Tour Summary

This short trip will take you to the hidden treasure of Rakhine State and give you the last chance to see face tattooed Chin ladies. Enjoy the beauty of the ancient ruin, a beautiful sunset view often without any other tourists and fantastic atmosphere in Mrauk U.

Transfer to the domestic airport for late morning flight to Sittwe.
Upon arrival, we will drive together to Mrauk U by car. The journey will take around 4 hours driving via Ponna Kyun and Kyauk Taw with beautiful landscape, passing through rivers and many small towns.
On the way to Mrauk U, we may visit to Kyauk Taw Taung Pagoda. Take a few minute walk up to the mountain where we can enjoy the most panoramic view of the Kisapanadi (Kaladan) River and surroundings. Continue our journey and we may also stop at Mahamuni Temple with a huge bronze.
Then we will drive directly to Mrauk U and transfer to the hotel for check in.
Overnight in Mrauk U.
Breakfast at the hotel, then we will have a fully day excursion in Mrauk U.
Our sightseeing includes: Shit-Thaung Temple, an ancient temple with its 80,000 Buddha’s images, Andaw-Thein Temple which contains a tooth relic of the Buddha coming from Sri Lanka and represents unique style of Mrauk U architecture, Htaukkhan-Thein Temple, one of the most militaristic buildings in Mrauk U. Enjoy the spectacular view from a hill nearby Htaukkhan-Thein Temple.
Proceed to Koe-Thaung Temple, with its 90,000 Shrine Image, the largest temple in the city. the semi-destroyed Paysi Paya where we can enjoy a nice hilltop view of Koe-Thaung Temple. We then visit a village of traditional weaving workshop at the outskirt of Mrauk U and in the late afternoon proceed to a sunset spot to enjoy sunset over the plain. 
Overnight in Mrauk U.
Today we are going to visit the Chin Villages, located on the bank of Laymyo River. We will drive to the Ngagya which will take about 30 minutes from here we will take a boat along the Laymyo River to Chin villages. The boat trip takes (2.5) hours, on the way we can enjoy local life and scenic view of each side of the river.
In this excursion, we will have a chance to see the elder ladies who are famous for their completely tattooed faces. On arrival, visit to Pan Paung Chin village and Shaw Mae village where we will have a chance to learn the local culture, village houses made of bamboo and enjoy walk through their villages on the hill and poetic environment. (Lunch box is included)
Afterwards, we will take the boat back to Mrauk U where we overnight. Transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Mrauk U.
After breakfast we will drive back to Sittwe and then transfer to the Sittwe airport in time for our return flight to Yangon.

THE PRICES INCLUDE:

  • Accommodation at the hotels in double/twin occupancy include (ABF) breakfast
  • Domestic flights including airport transfers and tax tax (Yangon – Sittwe/ Sittwe – Yangon)
  • Transportation for excursions and sightseeing with a private car with driver and A/C mentioned in above program
  • English speaking guide service
  • Private boat for visit to Chin tribal villages and Lunch box
  • Government tax
  • Admission & zone fees at each destination for above tour

THE PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • International flight ticket arrangement
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Any personal expenses for souvenirs, lunch, dinner, tips, etc.
  • Meals not mentioned in program (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)