Experience Myanmar’s most iconic cities on a 8-day grand tour of Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake by bus and air, with a private guide in each destination, you will become knowledgeable with the tour going. The beautiful glimpse of the golden rock is one of highlights in this tour, from where you are offered an unbelievable section of sightseeing attractions in Yangon.
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Rangoon/Yangon - Bago - Bagan - Mandalay - Heho - Inle Lake
Upon your arrival at Yangon Airport, our guide will meet you with Welcoming Signage and then escort you to your hotel.Start your tour by visiting The National Museum.In the afternoon, enjoy the water front of busy Yangon River brief public ferry ride and after a stroll at the Maha Bandoola Park to see colonial-style high court and city hall, head to the lively Indian Town and Chinatown.Explore Bogyoke (Scott) Market to see Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts and exotic souvenirs.In the evening, enjoy the sunset to the Great Shwedagone Pagoda built the most prominent monument in Yangon which dominates the sky with golden flash, giant spires and holy relics.Overnight in Yangon.
Rangoon/Yangon - Bago
Today, we have a excursion tour to Kyaikhtiyo (185 km, 4 hours drive). En route visit at Bago, Kyaikkhawine Monastery where a thousand monks living in this monastery .The Kanbawzathardi palace of King Bayinnaung is some of the places of interests and then proceed to Kyaikhtiyo. Kyaikhtiyo is a major pilgrimage site for Buddhists.Take a public open truck ride up to the Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda . This is where you will find the famous "Golden Rock"; a huge boulder precariously perched on the edge of a cliff face seemingly defying gravity. . Enjoy the panoramic view and walk back from the top of the hill to the base camp.Overnight at Hotel in Golden Rock.
Bago - Rangoon/Yangon
This morning visit a local market at Kyaikhto or Waw village. Also have a trip to visit dry fish making village on the way. Afterwards begin your return journey to Yangon.Explore Bogyoke (Scott) Market to see Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts and exotic souvenirs.Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.
Rangoon/Yangon - Bagan
Today, we leave for flight to Bagan. Start your tour by visiting Nyaung U Farmer Market and a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples, such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; the Wetkyiin Gu Byauk Gyi Temple, as well as the elegant Htilominlo temple, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes; the Ananda Temple, with four huge standing Buddha images and Ananda Okkyaung, a small red brick monastery, one of the few received plants is next door from the time of the early Bagan. At the inner walls are designs from that 18. Continue to famous Dhammayangyi Temple and Sula Mani Temples.In the afternoon visit Myinkaba. This village is well known for its lacquerware workshops and has also a number of interesting temples, as Nanphaya Temple,which has very nice frescoes inside. Enjoy your soothing sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda.Overnight in Bagan.
Bagan - Mandalay
Air transfer to Mandalay,Visit Mandalay's major attractions of Mahamuni Pagoda. Continue our trip to the world-known Kuthodaw Pagoda, holding the world's largest book carved Buddhism scriptures on 729 marble slabs. After lunch, continue the tour visiting the Mandalay Palace & Fort. Later, we will visit Shwenandaw Kyaung, a traditional modern monastery with carved panels telling the past-life stories of the Buddha. The friendly monks in the monastery will leave you a lifetime memory for your surprise-full Myanmar tours.Our last stop will be the Mandalay Hill. Atop the hill, Buddha once prophesied that a grand city, that is Mandalay of present day, would rise in the 2400th year of his faith. Taking in a panoramic view of the whole city, you might find yes sometimes prophecy does come true.Overnight in Mandalay.
Mandalay - Heho - Inle Lake
After breakfast, morning transfer to the airport to take the flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho airport,Then we travel to PINDAYA, which is located 40 km north of AUNGBAN and noted for its extensive limestone caves and picturesque lake. We will be passing through the pao and Danu villages of Pwehla endless fields of dry cultivated mountain rice and potato. Pindaya cave thousand of Buddha image placed there by pilgrimages over many centuries and paper making and umbrella making home cottage workshops.In Pindaya, sightseeing, shopping and you will see the Shan people who own fair and soft skin. After that, proceed to Nyaung Shwe the gate way of Inle Lake about 2 hours. On arrival Nyaung Shwe and transfer to hotel.Overnight at Hotel in Nyaung Shwe.
Inle Lake is often called the “Venice of the East.”This morning visit a traditional 5 day market. The 5 day market rotates around the villages and towns of Shan State.Next sightseeing by charter boat on Inle Lake floating village of Heya Ywama and weaving, Padaung tribes (long neck women) silk weaving village which the highlights are the unique and famous leg– rowering, typical floating hundred colorful market; floating garden and fishing method; Visits to Phaung–daw-Oo pagoda; Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, one of the most impressive of the many monasteries on the lake.Continue visit to Inpawkhon weaving village, own fish farm, fisherman net and cheroot making at Pauk Par village. Return to hotel on the way we pass through the Floating gardens of Hydroponic system. Then back to hotel in Nyaung Shwe for Overnight.
Inle Lake - Heho
Tour ends today, This morning transfer to Heho for a 1.15hrs flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, enjoy your free time until flight out of Myanmar. Today we will say goodbye to you at the airport.