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Tour Code : GMTT1514
Destination Covered   :Yangon, Sittwe, Maruk-U , Pindaya , Inle Lake , Mandalay , Bagan
Recommended Season    : Year Round

Detailed Itinerary For The Grandeur Of Myanmar Tour

The Maruk Oo – serenity of ancient heritage will combined with our touristic destination our major cities.

All sightseeing arrangement with Air-condition vehicle (except in Sittwe & Mrauk Oo)

The operated between Sittwe and Maruk Oo is very sample and most of them are used their fish catching boat. However private boat are can be arrange for this trip and operate time will be 6/7 hours. Minimum 25 pax and up will be operate for EXPRESS BOAT.

Domestic flight is operate with Air Bagan or Air Mandalay or Yangon Airways (F-100, ATR 72/42)

Domestic flight schedule for Yangon & Sittwe will not fly daily and for update flight schedule, please contact to our company.

DAY 01 - ARRIVAL YANGON ( WELCOME DINNER )


yangon10Arrive 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 – SITTWE by Flight & Boat to SITTWE (B)


sittwe01Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Sittwe. Upon arrival, boat trip Kaladan River to Mrauk Oo, about 6  hours upstream.  On the way, we may observe the beauty of Kaladan River. Arrival Mrauk Oo, transfer and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Mrauk Oo.

DAY 03 - SIGHTSEEING MRAUK OO (B)


mrauku01Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit Shittaung Temple - Shrine of the 80,000 Images, Pitakaktaik, which literally means Buddhist cannon with distinguishing features, Laungbanpyauk Pagoda & Sakyamanaung Pagoda, Andaw Thein temple, Yadanabon Pagoda, which is the largest stupa in the area, Yadana Manaung, Satkya Manaung, etc. Enjoy the sunset on top of Htoke Kan Thein Temple - which houses 146 Buddha niches. Overnight in Mrauk Oo.

DAY - 04  EXCURSION VESALI VILLAGE & MAHAMUNI BUDDHA IMAGE (B)


mrauku02Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Vesali, the ancient capital founded in 372 AD is just 10 km from Mrauk Oo. On the way, we can observe plenty of rice fields, which define Rakhine State as “The Land of Bounteous Rice”. Visit ancient Sutaung Pye Buddha Image and proceed to to Mahamuni Temple (two hours drive approximately) was the original site for Mandalay’s famous Mahamuni Buddha, a huge and very old bronze image. Back to Mrauk Oo and take the canoe ride along Mrauk Oo canal. Overnight in Mrauk Oo.

DAY - 05  BOAT TO SITTWE (B)


Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the local market, museum, Bandoola Monastery - huge collection of antiques of Mrauk Oo Dynasty. Afternoon, cruise back to Sitttwe. Upon arrival, transfer and check in at the hotel. Leisure at View Point Beach. Overnight in Sittwe.

DAY - 06  SITTWE- YANGON (B)


Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit the colorful fish market, Cultural Museum. Afternoon, transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY - 07 FLIGHT TO HEHO. DRIVE TO PINDAYA  &  PROCEED TO INLE LAKE (B)


inle10Morning, 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  Pindaya Caves -houses 8094 Buddha Images, umbrella workshop, which is made of pulp. Proceed to Inle Lake . Transfer and Check in at the hotel and overnight at Inle Lake.

DAY - 08 EXCURSION INLE (B)


inle11Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion on the lake. Visit Inn Dein pagodas in ruins covered by trees and bushes, floating gardens, floating villages, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda-the most venerable pagoda on the lake, In Paw Khon village to observe the silk weaving & lotus petal robe weaving loom, jumping cats monastery, etc. Overnight at Inle Lake.

DAY - 09 FLY TO MANDALAY AND EXCURSION MINGUN & SIGHTSEEING MANDALAY (B)


mandalay10Morning breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion to Mingun (01 hour) along the 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, unusual Myatheindan pagoda. Back to Mandalay and visit traditional handicraft workshops such as, 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. Come back to hotel and leisure. Overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 10 - EXCURSION AMARAPURA, SAGAING & AVA (INWA) (B)


sagaing03Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit Mahamuni Buddha Image - one of the most sacred Buddha Images in Myanmar. 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, Kaungmudaw Pagoda - the magnificent dome remarkably seen from far away, silverware factory, etc. Continue to Ava (Inwa) and visit by horse carts to Maenu Okkyaung Monastery - built by the chief queen in 1818, Nan Myint Tower-27 meter masonry high is, 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 11 - RIVER CRUISE TO BAGAN (B)


bagan11Early morning, transfer to the jetty for the river cruise to Bagan. Leisure and enjoy the marvelous landscapes during the cruise ( 6-8 hrs cruising ) . Arrive to Bagan and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 12 - SIGHTSEEING BAGAN (B)


bagan12Morning, 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, the 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 lacquerware workshop - the unique of Bagan, etc. Finally, enjoy the sunset on top of a pagoda or temple. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 13 - EXCURSION MT.POPA (50 KM, 02:00 HRS). (B)


popa08Morning, 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. Come down and drive back to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 14 - FLY BACK TO YANGON AND SIGHTSEEING (B)


yangon11Morning breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival Yangon, transfer & check in at the hotel. Visit Bogyoke market [except on Monday] & china town. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 15 – DEPARTURE (B)


Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight.

*** END OF THE TRIP ***

 

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