12 DAYS AYEYARWADDY DELTA
Visit the former capital city of Yangon (Rangoon), the leafy Garden City, with its wonderful blend of golden pagodas and British colonial architecture. Drive to Bogale, the heart of the delta and once a Mon capital and trading port connected to international trading routes between the 15th and 18th centuries. Take a private boat to Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, deep in the delta to experience traditional life in the Ayeyarwady region. Explore the numerous canals and mangrove forests and keep an eye out for the endangered saltwater crocodile and the Irrawaddy dolphins. Visit the fishing village of Kadonkani and Kadonkale Kyun, a river island in the estuary area, where sea turtles lay their eggs on the beaches and sandbanks. Travel to Pathein, known for its lively, hand-painted umbrellas, and spend relaxing days at Ngwe Saung Beach. This unspoiled beach stretches across 15 km of white sand and blue sea.
Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport: welcome by our local tour guide and transfer to Best Western Chinatown Hotel. Rest of the day free at your own leisure. You will spend the night at Best Western Chinatown Hotel in Yangon.
On a walk through the city centre of Yangon and to the riverbank, you will see many notable sites from the colonial and religious past of this garden city. Old Rangoon was built based on designs by Dr William Montgomerie. He was a senior military physician who learnt about con...read more
From the Pansodan pier, take the public ferry across the Yangon River to Dala. On the 15-minute drive, you will have the opportunity to observe the activities on the jetty and along the shore. From Dala, travel by car to Bogale (approx. 4-5 hours). Upon arrival, transfer to Na...read more
After an early breakfast, you will take a private boat to Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (approx. 3 hours). The nearly 26-kilometer-long and 10-kilometer-wide island has the status of a wildlife sanctuary to protect the endangered saltwater crocodile from extinction. The is...read more
After breakfast, drive to the fishing village of Kadonkani (about three hours) on the western side of the river of the same name. For fishermen, the place serves as a collection point for crabs, fish and shrimp. The rustic rice mills in the simple settlement are also worth see...read more
Today you will return to Bogale via the fishing village Kadonkani and the Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary. After arrival in the late afternoon, transfer to Nan Sable Hotel, check-in and overnight stay.
After breakfast, drive to Pathein (about five hours). En route, stop in some villages to get a glimpse of the everyday lives of the people in this rural area. Upon arrival, transfer to The First Hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free at your own leisure. Overnight at The Fir...read more
Pathein is surrounded by a large rice-growing region which produces the best rice in Myanmar. Most of the inhabitants of Pathein are Kayin, Rakhine and Myanmar in origin. Pathein is known for its vibrant, hand-painted umbrellas. Visit the town center, take a rickshaw ride alon...read more
Enjoy your stay at Ngwe Saung Beach. Ngwe Saung’s surrounding area is the perfect place to relax underneath swaying palm trees. If you wish, you can explore the local area by boat, moped or bike. It’s worth taking a trip to Sinma, a small fishing village a few kilometres south...read more
After breakfast, travel back to Yangon (approx. 6 hours). Upon arrival transfer to Best Western Chinatown Hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free at your own leisure. Overnight at Best Western Chinatown Hotel.
You will have the morning free. Explore the Burmese metropolis on your own! If you’re feeling in the mood and want to experience the Burmese culture up close, then just take an interesting tour on the public ‘City Circular Train’ (circular railway) or a leisurely stroll throug...read more
PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON, VALID FROM 01.10.2020 – 31.03.2021
|Half board supplement||108 (6 x dinner)|
|Full board supplement||144 (3 x lunch & 6 x dinner)|
Supplement for German-speaking tour guide: US$ 180 per group
Supplement for Italian- or Spanish-speaking tour guide: US$ 90 per group