Bangladesh among 'cost effective travel destinations'
Bangladesh ranked seventh in the Lonely Planet’s Top 10 “Best Value” travel destinations for 2019, which showcased the most notable ten places for affordable adventures, UNB reports.
Lonely, the world’s largest travel guidebook publisher, said Bangladesh “creates few ripples given everything it must offer&rdquo astonishingly; and centered on the country’s diverse and exciting cities.
It also added that Bangladesh had been a cheap country for tourist and had a lot of things to offer, such as for example “Asia’s longest beach (and an emerging surf scene) at Cox’s Bazar, and the mangroves and wild tigers of Sundarbans National Park.”
The travel publisher also highlighted Bangladesh’s numerous Unesco World Heritage sites, including the historic city of Bagerhat and the Buddhist ruins in Paharpur.
The report concluded by mentioning that visitors certainly are a rarity, giving Bangladesh an “out there” feeling that’s harder to get in lots of neighbouring countries.
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As such, none of Bangladesh’s neighbours — India, Myanmar, and Pakistan — were mentioned in the report, with the Maldives being the only real other Asian country appearing on the list.
Egypt’s Southern Nile Valley topped the rankings, accompanied by the ambitious post-industrial city of Lodz in Poland and the fantastic Smoky Mountains National Park of the united states.
The Maldives and Argentina consecutively ranked 4th and 5th.
Albania, Slovenia, and Ecuador complete the affordable adventure index’s list.
The UNB report added that the Bangladesh government had taken different initiatives to attract international tourists in addition to to improve awareness on the list of locals on tourism’s actual and potential contribution to sustainable development.