Rangamati (Chittagong Hill Tracts)

Kaptai Lake

Rangamati is the most popular destination in Chittagong Hill Tracts covered by the scenic beauty of Kaptai Lake, plenty of small hills and tribal people. The lake was made in 1960 dotted with island is undoubtedly beautiful. Boat cruise through the lake would be the best way to spend your day. This place is also inhabited by the many indigenous group of People like Chakma, Marma & Tripura. The tribal lifestyle, handicrafts market, weaving factories, the largest tribal floating market Bonorupa and the Chakma King house are the richest sites to explore.

Quick Facts

Location: Rangamati, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Total Area: 6116.11 sq. km. (Rangamati Hill District)

Population: 595,979 (52% Indigenous people) (2011 Census)

Indigenous group: Chakma, Marma, Tanchangya, indigenous Assamese people, Keot (Kaibarta), Tripura, Pankua, Lushai, Khiang, Murang, Rakhain, Chak, Bowm, Khumi.

Festivals: Baishabi Utshab (12-14 April)

Attractions: Kaptai Lake, Hanging Bridge, Tribal House & Bazaars, Tribal Weaving Factories, Banaropa Floating Market, Rajbon Vihar & Chakma King House, Shuvolong Waterfall and many more.

Check out our Chittagong Hill Tracts TourRangamati, Bandarban & Cox’s Bazaar packages to experience the Chittagong Hill Tracts better.