Tour Code SYM-22
Coverage Yangon – Bagan – Mt. Popa – Kalaw – Pindaya – Inlay – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – KyaingTon  – Yangon

 

Duration (16 Days / 15 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 – Bagan (by flight) (B)

After breakfast, transfer to airport for Bagan flight. Check in hotel. 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 structure built in Bagan and visit the lacquer ware industry and their process works. Dinner will be provided at Nanda restaurant with Puppet show. Overnight in Bagan.

Day- 03 Bagan (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, visit the major Temples and Monuments, Monasteries, Fresco and Mural painting caves of Bagan. Nanphaya Temple – a unique sandstone monument, said to have been the palace of King Manuha, Myin Gaba Gu Byauk Gyi Temple – noted for its ancient mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO, visit Lawka Nandar Stupa, Sulamani Temple – means “Crowning Jewel” built by King Narapati Sithu, Damayangyi Temple – finest archeological structure. Proceed to the sunset on Shwe San Daw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.

Day- 04 Bagan – Sale – Mt.Popa (by coach) (B)

Take a day return trip by coach to Salay town which was established during Bagan period. Visit the famous Yoke Sone monastery, local market – where you can explore the native product and continue to Mount Popa – an extinct volcano shrines dedicated to home of the spirits known as living being spirits. For your energetic climb the 777 steps to the shrine top of the dead volcanic. Return to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.

Day- 05 Bagan – Kalaw (by coach) (B)

Morning, journey to Kalaw traveling along the beautiful Shan hills on the rim of the Shan Plateau, visit the ethnic minorities from surrounding environ. Overnight in Kalaw.

Day- 06 Kalaw Trekking (B)

After breakfast, take a soft trekking to explore the Palaung, Danu, Pa-o ethnic hill tribe cultural, ways of life near Kalaw

Day- 07 Kalaw – Pindaya – Inlay Lake (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, drive to Pindaya natural cave – where nearly 8000 of Buddha images are stored. Visit the Shan Paper processing workshop, Bamboo Umbrella manufacturing process. Continue by coach to the gateway of Inlay Lake which situates 900m (above sea level) for the home of unique one leg rower. Overnight in Inlay.

Day- 08 Inlay Lake (by boat) (B)

After breakfast, take a boat ride to 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- 09 Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay (by flight)(B)

After morning breakfast, transfer to airport for Mnadalay flight. Check in hotel. Start 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 practicing 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 cast. Lunch break. Return to visit Mandalay Maha 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 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- 10 Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin [May Myo] (by coach) (B)

After breakfast, take a day return trip by coach on the beautiful scenic road to reach the cool hill station Pyin Oo Lwin [May Myo], decorated with beautiful lake and waterfalls, botanical garden and colonial buildings. Proceed to Peik Chin Myaung cave – A stone age natural cave which represents a Buddhist shrine stored with many Buddha images, Pwe Kauk waterfall – a favorite picnic spot for local people. Return to overnight in Mandalay.

Day- 11 Mandalay – Mingun (by boat) (B)

Morning, transfer to Mandalay jetty to take a boat trip to Mingun village. Explore by bullock cart the Pha Hto Daw- The unfinished monument of 18 century, Mingun bell – largest bronze bell that weighs 90 tons in Myanmar. Return to overnight in Mandalay.

Day- 12 Mandalay – Inwa Ava – Sagaing (by coach) (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. Return to Mandalay for day break. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day- 13 Mandalay – Kyaing Tong (Trekking) (B)

Morning, take an excursion trip to Wan Pauk and Akhu villages to visit the Palaung tribe, known locally as “Silver” Palaung and “Gold” Palaung, that lives’ in Northern Shan State. After Three hours hiking from Lahu Shi village which are Known as Black and Red (Lahu) from a different clan of same tribes. Trekking through forest, valley and gorges are very fascinating journey. Lunch break. “Akhu village” ladies costume of this tribe are simple, a wide sleeve short black jacket over a sarong of horizontal red stripes on black. After exploring the experience return to overnight in Kyiang Tone.

Day- 14 Kyaing Tong (Trekking) (B)

Morning take a day return trip drive to nearby village, Loimwe, 38km from Kyaing Tong. (Once it was recreation center of British army officers) The weather in the region is much colder than Kyaing Tong. To explore the Akha village experience ways of lifes’ and their traditional weaving industry you need to pass through the forest stream, small waterfalls, crossing over the suspension bridge, to reach the village. Then, take a motorbike ride for about 1:30 hours to reach the Kachin, Lahu and Akha village. Proceed to Lahu village where the people wearing long white blouses and return to Kyaing Tone to overnight in Kyaing Tong.

Day- 15 Kyaing Tong – Yangon (by flight) (B)

In the morning, visit the central market and transfer to the airport for Yangon flight. Check in hotel. Overnight in Yangon.

Day- 16 Departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel, leisure time to pursue individual interest until your transfer to airport for next destination.

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Includes Excludes
  • 11 night accommodations half twin sharing  with daily breakfast
  • Domestic airfare (RGN-MDL)
  • Sightseeing and transfer by private coach with driver
  • Boat transfer and transportation as mentioned
  • All entry and zone fees as per mentioned
  • Sightseeing with English speaking guide
  • Truck charges in Kyaikthiyo (up/down)
  • Government tax and service charges
  • Arrival gift
  • 1 FOC for tour leader if the group is 16 pax and above
  • Visa arrangement & visa stamp fee
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses( drinks / laundry / souvenirs)
  • Tipping at hotels and guides
  • Sedan chair (up/down)
  • X’mas and New Year Eve’s compulsory dinner
  • Surcharges if any upon booking and increasing of fuel charges
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner with standard menu)
City Name SUPERIOR HOTEL DELUXE HOTELS LUXURY HOTEL
Yangon Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Inya Lake Hotel Panorama Hotel
Mawlamyaing Attrand Hotel
Kyaikhtiyo Kyaikhto Hotel
Mandalay Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar Kyi Tin Hotel
Monywa Win Unity Resort
Bagan Aureum Bagan Aye YarRiver View Hotel Shwe Yee Pwint Hotel
Pyay Mingalar Garden Hotel

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