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Tour Name
Tattooed Ladies in Myanmar
Duration
6 Days / 5 Nights
Availability
Round the year
Tours Price
Available upon request


Route: Sittwe – Mrauk U - Sittwe

This itinerary is your private tour with your own guide and driver, and makes you very flexible that your tour guide to accompany you and adapt to your wishes.



Detail itinerary

Day 1:                             Mrauk U Arrival




On arrival at Sittwe air-port, transfer to jetty for private boat trip along the Kaladan River to Mrauk-u which will takes about 5 to 7 hours upstream by enjoying river life. Check in at hotel.

* Meals: Dinner.

Overnight in Hotel at Mrauk U




Day 2:                             Mrauk U- Vesali – Maha Muni Full day Sightseeing




After breakfast at Hotel, we visit to Wethali (Vesali) by car, situates 6 miles to the North of Mrauk-U. According to the Rakhine History, Vesali was founded by King Mahataing Candra in 327 AD. The archaeological department reports that Vesali was a city belonging to the main period from 4th to 8th century which was confirmed by the findings of excavation at Vesali Su Taung Pya (wish-granting) sand-stoned Buddha image (17 feet high) and old place site. Now this place-site already turned to village. Proceed to Danyawaddy City where there is replica of Mahamuni Buddha Image. Danyawaddy City is 16 miles north of Vesali and 21 miles north of Mrauk-U. The earliest old city in Rakhine (B.C 582 to 326 AD). In 1824, King Bodawpaya occupied Rakhine and took away Mahamuni Buddha image as a trophy. Original Mahamuni Buddha image is at Mandalay. Then, Visit to Shit Taung temple build by the thirteenth king of Mrauk-U dynasty called Minbargyi. Shit Taung meaning is 80,000 Buddha images in anticipation of Buddha who will come into the future. Another name of this temple is Yan Aung Zaya, the meaning is in memory of quelling the Portuguese attacked in those days. Inside the pagoda is like a amaze and Rakhine costume, manner and tradition, in the manners of wrestling, boxing, dancing and some of 550 jataka (earliest lives of Buddha) in relief can be seen there and then very close to Shit Taung temple is Andaw Thein Ordination Hall in which Buddha tooth-relic was enshrined. It is said to have been obtained from Sri Lanka by King Minbin (1539-1542AD) and then visit to Dukkan Thein Ordination Hall build like a fortress. Visit Langbankpyauk Pagoda, locally known as “plate pagoda” because there are some glaze flowers like a plate.

* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight in Hotel at Mrauk U




Day 3:                             Chin Village Full day Sightseeing




After breakfast, we go to Ngagya Jetty by jeep (20-30 minutes). And then we visit to Chin Village by boat (72km-2½ hours). On the way you will find the creek is shallow (about half meter). Sometimes, you will have to see even if the ground of creek and surrounded by bamboo forest. At there, you will find women take tattooed on their face owing to their belief. Streaky tattooed face didn’t practice anymore. Most of houses in the villages are made of bamboo. Enjoy walk through their villages on the hill and poetic surroundings.

* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight in Hotel at Mrauk U




Day 4:                             Mrauk U Full day Sightseeing




Early morning, after breakfast, we visit to Mrauk-U market, have a look ways of life of rural people and then archaeological museum in which there are ancient stone slab and glaze as well as a model of Mrauk-U attached with the Palace site where the kings of Rakhine once had hid private chambers and reception rooms and proceed to Koethaung Pagoda (90000 Buddha Images) surrounded by paddy field. Legend say it is said the king build that pagoda finished within six months because he was afraid to die within six months. After that, not very far from Koethaung, visit to Pisei Pagoda. Proceed to Letsekan Lake (Royal hand-washing Lake). In ancient time, this lake supply fresh water for the population of the city. Besides, if enemies penetrated into the city, the waters would be released, drowning the invaders. The sandstone lake gate can be seen till now. Supply the fresh water for the population of the city still in use. Break for lunch. Bandoola Monastery which like museum in which countless Buddha Images and priceless jewelry were donated and visit Sandamuni (Second Great Image) once had seen stowage. Later, luckily, it was found that it is, indeed, Bronze image and proceeds to Sakyamanaung Pagoda guarded by two brother huge giants’ statue. Continue to bell-shaped Bodi Shwegu Temple in which along the walls of inner side of the passages are decorated with stone sculptures depicting some of 550 Jatakas of Buddha. These sculptures are like the mirrors of Rakhine’s culture and see also Pitakataik (library) which had been used as a depository for the Buddhist scriptures in ancient time. Sunset at Harritaung Hill

* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight in Hotel at Mrauk U




Day 5:                             Mrauk U – Sittwe by boat ( Half day Sightseeing)




Early morning, after breakfast, we return to Sittwe by boat. On the way, we will stop for Myo Village, noted for their traditional Kami Cloth which is very neat and handsome. Arrived Sittwe at late afternoon and relax at hotel for the whole evening.

* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight in Hotel at Sittwe




Day 6:                             Departure to Yangon/ Ngapali




After breakfast, visit the fish Market of Sittwe, Payagyi temple with a golden face Buddha Image, Mahakuthala monastery, Lawkarnandar pagoda and Sakyamuni Buddha image, if time permits. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Yangon/ Ngapali.

* Meals: Breakfast




***End of the whole trip***

Notes:

  1. Itinerary may be changed or shifted depending on weather conditions and events beyond our control with or without prior notice;
  2. Your passport must valid entry Visa with 6 months validity.

Service Include:

  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast ( Twin sharing room )
  • Meals (lunch and dinner)
  • Transport with private coach
  • Thai / English speaking throughout Guide
  • Private boat Two Ways ( Sittwe –Mrauk U-Sittwe)
  • Entrance fee as per program
  • One bottle mineral water and two snow towels per day on car for throughout trip

Service Excludes:

  • Visa fee & handling fee
  • Beverages
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Portal charges
  • Personal expense such as camera fees, tips, gratuities and etc.
  • Overweight luggage
  • Travel insurance in Myanmar
  • Other visit not mentioned in the program
  • Other services not listed in inclusive

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