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Thanpyuzayat One of the historical sites of World War II is located in Thanpyuzayat, 64 kilometres of south of Mawlamyine, the third largest city of Myanmar. This was the western terminus of the notorious Burma-Siam Railway, known as “Death Railway”. In this remote town one can see a locomotive and piece of rail trek commemorating the Burma-Siam Railway on display. There is also the Allied War Cemetery where 3771 graves of Allied soldiers who gave their lives for the construction of death railway line during the world war. The cemetery lies a kilometre west of the clock tower in the town. One can easily observed a small zinc roofed shelter with eight pillars in the middle of the town. That is the symbol of the town to be called Thanpyuzayat. Thanpyu means zinc and zayat means shelter.


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Program Details;

Day 01: Early morning drive to Mawlamyine 299 km ( 9 hrs drive ) from Yangon. Overnight in Mawlamyine.
mawlamyaing-08 Day 02: After breakfast, drive to Thanbyuzayat, 64 km south of Mawlamyine. It was the western terminus of Burma - Siam Railway called the "Death Railway".

About 1 1/2 km south of the clock tower, a locomotive and piece of rail tract commemorating the Burma-Siam Railway on display. A km west of the clock tower, on the south side of the road, lies the Alied War Cemetery. Tour continues with a visit to Mudon's hand weaving workshops. Return to Manlamyine for overnight stay. (B)
mawlamyaing-09 Day 03: After breakfast return Yangon by coach, Enroute visit Bago, the ancient Mon Capital, 80 Kilometers northeast of Yangon. Sightseeing tour highlights include Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated pagodas in Myanmar, Shwethalyaung, the world's most beautiful Reclining Buddha; Wood curving industry and Kyaikpun Pagoda. Then drive back to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon, transfer to Hotel (or) airport. End of our service. (B)

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Service Includes
  • Accommodation with full breakfast
  • All airport transfer & sightseeing (with A/C coach or car)
  • Trekking Guide
  • English speaking stationed guide fee
  • Entrance fee
Service Excludes
  • Visa fees for Myanmar
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Beverages
  • International flights
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Optional Tours
  • Any other item not mentioned in service includes

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