Forget anything you may or may not know about Bangladesh, the beautiful nation that’s bordered on both sides by India (there’s a complicated history there). If you’ve never considered a trip to this rural nation, then you’re cheating yourself out of an affordable and exciting journey. The people of Bangladesh have an international reputation for friendliness and hospitality, the country’s natural beauty will drop your jaw, the food is unique and addictive, and the cultural history is immersive and fascinating. There are literally hundreds of reasons to spend some time in Bangladesh. When you’re there, be sure to hit one of these destinations to make the most of your trip.
1. The Sunderbans
A popular UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sunderbans is located in the Bay of Bengal, where the Ganges collides with the Brahmaputra. The wildlife throughout the area are incredibly diverse, ranging from mysterious Bengal tigers to squawking primates parading through the trees.