Blue skies overhead, green fields underneath the clear beel and the continuous chirping of local and foreign birds that is how a nature lover or tourist would describe Tanguar Haor

Blue skies overhead, green fields underneath the clear beel and the continuous chirping of local and foreign birds that is how a nature lover or tourist would describe Tanguar Haor


Blue skies overhead, green fields underneath the clear beel and the continuous chirping of local and foreign birds that is how a nature lover or tourist would describe Tanguar Haor, One of the many significant wetlands located Tahirpur upozila in Sunamgaj district.


The Tanguar Haor located in the Dharmapsha and Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj District in Bangladesh. it's a unique wetland ecosystem of national importance and has come into international focus.


The area of Tanguar haor including 46 villages within the haor is about 100 square kilometres of which 2,802.36 ha2 is wetland. It is the source of livelihood for more than 40,000 people. The Government of Bangladesh declared Tanguar haor as and ecologically critical area in 1999 considering its critical condition as a result of overexploitation of its natural resources. In 2000, the hoar basin was declared a Ramsar site wetland of international importance. With this declaration, the Government is committed to preserve its natural resources and has taken several steps for protection of this wetland.
Every winter the haor is home to about 200 types of migratory birds. The haor is an important source of fish. In 1999-2000, the government earned 7,073,184 taka as revenue just from fisheries of the haor. There are more than 1440 species of fresh water fish in the haor. The more predominant among them are ayir, gang, magur, baim, tara, gutum, gulsha, tengra, titna, garia, beti, kakia etc. gulli, balua, ban tulsi, nalkhagra etc. and other freshwater weltland trees are in this haor. According to national report of Bangladesh



There is no arrangement to stay in Tanguar Haor. You may stay in Sunamganj because it's small city there. but you have to a short plan to visit. If you want to enjoy properly you will stay more time. In that case you may stay in the govt. rest house in Tahirpur. I think, have a good sound for you that's you also stay in boat at night. If you choose to stay in boat at night or you hire a boat for  more time, you should purchase your necessary things and goods before starting form Sunamganj.


Don't worry Buses, trains, air are available from Dhaka, Chittagong to Sylet, Sunamganj. Then you are to go to Shaheb Bari Ghat by rickshaw or auto rickshaw. You have to hire a boat from there








Local Guide Reviews


" Tanguar Haor is one of the most beautiful places in this country to visit this place, people need to hire engine boats or motor bikes. But, travellers who travel with the boat get the best possible view and experience. Generally, travellers need to stay one night at the boat. That night for me, would be one of the most fantastic nights of any travellers' life. Best of the place  for visit with friends and family. It's just like a dream come true everyone should visit that place, beautiful views and fresh air. " Mrityunjoy Mandal

" In your life, you SHOULD not miss to go Tanguar Hoar. One of the best feelings i got there. Every moments of tanguar hoar you enjoyed. We stayed there at night on boat . so please stay night there otherwise the enjoyment Won't complete properly. " Tanvir Rakib

" The place is amazing! It's a excellent place to travel. The nature and the beauty of water are marvelous! You can enjoy the combination of nearly blue water, blue sky and green hills here. In a moonlit night the beauty of nature extends a thousand times! You can also realize the griefs and hardship of the people of haor by travelling here. " Md. Ashiqul Islam





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