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Days 10
Private Tour
All year around
Classic & Culture Tour
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10
Private Tour
All year around
Classic & Culture Tour
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DAY 01: MANDALAY ARRIVAL (BY AM FLIGHT) - AVA-AMARAPURA-MANDALAY
  • Arrive to Mandalay, meeting and assistance at Mandalay International Airport.
  • Drive straight to Amarapura and visit Amarapura Mahagandayone monastery where over thousands of monks are dwelling.
  • Continue to Inwa (Ava) by boat. Inwa was founded in 1364 and served as capital of Burmese Kingdom for nearly 400 years.
  • Take horse-cartto visit Inwa’s finest attraction - the teak Bagaya Monastery which dates from 1834. The 90ft high masonry watchtower Nan Myint, the leaning tower of Inwa is all that remains of King Bagyidaw’s palace. 
  • Visit MahaAungmyeBonzan also known as Me Nu Oak Kyaung, the brick structure built in 1818 is same style as common teak monasteries.
  • Enjoy your lunch at local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • Proceed to Amarapura, capital before Mandalay for visiting silk weaving industry cottages.
  • Proceed to U Bein Bridge, 1.6km long wooden bridge said to be the longest teak bridge in the world, built over 150 years.
  • Enjoy beautiful sunset from U Being Bridge.
  • Transfer to Mandalay; check in to your hotel and relax at your room.
  • Enjoy your dinner at local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
  •  Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 02: MANDALAY – MINGUN (BY BOAT) & MANDALAYSIGHTSEEING
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Mahamuni Golden Buddha Image, bronze casting and marble stone cutting craftsmen quarters and gold leaf beaters.
  • Then drive to jetty.
  • Take a boat trip about 1 hr to Mingun, located on the western bank of the Irrawaddy River.
  • Arrive at Mingun and visit huge unfinished Mingun Pagoda built between 1790 and 1797 which was split by earthquake in 1838. It is possibly the world's largest pile of bricks.
  • Visit World’s largest working bell of 87 tons cast in 1808 by Bodawpaya and MyaThein Tan pagoda an image of Sulamani Pagoda at the peak of Mount Meru in Tavatimsa plane of nats.
  • Back to Mandalay by boat.
  • Lunch at local restaurant by your own arrangement.
  • Visit Mahamuni, Golden Buddha Image, bronze casting and marble stone cutting craftsmen quarters and gold leaf beaters.
  • Proceed to visit Ku ThoDaw Pagoda also known as world's largest book, surrounded by 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures. It was built by King Mindon in 1857, modeled on the Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung U.
  • Next to Golden Palace Monastery, which was once part of the palace complex where King Mindon lived.
  • Evening view the sunset from Mandalay Hill.
  • Enjoy your dinner at local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 03: MANDALAY – BAGAN (BY DAY CRUISE)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to the Jetty to board river cruise to Bagan.
  • The embarkation time of the cruise is 06:00AMand cast off from Mandalay to Bagan.
  • Cruise will take in the natural beauty of Irrawaddy River, and explore the fascinating scene of Mt.Sagaing, Pakokku, Myaingyan, Bagan and other well-known cities.
  • On the way to Bagan, visit a typical village on the Irrawaddy River Bank for a short excursion to experience the ways of life.
  • There you will have a chance to see Myanmar Traditional Pot Making Cottages or Bamboo Hat Making Procession in these villages.
  • Then cast off from the village and proceed along the river.
  • Lunch on board.
  • Arrive at Bagan in the evening. If time permits, enjoy sunset at the pagoda on the way to hotel.
  • Transfer to hotel for check in.
  • Dinner at local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
  •  Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 04: BAGAN FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING
  • After breakfast at hotel, start for highlight sightseeing in Bagan.  Choice will be made out of the 2800 pagodas and temples to visit the most interesting ones like:
  • Eg>>>Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawratha but not completed until the reign of Kyansitthar.
  • KyansitharUmin, long dimly lit corridors decorated with frescoes.
  • Htilominlo Temple, 150ft high temple with fine plaster carvings, glazed sandstone decorations in the base.
  • Ananda Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in Bagan built by King Kyansitthar.
  • Visit Thatbyinnyu Temple, tallest in Bagan built by King AlaungSitthu,
  • MyinkabaGuByaukGyi Temple with mural paintings, then to Manuha Temple which houses four immense Buddha images, Myinkaba lacquerware village to see the manufacturing stages.
  • View the sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda.
  • Enjoy your lunch and dinner at the local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
  •  Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 05: BAGAN – MT.POPA – BAGAN& SIGHTSEEING
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Start for trip to   Mt. Popa about 30 miles (50km) from Bagan.  PopaTaungKalut is 2417ft (737m) standing apart from higher forested mountain, looks like a tower. The mountain was shaped out of a volcano that may have erupted some 250000 years ago. The 25 minutes climb steep and stiff. It gets cooler as you get higher and views are fantastic.
  • Lunch at local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • On the way, visit jaggery (palm sugar) production huts.
  • After return back to Bagan and visit Min Nan Thu Village of Tayokepyay Temple for a panoramic view, PhayaThoneZu famous for its mixture of religions mural painting and Nandamanya Temples (noted for exquisite 13th century murals).
  • Visit Dhamayangyi Temple, huge brick red temple built by King Narathu.
  • Then return back to hotel in Bagan and relax at the hotel.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 06: BAGAN-THANDWE (BY AM FLIGHT) & NGAPALI BEACH
  • Breakfast at hotel and check out of your hotel.
  • Transfer to Nyaung U airport to board domestic flight for Thandwe.
  • Arrive at Thandwe and proceed to Ngapali Beach to reach the hotel.
  • The whole day leisure & relax time.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ngapali Beach.
  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 07: NGAPALI FULL DAY
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • The whole day leisure & relax time.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ngapali Beach.
  •  Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 08: NGAPALI FULL DAY
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • The whole day leisure & relax time.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ngapali Beach.
  •  Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 09: NGAPALI BEACH – YANGON (BY AM FLIGHT) & YANGON SIGHTSEEING
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to airport to board flight for Yangon.
  • Arrive Yangon and start the sightseeing in Yangon.
  • Photo stop near Sule Pagoda & Mahabandoola Public Park, located in down town to study Yangon Colonial style buildings.
  • Proceed to Chaukhtetgyi Reclining Buddha Image which is 230ft (70 m) long in the pose of rest, the head is lifted up by the right arm bent at the elbow.
  • Visit Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake to take photographs over the lake towards Shwedagon.
  • Make a photo stop at the Karaweik Hall, a 'hamsa bird shaped' floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake.
  • Evening, visit Shwedagon Pagoda. Shwedagon Pagoda rises 326ft (99.3m) above its base. Erected more than 2500 years ago and enshrining eight hairs of Buddha placed in a treasure chamber deep under its base. It is the highest symbol of the people's devotion to Buddha.
  • Enjoy your dinner at local restaurant on your own arrangement.
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Remarks: Depending upon departure and landing time of domestic flight, tour itinerary of that day is subject to change.

  •  Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 10: YANGON DEPARTURE
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Drive for Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) closed on Monday and gazette holidays.
  • Free relax and leisure till departure.
  • Transfer to the Yangon International Airport to board for your departure flight.
  • Meals included: Breakfast
What's included

Accommodation (Hotels)

  • 9 nights at hotels (twin/ double/ triple share)

Transport (Bus/ car/ Domestic flights)

  • Private vehicles with air-condition, all entrance fee per itinerary
  • 2 in-tour airtickets: (Bagan - Thandwe; Thandwe - Yangon )

Tour guide (Local expert guides)

  • English speaking tour guides (Other language on request)

Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner as indicated in the itinerary)

  • 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 0 Dinner (Full board on request)

Others (as follows)

  • Sightseeing tickets & permits during the guided time
  • Ava Horse Cart & Boat Renting Fees
  • Mingun Boat Renting Fees
  • Cruise Ticket for Mandalay – Bagan
  • Two bottles of mineral water/person/day

EXCLUSIONS

  • Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
  • International flight tickets
  • Compulsory dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec surcharge will be advised and added by CAT's travel specialist
  • Drinks & Meals (Lunch and Dinner)
  • Visas fee for Myanamar
  • Camera and Video Fee
  • Tips and gratuities (See Tipping Guideline)
  • Others that are not mentioned clearly in the INCLUSION list
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