Overview

Myanmar, different culture in South East Asia. Myanmar has full of pagodas and united living together with different ethnic groups.

Where we go to visit in Myanmar within 15 days!
Day1: Arrive Yangon
Day2: Golden Rock Pagoda
Day3: Arrive Pha-an
Day4: Around Pha-an Sightseeing
Day5: Bago
Day6: Bagan
Day7: Mt.Popa and Salay
Day8: Mandalay
Day9: Mingun- Sagaing and Inwa (AVA)
Day10: Taunggyi
Day11: Inle lake
Day12: Indein
Day13: Pyindaya Cave and Around Ywarngan
Day14: Around Kalaw
Day15: Return to Yangon
Day16: Departure



Detail Itinerary

Day1: Arrive Yangon


Arrive Yangon International Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to hotel. And then we’ll take a tour around the city center which is filled various historical and colonial buildings partly by car or partly on foot. We’ll first visit to Sule Pagoda which is a 2200 years old temple surrounded by government buildings and commercial shop. Then, we’ll pass along the way to Mahabandoola Park where Independent Monument exists. Continue we are going down to Pansodan Road, to observe the historical buildings.

After that, we are going to Shwedagon Pagoda which is one of the wonders of the world. It was built 2500 years ago and enshrined with hair relics of Buddha and a place where to meet devoted Buddhists meditating and praying. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point.

(Stay overnight at Yangon)

 
Day2: Yangon – Golden Rock Pagoda


After breakfast, you will overland drive to Kyaik Hto to go to the Golden Rock (driving hour about 4 hours). One the way, we visit to Htaukkyant War Cemetery. Then proceed to overland driving to Golden Rock. Arrive at Kinpun based camp which is a starting point to the famous Golden Rock. From the based camp, we’ll take a open truck to get the hilltop and then enjoy the cable riding to Golden Rock. Arrive Golden Rock, we’ll take around sightseeing there and enjoy the sunset. The famous ‘Golden Rock’ is a sacred, massive gold-leafed boulder delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff near the top of Mt. Kyaikhtiyo and it is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines.

(Stay overnight at Golden Rock)

 

Day3: Golden Rock – Pha-an


After breakfast, we are going down to based camp with open truck and proceeding to Pha-an. Along the way, we’ll visit to Bayintnyi cave and try hot spring water. And then we are proceeding to Kawgun Cave which is full of ancient Buddha image tablets. After that we are going to Yathae (Hermit) Pyan Cave which is full of mystery. After that we are going to Pha-an city and hotel check in and rest. Evening, we are visiting to Shwe Yin Myaw Pagoda which is suited on the bank of Thanlwin River to enjoy the sunset of breathtaking view.

(Stay overnight at Pha-an)

 

Day4: Pha-an Sightseeing


After breakfast, we are proceeding to Sadan Cave which is widely cave in Pha-an. Along the way, we are visiting to Kantayar (Lake) Park where we can see the Mt. Zwekapin which is trade mark of Kayin State. And then we are visiting to Kyauk Ka Latt pagoda which is enshrined with Buddha Hair relic. After that, we are visiting to Lonmani Park which is based of Mt. Zwekapin. And then proceeding to Sadan Cave. Arrive Sadan Cave, sightseeing around cave. At there, we can enjoy riding boat to pass under the cave. And then we are going back to hotel.

(Stay overnight at Pha-an)

 

Day5: Pha-an – Bago – Yangon


After breakfast, we are going back to Yangon. Along the way, we are visiting to Bago which was an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in 15th century and enjoy the Bago sightseeing including Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Kanbawzathardi Palace of King Bayinnaung, Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha (55 metres long), 28 meter high huge Buddha Image of Kyaikpun Pagoda, and time permitting Chinese Kwanyin Temple upon your interest. Arrive Yangon and check in hotel.

(Stay overnight at Yangon)

 

Day6: Yangon – Bagan


After breakfast, transfer to airport and fly to Bagan and upon arrival begin sightseeing at Nyaung Oo Market.  Next will be Shwezigone Pagoda (in which the Frontlet Relic of Buddha was enshrined), Gubyaukgyi Temple (noted for its wall paintings), Htilominlo Pagoda (one of the largest temples of Bagan and noted for its fine plaster carvings), Ananda Okkyaung (a brick monastery with 18th Century mural paintings) and Dhammayangyi Pagoda (extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides)

After lunch, we’ll visit a local family workshop to watch the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Then you will continue on to Thatbyinnyu Pagoda (Bagan’s tallest temple at almost 217 ft) and Nanpaya temple (a unique sandstone monument).   Then you’ll enjoy the breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda or the place of authority allowed, the most popular sunset-viewing spot in Bagan.

(Stay overnight at Bagan)

 

Day7: Mt. Popa - Salay


After breakfast, we’ll take a break from temple touring in Bagan to visit Mount Popa and Salay. Start with a drive to Chauk to visit the fabulous morning market, filled with locals buying and selling their goods. Continue on to the village of Salay, an important Buddhist centre, and visit its famed wooden monastery with intricate carvings. (Note: Salay monastery museum closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and public holidays)

This afternoon we’ll arrive at Mt. Popa, an extinct volcano standing 1518 metres high. Mt. Popa has played an important role in Myanmar culture, religion and history since earliest times. Its shrine is dedicated to the worship of the 37 Nats, the Burmese ancient animist spirits. (Climb is optional!)

In the late afternoon, we’ll drive back to Bagan and transfer to your hotel.

(Stay overnight at Bagan)

 

Day8: Bagan- Mandalay


After breakfast, transfer to Nyaung Oo airport and fly to Mandalay. Mandalay is Myanmar’s cultural capital. The nature focus of the city is an abrupt hill, rising above a vast moated and walled square.

On arrival, we’ll first visit to Mahamuni Pogada, 13ft-high sated Buddha image which is one of Myanmar’s most famous. Continue your tour of Mandalay with a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title ‘World’s Biggest Book’. Continue to Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace. This grand teak building is known for its exquisite woodcarving. And then, we are visiting to the top of Mandalay Hill to enjoy magnificent views of the city and Irrawaddy River.

In the afternoon, we’ll drive to Amarapura, a former capital whose name means ‘City of Immortality’. First visit a silk weaving workshop which produces exquisite handmade products and then visit Mahagandayon monastery, when over one-thousand monks reside. After touring this tranquil site, continue to U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest and 200 year-old teak bridge. Enjoy a stroll along the bridge and the fabulous views of the surrounding farms and streams.

(Stay overnight at Mandalay)

 

Day9: Mingun – Sagaing – Inwa (AVA)


After breakfast, we are going to jetty to catch the ferry to Mingun. We’ll enjoy cruising across the Irrawaddy river to get the Mingun. Arrive Mingun, we’ll visit to massive Mingun temple which is built King Bodaw Phaya. And then visit to Mya Thein Tan Pagoda and around there.

And then, continue to Sagaing: Once a 4th century capital city, capital, Sagaing lies 21 km south- west of Mandalay, beside the Ayeyarwaddy River. The Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries, a retreat for some 6000 monks and nuns. In one sense, the city is still a nexus, although of reverence and devoutness, not political power. Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda situated on the top of the Sagaing Hill, KaungHmudaw Pagoda (an impressive copy of the Mahaceti Pagoda in Sri Lanka), and many other local pagodas are of interest. Silver-smiths still fashion intricate and unique jewellery in Sagiang and their workshops are worth visiting to purchase eye-catching necklaces and bracelets are inexpensive prices.

Then, continue to Inwa(Ava) : In-wa, situated 20 km (1 hr drive) southwest of Mandalay, was founded as the nucleus of the Myanmar empire in 1364 after the fall of Bagan to the Mongol army of Kublai Khan. It remained the seat of Myanmar kings for almost four centuries. Its original walled boundary was not geometric but shaped like a seated lion, similar to those that guard the entrances of many pagodas. Only a small part of this wall remains the gated section where the ceremonial hair washing of the king took place. Stood as the The original name of In-Wa, Yadanarpura, meant City of Precious Gems.

Today Inwa is a small town and it would be easy to overlook its power and prominence in past centuries. Other local sights include the Nanmyint Watch Tower, the MahaAungmyeBonzan monastery and Inwa Bridge, spanning the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sightseeing is done by horse-cart due to the road condition, but this is a fascinating way to cover Inwa. Then, transfer to back to Mandalay.

(Stay overnight at Mandalay)

 

Day10: Mandalay – Taunggyi


After early breakfast, transfer to Mandalay international airport and fly to Heho. Arrive to Heho airport, we are proceeding to Taunggyi and hotel check in. After that proceeding to Kaku pagoda which has full of ancient pagoda the whole compound. And then we are going back to Taunggyi and visiting to Sulamani Pagoda and going to Shweponepwint Pagoda for catching sunset from the hill top where we can overlook the whole Taunggyi city.  And then visit Tuanggyi night market and transfer to hotel.

(Stay overnight at Taunggyi)


Day11: Taunggyi – Inle Lake


After breakfast, we are proceeding to Nyaung Shwe. Arrival Nyaung Shwe, we are visiting to world famous Inle Lake
and enjoy a boat ride for the whole day. Firstly, we will start with a visit to the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, which houses five small Buddha images. The temple is also home to an annual festival, usually held during the month of October and which is the biggest occasion held in the Inlet Lake. And then we are visiting to Alotawpauk Pagoda. The next must see stop is Nag Phi Chaung Monastery, an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s and where you can see the popular jumping cats leap through the hoops .You also have an the option to see the Padaung or “Copper Neck” hill tribe. Your tour will continue with a visit to local shops, specializing in silk, lotus, and traditional iron work. Time permitting; we can visit a Shan paper making facility, before an overnight stay at hotel.

(Stay overnight at Nyaung Shwe)

 

Day12: Inle Lake – Indein


After breakfast, visit the lake’s morning market. The market rotates its location around the lake’s villages in a 5 day rhythm and is visited by lake inhabitants and surrounding hill tribes who come to sell and trade their wares. (Note: market is daily except on dark moon day and full moon day).

From the middle of the lake, continue down a small canal leading to Indein. You’ll walk on a covered alley lined on both sides with a thousand pagodas. Continue on foot by a long covered staircase to discover the magnificent complex of King Alaung Sithu in beautiful scenery of ancient stupas buried in vegetation with a panoramic view of the lake.

This afternoon, we are visiting to Red Mountain winery yard and taste local wine and then leisure at hotel.

(Stay Overnight at Nyaung Shwe)

 

Day13: Pindaya – Ywar Ngan


After breakfast, we are visiting to Konlon Monastery and Pindaya cave. Along the way to Pindaya, you can see the colorful grids of fields. And then having lunch at local restaurant and proceeding to Ywar Ngan. Arrive Ywar Ngan, we are visiting to Blue Lake and Tawkyal waterfall. After that we are visiting to Mainmaye Princess Mountain to feel sunset. And then we are proceeding to Aungban and overnight at hotel.

(Stay overnight at hotel in Aungban)

 

Day14: Kalaw Sightseeing


After breakfast, we are visiting to Kalaw colorful market and Kalaw Bamboo Buddha Image. And then we are proceeding to famous Kalaw view point and meet the hill tribes. And then leisure at hotel.

(Stay overnight at hotel in Kalaw)

 

Day15: Kalaw – Yangon


After morning breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Yangon. On arrival at Yangon airport, you will proceed to visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, which is famous for its huge image of a reclining Buddha and which was built in 1966 to replace the old image built in1907. You will also have the option to visit Kandawgyi Lake and surrounding areas, which offer numerous photo opportunities. Next, you will go shopping at the Bogyoke market (formerly “Scott market”) where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelry, fabrics and lacquer ware. Then, leisure at hotel.

 

Day16: Yangon Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Yangon International Airport to departure.

Service Include

  • 15 Nights accommodation based on sharing Twin/Double basic with daily breakfast at hotels
  • All the transfers and excursion with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • English speaking station guide services
  • Air Ticketing for Domestic Flight above mentions
  • Boat Fees
  • Tourist Attractions’ Zone Fees
  • Water and refreshing towel in touring days
  • Services mentioned in the program

Service Exclude

  • International Air Tickets
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  •  Meals (Lunch, Dinner)
  •  Early check-in/Late check-out
  • Porter charges at airports and jetties
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Any other items and services not mentioned in the program





The Package will be cost USD1750/Per Pax!

Notes : Itinerary is subject to be changes depending on Flight, Road Conditions and availability of rooms.

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