Thandaunggyi – Pho Kyar Elephant Camp Three Day Guided Tour ( SY05 )

3 day/2 night tour from Yangon with English speaking guide. Accommodation, Car included.

Day 1 – Drive to Taunggu (about 3 hours). Visit Pa Thi hot spring and waterfall on the way. Lunch at local restaurant. Drive up to Than Daung Gyi (about 2 hours). Check-in to Hotel and pay a visit to the old Anglican Church and Church family. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 – After early breakfast, visit to Mt Naw Bu Baw, a religious important site for local Christian Kayin people. There are 374 step to the top and the view from there is very scenic with sun and shifting clouds. Then, will trek to Tea Factory (old factory since British colonial time and now, running to provide tea for military), the tea plantation, to the church and then, to meditation centre and sitting Buddha image. In the afternoon, will leave to Phoe Kyar Elephant Camp in Bago Yoma forest which was once the timber production camp and after government reduced timber production to conserve the forests, it was changed to the tourist site. Will learn about the mahouts: their lives, the traditional way of working with their elephants and interesting connection with their elephants. Overnight at the camp.

Day 3 – Very early in the morning around 3-4am, the mahouts search their elephants in the forest in the interesting detective way. (The elephants are not kept at the camp during night. They are released back into the forest.) You can join the search if you want to do a bit of trekking. Then, enjoy the elephant show, elephant working shows, elephant ride, shower and feeding. Will drive back to Yangon in the late afternoon.

Remark

The itinerary and tour prices are subject to change depending on arrival/departure flights, availability of hotel accommodation and prevailing local conditions. Prices are subject to change in case of increases in airfares, ground transportation costs (like fuel), entrance fees, etc.


Price

For 1 person USD 652.05 per person
For 2 persons USD 340.40 per person
For 3 persons USD 322.00 per person
For 4 persons USD 248.40 per person
For 5 persons USD 235.75 per person
For 6 persons USD 201.25 per person
For 7 persons USD 193.20 per person
For 8 persons USD 177.10 per person
For 9 persons USD 173.65 per person
For 10 persons USD 158.70 per person
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