Pathein & Environs
Pathein - Pathein, also called Bassein, is a port city with a 2004 population estimated at 315,600, and the capital of the Ayeyarwady Region, Burma. It lies on the Pathein River, which is a western branch of the Irrawaddy River. Pathein, the gate way to Chaungtha and Ngwe Saung beach. This port of call is easily reached by road or by cruise.
Ngwasaung Beach - Ngwesaung is a beach resort located 48 km west of Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region , Myanmar.Hiring a motorbike allows you to explore up and down many kilometres of sandy beach around Ngwe Saung and fishing villages.Hire boat (with guide) to some of islands that lie a few kilometres offshore, where you can snorkel in the crystal clear waters.
Chaungtha Beach - Chaungtha is affordable beach resort next to Ngwesaung beach located in Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar. Fishing trips and Adventure Motorbike ride to nearby coastal streach of island and villages and side visit to Ngwesaung beach is interesting activity.