Day 1 : Yangon Arrival
Arrive Yangon International Airport. Meet and greet by
our experienced speaking guide and transfer to the
hotel. Start Yangon City tour including Sule Pagoda,
dating back over 2,000 years ago. Heading to Chauk Htat
Gyi Pagoda to see a huge reclining Buddha image.
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. Drive back to the hotel and leisure. Overnight
Day 2 : Yangon-Mandalay-Amarapura-Mandalay (B)
After breakfast transfer to Yangon Airport depart for
Mandalay by domestic flight (Approx: 1 ? hours). Arrive
Mandalay Airport and heading to Amarapura (45 mins
drive) and first visit to 200 years old U Bein Teak
Bridge, visit Mahagandayone Monastery where more than a
thousand monks live and study. Continue visit
traditional hand - woven silk workshop and drive back to
Mandalay and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon visit, the
famous Mahamuni Pagoda, the stone carving and later to
see gold leaf being beaten into water 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 sunset at
Mandalay Hill. Transfer to hotel and overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Mandalay-Mingun-Ava-Mandalay (B)
After Breakfast, transfer to Jetty and excursion by
local boat to Mingun (Approx : 1 hour) Visit Mingun
Bell: the world largest uncracked bell, weighing 90 tons
and continue Hsinbyume as well as unfinished Pagoda
built as one of the world’s largest cherdish by King
Bodaw Paya. Continue the boat trip to Royal Capital of
Inwa (AVA) and visit to the impressive wooden monastery
of Maha Aunmye Bonzan, built of brick and stucco as well
as the Bargayar Monastery, famous for its ornate
woodcarvings and teak posts (also known as Ok Kyaung).
After visit, drive back to Mandalay and transfer to the
hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Mandalay-Monywa-Phowin Tuang Caves-Monywa (B)
After Breakfast, start drive to Monywa (3 hours drive).
On the way visit, the Thanboddhay Pagoda the richly
decorated central stupa has no less than 845 smaller
stupas around it. Continue drive to Monywa and transfer
to the hotel. Afternoon visit, drive to Phowin Taung
Caves by Jeep (1 hour drive), there shallow sandstone
caves contain many Buddha images and interesting mural
painting on some of the cave walls. Return back to the
Monywa and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 : Monywa-Pakkoku-Bagan (B)
After Breakfast, start drive to Pakokku (2hours drive)
and visit local market to see people ways of life.
Transfer to the jetty and to take a local boat (not
express boat) trip to Bagan (Approx: 2 hours crusing
time depends on the tide and weather) arrive the famous
Ancient city “ Bagan” before sunset. Walking tour around
Archeological zone at Bagan and transfer to the hotel
and leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Bagan (B)
After breakfast, first visit to Nyaung Oo morning
market. The day will visit to the famous Pagodas and
Temples including Shwezigon Pagoda built by King
Anawrahla in the early 11th as a religious shrine.
Annada Temple: a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon
architecture at 18th century, Thatbinnya Temple known as
“temple of omniscience” and dating from 1144. Free and
leisure at Hotel. Afternoon visit one of Myanmar’s most
treasured handicrafts, a lacquer ware home industry :
near by Myingabar village. Continue visit to Damayangyi
Temple (the massive temple in Bagan). Experience by
local Horse-cart way to Pyitthagyi Temple (15 mins).
Drive back to the Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Bagan-Mt.Popa-Bagan (B)
After Breakfast, excursion trip to Mount Popa by car (1
hour drive), and extinct volcano with spectacular views.
It’s shrine is dedicated to animalist spirits known as
“NATS” and will have to climb 777 steps to the shrine at
the top of the peak. After visit, drive back to the
Bagan and upon time permitting, enjoy sunset at River
along Ayeyarwaddy. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Bagan-Heho-Pindaya (B)
After Breakfast, transfer to the airport departure for
Heho by flight. (45 mins flying). Arrive Heho and drive
to Pindaya (Approx: 2 hours) an interesting drive up
into the hills and across the Shan Plateau through
fields of mountain rice. Visit magnificent Pindaya Cave.
Continue visit some local houses where families produce
Shan paper and parasols. Evening stroll along underneath
the old Banyan Trees – which are said over 200 years
old. Leisure and overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Pidaya-Nyaung Shwe Jetty-Inle Lake (B)
After Breakfast, visit morning colorful local market.
Starts drive down into the valley to Nyaungshwe on the
edge of the Inle Lake : famous for its unique leg rower;
(Approx : 2? hours). Arrive Nyaungshwe and process to
the Inle lake by local boat and Check-in hotel. Heading
to the middle of Inle lake including Phaung Daw Oo
Pagoda, Floating Marketing Villages & Gardens,
traditional handicrafts-silk weaving on wooden handlooms
and a blacksmith shop. Transfer to the hotel and
overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Inle-Indein-Inle (B)
After Breakfast at hotel, first visit one of the local
markets in the Inle Lake region (on market days by
days). And then, boat trip to the Western Shore of Inle
Lake to the beginning of a stair path leading to the
hidden and unknown Inn Dein Pagoda complex. Return back
to the hotel and leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Inle Lake-Nyaung Shwe Jetty-Heho-Yangon (B)
After Breakfast, transfer to the Heho Airport depart for
Yangon by schedule flight. (Approx: 1 ? hours flying).
Arrive Yangon Airport and on the way to the hotel, visit
National Museum and Karaweik Royal Barge (A Royal
Floating Barge on the lake for the fantastic photo
view). Check-in to the hotel. Afternoon, shopping to the
Bogyoke Market(Scotts Market) with hundred of food,
clothes, handicrafts and gems store. Visit to the China
Town and Fruit Market to see evening life of Yangon.
Transfer to the hotel and leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Yangon Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free and leisure until
departure. Transfer to the Yangon International Airport
for the departure flight to your next destination.