MYANMAR MOEYUNGYI WETLAND BIRD SANCTUARY

  • Marvel at the 125 species of birds in Myanmar's biggest nature reserve
  • English speaking bird watching guide
  • Transfers from Yangon and back included
  • Yangon
  • Moeyungyi

4 DAYS

PRIVATE TOUR

FROM

$740 AUD / $820 NZD

"One for the nature lovers, this tour shows off Myanmar's fantastic biodiversity"
- Tracey Johnson - Operations Director

Moeyungyii bird sanctuary is a 40 square mile area of natural beauty built around a century old artificial lake. This tour takes you to the heart of the nature reserve where you can take a boat tour with an expert bird watcher and catch a glimpse of the 125 different species of bird that call it home. Only around 150-250 forign tourists visit the sanctuary every year making it a perfect tour for people who love to get off the track.

  • DAY 01

    Explore Yangon

    Arrival day with free time to explore this former British colony which today has the highest number of colonial buildings in South East Asia. In the evening visit to Karaweik Hall Royal Barge and the striking Shwedagon Pagoda to witness the golden dome light up at sunset.

  • DAY 02

    Take in some temples on the way to Moeyungyi

    On the journey to Moeyungyi we stop at Bago to visit the Shwethalyaung pagoda with its exquisite reclining Buddha and the wood carving workshops. Arriving in the afternoon at the Moeyungyi Hotel Resort.

  • DAY 03

    Explore the Moeyungyi Bird Sanctuary

    An early morning boat tour of the wetlands which are teeming with 125 different species of water birds, including 70 species of migrants on their East Asian Australian Flyway journey to escape winter. Best time for bird watching is from November to February. Return to Yangon in the evening.

  • DAY 04

    Yangon

    Departure day. We'll transfer you to the airport or if you are continuing your tour with us, take you to your next destination.

Best time to visit

The best time for bird watching is between November and February when migratory birds join the year rounders. During the summer months large parts of the lake dry out making tours into the wetlands difficult.

Accommodation

A range of 3,4 or 5 star accomodation options are available. Speak to your personal travel planner for more info.  

Inclusions

  • Return transport from Yangon to Moeyungyi
  • English speaking expert bird watching guide
  • Boat rental
  • 3 nights accomodation
  • 3 breakfast

We are experienced Asia travel specialists and designers of tailor- made private tours. Get in touch to start the booking conversation.

Best time for bird watching is November to February

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