Dhaka, Bangladesh

Hatirjheel & Gulshan Lake South

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Hatirjheel is a popular lake area in Dhaka and a good spot for a run, featuring waterside promenades, a dancing fountain, and illuminated bridges. It’s located in the south Gulshan Lake district, and can be combined with our Gulshan Lake route.

A loop around Hatirjheel, following mainly waterside paths, is 7.5 km. There are three small bridges that can be used to vary or shorten the loop. Our route includes an optional 2 km out and back section through Gulshan South Park and along the Gulshan Lake Walk Way, which is connected to the north end of Hatir Jheel lake.

Longer Run: Combine with our Gulshan Lake/Baridhara route. From Hatir Jheel, it’s a runnable 2.8 km along United Nations Rd. to Baridhara Lakeside Rajuk Park.

Essentials
  • Hatirjheel loop is 7.5 km with optional 2 km walkway add-on; Longer option connects to our Baridhara route
  • 30m (98 feet)
  • Gulshan South Park

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Essentials
  • Hatirjheel loop is 7.5 km with optional 2 km walkway add-on; Longer option connects to our Baridhara route
  • 30m (98 feet)
  • Gulshan South Park