Chapainawabganj district is called the Capital Of Mango. The largest Mango market in Bangladesh (2nd largest in Asia) is located at Kansat in Shibganj Upazila of Chapainawabganj district. There are many mango gardens in the Charghat and Baghai of Rajshahi, but if you want to enjoy the original taste of mango garden, you have to go to Chapainawabganj. Kansat Mango Market is located in Shibganj Upazila, 23 kilometers away from Chapainawabganj district headquarters. As it is located at the road of Sona Masjid land port, the traders are always surrounded by this area. At the time of Mango season, wherever you will look there are only Mangoes from different parts of the Upazilas.
In Kansat Mango Market (Aamer Bazaar), even from different parts of the district, the sellers come to sell mangoes. Buyers from different parts of the country come to buy mangoes here. From Kansat’s market, every day, hundreds of truck with mango are going to different parts of the country. Every day, from this market, up to 40 million mangoes are sold.
Kansat is not only the country’s biggest market, but it is also Asia’s second-largest mango market. Here sit nearly 250+ mango sellers (Small and Large) every day. Not only Chapainawabganj, but the capital- Dhaka, the port city of Chittagong and other parts of the country also come here to buy the mango. There is a good communication system and the traders do not have any other hassles, so Kansat has become the favorite mango market now. In the mango season, more than 100+ trucks of mango are bought for different parts of the country by the professional traders.
When you will stand/move in this market, you will feel that you are standing in the middle of a “sea of mangoes”. You will find various types of mangoes at a very cheap price.
Perfect Time To Visit Kansat:
Since it needs time to ripe the mango, it began to come in Kansat Aam Bazaar after the end of May. Usually, in the last week of May, Kansat market is filled with mango. However, the whole time of June stays fully busy for the mango traders and sellers.
How To Go To Kansat Mango Market:
The easiest way to go to Chawpai Nawabganj is by bus. There is numerous bus service from Gabtoli and Kallyanpur that includes Desh Travels, Grameen Travels, Tuhin Elite, etc. For AC Bus, it will cost you nearly BDT 1100, for non-AC, it will cost you BDT 560. On these buses, you can go straight to Kansat or you can take off to Chapainawabganj town. Then you can go to Kansat at any local bus which is 21 kilometers away.
Apart from this, you can go to Rajshahi from Dhaka, then you will get the bus to Chapainawabganj district. But if you want to travel for a day, it is better to go straight on the bus. In that case, you are able to leave the previous night and you will reach in the morning. Similarly, you are able to return to Dhaka at night after moving the whole day at Chapainawabganj.
Where Will You Stay:
If you need to stay at night, there are a number of quality hotels in Chapainawabganj district. Notable hotels include Hotel Rose, Hotel Al Nahid, Hotel Sawnapuri, Nawabganj Boarding, and Hotel Rongdhonu. But the environment of the hotel is not so good. If you want to stay with high-quality hotels, you have to come to Rajshahi town. You will find different quality rooms at BDT 1900 to 4600 of the Bangladesh tourism corporation at Rajshahi town. You will also find some other residential hotels including Hotel Hox Inn, Nice International, Mukta International, Dallas International, Shukran, etc. It will cost you between BDT 500 to 3000.
Attractive Places Near Kansat Mango Market, Chapainawabganj:
Along with the mango market, you can visit different mango gardens. If you want, you can buy the mango from the garden directly. Also, if you have time, you can visit Kansat Zamindar Bari and Choto Shona Masjid near Kansat. There is also a more attracting place named Tikail in Alpuna village of Nachol Upazila. If you want you can also go to Rajshahi for getting more visiting places.
- Kansat Zamindar Bari
- Choto Shona Masjid
- Tikail in Alpuna village
Want To Visit Or Make A Group Tour To Kansat:
Kansat Mango Market is a perfect place for a group or family tour. The beauty of this place will give you awesome feelings. At the same time, you can come back within a day by visiting here. Hopefully, you can go to Kansat Mango Market within a tight budget. If you want to travel Kansat Mango Market with safety and want to enjoy the place with more joy, Travel Mate can help you with arranging the tour. Contact us for further details. Above all, you may add any missing information from the comment section. Happy Traveling. ♥