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Myanmar Highlight & Beach Vacation – 14 Days

Tour code: 20180810-150

Start: 14-09-2018

Location starting: Destinations

Time: 14 Days

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Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)
Day 2: Yangon city tour (B, L)
Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Mandalay (B)
Day 4: Mandalay – Amarapura – Boat to Mingun (B, L)
Day 5: Mandalay – boat to Bagan (B)
Day 6: Bagan – Full day visiting (B, L)
Day 7: Bagan – Fly to Heiho – Inle Lake (B, L)
Day 8: Indein full day by boat (B, L)
Day 9: Inle – Heho – Fly to Thandwe (B)
Day 10: Ngapali Beach free (B)
Day 11: Ngapali Beach free (B)
Day 12: Ngapali Beach free (B)
Day 13: Ngapali – Thandwe – Fly to Yangon (B)
Day 14: Yangon Shopping & Departure (B)

Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)

After pick up by local guide and driver, we will be transferred to hotel for check-in. For the rest of the day, our trip will include a visit to fruit market in China Town & Yangon’s city center. Here, we will grab a chance to delve into the world-famous Shwedagon Pagoda and take in views of golden dome lighting up sunshine at the sunset. Then, we will be served with dinner and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon city tour (B, L)

For those who desire to take a first-hand experience of a contact between nature, culture and communities, Yangon city is surely an ideal city for visitors to discover this ‘End of Strife’.
Today trip itinerary includes Kyauktawgyi pagoda, then followed by a visit to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda – a stupendous reclining Buddha; Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop and Sule Pagoda at the Yangon’s city center, coupled with long-established colonial buildings. After a long enjoyable journey, we will relax for the rest of the day.

Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Mandalay (B)

Continue our third day trip with an early morning flight to Mandalay, coupled with a take-away breakfast. We will spend time in Mandalay for sightseeing with loads of world-known tourist destinations, encompassing the ancient and sacred Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda with a giant Buddha image, Shwenandaw Monsastery (Golden Palace) which is famous for exotic wood carving. To end our day, we will take a rest and enjoy the stunning sunset on Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 4: Mandalay – Amarapura – Boat to Mingun (B, L)

Our fourth day journey starts by a breakfast and then an excursion to Amarapura to explore Mahagandayon Monastery, U Bein Bridge & observer Myanmar Traditional Hand-Woven silk workshop.
For the afternoon itinerary, a boat trip to Mingun village on the west bank of the Ayeyarwaddy is waiting for us. With this trip, we have a chance to witness the Settawya Pagoda and Mingun Pahtotawgyi, accompanied with the internationally famous ringing Mingun Bell & Myatheintan Pagoda. On the way back, we will be welcomed with an opportunity to view sunset on boat.

Day 5: Mandalay – boat to Bagan (B)

Today Bagan will be our next destination. We travel to this place by a cruise ship along Ayeyarwaddy River. We will reach Bagan in the early evening and then have a check-in and take a relax. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 6: Bagan – Full day visiting (B, L)

Travelers can visit Bagan all year around. Being home to over 2,000 Pagodas and Temples that have existed for 1,500 years of history more or less, Bagan is such an adorable place attracting an influx of visitors annually. Explore Bagan and grab a chance to delve into fascinating local arts, including Lacquer ware, sophisticated hand-made cloth as well as skillful bamboo works.

After breakfast, Shwezigon Pagoda and its fantastic golden stupa will be our first stop during Bagan trip. Moreover, we also visit Htilominlo Temple which is best-known for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sand stone decoration, Gubyaukgyi Temple noted for wonderful mural paintings depecting Jataka scenes. After that, we will head to MyinkabaVillage to witness the amazing process of Traditional Lacquer ware Industry with its renowned handicrafts.

We will start our afternoon itinerary with a visit to Ananda Temple which is considered as an architectural masterpiece of the temple, featuring four extraordinary standing Buddha images and then Thabinnyu Temple with striking brickwork. On the way to seeing the sunset over the site from the upper terrace of Shwesandaw we will stop at the hustling and bustling Nyaung U Market where local people get together and exchange fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, clothes and so on. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 7: Bagan – Fly to Heiho – Inle Lake (B, L)

Another promisingly day trip is welcoming us with an early morning flight to Heho. We will then make our way to Inle Lake to take a boat trip to visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda, Floating Gardens, Unique Leg-rowers, Traditional Fishing Method, Silk Weaving, Stilt house Villages on the lake and Ngaphechaung (Jumping Cat) Monastery & process to Indein.

Day 8: Indein full day by boat (B, L)

Today we’re going to visit Indein, long-established pagoda, Shan Cheroot making by taking aboat trip on Inle Lake. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 9: Inle – Heho – Fly to Thandwe (B)

Say goodbye to Heho, we take flights to Thandwe. Beautiful Ngapali beach where we spend the night is waiting for us to explore.

Day 10: Ngapali Beach free (B)

A free day at the beach!

Day 11: Ngapali Beach free (B)

A free day at the beach!

Day 12: Ngapali Beach free (B)

A free day at the beach!

Day 13: Ngapali – Thandwe – Fly to Yangon (B)

Our tour is going to end with a flight back to Yangon. When arriving, we will be transferred to the hotel where we spend the night.

Day 14: Yangon Shopping & Departure (B)

Complete our tour last minutes for shopping before transferring back to the airport to take flight to home.

What’s included?

  • 13-night accommodation with daily breakfast

  • 4 Domestic flight tickets (Yangon – Mandalay; Bagan – Heho; Heho – Thandwe and Thandwe – Yangon)

  • English speaking guide (other languages up on request)

  • All private ground transfers and transportation

  • All entrance fees

  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner): 01 dinner and 05 lunches

  • Boat from Mandalay to Bagan

  • Boat excursion to Mingun village

  • Water during the trip

What’s excluded?

  • International flight

  • Visa fee

  • Airport Tax (USD 20 per person)

  • Entrance fees according to itinerary

  • Meals not mentioned

  • Travel Insurance

  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)

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