Myanmar - Southeastern Myanmar (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Southeastern Myanmar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar guide-book.

Descend into the Buddha-packed caves around sleepy Hpa-an, ascend the winding road to the sacred golden boulder perched on Mt Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock), and visit the little-known Myeik Archipelago, perhaps Myanmar’s most dramatic intersection of water, land and sky.

  • sail, cruise, snorkel and dive among the 800-odd islands of the Myeik Archipelago
  • maps
  • discover seemingly hidden lakes, hanging Buddhist art and a sparkling spring in the many caves around Hpa-an
  • transport
  • hope for the inspiration that fired Kipling to compose his most famous opening line in his poem 'Mandalay', at Mawlamyine
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Mon State, Mt Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock), Mawlamyine & Around, Ye, Kayin State, Hpa-an & Around, Myawaddy, Tanintharyi Region, Dawei, Myeik, Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago, Kawthoung.

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