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This Birds and Elephant Camp Tour is combined tour which is visiting Yangon City Tour including World famous Shwedagon pagoda, Bird watching, nature study, trekking around Poe Kyar Elephant Camp and birding at Moeyungyi Wetland and Wildlife Sanctuary ( The First RAMSAR Site in Myanmar ).

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival Yangon

Yangon Arrival. Transfer to hotel. Overnight.

Day 2

Yangon

Yangon city tour. Visit world famous Shwe Da Gone pagoda and Chauk Htat Gyi reclining Buddha image. Photo stop around Sule Pagoda and Botahtaung jetty. Visit China town, Bogyoke market and sunset at Nanthida Jetty. Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 3

Yangon-Taungoo

Drive from Yangon to Poe Kyar Elephant Camp ( 4 hours drive ). Elephant ride around the Elephant camp ( 1 hour ). Trek to wild elephant catching stockades. Watching the tame elephant shows. Overnight stay at camp.

Day 4

Taungoo-Moeyungyi

A.M, watching the elephant working demonstrations. Trek to caught elephant Training center. P. M, drive to Moe Yon Gyi wet land birds sanctuary. ( 4 hours drive). Evening birds watching at MYG wet Land birds sanctuary. Overnight stay at MYG wet land.

Day 5

Moeyungyi-Yangon

Early morning birds watching at MYG wet land. Then drive back to Bago ( 1 hr ) Bago city tour, visit Kanbawzathadi palace, Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda (the tallest pagoda in Myanmar), Shwe Tha Lyaung reclining Buddha image and Bago market. Drive Back to Yangon ( 2 hours ).

Tour cost included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary

2) Transportation charge

3) Purified drinking water

4) English spoken Normal Bird guide fee

5) Entrance fees

6) Accommodation

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals

2) Personal effects

3) Travel insurance

4) Video /Camera fees

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The best time to visit for tour is from October to March yearly.

There are 9 endemic bird species in Myanmar.

*You can imagine about 100 bird species in the trip.

The migrated birds arrive round about the second week of November and fly back on end of February yearly.

* The highlight bird species are Ferruginous Poachard, Glossy Ibis, Black-headed Ibis, Spot-billed Pelican, Common Kingfisher and Black-bellied Tern.

*November, December and January are the best time birding in Myanmar.

*Natmataung National Park ( Mt. Victoria) is the best birding site in Myanmar.

*Bagan ( Dry Zone), Natmataung National Park ( Mt.Victoria), Kalaw and Inle lake are the most popular birding sites in Myanmar.

*Green Peafowl is national bird of Myanmar.

*At least 10 years birding experience with clients, monthly birding activities and raptor Survey projects in Myanmar.