Madhupur National Park: The gateway to Jungle – Wildlife & Birding Tours in Tangail
The exploits of Mowgli and his friends in The Jungle Book fascinated us during our childhood when we see only one channel that is BTV (Bangladesh Television). However, the jungle surfer may explore one of the major and earliest national park in Bangladesh which is located at Tangail Mymenshing Highway, Madhupur national park. Madhupur National Park, Tangail is called the Home of the beautiful capped langur monkey, wild boar, barking deer and a galaxy of bird species. It ideally located in Tangail which covers almost 8500 hecres of area. The forest situated on the western side of Tangail-Mymensingh main road. The park is located in the northeastern part of Tangail district and administered under the jurisdiction of Tangail forest division. The Madhupur national park mostly under the Madhupur upazila of Tangail district and partially are in Muktagacha upazila of Mymensingh district.
MNP is a popular tourist spot to the eco traveller. People from the rest of the Bangladesh come here for its uniqueness & ecological variety, indigenous & tribal community living and enticing natural, scenic beauty. It has different facilities like Forest department rest houses, picnic spots, lakes and other means of entertainment for the tourist. People from different districts usually visit the Modhupur Bon. Or National park, green forest.
Best time to go MNP & How to go: Autumn and Winter is the perfect season for travel to Madhupur Jungle National Park. Cause, in rainy season or Summer the forest become much tougher for the travellers. Tourist can reach there by bus or private vehicle. In private vehicle it will took 5/6 hours and using public transport one can get on bus from Mohakhali Tangail bus stand. the rent would be 300 or varies depend on types of buses.
Travel warning notice: Please remember, plastic waste has a massive impact on this type of forest. So, Bring a refillable water bottle or parmanent Bottle for reuse on your trip in Modhupur Forest. And try to avoid chips packets and other plastic items inside the forest.