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10 days (By Car), Explore the Country Side of Myanmar

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10 days (By Car), Explore the Country Side of Myanmar: Yangon → Bagan → Mt.Popa → Mandalay → Amarapura → Ava → Sagaing → Mingun → Heho → Kalaw → Pindaya → Inle Lake → Yangon.

Day 1
Arrival 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 river side. 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. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2
Yangon - Bagan (By Car 700 km, 12:30 Hrs)

The total drive would take approximately 12:30 hours. 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 at Bagan city and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Bagan.

Day 3
Bagan - Mt Popa - Bagan (By Car 50 km, 2hrs)

Drive to Mt Popa. On the way you can see the nature beauty of the paddy fields.Extinct volcano Mt Popa with it height of 1500 meters, with its shrine dedicated to ‘ home of the Spirits (Nats)’ considered as gods before Bagan period ( 11th t 13th century) observe the life of rural area on the way such as producing the palm sweets. We may stop several places for making photos and knowing the country side. Climb up 777 steps to reach of top of Mt Popa cliff temple and enjoy the landscapes. Today farmers life like collecting wine, making molasses, and making hand made oil, collected with simple home method is something you will never see in your country. Tour in Bagan to include the area of new Bagan. Azagawna Pagoda, Phaya Thone Zu Temple to watch the best wall paintings, Min Nan Thu village,Lacquare work shop. Lawkananda Pagoda at riversite, Bu Phaya at riverside and boat ride to watch the sunset at island of Ayeyarwaddy river .Over.night at Bagan.

Day 4
Bagan - Mandalay (Flight 150 km,00:40 Hrs)

Ava, Sagaing Hill, Amarapura Our representative will meet you at Mandalay air port 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 capita 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 built 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 formerroyal 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.

Day 5
Mandalay – Mingun (By Boat 1 hour)

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 workshops such as, gold leaves beating. Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 6
Mandalay - Kalaw (by Car 270 km, 8 hrs)

Mandalay-Kalaw by car. The total drive would take approximately 8 hours. 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 and soft trekking to surrounding up hill villages.The scenic beauty of Shan. Overnihgt at Kalaw.

Day 7
Kalaw - Pindaya - Heho - Inle Lake (By Car 48 km, 1:00 Hr)

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. The region maintains enchanting regional 5 days market rotates between towns and villages. On these particular days the market usually crowded with ethnic minorities trading the local product in to other daily necessities. Pindaya Cove excursion. Overnight at Nyaung Shwe. (Inle)

Day 8
Inle Lake Excursion

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, lake-bed 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 longtail 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)

Day 9
Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon (Flight 375 km, 1Hour), (By Car 700 km, 18 Hours)

Transfer to airport after breakfast. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. A short visit to Bogyoke market the famous bazaar for shopping and walk along the night market and china town fruit market at the heart of Yangon. Overnight at Yangon

Day 10
Yangon Departure

If evening flight a short visit. Transfer to Yangon Airport. To get our best price for this tour, please, contact us and we’ll send immediately our offer!

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