Sylhet Travel Information

Hotels and other types of accommodation
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Excellent compilation of different types of hotels and accommodation in Sylhet city from very cheap to mid range budget to luxury ones:
http://csecarnival.com/uploads/SylhetHotelList.pdf

 

Tripbd a very good site that contain independent photos of the room and room tariff:::39 hotels in sylhet
http://www.tripbd.com/hotels/Sylhet

 

Hotel Supreme, a midrange hotel, located little away from Dorgah but inside the city.
http://www.hotelsupreme.net/rooms.php

Single Deluxe Non AC 1,050
Executive Single Deluxe AC 1,800
Twin Deluxe AC 1,900 per room[Two can stay for 1900 BDT per day]

Going to Sylhet from Dhaka by bus, train and plane
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In one page, all relevant info about bus, trai and air with guide price(now price goes a little up as the post was accurate as of 2014)
http://tour.khujbo.com/dhaka-sylhet-bus-train-air/

Ena paribahan operates bus towards Sylhet and its route Mohakhali-Uttara-Sylhet. So one can hop on from Mohahali or Uttara in Dhaka.It usually takes 6-7 hours and they have buses almost every hour though AC buese are available in every four hours like.AC buses have legspace like business class in renowned airlines(pic of AC seat : https://www.facebook.com/ena.transport.habigonj/photos/a.864104323657184.1073741826.864102496990700/1002208076513474/?type=3&source=11  )

Ena ticket price
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Dhaka-Sylhet one way AC bus = 800 Taka

Ena AC bus Seat no with position in a diagram and pic of original ticket : Please click here to view

Contact mobile phone no of Ticket counters of Ena Poribahan at different places
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Uttara B.G.B Market : 01760 737 651
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ena-Bus-Counter-Uttara/219784211510395

Tongi Station :01760 737 653
Mohakhali Bus station: 01619 737 650
Sylhet Bus Terminal :01619 737 656
Shahjal Majar gate(Sylhet) counter:01764 543432
Sobhanighat (Sylhet) counter: 01680292430

Green line Paribahan charges 850 BDT in Volvo AC bus and 1100 BDT in Scania AC bus for Dhaka-Sylhet one way fare.
http://www.online-dhaka.com/english/63_708_1551_0-green-line-dhaka-city-guide.html

User review of the above two bus services:
https://themeantimedash.wordpress.com/travel/travel-dhaka-sylhet-dhaka-by-bus/

By Air :::
very good and nice fare chart of all domestic and international popular destinations with airlines::
http://www.bluewaystours.com/flight/domestic-flight-

Now some international flights of Biman Airlines go through both Dhaka and Sylhet and ticket price is little less(2400 to 2900 Taka around) in these flights as they fill up empty seats by the passengers who get off in Dhaka or Sylhet.

By Train :

Intercity Trains schedule From BimanBandar(Dhaka Airport) Station :
http://railway.portal.gov.bd/site/page/959f94dd-43d2-4017-8d21-d8b4073ad4b9

From sylhet station, trains schedule is here:
http://railway.portal.gov.bd/site/page/293eb35f-8b6a-4036-898c-fd94437670b4

Train ticket price Dhaka to Sylhet one way
First chair 425
shovon chair 320
snigdha 610
AC seat 736
Ac berth 1099
http://railway.portal.gov.bd/

Tickets are up for sale in the station, internet and through mobile just 5 days advance.

Food in Sylhet
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restaurants in Sylhet please check qoogle map

foodpanda list for sylhet restaurants
https://www.foodpanda.com.bd/restaurants/city/sylhet

Autorickshaw (known as CNG) fare
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Dorgah to SUST = 15 Tk per person in shared cng autorickshaw

Dorgah to SUST = 120 Tk if taken by one person

Kadamtoli sylhet central bus station to SUST = 150 tk if taken private not shared.

Tourist attaractions,Surma Cruise and other tours
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http://www.visitsylhet.com/

Surma River cruise
http://www.visitsylhet.com/things-to-do/surma-river-cruise

 

Shopping malls in Sylhet
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Modern air conditioned shopping malls in Sylhet
http://tourismsylhet.com/index.php/site/shopping/type/1

Traditional shopping
http://tourismsylhet.com/index.php/site/shopping/type/3

Local Brands
http://tourismsylhet.com/index.php/site/shopping/type/2