DIVING SITESMyanmar is a diver’s paradise. The untouched turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea are rich in corals, aquatic animals and fishes. Dive enthusiasts can engage in several days of expeditions, keeping the islands of Myeik Archipelago as their base. The isolated area is free from human intervention, providing everything a diver can crave for.
KAYAKING AT LAMPI MARINE NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy the unexplored natural beauty of Myeik Archipelago by kayaking in Lampi Island. Lampi has two perennial rivers – the ‘crocodile’ and the ‘tourist’ rivers located on the western side of the islands. The rivers flow through thick mangrove forests which are rich in marine life, birds and reptiles. Canoe through these creeks of the rivers and observe the rich diversity of the mangrove forest. It will be a memorable adventure.
LEG ROWERS AT INLE LAKE
You must have taken a thousand trips on the boat, but we bet you have never experienced anything like a leg rower on Inle lake. Enjoy a trip on a special boat on this beautiful lake, which is rowed while standing on one leg with the other leg being attached to the oar while paddling the waters. It will be fun riding on this boat and exploring the lake and its surrounding. You will also be able to take amazing videos for your Facebook.
RAFTING AT NANT LAN STREAM
Do you love adventure? Visit Kachin State and enjoy an exhilarating river rafting trip at the Nant Lat Stream. Enjoy a fun ride down a fast flowing stream while taking in the scenic greenery of the surrounding. You will spot unknown species of birds too. It will be an adrenaline rush while you manoeuvre your way through the river. We guarantee 100% excitement.
RIVER CRUISE ON AYEYARWADY RIVER
Take a boat trip to travel between Mandalay to Bagan and enjoy the natural beauty of Bagan. You can explore fascinating sceneries on the way such as Mt. Sagaing, Pakokku, Myingyan and other well-known places. Daily boat services are available between these two cities. It takes around 8 hours to commute.
Between Mandalay and Bagan
SNORKELING AT NGAPALI BEACH
If you are visiting Rakhine State, you still have the option to go snorkelling. Head to Ngapali Beach and dive into the waters to see beautiful marine life. You can also visit landmarks around Ngapali Beach such as the Thandwe Market which was a prison during the colonial period. Don’t miss trying the traditional tea of Myanmar while you’re here.
SNORKELING AT NGWE SAUNG BEACH
Want to snorkel but don’t want to travel to Southern Myanmar? Drive 5 hours from Yangon to Ngwe Saung Beach where you can have fun snorkelling and kayaking. The waters are rich in marine life and you will be able to spot a huge number of corals as well as fishes. The beach itself is very beautiful. You can also simply sit on the beach, relax and enjoy some fresh seafood.
SUNSET SIGHTSEEING ON THE RIVER
Enjoy the scenic sunset from a boat on Ayeyarwady river, the heartbeat of Myanmar. Cruise along the broad and beautiful river and observe the lifestyle of local people who live on the banks. Be mesmerised at breathtaking views and create memories to be cherished forever.
TRIP FROM KAWTHAUNG TO DAWEI
Visiting the islands of Myeik Archipelago? Take a boat for travelling between Kawthaung and Dawei instead of the road. Several travel companies run speed boat services between these two islands. It’s a fun experience travelling around in the boat while exploring the sea environment.
CANOEING, SCUBA DIVING AND BOAT SKIING
The islands of Myeik Archipelago are rich in flora and fauna. The water around is a treasure for marine life. Enjoy water sports on the clear blue waters of the Andaman Sea and spot precious marine life. Enjoy days of fun on the beach interspersed with rounds of scrumptious fresh seafood. We are sure, this will be a holiday you will never forget.
DOLPHIN WATCHING (AYEYARWADY RIVER)
Come, take a ride on a boat and watch dolphins swim around with you as you listen to them splash in the water. This will be an experience of a lifetime. Several tourism companies run dolphin watching trips on the rivers of Ayeyarwady. Apart from watching dolphins, such trips will also take you around fishing villages. You will be able to explore the local village life of Myanmar as well as interact with the warm and friendly locals.