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Mrauk Oo & Sittwe Extension Tours

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5-Day / 4-Night Mrauk Oo & Sittwe Extension Tour

Trip begins & ends in Yangon (or in Ngapali Beach)

Day Description
1 Yangon – fly to Sittwe in the morning – boat transfer to Mrauk Oo
In the morning, transfer to airport and fly to Sittwe. Transfer to jetty and embark on a private boat for a 6-hr long upstream journey on the Kaladan River to Mrauk Oo. From the deck of your boat, observe daily life of local people, taking photo of villages, pagodas and temples along the bank of the river. Transfer to Hotel and overnight.
2 Mrauk Oo Full day Visits
Have your breakfast at the hotel before visiting Mrauk Oo Archaeological zone. Today’s highlight will be included of Shitthaung pagoda - a huge temple built by sandstones and housed more than 80,000 Buddha Images and the holy relics; Andawthain pagoda - noted for its stone carvings and floral ornaments; Dukenthain - the Buddhist ordination hall; and Pitakettike library. In the afternoon, you will also see Laymyatnar pagoda, Lungbwonbrauk pagoda, Archaeological museum and enjoy the sunset from Shwedaung Pagoda. Stay overnight in Mrauk Oo.

Mrauk Oo – excursion to Tattooed Chin Tribe villages
Have your breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to Sayoh jetty (approx: 30 min). Then, take a boat along the Lamyro River to the remote Layhtoo Chin tribal village. The women in this village are decorated with tattoo on their faces. You may try painting your face with fake tattoo. Stroll around the village or trek to another village before returning to Mrauk Oo by boat. Stay overnight in Mrauk Oo.

4 Mrauk Oo - Sittwe
Have your breakfast at the hotel. Visit the local market and the rest of highlights of Mrauk Oo before returning to Sittwe by boat. You will have a picnic lunch on the boat, while cruising towards Sittwe, the capital of Rakhaing State. In the late afternoon, drive to View Point of Sittwe and enjoy the sunset. Stay overnight in Sittwe.
5 Sittwe – fly back to Yangon (or to Ngapali Beach – seasonal flights only)
After breakfast, visit to interesting fish market of Sittwe. Also visit to Sakya Muni Image (Ancient Style since Vaisali Era), Maha Kuthala Monastery, displayed with Rakkhine (Arakan) antiques, Buddha images from different periods, old Rakkhine coins and other interesting materials. If time’s permissible, visit the Rakkahine Cultural Museum before transfer to airport and fly back to Yangon (or to Ngapali Beach).

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