This is a combination tour of visiting architectures and bird-watching, during 8 days, very suitable for one week holiday in Myanmar. From the famous destinations to rural market and villages with no reputation, we are offering a tour which supply a complete view of nature and people's life in Myanmar. During the tour, you have a chance to come to Elephants Camp, and other places that bring you a different feeling due to its unique views. Modern views mixing with ancient architecture along the tour, make a memorable holiday in a sacred country.
|Day 1||Yangon - Bago - Moeyungyi||Drive to Bago, visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Market, KhaKhatWain...||D|
|Day 2||Moeyungyi Wetlands - Taungoo||Bird watching in the morning, afternoon drive to Taungoo||B|
|Day 3||Taungoo||Visit local market, visit the Cheroot factory, and observe the...||B|
|Day 4||Taungoo - Elephant Camp - Karen...||Drive to the Elephant Camp, visit Karen village||B, L, D|
|Day 5||Karen village - Pyay||Study old Karen tradition, drive to Pyay in the afternoon||B, L|
|Day 6||Pyay||Visit Shwe San Daw Pagoda, ancient capital of Pyu Dynasty...||B|
|Day 7||Pyay - Yangon||Drive back to Yangon||B|
|Day 8||Yangon Departure||Departure date||B|
Drive to Bago, visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Market, KhaKhatWain Monastery, continue to Moeyungyi
In the morning, we start the tour by driving during about one and a half hour to Bago. At first, we come to Kyaik Pun Pagoda for visiting four giant Buddha Images sitting back to back against a massive brick pillar and facing the four cardinal points of the compass. Then, reach to Bago Market for watch the local life. It is very excited thanks to varieties of vegetables and other kinds of viand, flowers, and common goods. KhaKhatWain Monastery is the next destination which is famous for a long line of hundreds of monk, before 11 o'clock,line up silently and slowly, receive their meal and make their way into the communal dining room for lunch.
In the afternoon, we come to Moeyungyi Wetlands & Resort, which is considered as a paradise for bird-watching. With an areas of 100 square kilometers of wetlands, it can be compared with a wonderful house of about 75 species of bird, including: Little Cormorant, Grey and Purple Herons, Indian Pond-Heron, Asian Openbill, Black-headed Ibis, Garganey, Lesser Whistling duck, Pied Harrier, Western and Eastern Marsh-Harriers, etc., some of them is difficult to be found in other places. At the late afternoon, we take the rest and dinner at a simple resort, and also stay overnight here.
Bird watching in the morning, afternoon drive to Taungoo
We spend all time in the morning on exploring the natural beauty and wonders of the wetlands in second bird-watching areas. There are so many species of bird so that you cannot remember their names such as Oriental Darter, Spot-billed Pelican, Cinnamon Bittern, Painted Stork, Wooly-necked Stork, Lesser Adjutant, Pallas's Fish-Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, Sarus Crane, and Water-cock. But you will be attracted so that you do not want to leave due to the sightseeing and great environment. After lunch and rest, come to Taungoo with some stops on the way at the local villages for knowledge about the rural daily life and. After about 5 hours, we reach Taungoo and check in at a hotel, have dinner and stay overnight.
Visit local market, visit the Cheroot factory, and observe the potters by their traditional work and late afternoon visit the Shwesandaw Pagoda
In the morning, visit local market after breakfast, and then come to Cheroot factory and watch potters in the daily work. Do not have the bustling views as Yangon, Taungoo attracts tourists by the ancient air and Shwesandaw Pagoda. As the capital during 155 years from 1510 - in the Taungoo Dynasty, the city is now has no track of ancient empire, but it is remains an important pilgrimage site for Buddhist devotees who flock regularly to Shwesandaw Pagoda. Exploring this city with the driving trip on the roads, come to downtown areas, visit local market and Cheroot factory. Overnight in Taungoo.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Drive to the Elephant Camp, visit Karen village
In the morning, after breakfast as usual, we drive to the Elephant Camp and watch Elephants work. It will take about three hours on the way, therefore, we have to start at early morning and once we arrive at here, you will be excited with the watching of the locals wash Elephants in the streams before they play ball in the sand. The elephants are gentle and laborious. You may be ride one of them, and take some photographs. After lunch at the Elephant Camp, we continue our tour by driving about 4 hours to Karen village. Come to here, we have dinner in a local house and stay overnight.
Study old Karen tradition, drive to Pyay in the afternoon
In the morning, there is no more activities than take some knowledge of local life, and how they can survive in the jungle. Of course, it is completely comfortable and exciting for you. The Karen people are an ethnic group with the diverse culture and linguistics. Because about one hundred and fifty years ago Christian missionaries started working with the Karen and now about 15% of Karen people are Christians. Most Karen Christians are Baptist but some are Anglican, Catholic, or Seventh Day Adventist. Learn about one ethnic group's culture is always interesting, whether you are cultural researcher or not. After lunch, we drive in about 4 hours to Pyay or called Prome which located on the steep bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. When you arrive, it may be at the late afternoon and you will transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
Visit Shwe San Daw Pagoda, ancient capital of Pyu Dynasty Srikresttra, Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda, Be Be Pagoda, PayaGyi (Big Pagoda)
In the morning, we visit the downtown and market area for sightseeing and other purposes such as fresh air, relax. After that, we come to a Pagoda which is known as a hair relic Pagoda and the combination of Burmese and Mon architecture - Shwe San Daw Pagoda. It is a famous tour point in Pyay, besides the ancient capital of Pyu Dynasty Srikresttra which we visit in the afternoon. You can easy to find in this ancient capital some oldest pagodas in Myanmar and a small museum in which, cultural and architectural development of Pyu people are showed. Otherwise, the special thing in this day we bring to tourists is a trip on an oxcart coming and visiting Baw BawGyi Pagoda - a pagoda built in 5th century AD in the cylindrical shape. The last destination in this day is PayaGyi (Big Pagoda) before have dinner in a hotel and stay overnight here.
Drive back to Yangon
After breakfast and a rest, we start a trip come back to Yangon by car. It is a long trip due to the long distance and therefore, we have a stop in ShweDaung, visit Shwe Nat Taung Pagoda and the Buddha with the golden spectacles. Lunch are offered on the way because as schedule, we will reach to Yangonat the late afternoon. Sometimes, we also offer some stops for sightseeing and taking photographs. Once we arrive at Yangon, check in at your hotel and have a dinner and happy night.
Free until transfer to Yangon Airport for your departure flight.
Meals7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
TransportCruise, Car, Walking
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