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Comprehensive Tour of Myanmar

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  • Duration
    Duration:10 Days
  • Accomodation
    Accommodation: 9Nights (Standard Hotel)
  • Meals
    Meals :10 Breakfast, 9 Lunches
    9 Dinner
  • Location
    Service: Airport to Airport
  • Trip Grade
    Trip Grade :Easy
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Overview

The Comprehensive tour of Myanmar is an adventure journey to the most amazing parts of Myanmar through Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and the majestic Inle lake, where you will experience a captivating regions sustained by the lake beneath their stilted homes. Take a cruise on the Irrawaddy river to see the business of everyday life as you pass huts, villages and fishermen. You will also explore the culture and religious spiritulity at Mandalay, the ancient royal capital of Amarapura, the longest wooden teak bridge, cruise along the Irrawaddy river, magnificent temples ancient structures in Bagan , temple caves, Inle lake , the lifestyle and culture of the Pa Oh tribe. You will visit the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, popularly known as one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. The colorful bell shaped stupa is gold-plated with the tip all set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz. When you see the Sun set on the Stupa, it reflects a stunning sight and you will definitely feel that Comprehnsive Tour of Myanmar is the most fitting place to begin your trip in this “Golden Land”. Sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone, World Heritage Area provides you with a comprehensive exploration of Bagan. It also offers a visit to Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Nyaung Oo market; Kyansittha Umin and the Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple all showcasing the exquisite mural painting of 13th century and Htilominlo Temple.

Highlights

  • Opportunity to explore Mahanumi, a life like Buddha image
  • Ancient city of Yangon offers a diverse mix of withered colonial architecture from the British empire, and the skyscrappers built by more recent investors
  • Sule Pagoda, built in the early 3rd century is a landmark in the city centre.
  • Culture and religious spiritulity at Mandalay, the ancient royal capital of Amarapura and the longest wooden teak bridge
  • Cruise along the Irrawaddy river, magnificent temples ancient structures in Bagan
  • Temple caves, Inle lake , the lifestyle and culture of the Pa Oh tribe
  • Mesmerizing sunrise at Bagan

Itinerary

Day 1Arrive Yangon

Arrive in Yangon where you will be welcomed by your local tour guide and transferred to your hotel to drop off you luggage. If you arrived by mid day flight, we may proceed for lunch. After lunch, a walk through “downtown” Yangon, a diverse mix of faded colonial architecture from the British times, and high-rises built by more recent investors; Sule Pagoda, built in the early 3rd century is a landmark in the city centre. Late afternoon visit the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda of Rudyard Kipling fame and one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz – a stunning sight as the sun sets and a most fitting place to begin our trip in this “Golden Land”. Overnight at the Hotel.

Dinner

Day 2Yangon-Bagan ( By Flight)

This morning we head for the airport to get the early morning flight to Bagan. Check into the hotel and depart for a sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone World Heritage Area. A comprehensive exploration of Bagan includes Nyaung Oo market; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Kyansittha Umin; Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with exquisite mural painting of 13th century and Htilominlo Temple.

In the afternoon, continue to Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha; Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha; Ananda Temple, architectural masterpiece and Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colour mural paintings. Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from one of the temple of Bagan. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Breakfast

Day 3Bagan ( Mt Popa)

This morning, we will be watching sunrise over Bagan (optional) and back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at hotel, we head to Mt. Popa about 48 km south east of Bagan. Mt. Popa, known as the abode of Nats (spirits) – a collection of 37 magical spirits both feared and honoured by some Myanmar people and the nat museum, which houses 37 life-size nat statues sculpted from teak. It’s time to climb for 777 steps to the summit. Proceed to Popa Mountain Resort ( 1hr drive ) for our lunch. The restaurant offer a great view to the Popa summit that stands straight from the central plain. After lunch, return drive back to Bagan. On the way back, enroute stop at village cottage industry to learn the regional product as well as to watch the collection of juice from the palm trees, and its conversion to brown sugar. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Breakfast

Day 4Bagan - Mandalay ( By Flight)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaun U airport for flight to Mandalay. When you arrive at Mandalay airport, drive to ancient capital of Amarapura, the city of Immortality for a visit to Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of Buddha images; weaving industries, two-century old U-Bein teak bridge on the Taungtaman Lake and observe the lunch process of thousand of monks who take their last meal of the day at 10:00 am in total silence. Proceed to Mandalay and check in at the hotel.
After refreshment, you will take a sightseeing tour of Mandalay which includes Mahanumi, a life like Buddha image. Mandalay is the last capital of Myanmar and that make her to be the best place to see all the traditional arts and crafts. Start visiting gold leaf making work-place and see how the gold leaf is being made by hand in a traditional way. Continue visit the Old Palace grounds; Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha’s Doctrine; Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite
wood carvings and enjoy the panoramic view of the city from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast

Day 5Mandalay Mingun and Inwa

After breakfast, you will be transferred for Jetty for a private boat across the river Ayeywarwaddy to visit Mingun. The dedications of King Bodawpaya such as the unfinished Pathodawgyi Pagoda a brick counterpart of pyramid in Egypt and the Mingun Bell, the second largest bell in the world are the most prominent religious heritages. Then visiting the Myatheintan Pagoda, the best representation of the Universe, will refresh your tiredness and fatigue. Return to Mandalay After lunch, drive to Ava, 30-minute to the south of Mandalay, was known in the west as the Kingdom of Ava. Stop by a tributary and cross it with a ferry. Travel by pony-cart around Ava to Nanmyint leaning tower which gives a birds’ eye view of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River; Bagaya wooden monastery; Aungmyaybonza Monastery made of brick and stucco. Though the Royal Palace has gone, the Pagodas, Temples and Monasteries still remain. Return drive to Mandalay. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay

Breakfast

Day 6Mandalay - Pindaya -Inle Lake ( by Flight and coach)

After breakfast, depart the hotel for flight to Heho on the Shan plateau. Upon arrival, transfer by road to Pindaya (60km) about 90 minutes drive. Make an excursion to the caves which houses over 8,000 Buddha Images of various sizes, made from teak, lacquer, marble, alabaster and cement. In the afternoon, explore the district for it’s famous traditional paper & umbrella making home base cottage industry. Drive to inle. Overnight In Inle.

Breakfast

Day 7Inle Lake

We plan to spend the day visiting villages and. You will see the unique method locals use to row their boats, fishermen with their own style of fishing, floating farms and gardens . You will visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda which houses the five most revered Buddha Images in the southern Shan State. Continue our excursion by motorized boat to Indein pagoda complex, in the south-west of the lake. The boat leaves the lake and enters a narrow canal with a beautiful natural environment to continue to a small Pa O tribe village. From the village, follow an old covered path to a 13th century monastery and the very impressive ruins of hundreds of ancient pagodas, some hidden in the vegetation. The main stupa-area on the top of the hill offers breathtaking views over the surrounding mountains and down to the valley and the lake in the far distance. Return to your hotel and overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast

Day 8Inle Lake ( Kakku)

This morning, leave your hotel by boat and drive up through pine-clad hills to Taunggyi, capital of Southern Shan State and a former British hill station. Visit the local market where minority people sell their produce and a cheroot factory. Just a couple of hours from Taunggyi, discover the “long lost” ruins of Kak Ku in countryside inhabited by the Pa O people. Situated in the rolling Shan Hills, Kak Ku pagoda is very unusual and little is known about its origins. The Pa O people believe that the original pagoda was built on the site some 2,000 years ago. Dozens of small stupas surround the main pagoda in a huge circle. You can wander through the stupas which are decorated with fine stucco work and Buddha images. Visit one of the many Pa O villages near Kak Ku and see a huge monastery on the way back to Taunggyi. Transfer back to Nyaung Shwe where you will board your boat return to your hotel.

Breakfast

Day 9Inle Lake - Yangon ( by Flight)

Check in at airport and fly back to Yangon. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. In the afternoon, we plan to visit by car to Karaweik, a royal barge for fantastic photo shot along the “pilgrims” causeway across the Royal Lake with stunning views of Schwedagon Pagoda and visit the Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) for souvenir shopping. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

Breakfast

Day 10Departure Day

After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Yangon International airport for your return international departure flight.

Breakfast

Included

  • Experienced English speaking Guide
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat trips
  • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in twin shared room in a hotel
  • Simple first aid kit
  • International flight reconfirmation
  • Service Charge

Excluded

  • Entrance fees at visiting sites not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch, dinner & beverages
  • Tips, portage or any expense of personal nature
  • Cameras and video permits for certain sites
  • Visa Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.

Accomodation

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Meals

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