Sarus Crane Community Tour

Sarus Crane Community Tour

3 Days / 2 Nights Trip

Sarus Crane Community Tour take you to see the Sarus Crane and its Conservation Area in Wakema Township of Ayeyarwady Region. Sarus Crane & Local people ( Community) are friendship to each other.

Sarus Crane Community Tour
Sarus Crane (Antigone antigone) in Ayeyarwady

The Sarus Crane (Antigone antigone) in Myanmar is a rare species not only in the World but also in Myanmar. Ayeyarwady Delta Region is one of Sarus Crane’ habitats in Myanmar. Discover the beautiful Sarus Crane, other rare birds and having natural scenic beauty of Ayeyarwady.

Sarus Crane’s Habitats area is conserved by Local people. Now, it become one of Eco-tourism site in Myanmar. Welcome to Tourists to enjoy this Tour, it is one of supporting to Local people and conservation to the habitats of Sarus Crane.

Ayeyawady Delta region is located south-west part of Yangon, in south of Myanmar. It is over three hours driving to, Ayeyawady Delta Region where one of the ecotourism sites near Yangon. It is feeding ground of rare birds Sarus Crane (Antigone antigone), Jerdon’s Babbler (Chrysomma altirostre) and Yellow-breasted Bunting (Emberiza aureola) which is the key species at this area and the threatened and critically endangered  species of IUCN Red List.    

Here, in Myanmar, four places can be found Sarus Crane (Antigone antigone); Inle Lake (East), Indawgyi (North),  Moeyungyi and Ayeyarwady Delta (South). The Sarus Crane, it is hard to see except south of Myanmar – Ayeyarwady Delta region.  At  Ayeyarwady  Delta, there are many rivers and streams, where some villagers are fishing (by boat) at this lowland of  Delta region –  Reed, paddy field are the major portion of covering on this area delta. And other tourists attraction are lifestyle of villagers, many small villages, many house stilts on the water, riding boat on the small stream, daily routine of  local experience , scenic view of nature and so on. The Sarus Cranes’ (Antigone antigone) foods are frogs, fish (maybe in the captivity), seeds, aquatic plants, and crustaceans. On feeding at the paddy field are really help the farmers to reduce the snails and insects at the the farms, where their major product are growing for their living and earning.

Enjoying on Sarus Crane Watching


Detailed Tour Itinerary

 Day-1 : After breakfast, going by car to Ayeyarwady Delta, Wakema Township. One and half hour drive, we will be Birding on the way between Shwe Long and Wakema Town, lunch at local restaurant.  check in and lunch at the Hotel. Evening birding on the way to Einmae, and proceed to Hotel. Over night in Wakema Town.

Day 2. In the morning, after breakfast, go to the birding site by boat which arranged by Sarus Crane Community Team, where Jerdon’s   Babbler feeding. And lunch at the village with fresh food, for lunch arranged by local Community and continue birding there till the dark, and back to the hotel for overnight.

Day 3. After breakfast at the Hotel, check out and leave for birding on the way to Yangon, and lunch at classic restaurant and back to the Yangon. Check in to your respective hotel.

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