Beautiful Rakhine ( Arakan) Trip to Gwa

Beautiful Rakhine ( Arakan) Trip to Gwa

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9 days/ 8 nights trip

The beautiful beach of Gwa in Bay of Bengal

The beautiful beach of Gwa in Bay of Bengal

Gwa Town is situated in western part of Myanmar. It is located in the southern part of Rakhine State ( Arakan). Gwa Town is located beside of Bay of Bengal. It is lined on the Rakhine Coastal Line. Gwa is the last Town in southern part of Rakhine State. Gwa Town is closed and border to Ayarwaddy region. Gwa town is comprised in Thandwe ( Sandoway) district. There are nigh teen (19) Townships in Rakhine State. They are (1)Sittwe Township,(2)Ponnagyun Township, (3)Mrauk –U Township,(4)Kyauktaw Township,(5)Minbya Township,( 6)Myebon Township, (7)Pauktaw Township,(8) Rathedaung Township, (9)Maungdaw Township, (10) Buthidaung Township, (11) Kyaukphyu Township,(12) Manaung Township,(13) Ramree Township, (14) Ann Township, (15) Ma He Township, (16) Tounggup Township, (17) Thandwe Township,(18) Gwa Township, (19) Kyeintali Township.

Gwa Town is about 175 miles away from Yangon and 85 miles away from Thandwe ( Sandoway). The coach ( Line Bus) are leaving daily from Yangon and Thandwe. The Rakhinese people and Bama people are staying in Gwa Township. The majority of dwelling people are working the fishery since near to the sea (Bay of Bengal). Some people are earning the farming, plantation, agriculture and dealer. All of local community are very honest and very good hospitality . Gwa Town is very beautiful and the land of natural scenic beauty.

Tour Itinerary
Day.(1). In the morning arrival to Yangon International airport, transfer to respective hotel.Then Yangon sight seeing, Visit to world famous Shwedagon pagoda, visit Chaukhtagyi reclining Buddha image, National museum, Sule pagoda, China town, Botahtaung jetty, Bogyoke market. Sunset at
Nanthida jetty. Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day.(2). In the morning transfer to Aungmingalar High way station by Taxi car. Then taking the line bus from Yangon to Gwa at 07:00 am. There is about (8) hours driving. On the way, sight seeing from the bus . Passing the Ayarwaddy region and crossing the Rakhine Yoma Mountain Range which is about 51 miles long from Yaenathar town to Gwa distance. Lunch is on the way. The bus will arrive at 03:00 pm to Gwa town. Check in to Guest House. Free at leisure in Guest house . Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.

Cultural Heritage Site in Gwa

Cultural Heritage Site in Gwa

Day.(3).In the morning breakfast at local Tea shop.Then visit to the market where to see the local products and variety of foods. And then drive to Yahaikudoe village ( fishing village) by Toke Toke( 3 wheels motor cycle). Visit to Hpa-Auk meditation centre, and observe the life style of dwelling people. And then visit to Yahaikwin village where to see the making oil from peanut and sesame seeds by rotating the cows to mortar and pestle in traditional way, life style of villagers. Then visit to reclining Buddha image, Yahaikwin Dam which is for water supply. Then back to Gwa and lunch at local restaurant.Rest a few minutes in the guest house. Afternoon visit to Theingone pagoda, the cultural heritage site ( the old pagoda campus ) which was the same with Bagan era. The walking about a few minutes and trek to top of the Minn Taung( King Mountain) where to see the panoramic view of Gwa Township and sunset at there. In the evening back to guest house by Toke Toke. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.

Day.(4). In the morning breakfast at local Tea shop. Then walking to Jetty of Gwa about 30 minutes. Then crossing the Gwa River by public ferry boat about 20 minutes. Arrive to Makyeengu village, walking and observation around the village. Then proceed to Shwe Ya Chaing village. On the way, seeing the natural scenic beauty. Arrive to Shwe Ya Chaing village and rest at village. Then proceed to Chaung Thar village. Looking around the village. Then back to Shwe Ya Chaing village. Lunch at the house of local community with Rakhine Traditional Foods. Afternoon, back to Makyeengu village along the beach. Stop at the Payar Taung ( Pagoda Mountain) where to see the natural scenic beauty and sunset at there. Then crossing by public ferry boat to Gwa. Taking the try shawl to Guest house. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.

Day.(5). In the morning breakfast at local Tea shop. Then taking the Try Shawl ( Side car) to Gwa Jetty. Then taking the private boat to Gwa’s Island about two hours driving. Gwa Island is surrounded the sea water in the Bay of Bengal. It is situated at the south west of Gwa Town. It is the solitary in the Gwa Township. Fishing and snorkeling around the Island as the activities. Lunch at the Island.Having the barbecued sea food on Lunch. Afternoon, back to Gwa by boat. Then taking the try shawl to Guest House. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.

Day.(6). In the morning breakfast at local Tea shop. Then, starting trekking trip to Rakhine Yoma Mountain . Trekking in jungle trail about (3) hours. Then arrive to Kwin Gyi village.Sight seeing around the village. Visiting to Betel Nut farm, Betel Leave farm. Then visit to Chindwin village and Pauk Tue Kwin village. Then taking the private boat to Gwa town. At first, downstream on the Daung Chaung river. Sight seeing along the Daung Chaung river. Then arrive to Gwa River in the evening and come back to Gwa Jetty. Then taking the try shawl to Guest house. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.

Natural Scenic Beauty of Gwa

Natural Scenic Beauty of Gwa

Day.(7). In the morning breakfast at local Tea shop. Then taking the try shawl to Gwa jetty. Taking the private boat along the Gwa River upstreaming.On the way, seeing the mangrove forest and community forest which are taking care by local community. At first, visit to Shwe Pyae village where to see the life style of dwelling people and their culture and livelihood. And then proceed to Pyar Taik village,Thit Kauk village and Pauk Tue village. Observation around the village. Afternoon back to Gwa by boat. Sunset on the boat. After that go and see the places where many birds are sleeping in the mangrove forest. And then back to Gwa . Transfer to Guest house by Toke Toke. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Gwa.

Day.(8). In the morning breakfast at local Tea shop. Free at leisure in Guest house and packing. Lunch at local restaurant. Then taking the bus at 12:00 noon from Gwa to Yangon. The bus passing the Rakhine Mountain range and Ayarwaddy division. Arrive to Yangon about 09:00 pm. Transfer to respective hotel by Taxi car. Overnight in Yangon.

Day.(9). In the morning , free at leisure in Hotel . Afternoon transfer to Yangon international airport by private car. Check in to departure lounge.
(OR) You can proceed and join to other tours from Yangon.

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