Myanmar (Burma) Bird Watching Travel Itinerary : XIII
8 Days Bird Watching Travel to South Myanmar (Burma)
For see some speciality Myanmar (South East Asian) bird species
Day 1: Yangon (Myanmar, formerly Burma) arrival day
Arrive at Yangon international airport. Transfer and check in the hotel. If we have time we will do Yangon City bird watching where Little Grebe, Bronze-winged and Pheasant-tailed Jacanas, Lesser Whistling Duck, Common Moorhen, Oriental Darter, Little cormorant, Coppersmith Barbet, Mynas, Bee-eaters, Bulbuls, Tailorbird, Prinia and other bird species will be seen. Overnight will be at hotel in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo Wildlife Sanctuary
In the morning we will drive to the Kyaikhtiyo Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight will be at hotel in Kyaikhtiyo Wildlife Sanctuary.
Day 3 to 5: Kyaikhtiyo Wildlife Sanctuary
We will do bird watching three full days at Kyaikhtiyo Wildlife Sanctuary. Here we can see Kalij Pheasant, Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker, Vernal Hanging Parrot, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, Crested Treeswift, Brown-backed Needletail, Pin-tailed Green and Wedge-tailed Green Pigeons, Black-hooded Oriole, Crested Serpent Eagle, Blue-winged Leafbird, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Rufous Treepie, Green and Red-billed Blue Magpies, Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo, Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch, Asian Brown and Blue-throated Flycatchers, Vivid and Rufous-bellied Niltavas, Black Bulbul (white head race), Lanceolated and Grey-crowned Warblers, Dark-necked Tailorbird, Lesser Necklaced and White-crested Laughingthrushes, Buff-breasted and Grey-throated Babblers, Brown-cheeked Fulvetta, Striated Yuhina, Plain Plowerpecker, Green-tailed Sunbird and Streak Spiderhunter and other bird species. Overnight will be at hotel in Kyaikhtiyo.
Day 6: Kyaikhtiyo Wildlife Sanctuary – Kunpun Camp
We will climb down to Kunpun Camp that is situated at the base of Mt. Kyaikhtiyo and about 12 kilometers in distance. Along the way we can see Speckled Piculet, Rufous Woodpekcer, Dollarbird, Golden-fronted Leafbird, Bronze Drongo, Violet Cuckoo, White-rumped Shama, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Radde’s Warbler, Black-throated Laughingthrush, White-browed Scimitar, Golden, Puff-throated and Stripe Tit Babblers, Olive-backed Sunbird and other bird speciess. Overnight will be at hotel in Kunpun Camp.
Day 7: Kunpun Camp – Yangon
We will drive back to Yangon. Birding stops en-route. Overnight will be at hotel in Yangon.
Day 8: Departure
City tour or visit to famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the city’s primary Landmark, with its magnificent golden stupa. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight at your flight time.
The best time to go is during November to May.
Fitness: The travel does not require a high level of fitness but particularly should be in good general health.
Accommodation: Twin sharing room.
Climate: The conditions are usually hot during the sunny day but cool in the early morning. Raining conditions are unlikely but possible.
Equipment: Recommended gear to bring is sun hat, sun cream, flash light, raincoat and fleece-jacket.
Group Size: Minimum 2- Maximum 10