Day 1: Yangon – Golden Rock – Hpa an (Lunch)
Early morning around 08:00 am meet our driver and local guide at your Yangon hotel and drive to Golden rock around 3 hours, on the way we will stop by Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda). Upon arrival to Kimpun base camp, we will take an open bumpy track to the top of the mountain.
Stay overnight at the Hotel on the top and watch the sun goes hide behind the Mountain with Golden rock.
Day 2: Golden Rock – Hpa an (Breakfast / Lunch)
After visiting the pagoda return to base camp by truck and continue to Hpa an on the way we stop by at Bayint Nyi Cave with Natural Hot Spring. Next to where Kaw goon Gave with many buddha images on the wall. In the evening If you can resist the Bat smell, Next to the Bat cave where visitors will see hundred thousand of bats are flying out of the cave around half hour through Than Lwin River.Overnight at Hpa an.
Day 3: Hpa an Full day cycling to Sadan Cave
(Breakfast / Lunch / Mountain bike cycling distance – 55 km)
Breakfast at Hotel, visit Hpa an morning Market. After that We will cycle first to Kaw Ka Taung Cave near Hpa an, after passing through Karen village and beautiful bridge.
After Lunch we visit to Sadan Cave which lived the kings of elephants and beautiful Buddhas statues and images inside the cave. At the exit of the cave, we will take a pleasant boat ride in small lake which lead back to the front of the cave.We turn our way back to hpa an on the way visit to Kyauk Ka Latt Pagoda with beautiful artificial lake and Lumbini garden. After riding through beautiful green valley, arrive back to Hpa an in the evening.
Overnight at Hpa an.
Day 4:Hpa an –U Na Oak- Mawlamyine
(Breakfast / Lunch Mountain bike cycling distance – 30 km)
After breakfast at hotel you will transfer to the Jetty and take around 2 hour boat trip to U Na Oak Monastery which is donated by the Famous Burmese Merchant U Na Oak in British colonial times. After arriving the Kor Nat Village, get your mountain cycle to the Monastery through village, take some pictures of teak wood monastery and beautiful glass decorations inside.
And we will continue our way to Mawlamyine through Old bridge which is pass over on the two rivers. Arrive late afternoon to Mawlamyine, Hotel check in.
In the evening take a walk around Strand road see many old colonial buildings, you can taste Mawlamyine traditional street foods in busy night market.Overnight at Mawlamyine.
Day 5: Mawlamyine – Bilu Island
(Breakfast / Lunch Mountain bike cycling distance – 40 km)
Today we will visit to Biggest island named Bilu Kyun which means Orge Island.
We will ride our mountain bike around beautiful countryside of Bilu Kyun to see friendly local villages which are making many traditional handicrafts such as smoking pipes for Dunhill, rubber band making, hats, walking sticks and chalkboards.After mountain bike cycling in the island, Back to the Mawlamyine through newly opened bridge connected to Bilu Island.Overnight at Mawlamyine.
Day 6 Mawlamyine – Yangon (B/L)
After breakfast at hotel and check out, say goodbye to our local cycling guide. Drive back to Yangon (traveling time: 6 hour).
Price : 783 USD per person
Group Size: 2 to 4
- 5 Night accommodation at 3* hotels
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- All transfer and sightseeing by private vehicle
- Professional grade mountain bike
- Bike includes front suspension
- Drinking Water and towels
- Entrance fees
- Fully qualified cycling guide
- Dinner, alcohol and drinks
- Tipping and Gratuities
PLEASE NOTE: Advice able wears are light t-shirts, short or quarter pants. Shoulders, upper arms and above knees must be covered when entering the pagodas.
Things to be prepare: Small backpack, Sunglasses, sun block, insect repellent, flip-flops, a small camera, shoes and shorts for cycling and personal medicines.
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).