Myanmar Photography Tour

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 15 days

  Detail Itinerary :

ITINERARY IN BRIEF
  • Day 01 & 02: Arrival Yangon
  • Day 03: Yangon – Kyaikhiyo (Golden Rock)
  • Day 04: Yangon – Kyaikhiyo (Golden Rock) – HPA – AN
  • Day 05 & 06: Pha – An – Mawlamyine (By Boat & Car)
  • Day 07: Mawlamyine – Bago – Yangon
  • Day 08 & 09: Yangon – Bagan
  • Day 10 & 11: Bagan – Mandalay
  • Day 12 & 13 & 14: Mandalay – Kalaw – Inle Lake -Inn Dein
  • Day 15: Heho – Yangon

 

Detail Itinerary :
Day 1 & 2
Arrival Yangon (-/-/D)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in. We have two nights in Yangon visit for highlight of this section includes visit the old colonial-style city center with strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car for observe and take a shoot for local life. And the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. One of the best places to visit in Asia is Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. Nature lovers will appreciate the city’s stunning lakes, shady parks and verdant tropical trees. This city is a melting pot—a diversity of cultures and communities in terms of people, settlement and religions. Because it serves as the country’s main entrance and seaport, it is also the country’s center of business. Yangon is a city that balances tradition, culture and modernity, making it a must-see for anyone who wants to see a different side of Asia. Enjoy dinner for international buffer dinner with Cultural Show for take a shoot. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 3
Yangon – Kyaikhiyo (Golden Rock) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, start the trip to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda known as “Golden Rock” round about 04 hrs from Yangon. We will have one night for take a shoot the amazing view of “Golden Rock”, the sacred boulder covered by gold leaf is balance precariously on the very edge of cliff. And enjoying sunset and sunrise view from Mt. Kyaikhtiyo is the most stunning. The 9000 candle lighting festival is also a popular among the events in Myanmar. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo.

Day 4
Yangon – Kyaikhiyo (Golden Rock) – HPA – AN (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 5 & 6
Pha – An – Mawlamyine (By Boat & Car) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, we will drive to Jetty for take a boat to Mawlamyine for best shoot. Mawlamyine is the capital city of Mon State and once a port city for teak export in colonial time. The main attractions are the collection of Mon inscriptions and hundred-year-old wooden sculptures and Mahamuni Pagoda built in Mon Style with covered brick walkways linking many buildings and the city’s tallest Kyaikthanlan Pagoda for best photo shoot. We have two night in Mawlamyine to take a shoot sunrise and sunset beautiful photo around Mawlamyaing.

Day 7
Mawlamyine – Bago – Yangon (B/-/-)

After breakfast, we will drive back to Yangon. On the way, stop at Bago which was reputedly founded in 573 AD by two Mon princes from Thaton and it was once the Capital of the Mon kingdom. And it is the second biggest producer of paddy after Ayeyarwaddy division. Proceed to Hintha Gon Pagoda which offers a brilliant view over Bago and the region. Afterward, visit a huge famous reclining Buddha Shwetharlyaung Buddha. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 8 & 9
Yangon – Bagan (By Flight-0700:0820 hrs) (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. The balloon is guided by gentle winds 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.

Early morning, transfer to the airport for fly to Bagan. Upon arrive at Bagan, transfer to hotel for check in. We have two night in Bagan to catch beautiful ancient many temple and balloons at sunrise.

Bagan is an ancient city with great temple that was the capital of the first Burmese empire. It is located in the dry central plains of the country, on the eastern bank of the Irrawaddy River. As the heart of Burma during ancient times, Bagan serves as home to temples and buildings built from the 11th century to the 13th century. There are more than 2,000 pagodas and temples to be found, most of which were built by the ancient kings and leaders of Burma. It is a large area and plenty of chance with lots of possible spots to shoot sunrise and sunset. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 10 & 11
Bagan – Mandalay (By Flight-0735:0805 hrs) (B/-/-)

Fly to Mandalay. Stay two nights in Mandalay for take a shoot best photo for the monks for morning alms and watch sunset on the Irrawaddy. We can get a sense of the culture and chase monks in the early light. It’s a warm up to the rich culture ahead. Mandalay serves as the cultural center of Myanmar and is home to several Buddhist monasteries and exquisite examples of Myanmar masonry. While the city is historically relevant, it remains fresh and contemporary with modern hotels and establishments. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 12 & 13 & 14
Mandalay – Kalaw – Inle Lake -Inn Dein (By Flight-0955:1030 hrs) (B/-/-)

Fly to Heho for stay 03 nights, Upon arrive at Heho, Drive to Kalaw for trekking by walking for shoot beautiful view of rice terraces in the valley surrounded by pine forest along the way to Pa-O village. Along the way, we meet with Shan people who wear traditional costumes of indigo color dresses with bright red colored head scuff. And we have chance to shoot amazing view of the highest mountain in the area with several villages at the bottom. Inle Lake is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar. It is situated in the middle of the Nyaungshwe Valley, nestled between two mountain ranges that extend north to south. The lake has a length of 22km and a width of 11km and is 875 metres above sea level. The shore and islands of Inle Lake accommodate 17 villages, all of which are on stilts. The inhabitants of the island are called the Intha, and they are devout Buddhists. This is the reason there are about a hundred Buddhist pagodas and about a thousand stupas in this area. The most remarkable feature of the lake is the leg-rowing Intha fishermen: they drive their flat-bottom boats by standing on the stern with one leg and using the other leg with the oar to row in order to obtain better vision over the reeds. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 5
Heho – Yangon (By Flight-1030:1140 hrs)- Departure (B/-/-)

Fly back to Yangon, then connect to your international flight for departure.

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”
  • Professional Photographer English Speaking Guide for the whole trip
  • Entrance Fee
  • Service charges included
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.
  • 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.