8 Days Glimpses of Myanmar

8 Days Glimpses of Myanmar
 
Destinations: Yangon-Bagan-Mt. Popa-Mandalay-Mingun-Sagaing-Inle Lake-Kakku-Taunggyi
 

Duration: 8 Days

Tour Code: GVM001

Highlights

Visit to the world famous Bagan with beautiful sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda

Excursion to Mt. Popa, an extinct vocalno, also known as oasis of Myanmar dry zone

The last capitals of Myanmar Kings & the ancient capitals

Observe the natural lake, colourful mountains, beautiful sceneries & a hillstation

Private Yangon fullday sightseeing and walk around the platform of the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda

Visit to vineyard & winery with a beautiful sunset

Airport pick up & drop off

Overview

This tour will bring you the main highlight places of Myanmar. Experience the Yangon City where you can see the British Colonial Buildings and Shwedagon Pagoda that is the land mark of Yangon, Bagan with full of 8th to 11th century ancient pagodas, an oasis of Myanmar dry zone, the Mandalay royal capital of Myanmar Kings, Inle Lake with the traditional leg-rowing of Inthas and traditional five days rotating colorful mobile market. And, have a magnificent view from Mandalay hill over the city, learn the culture of Myanmar and traditional workshops such as wood carvings and stone carvings. You will have a chance to explore the ancient capitals nearby. Walk along the U Bein's wooden longest bridge on the world built by crossing Taungthaman Lake, explore Sagaing hill named as one of the well-known meditation center where saint people are living. From there, observe the traditional  leg rowing, original burmese cats, floating plantations and different culture of Shan people.

Details

Day 1 Arrival (L/D)

When you arrive at Yangon International Airport, your representative will meet you and bring you to the central Yangon. Your coach will stop at the front of the City Hall and Mahabandula Garden with Independence monument. From there, start your walking tour to the colonial area known as Pansodan. You will see the historical buildings from Colonial Days. Then, Take your lunch at the local restaurant and transfer to your hotel. After checking in, visit to the beautiful reclining Buddha image named as Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda and Karaweik Palace which located in the Kandawgyi Garden. In the evening, your guide will bring you to the Shwedagon Pagoda for your magnificent sunset. Your guide lead you to Pagoda along the stairways and observe the stalls selling historical books, bells, scultures and flowers, And also  you can see fortune-teller along the  stairways. Exploring around the pagoda complex will give you fresh and pleasant. Observe the culture of Buddhist and head to the restaurant for your dinner. Back to hotel and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2 Yangon-Bagan (B/L/D)

Flight from Yangon to Bagan. When you arrive at Bagan, lead you to the Bagan archaeological zone where you can see the ancient pagodas from period of 8th to 11th century. After exploring some temples, head to the local restaurant for your lunch and transfer to hotel for check in. After checking in, explore the ancient temples such as Kadawpalin, Anada Phaya, Shwezigon Pagoda. In the evening, your guide will bring you the best picturesque pagoda named as Shwe San Daw. It will give you the best time for your sunset. Spend your sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda and continue to restaurant for your dinner. Then, back to hotel and overnight.

Day 3 Mt. Popa- Bagan (B/L/D)

After breakfast at hotel, drive to Mt. Popa which is an oasis of Myanmar dry zone.  37 spirits festival celebrated in Mt. Popa are very famous all over the country. In the afternoon, back to Bagan and make a stop at jiggery making workshops where you can taste the traditional wine producing from toddy palm. Then, continue to Bagan and  visit to Bu Phaya or Pyat That Gyi Pagoda for your sunset. Then, transfer to your hotel and overnight.

Day 4 Bagan-Mandalay-U Bein Bridge (B/L/D)

Your flight departs from Nyaung Oo to Mandalay in the morning. When you arrive at Mandalay, visit to Mahamuni Pagoda known as Phaya Gyi and the Mandalay Palace. Your lunch will be at local restaurant and head to the Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world biggest book in the world, Shwenandaw monastery, Atumashi monastery and have a magnificent view from Mandalay Hill over the city. In the evening, proceed to U Bein wooden longest bridge crossing Taungthaman Lake built by U Bein and walk along U Bein Bridge in your sunset time. Take a chance to meet with locals and it is one of the best picturesque places in Mandalay. After pleasuring along U Bein Bridge, it is time to go for dinner and transfet to local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 5 Mingun-Sagaing (B/L/D)

After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will meet you at hotel and your car drive to Mingun about one and half hour  where you can find Myatheintan Pagoda, the world second largest Mingun bell and Pahtodawgyi  known as unfinished pagoda. Then  drive back on the same way and visit to Buddha University  in Sagaing and continue to Sagaing hill. You will visit to Soon U Ponya Shin which is a pictureaque place over the town, Umin Thonze Pagoda and Kaung Mhu Daw Pagoda. Then visit to Jade pagoda in the evening and back to Mandalay. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 6 Kakku-Taunggyi-Nyaung Shwe (B/L/D)

Flight from Mandalay to Heho. Your coach are waiting Heho airport to bring you to Kakku pagoda.  On the way, visit to Ayetharyar wine garden on the entrance of Taunggyi and continue to Kakku via Taunggyi. Then, visit Sulamuni Pagoda and view point in Taunggyi on your way back from Kakku. After exploring Taunggyi, continue to Nyaung Shwe and transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 7 Inle Lake-Red Mountain- Maing Thouk (B/L/D)

After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will bring you to the jetty and visit to shops which selling traditional clothes, Phaungdawoo Pagoda, Silverware workshop, Jumping cat monastery and Alodawpauk Pagoda. On the way, you can see the floating plantation along the way by boat. Then, back to jetty, head Maing Thouk village and a few minutes walking along the wooden bridge to the village. Then visit to red mountain vine yard and winery. Back to your hotel on the same road. Overnight in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 8 Inle Lake-Yangon (B/L/D)

Your guide will lead you to Heho airport by coach. From Heho, flight to Yangon and your coach will bring your to Bogyoke Aung San Market. There are more than 2000 shops including souvenirs, gems, silver & gold, clothing, wedding, art galleries and antique shops. In the evening, bring you to the Botahtaung Pagoda with nanthida jetty river site and dinner at local restaurant. Then, your guide will transfer to your hotel.

Day 9 Departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon airport for your international departure flight.

 End of the trip.

Important Information

Departure Time:  8:30 am

Departure Point: Yangon Airport/ Your lodging hotel situated in Yangon

Return Details:  Transfer to Yangon Airport/ Your lodging hotel situated in Yangon

 

Price Per Pax

2 pax 3-4 pax 5-6 pax Child Single Supplement
 2232 USD  2190 USD 1885 USD  1750 USD  500 USD

 

INCLUSION

EXCLUSION

Transportation by private vehicle

8 nights accommodation in twin sharing with breakfast

4 Domestic Flight Ticket (Ygn-Bgn, Bgn-Mdy, Mdy-Hho, Hho-Ygn)

English Speaking Throughout Guide

All Admission Fees

Boat Rental Charges in Inle Lake

One mineral water & one fresh towel for each pax on each sightseeing tour

 

Personal Expenses such as camera fees

Tips to Guide & Drivers (Optional)

Travel Insurance

Beverage

Items/ services not mentioned in the program

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

Child - 3 to 12 years/ Infant - 0-2 years/ Adult - above 13 years old

Minimum 2 pax per booking required for this tour

Infants are FOC without seat. Infant meal is not available.

Child rate will be applied with two paying adults. Extra bed will be provided for a child.

30 % of full payment is required at the time of booking.

Transfer charges will be deducted from your account.

Not recommended the person who has pregnancy/ back pain.

Keep your passport on your hand on the day of travel.

For an odd number of person, single supplement can be requested with additional charges. Otherwise a triple room will be provided.

Personal details (Name/ Passport No., Nationality, Country) for all participants are required at the time of booking.

Proper dresses are required to visit to the religious sites.

Recommended to bring warm clothing

Cancellation 

30% of full payment will be charge for the cancellation within 3 days to travel date.


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