In this tour, we will explore theMon state by visiting capital city mawlamyine then the famous “ death railway “ which was built in WWII and visit Alied War Cemetery where the prisoners of wars were buried. We will also explore Bago where a lot of famous pagodas are located and those were built when the city once shined during Mon Kingdom.
Day 01: Yangon – Mawlamyine
Early morning drive to Mawlamyine 299 km (10 hrs drive ) from Yangon. Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine
Day 02: Mawlamyine – Thanbyuzayat
After breakfast, drive to Thanbyuzayat, 64 km south of Mawlamyine. It was the western terminus of Burma – Siam Railway called the “Death Railway”.About 1 1/2 km south of the clock tower, a locomotive and piece of rail tract commemorating the Burma-Siam Railway on display. A km west of the clock tower, on the south side of the road, lies the Alied War Cemetery. Tour continues with a visit to Mudon’s hand weaving workshops. Return to Mawlamyine for overnight stay. Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine.
Day 03: Mawlamyine – Bago – Yangon
After breakfast return Yangon by coach, Enroute visit Bago, the ancient Mon Capital, 80 Kilometers northeast of Yangon. Sightseeing tour highlights include Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated pagodas in Myanmar, Shwethalyaung, the world’s most beautiful Reclining Buddha; Wood curving industry and Kyaikpun Pagoda. Then drive back to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon, transfer to Hotel (or) airport.