Upon arrival in Sittwe, transfer to the jetty for a chartered boat trip on the Kaladan River to Mrauk U, about 5 hours upstream. Overnight in Mrauk U.
Day 2: Mrauk U (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel visit Myanmar's legendary lost city of Mrauk U. Back in its 15th century heyday Mrauk U was one of the richest cities in all of Asia but today the town is more like a sleepy village. A morning tour of Mrauk U's sights includes Koethaing Temple, the Pitakataik Library, Laungbanpyauk Pagoda, Yadana Mannaung and Sakaya Mannaung Pagodas. After lunch, visit Shitthaung Temple, Mrauk U's most important monument, built in 1535 by 1,000 architects and containing a remarkable collection of Arakanese Buddha images and relief's. Continue to the multi-spired Andawthein Ordination Hall, with its unique stone carvings, the circular Ratanabon Pagoda, Dukkhanthein, a huge fortress-like temple with vaulted passages containing interesting stone sculptures and Laymyetnha, the first pagoda erected in Mrauk U in 1430. Overnight in Mrauk U.
Day 3: Mrauk U-Sittwe (B/L/D)
Enjoy sunrise over the misty hills of Mrauk U from the top of the hill. After breakfast continue sightseeing in Mrauk U with a visit to the market, the ruins of the Royal Palace and the Archaeological Museum. Proceed to the jetty and board a chartered boat back to Sittwe. On arrival enjoy sunset over the Bengal Bay from View Point Beach. Overnight in Sittwe.
Day 4: Sittwe-Yangon (B)
A morning city tour of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, featuring the colourful fish market and the Cultural Museum before the transfer to Sittwe Airport.