The legendary “Golden Land” is still the Myanmar of today and certainly one of the most exotic countries in the world- a land of astounding beauty and charm that moved Kipling to pen these apt words: “quite unlike any land you will ever know”. Myanmar is a paradise to discover, a destination for discerning travelers to explore and experience the mystical charms of the East in all its diversity. This mystical country is rich archaeological sites, glittering pagodas, a wealth of cultures, and colorful festivals. In addition, it is also blessed with an awe-inspiring range of natural sights.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Yangon International Airport|
|CITY TO VISIT||Mandalay-Bagan-Inle-Indein-Yangon|
Upon arrival, welcome by our guide at the airport. Proceed to Amarapura to visit Mahagandayon
Monastery, housing over thousand of monks; visit the Myanmar traditional
Hand-Woven silk workshop; and stroll on the U Bein bridge built over
centuriesago, the longest wooden bridge in Asia to enjoy the sunset over
the bridge. Evening return and Overnight in Mandalay.
After breakfast at the hotel,transfer to jetty for a private boat trip on the Ayeyarwaddy river to Mingun, a
village 11 km up stream from Mandalay by the west bank of the river. Visit
Settawya Pagoda; MingunPahtotawgyi, world-renowned for the ringing
Mingun Bell; and Myatheintan Pagoda.
Return to Mandalayby noon,afternoon sightseeing includes Mahamuni
Pagoda;Kyauktawgyi Pagoda a large Buddha statue carved out of a single
block of marble; Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) monastery for its exquisite
wood carving; Kuthodaw Pagoda where the world’s biggest book, the full
Buddhist scriptures were carved in stone plaques individually placed in tomb-like structures; Sulamani
Pagoda. Overnight in Mandalay.
After breakfast at the hotel, take morning flight to Bagan. On arrival Bagan; visit the colorful Nyaung U
Market; Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent golden stupa; Htilominlo Temple masterfully decorated
with carvings from sandstone and plaster; Gubyaukgyi Temple, with superb mural of Jataka tales;
Myinkaba village to experience one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts,
traditional lacquer-ware; Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece of the
early century temple style with four impressive standing Buddha statues;
Thabinnyu Temple, the highest temple in Bagan; Dhammayangyi Temple
for its remarkable brickwork. Wind down with the sun setting over the far
horizon, from the upper terrace of Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight inBagan.
After breakfast at the hotel, take morning flight to Heho. On arrival, transfer to NyaungShwe jetty with boat
transfer to hotel. Check-in to the hotel and commence sightseeing around
InleLake by boat. Witness the famous single-leg canoe rowing; traditional
fishing way; floating gardens; simple village life and breath-taking
sceneries. Also visit PhaungDawOo Pagoda, one of the main principle
shrines in Myanmar, dating back to the 18th century;
NgaPheKyaungmonastery, famous for its jumping cats trained by monks;
the weaving village of Inpawkhon;a local market in the region (if open). Overnight in Inle Lake.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit a local market in (if open). Boat trip to Shwe Inn Thein situated onwest
shore of Inle Lake, with a stair path leading to the mysterious Inn Dein
Pagoda; Blacksmith workshop;Shan Cheroot (tobacco)making.
Freeafternoon at hotel and overnight in Inle Lake.
After breakfast at the hotel, take morning flight to Yangon. City tour starts by visiting Chaukhtatgyi
Pagoda, a colossal reclining Buddha; Karaweik HallRoyal barge on the royal
KanDawGyi lake with photo opportunity; Yangon city center featuring Sule
Pagoda, streets of colonial buildings, downtown Chinatown with its distinct
streets fruit market and other main boulevards of Yangon downtown. Tour
ends at the world heritage site Shwedagon Pagoda, watch the golden dome
spectacularly lit up by the magical sunset. Overnight in Yangon.
After breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Visit Bogyoke (Scott) Market (Close on Monday & Public
Holidays) fill with Gems and Handicrafts shops. Where you can buy may
souvenirs and then transfer to Yangon International Airport for your
departure flight. End of our service.