Landscape of Myanmar – 11 Days

Landscape of Myanmar – 11 Days

Let’s explore the magnificent culture and beautiful natural heritages of Myanmar with Highlights of Myanmar. This wonderful trip providesyou a journey through the spectacular landmarks of Myanmar from the charming and old colonial former... Read More
Duration: 11 Days/10 Nights
Tour Code : ML11
  • All private ground transfers and transportation
  • English speaking guide (other languages up on request)
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Domestic flight tickets (Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Mandalay; Mandalay – Heho; Heho – Yangon)
  • Boat excursion
  • Water during the trip
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  • Visa fee
  • International flight
  • Airport Tax (USD 10 per person)
  • Entrance fees according to itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)
  • Discovering the differences in architecture of many temples and pagodas in Yangon and Bagan

    • Exploring the activities and sounds of people and wildlife on the surface of Yangon River.
    • Visiting the Bogyoke market and buy some souvenirs for family and friends.
    • Enjoying the sunset on top of Shwedagon Pagoda

    Maps Itinerary

    Itinerary

    Day 1 : Arrival Yangon (D)

    Up on arrival Yangon International airport, we are greeted by local tour guide and driver then transfer to hotel and enjoy our welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant. Overnight in Yangon

    Day 2 : Yangon City tour (B)

    Yangon city is a must-see city for tourists who want to see a different Asia. It’s a largest city in Myanmar with the combination between nature and cultures and communities. This city was found in 1755 by King Alaungpaya and Yangon means “End of Strife”.
    Taking a close look at the local life of this historical city today by vehicle and partly on foot, we visit the Sule pagoda in the centre of the city. Walk around the Mahabandoola Park to see the colonial courthouse and the city hall. Then visit BogyokeAung San Market (former Scott’s Market), where shopper’s favorite place. Later today, we visit the world famous golden Shwedagon Pagoda, a breathtaking and colorful sight visited by Buddhists from all over Myanmar. Overnight in Yangon

    Day 3 : Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B)

    The Golden Rock at Mt. Kyaikhtiyo is a great pilgrimage site in Myanmar. It is a hug boulder covered by gold leaf and resting on the edge of a cliff. There is a small stupa is perched atop of the boulder and it’s said that the Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda contains one of the Buddha’s hairs….
    We start our day out today earlier than usual and drive to Kyaikthiyo where we take the open truck to the Golden Rock at the base camp of Kinpun. Then take a light trekking on the summit through bamboo forest. It’s tough to get there but well worth effort. Besides the rock, we may see thousands of pilgrims, hundreds of candles being lit up and a breath-taking view at sunset & overnight at Kyaikhtiyo.

    Day 4 : Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Yangon (B)

    Bago, formerly known as Pegu, is 80 km to the northwest of Yagon, was the capital of the Mon Kingdom of Lower Myanmar in the 15th century and is a rice bowl of Myanmar nowadays.
    After breakfast, we have a short walk to a small cave and stop at some roadside shops for rare products of jungle. Then we drive down to the base camp to take our vehicle back to Yangon. On the way back, we stop at Bago town, local market, KanbawzaThardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung, KalayaniSima (Ordination Hall). Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung Pagoda, the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha and Wood Carving Industry.Overnight in Yangon.

    Day 5 : Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B)

    Bagan is a city where visitors can visit all year around. With more than 2,000 Pagodas & Temples dating back more than 1500 years of history, Bagan is one of the most fascinating places for visitors when travelling this country. This is also an ideal place for beautiful local Art, such as Lacquer ware, bamboo works & wonderful local made cloth.
    Today we take early scheduled flights to Bagan where a local tour guide waiting and welcome at the airport. Taking a fresh air and meeting new friendly local people at the colorful NyaungOo market, then we visit the Golden Stupa at Shwezigon Pagoda where we will know more about Bagan’s rich history. Later afternoon, we continue visit the Ananda Temple, one of the Bagan’s most beautiful temples with its architectural masterpiece. From here, we enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of one of the temples. Overnight in Bagan.

    Day 6 : Bagan Full Day Visit (B)

    More relaxing day when we visit with Myinkaba village, short walking tour to the temples of Manuha& Nan Paya as well as the famous Dhammayangyi Temple & Sula Mani Temples. Overnight in Bagan.

    Day 7 : Bagan – Fly to Mandalay – Sagaing–Amarapura (B)

    Taking a short domestic flight to Mandalay, we then leave for Sagaing Hill to lean about a monk’s schooling, visit Budda Cave, Uminthonze Pagoda and Sunooponnyashin Pagoda. Furthermore, enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Mandalay. Later, we continue our journey to Amarapura where is famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery. From here, we understand more about the daily life of monks living in Mandalay. Keep on walking over the Ubein Wooden Bridge , the longest teakwood of its type to Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the lifetime of Buddha himself.

    Day 8 : Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay Hill (B)

    Today we embark our private upstream to visit Mingun village where is famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda withMingun Bell, the 90 tons ringing bell. In the afternoon, we visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery noted for its exquisite wood carvings and gold leaf beating workshop;Kuthodaw Pagoda, whichis holding the world largest book. End of the day, we explore Mandalay Hill and enjoy the Burmese sunset and the panoramic view of the city.

    Day 9 : Mandalay – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake Discovery (B)

    Taking morning flight to Heho, we then discover Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar.
    The Inlelake is located 900 meters above the sea level and home of very famous Intha people (unique one leg rowing technique). The motorboat takes us to Phaungdawoo Pagoda then Ngaphechaung Monastery, known as “Jumping Cat Pagoda”. Later today, we stop at Nam Pan village to see the cotton and lotus weaving factories as well as cigar producing places. This area give us the truly sense of traditional Intha life. Overnight in Inle Lake

    Day 10 : Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake – Fly to Yangon (B)

    This morning, we have opportunity to join the “5 Day Market” and enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and exotic market atmosphere. After that, we explore the beautiful temple of Indein, which is located on the hill overlooking the lake. It is relaxing to walk along the corridors and enjoy the giant columns that have been left to the nature for centuries.
    Then we take an evening flight back to Yangon. Greetings and transferring to hotel in Yanong.Overnight in Yangon.

    Day 11 : Yangon Half Day City Tour – Departure (B)

    We spend our last minutes shopping at Treasure, Germs and Handicraft shops or at the BogyokAung San (Scott) market before transferring back to hotel for our departure flight. Trip ends.

    Day 1
    • BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel

      BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel warmly welcomes you to Yangon.

      With its serene location away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we invite you to relax and enjoy the distinctive charms of this tranquil area.

      Nestled in the idyllic surroundings of PhoeSein Road, the BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel guarantees a restful and wonderful stay in a truly friendly environment.

      The downtown area and city's landmarks, including Kandawgyi Lake and Garden, Bo Gyoke Park and Museum, Karaweik Palace Restaurant and Shwe Dagon Pagoda are all conveniently located just a short distance from the hotel's doorsteps.

    Day 3
    • Mountain Top Hotel

      Mountain Top Hotel is at a vantage point commanding a panoramic view of the lush mountain ranges below, where one can experience spectacular sunrise and sunset – sights you will long remember.

      Only a 5-minute walk to the Golden Rock Pagoda at the top of Mount Kyaiktiyo, the Mountain Top Hotel is ideally located for those who wish to make frequent visits to this wonder of South East Asia....

    Day 5
    • Bagan Thande Hotel

      Bagan Thande Hotel is located at the south-west corner of the ancient walls of Old Bagan City and on the eastern bank of the River Ayeyarwaddy and also situated inside Bagan Archaeological Zone. Bagan Archaeological Museum is in the east side of the hotel and the west side is the superb Ayeyarwaddy River. It is 6.4km far from Nyaung Oo, 4km from New Bagan, 10km form airport, 16km form railway station and 1.5km form jetty. Several well-known Buddhist Monuments are within walking distances from our hotel.

    Day 7
    • Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel

      Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel is quite close to Mandalay Royal Palace which is peaceful, delighted silent zone road-map of 65th, between 27th and 28th Street. Decorated with contemporary implement to enjoy the outdoor age of Yadanarpon Dynasty.

    Day 9
    • Hupin Hotel

      "Nyaung Shwe" is the place where originally shan and intha by birth live. The people from Nyaung Shwe are simple, humble and famous for their hospitality. 
      "Hupin Hotel" is situated near the entrance of Nyaung Shwe township, southern shan state, which leads to "Inle Lake" and also becomes one of the main tourist attraction. 
      "Hupin Hotel" is cozy, clean, quiet and peaceful for tourists. So, why not you be their guests !

    Day 10
    • BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel

      BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel warmly welcomes you to Yangon.

      With its serene location away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we invite you to relax and enjoy the distinctive charms of this tranquil area.

      Nestled in the idyllic surroundings of PhoeSein Road, the BEST WESTERN Green Hill Hotel guarantees a restful and wonderful stay in a truly friendly environment.

      The downtown area and city's landmarks, including Kandawgyi Lake and Garden, Bo Gyoke Park and Museum, Karaweik Palace Restaurant and Shwe Dagon Pagoda are all conveniently located just a short distance from the hotel's doorsteps.

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