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Myanmar > Myanmar deluxe private tour >

10 DAYS YANGON, BAGAN, MANDALAY & SHAN PLATEAU
Trip code: MA-LXE10
Daily departure from Singapore or Bangkok
 

DAY 01 ARRIVAL YANGON

Fly  Bangkok /Yangoon              PG701 1110 1150   -daily
Fly Singapore/Yangon                MI 516              1025/1150 - daily

Upon arrival, you would be met and transferred to hotel.
This afternoon, tour of Yangon including the old colonial city, Kandawyi Lake and of course Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the most outstanding religious monuments in Southeast Asia. Enjoy sunset here.
DAY 02 YANGON/BAGAN(B,L,D)
You would be transferred to the airport for flight.
Fly Yangon/Pagan 6T 401 0630/0750
Upon arrival, you would be met and transferred to hotel.
Pagan is the most amazing sight in Myanmar if not Southeast Asia. Across 40 sq km of the country, there are literally thousands of stupas & temples. In every direction, you will see ruins of all sizes, some soaring into the sky and others standing quaintly at a corner. The meandering Irrawady completes the scene. Our exploration of this amazing archaeological site starts from the golden stupa of Shwezigon. Then, we continue to Kubyauk Gyi with exquisite mural and Ananda, rated by many as the most beautiful in Pagan. In the afternoon, we continue with Nanpaya, for its Mon style architecture and Manuha for its four Buddha images. Then, we climb up Shweshandaw Pagoda for the beautiful sunset over Pagan…..
DAY 03 BAGAN(B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning walk along the temples avenue: from Mimalaung Kyaung to Pahtotharmyar, Nat Hlaung Kyaung, Ngekywe Nadaung, and Thetbinnyu temple – the highest temple  in Bagan, and Shwegugyi temple – famous for Bagan style Buddha Statue. Then continue to visit Nagayon temple – late 11th century standing Buddha Image protecting by Dragons, proceed to New Bagan to visit a lacquer ware workshop. Lunch at a local restaurant located on the Ayeyarwaddy River bank.  Afternoon visit Dammayangi – the most massive temple, Dhamayarzaka – one of the few stupas with 5 entrances in Bagan, Minanthu village and its temples -  Phayar Thonezu and Nandamanya temple – 13th century finest mural paintings,  sunset view from a temple terrace.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel. 
DAY 04                         BAGAN/MANDALAY (B,L,D)
You would be transferred to the airport for flight.
Fly Pagan/Mandalay HK 005 0825/0855
Upon arrival, you would be met and transferred to hotel.
In the afternoon, visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, gold leaf hammering, Shwe Inbin Monastery Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings and Zegyo Market. We also visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, renowned as the world’s largest book for its marble stone slabs of the entire Buddhist scriptures; and sunset on Mandalay Hill.
DAY 05 MANDALAY (B,L,D
This morning, we will go to Mandalay jetty where we take a short and pleasant ride upriver to Mingun, the site of what would have been the world’s largest zedi had not King Bodawpaya died in 1819 thus halting all further work. Later an earthquake in 1838 split the monument and reduced it to partial rubble. Nonetheless, it is still a very impressive sight as we approach from the river. Nearby we can also visit the Mingun Bell, moved from the zedi after the earthquake and now hung in a new shrine building. It is said to be the largest hung uncracked bell in the world.
In the afternoon visit to the former royal capital of Amarapura and U Bein bridge. The bridge is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km long, it is the longest teakwood span in the world. Continue visit to Sagaing, a former capital of the Shan kingdom in the 14th century, is slightly down river from Mandalay and has many interesting stupas scattered over Sagaing Hill. Today it’s mostly known as a religious center. The highlights include Thabyedan Fort, Tupayon Paya, Aungmyelawka Paya, Onhmin Thonze, Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, and Hsinmyashin Paya.
 
DAY 06 MANDALAY/KALAW (B,L,D
You would be transferred to the airport for flight.
Fly Mandalay/Heho HK 005 0915/0945
Arrive at Heho and drive about 1 hour to Pindaya. Visit the Buddhist cave with hundreds of Buddha statues. Then, drive for about another 2 hours to the hill resort of Kalaw. Check into Hill Top Villa.
DAY 07 KALAW/INLE LAKE (B,L,D
Today, we do a ½-day trek to the Palaung villages of Ywathit, Taryaw and Nyaung Gon. The animist Palaung Tribe was amongst the earliest inhabitants in Myanmar and has kept much of its tradition, way of living and trade.Late afternoon, drive about 2 hours to Nyangshwe by the unique and magical Inle Lake. It is located 1,328 meters above sea level and is 22 km long and 11 km wide.
From Nyangshwe, we boat about 1 hour to your resort Enjoy beautiful view of sunrise and sunset from your cottage.
DAY 08 INLE LAKE(B,L,D)
Enjoy a full day boating around the lake.
Highlights include the famous Intha fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake and their floating strips of ‘land’ for growing vegetables. Besides the enjoyment of the scenery there is a visit to the ‘jumping cats’ monastery, Phaungdaw U Pagoda and weaving factories.
DAY 09 INLE LAKE/YANGON(B)
Rise early this morning. We shall boat back to Nyangshwe and drive to Heho airport for flight to Yangon.
Fly Heho/Yangon HK 006 1005/1115
Upon arrival, you would be met and transferred to hotel.
You have the afternoon at leisure. Bogyoke Market is a delight to explore and Golden Valley offers many excellent Art Galleries.
DAY 10       YANGON DEPARTURE (B)
Transfer to the airport for flight.
Fly  Yangon/ Bangkok PG 702, 1310 1500 - Daily
Fly Yangon/ Bangkok MI 515 1245/1710 - Daily

 
PRICES PER PERSON:
  • These prices are based on min. two persons traveling together sharing one room.
  • The prices stated can only be indicative and may be adjusted once we know your date of travel, number in your party and if you have any other specific requirements.
  •  
    Hotels Option
    Savoy hotel  in Yangon
    Thiripyitsaya in Pagan
    Golden Island Cottage 1 in Inle Lake
    1
    The Governor's Residence  in Yangon
    Tharabar Gate in Pagan
    Inle Princess Resort (lake-view room) in Inle Lake
    2
    The Strand Hotel in Yangon
    Tharabar Gate in Pagan
    Inle Princess Resort (lake-view room) in Inle Lake
    3
    COST INCLUDE:
  • Domestic airfare;
  • Accommodation on twin share basis;
  • Meals as stated;
  • All tours & transfers in private air-con minivan with English speaking guide including all entrance fees;
  • COST EXCLUDES:
  • Airport taxes;
  • Visa;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal & other expenses not stated
  •    
    HOTEL DESCRIPTION:
    YANGON:
  • Traders – (www.shangri-la.com/eng/hotel);
  • Savoy –www.savoy-myanmar.com);
  • The Governor’s Residence -  (www.pansea.com);
  • Strand Hotel – . (www.ghmhotels.com).
    PAGAN:
  • Bagan Hotel – www.myanmars.net/baganhotel);
  • Thiritpyitsaya –  (www.thiripyitsaya.com);
  • Tharabar Gate – . (www.hoteltharabarbagan.com).
    MANDALAY:
  • Sedona Hotel –  (www.sedonahotels.com.sg);
    KALAW:
  • Hill Top Villa –
    INLE LAKE:
  • Golden Island Cottage 1 –
  • Inle Princess Resort – .(www.inleprincessresort.com).
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