9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS BIRD WATCHING TOUR

YANGON – HLAWGA – BAGAN – HEHO – KALAW – INLE LAKE – YANGON

9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS BIRD WATCHING TOUR

Day 1 : Arrival Yangon

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Arrive at Yangon ,transfer to hotel and leisure.Visit begins by observing birds around
the town of Yangon as Prinia Little Grebe, Lesser Whistling Duck, Coppersmith Barbet, Bee-
eaters, Little Cormorant, Tailorbird, Mynas, Bronze-winged, Oriental Darter, Moorhen,
Bulbuls, Pheasant-tailed jacanas. Enjoy sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda.

Day 2 : Yangon – Hlaw Ga Park – Yangon

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This morning drive to Hlaw Ga and visit the Wildlife Park Hlawga to go to meet the birds
you can see species such as Red-vented, Red-whiskered, Black-crested, Black-headed, Puff-
throated & Chestnut-capped babblers, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Ruby-cheeked and other
species of water bird such as Spot-billed and Lesser Whistling Ducks, Oriental Darter, Little
Ringed Plover and other birds. Black-naped Oriole, Osprey, Oriental Reed, Greenish and
Yellow-browed Warbler Asian Openbill, Blue-tailed and Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters,
Painted Stork, Spotted Redshank, Green,etc.

Day 3 : Yangon – Bagan

Fly to Bagan, Downhill walk to the river and boarding of a local boat from which you can go
to the meeting and the discovery of several bird species such as Pied Kingfisher, Long-billed
Pipit, Sand Lark, Indian Skimmer, River Lapwing, Great Thick-knee, Laggar Falcon, white-
tailed Stonechat, Small Pratincole, of thousands In Plain & Sand Martins, River & Black-
bellied Terns, Spot-billed Duck, birds and other spaces,etc.

Day 4 : Bagan

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This morning visit around Bagan by bicycle, you will see the endemic birds of Burma,
several species to be rare Hooded Treepie, Jerdon’sMinivet and White-bellied Minivet, Rain
Quail, Chinese Francolin, Yellow-legged Buttonquail, Burmese Shrike, Spotted Owlet,
Indian Nightjar, House Martin, Vinous-breasted Starling & Plain-backed Sparrow, Red
Collared, Eurasian Collared Doves, Yellow-eyed Babbler, Brown Prinia and more.

Day 5: Bagan – Heho – Kalaw

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This morning, transfer to Nyaung U Airport for your domestic flight to Hotel. Arrive at Heho
Airport and drive to Kalaw, which was formerly a British Hill Station. Arrive Kalaw. In the
afternoon, possibility of a small walk in the hills of Shan State (about 2-3h walk). Through
villages and meet with people.

Day 6 : Kalaw

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Our bird tour of the day starts early in the morning: You can see the many Burmese birds and
all species: Dark-backed Sibia, White-capped Water Redstart, Bianchi’s White-browed
Laughingthrush, White-tailed Leaf Warblers, White-browed Scimitar Vivid Niltava, Black,
Golden, White-browed Shrike &Rufous-fronted babblers, Black-headed Greenfinch,etc.

 

Day 7 : Kalaw – Inle Lake

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Enjoy your boat trip, Inle Lake is a blue oasis dotted with stilt villages, temples and
monasteries. Embark on motorized canoes. Discover the life of the lake: it’s amazing floating
gardens, attached to the bottom of the lake by large bamboo poles, its Intha fishermen
principal inhabitants of the lake, the traditional way of fishing with creels and rowing with
leg, is unique. Beginning of the discovery of the birds: You can see rare birds such as: Glossy
Ibis, Plaintive Cuckoo, Sarus Crane, Black-winged Stilt, Purple Swamphen, Ruddy-breasted
& Black-tailed crakes, Pheasant-tailed and Bronze-winged Jacanas, Jerdon’sBushchat,
Oriental Pratincole,etc.

Day 8 : Inle Lake – Yangon

Arrive at Yangon Airport and drive to visit Kaba Aye Pagoda (World Peace Pagoda),
Parsana Cave, Bogyoke (Scott) Market, Botathaung Pagoda close to the Yangon
Wharves,China Town.

Day 9 : Yangon departure

Transfer to Yangon Airport for your departure flight.