4 Days Sittwe – Mrauk U – Yangon (Oct 2018-April 2019) – ASIA EZ TRAVELS

4 Days Sittwe – Mrauk U – Yangon (Oct 2018-April 2019)

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Discover to Laytoo Chin Tribe

Sittwe – Mrauk U – Laytoo Chin Village – Yangon

(4 Days/ 3 Nights)

 

Overview:

In this trip, you will discover the cultural and heritage sites of Rakhine (Arakan) State and meet with the chin tattoo faced women in village, situated on the bank of Laymro River.

Itinerary Details

DAY 1. YANGON – SITTWE ( – / L / D )

Pick up by Asia E.Z car and guide at hotel. You will transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State. It also known as a Port city which located on the Kaladan River, it goes to the Bay of Bengal.

Upon arrival, you will have tour along the Strand road where sites of dock yard existed. Then, proceed visiting to the Cultural Museum (closed on Mondays and Public holidays) in Sittwe, displays the traditional costumes, musical instruments and arts of Rakhine.

From there, continue to see the Maha Myat Mu Ni Pagoda, situated in center of the town. Its Buddha face was shrined with gold and the rest are filled with bronze. Your day will be completed by watching sunset from the View Point, a lovely recreational spot in the city.

Transfer to the hotel.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Dinner and overnight stay in Sittwe.


DAY 2. SITTWE – MRAUK U (BY OVERLAND TRIP) (B /L / D)

After breakfast, stroll through the morning fish selling local market in Sittwe before drive (3 ½ hrs) to Mrauk U, a major archaeological site in Myanmar.

Start visiting to the Archaeological Museum (closed on Mondays and Public holidays) which is the collection of ancient artifacts. Visit to the Shitthaung Pagoda, it noted for (80,000) Buddha images with the most spectacular massive temple, and Andaw Thein Temple enshrined with Buddha tooth-relic. From there, heading to Koethaung Pagoda with its (90,000) Buddha images

From there, continue to see the Htauk Kan Thein Temple, which is another important highlight in Mrauk U. Enjoy viewing sunset from the good view of Shwe Taung Pagoda.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Dinner and overnight stay in Mrauk U.


DAY 3. MRAUK U – LAY TOO CHIN VILLAGE (B /L/D)

After breakfast, you will drive 40 minutes take you to the bank of Laymro River. Then, take a small boat about another 2 hours to reach at Kreik Chaung village where you can find the Lay Too Chin minority tribe, best known for their colorful fabrics and tattooed faces.

In this village, you will see the women decorated their face with tattoos, according to the history beautiful women used tattoos to make ugly themselves so the Kings wouldn’t take them away as salves. Return to Mrauk U.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Dinner and overnight stay in Mrauk U.


DAY 4. MRAUK U – SITTWE (BY OVERLAND TRIP) – YANGON (B /L /-)

After breakfast, you will leave (3 ½ hrs) to Sittwe and then directly transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Yangon.


*** End of this Tour ***


OUR PACKAGE TOUR RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • All meals as specified in the program on table basis as (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Entrance fees or zone fees for visits mentioned in the program
  • Tours with English speaking throughout guide (from Pyin Oo Lwin – Hsipaw-Pyin Oo Lwin) or (other languages guide can be provided with additional charges)
  • Regional/Local guide (Kayah speaking guide)
  • Maximum one Tour leader is free of charge in single room as of 15 full paying pax
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Small Boat fares to Laytoo Chin Village
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling

NOT INCLUDED ARE:

  • Domestic flights (Yangon – Sittwe – Yangon)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fee for Myanmar (note that pre-arranged visa is required for any tourists)
  • International Airfare
  • Entrance fees for the sites not mentioned in the program
  • Early check-in, late check-out. Normal check out time from hotels in Myanmar is 12 o’clock noon
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.
  • Christmas and New Year’s dinner supplement (will be advised at time of booking)
  • Services which are not mentioned above

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