MID OF MYANMAR
In this tour, we will discover the city of ‘Mandalay’ located in mid of Myanmar where the famous palace is located . Explore “Amarapura” , the ancient capital, U Bein Bridge which is 200 years old teak bridge. More over to Bagan, we will visit beautiful temples which were built during 11th century and experience the amazing ballooning over Bagan. Return back and visit the heart of Yangon tour including Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda and Scott Market.
Day 01: Arrival in Mandalay (L, D)
Arrive by morning flight at Mandalay international Airport. Our representative guide will welcome you at the airport and then transfer to hotel for check in. First sightseeing we will visit Mahamuni Pagoda , one of the most sacred Buddha Images in Mandalay and then proceed to Gold Foil – making cottage industry to see the ways of life the local and have a lunch at a local restaurant.
On the way, visit Amarapura – an ancient capital built on the advice of astrologers. Proceed to U Bein Bridge to take a walk and built. It is an old wooden bridge across the Taung Thaman Lake which is built over 200years ago and 1.2km long and then back to Mandalay in evening. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay
Day 02: Mandalay-Bagan (B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, leave Mandalay for bagan by morning domestic flight. Our station guide will welcome you at the airport and start our full day sightseeing in Bagan which includes in 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 and Ananda Temple the most beautiful temple in Bagan with four huge standing buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior, Thatbyinnyu temple built by King Alaung Sithu in the early 11th century & the tallest temple in Bagan . Lunch at local restaurant .After lunch, visit Lacquerware Industry, Minanthu Village, Phwasaw village- where u can see the life of the typical Myanmar villagers . In the evening visit Shwesandaw Pagoda or Bupaya to watch by riding horse sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River. Dinner time at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 03: Bagan (Balloon over bagan) (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the hotel in the early morning, you will be picked by coach to go hot air ballooning over Bagan. Transfer to launch area. You will have a fantastic view of the temples from up high at sunrise. After the amazing experience, head back to hotel for relax. Free time till check-out. Transfer to Nyung Oo Airport to fly back to Yangon by domestic flight. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY 04: Yangon (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will visit the heart of Yangon such as Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park with InDependence Monument, City Hall, High Court and Many Colonial Style Buildings and then visit to shopping at BoGyokeAung San Market, also known as Scott Market for shopping. Inside the market you can find various kinds of local products, souvenir and traditional clothes.
Visit ShweDaGon Pagoda in the evening. It is believed to be built over 2500 years ago. It is the world famous stupa in the dome shape rises to 98 meters above its base and covered with 60 tons of pure gold and 4,350 diamonds weighing 1800 carats! At sunset, the glittering offers visitors a spectacular night view. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY 05: Departure from Yangon (B)
After breakfast, will transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure.