Many local and foreign visitors will visit Ngwe Saung and Chaung Tha beaches before the Water Festival.
“More visitors are going to Chaung Tha than Ngwe Saung beach. Prices used to be lower but they are increasing. What is more, a beach party was held in Chaung Tha on March 25. Now little hotel rooms are available for the Water Festival in Chaung Tha and Ngwe Saung,” said Han Lin, travel agent.
Yan Naing Soe who is going to Ngwe Saung Beach during the Water Festival said: “We can take go to the beach with 100,000 ks. I will go to Ngwe Saung this year for Thingyan. Hotel prices at Chaung Tha and Ngwe Saung are not very different. More visitors will be in Chaung Tha so I will go to Ngwe Saung with friends.”
According to domestic travelling agencies, Gawriran Island and Myeik Islands are also popular for visitors.