Bike Adventure Mrauk U

Tour Overview

Mrauk U is a unique place to explore the hidden treasure of Arakanese kingdoms by riding bike. It is quiet and stunning town with very impressive collection of temples, stupas, mainly built of sand stones during the hey days of Arakanese kingdoms. Enjoy discovering the trails of beautiful temples, culture, friendly people. Experience with exciting Bike and Boat trip along Lay Mro river to explore the vanishing Tattooed blood faces marked for life of Chin ladies.

Tour Code: RTM-MBA-04

Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights

Destinations: Sittwe-Mrauk U-Chin village - Sittwe

Recommended Season: From October to April

Price: Upon request

Tour Highlights

Program Detail

Day 1 : Yangon-Sittwe-Marauk-U by car ( 148 km )

Upon arrival at Sittwe airport by flight, warmly welcome by Road To Mrauk-U Travels & Tours and drive to the last royal capital of Rakhine Kingdom, Mrauk-U by car for 3 hours (148km). It is very wonderful to visit Rakhine Traditional Longyi weaving center, Guwa Buddha images in a rocky cave and  Mahamuni lord Buddha image on the way to Mrauk U. In evening arrive at Mrauk U and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Mrauk-U.

Day 2 : Discovering Mrauk U by bike. Cycling about 30 km

Sunrise of Mrauk U is one of the best place to shot landscape photos. You will be picked up from your hotel in early morning by your guide and ride to break the day light at the dawn time from vantage of  Takywat Sayar hill.  Enjoy your memorable sunrise from there.

Then enjoy your breakfast Rakhine Monti rice noddle with fish soup at the local tea shop. After refreshing at your hotel, set off to discover the Hidden Treasure of Mrauk U by cycling across city center of Mrauk U market, the temples, city walls, Letsekan lake, gate, home cottage industry of palm leaf fan production. Your lunch will be served at the local restaurant with Rakhine cuisine. After lunch, taking a break for a while at the hotel.

In the afternoon, touring the temples by cycling in a easy riding to visit the main temples of Shithaung temple, known as 80000 Buddha images enshrined, built in 1535 with sand stone, looks like fortress with interior tunnel and stone carving relief, the adjacent Andaw Thein temple and proceed to Htukan Thein Temple & Lay Myat Hnar). Take a photo panoramic of temples by the Laymyatnhar temple. Enjoy the sunset from a vantage point hill to enjoy the very unforgettable sunset and back to your hotel. Overnight in Mrauk-U.

Day 3: Cycling to Lay Mro river ( Bike & Boat ). Cycling distance:32 km

It is a wonderful to go Lay Myo Chin villages to see tattooing faces of Chin Ladies as marked for life. Normally tourists visit day return trip from Mrauk U by car & boat. Now we have developed a tour program cycling adventure trip to Lay Mro Chin villages which in pleasant riding on the newly off-road and beautiful landscapes. Set off your bike to challenge cycling from Hotel 7:00 after breakfast to ride first 24 km through the beautiful rice fields, greenery hills. We do sightseeing other minority tribe, Khamee village. Enjoy traditional performing of Khami belles at the village. Have your home cook lunch at the village house. After lunch in the afternoon continuous to ride 10 km more between the beautiful mountains and then feel the breathtaking by viewing to Lay Mro river from the hill. Detour an ancient pagoda at the Krit Chaung village and visit Chin tattooed faces in the village. And Hop on the boat to ride on the Lay Mro river and welcome from Lay Mro river Bamboo House. Take a walk through a Chin village to visit in the evening. It is your enjoyable swimming at the river.

Day 4 : Trekking, boat & bike. Cycling distance : 16 km

After breakfast at the Bamboo house, board on your boat to go upstream of Lay Mro river and visit a Chin village. Than start your trekking about 1 hour. You could enjoy to trek in the greenery bamboo jungle. When you arrive another Chin village, very wonderful landscape is awaited to be breathtaking. After visiting Chin villages, boating down stream to have your lunch at the bamboo house.

After lunch, load bikes on boat to cross the river and ride on bike along the east bank of river across the many villages, seasonal gardening, vegetables. Then cross the river again to the west bank of the river to ride back to Mrauk U. Check in at your hotel and finish our one night trip to Lay Mro Chin village.

Day 5 : Mrauk-U – Sittwe ( by passenger boat ) - Yangon / Ngapali Beach

Morning breakfast at hotel. Check out from hotel & drive to Mrauk U jetty. Enjoy your trip to Sittwe with passenger boat. The boat will lead you along very beautiful river life. Upon arrive to Sittwe, will pick you up from the jetty and transfer to airport for the flight to Yangon/Ngapali beach.

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Optional trip to extend Ngapali Beach for your leisure at the end of trip is available upon your request.