EXT 4 Sittwe and Mrauk U

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The fascinating land at the west of Myanmar, best way to Sittwe is by flight from Yangon. Sittwe to Mrauk U by boat. Mrauk U is the ancient capital where Rakhine dynasty flourished in 14th to 18th century. One can see the remains of their own architecture, monuments and stupas.

DAY 1 Yangon / Sittwe (Flight) -Sightseeing at Sittwe
DAY 2 Sittwe/ Mrauk U (Boat)Mrauk U Sightseeing
DAY 3 Mrauk U Sightseeing
DAY 4 Mrauk U/Sittwe (Boat) -Fly to Yangon

Program Code : Ext 4
Program Type : Extension Program
Destinations : Sittwe and Mrauk U
Duration : 4 Days
Itinerary : Sample and actual may be varied according to the domestic flight schedule

Ext 4. Rakhine Orchid (4 Days / 3 Nights)

Day 01 Yangon-Sittwe (Flight) – Sittwe sightseeing ( - / - / - )

You will be picked up at your hotel to fly from Yangon-Sittwe. Sittwe, an old bustling port town situated on an island located at the confluence of Kaladan River, Laymyo River and Mayu River. Nowadays, the city is the capital and port of Rakhine state. Sightseeing highlights include the Buddhist Museum – one of the best place to learn Rakhine cultural and their devotes in Buddhism. Evening we will walk along the strand road and visit view point.

Overnight at Sittwe.

Day 02 Sittwe - Mrauk U (boat) Half day sightseeing ( B / - / - )

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the jetty for the boat to Mrauk U. Take a local boat along the Kalandan river about 5~6 hours (depend on tidal direction) to reach Mrauk U, the royal capital of old Rakhine Kingdom. Arrival Mrauk U and transfer to the hotel. We will visit Lay Myatnar Pagoda; Chin Kite Pitaka Library; Rakhine Museum and old Palace site.

Overnight at Mrauk U.

Day 03 Mrauk U - Full day sightseeing ( B / - / - )

Breakfast at the hotel. Today visit starts with an hour drive to see the remains of Vesali (Waithali), an old royal capital of Rakhine Kingdom, which was believed to be flourished around 6th century. We will see the some traces of old palace ground, city wall and old temples still standing. Another half an hour drive will bring us to the site of Dhanyawadi, another old royal capital of Rakhine Kingdom which was estimated to be established before Vesali. Apart from the traces of old city wall and palace ground, another attraction there is the Mahamuni Temple. Drive back to Mrauk U.

Afternoon, we will visit the old remains of its flourish time, around 16th century, become the most interesting sightseeing places nowadays like Koethaung Temple; Shittaung Temple, (a temple with 80,000 Buddha images) constructed using stones and stones bracket without using any mortar; Htokekanthein, named because of its stone beam structure and situated on a small mount.

Overnight at Mrauk U.

Day 04 Mrauk U – Sittwe (Boat) - Fly to Yangon ( B / - / - )

Breakfast at the hotel. Boat ride back to Sittwe and lunch at restaurant. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Yangon.

myaukoo01 Koethaung Temple, Mrauk U
myaukoo02 Shitthaung Temple, Mrauk U
myaukoo03 Andaw Thein Temple, Mrauk U

Price Condition:
Price Includes –

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast as per program
  • Ground transfers as per program
  • Sightseeing tours with entry fee as per itinerary
  • Domestic flight tickets as per itinerary
  • Domestic boat fare
  • Service of a local English speaking guide in Sittwe and Mrauk U

Price excludes –

  • International air fare
  • Airport taxes
  • Insurance
  • Myanmar Visa fee
  • Seasonal Supplements
  • Visa processing service
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratitude

Any other not mentioned in the “Price Includes” section

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