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Hlawaga Park
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Location     

Located between 17° 01' N and 96° 05' E in Taukkyan Model Village,Mingaladon Township, Yangon Division.

Area     

540 acres, comprising a wildlife park (818 acres), a mini-zoo (62 acres) and a buffer zone (660 acres)

Year of Establishment

Established on 30 September 1982.

Access

  1. Approximately 22 miles north of Yangon, just west of Yangon_Pyay Road.

Objectives

  1. To establish an enviromental education centre near Yangon.
  2. To protect the forests and vegetative cover in the catchment of Hlawga Lake.
  3. To establish a representative collection of Myanmar indigenous wildlife species of mammals, reptiles and birds, which will be kept under as near as possible natural conditions in such as a way that they can be readily viewed by visitors.

 

Forest / Vegetative Types

  1. Semi-evergreen forests
  2. Mixed deciduous forests
  3. Swamp forests

 

Wildlife

Thamin, hog deer, barking deer, Sambar deer, rhesus monkey, pythons, pangolin, mythun, all have in the fenced wildlife park.
In the mini-zoo, small mammals, birds, tigers, leopards, bears and estuarine crocodiles are being displayed more freely in large in spacious cages, aviaries and moated enclosures, built with modern zoo concept.

Conservation, Development and Research   Programmes

  1. Effective protection and management of degraded forests.
  2. Establishment and management of buffer zone plantations.
  3. Construction of high quality rest house ''chalets'' which are in hamony with the natural surroundings.
  4. Establishment of a new Information Centre.
  5. Construction of a 5-storied viewing tower.
  6. Maintenance of roads, nature tails and of all buildings and their utilities.
  7. Research programmes on vegatative study and ornithological studies on both resident and mgratory birds.
  8. Enviroment education activities to create public awarness of enviroment conservation.
  9. Joint-ventrue development works between Forest Department and loval private sectors for all-round development of Hlawga park.
  10. Development of one 18-hole golf course of international standard in the buffer zone of the park.

 

Opportunities for Study and Recreation

  1. Study nature conservation activities in Myanmar.
  2. Observing ecological study on Thamin, hog deer, barking deer,sambar deer, etc., in their natural state.
  3. Enjoyment of out-door recreation such as picnic sites, traditional huts, boats and elephant rides.
  4. Conducting individual or group bird-watching activities with assistance from experienced bird-watchers of the park.
  5. Study a previously human-disturbed and degarded forest, gradually restoring itself into a well grown natural forest, over a time-span of 20 years.
  6. Recreation in high quality ''chalets'' built by the Forest Department.

 

 

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Auspicious to you all
Mingalar Bad


How are you?
nei kaun: ye. la:


Good morning
mingala nan ne khin: ba


Good evening
kaun: tho: nya. nei khin: ba


Good night/Good Bye
thwa: bi


Thank you
kyei: zu: tin ba de


Thank you very much
kyei: zu: amya: gyi: tin ba de


I cannot speak Myanmar
Myanmar lo matat' bu:


Do you understand?
khamya: na: le tha la:


May I take a photograph?
da' poun yai' lo. ya. mala:


May I use the telephone?
te li hpon: thoun: lo. ya. ma. la:


Where is the restroom?
ein tha be ma shi. tha le:


How much?
be lau' le:


What's that?
e: da ba le:


Very expensive
zei: mya: de


See you again
noun gya. thei: da paw.


Please to meet you.
twei. ya. da wan: tha ba de


Good luck
kan kaun: ba zei


Sorry
sel' mashi ba ne.


Excuse me
thi: khan ba


It's all right.
ya ba de


Yes (Male)
hou' ke khin bya.


Yes (Female)
hou' ke shin.


No
hin. in:


Really?
da ge la:


It's impossible.
ma hpyi' nain bu:


Possibly
hpyi' nain ba de


I beg your pardon (Male)
khin mya (?)


I beg your pardon (Male)
Shin (?)


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ku nyi ba ya. zei


Help!
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Beautifull
hla. lai' ta


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Turn left
be be cho:


Turn right
nya be cho:


Straight ahead
te, de. thwa: ba


Stop here
dima ya' ba


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hpyei: byei:


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tha di: hta: ba


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tha di: hta: ba: phyie: byei: maun:


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pyan hie:


Turn back
pyan hie:


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Keep the change
maan: ne. daw


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lei zei


Bus Station
ba saka: hma' tain


Railway Station
buda youn


Hotel
hou te


Embassy
than youn:


Hospital
hsei: youn


Clinic
hsei: gan:


Police Station
ye: sa khan:


Post Office
sa dai


Market
zei:


River Boat jetty
thin: baw: zei'


Guest house
e. yei' tha


Restaurant
sa: thau' hsain


Travel Related Links

Association of Southeast Asia NationsASEAN
Association of Southeast Asia Nations
www.aseansec.org


Association of Southeast Asia NationsASEAN
Association of Sou<<4R543W90-=98theast Asia Nations
www.aseansec.org

Pacific Asia Travel AssociationPacific Asia Travel Association
http://www.pata.org/

Myanmar Hotelier Association
Myanmar Hotelier Association

http://www.myanmarhotelier.org



  MTFMyanmar Tourism Federation
  http://www.myanmar.travel/

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