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Discovery Of Southern Myanmar

Duration : 9 Days - 8 Nights


Discovery of Southern Myanmar is designed for traveler who is interested in the southern Myanmar. In this tour, we combine three most interesting mains cites of the region which are Mawlamyiang – Hpa An and Dawei together with the holiest pilgrimage site “The Golden Rock “. The Golden rock is the wonder of the Myanmar. In Hpa An, the town of Karen has amazing natural caves and will see very scenic nature and You will enjoy the local river boat trip between Hpa -An and Mawlamyaing on the Salween River (the longest river in Myanmar). You will also discover First Capital city of British “Mawlamyiang “with the Death railway which were built during the Second World War connecting Thailand and Myanmar and the longest reclining Buddha. At the end, you will have beach time on the Dawei Virgin beaches.

Trip Profile

Start from Yangon

End at Yangon

All inclusive tour /All seasons

Yangon – Golden Rock – Hpa An – Mawlamying – Dawei – Yangon

Day 1 Arrive at Yangon –Yangon City Tour
Day 2 Yangon – Golden Rock by road
Day 3 Golden Rock – Hpa An by road
Day 4 Hpa An – Mawlamying by road
Day 5 Mawlamyaing - Thanphyuzayat – Dawei by road
Day 6 Beach at Dawei
Day 7 Beach at Dawei
Day 8 Dawei – Yangon by road
Day 9 Yangon City Tour - Departure


  • Walking around in colonial town in Yangon and Observing Buddhist rituals at holy Shwedagaon pagoda
  • Exciting trip to Golden Rock
  • Exploring impressive nautral caves of Hpa An
  • One Stop Visit to famous stream train of Second World War ( II ) with tragic history of thousands deaths to build the railway to Thailand
  • Cruising over Sanlween River ( the longest river of Myanamar)
  • Admiring biggest lying Buddha of the World at Mawlamyaing
  • Leisure at nnexploited virgin Dawei Beach
  • Exploring nature of southern Myanmar by car in depth


  • 3- 4 stars hotel for 8 nights
  • All meals for 8 days except two days in Beach and last dinner on the departure date together with complementary breakfast of the hotel
  • All transport charges mentioned in the program with private air-conditioned cars with water and refreshment tower
  • Boat fees
  • All entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the program
  • Local English language guide or French /German /Spanish Language guide
  • Private car service fees for long trip from one city to another city

Day 1 Yangon

Arrival at the Yangon International Airport. Then our guide welcomes you at the airport. Transfer to hotel. Then start to visit colonial town with the majestic colonial buildings where you walk in the quartier and you will see city Hall, the Supreme court, the banks, the Myanmar authority port and other beautiful old building. Then proceed to China town to discover Chinese commercial busy town with their temples.Lunch break. Then continue to see the biggest handicrafts market Scot or Bo Gyoke Market, Chauk-Htet-Gyi reclining Buddha and Shwedagon Pagoda, the most wonderful stupa in Myanmar at sunset time exploring rituals and splendors of the Holy energies of the Pagoda. Back to hotel. Overnight at Yangon.
Notice; Tomorrow, you are going to Golden Rock Pagoda in the Mon state. Hotel is on the mountain. You have to take the Pagoda public truck car to your hotel leaving our organized car from Yangon at the base camp of the mountain. Thus, make a small pack of your travel stuffs for your one-night stay at the hotel on the mountain.

Day 2 Yangon – Golden Rock

Breakfast at the hotel and check out the hotel. Then head to Golden Rock, the first pilgrimage site in Myanmar. You should have one-night stop travel pack with you before you leave. Driving time is about 5 hours for 200 km. Visit the Htauk -Kyaint World Cemetery on the way and visit Shwetharlaung Pagoda and Kyaik Pon Pagoda in Bago. On the way, you see the paddy fields and villages of Mon and Karen along the highway.Lunch at the local restaurant.Then arrive at the Golden Rock. Leave your big luggage in the car and take only the small travel Pack and take the public truck to go up the Mountain. The going up time is 45 minutes. Then arrive at the Pagoda camp and check in the hotel. Then visit the Golden Rock Pagoda. Located on the 1000 m above sea level and holy for real Buddha hairs relic. Visit the Guardians spirits Karen people at the Pagoda and pass some hours at the pagoda. See the sunset and back to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 Golden rock – Hpa An

After breakfast, check out the hotel and return to the base camp. Upon arrival, join the car to proceed to Hpa -AnCity, the capital of the Karen state and Karen people.
Driving time is around 2 hours. Hpa -an is so beautiful with several isolated mountains on the flat plain. Its large lime stone caves with Buddhas are main attractions. Upon arrival, visit Kot Kon cave with seven centaur old Stucco carving of Buddhas on the cave wall, the Sadan cave, the largest holy cave in Hpa An for cave exploration and for local boat ride on the lake under the cave wall, the KyaukKalat pagoda and the Lumbuni park with the 1000 Buddhas. Then enjoy the sunset at Shweyinmaw Pagoda. Overnight at Hpa An.

Day 4 Hpa -An - Mawlamyaing (ByBoat)

Breakfast at the hotel and take the local ferry boat to Mawlamyaing on the river Salween. On the way. visit Ko Nat village of Mons and its famous U Na Auk Monastery built during the colonial era. Then proceed to Mawlamyaing. Lunch at Mawlamyaing, the first capital of the British time and capital of the Mon state. Visit the Kyaikthnlan Pagoda, the Bamboo Buddha and Sein Don Queen monastery. Sunset at the Kyaingthanlan Pagoda over the City respiring the colonial time.

Day 5 Mawlamyaing – Thanphyuzayet (Death Railway) - Dawei (309 km)

Breakfast and check out the hotel. Then head to Dawei. Driving time is about 5 hours. On the way visit, the longest reclining Buddha (175 m) and Death railway and the biggest war cemetery in Thanphyuzayat. Death railway was built by the Japanese force during war II using 250000 civilian labourers casing 90000 civilians and 12000 Allied prisoner’s deaths. Then continue to Dawei. Lunch on the way. Arrive at Dawei in the evening and overnight at hotel.

Day 6 Beach at your leisure

Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the beach of the Dawei, the capital city of the Thanainthari region with lengthy hidden white sandy beach. Free time at the beach. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 Beach at leisure

Free time at your leisure.

Day 8 Dawei – Yangon ( 634 km – 12 hours driving time)

Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Yangon for 12 hours. Arrive late at Yangon and check in the hotel.

Day 9 Yangon – Departure

Free time in the morning at the hotel to prepare for your international departure. Then transfer to Yangon international airport.

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