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GOLDEN BURMA TOUR

Code: MYR-14-A

 
 
  GOLDEN BURMA TOUR-14 Days

Duration: 14 DAYS
Departure: EVERYDAY

 

DAY 1 ARRIVE YANGON

Arrive Yangon Int'l Airport by Int'l flight. Meet and greet at airport and welcomed by our experienced Spanish Speaking guide and transfer to hotel. Check –in Hotel. Start Yangon City tour with Experienced Spanish speaking guide by Air-con Coach. Heading to Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to see a huge reclining Buddha image. And stop for photo shooting for panoramic view at Kandawgyi Royal Park. Complete your first day in Myanmar with an extended visit to one of the world's most spectacular monuments , the Shwedagon Pagoda : its golden stupa is the 'heart ' of Myanmar. The pagoda is believed 2,500 years old and the central stupa in surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are always many Myanmar people praying and making offering at Pagoda. Enjoy sunset at Pagoda. Drive back to hotel and leisure. Transfer to the hotel and overnight at hotel.

DAY 2 YANGON - HEHO - PINDAYA

Breakfast at Hotel . Then transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho (Domestic flight, 30 minutes). Arrive Heho and drive to Pindaya ( Approx: 2 hours ). Visit magnificent Pindaya caves set in a limestone ridge overlooking a picturesque lake , where thousands of different types of Buddha images are an display in the various cave chambers. Continue visit some local houses where families produce Shan paper and parasols. Overnight at Hotel

DAY 3 PINDAYA - NYAUNG SHWE JETTY - INLE

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Nyaung Shwe Jetty ( driving hours max 2 ? hours ) . Arrive Nyaung shwe and proceed to Inle lake by local boat and Check-in Hotel. An excursion by boat on Inle Lake, heading to the middle of Inle lake including Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda the holiest religious site in Southern Shan State. Floating Villages & Gardens where fruit and vegetables are grown. See traditional handicrafts – silk weaving on wooden handlooms and a blacksmith shop. Stop at Ngaphechaung Monastery which is famous for its ( Jumping –Cats Show). Overnight at hotel.

DAY 4 INLE - NYAUNG SHWE JETTY - HEHO - KYAING TONG (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Leisure till the flight time to Kyaing Tong. Transfer to the airport and light to Kyaing Tong. Transfer to the hotel and then Visit Kyaing Tong start with Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, housing Mandalay Style Buddha Image. Proceed to Shan Lacquer-ware. Tourists who are found of lacquer-ware can purchase desirable lacquer-ware of high quality. Then visit Hot Spa, Akha center village and R.C.M church. Sunset on the one Tree Hill where a lone 245 years old Kanyin-byu (Diptero Carpus Spp) tree stands. The tree was planted by Alaungmintaya, the founder of Third Myanmar Empire. And then come back to the pottery village “Yan Gone” to observe the handicraft earthen pots of Shan Tribe. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 5 KYAING TONG (B)

After breakfast take the car about 45 minutes for a hiking tour into the Pin Tauk Area. Lush mixed monsoon forest with a view to the plain rice fields looking like a huge green patchwork blanket. Visit the villages of Akha ad Linn Tribes. Some are baptized, some tribes still animists. The walk is not difficult and can be done slowly. They live on the higher slopes. They have distinctively different costumes and beliefs from the other tribes. It will take about 4 hours to visit the villages. Late afternoon come back to Hotel and overnight.

DAY 6 KYAING TONG – LOIMWE – KYAING TONG (B)

Depart by car to Akha village situate 9 km north-east of Kyaingetong. The costume of the ladies of this tribe is simple, a wide sleeved short black jacket over a sarong of horizontal red stripes on black. Proceed to Loimwe , 33 km from Kyaingetong situates over 1600 meters above sea level. Enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding area and temperate climate. Loimwe, once station for the British with many colonial buildings and a Catholic Church. On the way to Loimwe you will have several stops to visit different villages such as Wanlun Shan villages, Holup Akha village, Nangcho Wa village and Panwai Lahu village etc. Visit around the town and return to Kyaingetong. Lunch on the way, dinner and overnight in Kyaingetong.

DAY 7 KYAING TONG - MANDALAY (B)

B’fast at Hotel . Free and Leisure at Kyaing Tong before departure time . Afternoon transfer to the Airport departure for Mandalay by afternoon scheduled flight ( flying hours : max 1 hrs & 15 mins ) . Arrive Mandalay airport and transfer to your Hotel . Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 8 MANDALAY - MINGUN - MANDALAY (B)

Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to Jetty and Excursion by boat on the Ayeyarwaddy river to Mingun about 1hr upper river from Mandala. Visit Mingun Bell: the world largest un-cracked bell,weighing 90 tons and continue Hsinbyume as well as unfinished Pagoda built as one of the world's largest cherish by king BodawPaya by traditional styled bullock - cart. After sightseeing sail back to Mandalay. Start excursion tour, visit the Shwenandaw Palace also known as Former Royal Palace , which was once king Mindon’s home .Continue will experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including one of the most revered religious images in Myanmar, the Mahamuni Pagoda. Stop to see stone carving and later to see gold leaf being beaten into wafer thin pieces. Visit the Shwenandaw Monastery, excellent example of a traditional wooden building and Kuthodaw Pagoda, the world’s largest book made of marble. Enjoy spectacular views at sunset from Mandalay Hill there are interesting glass-studded temples. Enjoy sunset at Mandalay Hill. Transfer to hotel. Free and leisure. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 9 MANDALAY - AMARAPURA - AVA - SAGAING (B)

Morning B'fast at Hotel. Heading drive to Amarapura ( 45 minutes ),first, excursion to Amarapura 200 years old U bein teak bridge , built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was Royal capital .,visit Mahagandayon Monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study . Time permitting will have the opportunity to observe the monks having their last meal of the day in total silence. Continue visit traditional hand – woven silk workshop and Visit to the former Royal Capital of Inwa ( AVA ) with local boat ( 10 minutes .Visit Inwa including wooden monastery of Maha Aungmye Bonzan , built of brick and stucco as well as the Bargayar Monastery, Visit to the Nanmyint Watch Tower ,the remains of the palace building nicknamed ' leaning tower of Ava ', the climb to the top offers lovely views over river . After visit , the journey continues to Sagaing. Visit Khaung Mu Daw Pagoda at Sagaing and the Sagaing hills a retreat for Buddhist devotees for enjoy sunset . Drive back to Mandalay Overnight at hotel.

DAY 10 MANDALAY - BAGAN (B , L)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to Jetty. Cruise to Bagan by Shwe Kein Nayee public boat (Normally it departs from Mandalay at 06:00 and arrives at Bagan on 16:30. It operates everydays except Wednesdays and Sundays. On those days the slow boat operates but it takes so long) . You could enjoy people ways of life along river Ayeyarwaddy . Arrive Bagan and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 11 BAGAN (B)

Breakfast at Hotel. Morning visit Nyaung U Market, Shwezigon Pagoda built by King Anawrahta in the early 11 th as a religious shrine : Annada Temple : a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas, and the adjacent brick monastery with the beautiful , well –preserved 18 th century murals:Continue visit to Thatbinnyu Temple know as “ temples of omniscience” and dating from 1144. Gubyaukgyi( Wet Kyi –in), a temple with superb murals of Jataka scenes: Visit to Manuha Temple , built in the Mon Style in 1059 .Transfer to the hotel and leisure . Afternoon visit to the Damayangyi Temple ( the massive temple in Bagan ). Experience by local Horse–cart way to Pyitthagyi Temple(15 mins)for enjoy sunset. Transfer to hotel and leisure . Overnight at hotel.

DAY 12 BAGAN (B)

Morning B’fast at hotel. Leisure at Hotel before your sightseeing time . And your Guide will pick up to visit Payarthonezu Temple Complex , Kyat Kan U Min and then Nandamannya Temple .After sightseeing drive back to Hotel . On the way back to Hotel – to sightseeing Min Nan Thu Village ( hand weaving and Cheroot ) at Local Houses . Free and Leisure at Hotel . Evening visit to Tayoke Pyae Min Temple to sunset – ( you are able to sight panoramic view ).

DAY 13 BAGAN - YANGON (B)

B’fast at Hotel. And transfer to Thandwe airport departure for Yangon by morning flight scheduled ( flying hours : max 1 hr ) . Arrive Yangon airport and on the way visit to Kabaaye Pagoda . Afternoon , good shopping to ( Scott Market ) with hunderds of food , clothes , handicrafts and g ems store .Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 14 YANGON - BANGKOK (B)

B’fast at hotel . After then transfer to Int’l airport departure for your evening flight to Bangkok.

 

 

Include

  • Hotel Accommodation in Twin sharing basic – Yangon ( 2 nights ) , Pindaya ( 1 night ) , Inle ( 1 night ) , Kyaing Tong ( 3 nights ) , Mandalay ( 3 nights ) & Bagan ( 3 nights ) as per above program.
  • Meals: Daily Breakfast 
  • 3 Domestic Flight – Yangon – Heho , Heho – Kyaing Tong & Kyaing Tong – Mandalay.
  • Local ferry Boat, Mandalay to Bagan.
  • Transportation: Transfer and Transportation with private air-con coach.
  • Horse Cart fees in Bagan.
  • Entrance fees as per program
  • Experienced English speaking guide & Spanish.

Complimentary Services : Mineral water, Refreshments tissues and small gift.

Exclude

  • International Air fare
  • Airport Tax when Int'l Departure : US & 10.00 per pax
  • Personal Expenses such as camera fees, tips, laundry service, etc..
  • Meals(Lunch & Dinners)
  • Additional tour 
  • Beverages

Extra (if required) : Air ticket Bangkok-Yangon-Bangkok

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