Travel by rail in Myanmar any chance you get! Share the journey with locals & enjoy the green countryside – for a short taste of what it’s like, come aboard with us on the train from Bago to Yangon!
Observe the lunchtime procession at Kha Khat Wain Kyaung monastery in Bago to gain a better understanding of Burmese Buddhism.
bStep inside Kha Khat Wain Kyaung monastery in Bago, where 500 novice monks attend a study session in silence every afternoon – it’s free & open to visitors. This is like nothing you’ve ever seen before!
Bago is a city of superlatives … visit the tallest stupa in Myanmar, two of the longest reclining Buddhas & one of the largest Burmese pythons in the world – see it all on our 1 day Bago Itinerary!
The ferry from Mawlamyine to Ogre Island is a fascinating local day trip – find out why it’s as much about the journey as the destination.
The rich colonial history of Mawlamyine inspired Kipling & Orwell a century ago but even though it’s best days are now behind it, let our Mawlamyine Travel Guide show you it continues to charm.
16 hours. 369km. 2000 kyat ($2.00 in 2014) – Traveling by train from Dawei to Mawlamyine certainly isn’t fast but it’s fascinating dirt cheap. All aboard Myanmar’s slowest train!
Maungmagan is the #1 day trip from Dawei – walk along the black beach, play with kids at a fishing village & soak in some thermal hot springs. Let’s go!
Enjoy the pleasant tropical atmosphere in the dusty Wild West streets of Southern Myanmar – find out where to stay and what to see & do in our Dawei Travel Guide!