Shwedagon Pagoda, Bagan Temples tour, Sunset in Bagan, Mandalay tour, Sagaing Hill and Ava ancient monastery.
Day 1: Int’l Yangon arrival
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan
Day 3: Bagan
Day 4: Bagan – Mandalay
Day 5: Pyin Oo Lwin (Day Return)
Day 6: Sagaing/Ava
Day 7: Mandalay Departure
|Service Inclusion||Service Exclusion|
|Yangon||Grand Laurel Hotel||3*||Deluxe||TBA||TBA|
|Mandalay||Mandalay Hill Resort||5*||Deluxe||TBA||TBA|
Remark: Hotels mentioned are subject to change by the time of booking. In that case, the same ranking hotels available will be suggested accordingly.
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Remark: Domestic flight times are subject to change without any prior notice by the airlines.
|Hotel||3 Stars, 5 Stars|
|Location||Bagan, Mandalay, Sagaing, Yangon|
Int’l Yangon arrival
Mingalarbar! Welcome to Golden Land of Myanmar.
We hope you had a smooth flight to Myanmar. On your arrival, you will be warmly welcome by one of our guide/representative with a greeting in local language. And then you will be transferred to your hotel for releasing your jet lag.
No vacation is complete if you missed out Shwedagon Pagoda. You cannot help admired in its shape and glowing structure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Yangon.
Yangon - Bagan
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
(Note: strongly suggested domestic airline check-in to be done 1 hour before flight departure time.)
Bagan is an ancient archeological zone and was the home of first Burmese kingdom from 9th to 13rd century. Whatever you fly over or drive through, you will be surely dazzled by the thousands of brick-colored temples over the 16 sqkm area. On your arrival to Bagan, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in and drop off your luggages.
Ananda temple is the most finest architecture in and out of the temple among others in Bagan.
Another one of the highest temple in Bagan after Thatbyinnyu temple, you will visit Htilominlo temple. Solid, gigantic and well-structured; Dhammayangyi temple, Thabyinnyu temple stands out among other wherever you have a look over the plain of Bagan.
Temples alone do not make Bagan, village and people are another way of attraction how Bagan is named. You will explore local way of living, handworks, arts and crafts, local encounter, but home-stay is not allowed.
Don’t miss off this chance of watching sunset on one of an elevated point as she magically alters her spectrum of colors in the evening sky. You will get astonished all the way the Sun drags all her glowing light over the horizon along with her subsidence to the west and everyone exclaims. Bagan is not just plainly for the marvellous temples, yes also for her wonderful sunset and sunrise.
Most vigorous morning activities can be seen in this market. You also mingle and follow the crowd in alley through vendor shops one after another. You will see colorful fruits & vegies grown, fishes & meats and other daily use items. Just go as the way local do and buy a local costume called Longyi for Men-wear and Hti-mi for Lady-wear and fashion you as a local.
Most venerable stupa in Bagan for its ancient dome-shaped structure. Unlike the most others pagodas in Bagan, Shwezigon is a stupa with an enshrinement in waist of the stupa with golden glittering under the sunshine. Gubyaukgyi temple and Kyansittha U-min cave are followed in your visit.
You will take a tour around the temples in Bagan on traditional horse-drawn cart.
You will be taken to the jetty where your private wooden boat awaits. Sit back, chill out under the roof or open-deck and you will be treated with a fantastic scene along the way your boat rides on Irrawaddy River. Sunset view over the river is quite spectacular and quite unlike as you can watch on the Land. Just chilled out! As the sun sets in the west, you will return to your hotel.
Bagan - Mandalay
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight for next destination.
(Note : you can ask your guide or receptionist to prepare your breakfast box if you have early morning flight.)
Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last capital of Burmese Kingdom after third Anglo-Burmese war in 1885. You will be welcome by one of our local guide/representative on your arrival and transferred to your hotel.
Mandalay is the workshop of the expert craftsmen and you will not omit a visit to some handy workshops such as gold leave making, woodcarvings, tapestries and finest silk weaving arts. Sitting Buddha, which is one of the most revered Statues and completely gold-gilded applied by the male devotees on daily basis.
Visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, frequently dubbed as “The World’s Biggest Book” for its collection of 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teachings.
It’s off to the Shwenandaw Monastery, the Golden Monastery which is the only durable structure from the Royal Palace of the 19th century. You will not fail to appreciate the floral décor of Burmese wood carved designs.
You can walk up to Mandalay hill about 240 meter above the city. You will be amazingly rewarded by the panoramic view of Mandalay and surroundings, the foggy blue outline of Shan plateau in the east, ceaselessly flowing Ayeyarwaddy river in the west and Mandalay palace and many more. As the sun sets, you will return back to the foot of the hill. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
Pyin Oo Lwin (Day Return)
Pyin Oo Lwin is small town rested on eastern Shan hill about 1000meter of elevation. It is also named as May Myo or May town after British Colonel James May where used to be a hill station town during colonial time. On arrival to the town, first visit is made to the town market where various flowers, vegetables and many other items. Then you will check out botanical garden with 432 acres of space where endlessly you can explore various types of blooming flowers, different species of birds and many more. You do not miss a chance of horse cart for outing around the town. Then you will proceed to Paikchinmyaung cave where you can chill out yourself and if you want, try to be in water. In the evening, you will return back to Mandalay and Overnight.
Sagaing is a region where Buddhism shined as a sun. As you drive across the bridge over Irrawaddy River from Mandalay, you will see the Ivory colored pogodas are spotted over the whole hills. You will visit the sites such as Suan Oo Pon Nya Shin, Oo Min Thone Se and Shwe Taung Oo Maw pagodas. Do not pass over, but stop at Sagaing local market. Should not miss to check the pottery village, which is producing traditionally the water pots and trades around the country.
Across Myit Nge river by ferry and travel in a horse-drawn cart to Bagaya Monastery which is famous for elaborate woodcarvings, NanMyint watch tower renowned as “the Leaning tower of Ava” now not allowed to go up, Manu Oakkyaung. It is quite peaceful the way you can ride the horse-cart along the green boulevards.
Many photographers never fail to grasp as many pictures as possible here on the bridge and around. U Bein is a longest wooden bridge made of teak posts reclaimed from the Royal palace of Ava after the capital was moved. It measures 1.2 km long and take pride of being as a longest wooden bridge on the world. You will walk along the bridge mingling with locals passed by you and savour the sunset.
Unfortunately, we have to say Goodbye with a heavy-heart. Please keep the memories all your lifetime and we will be with you at any time you need. We are proud of helping your holiday happened and hope you had very reminiscent memory. We are also sure of you learnt a lot about the country and listened many stories told by our guides. We are so proud to give you these best things and wishing to see you again. Cheerio! (Note: strongly suggested the international airline check in to be done 2 hours ahead of your departure time.)