Yangon – Bagan – Popa - Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing - Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw –Inle Lake – Yangon 09 Days/08 Nights
Yangon International Airport
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by Myanmar Tour East’s guide. Check in to hotel. Afternoon tour visit to the city centre with the gilded 2500 years Sule Pagoda. And visit colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park. Then drive to stroll through a narrow street of China Town including the short visit to Tao Temple. Then, shortly before sunset, the 107 meters high golden stupa of Shwedagon- the great golden stupa in the bell shape rising 98 meters above its base and gilded with 5.5 tons of pure gold by devout Buddhists over centuries. Pagoda will glitter in the soft light of the early evening. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.
After Breskfast at your hotel. drive to Yangon Domestic airport for morning flight to Bagan. Arrival at Bagan, our representative car and Myanmar Tour East guide will welcome to you and start visit to Nyaung Oo Market which is well known for the local goods highlights in Bagan. Shwezigon Pagoda, the proto type of later Myanmar stupas; Kyansittha Umin with caves inside for the purpose of liking meditation by the ancient people, Wetkyiinn , Gubyaukgyi Temple with the earliest style of mural paintings on the walls and ceilings, Su-La-Ma-ni Pahto, Ananda temple which is believed as the most beautiful temple in Bagan., Shwegugyi Temple built on a higher platform, Lunch at local restaurant. After the lunch time, take the sightseeing for the afternoon. Highlights; A lacquer ware workshop in the new Bagan, Ananda brick monastery with the mural painting of 18th Century style, Manuha Temple built by the Mon Capital King; Dhamma-yan-gyi Pahto noted for its remarkable brickwork. Myinkabar village. Sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda by horse cart. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
After Breakfast at hotel and Early morning Sunrise with Balloons, start visit to Minnanthu village, Phwar Saw village, and drive to Popa an extinct volcano with its shrines dedicated to animist spirits known as “Nats ”. For the energetic, time to climb up the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the volcanic plug. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, Return back to Bagan in the late afternoon. On the way you can visit at Palm tree garden and jaggery sweet industry in village. Visit to Shwe Si Taing village, Janli village. Then you can see wheel repairing, black smith and weaving industry. Then back to Bagan and enjoy sunset at Ayeyarwaddy river by boat. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan.
After breakfast at your hotel, drive to Nyaung Oo Domestic airport for morning flight to Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay airport, our representative car will welcome to you and drive proceed to Amarapura, the city of immortal and 150 years old Mahagandayon Monastery, the famous Buddhist leaning centre where more than a thousand monks live and study, on the way visit at weaving industry. Drive back to Mandalay and hotel for check in. After lunch, then continue by boat to Ava (appr. 2 hours ), the capital of the Burmese Kingdom from 1364 for nearly 400 years. Explore by horse carts the small island between the Irawaddy and Myitnge rivers. Climb the 27-meter high masonary watchtower, visit the Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastary and the Bagayar Monastery, famous for its impressive ornate woodcarvings and teak posts. Afternoon back to Mandalay and to Sagaing Hill and Kaunghmudaw Pagoda. Then drive to Amarapura and enjoy the Sunset at U-Bein Bridge. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at in Mandalay.
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Kwezone jetty to take private boat to Mingun the ancient capital of Mingun (appr. 1 hour per way ). Visit the Settawya Pagoda, with a footprint of the Buddha, walk to the huge Mingun Bell, see the nearby unfinished Mingun Pagoda, built to be the world’s biggest pagoda, ShinPhyume Pagoda also known as Mya Thein Tan Pagoda. Afternoon sightseeing start visit to Mahamuni image, gold leaf making industry, carve marble stone, Shewnandaw Monastery noted for its exquisite wood carvings, Kuthotaw Pagoda (known as Law Ka Marazein Pagoda),Sadamuni pagoda, Mandalay Golden Palace. In the evening drive to Mandalay Hill to enjoy sunset. Drive back to Mandalay. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at in Mandalay.
After breakfast at hotel, Tansfer to Mandalay airport and morning flight to Heho. Upon arrival at Heho, drive to Pindaya, through picturesque scenery. Visit Pinday cave, Pindaya lakes; home base paper making and umbrella making industry. Proceed to Kalaw. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel 1n Kalaw.
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Nyaung Shwe. boat trip excursion at Inle lake ; includes blacksmith and silversmith workshop, floating islands, Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, Unique leg-rowers, Tradition fishing methods and silk weaving. Visit Nam Pam village and Ywama village. Then visit to Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, so called “jumping cats monastery”. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport and morning flight back to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon. Then Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda; a colossal reclining Buddha Afternoon Yangon sightseeing visit to Botataung Pagoda, Nanthida jetty and watch the traffic on the Yangon River, Here luxury cruise liners come to berth at this jetty quite often and General Aung San Home and shopping at Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market where you can buy many souvenirs. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.
After breakfast at hotel, feel free at leisure in Yangon Depending on your flight schedule, it’s time to bid farewell from this amazing country. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to do as you please until your departure flight. In good time your private car will transfer to Yangon International Airport.