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Myanmar Highlights, 6 days- 5 nights

Tour schedule : Daily
Tour code : STS- MYM 01

This tour offers a good glance at the most popular places in Myanmar in a short time.

DAY

PROGRAM

OVERNIGHT

01

Yangon Arrival (first half city tour)

Yangon

02

Yangon – Bagan (By Flight) sightseeing

Bagan

03

Bagan – Mandalay (By Flight)-Amarapura-Mandalay (by car)

Mandalay

04

Mandalay-Heho (by Flight)- Inle (by car/by boat)

Inle Lake

05

Inle Lake-Heho (by flight)-Yangon (second haft city tour)

Yangon

06

Yangon Departure

 


Day 1: Yangon  
Arrival in Rangoon, Airport pick-up, hotel check-in
Afternoon city tour: Drive through colonial buildings, China town, Indian quarter , stop at Kandawgyi Park for taking photos, visit Shwedagon pagoda and admire the sunset from there.
 

Day 2: Rangoon – Bagan (B)
Morning flight to Bagan, City tour by car after arrival: visit Nyaung U market, Shwezigon pagoda, Htilominlo temple, Ananda temple, Thabyinya temple. 

After lunch, take horse-cart excursion for half day to the lacquer ware factory, follow sand paths through villages, groups of stupas, the countryside, stop at Minanthu village and Shwe San Daw temple for sunset.

Back to the hotel

 

Day 3: Bagan – Mandalay (By Flight)-Amarapura-Mandalay (by car)
Transfer to Bagan Airport, take a flight to Mandalay.

Upon arrival at Mandalay Airport proceed directly to Amarapura. Visit Mahagandayon, a famous Buddhist monastery, where more than a thousand monks live and study.

The sightseeing starts with a visit to the ancient city of Amarapura and to nearby U Bein Bridge of teak wood, visit to Mahamuni Pagoda, home to Mandalay’s holiest Buddha statue, stops to see stone carving and gold leaf being beaten into wafer thin pieces.
After lunch, continues to visit Shwenandaw Monastery, an ancient wooden building with intricate carvings. Continue to see the ‘world’s largest book’, being the Buddhist Scriptures inscribed on marble slabs, at Kuthodaw Pagoda. Enjoy spectacular views at sunset from Mandalay Hill, where there are interesting glass-studded temples.

 

Day 4: Mandalay - Inle Lake (by car/boat) (B-L-D)
Flight to Heho, drive down into the valley to Nyaung Shwe on the edge of Inle Lake and board your own local boat to take you to your hotel on the lake.

Enjoy a boat trip on Inle Lake – a photographer’s dream, its calm waters are dotted with floating vegetation and fishing canoes, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect backdrop, cruising to an interesting market of that day. See the lake’s unique “leg rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar.

You will see the floating gardens, growing vegetables and flowers, visit by boat Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, famous for its “jumping cats”. Stop to see silk weaving on wooden handlooms, cigar making place 

Stop at a blacksmith shop and other places as time allows (TIME PERMITTING)

Dinnera at local restaurant in Inle Lake. Overnight at Inle Lake. 

 

Day 5: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon (by flight) (B)
Check-out, then transfer by boat and drive down to Heho Airport to fly to Yangon.

Arrival at Yangon Airport and then transfer to your hotel check in.

After lunch, explore the city by local train about three or four station around 1 hour. Visit Yangon’s unique Glass Factory, continue to Bogyoke (Scott) Market to see Myanmar’s wide range of handicrafts. Later, take a walk along Yangon River to see the busy harbor area

 

Day 6: Departure (B)
Transfer to the airport for flight home.

End of service

 

 

Inclusions:

  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast (based on twin sharing)
  • All meals indicated in the program (B=breakfast, L= lunch, D=dinner)
  • All ground transport on tour with A/C vehicles , boats
  • All entrance fees
  • Local English speaking guides (other languages upon request)

 

Exclusions:

  • International flight tickets to and from Myanmar
  • Single entry Visa for Myanmar
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as other meals, drinks, camera fees
  • All other accounts not mentioned in the above inclusions


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