Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Ayeyawady (Irrawaddy) Division >> Thameehla Island
Thameehla Island is known as a home to fascinating turtles. Via Higyi Island you can go to Thameela Island in Ngapudaw Township by boat. Sea turtles mostly green turtle always-lay eggs on the island. Department of Fisheries started sea turtle conservation programmme since 1986. Thameehla Island appears as a Diamond Island in olden map. The surrounding area is about 3 square miles and situated 8 miles from Higyi Island. Due to the coral reefs around this island about 12 miles from their feeding ground. Distinguish character is that sea turtle come to lay their eggs annually. see photos of Thameehla Island

What to do in Thameehla Island:
Studying the hatching system and research activities of Sea Turtles

Where to stay in Thameehla Island: There is no hotel accommodation on the island. you have to arrrage your own camping tent or home-stay at a village head's house or onboard accommodation.

See also other interesting places located in Ayeyawady Division: >> Chaungtha Beach, Mawtin Zun Pagoda, Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, Ngwesaung Beach, Ngwetaung Beach, Elephant Camp, Pathein

Arts & Crafts Of Ayeyarwady Division:
Myanmar Mat, Rattan Wares & Bamboo Hats


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