Cover Area: Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock Pagoda) - Taungoo - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Kekku - Mandalay - Bagan
Duration: 15 Days - 14 Nights
Starts/Ends: Yangon / Yangon
Tour Type: Sightseeing
Activity Level: Classic & Culture Tours
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
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Day 1 : Yangon – Bago sightseeing – Golden Rock - O/N in Golden Rock
Day 2 : Golden Rock sightseeing - Taungoo - O/N in Taungoo
Day 3 : Taungoo - Naypyitaw – Kalaw - O/N in Kalaw
Day 4 : Kalaw – Pindaya sightseeing - O/N in Pindaya
Day 5 : Pindaya Trekking – Naung Shwe - O/N in Naung Shwe
Day 6 : Inle Lake sightseeing - O/N in Naung Shwe
Day 7 : Indein – Kekku sightseeing - O/N in Naung Shwe
Day 8 : Inle Lake – Mandalay - O/N in Mandalay
Day 9 : Mingun & Mandalay sightseeing - O/N in Mandalay
Day 10 : Amurapura – Sagaing – Innwa - O/N in Mandalay
Day 11 : Mandalay – Bagan ( by Boat ) - O/N in Bagan
Day 12 : Bagan full day sightseeing - O/N in Bagan
Day 13 : Bagan – Mt Popa - O/N in Bagan
Day 14 : Bagan – Pyay - O/N in Pyay
Day 15 : Pyay – Yangon - O/N in Yangon
Day 01 : Yagnon – Bago – Kyaikhtiyoe ( Golden Rock Pagoda )
In the morning breakfast at hotel, Today we will visit to Bago. which is 80km from Yangon (2hours driving) .While arrive to Bago, first visit to the Kyikepun four faces Pagoda images, KyatkhatwineBuddhist monastery, Shwetharlyaung reclining Buddha image (originally built in 994 AD) and also visit Mahazedi Pagoda and Shwemawdaw pagoda the highest stupa which dominated the town. After that we visit olden Kanbawzathardi Palace of King Bayintnaung .Then overland drive to Kyaikhtiyo .We will have our lunch on the way .When we reach to Kimpun base camp we leave our private car in the truck station.And then, proceed to upper camp by taking a public open truck for 45 minutes driving along the hair-pin-bens road among the forests mountains. And then we are trekking for two and half kilometers to beat the top. After taking a short rest at hotel, visit to the attractive places around Kyaikhtiyoe area such as Ye-The-Taung, Mok-So-Taung , crow mouth cave etc. we have dinner at local Restaurant . The Golden rock (Kyaikhtiyo) is located on the top of the mountain and shape as in a large boulder positioned well balanced on the cliff of that mountain. It appears that it seems to be going against the force of gravity from the spur of the cliff. After dinner, we visit Golden Rock Pagoda on the summit of the hazy blue mountain. It is famous for its magical point between gigantic boulder and high steep rock. .It has stood onthe edge of the steep rock hill for over 2500 years. The night will be spent in Golden Rock.
Day 02 : Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda ( Golden Rock ) – Taungoo
Today after breakfast we visit to the other attractive places around Golden Rock Pagoda then go down to the ground ( Base-camp) by truck to our Car we will have our lunch at local Restaurant on the way to Taungoo .on the way we visit Moyongyi Bird Centuary to watch the flocks of water ducks. Learn the purchasing of vegetables and fruits at Baina village. Stop at Thuhtaykon village to see the remains of Indian farmers since the British time. Zeyawaddy is the biggest Indian town where many Indian descendant live. They were forced to come Myanmar by the British to establish the rice plantations. Some visit Taungoo in and around . Dinner at decent restaurant. The night will be spent in Taungoo.
Day 03 : Taungoo – Naypyitaw – Kalaw
Breakfast at hotel and morning sightseeing in Taungoo and proceed to Kalaw, Hill station is 1400 metre above the sea level. on the way we can view the Burmese Cheroot making in Tatkone. Learn the cottage industry of dairy product in Yamethin. Stretch out our legs by walking a bit near the Meikhtila lake. Thenstart driving on the ranges of the mountains up to Kalaw but stop at Yinmarbin village to watch the country life of the people, and then continue to Kalaw. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Over night stay at hotel in Kalaw.
Day 04 : Kalaw – Pindaya
In the morning after breakfast at hotel drive to Pindaya cave in which thousand of Buddha Images are adorned at every corner of the niche. Again stop at Ngetpyawtaw village to learn the Local bamboo umbrella making and village, then to Yechansin village to study the Bamboo hat making. Then transfer tohotel . Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Pindaya.
Day 05 : Pindaya Trekking
After breakfast,hiking to Htut Ni village (1 1/2 hours).You will see the life style of Danu People (oneof the ethnic minority of Myanmar) living on growing tea leaf as their main business and other crops.Proceed to See Kya Inn Village (meaning the village of misty lake) located in the forested mountain (1hour) passing through tea leaf palntations.Traditional home cook lunch will be served at one of the local family houses(depend on you).After lunch continue walking back to Pindaya through the Shaw Pin and Taung Paw Gyi Villages (2 1/2hours) .In the evening transfer to Naung Shwe by car.
Day 06 : Inlay Lake (Sightseeing)
In the morning after breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Nyaung Shwe Jetty. Inlay Lakesightseeing by private boat. Sightseeing includes; a chance to see the leg-rowing fishermen. Continue to see the floating gardens, built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Explore in and around the lake by small boat. Learn the life of fishermen, and floating gardens on which fruits, flowers, and vegetables are grown. Visit Nampan market or Ywama floating market or another one (depend on five days’ movement) to watch the colorful minorities of Shan State.Phaungdawoo Pagoda is right in the center of the lake and famous for it’s five shapeless Buddha Images heavily gilded with gold. Then continue to floating village to learn the daily life of Intha people. Visit Silversmith, hand loom weaving in Einpawk one village, and boat making. Ngahpechaung Monastery is one of the famous for its’ well trained jumping cats. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Naung Shwe.
Day 07 : Kekku sightseeing
In the morning after breakfast overland drive to Taunggyi and visit to Kekku Pagoda Complex (Hidden for centuries in the wooded hills near Taunggyi, the Kekku Pagoda Complex has pagodas that seem to be from the 16th century, there are 7,622 pagodas ). Back to Taunggyi and sightseeing. Overnight at Naung Shwe.
Day 08 : Inle lake – Mandalay
Today we go to Mandalay but before we go to Mandalay after breakfast, we visit In Dein Village in the outh of the lake by private boat. Afternoon drive to Mandalay. Arrive at Manalay late evening, proceed to hotel. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 09 : Mandalay – Amarapura – Innwa – Sagaing
Breakfast at hotel. Today we visit Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the life time of Buddha himself, Tapestry works, Wood carving & bronze castling workshops, Marble carving workshop and silk weaving home cottage and then visit Mahagandaryone Monastery a famous Buddhist monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study Buddhist literature, After lunch, 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. Then, drive to Sagaing Hill over Ava Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing Hill 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 Thonse Pagoda.And then drive back to Mandalay on the way back to Mandalay enjoy the beautiful sunset at 1.2km-long U Bein Wooden Bridge built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 10 : River Cruise Mingun – Mandalay
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 PalaceMonastery), 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. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 11 : Mandalay – Bagan ( by Boat )
After early morning breakfast, transfer to Jetty around 6 0′ clock in the morning.Upon arrival at Baganin the evening, transfer to Hotel. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
Day 12 : Bagan Full Day Sightseeing
In the morning after breakfast we start visit with 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 error. 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 study 12th century mural painting inside the Gubyaukgyi temple, built in 1113 by princess Rajakumar. After that, visit a localfamily workshop to watch about the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Evening highlights are Manuhar pagoda – built by king Manuhar, probably to portray hislife as a Pow ( Prisoner Of War ); unfinished Dhamagyi temple – Bagan’s most massive temple built in1167 AD. Finally, breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda – most popular sunset-viewing spots in Bagan. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
Day 13 : Mandalay – Mt Popa – Bagan
Today we go to ancient Bagan, after breakfast overland drive to Mt.Popa, an extinct volcano (1500-meters high) which is known as “Home of the Spirits”and the oasis of the central Myanmar dry zone andwith a shrine dedicated to animist spirits known as “Nats”. For the energetic, time to climb 777 steps toa shrine at the top of the volcanic plug accompanied by a crowd of monkeys. This effort will be rewarded many times by the extraordinary panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Popa National Park with dense sandal wood forest and rare species of birds and butterflies, Local market are worth to see and observe the life of rural area on the way such as producing the palm sweets We may stop several places for making the photos and knowing the countryside. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
Day 14 : Bagan – Pyay
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning leave for Pyay City. On the way you can view the Myanmar People life style.Arrive at Pyay and relax at hotel and sightseeing includes: Thaya Khittaya (Sri Ksetra), an archaeological site of the ancient Pyu capital(5th – 9th century). Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Pyay.
Day 15 : Pyay – Yangon
In the morning after breakfast we visit to Shwe San Daw Pagoda, Bawbawgyi Pagoda and around Pyay.Then we leave back for Yangon and sightseeing can be made on the way to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon and proceed to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.
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