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Myanmar Bird Watching Tour

Yangon – Hlawga Wildlife Park – Bagan – Mt. Victoria National Park – Kalaw – Inle Lake – Yangon



Myanmar Bird Watching Tour – 14 Days
Soak into the natural diversity of Myanmar in this birding trip to behold 350 species of birds throughout the country. During this Myanmar adventure tour, bird-lovers will go deep into the jungle and up to the high mountain in some of the least explored birdwatching localities which possessing the birdlife diversity and stunning sceneries. Regardless of the tranquility wetland or the high hills which present natural beauty as well as rich cultural heritage, from the exciting boat trip along the extraordinary Irrawaddy River to the exceptional Inle Lake, Go Myanmar Tours promises to bring you the best remarkable vacation in Myanmar to be impressed with the amazing landscapes and able to explore the biodiversity hotspot with our excellent local tour guide.


  • Discover Hlawaga Wildlife Park to capture myriads of beautiful wild birds and feed the monkey, deer, and other animals in their natural environment..
  • Marvel at the spectacular landscape of Bagan, home to six of Myanmar’s eight endemic species including the Hooded Treepie, Burmese Lark, Burmese Collared-dove, Jerdon’s Minivet, White-throated Babbler, and Ayeyarwady Bulbul.
  • Set foot on the Natmataung National Park located in Southern Chin Hill which is covered by hill evergreen and hill savannah, here breath the fresh and cool air and explore the great variety of eastern Himalayan bird species with 254 different species.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking nature in Inle Lake, drop in a boat trip then discover the distinctive floating gardens, endemic birds, and exquisite fishing leg rowing. At the end of the day be fascinated by the majestic sunset on the lake.

Tour Itinerary

Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, meet your local tour guide and transfer to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at leisure and you are free to wander around the city. Overnight in Yangon.
Meal: n/a

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

This morning drive north to the Hlawaga Wildlife Park for a full day of bird watching. This birding adventure is accompanied by your knowledgeable local guide to ensure you have a deep knowledge of all bird species in the park.

During this tour, gaze out at a large number of bird species in the park such as the Asian Fairy Bluebird, Racket-tailed Treepie, the Oriental Darter, and especially the Stripe-throated Bulbul. Furthermore, today’s trip provides you with an unforgettable experience to appreciate the very rare Brow Antlered Deer.

After lunchtime, transfer to the Moe Yun Gyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary (2hour drive). There join in the natural expedition to admire over 42 waterbird species and 33 shorebird species, more than 20 aquatic grass and herb species while taking a boat trip. Return to Yangon in the late afternoon for overnight.
Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.

Day 3 begins with a short flight to Bagan. Upon Bagan, you are free until taking an afternoon excursion to glimpse at the abundant shorebirds with 4 main endemic birds including the Burmese Bush Lark, Hooded Treepie and Jerdon’s Minivet, and White-throated Babbler. Besides, look for the lovely and colorful Indian Roller, Jungle and Gret Manas, and Yellow-eyed Babble.

In the afternoon, head on an exciting boat trip to capture the riverine bird species with Common Kingfish, Temminck’s Stint, River Lawing, Indian Spot-billed Duck, wading birds, geese, and ducks. If we are lucky, we are even able to witness the graceful Pied Harrier.

In the late afternoon, be amazed by the serene beauty along the Ayeyarwaddy River at sunset time. Overnight in Bagan.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Continue your unforgettable birding journey with a full day to enjoy the magnificent Bagan. The fancy landscape will captivate your soul as you go. Take the scenic route this morning through ancient temples for a visit to glance at Myanmar’s endemic birds include of Jerdon’s Minivet and Hooded Treepie. Additionally, Bagan surrounding fields witnesses many tiny birds such as Grey-breasted, Rain Quail, Plain, and Brown Prinias, Chinese Francolin, Scaly-breasted Mynia and long-billed, Richard’s and Paddyfied Pipits.

Along the way back, gaze out at several outstanding pagodas in the region such as Ananda Pagoda which is believed to be the most beautiful pagoda in Bagan owning 4 golden Buddhist statues, Shwezigon Pagoda which is built in the early 11th century by King Anawrahta, if there is time, visit Ku Byanuk Gyi the temple and Khay Min Ga Temple to admire the majestic historical sites and get to know more about Bagan architecture. Overnight in Bagan.

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Leave Bagan this morning and head southwest to Chin Hill toward the Ayeyarwaddy River. Today’s drive through the semi-desert and deciduous forests then birding stops along the route before arriving at the resort on the slope of Mt. Victoria for an overnight. This day is highlighted by the special scarce and habitat-specific White-rumped Falcon.
Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: overnight at the resort on the slope of Mt. Victoria

During these full 4 days, join in an amazing trekking tour to explore Myanmar ecotourism in the 470 square kilometers in one of the most interesting birdwatching destinations in Asia – Natmataung National Park, and observe beautiful birds, the highest peak in Chin State and the third highest of Myanmar to be captivated by the breathtaking natural wildlife. Mt. Victoria is where you can expect to see one of the most famous endemics White-browed Nuthatch.

Each day, you will take an 8 km trek through the forest and explore the extremely scarce and beautiful Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Blyth’s, and rare Black-headed Shrike-Babblers. As you hike up to the higher altitude, you will see the Blue-fronted Redstart, Brown-flanked Bush Warbler, Black-throated Prinia, Spot-winged Grosbeak, and the exquisite Fire-tailed Sunbird. If you find yourself here between November and February, you will capture an opportunity to admire the rhododendron trees blooming in delightful colors of red, white, and yellow.

Ultimately, on the way back to the lower slopes of Mt. Victoria, a splendor of attractive species as you see such as Blue-winged, Spotted Laughingthrushes, Red-faced Liocichla, Hume’s Treecreeper, Nepal Fulvettas, Crested Finchbill, and Green-backed Tit. In the evening, you are able to choose between rewarding yourself after an exciting day in a camp or a local homestay.

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Overnight in a camp or a local homestay.

This morning returned to Bagan. on the way back, birding stop at several locations en route as you wish. The rest of the day is free. Overnight in Bagan.

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

An exciting birding tour today as you travel to Kalaw. This morning take a flight to Heho then transfer to the hotel to check in. The rest of the day is at leisure let you are free to take horse riding to take a glimpse of the town. Overnight in Kalaw.

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw

As you cross through the peaceful landscape of Kalaw, the hill station located at 1320 meters high and covered by the evergreen forest, and bamboo groves, you will reach the best birding site in Kalaw – Yay where you will see the charming hotspot with myriads of beautiful species such as Silver-eared Laughingthrush, near-endemics Burmese Yuhina, Indochinese cuckoo-shrike, White-browed Laughingthrush, White-browed Shrike Babbler, White-browed Scimitar Babblers, Grey-cheeked Fulvetta, and other birds.

This morning highlights the trek into a beautiful grove of the hill forest to capture the extremely elusive Burmese Yuhina. Along will the rare bird is other delightful species such as Streaked Spiderhunter, Blak-throat Sunbird, Golden Babblers, Rufous-capped, and Orange-bellied Leafbird. In the afternoon continue to this wonderful birding spot to be mesmerized by other impressive species such as Mountain and Puff-throated Bulbul, Grey-crowned Warbler, and Spot-throated Babbler. Overnight in Kalaw.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw

Say goodbye and leave Kalaw early this morning to transfer to Inle Lake. From Kalaw to Inle Lake drive through the fantastic pine forests, stop at several birding spots, and be captivated by the Redbirds Blue Magpie, Hill Prinia, Oriental Turtle Dove, White-rumped Munias, Eurasian Jay, Greater Flameback, Slender-billed Oriole.

Continue your birding trip through the luscious forest to the head of a monastery and start to walk to the Yay Aye Kan Reservoir to seek the exceptional species such as Black-crested, Maroon Oriole, Silver-eared Mesia, Yellow-cheeked Tit, and Black-throated Bushtit. Next, celebrate your lunch with an exciting picnic and enjoy the breathtaking aura next to the forest reservoir. Manage to stay here till the mid-afternoon and return to the monastery to drive to Inle Lake. Along the route, some other birding stops offer as time permits. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Embark on a boat trip in the early morning of day 13 to explore the largest freshwater lake of Myanmar to let your soul deep into the tranquility of the nature surrounding. Here you will capture the image of exquisite leg-rowing fishermen around the lake and continue to look for the localized Collared Myna. In addition, some noteworthy species-area also include such as Oriental, Striated Grassbird, Yellow-bellied Prinia, and Black-browed. At lunchtime, move on to the hotel for a cozy lunch before the driver picks up to transfer to Heho Airport for a flight to Yangon.

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Your holiday ends with the final birding trip nearby Hlawaga Park in the morning. Go to watch the beautiful Puff-throated Babbler, shy Racket-tailed Treepie, Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, Dark-necked Tailorbird, and many other beautiful species. Moving to the hotel at lunchtime. After the final lunch in Yangon, you are free until transfer to the airport. Trip ends. Thank you for traveling with us!
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: n/a

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  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

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  • The price would vary depending on the group size, grade of hotel. Please contact us or book the tour for price in details.
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation with breakfast (twin room basis) (B- Breakfast, L-Lunch, D – Dinner).
  • Domestic flight tickets, including insurance surcharge and current fuel surcharge
  • Passenger service charges for domestic flights
  • Entrance fees and zone fees for the visits mentioned
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private air-con vehicle with drivers, as mentioned in the program
  • Private local boat fare for Inle Lake excursion, as mentioned in the program

Price excludes

  • International ticket to/from Mandalay or Yangon
  • Visa fees and visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Visits not mentioned in the program.
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at hotels
  • Any other items not mentioned.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival date: 25% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 35% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 14 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): FOC
  • 02 – 10 years old without bed: 35% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate
  • from 11 years old: 100% adult rate

Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double room with two adults

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  • Early checking/late checkout are not included and you can change the to any other hotels  and room type if required. Additional charge/discount will be made accordingly.

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  • Different hotels might be selected depending on your request.

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