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GBS Tour 15: Back to the Rakhine Dynasty
Yangon - Sitwe - Mrauk - U-Sittwe - Yangon (7 Days / 6 Nights)
The Rakhine Yoma (Arakan Range) Separates the Rakhine and Chin States from the Central Ayeyarwaddy ( Irrawaddy) River plains. Although the first inhabitants of the region were a dark skinned Negrito tribe known as the Bilu, developed the first Christian millennium. These Kingdoms flourished before the invasion of the Tibeto-Burman from the north and east in the 9th and 18th Centuries.
Day - 1 : Arrival Yangon
Arrive Yangon International Airport. Our guide will welcome
you Transfer to hotel and check-in at hotel. Afternoon
Sightseeing begins from Sule Pagoda, Chaukhtat Kyi(Six
storey), Kandawgyi (Royal Lake), Karaweik Hall, and watch
the Sunset at glorious Shwedagon Pagoda, Overnight at one of
the hotel in Yangon.
Day - 2 : Yangon – Sittwe by flight – Mrauk U by boat
After breakfast, visit to some of the sites left from the
first day. Highlights include, Gabar Aye Pagoda (world peace
Pagoda), Abaya Labha Muni Buddha Image, carved from(500)tons
marble rock. Then proceed to Yangon International airport,
to fly to Sittwe. Arrive Sittwe and transfer to jetty to
embark on a private boat to go to Mrauk-U. Arrive Mrauk-U in
the evening and check-in at hotel.
Day - 3 : Mrauk U
After breakfast, full day excursion in Mrauk U. Highlights
include Shit Thoung Temple, built by King MinBar Gyi in
AD1535.The next object of interest will be Htokekant Theim
Temple, built by King Min Phalong in 1571 AD. Then to Antaw-
Theim Temple, built by King Min Bar gyi. lunch break. After
lunch your afternoon sightseeing will begin from Koe-Thoung
Phato Taw Gyi, built by King Min Teik Khar in AD1553.After
that a visit to Mrauk-U archaeological Museum. The Museum
consists of five main exhibition rooms, such as stone
inscription, Buddha images, art objects, glazed ware and
ceramic exhibition and model of Mrauk-U ancient city
exhibition room. Drive back to hotel after a visit to
Day - 4 : Mrauk U
After breakfast, day return trip to Wethali, just less than
10 km north of Mrauk-U are the remains as the Wethali or
vesali. (Waithali in the local parlance), Kingdom. According
to Rakhaing charonicles, Wethali was founded in(327) AD by
King Mahataing Chandra. Archaeologists believe that tins
Kingdom lasted until the 8th century. Other object of
interest will by Magamuni Paya. This was the original site
for Mandalay's famous Mahamuni Buddha.
Day - 5 : Mrauk U – Sittwe by boat
After breakfast, transfer to jetty, embark on a private boat
to Sail back to Sittwe. Picnic lunch on the boat. Arrive
Sittwe in the afternoon, transfer to hotel. Afternoon, light
excursion around Sittwe City. A visit to view Point.
Overnight at one of the hotel in Sittwe.
Day - 6 : Sittwe – Yangon by flight
After breakfast, drive to the main market to mingle with the
locals and to see what the locals are produces in Sittwe.
Then drive back to hotel, pack your belongings, take Shower
and drive to Sittwe Airport for your afternoon flight, to
fly back to Yangon. Arrive Yangon International Airport,
transfer to hotel overnight at one of the hotel in Yangon.
Day - 7 : Departure Yangon
After breakfast, transfer to Yangon International Airport,
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