Passports must be valid for at least three months from the date of departure. Visas are required by all Commonwealth nationals.
Traffic drives on the left. Visitors wishing to drive will need an international driving permit. Domestic flights connect Dhaka with most of the other main towns. Rail travel is slow; the main line is between Dhaka and Chittagong. A ferry operates from Dhaka to Khulna. In urban areas cycle-rickshaws and taxis are widely available.
Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include cholera, dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, malaria, rabies and typhoid.
There were 303,000 tourist arrivals in 2010.