Hpa-An, little hidden Treasure of Myanmar


1. Do a small hike up to Hpan Pu Mountain

Hpan Pu Mountain is the perfect way to experience Hpa-An. In this morning, take the canoe boat (500 kyats) from this place to the other side of the Thanlyin River. Expect to get a bit of dirt on your shoes. The people in this area they grow a lot of vegetables and

sell them in Hpa-An.Once you get off the boat, walk 350 meters until you reach a small town and note the sign to the left that says ‘Hpan Pu Mountain’. Once you are at the foot of the mountain, go right and walk around until this point. On your left side, there is

Tip: Don’t go up the mountain directly from the main road. You have to pass a temple so you have to leave your shoes behind while climbing to the top. Walk around the mountain (as mentioned above).

a stair that will lead you about 20 minutes to an amazing view over Hpa-An.

2. Visit Saddar Cave

Saddar Cave is one of those places you do not expect to see. Follow the path for 15 minutes into this massive cave. The path ends at a small lake where you can take the boat back near to the entrance of the cavSaddar Cave is one o

f those places you do not expect to s

ee. Follow the path for 15 minutes into this massive cave. The path ends at a small lake where you can take the boat back near to the entrance of the cav




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