Nikli HaorNikli Haor

Nikli Haor is situated at Nikli Upazila in Kishoreganj. Nikli Haor is ideal tour place for day tour from Dhaka. Take a day and visit Nikli Haor with very little budget. This Haor is one of the best beautiful Haor in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh. Here you will enjoy a boat ride on the water of Haor, an island-like field in the middle of the water, a small swamp forest “Chatir Char”.  All tourists spot an ideal place for a one-day tour.

At the end of the rainy season is the best time to visit Nikli Haor.

Nikli Haor
Nikli Haor

How to go:

By bus: You can go Kishoreganj direct by bus. There are some bus services from Dhaka to Kisoreganj. They are- Anik Mahmud Enterprise, Ananna Paribahan etc. Ticket price will be TK.300-180. From Dhaka Sayedabed you can take a bus to Kishoreganj and get off Kaliachapra Sugar Mill & Poolerghat. Poolerghat route is the easiest route. Then from there you can take a Auto & CNG and get off Nikli Haor.

By train:  The train from Dhaka to Kishoreganj, you will get off at Sararchar/ Manikkhali Station and take a CNG for Nikli. You can also take the Kishoreganj Express from Dhaka to Gachihata and take an Auto to Nikli Haor.

Chatir Char
Chatir Char

Where to stay:

There are no hotels in Nikli. If you want to stay the night, you can go to Kishoreganj. There are so many hotels in Kishoreganj. They are- Gangchil Hotel, Sraboni Hotel, Al- Muslim Hotel Hotel Nirala, Hotel River View etc.

If you wish, you can rent a big boat and stay in the boat at night.

Where to eat:

There are so many food hotels in Nikli Upazila. There are- Cafe Deu, Hotel Setu etc. Haor fish dishes are available in these hotels.

Natural Beauty of Chatir Char
Natural Beauty of Chatir Char


  1. Nikli Haor is not safe at night. So, if it is not a big group, it is better not to stay in the boat at night.
  2. If you want to travel from Dhaka in one day, take a very early morning bus.
  3. Nikli Haor is very crowded on public holidays. So, it is better to go on days other than public holidays.
  4. The tour cost will be less in this Haor for a group of people.
  5. Of course, you have to negotiate to rent a boat.
  6. Keep an umbrella and life jacket with you, it will be useful.

It is our Responsibility to keep our tourist spots clean. Let’s keep the spots neat & clean as we go around. Happy Travelling  😉


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