This pristine and untouched oasis boasts an extensive expanse of white sandy beach that is comparably less populated by tourists. Located in Ayeyarwaddy division on the west coast of Myanmar, Ngwe Saung beach is a mere 5-6 hours’ drive from Yangon, offering scenic views of the delta countryside, also known as “the pot of rice” for its high-quality rice and the never-ending rice paddies dotting the area. Known as “Silver Beach” in the local language, Ngwe Saung is the perfect antidote for travel-weary visitors to Myanmar. You can witness local fishermen sailing out to sea each day, providing fresh seafood to satisfy your taste buds. Unwind on the beach and engage in simple activities such as basking in the sun, taking a morning stroll or jog, swimming in the sea, reading books in your bungalow, or just gazing out into the vast ocean and doing nothing at all. One cannot waste their time when they spend it at the beach.
- Unwind on a serene beach and avoid the crowds of tourists
- Immerse yourself in the beauty of white-sand beaches, glistening blue waters, and legendary waves
- For optimal weather and conditions, plan your trip between October and May
Day 01: Yangon – Pathein – Ngwe Saung Beach
Your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and accompany you on an overland journey. The trip will involve a 5 to 6 hour drive from Pathein to Ngwe Saung, which will take you through winding mountain roads as you ascend the southern low hills of the Rakhine mountain ranges. Eventually, you will arrive at the stunning sandy beach. You will be spending the night at the serene and pristine Silver Beach in Ngwe Saung.
Day 02: Ngwe Saung Beach (B)
Start your day in a tranquil setting and enjoy a leisurely day either relaxing in the hotel or taking part in various activities in Ngwe Saung Beach. Here are some optional activities that you can enjoy:
- Excursion: Lovers Island
Lovers Island, located just off the beach, offers an awe-inspiring sunset above the ocean. You can reach the island by a quick boat ride or by foot when the tide is low. Please take caution of sharp rocks and wear suitable footwear. During high tide, Lovers Island is also a great spot for snorkeling to observe aquatic life.
- Fishermen Villages Experience
Explore Tazin and Sama, local fishermen villages, and immerse yourself in the hundreds of fishing boats, drying fish, and markets.
- Cooking Experience
Get a chance to learn about Myanmar cuisine and the secrets behind your favorite dishes with a cooking class at a local restaurant in Ngwe Saung. You will have hands-on cooking experience using local cooking methods.
- Authentic Elephant CampExperience
Located just 45 minutes away from Ngwe Saung by road, travelers can observe and connect with elephants in their natural habitat at the Elephant camp. You can spend the day observing, feeding, and bathing with the elephants. It is a magnificent sight to see the elephants in their natural environment.
- Getting Around
Local transport options like motorcycles and Tuk Tuks are available, and hotels also offer bike rental services.Breakfast included
Day 03: Ngwe Saung Beach (B)
Start your day with a peaceful breakfast while enjoying the stunning ocean view. Let your vacation mode remain activated throughout the day. When it comes to food, there are several local restaurant options in Ngwe Saung Village that are highly recommended for authentic local cuisines and seafood, all reasonably priced for a delicious local meal. Take advantage of the opportunity to unwind and spend the night in a hotel after a beautiful day.Breakfast included
Day 04: Ngwe Saung Beach – Pathein – Yangon (B)
Following breakfast at the hotel, it’s time to bid farewell to Silver Beach and make your way back to Yangon for your onward journey. The end of your Ngwe Saung Beach discovery marks the conclusion of a truly unforgettable trip that will be etched in your memory forever.Breakfast included