Trails of Mrauk U (Trekking tour)

Tour Overview

A journey to Mrauk U is to experience a gentle land of incredible scenic and cultural diversity. Mrauk U’s rich landscapes are home to fabulous archaeological ruins and smiling, friendly people, some of the most breathtaking temples architecture in Asia. The lost kingdom, Mrauk U and trek to be closed up with native indigenous people and discover authentic Chin tattooed faces ladies on the Lay Mro river and their ageless traditions recall a time long past.

Tour Code: RTM- A-03/c

Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights

Destinations: Sittwe-Mrauk U-Trekking – Chin village - Sittwe

Recommended Season: Only the peak season

Price: Upon request

Tour Highlights

  • Pick up from the Sittwe airport and drive to Mrauk U
  • Enjoy to see how to weave Rakhine Traditional Longyi in a village on the way to Mrauk U
  • See the great the golden Mahamuni Buddha image
  • Admire the most magnificent of Shitthaung, Andaw, Htutkanthein, Koe Thaung Temple
  • Observe the local living style in Mrauk U
  • Visit the vibrant Mrauk U Market
  • Enjoy the sunset over the beautiful corner of Mrauk U
  • Trek  to feel away from the temples and to touch the nature of greenery hills and fields.
  • Experience with exciting boat trip along Lay Mro river to explore the vanishing Tattooed blood faces for mark Chin ladies
  • Explore the impressive Setkyamuni Buddha image in Sittwe

Program Detail

Day 1 :Yangon-Sittwe-Marauk-U by car

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 : Mrauk-U sightseeing by car

After breakfast at the hotel, morning visit Mrauk-U local market to see ways of life and proceed to Sek Kya Manaung pagoda, Pesi pagoda with 5 stone Buddha images on the hillock since Lay Mro period, then the 16th century temple of Koethaung temple known as 90000 Buddha images temple, walk through Alay Zee village to discover the traditional hats, mats, baskets, fans making as home industries, Leksekan Lake with city wall & gate, drinking water supplying lake for dwellers and  Sandamuni Bronze Casting Buddha Image & monastery likes small collecting museum. Then lunch break and take a rest at your hotel. After Lunch walk through the maze like the 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 ( Four sided Temple ). Enjoy the sunset from a small hill near Radanabon Pagoda / Discovery hill where one can see the very wonderful sunset and back to your hotel. Overnight in Mrauk-U.

Day 3 : Mrauk U trekking

After breakfast at hotel starts your trekking. Today we have to fit for our long walk. Starts from Mingalmanaung pagoda by walking along small walk path in the jungle for 2 hours. Then cross rice field for about 45 min to meet Khami tribe village, named Khu Hlaing and visit there. Then continue to another village for about 30 min also Khami tribe village. There is some more than 130 households and most of the people are farmers. We will visit local Buddhist monastery, school, and local Khimi houses to touch your heart. It is untouched village. Enjoy your home cooked lunch at the local house. After lunch in the afternoon we do sightseeing Khami village. In the afternoon enjoy traditional dance performing of Khami belles. In the evening if you fit, keep trekking or if not fit, take a local transport to Chin village. Welcome to Lay Mro river Bamboo House with beautiful garden where to dine and night stop with river view.

Day 4: Chin village trekking – Mrauk U

Having simple breakfast at Lay Mro rive Bamboo House. Then walk through a village to see Chin women with fascinating tattoos pattern on faces. Take a boat shortly to visit another Chin village where you are warmly welcome to visit and chat with Chin women. Then starts your trekking in the bamboo jungle to Kone Chaung Chin village for 1:30 hours where to see and feel amazing landscape of river. Having lunch at the rive bank of local cooked food. In the afternoon, sailing down steam about 2:30 hours. Then transfer to your hotel by car.


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

Morning breakfast at hotel. Check out from hotel & drive to Sittwe Upon arrival in Sitwe, if time permit, visit View Point by the Bay of Bengal and detour Lawkarnanda Pagoda & Satkyamuni Buddha Image on the way to Sittwe domestic airport for the flight back to Yangon/ Ngapali Beach.


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