Beyond Yangon Discovery to nature, people and culture – full day - 1 Day

Perfect day escape tour for those who has free time in Yangon. Discover nature, people life, culture and other local transports to see Bago, Moeyunegyi Wetland Resort, Daezunpar Mountain visiting villages and Wingabaw Elephant Camp. Great combination of life seeing, culture and nature trip.

Price per person in USD:

1 Pax: 145
2 Pax: 89
3-4 Pax: 70
5-7 Pax: 55

Day 1
Beyond Yangon Discovery to nature, people and culture - Full day tour

‘Beyond Yangon discovery to nature, people and culture tour’ is creatively designed and such a fabulous day escape and urban adventure trip in Yangon. One can feel great nature, see people’s lifestyles, culture, spiritual beliefs and meet hermits, nuns and monks at Daezunpar Mountain. Birds watching and a boat trip to the lotus field in Moeyunegyi Wetland is truly relaxing.

Early morning at 6:30am, we’ll pick up from your place and go out of Yangon city. This can avoid heavy traffic in Yangon and start our day serving with a traditional Burmese foods and tea/coffee for breakfast. We’ll then visit to local market to buy some fruits and a quick look at Allied War Cemetery. Later, check in to Shwe Pyi Resort and enjoy a beautiful landscape, appreciate wood arts collections from 2008 Nargis Cyclone’s destructed trees, and feel quiet nature here. Driving through Bago City with a quick visit to pottery cottages selling different kind pots and visit to 37 Nats dancer’ home to get to know animist belief of Myanmar people. Car will pass near the God of the temples in Myanmar (Shwemawdaw Pagoda) and eventually we’ll get to Moeyunegyi Wildlife Wetland Resort for a walk, drinks and take a relaxing boat trip for birds watch and to lotus field for the fresh air. Lunch is served with home cooked lunch at Thone-Eain-Suu Village where we’ll meet nearly 20 happy ladies working under the shade making the popular Burmese Cheroot. Iron recycle workshop in Ywar Thit is something interesting to learn how they melt rusted iron, design and create new products for the farmers and the households in Myanmar. Truly inspiring ideas of reuse, reduce and recycle processes with hard labour. More information about ‘Iron Man of Bago’ read at Frontier Myanmar’s article https://frontiermyanmar.net/en/the-iron-man-of-bago. Afternoon, we’ll do a mini trekking to Dae-Zun-Par Mountain which is hiding in the bamboo forest. The view is stunning from the top. Nuns, hermits and monks are dwelling in this mountain and one can do some charitable cause during our trek. On the way back to Yangon, we’ll visit to Wingabaw Elephant Camp where we can buy foods for the elephants and feed them, interact with elephants and listen the stories about orphanage elephants. Our day ends at your hotel / home in Yangon.

Nats are creatures of the universe living in other realms, the spirits of animist worship are also acceptable creatures although they are more like ghosts. These superhuman Nats, when correctly propitiated, could aid worshipers in accomplishing important tasks, vanquishing enemies and so on. The pantheon of Spirits that are worshiped throughout the country are called the 37 Nat’s of Myanmar.

Moeyunegyi Wetland Wildlife Resort which is located 20 miles north of Bago. MWWR is one of Myanmar’s Ramsar Sites. It covers an area of 40 square mile and is located around an artificial lake constructed in 1904. The lake is dry during summer, although some permanent water bodies exist. Welcome you to enjoy our unspoiled nature at the Moeyungyi Wetlands where the migratory and residential birds over 125 species and many aquatic plants including lotus and water hyacinth are growing. If time permitted, boat trip to lotus field is so refreshing, relaxing and best to do bird watching is on Nov – March every year.

Beyond Yangon local life discovery

  • All transfers and transport as per the program
  • Train tickets Yangon – Bago
  • Service English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Water & cold towel
  • Natkadaw’s home visit
  • Entrance fee at Moeyunegyi Wetland Resort
  • Boat trip at Moeyunegyi
  • Contribution
  • Local transports

Beyond Yangon local life discovery

  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • All drinks
  • Visa fees and/or visa authorization
  • Tips
  • Other expenses that not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Any compulsory and peak season surcharge (New Year and Christmas)