Kyaikthalae Village in Twante Township

3 Days - 2 Nights Kyaikthalae Village, Twante, Yangon Division Community Base Tourism, Kyaikthalae Village & Bio Garden, Twante Yangon Region

Tour Overview

Kyaikthalae Village And Bio Garden, Twantay, Yangon RegionIn the wake of the devastating Cyclone Nargis in 2008, this particular region of Myanmar suffered severe damage, resulting in a dire shortage of food. However, thanks to the visionary efforts of a local entrepreneur, the remarkable Mingalar Bio Garden emerged in Kyaikthalae village, spanning over six acres of fertile land. This agricultural haven was established with a noble purpose in mind: to primarily support the monastic school and its community of 800 students, ensuring their well-being and sustenance.

Travel itinerary

  • Day 01

    Upon arrival in Kyaikthalae, you are warmly greeted by a knowledgeable community leader who provides a captivating introduction to the various projects and the community’s dynamic operations.

    Begin an immersive exploration of the village, where a visit to a vibrant bamboo weaving and sewing workshop awaits. Engage with skilled artisans as they showcase their expertise, offering a firsthand glimpse into the intricate craftsmanship. As the day draws to a close, settle into the embrace of a cozy homestay, ensuring an authentic and memorable overnight experience.

  • Day 02

    Begin the day with a remarkable cultural tradition – making a food offering to the local monks as they gracefully collect alms. Following a satisfying breakfast, venture into the fields of the local farming community, unveiling the secrets behind natural fertilizer creation, crop cultivation, and poultry farming. Immerse yourself in the wisdom of sustainable agricultural practices, gaining valuable insights into the community’s harmonious relationship with the land.

    Next, indulge in a delightful cooking class, immersing yourself in the culinary traditions of the region. After a delicious lunch, journey to Phayargyi, where you’ll discover the time-honored techniques of traditional pottery making. Along the way to Twante, make a stop at the century-old Hindu temple in San Village, marveling at its rich history and architectural splendor. As evening descends, relish a delectable dinner followed by a mesmerizing traditional dance performance by the talented villagers, providing a captivating glimpse into their vibrant culture. Retreat to the comfort of a homestay for a restful night’s sleep.

  • Day 03

    Following a delightful breakfast, visit the monastic school and meet the endearing children who call it home. Gain insights into their unique lives within the monastery, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for their spiritual journey.

    After a satisfying lunch, embark on a visit to the magnificent Maung Tee Zedi, a testament to the legacy of King Anawrahta, one of Myanmar’s most renowned rulers. En route to Yangon, make a stop at the enchanting Paung Taw Chote Pagoda and the pottery village of Twante, where the ancient art form thrives.

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