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Tour Details Dramatic Myanmar is a traveller’s dream. This is a land where holy men clad in traditional longyi are revered, thousands of ancient, religious stupas rise out of flat plains and floating-village life ebbs and flows upon Inle Lake. For a glimpse of old Indochina, there isn’t a more eye-opening destination than this mysterious country, which only began allowing Western travellers into its borders in recent years. Yangon, the country’s capital, is a beguiling mix of British, Burmese, Chinese and Indian influences, from its timeworn colonial architecture to its unique cuisine. In this deeply Buddhist country, pagodas pockmark the land, and some of the most impressive ones can be found in Yangon, including the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Sule Pagoda. In Mandalay, Myanmar’s major commercial center, explore sites such as the monastery-studded Mandalay Hill, a pilgrimage site for Buddhists for nearly two centuries. Perhaps the best way to experience both the romance of the colonial era and see the Burmese people’s day-to-day realities is by cruising on the Ayeyarwady River all the way to Bagan, disembarking at temples and viewing life along the river. If Yangon and Mandalay are Myanmar’s capitals of culture and commerce, then Bagan is the country’s spiritual center. Over 2,000 pagodas, stupas and temples dot the golden plains of Bagan — a once-in-a-lifetime sight to behold, best seen from above by private hot air balloon, which can be arranged by Luxury Myanmar Travel. Other highlights include the Ananda Temple, the best-preserved in the city, and Mount Popa, a stunning volcano that doubles as an ancient Buddhist pilgrimage site.Guide Service Fee Driver Service Fee Any Private Expenses Room Service Fees International Air Fare International Airport Tax Personal Insurance Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
Day 1 : Arrive in Yangon
Upon arrival to Yangon International airport, welcome by our tour guide and transfer to your hotel for check in. After that, visit to Sule pagoda located on a round about in downtown Yangon, Yangon City Hall of Myanmar architectural design, High Court noted for its British colonial architecture including its clock tower and its red-bricked exterior Then visit ChaukHtatGyi Pagoda is famous for its huge image of Reclining Buddha, built in 1966 replacing the old image built in1907 and Botataung Pagoda is enshrined with the sacred hair of the Lord Buddha.
Early evening visit to famous Shwedagone Pagoda, the massive bell-shaped golden spires plated with 60 tons of gold and the tip of the stupa inset with diamonds, rubies, sapphires and topaz. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2 : Yangon - Bagan
Morning after breakfast , transfer to airport for Bagan .Upon arrival drive sightseeing Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigone Pagoda in which the Frontlet Relic of Buddha were enshrined, Gubyaukgyi Temple , is noted for its wall paintings , Htilominlo Pagoda one of the largest temples of Bagan is noted for its fine plaster carvings Ananda Temple , the finest, largest and best preserved of all the Bagan temples , Ananda Okkyaung , a brick monastery with 18 th century mural paintings and Dhammayangyi Pagoda , extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides, is Bagan’s most massive shrine.
After Lunch , visit a local family workshop to watch about the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar ‘s best-known handicrafts. Then continue visit to Thatbyinnyu Pagoda, Bagan’s tallest temple at almost 217 ft, Nanpaya temple, and a unique sandstone monument.
Then enjoy the breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda, a most popular sunset-viewing spot in Bagan.
Day 3 : Bagan Full Day Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, continue your visit to Nathan Kiang, the only remaining Hindu temple in Bagan, Myazedi Pagoda well known for its stone inscription which, was engraved in 4 language as in Myanmar, Mon, Pali, and Pyu on 4sides of a stone, Nagayon Pagoda was built at the end of the 11th century and it resembles the Indian temples of the area of Orissa.
Abeyatanar Pagoda, famous for paintings that cover the inner walls.Lunch at local restaurant. Then visit Nga-kywe-na-daung Pagoda, early Pyu type brick masonry stupa, Manuha Temple that was considered one of the earliest temples in Bagan. Mingalarzedi, noted for its fine proportions and for the many beautiful jataka tiles around its three square terraces. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 4 : Bagan - Mandalay - Amarapura
Early morning, transfer to airport for a flight to Mandalay .Upon arrival, excursion to Amarapura means City of Immortality founded in 1783 AD. Visit Mahaganthayon monastery the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar .
Daily at around 10:30 a.m. about 700 monks queue up for their last meal on this day. Then enjoy the great serenity of U Bein wooden Bridge constructed in 1849 is about three quarter of a mile with 1086 posts and Taung- ta-man lake that will give you an enchanting experience Then continue your tour by visiting visit Mahar Myat Muni Buddha Image the most ancient Buddha image castled in bronze in Myanmar and the reconstructed Mya Nan San Kyaw Palace , Kuthodaw Pagoda ,often called the world’s largest book( a set of 729 huge stone slabs on which the Buddhist scriptures are inscribed ).
Finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill, the natural watch-tower for the visitors to watch sunrise or sunset over the city plains. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 5 : Mandalay - Sagaing - Mingun
After breakfast, set out from Mandalay for visit Sagaing Hill where over 600 monasteries for monks and nuns are located for Buddhist studies and meditation.
UminThonze or thirty caves pagoda has many Buddha images in a crescent shaped colonnade, Ywahtaung Village where you can see silver workers producing bowls and other silver items by traditional methods and the most impressive Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda nearby. After that take a private boat to Mingun that is famous for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda built by King BodawBadon in 1791 and Mingun Bell the biggest hanging bell in the world. Then head your way to the handicraft workshops such as bronze sculpture, gold leaf beating and marble stone carving. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 6 : Mandalay - Heho - Pindaya
Morning after breakfast, transfer to airport for fly to Heho .Upon arrival, drive to Pindaya. Travelling by car along the uphill and winding road over the Shan Plateau, though taking some few hours is interesting and well-worth taking. Visit Pindaya cave is a huge cavern where hundreds and thousands of Buddha images in various size and shape are installed since the 11th century. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Pindaya.
Day 7 : Pindaya - Inlake Full Day Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, drive to Inle lake and enjoy a boat ride on Inle Lake for the whole day. Your sightseeing will start with a visit the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, houses five small Buddha images.
The temple is also home to an annual festival, usually held during the month of October is the biggest occasion held in the Inlet Lake .The next must see stop is Nag Phi Chaung Monastery, an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s and where you can see the popular jumping cats leap through the hoops .You also have an option to see “Padaung” or “Long-neck Karen hill tribe”. Your tour would be completed with a visit to local silverware workshop, silk and lotus workshops and traditional iron work. If time allowed, ask your guide to go and see Shan paper -making industry. Overnight at Hotel on the Inlet Lake.
Day 8 : Inlake - Yangon
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport for fly back to Yangon . Upon arrival, continue Yangon city tour with visit to LawkaChanthar world biggest marble Buddha and royal white elephant.
On the way, stop at the Naga Cave monastic school, where you can learn the Myanmar monastic education system .You also have the option to visit Kandawgyi Lake and surrounding area which offer numerous photo opportunities. In the early evening, visit Strand jetty to witness the daily life of the local people and Yangon ‘s River that offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors and photo opportunities. Then, shopping in the Bogyoke market formerly “Scott market”, where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares.If you stay have time ,go to famous MK gems shop where the qualities of gems are displayed separately in eight different decorated show rooms . Myanmar is the world number 1 producer of precious stones.
Day 9 : Departure
There are no activities planned for today. You enjoy your free time until being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||$ 1789 / Adult|
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