Kaptai Lake is a wonderful spot for boating and cruising. This large man-made lake of Bangladesh spanning over an area of approximately about 11000 square kilometer, was created as a reservoir when the Kaptai Dam was built during the 1960. The lake was created by flooding valleys and plain lands between numerous hills. This created a picturesque view as forested hills and plateaus rise from beneath the water. The government run tourism corporation and private operators offer Kaptai Lake Cruise Tours, which is worth of it. Other scenic spots are also accessible through the waterways.
Shuvolong a place in Borokol sub district, located about 25kilometers away from Rangamati. There are few waterfalls in Shuvolong area with the largest one falling from as high as 305 feet. In the past several years, this place has turned into a tourist destination due to beautiful waterfalls and the nearby market. Shuvolong is easily accessible by speed boat or motor boats from Rangamati.
The Museum is located near the entry point to the city. Established in 1978, it is run by the Tribal Cultural Institute. Traditional Ornaments. Costumes, Potteries, Musical Instruments, Armaments, Paintings and Photographs, Old Manuscripts, statues and ancient coins of various tribes are on display here. It is open Saturday to Thursday excluding public holidays.
This 335feet long bridge across a portion of the Kaptai Lake is an icon of Rangamati.
This forest reserve is located in the Karnafuly and Kaptai range. According to the government statistics some 50,000 people visits the national park every year as it provides some walking trails among the lush green forest. The animal species of Kaptai National park are deer, elephants, monkeys, fishing cats and birds. The Kaptai Forest Rest house, Kaptai Mukh Forest Rest House and several picnic spots are located here.
An Internationally known Buddhist Temple, where the spiritualist principal monk of Rajban Vihara, Shrimath Sadhana Nanda Mohasthabir(Ban Vante) lives.
A small Island on the Kaptai Lake, few kilometers away from Rangamati. It is mostly known for its serenity. There are a few tourist accommodation facilities here and a tiny restaurant run by the locals. It offers foods ranging from traditional to indigenous delicacies.
This is the palace of the present Chakma King. However, it is open to public for a visit.