14 DAYS FROM YANGON TO MYEIK
Visit Bago, the capital city of the Mon Kingdom from the 14th to the 16th Century. Join thousands of pilgrims on a hike up to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda. Explore Hpa-an, the capital of Kayin State, at the foot of the prominent Zwekabin Mountain. Take a private boat trip along the Thanlwin River, downstream to Mawlamyine, an attractive tropical city, flanked on one side by mountains capped with stupa towers and on the other the sea. Travel to the state capital Dawei and experience sunset at the famous Maung Ma Gan Beach. Visit Myeik, the biggest fishing town in Myanmar, with its wooden architecture, fishing industry and local family businesses, and enjoy a one-day discovery tour of the Mergui Archipelago.
Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport: welcome by our local tour guide and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free to spend at your leisure. Overnight stay in Yangon.
Early morning travel to Bago (approx. 1½ hours). In Bago, visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda, with its giant Four Seated Buddha shrine, and the city’s interesting market, selling various types of vegetables, flowers and other goods. Then travel on to Kyaikhtiyo (approx. 3½ hours). In Kyai...read more
After breakfast, travel to Thaton. Once the capital of the flourishing Mon Kingdom of Suvarnabhumi in the 3rd Century BC, the town has lost much of its former grandeur and importance. What remains are traces of the city walls and pagodas of interest, such as Shwe Sar Yan Pagod...read more
Hpa-an, the capital of Kayin State, lies at the foot of the prominent Zwekabin Mountain. You will have the opportunity to wander through the town’s narrow streets and visit its lively market. Next, visit Sadan Cave (approx. 34 km outside Hpa-an), one of the most impressive cav...read more
After breakfast, transfer to the jetty for your private boat trip along the Thanlwin River to Mawlamyine (approx. 5 hours), passing endless rice fields, with bizarre isolated rocks along the way. Upon arrival, transfer to Cinderella Hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, make y...read more
After breakfast, visit the city centre and central market specialising in dry goods, the new market with its plethora of fresh fruit, vegetables and meats and the Kin Ywa Orphanage and Monastic Education School. The home is located in Mawlamyine’s poorest district, a district ...read more
After breakfast, leave for Thanbyuzayat, around 34 km from Mawlamyaing and the starting point of the Death Railway connecting Myanmar (Thanbyuzayat Station) and Thailand (Ban Pong Station) with the bridge over the River Kwai and constructed by the Japanese during WWII. Work on...read more
After breakfast on the terrace overlooking the holy lake in Ye, you will embark on your journey over a stunning mountain range that divides Tanintharyi Division and Mon State. The route winds upwards and affords a spectacular landscape. Before you reach Dawei, stop off at Nabu...read more
After breakfast, go off and explore the town to get an idea of everyday life in Dawei and see its famous sights. A family-owned cashew nut business with its ever-smiling workers will show you just how much work goes into peeling one nut. You will find the answer to how people ...read more
After breakfast, travel to Myeik. This 230 km of road has been closed to foreigners for a long time. In the past, even locals needed a permit to use the road; plane and ferry boat were the only mode of transport. Just a few miles from Dawei, stop off at Shin Mok Hti Pagoda, wh...read more
After breakfast, explore Myeik, one of the biggest fishing towns in Myanmar, and learn more about its fascinating history. Back in the early 17th Century, the East Indian Trading Company used to unload its ships at the ports of Myeik. Most of the goods were transported inland,...read more
After breakfast, embark on your tour of discovery of the Mergui Archipelago. The boat leaves from Seik Nge Jetty (main jetty) in Myeik. Observe the daily life of the local fishermen during a short visit to one of the villages along the way. After an around 2-hour cruise along ...read more
Free time to spend at your leisure until transfer to the airport for your return flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda (a huge reclining Buddha), Karaweik Hall, a Royal floating barge on the Royal Lake ...read more
After breakfast visit the Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2000 years, the Mahabandoola Park with it's Independence Monument and walk around the downtown area and the sprawling Bogyoke Market. Wide streets, orderly town planning and neglected public buildings revive visions of Br...read more
PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON, VALID FROM 01.10.2018 – 30.04.2019
Supplement for German-speaking tour guide: US$ 550 per group
Supplement for Italian- or Spanish-speaking tour guide: US$ 396 per group
Hotel Suggati (Mawlamyaing) / deluxe river view
No.58,Corner of Strand Road and Theik Pan Street, Mawlamyaing, Mon State. Myanmar.
Mobile: +95 9 258887070 / 258882020 / 459932055 / 458742155 / 57 2025828
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