The Rural Myanmar

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Your starting point and departure point are the same from Yangon international airport. You will be transported to Bagan by night bus after visiting the interesting places in Yanogn. Find the world famous Myanmar ancient temples of Bagan, learn the local life style and visit to Myanmar village. You will stay one night at Meiktila to take a train from Thazi to Kalaw next day early morning. That’s where you can find the different culture, lifestyle. Natural sceneries and the countryside of Myanmar. After staying one night at Kalaw, visit to Nyaung Shwe where Inle Lake is situated. Inle lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar surrounded by colourful mountains. Observe the floating plantations, Intha tribes, the pleasant weather and beautiful natural sceneries. Nyaung Shwe is one of the best places to see the vineyard and winery in Myanmar. Then get back to Yangon by flight.
ItineraryDay 1: Yangon arrivalPass By: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon RegionUpon arrival at Yangon airport, your guide will meet you and transfer to your hotel. You are free today.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Yangon Sightseeing + Night bus to BaganStop At: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon RegionAfter having breakfast at your lodging hotel, check out your room and visit to central Yangon to see Mahabandula garden with independence monument, city hall and supreme court. And also you can see Sule pagoda, mosque temple, immuel Baptist church at the same place as a sign of freedom of worship. From there, walk around the central Yangon area and visit to Post office and the Strand hotel. You can take some tea or coffee in this small classical five star hotel and continue to Secretary Office where General Aung San and other leaders were assassinated. After that, drive to Botahtaung Pagoda, one of the pagodas you can see the Buddha’s sacred hair relic and head to Kandawgyi Garden to take some photos with Karaweik Palace like golden barge on Kandawgyi Lake. In the afternoon, visit to the 2600 years old ancient Shwedagon Pagoda. After spending about 1.5 hour for your sunset, transfer to Aung Mingalabar Highway Bus Station to take night bus to Bagan.Duration: 10 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Bagan SightseeingStop At: Bagan Temples, Bagan, Mandalay RegionEarly morning you will arrive at Nyaung Oo Highway bus terminal and proceed to Nyaung Oo bustling local market to observe the daily life and regional products of Nyaung Oo. Then transfer to your hotel and you are free and easy today. You can rest at your hotel or you can take a bike to explore Bagan ancient temples. In the afternoon, visit to the ancient temples such as Dhamayangyi, Alodawpyae, Bu Pagoda and transfer to one of the ancient temples for your sunset.Duration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Bagan Sightseeing + transfer to MeiktilaStop At: Bagan Temples, Bagan, Mandalay RegionToday you will visit to the ancient temples in Myinkaba area and proceed to Pwasaw village, one of the Myanmar village. Then continue to lacquerware workshop and head to black bean paste (called Pone Yay Gyi in Myanmar language) workshop to learn the process of doing Pone Yay Gyi. In the afternoon, your guide will bring you to the photogenic places where you can take the best photos and transfer to your lodging hotel situated in Meikhtila about three hour drive. Overnight in Meikhtila.Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Meiktila-Thazi-Kalaw (car & train)Stop At: Kalaw Railway Station, Kalaw, Shan StateYou need to wake up early morning today. You will be transferred to Thazi train station to get a train to Kalaw. On the way, see the rural area, villages, road markets and natural sceneries along the road to Kalaw. Upon arrival at Kalaw train station, take some photos in this photogenic place and visit to Kalaw view point. After taking sunset there, transfer to your lodging hotel and overnight in Kalaw.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Kalaw - Nyaung ShwePass By: Kalaw Railway Station, Kalaw, Shan StateToday you are free. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Nyaung Shwe for overnight.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Inle Lake - Indein villageStop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe, Shan StateYour guide will meet you at 8:30 am in your hotel and walk to Jetty about 20 minutes. Take a boat to the shops which selling Shan traditional clothes, Phaungdawoo Pagoda wellknown for its festival, Silverware workshop, Jumping cat monastery and Alodawpauk Pagoda. On the way, you can see the floating plantations, village houses and the green mountain ranges around this beautiful lake. Then, continue to Indein village along the small creek by boat about one hour. You can see many ruined ancient pagodas and very beautiful scenery at Indein village and back to Nyaung Shwe by boat. Transfer to hotel in Nyaung Shwe.Duration: 9 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 8: Nyaung Shwe - YangonPass By: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon RegionToday you will be transferred to Heho airport before your flight departure time to Yangon. After taking flight about one hour, arrive to Yangon airport and transfer to your hotel. You are free today.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 9: Departure Pass By: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon RegionTransfer to Yangon international airport for your international departure flight.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • One way domestic flight ticket (Heho-Yangon)
  • English speaking tour guide (throughout)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bus ticket (Yangon - Nyaung Oo)
  • Train Ticket (Thazi - Kalaw)
  • All admission fees
  • Mineral water & snow towel for each person on each sightseeing day
  • Entry/Admission - Yangon Yangon
  • Entry/Admission - Bagan Temples
  • Entry/Admission - Bagan Temples
  • Entry/Admission - Inle Lake

What’s not included

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
  • Personal expenses
  • Items/ services not mentioned in the itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon arrival Pass By: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region Upon arrival at Yangon airport, your guide will meet you and transfer to your hotel. You are free today. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Yangon Sightseeing + Night bus to Bagan Stop At: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region After having breakfast at your lodging hotel, check out your room and visit to central Yangon to see Mahabandula garden with independence monument, city hall and supreme court. And also you can see Sule pagoda, mosque temple, immuel Baptist church at the same place as a sign of freedom of worship. From there, walk around the central Yangon area and visit to Post office and the Strand hotel. You can take some tea or coffee in this small classical five star hotel and continue to Secretary Office where General Aung San and other leaders were assassinated. After that, drive to Botahtaung Pagoda, one of the pagodas you can see the Buddha’s sacred hair relic and head to Kandawgyi Garden to take some photos with Karaweik Palace like golden barge on Kandawgyi Lake. In the afternoon, visit to the 2600 years old ancient Shwedagon Pagoda. After spending about 1.5 hour for your sunset, transfer to Aung Mingalabar Highway Bus Station to take night bus to Bagan. Duration: 10 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Bagan Sightseeing Stop At: Bagan Temples, Bagan, Mandalay Region Early morning you will arrive at Nyaung Oo Highway bus terminal and proceed to Nyaung Oo bustling local market to observe the daily life and regional products of Nyaung Oo. Then transfer to your hotel and you are free and easy today. You can rest at your hotel or you can take a bike to explore Bagan ancient temples. In the afternoon, visit to the ancient temples such as Dhamayangyi, Alodawpyae, Bu Pagoda and transfer to one of the ancient temples for your sunset. Duration: 5 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Bagan Sightseeing + transfer to Meiktila Stop At: Bagan Temples, Bagan, Mandalay Region Today you will visit to the ancient temples in Myinkaba area and proceed to Pwasaw village, one of the Myanmar village. Then continue to lacquerware workshop and head to black bean paste (called Pone Yay Gyi in Myanmar language) workshop to learn the process of doing Pone Yay Gyi. In the afternoon, your guide will bring you to the photogenic places where you can take the best photos and transfer to your lodging hotel situated in Meikhtila about three hour drive. Overnight in Meikhtila. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 5: Meiktila-Thazi-Kalaw (car & train) Stop At: Kalaw Railway Station, Kalaw, Shan State You need to wake up early morning today. You will be transferred to Thazi train station to get a train to Kalaw. On the way, see the rural area, villages, road markets and natural sceneries along the road to Kalaw. Upon arrival at Kalaw train station, take some photos in this photogenic place and visit to Kalaw view point. After taking sunset there, transfer to your lodging hotel and overnight in Kalaw. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 6: Kalaw - Nyaung Shwe Pass By: Kalaw Railway Station, Kalaw, Shan State Today you are free. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Nyaung Shwe for overnight. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 7: Inle Lake - Indein village Stop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe, Shan State Your guide will meet you at 8:30 am in your hotel and walk to Jetty about 20 minutes. Take a boat to the shops which selling Shan traditional clothes, Phaungdawoo Pagoda wellknown for its festival, Silverware workshop, Jumping cat monastery and Alodawpauk Pagoda. On the way, you can see the floating plantations, village houses and the green mountain ranges around this beautiful lake. Then, continue to Indein village along the small creek by boat about one hour. You can see many ruined ancient pagodas and very beautiful scenery at Indein village and back to Nyaung Shwe by boat. Transfer to hotel in Nyaung Shwe. Duration: 9 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 8: Nyaung Shwe - Yangon Pass By: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region Today you will be transferred to Heho airport before your flight departure time to Yangon. After taking flight about one hour, arrive to Yangon airport and transfer to your hotel. You are free today. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 9: Departure Pass By: Yangon Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region Transfer to Yangon international airport for your international departure flight. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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