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Tour Code : GMTT1211

Destination Covered    : Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Pyin Oo Lwin , Inle Lake, Kyaikhtiyo ( Golden Rock )
Recommended Season    : Year Round

Detailed Itinerary For The Wonder Land Myanmar Tour

DAY 01     ARRIVAL YANGON ( WELCOME DINNNER )


yangon07Arrive 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 – BAGAN (B)


bagan08Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and depart for Bagan by scheduled flight ( 1hr Flying ). 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, 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)


popa05Morning 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)


mandalay07Morning, 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. 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 Pagod – 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)


mingun04Morning, 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-PYIN OO LWIN- MANDLAAY  (B)


pyinoolwin01Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, former colonial hill station at 1040 meters above the sea level. We can observe the pine trees, eucalyptus and silver oak, coffee, vegetables and strawberries, which are grown on the slopes of the hills. Local market, Kandawgyi National Park (former Botanical Garden), Pwekaku waterfall & Peikchinmyaing Caves are the highlights of Pyin Oo Lwin. Orientation by steed coach is an experience which should not be missed. Back to Mandalay and overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 07        MANDALAY – HEHO- PINDAYA &  PROCEED TO INLE  (B)


pindaya04Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho. 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. Proceed to Inle and on the way, visit Shweyanpye Monastery - typical Shan Monastery. Check in at the hotel and overnight at Inle Lake.


DAY 08     EXCURSION INLE (B)


inle07Morning breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion on the lake. Visit Inn Dein pagodas 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 Inle Lake.


DAY 09            HEHO- YANGON (B)


yangon06Morning 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 .



DAY 10     DRIVE TO GOLDEN ROCK  (B)


kyaikhtiyo01Morning, breakfast at the hotel.  Drive to Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo)-the balancing pagoda which stands on a boulder. On the way, enjoy the natural beauty and Mon villages. Upon arrival at the base camp, take the open truck in one hour ride to Yatetaung Camp. From there, we’ve to walk about 45 minutes to the top of the pagoda. Visit around and enjoy the sunset from this unforgettable site. Leisure and overnight at hotel.

DAY 11     DRIVE TO BAGO (80 KM, 03:00 HOURS). RETURN TO YANGON  (B)


bago02Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Come down to the base and drive to Bago. Visit the Shwemawdaw Pagoda - the highest Mon style Stupa in Myanmar, Shwetharlyaung Reclining Buddha Image, 4 huge sitting Buddha at Kyaikpun pagoda, old palace “Kanbozathadi”, etc. Drive back to Yangon. Check in at the hotel and leisure. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 12     YANGON DEPARTURE (B)


Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Free and Leisure until departure time . Transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure flight.

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