The Lost City Of Marauk U Tour
The Lost City Of Marauk U Tour - 4 Days
Style: Myanmar Sightseeing Tours
Hightlights: Yangon - Culture Museums - Visiting Religious Centres - Sittwe - Cruising on Local River - Mrauk U
Description: Explore some of Myanmar’s less visited archeological sites in The Lost City Of Mrauk U tour. In this Myanmar tour, you will realize the importance the city
Day 1: Yangon - Sittwe
Upon your arrival in Sittwe from Yangon, we will bring you to Noble Hotel. In Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state, you will explore a city with a mixture of Indian and Southeast Asian influences by the Bay of Bengal. Marvel at the many varieties of fish sold at the lively fish market and deepen your understanding of Rakhine culture at the Cultural Museum.
Overnight in Sittwe.
Day 2: Sittwe - Mrauk U
Following breakfast, cruise upstream along Kaladan River on boat trip to Mrauk U, a major archaeological site in Myanmar. Arriving in Mrauk U at midday, you will witness the former grandiose of this ancient town, famed as Myanmar's second eminent temple site after Bagan, during your visits to Koethaung Temple, Pitakataik Library, Laungbanpyauk Pagoda, Yadana Mannaung and Sakaya Mannaung Pagodas.
Overnight in Mrauk U.
Day 3: Mrauk U
Today, after enjoying the sunrise over the misty hills of Mrauk U, we will bring you to experience the local lifestyles at the market before exploring the ruins of the Royal Palace and Archaeological Museum. Observe the exemplary skills and art display in Mrauk U's most significant monument - Shitthaung Temple, which contains a remarkable collection of Arakanese Buddha images and relief in its maze-like and fortress-like layout.
Further your understanding of Mrauk U's history by exploring the unique stone carvings in the multi-spire Andawthein Ordination Hall, the circular Ratanabon Pagoda, vaulted passages with impressive stone sculptures in the huge fortress-like temple of Dukkhanthein and the first erected pagoda at Laymyetnha.
Overnight in Mrauk U.
Day 4: Mrauk U - Sittwe - Yangon
Today, we will head back to Sittwe on a ferry speedboat (or chartered local boat) along the Kaladan River. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in Sittwe before transferring to Sittwe Airport for your flight to Yangon. Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
Here are some information for whole trip, might you like to book!
- 3 nights accommodation on half twin room basis with daily breakfast
- Service of an English-speaking guide throughout the trip (from Yangon to Yangon)
- Meals as mentioned
- All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles where available with drivers
- Fees for local chartered boat from Sittwe - Mrauk U
- Fees for local ferry speedboat from Mrauk U - Sittwe (or local chartered boat)
- Entrance fees for visits mentioned
- International ticket to/from Yangon
- International Airfare
- Domestic flights RGN-AKY-RGN including insurance surcharges & current fuel surcharge
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Tips for porters at the hotels
- Other services not clearly indicated in the Inclusion Package above edule changes. We thank you for your understanding.
Five common questions travellers ask us
1. In Myanmar, which to visit first?
Visit Bagan first before it is too late. Bagan is the main attraction for most travelers to Myanmar.
Bagan has plenty of pagodas and trees. As a city built on a plain, the best view of the whole area can only be seen from a height. On the ground, most of the pagodas can no longer be climbed. We were informed that only 3 years ago, every pagoda could be accessed, right to the top.
Bagan, however, is more like a street food stall selling local snacks. The snacks are not fancy, but special enough to tempt you to give them a try!
2. What Is the Best Way to Get to Myanmar?
Flying to Myanmar is definitely the best way. Almost everyone arrives at either Yangon or Mandalay international airports,as overland border crossings are difficult for independent travelers and inconvenient for private groups.
Myanmar’s international airline Myanmar Airways International serves Asian destinations only. Not many people enter Myanmar via Nay Pyi Taw airport, in the new (2006) capital of the country.
The best way to reach Myanmar from regions outside Asia is first to fly to a regional hub in Asia, such as Bangkok, Singapore, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong or Kuala Lumpur. Most of these have flight connections to Yangon.
Bangkok is the most popular hub with 20 flights per day flying to Yangon and 2 flights per day to Mandalay. It is only a 1-hour flight from Bangkok to Yangon.
3. What Is the Best Time to Visit Myanmar?
We recommend early February as the best time to visit. February is the last month of the high season, when the number of tourists is decreasing and the weather is still very nice.
High season runs from November to February, with relatively cool weather. Accommodation is often in short supply. Always book as early as possible for that time period.
Dry season runs from October to May while the hottest months are March and June. It is not unusual for temperatures to hit 40°C in these months. The wet season is between June and October. Most visitors avoid visiting Ngapali Beach in the wet season.
4. How do I book the trip?
To book our trip, please select your preferred trip and click on ”Book this trip” on the web page. Our booking form wizard will automatically call the trip name, and ask you to fill out some fields for information. Once completed filling the form, you just click Submit to send us your inquiry or Reset to cancel what you have filled up. After receiving your reservation request, we will immediately make all the necessary arrangements in accordance with your request. This will takes about 1-2 business days, and we will send to you our confirmation message by e-mail with all the details of hotels, flights, tours, the booking status and also payment term.
5. Do I Need a Visa for Visiting Myanmar?
Citizens of the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia and most western countries need a Myanmar visa. Passport holders from Singapore do not need a visa for visits up to 30 days, but they should enter and exit only at international airports
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