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YANGON - PYI - BAGAN - MANDALAY - MONYWA - KALAW - PINDAYA - INLE - KAKKU - GOLDEN ROCK - THANLYIN - CHAUNG THAR BEACH (26 DAYS / 25 NIGHTS )

Day 01 : Arrive Yangon

Upon arrival to Yangon International airport , welcome by our tour guide and transfer to your hotel for check in .After that , visit Yangon CityHall of Myanmar architectural design ,High Court noted for its British colonial architecture including its clock towerand its red-bricked exterior Then visit ChaukHtat Gyi Pagoda is famous for its huge image of Reclining Buddha, built in 1966 replacing the old image built in1907 and Botataung Pagoda is enshrined with the sacred hair of the Lord Buddha. Early evening visit to famoushwedagone Pagoda , the massive bell-shaped golden spires plated with 60 tons of gold and the tip of the stupa isset with diamonds , rupies, sapphires and topaz . Buffet Dinner served with Myanmar traditional dance at KaraweikHall , a royal barge in the form of Karaweik (mythical bird) built in 1972 in the Kandawgyi Royal Lake . Overnightat Hotel in Yangon . ( L / D )


Day 02 : Yangon – Pyay ( 8 hour drive by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Pyay. Lunch at local restaurant .Upon arrival visit Bawbawgyi Pagoda, BeBe Gyi Pagoda , Payagyi and Payama Pagodas . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Pyay . ( B / L / D )

 


 

 

Day 03 : Pyay ( by car )

After breakfast at Hotel ,Visit Sri khitera acient capital of Pyu Kingdom and Hmawza Archilogical Museum. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Pyay ( B / L / D )

 

Day 04 : Pyay – Bagan ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Bagan . On the way visit Shwesandaw pagoda on a hill and Searthatgyi Pagoda. Arrive Bagan in the evening . Dinner and overnight in Bagan . ( B / L / D )

 


 

Day 05 : Bagan – fullday sightseeing

Morning after breakfast , Sightseeing Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigone Pagoda in which an emerald image of the Buddha from China and the Frontlet Relic of Buddha were enshrined, Gubyaukgyi Temple , is noted for its wall paintings , Htilominlo Pagoda one of the largest temples of Bagan is noted for its fine plaster carvings Ananda Temple , the finest, largest and best preserved of all the Bagan temples and Dhammayangyi Pagoda , extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides, is Bagan’s most massive shrine, Gadawt Palin Pahto , Bagan's second tallest and most imposing of the Bagan temples , Bupaya or Bu Pagoda , situated right on the river bank of the Ayeyarwaddy was a favorite place to watch the sunset. Dinner with puppet Show . Overnight at hotel in Old Bagan. ( B / L / D )

Day 06 : Bagan –Mt Popa – Mandalay ( by car )

Morning after breakfast ,drive to Mt Popa is 50km away from Bagan and it is popularly recognized as an abode of many "Nats"(spirits of ancient ancestors) . In the days of old, it also used to be referred to as the "Mountain of Spirits". The evidence of these beliefs is abundant in the form of "nat shrines", leg- ends, rituals, ceremonial offerings, annual representative festivals, and the never ending stream of pilgrims and believers in mysticism. The Mount Popa area has also been designated as a National Park, a perfect place for eco-tourism . Then continue to Mandalay . Dinner and overnight in Mandalay
( B / L / D ) .


Day 07 : Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay ( by car ) 

Morning after breakfast , drive to Pyin Oo Lwin , a popular hill station about 69km away from Mandalay and it is well known for its colonial style houses with large compound and pine trees, eucalyptus and silver-oak abound in town. Upon arrival take a house cart to visit Botanical garden where 4840 trees mostly pine varieties, 575 different floral species and many exotic fruit, flower and shade trees from abroad were acclimatized to grow ,Pwe Kauk Fall also called Hampshire Falls in British times ,Peik Chin Myaung ,called Peik Chin Plants Ravine as plenty of Peik Chin plants used to grow there, letting no light inside .There are also Buddha images and pagodas in corners and niches and Maha Anthtookanthar Paya. Then drive back to Mandalay . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Mandalay . ( B / L / D )


Day 08 : Mandalay – Amarapura ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , transfer to Mahar Myat Muni Buddha Image the most ancient Buddha image casted in bronze in Myanmar. You can see the famous Face Washing ceremony of thie bronze Buddha Image . Then drive back to hotel to have breakfast. After that drive to ancient city Amarapura ,means City of Immortality founded in 1783 AD .Highlights are Mahaganthayon monastery the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda in which a Buddha image carved out of a single block of Sagyin marble was enshired .After lunch ,continue visit to goldleaf beating workshop , silk weaving home cottage , Atumashi Monastery a huge grandiose structure surrounded by five graduated rectangular terraces and Finish your tour at Mandalay Hill, the natural watch-tower for the visitors to watch sunset over the city plains. Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Mandalay . ( B / L / D )

Day 09 : Mandalay -Sagaing –Mingun

After breakfast , set out from Mandalay for visit Sagaing Hill where over 600 monasteries for monks and nuns are located for Buddhist studies and meditation. Visit Kaungmudaw Pagoda a huge pagoda in 46 m (151 feet) high and in the shape of a perfect hemisphere, U min Thonze or thirty caves pagoda has many Buddha images in a crescent shaped colonnade, Ywahtaung Village where you can see silver workers producing bowls and other silver items by traditional methods and the most impressive Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda nearby. After that take a private boat to Mingun that is famous for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda built by King Bodaw Badon in 1791 and Mingun Bell the biggest hanging bell in the world. Dinner at local restaurant . Overnight at Hotel in Mandalay ( B / L / D ) .

Day 10 : Mandalay – Monywa ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Monywa , lies 136 km north-west of Mandalay .Visit Thanboddhay pagoda is the only pagoda with this unique shape in the whole country. The square temple base (each side about 166 feet) which worshippers can enter is topped by receding terraces. There are many different Buddha images, row upon row in ascending tiers in niches along the walls: the total number is 582, 257 .Then continue visit to Boddhi Tataung pagoda. Pho Win Daung Cave , contains Buddhist statues and murals dating to the 17th and 18th centuries . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Monywa .
( B / L / D )

Day 11 : Monywa sightseeing – Mandalay ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , sightseeing Po Khaung Taung Hill , a range of hills where you can see one of the largest reclining Buddha images in the world Measuring 300 ft in length , Aung Sakkya Pagoda , 441.75 ft in height (including the base of 216.75 ft). and.Shweba Taung Cave where temples and caves are curved out of volcanic rocks and inside walls of some caves are decorated with 13 century / 18 century mural paintings. Kyaukka Vllage , second only to Bagan as a center for the Myanmar lacquer-ware cottage industry. Drive back to Mandalay . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Mandalay . ( B /L / D ) .

Day 12 : Mandalay –Kalaw ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Kalaw . This was a popular hill station in the British days and it is still a peaceful and quiet place. At an altitude of 1320 m it is also pleasantly cool and a good place for hiking amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged mountain scene.Places of interest are Thein Taung Pagoda, Aung Chan Tha Pagoda, Su Taung Pyae Pagoda and the King Church. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Kalaw . ( B / L / D )

 

Day 13 : Kalaw –Pindaya ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , t drive to Pindaya Travelling by car along the uphill and winding road over the Shan Plateau, though taking some few hours, is interesting and well-worth taking. After hotel check In , visit Pindaya cave is a huge cavern where hundreds and thousands of Buddha images in various size and shape are installed since the 11th century. ( more than 8000 buddha images carved in wood, stone, marble and bronze ) . The numerous stalactites and stalagmites in these limestone caves, from fanciful shapes and have given rise to such names as the "Fairy Princess Loom", "Posts for tying horses and elephants" and so on . and traditional umbrella making and paper making home cottages Industries . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Pindaya .

Day 14 : Pindaya – Inle ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Nyaung Shwe Inle Jetty . Upon arrival ,take boat to sightsee on the Lake. Tour highlights are Nga Phe Chaung Monastery , an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s and where you can see the popular jumping cats leap through the hoops Phaungdawoo Pagoda , one of the famous principal shrines in Myanmar, this pagoda houses five small Buddha images, which are much revered by the lake-dwellers .Ywa Ma Village , the largest village on the Inlay Lake and where you can visit the goldsmith workshops and silk weaving cottage industries. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Inle Lake .

Day 15 : Inle sightseeing ( by boat )

Morning after breakfast , boat drive to Shwe Indein Pagoda complex , one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the Lake. It will take a 45 minute boat ride. The pagoda and hundreds of stupas built in the 8th century and rows of shops are famous. Mine Thauk floating Market , a large and bustling market where one can find a real local atmosphere with a variety of produce from the lake. The pottery village of Kyaut Taing ,making thin glazed wares in shining blacks and earth-reds . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Inle Lake .

Day 16 : Inle –Taungkyi – Kakku

Morning after breakfast , drive to Taunggyi , situated in the southern Shan State and is the capital town of Shan States. It is 4,712feet above the sea level and has a moderate climate. There are pines, cherry and eucalyptus trees growing all over the town and the whole area is green and pleasant. Another interesting place to visit in Taunggyi is the Cultural Museum where cultural objects, musical instruments, traditional dresses, household and farm implements, paintings, sculptures, arts and crafts of the different national races residing in Shan State can be seen.Overnight at hotel in Inle .

Day 17 :Inle - Yangon sightseeing

Morning after breakfast transfer to the Heho airport for flight back to Yangon. Then visit to the Kaba-Aye Pagoda" the world peace pagoda", built shortly after the sixth Buddhist Synod 1954 to 1956 which held in nearby Mahapasana Hlainggu (cave). Lunch visit Myanmar famous gems factory. Where you can get the genuine gems and jewelries with the most reasonable price(optional). After that bring you to Bogyoke market formerly "Scott market", where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares and so on. Then visit to China town market and a colorful Chinese temple. Dinner and overnight at hotel.(B,L,D)

Day 18 : Yangon – Kyaik Htiyo ( Golden Rock ) ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Bago , an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom founded in 13th century Visit ShweThar Lyaung Pagoda , 55 meter long and 16 meter high reclining Buddha Image, built in 994 AD . It is reputed to be one of the most lifelike of all reclining Buddha Images in Myanmar , Shwemawdaw or 'Great Golden God Pagoda' , the tallest of the Burmese pagodas.It has been growing for more than 1000 years. After lunch at Bago ,continue to Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo), one of the most interesting tourist destinations famous for its mystical pagoda stands on the gold gilded boulder precariously stand on the edge of the cliff which is over 3000 feet above sea level at Mt.Kyaikhtiyo . Arrive to the base camp of the mountain, change to the open roof truck about 45 drive up the mountain. Dinner and overnight at Montain Top Hotel .( B / L / D )

Day 19 : Kyaik Htiyo- Bago – Yangon ( by car)

After breakfast at the hotel, proceeding to BAGO. Tour highlights are Kanbawzathadi royal palace, the famous palace of King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D.) and Kyiakpun Pagoda four gigantic Buddha image all in sitting posture facing the four cardinal points of the compass. On the way , we will drop Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery, beautifully kept ground, had 27,000 stone-graves of Commonwealth and Allied Forces Fallen Soldiers in the Myanmar Campaign were honourably kept . Arrive Yangon in the evening . Overnight at Hotel in Yangon. ( B / L /D )

Day 20 : Yangon – Thanlyin ( by car )

Morning after breakfast , drive to Thanlyin across the Bago river over the Sino – Myanmar bridge which is the longest bridge in Myanmar. The city used to be the Portuguese Colonial during the 16 century and the famous sea port in the region . Visit the Kyauktan Yele pagoda in the middle of the river. Pilgrims can buy foods for the huge catfish around the pagoda .Overnight in Yangon . ( B / L / D ).


 


Day 21 : Yangon – Chaung Thar Beach ( by car)

After breakfast at hotel , drive to Chaung Thar Beach . Arrive Ngwe Saung Beach and free & Leisure . Dinner and overnight at hotel in Chaung Thar Beach .

Day 22 : Chaung Thar Beach

Rest of the day free & leisure . Overnight in Chaung Thar Beach .

Day 23 : Chaung Thar Beach

Rest of the day free & leisure . Overnight in Chaung Thar Beach .

Day 24 : Chaung Thar Beach

Rest of the day free & leisure . Overnight in Chaung Thar Beach

Day 25 : Chaung Thar Beach – Yangon

After breakfast at hotel , drive back to Yangon .Lunch on the way . Overnight at Yangon.

Day 26 : Yangon Departure

Morning after breakfast, transfer to international airport for departure.(B)

 

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