Road to the South - Yangon to Myeik Islands

12 day(s) 11 nights
Road to the South - Yangon to Myeik Islands

Road to the South - Yangon to Myeik Islands

Tour Overview

A beautiful journey that reveals very much of Southern Highlights from fascinating Buddhist site of Hpa An to untouched Dawei Peninsula. You will follow the footstep of Rudyard Kipling to some of the most inspirational destinations which are out of tourist map. 

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Kawgun Cave & photogenic Hpa An 
    Capture the Buddha Hill with thousands of statues
  • See British heritages in Mawlamyine
    Follow the inspiration from Rudyard Kipling Novel
  • Journey through the Dawei lively markets and town
    Enjoy intimate cultural visits to villages
  • Set Sail to the unspoiled waters of Andaman Sea
    Free to explore its marine life
  • Anchor at secluded, private beaches for the best beach experience
    Meet the friendly Gypsie people 


Travel Itinerary

12 day(s) 11 nights from Yangon
Mingalaba ! Welcome to Myanmar !
Upon your arrival today, our tour guide and driver will welcome you at Yangon international airport for your hotel transfer.
Your first experience of Yangon starts in Shwedagon, the oldest and biggest pagoda in town which dominates the skyline by golden flash. 
The welcome dinner will be accompanied with cultural show. 
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meal: Dinner
Breakfast at your hotel then depart from Yangon to the south city of Mawlamyine – a beautiful destination with faded colonial glory.
Upon arrival, take the view of  thriving previous colonial port city as well some noteable colonial architecture.
The next stop is Thanlan, a spectacular hillside temple with fabulous views of the countryside. This grand pagoda made famous in Rudyard Kipling's poem 'Mandalay'.
Before enjoying the sunset view over Than Lwin river, make a stop at Queen Sein Don Monastery and U Zina Pagoda.

Accommodation: Hotel in Mawlamyine / Meals: breakfast, lunch
Rise up for the morning market of Zaygyi. Breakfast at your hotel.
Leave Mawlamgyine for a scenic road trip to the Kayin State, the capital of Hpa An. Your day tour covers the most highlighted attractions of Hpa An including Mt. Zwe Kabin, Kawgun Cave and Karen Village.
Return to Mawlamyine for your personal leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hpa An / Meals : breakfast, lunch
This morning, we head to Thanbyuzayet, the starting point to the famous Death Railway linking Myanmar and Thailand across Kwai river.  
We stop for a shot visit then continue our road trip to Ye.
En route, behold the panorama of Ye valley from Banana mountain. Travel further into the land of Tanintharyi Division and the Mon State until we reach Dawei. Settle your stay in one of the best hotels in town then check out the town, seeing Myawyit pagoda.

Accommodation: Hotel in Dawei / Meals: breakfast, lunch
Another road trip day into the south Myanmar with many stops on the way to discover local life.
The destination today is Myeik, one of the largest fishing towns in Myanmar, an important point for the trading road from Siam Ayutthaya to Myanmar. 
When you reach the town, spend time to explore the old colonial quarter. There is a chance to witness pearl industry at one of the most authentic shops in town. 
Free at leisure for the evening.

Accommodation: Hotel in Myeik / Meal: breakfast
After the breakfast, travel to Seik Nge Jetty to embark your boat to Tatagyi island. 
The highlight of this day is the snorkeling time in a remote beach. Free to plunge into the pristine waters of Andaman Sea.
As the cruise reaches Dome, settle your stay. 

Accommodation: camping on island or cabin on private cruise 
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
Today, we set sail toward Smart, one of the most beautiful islands in Mergui Archipelago where you can see azure water with deep end. On the sailing route, drop in  Nyaung Hmai Village to visit the Moken sea gypsies.
The remainder of the day is left for sunbathing, discovering your private beach while our team preparing alfresco seafood for dinner.

Accommodation: camping on island or cabin on private cruise 
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
Your sailing journey continues with a touch to Elephant Stone island. Free to enjoy the sea your way. 
As we touch the shore, spend time to see the local life at Big Wing village. 
Behold the sunset onboard then prepare your third night on Marcus island with our crew.

Accommodation: camping on island or cabin on private cruise 
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
For the last day in Mergui Archipelago, you will explore Stone Beach or also known as Prince Island, a magnificent place to enjoy tropical sun and jungle. Be ready for some photogenic opportunities at Thameehla island before we reach the shore of Myeik.
The rest of the day is for your own leisure in Myeik town.

Accommodation: Hotel in Myeik / Meal : breakfast, lunch
Leave Myeik for a full day road trip back to Yangon. There are market and villages visit on the way as our guide will show you the unique traditional workshops. Lunch will be served in a fine local restaurant. 
Free at leisure in Yangon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon / Meal: breakfast, lunch
The orientation tour of Yangon this day starts from Sule pagoda, one of the most remarkable historical site in the city. From here, your stroll will take you through China town with bunch of shops, restaurant. Stop for the famous Chinese temple then head to Scott market, home to over 2000 stalls ranging from food to jelweries.
In the afternoon, board the cicular train which leads you through different townlets of Yangon, a good way to interact with local vendors and open markets. Stop for Chauthtatgyi pagoda, famed for the biggest Reclining Buddha statues in Myanmar. 
Behold the sunset by Yangon riverside. 
( For a different Yangon itinerary, please check Yangon private Tour )

Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meal: breakfast
The day is left free for your own discovery of Yangon. 
Our driver will pick you up for your departure flight. Additional sightseeing will be arranged upon request.

Accommodation : not included / Meal: Breakfast

Service Inclusion

Service includes

  • Private Car Transfer 
  • English speaking tour guides
    ( Other language, please request )
  • Hotel rooms at selected category
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat Trips where applied
  • Private Cabin on cruise / yatch
    or camping tent ( please contact us for price options)
  • Entrance fees and zone fees
  • Sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary

Service excludes

  • International flights
  • Myanmar Visa Fee
    ( we can help for any visa arrangement )
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuties

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