Route: Yangon – Thandaunggyi – Elephant Camp – Yangon
Start from: Yangon
End at: Yangon
Day 1 : Yangon – Thandaunggyi (B,L,D)
Depart Yangon in the morning at 6 a.m by car. On the way, the first stop for a break at 115 mile. The car will reach Taungoo about noon and proceed to Thandaunggyi. Lunch at Thandaunggyi. After lunch, check in at a Bed & Breakfast, climb up Naw Bu Baw Prayer Mountain, spend time for the prayers and worship, enjoy the picturesque natural landscape and the cool and fresh mountain air, and take photo records of the memorable trip. Sightseeing start with old tea factory from colonial days, and looking around tea plantation.
Dinner and overnight at local B & B.
Day 2 : Thandaunggyi Sightseeing (B,L,D)
Early morning breakfast with Karen traditional steamed sticky rice with Thandaunggyi tea and coffee. Depart from Thandaunggyi and visit a hot spa on the way back, another recreation at ThandaungMyothit. Lunch and shopping at Karen dress shop in Taungoo and proceed to Hotel for your overnight stay.
Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Trekking around Taungoo (B,L,D)
Start from Myanmar Beauty Hotel 2 at 6 am and walking through three villages and farms for one and half hour.Then cross Sittaung river by local ferry around 8:30 am and trekking along Golden road on eastern bank of Sittaung river. Arrive Myat Saw NyiNaung pagoda around 11am and enjoy Lunch at pagoda and afternoon break.Start trekking at 3pm from pagoda on short cut to Taungoo along villages. Sunset watching at Sittaungriver. Arrive back at Myanmar Beauty Hotel 2 around 7 pm.
Overnight at Hotel
Day 4: Taungoo to Elephant Camp (B,L,D)
Leave Taungoo in the morning around 8:00 am and drive (2hr) to elephant camp. Visit villages and sightseeing on the way (1hr). Lunch at elephant camp. Elephant ride in the afternoon for about 1 hour before sun set and overnight at the camp.
Day 5: Taungoo – Yangon (B,L)
Get up early morning (6am) and follow the elephant master (OoZi) to chase his elephant which was freed into the jungle for the whole night (optional). Learn how elephants are working for the logging process. Have lunch and drive back to Yangon in the afternoon.
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