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-Mandalay-Mingun-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, 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 includes 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, visit Mahamuni Pagoda; and then 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. VisitSettawya Pagoda;MingunPahtotawgyi,
world-renownedfor the ringing Mingun Bell; and Myatheintan
Pagoda.Evening fly back to Yangon and 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