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Tour Code : GMTT0807
Destination Covered : Yangon, Bagan, Mt.Popa, Mandalay, Pindaya Cave, Inle Lake
Recommended Season    : Year Round

Detailed Itinerary For The Grand Myanmar Tour

DAY 01     ARRIVAL YANGON ( WELCOME DINNER )


sule02Arrive by international flight and welcome by our Experienced English Speaking Guide at Yangon International Airport. Transfer and check- in the hotel. Start Yangon City Orientation tour. Visit the colonial area, Sule Pagoda-the landmark of Yangon City Centre, Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image. Take a fresh breath at Karaweik Garden and photo taking the Great Shwedagon Pagoda with fantastic panoramic view. Complete you first day by visiting Shwedagon Pagoda - one of the wonders of the world. Dinner at Karaweik Royal Barge Restaurant with culture show. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 02    YANGON – BAGAN (B)


bagan04Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and depart for Bagan by scheduled flight . Visit colorful Nyaung –U local market, Shwezigon Pagodathe glory of Bagan, Htilominlo g, Nathtaukkyaung -monastery made of teak wood, Ananda Temple-the masterpiece of Bagan, Gubyaukgyi Temple-the best mural paintings of 11th century, Manuha Temple, Dhamayangyi Temple-the biggest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple-the 12th century temple, the lacquer ware workshop-the unique of Bagan, etc. Finally, enjoy the sunset on the top of the temple. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 03     DRIVE TO MT.POPA (50 KM, 2 HOURS) (B)


popa03Morning breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Mt.Popa - an extinct volcano which is known as “Home of the Spirits” and observe the life of rural area on the way such as producing the palm sweets. We may stop several places for making the photos and knowing the countryside. Climb up 777 steps to reach of top of Mt.Popa cliff temple and enjoy the landscapes, the panoramic view of extinct volcano and the plain to Bagan. Drive back to Bagan. Enjoy sunset boat at Ayeyarwaddy River. Leisure and overnight at hotel.

DAY 04       BAGAN-MANDALAY-AMARAPURA –MANDALAY ( B)


mandalay03Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport and depart for Mandalay by scheduled flight (30 minutes flying) . Arrive Mandalay airport and start drive to Amarapura, an ancient capital of Myanmar, where we can observe the life of over 1000 monks at Mahagandaryon Monastery & silk weaving factory. Proceed to Sagaing, where we can observe the fascinating landscapes of the Ayeyarwaddy River from serene Sagaing Hill, the place of over 700 monasteries. Drive to Mandalay and visit Mahamuni Buddha Image - one of the most sacred Buddha Images in Myanmar. visit traditional handicraft workshops such as, marble carving, gold leaves beating, Kuthodaw Pagoda – the world biggest book, Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) Monastery – the finest of wood carving. Finally enjoy the sunset on top of Mandalay Hill where we can admire the beauty of Mandalay City, Shan Plateau, etc. Leisure and overnight at hotel.

DAY 05         RIVER CRUISE MINGUN-AVA (INWA) – (B)


mingun02Morning breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion to Mingun (01 hour) along mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. During the river cruise, we may enjoy the fascinating landscapes of the river as well as the daily life of the people living along the Ayeyarwaddy. Visit Mingun pagoda - unfinished pagoda & the biggest ringing bell of 90 tons, the unusual Myatheindan pagoda. Proceed to Ava (Inwa) by boat about 02 hours. On the way, we may observe the beauty of serene Sagaing Hill & bridge from the boat. Arrive to Ava and visit by horse carts to Maenu Okkyaung Monastery-built by the chief queen in 1818, Nan Myint Tower - 27 meter masonry high, Bargayar Monastery - well known for its wood carving with 267 teak pillars. Come back to Amarpaura and enjoy the sunset by crossing over U Bein Bridge. Leisure and overnight.

DAY 06               MANDALAY-HEHO-PINDAYA-INLE LAKE (B)


mandalay04Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and depart for Heho by scheduled flight ( 30 minutes flying ). Drive to Pindaya and enjoy the marvelous landscapes of hilly region with vegetables plantation, terrace-landing cultivation, etc. Visit the Pindaya Caves - houses 8094 Buddha Images. Drive to Inle Lake. Check in at the hotel and overnight at hotel.

DAY 07     EXCURSION INLE ( B)


inle03Morning breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion on the lake. Visit Inn Dein pagodas complex in ruins covered by trees and bushes, floating gardens, floating villages, Lotus-petal robe & silk weaving looms at Inn Paw Khone village, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda - the most venerable pagoda on the lake, jumping cats’ monastery, etc. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 08     FLIGHTS TO YANGON. DEPARTURE (B)


Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon.  Visit Bogyoke market [ Closed on Monday] and china town market with a long queue of local / Chinese food vendors. In the evening, transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight.

***END OF OUR SERVICE ***

 

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