Yangon-Inle-Pindaya-Kalaw-Mandalay-PyinOoLwin-Hsibaw-Mandaly-Bagan-Yangon

Duration : 16 Days / 15 Nights

Tour Code : PTT 003

These 16 days along the trip, the roads and infrastructure would be wild but the scenic beauties and the people can be found in mild.

Day 01 :Arrival Yangon

Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Meet and greet our experience guide. Transfer to hotel. After refreshment, sightseeing begins from Sule Pagoda-in the heart of the city. We’ll explore the downtown area, where the ghost of the British Colonial influence still prevails From there we will visit the (64m)long massive reclining Buddh at Chaukhtagyi Paya..We’ve scheduled a late afternoon visit to most famous landmark one of the World’wonder ‘’Shwedagon Pagoda’’ at dusk, as the Sun begins to fall over the City. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 02 :Yangon-Heho-Inle by morning flight

After breakfast or breakfast box, transfer to airport to fly to Heho, Nyaung Shwe Inle Lake. Arrive Nyaung Shwe check into hotel. Walk along in the village and to the jetty for photo. Pay a visit to Shan palace Museum. Dinner at the hotel or at same local restaurant. Overnight at one of the hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 03 :Inle

After breakfast or breakfast box, transfer to airport to fly to Heho, Nyaung Shwe Inle Lake. Arrive Nyaung Shwe check into hotel. Walk along in the village and to the jetty for photo. Pay a visit to Shan palace Museum. Dinner at the hotel or at same local restaurant. Overnight at one of the hotel in Nyaung Shwe.After breakfast start Inle lake excursion.High lights include floating Market, Gold& Silver smith work, silk weaving industry, black smith, cheroot making, Lunch break, After Lunch a visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. The next object of interest will be to the famous jumping cat Monastery. Then back to Nyaung Shwe and overnight at Hotel.

Day 04 :Inle-Pindaya-Kalaw

After breakfast ,drive to Kalaw ,On the way to Kalaw we will visit Pindaya, which is situated at (3 880ft)above see level.The main hill tribes in the area are the Danu. Tourists essentially visit Pindaya for its celebrated caves. The caves themselves are stocked full of Buddha images (apparently 8094 in total).Its carved by the local at the end of the 17th century in the variety of style. From Pindaya ,proceeds to Kalaw. Over night at one of the Kalaw.

Day 05:Kalaw-Mandalay by car

After breakfast, drive to Mandalay .Before leaving Kalaw(if it would be the market day)we will visit to the Main Market where we might have a chance to see some ethnic groups such as Palaung, Taungyo, Pa-o and Danu. The journey from Kalaw to Manadaly will take us at least (8)hours. Arrive Manadaly and check in at hotel. Overnight at Manadalay hotel.

Day 06:Mandalay-Amarapura-Ava-Mandalay

After breakfast, full day sightseeing in Mandalay. Highlights include Gold beating ,stone carving ,wood carving and tapestry ,a visit to MahaGandayone monastery; where there are about 800 monks residing there, learning the Buddhist Philosophy (the teaching of Dhama).Cross Ava Bridge and pay a visit to silver smith at Ywa Taung village, and to the rattan workshop. After lunch proceed to Ava back to Amarapura where U Bein Bridge is and watch Sunset from there. Overnight at one of the hotel in Mandaly.

Day 07:Mandaly-Mingun-Mandalay by boat

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the jetty to take a boat trip about 45min up from Mandaly to Mingun. Visit Mingun unfinished pagoda, Mingun Bell weighing (90.52)tons, Mya Thein Dan Pagoda and the home for the aged. Return back to Mandalay. Afternoon visit stone carving and wood carving, Khuthodaw Pagoda and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden palace).Then watch lovely sunset from Mandaly Hill with Ayeyarwaddy background view. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay..

Day 08:Mandalay-Pyin Oo Lwin by car

After having breakfast at the hotel, drive to the hill from Mandalay for a visit of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) (67 km,2 hour drive)a former British Hill Station. The road winds steeply through flower, fruit and vegetable gardens. Visit the National Kandawgyi Garden, which were laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler, the former governor of Burma flowerbeds are similar to those you would in a English country garden! The garden is recently renovated and the name has changed to “Kandawgyi National Botanical Garden” Then drive through Maymyo on a “pony coach”, giving you the chance to admire the brick and timber houses, complete with English style gables, turrets and chimneys. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 09 : PyinOoLwin-Hsibaw by train

After breakfast transfer to the railway station to take local train to Nyaung Cho by first class.On the way, you can see the beautiful scenery and Gote Hteik Via-duct. Arrive Hsibaw transfer to the Guest House. Hsibaw (called Thibaw in Myanmar)was one the center of a small Shan state of its own. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10: Hsibaw Trekking

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the jetty and take a boat trip along Daotdhawaddy River for 1hr 30min and continue trekking to Palaung Hill Tribal Villages. You can observe Orange plantation, Tea plantation and Pineapple plantation on the way. Enjoy picnic lunch at a village. Return to Hsibaw. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11 : Hsibaw-Mandalay by car

Breakfast at hotel. Drive back to Mandalay. On the way visit Bawgyo Paya and Haw Nan (Old Palace of Shan Prince).The drive back to Mandalay. Check in at the hotel.

Day 12:

After breakfast drive to jetty to embark on RV Yandabo which is only day a week, on Thuesday. The journey along Ayeyarwaddy River will take at least (8)hours. But view are really superb, with dotted stupas on boat side of the river. Bamboo-raft, fishing boats ceramics pots carried on bamboo-rafts. On top of all those things, the boat trip itself is full of fun.On the way visit Yandabo Village to see the pottery workshop.ArriveBagan in the evening.Overnight at one of the hotel in Bagan.

Day 13: Bagan

After breakfast, start whole day sightseeing of Bagan’s most important temples and pagodas ranging from the temples and pagodas ranging from the temples with the earliest wall paintings to the prototype pagoda the influenced the designs of later Buddhist monuments. Starting Bagan full day sightseeing with Nyaung Oo local market where u can observe ways of life among the colourful fresh vegetables. Then pay a visit to the golden Shwezigon Pagoda –built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine. And visit Thatbyinnyu Temple –the highest building on the Bagan plain. The next object of interest will be Kyansittha Umin “Cave Temple”. Then we will proceed to Htilo Minlo pagoda-the largest temple of Bagan –noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. From there to Lacquer ware cottage to see how the local craft men skillfully working stages by stages. After lunch we ll pay a visit to the most famous Ananda Temple –King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture Just before sunset we ll visit Shwesandaw Pagoda to enjoy the most magnificent view over the plain with hundreds of Bagan’s temple. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Day 14: Bagan-Mt.Popa-Bagan by car

After breakfast, drive to Mt. Popa (Popa is Sanskrit for flower)737m from the flat. It was created from a volcanic eruption way back in 442 BC to become the dwelling place of the Spirits. Return back to Bagan. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Bagan-Yangon by flight

Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Yangon. Arrived at Yangon Airport. Then check in to the hotel. The afternoon is devoted exclusively to shopping in the vast and sprawling Scott Market, today known as Bogyoke Aung San Market. The market is fill with Myanmar souvenirs, from lacquer ware to gems and jewelry (which are available at extremely discounted price).Stroll along the China Town area and experience firsthand its rustic market. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 16: Departure Yangon

Breakfast at hotel and leisure till the flight time. Then transfer to the airport for the departure flight with full of memorized experiences.

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