Discover best of Myanmar’s most well-known regions on a private 14 days tour from Yangon. Enjoy an exclusive cooking demonstration in one of the best restaurants in town. Explore the temples of “Bagan”, an ancient temple site and where you will discover over 2,000 breath-taking temples, the last royal Capital “Mandalay”, and travelling to Shan state to explore the unique biosphere of Inle Lake with its villages on stilt and floating gardens and Kalaw, a former British Hill Station.See more
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Arrive at Yangon International airport and warmly welcomed by our local tour guide. Transfer to
hotel for relaxation. In the afternoon, walk on heritage line of Yangon where there are many colonial buildings around Sule Pagoda in downtown area. In the evening, visit the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda, gleaming in Gold and decorated with diamonds, is a spectacular work of architecture and proportional beauty.
Morning visit Botataung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon’s waterfront, a harbor area
around the Pagoda where the boats leave for the nearby villages and then proceed to
Chaukhtetgyi Pagoda which is a huge reclining Buddha image. In the afternoon, visit Scott Market, where is a collection of local handicrafts, tapestry, clothes and etc. In the evening, visit Chinese temple and walk around the china town which is crowded with road-side stalls.
Today Highlight is an exclusive cooking demonstration in one of the best restaurants in town. Visit the local market with chef and prepare traditional Myanmar cuisine. Afternoon leisure time in Yangon.
Transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. Upon arrival at Bagan, drive to Popa, an extinct volcano. En route, stop at Palm Juice shop and see the progress of Palm Juice and Jaggery. Arrive at the foot of the Mt. Popa (pedestal hill), walk up to the top of the mountain, there are monasteries and pagodas in different style. Then, return to Bagan. Afternoon visit in Bagan includes Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a
Greek cross and Ananda Okkyaung, a brick monastery with 18th Century mural paintings.
Start the sightseeing by bicycle in Bagan; Shwezigon Pagoda , the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Kyansittha U-min, a tunnel with interesting paintings; Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple, with fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes and Htilominlo Temple, noted for its plaster carvings.
In the afternoon, visit lacquer work shop, Manuha Temple, built in Mon style in 1059, Nanphaya
Temple, a unique sandstone monument that is said to have been palace of King Manuha and
Dhammanyangyi Temple, the most massive temple in Bagan. In the evening, enjoy the sunset boat along Ayeyarwaddy River.
Transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival Mandalay, transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy the trishaw ride in Mandalay and then visit Shwe Kyaung (Golden Palace) Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw Pagoda, the World’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures and enjoy the sunset at the Mandalay Hill, advantaged point for a panoramic view of the city. Then, enjoy marionette show in Mandalay.
In the morning, visit venerable Mahamuni Pagoda and Myanmar traditional handicraft
workshops such as marble works, wood carving, gold leaf and tapestry works. Continue to visit
Mahagandaryone Monastery where thousands of monks study and live. Then, visit Jade Market and Shwe Inn Bin Teak Monastery.
In the afternoon, sail to Mingun. It sits on the banks of the Irrawaddy River, north west of the city
of Mandalay. It's known for the Mingun Pahtodawgyi, an immense, unfinished pagoda. Nearby, the Mingun Bell is a colossal bronze bell from the early 19th century. To the north, the striking, white Hsinbyume Pagoda is defined by its wavy, tiered terraces and is crowned by a large stupa.
Morning drive to Ava and visit by horse carriage. Tour highlights include Bargayar Monastery, Maha Aung Myay Bone Zan Monastery and Nan Myint Watch Tower. Then continue to Sagaing by driving over Inwa(Ava) Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy river. Tour sightseeing includes; Ywahtaung village, Kaungmudaw, enormous solid dome shaped pagoda, and picturesque Sagaing Hill, a retreat for Buddhist devotees with numerous pagodas and monasteries. Enjoy the sunset at 1.2km long U Bein wooden Bridge.
Transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Upon arrival at the airport, drive to Red Mountain vineyard near Nyaung Shwe to taste the best wine in Inle. After that, drive to Nyaung Shwe jetty and take a boat to transfer to the hotel in Inle.
Take the boat excursion along a small canal leading up to the village of Inn Dein and visit Shwe Indein Pagodas. After that visit Ywama village to visit its silver smith workshop, Nga Phe Kyaung village to visit its floating garden and teak monastery containing 16th and 17th century Lacquer Buddha Images. Then, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Inn Phaw Khone village where traditional silk weaving is produced and Nam Pan village with cigar making works and blacksmith works.
In the morning, walk around the villages at the base of the mountain. Afternoon is leisure time.
In the morning, drive to Kalaw which is a former British Hill Station which is renowned for its cool climate and many churches. On the way visit, Myinmahti Cave.
Today sightseeing will be a light trek to nearby villages. On the trekking trail, vist Taung Min
Gyi village (Pa O Tribes and Palaung Tribes). Then proceed to Pein Ne Pin village (Palaung tribes.). Afterwards, back to the hotel.
In the morning, transfer to Heho airport for flight to Yangon. Upon arrival Yangon, visit Kyauktawgyi Buddha Image which is curved out from a single marble stone and white elephant. Then, transfer back to airport for departure flight.
The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.