Nature & Wildlife Rakhine Tour
Nature and Wildlife Rakhine Tour is to introduce new destination Gwa Town, which is situated in western part of Myanmar. It is located in the southern part of Rakhine State ( Arakan). Gwa Town is located beside of Bay of Bengal. It is lined on the Rakhine Coastal Line. Gwa is the last Town in southern part of Rakhine State. Gwa Town is closed and border to Ayarwaddy region. Gwa town is comprised in Thandwe ( Sandoway) district.
Gwa Town is about 175 miles away from Yangon and 85 miles away from Thandwe ( Sandoway). The coach ( Line Bus) are leaving daily from Yangon and Thandwe. The Rakhinese people and Bama people are staying in Gwa Township. The majority of dwelling people are working the fishery since near to the sea (Bay of Bengal). Some people are earning the farming, plantation, agriculture and dealer. All of local community are very honest and very good hospitality . Gwa Town is very beautiful and the land of natural scenic beauty.
9 days/ 8 nights trip
Day. (1). In the morning arrival at Yangon International airport, transfer to the respective hotel. Then Yangon sightseeing, Visit world-famous Shwedagon pagoda, visit Chaukhtagyi reclining Buddha image, National museum, Sule pagoda, Botahtaung jetty, Bogyoke market. Sunset at Nanthida jetty. Overnight stay in Yangon.
Day.(2). In the morning transfer to Aungmingalar High way station by Taxi car. Then taking the line bus from Yangon to Gwa at 07:00 am. There are about (8) hours driving. On the way, sight seeing from the bus . Passing the Ayarwaddy region and crossing the Rakhine Yoma Mountain Range which is about 51 miles long from Yaenathar town to Gwa distance. Lunch is on the way. The bus will arrive at 03:00 pm to Gwa town. Check in to Guest House. Free at leisure in Guesthouse . Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.
Day. (3).In the morning breakfast at a local Tea shop. starting Nature & Wildlife Rakhine Tour, visit the market where to see the local products and variety of foods. And then drive to Yahaikudoe village ( fishing village) by Toke Toke( 3 wheels motorcycle). Visit the Hpa-Auk meditation center, and observe the lifestyle of dwelling people. And then visit Yahaikwin village where to see the making oil from peanut and sesame seeds by rotating the cows to mortar and pestle in the traditional way, the lifestyle of villagers. Then visit the reclining Buddha image, Yahaikwin Dam which is for water supply. Then back to Gwa and lunch at a local restaurant. Rest a few minutes in the guest house. Afternoon visit to Theingone pagoda, the cultural heritage site ( the old pagoda campus ) which was the same with Bagan era. The walking about a few minutes and trek to the top of the Minn Taung( King Mountain) where to see the panoramic view of Gwa Township and sunset there. In the evening back to the guest house by Toke Toke. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.
Day. (4). In the morning breakfast at a local Tea shop. Then walking to Jetty of Gwa about 30 minutes. Then crossing the Gwa River by public ferry boat about 20 minutes. Arrive in Makyeengu village, walking and observation around the village. Then proceed to Shwe Ya Chaing village. On the way, seeing the natural scenic beauty. Arrive at Shwe Ya Chaing village and rest at the village. Then proceed to Chaung Thar village. Looking around the village. Then back to Shwe Ya Chaing village. Lunch at the house of the local community with Rakhine Traditional Foods. Afternoon, back to Makyeengu village along the beach. Stop at the Payar Taung ( Pagoda Mountain) where to see the natural scenic beauty and sunset there. Then crossing by public ferry boat to Gwa. Taking the try shawl to Guesthouse. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.
Day. (5). In the morning breakfast at a local Tea shop. Then taking the Try Shawl ( Sidecar) to Gwa Jetty. Then taking the private boat to Gwa’s Island about two hours driving. Gwa Island is surrounded by the seawater in the Bay of Bengal. It is situated in the southwest of Gwa Town. It is the solitary in the Gwa Township. Fishing and snorkeling around the Island as the activities. Lunch at the Island. Having barbecued seafood on Lunch. Afternoon, back to Gwa by boat. Then taking the try shawl to Guest House. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.
Day. (7). In the morning breakfast at a local Tea shop. Then taking the try shawl to Gwa jetty. Taking the private boat along the Gwa River upstreaming. On the way, seeing the mangrove forest and community forest which are taking care of by the local community. At first, visit Shwe Pyae village where to see the lifestyle of dwelling people and their culture and livelihood. And then proceed to Pyar Taik village, Thit Kauk village and Pauk Tue village. Observation around the village. Afternoon back to Gwa by boat. Sunset on the boat. After that go and see the places where many birds are sleeping in the mangrove forest. And then back to Gwa. Transfer to Guesthouse by Toke Toke. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.
Day. (8). In the morning breakfast at a local Tea shop. Free at leisure in Guest house and packing. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then take the bus at 12:00 noon from Gwa to Yangon. The bus passing the Rakhine Mountain range and Ayarwaddy division. Arrive at Yangon at about 09:00 pm. Transfer to respective hotel by Taxi car. Overnight in Yangon.
Day. (9). In the morning, free at leisure in the Hotel . Afternoon transfer to Yangon international airport by private car. Check in to the departure lounge.
(OR) You can proceed and join other tours from Yangon.
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