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Discovery Tour in Myanmar (9 Days/8 Nights)

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Tour Details

DAY

ITINERARY

1

Arrival Mandalay and sightseeing (By car)  (-/-/-)

2

Mandalay – Ava – Sagaing – Amarapura (By car) (B/-/-)

3

Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay (By boat) (B/-/-)

4

Mandalay – Bagan (By flight) (B/-/-)

5

Bagan (By car) (B/-/-)

6

Bagan – Heho – Inle (By flight) (B/-/-)

7

Indein – Heho – Yangon (By flight) (B/-/-)

8

Yangon (By car) (B/-/-)

9

Departure (B/-/-)

Price Includes

  • 8 nights accommodation with twin/double sharing used including daily breakfast
  • Private transfer and transportation air-conditioned vehicle with driver service
  • 3 domestic flights : Mandalay – Bagan// Bagan – Heho// Heho - Yangon
  • English language speaking guide service (Others languages upon requested)
  • 2 Horse carts : Ava & Bagan
  • Local Private boat : Ava, Mandalay - Mingun - Mandalay
  • Circular Train
  • 1 bottle drinking water and snow towel per person per day
  • Welcoming arrival gifts
  • We will provide 1 tour leader FOC if your group is 15 Pax & above

Price Excludes

  • International air fare
  • International departure Airport tax
  • Entrance fees/Zone fees to sightseeing place
  • Personal expense (tip, phone call, laundry service, beverages and etc.,)
  • Room Service Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals
  • Drinks & beverage
  • Visa
  • Tips (guide & driver)
  • Compulsory dinner (X'mas & New Year Eve)
  • Services not mentioned above
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Mandalay and sightseeing (By car)

Arrival Mandalay by international flight.
Meeting with your professional guide and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Visit the revered Mahamuni Bouddha Image, as well as visit the workshop where gold leaf is produced.

The Mahamuni Buddha Temple, Buddhist temple and major pilgrimage site, is highly venerated in Burma and central to many people’s lives, as it is seen as an expression of representing the Buddha’s life. There is face washing ceremony in the early morning at there and many tourists come and enjoy it.

An afternoon tour begins with Shwenandaw Monastery noted for its exquisite wood carvings, followed by Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is known as the World’s Biggest Book because of its stone slabs consisting of Buddhist scriptures.
To end the day with panoramic views of the city and a spectacular sunset at Mandalay Hill.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own cost.
Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 2Mandalay – Ava – Sagaing - Amarapura (By car)

After the breakfast, drive to Ava.

Inwa or Ava is an ancient imperial capital of successive Burmese kingdoms from the 14th to 19th centuries. Throughout history, it was sacked and rebuilt numerous times. Though only a few traces of its former grandeur remain today, the former capital is a popular day-trip tourist destination from Mandalay.

You’ll be there taken by a local boat (~10 min) and a horse cart for sightseeing around Inwa that would last hardly 1 hour.
Visit will be made to Bagaya Monastery that is a Buddhist monastery built on the southwest of Inwa Palace and one of the famous tourists attractions, Mainu Brick Monastery and old watchtower.

The Bagaya Monastery is a Buddhist monastery built on the southwest of Inwa Palace. This magnificent monastery is also known as Maha Waiyan Bontha Bagaya Monastery. This teak wood monastery was first built in 1593 about 11 miles (18 km) from present-day Mandalay. It also has eight stairways made up of bricks. The monastery, which was built with 267 gigantic teak wood posts, has a structure of great dimensions: 188 feet (57 m) high in length and 103 feet (31 m) in width.

Then, drive to Sagaing, considered by Myanmar Buddhists to be the holiest site in the country and visit to Sagaing Hill.

Sagaing, 20 km to the south-west of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river, numerous Buddhist monasteries is an important religious and monastic centre. The pagodas and monasteries crowd the numerous hills along the ridge running parallel to the river. The central pagoda, Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, is connected by a set of covered staircases that run up the 240 m hill.

We will end the day by watching a beautiful sunset at U Bein, a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake and the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own cost.
Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 3Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay (By boat)

After the breakfast, a boat trip along Ayeyarwaddy River (~ 45 min) to visit Mingun village which is 11 km north of Mandalay.

Mingun is the ruined Mingun Pahtodawgyi. The Mingun temple is a monumental uncompleted stupa began by King Bodawpaya in 1790. It was not completed, due to an astrologer claiming that, once the temple was finished, the king would die.The completed stupa would have been the largest in the world at 150 metres (490 ft). King Bodawpaya also had a gigantic bell cast to go with his huge stupa, the Mingun Bell weighing 90 tons, and is today the largest ringing bell in the world. The weight of the bell in Burmese measurement, is 55,555 viss or peiktha (1 viss = 1.63 kg), handed down as a mnemonic “Min Hpyu Hman Hman Pyaw”, with the consonants representing the number 5 in Burmese astronomy and numerology.

Visit sites are: Pahtodawgyi, a giant brick stupa is constructed in 1970, Mingun Bell (90 tons), one of the world’s largest hanging bells was cast in 1808; Mya Theindan Pagoda (1817) has unique architecture style which symbolized the Seven Seas of Buddhist cosmology.
Stroll back to the boat for a visit to the numerous galleries lining the road.
Then back to Mandalay and visit Zay Cho market which is the major market in Mandalay and is one of Myanmar’s oldest.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own cost.
Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 4Mandalay – Bagan (By flight)

After the breakfast, an awaiting car will take you to the airport for the flight to Bagan.

Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar. From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Pagan Kingdom, the first kingdom that unified the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom’s height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2,200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.The Bagan Archaeological Zone is a main attraction for the country’s nascent tourism industry. It is seen by many as equal in attraction to Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

Meeting with your professional guide and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Visit the colorful Nyaung U Market, Shwezigon Pagoda, a circular pagoda fully covered with gold leaf coating. You walk around the outside of this bell shaped pagoda and take some beautiful photos.
Then, visit the magnificent Ananda Temple, Ananda Okyaung, a Lacquer-ware workshops and the massive Dhamayangyi Temple.

Dhammayangyi Temple is the Largest of all the temples in Bagan and the widest temple in Bagan. Burmese chronicles state that while the construction of the temple was in the process, the king was assassinated by some Indians and thus the temple was not completed.The temple’s interior is bricked up for unknown reasons, thus only the four porches and the outer corridors are accessible.

Enjoy the sunset by riding horse cart.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own cost.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Day 5Bagan (By car)

After the breakfast, visit Sat Sat Yo village where we can see topknot style of Myanmar children known as Sanyitwine.

Sat Sat Yo Village is famous for its’ unique hair style which is unlikely to no one. The children in the village are the last in the country to sport the ancient hairstyle ‘Satyitwine’ which is like a topknot on the head. The village is charming and the residents monks very welcoming. The villagers harvest sesame seeds in the surrrounding fields and and it is great to experience a truly rural community.

Proceed to Salay and visit Yoke-Sone-Kyaung, museum of Myanmar famous writer U Pone Nya and lacquer ware “Man” pagoda built in AD 1300. Salay is a colorful old religious center in Central Myanmar. It is about 1 ½ hours drive south of Bagan.
Back to Bagan.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own cost.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Day 6Bagan – Heho – Inle (By flight)

After the breakfast, an awaiting car will take you to the airport for the flight to Heho.
Proceed to Inle Lake. Visit Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery which is well-known by photographers for its unique oval-shape windows which serve as eye-catching frames when novice monks stand to look out.
Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda that is one of the holiest sites in Shan State, visited by Buddhist worshippers from all around Myanmar. The shrine itself is huge and features five ancient golden Buddhas, and next to it can be found a large golden barge, a replica of the one said to have been used by King Alaung Sithu to travel around the country.
Visit the floating market, Ngaphe Chaung monastery, silk & lotus stem weaving, and boat factory.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own expense.
Overnight at hotel in Inle.

Day 7Inle - Heho - Yangon (By flight)

After the breakfast, visit Indein village which is most famous for its crumbling and atmospheric groups of ancient pagodas, some of which are now being restored.
Return to hotel and an awaiting car will take you to the airport for the flight to Yangon.
When you arrive in Yangon, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda; the world famous glittering gold stupa, believed to have been built more than 2500 year ago.

The Shwedagon Pagoda is also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded stupa and the 326-foot-tall (99 m) pagoda is situated on Singuttara Hill, to the west of Kandawgyi Lake, and dominates the Yangon skyline. It is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa. These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head of Gautama.

Transfer to hotel.


Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own expense.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 8Yangon (By car)

After the breakfast, visit Sule Pagoda, Mahabandoola Park, Colonial Buildings, City Hall as a walking tour.

The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of the city and an important space in contemporary Burmese politics, ideology and geography.

Embark on Yangon’s circular train from Yangon Central Railway Station that weaves and trundles its way through the city’s main townships and districts in a rough circle. Observe the students and workers in their daily commute and the vendors and hawkers plying their trade. Food sellers hop on at each station selling betel nut, cigarettes, sweet buns, steamed sweet corn and other aromatic produce.
You will be arrived at Kyimyintaing train station.
Proceed to China Town in the evening.

Meals : Lunch and dinner are your own expense.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 9Yangon Departure (By Flight)

After breakfast at the hotel, visit Chaukhtatgyi 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.

Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Templeis the most well-known Buddhist temple. It houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha images in the country.The Buddha image is 66 metres (217 ft) long, and one of the largest in Burma.

Proceed toBogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) the famous two-storey market that sells typical traditional Myanmar crafts. (closed on every Monday & public holidays!!)
Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Meals : Lunch is your own cost.

Pls inform us to provide an extra bed for triple sharing room.
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