Discover of Myanmar Tour

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 11 days

  Detail Itinerary :

ITINERARY IN BRIEF
  • Day 01: Arrival Yangon
  • Day 02: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)
  • Day 03: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago-Yangon
  • Day 04: Yangon – Bagan – Mount Popa
  • Day 05: Mount.Popa – Bagan
  • Day 06: Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing
  • Day 07: Mandalay – Mingun
  • Day 08: Mandalay – Kalaw
  • Day 09: Kalaw – Pindaya – Inle Lake
  • Day 10: Inle Lake
  • Day 11: Heho – Yangon

 

Detail Itinerary :
Day 1
Arrival Yangon (-/-/-)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in.

The tour sightseeing start for visit to the old colonial-style city center with city hall, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, Strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car. Then continue visit to Botahtaung Pagoda and Ahma Mya Nan Nwe, a devotee to the Botahtaung Pagoda. She was known to be a dragon guarding the pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods.

At afternoon, the tour visit to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha and continue visit to Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2
Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, start the trip to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda known as “Golden Rock” about 04 hours driving from Yangon. Regular car or coaches can reach only Kingpun Base Camp at the foot of the hills, from there takes an open truck up to the top of the mountain. When you reach the main pilgrimage site, you will see the sacred boulder covered by gold leaf is balance precariously on the very edge of cliff and enjoy sunset from this unforgettable site. The 9000 candle lighting festival is also a popular among the events in Myanmar. Overnight at hotel in Kyaikhtiyo.

Day 3
Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago-Yangon (B/-/-)

After breakfast, enjoy sunrise from Mountain Top before drive by road to an ancient capital Bago, drive by road to an ancient capital Bago. Arrive at Bago, the tour can visit first Kyaik Khat Wain Kyaung, to see monks come out for receive donation if arrive in time and Shwe Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha (55 meters long), Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, 28 Meter high huge image of Kyaikpun Pagoda and visit to Kanbawzathardi Golden Palace of King Bayinnaung. At afternoon, return to Yangon and overnight in Yangon.

Day 4
Yangon – Bagan – Mount Popa (By Flight-0700:0820 hrs) (B/-/-)

Early morning transfer to airport to take domestic flight to Bagan. Arrive at Bagan, connect drive to proceed on a scenic overland journey to Mount.Popa. It is an extinct volcano which 1518 meters (4981 feet) above sea level, set mid lovely hill and forest scenery. The Popa Taungkalat Shrine is home to 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits, Satues depicting the Nats are at the base of the shrine. From the top of Taung Kalat, one can enjoy a panoramic view of the ancient city of Bagan. Late afternoon, return back to Bagan and on the way, refreshment stopover at local small factory of palm sugar alcohol refinery and observe how to make. Overnight at Popa Mountain Resort.

Day 5
Mount.Popa – Bagan (B/-/-)

Optional Tour with Extra cost

Early morning, the tour start for surprise discover day to see the ancient city of Bagan form above. Client’s enjoy a magnificent bird’s eye view of thousand year-old pagodas, temples and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River with “BALLOONS over Bagan’. It is a very exiting experience and clients will never forget. The Balloon is guided by gentle wind and chance to see slowly the sun rising. And operates form 01 Oct 2016 till 31 Mar 2017 only. Extra cost for USD 285 per pax with Standard Service and USD 335 per pax with Premium Service.

Remark
  • increase USD 10 per pax on Int’l New Year Period start from 20 Dec 16-10 Jan 17.
  • Taking Balloons time: 45 mins to 01 hrs duration depending on the wind speed on the day.
  • Limited body weight: 125kg/280 pounds or any passenger who needs the space for 2 persons, will be 100% surcharge.
  • Failure to disclose the weight information in advance may lead to the refusal of flight at the launch site without refund.
  • For child: Children aged between 8 and 16 years and have to be over 137cm tall (4 feet 6 inches)
  • For safety reasons: Not allowed to fly Pregnant women, children under the age of 8 years and Disabled person.
  • Public price: It is valid for within 48 hrs booking before flight.
  • Remark: Balloons reserves the right to cancel or delay, to change launch site at very short notice for the safety reason. And, if cancel by flight for varied reasons, a 100% refund will be issued.

Breakfast at hotel, the tour start visit to the visit to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination. We will visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the most important reliquary shrine and house images of 37 Nats in Bagan. Then, continue visit to Kyansittha Uhmin (Cave), Gupaukgyi Temple, it is a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of sconces from the Jataka.

At afternoon, the tour continue visit to Htilominlo Temple with old murals and friezes and then approach to Tharabar Gate way into Old Bagan. Then, visit to Ananda Temple it is a whitewashed masterpiece and with four standing Buddha Images, Thetbyinnyu Temple, Dhamayangyi Temple which is famous for its interlocking mortar thickest brickwork. Late afternoon, continue to Shwesandaw Pagoda for beautiful sunset and then transfer to hotel and overnight in Bagan.

Day 6
Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing (By Flight-0735:0805 hrs) (B/-/-)

After breakfast at hotel, fly to Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay, directly drive to visit Amarapura. Highlights include Mahagandayon Monastery which is a school for young monks and observe the lunch process in morning, U Bein Bridge which is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km longest teakwood span in the world. On the way, visit to the tradition hand-weaving silk workshop.

At afternoon, boat trip to visit Ava (Innwa), it is located on an island between Ayeyarwaddy and Myitnge Rivers. The tour can visit Ava by horse cart to Nanmyint Watch Tower, The Maha Aung Mye Bonzan well known as Me Nu Oak-Kyaung (Brick Monastery) was built in 1822, Bagaya Monastery, Lacquer ware industry, Yadana Hsimi Pagoda and Inwa Bridge spanning the Ayeyarwaddy River. Then , proceed to Sagaing, the hilltops, each crested with a pagoda, the banners proclaiming the Buddha’s teaching, the refuge from all ills and tribulations where over 600 monasteries for monks and nuns are located for Buddhist studies and mediation. Visit to U Min Thonze (or Thirty Caves Pagoda) which has many Buddha images in a shaped colonnade and the impressive Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda and Sunset form Sagaing Hill.

At evening, return to hotel and overnight in Mandalay.

Day 7
Mandalay – Mingun (By Private Boat) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, transfer to jetty to take a private chartered boat for a cruise over the Ayeyarwaddy River towards the former capital of Mingun. After a 45-minute cruise, arrive in Mingun, famous for its huge unfinished pagoda also home to the Mingun Bell, considered as the world’s largest uncracked ringing bell. Also visit the beautiful white Hsinbyume Pagoda.

At afternoon, sightseeing tour of Mandalay includes Mahamuni Pagoda, gold of hammering, Mandalay Palace, Kuthodaw Pagoda by surrounding 729 inscribed marble slabs, known as “the world’s largest book”, Shwenandaw “Golden Palace Monastery” to observe finest Myanmar wooden architecture, and visit Atumashi Monastery.

Sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 8
Mandalay – Kalaw (By Private Air-conditioned Car) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, drive by road to Kalaw. Kalaw is a former colonial British hill station on the western edge of the Shan Plateau in Myanmar and it is cool during the day and cold at night. There are many hiking trails amid gnarled pines and bamboo groves. Palaung Tribe Village is also famous for trekking and a narrow valley where the Palaung cultivate cheroot, tea, damsons and mangoes on the hill. At evening, transfer to hotel and overnight in Kalaw.

Day 9
Kalaw – Pindaya – Inle Lake (By Car & Boat) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, drive to the hills and across the Shan Plateau to visit Pindaya Cave, is the natural limestone cave and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images of about 8000. Continue the picturesque Boutaloke Lake and visit local handicraft workshop in which making traditional Shan Paper and Umbrella. Late afternoon, take a fresh breath and photo stop for beautiful big banyan trees at the base of the Pindaya Hill. Transfer to Nyaung Shwe jetty to take boat transfer to hotel and overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 10
Inle Lake (By Boat) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, morning visit one of the 5 Days rotation market (only on market day) and sightseeing for magical Inle Lake, which is located 1328 meters above sea level and 22 km long and 11 km wide. Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables. Besides the enjoyment of the scenery we can also visit the holiest religious site Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, Silk Weaving Village of Inphawkhon, Burmese Cats House, Cheroot making and other cottage industries. Then, visit to Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, a beautiful old teak wood building before transfer to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day 11
Heho – Yangon (By Flight-1030:1140 hrs) – Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel, drive to Heho airport for domestic flight back to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, connect to Yangon international airport for your departure flight.

Note
Trip included:
  • Hotel accommodation with twin/double sharing room base included breakfast
  • Transportation for tour class car with air-conditioned.
  • Private boat in Inle visit
  • Domestic Flight with airport tax
  • “Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Inle Lake-Yangon”
  • English Speaking Station Guide for each places
  • Open public truck car for Golden Rock
  • Service charges included
  • Entrance Fee
Trip excluded
  • Insurance
  • Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel
  • Online Visa Fee for Myanmar : USD 50.00 p/pax
  • Visa stamp fee at related Myanmar Embassy.
  • Other services not mentioned in the including
  • Balloons Over Bagan service with extra cost
  • International flight from/to Myanmar.
  • International airport tax USD 15.00 p/pax
  • Personal expenses such as beverages, telephone calls, and laundarys service, mini bar, etc

Our tour cost subject to change in case increase of airfare, transportation charges and entrance fee.etc.