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Fascinating Myanmar

(Yangon –Golden Rock ‐ Bagan – Popa ‐ Mandalay‐ Mingun –Sagaing ‐ Pindaya – Kalaw ‐ Inle ‐ Yangon)

Day 1 Yangon arrival by Int’l Flight ( Morning )

yangon-33On arrival , welcome by our tour guide at the Yangon Int’l airport and transfer to your hotel. Check – in at the hotel. Start to visit in the city tour including Chaukhtakyi Pagoda ( Huge Reclining Buddha ) , Karaweik Royal Barge on the Kandawgyi Lake, Nanthida Jetty and then walking tour in the Colonial downtown of Yangon and Sunset at World Famous Shwedagon Pagoda.Overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 2 Yangon – Kyeikhtiyo ( GoldenRock )

kyaikhtiyo-05Breakfast at hotel and morning leave for Kyeikhtiyo by private car, enjoy a scenic journey by road to Kyeikhtiyo ; a huge boulder covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. Late morning , arrive at Kyeikhtiyo base camp and transfer to Yethetaung with one of the open truck.. and start an easy walk up to the golden Rock and enjoy sunset from this unforgettable site.Overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 3 Kyeikhtiyo ( GoldenRock ) – Bago ‐ Yangon

bago-07Breakfast at Hotel ,Take a half hour walk to a small cave near by. Also stop at bago3the oadside shops for rare product of jungle. Mid‐morning, drive down to the base camp and return to Yangon vai Bago ; ancient Mon Capital . Arrive Bago and visit Bago Market, Shwemawdaw Pagoda ( One of the most venerated pagoda in Myanmar ), Shwetharlyaung ( 55 meters long ; Huge Reclining Buddha ) . Drive back to Yangon , on the way visit Kyeik Pon Pagoda bago1( four faces pagoda ; 28 meters High Huge Buddha Images). And Htauk Kyant War Cementary ,bago2Ovenight at Hotel.

Day 4 Yangon – Bagan ( By Flight )

bagan-13After Breakfast at hotel, Transfer to airport fly to Bagan; represents the spiritual heritage and heartland of old Burma. Arrive Bagan and visit the major temples and bagan1monuments of the town, the local Nyaung‐U Market, baganmonasteries and caves. And then visit lacquerware making to learn about the fascinating technique of this art. Enjoy the beautiful sunset over Bagan from a temple. Overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 5 Bagan – Popa – Bagan

poppa-07After Breakfast at hotel, drive to Mt. Popa , an extinct volcano which is the popalegendary home of the Nats ( or Spirits ). Stop en route at a local toddy palm farmers, hut and observe the techniques used in collecting and making the delicious toddy palm suger and toddy palm drink. Then at the foot of Mt. Popa we stop at a local market which has exotic fruits and then visit to Mt. Popa will be enchanced by detail explanations of the spirit beliefs ( Nats ) and how it blends in with traditional Buddhism . Then drive back to Bagan and continue to visit sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6 Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay ( By Flight )

mandalay-10After Breakfast at hotel, Transfer to airport fly to Mandalay. Arrive Mandalay Int’l Airport. Drive to Amarapura to visit Mahagandayon monastery where more than a thousand disciplined monks & novices as they line up to receive their daily offering of alms & food from faithful Buddhists and to see their last meal fo the day in total silence . ( if you are lucky, you can see food offering ceremony there) And to enjoy the atmosphere of U Bein's bridge; a picturesque teak mandalay1wood bridge and then continue visit traditional hand loom factory. Drive to Mandalay . And continue visit Mahamuni Buddha Image (a bronze Buddha image ),wood and stone carvings , gold leaf beating workshop, ShweKyaung (golden palace monastery), Kuthodaw Pagoda which is famous as the World's Biggest Book. Finally go up Mandalay Hill for beautiful sunset over the misty city. Overnight at Hotel .

Day 7 Mandalay – Sagaing – Mingun – Mandalay

mingun-08After Breakfast at hotel, Proceed to Sagaing,a former royal capital and the spiritual center of Myanmar . Hundreds of stupas , monasteries temples and nunneries are to be found in Sagaing Hill. Thousands of monks and nuns retreat here for meditation and contemplation. Visit Kaungmudaw Pagoda ( with its huge egg – shaped dome in Ceylonese style ) and Soon U Ponnya Shin pagoda on the Sagaing Hill and ercursion silver –smith industery and drive back to Mandalay. And sagaing1sagaing3proceed to Mingun by boat. Transfer to jetty and take the private boat to Mingun ( about 1 ½ hrs, upstream), , Explore the ruins of vast Pahtodawgyi Pagoda (Unfinished Pagoda ), a monument to human ambition , Mingun Bell which weights 110 tons , the World’s largest hanging un‐cracked bell ,Myatheindanzedi ,Home for ages.The relaxing trip , it provides a great opportunity to see life on the river . Return downstream by boat to Mandalay. Overnight at Hotel .

Day 8 Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw ( By Flight )

pindaya-04After Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Mandalay Int’l Airport to fly to Heho.pindaya1On arrival drive to Pindaya ( about 3 hrs ) ,the small picturesque town of Shan State, and visit Pindaya Cave; these caves are enconced in a limestone ridge overlooking the lake , inside the caven there are more than 8000 Buddha images – made from alabaster , marble, brick , laquer and cement. And excursion the traditional paper workshop and umbrella workshop. After sightseeing continue to proceed to Kalaw. Overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 9 Kalaw – Inle

kalaw-03Breakfast at hotel, visit to lively local market where many ethnic monority people of the surround areas buy and trade their goods . Stroll in the steep and winding lanes of Kalaw , enjoying the crip air the picturesque old houses and the views of the surrounding hills and see some of the colonial buildings. And then drive to Nyaung Shwe (about 3 hrs) the gate way to Inle Lake ; where catch the boat to go and visit Lake Inle. Can enjoy Intha inle4People's daily life, floating inle1gardens and floating villages. And then visit PhaungDawOo Pagoda, Ngaphaechaun Monastery, Local handicraft centers (silk weaving , black smith). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 Inle( Indein )

indein-17After Breakfast at hotel, transfer for excursion a nearby Indein village and visit inle2inle3its traditional 5 days market of Lake Inle area. The 5 – day – market rotate around the villages and towns of Shan State, where several tribal people in their colourful costume come from the nearby villages to sell their indigenous agricultural products. After that you will guided to a near by village called Indein – a scenic trip up a narrow creek , the idyllic site of Indein with its 17th century ruins of pagodas in a an “ Indiana Jones “type setting , strolloing along the trail among the bamboo grove and then a light Trekking to a near by tribal village. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 Inle ‐ Heho – Yangon ( By Flight )

yangon-34After Breakfast at hotel, Transfer to Heho Airport to fly Yangon. Arrive Yangon .mandalay4on the way visit Kabaaye Pagoda (World Peace Pagoda), Mahapasana Cave (where sixth Buddhist synod took place). And then check In Hotel. Enjoy shopping at Scott Market ( Bogyoke Aung San Market ). And walking around China Town at Evening and Overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 12 Yangon Departure

Breakfast at hotel ,Transfer to airport for return flight.

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