12 Days Myanmar Discovery Tour: Yangon → Taungoo → Kalaw → Heho → Pindaya → Inle lake → Mandalay → Mingun → Amarapura → Ava → Sagaing → Bagan → Taungoo → Yangon.
Meet you at Yangon airport (or hotel ) and transfer to hotel. Arrived by morning or evening, tour Yangon if time permits. We will give welcome postcard &map of Myanmar. If arrived morning: City tours includes the area of Buddha’s hair relic BOTATAUNG PAGODA near Yangon riverside. The 100 years old The Stand Hotel, SULE PAGODA at the heart of Yangon. Visit to KANDAWGYI GARDEN to walk around the famous lake and lovely view to the KARAWEIK ROYAL BARGE. The RECLINING BUDDHA statue and the SHWEDAGON PAGODA is 2,500 years old magnificent pagoda, sheathed in 11 tons of pure gold and 4350 diamonds weigh 1800 carats, one of the fairest place and most spectacular religious monuments in the world, surrounded by an array of temple, shrines and pavilions. Take your time to be at this truly spectacular and remarkable highlight. The magnificent world richest golden pagoda to watch the sunset. Visit to Bogyoke market the famous bazaar for shopping and walk along the night market. Overnight at Yangon.
Yangon – Taungoo by car. It take 7 hours. On the way, you may observe the natural landscapes and the ways of life of rural areas. On the way sightseeing Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery of the Common Wealth Soldiers who gave their lives during the Second World War. Arrive Taungoo, sightseeing to Shwesandaw Pagoda, Myasigone, Kyaungmudaw and Myatsawnyinaung Temple and Than Daung. Overnight at Hotel in Taungoo. The way can be observe an ELEPHANT CAMP. The way will be the beauty sceneries on mountains and other half is flat and better road. Overnight at Taungoo.
On the way, you may observe the natural landscapes and the ways of life of rural areas. The way will be the beauty sceneries on mountains and other half is flat and better road. Kalaw is cool hill station and there has many of the Tudor –style house and English garden of colonial days remains. Kalaw market, tea-leave plantations.The scenic beauty of Shan. Kalaw-Pindaya ( By Car 48 km, 1:30 Hrs ) Kalaw-Pindaya by car. After breakfast, trekking to Kalaw surrounding area and visit the hill villages in their colorful costumes. Drive to the small quiet town Pindaya enjoying the great scenic beauty of the country side along the road to Pindaya. Pindaya Lake and Pindaya cave, 8094 Buddha Images, well-known for its countless Buddha images. Enjoy also the great scenic beauty of the countryside along the road to Pindaya through picturesque landscapes. Visit bamboo- umbrella domestic workshop as well. Pindaya Cave excursion. Overnight at Nyung Shwe (Inle).
Excursion around Inle Lake by private boat. Visiting to the following places like unique leg rowers and scenic beauty floating gardens, floating village, Inle and Inn Dein Pagodas in ruins covered by trees and bushes, fishing canoes using special methods for fishing and collecting seaweed, stilt cottages, monasteries, lakebed mud etc. to make floating gardens. Visit well-known Nga Pa Chaung (Jumping Cat) monastery and silversmith factory. Cheroot making factory, boat making carpentry work shop, lotus petal robe and silk weaving looms at Inn Paw Khone village, visit the most famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda. Glass Pagodas, sightseeing by long-tail boat on this magical and unique shallow lake. High lights include the boatmen with their one leg rowing style. Back to Nyaung Shwe, you will pass through some villages art & craft works to enjoy life on the lake. Overnight at Nyaung Shwe (Inle).
On the way, you may observe the natural landscapes and the ways of life of rural areas.The way will be the beauty sceneries on mountains and other half is flat and better road. Arrive Mandalay in the evening. Sunset from Mandalay hill. Overnight at Mandalay.
Cross a short boat ride to Mingun 1 hour along the Ayeyarwaddy river. During the river cruise, we may enjoy the fascinating landscapes of the river as well as the daily life of the people living along the Ayeyarwaddy to observe the way of living along majestic Ayeyarwaddy river. The world third largest 90 ton Mingun Bell. Now Mingun Bell is biggest one in the world. Huge and unfinished Mingun Pagoda. Home for ages, and the finest architecture Mya Thein Dan Pagoda Return to Mandalay, Mahamuni Pagoda with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layers of gold-leaves, gold leaf beating industry. Visit Mandalay market, stroll around the foot of Mandalay Hill, Shwe Nan Daw golden teak monastery – a superb example of a traditional teak wood building. And the world largest book of Buddha’s teaching 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scripture, Kuthodaw Pagoda made of marble. The finest of wood carving, traditional handicraft work shops such as, gold-leaves beating. Overnight at Mandalay.
Ava, Sagaing Hill, Amarapura Our representative will meet you at Mandalay airport and Mandalay sightseeing highlight drive to Sagaing by driving over 1 kilometer long Ava bridge built British, across the Ayeyarwaddy river and silver weaving industry village. Drive to Ava, Sagaing Hill, Amarapura and proceed to Mandalay. An ancient capital of Myanmar, where we can observe the life of over 1500 monks at Mahagandayon Monastery in Myanmar. Proceed to Sagaing where we can observe the fascinating landscapes of the Ayeyarwaddy river from serene Sagaing Hill, the place of over 700 monasteries. Kaungmudaw Pagoda is the magnificent dome remarkable seen from away, silk-weaving factory and silver ware factory etc . Ava, ride horse carts and Maenu Okkyaung Monastery is build by the chief Queen 1818, Nan Myint Tower is 27 meter masonry high, Bargayar Monastery well-known for its wood carving with 267 teak pillars. Amarapura, Visit the former royal capital of Amrapura highlight by U Bein’s bridge, the world longest teak-wood bridge. The foot bridge is still busy by local for crossing Taungthaman lake, enjoy the sunset by crossing over U Bein bridge. Overnight at Mandalay.
A day cruise along the majestic Ayeyarwaddy river, transfer to the jetty for the river cruise to Bagan. (The arrival time will vary according to the water level.about 9:30 Hrs). Leisure and enjoy the marvelous landscapes during the cruise. The boat may stop in some villages to the local passengers up and down to Bagan. Overnight at Bagan.
Bagan is most famous and the richest Archaeological site for thousand years of ruin in Asian. From 11 to 13 century, a great empire in Asia. Bagan is more than 2000 temples remain today. A day sightseeing to Nyaung Oo, the old village area and old Bagan area including, busy colorful of Nyaung Oo local market , monastery made of teak wood. With visits to a diverse section of the most important pagodas and temples. Htilo Minlo Temple, the best pilaster carving. Anadandar temple, the master piece of Bagan. Shwe Zigon Pagoda, Bagan Palace Site,river side,Mingalar Zedi. Sulamani Temple, Dammanyangyi Temple is the biggest temple of Bagan. Visit to some of family businesses including black smiths,brick maker,dry snack factories and bamboo roof producers. Also lacquer ware work shop the unique of Bagan. Enjoy the sunset at Shwe San Daw Pagoda at heart of old Bagan. Overnight at Bagan.
The way can be observe an ELEPHANT CAMP. The way will be the beauty sceneries on mountains and other half is flat and better road.Overnight at Taungoo.
Yangon – Taungoo by car. It take 7 hours.
On the way, you may observe the natural landscapes and the ways of life of rural areas. On the way sightseeing Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery of the Common Wealth Soldiers who gave their lives during the Second World War. Arrive Taungoo, sightseeing to Shwesandaw Pagoda, Myasigone, Kyaungmudaw and Myatsawnyinaung Temple and Than Daung.
A short visit to SHWEDAGON PAGODA is 2,500 years old magnificent pagoda ,sheathed in 11 tons of pure gold and 4350 diamonds weigh 1800 carats ,one of the fairest place and most spectacular religious monuments in the world, surrounded by an array of temple ,shrines and pavilions. Take your time to be at this truly spectacular and remarkable high light. China town fruit market at the heart of Yangon.
Transfer to Yangon airport.
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