MYANMAR CLASSIC TOUR
Type of tour: Myanmar Classic Tour
Tour Duration: 14days / 13 Nights
Tour Validity: October 2018 – April 2019
Destinations: Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake
Package Cost: On request
DAY 01: ARRIVAL YANGON – HALF-DAY CITY SIGHTSEEING [-/-/D]
Our tour guide will meet you up at Yangon International Airport and transfer to the hotel in Yangon. Visit the National Museum (closed on Mondays & holidays) where you can explore the history and culture of Myanmar. Then visit Bogyoke Market (closed Mondays & holidays) which displays a huge collection of Myanmar handicraft and souvenir. Proceed to the Shwedagon in the evening to enjoy the sunset and explore the unique culture, and traditions of the local people. Then enjoy a delicious dinner at Myanmar Plaza. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
DAY 02: YANGON – FULL-DAY CITY SIGHTSEEING [B/-/-]
After breakfast, start a full day city sightseeing tour. Drive out from the hotel for 20 minutes to visit the National Races Village where you can explore traditional and cultural exhibits of the 8 major ethnic groups of Myanmar namely Kachin, Kayah, Karen, Chin, Bamar. Mon, Rakhine, and Shan, etc. Then drive back through the downtown Yangon surrounded by the Colonial Style old buildings. Continue visit to the Great lake Natural Park and Zoological Gardens where you can relax for a couple of hours and enjoy your lunch here. Proceed to the Junction City in the downtown and shopping for a while. After lunch, you will the join Yangon Sunset River Cruise and discover the primitive beauty along the banks as the sun gently sinks below the horizon of Yangon. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
DAY 03: YANGON – BAGAN [B/-/-]
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yangon Airport for departure with the morning flight to Bagan. Our local guide will be met you at Nyaung U Airport and transfer to check in at the hotel in Bagan. Along the way, enjoy some old temples and stupas with a good impression of the great variety of Bagan features. Check-in at the hotel and free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.
DAY 04: BAGAN SIGHTSEEING TOUR [B/-/-]
After breakfast, commence a full day of sightseeing in Bagan that included Min Nan Thu Village, Bagan Nann Myint Viewing Tower, Ananda Temple, the UNESCO’s World heritage Myazedi stone inscription, Archeological Museum and Golden Palace. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Bagan. Then you will join the relaxing sunset watching cruise along the Irrawaddy River. Enjoy your dinner at Sunset Garden Restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.
DAY 05: BAGAN – MOUNT POPPA/ TAUNG KALAT [B/-/-]
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and have an early start an excursion trip to Mount Poppa/ Taung Kalat, an extinct volcano which is about 50 kilometers from Bagan. You can be found the sacred Popa Taung Kalat monastery, perched dramatically atop a huge rocky outcrop, which offers stunning views of the surrounding plains. On the way back to Bagan, you can learn about locals’ daily life; observe the process of traditional lacquerware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 06: BAGAN – MANDALAY [B/-/-]
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Nyaung U airport for early flight to Mandalay. Our tour guide will be met you at Tada-U Airport and transfer to the hotel in Mandalay. Commence a half day tour covering the major landmarks, with drive tours, U Bein teak wood bridge, Mandalay Royal Palace, Ko Tho Daw (the world’s largest book), Stone carving/ Bronze casting, and watch the sunset from Mandalay Hill. Enjoy your lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
DAY 07: MANDALAY – SAGAING – INWA [B /L /- ]
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and start a day return trip to Sagaing Hill and Inva. Proceed to Mingun Jetty to take a private boat to Mingun. Your driver will be waiting for you at Myatheindan Pagoda, Mingun village. Continue to Sagaing Hill with over five hundreds of ministries along its hilly landscape. Visit Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda, Tilawkaguru meditation cave where you can see mural paintings. Enjoy lunch at Sagaing Hill restaurant that serves various Myanmar and Asian dishes. Visit Ava (Innwa), a famous Myanmar ancient capital during the 14th to 19th centuries that allowed you to explore interesting ancient monuments, Nanmyint Watch Tower, and Thabyedan Fortress. Continue to Amarapura and to the 200- year-old UBein teak bridge and enjoy watching the sunset at U Bein Bridge. Your day trip will end at 6:00 PM and drop back to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
DAY 08: MANDALAY – PYIN OO LWIN [B /- /- ]
After breakfast, commence a full day trip to visit the iconic spots Pyin Oo Lwin/ May Myo a lovely hill town with the height of over 3,500 ft above the sea level. This includes sightseeing the beautiful Botanical Garden, Pwe Gauk falls or B.E waterfalls, Dat Taw Gyaint waterfall, Peik Chin Myaung cave, several colonial legacies such as 19th-century country houses etc. Enjoy your lunch at a Napali Restaurant in Pyin Oo Lwin. Return back to Mandalay before sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mandalay.
DAY 09: MANDALAY – HEHO, INLE LAKE [B/- /- ]
Enjoy early breakfast at your hotel and you’ll be transferred to Mandalay Tada-U Airport for the departure to Heho Aiport, Nyaung Shwe. Our regional tour guide will be met you at the Heho Airport. Then, continue a visit to Kalaw, a former British Hill station where the British legacy can be seen. After Lunch at local restaurant, visit a historic Christ the King Church, and Thein Taung Pagoda, from which you can see the scenic views of Kalaw. Then you will be transferred to the Hotel in Inle, Nyaung Shwe by an air-con vehicle. Along the way, you can see lovely rural scenery while going through the hills in a pretty good condition of the road to Inle Lake. Check in at the 4star boutique hotel. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel in Inle.
DAY 10: INLE LAKE FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR [B/ L/- ]
After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll down at the boat getting ready for a full day boat trip exploring the natural beauty and daily life of people in Inle Lake such as; Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, jumping cat monastery, Indein village on the other side, shopping at floating market, see the unique culture of the traditional leg-rowed by Inthas, native dwellers of the lake. For the lunch, you can enjoy a traditional meal at a wonderful authentic Intha house at an island village on Inle Lake. Sail back to before the sunset. Overnight at hotel in Inle.
DAY 11: INLE – TAUNG GYI [B/- /- ]
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at your hotel. Commence the excursion trip to Taunggyi and the Mountain Vineyards. Upon arrival at Taunggyi, visit Mya Sein Taung Paya situated on the top of the mountain and overlooking the beauty of Taunggyi’s views from the top of it. Shopping at the Myoma Market for an hour and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Then visit the Vineyards where you can have a chance to try a range of Myanmar wines watching the sunset view. Return to Inle and overnight at the boutique hotel.
DAY 12: INLE, HEHO – YANGON [B/L/-]
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and you will be transferred to Heho Airport for the flight to Yangon. Our tour guide will pick you up at Yangon Intl Airport and transfer to the hotel. After check-in, enjoy your lunch at Myanmar Plaza. Then, the rest of the evening is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY 13: YANGON – INTL DEPARTURE [B/-/-]
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel this morning. Till noon, have leisure in your luxury city hotel and later check out for transfer to the Yangon Airport for your return trip international flight. Our service end.
- 4 Star hotel accommodations with daily breakfast (twin/double sharing room)
- Domestic flight tickets (Yangon – Nyaung U – Mandalay – Heho – Yangon)
- Meals on days mentioned as per itinerary
- Transportations [Air, Air-Con Vehicle, Boat] as per the itinerary
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees for all sightseeing as mentioned in the program
- Visa, International flight fares, and airport taxes
- Trip insurance and Personal expenses
- Compulsory meals at hotel and beverage at every meal
- Tips for guide and driver
- Any other things not mentioned in the service inclusion.
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