Tour Summary: Our Ancient Kingdoms itinerary is generally excursion who wants to visit essential highlight cities of Myanmar such as Yangon and Mandalay. Our Private Tour will start from the morning of arrival day and you fly back to Yangon at Day 5 and you may connect to departure flight or ask for an extra night at Yangon it’s worth too.
Cover Area: Yangon - Mandalay - Syriem (Thanlyin )
Duration: 5 days - 4 Nights
Starts/Ends: Yangon / Yangon
Tour Type: Sightseeing
Activity Level: Classic & Culture Tours
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Price start from: USD
Day 1: Arrival, transfer to Hotel and sightseeing in Yangon - O/N in Yangon.
Day 2: Fly to Mandalay then visit around Mandalay - O/N in Mandalay
Day 3: Mandalay sightseeing - O/N in Mandalay
Day 4: Mandalay – Yangon – Thanlyin (Syrian) - O/N in Yangon
Day 5: Yangon Departure
Day 1 : Yangon Sightseeing
Arrive at Yangon International Airport, pick up by our company representative. After check in hotel go for sightseeing to the downtown area then, we visit over 2000-years old Sule pagoda and enjoy photographing for a panoramic view of city. Proceed to Mahabandoola Park with Independent Monument ~ have a memorable scene of colonial building ,historical Botahtaung pagoda, then go to National Museum-05 story building which displays all about Myanmar, mainly the Lion Throne of the last king of Myanmar, who exiled to India in 1886.enjoy lunch at Restaurant. Afternoon, visit to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market for shopping and then we proceed to the biggest Chaukhtetgyi reclining Buddha statue-72 meters long huge colossal image and Ngahtetgyi sitting Buddha image after that Kabar Aye (World Peace) Pagoda, Maha Pasana Cave and Swe Taw Myat (Buddha Tooth Relic Pagoda) and Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image and then we visit to watch white elephant .In the evening we go to the Kandawgyi Lake for photo taking and sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, over 2500-years-old gigantic golden stupa in Yangon. It is the holiest place of the Buddhist people and land mark of the country then transfer back to hotel.
Meals: – –
Day 2 : Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Sagaing – Inwa (Ava)
After breakfast, transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival at Mandalay, proceed directly to Amurapura for sightseeing. Visit MAHAGANDAYON MONASTERY, a famous Buddhist monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study Buddhist literature, and the 200-years-old U BEIN teak bridge, built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital. Then, drive to SAGAING HILLS over AVA Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing, once an ancient capital, lies 21 km south west of Mandalay, besides the Ayeyarwaddy River. SAGAING HILLS are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries and meditation centers, a retreat for 6000 monks and nuns. Visit SOON U PONYA SHIN PAGODA, U MIN THONESE PAGODA. After that, proceed sightseeing to the former royal capital of INWA (Ava), reached by a short boat trip. Visits by horse-drawn carriage include NANMYINT WATCH TOWER, the remains of a palace building nicknamed “leaning tower of Ava”, MAHAAUNGMYE BONZAN MONASTERY (built of bricks and stucco) and BARGAYAR MONASTERY, famous for its impressive ornate woodcarvings and teak posts. And then drive back to Mandalay.
Meals: – Breakfast
Day 3 : Mingun – Mandalay (Sightseeing)
After breakfast, boat excursion (one hour each way) up the Ayeyarwaddy river to Mingun, site of the world’s largest intact bronze bell, 3.7 meters high and weighting 87 tons. Also visit the huge but unfinished Mingun paya (built with the intention of being the world’s biggest pagoda) and the beautiful Hsinbyume paya, Settawya Pagoda, Myatheindan Pagoda with seven concentric terraces at the base. Transfer to the hotel in Mandalay. After lunch, sightseeing includes Mahamuni Buddha Image with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layer of gold leaves, Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung ( Golden Palace Monastery), a superb example of a traditional wooden building, and Kuthodaw Pagoda (known as the world’s largest book), consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures.
Meals: – Breakfast
Day 4 : Mandalay – Yangon – Thanlyin (Syrian)
After breakfast transfer to Mandalay Airport for domestic flight to Yangon. Upon arrive to Yangon pick up by our company representative. After check in hotel go for sightseeing to the Thanlyin (Syrian) for one hour drive from Yangon a small town once conquered by the Portuguese people in early 19th century. It is on the other side of Yangon river across Myanmar’s longest bridge (Thanlyin Bridge ) and shop at Thanlyin local market . On the way, sightseeing at National Race Village and over 2000-years old Kyikekhauk pagoda, the highest golden stupa in Thanlyin and then go continue to Yelel Pagoda, ( the pagoda at the centre of the river ) . We take a short boat trip to Yelel Pagoda, a long histories pagoda on a small island then transfer to hotel over night at hotel in Yangon.
Meals: – Breakfast
Day 5 : Yangon Departure
Today is the last day in Myanmar. After breakfast transfer to the airport for the departure flight.
Meals: – Breakfast
Tour Class/Group 2 Pax 3-6 Pax 7-9 Pax 10-14 Pax Single Sup Remark Standard USD USD USD USD USD
- Twin or double sharing hotel accommodation (4 nights )
- 2 Domestic Flight tickets:(Yangon–Mandalay, Mandalay -Yangon )
- All necessary private air-con car transfer and transportation for sightseeing
- Tour and sightseeing with station experienced English or other language Speaking Guides in each city
- Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program
- Meals: daily breakfast at the hotel
- Horse Cart at Innwa ( Ava )
- Private Boat fare for ( Mingun, Innwa (Ava ) )
- Service Tax
- Visa Fee
- Travel Insurance
- International flights in / out
- Meals ( Lunches & Dinners )
- International airport departure tax ( 10 $ pp )
- Extra tours not mentioned in the program
- Personal expense ( Camera fee, Laundry, Soft drink, Tips etc.. )