Beauty of Myanmar

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Beauty of Myanmar to Yangon
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Tour description

This exciting 14-day tour will allow you to experience the very best that Myanmar has to offer. Be prepared to get mesmerized by centuries-old temples and monuments while you enjoy local sceneries. You will also get a chance to visit a World War II cemetery of Allied forces. Enjoy a private boat cruise along Inle Lake to see the marvelous sights in the area. Visit the holy site of Golden Rock. Explore the sites in and . around Inle Lake, Sagaing and old-Ava. See the sights of Mingun. Fill your sights with more than 500,000 Buddha images at Monywa. Visit the 947 sandstone caves of Po Win Taung and learn about the arts and crafts of Bagan.

Day 1 : Arrive Yangon (-,-,-)Visit Botahtaung, Sule and Shwe Dagon pagodas and Reclining Buddha. Explore Yangon historical site including the High Court, Immanuel Church, Maha-Bandola Park and Kwraweik Park. Day 2: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo - Golden Rock (B)Golden Rock is one of Myanmar's main pilgrimage sites.The uphill trek is along a paved trekking path and offers great views of the surrounding area. Day 3: Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Yangon (B)Stops include the 55-metre long reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha, the old palace Kambozathadi and the Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda. Day 4: Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake (B)Board a private boat for a lake cruise. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, stop at the weaving village of Inpawkhone and a cheroot factory. Day 5: Inle Lake - In Dein - Inle Lake (B)Visit Pa-oh village of In Dein. Here you can climb the covered stairway to the top of a hill which has magnificent views of the lake. Day 6: Inle Lake - Heho - Mandalay (B)Free and easy till departure. Upon arrival, guide will be welcoming you at the airport. Day 7: Mandalay - Sagaing – Ava- Amarapura – Mandalay (B)Depart for an excursion around Mandalay to explore the former capitals of Ava,Sagaing and Amarapura. Travel by horse-cart to get a glimpse of local lifestyles. Then cross a bridge over the Irrawaddy River to Sagaing. Day 8: MDL - Mingun – Mandalay (B,L)Board a private local boat for a 1-hr cruise on the Irrawaddy River to Mingun. Visit Mingun Bell Mahamuni Pagoda, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery. Day 9: MDL – Monywa (B)Begin with a visit to Thanboddhay & Boditahtaung Pagoda .Then head to the banks of the river to watch the sun set. Day 10: Monywa – Po Win Taung – Pakkoku – Bagan (B)PoWinTaung, consisting of 947 sandstone caves containing the richest collection of mural paintings and Buddhist statues in Southeast Asia. A private local boat in Pakkoku for a leisurely, 2 hour cruise downriver to Bagan. Day 11: Bagan (B)Visits a range of sites, providing a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and lifestyles. Stop at an elevated temple and climb atop to watch the sun set over the plains. Day 12: BGN Free day (B)D ay 13: Bagan - Yangon (B)Yangon Railway station to embark upon a circular train journey to the outskirts of town to observe the lively and colorful lifestyle of the Burmese people. Day 14: Departure (B) 

What's included

  • Accommodation inc. breakfast (B)
  • Other meals as detailed in the itinerary (L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Local specialized station tour guide (English-speaking, other languages available on request)
  • All transfers
  • Boat tours and air-conditioned car/van transportation as detailed in the itinerary
  • Domestic flights as detailed in the itinerary, economy class (20 kg luggage per person)
  • Breakfast

What's not included

  • International Air Ticket
  • All entrance fees on tour
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Any peak season surcharge (normally New Year & Myanmar Water Festival period)
  • Visa fees and/or visa authorization

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 10: Monywa – Po Win Taung – Pakkoku – Bagan (B) PoWinTaung, consisting of 947 sandstone caves containing the richest collection of mural paintings and Buddhist statues in Southeast Asia. A private local boat in Pakkoku for a leisurely, 2 hour cruise downriver to Bagan.

Day 2: Day 11: Bagan (B) Visits a range of sites, providing a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and lifestyles. Stop at an elevated temple and climb atop to watch the sun set over the plains.

Day 3: Day 12: BGN Free day (B) D ay 13: Bagan - Yangon (B) Yangon Railway station to embark upon a circular train journey to the outskirts of town to observe the lively and colorful lifestyle of the Burmese people.

Day 4: Day 14: Departure (B)

Day 5: Day 2: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo - Golden Rock (B) Golden Rock is one of Myanmar's main pilgrimage sites.The uphill trek is along a paved trekking path and offers great views of the surrounding area.

Day 6: Day 3: Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Yangon (B) Stops include the 55-metre long reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha, the old palace Kambozathadi and the Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda.

Day 7: Day 4: Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake (B) Board a private boat for a lake cruise. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, stop at the weaving village of Inpawkhone and a cheroot factory.

Day 8: Day 5: Inle Lake - In Dein - Inle Lake (B) Visit Pa-oh village of In Dein. Here you can climb the covered stairway to the top of a hill which has magnificent views of the lake.

Day 9: Day 6: Inle Lake - Heho - Mandalay (B) Free and easy till departure. Upon arrival, guide will be welcoming you at the airport.

Day 10: Day 7: Mandalay - Sagaing – Ava- Amarapura – Mandalay (B) Depart for an excursion around Mandalay to explore the former capitals of Ava,Sagaing and Amarapura. Travel by horse-cart to get a glimpse of local lifestyles. Then cross a bridge over the Irrawaddy River to Sagaing.

Day 11: Day 8: MDL - Mingun – Mandalay (B,L) Board a private local boat for a 1-hr cruise on the Irrawaddy River to Mingun. Visit Mingun Bell Mahamuni Pagoda, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery.

Day 12: Day 9: MDL – Monywa (B) Begin with a visit to Thanboddhay & Boditahtaung Pagoda .Then head to the banks of the river to watch the sun set.