Let bring you back the 9th century, where the Glory of Buddhism once shined in the city called Bagan. Enjoy the spiritual sunset view over Inle lake from legendary pagoda known as Phaungdaw Oo. Fresh morning start in the nature beauty land of Mandalay where we will visit U Pain Bridge and Mahamuni Image then role to observe the life of lowlander.
Day 01: Arrival Yangon ( L, D )
Arrive at Yangon airport by international flight. Welcome by a tour guide and then first sightseening visit to Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon’s waterfront where one can see Buddha’s hair relic, The Strand Jetty to witness the daily life of the local people and Yangon’s River that offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular color and then proceed to City Center surrounded by various colonial style buildings of World War II, City Hall & Independent Monument for photo shots and then visit to shopping at Bogyoke Aung San Market, also known as Scott Market. Inside the market you can find various kinds of local products, souvenir and traditional clothes.
Evening visit to Shwedagon Pagoda – over 2500 years old & the world famous stupa in the dome shape rises 98 meters above its base and covered with 60 tons of pure gold. and 4,350 diamonds weighing 1800 carats! At sunset, the Shwedagon offers visitor a spectacular show of lights and shadows.
Overnight hotel at Yangon
Day 02: Yangon – Bagan ( B, L, D )
After breakfast at hotel, leave Yangon for Bagan by domestic flight. Our Statation guide is warmly welcome and then transfer to hotel check in relaxing time . After relax time and visit start to Bagan full day sightseeing is Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigone Pagoda – built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi – a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scene; Temple, Ananda Temple & Oakkyaung the most beautiful temple in Bagan with four huge standing buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior; Thatbaynyu Temple – built by King Alaung Sithu in the early 11th century & the tallest temple in Bagan . Lunch at local restaurant . After lunch, visit to Lacquerware Industry, Minanthu Village, Phwasaw village – where can see the typical Myanmar villagers life. Evening visit to watch sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Shwesandaw Pagoda or Bupaya.
Overnight hotel at Bagan
Day 03: Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake ( B, L, D )
After breakfast in hotel, leave Bagan for Heho by domestic flight. On arrival Heho , our guide is warmly welcome and then transfer to hotel check in refreshment time after relaxing time our group first sightseening boat trip to Inle Lake – stretches 18km & 889m above sea level,the second biggest lake in Myanmar & famous for its unique leg rowers. Tour highlights include visit to:Floating Marketinclude visit to: Floating Market (can see on the market days only which is hold on every five days), Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda – the holiest religious site in Southern shan State, Inpawkhone Village – famous for its silk weaving handlooms, Ngaphechaung Monastery –one of the oldest monastery on the lake & well known because of jumping cats; traditional ways of fishing; floating gardens; Silk Weaving Workshops; Cheroot Making Workshops; Silverware Workshop; Sacred Robe Woven from Lotus Fibre Workshops
Overnight hotel at Inle.
Day 04: Heho – Mandalay ( B, L, D )
After breakfast at hotel, leave to Heho for Mandalay by domestic flight. Transfer to hotel. On the way visit to Amarapura – an ancient capital built on the advice of astrologers to take a walk on U Bein Bridge – 1.2 km long over 200 years old wooden bridge across the Taung Thaman Lake. Then proceed to Mandalay & visit to Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image casted during the lifetime of Buddha himself.
Overnight hotel at Mandalay.
Day 05: Mandalay – Sagaing – Mingun ( B, L, D )
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Sagaing Hill – known as the center for meditation with hundreds of Pagodas,Monasteries & Nunneries tucked into the surrounding valleys & hills. Visit U Min Thoneze- thirty caves pagoda has many Buddha images in a crescent shaped colonnade., Sun Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda was constructed in 1312 -the view of Sagaing from there is marvelous. Visit Kaunghmudaw Pagoda – an enormous dome shaped pagoda built in 16th century; Pottery and Silversmith workshops…Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, boat trip to Mingun where the world largest ringing bell exist. Tour highlights: Mingun Bell; a mammoth unfinished Mingun Pagoda, Mya Thein Tan Pagoda, Settawya Pagoda and Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun village and environs. Back to Mandalay by enjoying the sunset view over the Mighty Ayerwaddy River.
Overnight hotel at Mandalay.
Day 06: Departure from mandalay ( B, L )
After breakfast at the hotel, will transfer to mandalay airport for departure by international flight.