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Myanmar Discovery (09 Days / 08 Nights)

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Myanmar Discovery (09 Days / 08 Nights)

This program will include the highlights of Myanmar such as Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay & Inle area with a boat trip on the majestic Irrawaddy River to enjoy the scenery and the local life along the river in a peaceful pace.

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 - Mandalay

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Yangon 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 3

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 4

Mandalay - Bagan by boat

Breakfast at hotel. This morning, transfer to the banks of the Ayeyarwaddy River to catch the Public Local Boat to Bagan (approx – 0900/17:30). The scenery along the Ayeyarwaddy is timeless – oxen working the fields, water buffaloes wallowing in the mud, golden pagoda spires, fishermen, villagers bathing in the river and, of course, every type of boat and river craft that you can imagine. Arrive in Bagan on time to see the sunset. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Read more

Bagan (1 Night)
DAY 5

Bagan

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, start the day with first visit to Nyaung-Oo morning market to see people ways of life. Begin the day with the most significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including Shwezigon Pagoda built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th as a religious shrine. Continue onto 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 the hotel and leisure. Afternoon visit one of the 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 6

Bagan - Mount Popa - Bagan

Breakfast at hotel. Then drive directly to Mt. Popa for 1 hour. On the way to Mt. Popa, observe toddy farmers’ life and process of jaggery making (that is worth to observe ways of local people life along the way, water fetching, making edible oil and so on.). Mt. Popa is believed to be the sacred home of the Nats and is now a national park. On top of a rocky crag is a picturesque complex of monasteries, pagodas and shrines, where it is possible to climb via a winding, covered walkway. Drive back to Bagan and on the way visit to some villages near Bagan. Transfer to the hotel and leisure. Overnight at hotel. Read more

Bagan (1 Night)
DAY 7

Bagan - Heho - Inle Lake

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Mandalay airport for domestic flight to Heho airport in Shan State. Transfer to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake and stop to Shan umbrellas factory and Shwe Yin Pyay teak monastery en route. After lunch time, embark on local motorized pirogues to 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. Transfer by boat to hotel and check-in. Free time at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Read more

Inle Lake (1 Night)
DAY 8

Inle Lake

Breakfast at the 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 the hotel. Transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight to Yangon airport. Head to the city center for a walking tour inside the British colonial area including shopping time at Bogyoke Market (closed on Mondays) if time permits until transfer back to airport for international departure flight. Read more

ACCOMMODATIONS

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

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

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

Package excludes

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees 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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