Tour Code SYM-20
Coverage Yangon – Lashio – Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay – Mingun – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing – Monywa – Bagan – Mt. Popa – Kalaw – Pindaya – Inlay – Yangon
Duration (18 Days / 17 Nights)

Day- 01 Yangon ( L / D )

Arrive at Yangon International airport, meet the native English speaking guide. Transfer to check in hotel. Lunch break. Start sightseeing of Yangon city center, Sule Pagoda, City Hall, High Court, Independence monument where you can see the bustling life of the city. Then proceed to the well-known Bogyoke (Scott) market – the famous market of Yangon and visit the most spectacular religious edifice, Shwedagon Pagoda for day break sunset. Overnight in Yangon.
Remarks: Bogyoke (Scott) Market, National museum are closed on every Monday and Government holidays.

Day- 02 Yangon – Thanlyin (by coach / sampan) (B)

After Breakfast, take a day return excursion trip to Thanlyin (Syriam), an ancient seaport of Myanmar. Visit Kyaik Khauk Pagoda – A large golden Stupa that rise on a hillock at the North of the road, Than Lyin market – along the riverside where you can feel the real way of life’s. Continue to Kyauk Tan (Yay Le Pagoda) that seat on the midstream. Overnight in Yangon.

Day- 03 Yangon – Lashio (by flight) (B)

After breakfast transfer to airport for Lashio flight. Check in hotel. Lunch break. Visit Lashio local market, Quan Yin Temple and Pyi Lone Chan Tha Pagoda and surrounding environ for Lashio daybreak. Overnight in Lashio.

Day- 04 Lashio – Pyin Oo Lwin (by train) (B)

After morning breakfast, proceed by locomotive or coach on the scenic road to the cool hill station Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) – Which represents beautiful lake and waterfalls, botanical garden named Kandawgyi, British style colonial buildings, Peik Chin Myaung – a natural cave that exits thousands of years since stone age stored with many Buddha images, Pwe Kauk water fall – a favorite picnic spot for local people. Overnight in Pyon Oo Lwin.

Day- 05 Pyin Oo Lwin – Amarapura – Mandalay (by coach) (B)

After breakfast visit Min dynasty Chinese temple, local market- where you can buy souvenir and journey for Amarapura highlight sightseeing of Maha Gan Da Yone Monastery – Where you can see nearly hundreds of monks while they are having their 2nd or last meal of the day and observing the Buddha scripture teaching. Proceed to 1.2 Km long U Bein teak bridge – which was recuperated from the waste of abandoned Ava palace, Wood carving, Marble carving and Bronze casting. Lunch break. Return to visit Mandalay Maha Myat Muni Buddha Image – a spectacular Buddha image of Rakine feather, Gold-leaf processing method, Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung (Golden Palace Monastery) a traditional teak architect handicraft design, Kuthodaw Pagoda- known as the world’ s biggest book (Buddhist scripture) , consisting 729 marble slabs, Tapestries and Silk weaving of Mandalay. Sunset would be spent at Mandalay hill for daybreak. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day- 06 Innwa [Ava] – Sagaing – Monywa (by coach/ horse cart) (B)

After breakfast, take an excursion by coach to the former Royal Capital of Innwa [Ava], which take a few minutes sampan ride. Visit Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan monastery, Watch Tower, fort walls and brick causeway and Bar Gaya- Teak wood monastery. Then proceed to Sagaing across the Ayeyarwaddy River to Sagaing Hill – which represents numerous Pagodas and monasteries and a retreat center for Buddhist devotees. Then drive to Monywa for day break. Overnight in Monywa.

Day- 07 Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay (by boat) (B)

After morning early breakfast, transfer to Mandalay jetty to take a boat ride to Mingun village. Explore by bullock cart the Pha Hto Daw – The unfinished brick monument of 18 century, Mingun bell – largest Bronze bell that weighs 90 tons in Myanmar. Return Overnight in Mandalay.

Day- 08 Mandalay – Monywa (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, take an excursion trip by coach to Monywa Hpo Win Taung and Shwe Ba Taung an impressive sandstone caves containing Buddha statues, Wood carving and fine mural paintings mainly in Ava-style, some dating back to 15th century. Dozens of large and small caves with about 45,000 images are hidden in the area of the Hpo Win Taung. Than Bod Dhay Temple – small Buddha Images are richly decorated in niches which reminds of Borobudur of Java. Then proceed to Bodi Tataung – a thousand Banyin or Bo trees placed with Buddha statues in seated position, enjoy the view of Aung Set kaya Pagoda – standing 130 meter high on the Po Khaung hill. Return to overnight in Mandalay.

Day- 09 Monywa – Pakkoku – Bagan (by boat / coach) (B)

After breakfast, proceed to Pakokku by coach. Visit the busy market, its local cheroot factory and native product. Take a boat ride to cross the Ayeyarwaddy River and travel to Bagan – a world heritage destination site of Myanmar. Check in hotel and then enjoy the amazing sunset beside of Ayerawaddy river bank from the Shwe San Daw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.

Day- 10 Bagan (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, start visiting Nyaung Oo market- which is full of local products, Proceed to Gold gilded Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda – built by the founder of Myanmar Bagan dynasty king Anawrahta in 11th century, Ananda temple – an accredited Mon ethnic architecture and most beautiful temple in Bagan, Manuha temple – constructed by a captured Mon King , That Byin Nyu Temple – an attractive brick mason architecture in South- east Asia, Gaw Daw Palin Temple – The finest brick structure built in Bagan, visit the lacquer ware industry and their process works. Dinner will be provided at Nanda restaurant with Puppet show. Overnight in Bagan.

Day- 11 Bagan(by coach) (B)

After breakfast visit the Bagan Ta Yoke Pyay Temple – the king which has to be exiled during the Tar Tar invasion while constructing at Min Nan Thu Village, Paya Thone Zu – a sand stone temple, Nanda Ma Nya Temple- noted for exquisite murals of 13th century, Kyat Kan Cave monastery – a famous meditation center in Bagan and the farming village. Lunch break. At noon proceed to Nat Htaung Kyaung monastery – a wooden monastery built in 1781 by a group of monks, famed in wood carvings, stores a collection of ancient Buddha statues and lacquer boxes. Overnight in Bagan.

Day- 12 Bagan – Mt. Popa -Kalaw (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, journey to Mandalay by coach via to Mt Popa – an extinct volcano shrines a dedicated home of the spirits known as living being spirits. For your energetic climb the 777 steps to the shrine top of the dead volcanic. Lunch break. Continue by coach to Kalaw through the beautiful Shan hill Plateau. Overnight in Kalaw.

Day- 13 Kalaw – Pindaya- Inlay (by coach) (B)

Morning after breakfast, journey by coach to Pindaya natural cave – where more than 8000 of Buddha images are stored and visit the Shan Paper processing workshop, Bamboo umbrella manufacturing process. Proceed to Inlay for day break. Overnight in Inlay.

Day- 14 Inlay (by coach) (B)

After Breakfast, Take an excursion sightseeing by coach to the gateway of Inlay Lake- which situates 900 meters (above sea level) for the home of unique one leg rower. Explore the beautiful landscape floating market, floating gardens, conical fishing method, Famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Nga Phe Kyaung (Jumping cat) monastery – a beautiful collection of antique Buddha statues stored in an ancient teak monastery, silver smith designs of Inlay by boat. Overnight in Inlay.

Day- 15 Inlay – Heho – Yangon (by flight) (B)

After Breakfast, enjoy a boat ride to Indein which situates at the western part of the Lake to watch the farmers cultivating their products and visit the 16th century pagoda complex of Indein. Lunch break. Transfer to airport for Yangon flight. Check in hotel with leisure daybreak. Overnight in Yangon.

Day- 16 Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (by coach) (B)

After early breakfast, drive to Kyaikhtiyo Kin Pun (base camp) (180km- 5 hours). Golden Rock – a huge boulder completely covered by gold leave, which lies on the edge of a cliff. At Kin Pun (base camp), ride on public transportation open truck which will lead you to the upper staging point, travelers can also walk to the final stage. Visitors can also be carried on sedan chairs by four porters at an extra cost. Lunch will be served at the base camp or on precinct. Watch the beautiful sunset from the Golden Rock precinct for daybreak. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo.

Day- 17 Kyaikthiyo – Bago – Yangon (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, return to Yangon via Bago sightseeing, include Kan Baw Za Thar Di Palace – Famous Royal palace ruled by King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D) during second Myanmar dynasty, Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda – originally built by a Mon king, ranging to 114 meters the highest stupa in Myanmar, Shwe Tha Lyaung – A reclining Buddha image built in 994 AD by King Mingadippa, It is 180 ft in length and 52 ft in height, a huge gigantic reclining Buddha image in Myanmar. Kyeik Pun Pagod – built by King Dhamma Zedi in 1476 A.D, four gigantic Buddha images seated posture facing the four cardinal points. Overnight in Yangon.

Day- 18 Departure

After breakfast at hotel, leisure time to pursue individual interest until you transfer to the border post. Depart for next destination.

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Includes Excludes
  • 17 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
  • 1 domestic flight
  • English speaking  guide service
  • Ground transports ( car/boat )
  • All entry and zone fees
  • 1 FOC for tour leader if the group is 16 pax and above
  • Special permit for border cross
  • Visa fees & departure airport tax
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses( drinks / laundry / souvenirs)
  • tipping at hotels and guides
  • Compulsory X’Mas & New Year Dinner
  • Other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
Yangon Panorama Hotel Inya Lake Hotel> Kandawgyi Palace Hotel
INLAY Golden Island Cottage Myanmar Treasure Inle Resort Aureum Inle
Mandalay Kyi Tin Hotel Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar Mandalay Hill Resort
BAGAN Shwe Yee Pwint Hotel Aye Yar River View Hotel Aureum Bagan
KALAW Pine Hill Resort
Monywa Win Unity Resort
Pyin Oo Lwin Royal Park View Hotel
Muse Local Hotel
Lashio Ya Htike Hotel

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