The Eid vacation will be here soon and many of us have been planning to turn these days into a lifetime memory. 

Instead of staying indoors, let us go somewhere this Eid, far from the madding crowd. We chose eight beautiful places, both in the country and abroad, for you.

Kaptai Lake, Rangamati: Experience adventure at Kaptai Lake, Rangamati. Canoe in nature, beat the heat on a speedboat, and cherish the memorable rain. Travel from Dhaka to Rangamati by bus and arrange a speedboat tour. Promodini Boat Life offers houseboat options too.

Tanguar Haor, Sunamganj: Visit during the monsoon for breathtaking sunset and sunrise views. Houseboat facilities are available through tour companies like Bojra - The House Boat. Travel from Dhaka to Sunamganj by bus and enjoy a few days on the houseboat.

Ratargul, Sylhet: Continue your journey from Tanguar Haor to Ratargul Swamp Forest in Sylhet. Explore the enchanting forest on small boats. Arrange in advance with Ratargul's boatmen association for a sunrise boat trip. Stay at Ratargul Shohel Square Eco Resort or Ratargul Holiday Home.

Areas surrounding Dhaka: Explore the areas surrounding Dhaka during Eid. Visit Panamnagar, Mughal forts in Munshiganj, Narayanganj, and scenic villages in Narsingdi. Make it a picnic by bringing along friends and family for these day trips.

Meghalaya, India: Explore Meghalaya, India via the Dawki (Jaflong) border in Sylhet. Discover waterfalls, caves, living root bridges, clean villages, and vibrant markets. Don't miss Shilong, the capital known as the rock capital of India. Friendly locals and delicious cuisine await you in this top vacation destination..

Darjeeling, India: Visit Darjeeling, India, a beloved summer destination for Bangladeshis. Travel by train from Kolkata or cross the Fulbari border at Panchagarh. Explore the Mall, ride the toy train, visit the Oxford book store, and savor hot chocolate at Keventer's rooftop. Experience the charm of this colonial-era getaway.

Sri Lanka: Explore budget-friendly Sri Lanka, a top destination due to currency devaluation. Fly from Dhaka to Colombo and spend a week exploring Kandy, the coast, or inland areas. Don't miss the must-visit fortress city of Sigiriya, the most popular destination in Sri Lanka.

Vietnam: Experience Vietnam's wonders: Fly to Hanoi, explore Cu Chi tunnel, enjoy water puppet show, visit Hoi An, Mui Ne, and Ho Chi Minh City. See the mausoleum, spend a night in Ha Long Bay. Indulge in delicious street food like Pho. Budget-friendly paradise awaits!