Mawlamying, known as Molmein in the British times, is the 3rd largest city in Myanmar and situated in the south of Myanmar. It is about 6 to 5 hours to go by car. To arrange the cycling tour(with Mountain Bikes!!!) , you need to drive there first and start the adventure from the city. Of course, if you want to do all the way from Yangon, it is also possible, however, there are some hindrance on the way. Transfer to the jetty from your hotel, just a few minutes.
Day 1 : Yangon – Mawlamying ( L , D )
Indochina Bike tours guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel at 7:30 .Mawlamying, known as Molmein in the British times, is the 3rd largest city in Myanmar and situated in the south of Myanmar. It is about 6 to 7 hours to go by car. To arrange the cycling tour(with Mountain Bikes!!!) , you need to drive there first and start the adventure from the city. Of course, if you want to do all the way from Yangon, it is also possible, however, there are some hindrance on the way. Transfer to the jetty from your hotel, just a few minutes. Then take a private boat or ferry boat approximately 45 minutes to the jetty of Bilu Island or Ogre Island(you won’t meet Ogres there!!). Once you disembark, you mount the bike and you will be meeting firstly with the old Chevrolet at the jetty that still serve for transportation.some activities on the island during the Mountain bike cycling excursion;After excursion making a loop on the island, you will be back at the same jetty to transfer the same way back to Mawlamying. Overnight at Mawlamying
Day 2 : Mawlamying Cycling to U Na Oak ( B , L , D )
Today cycling tour will take you to the most beautiful(but few people know it, indeed!!!) Monastery Complex built and donated by the Colonial-Era Burmese Merchant, called U Na Oak. To reach the village, you will have to cross by the bridge over two rivers called Gyaing and Attran rivers. It is their rule effective so far today that you can’t cross the bridges by bicycle and therefore, you need to load the bikes on the accompanying Sag Wagon. Then unload after crossing the bridge for continuing the cycling tour. You may visit Pomelo Orchards on the way to Kado Village where you will see the best Glass Mosaic decorations and Teak Wooden Buddha Images. The monastery is donated by a Myanmar Well-Known Teak Merchant, U Na Oak. We used to learn about his patriotic battle in terms of inland water transport business against the then Irrawaddy Floatilla Company in the British times. Walk around the monastery complex, take the pictures of the amazing wood-carvings decorated on the inner walls of the monastic buildings. Sometimes, you will see the European pillar pedestals at some of the buildings. Then, you will be transfer to the jetty where you will have a One-Hour Boat cruising along the Attran River up to the city of Mawlamying.Overnight in U Na Oak
Day 3 : Cycling from Pha-an to Kaw Kun Cave – Yangon ( B , L )
Cycling to Pha-an, the capital city of Kayin State, one of the ethnic majority, is worth a lot. Surrounding the city are the Natural Lime-stone Caves, Hot Springs, Pagodas & Temples, the Thanlwin(Salween River) with Natural beauty with Clear Water for a pleasant boat trip, and many more. Cycling excursion for today, we will make along the motorway but not very busy with trucks and car. All the way, you can enjoy the beauty and nature of the countryside. On the cycling route, you may drop in at the Kyauk Ka Lat Monastery which is surrounded by the water of the natural lake and the name of the monastery derives the Lime-stone column that is jetting out into the sky. 20 minutes Cycling from that monastery will take you to Kant Kaw Ta Htaung, one-thousand Buddhas sitting under the Kant Kaw Trees. That Buddha Complex is located just at the foot of Mt. Zwekabin, the symbol of Kayin State. Transfer back to Yangon . End The Tour.
Tour Price : Contact Us
Tour Included :
- Support Truck and Minivan or bus for group
- Airport Pick up & Drop Back
- Water and snack for cycling day
- Accommodation base on twin sharing/double room with daily breakfast.
- Following by Light Truck or minivan along your bike trip
- Government tax and service charges
- English-speaking Station bike guide service
- Meals B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner
- Bikes & helmets
Tour Not Included :
- Visa fees
- International air ticket
- Tips (guide , driver ,hotel, restaurant and etc…)
- All admission fees to pagodas and temples
- Personal expenses (Camera tax, laundry, tips at hotels and restaurant)
- Other expenses not mentioned in program
- Airport tax – US$ 10 per pax at Yangon International Airport
- Accident insurance cover
- Medical treatment costs.
- Note: Luggage carrying