Glimpse of Myanmar Tour

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Tour Code : MTS-GMT-061
Tour Duration : 06 days / 05 nights
Route : Yangon – Bagan – Heho – Pindaya – Inle Lake – Heho - 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 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. You will find the local peoples and landscape beyond your imagination.
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: Arrival Yangon

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yangon-03Upon arrival at Yangon international airport, our tour guide would welcome you and transfer to the hotel for check in. After that sightseeing start in Yangon, including Sule Pagoda in the heart of the city, Chauktatgyi Pagoda, one of the biggest colossal reclining Buddha image in Myanmar. Special evening visit to the massive 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. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 02: Yangon

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Bagan (B)

bagan-06After breakfast at the hotel, early morning flight to Bagan (domestic schedule flight, ~ 1 ½ hour flying) situated in Central Myanmar, on the East bank of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, to discover its glorious past and histories. Arrive at Nyaung U Airport and transfer to hotel for check. Whole day sightseeing of Bagan’s most famous temples and pagodas ranging from the temples with the earliest wall paintings to the prototype pagoda the influenced the designs of later Buddhist monuments. Tour highlights include colorful Nyaung Oo Market, and Shwezigon Pagoda – built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine, then go to Ananda Temple – King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture, next is Thatbyinnyu Temple – the highest building on the Bagan plain, after that visit to Htilominlo Temple – the largest temple of Bagan – noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. In the afternoon observe the process of traditional lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best known handicrafts and a specialty of Bagan. Then visit Manuha Temple, Myingabar Gubyaugyi Temple – an early period Pyu-style temple of Hindu influence with some of the oldest mutual paintings in Bagan and Dhamanyangyi Temple noted for its remarkable brickwork. Lastly enjoy the sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Buphaya or Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Day 03:Bagan

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Heho

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Pindaya (B)

pindaya-01After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho (domestic schedule flight, ~ 30 minute flying). Arrive at Heho Airport and drive to Pindaya (~ 65 km, 2 hour driving). Sightseeing inclusive of Pindaya Cave with thousands of Buddha Images placed there by pilgrims over many centuries and Umbrella workshop which is made from pulp. Even stroll underneath the old Banyan trees which are said over 200 years. Take fresh breath and photos. Overnight stay at hotel in Pindaya.

 

Day 04: Pindaya

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Inle Lake

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(B)

inle-02Breakfast at hotel and then drive to Nyaung Shwe ( ~ 75 km, 2 ½ hour driving) and transfer to hotel by boat to Inle Lake. Being located at the 900 meters above sea level, Inle Lake is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar with hazy blue mountains as backdrop. 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 at the hotel.

Day 05:   Inle

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Heho

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Yangon

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(B)

inle-03After breakfast, visit Indein Village where Pa O ancient pagoda complex is located. Then transfer to the Heho Airport ( ~ 30 km, 1 hour driving) and flight back to Yangon (domestic schedule flight, ~ 1 ½ hour flying). Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.

Day 06:  Departure Yangon

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(B)

bogyoke-market-01Breakfast at hotel. Stroll along the China Town and study the ways of living of Yangon citizens (which can observe the tradition and modern costume) and 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. Evening Transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight to conclude this unique experience.

 

 

 
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