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A BRIEF TASTE OF EVERYTHING IN MYANMAR BY BUS (6 DAYS)

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A BRIEF TASTE OF EVERYTHING IN MYANMAR BY BUS (6 DAYS)

Go around Myanmar's major tourism attraction by bus travel. Within only a few days’ time you will be able to taste a bit of the diversity of Myanmar’s culture. The vibrant and colonial atmosphere of Yangon will give you a start into the fascinating history followed up by the thousands years old temples and pagodas in Bagan. To end the trip in a serene atmosphere, the calm nature and life around Inle Lake is discovered where people spend their days fishing, trading and praying.

DAY 1

Yangon Sightseeing

Welcome to Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, where the largest number of colonial buildings in entire Southeast Asia is located. On arrival at Yangon International Airport, our representative will meet and greet you, followed by transfer to your hotel. You will tour around attractions at Yangon’s city centre: Sule Pagoda, Yangon City Hall, Immanuel Baptist Church, High Court, Independence Monument and Mahabandoola Park. You will visit famous Bogyoke Aung San market, the most popular bazaar in Yangon for locals and foreigners alike, where you can purchase traditional Myanmar handicrafts, fabrics, lacquer wares, antique items, paintings, jewelries and gem stones like rubies, sapphires and jade. In evening, you will visit 2600 years old Shwedagon Zedi Daw, the most renown and spectacular landmark dominating the skyline of Yangon. The 325 feet-tall, gold glided pagoda enshrines the relics of past four Buddhas and it is the most sacred religious place for Buddhist Burmese. You will transfer to bus station for overnight bus to Nyaung U (Bagan) which is approximate 9 hours driving time. Read more

Overnight on bus
DAY 2

Bagan Sightseeing

You will reach to Bagan in very early morning. From the 9th to 13th Centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Bagan. During the kingdom's prosperity between the 11th and 13th Centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day. You will visit renowned temples in Bagan and Nyaung-U including Ananda Temple, known as Westminster Abbey of Burma; Dhammayangyi Temple, the largest of all temples in Bagan; and Gawdawpalin Temple, the second tallest temple in Bagan, as well as other famous pagodas such as Sulamani, Manuha, Lawkananda, Htilominlo, Shwezigon, and Gubyaukgyi Pagoda. You will also visit Tharabha Gate which is part of ruined city wall. You will enjoy Bagan’s sunset view from above a temple. You will stay overnight in Bagan. Read more

Bagan, 1 Night
DAY 3

Salay & Popa Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will drive to Salay which is located 15 kilometres south of Bagan. In Salay, we will visit Yoke Sone Monastery with its spectacular woodcarvings. You will also visit Man Paya Pagoda, the largest lacquer Buddha image in Myanmar. (Remark: Yoke Sone Monastery is closed on Monday & public holiday.) After Salay, you will visit Mount Popa. Mount Popa is an extinct volcano, which is located about 31 miles away from Bagan. Popa is best known for the stunningly picturesque Popa Taungkalat monastery and is popularly recognized as an abode of many ancient spirits. After visiting Mount Popa, you will return to Bagan. Enroute, we will visit a village to learn about making jiggery from toddy palm syrup. The translucent white syrup is boiled until it becomes golden brown and then made into bite-sized pieces. It is considered a sweet and is eaten by local children and adults alike. You will take overnight bus to Nyaung Shwe (approximate driving hours is 8 hour). Read more

Overnight on bus
DAY 4

Pindaya Sightseeing

From Nyaung Shwe, you will go to Pindaya, a town which is well known for limestone caves called Pindaya Caves. Inside the caves, there are thousands of Buddha images which have been consecrated for worship over centuries. Along the way, you will see the various plantations. Then you will head back to Nyaung Shwe. You will stay overnight in Inle Lake or Nyaung Shwe. Read more

Inle/Nyaung Shwe, 1 Night
DAY 5

Inle Lake Sightseeing

Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar, is well known for its floating gardens and dwellers, called Intha, who practice unique upright one leg-rowing style. Your excursion in Inle Lake (by boat) visiting to the following places like unique leg-rowers and scenic beauty, fishing canoes using special methods for fishing and collecting seaweed, lakebed mud etc to make floating gardens. Then you will visit well known Nga Pe Chaung (Jumping Cat) monastery and Silver smith factory. Then visit to Cheroot making factory, Boat making carpentry workshop, Silk weaving factory. In the late afternoon, visit the most famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda. The five small Buddha images of the Pagoda are all covered with gold leaf so thick that their original forms can no longer be seen. You will take an overnight bus to Yangon (approximate driving hour is 12 hours). Read more

Overnight on bus
DAY 6

Departure from Yangon

You will be transferred to Yangon International airport for departure from bus station.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 2
Location Bagan
Day 4
Location Nyaung Shwe
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 2
Location Bagan
Day 4
Location Inle Lake
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 2
Location Bagan
Day 4
Location Inle Lake

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Hotel room with breakfast on twin sharing basis
  • Sightseeing with air-conditioned private car
  • Bus tickets
  • Boat fare in Inle Lake
  • Station Guide service
  • Entrance fee and tourist zone fee
  • Government tax
  • Service charge

Package excludes

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fee
  • Meals & Drinks
  • Personal expense
  • Tip money
  • Travel insurance
  • Services not mentioned in the package

More information

  • Itinerary can be tailor-made accordingly to customer’s need.
  • The prices are per person in double room. (you have to share room with another person.)
  • Single supplement and supplement for other language guide service is available on request.
  • Offered prices are subject to change depending on hotel availability, increases in domestic airfare and increases in transportation rate with prior notice.
  • There will be additional charges for Christmas and New Year compulsory dinner, depending on the hotels choice.
  • The blackout dates are during the Thingyan (Water Festival) Holidays in April.
  • Tour Operator – Mira Travels
  • Booking Website – www.miramyanmartravel.com
  • Booking Email – sales@miramyanmartravel.com
  • Travel Booking Period – Starting from now

REVIEWS

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Randy & Michelle, United States

Absolutely breathtaking environment, great food, wonderful people and superb services.

Emma, United Kingdom

Best decision of our trip. Highly recommend this excellent services from Mira Travels.

David, Singapore

Best tour we have been on, high quality services, helpful, informative and all round brilliant.

Professional services from our hearts

Mira Travels
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