Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary, not very far away from the center of the Bago town, is an ideal place for picnickers, naturalists, botanists and bird-watchers or those who want peace, silence and tranquility, and dream of city escape.
Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1896, used to be a reservoir which changed naturally into wetland with the extend of 40 square miles.
Moe Yun Gyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary
What to explore the Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary ?
During your natural expedition to Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary, you will have an opportunity to appreciate over 42 water bird species, and 33 shore bird species as well as more than twenty species of aquatic grass and herb (Emergent macrophytes) especially Kaing grasslands, the most suitable breeding ground for water birds.
In addition to watching hundreds of resident and migratory water birds, tourists can study wetland environment by boat. What a good way to commune with nature! One more fascinating feature is that unlike Hlawga Wildlife Park, another must-see in Myanmar eco tour, Moe Yun Gyi offers sweet little bungalows where visitors can have a very special overnight and then it is really nice to wake up in the middle of the different birds song in the middle of wet land. Besides, an open-air restaurant with a huge menu of Chinese and Myanmar food options as well as plenty of cold Myanmar beer is available.
Moe Yun Gyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary
How to get to Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary ?
The best way is to drive a car from Yangon as this sanctuary is located on the Yangon – Bago – Pyinpongyi -Mandalay Road, about 112 km, about 2 hour-drive away from Yangon. Therefore, it is highly recommend that you should book a Myanmar Eco Tour – 7 Days to have a logical trip.
Final words!
Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary will definitely brings you a precious opportunity to escape from the stuffy and hectic pace of the city and see the countryside. So, come visit!Moe Yun Gyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary