9 Days Ayeyarwady Delta & Ngwe Saung Beach

starting from $1274

Drive to Bogale Bogale, the heart of the delta and once a Mon capital and trading port connected to international trading routes between the 15th and 18th centuries. Take a private boat to Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, deep in the delta to experience traditional life in the Ayeyarwady region. Explore the numerous canals and mangrove forests and look out for the endangered saltwater crocodile and the Irrawaddy dolphins. Visit the fishing village of Kadonkani and Kadonkale Kyun, a river island in the estuary area, where sea turtles lay their eggs on the beaches and sandbanks. Travel to Pathein, known for its lively, hand-painted umbrellas and spend relaxing days at Ngwe Saung Beach. This unspoilt beach stretches across 15 km of white sand and blue sea.

YANGON -  BOGALE - MEINMAHLA KYUN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY - KADONKANI VILLAGE - KADONKALE KYUN - KADONKANI VILLAGE - BOGALE - PATHEIN - NGWE SAUNG BEACH - YANGON

Type of trip:
Individual tour
Duration: 9 Days
Price:
starting from $1274 (based on 2 travellers)
Availability: October till March
Start of trip: Daily
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Lunch & dinner as detailed in itinerary
  • English-speaking guide from Yangon till Ngwe Saung Beach
  • Air-conditioned car/van/bus for all transfers and tours (not during your stay at Ngwe Saung Beach)
  • Admission fees according to itinerary
  • All boat trips as detailed in itinerary
  • International flights to/from Myanmar
  • Visa fees
  • Obligatory dinners at Christmas and New Year
  • Lunches and dinners not included in the itinerary
  • Drinks
  • Early check-in/late check-out
  • Personal expenses such as camera fees, tips, laundry, etc.
  • Baggage handling fees
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Day 01 YANGON – BOGALE (L)

From the Pansodan pier, take the public ferry across the Yangon River to Dala. On the 15-minute drive, you will have the opportunity to observe the activities on the jetty and along the shore. From Dala, travel by car to Bogale (approx. 4-5 hours). Lunch on the way at a local restaurant. Upon arrival, transfer to Nan Sable Hotel and check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Take the time to visit the Forest Department to discuss the trip for the next three days. Overnight at Nan Sable Hotel.

Day 02 BOGALE - MEINMAHLA KYUN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (B, L, D)

After an early breakfast, you will take a private boat to Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (approx. 3 hours). The nearly 26-kilometer-long and 10-kilometer-wide island has the status of a wildlife sanctuary to protect the endangered saltwater crocodile from extinction. The island is crossed by numerous canals and is almost completely covered by mangrove forests. With a little luck you will also encounter Irrawaddy dolphins. Dinner and overnight in a community house.

Day 03 MEINMAHLA KYUN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY - FISHING VILLAGE KADONKANI - KADONKALE KYUN (B, L, D)

After breakfast, drive to the fishing village of Kadonkani (about three hours) on the western side of the river of the same name. For fishermen, the place serves as a collection point for crabs, fish and shrimp. The rustic rice mills in the simple settlement are also worth seeing. In the afternoon, you will take a larger boat to Kadonkale Kyun (about two hours), a river island in the estuary area, where sea turtles lay their eggs on the beaches and sandbanks. The preferred times are from November to February. Dinner and overnight in a typical local house on the island.

Day 04 KADONKALE KYUN - FISHING VILLAGE KADONKANI - BOGALE (B, L)

Today you will return to Bogale via the fishing village Kadonkani and the Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary. After arrival in the late afternoon, transfer to Nan Sable Hotel, check-in and overnight stay.

Day 05 BOGALE – PATHEIN (B)

After breakfast drive to Pathein (about five hours). En route stop in some villages to get a glimpse of the everyday lives of the people in this rural area. Upon arrival transfer to The First Hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free at your own leisure. Overnight at The First Hotel in Pathein.

Day 06 PATHEIN – NGWE SAUNG BEACH (B)

Pathein surrounded by a large rice-growing region which produces the best rice in Myanmar. Most of the inhabitants of Pathein are Kayin, Rakhine and Myanmar in origin. Pathein is known for its vibrant, hand-painted umbrellas. Visit the town centre, take a rickshaw ride along the riverside, go for a stroll around the lively market and visit various umbrella-making workshops. In the afternoon, travel onwards to Ngwe Saung Beach (approx. 2 hours). Upon arrival, transfer to Palm Beach Resort, check-in and overnight stay.

Day 07 & Day 08 NGWE SAUNG BEACH (B)

Enjoy your stay at Ngwe Saung Beach. Ngwe Saung’s surrounding area is the perfect place to relax underneath swaying palm trees. If you wish, you can explore the local area by boat, moped or bike. It’s worth taking a trip to Sinma, a small fishing village a few kilometres south of Ngwe Saung Beach, or Bird Island, a beautiful little island in the Gulf of Bengal, which is home to only a few fishermen. Overnight stay at Palm Beach Resort in Ngwe Saung Beach.

Day 09 NGWE SAUNG BEACH – YANGON (B)

After breakfast, travel back to Yangon (approx. 6 hours).

PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON, VALID FROM 01.10.2020 – 31.03.2021

  01.10.20-31.10.20 01.11.20-28.02.21 01.03.21-31.03.21
1 person
2.341
2.479
2.341
2 people
1.274
1.345
1.274
3 people
1.052
1.115
1.052
4-5 people
955
1.013
955
Single supplement
242
270
242
Half board supplement
42 (3 x dinner)
Full board supplement
90 (4 x lunch & 3 x dinner)

Supplement for German-speaking tour guide: US$ 144 per group

Supplement for Italian- or Spanish-speaking tour guide: US$ 72 per group

BOGALE:

Nan Sable Hotel / standard room
No. 32, Manawhari Road, Myoe Ma (3) Quarter, Bogale, Ayeyarwady Division.
Tel: +95 45 45228
Mobile: +95 9 444423633 / 444423644

PATHEIN:

The First Hotel / superior room
No. 43, Strand Street, Pathein, Ayeyarwady Division, Myanmar.
Tel: +95 42 22622
Mobile: +95 9 442533334 / 442533335
E-mail: thefirst.pathein@gmail.com

NGWE SAUNG BEACH:

Palm Beach Resort / deluxe bungalow with sea view
Ngwe Saung (Silver Beach), Pathein, Ayeyarwaddy Division, Myanmar.
Tel: +95 42 40233 / 40234
Mobile: +95 9 5200642 / 49288515 / 5200926
E-mail: palmbeachngwesaung@gmail.com

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