Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay- Inle Lake (9Nights/10Days)
Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay- Inle Lake (9Nights/10Days)
Day 1 – Yangon Arrival – Yangon Sightseeing
Day 2 – Yangon – Flight to Bagan
Day 3 – Bagan – Mt, Popa
Day 4 – Bagan – Flight to Mandalay
Day 5 – Mandalay – Ava – Mingun
Day 6– Mandalay – Flight to Heho – Inle Lake
Day 7 – Inle Lake Sightseeing
Day 8 – Inle Lake – Flight to Yangon – Golden Rock
Day 9 – Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon
Day 10 – Departure
After arriving to Yangon, meet with our friendly guide and start the walking tour by seeing City Hall, colonial building with Myanmar Architectural Style, Sule Pagoda, Rowe and Co-operative Department Building, High Court, Emmanuel Baptist Church and Independence Monument from the Mahabandoola Park which is in the heart of Yangon. After that, continue walking to see the colonial buildings such as Telegraph Office, Rander House, Lokanat Building, Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank, Inland Waterway Department, Myanmar Port Authority, Currency Office and Strand Hotel. Then, take a visit to Botahtaung Pagoda that houses the hair relic of Buddha and lies on the bank of Yangon river.
Lunch at a local restaurant – Our guide will take care of choosing the best restaurant for you. ¬
After lunch, continue the visit to Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) for your shopping. And then, Kandawgyi lake to enjoy the panoramic view of Shwedagon Pagoda and Royal Barge, Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image which is known for its massive structure and, the last and the best, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda known as the first Buddhist pilgrimage in Myanmar, the most famous tourist attraction and land mark of Yangon. After that, back to hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Yangon Domestic airport and flight to Bagan, the first Myanmar Empire. Our friendly guide and driver will pick you up at Nyaung Oo Airport and visit Shwezigone Pagoda (famous for its Glory), Arnanda Temple (famous for its Architecture), Thet Bin Nyi Temple (the highest one in Bagan), Then drive to the bank of Ayeyarwaddy to visit Buu Paya. Continue visiting to Dhamanyangyi Temple (famous for its Massive Type), Mya Ceti ( Famous for its Stone Inscription), Gyupyaukgyee Temple (famous for its Mural Painting), Manuha Buddha Image(famous for its Strange Structure) . And visit to Lacquerware Workshop to see the making process of Myanmar Lacquerware. In the evening, visit to Shwe Gu Gyee Temple, to enjoy sunset. Overnight at Bagan.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Nyaung Oo Market to the local life of Bagan. Then, drive to Mt. Popa, 50km to the southeast of Bagan and it takes about 1 and half hour to drive. On the way visit to Palm Fields to see Palm Sugar (Jaggery) production and you can taste Palm juice. Then continue 0to Mt. Popa. It is an extinct Volcano covered with a forest and it is like an Oasis in the dry zone. You can see the Nats (Spirits) Shrine and enjoy the Panoramic view from the top of the Rocky Cliff. Then visit to Sat Sat Yo Village. The highlight of the village is the children with the ancient hairstyle ‘Satyitwine’ which is like a top-knot on the head. The villagers harvest sesame seeds in the surrounding fields and it is great to experience a truly rural life. Then, back to Bagan.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Nyaung Oo Airport and flight to Mandalay, the last Myanmar Empire. Our friendly guide and driver pick you up at the airport and visit around Mandalay. Firstly, visit Mahamuni Buddha Image, the second famous Buddhist pilgrimage in Myanmar. Then visit to see Myanmar Handicraft Making Workshop such as Stone curving and wood curving workshop, casting and gold leave making workshop. Then visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda (Guinness Word Record as World Biggest Book), Shwe Kyaung (Ancient Golden Monastery) and Mandalay Palace. In the evening, drive up to the Mandalay Hill and enjoy sunset. Overnight at Mandalay.
After breakfast, drive to Amarapura and visit Mahar Gandaryone Monastery. There are over 1000 monks who are learning Buddhist Scriptures. Then, straight to Innwa (Ava) the ancient city to see Watch Tower and Mal Nu Monastery. Then, visit to Mingun. Mingun is well-known for its huge 90 tons Mingun Bell, the world’s largest uncracked and ringing bell. Visit Mingun World Biggest Ringing Bell, Huge Unfinished Temple and Mya Thein Dan Pagoda. Then back to Amarapura and enjoy sunset at U Pein wooden Bridge, the longest teak wooden bridge in Myanmar. Overnight at Mandalay.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport and flight to Heho, southern Shan State. Our friendly guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer to Nyaung Shwe. After arriving to Nyaung Shwe, take the boat trip around Inle Lake to discover the nature and traditional one leg rowing fishermen boat, floating market and villages. We will visit Phaung Taw Oo Pagoda, Nga Phe Chaung Ancient Monastery where you can see the ancient thrones, and another tradition processes such as black smith, silver smith, weaving with lotus thread, cheroot factory, and Kayan Tribe with long neck women. Overnight at Inle lake.
In the morning, take the boat trip to Indein village to visit Shwe Indein Pagodas, the group of ancient shan pagodas. Then, visit to Inle Heritage House to see the Burmese cats (endangered species), and Heritage Aquarium. In the evening, visit to Nyaung Shwe to see Shwe Yan Pyay ancient monastery. Then, visit to Red Mountain Winery to enjoy sunset. After that, back to hotel.
Flight to Yangon. Drive to visit Golden Rock. We will take the public lorry ( about 1 hr ) to visit Golden Rock as it is on the top of the mountain which is over 3,000 feet (about 1000 meters) high above sea level. On arrival, we will check in at the hotel and visit Golden Rock. Overnight at Golden Rock.
After breakfast at the hotel, drive down to the base of the mountain by a lorry. On the way back to Yangon in our private car, we will visit some sights in Bago. First, we will drop into A Byar village to see dried fishes market and continue to Bago city.
Lunch at a local restaurant – Our guide will take care of choosing the best restaurant for you.
After lunch, we will visit Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, the highest one in Myanmar, Kanbawzathardi Palace which can give you a rough idea of how the palace in 16th century was and Hinthargone Pagoda where you can see Nats (Spiritual belief) in Myanmar. Then, continue to Shwe Thar Hlaung Reclining Buddha Image and Mon Village to see weaving. After that, visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda (Four Sitting Buddha Images) and drive back to Yangon.
Free and easy for your shopping in Yangon before your flight time.