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!
If the speedboat to Myeik isn’t running, you’ll have to fly out of Kawthaung airport – find out the procedures & quirks of a Kawthaung to Dawei flight with Myanmar Airways!
Like Ranong across the border in Thailand, Myanmar’s southern border town has a charm of its own – find out the things to do in Kawthaung & see why it’s not a bad place to linger around.