Maryam Bibi Sahebani Mosque built in the style of the Taj Mahal. There is a big lake adjacent to the mosque, a shrine. To the south of the island is the traditional dry lake. There are also numerous mosques, schools, madrasas, and large playgrounds. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the Baul Jari Sari song festival. You can also visit Amanular Char to the north of Sandwip, Uri Char to the northeast, Kalapani and Kalia Char to the south.

The most discussed topics in the current period of the year Sandeep is an ideal place for camping . That will be a lot of fun / enjoyment. In this case, you can take the help of the locals to choose a suitable place. Choose the right place and pitch the tent, with the twinkling lights of the night stars, the murmur of the river under the open sky.

The best time to camp is winter, you can spend a few nights in dense fog effortlessly. The people of the island are very sincere and cooperative. Besides, you will get all the things you need easily. You can make food by shopping for yourself. You will find everything from river fish, meat to winter cakes in the markets. And the most delicious food of the winter season is the cinnamon of date juice. You can also eat the famous sweets of the island, for that you have to go to Shiva Hat in the south of the island.

Gradually river and sea erosion reduced the size of the island from a small one to 80 square miles. It is known that in the fifteenth century its size was 650 square miles. In this way, one day this island may be lost in the sea.

Accommodation in Sandwip / Where to stay

There are 2/1 hotels at Enam-Nahar intersection in the main city area of ​​Sandwip. There is also a high quality hotel in the Senerhat area. Besides, you can stay upazila parishad dak bangla . You need to take permission (Mahmudur Rahman 01811341722). There are several quality food hotels in the upazila so you don’t have to worry about food.


How to go to Sandwip

Sandwip by river from Dhaka

The launch leaves Sadarghat at 9 am three days a week for Sandwip. At the present time this trip will be a little trouble, can feel annoying. One of the reasons for this is the rising char west of Sandwip. Due to which it will take a long time and trouble to get up and down.

Sandwip by road from Dhaka

To reach Sandwip, take any Dhaka-Chittagong long distance bus by road. You have to get down the kumira. Ask your bus to get off at the Kumira Steamer Ghat stand. From there go by auto or rickshaw to Kumira Steamer Ghat. From here you have to cross the Sandwip Channel by water to Guptachhara Ghat in Sandwip. This waterway is the only way to reach Sandwip from the mainland.

Sandwip by road from Chittagong

Kumira can come directly from anywhere in Chittagong city. Easy and can save taxi time. The maximum cost will be 200 to 250 taka.

Sandwip from Kumira Ghat

Speedboats are one of the modern means of transportation on the island. This speeding vehicle will take you to the island in just a few minutes. In this case 350 taka has to be counted. There is joy in this journey and time will also be saved. The problem is not to get up and down the mud. If you have more than one partner, you can rent a boat. If you have one or two people, it is better to go to Normali. For this you have to go to Kumira Sandwip Ghat. There are two more ghats but this is the best way to get to Sandwip town.

Launches / trawlers (much like boats made of wood) can be used to reach Sandwip from Kumira Ghat. There are passenger launches here, along with cargo launches. It will save time and cost less. There will be some problems in getting up and down. There is joy in this journey, but the joy may fade because of the extra passengers and the goods.


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Translate By Sheikh Sobuj,
Updated: June 14, 2023

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