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Myanmar Wonderful Tours 10 Days 9 Nights

Myanmar Sightseeing Tour: Taking a sightseeing tour in Yangon and enjoying its colorful lifestyle is the best choice to start your amazing tour to Myanmar. A flight will help you travel to Bagan for its most significant pagodas and temples and an excursion to Mount Popa. When visiting Mandalay you will have a chance to discover the golden days of Mandalay Kingdom.

Visitors will be amazed at the extensive limestone caves and picturesque lake at Pindaya and the magnificent sightseeing tour on boat at the “Venice of the East” – Inle Lake. You will end your terrific Myanmar tour with the most scenic boat tour on Inle Lake to Indein Village before flying back to Yangon.

Day 1: Yangon Arrival (Nil)

Upon your arrival at Yangon Airport, our guide will meet you with Welcoming Signage and then escort you to your hotel. In the evening, enjoy the sunset to the Great Shwedagone Pagoda built the most prominent monument in Yangon which dominates the sky with golden flash, giant spires and holy relics. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon sightseeing

Meals: 1 Breakfast

After breakfast, start out for a short walk around colorful downtown in Yangon and drive to visit Chaukhtatkyi pagoda – with a 70-metres reclining Buddha statue, the National Museum – with extensive collection of ancient artifacts, art works and historic memorabilia on display in 14 halls in a splendid five-storey building.

In the afternoon head for the Bogyoke Aung San Market to find exotic souvenirs. Then, enjoy the water front of busy Yangon River brief public ferry ride and the octagonal-shaped golden Sule Pagoda. After a stroll at the Maha Bandoola Park to see colonial-style high court and city hall, head to the lively Indian Town and Chinatown. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

Day 3: Yangon – Bagan

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Air Transfer RGN-BGN @ 06:00-07:50 (or) similar.

In the morning visit to the market in Nyaung U. Then full day sightseeing tour of Bagan with a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples, such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; the Wetkyiin Gu Byauk Gyi Temple, as well as the elegant Htilominlo temple, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes; the Ananda Temple, with four huge standing Buddha images and Ananda Okkyaung, a small red brick monastery, one of the few received plants is next door from the time of the early Bagan. At the inner walls are designs from that 18. Continue to famous Dhammayangyi Temple and Sula Mani Temples.

After lunch, short take a rest at hotel and in the afternoon visit Myinkaba, two km south of Bagan. This village is well known for its lacquerware workshops and has also a number of interesting temples, as Nanphaya Temple, said to have once been the residence of King Manuha and Gu Byauk Gyi Temple, which has very nice frescoes inside. Enjoy your soothing sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan.

Day 4: Bagan – MT. Popa – Bagan

Meals: 1 Breakfast

After Breakfast, you will visit one of local village to discover the real life, how much different compare to other side of the world. Some candies or small gifts would be a great thing for local children. Then driving excursion to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano with its shrines dedicated to animist spirits known as “Nats”. For the energetic, time to climb up the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the volcanic plug. Lunch would be served on the hill resort overlooked Mt. Popa. On the way back, visit palm sugar workshop. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan.

Day 5: Bagan – Mandalay – Ava

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Air Transfer BGN-MDL @ 08:05-08:35 (or) Similar.

Mandalay can always give Myanmar tours’ fans a hint of how the imperial era was like back to the 19th century. In the morning we will fly over Myanmar’s golden land to Mandalay. Check in upon arrival. Take a short break to rejuvenate before we start our city tour.

On arrival to Mandalay, proceed to Ava, the capital from 14th to 18th centuries. Explore by horse cart to Bagaya Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace and fort.

In the afternoon, come back to Mandalay and we go to Mandalay’s major attractions of Mahamuni Pagoda, inside of which the bronze Buddha statue is all yet monks and pilgrims are still applying gold layers everyday. Next, we will visit Golden Palace Monastery, which is famous for its intricate woodcarvings. Continue our trip to the world-known Kuthodaw Pagoda, holding the world’s largest book carved Buddhism scriptures on 729 marble slabs.

After lunch, we will take a short break and then continue the tour visiting the Mandalay Palace & Fort, which best portrays the golden days of Mandalay Kingdom. Later, we will visit Shwenandaw Kyaung, a traditional modern monastery with carved panels telling the past-life stories of the Buddha. The friendly monks in the monastery will leave you a lifetime memory for your surprise-full Myanmar tours.

Our last stop will be the Mandalay Hill. Atop the hill, Buddha once prophesied that a grand city, that is Mandalay of present day, would rise in the 2400th year of his faith. Taking in a panoramic view of the whole city, you might find yes sometimes prophecy does come true. At around 11am just when the sun rise. Overnight at Hotel in Mandalay.

Day 6: Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing – Mandalay

Meals: 1 Breakfast

After breakfast, morning excursion to Amarapura;11km from Mandalay to visit Mahagandayon Monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study the Buddha scripture. If time permits, you will have the opportunity to observe the monks having their last meal of the day in total silence.

Then continue to 11km up-river from Mandalay. Cross Ayeyarwaddy River by boat nearly one hour. Visit around Mingun especially for well-known Mingun Bell; 90 tons in weight, the largest ringing bell in the world, unfinished huge Mingun Pagoda, Settawya Pagoda and Hsinbyume Pagoda.

In the afternoon, visit a special place where hundreds nuns live and study the Buddha scripture before continue to the temple-filled Sagaing Hill and put a perfect end to today’s trip with a sunset boat excursion around the world’s longest teak bridge at U Bein Bridge. Overnight at Hotel in Mandalay.

Day 7: Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya – Inle Lake

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Air Transfer MDL-HEH @ 08:50-09:20 (or) similar.

Morning transfer to the airport to take the flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho airport, drive to PINDAYA, which is located 40 km north of AUNGBAN and noted for its extensive limestone caves and picturesque lake. We will be passing through the pa o and Danu villages of Pwehla endless fields of dry cultivated mountain rice and potato. Pindaya cave thousand of Buddha image placed there by pilgrimages over many centuries and paper making and umbrella making home cottage workshops.

In Pindaya, sightseeing, shopping and you will see the Shan people who own fair and soft skin. After that, proceed to Nyaung Shwe the gate way of Inle Lake about 2 hours. On arrival Nyaung Shwe jetty and transfer to hotel by small engine boat. Overnight at Hotel in Inle lake.

Day 8: Inle Lake sightseeing

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Inle Lake is often called the “Venice of the East.” Take some time to see the floating gardens and observe the lifestyle of the local people. Watch carefully and you can see boatmen paddle their craft with an oar using their foot. After breakfast, morning explore around the Inle lake and 5th day local market in the lake. Then visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and its 5 holy Buddha images.

In the afternoon, visit to Inn Paw Khone weaving village and Floating gardens of Hydroponics system (especially tomato, others vegetables). Finally visit Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, one of the most impressive of the many monasteries on the lake with its 150-200 pillars with elaborate wooden carvings. Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 9: Indein – Heho – Yangon

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Air Transfer HEH-RGN @ 16:25-19:15 (or) similar.

After breakfast, go to Indein Village, the western end of the Lake. The boat takes you through a long channel where you watch the farmers cultivate their produce. This ride is one of the most scenic boat tours on Lake Inle.

In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival to Yangon, leisure at hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

Day 10: Yangon Departure

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Enjoy your free time until flight out of Myanmar. Today we will say goodbye to you at the airport./.