Day 1: Yangon – Bagan (L/D)
At very early morning around 05:00 am pick up from your hotel and transfer for early morning flight to Bagan, an ancient capital of Myanmar, has many important pagodas and temples to visit. On arrival Bagan Visit to Nyaung u Local Market, Hotel check in.
Continue to Shwezigon Pagoda, the protype of later Myanmar stupas, Kyansttha U Min , a tunnel with interesting feature of painting.
Htilominlo Temple, between the early and the late Bagan Period, lacquer Ware Industry. Afternoon visit to Ananda Temple, an architectural master piece resembling a Greek cross: Ananda Okkaung a brick Monastery with 18th century mural Painting: Dhamayangyi a massive temple which will show the finest brick work on the plain of Bagan. In the evening watch the sunset along Ayeyarwaddy River by boat.
Day 2: Salay-Popa (B/L/D)
Chances to Sunrise Balloons Flying Over Bagan (Optional with no extra cost).
Pick up from your hotel and drive along Ayeyarwaddy River to Salay (1 hour and a half). On the way we stop by at Chauk provincial local markets. This is a wonderful place to explore Myanmar culture and cheap shops for souvenirs.
After 30 minutes you will arrive to Yoke Sone Kyaung Monastery (closed every monday), is a cultural heritage site in Salay, which is situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. The Monastery is very famous for spectacular wood cravings built in AD 1882. Also it is the native town of the famous writer Salay U Pone Nya during the time of the Myanmar Kings and we will visit his heritage museum too.
Lunch at Salay House by the Ayeyarwaddy river.
Enjoy the view from Popa Mountain resort with panoramic views with Taungkalat. And we head to Mount Popa 1518 meters high and extinct volcano from Popa Mountain. The Popa Taungkalat shrine is the home of 37 Mahagiri Nats or animist spirit entities, statues of which can be found at its base. To reach the top, you need to remove shoes and socks and climb the 777 steps to the summit. Along the way are a multitude of monkeys expecting treats.
Overnight in Bagan.
Day 3: Mandalay – Amarapura (B/L/D)
Transfer to Mandalay by car around 4 hour drive, hotel check in and we visit world longest U Bein Teak Bridge at Silk weaving Town Amarapura. Then proceed to Mahamuni Pagoda (famous for its venerable statue of Buddha covered with gold leaf). To Mandalay hill on sunset time, 230 Meters in elevation, commands a magnificent view of the city and view of both Shan plateau to east of Ayeyarwaddy river to south of down town while paddy fields of rural area panoramic view.
Overnight in Mandalay.
Shinphyume or Myatheindan Pagoda in Mingun
Day 4: Mingun – Mandalay (B/L/D)
Today transfer to jetty and visit Mingun by boat exploring the Ayeyarwaddy river around 1 hour. Then proceed to the Unfinished Pagoda, Mingun Pahtodawgyi was built King Bodaw Paya and Mingun Bell is about 90 tons of the second largest ringing Bell of the world. Near visit the most beautiful Pagoda, Myatheindan was built Queen Shinphyume.
In the afternoon, visit to Mandalay Royal Palace, the Shwenandaw Monastery (noted for its exquisite woodcarving), Atumashi Monastery and the Kuthodaw Pagoda with its 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures (known as the world’s biggest book).
Day 5: Pindaya – Inle Lake (B/L/D)
In the morning, transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Heho in Shan State. On arrival meet and greet our Inle lake guide, continue by car and enjoy a scenic drive to the small quiet town Pindaya, 48 km north of Kalaw, to visit Pindaya Lake and Pindaya Cave, well-known for its thousands of Buddha images. A short visit to Shan Paper and Umbrella workshop run by a local family.
Next to Kalaw and Overnight.
Day 6 : Kalaw to Pattupauk (B/L/D)
After breakfast drive from the kalaw hotel to Lamine, a Dan village , for ( 45 ) minutes . From here take the foot-path for two and half hours to Pawke, a Pao village .The trail goes up and down with beautiful scenery. Passing through rice terraces , ginger farm , chili plantation and sesame field with yellow flowers in the end of Rainy season .
Lunch in Pawke village. After lunch continue the (3) hours trek to Pattupauk , a Taung Yoe village . On the way you will have a chance to see so many crab apple trees those are used as fire-wood for cooking . It is rocky and sandy in Pattupauk area . So people try to grow more bamboo trees for making bamboo baskets .Dinner and overnight in Pattupauk village .
Day 7 : Inle Lake – Nyaung Shwe (B/L/D)
It is less up hill and more down hill on the second day. After breakfast , walk slowly up hill for (45) minutes or (1) hour to Kyauksu ,then ( 45) minutes more to Nanyoke village . From here walk about one and half hours to a place where we can see the view of Inle lake . For the last one hour the walking trail is a little steep down with the rock and stone.
After four and half or five hours walk ,we arrive to Tonele, an Intha village in the western shore of Inle lake . Lunch at a small restaurant in the bamboo forest near Tonele . After lunch walk ten minutes to the jetty to take the boat to your hotel in Inle Lake . It takes one and half hours from Tonele to Nyaung shwe , a town in the North East of the lake . Transfer to your Inle lake hotel.
After that enjoy the scenic beauty of the countryside along the road to Pindaya through picturesque landscapes. Next to Red Mountain vineyard for tasting wine where can sense the beautiful view of Inle Lake and Shan Mountain.
Overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 8: Inle Lake (B/L/D)
Take a full day tour of Inle Lake by private boat with chances to see villages, the unique leg-rowers fishermen and the floating gardens, built up from the strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored with bamboo poles.
The tour also includes visits to the silver smith factory, the silk weaving village, the Cheroot making factory, the boat making workshop, the jumping cat monastery and the most famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda where the Buddha images have been covered in so much gold that they look like balls of solid gold. Final visit to 14th and 15th century ruins pagoda of Nyaung Oak, Shwe Inn Dein Paya.
Day 9: Inle Lake – Yangon (B/L/D)
Transfer to Heho Airport. Domestic Flight to Yangon and take a 30 minutes walks around colonial buildings Maha Bandula Park, the Yangon Region Court, Yangon City Hall and Sule Pagodo, busy Yangon streets. On the way Stop at Myanmar souvenir shop such as Hla day where you can found high quality products made by disabilities, orphange. Before proceed to Reclining Buddha Chauk Htat Gyi, hop on a Yangon circular train and take a 15 minutes ride to Yangon Central railway station.
In the afternoon after lunch visit to Kandawgyi Lake and Park which is beautifully situated in the heart of Yangon.
The final stop is Shwedagon pagoda where the largest 99 meter tall golden stupa over 2800 years old.
Day 10: Feb 02 Yangon Departure (B)
Today transfer to Ngwe Saung Beach where the pristine beach is located on the Ayeyarwaddy region. After 5 hour drive from Yangon, time for relax after the traveling around Myanmar.
Day 11: Ngwe Saung Beach (B)
Free and leisure at the beach.
Day 12: Ngwe Saung Beach (B)
Free and leisure at the beach.
Day 13: Ngwe Saung-Yangon (B)
Transfer back to Yangon in the afternoon. End of our services and you can take the return flight to your home in the evening or the next day departure.
- 12 nights hotel accommodation on 4 star hotel accommodation with Twin/ Double sharing
- 3 Internal flight with 20 kg luggage allowance (Yangon-Bagan, Mandalay-Heho, Heho-Yangon)
- Meals and Beverages as mentioned in the itineraries (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- All Train tickets
- horse cart, boat fees in Bagan Mandalay and Inle Lake
- All transfers and sightseeing within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle.
- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide from Yangon
- All entrance and sightseeing fees as mentioned
- Two bottles of water bottles and Towel per day
- Government tax 5% & services charge
- International flights to Yangon
- Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program
- Myanmar E Visa
- Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping…)
- Tipping/ Gratuities (optional)
- Single supplement
- Any other things that are not mentioned in Inclusion
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
Tour Departure Dates in 2019
Group Size around 8-14 passengers with a Maximum 16.
Pricing and Booking Condition
-Travelers must settle at least 30% payment to secure the booking and the balance may settle before 45 days of Travel date.
-Sightseeing with AC Van and all the other activities are private.
-Mentioned prices are net, We accept Bank Transfer TT or credit card via secure SSL payment Gateway.
-No hidden fees in mentioned prices and services.
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