DAY 1. ARRIVAL DAWEI & SIGHTSEEING
Upon arrival at Dawei airport, Dawei, is the capital of Tanintharyi division in the south of the Myanmar. Formerly known as Tavoy, it was one of the first cities the English settled after the 1st Anglo-Burmese in 1826. As a result, the town has a long lasting history and picturesque buildings from the colonial era.
Starting a tour to explore the sights of Dawei. Mostly focusing on the colonial buildings, stops will also be made at a family owned cashew nut business to learn processing methods. Also visit a local doctor to learn about traditional Myanmar medicine.Before sunset, take the 30-minute drive to Maung Ma Gan Beach. A popular beach for locals, Maung Ma Gan is the perfect spot for a unique Myanmar experience. Sit down at one of the many seafood BBQ restaurants along the beach for dinner in a vibrant atmosphere. Check in Hotel and overnight in Dawei.
DAY 2. DAWEIPENINSULA
After breakfast at hotel, visit to beaches along the Dawei Peninsula. There will be stops to explore the local agriculture, rubber and cashew nut plantations (seasonal). The fishing industry is another main income source. The villages uses the daily catch to produce dry fish and fish paste (Ngapi, seasonal). Although most Westerners turn away from the pungent paste, for Burmese people it is a mouth-watering condiment.Arrive in KyaukWapPyin Village and take a 25-minute stroll up the mountain to Dawei Peninsula’s own Golden Rock Pagoda. Here enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of Dawei River and Grandfather Beach.After that proceed to Grandfather Beach which is one of the most stunning beaches of the Peninsula. Enjoy some time at leisure on a 4km long stretch of pure white sand. For those who want to see the vastness, there is a chance to rent a motor taxi driver (on own account).Enjoy lunch at a traditional restaurant along the way.
In the late afternoon, transfer to the beach accommodation. Overnight at Myanmar Paradise Beach Bungalows or Sinhtauk Beach Bungalows.
DAY 3. DAWEIPENINSULA
Enjoy full day at beach. Overnight at Myanmar Paradise Beach Bungalows or Sinhtauk Beach Bungalows.
DAY 4. DAWEI PENINSULA – YANGON (BY FLIGHT)
Transfer to Dawei domestic airport for flight to Yangon. Check in hotel and overnight in Yangon.