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Exploring Myanmar (10 Days / 09 Nights)

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Exploring Myanmar (10 Days / 09 Nights)

Explore the famous sights of our Golden Land of Myanmar with this tailor-made program as well as some remote places in Shan State such as the Pindaya Caves and the former hill station of Kalaw.

DAY 1

Yangon Arrival

Arrive at Yangon airport where tour guide is waiting for you and transfer to the hotel. Begin with Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to see a huge reclining Buddha image, Karaweik Royal Barge (a royal floating Barge on a lake for a fantastic photo view). Afterwards, visit Bogyoke Market ( Scott Market ), to give the opportunity to see Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts and souvenirs. Shopping time with hundreds of food , clothes, handicrafts and gems store. At the evening time, complete your day in Myanmar with an extended visit to one of the world's most spectacular monuments, the Shwedagon Pagoda: its golden stupa is the 'heart' of Myanmar. The pagoda is believed 2,500 years old and the central stupa is surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are always many Myanmar people praying and making offering in the pagoda. Transfer and overnight at hotel. Read more

Yangon (1 Night)
DAY 2

Yangon - Bagan

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Arrive in Bagan and begin the day with first visit to Nyaung - Oo morning Market to see people ways of life before heading to the most significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including Shwezigon Pagoda built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th as a religious shrine. Continue visit Ananda Temple: a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas and the adjacent brick monastery with the beautiful, well – preserved 18th century murals. Transfer to hotel for checking in. In the afternoon, visit one of Myanmar's most treasured handicrafts, a lacquer ware home Industry: near by Myingabar village. At sunset time, experience local horse-cart and enjoy sunset at temple. Overnight at hotel. Read more

Bagan (1 Night)
DAY 3

Bagan

Breakfast at Hotel. Free time at leisure in the morning. In the afternoon, visit Lemyethna Temple built in 1222, topped by and Indian-style spire like that on Ananda. Continue to Payathonzu (the name literally means Three Stupas) design is remarkably similar to Khmer Buddhist ruins in Thailand and two of the shrines contain vaguely Chinese or Tibetan-looking mural paintings with Bodhisattva figures. Visit Nandamannya Temple, dating from the mid-13th Century with fine frescoes and an unexpectedly erotic mural. Take a break from temples and wander through the village of Minnanthu to see how the local people live. Enjoy sunset boat on the Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight at hotel. Read more

Bagan (1 Night)
DAY 4

Bagan - Mandalay

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Nyaung U Airport for domestic flight to Mandalay. Founded as capital of the Burmese empire in 1861, Mandalay is the second largest city in the country. The tour will begin with a visit to Mahamuni Pagoda which houses one of the country’s most honored Buddha images, completely covered in gold leaves. Then, head to traditional workshops and its expert craftsmen. In the afternoon, continue with a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda where the marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures are called the ‘World’s Biggest Book’. Then move onto Shwenandaw Monastery, a grand example of 19th century Myanmar teak architecture and also a significant masterpiece of the wood-carver’s art before we reach summit of Mandalay Hill to catch sunset views. Overnight at the hotel. Read more

Mandalay (1 Night)
DAY 5

Mandalay

Breakfast at the hotel. First visit to Amarapura, 15 km (30 minutes) from Mandalay. Visit U Bein Bridge for a walk along this 200 year-old teak bridge teak bridge built in 1782 when Amarapura was Royal Capital. The bridge was constructed of 984 teak posts that were once part of the deserted Inwa Palace. At 1.2 kilometers in length, it is the world’s longest teak span. Then, visit Mahagandayon Monastery , a famous Buddhist monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study . If the time permits, observe the monks having their last meal of the day in total silence. Continue visit traditional hand – woven silk workshop . Then, visit the former Royal Capital of Inwa ( Ava ) with a short ride local ferry boat ( 10 minutes ) located on an island between the Ayeyarwaddy and the Myitnge Rivers. Visit Inwa by charming horse-drawn carriage pass through the ancients city walls to visit a brick and continue visit to the impressive wooden monastery of Maha Aungmye Bonzan, built of brick and stucco as well as the Bargayar Monastery, famous for its ornate woodcarvings and teak posts ( also known as Ok Kyaung ). Visit to the Nanmyint Watch Tower, the remains of the palace building nicknamed ' leaning tower of Ava ', the climb to the top offers lovely views over river. After visit , the journey continues with Khaung Mu Daw Pagoda at Sagaing and the Sagaing hills, a retreat for Buddhist devotees to enjoy sunset . Drive to Mandalay and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. Read more

Mandalay (1 Night)
DAY 6

Mandalay-Heho-Pindaya-Kalaw

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Mandalay Airport for domestic flight to Heho airport in Shan State. Arrive in Heho and drive for two hours to Pindaya (Approx: 2 hours) through the hills and across the Shan Plateau including moutain rice paddies .Visit magnificent Pindaya Caves which house over 8000 Buddha images. Continue visit some local houses where families produce Shan paper and parasols. Then stroll underneath the old Banyan trees – which are said over 200 years old. Afterwards, drive to Kalaw, a former British hill station, for one and a half hour and enjoy cozy scenes along the way. Overnight at hotel. Read more

Kalaw (1 Night)
DAY 7

Kalaw-Nyaung Shwe-Inle Lake

Breakfast at hotel. First visit to Kalaw colorful market to see people ways of life. Visit Christ the King Church – a brick Catholic church and Hnee Paya – features a gold lacquered bamboo Buddha. Then, drive to Nyaung Shwe Jetty, the gateway to Inle Lake and stop to Shan umbrellas factory and Shwe Yin Pyay teak monastery en route. Then, boat transfer to your hotel for checking in. In the late afternoon, explore Inle Lake, a magical watery world. Pass several stilted Intha villages built over the lake, observe the local leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens. Continue onto Phaung Daw U Pagoda, the lake’s main haven, which contains five sacred images of Buddha decorated in gold leaf. Overnight at the hotel. Read more

Inle Lake (1 Night)
DAY 8

Inle Lake

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer by boat to visit the lake’s morning market, the location of which changes every day. The Intha and Paohhilltribes sell their fresh products here. Continue by boat onto the Pa-Oh village of Indein, on the western shore of Inle Lake, enshrined among hundreds of stupa ruins and overgrown shrubbery. Head back to the lake and stop at the weaving village of Inpawkhone and a cheroot factory, where traditional Burmese cigars are handmade. Transfer by boat to your hotel. Free time at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Read more

Inle Lake (1 Night)
DAY 9

Inle Lake - Heho - Yangon

Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to Heho airport for your domestic flight to Yangon airport. Arrive Yangon and transfer to hotel. Check in and time for relax. In the late afternoon, start sightseeing with drive through the British colonial area in downtown, renowned for its architecture, the Chinatown area and the Indian quarter. Overnight at the hotel. Read more

Yangon (1 Night)
DAY 10

Yangon Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Free time before transfer to Yangon International airport for international departure flight.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Yangon
Hotel Reno Hotel
Day 2
Location Bagan
Day 4
Location Mandalay
Day 6
Location Kalaw
Day 7
Location Nyaung Shwe
Day 1
Location Yangon
Hotel Reno Hotel
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Yangon
Day 2
Location Bagan
Day 4
Location Mandalay
Day 6
Location Kalaw
Day 7
Location Inle Lake
Day 9
Location Yangon
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Yangon
Day 2
Location Bagan
Day 4
Location Mandalay
Day 6
Location Kalaw
Day 7
Location Inle Lake
Day 9
Location Yangon

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • English Speaking station guides
  • Domestic flights
  • Information services
  • Entrance fees

Package excludes

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

REVIEWS

6 Reviews

Laura Eguaras, Spain

El viaje ha sido excelente en terminos generales. Nos quedamos encantados con la organizacion, las visitas, las comidas y la gente. Mencion especial a nuestro guia que ha convertido un viaje 10 en viaje de matricula de honor.

Angel Jimenez y Montserrat Lopez, Spain

De muy bueno a excelente en cuento a rutas, hoteles, restaurantes y sobretodo el guia.

Philippe Feuillebois, France

Qualite de services remarquable pour un pays exceptionnel qui est reste authentique. Population tres accueillante. A recommander sans aucune hesitation!

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