Ngapali

  • Location: 7 kilometers away from Thandwe City
  • Name origin: from the Italian word “Napoli”
  • Status: The most renowned beach in Myanmar, served as a major tourist destination
  • Description: A crescent shaped beach stretching for 3 kilometers
  • Highlight: its natural and unspotted beauty with smooth white sand surrounded by coconut palms

Located 7 kilometers away from Thandwe, Ngapali Beach has its name not meaningful in Burmese but come from the Italian 'Napoli', which means the city of Naples. Ngapali is prime choice for beach lovers who dream about tranquility, white sand, the quiet rural surroundings, Rakhine ways of life, and local fishing style. Tourists can enjoy themselves with amazing sunset views, boat trips to Pearl islands, and visit a black sand island called Zalat Htone Island, relax under palm trees, and find unspoiled white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. With the bicycle rental service, you will visit Rakhine ways of life in fishing villages or Kinmaw village with activities of making clay pottery.

Located 7 kilometers away from Thandwe, Ngapali Beach has its name not meaningful in Burmese but come from the Italian “Napoli”, which means the city of Naples. Ngapali is prime choice for beach lovers who dream about tranquility, white sand, the quiet rural surroundings, Rakhine ways of life, and local fishing style. Tourists can enjoy themselves with amazing sunset views, boat trips to Pearl islands, and visit a black sand island called Zalat Htone Island, relax under palm trees, and find unspoiled white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. With the bicycle rental service, you will visit Rakhine ways of life in fishing villages or Kinmaw village with activities of making clay pottery.

In Ngapali, there are also many local restaurants. Pleasant View Islet BBQ restaurant, unique and the only one in Ngapali Beach, is the best choice for its location on the small islet. Drinks are always offered at hotels and restaurants, specially the natural fresh coconut juice. Many resorts have been built, convenient for your stay.

Apart from beach activities, tourists also enjoy themselves in trips to small fishing villages and local markets, or exploring the rural environment by a rental bicycle or on boat to magnificent offshore islands. On the simple wooden boats, you will have a special feel of sailing, above crystal blue water, and no worry about dangerous animals. On the boats, you also have the views of 3 kilometer length of beach with white sandbank and the range of palm trees. Let you come to fishing village in the early morning to view an exotic picture with locals on their works. At the sunrise time, group of boats loaded fishes come back to the beach. The local starts one working day by collecting the gifts of the sea, loading it in oxcarts and ride to the markets. Not same as in other rural villages, one wagon here is pulled by two cows on two sides with a large wooden plate to hold the full fish baskets. There are many huts built under the palm trees, rudiment but enough to cover the sun at the noon. The local children in the traditional dresses play along the beach, bringing travelers a familiar and peaceful feel.

The local market is where you can buy something to memorize your trip in Ngapali. In here, local people from diverse nationalities with their colorful dresses buy and sell all of goods: vegetables, fishes, meats, and all kind of commodities. Handicrafts are also offered as special objects to visitors.

Ngapali Tours

  •  Meditate in magical sunset over the world-famous Shwedagon pagoda
  •   Discover dried plain of Bagan and its ancient temples and pagodas
  •   Sail upstream Irrawaddy river to exotic temple of Kyuak Gu U Min
  •   Enjoy horse-cart ride around the immortal capital of Ava
  •   Explore amazing collection of Buddha images in Pindaya cave
  •   Get closer to tribal life and culture with a trek through Danu hill village
  •   Learn local technique to cultivate typical floating gardens on Inle Lake
  •   Unwind on pristine beach of Ngapali
Experiences :
Only From $2,697 $2,967
  •  Arrive Yangon and visit some pagodas in the chain of famous pagodas in here.
  •   Visit monastery and temple, U Bein Bridge in Mandalay and Bagan.
  •   Take a boat trip in Mingun and sightseeing in the sides of the stream.
  •   Have a short holiday in Ngapali Beach and enjoy some fascinating water sports.
  •   View other sights in the way of tour.
Experiences :
Only From $1,284
  •  View the beautiful sights of Yangon City: some temples and pagodas to have a great experience in the most bustling city in Myanmar.
  •   Visit the other famous cities with attractive natural destinations.
  •   Take some village treks on the rural areas to explore nature and people in peaceful spaces.
  •   Discover the floating market on Inle Lake and get more knowledge of Intha people.
  •   Relax on Ngapali beach, the most famous and pristine beach in Myanmar.
Experiences :
Only From $2,813
  •  Enjoy Yangon with your own relaxing plan.
  •   Visit Kyaikhtiyo pagoda and join in a scenic journey in Kyaiktiyo.
  •   Visit many ancient pagodas, temples and monasteries along the way.
  •   Discover Inle Lake by the boat and have sightseeing.
  •   Come to Thandwe and have a short holiday at Ngapali Beach - the best beach in Myanmar.
Experiences :
Only From $2,694
  •  Visit Golden Rock and have sightseeing.
  •   Come to Bago to visit ancient Palace and Pagoda, explore the local market to experience the local life.
  •   Take a city tour around Mandalay through archaic pagodas and monasteries, royal vestiges and relics.
  •   Explore Bagan - a land of temples with many attractions of natural views.
  •   Have a 4-day tour in Ngapali Beach, one of the most pristine beaches in Asia.
Experiences :
Only From $1,533
  •  Relax on the pure white sand & swim the cool water
  •   Ride a bike or walk to discover local life in nearby fishing villages & colorful markets
  •   Kayaking or boat trip to explore the offshore islands
  •   Visit lobster farms to learn interesting fishing technique
Experiences :
Only From $685 $780
  •  Observe magnificent sundown over Shwedagon pagoda
  •   Experience floating life upon beautiful Inle Lake
  •   Stuck between exotic beauty of Indein stupas jungle
  •   Recharge & have fun on the lovely beach of Ngapali
Experiences :
Only From $1,180 $1,360
  •  Explore Yangon through the chain of ancient pagodas - which are considered as the symbols of Buddhism world in Myanmar.
  •   Visit some temples and stupas and enjoy the wildlife of jungle in an ancient Bagan.
  •   Come to Mandalay to have sightseeing and explore the historical aspect of this city.
  •   Discover Inle Lake on the boat, and have some tea and delicious meals of the local people.
  •   Have wonderful time on Ngapali beach, a famous beautiful and pristine beach in Myanmar.
Experiences :
Only From $1,428
  •  Have a full afternoon for relax and beautiful sunset on the beach.
  •   Visit the fishermen's village to have a sight of the local life.
  •   Join in the exciting activities on the some trips offered: Scuba Diving Trip, Sea Adventure Trip, Land and Sea Trip and Thadwe River Trip.
  •   Have time for leisure and take some activities as in your option.
Experiences :
  •  Arrive at Yangon, come to and explore a chain of famous pagodas includingSule Pagoda, Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Kandawgyi Park, Shwedagon Pagoda.
  •   Continue the tour with the trip visiting ancient temples and pagodas in Mandalay.
  •   Visit some local places to understand about the local life and views natural sight along the way.
  •   Reach to Bagan and explore an ancient Baganthrough its temples.
  •   Take leisure on the Ngapali beach and have some beach activities.
Experiences :
Only From $1,299

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