7 Days / 6 Nights YANGON ARRIVAL – MANDALAY DEPARTURE

Tour Code: TT -012 YANGON-HEHO-INLE LAKE-BAGAN-POPA-BAGAN-MANDALAY-AMARAPURA-MINGUN-MANDALAY

Day1. YANGON (arrival with morning flight)

Upon arrival at Yangon, check into your hotel. A uniformed host will invite you a welcome drink and collect your tour program from our tour guide. Sightseeing starts with the famous world renowned pagoda, the highlight of Yangon. Shwedagon pagoda described by Somerset Maugham: “The Shwedagon rose superb, glistening with its gold, like a sudden hope in the dark night of the soul of which the mystics write, glistening against the fog and smoke of the thriving city”. This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupa, bells, temples and Buddha images and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe. Shwedagon has become the symbol of Myanmar. And visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda (72m long Buddha image),Karawaik Hall(designed as a Royal Floating Barge on Royal Lake) for Kodak moment and finally visit the famous shopping centre in Yangon; the Scott Market and come back to hotel.In the afternoon, vist China Town area with various local foods, Indian ward with various street sellers and drive to Mawtin Jettyand take a rickshaw for a short trip along the Rangoon River that offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors for Kodak moment. Overnight at hotel.

Shwedagon Yangon Myanmar

Day 2. YANGON – INLE ( by Morning Flight )

Inle Lake Myanmar Burma

Early morning fly to Inle and sightseeing starts, take a boat for the excursion on Inle Lake(22 km long and 11 km wide) famous for its unique one-leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life. Sightseeing includes: Nga Phae Chaung (one of the oldest monastery around Inle Lake), the cheroot making industry, blacksmith and the silk weaving village of In Paw Khon. Continue visit to Phaung Daw Oo pagoda housing five sacred and almost shapeless Buddha images because of the quantity of applied gold leaf, gifts from the believers, transfer to your hotel for check in and overnight stay in Inle Lake.

Day 3. Heho – Bagan ( by morning flight )

Early morning, fly to Bagan and sightseeing starts with Nyaung Oo local market, Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of real Myanmar stupa, built in 1087.Wetgyiin Gyubyaukgyi for its famous Jatakas mural painting, Htilominlo temple for its plaster carvings and famous Ananda temple with four standing Buddha Images. In the afternoon, visit the lacquer ware factory in New Bagan,Nan Phaya temple, Manuha temple, Myingaba Gyubyaukgyi temple, Shwegyugyi temple and Thabinnyu temple. Enjoy the sunset from the terraces of Shwe Sandaw pagoda. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4. Bagan – Popa

After breakfast, drive to Mt. Popa(appr.1 ½ hour). On the way visit some villages and watch the collection of juice from the toddy-palm trees, and its fermentation onto palm sugar, and producing of peanut oil for cooking from the ox mill going round.
Upon arrival, visit Mt.Popa plug: Near the great extinct volcano, the solitary volanic crag of Mt.Popa is home to Myanmar’s most powerful “Nats”. At the bottom visit the Nat Museum with its life-sized statues of the 37 Nats. Walk up 777 steps to the top with shady stairway, seeing many pilgrams along the way. Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 5. BAGAN – Mandalay ( by Morning Flight )

Early Morning fly to Mandalay and sightseeing starts, Mandalay was the last capital of Myanmar before the British took over and it still remains as a cultural center. You can visit gold leaf making industry, tapestry, wood carving, bronze making, marble stone carving and famous Maha Muni Image now covered in thick layer of gold leaves and you will see how precious in the Myanmar. In the afternoon, visit the Shwenandaw Golden Palace monastery noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw pagoda with 729 stone tablets (known as the World’s Biggest Book) and finally drive up to Mandalay hill (Anti-ageing hill) and take a panoramic view of Mandalay city. Overnight at Hotel.

World Biggest Book Mandalay

Day 6. Mandaly – Mingun

Mingun Mandalay

After Breakfast Morning tour to Mandalay Jade Market, then stop at a gold-leaf hammering workshop before taking a boat to Mingun. Here you visit the largest bell in the world, Hsinbyume Paya and the unfinished Mingun Paya. then move to Sagaing. Climb up the highest hill where the U Ponya pagoda is located to get the remarkable panorama view of hundreds of pagodas and monasteries perched on the hills bordering the Irrawaddy. Late afternoon, transfer to Amarapura, walk on the U Bein Bridge, the world’s oldest and longest teak footbridge across Taungthaman Lake to watch magnificent sunset. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 7. MANDALAY ( departure )

Early morning, wake up and visit to the Mahamuni Pagoda. Then go back to the hotel take the Breakfast. After the breakfast check out from the Hotel and Transfer to the Airport.

Departure from the Mandalay International Airport.you have time to repack all of your belonging and you are ready to leave from Myanmar and we feel so sad to say “Goodbye!”

Mandalay International Airport for your departure.

Price
2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax
1307 USD per pax 1094 USD per pax 1021 USD per pax 983 USD per pax
Services Include

• 6 night accommodation
• Service of English Speaking guide ( other languages on request)
• All excursions and round trip with private air-conditioned car with best driver
• Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program
• Drinking water and towel during excursion
• Lunch & Dinner with Local Food

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