Duration  : 14Days and 13 Nights
 Places : Yangon –Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Bagan – Popa – Salay – Inle Lake – Ngapali - Yangon
 Tour Code : MTP – 00009

Day : 1 Yangon Halfday  (Afternoon Sightseeing)

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Arrive at Yangon Airport and transfer to your hotel. After refreshment at hotel, enjoy your lunch at local restaurant. Then visit to sightseeing with a visit to Bogyoke (Scott) Market (closed on every Mondays & Public Holidays) and it has the largest selection of Burmese handicrafts. Later visit Botathaung Pagoda close to the Yangon Wharves. There is a sort of mirrored maze inside the stupa, with glass showcases containing many of the ancient relics. Enjoy sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, the 'heart' of Buddhist Myanmar. The Pagoda is believed to be 2,600 years old and there are always full with many people praying and making offering at Shwedagon and especially on Full Mon days and religious days. Return back to your hotel.

Day : 2 Yangon - Mandalay Sightseeing

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After breakfast,check out from hotel and drop off to airport to go to Mandalay. Drive to Amarapura and visit U-Bein Bridge, which is 1.2km long leak bridge over the Taung Thaman Lake. Then visit to Mahagandayon Monastery, known as the biggest Buddhist learning Centre in Mandalay to learn the daily life of monks. Visit to the Silk Weaving workshops. Continue visit Mahamuni Pagoda, built by King Bodawpaya in 1784, the centrepiece of the shrine is the highly venerated Mahamuni buddha image, which was transported to Mandalay from Mrauk-U (Rakhine) in 1784. Continue visit to Marble Curving workshops and Gold Leaf Beating workshops. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurant. Then check-in to your hotel.

In the afternoon, visit Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery) as a museum, an ancient wooden monastery. The building is covered inside and out with carved panels and which was apartment of King Mindon. Then visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda (also known as the Maha Lawka Marazein Pagoda), the pagoda complex has been dubbed 'the world's biggest book', for standing around the central stupa are 729 marble slabs on which are inscribed the entire Tripitaka. Each slab is housed in its own individual small stupa. Enjoy spectacular view at Mandalay Hill. Dinner at Local Restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Mandalay.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner

Day : 3 Mandalay – Mingun – Ava – Sagaing – Mandalay

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Breakfast at hotel. This morning, transfer to Mandalay jetty and enjoy boat trip (approx. 45 minutes) to Mingun. Arrive Mingun and sightseeing by Bullock-carts. Visit Mingun Bell, weighing 55,555 viss (90) tonnes and the largest hung uncracked bell in the world. Then Visit to Mingun Pagoda, built in 1790 by Bodawpaya with thousands of slaves and prisoners of war laboured. Then continue to Hsinbyume Pagoda (Also known as Myatheindan Pagoda), built byKing Bagyidaw in 1816 and this stupa was construed in memory of his senior wife, the Hsinpyume Princess. Later return to Mandalay and Lunch at Local Restaurant.

In the afternoon, transfer to jetty and take the local ferry to visit Innwa (Ava)and sightseeing around Ava by horse-cart. First visit to Maha Aungmye Bonzn Monastery (Also known as the Ok Kyaung), brick-and-stucco monastery built by Meh Nu, the chief queen of Bagyidaw, for her royal abbot U Po (Nyaunggan Sayadaw) in 1818. Then visit to Nanmyin Watch Tower, 27m high masonry watchtower and climb to the top to enjoy views over the river. Then continue to Bagaya Kyaung, which dates from 1834 and built of teak and supported by 267 teak posts. Continue to Sagaing and sunset at Sagaing Hill and the hill itself has a number or stupas and monasteries. Dinner at Local Restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Mandalay.  

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 4 Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) – Mandalay

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Breakfast at hotel. This morning, drive Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), a former British Hill Station. The British legacy can be seen in many well-preserved colonial building dotted around town. Arrive Pyin Oo Lwin and visit to National Kandawgyi Gardens, which were laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler, the former governor of Burma – flower beds are similar to those you would find in an English country garden! The garden has recently been renovated and is now called “Kandawgyi National Botanical Garden”. You have your own cart to drive around the huge garden. You can stop and go for short walks, for example you can do the “jungle” walk, which leads you on a wooden path through rain forest trees. Lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit Pwe Kauk Waterfall and enjoy the countryside. Continue to drive to Peik Chin Myaung Waterfall and Caves, filled with Buddha images. This is a popular attraction for Myanmar tourists. Return back to Mandalay. Dinner and accommodation at hotel, Mandalay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 5 Mandalay – Bagan (By Boat)

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This morning, transfer to the banks of the Ayeyarwady River to catch the Boat to Bagan (approx – 07:00/16:30).Take your breakfast, Lunch and tea time on boat. The scenery along the Ayeyarwady is timeless – oxen working the fields, water buffalo wallowing in the mud, golden pagoda spires, fishermen, villagers bathing in the river and, of course, every type of boat and river craft that you can imagine. You should arrive in Bagan in time to see the sunset. Transfer to your hotel. Dinner and accommodation at hotel, Bagan.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 6 Bagan  Sightseeing

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From the airport, start your full day Bagan sightseeing tour with a visit to Nyaung Local Market. Then visit to see the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda, where the 37 pre-Buddhist 'nets' were first officially endorsed by the Barmar monarchy. The 12th Century originals were spirited away by a collector and are now reportedly somewhere in Italy. Then visit to Kyan-Sit-Thar U Min which was built in the 11th century, into a cliff face, with frescoes. It served as a monastery and features a few small rooms, which were home to the monks. Next stop is Htilominlo situated close to the road between Nyaung U and Bagan, built by king Nantaungmya in 1218 and traces of old murals are also still visible. Continue to Ananda Temple, a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas, and the adjacent brick monastery with beautiful, well-preserved 18th century murals. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch check-into your hotel. In the afternoon, visit to Myin Kabar Village and visit to the Lacquer-ware Factory which features the traditional way of producing lacquer ware and has a lot of products on sight. Enjoy magnificent sunset at Shwe-San-Daw Pagoda. Dinner at local restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Bagan.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 7 Bagan – Popa – Salay – Bagan

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Breakfast at hotel. This morning, drive out of Bagan to visit Mount Popa, home to Myanmar's intriguing 37 'nats' and major pilgrimage destination. The steps and path climb steeply up Mount Popa – an energetic climb rewarded by fabulous views from the top.

Enjoy your lunch at very nice Popa Mountain Resort with fabulous view. In the afternoon, drive to Salay and visit Yokesone Monastery, which is the oldest surviving wooden monastery hall built on 154 teak posts with beautiful wood carvings decorating the outer walls. Continue to Payathonzu, a complex of three brick shrines with mural paintings from the Bagan period, and see Man Paya - a large lacquer Buddha image, said to date from the 13th century. Return to Bagan through Chauk, where you will see old Burma Oil installations ('nodding donkeys'), and along the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. Dinner at one of the local Restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Bagan.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 8 Bagan - Inle Lake Sightseeing

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After breakfast, check out from hotel and go to heho airport. Transfer from Heho airport to Nyaungshwe on the edge of Inle Lake and board your own local boat to take you to your hotel. Lunch at hotel. In the afternoon, Sightseeing by boat on the beautiful Inle Lake home to Inthar national race, many of whom live in stilted houses built over the water. Inle Lake is second largest lake in Myanmar, stretches 11 miles (17.7 km). On the boat trip you will visit the floating villages and floating gardens, silk & lotus stem weaving. You can also see Inthar technique of leg-rowing where one leg is wrapped around the paddle to drive the boat and also their traditional way of fishing. Visit the famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Nga Phe Kyaung (Cat jumping) Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries on the lake to see ancient Buddha images. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel, Inle Lake.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 9 Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake

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Breakfast at hotel. Explore one of the local 5-day markets, as we easily called, are well-known visit around the lake. The markets are rotating among the villages in regular order - one village becomes the host of the market every 5th day. By visiting 5-day markets, you will get insight into the life-style of the ethnic Pa-O, Danu and Intha inhabitants who came to these markets to sell their goods. NOTE: The visit to such markets is thus subject to market day calendar and the location of the host village. Then take enjoyable boat ride through irrigation canals to Indein pagoda complex- an archaeological site worthy to visit where hundreds of Shan style ruined pagodas stand on slop of a hill. Some of the pagodas dated back to 17th and 18th centuries. Enjoy Lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit to the Black Smith work to look how they make products and He` Ywarma (Padaung Village). Dinner and accommodation hotel, Inle Lake.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 10 Inle Lake – Thandwe (Ngapali Beach)

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Breakfast at hotel. This morning, leave your hotel by boat to Nyaung Shwe Jetty and by car to Heho Airport for your domestic flight to Thandwe. Arrive to Thandwe Airport, transfer to hotel and check in. Take a lunch at local restaurant and relax on the beach with coconut drink and swim.

Meals included: Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner

 

Day : 11 Ngapali Beach

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Breakfast at hotel. Leisure at your own interest on the beach. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, leisure for your own arrangement. Take a dinner with delicious fresh seafood at restaurant and overnight at hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

 

 

Day : 12 Ngapali Beach

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Breakfast at hotel. Leisure at your own interest on the beach. Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, leisure for your own arrangement. Take a dinner with delicious fresh seafood at restaurant and overnight at hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day : 13 Ngapali Beach-Yangon

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After breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to airport to check in. Arrive at Yangon Airport and transfer to your hotel. After refreshment at hotel, enjoy your lunch at local restaurant. Then visit to sightseeing with a visit to sightseeing Swe Taw Myat Pagoda, was believed to be one of the teeth of the Gautama Buddha who died some 2,500 years ago. Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, is one of the largest marble Buddha Images in Myanmar. White elephants according to Myanmar culture foster stability, peace and prosperity in a nation. . Before enjoy dinner visit to China Town, where you can fine a lot of gold shops and food stalls where local people enjoy their evening. Dinner at one of the local restaurant. Accommodation at Hotel, Yangon.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day : 14 Yangon departure

Breakfast at hotel. This morning, transfer to Yangon Airport for your departure flight.

Meals included: Breakfast