What if I told you that you could do a week long African safari for under $500 USD? I wouldn’t blame you for calling me a liar. But it’s absolutely possible.
Now on my third visit (and dozens of faux pas later) I feel like I’m finally getting the hang of the culture here in Uganda. This is mainly due to having a plethora of patient Ugandans willing to answer my every query.
I suppose the timing of this post isn’t great, given that Thailand is currently experiencing a coup and a huge reduction in tourism. However, I’ve been working on it for some time, so here goes…
Having spent 6 weeks living and working with locals in Mawlamyine, we have had a unique opportunity to explore Mon State and Karen State with local knowledge and visit many places previously untouched by tourists.
5 days is a good amount of time in the Mawlamyine/Mon State/Karen State region and you will be able to see much that is on offer without rushing around, though there will still be some choices to be made.