Dawei is the capital of Thanintharyi Division in the south of Myanmar. It was founded in 1750 AD. Dawei longyi (sarong) is famous among the Myanmar. The area produces rubber, dried fish and teakwood. There is also an one refinery at Kamyawkin Smelting Plant nearby. Situated about 614.3km south of Yangon on the northern bank of the Dawei River. About two day by car from Yangon and 50 minute by air from Yangon. Myanmar Airways flies to Dawei 5 days a week.
Myeik is a coastal town in the Southern part of Myanmar. Silk pearl and fermented fish paste (ngapi) are products of the region. About 862km to the south of Yangon. A two day boat trip to Myeik is very pleasant with plenty to see from Yangon it takes about 2 days by Express buses. Bird's nests’ can be founding the caves on the islands of the Myeik archipelago. It is also known for its silk weaving.
Formerly called Victoria point, Kawthaung is a southern most town in Myanmar. It is 921km from Yangon and 622km from Mawlamyine. From Ranong, a border town in Thailand, visitors can takes 20 minutes boat trips to Kawthaung for sightseeing & shopping. 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.
For visit, Lampi Marine Biological Park, Salone Village,
Shwe Kyun (Runel Island), where there is a goldmine and is 48km northwest of
Kawthaung. Iron island at Day Wuit kyun is 72 km south of Kawthaung.
Tungsten is found in this area. Andaman Club on the Thahtay Kyun Island is
located west of Kawthaung.
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