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Mrauk U and Arakan

For those who wish to deepen their visit to the country suggest an itinerary dedicated to the discovery of the northern part of the state of Rakhaing (Arakan), on the border with the state of Chin, where are the ruins of Mrauk U, the ancient capital of the kingdom by 1430-1784, only accessible by river from the port city of Sittwe.

Tour duration: 05 days 04 nights
Start: Yangon – Finish: Yangon
Tour type: Cultural
Tour operates: Regular
Activity level: Moderate
Tour route: Yangon - Mrauk U - Sittwe - Yangon

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01 Yangon - Sittwe (D) (Flight)
Day 02 Sittwe - Mrauk U Sightseeing (B)
Day 03 Chin Tattoo Villages
Day 04 Return to Sittwe (B)
Day 05 Sittwe - Yangon (B) (Flight)

Day 01 Yangon - Sittwe

Transfer to airport and flight to Sittwe. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon guided walk of the vibrant commercial heart of this port city with the river promenade and picturesque sunset over the Gulf of Bengal.
Accommodation in Sittwe
Meal: Welcomed dinner

Day 02 Sittwe - Mrauk U Sightseeing

Transfer to the pier and depart for a navigation of about 5 hours (72 km) to Mrauk U, the ruins of the ancient capital of the kingdom Rakhaing, where there are over 150 temples only partially restored.Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon start the tours of the site with the Shittaung temple that contains more than 80,000 images sacred, consisting of a central stupa surrounded by 26 other structures of various sizes and surrounded by walls. It continues with a visit to the nearby Andaw Thein Paya, imposing stupa Yanadapon, dating from the seventeenth century and Laymyetnha Pagoda, built in the early period of the reign dating back to the fourteenth century. At the end of the tour transfer of Shwetaung Paya on the hill, the highest point in the area, for an unmissable view of Mrauk U at sunset.
Accommodation in Mrauk U
Meal: Breakfast

Day 03 Chin Tattoo Villages

Departure for an excursion by boat to visit a village Chin population characterized by a strong tribal culture, where even today some women have tattoos on his face to represent the identity of their village. Lunch during the excursion. In the afternoon return to Mrauk U.
Accommodation in Mrauk U
Meal: Breakfast

Day 04 Return to Sittwe

In the morning, visit her Mrauk U. After lunch return by boat to Sittwe. We then visit some attractions in Sittwe such as Archaelogical Museum, Palace Site. Continue to sightsee the Fish Market, Cultural Museum. Free at leisure.
Accommodation in Sittwe
Meal: Breakfast

Day 05 Sittwe - Yangon

In the morning visit to the Central Market and the State Cultural Museum which exhibits artifacts of Rakhine civilization. After lunch, transfer to the airport for flight to Yangon.
Accommodation not included
Meal: Breakfast

What's included ?

- Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation in twin shared room
- Boat trip as stated in above sights
- Local English speaking guides
- Domestic flights as mentioned
- Admission fee to indicated sights
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
- Government tax and service charge
- Cool mineral water and tower during the tours

What's Excluded ?

- Visa on arrival for Burma USD. 60/per person
- International airport departure tax
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Other meals not mentioned
- Single room (quoted separately)
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

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