6-Day Burma Backlands Adventure
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6-Day Burma Backlands Adventure

6-Day Burma Backlands Adventure

6 days
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Day 1: Travel from Yangon to Mawlamyine
These undiscovered remote areas of Mon and Kayin State of Myanmar offer outstanding nature and interesting tribal culture dating back many centuries. We travel to colonial Mawlamyine overland. On the way, we pass by Bago and the Sittaung River, and we slowly see the land transforming beyond the river to a stunning green landscape.
Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine
Transport: Train from Yangon to Mawlamyine

Day 2: Day Free at Leisure at Mawlamyine
Free day in Mawlamyine with time to explore on your own. The city was formerly known as Moulmein and is located right at the Andaman coast at the delta of the mighty Salween (Thanlwin) River. It is a town with a multitude of ethnicity, old colonial buildings, a slow pace and fine small monasteries. Go to the harbor to see the busy harbor life from early morning to evening.
Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine

Day 3: River cruise to Hpa An via U Na Auk
Start your day cruise to Hpa An and U Na Auk village and get to know more about the local lifestyle. Transport by boat is a relaxing way to view the local scenery and surrounding areas.
Overnight at hotel in Hpa An

Day 4: Enjoy Kayaking through rice fields
Take in the beautiful scenery around the rice fields on this 3-hour Kayaking trip.
Overnight at hotel in U Na Auk

Day 5: Enjoy the beautiful countryside and rice paddies on a train journey to Hpa An
Enjoy the beautiful countryside and rice paddies during the train ride. Upon arrival at Kyaikto bus station, ask a Tuk Tuk driver to drive you to the base camp. Your hotel where you will stay overnight is located at the base camp. Feel free to drive up to the mountain to see the Golden Rock, otherwise, you can make time to do it the following morning.
Overnight at hotel in Basecamp

Day 6: Experience the early morning golden rock to end up you last day of your journey
Your backroad experience of Burma ends today. Spend the morning climbing to the top of the mountain where Golden Rock stands all shimmering, and the mountain views are stunning. 
Collect your bus tickets at the hotel reception. Make sure to be on your bus to Yangon that leaves at around 1pm and you will arrive in Yangon around 7pm.
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85% Sport
50% Original
40% Aquatic
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