The national capital Naypyidaw is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) east of Kyaukpyu.
Kyaukpyu isn't the only spot in this popular region worth experiencing; visitors with plenty of time can also hit the road and discover the unique qualities of the surrounding landscapes, cities and cultural attractions.
Every place you visit contains a specific history and the Burma/Myanmar area has its own stories to tell. The historic palaces here are particularly interesting. This region is home to a deep spiritual history; learn more at the area's beautiful monasteries.
Burma/Myanmar has plenty of outdoor options for visitors with an affinity for water. Scuba diving and swimming are both popular choices here.
Local foods are an excellent way to get to know the area in which you are traveling. So be sure to visit some of Burma/Myanmar's eating establishments. Amongst the variety of elements frequently used in this area are ngapi (fermented seafood) and a thoke (salads). Tea leaf salad and shan-style rice (fish rice) are just two local dishes guaranteed to imbue visitors' palates with a true taste of Burma/Myanmar. For the end of you meal, you can't go past halawa (sticky rice, butter and coconut). Black tea is a popular non-alcoholic drink in this area.
When it's finally time to bid farewell to Kyaukpyu, head to the nearest major airport situated in Mandalay, 220 miles (354 kilometers) to the northeast.