Exclusive Myanmar Tour

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Tour Code : MTS-EMT-141
Tour Duration : 14 days / 13 nights
Route : Yangon – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Naung Pein - Mandalay – Monywa – Bagan – Heho – InleLake - Yangon
Vacation Type : Tour
 

This program is brought to you for your visit around Myanmar for its main tourist destination. Explore from Yangon – the garden city and the main gate way to Myanmar to Mandalay – the culture canter and its environ, Amarapura – city of Immortality, Sagaing – the Place of Meditation and Mingun - home of the world biggest ringing bell. And Pyin Oo Lwin – the city of flowers stands on a plateau, 1000 meters up in the Shan hill and Naung Pein – on the road side of Mandalay Lashio and on the way exciting passing the twisty roads, Bagan – the richest archeological sights in Asia, Pindaya - a cozy town and famous for its Shan paper parasol and Inle – the tranquil lake of the leg rowers.

Charter boat from Mandalay to Mingun and Pakokku – Bagan are made of wood and traditionally built. It is pleasant, interesting trip with plenty to see along the way – fishing villages, bullock carts, corn fields, market boats, people doing their washing.

Local trains are operated by Government – owned Myanmar Railways. The experience of journey by train around Myanmar will be unique. Even though it is not so comfortable, the trip is so interesting and it has many opportunities to explore untouched places.

Transportation between each destination by domestic flight on Air Mandalay or Yangon Airways or Air Bagan (F-100 or ATR-72/42) can be done throughout the year.

Detailed Tour Program

Day 01:Yangon Arrival

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yangon-15Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, our tour guide would welcome and transfer to hotel. Visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, famous worldwide – its golden stupa is the ‘ Heart ’ of Buddhism Myanmar. The Pagoda is believed to be 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 offerings at Shwedagon, and it’s a fascinating place to spend time watching the world go by. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.

Day 02: Yangon Sightseeing

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yangon-16After early breakfast at the hotel, full day seat in coach tour in Yangon. Until 1755 it was the river side village of Dagon, which was conquered by King Alaungphaya and renamed Yangon, meaning no more enemy. Sightseeing inclusive of Chauk Htatt Kyi (the six storied in meaning but actually the huge reclining Buddha Image, Kabar Aye (the World Peace pagoda) and Maha Pasana (the great cave for Buddhist synod). Visit Naga Glass Factory where you can observe hand blow glass processing. Overnight at hotel.  

Day 03: Yangon

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Mandalay

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Amarapura

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Ava

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Mandalay (B)

mandalay-15After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Yangon International airport for flight to Mandalay. Mandalay, the commercial centre and cultural tourism site, was established in 1857 by King Mindon, Arrive at Tada Oo International airport and direct sightseeing to ancient city of Amarapura. Visit to Mahagundayone Monastery to study the daily life of the monks observing Buddha scriptures, U Bein Wooden Bridge (1.2km long) across Taung Tha Man Lake. Tour continues to Ava (Inwa). Sightseeing inclusive of Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery , the hand-made workshop industry producing lacquer alms for Monks. Then tour to Mandalay by land. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 04: Mandalay

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mandalay-16After early breakfast at the hotel, tour starts to Mahamuni Buddha Image, Zegyo Market and some of Mandalay’s cottage industries, such as weaving and tapestry making, Burmese candy making, Bamboo fan making near Eindaw Yar Pagoda. Lunch at Local restaurant. Tour continues to Kuthodaw (Maha Lawkamarazein Pagoda) which is famous as the world largest book of many stone slabs on which is inscribed the whole Buddhist Literature. And then proceed to Atumahsi Monastery and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery). In the evening, enjoy the panoramic view of the city from Mandalay Hill. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 05: Mandalay

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Pyin Oo Lwin (B)

pyinoolwin-06After having breakfast at the hotel, drive to the hills from Mandalay for a visit of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), a former British Hill Station. The road winds steeply through flower, fruit and vegetable gardens. Arrive at Pyin Oo Lwin and check in hotel. Visit the National Kandawgyi Gardens, which were laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler, the former governor of Burma - flowerbeds are similar to those you would find in an English country garden! The garden is recently renovated and the name has changed to "Kandawgyi National Botanical Garden". Drive through Pyin Oo Lwin on a horse drawn "pony cart", giving you the chance to admire the brick and timber houses, complete with English style gables, turrets and chimneys Overnight stay at the hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 06: Pyin Oo Lwin

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Naung Pein

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Mandalay (B)

pyinoolwin-07Breakfast at the hotel. transfer to train station and depart to Naung Pein by first class to enjoy the most spectaculars scenic views of the Shan plateau traveling one way by winding road with elbow crossing hilly drive. You will find the local peoples and landscape beyond your imagination. Arrive Naung Pein and visit around. And return back to Mandalay by land. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.

   

Day 07: Mandalay

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Sagaing

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Monywa

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Po Win Taung

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Monywa (B/ L/ D)

phowintaung-02After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Monywa. On the way, a visit to Sagaing Hills (21km south-east of Mandalay) and western bank of the Ayeyarwaddy river, Kaung Mu Daw Pagoda which is the copy of Mahaceti Pagoda in Siri Lanka. Tour continues to Monywa located in the Valley of Chindwin River and a pleasant destination for the visitors. Sightseeing inclusive of Thanbode where a half million of Buddha images exits. Bode Tahtaung where a thousand of Bo trees or Banyan trees and a 300 foot long reclining Buddha image would be visited. In the afternoon, drive to Hpo Win Taung and Shwe Ba Taung by local pick-up taxis. Return back to Monywa. Overnight stay at hotel in Monywa. 

Day 08: Monywa

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Pakokku

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Bagan(B)

monywa-04Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Pakokku – famous for cotton blanket. Visit local market, weaving industry, peanut snacks making cottage. And then transfer to the jetty cruise by charter private to Bagan situated in Central Myanmar, on the east bank of the mighty Ayeyawaddy River. Arrive at Bagan in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.

Day 09: Bagan

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bagan-24Option: Balloon Over Bagan (BOB)
It is a unique opportunity to see the Bagan with ‘BALLOONS OVER BAGAN’. You get a magnificent birds-eye view of thousand year-old pagodas, temples and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River as it has never been seen before. The balloon is guided by gentle winds not exceeding 24 km/h. Eight/Six passengers plus a pilot fit into the balloon’s basket. The champagne flights at sunrise last just under an hour and take off daily from October through March. Price is US $ 250 / pax. Due to the limited capacity, advance bookings at an early stage are highly recommended.

After early breakfast at the hotel, full day sightseeing in Bagan, one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Asia. Firstly tour proceed to Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupa, Kyansittha Cave, a tunnel with an interesting feature of paintings, Wetkyi Inn Gubaukkyi Temple with fine mural paintings of Jataka Scenes. Lunch at local restaurant. Tour continues to Andana Temple, the architecture masterpiece, Thatbyinnyu Temple, the tallest in Bagan, Gawdapalin Temple, Htilominlo Temple, noted for its plaster carving and Tharaba Gate. In the evening, enjoy the transparent picturesque sunset from Mingalarzedi Temple by taking house cart. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.

Day 10: Bagan

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bagan-25After early breakfast at the hotel, tour proceeds to Nyaung Oo busy local market to observe traditional ways of life, Manu Ha Temple, Nanpaya Temple and Dhamayasika Temple. Visit traditional handicraft workshops near the Myinkaba Village, Payathonzu (three pagodas) and Nandamnya Temple. In the evening, enjoy the sunset from Tayoke Pyay Temple. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.  

Day 11: Bagan

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Heho

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Inle (B)

inle-22After breakfast, transfer to Nyaung Oo airport for domestic flight to Heho. Arrive at Heho airport and transfer to Inle Lake. And then, drive to hotel by boat to Inle Lake. Check in hotel. After lunch, visit Indein Village, located at the western side of the lake. Passing Nyaung Ohak Monastery and follow a stair path lined up with many hundreds o wooden columns, you finally will reach the impressive Shwe Indein Pagoda Complex. From the hillside you have great view over the lake area. On the way back to the boat, walk through a romantic bamboo forest at the riverside, where you may observe local people having a bath. Overnight in Inle lake region.

Day 12: Inle

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inle-23In the early morning, breakfast at hotel and visit Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, the most famous pagoda of the Shan State. Ywa-Ma village, gold and sliver smiths’ workshop. After lunch, visit Jumping Cat Monastery and floating gardens, local methods of fishing, village life and the famous leg rowers. In the evening, enjoy the sunset while visiting the Inle Lake by boat. Overnight stay at hotel in Inle Lake.  

Day 13: Inle

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Heho

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Yangon

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bogyoke-market-03In the early morning, breakfast at hotel and transfer to Heho airport and to leave for Yangon. Arrive at Yangon and Arrive at Yangon and transfer to hotel. Shopping at Bogyoke Market (Scott’s Market) of hundreds of shops where you can find local products such as Gems & Jewelry , slippers, cloth, and so on. Sule (the eight sided stupa located at the center of Yangon, the Independent Monument. Evening stroll along the China Town and study the ways of living of Yangon citizens (which can observe the tradition and modern costume). Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.  

Day 14: Departure Yangon

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yangon-departure-02Breakfast at hotel. Leisure till the flight time. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight to conclude this unique experience.


 

 

 
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