Tour Code : 008
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO – BAGO – BAGAN - MANDALAY
Day 1 : Yangon
After breakfast at hotel, we visit over 2000-years old Sule pagoda and enjoy photographing for a panoramic view of city. Proceed to Mahabandoola Park with Independent Monument ~ have a memorable scene of colonial building ,historical Botahtaung pagoda you will see the Yangon River view,then enjoy lunch at Restaurant. Afternoon,visit to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market for shopping and then we proceed to the biggest Chaukhtetgyi reclining Buddha statue-72 meters long huge colossal image.In the evening we go to the Kandawgyi Lake for photo taking and sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, over 2500-years-old gigantic golden stupa in Yangon. It is the holiest place of the Buddhist people and land mark of the country then transfer back to hotel.Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 2 - Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo ( Golden Rock )
Depart Yangon early this morning for a journey by road to Kyaikhtiyo, the Golden Rock.Latemorning, arrive at Kyaikhtiyo base camp (approximately 5 hrs). Travel by local, open-air truck along a winding road (45 minutes) where you will be dropped off at Golden Rock A huge boulder covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff, Golden Rock is one of Myanmar's main pilgrimage sites. The pagoda here is said to hold a hair of the Buddha and Buddhists from across the country come here to pay homage. Overnight near Golden Rock.
Day 3 -Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Bagan
After breakfast, return to the base camp by open-air truck and begin the return journey to Yangon. En route, stop in Bago. Bago, also known as Pegu, was the capital of the Mon Kingdom in the 15th century and is a town steeped in legend.The sites in Bago are spread out around the town and you’ll spend time exploring with your guide, learning about the history and myths of the city. Stops include the 55-metre long reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha, the four seated Buddhas at Kyaikpun and the old palace of Kambozathadi. The Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda is the most outstanding religious monument in Bago. This golden temple stands at 114 metres tall, higher than Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda, and can be seen from around 10 kilometres outside of the city.While in Bago we’ll also take time to visit the city’s local sites, including the town market and a Mon neighborhood where the locals once produced woven textiles.FromBago we’ll return to Yangon this afternoon. Before reaching the city limits, stop in Htaukkyan township to visit the Allied War Cemetery. This beautifully-landscaped, peaceful area is the final resting place for more than 27,000 Allied Soldiers who perished during the World War II campaign in Myanmar then transfer to high way Bus station to Bagan.Overnight on the bus.
Day 4 : Bagan
In the morning arrive Bagan train station where your driver will meet and welcome you.Then transfer to hotel Early check in and free time for relaxation. Excursion by car start with Shwezigone Pagoda- built in 1087 by King Anawratha who is the founder of the first Myanmar Empire.Nat ( Sprits ) images can be found within its precincts.Then observe the most venerated Ananda temple, built in 1090. It is the masterpiece of the early style temple architecture of Bagan error. Next must stop see is 66 meters high Thatbyitnnyu temple built in the middle of the 12th century as the highest pagoda on Bagan Plain. Then study 12th century mural painting inside the Gubyaukgyi temple, built in 1113 by princess Rajakumar. After that, visit a local family workshop to watch about the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Evening highlights are Manuhar pagoda – built by king Manuhar, probably to portray his life as a POW ( Prisoner Of War ); unfinished Dhamagyi temple – Bagan’s most massive temple built in 1167 AD. Finally, breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda – most popular sunset-viewing spots in Bagan.Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
Day 5: Bagan - Mt Popa - Mandalay
After breakfast, visit Mt.Popa, an extinct volcano and 60-km south-east of Bagan and 1500-meters high. Well known as the oasis of the central Myanmar dry zone and with a shrine dedicated to animist spirits known as “Nats”. For the energetic, time to climb 777 steps to a shrine at the top of the volcanic plug accompanied by a crowd of monkeys. This effort will be rewarded many times by the extraordinary panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Popa National Park with dense sandal wood forest and rare species of birds and butterflies, Local market are worth to see. Arrive Mandalay.After lunch, sightseeing includes Mandalay Palace, Shwe Nan DawKyaung ( Golden Palace Monastery), a superb example of a traditional wooden building, and Kuthodaw Pagoda (known as the world’s largest book), consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures and enjoy the sunset at Mandalay Hill, advantage point for a panoramic view of the city.Overnight hotel in Mandalay.
Day 6: Mandalay
After breakfast, Visit Mahamuni Buddha Image with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layer of gold leaves, Mahagandayon Monastery, a famous Buddhist monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study Buddhist literature. Then,drive to Sagaing Hills over Ava Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing, once an ancient capital, lies 21 km south west of Mandalay, besides the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries and meditation centers, a retreat for 6000 monks and nuns. Visit Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, U Min Thonese Pagoda. And then drive back to Mandalay. On the way back to Mandalay enjoy the beautiful sunset at 1.2 km-long U Bein Wooden Bridge built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital then transfer back to hotel.
Day 7 : Mandalay Departure
Morning breakfast at hotel. Free and leisure at the hotel until departure for next destination.
* The itinerary above is designed to give you a flavor of what is possible and can be tailor-made to suit your preferences.
Quotation (Valid from August 2016 – April 2017)
THE PRICE: USD/PAX
|Class/Group||2 Pax||3-6 Pax||7-9 Pax||10-14 Pax||Single Sup|
Our services include:
- (5)night accommodation in shared twin or shared double room with breakfast
- Experienced English or other language Speaking Guides in each city
- All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
- Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program
- Special Express Bus ( Yangon – Bagan )
- Truck Fee at Kyaikhtiyo
- Horse Cart at Inn wa
- Boat for Innwa& U Bein Sunset
- Daily breakfast at hotel
Where we are?
|No 433, Lower Pazundaung Road, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma).|
|+95-1-290348, +95-1-291343,+95-9-5185395, +95-9-5053206|