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Tour Code: GMTT1009
Destination Covered : Yangon, Pindaya ,Inle , Mandalay , Monywa , Bagan
Recommended Season    : Year Round

Detailed Itinerary For Amazing Myanmar Tour

DAY 01     ARRIVAL YANGON (WELCOME DINNER)


yangon05Arrive 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. Leisure and overnight at hotel.

DAY 02    YANGON-HEHO-PINDAYA-INLE (B)


pindaya03After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport and depart for Heho ( 1 Hr Flying ) by scheduled flight. Upon arrival Heho airport, Drive to Pindaya by enjoying the marvelous landscapes of hilly region with vegetables plantation, terrace landing cultivation, etc. Visit the Pindaya Caves - houses 8094 Buddha Images. And then continue to Inle Lake. Transfer and check in at the hotel and overnight.

DAY 03     EXCURSION INLE (B)


inle06Morning breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion on the lake. Visit to the local tribe market, 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 Inle Lake.



DAY 04:   INLE LAKE –HEHO-MANDALAY (B)


mandalay05Morning visit around Inle Lake & Inn Dein pagodas in ruins covered by trees and bushes, floating gardens, floating villages. Late afternoon, transfer to the airport and flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, transfer and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Mandalay.



DAY 05                 EXCURSION AMARAPURA, SAGAING & AVA (B)


sagaing02Morning breakfast at the hotel. Excursion 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. Continue 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.

Overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 06         RIVER CRUISE MINGUN & SIGHTSEEING MANDALAY (B)


mandalay06Morning 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. Back to Mandalay and visit Mahamuni Buddha Image - one of the most sacred Buddha Images in Myanmar. Continue visiting of 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, etc. Finally enjoy the sunset on top of Mandalay Hill where we can admire the beauty of Mandalay City, Shan Plateau, etc. Come back to hotel and leisure. Overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 07     DRIVE TO MONYWA (112 KM, 03:30 HOURS). EXCURSION POWINTAUNG CAVES (B)


monywa01Breakfast at hotel. First visit to Kaung Mu Daw Pagoda at Sagaing and the Sagaing hills, a retreat for Buddhist devotees and after visit, the journey continues to “Monywa” (4 hrs driving) pass through varied agricultural landscapes and villages. On the way visit, Thanboddhay Pagoda about 20 kilometers out of Monywa. And then visit to Boddhi Tataung Pagoda. Drive to Monywa. Check in hotel and overnight at hotel.


DAY 08     VISIT MONYWA & PROCEED TO BAGAN  (B)


bagan06Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the jetty and cross the Chindwin River by local boat and drive to visit a sandstone cave system in the Phowin Hills, named after a famous “Zawgyi "(alchemist) who once lived here. Visit Shwe Ba Hill. Drive back to Monywa and heading drive to Bagan by passing Pakokku (1 hr driving). Proceed to the north of Pakokku (20km), the remains of Pakhangyi, 19th century town. Drive back to Pakokku and transfer to jetty. Excursion local ferry boat trip to Bagan (not express boat) 2 hrs sailing. Arrive Bagan, transfer to the hotel. Free and leisure. Overnight at hotel.



DAY 09      BAGAN CITY SIGHTSEEING (B)


bagan07Morning breakfast at the hotel. Visit colorful local market, Shwezigon Pagoda - the glory of Bagan, Htilominlo Temple-the best pilaster carving, Nathtaukkyaung - monastery made of teak wood, Ananda Temple - the masterpiece of Bagan, Gubyaukgyi Temple - the best mural paintings of 11th century, Manuha Temple - huge Buddha Images, 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 10     FLIGHT TO YANGON. DEPARTURE (B)


Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Heho Airport and depart for Yangon by scheduled flight. Transfer to hotel. ON the way, visit Mahapasana Cave ( if open ) .  Check-in hotel. Afternoon visit to the Bogyoke Market & evening china town market with a long queue of local / Chinese food vendors. Leisure and Overnight.

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