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Top 4 attractions to explore in Ayeyarwady

Ayeyarwady region is named after the river it occupies. Ayeyarwady region’s significance can be seen through its historic towns of Pathein and Bago, which has many monasteries and pagodas that date back to centuries ago

Attractions in Ayeyarwady

Gaw Yin Gyi IslandGaw Yin Gyi Island, Myanmar (Burma)

Gaw Yin Gyi Island is an island in Ayeyarwady Region in South West Myanmar.   It is a tourist destination due to its beautiful rock formation and reefs. There are so many other attractions here and daily a lot of peoples visits to this place. There is a rock climbing and bouldering site. Deepwater soloing is available.

Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve in Lower Myanmar. It is located in Bogale Township in Ayeyarwady Division.  Mein-ma-hla means beautiful women in Burmese, as the island is linked to a local Burmese myth. The wetland reserve is located on Mein-ma-hla island and is classified as a mangrove ecosystem reserve.  The reserve occupies an area of 52.79sqmi and was established in 1986. The protected area has a total of 29 mangrove tree species and saltwater crocodiles.

Ngwesaung BeachNgwesaung Beach, Myanmar (Burma)

A beautiful white sand beach which was located in the heart of the Myanmar, which was famous for its crystal clear water and the surrounding is very beautiful and tourist-friendly. There are so many resorts and hotels are here and we can enjoy a beautiful evening here.

Shwezigon PagodaNyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)

The Shwezigon Pagoda is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan. Most noticeable is the huge gold plated pagoda glimmering in the sun. The design of the Shwezigon Pagoda has been copied many times across Burma over the centuries.  Several shrines and temple buildings have been added to the complex since the construction of the stupa in the year 1090. As the pagoda enshrines a number of sacred Buddhist relics, it is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

Map of attractions in Ayeyarwady