The untouched nature, off-road trails, and ethnic villages can make ecotourism ideas of Myanmar itinerary 10 days fantastically inspiring. If you love Nature and simply want to mingle with it via the off-the-beaten-track activities, then ask for 10 days to be spent in this enigmatic country. You’ll be glad about bird-watching, off-road driving, elephant camping, and countryside lifestyle. The four destinations in this 10-day package are Yangon, Bago, Taungoo, and Pyay. Discover what you can do to be friends with Nature.
Bird-watching at Moeyungyi Wetlands & Resort
Instead of watching birds in paper and photos, make dreams true by the real bird-watching at Moeyungyi Wetlands & Resort promoted in the 10 days Myanmar itinerary. Before this eco-activity, why not spend minutes exploring the Yangon highlights? The famous places of interest namely Sule Pagoda, City Hall, High, Court, Bogyoke Aung San market, and Shwedagon Pagoda are all worth admiring. Day 1 in Yangon will be full of opportunities to cherish the ancient and gold-encrusted pagodas which win the worldwide compliments.
On Day 2, take a spectacular drive to Bago. Some stops during the route are Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Market, and Kha Khat Wain Monastery. Each of the sites provides an interesting introduction to the pristine and mysterious Myanmar. Then, the paradise for watching birds will show itself to you: Moeyungyi Wetlands & Resort. In an area of 100 square kilometers, this place shelters around 75 species of birds, including Little Cormorant, Grey and Purple Herons, Indian Pond-Heron, Asian Open-bill, Black-headed Ibis, Lesser Whistling-duck, Pied Harrier, Western and Eastern Marsh-Harriers, and more. The overnight stay in the resort will help you refresh well. On the next morning (Day 3), just welcome the fresh vibe, further discover the wetlands, and watch more birds. In the afternoon, enjoy the drive toward Taungoo.
Off-road Driving to Karen Village
Day 4 will be about the off-road driving from Taungoo to Karen village. The drive will take around 5 hours. Karen village is where you can study the long-lasting traditions of the Karen ethnic groups and their ways to survive in the jungle. If you love adventures and want to gather more survival tips, the visit to this remote village is really inspiring. Meanwhile, the off-road driving will bring you to the different corners of Myanmar which are primitive, bustle-free, and spectacular. Upon your arrival at the village, experience the special overnight.
Unique Activity for Myanmar Itineray 10 Days : Elephant Camp
Spend the morning of Day 5 to further discover the Karen village. Later, take a 2-hour drive through the jungle to Elephant Camp. The out-of-the-way destination will stimulate you to try riding an elephant for 1 hour and interacting with the large animals in a friendly way. Then, catch your opportunities to watch the magical sunset.
On the next Day, you’ll have time to make friends with the elephants by following the mahouts’ instructions. You can try taking the elephants in the jungle, watching how big animals work in the logging industry, and learning some knowledge about their behaviors on the spot.
Overland Transfer to Pyay
Pyay is an ideal ecotourism spot to watch rural life and get Burmese cultural experience. Nestled on the steep bank of Ayeyarwaddy River, Pyay town is ideal for sightseeing, breathing fresh air, and mingling with Nature. The town has the ancient Shwe San Daw Pagoda, Dyu Dynasty Srikresttra city, Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda, and Paya Gyi Pagoda which are all worth exploring. Pyay sightseeing on Day 8 is truly stress-free, which you can also try ox-cart ride and experience the countryside lifestyle.
On Day 9, take a drive back to Yangon, and stop at some tourist spots like Shwe Daung and Shwe Nat Taung Pagoda. Chances for sightseeing and photography are numerous, for sure. When you’re in Yangon, enjoy your time in this exciting city until your departure on Day 10 to conclude the Burmese tour 10 days.
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