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10 Days/ 9 Nights Program

Yangon - Pindaya - Inle - Mandalay - Bagan - Mt.Popa - Yangon
Day1 Arrive Yangon

When you arrive at the airport, Welcome by tour guide and transfer to check in at the hotel. Visit the National Museum and the Botahtaung Pagoda – the combination of stupa & temple, the colonial area, the Sule Pagoda – the landmark of Yangon City Centre, which has been enshrined the hair relic of Buddha, the Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image – 72 meters long big colossal image. At last, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda – one of the wonders of the world where we can observe the ways of life of Buddhists in such as offering the water, candles, flowers, etc. Overnight in Yangon.

Day2 Heho - Pindaya - Inle

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho. Drive to Pindaya and enjoy the marvelous landscapes of hilly region with vegetables plantation, terrace-landing cultivation, etc. Visit the Pindaya Caves – houses 8094 Buddha Images cast in lacquer, wood, stone, alabaster, etc, umbrella workshop, which is made of pulp. Proceed to Inle and on the way, visit Shweyanpye Monastery – typical Shan Monastery, made of wood which is about 500 years old and its pagoda – there are over 700 little Buddha Images in niches completely painted traditionally by Shan people. Check in at the hotel and overnight.

Day3 Excursion to Indein

After breakfast at the hotel, boat trip on the lake. Visit In Thein pagodas in ruins - covered by trees and bushes which are supposed to be old about 500 years, floating gardens, floating villages, Lotus-petal robe weaving looms, Phaung-daw-oo pagoda – the most venerable pagoda on the lake, which houses 5 images of Buddha completely gilded, In Paw Khon village to observe the silk weaving, jumping cats monastery, etc. Overnight.

Day4 Flight to Mandalay

After breakfast at the hotel, visit local market. Watch “Wat Zon Kham Temple”, which is quite equal in architecture of Laungpraban in Laos, lacquer ware workshop, pottery village, etc. Go to the airport for the flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and overnight in Mandalay.

Day5 Excursion Mingun & sightseeing Mandalay

After breakfast at the hotel, boat trip to Mingun (an hour) along the Ayeyarwaddy River. During the river cruise, we may enjoy the attraction landscapes of the river as well as the daily life of the people living along the Ayeyarwaddy. Visit Mingun pagoda – unfinished pagoda & the biggest ringing bell of 99 tons, unusual Mya-thein-dan pagoda. Back to Mandalay and visit cultural handicraft workshops such as golden leaves beating, Ku-tho-daw pagoda – the world largest book, Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) Monastery – the finest of wood carving. At last enjoy the sunset on top of Mandalay Hill where we can admire the beauty of Mandalay City, Shan Plateau, etc. Come back to hotel and take a rest. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day6 Excursion Amarapura, Sagaing & Ava (Inwa)

After breakfast at the hotel, visit Mahamuni Buddha Image – one of the most sacred Buddha Images in Myanmar. Visit to Amarapura, an ancient capital of Myanmar, where we can watch the life of over 1,000 monks at Maha-gan-dar-yon Monastery and silk weaving factory. Proceed to Sagaing, where we can observe the fascinating landscapes to the Ayeyarwaddy River from serene Sagaing Hill, the place of over 700 monasteries, Kaungmudaw Pagoda – the magnificent dome remarkably seen from far carts to Maenu Okkyaung Monastery – built by the chief queen in 1818, Nan Myint Tower – 27 meter masonry high is, Bargayar Monastery – well known for its wood carving with 267 teak pillars. Come back to Amarapura and pleasant the sunset by crossing over U Bein Bridge. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day7 Fly to Bagan

After breakfast at the hotel, back to the airport and fly to Bagan. Upon arrival visit colorful local market, Shwezigon Pagoda – the glory of Bagan, Htilominlo Temple – the best pilaster carving, Narthaukkyaung monastery – is made of teak wood, Ananda Temple – the masterpiece of Bagan, the Gubyaukgyi Temple – the best mural painting of 11th century, Manuha Temple – huge Buddha Image, Dhamayangyi Temple – the largest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple – the 12th century temple, the lacquer ware workshop – the unique of Bagan, etc. Finally, enjoy the sunset on top of a pagoda or temple. Overnight in Bagan.

Day8 Excursion Mt.Popa

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Mt.Popa – an extinct volcano which is known as “Home of the Spirits” and observe the life of rural area on the way such as producing the palm sweets. We may stop several places for making the photos and knowing the countryside. Climb up 777 steps to reach of top of Mt.Popa cliff temple and landscapes. Come down and drive back to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.

Day9 Fly back to Yangon and Sightseeing

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival Yangon, transfer and check in at the hotel. Go to Bogyoke Market [except on Monday] and China Town. Overnight in Yangon.

Day10 Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, time at leisure to pursue individual interests until your transfer to the airport. Your tour guide will pick you up the hotel and go together with you to the airport. Departure from Yangon