One of the biggest safari park in South Asia, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park is an outstanding tourist spot in Gazipur District. It also an attractive visiting place in Bangladesh everyone have been 100% satisfied making a tour at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park. After visiting at this place you can find a little African forest here. Conservator of forest, wildlife and nature conservation unit of Department of Forest, Department of Forest are implementing the project at Sripur of Gazipur on 3690 acres of area. The project work lunched on June 2010.
Location of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park:
The Park is in Gazipur district. At first, you have to go to Gazipur Chourasta. Then go forward along the Mymensingh road and come to Bagher Bazar. After that you have to choose the path of west side. You have to use rickshaw or CNG as transports to reach at the park. Bangabandhu Safari Park is three kilometers away from that place.
Inside Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park:
After getting inside the park, you will see tiger, lion, kangaroo and even dinosaur. But these are not alive. All of these animals are sculptures indeed for welcoming the visitors. The whole park is consist of about 4000 acres of land. At present, 31 local and international species of animals are seen here. You can start your visiting with “Tiger Restaurant”. It is a big and safe restaurant surrounded with glasses so that you can see the roaring tigers and take coffee or tea. The workers of the park can call the tigers and they respond to him. Your feeling will be that you are watching National Geographic or Animal Planet channel. After that you can start visiting with using microbus. Now we come to the lion’s area. You can talk to them as you like. But never try to open the window of the microbus. If you see white lion, then you will be lucky enough. In fact, the lions move with vanity. Move your transport forward to see more. You will see bear, deer, zebra, African wildebeest and more. The elephants are adorable. They will salute you according to the order of worker of the park. You can watch ziraffs going to nearer to them. Don’t disturb them and take some snaps. You have to use transport for moving and visiting some areas. You should walk watching the other areas. You will be happy seeing macao birds. If you wish, you can take a snap with this macao keeping on your shoulder. But, keep safe your ears. Grey parrots are very much attractive. Another great area of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park is Fancy Ducks Garden. You will see a lake here. Get on a boat and watch big black swans, white swans etc. Try to look at the beauty of various kinds of birds. You never forget to visit the areas of crocodile, vulture, emu, ostrich etc. Make a visit to see python and various reptiles. It will be enjoyable if you see peacock.