This Tour takes you to Southern cities of Myanmar – Moulmein and Hpa-an. Mawlamyine (Moulmein), the capital of Mon state is a formerly bustling colonial seaport and Hpa-an in Kayin State is home to a network of mysterious caves transformed into temples and shrines for Buddhist worship.

ITINERARY

Moulmein – Hpa an

Day 1/ Yangon – Moulmein (L)
Morning pickup from your hotel in Yangon and drive to Mawlamyine (Moulmein). Mawlamyine is the charming tropical capital of Mon State and one-time administrative centre of British Burma, has many old colonial buildings lining its quiet streets.The 6 hours’ drive passes through the paddy fields, Rubber plantationand many typical rural Burmese villages. In the afternoon arrive Mawlamyine and stroll along Strand Road where colonial buildings overlook the river. Continue to visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, First Baptist Church and the Kyaikthanlan Pagoda. Proceed to U Zina Pagoda to enjoy the beautiful sunset. Stay overnight in Mawlamyine.
Cinderella Hotel / 3 star

Day 2/ Bilu Island (B,L)
Today start the sightseeing with the visit to the bustling colorful market. Then transfer to Jetty and take the ferry to the large island west of Mawlamyine, Bilu Island. It takes about an hour to get there andupon arrival we will travel by horse cart to visit some villages. These villages are the perfect place to get a feel for local lifestyles and to see the making of traditional handicrafts such as pipes, small toys, walking sticks and chalkboards. Then transfer to the jetty and back by ferry to Mawlamyine. Stay overnight in Mawlamyine.
Cinderella Hotel / 3 star

Day 3/ Thanphyuzayat (B,L)
After an early breakfast we will visit to Pa-Auk forest Monastery which is one of the largest International Buddhasāsana meditation centers in Myanmar. Extending over 500 acres of land, Pa-Auk is a full monastery with resident monks, nuns, lay meditators and volunteers. Continue to Thanphyuzayat; 64 km south of Mawlamyine, noted for Burma-Siam Railway called the Death Railway and the Allied War Cemetery. Tour proceeds to Kyaikhami Yele Pagoda, a metal-roofed Buddhist shrine complex perched over the sea.

In the afternoon drive back to Mawlamyine. On the way we will visit Win Sein Taw Ya, World Largest Reclining Buddha and Mudon’s hand weaving workshops.
Grand Hill Hotel / 2 star

Day 4/ Mawlamyine – Hpa-an (B,L)
Today leave Mawlamyine in the morning and drive to Hpa-an, the capital of Kayin State. Hpa-an is a picturesque and friendly town that sits on the eastern bank of the Thanlwin river. On the way we will visit to Katoe Kaw Nat Monastery, a magnificent building featuring beautiful woodcarving. Proceed to Kawgone Cave also known as the Cave of the Ten Thousand Buddhas and then Kyauk Ka-Lat, a pagoda which is built on layers of natural rock formations. Flanked by a Lake and Mt Zwekabin, the scenery guarantees a great photo. Continue drive to Sadan natural cave that can be crossed during a 15-20 minutes’ walk through a long dark tunnel (there is Electricity) till you find an opening natural paradise. From the exit, take a small canoe ride, passing under the stone cave and through endless paddy fields surrounded by natural landscape. We enjoy the sunset at Shweyinmyaw Pagoda at the bank of Thanlwin River. Stay overnight in Hpa-an.
Grand Hill Hotel / 2 star

Day 5/  Hpa-an – Yangon (B)
In the morning we will visit colorful local market. Check out hotel and drive back to Yangon.

Have a safe trip!

DETAILS

Package Tour Price In USD: $655.00 per person (private group of 2 persons)

Price is valid until September 2018.

  • Included:
    • Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Local English speaking guide
    • Drinking water and refreshing towels on touring days
    • Entrance fees for visits mentioned in program
    • Accommodation on Double/Twin sharing room with daily breakfast
    • Meals as in program (excluded beverages)
  • Excluded:
    • Drinks & private expenses
    • All types of bank fee for payment
    • All international and domestic airfares
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Visa
    • Other services not mentioned in the Included

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