Sittwe and Mrauk U

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(4-Days/3-Nights)

Mrauk USittwe 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

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

Day 02: Sittwe – Mrauk U (by boat)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to jetty for 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 hich boasts 90,000 Buddha images in niches. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Mrauk U

Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to Laymyo river side 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 hotel.

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

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

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