YGN – BGN – MDL – INLE – YGN (9D 8N)

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Day 1: Arrival-Yangon

Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, welcome by our local guide and visit the magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi, and near Sule Pagoda, Visits at Botataung Pagoda and Jetty, a famous Landmark on Rangoons waterfront. Situated just below the long lines of jetties that serve this busy port And to see the panoramic Yangon river.

After a photo stop at the Karaweik Hall, a hamsa-bird-shaped floating barge on Kandawgyi Lake is waiting for your embark.

Later, with a visit just before sunset to the Shwedagon Pagoda for its breathtakingly glittering gold-covered stupas, after a tasty welcome dinner dance show, end your day with beautiful lights at Shwedagon Pagoda.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2 : Yangon-Bagan

Breakfast at Hotel

After early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport for your flight to Bagan.

Upon your arrival start your Bagan tour with a visit to the vibrant Nyaung Market, unveil the glory of Bagan’s history by visits to archeological treasures such as the Shwezigon Pagoda for its impressive bell-shaped stupa, Dhaman Yan Gyi and graceful Htilominlo Temple with its delicate plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.

Continue to discover the ancient and most treasured handicrafts of lacquering by a demonstration from skilled artisan. Explore the amazing mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO at Myingaba Gu Byaukgyi Temple, and enjoy your soothing sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda.

Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Dinner at Local Restaurant.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 3 : Bagan

Breakfast at hotel.

Proceed to the Nanpaya Temple. The masonry work is outstanding, as well as its interior design. It reflects the strong Brahman influence that affected the Teravadin Mon kings. Also, do take note of the relief of the god Brahma. There are three faces that can be discerned, all of which have the typical facial features of Mon. These are said to be representations of King Manuha. It is sometimes called the Ganesh or Mahapeine Temple, named after the elephant-headed Hindu god whose image once stood at the corners of its five successively diminishing rectangular terrace.

Continue sightseeing with many of the old murals and friezes can still be discerned, as can several old horoscopes, painted to protect the building from damage. After that proceed to Ananda Temple constructed in 1091, and is considered the masterpiece of Mon architecture.

Board a local sunset boat for a slow cruise down the Irrawaddy River in the evening.

Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Dinner at Local Restaurant.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 4 : Bagan - Mandalay

Breakfast at hotel

We will transfer to the airport for flight to Mandalay.

Mandalay is the last capital of Myanmar Kingdom before the annexation of British in 1885. The period of kingdom was very short, but the name Mandalay becomes well known by “Rudyard Kipling”. The royal palace wall surrounded by the moat is one of the great things to see and it has been re-created after 1945, by 2nd War World.

We will visit Mahamuni pagoda, one of the country’s most revered Buddha images which, over the years, has been covered with gold leaf for hundreds of layers. And then visit to Marble carving workshop and Gold- Leaf beating workshop. In the afternoon visit Shwe Nan Daw Monastery, Ku Tho Daw Pagoda and enjoy the sunset at Mandalay hill.

Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Dinner at Local Restaurant.

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 5 : Mandalay - Amrapura – Avva – Sagaging

Breakfast at hotel and depart for trip to Ava and Sagaing.

We’ll drive former capitals of Amarapura and visit U Pain Bridge, the whole bridge done with entire wood. Proceed to Ava, the capital from 14th to 18th centuries and visit by horse and carriage the old wooden Bagaya Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace and fort, and the Maha Aungmye Bonzan and Htihlaing Shin Paya.

In the afternoon cross the bridge over the Irrawaddy River and continue to Sagaing. Covered with 600 white-painted pagodas and monasteries, Sagaing Hill is widely regarded as the religious centre of Myanmar and is home to 3,000 monks and 100 meditation centers.

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 6 : Mandalay-Heho-Inle

Breakfast at hotel

Transfer to airport for flight to Heho

Upon arrival, we will drive to Nyaung Shwe, gateway to Inle Lake.

Observe the leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Visit Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which houses dozens of Shan Buddha Images.Continue to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary, which contains five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaf.

Explore the local crafts of Inle Lake with a stop at the cheroot factory, where the typical Burmese cigars are made by hand.
We can also visit a local silk weaving ‘factory’ which sits on stilts on the lake and where they still use old style hand looms.

If time permits, there may be time to enjoy a short walk through one of the lakeside villages.

Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Dinner at Hotel.

Stay overnight in Inle Lake

Day 7 : Inle-Indein

Breakfast at hotel,

Continue Inle Lake sightseeing today with a memorable visit to Indein village with its idyllic 17th century pagodas.
Indein is one of the small villages of the Inle Lake located on the western bank of Inle Lake. A Buddha image has enshrined at a whitewashed stupa, which is on the summit of a hill. Below the stupa around the hill are cluster of hundred of ancient stupa most are ruins overgrown with bushes. The pagoda hill is quiet and clam.

One could feel the pleasant cool breeze with the sweet ring of the bell hanging at the umbrella of the stupa. Mesmerizing view from the pagoda hill releases the fatigue and refreshes everybody who ascends to the peak. This mysterious place is at the end of the marvelous Indein creek, which connected with Inle Lake just after the Phaund Daw Oo pagoda. The creek is narrow with many twist and turns. Since the both side are paddy fields you can see the farmer ploughing and harrowing by water buffaloes.
At many places in the creek the farmers dam up the water by bamboo barriers to irrigate the paddy fields. Indein water is not useful for irrigation also for bathing and washing clothes. It is compulsory to see Novice Monk, buffalo’s boys and village girls wash and swim in the creek. Enjoy the sightseeing of Indein.

Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Dinner at Local Hotel.

Overnight Inle Lake.

Day 8 : Inle-Heho-Yangon

Breakfast at hotel,

Transfer flight back to yangon.

You will transfer to Yangon Railway station to take local circular train journey to the outskirts of town (45 minutes ride). The slowly traveling train gives you a unique opportunity to observe the lively and colorful life of the rural Burmese people.  Disembark to visit Insein market where a variety of street vendors sell colorful wares.  Enjoy exploring the market and meeting the friendly locals before returning by road to Yangon.

This afternoon enjoy a city tour by car  around the colonial area which is filled various historical buildings. Stop for a drink at a local teashop, a great place to soak in the local culture and lifestyle, before traveling along the famous Strand Road to the riverside.

And finish the day with a walk in colorful Chinatown and visit Yangon’s oldest Chinese temple: the Kheng Hock Keong.

Lunch at local Restaurant.

Dinner at Local Restaurant.

Overnight Yangon.

Day 9 : Yangon - Departure

Breakfast at Hotel

Breakfast at hotel, visit to Bogyoke Market (Formerly Scott’s), you can find all the souvenir items you were searching for. It is closed on Monday.

You will have some time to explore Yangon, after that, we will proceed to Yangon international airport for your departure flight back to ……

Lunch at local restaurant.

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