Thursday, November 17, 2011


Moheshkhali Island

Moheshkhali is a beautiful island in the Bay of Bengal in the north-western side of Cox’s Bazar. The island is Surrounded with forested hills and some mangrove trees alongside the coastal beach. It's total area is 262 squre kilometers. Through the center of the island and along the eastern coastline rises, a range of low hills, but the coast to the north and west is a low-lying treat, Surrounded by mangrove jungle. There are a Buddhist temple and a shrine of Adinath on the hill. You will find here hilly areas,mangrove forests, salt field etcetera.

Buddist Temple

Adinath Temple

You can go easily to Moheshkhali from Cox's Bazar. You need to take a Rickshaw from cox's Bazar go to Ghat no 6,  From 6no. Ghat you can go to this Island by local motorboat or by speedboat. It takes 1 hour by trawler and 1/2 hour by speedboat.

Moheshkhali island is famous for Buddhist Temple and the ancient Adinath Temple. You can enjoy a full day here if you Settle up to visit Sonadia and some other Islands. In the morning you can your journey for Moheskhali, spend time to visit the places, take lunch there and on return you can visit Sonadia and other nearby Islands. where you can sea the fishing & lifestyle of fishermen. By the afternoon you can come back to Cox's Bazaar.  
Moheshkhali is a wonderful  place for visit. Many tourist come visit Moheshkhali every year.

 Jetty Ghat, Moheshkhali

Moheshkhali Channel

1 comment:

  1. mother moheshkhali ki jay hoo.