Yangon – Bagan – Yandabo village – Mandalay – Yangon
Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Depend on your international flight arrival, start with a visit to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda with colossal reclining Buddha. And then visit Bogyoke Market (Scott Market) which is the best place for shopping city. Transfer to hotel check-in and at noon walk around Sule Pagoda, City Hall and see many colonial buildings.
Enjoy sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, have been built over 2,600 years ago, its golden stupa is the Landmark of Myanmar people. It is always full of local people praying and make offerings, and a fascinating place to spend time watching the world go by. Have dinner at Karaweik Barge watching culture show.
Overnight at Luxury Hotel in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Yangon airport for flight to Nyaung Oo airport. On arrival Bagan, sightseeing tour starting with the busy local market and continuing with visits to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century. See 13th Century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansittha ‘Cave’ Temple. Continue to Gubyaukgyi (Wetkyi In village), another ‘cave’ temple with fine frescoes of the ‘Jataka Tales’. Next stop is Htilominlo, the last Burma style temple built in Bagan, with old murals and friezes. Visit the Taungphi village to see old monasteries, which have beautiful Khone Baung Dynasty frescoes.
Afternoon at Leisure, continue visit to Ananda Temple, a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas, and the adjacent brick monastery from the early Bagan era with well-preserved murals. Make a photo stop at the tallest temple measuring 61meters –Thatbyinnyu. Continue to Mingalazedi, the last of the large Pagodas, built in the 13th Century, representing the pinnacle of Burma pagoda architecture. Watch the beautiful sunset of Bagan.
Stay overnight at the luxury hotel in Bagan.
Day 3: Bagan – Mandalay with Paukan River Cruise (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, free at leisure at the Bagan Hotel. Transfer to the jetty at 11:00 am. Board the two-night cruise to Royal Mandalay passing through Ayeyarwaddy River. You have twin cabin accommodation with private facilities and can watch the fascinating and picturesque river traffic go by at a very leisurely pace. All cabins are outward-facing. You can relax in the Teak and Rattan Chairs on the Observation Deck to watch the passing views, villages, barges, oil wells, little fishing boats, sunrise, and sunset.
Dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 4: Yandabo Village (B/L/D)
Cruise all day and lunch on board. Morning stops at the river village of Yandabo. Yandabo is a rarely visited small village with no road access to the world. Dependent on the riverine economy this village is famous for the production of terracotta pottery made from riverbank mud. We see the pottery making process at various stages and are invited into people’s homes. Yandabo is famous in Burmese history as the place where the Treaty of Yandabo was signed in 1826 between the Burmese King and the British.
Dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 5: Mandalay Arrival & Sightseeing (B)
Arrive in mid-morning to Mandalay and transfer to your hotel in Mandalay and visit Mahauni Pagoda, home to a spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layers of gold leaves. Stop at local workshops to see Kalaga tapestries being made, gold leaf being beaten into paper-thin pieces. From here, we go to Kuthodaw Pagoda, where the Theravada Buddhist scriptures are inscribed on 729 marble slabs with the name ‘the world’s largest book’. next visit beautiful teak-carved Shwenandaw Monastery, the only Royal Palace building to survive World War II bombing. And then continue to Mandalay Hill where you can see the sunset and the panoramic view of the Mandalay city.
Overnight at a luxury hotel in Mandalay.
Day 6: Mandalay – Ava – Sagaing – Mandalay (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Ava, 30-minute to the south of Mandalay was known in the west as the Kingdom of Ava. Stop by a tributary and cross it with a ferry. Travel by pony-cart around Ava to BAGAYA monastery has many collections of Buddha scriptures. Continue to NANMYINT watchtower (the tower of Ava), next to MAHA AUNGMYE BONZAN monastery. Head to visit the top of Sagaing Hill, visit a Soon U Pon Nya Shin, U Min Thonesal Pagoda. Continue to visit a Kaunghmutaw Pagoda with Picturesque on the Sagaing hill, a retreat for some monks and nuns and there are over 500 Monasteries.
Overnight at Luxury hotel in Mandalay.
Day 7: Mandalay – Amarapura – Yangon (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, check out the hotel and drive to Amarapura, visit MAHAGANDAYON, a very famous Buddhist monastery in Mandalay where we can study a thousand monks of daily life. And continue to over 200 – year old U Bein teak bridge (1.2 Km long) across Taung Tha Man Lake, built-in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital. Transfer back to Mandalay and transfer to Mandalay airport for flight to Yangon.
On arrival, Yangon, transfer to hotel check-in and stay overnight at luxury hotel in Yangon.
Day 8: Yangon Departure (B)
After breakfast, free at leisure at a Yangon hotel. And then transfer to Yangon International Airport and connect to your international flight departure where your Myanmar Luxury tour will conclude.bn bu8uiu
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- 5 nights hotel accommodation on a twin/double sharing basis at Luxury Hotels
- 2 nights on the main deck (Paukan River Cruise)
- Yangon – Bagan, Mandalay – Yangon (2 domestic flights)
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- All transferring within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle
- English Speaking Tour guide or other languages on request
- All entrance and sightseeing fees
- All taxes & services charge
- Visa to Myanmar
- Supplement of Standard Package for Balloons ride in Bagan
- Beverages and other meals not indicated in the itinerary
- Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses (Drinks, laundry, telephone, shopping…)
- Tipping/ Gratuities