MYANMAR CULTURAL EXPLORATION

Daily Tour 12 Days / 11 Nights
Bagan, Inle Lake ECO TOURISM SITES, Chaungtha beach, KANPALAT, MINDUT, Nat Ma Taung Vs Mt. Victoria, Myitkyina, Putao, Myeik ( Mergui Archipelago ), Dawei (Tavoy), Kawthaung, Nay Pyi Taw, Pyay, Taungoo, Thandaung Gyi, Mrauk Oo, Loikaw, Pindaya, Kakku, Mandalay, Amarapura, Bagan, Salay, Kalaw Tour Guide: Travel Informations

TRIP HIGHLIGHT

Touch the glorious Shwedagon Pagoda in the heart of Yangon.

Ancient Bagan with its scattered temples and rich history.

Mingle with the locals in small villages to experience the villagers’ daily routine in Monya and Pakokku shot trip.

Explore interesting experiences in mighty Mandalay, the historical monuments of the last dynasty of Myanmar’s kingdom and enjoy the sunset at the famous teakwood U Bein Bridge

Final another highlight is  Inle Lake in Shan State to explore the floating garden and witness the amazing leg rower’s style of Innthar villagers.

ITINERARY

Tour Tittle : Exotic Inle Lake Discovery

Tour Type : Classic Tour

Tour Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights

Tour Coverage : Yangon – Bagan – Pakokku – Monya – Sagaing

Tour Departure : Yangon

Tour End : Yangon

Tour Code : GO – 2001

Day 01 : Yangon Arrival (-/-/-)

Welcome by the Golden Orbit Travels representative on arrival at Yangon international airport and transfer to the hotel. After a brief fresh up, visit to Karaweik Hall (Floating Barge on the Kandawgyi Lake) and then visit the marvellous Shwedagon Pagoda, the glistening golden stupa that towers over the capital and one of the wonders of the world, is the spiritual centre of the country. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 02 : Yangon (B/-/-)

After breakfast , start the orientation tour of Yangon, walking tour includes Sule Pagoda, the City Hall & Colonial buildings .In the afternoon ,visit Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott’s Market), where one can buy many items in one place. Bogyoke Market was built in colonial times and has a colonial shape. Visit “Chaukhtathgyi Pagoda” it is the fourth largest colossal reclining image in Myanmar and 67m long. And walk along the China town to touch busy Yangon local life in the evening. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 03 : Yangon -Bagan (B/-/-)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and check in. After refreshment, start sightseeing in Bagan, is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia .

Tour sites included the Bagan Museum , the Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent golden Stupa, Wetkyi-in Gubyakgyi, a temple with murals paintings and the elegant Htiominlo temple noted for its fine plaster carvings. After Lunch, continue visit to Ananda, an architectural masterpiece of the early style temple with four impressive standing Buddha temple.

At the end of day , transfer to jetty to join the Sunset Cruise in the Ayeyarwaddy River to see the sun drop into River and experience peaceful ,tranquil moment and indescribable magic power of Bagan. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.

Day 04 : Bagan (B/-/-)

After breakfast, visit Nyaung Oo Market, then proceeded to Sulamani temple, Shwegugyi Temple, and Minanthu village.

In the afternoon, the tour includes a stop at a local lacquer -ware workshop to watch the skilled artisans at work on the various stages over a period of six months. Then proceed to old Bagan for a pony cart tour among the temples , Thatbyinnyu and Damayan Gyi before sunset.

Evening enjoy Bagan’s most popular sunset Lawkananda Pagoda and Bu Phaya overlooking view to Ayeyarwaddy River. Enjoy these magical moments. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Day 05 : Bagan - Pakokku -Monywa (B/-/-)

After breakfast, proceed your journey to Monywa via Pakokku , on the way, visit the famous sites in Pakokku such as Thihoshin Temple , local market and cheroot workshop .

After that , proceed to Monywa , vsit Thanboday Pagoda and Bodi Tahtaung and overnight in Monywa.

Day 06 : Monya - Sagaing -Mandalay (B/-/-)

After breakfast , the excursion to Hpo Win Daung Caves for its wall paintings and Shwe Ba Hill are also a must in Monywa.

After lunch (own account), proceed to Sagaing , en route the peaceful neighbouring town on the other side of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. It is considered the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Myanmar and famous among the locals as the retreat. The landscape is dotted with over 600 monasteries and nunneries.

And ,proceed to the unique Kaungmhudaw pagoda and to Zayar Theingi Nunnery with hundreds of women scholars.

Enjoy misty view of Sagaing and the famous Ayeyarwaddy River from the top of Sun Oo Ponnayashin Pagoda. Sagaing is also famous for its silversmiths, whose work follows traditions passed down for centuries creating the most intricate designs using simple tools. Proceed to Mandalay and will arrive late to Mandalay .Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 07 : Mandalay (B/-/-)

After breakfast , visit gold leaf workshop (handmade) , Maharmuni Pogada the most revered pagoda in Mandalay , and stone curving quarter .

Visit Shwe Nandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery ) the most well-known wooden monastery in the country, famous for its intricate carvings .It is the only original building from Mandalay Palace having miraculously survived the bombings of WWII. And then, Kuthodaw Pagoda (known as the biggest book in the world with hundreds of marble slabs inscribed with the entire Buddhist Canon.

In the evening . visit to Mandalay Hill, a vantage point for a panoramic view of the city and a spectacular sunset view. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 08 : Amaarapura - Ava - Mingun (B/-/-)

After breakfast , drive to Amarapura, visit a bridge, called U Bein which belongs to 1782 recuperated from the waste of an abandoned palace totally in teak wood accredited to the achievement of the mayor U Bein. It is worthy to have a stroll up the hill enjoying panoramic views from different location.

Continue to Ava, and explore the small roads of Ava by horse-drawn carts. Visit Me Nu Oak Kyaung Monastery built by the chief queen Me Nu in 1818 for the venerable chief monk is the unique brick type building, Nan Myint Tower-27 meter masonry high is declined due to the earthquake in 1838, Bargayar Monastery well known for its wood carving with 267 teak pillars.

In the afternoon, take 1 hour boat ride to Mingun, It is located across majestic Ayeyarwaddy River approximately 12 kilometers north of Mandalay. Mya Thein Dan Pagoda and Mingun today hosts the world second largest ringing Bell of 90 tons in weight and unfinished pagoda to go with it. Mingun payagyi was dedicated to be the world largest monument however which today stood to be the world largest brick pile. Sunset enjoy on the boat after back from Mingun. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 09 : Mandalay -Heho -Inle Lake (B/-/-)

After Breakfast at Hotel ,Transfer Nyaung U airport for flight to Heho. You will be welcome at Heho airport and transfer to hotel.

Visit Inle lake ,Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, the most venerable pagoda on the lake, which houses 05 images of Buddha completely gilded, Inn Paw Khon village to observes the silk weaving factory and handicrafts, and And proceed to Ywamagyi Monestry, Kyaesarkone village which is fishing village and Floating Garden .

Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 10: Indein - Inle Lake (B/-/-)

After breakfast, Indein villages where enjoy the green firms and that you can see the streams and 1050 pagodas which were built 17th Century ago.

And visit to Silver Workshop factory at Ywama Village long neck people(Padaung People) etc. And transfer back to the hotel and the rest day will be at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 11: Inle Lake - Yangon (B/-/-)

After breakfast transfer to Heho for our flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, you will be welcome and transfer to Hotel.

Visit National Museum, thus is a treasure chest of priceless stone inscriptions. documents. carvings. paintings and a host of other artifacts that testify to the ancient culture and civilization of the Myanmar people . Then car and guide will be at your disposal. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 12: Yangon Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at the Hotel, enjoy a leisurely morning. You will be transferred back to the airport in time for your flight back home.

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INFORMATION

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Accommodation in Double/Twin sharing room with Daily Breakfast for 11Nights
  • Domestic flight for Yangon-Bagan // Mandalay- Heho // Heho-Yangon
  • Private tours and transfers with air conditioned vehicle as specified in our itinerary
  • English speaking stationed guides (Different guide in each region)
  • All entrance fees, zone fees
  • Horse Cart Fees in Ava(Innwa)
  • Private Boat to Mingun & Ava
  • Private Boat in Inle
  • Provide drinking water 2 bottles & Ice towel daily
  • Government taxes + services Charges
  • Luggage handling fees at airports

 

EXCLUDED SERVICES

  • International flight In/Out
  • Any kind of Visa ( Visa Fees :50 USD ) https://evisa.moip.gov.mm/
  • Personal expenses (soft drinks, beer, alcoholic drinks, camera fees, tips, etc.)
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner ), Drinks during meals , hotel extras and personal spending
  • Extra Tour services not mentioned in the Program & Invoice
  • Early Check in, late check out. Normal check in 2PM / Check out :12 :00 AM /noon
  • Travel Insurance & Tips & Gratuities

 

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