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Tanintharyi River - Tagu

Adventure Tours

 Green Scenery on the way to Tanintharyi after rain - there comes a rainbow. 

         MGZ - TANINTHARYI - TAGU - BOAT RIDING (KAYAKING)                        


Tanintharyi is an old harbor town about 4 hours up the river from Myeik. We will take the local boat to travel this way like ships did in the times when Myeik and Tanintharyi where under the rule of the Siam. From here all goods had to be transported by land way to the old capital named Ayutthaya in Thailand.

“The boat journey is more interesting than from Mawlamyine to Hpa An on the Thanlyin River."

— Pierre from France

The journey itself has great views and is very relaxing. After our arrival in Tanintharyi we take a look around this ancient town. It seems like time stood still in this town. Long leg wooden houses are in great shape and show the wealth of the town. Teak wood and beetle nut are the main export products. On the way back we go by car through palm oil and beetle nut plantations. Every now and then we stop and get to know the farming process. We arrive back at Myeik in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast at your Hotel, Lunch at a local restaurant
Transport: Public boat / Private car

Brief Itinerary


07:00am - Start to pick up at your hotel.

07:30am - Depart from Myeik city.

10:00am - Arrive to Tagu village. Along the way, you can witness the authentic daily life of the local villagers such as education-hungry students who have to earn their learning at the local monastery which is run by noble monks. Then, we will make a temporary stop at Tagu village to enjoy tea break.

10:30am - Start kayaking(optional) or ride on the traditional small wooden boat along Tanintharyi River and enjoy the beautiful scenery and if you choose to kayak, traditional small wooden boat with engine will follow you to guarantee your safety. You can choose to stop kayaking if you become tired and hop on the traditional small wooden boat which would drag your kayak boat along with it. With many villages located along the river, you can experience the friendliness of the local villagers and choose which village has the best hospitality in your mind. You will also have delicious lunch on the route.

Remark : You should arrive to Tanintharyi pier at 4:00pm latest in order to spare some time at Tanintharyi town for some sightseeing.

06:00pm - Arrive back to Myeik City.

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  • English speaking guide

  • Air-con car or motor bike

  • Traditional small wooden boat

  • Life jackets

  • Cool towel

  • Drinking water.


  • Insurance

  • Entrance fees

  • Kayak Rental Fees (20,000 Kyats) for one boat

  • Meals

  • Service not mentioned above

  • Trip cancellation and medical insurance

  • Expenditures such as alcoholic beverages

  • Souvenirs.


  • Sun cream

  • Sun hat 

  • Sun glasses

  • comfortable footwear

  • Swimming suit

  • Towel

  • Adequate clothing (for village visit)

  • Jacket

  • Binoculars

  • Camera or water resistance camera

  • MOST IMPORTANT: A sense of humor.


  • The guests should make 50% payment deposit 30 days prior to departure date and should make full payment between 14 days and 30 days prior to
    departure date.

  • The guests are eligible to claim 50% of the refund if they cancel 14 days prior to departure date

  • No refund would be made if they cancel less than 14 days prior to departure date.

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