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(12 Nights / 13 Days )
Rangoon – Bagan (Ancient City) – Mt. Popa – Mandalay – Sagaing – Mingun – Innwa - Inle Lake –Rangoon

Day  (1) : Rangoon (Yangon) – Arrival (D)

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Arrive at Rangoon (Yangon) International Airport, warmly welcome by guide (escort) and transfer to Hotel (Classique Inn (or) Similar). Evening sightseeing in high lights Shwedagon Pagoda (world famous glistening gold stupa towering over the city with spearing to height of 326 feet). Dinner and Overnight in Rangoon.

 

Day (2) : Rangoon – Nyaung U airport - Bagan ( B/L/D ) by flight

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Early morning pick up by guide, drive to airport, (07:00)am , fly to Nyaung U Airport for your Bagan trip ( one hour flying ). Arrive at Nyaung U Airport, transfer to Bagan, check in Thazin Garden (or) Similar.

Tour Hightlight :

Archaeological Museum, (this museum run by Archaeological Department is situated near the Ananda temple. It has a collection of more than 2000 items including Buddha’s Statues, stucco pieces, terra-cotta cups and pots. Open from 09:30 am to 15:00 pm daily except Monday and public holidays. The new large museum is under construction and it will exhibit more ancient artifacts.

Shewzigon Pagoda at Nyaung U ( this golden – domed pagoda was left unfinished on King Anawrahta’s death and completed by his successor King Kyansit-tha. ), 

Kyansit-tha Umin ( Not far from the Shwezigon a cave complex off the tourist route, it has murals from the 13th century. Features Myazedi Pagoda and Pillar and Myingabar Kybyaukkyi, ( It was built by Prince Rajakuma ho was content to allow his nephew, Alaung Sithu. The stone inscription he left is a beautiful dedication of love to his father, King Kyan Sit Tha. The murals, protected from sunlight inside this drink temple, are spectacular. )

Arnadar Temple (the most attractive feature of archaeological design some what like a Greek cross),
Dhammayangyi (a temple of massive and finest brick works), and Gawtawpalin ( King Narapati Situ built this graceful temple )
Thabyunyu Temple ( King Alaung Sithu was the donor of this magnificent, white-washed temple, the tallest in Bagan at 201 ft ( 64 m ),
Sulamuni Temple, ( the pagoda temple like Htilominlo and the Gawdawpalin with better interior lighting. It stands beyond the Dhammayangyi temple and was built in A.D. 1181 by Narapatisithu. The interior was once painted with fine frescoes but only traces can be seen today.)
Dinner and overnight in Bagan with Traditional Puppet Show.

Day (3) : Bagan – Mt.Popa – Bagan by coach (B/L/D)

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After breakfast, morning excursion to Mt. Popa (Rose from the ground are result of an earthquake 442 BC. Mt. Popa, known as Myanmar of Olympia, is 30 miles away from Bagan and is also a place, believed to be spiritual world.

Mt. Popa, a 1500 meters (4981 feet) high and extinct volcano, is surrounded by EVER GREEN reserved forest with a MONKEY VILLAGE.

You can seen Myanmar Villagers living their way of life between Bagan – Mt Popa road. And you can drink Myanmar Traditional Liquor at road.

Lunch and sightseeing in Popa surrounding Area and Popa Resort Hotel & Restaurant. And evening back to Bagan. 

And evening before dinner excursion to Lacquer wear shop and sightseeing and shopping the ancient time till today, master-pieces of Lacquer wares are the pride of Bagan. Those who visited Bagan can’t control anymore without buying souvenirs such as ashtrays, bowls, jeweler boxes, trays and so on. Overnight in Bagan.

Day (4) : Bagan – Mandalay (by Boat) (B/L/D) (Christmas day)

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After breakfast, check out hotel, transfer to to Bagan Jetty and forward to Mandalay. Around the river you can see many pagodas throughout the bank og Ayeyarwaddy River and alte afternoon arrive at Mandalay and transfer to hotel. Hotel Mandalay*** (or) similar.

Sightseeing in Mandalay Hill which is panoramic view of the city Mandalay. Gave the city its name. Alothough thecity was officially named Yadanabon or Mound of Gems, people always called it after the name of the hill. The hill top offers unforgettable sunset views of the city, the palace walls and the Ayeyarwaddy River. Dinner and overnight at Mandalay.

Day (5) : Mandalay Sightseeing (B/L/D)

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After breakfastt, tour sightseeing in Mandalay featuring Mandalay Museum and Palace Houses a collection of article such as Royal costume Palm-Leave Manuscripts, Wood carving, Palace hall, King office, King bed room, Queen bed room, Palace tower.
Kuthodaw Pagoda, known officially as the Mahalawka Marazein Kuthodaw Pagoda, is called “The largest book in the world” King Mindon who founded Mandalay as a new capital in 1859 held the Fifth Buddhist Synod in 1872. Over a period of eight years, the texts were recited and corrected as necessary by a presiding body of monks and the results were inscribed on 729 marble slabs. Excursion to Shwe Nadaw ; Mandalay has hundreds of monasteries and many are still being built.
Lunch at Local Restaurant.
The most beautiful is the Shwe Nandaw, or Golden Palace Monastery, called Shwe Kyaung by the locals . It was once the private residence of king Mindon, who died there.

Shwe Inn Bin Monestry, was built strictly according to the rules of monastic architecture whereas the Golden Monastery was first constructed as a royal pavilion and has no exact monastic structure.

Excursion to Yaw Min Gyi Oke Kyaung, at the foot of Mandalay Hill is a two storied building very much in the Western style with tall columns, grand flights of stairs and arched doorway.

Before dinner sightseeing in Mahamuni Pagoda was built to enshrine the Maha Muni Image, nearly 13ft (4m) high. It is covered with so much gold leaf that its body has lost all proportion. Only the face washed with ceremony each dawn, is not allowed to be gilded. Each of the four walkways leading to it has a different character according to the wares sold in the shops. One is lined with the descendents of the Brahmin astrologers who served at court, practicing the same profession of telling fortunes and writing astrological readings on elaborately decorated palm-leaf packets for new-born bodies. And the traditional handicraft workshops one can see marble works and wood carvings. Dinner and night stop in Mandalay.

Day (6) : Mandalay – Sagaing - Innwa - Amarapura (B/L/D)

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After breakfast, (08:30 )am, excursion to Amapura and Innwa (Ava), visit Bagaya Ancient Monastery, Mae Nu Oak Kyaung, U Bein Bridge ( this mile (1.6km) long wooden bridge across Taung Thaman Lake was built with discarded palace timbers which have stood firm for over 150 years. Monks and Lay people stroll its length in the evenings, looking out over the placid waters of the Lake. Lunch at local restaurant.

The beer and iced-drinks stalls on the backs sell fried fish caught fresh from the lake. And finished lunch, proceed to Sagaing Hill, Swan Oo Ponnyashin Pagoda, U Min Thone Sae Pagoda, Silver Ware work, Earthen Pottery work. Dinner and overnight in Mandalay.

Day (7) : Mandalay – Inle lake (by flight) (B/L/D)

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Morning check out hotel, drive to airport, fly to Heho airport and arrive at Heho airport . A via air port city of Inle Lake. Transfer to Nyaung Shwe, on the way of Heho – Nyaung Shwe there are so many of Nepalese people houses, visit to their houses to see their way of life and their culture, pay visit to Bamboo Paper making work shop. Continue to Taunggyi, a capital of Shan State. Arrive to Aye Thar Yar Vine yard, have your lunch among the terraces of Vine trees. Taste a little bit of grapes Wine.

Then continue to Nyaung Shwe, where Inle Lake is situated. Arrive to the Lake and transfer to your Hotel: Paramount Inle Resort or Inle Hupin hotel (or) Similar .The floating hotel that is situated near the Nan Pan village.

Tour highlight: (By Boat)

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, a master piece site of this program. Devotees have covered the five images countless thousands of times with gold leaf, transforming them into round, golden lumps. The festival at this pagoda is the most important and joyous event of Shan State, with pilgrims from the region and all over the country travelling great distances to participate in the annual event. . Study Brass smith work shop, silk weaving workshop, and Cheroot making work shop, Enjoying scenic beauty of Shan Plateau. Observation and studying on traditional style of leg-rowers. Observation on floating agriculture practiced by local dwellers.

Observation migratory birds. 65 Species of water birds and other aquatic plants and animals and 15 Species of Butterfly. Dinner and overnight in Inle.

Day (8) : Inle Lake – Indein Complex (B/L/D)

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Next morning, visit to 5 days market. This is not to be missed and provides opportunities to see members of national races, such as the Danu, Pa O and Palaung coming to trade.

After that excursion to Indain Pagoda complex, on the western bank of the lake a cluster of over five hundred shrine reached a boat along a pleasant stream. Overnight in Inle lake.

Day (9) : Inle Lake – Pindaya Cave (B/L/D)

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Morning visit to 5 days market, Nga phe Kyaung. Jumping Cat Monasteries.

Depart to Pindaya by coach, arrive at Pindaya, which is well known for its limestone caves filled with Buddha Images), transfer to hotel and sightseeing in Shwe U Min Pagoda in Pindaya Cave. Here one can see many Buddha images in the ‘healing’ posture, with a bowl on the upturned palm of the left hand while the forefinger and thumb of the right hand holds a fruit called hpan khar, (Terminalia chebula) which is often used in tradition medicine. Dinner and overnight in Pindaya. Conqueror Resort Hotel*** (or) Similar.

Day (10) : Pindaya Cave - Yangon (By Flight) (B/L/D)

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Breakfast at hotel, check out hotel and drive to Heho Airport, fly to Rangoon at evening, arrive at Yangon airport night. Transfer to hotel and relax in hotel, Special new year dinner and overnight in Yangon.

 

Day (11) : Yangon Sightseeing (B/L/D)

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After breakfast at hotel, sightseeing in World famous Shwedagon Pagoda is a magnificent, shimmering spire of gold rising 326 feet ( 99.3m). Built on a crest of the holy Thainguttara Hill, erected more than 2500 years ago and enshrining eight hairs of the Buddha placed in a treasure chamber deep under its base.
Chauk Htut Gyi Pagoda (futures a beautiful reclining Buddha Image 230ft (70m) long in the pose of rest, the original image was built in 1907).

Enjoy your lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon excursion to National Museum (There is no other site with better displays of Myanmar’s history, cultural, literature and national races than the five storey national Museum). The Museum is open daily from 10am to 4 pm.

Shopping and sightseeing to Bogyoke Aung San Market, a shopping center of Yangon, which is a great place to pride up traditional and not traditional handicrafts, artworks, small antiques and junk jewellery.

Evening sightseeing in Botahtaung Pagoda (Ancient Pagoda was destroyed by bombing during World War Two and a replica built in its place. Relics excavated from the treasure chamber were re-enshrined. This is the only pagoda where one can walk along a spiraling corridor into the innermost part of the spire and see the glass-encased relic chamber deep inside. The spire glistens with its pure gold patina and inside, the corridors are lined with gold leaf and sparkling glass mosaic, giving it a magical look.) . See the sunset in the Myanmar seaport. Dinner at Sea Port Restaurant. 

Overnight in Yangon.

Day (12) : Yangon – Bago – Yangon (B/L/D)

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Buffet breakfast at hotel. ( 08:30 )am, pick up by guide, visit to Bago, about two hours drive from Yangon, was once the capital of the mighty 16th century kingdom of Hanthawady, seat of the second Myanmar Empire.

Visit to Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, one of the famous sites in Bago is the Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, whose golden spire reaching to a height of 114 meters ( 374 ft )dominates the city’s style. Kanbawza Thadi Palace, is the name of an imposing palace built by the founder of the second Myanmar Empire, King Bayintnaung ( 1551-1581 CE ). Mya Thar Lyaung reclining Buddha image, which is 82 meters ( 270 ft ) long. This image was built in 2000 as an act of Buddhist merit by a woman who contributed $ 100000 towards the cost of its construction.

Afternoon back to Yangon, on the way excursion to Htaut Kyant War Cemetery, it has 27,000 tombstones of allied soldiers who lost their lives in Myanmar during the World War II. The cemetery is a calm, peaceful place and is beautifully tended. The large and beautifully landscaped cemetery is under the care of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission dinner and overnight in Yangon.

Day (13) : Departure (B)

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After breakfast at hotel. Ttansfer to airport and fly back your home land.

 

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Price Includes:

  • Airport transfer
  • English speaking throughout guide
  • 3 star Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Full board meals
  • Entrance fees for specific program
  • Domestic flight fare for (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay - Heho – Yangon)
  • All transfer and transportation with private air conditioned vehicle
  • Boat fees (Inle Lake)

Not Includes:

  • Beverages
  • Laundry service
  • Visa
  • International flight fare
  • Mini bar and phone call
  • Nature of other personal uses
  • Hotel Category

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