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Birds and Sea Turtle Weekend Tour is included visiting to Gayaetgyi Island for studying of Sea Turtle and Meinmahlakyun Wildlife Sanctuary which is listed in Asean Heritage Park in 2003 , RAMSAR Site in 2017, Flyway Site Network in 2019,  Myanmar.

ASEAN Heritage Park, Meimahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary(MOECAF)
Mid-September to End of March, every weekend when there is a minimum of Five people

Lesser Adjutant ( Leptoptilos javanicus )

High Light:

-Birding and Seeing the wild crocodiles at the Meinmahlakyun  Wildlife Sanctuary

– Studying the habitats of Sea Turtle at Gayetgyi Island

-Seeing the huge mangrove forests and the life of fisherman in the delta areas

-Enjoying a boat trip around the Meinmahlakyun Wildlife Sanctuary

 

The best time for visiting to this trip is start from October to April yearly.

 

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day-1, (Friday) Afternoon, meeting point at Pansodam Jetty, then taking the ferry boat to Dalla city about 20 minutes. Then taking the Line bus from Dalla to Bogalay about 4 hours driving. Arrive to Bogalay . Check in to Guest house. Dinner at Local restaurant. Overnight in Bogalay.

Day-2, ( Saturday) Morning breakfast at local tea shop and then visit to Bogalay market. Then , starting Birds and Sea Turtle weekend tour, taking the private Boat . Leaving at 08:00 am from Bogalay to Kadonekani fishing village. Birding on the way. Arrive to Kadonkani village. Visit around the village and study the lifestyle of villagers and mangrove forest. Lunch in the village. Change to the big boat.  Then taking the boat to   Nga Mann Island and Gayetgyi Island. Then going and walking to Camp place. Then study the habitats of Sea Turtle and birding along the shore. Overnight at camp in Gayetgyi  Island.

Sea Turtle Conservation Area in Gayet Gyi Island
Sea Turtle Conservation Area in Gayet Gyi Island

Day-3, ( Sunday) After breakfast. leaving from Gayetgyi  Island at 07:00 taking the boat to Kadonekani village about 2 hours driving. Then change to the boat and drive back to Bogalay. On the way bird watching  around the Wildlife Sanctuary area. Heading the boat along the Creek and seeing the mangrove forest. Lunch on the boat. Arrive to Bogalay round about 02:00 pm. Then walking to Bus station. Then taking the bus from Bogalay to Dalla Town. Then taking the ferry to Yangon.

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This tour price is valid until 30 April 2020

Tour Cost:

For one pax selling is USD 631$ per pax with full board and English spoken bird guide

Based on 2 pax for one pax selling is USD 401$ per pax with full board

Based on 3 pax for one pax selling is USD 324$ per pax with full board

Based on 4 pax for one pax selling is USD 286$ per pax with full board

Based on 5 pax for one pax selling is USD 263$ per pax with full board

 

Tour cost included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary

2) Accommodation

3) Transportation charge

4) Purified drinking water

5) Entrance fees

6) English spoken Bird guide fee

 

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals

2) Personal effects

3) Travel insurance

4) Video /Camera fees

 

Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary

One of Myanmar’s ASEAN heritage sites, RAMSAR Site and Flyway Site Network in Myanmar. It is located at Bokalay TownshipAyeyarwaddy Division, most south part of Ayeyarwaddy delta area. It is located at very near open sea. It is surrounded the Bokalay river in the east and Kandonkani river in the west.

There are a lot of small stream in the Sanctuary, soil type is tidal mud and silt. Myauk Taya pagoda is only one famous pagoda for the region and which is located in the Sanctuary.

What to see in the Sanctuary

The ecosystem of mangrove forest and related others trees, herbs and shrubs.

There are recorded. 40. Species of Mangrove trees.

53. Medicinal plants.

11. Species of Orchid flowers.

18. Mammals, including Ayeyarwaddy dolphin.

117. Birds species.

59. Fishes species.

12. Shrimps species.

10. Crabs species.

35. Butterflies species and

26. Species of snakes.

Huge Mangrove forest
Huge Mangrove forest

The Mangrove Forest of Meinmahla Kyun

Itineraries

Day 1

Yangon-Bogalay

(Friday) Afternoon, meeting point at Pansodam Jetty, then taking the ferry boat to Dalla city about 20 minutes. Then taking the Line bus from Dalla to Bogalay about 4 hours driving. Arrive to Bogalay . Check in to Guest house. Dinner at Local restaurant. Overnight in Bogalay.

Day 2

around Meinmahlakyun

( Saturday) Morning breakfast at local tea shop and then visit to Bogalay market. Then , taking the line bus . Leaving at 08:00 am from Bogalay to Kadonekani fishing village. Visit around the village and study the life style of villagers and mangrove forest. Then taking the boat to Kadonega lay Island, stopping at MKWS southern mudflats, night-spotting of crocodiles. Nga Mann Island and Gayetgyi Island. Lunch on the boat. Arrive on Gadongalay around 3pm. Check in to Guest house. Dinner at local shop . Overnight at Research Station/Guesthouse.

Day 3

Bogalay-Yangon

( Sunday) Breakfast at local tea shop. leaving from Gadonegalay at 07:00 taking the boat to Myauktaya pagoda, on the way bird watching on the boat around the Wildlife Sanctuary area. Heading the boat along the Creek and seeing the mangrove forest. Lunch on the boat. Arrive to Bogalay round about 02:00 pm. Then walking to Bus station. Then taking the bus from Bogalay to Dalla city. Then taking the ferry to Yangon.

Tour cost included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary

2) Accommodation

3) Transportation charge

4) Purified drinking water

5) Entrance fees

6) English spoken Bird guide fee

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals

2) Personal effects

3) Travel insurance

4) Video /Camera fees

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    adult (5 - 5 Pax) $270.00 $263.00 /person

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    adult (4 - 4 Pax) $295.00 $286.00 /person

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    adult (3 - 3 Pax) $332.00 $324.00 /person

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    adult (2 - 2 Pax) $410.00 $401.00 /person

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    adult (1 - 1 Pax) $640.00 $631.00 /person

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It is better from October to March yearly.

For seeing the migratory shore birds, the best time is from November to March yearly.

The Sea Turtle Island is located in Bogalay Township of Ayarwaddy Region of Myanmar.

The best time to see the Sea Turtle is start from January to March yearly.

*Natmataung National Park ( Mt. Victoria) is the best birding site in Myanmar.

*Bagan ( Dry Zone), Natmataung National Park ( Mt.Victoria), Kalaw and Inle lake are the most popular birding sites in Myanmar.

*Green Peafowl is national bird of Myanmar.

*There are 9 endemic bird species in Myanmar.

*There are 9 National Parks and 26 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Myanmar.

*At least 10 years birding experience with clients, monthly birding activities and raptor Survey projects in Myanmar.