Yangon –Bagan –Mt.Popa – Sale – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mingun – Sagaing – Ava –Heho –Inle Lake – Indein - Taunggyi - Yangon (10 days / 9 nights)
Day 01: Yangon arrival & sightseeing (by car)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by Young Top Tycoon Tourism representative and our tour guide. Check in hotel. Yangon sightseeing includes; the Royal Park , one of the most popular green spaces in the downtown area of Yangon. Here you see the glittering Karaweik Barge, a replica of the Royal Bridge and enjoy the view over the lake up to the Shwedagon Pagoda. Visit to the city center with the gilded 2500 years Sule Pagoda.And visit colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park . Proceed toChaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda to see 70-meters long colossal reclining Buddha. Then drive to stroll through a narrow street of China Town including the short visit to Tao Temple. Then, shortly before sunset, the 107 meters high golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda will glitter in the soft light of the early evening.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 02: Yangon – Bagan (by JJ Express Bus)
After breakfast at hotel, free and easy the whole day. In the evening transfer to Hi-ways Bus Stop (JJ Express Bus) for Bagan trip.
Overnight on Bus.
Day 03: Bagan full day sightseeing (by car)
Early morning, you will arrive in Bagan, and pick up the driver and the tour guide. After that, visit the Nyaung Oo Colorful Local Market and then visit Shwezigon Pagoda ,its magnificent golden stupa, Wet-Kyi Inn- Gubyaukgyi Temple, with superb mural paintings of jataka scenes, Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sand stone decoration. After that, proceed to Myinkaba Village for observing the traditional lacquer ware workshop to explore the process of making unquie Myanmar bowls and trays. And then, Ananda Temple, architectural masterpiece of the early- style temple with four impressive standing Buddha images. Continue to Thabinnyu Temple, the highest temple in Bagan, and Dhammayangyi Temple, the most missive temple, noted for its remarkable brickwork. Enjoy sunset over the site from the upper terrace of Shwesandaw Pagoda.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 04: Bagan – Mt.Popa –Sale – Bagan (by car)
If you want to enjoy the fresh feeling of the early morning, you may take part the sunrise view for it. After breakfast hotel, visit in Mt.Popa, is considered the early font of power for the mystical world of the nats. Climb up Mt.Popa, a perfect place for Eco-tourism, and view the surrounding area. Continue to Salay, it is a small town about 55 km south of Bagan, down the Ayeyarwaddy river.. Worth a visit is Yoke Sone Monastery with its exceptional woodcarvings on the outside of the building. Continue to a number of other old monasteries and splendid colonial style houses. Return back to Bagan and overnight at hotel in Bagan.
(Optional: Can take the amazing and excellent Balloon over Bagan by seeing over the ancient Bagan Temples or you can watch the sunrise for amazing Shwe gugyi Pagoda)
Day 05: Bagan- Mandalay (by express boat and car)
Early morning breakfast at hotel,transfer to jetty. A whole day boat trip to Mandalay, while you can riding the activities on the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, you will arrive in Mandalay.
Overnight at Hotel in Mandalay.
Day 06: Mandalay – Amarapura (by car)
Early morning breakfast at hotel, start for Amarapura excursion, firstlyMahagandayon Monastery, where more than a thousand monks live and study and then U Bein Bridge. There, you can take a walk over the world’s longest teakwood bridges. Continue drive to Mandalay visit in Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, Tapestry making home cottage, Marble carving workshop, Gold-leaf Beating workshop, Silk weaving home cotta and Bronze Casting. Shewnandaw Monastery (Golden Palace) noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the World’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scripture, and in the evening enjoys the sunset from Mandalay Hill.
Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 07: Mandalay –Mingun – Ava – Sagaing– Mandalay- Taunggyi (by car, horse cart and night bus)
After breakfast at hotel, depart from Mandalay on a private boat along theAyeyarwaddy River to visit Mingun, a village on the west bank of the river. Visit in Mingun Pathotawgyi, the world renowned ringing Mingun Bell, Myatheintan Pagoda and surrounding villages. Proceed to Ava (Innwa) and visit the village and the old wooden monastery of Ava (Innwa), old pagodas from 16 Century and photograph the rice fields surrounded by old pagodas. Travel by horse cart to see the Bagaya Monastery (for photo shoot of novices and kids din the monastic school) and the old Royal Palace.
Then proceed to Sagaing Hill – known as the center for meditation. Hill sides are dotted with numerous pagodas and Monasteries. Visit to Khaungmudaw Pagoda, Silver-smith workshop, In the evening enjoy the sunset from Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda at Sagaing Hill. Return to Mandalay and proceed to Taunggyi by night bus.
Overnight on Bus.
Day 08: Taunggyi - Inle Lake (by car & boat)
Early morning our tour and car pick up at arrive Taunggyi Bus – Station. Continue to Inle lake. On the way, stdudy about Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery and in the lake, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Unique Leg-rowers, Traditional Fishing Method and Silk Weaving. Then visit to Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, so called “Jumping cat’s monastery”.Photograph the long neck family on the way back (Padaung Women). Check in hotel.
Overnight hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 09: Inle lake – Indein – Taunggyi – Yangon (by boat, car & night bus)
After breakfast at hotel, board your boat to the western shore of the Lake where you will find the beginning of a stair path leading to the hidden and unknown Indein Pagoda complex. Visit one of the most amazing historical sights on the shore of the lake consisting of hundreds of small stupas overgrown by moss and greens. Continue on foot to a village nearby where several crops are grown in traditional ways. Walk in an easy pace along one of the many creeks passing through rice fields to the village of Sea Ma. Visit the primary school of the village where you will have the possibility to meet the children and teachers to observe their way of learning and teaching. Walk across to the weaving village of Tha Lay where you meet the people in the villages on the lake and travel to one of the monasteries to observe the monastic activities. Return drive to Taunggyi Bus station for Yangon trip.
Overnight on Bus.
Day 10: Yangon sightseeing & departure (by car)
In early moring you will reach in Yangon and the driver and the tour guide pick up you from the bus station. After that, go to morning shopping atGems mart and Handicraft shops. Visit in Bogyoke (Scott) Marketwhere you can buy many souvenirs. And visit in Kaba Aye (World Peace) Pagoda and Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi) and White Elephant camp. And then transfer to Airport fordeparture.
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