Myanmar is the cultural home to artist, craftsmanship, ruins, temples, pagoda and many more. Explore the most significant pilgrimage place for Myanmar Buddhist, which is the extraordinary place for visitors. And then discover the real Myanmar people and their legendary stories with marvelous sightsee. Central Myanmar – Bagan & Mandalay will express what is real Myanmar, and we will spend enough time to understand. All you need to do is open your eyes, warm your heart and free mind. Visiting to Myanmar is exotic, awe-inspiring and memorable every step of the way.
Welcome to Yangon! The first thing you will notice greenery pictogram once you touched down Yangon. Our helpful local associate will assist you to start your journey begin. On the way from Airport, will pass by The Lady Aung San Suu Kyi’s resident front gate; adored how difficult her democracy journey. There will be placed an up-to-date news journal inside the car and you will be explained about the gracious community and amazing pagodas along the way. Once you are checked in at Hotel, we will arrange a first visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, which is over 2500 years old, and learn why this glittering pagoda is the landmark of Yangon. Depend on your International Flight arrival time; tour schedule will be adjusted accordingly. Dinner will served with Famous Roasted Golden Duck. Enjoy your first night!
Yangon City Sightseeing
Morning, your local guide will pick up you to taste the local breakfast as well as to witness of bustling morning wet market. Lots of new experiences will come along the whole morning until we reach to Jetty to take a slow Patrol River Boat to Della. Feel the wind of fresh and lots of Seagull will follow the Patrol during the cruise. Poetry Workshop and Salted or Fresh Water Fish Firm will be the highlight for the tour. Evening will take a walk along the night market where local people enjoy the time with friends. For those who want to have local culinary expedition, there will be an option to dine with a local family at their house. Or take a option to dine at local restaurant.
Yangon – Golden Rock
Early breakfast at 6am, then drive to Htauk Kyant World War II Memorial Cemetery, which was, build in 1951. The compound is peaceful, beautiful and photogenic. Then proceed to Kimpun Base Camp where Golden Rock – local called as Kyaik Hti Yoe, pagoda is situated. Golden Rock is one of the most important religion sites in Myanmar and famous for its extraordinary (or unbelievable) position of the big rock with small pagoda at the edge of a mountain. This trip will be the combination of religion, culture, nature and pleasant atmosphere. There will be 45min with open truck to get to the middle camp, and then estimate 1.5-hour short trek will also be involved to reach the top of the Hill. Comparing the day and night view of Golden Rock Pagoda as well as the windy surrounding, and also for the outstanding sunset, will be the best part of this trip. Overnight at Golden Rock Hill.
Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon
After breakfast, we will climb down from Kyaik Hti Yoe Hill if you choose to live at the hotel on submit. Numerous local teashops and souvenir shops offering traditional signified stuffs. You will have a chance to taste out all local fruit Jams; it’s a heaven for sweet lover. Drive back to Yangon and will pass by a few spot in Bago – former capital of King Bayintnaung. Will spend some times enough to visit for Shwetalyaung Buddha Image and Mon Village. Arrive back Yangon and have a good relax. Dinner inside Kandawgyi Garden will see how local enjoy their evening with the sensation view of Shwedagon Pagoda.
Yangon – Bagan
Take an earliest flight to Bagan, a city scattered with thousands of pagodas – most of them are over 800 years old. On arrival you will be taken to the prominent Tharabar Gate where most of the historic stories are connected. Secondly will visit to Ananda Pagoda to enhance more about ancient legendary & realize about masterpiece of architecture. Just a quick direction to west, you will witness Thatbyinnyu – the highest temple in this plane of Bagan area. Then stopover to an only one hindu religion multiplying temple remaining in Bagan, Nat Lyaung Kyaung, where you can see Vishnu figure. Enjoy lunch with chicken rice (Burmese style) at the restaurant near Bupaya. Then transfer to hotel for check in and to avoid the heat. Afternoon, start the tour again with plausible Myinkaba Village for its lacquer ware workshops, wonderful stories on the way; Manuha Temple – a strange alter Buddha image build by a Mon King to reflect the stress and anxiety of his captive by King Anawrahta. Nearby Temples Gubyaukgyi and Nan Paya will be visited. Magnificent sunset can enjoy at Shwesandaw Pagoda if not too much crowded. Overnight in Bagan.
Meals: B, L, D
Bagan & Beyond
Morning, transfer to Jetty for a loveliness boat trip to SALE, a colorful and beautiful town filled with the art. Firstly explore Yoke Sone Monastery for its heritage culture and outstanding woodcarving. Enjoy the scene of Irrawaddy River and reflect the time of Ancient Kings – AD 1882. Afternoon, drive back to Bagan and take a rest for a few hours. Late Afternoon, will visit Dhammayangyi Temple where you would be explained all mysterious stories with painful history. About a half mile away, there is a temple called Sulamani. Sophisticated temple style, constructed around 1182, where visible structure of Kong Bong Era can be discovered. Overnight in Bagan.
Bagan – Mandalay
Since Bagan is the one of the most significant places in Myanmar, a colorful Nyaung Oo market is also a must sight in Bagan, this will make you realize the livelihood of local people daily chore. Time to head off for the spiritual heart of Myanmar – Mandalay. On the way we will visit a palm juice making shops and you will have fun. Arrival Mandalay, Check-in hotel and a few hour will spare for relax. Then will drive to Maha Muni Buddha Image – one of the holy & highly respected places for Buddhism. Then a short visit to the town's craft workshops, this place is recommended to buy bronze or wood crafts. After that, a quick visit to Shwe Kyaung Monastery and appreciate its fine teak design & building. A nice sunset over the Mandalay Hill will blend your trip to be perfect. Overnight in Mandalay
Meals: B, L, D
Mandalay & Beyond
Morning, drive to Old Amarapura, which is a quite village current days. Observe the well known the world’s longest wooden Bridge U Bein, walk over and have a great time. On the way back to Mandalay, we will pay visit to Maha Ganayon Monastery. Trendy Mandalay Noodle will be your lunch before you take off the boat trip to Mingun Bell (total 90 Tons weight) will amaze you with unfinished pagoda, which might give you a few thoughts and recalling time. Evening will chill out in the busy Mandalar night. Grill fish in Shan style with beer will perfect for your evening. Overnight in Mandalay.
Mandalay – Yangon
Wake up the morning with Royal history and a visit to Mandalay Royal Palace- The Last Kingdom of Myanmar. Then take the fly back to Yangon, upon arrival will drive to Chauk Htet Gyi Buddha – a reclining Buddha image, you will realize surprisingly the huge figure how delightfully. Visit downtown Yangon and will show you the true lives of Burmese people - the look beyond the faded colonial shop fronts. You will enjoy shopping and witnessing Bogyoke Aung San Market. You will get the best view of Yangon while having your lunch. Afternoon will transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight from Myanmar
Meals: B, L
Start your day with the morning jetty visit and taste of Myanmar rice cakes for remembrance. After visit to the city center Sule Pagoda, visit downtown Yangon; walking tour for colonial era building and will show you the true lives of Burmese people - the look beyond the faded colonial shop fronts. You will enjoy shopping and witnessing Bogyoke Aung San Market. You will get the best view of Yangon while having your lunch. Afternoon will transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight from Myanmar. End of Exotic Myanmar.
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