Gaw Yan Gyi Bay, located around 50 kilometers to the south of the renowned Ngwe Saung Beach in Myanmar, is considered to be one of the lesser-known yet valuable treasures of the country’s unexplored beaches. Despite its scenic beauty, the bay has only recently started gaining popularity among tourists.This beautiful bay remains relatively unknown to the world and has not undergone extensive development, allowing you to appreciate its natural features, such as the powdery sand and clear turquoise sea. At the top of the bay, you can admire the breathtaking view of the coastline and the mainland converging.
- Discover a paradise for adventure enthusiasts
- Immerse yourself in crystal-clear waters and enjoy swimming in serene blue seas
- Get away from the tourist crowds and enjoy a more peaceful experience
- Experience the charm of a local fishing village and mingle with its friendly residents
Day 01: Yangon – Pathein – Gaw Yan Gyi
The journey starts in the morning when the driver greets you and you set off on a road trip from Yangon to Pathein. The route will take you through thick forests and over mountain ranges. After a journey of around 9 hours, you will reach Gaw Yan Gyi, which is a must-visit destination despite its limited facilities. This island is a haven for adventure enthusiasts and is renowned for its striking rock formations and coral reefs. You’ll be staying overnight on the island.Overnight
Day 02: Gaw Yan Gyi (B)
Today, you have an abundance of time to spend on yourself. You can either discover the nearby surroundings or participate in numerous sea activities that are offered in Gaw Yan Gyi Island.
- Local Village Visit
Exploring the villages in the vicinity can also be an intriguing experience. Since Gaw Yan Gyi has only recently started receiving visitors in the last couple of years, many locals have not abandoned their customary way of living to become part of the tourism industry.
- Breathtaking Sunset from the Hilltop
You can take a stroll to the neighboring island and hike up the hill to see Myawaddy Pagoda. As the sun sets into the ocean, take pleasure in the stunning scenery of Gaw Yan Gyi Beach and the surrounding area.
- Snorkeling Experience
If you enjoy snorkeling, Lake Chai and Sa Pa Htar Island are perfect locations due to their crystal clear water. You can delve into the mesmerizing underwater world to your heart’s content.Breakfast included
Day 03: Gaw Yan Gyi (B)
Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast while admiring the stunning view. You have the remainder of the day to spend however you wish. The soft sand and gentle waves of the beach will make you forget about the stresses of everyday life. However, please note that there are limited food options available, with only a few local restaurants in the area, as the place is still developing and more infrastructure is yet to be put in place.Breakfast included
Day 04: Gaw Yan Gyi – Pathein – Yangon (B)
Following breakfast, you will depart and travel back to Yangon, which takes approximately 9 hours. Once you arrive in Yangon, you will be transferred to either your hotel or the Yangon International Airport for your next destination. Your holiday concludes with unforgettable memories that will last forever.Breakfast included