COASTAL REGION OF ANDAMAN SEA
Capital of Taninthayi Region
A formerly sleepy town in Tanintharyi Region, Dawei has lately become famous as tyhe hub of massive special economic zone and deep seaport proposed by Thailand.
as well as its delicious fruits- pineapple, mangoes, mangosteens and durians-Dawei is also a major hub for other agricultural produce such as rubber ,palm oil cashew .
Iconic MAUNGMAKAN Beach ,where the fishermen fish only metres offshore,is also close to the town,while the untouched wonder of
the MYEIK Archipelago is only a boat ride away.
The Tanintharyi region town of Myeik known to the colonials as Mergui
and locally as Beik was a busy seaport during the colonial era and remains an important commerce town today.
As well as hosting a large fishing fleet that trawls the Myeik Archipelago,
Myeik is famous for the bird's nest harvested from shore-front building and the caves on its islands,there is plenty more to like about Myeik, including its incredible collection of colonial era houses and buildings,many of which remain family homes or business today.
Pataw Padet Island
SAKE NGE JETTY
BOAT To Dawei 25$ 5 Hours
BOAT to Kawthaung $40 7 hours
don't run In Rainy season
Kawthaung is Myanmar's southernmost main town and sits at the mouth of Kyan River on the Malay Penisula with the Thai border town of Ranong to its near east.
Like Tachileik , Kawthaung is popular with foreigners living in the Thailand
who need to exit the country to renew their visa.
Kawthaung is much more than that-its the most common destination to embark on one of the live-abord boats that explore the wonders of
the Myeik Achipelago including its nearly untapped diving spots and deserted islands.
Cape Bayint Naung
A bronze statue of King Bayint Naung
Also known as Sea Gypsies, or Salon in Burmese.They live in nomadic life drifting on the ocean winds around the Myeik Achipelago,Taninsari region.
Around 2000 to 10000 individual,scientists belive they have been floating around these islands since at least 2000 B.C.
Moken families spend almost all their life time on wooden boats, called Kabang
As the boys come of age they build their own boats and as the girl come of age and marry, they move away from their parient's boat.
The Moken dive to depth of up to 200 feet in search of shellfish and sea products.
It is the most famous and the largest island in the southern half of of the archipelago.
The shape of the island is like giant horse shoe.
This island has been designated as a national park.
Various kinds of flora and fauna can be seen on island.
Scientists are just starting to explore the amazing wild life of Lampi.
Magnificent mangroove is also situated on the island.
is an unspoiled island with white-sanded beach and crytal clear water in the Myeik archipelago.
It is also a prime location for snorkeling,diving, sea kayaking, fishing and bird watching, also a good place for trekking and jungle safari.
Macleod island is home to a beatiful eco-lodge style resort.
It's the perfect place place if you'd like that your visit is harmony with the nature of the archipelago.
MALIWAN Waterfall and Hot Spring
a pretty spot worth a visit outside of the dry season,is the most attraction of Kawthaung.
It lies around 40km north of town along a good road and takes 2 hours drive by car.
The waterfall lies a little further up the hill about 25 minutes walk up.
The scenery around this area will surely take away your breath.
Hot springs are located 8 km from waterfall.
The natural hot water is channeled from the hot springs to a bathing unit through a pipping system
COCK's COMB ISLAND
Known as an Emerald heart island is situated at the southwest of Kawthaung and a four hours jouney by boat.
This island is the new distination for Adaman Sea Snorkeling tour.
The big mountain island with the heart lake inside is located on the sea.
Many sharks and lobsters can be found in abundace here.
This is an ideal location for snorkeling when the tid recede.
It is the best area of Asia for snorkeling.
The under warter nature is the real heaven of snorkeling man.
There can see all kinds of fishes.
Coral Reef Area is spread full of water area.
BO CHO ISLAND
situated at the southof Lampi island.
This island also boasts a mile long sandbank and scenic views overlooking the village at the pagoda located on the hill .
This island has a major settlement of Salone people(Moken) during the monsoon season who are sometimes referred to as a Sea Gypsies.
KYUN PHILAR ISLAND
also called Pilar,is the tourist's favourite is land in Myanmar's beautiful Mergui Archipelago.
The long white beavhes stretch for kilometers without a footprint in the island.
There can see monkeys sitting on the beach and leisurely snacking on crabs.