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Sittwe and Mrauk U Tour

Sittwe and Mrauk U Tour
    Ancient Pagoda in Mrauk U

Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State. It is the gateway for a river journey to Mrauk U – a 15th Century Archaeological site and “open-air Museum” of the arts and culture of the Rakhine people.

    Tour Overview

    (4-Days/3-Nights)

     Day 01: Yangon – Sittwe (by flight approx. 1330/1515-via SNW

     Day 02: Sittwe – Mrauk U (by boat)

     Day 03: Mrauk U

     Day 04: Mrauk U – Sittwe (by boat) Sittwe – Yangon (by flight approx. 1530/1715-via SNW)

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Yangon – Sittwe (by flight)

Pick-up from the hotel and transfer to Yangon airport for flight to Sittwe. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. In the evening drive through the city and photo stop at View Point to enjoy breathing fresh sea breeze. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Sittwe – Mrauk U (by boat)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to jetty for a boat trip (private local boat) on the Kaladen River to Mrauk U (approx. 4-5 hrs depending on the river condition). Arrival and visit Shitthaung pagoda – Mrauk Oo’s most important monument containing a remarkable collection of Buddha images and relics, Andawthein Ordination Hall, with its unique stone carvings, Dokekan Thein pagoda – a huge fortress-like temple with vaulted passages containing interesting stone sculptures and Koethaung temple which boasts 90,000 Buddha images in niches. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Mrauk U

Sittwe and Mrauk U Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning transfer to Laymyo riverside by jeep then proceeded to Laythu chin hill tribes´ villages (by boat) where the face tattoo ladies are lives. As this custom is fading out, it’s one of the last chances to see these ladies. Study their lifestyle. They make their living by fishing, agriculture and weaving fabrics. Evening back to Mrauk U (by boat and car). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Mrauk U – Sittwe (by boat) Sittwe – Yangon (by flight)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to jetty for a boat trip (private local boat) back to Sittwe. Arrival and sightseeing around Sittwe before transfer to the airport for the return flight to Yangon. Fly to Yangon. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

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