AM 20 – DNH 4(15 Days / 14 Nights)
Special Bird watching Tour Program
Yangon – Hlawga – Moeyingyi – Yangon – Bagan – Mt.Popa – Bagan – Mt. Victoria – Bagan –Yangon
Mt.Victoria (elevation 10200 ft) is situated in the Chin Hills, which form a southward extension of the Himalayas into Southeast Asia. It is the highest peak in the lower half of Myanmar. Now up graded into a national park (729 sq.miles), inhabiting about 160 species of birds such as Cutai, Black-head Shrike Babbler, White-browned Shrike Babbler, Blue- winged Minla, Red-tailed Minla, Chestnu-tailed Minla, White brown Fulvetta, Rusty-capped Fulvetta, streak-billed Scimitar Babbler, Chinese Bebax, White-browned Nuthatch, Chestnut vented Nuthatch, Kalij Pheasant, Mountain Bamboo Partidge, Red faced Liochicla, Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush, Striped Laughin, Blue-winged Laughingthrush, Brown-capped Laughingthrush, Rusty-fronted Barwing, Streak-throated Barwing, Black-throated Parrotbill, Grey Sibia and many others more.
15 days/ 14 nigths
Recommend to make from November to March.
Day 01 Arrival Myanmar!
Welcome At Yangon International Airport. Transfer and check in at the hotel. Orientation tour Yangon if time permits. Visit the colonial area, Sule Pagoda - the landmark of Yangon City Centre, Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image. Finally, visit Shwedagon Pagoda - one of the wonders of the world. Overnight at Yangon.
Day 02 Yangon - Hlaw ga - Moeyingyi
After breakfast, Drive to Hlawga for bird watching around the park’s forest and lakes. One can observe Pale - capped Pigeon, Racket - tailed Treepie, Orioles, Flower - peckers and variety of Bulbuls. After lunch, continue to Moeyingyi Wetland. Evening, bird watching around the lake. Dinner and overnight at Moeyingyi.
Day 03 Moeyingyi - Yangon
After breakfast, bird watching around the wetland sanctuary. Evening, drive back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 0 4 Fly to Bagan
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, drive to Mt.Popa (50 km / 2 hours). Upon arrival, transfer and check in at the hotel. Late afternoon, butterfly watching near Yegne Spring of Popa’s natural park. Overnight at Popa Resort.
Day 05 Mt. Popa
After breakfast at the hotel, bird watching around Popas’s mountain natural park [there are 176 kinds of birds around Popa area]. Late afternoon, visit to Mt.Popa- an extinct volcano which is known as “Home of the Spirits” Climb up 777 steps to reach of top of Mt.Popa cliff temple and enjoy the landscapes. Overnight at Popa Resort.
Day 06 Bagan
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Bagan (50 km / 2 hours). On the way, we may enjoy the traditional cottage industry and typical villages. Upon arrival Bagan, transfer and check in at the hotel. Late afternoon, visit to Ananda Temple – master piece of Bagan, Dhamayangyi – the biggest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple – 12th century temple, etc. Finally, we may enjoy the sunset from Ayeyarwaddy River with mini cruise. Overnight in Bagan.
Depart for Chauk, proceed to Kaunma begin journey to Chin hills. Overnight in Kazunma.
Depart for Kampalat, gateway of Mt. Victoria. Overnight at local guesthouse.
Visit unique settlement with Chin tribe women wearing various pattern of tattoo on their face, attractive amber necklaces.
Pm: Proceed to Mt. Vitoria base camp where you will stay over mext two nights spotting the rare and unique residential birds. Overnight at camp.
Today we may enjoy in this area by watching the wild birds. Overnight at camp.
Return to Kampalat. Overnight at local guest house.
Drive back to Bagan. Overnight at Bagan.
Day 13 Visit Bagan
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Visit colorful local market, Shwezigon Pagoda – the glory of Bagan, Htilominlo Temple – the best pilaster carving, Natthaung kyaung the ancient monastery built with teak. Late afternoon, visit to one of Myanmar most treasured handicrafts, a lacquer-ware workshop. Finally enjoy the sunset on the top of the pagoda or temple. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 14 Flight to Yangon, Sightseeing Yangon
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer and check in at the hotel. Visit Bogyoke market [except on Monday] & china town. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 15 Departure
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight.