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-Bago-Thanlyin(Yele Pagoda)-Yangon|
Upon arrival, welcome by our guide at the airport. 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, start the day excursion to Bago. Visit Kyaikpon, a four sided sitting Buddha; Kyakhatwine Monastery, where thousand of monks take their last meal of the day at 10am in silence and serenity; KalayaniSima (Ordination Hall); Shwethalyaung Pagoda, the world’s most spectaculous reclining Buddha; Wood Carving workshop and Bago local market; visit the WWII Allied War Cemetery near Htaukkyant en route, before returning to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.
After breakfast at the hotel, day excursion to Thanlyin across the Yangon rivercrossing theThanlyin Bridge. Thanlyin is home to two splendid pagodas; Kyaikkauk Pagoda and Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda on an island with a 5 minutes ferry ride; take a leisure stroll inthe Kyauktan market.Afternoon return andovernight 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.