Hpa-An and Mawlamyine

Hpa-An and Mawlamyine Send Booking Query

(4-Days/3-Nights)

Mawlamyine and Hpa-AnHpa-an is the capital of Kayin state and famous for the unusually shapes Mt. Zwekabin and nearby natural limestone caves. Mawlamyine is the capital of Mon state. With its colonial buildings and its leafy tropical coastal setting, Mawlamyine has a charm of its own distinct from any other town or city. This is the town where George Orwell worked as a policeman and the setting of his book Shooting an Elephant.

Tour Overview

Day 01: Yangon – Hpa-an

Day 02: Hpa-an – Mawlamyine

Day 03: Mawlamyine & environs

Day 04: Mawlamyine – Yangon

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Yangon – Hpa-an

Early morning approx. 7 a.m, pick-up from hotel and drive to Hpa-an (approx. 6 hrs drive). En route, stop in Thaton – former capital of the Mon Kingdom. On the way visit Bayintnyi Cave with hot spring, and Kawkon Cave natural lime stone cave that the rock surface is profusely decorated with diffent kinds of clay Buddha images and votive tablets. Photo stop at scenic river-side Shwe Yin Myaw Pagoda. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Kaw-goon Cave at Karen State

Kaw-goon Cave at Karen State


Day 02: Hpa-an – Mawlamyine

Early breakfast at hotel. Approx. 7 a.m, stroll through a small Karen village situated at the significant Mount Zwegabin, Kyauk Kan Latt wetland, Kawkathaung cave, Ruby cave, Khayone Cave with numerous Buddha images, stalactites and stalagmites & Saddan Cave. Then drive to Mawlamyine by passing the bridge across the Thanlwin River. Arrival and visit Kyaikthanlan Pagoda (known as the Kipling Pagoda) and photo stop at view point. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Mawlamyine & environs

Breakfast at hotel. Morning (approx. ½ hr) drive to Kawhnat-Kadoe villages to see hidden antique shrines & monuments were built over a century ago by U NarAuk. He is a historical merchant who dared to compete with British traders at colonial days. The artistic works of monasteries, rest houses and ordination hall are magnificant. Afternoon back to Mawlamyine. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Mawlamyine – Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit Seindon Mibaya Kyaung – over 100 years old monastery and other interesting sites. In the afternoon, back to Yangon (approx. 8 hrs drive). Transfer to hotel.

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