Outdoor Activities - Fun in the Sun in Bangladesh
Most people enjoy getting out in the sun and fresh air. Outdoor activities in Bangladesh afford you the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors whilst having a fun time. With vast natural areas, rivers, beaches, the sea and numerous outdoor attractions, Bangladesh has something to offer everyone.
Trekking and hiking are popular outdoor activities. As you slowly make your way up mountain sides or walk through thick forest, you will discover that trekking is a great way to see the country as well as meet tribal communities. Breathe in the fresh air as you challenge your body. For more information on trekking in Bangladesh visit the "Trekking" page on this site. For those who enjoy walking but don't want to go as far as does whilst trekking, there are many opportunities for brief walking trails in natural areas and between sites of historical and cultural interest. Many tourists also enjoy cycling through the countryside where you can observe laborers at work or spot some of Bangladesh's amazing wildlife.
For those who enjoy soaking up the sun or splashing in the waves there are some lovely beaches in Bangladesh. Kuakata at the southern tip of Bangladesh is a stunning spot. This sunny beach is ideal for sunrise and sunset picnics. Cox's Bazar is the longest natural beach in the world measuring some 120 km. Besides catching a tan at Cox's Bazaar you can also take in attractions such as Aggmeda Kyang, Makeshakali Island, the Ramu, Himchari picnic area and Sonadia Island.
Sport is also popular in Bangladesh and there are many venues for engaging in fun activities. Cricket is particularly common. For more details on sports in Bangladesh visit the "Sport" page on this site.
These are just a few of the outdoor activities in Bangladesh that tourists enjoy. Check out the following pages on this site for more information on outdoor places of interest: Ecotourism, Adventure Travel and Golf Courses.