Nilgiri Mountains Bandarban Bangladesh

The Nilgiri Mountains structure some portion of the Western Ghats in Western Tamil Nadu of Southern India. At least 24 of the ‘Nilgiri Mountains’ peaks are above 2,000 meters (6,600 ft), the highest peak being Doddabetta at 2,637 meters (8,652 ft).

Stunningly placed at the junction of the Western and Eastern Ghats, Nilgiri Mountains is popularly known as the “Blue Mountains”. Nilgiri Mountains are well adjusted with the Western Ghats which draws out to Mumbai. It is one of the oldest mountain ranges, set on different evaluations ranging from 2,500 m to 2,600 m above sea level. Mountains of Nilgiri provide an excellent opportunity to the trekkers all the years.

The Nilgiri Mountains is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Nilgiri (Tamil or Blue Mountains when converted into English) is additionally the name given to a scope of mountains spread over the conditions of Tamilnadu just as Karnataka and Kerala. The Nilgiri Mountains compromise part of a larger mountain chain known as the Western Ghats. The Mountain Doddabetta has the highest elevation, standing at a height of 2,637 meters (8,650 ft. The region dwells, for the most part, contained inside that mountain go.

Home to three most famous hill stations, for example, Coonoor, Kotagiri and Ooty, Nilgiri is the ideal base for climbing with leaving climbs into the mountains. You will trail through the thick shoal forests, coffee plants and rolling pastures, lush green fields and glittering waterfalls. Crystal clear lakes add charm to the surrounding of Nilgiri hills and Mountains and the trek routes become more enjoyable. The number of trek routes waits for the novice trekkers too.

History Nilgiri:

The high stepped of the Nilgiri Mountains has been inhabited since prehistoric times, demonstrated by a large number of artifacts unearthed by excavators. A particularly important collection from the region can be seen in the British Museum, including those assembled by colonial officers James Wikinson Breeks, Major M. J. Warehouse, and Sir Walter Elliot.

The first recorded use of the word Nila applied to this region can be traced back to 1117 AD. In the report of a general of Vishnuvardhana, king of Hoysalas, who in reference to his enemies, claimed to have “frightened the Todas, diven the Kongas underground, slaughtered the Poluvas,put to death the Maleyalas, terrified Chieftain Kala Nirpala and then proceeded to offer the peak of Nila Mountain (presumably Doddabetta or Rangaswami peak of Peranganad in East Nilgiris) to Lakshmi,  goddess of wealth.

A legend stone (Veeragallu), with a Kannada engraving at Vazhaithottam (Bale thota) in the Nilgiri District, dated to tenth century CE, has been found. A Kannada engraving of Hoysala lord Ballala III ( of his subordinate Madhava Dannayaka’s child) from the fourteenth century CE has been found at the Siva (or Vishnu) temple at Nilgiri Sadarana Kote (present-day Dannayakana Kote), close to the intersection of Moyar and Bhabani streams, yet the temple has since seen submerged by the Bhabani Sagar dam.

In 1814, as a component of the Great trigonometrical Survey, a sub right hand named keys and a student named McMahon rose the hills by the Danaynkeucottah (Dannayakana Kote) pass, infiltrated into the remotest parts, made plants, and sent in reports of their disclosures. As a result of these accounts, Messrs. Whish and Kindersley, too youthful madras regular folks, wandered up in the quest for certain lawbreakers taking shelter in the mountains and continued to watch the inside. They soon saw and felt enough favorable climate and terrain to excite their own curiosity and that of others.

After the mid-1820s, the hills were grown quickly under the British Raj, on the grounds that the majority of the land was at that point exclusive by British natives. It was a popular summer and weekend gateway for the British during the colonial days. In 1827, Ooty turned into the official sanatorium and the mid-year capital of the Madras Presidency. Many winding hill streets were built. In 1899, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway was completed by persuasive and ambitious British residents, with investment from the Madras government.

In the 19th century, when the British Straits Settlement transported Chinese convicts to be imprisoned in India, the Chinese men settled in the Nilgiri Mountains close Naduvattam after their discharge and wedded Tamil Paraiyan ladies, having blended Chinese-Tamil youngsters with them. They were reported by Edgar Thurston.

Nilgiri Ticket Price:

This is a place of natural beauty. So there’s no ticket price at all.

Opening Day:

This place is open for 24 hours.

Nilgiri Address, Location (How To Go):

Bandarban 4600, Bangladesh.

There is a non-AC bus service from Bohoddorhat, Chittagong and from Kodomtoli BRTC AC bus service is available to the Bandarban. This will cost you a maximum of 120 takas on the AC bus. Besides these, you will also have Bandarban-Keranihat bus service. It is your wish to choose how you want to go. On the side of Nilgiri, there are a lot of vehicles that are for your service by the exchange of rent. Four wheelers are also available but this will cost you heavy. If you can make your trip with your family then this will cost you less. You can reach at the Nilgiri by the CNG or Mahendra vehicles. There is a bus also you can have in the Bandarban-Thanci highway and this will serve you direct to the Nilgiri. Same time, this will save your money a lot.

Where to Stay:

Some of the hotels/motels in Bandarban are listed below for your assistance.

  1. Hotel Paharika

Address: Main Road, Bandarban.

Contact Number: 62155

  1. (Resident)

Address: It is located in the South-West of Thanchi Bazar in Thanchi Sadar Upazila.

Contact Number: +880 18195-37753

Most Attractive Things Nilgiri:

Nilgiri is a paradise on earth bestowed with the bounteous beauty of nature. The presence of abundant flora and fauna, old mountain ranges, gushing waterfalls, meandering streams and thrilling trekking routes of Nilgiri attract trekkers, honeymooners, wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts from around the world. Tourist’s attractions in Nilgiri are dotted all over its blessed lush vegetation, placid water bodies and majestic mountain ranges. Each of them opens up to panoramic views of the entire region and gives you ample chance to cherish the natural wonders.

As the tourist places to visit in Nilgiri’s are spread over different facts of nature, they draw all modes of travelers. Some of those spectacular sights are:

  • Doddabetta Peak
  • Pykara Lake and Waterfalls
  • Ooty Botanical Garden
  • Hidden Valley
  • Mayor River near Masinagudi
  • Mudumalai Wildlife sanctuary and
  • Dolphins Nose Viewpoint.

There are many other names attached to these. Investigate our Nilgiri visit bundles and select the spots you need to visit. In any case, one thing that unquestionably should be experienced here is the Nilgiri Mountain Railway. It is a few of those Nilgiri attractions that date back its existence to the British Era. Crossing very nearly 250 bridges and 15 tunnels, the train conveys alongside it a portion of the dreamlike excellence of nature.

Nilgiri is the tallest pinnacles and a wonderful place of interest in Bangladesh. It is around 3500 feet high and arranged at Thanci Thana. Close to this spot you can see Moro villages. Their bright culture and way of life may be an unexplored encounter for you. In the rainy season, the tremendous landscape is made here, the entire spot is secured with the cover of mists. It is a nice place for campfire in the rainy season. The most attractive time of the day is down. It is better to stay during the 7-18 dates of a lunar month of enjoying the moonlit night. You can also enjoy the artful course of Sangu River. Nilgiri is managed by the Army brigade of Bandarban.