Cautions: The best time to go is during November to May.Fitness: The tour does not require a high level of fitness but you should be in good general health. Should you have any physical limitations please contact us.Accommodation: Twin sharing room.Climate: At low altitude conditions are usually hot. At higher elevation (at Mt. Victoria) conditions are usually hot during the sunny day, but cool in the early morning. Raining conditions are unlikely but possible.Equipment: Recommended gear to bring is sun hat, sun cream, flash light, raincoat, gloves and fleece-jacket.Group Size: Minimum 2- Maximum 10 Extra charge: No Transportation: Car Bird Guide: Expert Meals: Yes Best season: November to March Comfort Level: Mid-range
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 PREMIER MYANMAR BIRDING TOUR 

Highlights:

– Observation to over  350 species of birds

  • Premier Birding Tour Observation to Nine Myanmar Endemics bird species
  • Bird watching at Southern Myanmar, Central Myanmar, Chin Hills (Mt.Victoria) and East Myanmar (Shan State)
  • For viewing all of Myanmar’s endemic bird species, some near-endemics, and many other specialty bird species
  • Studying the Ecology system of Wildlife park, National park, and dry zone Ecosystem
White-browed Nuthatch ( Sitta victoriae)
White-browed Nuthatch ( Sitta victoriae)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon (Myanmar) arrival day
Arrive at Yangon (formerly Rangoon) international airport. Transfer and check-in the hotel for one night stay. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Hlawga Wildlife Park – Bagan
Myanmar Birding Tour will start from Today. In the morning, we will drive to Hlawga Wildlife Park to do birding. Lunch at in the park, then directly drive back to Yangon domestic airport to fly to Bagan. Arrive to Nyaung U airport and then transfer to the hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel in Bagan.

Day 3:  Bagan
The morning after breakfast. explore the area and we can see our first Myanmar endemic birds White-throated Babbler and Burmese Bushlark.In the afternoon birding by wooden boat along the Ayeyarwaddy (Irrawaddy) River. Overnight will be at the hotel in Bagan.

Day 4: Bagan
Morning birding the whole day in and around Bagan. Here we can see another two Myanmar’s endemic birds which are Jerdon’s Minivet (recently split from White-bellied Minivet) and rare Hooded Treepie, together with Myanmar near-endemic birds. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 5: Bagan – Mt. Victoria (Natmataung National Park)
In the early morning, we will drive south and across the Ayeyarwaddy River by car, before continuing westwards. After crossing the river we will travel throughout hilly semi-desert and dry deciduous forests. Birding stops en-route. In the late afternoon, we will arrive at the hotel, on the lower slope of Mt. Victoria where we will stay for four nights.

Days 6, 7, 8: Birding at Mt. Victoria (Natmataung National Park )

Burmese Tit (Aegithalos sharpei)
Burmese Tit (Aegithalos sharpei)

Day 9:  Mt. Victoria (Natmataung National Park) – Bagan
Morning, return to Bagan birding stops en-route. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 10: Bagan – Kalaw
Morning short flight to Heho and take a short drive to Kalaw. In the evening birding around Kalaw and overnight in Kalaw.

Day 11: Kalaw
After a short drive to an evergreen forest area,  birding the whole day there. Overnight in Kalaw.

Day 12: Kalaw – Inle Lake (Khaung Daing)
Morning short drive to Nyaung Shwe and then make boat ride and birding on Inle Lake. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 13: Inle Lake – Yangon
Morning birding around Khaung Daing and then drive to Heho for flight to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 14: Departure
City tour or visit to famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the city’s primary Landmark, with its magnificent golden stupa. Transfer to Yangon international airport for the departure flight at your flight time.

 Notes

The best time for bird watching is from October to March yearly.

 

Fitness: The tour does not require a high level of fitness but you should be in good general health. Should you have any physical limitations please contact us.

 

Climate: At low altitude, conditions are usually hot. At higher elevation, (at Mt. Victoria) conditions are usually hot during the sunny day, but cool in the early morning. Raining conditions are unlikely but possible.

Equipment: Recommended gear to bring is sun hat, sun cream; flashlight, raincoat, gloves, and fleece-jacket.

 

This tour price is valid until 30 April 2020

Tour Cost

  1. For one pax selling is USD 4083 $ per pax with full board
  2. Based on 2 pax for one pax selling is USD 2467 per pax with full board
  3. Based on 3 pax for one pax selling is USD 2267$ per pax with full board
  4. Based on 4 pax for one pax selling is USD 1921$ per pax with full board
  5. Based on 5 pax for one pax selling is USD 1911$ per pax with full board

Accommodation: 3 Stars Level ( By Local operated )

  1. Superior twin share room including breakfast
  2. Single supplement is USD 380$

 

Tour cost Included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary
2) All accommodation charges as per Itinerary
3) All transportation charges as per Itinerary

4) All entrance fees as per Itinerary
5) Domestic flight tickets
6) Throughout English spoken Bird guide service

 

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals

2) Meal other than those specifics

3) Personal effects
4) Video /Camera fees
5) Travel Insurance
6) International flight tickets

 

Notes

The best time for birding in Myanmar is during November to May.

Fitness: The tour does not require a high level of fitness but you should be in good general health. Should you have any physical limitations please contact us.

Accommodation: Twin sharing room.

Climate: At low altitude conditions are usually hot. At higher elevation (at Mt. Victoria) conditions are usually hot during the sunny day, but cool in the early morning. Raining conditions are unlikely but possible.

Equipment: Recommended gear to bring is sun hat, sun cream, flash light, raincoat, gloves and fleece-jacket.
Group Size: Minimum 2- Maximum 10

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival Yangon

Yangon (Myanmar) arrival day. Arrive at Yangon (formerly Rangoon) international airport. Transfer and check in the hotel for one night stay. If we have time we will do Yangon City birding. Overnight will be at hotel in Yangon.

Day 2

Hlawga Wildlife Park

In the morning, we will drive to Hlawga Wildlife Park to do birding. Late afternoon we will drive back to Yangon. Overnight will be at hotel in Yangon.

Day 3

Yangon – Bagan

Early in the morning, we will take a short flight to Bagan (formally Pagan) for a two night stay. We will spend the remainder of the morning exploring the area and we can see our first Myanmar endemic birds White-throated Babbler and Burmese Bushlark. In the afternoon we will be birding by wooden boat along the Ayeyarwaddy (Irrawaddy) River. Overnight will be at hotel in Bagan.

Day 4

Bagan

We will be birding the whole day in and around Bagan. Here we can see another two Myanmar’s endemic birds which are Jerdon’s Minivet (recently split from White-bellied Minivet) and rare Hooded Treepie, together with Myanmar near-endemic birds. Overnight will be at hotel in Bagan.

Day 5

Bagan – Mt. Victoria (Natmataung) National Park

In the early morning, we will drive south and across the Ayeyarwaddy River by car, before continuing westwards. After crossing the river we will travel throughout hilly semi desert and dry deciduous forests. Birding stops en-route. In the late afternoon we will arrive at Mountain Oasis Resort, on the lower slope of Mt. Victoria where we will stay for six nights.

Day 6-8

Mt. Victoria (Natmataung) National Park

We will be birding five full days at Mt. Victoria (Natmataung National Park).Natmataung (Mt. Victoria) National Park is a major focal point of the tour. It holds a great variety of eastern Himalayan bird species together with some Myanmar endemic bird and near-endemic bird species.

Day 9

Mt. Victoria (Natmataung National Park) – Bagan

Morning, return to Bagan for one night stay. Birding stops en-route. Overnight will be at hotel in Bagan.

Day 10

Bagan – Kalaw

Today we will take a short flight to Heho and make a short drive to Kalaw for a two night stay. Birding stops en-route. Overnight will be at hotel in Kalaw.

Day 11

Kalaw

After a short drive to evergreen forest area, we will be birding the whole day here. Overnight at hotel in Kalaw.

Day 12

Kalaw – Inle Lake

We will drive a shot distant to Nyaung Shwe and then make boat ride and birding on Inle Lake. Overnight at hotel on Inle Lake.

Day 13

Inle Lake – Yangon

We have a final morning birding on Inle Lake and drive to Heho for flight to Yangon. Overnight will be at hotel in Yangon.

Day 14

Departure

City tour or visit to famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the city's primary Landmark, with its magnificent golden stupa. Transfer to Yangon international airport for the departure flight at your flight time.

Tour cost Included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary
2) All accommodation charges as per Itinerary
3) All transportation charges as per Itinerary
4) All entrance fees as per Itinerary
5) Domestic flight tickets
6) Throughout English spoken Bird guide service

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals
2) Meal other than those specifics
3) Personal effects
4) Video /Camera fees
5) Travel Insurance
6) International flight tickets

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  • Pricing Name 5 pax
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    Available Seats: 5

    adult (5 - 5 Pax) $1,926.00 $1,911.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 4

    adult (4 - 4 Pax) $1,933.00 $1,921.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 3

    adult (3 - 3 Pax) $2,281.00 $2,267.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 2

    adult (2 - 2 Pax) $2,481.00 $2,467.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 1

    adult (1 - 1 Pax) $4,093.00 $4,083.00 /person

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*November, December and January are the best time birding in Myanmar.

*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 birds 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.

Normally, we draw fixed itinerary but we can draw tailored made itinerary too.

*You can imagine about 250 bird species in the trip.

*For your pleasure, we do some culture sightseeing.