Welcome to Dawei


Dawei remains a sleepy town, despite being the administrative capital of Tanintharyi Region. That will change in the next few years as work on the long-delayed Dawei Project, consisting of a deep-sea port set to rival Singapore's and the largest industrial zone in Southeast Asia, gets going properly. Part-funded by Thailand and Japan, the project is controversial, with many locals citing rights abuses such as forced land confiscations and concerns over the environmental impact. The first phase of the project is expected to be finished in 2018.


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Dawei (Tavoy) Explorer

On Day 01, Upon arrival to the Dawei airport, transfer to your hotel.  Visit and explore Dawei, the capital of Thanitaryi division in the south of the Myanmar. It is also known as Tavoy in colonial time. Dawei was one of the first cities settled by the English after the first of the three Anglo-Burmese wars, as result the towns have long history and interesting architecture building of colonial era. Explore downtown of colonial building area standing elegantly. And then stroll through the main busy market of Dawei where selling variety of products. And visit one of the family owned cashew nut business how workers will process to peel one nut. (The local run business may closed without prior notice). Visit to ShweTaungSar Pagoda and PayaGyi museum where own collections of bronze coins, vase’s, portraits and large wooden ancient Buddha images are displayed. Overnight stay at hotel in Dawei.On Day 02, visit to bustling riverside market where sell variety of fresh fishes. Explore how local people living in Dawei, Southern Myanmar.  And drive to San Marina beach, where located near Myaw Yit Pagoda, pass through rural small villages. Along the way visit to a rubber plantation which is one of the area’s major industries. And next visit a local village to see the area’s other major industry, dried fish. Lastly we'll get a chance to see beetle nut trees, which are everywhere in Tanintharyi Division. Upon arrival the Myaw Yit bay, visit hidden and unknown beach of San Maria bay where the nearby sacred Myaw Yit Pagoda. The pagoda built on edge of small island and connected by bridge from the mainland. And continue to the visit Myaw Yit Pagoda and enjoy the breathtaking view to the Andman sea.  After sightseeing heading drive to Maung Magan beach whre well-known beach in Dawei.And enjoy sunset in Andman sea sitting and enjoying your drink (own account). After enjoying directly drive back to Dawei. Overnight stay at hotel in Dawei. On Day 03, Time is your own leisure until transfer to the airport. 

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Beach hopping in Dawei Peninsula

In the morning pick up at your hotel and drive to San Marina beach, where located near Myaw Yit Pagoda, pass through rural small villages.  Along the way see a rubber plantation which is one of the area’s major industries. Visit the primary school of the village (on the school day only) and possibility to meet the children and teachers how their way of learning and teaching. Explore how local people living in Dawei, Southern Myanmar. And next visit a local village to see the area’s other major industry, dried fish.  Lastly we'll get a chance to see beetle nut trees, which are everywhere in Tanintharyi Division. Upon arrival the Myaw Yit bay, visit hidden and unknown beach of San Maria bay where the nearby sacred Myaw Yit Pagoda. The pagoda built on edge of small island and connected by bridge from the mainland. And continue to the visit Myaw Yit Pagoda and enjoy the breathtaking view to the Andman sea.  After sightseeing heading drive to Maung Magan beach where well-known beach in Dawei. And enjoy sunset in Andman sea sitting and enjoying your drink (own account) After enjoying directly drive back to Dawei.

$1604.12 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore Southern Myanmar 5Days 4Nights

DAY 1: Yangon – fly to Dawei & sightseeing MEAL: -/-/-Transfer to the Yangon airport for domestic flight to Dawei. Proceed to downtown of colonial building area standing elegantly. Visit to the main busy market of Dawei. Visit to ShweTaungSar Pagoda and PayaGyi museum. Drive to Shwe Thar Lyaung. Walk up to view point of SAPAR TAUNG. Overnight stay in DaweiDAY 2:  Explore hidden beaches & fishing villages  MEAL: B/-/-Visit to bustling riverside market. Visit the primary school of the village (on the school day only). Explore how local people living in Dawei, Southern Myanmar. Drive to San Marina beach. Visit to a rubber plantation. Visit hidden and unknown beach of San Maria bay. Visit Myaw Yit Pagoda and enjoy the breathtaking view to the Andman sea.Drive to Maung Magan beach where well-known beach in Dawei.And enjoy sunset in Andman sea sitting and enjoying your drink (own account)Drive back to Dawei. Overnight stay in DaweiDAY 3:  Dawei – overland to Mawlamyaing  MEAL: B/-/-Drive to Mawlamying and drive pass rubber plantation.  Lunch at simple local restaurant (own account) in YE. Visit to Ko Yin Lay monastery and Mon style temples.Drive pass rubber plantation to THANBYUZAYA and visit a Death Railway Museum with a small locomotive of bygone days to commemorate the start point of the tragic railway, and an Allied War Cemetery.Stop at world biggest reclining Win Sein Taw Ya Buddha image. Drive to Mawlamyaing. Overnight stay in Mawlamyaing.DAY 4:  Sightseeing in Mawlamyaing  MEAL: B/-/-Sightseeing to the central market of Mawlamying, then drive to BILU Island.Sightseeing MAHAMUNI PAGODA and SEINDON MIBAYA KYAUNG. Visit impressive the first Baptist church.Enjoy the sunset from KYAIKTHANLAN PAGODA, known as the Kipling Pagoda. Overnight stay in Mawlamyaing.DAY 5:  Mawlamyaing – Overland to Bago –  Yangon MEAL: B/-/-Drive to BAGO, a former ancient MON capital. Visit enormous 55-meter long reclining SHWE THA LYAUNG Buddha.Go to the over a thousand years old SHWEMAWDAW PAGODA with its spire.  Lunch at a local restaurant in Bago (your own account)Visit an Allied War Graves cemetery. Proceed to Yangon and transfer to your hotel.END OF SERVICE.

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OVERLAND ADVENTURE TO SOUTHERN MYANMAR 7DAYS 6NIGHTS

DAY1: Yangon–overland Bago–Kyaikhtiyo MEAL: -/-/-Drive to BAGO. Visit enormous 55-meter long reclining SHWE THA LYAUNG Buddha. Visit to the over a thousand years old SHWEMAWDAW PAGODA with its spire. Drive to KYAIKTIYO the 'Golden Rock'. Upon reach to the KIN PUN 'base camp'. Overnight stay in Kyaikhtiyo.DAY2: Kyaikhtiyo–Mawlamyaing    MEAL: B/-/-Drive to Mawlamyaing, En-route stops in THATON. Transfer to the hotel for check-in and relax. Visit MAHAMUNI PAGODA and SEINDON MIBAYA KYAUNG. Enjoy the sunset from KYAIKTHANLAN PAGODA.DAY3: Sightseeing in Mawlamyaing  MEAL: B/-/-Visit to the bustling and busy Zyegyi Market of the city. Visit Judson Church. Proceed to Holy Family Cathedral. Visit to BILU Island with small villages famous for local handy workshops. Overnight stay in Mawlamyaing.DAY4: Mawlamyaing-overland trip Ye and Dawei MEAL: B/-/-Journeys to the Dawei, stop at the world largest reclining Buddha of Win Sein Tawya monastery. Drive pass rubber plantation to THANBYUZAYA and visit a DEATH RAILWAY MUSEUM and an Allied War Cemetery. Upon arrival YE, visit to Ko Yin Lay monastery and Mon style temples. Overnight stay in Dawei.DAY5: Sightseeing in Dawei   MEAL: B/-/-Explore downtown of colonial building area with standing elegantly. Visit local family run business of clay pottery. Visit to ShweTaungSar Pagoda and PayaGyi museum. Drive to Maung Magan beach and enjoy your sunset. Overnight stay in Dawei.DAY6: Hidden beaches & fishing villages  MEAL: B/-/-Visit to bustling riverside market. Visit the primary school of the village. Drive to San Marina beach. Visit to a rubber plantation. Upon arrival the Myaw Yit bay, visit hidden and unknown beach of San Maria bay. Visit Myaw Yit Pagoda and enjoy the breathtaking view to the Andman sea. Drive to Maung Magan beach. And enjoy sunset in Andman sea sitting and enjoying your drink (own account). Drive back to Dawei for overnight.DAY7: Dawei–Yangon MEAL: B/-/-Time is your own leisure until transfer to the airport for departure to Yangon. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel in Yangon. END OF SERVICE.

$1763.09 Cultural & Theme Tours

EXPLORE TROPICAL PARADISE 6DAYS 5NIGHTS

DAY1: Yangon–Dawei   MEAL: -/-/-Pickup from your hotel, transfer to the Yangon airport for domestic flight to Dawei. Upon arrival to the Dawei airport, transfer to your hotel.Proceed to downtown of colonial building area standing elegantly. Stroll through the main busy market of Dawei. Visit local family run business of clay pottery. Visit one of the family owned cashew nut business. Visit to ShweTaungSar Pagoda and PayaGyi museum. Drive to Shwe Thar Lyaung and walk up to view point of SAPAR TAUNG.Overnight in Dawei.DAY2: Hidden beaches & fishing villages  MEAL: B/-/-Visit to bustling riverside market-the primary school of the village. Drive to San Marina beach. Visit to a rubber plantation-a local village.Visit hidden and unknown beach of San Maria bay. Visit Myaw Yit Pagoda and enjoy the breathtaking view to the Andman sea. Drive to Maung Magan beach.Overnight in Dawei.DAY3: Dawei-overland to Myeik MEAL: B/-/-Proceeds to MYEIK, the journey takes a narrow and winding and bumpy road through the Southern plateau. Stop at Palaw, a small charming town. Drive to MYEIK cross over the rolling hills of the Southern Myanmar. Along the way have experience to explore the serene scenery of paddy fields, hidden small towns, rural villages and daily local lifestyle. Transfer to the hotel for check in, overnight stay in MyeikDAY4: Sightseeing in MyeikMEAL: B/-/-Visit to city center and stroll through the busy and bustling market of Myeik. Walk further on BO GYOKE street. Visit Royal Pearl Trading shop. Visit to nearly hundred year old monastery and BUU Pagoda. Visit natural bird nest house on the Strand Road-a local village. Proceed to the pagoda enjoy the panoramic view and breathtaking sunset over the islands in Andman Sea. Overnight stay in MyeikDAY5: Islands in Mergui Archipelago   MEAL: B/L/-Transfer to the jetty and sailing to the islands. Sail to the Dome Island, visit local sea gipsy village. Local picnic style lunch box will provided. Transfer to your hotel in Myeik.DAY6: Myeik–Yangon MEAL: B/-/-Transfer to the airport for departure to Yangon. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel in Yangon.END OF SERVICE.