Tour Code :Explore Myanmar

Tour Code :Explore Myanmar

Yangon- Golden Rock-Bagan- Popa-Mandalay -Kalaw-Inle-Ngapali-Yangon( 16 Days)

Day 01 -                                  Yangon Arrival Visit 

Arrive in Yangon and meet your private car and English speaking guide to transfer to the hotel for check in.

Then take the visit to Bogyoke Aung San Museum and refreshment at kandawgyi National park and walk around the Local night market visit before transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 02 -                                  Yangon Visit  (B)

After breakfast at hotel, meet your English speaking guide and full day tour to discover the colourful capital of Myanmar with a close look at the local life of this historical city. Than to the Sule pagoda in the center of the city. Walk around the Mahabandoola Park to see the colonial courthouse and the city hall. Fresh atmosphere and enjoy the typical local life by a rickshaw tour around the colonial area with the historical buildings will start, breaking at a local tea shop to enjoy Burmese tea along the famous Strand Road and visit the bustling Yangon harbor.

In the afternoon visit the Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddah and then to the world famous golden Shwedagon Pagoda, a breathtaking and colourful sight visited by Buddhists from all over Myanmar. Evening visit to the world famous Shwe Dagon Pagoda for the unforgettable view of Myanmar.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 03 -                                     Yangon- Golden Rock  (B)

After breakfast at hotel, leaving in the morning, take the public train to the Golden rock more or less 5 hour drive.  190km to the east. One of Myanmar's great pilgrimage sites is the Golden Rock at Kyaikhtiyo, a huge boulder covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. The pagoda at the Golden Rock is said to hold a hair of the Buddha. Late morning, arrive at Kyaikhtiyo base camp and transfer to the transit junction with one of the small open trucks in a 1-hour ride. After lunch, start an easy one-hour walk up to the Golden Rock and enjoy sunset from this unforgettable site.

Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo.

Day 04 -                                    Golden Rock- Bago-Yangon  (B)

After breakfast, take the scenic drive to Bago, is an ancient capital of a former Mon kingdom dating back to the 6th century. Sightseeing in Bago includes the beautiful 55-meter long reclining Buddha, Shwethalyaung, and the Mon style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated in Myanmar. Its spire stands 114m high and is taller even than the Shwedagon Pagoda. Also visit the well-restored former palace Kambozathadi.

End the tour of Bago with a walk around the colourful Bago Market. On the way back to Yangon, visit the Allied War Cemetery near Htaukkyan, the final resting place for over 27,000 allied soldiers, and transfer to the hotel in the evening.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 05 -                                    Yangon-Bagan  (B)

Breakfast at hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Bagan. Arrival Bagan , meet your private car with English speaking guide and start visit the Bagan (Nyaung Oo). Thousands of ancient stupas and temples in this area make Bagan, one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Asia. From the 11th till 13th century, when Bagan was the capital of Myanmar, the rulers of constructed huge stupas and temples, many of which are still standing today on the banks of the Irrawaddy River.

Start the morning sightseeing features the colourful Nyaung Oo Market, the Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent golden stupa, Wetkyi-Inn, Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple with exquisite jatakas murals paintings and the elegant Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.

In the afternoon Visit Ananda, an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple with two original standing Buddha images show facial expression change depending on the distance the statue is viewed from. The Ananda Okkyaung is one of the few surviving brick monasteries from the early Bagan period and the next temple to be visited, Thatbyinnyu, is the highest in Bagan, rising to 61 meters.

End the day with a horse and carriage tour among the temples passing by the traditional village of Taungbi, Sulamani Temple and the massive Dhammayangyi Temple noted for its remarkable brickwork. Enjoy the sunset over the site from the upper terrace of Myauk Guni Temple.

Overnight in Bagan.

Day 06 -                              Bagan (B)

After breakfast at hotel, meet your guide and start visit proceed to Myinkaba village and observe the process of traditional lacquer ware, one of the best-known Myanmar handicraft and a specialty of Bagan. Visit the monuments of Myinkaba village, an early period Pyu-style temple of Hindu influence with some of the oldest mural paintings in Bagan, Manuha and Nanpaya temples.

In the afternoon, enjoy an excursion to the countryside village of Minnanthu, the least visited temple area in Bagan. Observe the local farmers way of life together with a visit to some of the most interesting temples such as Payathonzu, with its unusual architecture and Tantric Buddhism influence, Lemyethna and Nandamannya temples. Enjoy the sunset from the top of Tayoke Pyay Temple.

Overnight in Bagan.

Day 07 -                               Bagan - Popa-Mandalay  (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano over 1,500m high, about 48km south east of Bagan. Mount Popa has played an important role in Myanmar culture, religion and history since the earliest times. Its shrine is dedicated to the worship of the 37 Nats, the Burmese ancient animist spirits. The view over the Myingyan Plain from the top of the Popa-Taung Kalat volcanic peak is simply breathtaking.

Than drive to Mandalay. arrival Mandalay, transfer to the hotel for check in.

Evening sunset at the famous Mandalay hill.

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 08 -                    Mandalay Visit

After breakfast at hotel, a sightseeing tour of Mandalay, Myanmar's cultural capital, features Mahamuni Pagoda, famous for its venerable statue of Buddha covered with gold leaf. Mandalay has long been known as a centre of skilled craftsmanship and in former times supplied the Royal courts. A tour of traditional workshops includes crafts such as woodcarving, marble masonry, Kalaga tapestry and gold leaf making. After lunch visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda with its 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures (known as the world's biggest book) and Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite woodcarving. Enjoy the sunset from Mandalay Hill. 

Overnight in Mandalay

Day 09 -                    Mandalay -Amarapura-Ava-Sagaing Visit

After breakfast at the hotel depart for full day trip to the former capitals of Amarapua, Ava and Sagaing. The day begins with a visit to the 18th century capital, Amarapura. Attend the daily meal of over thousand monks at the country's largest monastery; Mahagandayon. Visit a silk weaving workshop, the craft speciality of Amarapura. Proceed to Ava, the capital from 14th to 18th centuries and visit by horse and carriage the old wooden Bagaya Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace and fort. In the afternoon cross the bridge over the Irrawaddy River and continue to Sagaing. Covered with 600 white-painted pagodas and monasteries, Sagaing Hill is widely regarded as the religious centre of Myanmar and is home to 3,000 monks and 100 meditation centres. Finish the day with a walk at sunset over the 200 year-old U Bein bridge, constructed entirely from teak. 

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 10 -                    Mandalay -Heho-Kalaw Visit

In the morning transfer to Mandalay Airport for the flight to Heho. From Heho, enjoy a scenic drive to Kalaw, Hill station by British Civil servants feeling the heat of the plains. the town still feels like a relax and luxury resort for special holidays. very cool weather, the atmosphere is calm,the streets are tree-lined, and the surrounding hills are the only place in Myanmar. 

Overnight in kalaw.

Day 11 -                    Kalaw-Inle Visit

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Inle by scenic drive and the arrival Nyaung Shwe,take the private boat to the inle lake which is the `one of Myanmar best-known sights. The Intha people, a tribe of Mon descent, mostly inhabit the lakeshores and floating villages. 

On arrival at Nyaung Shwe village, transfer by boat to start a sightseeing tour of Inle Lake including a chance to see the leg-rowing fishermen. Continue to see the floating gardens, built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles.

There are also floating villages like Ywama, the lake downtown, where a floating market is held every five days. In the afternoon continue visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the weaving village of Inpawkhon and the jumping cat monastery. 

Check in at hotel in the afternoon. 

Overnight in Inle.

Day 12 -                    Inle-Indein Visit

After breakfast, visit In Dein in the south of the lake by motorboat. From the middle of the lake, continue down a small canal leading to the village of In Dein, a recently opened area in Shan State. After a walk around the village, passing a local school, take the covered stairway to the beautiful Alaung Sitthou area where ancient stupas are partly covered by vegetation. From here there is a magnificent view over the lake. Continue visits of the lake by boat and in the afternoon back to the hotel.

Overnight in Inle.

Day 13 -                                 Inle Lake- Heho- Ngapali

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Heho airport for your fligt to the Ngapali Beach; th most beautiful beach in Myanmar.

Arrival Ngapali, meet your local representative form the hotel and take the coach to the hotel. free and leisure on the beach and enjoy the fresh seafood local Rakhine cuisine.

Overnight in Ngapali.

Day 14 -                                 Ngapali

Breakfast at hotel and free and leisure day. walk around the white sand beach, visit the fishing market and local villages along the beach.

Ovrnight in Ngapali.

Day 15 -                                 Ngapali-Yangon departure

After breakfast at hotel, free time until transfer to the airport for your flight to yangon. Arrival yangon, move to the international Airport for your onward flight. 

                                             "End Of Service"                                              

service include

  • mention hotels ( 3*/4*/5*) with include breakfast and taxes 
  • private air-condition car with well trained driver
  • Domestic flight ticket for Yangon-Bagan/Mandalay-Inle-Ngapali-Yangon include fuel charge
  • Public open truck form base camp to upper camp in golden rock
  • Horse curt tour in Bagan
  • local ferry in Ava visit
  • Private boat in inle visit
  • English speaking station guide in each city
  • entrance fee mention in visit
  • yangon; shwe dagon pagoda
  • golden rock; zone fee
  • bago;zone fee
  • Bagan; zone fee
  • Mandalay; zone fee
  • inle; zone fee
  • purified drinking water & cool tower on car 
  • government tax include