DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN HPA AN
To climb Mount Zwegabin, you will have to head to Hpa An, a small town surrounded by limestone cliffs located about 6 hours’ drive from Yangon. You will surely fall in love with Hpa An at first sight. Walk around town and enjoy the greenery. You can visit the morning market and Shwe Yin Myaw Paya. Enjoy the beautiful sight of the sun setting behind Mount Zwegabin before hiking it tomorrow.
DAY 2 – CLIMB MOUNT ZWEGABIN
Today, you climb Mount Zwegabin. As the hike up 722 metres is quite challenging, a certain level of physical fitness is recommended to enjoy the journey. If you meet the criterion, you will appreciate the hike through the jungle to catch a glimpse of the mountain’s amazing flora and fauna. To make the experience even more memorable, you’ll find a monastery at the top of the mountain. In the evening, head back and relax.
DAY 3 – VISIT CAVES IN HPA AN
Hpa An is famous for having caves, hence head to one or more today to enjoy these natural wonders. The first to see is Saddan Cave, a deep cave hosting a massive Buddha statue. You can also visit the Bat Cave, Kawgun Cave, Yathaypyan Cave, Bayin Nyi Caves and Kaw Ka Thaung Cave.