Southern Province of Myanmar
MYEIK (OR) MERGUI ARCHIPELAGO
Myeik is a town located in Taningharyi Division of Myanmar, which is situated on the southern most part of the country. The main export of local products are such as tin, tungsten, dried prawns, Ngapi or fish paste, salt and rubber. There are expert drivers and make a living searching for oysters and mother-of-pearl. Peral diving particularly Pale Kyun (Pearl Island) 85 miles south of Myeik. Lampi Island, 65 miles by 30 miles with mountain range of 1500 feet above sea level, boats lovely beaches, coral reefs, clear water and undisturbed wild life and is being turned into a Marine National Park to attract eco tourists.
Myeik or the Mergui Archipelago has many virgin islands around it. The islands have white sandy beaches, and are good for snorkeling and scuba diving. The sea water is so clear that it is enough to see the coral reefs and the tropical fishes. There are abundant Lagoon caves, bird nests and waterfalls.
Dawei is the capital of Tanintharyi Division in the south of Myanmar. It has founded in 1750 A.D. Dawei longyi (sarong) is famous among the Myanmar. The area produces rubber, dried fish and teakwood. There is also an ore refinery at Kamyawkin smelting Plant nearby. It's Situated about 614.3 km south of Yangon on the northern bank of the Dawei River. Can reach there by car, air or by boat from Yangon and Mawlamyine. About two days by car from Yangon and 50 minute by air from Yangon. Myanmar Airways flies to Dawei 5 days a week. Near Dawei there is beautiful Maungmagan Beach Resort.
Formerly called Victoria point, Kawthaung is a southern most town in Myanmar.It is 921 km from Yangon and 622 km from Mawlamyine. From Ranong, a border town in Thailand, visitors can take 20 minute boat trips to Kawthaung for sightseeing & shopping. It's only 45 minutes by air from Yangon. It takes about 2 days by special boats. Traveling by air and boat is recommended for comfort and safety while travel by road is not advised as it is less comfortable for visitors. Lanpi Marine Biological Park, Salone Village, Shwe Kyun (Runnel Island).
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