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Days 9
Private Tour
All year around
Classic & Culture Tour
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9
Private Tour
All year around
Classic & Culture Tour
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DAY 1: YANGON ARRIVAL & SIGHTSEEING
  • Arrival Yangon by international flight.
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival by your guide and transfer to the hotel.
  • Check in hotel and take a rest at your room.
  •  Evening, visit 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.
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
REMARKS: Today program is subject to change depending upon the International Arrival Flight Time.
  • Meals included: NO
DAY 02:  YANGON > BAGAN (BY AM FLIGHT) &SIGHTSEEING
  • After breakfast at hotel, check out from the hotel & transfer to the Yangon Airport to board domestic flight to Nyaung U (Bagan).
  • Arrive at Nyaung U Airport, drive to Bagan and hotel check-in.  Bagan on the banks of the Ayeyarwaddy River is home to the largest area of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world, many dating to the 11th and 12th centuries.
  • Start for highlight sightseeing in Bagan.

Choice will be made out of the 2800 pagodas and temples to visit the most interesting ones like:

  • 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 lacquer ware village to see the manufacturing stages.
  • Enjoy the sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda.
  • Enjoy your lunch and dinner at restaurant.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

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

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 03:   BAGAN > FULLDAY SIGHTSEEING
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Start for sightseeing in Bagan.
  • Visit Min Nan Thu village and PayaThonzu worth for seeing its 13th century mural painting.
  • Explore Dhammayazika Pagoda, pentagonal pagoda similar to Shwezigon with lovely views from its highest terrace.
  • Visit Law Ka Nanda Pagoda with lots of benches for wide open view of the Ayeyarwady River.
  • Afternoon, visit Dhamayangyi Temple, huge brick red temple built by King Narathu.
  • Next to Sulamani Temple a beautiful majestic structure built by King NarapatiSithu.
  • Evening, view sunset from Pyathatgyi Temple.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 04:   BAGAN > MANDALAY (BY AM FLIGHT) AVA - AMARAPURA - MANDALAY
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to the airport to board domestic flight for Mandalay.
  • Arrive at Mandalay Airport and continue to Inwa (Ava) by boat. Inwa was founded in 1364 and served as capital of Burmese Kingdom for nearly 400 years.
  • Take horse-cart to 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.
  • 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.
  • Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

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

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 05:   MANDALAY > MINGUN > MANDALAY SIGHTSEEING (BY BOAT)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Drive to jetty. Take a boat trip about 1 hr to Mingun, located on the western bank of the Ayeyarwady 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.
  • Visit Mahamuni Golden Buddha Image, bronze casting and marble stone cutting craftsmen quarters.
  • Visit Ku Tho Daw 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.
  • Proceed to Golden Palace Monastery, which was once part of the palace complex where King Mindon lived.
  • Evening view the sunset from Mandalay Hill.
  • Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 06:   MANDALAY > HEHO (BY AM FLIGHT) & INLE LAKE SIGHTSEEING
  • After Breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel.
  • Transfer to the Mandalay Airport to broad domestic flight for Heho.
  • Arrival at HehoAirport. Hehoin the Shan State with agreeable climate 800 meter above sea level.
  • Drive to NyaungShwe and on the way photo stop at Shwe Yan Pyay old wooden monastery, pagoda and museum.
  • Take a short boat trip on Inle Lake to reach the hotel for check in.
  • 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 market places, 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.
  • Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 07:  INLELAKE > INDEIN (BY BOAT) > INLE LAKE SIGHTSEEING
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • After breakfast at hotel, start sightseeing by boat to Indein pagoda complex and nearby village of Pa-O hill tribes, located on western bank of the Lake.
  • Indein is on the western banks of Inle Lake. The village is not on the lake but can be reached via a short and enjoyable boat ride through irrigation canals. It is 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.
  • Visit the famous PhaungDawOo Pagoda the lake’s main sanctuary, which contains 5 sacred Buddha images.
  • Visit NgaPheKyaung (also known as Cat jumping Monastery), one of the oldest monasteries on the lake to see ancient Buddha images.
  • Discover how the Burmese cigars are rolled by hand in a cheroot factory.
  • Then, transfer back to your hotel.
  • Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 08:   INLE > HEHO > YANGON (BY AM FLIGHT) - SIGHTSEEING
  • After breakfast at hotel, check out of your hotel.
  • Take boat and transfer to NyaungShwe.
  • Drive to Heho Airport to board your domestic flight back to Yangon.
  • Arrive at Yangon.
  • On the way to hotel, visit 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.
  • Check in to your hotel, and then start your sightseeing in Yangon.
  • Visit Sule Pagoda which is in the city center and tour around Mahabandoola Park, downtown of Yangon &City Hall.
  • Walk along the Strand Road to wonder the remarkable sites of Colonial Style Buildings and ways of life at jetties.
  • Then drive back for BogyokeAung San Market (Scott Market) closed on Monday and gazatted holidays.
  • Evening, visit 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.
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

 Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 09:   DEPARTURE FROM YANGON
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Free at leisure until your departure.
  • Transfer to Yangon International Airport to board the international flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

What's included

Accommodation (Hotels)

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

Transport (Bus/ car/ Domestic flights)

  • Private vehicles with air-condition, all entrance fee per itinerary
  • 4 in-tour airtickets: (Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Heho - Yangon)

Tour guide (Local expert guides)

  • English speaking tour guide (Other language on request)

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

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

Others (as follows)

  • Sightseeing tickets & permits during the guided time
  • Inle Boat & Mingun Boat Renting Fee
  • Entrance Fees/ Zone Fees
  • 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
  • Tips and gratuities (See Tipping Guideline)
  • Others that are not mentioned clearly in the INCLUSION list
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