Sajek Valley Resort is located on the border of Mizoram in the southernmost district of Rangamati of Bangladesh. Sajek is the largest union of the country, whose area is 702 square miles. India’s Tripura to the north of Sajek, Longadu of Rangamati on the south, Mizoram of India on the east, Dighinala of Khagrachari on the west.
Although Sajek Valley Resort is located in Rangamati district, its travel facility is from Dighinalala of Khagrachari. Coming from Rangamati via Kaptai by way of water, there are many ways to go Sajek. It is 70 kms away from the town of Khagrachhari. And 49 kilometers from Dighinala & 34 kilometers from Baghaihat.
Travelling Sajeke from Khagrachhari, you have to pass Dighinala army camp. After 10 no. Baghighat Police and Army camp will be arrived from where you have to get the original permit to go to Sajek Valley Resort. Then the Kasalong Bridge. Later Tiger Tila army post and Masalong Bazar. When the market is crossed, the first village of Sajek, Ruilui Para, whose height is 1800 feet.
Here Lusai, Pankua and Tripura live. This village was established in 1885. The head of this village is Lal Thanga Lusai. Sajek will arrive at a short time from Ruilui Para. BGB camp of Sajek Valley Resort is the highest BGB camp in Bangladesh. Here’s the helipad.
Travelling two to two and a half hours from Ruilui Para of Sajek Valley can be seen the beautiful Kamalak waterfall. Kamalak waterfall is known to many as Piddam Towisa Jharna or Sikam Towisa Jharna.
Kanglak is the last village of Sajek. It is also home to the Lusai population. It’s head man Choumingthai Lusai. The luşai hills of India are seen from Kanglak Para. From where the river Karnafuli has emerged. After the Sajak BGB camp, there is no camp, and due to security reasons, it does not allow going to the middle of Kanglak para occasionally. At the time of return, you can check out Hazazhra waterfall, Dighinala Hanging Bridge and Dighinala Banwihari.
How to go Sajek Valley Resort?
Khagrachhari can go from Dhaka by Shyamoli, Hanif and other transport buses. The rent will be Tk 520. Besides, if you want to go directly to Dighinala, the Santi Paribahon will be good decision and rent is 580 taka. BRTC and Sentmartin Paribahan’s AC buses are also in Khagrachari.
You can visit Sajek Valley Resort from Khagrachari by jeep (local name Chander gari) in a day. Rent will be 8500-10000 taka and 15 people can sit in a car. If people are less, then you can also go there by CNG from the city. Rent 4000-5000 taka. Although it is very risky to take the CNG. There is a possibility of overturn.
Otherwise, go from Khagrachari town to Dighinala and then go to Sajek. Dighinala on the bus is 45 tk per person, and a motor bike costs 100 tk per person. You can also visit by reserving the motorcycle at Tk 1000-1200 from Dighinala. You must cross Baghaihat army camp before the evening of the return. Otherwise, many questions have to be faced. It is forbidden to take photographs of the camp.
Where to eat?
Traditional System Restaurant located at Pankhai Para near Khagrachari city. Here you can eat traditional food of Khagrachari.
To have in Sajek, you can use the Runmay Resort. Besides, if you stay in Sajek Valley Resort, there are also eaten there. Apart from this, you can have a lunch with indigenous people in Ruillui and Kanglak para. For this reason, you have to tell beforehand how many people you want to eat, what you want to eat. See More: Top 10 attractive natural tourist places in Bangladesh.
Where to stay?
Apart from Parzoton motel, there are many different quality hotels in Khagrachari. Although there are some hotels in Dighinalala, the quality of the Dighinala Guest House is somewhat good.
1) Sajek Resort – This is the Bangladesh Army-run resort. There are four rooms on the second floor. There is a food arrangement. Contact: 01859025694/01847070395.
2) Runmoy Resort – It is located in Sajek. There are three rooms on the ground floor. There are 2 people in each room can stay. You can take extra bed with extra money. There are four tents, four people can stay each tent. Contact: 01862011852.
3) Alo Resort – It is located in Ruilui village just before Sajek. There are 6 rooms in it. Double room 4 (two bedrooms). Single room 2 Contact: – 01863606906 or 0371-62067.
Don’t forget to go to the mysterious cave Alutila if have in Khagrachari town. There will be a diverse experience in this cave, located just off the city, just a fifteen minute trip. It seems as if you are taking part in an exciting expedition like Indiana Jones. There is dark whirl in the cave. So you have to take a torch or a light. Do not worry, you can buy a torch out of the cave.
On the way to Alutila, if you ask to the driver of the car, he will turn around from the nearest hill. The entire Khagrachari city view is available from here. Khagrachari town has a small hanging bridge. You can come to see it and you can swim in the river to end the whole day’s fatigue. You can return Dhaka by bus at night from there.
Our motherland Bangladesh is decorated beautifully. On one hand, the vast plains on one side, the sea and the hills, on the other. What is not in our country? Each district is like a tourist spot with having the stunning beauty. So the travel seeking people is increasing day by day in these tourist centers.