Sreemongal- the Tea capital of Bangladesh is just 191 km.from Dhaka. The lush green tea plantation, Rubber garden and the beautiful lake always attract the foreign tourists. The Lauawachara rain forest is the habitat of white browed Gibbons,hornbills and many other rare animals and birds.
The Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the adjacent Habiganj district. It is a part of the tarap hill reserved forest - the largest remnant of Bangladesh Highland Natural Forest. The sanctuary encompasses several hills of different elevations and low lying valleys. The highest peak of the hill is about 67 meter from the sea level. The sanctuary is drained by a number of small, sandy-bedded streams and includes one small (<0.5 ha) artificial lake. The forest is mixed evergreen, where tall trees are deciduous and evergreen. The forest encompasses a total land area of 1795.54ha and home to a wonderful variety of plant, animal and birds. It is said to provide good bird watching experience. Recorded species include 37 mammals, 167 birds, 7 amphibians, 18 reptiles and 638 plants but it is believed to be much less. Four different ethnic communities (Tripura, Shantal, Telugu and Urang) live in and around the forest.