Duration: 12 Day / 11 Nights
Tour Route: Yangon – Pyay – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle – Yangon
Upon Arrival you will be welcomed by a local English speaking guide and you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. After checking-in enjoy a walking tour through downtown area where you can see most of the British colonial architects’ buildings around the city such as city hall, Sule pagoda, Mahabandoola Park, The civil high court and telegraphic offices and stopover at the Strand Hotel, the oldest building. Continue your sightseeing to Chaukhtatgyi pagoda where the colossal 70-meters long reclining Buddha Statue lies. We will then stop by at the nearby Monastery to experience the life of Myanmar monk’s. We will then end the day at Shwedagon Pagoda, the heart of Buddhist Myanmar. This pagoda dominates the skyline of the city with its sparkling gold, and is also famous for its long, sacred history. Its golden dome rises 98m and is believed to be 2500 years old. Transfer back to hotel for your overnight in Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.
You will embark on your private car, taking you to Hton Bo town, experiencing the rural scenery making your eyes and mind relax with a country coloring green peddies. You may wish to stop on the way for photo taking. On arrival, you will observe the town of Tha-KhinMya and will be then taken onto a quarter of an hour boat ride to ShweMyin Din pagoda, where you will see the wall at the river bank were filled with stone-carved images. We will have lunch on the boat. We will then walk for an hour through the forest to where our private awaits. We will then checked in at the hotel, then visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda and enjoy the sunset from there. Afterwards, we will enjoy dinner at the famous night market. Overnight in Pyay.
After the breakfast at the hotel, we will start with a visit to local market near Shwesandaw Pagoda. You will get a chance to see some household cottage industries making tealeaf, cheroot and paintings. We will then hop onto TokTok, to experience the local truck ride along the ancient city including museum and learn about the historical site. As soon as you get back to town, you will have lunch and then visit to 80 Rahan statues which is 30mnis to the south of Pyay. We will then visit to ShweMyatHman pagoda. We will then catch the sunset view on Nawadaybridge over Ayeyarwaddy river. We will then end the day with dinner then overnight. Overnight in Pyay.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will embark onto our next stop to Beikthanoe, taking about 4 hours ride and lunch will be at TaungDwinGyi on the way. Beikthanoe contemporarily correspond to Sritkestra that has historically interrelated between. We will observe the sites then head to the Magwe City for our night stop. Overnight in Magwe.
Early this morning, you will drive to Bagan( one of the biggest archeological sites in Asia ). Upon arrival you will be taken to Nyaung U local market and then excursion to a village where you can see people doing silk weaving and doing the painting on the lacquer ware. Followed by Shwezigonn Pagoda, prototype of later Myanmar Stupa. Lunch will be served before we proceed to the hotel for check in and rest. By 2 pm in the afternoon we will start back our journey with horse cart to explore around Bagan Old City such as AnanadaPahto build by King Kyansittha, ThatbyinnyuPahto( the highest temple in Bagan ), Tharabar Gate ( one of the archeological site ) and DhammayagyiPahto ( biggest largest temple ) and so on. While visiting pagoda, you can see an interesting sand art. By the evening, you will be taken to the MingalarZedi, where you can enjoy an unforgettable sunset view of Bagan city. You will then be taken to DandareeShow, the most attractive and unmissable show. The show duration is around 80 mins and it starts at 7 pm. The show is a contemporary show with a flair for the spectacular, it will take you to a journey of over 1,000 years from bagan’s humble beginning to the city’s golden age to present day and you will observe a performance you’ve never seen before. Overnight in Bagan
Option : Start your morning with a hot-air balloon flight over the plains of Bagan. Enjoy the fabulous views as the sun rises over the stupas and Irrawaddy River. This is truly an unforgettable and unique experience ( Available from October to March ) After your breakfast at your hotel your car will take you to Mount Popa. Mount Popa soars 650 meters up out of the plains and the temple is populated by Burma’s most revered Nats (spirits/local deities). Along the way you will pass dozens of nat shrines and many local pilgrims who come to honor these spirits. Upon reaching to the base of the mountains you will then climbed almost 900 stairs to the top of PopaTaungKalat. On the way back to Bagan, the environment will changed from the rolling hills and pine forests of the Shan state to the scene where the roads are lined with toddy palm trees which play an important role in Myanmar rural life. Not only juice and sugars were made from the trees but also household utensils, homes and medicines. You will have a chance to stop and observe the process of creating toddy juice. We will visit the New Bagan area and one of its many lacquer-ware workshops where you can observe the whole traditional technique of making these handcrafted products. As today comes to a close, you will be transferred to the boat jetty and embark on a sunset cruise. Enjoy your cocktail and a stunning view of Bagan as you cruise along the Irrawaddy River. Upon reaching to hotel, enjoy your evening at your leisure and overnight in Bagan.
Early this morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Mandalay, the last capital of Myanmar Kingdowm, offers many unbelieveable historical sites, religious edifices and cultural memories. Upon arrival, you will be taken to ancient capital of Amarapura, the city of immorality for a visit to Mahagandaryon Monastery where you will observe the lives of over 1000 monks. You will then wait until 10:20 am to see the monks have their breakfast. Proceed to Mandalay and then visit to Mahamuni Buddha Image, which is believed to be casted in bronze in front of Buddha himself. This Buddha image had been covered with, so many votary gold leaf for over centuries that the Buddha image is now entirely covered in a bulge of about 6-inch thick layer of pure gold. You will also observe the skilled craftsmen using the same techniques used long time ago, working in their handicraft workshop such as wood carving, gold leaf pounding, kalagatapestries and so on. Your afternoon journey will start at Kuthodaw Pagoda, the world biggest book followed by the Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining palace’s royal building from WW2 bombs. Finally enjoy the sunset from the top of the Mandalay Hill where you can admire the beauty of Shan Plateau, Mandalay night scene etc. Overnight in Mandalay.
Option : Wake up early around 4 am and catch a local taxi to Mahamuni Pagoda. Every morning before dawn, the monks wash the face of the ‘lumy’ Buddha image with special fragrant water and brush its teeth. The ritual takes around one hour and is a unique insight into Buddhism. ( Approximately 10-15 USD per person without guide ) Return to your hotel around 7:30 am for breakfast. After breakfast at the hote, you will be transferred for jetty for a private boat across the Ayeyarwaddyriver to visit Mingun. Upon arrival, the local guide will take you to the unfinished Pathodawgyipagoda which is dedication of King Bodawpaya. Next stop will be to the second largest bell in the world called Mingun Bell. The last stop will be to Myatheindan Pagoda. Return back to Mandalay. Then we will drive to Ava 30 mins to the south of Mandalay. We will stop by at the tributary and cross it with a short ferry ride. Upon arrival, you will get onto a horse carriage and visit Bargayar Monastery, well known for its wood carvings, as well as its 247 teak pillars. MaenuOkkyaung Monastery, built by the queen in 1818 for the venerable chief monk, is a unique brick building of the 19th century. You will also visit Nan Myint Tower, which is 27 meters high, and is declined due to the earthquake of 1811. You will also see other ruins of the Royal Palace and Fort. You will also get a view of life in the countryside. You will also visit to Bargayar Monastery well known for its wood carving with 267 pillars. You will then go to Amarapura to end your day by enjoying a memorable sunset strolling on the U Bein Bridge, the largest teak wood bridge in the world. Overnight in Mandalay.
After breakfast, transfer to Mandalay Airport for a flight to Heho. Upon arrival to Heho airport, you will embark on an one hour scenic drive to NyaungShwe, the gateway village to the lovely Inle Lake. We will stop at the wooden Shwe Yan Pyay monastery on the way where you can see the collections of Buddha Images and the beautiful carvings. Arriving to NyaungShwe, we will go fo a short visit to the local market if it is being held. You will board onto the boat for a trip to Inle Lake, a stunning grand lake each side is banked by tall hills and community of small villages. Visit to local workshops which include silk weaving, silver smiting, cotton weaving, cheroot ( Shan traditional cigar ) and PhaungDawOo Pagoda, famous for its richly gilde3d five small Buddha images. Also is believed the holiest in Inlelake. If time permits, there may be time to enjoy a short walk through one of the lakeside villages. Overnight on Inle Lake.
After breakfast, visit the lake’s morning market, you will see the selling of the wares and the villagers from around the lake buying it. This market keeps changing its location according to the 5 day basis. This morning market takes place on the way to Indien, (Note: market is daily except on dark moon day and full moon day). You will continue your boat trip to down south into a small twist and turn creek, to the Pa-oh Village of Indein; a small village located at the south western bank of the lake famous for its ruined clusters of pagodas dated back to 16th century. You will travel on foot and will also have the chance to chat with villagers and see the local school of the village. You will also wonder through the beautiful AlaungSitthu area, which is filled with picturesque ancient supas and has splendid views of the lake below. You will then to be transferred for the flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival to Yangon you will be taken to the hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Heho airport for the flight to Yangon. The drive to heho airport is around 40 mins. Upon arrival to Yangon, you will be taken to Bogyoke Market, also known as Scott Market where famous gems, lacquer ware, fabric and wood sculptures are plentiful and available for bargaining. Continue to National Museum giving you a chance to observe the highlights collection including the 26ft-high Lion Throne, which belonged to the last King of Myanmar ‘King Thibaw Min’. You will then visit to Botahtaung Pagoda, one of the big three yangon‘spayas and said to contain Buddha’s hair relics. In the evening, we will walk around the China Town, a chance to try local and Chinese delicacies. Venture through the stalls selling everything from flowers to seafood, spices to fresh tofu. Nearby is 19th street, a popular place to have draught Myanmar Beer, together with vegetable and meat sa-tays (BBQ). Overnight in Yangon.
Depending on your international departure flight time, there is an option to take a ride on Yangon’s Circle Train in the morning. This Yangon’s Circle Train will take about 20-30 mins and will take you a ride around the outskirts of town giving you a chance to see the lifestyle of local people. You will get off at the KyiMyinDaing Market. You will then be transfer back to Yangon. In the afternoon you will then be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
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