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Highlights of Myanmar

Highlights of Myanmar

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Duration08 days 07 nights
Physical Level
This journey is designed to put all the highlights of Myanmar into a very exclusive itinerary with great flexibility and tailor made option. The tour has been rewarded by many travelers as an ideal choice to unearth the outstanding big 4 destinations of Myanmar including Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay and Inle Lake.

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Day 01 
Yangon Arrival
(D)
 
 
Upon arrival at Yangon airport, our tour guide will welcome you for your hotel transfer. Yangon, your first touch in Myanmar is a fascinating city which is beautifully stuffed with faded British colonial buildings, wealth of Buddhist shrines, pagodas and boasting unique culture of mixed Indian, Chinese and Burmese influence.
Commence the first visit to Shwedagon, the biggest golden pagoda in Myanmar, being so famous for its giant stupas and spires as well the holiest pilgrimage site in the area. Welcome dinner with cultural show is evening`s highlight.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.
Day 02 
Yangon - Inle Lake sightseeing
(B)
 
 
Embarking on a flight to Heho, when we reach Nyang Shwe town, board a small boat to explore Inle Lake. As you approach Inpawkhone village, there are chances to spot the floating gardens of tomato, vegetables and other plantation on the surface of the lake. The tranquil lake of Inle also boasts the special image of Intha fishermen who control their boats by one leg.
At Inpawkhone village, our guide will show you how local villagers weave silks, making blacksmith and wooden boats in their style.
Later, there will be time to visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, with its famous five golden statues that are paraded around the lake throughout the fortnight-long festival of Hpaung Daw U, and the old teak Ngaphechaung monastery. Proceed to your lakeside resort for your leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle lake.
Day 3
Inle lake - Indein - Mandalay
(B)
 
 
After breakfast, travel westward towards Indein. En route, the boat rider will offer stops at Minethauk or Nam Pan village before letting you mingle into the crowd of Indein market which rotates each 5 days around the lake.
The walk from Indein market to its stupas is tranquil and beautiful. The old monastery of Indein has a rich history since 13th century, stuffed with impressive ruins and covered by bamboo and lush plantation. The sensational views from Indein is your reward after 30 minutes walk.
Taking the flight to Mandalay, transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.
Day 4
Mandalay Royal Palace
(B)
 
 
The introductory tour of Mandalay will take you to Zaycho Market, noted for the variety of local items available then Kuthodaw Pagoda at the foot of Mandalay Hill to read a few pages from the world's largest 'book' (an entire Buddhist canon recorded on 729 stone tablets!).
Other sites that you should not miss for your visit this day is the Mahamuni Paya, dedicated to the Mahamuni Buddha and the former Royal Palace of Shwe Nan Daw - constructed almost entirely of wood and dating from 1879.
In the afternoon, learn more about the last Myanmar Royal palace before climb up 790 feet of Mandalay Hill to explore the hilltop pagodas & temples and enjoy panoramic views as the sun sets.

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.
Day 5
Mandalay Ancient Capitals [Inwa & Sagaing]- Bagan
(B)
 
 
Set off your day with a scenic drive to Sagain hill. Upon arrival, visit the U-min Thone Se, or Thirty Caves Temple. The area is filled by sacred temples and Buddha statues, offering sweeping views toward Irrawaddy River, Ava Bridge and Mandalay city.
After lunch, head to Inwa, home to Amarapura ancient capital built by King Bodawpaya in 1783. Take your time to witness the typical monk`s life at Maha Gandhayon monastery.
Finish your touring day at Ubein, the longest teakwood bridge in Myanmar, capturing the mesmerizing sunrise on Tamanthaung lake.
Leave Mandalay for Bagan late in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Day 6
Bagan Temples Tour
(B)
 
 
Spend full day exploring the key sites of Bagan starting from Shwezigon pagoda which boasts the golden flash in Nyang U town. After Shwesandaw, influenced by Mon architect, you will see Ananda, which is adorned with 1,424 Buddhas mounted in the walls.
Enjoy your photography time at Gawdamgyi, Hlitomino and other pagodas in the morning.
This afternoon, you will appreciate the local life in Myinkaba village, observing the local artisans making traditional lacquer-ware crafting.
One of the most impressive moments in Bagan is the sunset from one of the Bagan`s spire and our guide will choose a nice temple to let you enjoy it.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.
Day 7
Bagan – Mt. Popa - Yangon
(B)
 
 
Depart from your hotel to Bagan jetty and take a boat trip along Irrawaddy River. Upon reaching the other bank of the river, embark a jeep tour to Thezin village, where the people weave a wide variety of everyday goods such as plates and ornamental boxes from cane. Our guide will introduce you the history of Taunt Kyi Taung Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta, founder of the Pagan Empire.
After the pinic lunch, take your time to know more about local life, mingling with villagers in their farm and have fun with the kids in the a local school. Return to Bagan by road. Taking the flight back to Yangon, connect a transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.
Day 8
Yangon city tour - departure
(B)
 
 
The last day in Yangon, touring its key sites including Chauktatgyi pagoda, Chinese town and Scott market before we see you off at Yangon international airport.

Accommodation: Not included
Service Inclusion
Tour's Included
  • Burma – Myanmar Visa arrangement
  • Hotel rooms based on twin/ double sharing
  • All domestic flights
  • Private transfer by A/C verhicles
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees where applied
  • Water and tissues
Tour's Excluded
  • Flights in/out Burma – Myanmar
  • Meals not mentioned in program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others services not indicated

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  • Yanny
    Great work Tan ! we enjoyed the walking tour very much, Marry still talks about the market that...

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    Thank you again for crafting our trip in Myanmar. We got lots of photos from Yangon and Bagan for...

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