|Tour Code :||MTS-MHE-091|
|Tour Duration:||09 days / 08 nights|
|Route :||Yangon - Kyaing Tong - Inle - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon- Bago - Kyaikhtiyo - Pha An -Mawlamying – Thanphyuzayat - Mawlamying - Yangon|
|Vacation Type :||Soft Trekking Tour|
This program is presented to you for your visit around Myanmar for its main tourist destinations. Explore from Yangon – the garden city and the main gate way to Myanmar to Kyaing Tong – the most scenic town in the Shan State where you can find several Shan tribes, Inle – the tranquil lake of the leg rowers, Mandalay – the culture canter and its environs, Sagaing – the Place of Meditation and Mingun - home of the world biggest ringing bell, Bagan – the richest archeological sights in Asia, Kyaikhtiyo – the golden rock balanced on the cliff, Mawlamyine - an important trading town on the south and also a capital of Mon State and Thanbyuzayat – famous for its Death Railway by the thousands of Allied POW. You will find the local peoples and landscape beyond your imagination.
The majority of overland in Myanmar is bumpy and not so good. However, our skillful drivers and experienced guides will take you along the way safely and we may stop in several places for shooting the photos or knowing the local people.
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. Trekking boots are recommended. Recommended from October to May.
Arrive Yangon international airport, welcome by tour guide. Transfer to the hotel for check in. Visit Chauk Htatt Kyi (the six storied in meaning but actually the huge reclining Buddha Image, Sule (the eight sided stupa located at the center of Yangon, the Independent Monument. And study the ways of living of Yangon citizens (which can observe the tradition and modern costume) and 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. And overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.
In the early morning, breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport to leave for Kyaing Tong by air. Arrive at Kyaing Tong airport, transfer and check in hotel. Lunch at restaurant. After lunch, visit Ahaka Village to see some national tribes. In the evening, come back to Kyaing Tong. Overnight stay at hotel.
In the early morning, breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, visit Pin Tauk Village and then hiking to see Akha tribes. The villages are situated about 600ft above sea-level. Lunch on the way with lunch box. After lunch, come back to Kyaing Tong. In the evening, arrive at Kyaing Tong and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, visit Kyaing Tong Morning Market and see many minority people shopping at the morning market. And then proceed to Loi-Mwe, hill top palace with peaceful surroundings (sea-level 5542 ft) and old British colonial governor's house and old church. Lunch on the way. After lunch, proceed to Ho Latt Akha small village, Naung Cho Wa village and Pang-Y Lahu village. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, transfer to 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. Lunch at restaurant. After lunch, visit Intain village and sightseeing in the lake by boat. Overnight stay at hotel.
In 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 at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, depart to Inle by our tour car. On the way, visit Pindaya Cave with thousands of Buddha images placed there by pilgrims over many centuries. Lunch on the way. Proceed to Mandalay .Arrive at Mandalay. Transfer and check-in hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After early breakfast at the hotel, visit 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, Atumahsi Monastery and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery), Kuthodaw (Maha Lawkamarazein Pagoda) which is famous as the world largest book of many stone slabs on which is inscribed the whole Buddhist Literature.. Enjoy the panoramic view of the city from Mandalay Hill. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.
Early morning departure by boat on the Ayeyarwaddy River to Bagan. This downriver trip about 8 hours. Lunch is served on board. On arrival, transfer to hotel. And then Bupaya Pagoda to watch sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
Early morning breakfast at hotel. After breakfast visit, Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupa, Kyansittha U Min, a tunnel with an interesting features of paintings.Lunch at restaurant. After lunch visit Soemingyi Okkyaung, Nagayone Temple, Apeyadana Temple and Wetkyiin Gubaukkyi Temple with fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes. In the evening, visit enjoy sunset from Mingalarzedi. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
In the early morning, breakfast at hotel. Proceed to AnandaTemple, architectural master piece; Thatbyinnu Temple, the tallest in Bagan and Tharaba Gate. Lunch at restaurant. After lunch, visit Dhamayangyi Temple, the biggest massive temple with the finest brick work. In the evening, transfer to Nyanung U airport and to leave for Yangon. Arrive at Yangon and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After early breakfast at the hotel, full day seat in coach excursion to an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom, Bago (the Hansawaddy Dynasty). On the way, observe the World War Two Cemetery at Htaukkyant. Proceed to Kyaikpun the four sided huge Buddha images. Continue to Shwemawdaw, Shwethalyaung (a huge reclining Buddha image). After lunch at local restaurant. Tour proceeds to Kyaikhtiyo, the Golden Rock. Upon arrival at base camp by truck, transfer to the hotel on the mountain summit. Overnight stay at Kyaikhtiyo.
After breakfast at the hotel, tour proceed to Pha An, the capital city of Kayin State. There, you could observe minority ethnic group of Myanmar and their ways of living such as Sakaw Kayin and Poe Kayin. Moreover Geba, Gekho and Bwe are living in their unique culture, belief and customary. The State mark - Zwegabin Mountain slab is offering a picturesque view. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the pleasant morning, shopping and study at the Pha An market. Tour continues a capital city to another. That is Mawlamyaing, the capital city of Mon State. Sightseeing would proceed to Kyaikthanlan Pagoda, Uzzena Pagoda, Kawguan and Payon Caves where Mons' religious places. Overnight stay at the hotel located on the bank of Thanlwin River (one of the longest river of Myanmar.
After early breakfast at the hotel, tour starts to Thanphyuzayat which is 34 kilometers far away from Mawlamying. There is an Allined War Memorial Cemetry for POW (prisoners of the war) who lost their lives in the famous Death Railway. Drive back to Mawlamyaing and overnight.
After breakfast at the hotel, drive back to Yangon for 97 miles. On the way, there will be many photo stops upon your needs. The green paddy field, farm works and there might be seen the buffalo boys. Overnight stay in Yangon.
After breakfast at the hotel, shopping to Bogyoke Market (formerly known as Scott Market). Transfer to Yangon International Airport for onward departure flight to conclude your exclusive travel experience.