Yangon-Bagan-Popa-Mandalay-Amarapura- Mingun-Ava-Sagaing-Mandalay-Hsipaw-PyinOoLwin-Mandalay-Heho-Inle-Indein-Yangon 12 Days 11 NightsProgram
Day 1 - Yangon arrival Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, meet and welcome by local guide.Then transfer to Hotel first .Sightseeing start toSule Pagoda,MahaBandoola Park with Independenc...
Day 1 - Yangon arrival Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, meet and welcome by local guide.Then transfer to Hotel first .Sightseeing start toSule Pagoda,MahaBandoola Park with Independence Monument, located at the heart of the city, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha image and Bogyoke Market. Evening visit to the 2,500 years old magnificentShwedagon Pagoda sheathed in 11 tons of pure gold and 4,350 diamonds weighing 1800 carats! At sunset, the Shwedagon offers visitor a spectacular show of lights and shadows. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon. Day 2 - Yangon – Bagan (Morning flight) Morning after breakfast, transfer to airport for Bagan. Located in the Ayeyarwaddy basin of central Myanmar, Bagan with its 2000 pagodas and temples represent Myanmar cultural heritage of the 11th-13th century AD. Highlights for this morning-the stunning Shwezigone pagoda ,a prototype for later Myanmar pagodas ; Ananda temple, the most beautiful of Bagan temples; KyansitthaUmin ,a small tunnel with 13th century mural painting ; Gubyaukgyi temple built by prince Rajakuma,son of King Kyansittha. And continue to lacquer ware industry and see how to produce a quality lacquer ware. In Myanmar, the origins of the lacquer seems to come from Bagan about 12th - 13th century. Continue your tour by visiting Bagan’s most massive shrine, Damayangyi temple extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides and Thatbyinnyut pagoda, the tallest in Bagan at almost 200ft. End your tour at the terrace of the Shwesandawpagoda ,it was a great spot to view the sunset of Bagan. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan. Day 3 - Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan After breakfast ,morning excursion to the enchanting Mt. Popa, a great extinct volcano situated about 67 km southeast of Bagan via Kyaukpadaung. Mt. Popa, standing out as a green-clad landmark in the Dry Zone, is a place of special importance in Myanmar culture, history and legends. Tour highlights: toddy palm groves and jiggery cottage industry; Kyaukpadaung Market; Popa Village; and the famous PopaTaungkalat, a tower-like volcanic plug lying on the south-western slope of Mt. Popa. In the afternoon drive back to Bagan and panoramic view of Ayarwaddy river at BuPhyar. which located near the Ayarwaddy River. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan. Day 4 - Bagan - Mandalay (Morning flight) After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. On arrival to Tada-Oo International Airport, you will be proceeding to famous Mahamuni Pagoda, one of the most sacred Buddha Image in Mandalay. Then a short visit to Gold foil making cottage industry. Check-in at hotel.Afternoon sightseeing that begins with Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; KuthodawPagoda, known as the World’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures. Tour continues to Mandalay Hill, a vantage point for a panoramic view of the city and a spectacular sunset view. It is worthy to have a stroll up the hill enjoying panoramic views from different location. Return can be made by car as there is also a car track by the base of elevator just before the platform. Overnight at Hotel in Mandalay. Day 5 - Mandalaly – Mingun- Ava – Sagaing Breakfast at hotel,and then across Ayarwaddy River, visit around Mingun, home to huge and famous unfinished Pagoda and the largest ringing bell in the world, Mingun Bell. Then, return to Mandalay and continue to Innwa( Ava ), a historical capital founded by King ThadoMinbya in 1364. Extended visit will be made to MahaAungmyeBonzan Monastery which is a fine example of Myanmar masonry art and architecture, Mainu Brick Monastery and old watch tower by horse carriage.In the evening, visit a special place where hundreds nuns live and study the Buddha scripture before continue to the temple-filled Sagaing Hill and put a perfect end to today’s trip with excursion around the world’s longest teak bridge at U Bein Bridge. Overnight in Mandalay. Day 6 - Mandalay – Hsipaw by car After breakfast drive to Hispaw (208 klm), north of Mandalay. On arrival check in at hotel then followed by sightseeing to Hispaw’s large market. The Dokhtawaddyriver just east of the market is cool and clear. According to local saying, if you drink the river’s water, you will return. Then visit Hsipaw city like BawgyoPhayar and MahamyatmuniPhyar. Over night at hotel in Hsipaw. Day 7 - Hsipaw (Trekking) After breakfast,begin the trip by soft trek through Farmer’s villages, paddies, seasonal crops, river, living style of Shan villages, Have Shan Noodle-break at tiny village mall.Afterwards, continue an hour by boat upstreaming river, through nice scenery with the mountain, valley, plantations along the river, visit and sightseeing at river confluence at which swimming is available on the individual wish. On the way down-streaming by boat, go visit to a SHAN village which has typical houses with a small charming gardens and then return home by boat. Over night at hotel in Hsipaw. Day 08 - Hsipaw – PyinOoLwin (Maymyo) by train After breakfast transfer to railway station for train to PyinOoLwin. The train leave from Hsipaw at about 9 am and along the way enjoy the scenic beauty. And along the way you’ll crawl across the famous Gokteik Bridge and wind around four monumental switchbacks. This route was long known as the black-market train among the Myanmar because of all the contraband goods smuggled on board in both directions. Arrive PyinOoLwin round about 4 pm. Transfer to the hotel . Over night at hotel in PyinOoLwin. Day 09 - PyinOoLwin – Mandalay After breakfast, excursion to local market and December garden ,PweKaukWaterFall and Peik Chin Myaung Cave. Then proceed to PyinOoLwinsightseeing such as Chinese Temple, Botanical Garden and Maha Ant HtooKanThar Pagoda .Then drive back to Mandalay and transfer to hotel. Over night at hotel in Mandalay Day 10 - Mandalay - Heho by Am flight Morning transfer to the airport to take the flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho airport, drive to NyaungShwe about 45 mins. On arrival NyaungShwe , sightseeing excursion in Inle Lake (by boat) visiting to the following places like unique leg-rowers and scenic beauty, fishing canoes using special methods for fishing and collecting seaweed, lakebed mud etc to make floating gardens. Then visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and its 5 holy Buddha images.Finally visit NgaPheChaung Monastery, one of the most impressive of the many monasteries on the lake with its 150-200 pillars with elaborate wooden carvings. Over night at Hotel in Inle. Day 11 - Indein – NyaungShwe - Heho - Yangon by Pm flight After breakfast, proceed to Indeinby boat. The hidden treasure of Pao Tribes people. Sightseeing sport are Indein Pagoda and local workshops. Then return to Inle and visit to Silver & gold smith, cheroot making, black smith and cotton and silk weaving Industry. Then transfer to airport for flight to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon check in and overnight at Hotel in Yangon. Day 12 - Departure by Am flight After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight. The End!