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Myanmar Highlight Tour – 10 Days

Tour code: 20180813-161

Start: 30-08-2018

Location starting: Myanmar

Time: 10 days

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

Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)

Welcomed at the airport by local tour guide and driver, we then transfer to hotel for checking in. Rest of the day, we visit the fruit market in China Town & Yangon’s city center covering World famous Shwedagon Pagoda, witness the golden dome light up the sunshine at the sunset. Having welcome dinner and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon city tour (B)

Yangon city is a must-see city for tourists who want to see a different Asia. It’s the largest city in Myanmar with the combination between nature and cultures and communities. This city was found in 1755 by King Alaungpaya and Yangon means “End of Strife”.
Today, we visit LawkaChantharArbayarLaba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi). After that, we visit Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for the photo stop, Yangon’s city center featuring Sule Pagoda at the city center and colonial building. Relax in the rest day.

Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Mandalay (B)

Take away breakfast which is prepared by hotel, we take our early morning flight to Mandalay where we spend full day sightseeing with Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda (a large Buddha image carved out of single block of marble), ShwenandawMonsastery (Golden Palace) noted for its exquisite wood carving, Sulamani Pagoda, Mandalay Palace. End of the day, we enjoy the sunset on Mandalay Hill and relax. Overnight in Mandalay.

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

After breakfast, we have an excursion to Amarapura to visit Mahagandayon Monastery, U Bein bridge& observer Myanmar Traditional Hand-Woven silk workshop.
In the afternoon, we take the boat trip to Mingun village on the west bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River to see the Settawya Pagoda, MingunPahtotawgyi, the world-renowned ringing MingunBeel&Myatheintan Pagoda. On the way back we enjoy the sunset on boat.

Day 5: Mandalay – boat to Bagan(B)

Today we travel to Bagan by cruise ship along the Ayeyarwaddy River. Catching Bagan in the early evening, we check in and relax. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 6: Bagan – Full day visiting (B)

Bagan is a city where visitors can visit all year around. With more than 2,000 Pagodas & Temples dating back more than 1500 years of history, Bagan is one of the most fascinating places for visitors when traveling this country. This is also an ideal place for beautiful local Art, such as Lacquerware, bamboo works & wonderful local made cloth.

After breakfast, we visit Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent golden stupa, Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decoration, Gubyaukgyi Temple, with superb mural paintings of Jataka scenes. Later on, we visit MyinkabaVillage, observe the process of Traditional Lacquer ware Industry one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts.

In the afternoon, we visit Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple with four impressive standing Buddha images. Thabinnyu Temple, the highest temple in Bagan, Dhammayangyi Temple noted for its remarkable brickwork. Before enjoying sunset over the site from the upper terrace of Shwesandaw Pagoda, we stop at the colorful Nyaung U Market. This is a real local market selling beautiful fruit and vegetables, meats, fish, clothes. Overnight in Bagan.

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

We take an early morning flight to Heho then drive 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)

Today we take a boat trip on Inle Lake by boat to visit Indein, ancient pagoda, Shan Cheroot making. Overnight in Inle Lake.

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

Farewell Heho, we take a flight back to Yangon for our short stay.

Day 10: Yangon Shopping & Departure (B)

We spend our last minutes for shopping before transferring back to the airport to take the flight to home. Trip ends.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide (other languages up on request)

  • All private ground transfers and transportation

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast

  • All entrance fees

  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)

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

  • Boat from Mandalay to Bagan

  • Boat excursion toMingun village

  • Water during the trip

  • What’s excluded?

  • International flight

  • Visa fee

  • Airport Tax (USD 10 per person)

  • Entrance fees according to itinerary

  • Meals not mentioned

  • Travel Insurance

  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)

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