Day 1: Hpa An (Lunch)
This morning we will pick up from your Hpa An hotel and transfer to the start point. After safety briefing and personalized mountain bike fitting, and we continue our ride to Kyauk Ka Latt pagoda which is situated in the center of the beautiful lake. Then we will continue cycling rolling through a very scenic view with limestone mountains and green paddy fields.
Cycling on the outside area of Hpa an, you will discover the real kayin people life and many rubber plantations. Take a visit to Sa Dan Cave where you will take rest for a while and walk inside the cave through pagodas, stories of elephant kings and breathing taking staligtites.
Try another 10 km of riding, and then have lunch in local restaurant.
Continue our ride to Kaw Ka Thaung Cave take a photo from the outside. After that we cycle on the way back to Hpa an through Kayin people villages.
Arrive Hpa an in the late afternoon.
Day 2: Hike Trip to Zwekabin Mountain (B/L)
Meet our guide at hotel around 05 am for the hike to the summit of Zwekabin Mountain. To witness Mount Zwekabin at sunrise is to experience one of the most endearing displays of the earth’s eternal awakening. It takes about 2.5 hours to reach the summit where we will provide a light breakfast. You will be back at your hotel around 12 am and around 2 am you will transfer to Shwe yin myaw pagoda for a boat ride to other side which is Hpar Pu mountain are located.
We start our boat ride to Hpa Pu mountain along Than Lwin river and then we continue to Kaw goon cave and Ye the pyan cave . And the we will wait for our sunset at the bat cave near Than Lwin Bridge.
Finally you will be transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Hpa an hotel.
- Two night accommodation at Hpa An(Twin/Double sharing)
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Professional Mountain Bike
- Mountain Bike includes front suspension
- Drinking Water and towels
- Entrance fees to Sadan Cave
- English cycling guide
- Personal drinks and alcohol
- Travel insurance and tipping
PLEASE NOTE: advisable wears are light t-shirts, short or quarter pants. And Shoulders, upper arms and above knees must be covered when entering the pagodas.
We can book extra accommodation at competitive rate for Hotels in Hpa an and Mawlamyine.
Where is Hpa an and is it safe to travel there?
Hpa an is now very peaceful place and it’s just 5-6 hours drive from Yangon. Everyone can plan their holidays to Hpa an without permission from authorities. Myawaddy Border recently opened for E Visa entry starting from 01/09/2016, you can easily enter from that Thai- Myanmar border checkpoint.
How do we get to Hpa an?
The cheapest options is you can book online bus ticket(3-4 times a day departure from Yangon) at Star ticket and Myanmar Bus Ticket as well as many bus ticket counters in Yangon. If you prefer private transportation service with others tour options you may request to us.
Do I need to bring my own bike?
We will provide you professional mountain bike for your convenience ride. All of the gears and equipment are inspected by our mechanic before departure to trip. If you must bring your own bike, we can give best advice and arrange for you.
What’s the routes like flat or hilly?
Your tour will be lead by our local guide Sein La Pyae who has many knowledge of Hpa an landscape and trails. All of the paved and unpaved roads are flat, and perfect for immature mountain bike cyclist (but need to have a medium physical fitness level).