A 10 Days/ 9 Nights representative tour visiting all the major cities and famous sites. This itinerary can be used as a starting point and altered or extended to suite your requirements.
Itinerary in Brief:
Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Day 2: Yangon City Tour
Day 3: Yangon – Bagan
Day 4: Bagan sightseeing
Day 5: Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay
Day 6: Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing – Mandalay
Day 7: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake
Day 8: Inle – Indein
Day 9: Inle – Heho – Yangon
Day 10: Yangon Departure
DAY 1: YANGON ARRIVAL & SIGHTSEEING (BY CAR)(D)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport, welcome by our tour guide. Check in to hotel. Afternoon tour of Yangon includes Karaweik Hall a Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop, Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha. Drive in downtown visit China Town with the fruit market and Yangon’s city center covering World famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight in Yangon.
DAY 2: YANGON CITY TOURS (BY CAR) (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, morning tour; visit to Botahtaung Pagoda, Nanthida jetty and watch the traffic on the Yangon River. Here luxury cruise liners come to berth at this jetty quite often. Proceed to Yangon’s City center featuring Sule Pagoda and colonial buildings and National Museum. Afternoon tour; visit to Kaba Aye (World’s Peace) Pagoda, Mahapasana Cave and Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi) and White Elephant camp. Overnight in Yangon.
DAY 3: YANGON – BAGAN (BY FLIGHT & CAR) (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for the flight to Bagan. For sightseeing includes visit to the colorful Nyaung U Market, Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent golden stupa, Kyansittha Umin; Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple, with superb mural paintings of jataka scenes and Htilominlo Temple. After the must visit to lacquer ware workshop; continue to Manuha Temple; Nanphaya, the residence of Kind Manuha; Ananda Temple, architectural master piece and Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colors paintings. Enjoy the breath taking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.
DAY 4: BAGAN SIGHTSEEING(BY CAR) (B,L,D)
Have breakfast at hotel. Morning sightseeing start with Lawkananda Pagoda; East and West Phet Leik with clay plaque Jataka
scenes; Thatbyinnyu Temple; Shwegugyi Temple; Palace site and Tharaba Gate. Tour includes Apeyadana Temple with the paintings of Mahayana concept; Nagayon Temple; Archaeological Museum; Dhamayangyi Temple, a massive Temple with finest brick work and Mingalar Zedi to watch sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight in Bagan.
DAY 5: BAGAN – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – MANDALAY (BY CAR) (B,L,D)
Early morning, transfer to airport for Yangon to Mandalay by flight. Arrive Mandalay and drive to Amarapura, visit to Mahagandayon Monastery where hundreds of young Novice (Sanga) studying Buddhist Literatures with strikly obeying rule and regulation of the Monastery according to Buddha teaching, U Bein Bridge beautiful long wooden bridge.
Mandalay full day sightseeing; visit to Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda a large Buddha image carved out of a single block of marble, Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace) noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures, Sulamani Pagoda. Mandalay Palace and in the evening enjoy the sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 6: MANDALAY – MINGUN – SAGAING – MANDALAY (BY CAR & BOAT) (B,L,D)
Depart Mandalay on a private boat along the Ayeyarwaddy River to visit Mingun, a village on the west bank of the river. Visit to Settawya Pagoda, Mingun Pahtotawgyi, the world renowned ringing Mingun Bell and Myatheintan Pagoda.
Afternoon sightseeing drive to Sagaing Hill , which is perhaps the living centre of Buddhist faith in Myanmar today. Hillsides are dotted with numerous Pagodas and Monasteries. Continue to visit Khaungmudaw Pagoda. In the evening enjoy the sunset from Sagaing Hill. Return to Mandalay. Overnight in Mandalay.
DAY 7: MANDALAY – HEHO – INLE LAKE (BY FLIGHT, CAR & BOAT) (B/L/-)
Early morning transfer to airport and fly to Heho. Drive to Inle lake and sightseeing by boat. Visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Floating Gardens, Unique Leg-rowers, Traditional Fishing Method, Silk Weaving, Stilt House Villages on the lake and Nge Pe Chaung (Jamping Cat) Monastery. Overnight in Inle.
DAY 8: INLE – INDEIN (BY BOAT) (B/L/-)
After breakfast at hotel, visit the Indein Pagoda is located near the Indein creek; it is narrow and has many twist and turns. Paddy field around the creek receive water from the creek. Here our beat start venturing into a small canal and pass through the beautiful scenery on the way to Pa O Hill tribe village. After visiting the local market, we enjoy walk to the very impressive ruins containing hundred ancient pagodas, some of which are hidden in the lush vegetation and Overnight in Inle .
DAY 9: INLE – HEHO – YANGON (BY BOAT, CAR & FLIGHT) (B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, take transfer boat to Nyaung Shwe and drive to Heho for the flight to Yangon. The remainder of the day is for your leisure. Overnight in Yangon.
DAY 10: YANGON DEPARTURE (BY CAR)
After breakfast at hotel, morning shopping at Gems Mart and Handicrafts shops. Visit to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market where you can buy many souvenirs. And then transfer to airport for departure.