Barisal - The Southern Part of Bangladesh, called The Moon Island, The Grain House, The Venice of Bengal, The Venice of East, The Land of Paddy - River - and Canals.
When hills and ancients monuments in other parts of Bangladesh The Backwaters are unique to Barisal. The most beautiful and accessible part of the backwaters is The Attghar - Kuriana, The famous “Floating Guava Market". There are 10-15 canals with full of natural beauty which is completely rare in over all Bangladesh and it is listed as prestigious with rich bio-diversity.
The Barisal Back Waters are a network of interconnected canals, rivers, a labyrinthine system formed by a long water ways and some time compared to the Indian Kerala and American Bayou. In the midst of this landscape there are a number of villages and full of village activities.
There are 4/5 mighty rivers has surrounded in this area. Miles after miles you can enjoy the full blossom of the nature. The shadow of the tree of two side of the canals falling on to canal and you can also imagine that you are doing backwater in Amazon Swamp Forest.
Many unique species of aquatic life including crabs, frogs and mud-skippers, water birds such as
terns, kingfishers and cormorants and animals such as otters and turtles live in and alongside the backwaters.Palm trees, Sugarcane and Hog Palm orchards, various leafy plants and bushes grow alongside the backwaters, providing a green hue to surrounding landscape.
You can take your meals meantime of the trip – there are some village restaurants in there also.
The Backwaters area start 40 minutes distance by CNG from Barisal City, Name - Banaripara River Port on mighty river "Sandha".
You can enjoy this backwater trip all over the year with your full satisfaction.
All the very best
Ontu - Barisal