Myanmar: Scenic Splendour Land (MY-LHV008)

Yangon - Mandalay - Bagan - Popa - Kalaw- Pindaya - Inle Lake - Yangon


Welcome to the Graden City Yangon.
Arrival by either morning or afternoon flight to Yangon International Airport. Then, transfer to hotel. Here we would like to reserve enough time for you to takea good rest that you may need after a long tedious flight. Therefore, sightseeing in Yangon is transferred to the day before departure that you will enjoy for the whole day.


After breakfast at hotel, you will be transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. On arrival to Tda-Oo International Airport, you will be proceeding to famous Mahamuni Pagoda, one of the most sacred Buddha Image in Mandalay. Then a short visit to Fold foil making cottage industry. Check-in at hotel and followed by lunch at outside local restaurant.
After lunch you will be enjoying Mandalay afternoon sightseeing that begins with Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carving; Kuthodaw pagoda, Known at the World's biggest Book for  its stone slabs of Buddhist scriotures. Tour continues to Mandalay Hill, a vantage point for a panoramic viwe of the city and a spectacular sunset view.
It is worthy to have a stroll up the hill enjoying panporamic views from different location. Return can be made by car as there is also acar track by the base of elevator just before the platform. Dinner at outside local restaurant.


 After breakfast at hotel, visit to an anciant city of Amarapura, 11 km south of Mandalay highlighting Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of Buddha Image; Maha Gandayon Monastery. Then proceed to 1.2km long U Bein Wooden Bridge. Lunch at outside local restaurant.

Then, tour continue to Inwa (Ava), and here you will be taken by a native horse cart for sightseeing around Inwa that would last hardly 3 hours.

Inwa is a historical capital founded by King Thado Minbya in 1364. Extended vissit will be made to Bagaya Monastery that is a fine example of Myanmar masonryart and architecture, Mainu Brick Monastery and old watchtower.Dinner at outside local restaurants. Then return to hotel and overnight.


After early breakfast ( breakfast box is recmmended) transfer to Jetty for a whole day reverie cruise on the majectic Ayeyarwaddy Rive from Mandalay to Bagan.
Enjoy the Extraordinary scenic and interesting sights along the picturesque Ayeyarwaddy Rive on Shwe Kein Nayee boat with the capacity of(200) passengers, air-conditioned hall provided with comfortable reclining seats. (Shwe Kein Nayee boat operates daily except Sun & Wed. On Sun & Wed, an old boat which carries cargo and has no air-condition will operate) Lunch on board.
Arrive at Bagan Jetty in the evening and transfer to hotel. Dinner at outside local restaurant and overnight in Bagan


After breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. On arrival you will be taken to Shwezigon Pagoda a prototype ar later Myanmar stupa. Then to Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with fine mural pain-tings of  Jataka scenes. After that, transfer to hotel for check-in.Lunch at outsidelocal restaurant.

 Afternoon sightseeing continues with visit to lacquerware industry where you can study trditional Myanmar lacquerware making, Manuha Temple with gigantic Buddha image, a captive king's impression of life in prison; Nanpaya, an Early-style temple with the finest stone carvings. Although it has spots lights installed, it would be safe to bring your own touch  as electricity supply can be shut-off from time to time.

In the evening you will be visit the Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek Cross. Dinner at outside restaurants. Then return to hotel and overnight.
(In Bagan there are more than 2000 temple & stupa. Indeed it is difficult to cover all temples within limited time. Therefore we have carefully seleced only some major temples for you in order to avoid hecitc tourism. But if you want to see more temples, just let your guide or driver knows. They can show you as much temple as possible within your stay.)


After breakfast check-out and proceed for Kalaw via mount Popa.It is an extinct volcano, and is generallyknown as the abode of legendary Nats or spirit gods for which the annual festival is held during the Myanmar month Nayon (May/Jun). On top fp the mountain, there are monasteries, pagodas and shrines in different style. Then proceed by coach to Kalaw via Meik Htila. (The  total drive would take approximately 9 hours)
Lunch at one of the outside restaurant at Meik Htila town and dinner at outside local restaurant at Kalaw. Then return to hotel and overnight.


 After breakfast, trekking to Palaung Hills in Kalaw surrounding area and visit the hill tribes' villages in their coloful costumes. Then drive about 1 1/2 hour to the small quiet town Pindaya enjoying the great scenic beauty of the countryside along the road to Pindaya.
Lunch and dinner at outside local restaurants, Then return to hotel and overnight.
(Trekking can normally be stared early in morning so it is necessary for an overnight stay in Kalaw before trekking. And closest triball village would take at least 2 hour to and fro apart from visiting hours in the village)


After breakfast at hotel visit to Pindaya Caves, Well known for its Buddha statues carved out fo limestone. Then a short stop at over 250 years old Banyan trees. Mulberry papermaking factory , Bambo hat making factory and lunch at outside restaurant.
After lunch drive to Nyaung Shwe where Inle Lake is situated. Check-in at hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Your morning excursion in Inle Lake (by Boat) visiting to th following places like unique leg-rowers and scenic beauty, fishing canoes using special methods for fishing and collecting seaweed, lakebed mud etc to make floating gradens. Then you will visit well known Nga Pe Chaung (Jumping Cat ) monastery and Silver smith factory.  Lunch at outside local restaurant.
After lunch visit to Cheroot making factory, Boat making caroentry workshop, Silk weaving factory. In the lave afternoon, visit the most famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda. On the way back to Nyaung Shwe you will pass through  some villages to enjoy life on the lake. Dinnerat outside local restaurant. Overnight in Nyaung Shwe.


After breakfast, visit to Indein, The hidden treasure of Pa-O ethnic tribes to see the ruin Pagodas in the forest. After lunch transfer to Heo airport for flight to Yangon. Dinner at outside local restaurants. Overnight in Yangon


Your morning sightseeing tour of Yangon features Shwedagon Pagoda, the world famous glittering gold stupa yowering over th city with a great spire to thehight of 326 feet; Chaukhtakyi; a colossal reclining Buddha. Afternoon sightseeing tour includes visit to National Museum; Mahabandoola Park with independence Monument;.Lunch and dinneer at outside local restaurant. then return to hotel and overnight.


After breakfast, sightseeing in Yangon includes visits to some major highlights like Gaba Aye (World Peace)  pagoda and Mahapasana Cave. Lunch at outside local restaurant. After lunch, transfer to airport for international departure. Bon Voyage