The People’s Republic of Bangladesh is located in Southeast Asia. Three sides of the country border India; the southeast borders Myanmar. A large part of Bangladesh is situated in the delta of the rivers Ganges and Brahmaputra. The country has a tropical monsoon climate with mild, dry winters and hot, wet summers. From May to October the climate is dominated by heat and rain. This period is often followed by a season of cyclones, tidal waves and flooding. Therefore, the best time to travel to Bangladesh would be December to April. There is plenty to see and do in Bangladesh. The country offers beautiful nature parks where you may spot – if you’re lucky – Bengal tigers, and houses beautiful monasteries and temples. The historic part of Dhaka is also definitely worth a visit! Regardless of your holiday itinerary for Bangladesh, you should always be aware of (tropical) diseases and mosquitoes. Malaria is prevalent is Bangladesh. Our KLM Health Services health experts gladly tell you which vaccinations you require for Bangladesh and what else you can do to minimize health risks during your stay in this Asian country. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Bangladesh vaccinations: the most common risks
Various (tropical) diseases are prevalent in Bangladesh to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Bangladesh and read which specific vaccinations you require.