Southern Myanmar has some of the most beautiful perfect places for sightseeing in Myanmar with the culture experience, undiscovered and unknown by many travelers
1 day sightseeing
Our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel about 9.00 am and will take you on to some of the old traditional houses and you would be able to have friendly conversation with a local family who lives in this house. What the wonderful experience and chance to learn, not only how the house is build but how do people live there?
Next, the guide will take you to some domestic size factories and you will learn about some famous products from Dawei. Did you know the betel nut and seafood or longy are famous in Myanmar and Dawei is well known know for the best quality of those products? After that, the guide will take you to market and will explain about local fruit and vegetables and products. In the market you will have chance to see villagers and farmers living outside the town coming to the market to sale or buy some products. Of Couse you could try local snacks at the market or on the street.
We will take a short break for lunch at the Burmese restaurants, where you be able to taste some local food. After lunch, the guide will take you to Myaw Yint Pagoda which is located on a little island and the walkway bridge connect with the land. The panoramic sea view from this pagoda is fabulous, it is surrounded by many brain rocks what gives very relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere. The guide will drive you back to Samaria bay and on the way you can see local fishing village and mangrove forest. We will take a short stop, by the samaria bay for swim or relax. The guide will take you to Maung Ma Gan beach, which is very popular and the closest beach to Dawei. It is famous for sunset watching and big choice lf local seafood, restaurant just on the front of the beach. After the sunset we will drive back to Dawei. The tour will finish at your hotel.
Some domestic family factories are located in the little streets such as cashew nut factory, cheroot factory, broom making factory, bamboo weaving , fish cracker factory ,wood carving and dawei traditional weaing factory. Dawei traditional longgyi has own design itself with three different designs represent by waves, basket weave, stunflowers.
1 day sightseeing.
Around 9. 00 am he guide will pick up at your hotel and we try local breakfast in Myeik and after breakfast we drive to the jetty . We will take a boat to another side of the river and explore the island with the statue with Reclining Buddha. It is very big statu, therefore, visible from the distance and perhaps the most important monument of the Buddha in Myiekbut to reach there will need to do a short boat journey .
You will see the morning activities of the old sea- port city activities, as we will board a boat. Traditional wooden fishing boats if the time is right a sawmill where they cut the logs, you might have chance to observe their timber production. After back to Myeik Centre will be perhaps time for lunch at the local restaurant. We recommend famous restaurant, where you can try local traditional food “Kut Kyeae Kite” which is made by rice flat noddle and betel pickled juice.
After lunchtime, the guide will take you to Myiek downtown with British era colonial buildings. Myanmar style market place, the church and many government buildings are all functional and worth to see. Some of the oldest and the historical places are up on the city hills. There is big Catholic church, Pagoda with monastery in the old town.
Next we will visit candle factory which is very local and very old ffashion production process very worth to see. After we will have chance tolearn and see the swiftlet bird nest house at the Strand road. Swiftlet bird nest is very expensive and according to believe some of the people, it is very health. Our guide tell you the story and explain how do they harvest it. Your dinner is at the colony building restaurant. We will finish around 4.00 pm