• Tourists to Bangladesh should be conscious of their surroundings constantly. A lot of crime ranging from theft to assault is common in the country. Thus, one should keep valuables protected and travel in groups.
  • Important documents such as passports should be secured properly by chains or locks as there have been incidents of passports thefts at the Dhaka as well as the Sylhet airport.
  • Travellers should avoid political demonstrations as they have the possibility of turning violent. For this reason, they should avoid going to the hill regions of Chittagong and also around Universities in the country.
  • Refrain from roaming around after the prayers get done on Friday afternoons. Also, avoid choosing days of National importance for travel purpose.


Emergency contact numbers in Bangladesh:

Police contact number in Bangladesh: 999
Ambulance number in Bangladesh: 199
Fire brigade number in Bangladesh: 9 555 555

NOTE: Please refer to trusted sources of news in Bangladesh and consult travel agents for latest and updated information before visiting Bangladesh.

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Last update on February 2, 12:01 pm by Nidhi S.