Duration: 6 Days Our offer: Please inquiry for best offer
Destinations: Yangon Sule Pagoda Shwedagon Pagoda Bagan Shwezigon Pagoda Htilominlo temple Mount Popa Mandalay Sagaing U Bein Bridge
Description: Myanmar – The mysterious land covers the beauty of an original oriental country boasts with thousand Buddhist temples, gorgeous beauty of Palaces, pristine white sand beaches, and enigmatic tropical rain forests. Within six days uncovering Myanmar beauty, you will have chance to experience local treasure that may be a bustling life in Yangon city – Former capital …
Highlights of this tour
- Visiting Yangon with Sule Pagoda, and the famous Shwedagon Pagoda
- Discovering the Bagan area with numerous Buddhist relics
- Relax your mind in Mandalay with romantic view on U Pein Bridge
Day 1 : Yangon sightseeing
Activities : Yangon arrival, take a briefing city tour with Strand Road, Yangon River, Pansoedan Street, Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Mahabandola Garden.visit Bogyoke market, enjoying the sunset in Shwedagon Pagoda
Meal : Breakfast
Itinerary : Welcome to Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, our guide will warmly greet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in. For the first day in the peaceful capital, an opening city tour will be the best selection for you. We will start at the Strand Road and experience the life of the people along the Yangon River. Afterward, walk in the Pansoedan Street with solemn French colonial buildings which stores a part of the Burmese history. Leave the streets, we explore the pagodas and temples, and the first is the Sule Pagoda – a gold-covered stupa located at the center of the downtown Yangon then move to the City Hall – a prominent French colonial building of the capital. Closing the morning with Mahabandola Garden – the perfect place for relaxing in the morning with grass field and flowers.
In the afternoon, continue exploring the other slices of the life in the capital by visiting the Bogyoke market where you can find anything in Myanmar, from common product like clothing foods to luxurious goods like gem, jewelry and souvenirs. Then, visit a glass factory and see how they blow the glass before peeking into a natural warehouse.
To complete the city tour, enjoying the sunset view from the Shwedagon Pagoda – a golden pagoda of the capital – is seemed to be the best ending for the day.
Overnight in Yangon
Day 2 : Yangon – Bagan
Activities : Fly to Bagan, visit Nyaung U market, Shwesigon Pagoda, Htilomilo temple, Anada Temple, Anada Okkyaung , visit Manuha temple, Nan Phaya Temple and close the day in the Bagan’s ancient monuments
Meal : Breakfast
Itinerary : Leave Yangon, we will fly to Bagan – the plain of the temples and stupas. With the quantity of more than 2000(exactly 2200), one day is not enough to visit the entire temples and stupas here but enough for experiencing the best and most essential of the area. Begin with Shwesigon Pagoda – a 12th century stupa with typical style. Then we will take a temple visit with many stupas like Htilomilo temple – a 13th century temple with the name of the king at the time and sophisticated carvings, Anada Temple – with four golden Buddha toward the four directions, Anada Okkyaung – a brick monastery with 18th century mural paintings.In the afternoon, after being full with delicious lunch, we will continue the journey with Manuha Temple – one of the oldest temple of Bagan erected in the 11th century, Nan Phaya Temple – a Hindu temple with intricate carvings of Brahma. Completing the day with the sunset of the Bagan’s solemn ancient monument. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 3 : Bagan – Mt Popa – Bagan
Activities : Visit Mt. Popa
Meal : Breakfast
Itinerary : Today we will move to the South to visit the volcanic Popa Mountain. This mountain, in the history and myth, has been considered as the abode of Nats – the most powerful spirit of Burmese. With 1518 meters in height, this mountain is the great choice for anyone like hiking. At the top of Popa are monasteries and pagodas where the pilgrims usually come to pray and join the festival. Before passing through the palm trees and coming back, remembering taking some photos from the top of the mountain where you can enjoy the whole view of the area.
Overnight in Bagan.
Day 4 : Bagan – MandalayActivities : Exploring Mandalay and visit Anarapura, Mahargangaryoni Monastery, Sagaing. Kaungmutaw Pagoda, Ywadaung village, Sagaing Hill, U-Pein BridgeMeal : BreakfastItinerary : Mandalay will be our heading point today. Mandalay is the second largest and the last royal city of the country. We will reach here in the morning then visit Amarapura – a former capital of Myanmar and a beautiful township nowadays, Mahargangaryoni Monastery – meet and experience the life of the monks. Afterward, move to the South and visit Sagaing – a 15th century ancient city with numerous monasteries, Kaungmutaw Pagoda – a white egg-shaped design temple located in the northwestern of Sagaing, Ywadaung village – a traditional village with silver wears and spectacular Sagaing Hill. Close the day with the sunset on 1.2 – Km – long U-Pein wooden bridge before coming back to Mandalay.
Day 5 : Mandalay – Mingun – MandalayActivities : Visit Mingun with Mingun Pagoda, Myatheindan Pagoda, Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwe Kyaung Monastery, Atumashi Monastery, Kuthiotaw PagodaMeal : BreakfastItinerary : A boat trip will take us to Mingun – a town on the opposite bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. Mingun Pagoda will be the first place today. Mingun Pagoda, actually, is an uncompleted monument with a giant bell inside and marble footprint of Buddha.
In the afternoon, you will explore the bamboo mat weaving village and experience the life of the locals before visit a series of temples and pagoda such as Mahamuni Pagoda – with numerous gold-covered Buddha statues, Shwe Kyaung Monastery – a 20th century important monastery with the other name as “Golden Palace”, Atumashi Monastery – a late 19th century monastery built by King Mindon, Kuthotaw Pagoda – also a 19th century pagoda with marble inscriptions, white stupas and shrines. End the day on the Mandalay Hills and enjoy the sunset. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 6 : Mandalay – Yagon – DepartureActivities : After breakfast, depart to YangonMeal : BreakfastItinerary : Breakfast at hotel and then transfer to Mandalay Airport then take flight to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon airport, tour ends.