Tahjingdong is the highest mountain of Bangladesh. According to local tribal language Tahjing means Great & Dong means Hill, association appearance is Great hill or Tahjingdong. The topmost of this mountain is 4,300 ft above sea level. It is located in Remakri Pangsha union under Ruma upazilla of Bandarban. It is 25 km away as of the sadar upazilla. Thousands of tourist gather each year in Ruma upazilla to recompense a stopover of Tahjingdong. Besides this mountain there are different tribal community whose adaptable cultures and living styles are so nature concerned with. Once the way to Tahjingdong was thought unshakable, but today a lot of tourists create this journey conceivable for the sake of beauty. Beauty is distributed far and wide on the way to Tahjingdong. For the duration of the drizzling season it’s a real hardship to grasp it. Particularly in the winter season lots of tourists endeavor to grasp it on foot as an adventure. At present one can reach close to the Keokradong by Chander Gari (Jeep). The remaining path has to be accomplished on foot. It is shall for one to transmit warm clothes throughout the winter season. In this admiration walking habit will affluence this tour.
Food & Accommodations:
On the way to Tahjingdong one has to pause his journey at Bogalake for refurbishment. There is no other accommodation capacity excluding the rest houses of district council in Bogalake. One has to begin his walking initially in the morning from Bogalake to reach Tahjingdong. It will need 7 to 8 hours to reach Tahjingdong. Tourists have to grasp that night in the near about tribe village and they have to begin for Bogalake next morning. Tourists have to transmit dry food, water cleansing tablet warm clothes, torch light, orsallaine, anti mosquito lotion and other essential medicines. This journey is very much arduous, so it is better to evade children and women to take along with you. There are some residential hotels in Ruma Bazar, so you have to authorize at first the hotel arrangement before going to Ruma, or else you will have no substitute passing the night under the open sky. If you are privileged you can benefit tribal house to pass the night.
Ruma is 50 kilometer away from Bandarban. Due to lack of established communication and transportation it is a distant upzila in Bangladesh. For visiting Tahjingdong you have to go to Ruma at first. On the way heading to Ruma you have to inventory your name & address in the adjacent military check post. You must hang onto it mind that after 4 p.m nonentity is allowable to leave Ruma for Boga Lake, Keokaradong, Tahjingdong. In rainy season you can go upto koikhhong jhiri by jeep. From that residence you have to commence one hour boat journey to Ruma. In winter season you can go up to Ruma Bridge Ghat and from the place you need 15 to 20 minutes boat journey to reach in Ruma. From Ruma sadar you can rental pickup or jeep up to Boga Lake and you have to walk through the hills from Boga Lake to Tahjingdong.
ShangunRiver is the essential part of the ordinary beauty of Bandarban. This river is flowing through the hills thousands of years. It is also an significant itinerary to interconnect with Ruma and Thanci upzilla. It has enormous financial interests for the populations of Bandarban. This river is extensively used for transportation of agricultural and other essential products for the persons of remote community. Each year an enormous magnitude of logs and bamboo is carried through it. In the winter season it almost becomes motionless but in the rainy season you will be astonished to see the ferocious present of it. One must be captivated with the beautifications distributed on the both sides of it. River sail in Shangu is delighted and a striking one. Nowhere in Bangladesh can you ascertain such a fusion of hills, forests, falls with a river. All the way you will be electrified only. It is beyond one’s mind’s eye that countryside is so blunt and open here. Here birds are proselytization your soul in the peaceful nature of the addresses to be combined with the deepest man in green. Shangu is like a chaplet of hills. You can sensation truly for the duration of the boat cruise that nature is the utmost artist. On the way to Thanci you will see big rocks are sprinkling in its flow. This is basically astonishing.
Food and accommodation:
You can have an impressive river cruise in Shangu and there are so lots of unnamed spots to assemble a ‘ Dutch treat’ or picnic. You can also take lunch packet with you. For short trip you can take snacks with you.
You can hire traditional boats or engine boats from the old Shangu Bridge or from Boatghat at Kyachingghata. You can tactic downstream or upstream as well.