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||Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Inle-Indein-Yangon|
Upon arrival, welcome by our guide and check-in to the hotel and Yangon city tour. 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 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; Myinkabavillageto experience one of Myanmar’s bestknown
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 Mandalay. On arrival, transfer to Amarapura; visit
Mahagandayon Monastery, housing over thousand of monks;visit the
Myanmar traditional Hand-Woven silk workshop; a quick visit to the U
Bein bridge built over centuriesago, and longest wooden bridge in Asia.
Return to Mandalay by noon,afternoon sightseeing include Kyauktawgyi
Pagoda a large Buddha statue carved out of a single block of
marble;Shwenandaw(Golden Palace) monasteryfor its exquisite wood
carving;Kuthodaw Pagoda where the world’s biggest book, thefull Buddhist
scriptureswere carved in stone plaques individually placed in tomb-like structures;Sulamani
Pagoda.Overnight in Mandalay.
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; ShanCheroot (tobacco)making.
Afternoon flight and Overnight in Yangon.
After breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Visit Bogyoke (Scott) Market
(Close on Monday & Public Holidays) fill with arts 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.