Thanlyin tour packages & holidays
Thanlyin as a tour and holiday destination
Formally known as Syriam, Thanlyin is a beautiful port city of Myanmar which is located across Bago River. This magnificent city was once used as a base by a renowned Portuguese adventurer and local warlord Philip De Brito. After Phillips rule, Thanlyin continued to be a major port which hosted lots of visitors from around the world until it was brought down by King Alaungpanya during the Mon revolt.
Things to do in Thanlyin
Thanlyin has many interesting tourist attractions. Kyaik Khauk Pagoda is one such place. Built on a hillock named Hlaing Pote Kone, this magnificent building was built by the leader of Thaton, Mon King Cula Thirimasoka, during the Buddhist Era. Similar to Yele Pagoda, Kyaik Khauk Pagoda is considered to be a holy place by the natives.
There lots of interesting and enjoyable activities which you can carry out during your holiday in Thanlyin. If you are not afraid of heights, you can join other tourists in balloon flights during the morning hours or before sunset. In a single trip, you can easily catch a glimpse of some of the magnificent monuments around Thanlyin. Other activities which can help you have an unforgettable experience when visiting this magnificent city include cycling around Taunggyi, bird watching in Hlawga Wildlife Park and Moeyingyi or simply enjoying the rich marine life around Andaman Sea.
Best time to visit Thanlyin
Unlike other cities around the world, you can basically spend an unforgettable holiday in Thanlyin at any time irrespective of the month or date. All that you require is some basic understanding of all the great places to visit and a high spirit of adventure.