Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tour Code : PTT 001
This Program brings you to the must places of Myanmar: Yangon – the gate way to Myanmar, Bagan – the most beautiful archeological sites in Asia, Mandalay – the last capital of Myanmar Kingdam and Inle Lake – you will witness all manner of fascinating sights including the bizarre leg rowers and the ingenious floating gardens. All can be reached within 8 days.
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Meet and greet our experienced guide. Transfer to hotel. After refreshment, sightseeing beings 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 Buddha at Chaukhtagyi Paya. We’ve scheduled a late afternoon visit to most revered and most famous landmark, one of the World’s wonder “Shwedagon Pagoda” at dusk, as the Sun begins to fall over the city .Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
After breakfast, transfer to the Yangon Airport for the domestic flight to Bagan (schedule flight,1 hr 20 min flying). Arrive Bagan and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment, start whole day sightseeing of Bagan’s most important 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 you 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 Thatbyinnnyu 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 carving and glazed sandstone decorations. Form there to Lacquer ware cottage to see how the local craft men skillfully working stage. After lunch we will pay a visit to the most famous Ananda Temple – King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple of the architecture. Just before sunset we will visit Shwesandaw Pagoda to enjoy the most magnificent views over the plain with hundreds of bagan’s temple. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for the domestic flight to Mandalay(schedule flight, 30 min flying).The City of Mandalay took it name from the Mandalay Hill, which is situated at the north east corner of the town. Founded and built by King Mindon in (AD 1856-57).Arrive Tade U Airport and direct excursion to Amarapura – the ancient capital of Myanmar Kingdom.Visit Maha Gandha Yone, where there are (700 – 800 ) monks residing permanently. They’re taught Dama, Buddhist Philosophy and U Bein Teak Bridge – 1.2 km long. Then drive to Sagaing and visit silver smith cottage, Rattan Work – shop, Kaungmudaw or the Pumkin Pagoda and Sagaing Hill. Drive to Mandalay and visit Maha Muni Pagoda ( the great pagoda ).Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the jetty to take a boat trip about 45 minute up from Mandalay 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, Kuthodaw Pagoda and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden palace). Then watch lovely sunset from Mandalay Hill with Ayeyarwaddy Background view. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to leave for Heho. Arrive and drive to Nyaung Shwe at transfer to hotel by boat to Inle lake. Being located at the 900 meters above sea level, Inle Lake is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar with hazy blue mountains as backdrop. Your full day excursion on lake proper Highlights include Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Silk weaving, cheroot factory, Black smith cottage, Canoe work -shop, Silver Smith workshop and Floating Gardens. Photo stop at Padaung Women – known as “long – neck women”. Overnight at hotel on the Lake.
at hotel.Excursion to Indein Village, located at the western side of the lake.passing Nyaung Ohak Monastery and follow a stair path lined up with many hundreds of wooden colums, you finally will reach the impressive Shwe Indein Pagoda Complex. From the hillside you have great view over the lake area. On the way back to the boat, walk through a romantic bamboo forest at the riverside, where you may observe local people having a bath. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and leisure till the flight time. Then transfer to the airport for the departure flight with full of memorized experiences.