6D WONDERFUL MYANMAR covers the first and last royal capitals (BAGAN, MANDALAY) of Myanmar in minimum time including the emerging YANGON, the largest city and commercial center of the country. Every single detail is planned artistically and ensures you to enjoy the country.
This is a journey with a comprehensive insight into Myanmar’s well known places. Experience a wonder land of incredible scenic and cultural diversity. The tour is a fabulous mix of stunning landscapes with scenic views and a rich culture with archaeological ruins.
Upon arrival to Yangon, meet and welcome by our Yangon station guide and transfer to restaurant for lunch. Then visit downtown area to see Sule pagoda located on a roundabout in downtown Yangon, Yangon City Hall of Myanmar architectural design, High Court noted for its British colonial architecture including its red-bricked exterior. Then visit to Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image- houses the fourth largest colossal reclining Buddha Image. You can study traditional wood carving workshops along the stairways of this pagoda. Shopping at the Bogyoke market formerly “Scott market”, where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares and so on (Note: Market is closed on Mondays and public holidays). Finally, visit to Karaweik Hall, a royal barge in the form of Karaweik (mythical bird) built in 1972 in the Kandawgyi Royal Lake.
Lunch & Dinner at local restaurants and overnight at hotel in Yangon.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for Bagan. Upon arrival to Bagan, welcome by Bagan station guide and full day excursion by car, starting with Nyaung- U Market, Shwezigone Pagoda- built in 1087 by King Anawratha who is the founder of the first Myanmar Empire. Nat (Sprits) images can be found within its precincts. Then observe the most venerated Ananda temple, built in 1090. It is the masterpiece of the early style temple architecture of Bagan era. Htilominlo Pagoda - one of the largest temples of Bagan is noted for its fine plaster carvings, Alodawpyi pagoda means to have one’s wishes fulfilled, Dhammayangyi Pagoda - extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides, is Bagan’s most massive shrine. Next must stop see is 66-meters high Thatbyitnnyu temple built in the middle of the 12th century as the highest pagoda on Bagan Plain. Then, visit to a local family workshop to watch about the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar's best-known handicrafts. Sunset at Bupaya or Bu Pagoda - situated right on the river bank of the Irrawaddy river or some artificial hills.
Lunch & Dinner at local restaurants. Overnight at Bagan.
After breakfast, pick up from hotel by our driver and transfer to airport for Mandalay. Upon arrival to Mandalay, welcome by Mandalay station guide and visit to ancient city Amarapura, means City of Immortality founded in 1783AD. Highlights are Mahagandayone monastery the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar, U Bein wooden Bridge constructed in 1849 is about three quarter of a mile with 1086 posts. Check into hotel and then visit Mahar Myat Muni Buddha Image the most ancient Buddha image casted in bronze in Myanmar, Shwenandaw monastery a significant masterpiece of the wood-carver’s art, after that, continue visit to goldleaf beating workshop, Atumashi Monastery a huge grandiose structure surrounded by five graduated rectangular terraces, The Kuthodaw Pagoda or Maha Lawka Marazein Paya often called the world’s largest book and Kyauktawgyi Pagoda the pagoda of the “Great Marble Image”. Finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill, the natural watch-tower for the visitors to watch sunrise or sunset over the city plains.
Lunch & Dinner at local restaurants. Overnight at Mandalay.
After breakfast, pick up from hotel by our driver and transfer to airport for Heho. Upon arrival to Heho, welcome by Inle station guide and drive to Nyaung shwe jetty. Then take boat and visit the Mysterious Inle lake, which is 900 meters above the sea level surrounding by the mountain chain is famous for its unique life's of Intha “the son of the lake” especially the Intha paddling their own canoe with one leg, interesting fishing method and cultivating on the floating garden. Sightseeing include: PaundawOo pagoda, Ywama village, Ngaphekaung temple and visit the long- necked Padaung tribe women who wear brass rings around their necks.
Lunch at local restaurant and overnight at Inle.
After breakfast, sightseeing by boat to Shwe Indein Pagoda complex, one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the Lake. It will take about 45 minutes boat ride. The pagoda and hundreds of Stupa built in the 8th century and rows of shops are famous. Then transfer to airport for Yangon. Fly back to Yangon with evening flight. Upon arrival at Yangon, visit the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the massive bell-shaped golden spire covered with 60 tons of gold plates. Enshrined with the Lord Buddha's eight hairs relic, built over 2500 years ago.
Dinner at local restaurants and overnight at hotel in Yangon.
After morning breakfast, enjoy a morning leisure time exploring Yangon and transfer to airport for return flight with fond memories of Myanmar.
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