Birdwatching In Myanmar (11n/12d)

There are a number of bird-species to watch out for when in Myanmar

There are a number of bird-species to watch out for when in Myanmar

Day 01 Yangon Arrival
Arrival transfer begin sightseeing, including colorful downtown Yangon, the Chauktatkyi, a colossal reclining Buddha; a scenic photo stop on beautiful Kandawgyi lake and the awe inspiring Shwedagon Pagoda. O/N Yangon

Day 02 Yangon to Moeyingyi wetland (by car)
After breakfast, drive to Moeyingyi wetlands located 70 miles north of Yangon. At various times as many as 123 species inhabit the wetland wildlife sanctuary. In the afternoon, bird watching by boat on the lake, observing the habitats of wetland birds such as King Fisher, Cranes, Lesser whistling Duck, great Egret, little Egret and more. Excursion to fishing village. O/N at hotel at Moeyingyi.

Day 03 Moeyingyi wetland –Yangon ( By Car )
Early morning boat trip on Moeyungyi for bird watching. Lunch at the resort then drive back to Yangon. O/N Yangon.

Day 04 Yangon-Heho – Inle ( By Flight )
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Heho airport in the Shan state. Arrive and transfer to Inle Lake. Sightseeing by boat includes the floating gardens and the unique onelegged rowing style of the Inle fishermen. There are many grassland areas ideal for bird watching of the more than 60+species of birds that inhabit the lake area. In the evening enjoy the sunset while visiting on the Lake. O/N Inle Lake.

Day 05 Inle Lake sightseeing and birdwatching ( By Boat )
After breakfast, bird watching and sightseeing by boat including jumping cats monastery and silk weaving. We can also see the colorful morning market on the lakeshore visited by the local tribes. O/N Inle Lake.

Day 06 Inle – Heho – Bagan ( By Flight )
Breakfast at Hotel. Continue sightseeing on the lake and afternoon transfer to Heho Airport for flight to Bagan (Nyaung U). Arrive at Nyaung U Airport, drive to Bagan and check in Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 Bagan – Kanpetlet ( By Car )
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast drive to Kanpetlet. Arrive Kanpetlet, check in at Forest Resort Kanpetlet. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08 Kanpetlet – Mt. Victoria Peak – Yan Si Camp
( By Trek ) Breakfast at Resort. After breakfast begin trekking up to the Peak of Mt. Victoria. Trek to Yan Si Camp and overnight at Yan Si Camp by Tent Accommodation. On the way enjoy bird watching(Hill birds)over 150 species.O/N Tent

Day 09 Yan Si Camp – Aye Sakan Chin Vilage (By Trek)
Morning breakfast at Yan Si Camp. After breakfast trek to Aye Sakan Chin Village, on the way observing the tribal villagers and their way of life. Bird watching is also interesting here. O/N at Aye Sakan ( Cool Camp ) Village by Tent Accommodation.

Day 10 Aye Sakan Chin Village – Mintat ( By Trek )
After breakfast trek to Mintat Village, the starting point of Chin hill and from where we can observe Chin tribes. Trekking and bird watching around Mintat. O/N at Guest House.

Day 11 Mintat – Bawkywe- Mindat(By Car /Trek)
After breakfast Trekking to nearby village and bird watching around Mintat. O/N at Guest House.

Day 12 Mintat – Bagan ( By Car )
After breakfast drive to Bagan. Arrive Bagan and check in hotel. O/N Bagan

Day 13 Bagan – Yangon ( By Flight )
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast transport to Nyaung U airport for flight to Yangon. Arrive Yangon and check in hotel. After short rest proceed to 80 year old Bogyoke Aung San Market ( Scott Market ) for a last shopping spree, then visit to ChinaTown. After visiting Chinatown, return to the hotel. O/N Yangon

Day 14 Departure
Breakfast at Hotel. Then transfer to the Yangon International Airport for final departure.

Remarks: this tour requires permission from the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism. The best season to visit from November to Early March.

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