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Package Tours to Myanmar 13 Days 12 Nights

Package Tour to Myanmar: Explore Oyin U Lwin with its unique colonial architecture, located in a scenic hill, famous for its fruit, flower and vegetable gardens. Explore Mandalay, including a visit to Golden Palace Monastery, made entirely of teak with intricate woodcarvings,Kuthodaw Pagoda with the largest book carved Buddhism scriptures, and Mingun with the largest ringing bell in the world.

Travel to Bagan to be amazed at its Buddhist heritage shining under the sunlight and Mt. Popa, an extinct volcano with a holy shrine on its top. Go trekking in Kalaw and meet the ethnic minority. Attend traditional market in Inle Lake, where locals come to sell their indigenous agricultural products. Immerse in the nature, sailing around on boat and watching floating gardens.

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 (if room available).

Then drive to visit Chaukhtatkyi pagoda – with a 70-metres reclining Buddha statue, 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.

In the afternoon head for the Bogyoke Aung San Market to find exotic souvenirs.

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 – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Air Transfer RGN-MDL @ 06:15-07:40 (or) similar.

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Airport for flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, drive up into the hills from Mandalay for a full day visit of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) a former British Hill Station. The road winds steeply through flower, fruit and vegetable gardens. Drive through Maymyo on a horse drawn “stage coach”, giving you the chance to admire the brick and timber houses, complete with English style gables, turrets and chimneys for sunset watching at Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Then transfer to hotel and leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 3: Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay

Meals: 1 Breakfast

After breakfast, visit to Pyin Oo Lwin Botanical Garden and Pyaw Kauk water fall. Then back to Mandalay about 1 hour.

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. Upon arrival at Mandalay, experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including one of the most revered religious monument in Myanmar, the Mahamuni Pagoda, the Golden Palace Monastery, a supered example of traditional wooden building and Kuthodaw Pagoda the world’s largest book, made of marble. Visit a traditional had-woven silk workshop as well as Kalaga Tapestries craftsmen’s shop.

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 4: 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 5: Mandalay – Bagan

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Boat Transfer MDL-BGN @ 07:00-17:00.

After early breakfast, transfer to jetty and embark to Board Shwekeinnery or Malikah Boat to sail Bagan. Lunch on the way on boat by own account. Upon arrival to Bagan at late evening, transfer to your hotel.

Note: depending on the river condition, the boat schedule can be changed. If group tour, we can be rent by charter with supplement. In case the boat does not operate boat, we can be changed by flight with Supplement.

Day 6: Bagan

Meals: 1 Breakfast

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 7: 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 8: Bagan – Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Air Transfer BGN-HEH @ 07:35-08:50 (or) Similar.

After breakfast, morning transfer to the airport to take the flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho airport the weather is little cold in order to 3858feet higher of sea level. Our representative will wait you with name board first at the arrival lodge. Our guide and driver will wait at the outside of airport as policy of Heho airport.

Then we 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. And then proceed to Kalaw, a fresh and delightful hill station, on the rim of the Shan Plateau, which is a market center for ethnic picturesque old houses and the view of hte surrounding regions. Sightseeing around Kalaw. In the eveing sunset at local monastery on the hill top. Overnight at Hotel in Kalaw.

Day 9: Kalaw trekking

Meals: 1 Breakfast

After breakfast, visit the Kalaw Market. Then drive to trekking point and trek to the Palaung Village (10 km-about 4 hours) of Ywa Thit west of Kalaw and on the rim of the mountain. Enjoy visiting their long huts. Primitive way of living, their mountain plantations and the scenic surrounding. Proceed to View Point which overlooking the whole mountain ranges for the simple picnic lunch.

On the way back you have a chance to see the animist Palaung. Who were among the earliest inhabitants in Myanmar & have kept the tradition costume and culture. Note: you need to prepared lunch box for today. Overnight at Hotel in Kalaw.

Day 10: Kalaw – Inle Lake

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Today, we go to Nyaung Shwe, the gate way of Inle Lake. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Shan Plateau, the vegetation and the Tribal people at work. Visit Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery to understand about wine making process and the grape varieties. You may want to taste one of the best wine in the country during viewing over Inle Lake region.

In Nyaungshwe board a local boat for your transfer to the Resort. Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 11: 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 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, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and its 5 holy Buddha images, 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 12: 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 13: Yangon Departure

Meals: 1 Breakfast

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