Southern Myanmar including the Tenasserim hills and coastline has recently allowed the entrance of foreigners. Many parts of this huge tropical area, which provides mysterious beauty containing former pirate coves and private white sand beaches are still undiscovered. You definitely can not skip the stunning Myeik Archipelago where you can take a chance to immerse yourself in nature.
 

Duration: 17 days/ 16 nights
Tour Route: Yangon – Hpa An – Mawlamyine – Dawei – Myeik – Kawthaung – Myeik Archipelago
Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Yangon
Day 2: Yangon To Mount Kyaktiyo
Day 3: Hpa An
Days 4-5: Mawlamyine
Day 6: Mawlamyine To Dawei
Days 7-8: Dawei
Days 9-10: Myeik
Day 11: Kawthaung
Days 12-17: The Myeik Archipelago

Tour Highlights

  • Explore hidden coves and pure waters in the remote Myeik Archipelago
  • Admire the gravity-defying natural wonder of Mount Kyaiktiyo
  • Reward yourself with the quiet and calm of lush green paddy fields and rugged beauty of Hpa An
  • Revisit history at the Allied War Memorial and end of the Death Railway at Thanbyuzayat
  • Visit the intact Tenasserim hills and magnificent beaches of Southern Myanmar
  • Indulge yourself on a great voyage through waters in Myeik Archipelago tours

Experience The Exploration to the South of Myanmar With:

  • Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: well-chosen hotels are listed below. Besides, various types of accommodation are available, from 5-star hotels, 4-star hotels in the best location, good value 3-star hotels, to boutique hotels reflect the style of the region
  • Drivers: polite,  friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
  •  Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window

Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation!  

 
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Day 1: Yangon

Arriving in Yangon and visit the impressive Shwedagon Pagoda in the Buddhist center of Myanmar.
Walking around the downtown in the evening and take a chance to explore lots of restaurants and bars appear currently in this iconic city.
Shwedagon Pagoda

Day 2: Yangon To Mount Kyaktiyo

Your visit morning focuses on Mount Kyaiktiyo which is considered as one of the three most sacred religious sites in Myanmar; the gravity seems to be defined by the peak of the rock because of its balance on the mountainside, and people think that it takes in charge of covering the hair of the Buddha.
Kyaiktiyo pagoda

Day 3: Hpa An

Drive to the east to Hpa An, the scruffy riverside capital of Karen State. Visitors can get the chance to witness the dramatic limestone karst mountain scenery of the surrounding area, including lush paddy fields; pagodas that lie on the top of the strange rock formations; natural pools; and the most highlight point is the number of huge caves which remains religious significance that has existed for hundreds of years.

the extraordinary landscape of Hpa An

Day 4-5: Mawlamyine

Go on a comfortable boat trip from the Salween River to Mawlamyine, the tropical capital of Mon state and used to be an administrative center of British Burma. This peaceful city contains a series of colonial buildings lining its streets and an impressive pagoda offering good views of the surrounding area. It also was a place that gives inspiration for Rudyard Kipling to compose his famous poem Mandalay.Mawlamyine Myanmar

Day 6: Mawlamyine To Dawei

Drive a car to Dawei, along the way you will stop at the Allied War Memorial Cemetery in Thanbyuzayat – a historical site where prisoners stayed during the building of the infamous Burma Railway (or ‘Death Railway’). You can also explore the point that highlights the end of the railway, memorized with an old steam locomotive.
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

Days 7-8: Dawei

Dawei is an idyllic town, well known for many beautiful beaches in the vicinity. Maungmagan beach can be considered as the most popular in the area, where you can easily find small hotels and simple restaurants serving fresh seafood. If you want to challenge yourself, ride a motorbike to one of many off the beaten track white sand beaches nearby and swim in their freshwaters.Dawei

Day 9-10: Myeik

Thanks to the fast boats southward to Myeik, you will have plenty of time to discover this lively fascinating place. The bustling and strange port, winding streets create a lovely atmosphere for the town – and you can enjoy local, fresh seafood that clearly shows the combination of Thai-Myanmar cuisine. Fishing boats are available and easy to hire so that you can get around the nearby islands.
Myeik Travel

Day 11: Kawthaung

Fly to Kawthaung, Myanmar’s southernmost town, and an important trading point sharing the border with Thailand.
Kawthaung

Days 12-17: The Myeik Archipelago

After a long time being isolated to the outside world, the Myeik Archipelago’s accessibility now is unrestricted and more open for tourism. It located in the Andaman Sea off the coast of southern Myanmar. The Myeik Archipelago (or Mergui) is considered as one of the planet’s most unspoiled destinations. It is home to more than 800 beautiful islands which are created in different kinds of shape. Myeik Archipelago TourThe islands and surrounding seas look viable thanks to the diversity of flora & fauna system and stunning underwater scenes and marine life (make sure to let our booking staff know whether you would prefer a regular cruise or a diving-focused trip by filling out the ‘Further requirement’ box after you have clicked on the ‘Inquiry Tour’ button).
As you cruise around during the Myeik trip, you will have a chance to interact with some of the local people, the Moken (also known as sea gypsies). The Moken has made the sea as their home and becomes one of the most attractive ethnic groups of Myanmar.
On your final day, leave from Kawthaung to Ranong in Thailand.Myeik Archipelago

Price: Please contact us for a special price
What’s Included?

  • Accommodation with breakfast (twin room basis)
  • Domestic flight tickets, including insurance surcharge and current fuel surcharge
  • Passenger service charges for domestic flights
  • Entrance fees and zone fees for the visits mentioned
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private air-con vehicle with drivers, as mentioned in the program
  • Private local boat fare for Inle Lake excursion, as mentioned in the program

What’s Excluded?

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Visa fees and visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at hotels
  • Any other items not mentioned

IMPORTANT NOTES:
The above itinerary is indicative and some details may change according to conditions and availability; you will always be informed of such changes.

Please contact us for the detailed information