|Tour Code||:||UPI - IT - 0008 / 15|
|Destination||:||Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing - Mandalay - Pyinoolwin - Mandalay - Heho - Pindaya - Inle - Yangon|
|Duration||:||15 Days / 14 Nights|
PRIVATE TOUR RATE: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy
Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp Land Tour / pp 4 Domestic Flights / pp Total / pp
- Bed & Breakfast in twin sharing room
- Breakfast at hotels
- local guide throughout the tour (Upon the client’s request)
- Transport (domestic flights as advised / car, boat, and cart transport as mentioned in the tour program / all airport and jetty transfers as mentioned, public truck transport in Golden Rock as mentioned in the itinerary).
- Entrance fees as indicated in our itinerary
- Luggage handling included while tour guide is present.
- Bottled drinking water & refreshing towels in normal quantities except at the beach
- Passengers service charges at domestic airport
- International airfare to/from Yangon
- International airport tax
- Personal expenses such as beverages, drinks, laundry and souvenirs and tips
- Camera fees
- Peak season surcharge during Christmas / New Year time at hotels.
- Visa fees for Myanmar
- Early check in & late check out
- Porter fees at the hotels & airport
- If guests wish to alter the itinerary, extra charges may apply.
- Fuel surcharge for domestic flights and cars if applicable
- Alcoholic drinks and soft drinks
- Gratuities to guides, drivers and boatmen
Within 60 – 45 days prior to the arrival date, 30% deposit is non-refundable.
Within 45 – 30 days prior to the arrival date, 50% of total package cost is non-refundable.
Within 30 – 15 days prior to the arrival date, 75% of total package cost will be charged.
Less than 15 days prior to the arrival date, 100% of total package cost will be charged.
Day 01: Yangon Arrival
Arrival Yangon international airport, pick you up and drive to Swedaw Pagoda and Kabaraye Pagoda and MahaPasana Cave. Then go to Karaweik Palace restaurant for dinner. And drive to hotel and overnight.
Day 02 : Yangon – Kyaikhtiyoe
Early morning drive to Kyaikhtiyo. On the way passing the World War II Cemetery, where the Commonwealth Forces buried who died in World War II . Arrival at the Kimpun base camp, drive by open truck to YatheTaung (Hermit Hill) camp. There is a small stupa at the top of the huge rock gilded by golden leaves and this golden rock balanced over the edge of the mountain. Along the way to Golden Rock, many pilgrims are walking up from the base camp and many porters carrying the persons who cannot walk to Golden Rock. Overnight in Kyaikhtioyo.
Day 03 : Kyaikhtiyoe – Bago – Yangon
In the morning descend to the base camp and drive back to Yangon. On the way can visit the cashew nut plantation and rubber plantation. In Bago, an ancient capital of Mon kingdom, visit the Bago market, Shwetharhlaung Pagoda, very huge recling Buddha, Shwemawdaw Pagoda and HinthaGon Pagoda. On the way back to Yangon, can also visit the KyakhatwineMonastery where Buddhist Scriptures are taught to thousands of monks. On the way to YGN, visit LawkaChanthaAbayalabamuni Buddha Image on Mindama Hill. After that back to hotel and overnight in Yangon.
Day 04 :Yangon / Bagan
Early morning drive to airport and domestic flight to Bagan, the richest Archaeological site in Asia where thousands of temples, pagodas and ruins can be seen. From Nyaung U airport to hotel for check in. Full day sightseeing from Shwezigon pagoda, the phototype of later Myanmar stupas, built in early 11th century; Wetkyi-inn Gubyaukgyi temple, with fine mural paintings of Jakata scenes; Htilominlo temple, famous for its plaster carvings. Afternoon Archaeological museum, Anada temple, architectural masterpiece: AnadaOkkyaung, a monastery with 18th century mural paintings and Thatbyinyu, the highest temple in Bagan plain for sunset view of Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 05 : Bagan Sightseen
Morning drive to Pyathagyi for sunrise and then drive to Myinkaba, is well known for lacquer ware workshops and other interesting temples, Nanphaya temple with giant Buddha Image: the life of prisoner’s impression and Gubyaukgyi temple which has very nice frescoes. Afternoon Damayangyi temple; the most massive temple, Sulamani and Buphaya for sunset on the bank of the Ayerwaddyriver. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 06 : Bagan – Popa – Bagan
In the morning drive to Mt. Popa, home of Myanmar’s most powerful “Nats” or Spirit Gods and Popa Mountain Park operated by Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division. In this area, you will see over 150 different species of medical plants and animals. Late afternoon back to Bagan and overnight.
Day 07 : Bagan / Mandalay
Morning flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, drive to Amarapura and visit MahaGandaryon Monastery, the Buddhist University, and silk and cotton weaving, U Bein Bridge, 1.2 km long teak bridge and then to Mahamuni Pagoda, Buddha Bronze Image which was casted during Buddha’s life time, duplicate of his features. In the afternoon visit Mandalay Royal Palace, Zaygyo market, Shwenandaw Monastery noted for its wood carvings. The Autumashi (Incomparable) Monastery which is declared National Treasure and Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist Sculptures and Mandalay Hill for a panoramic view of Mandalay City.
Day 08 : Mandalay – Mingum – Sagain – Mandalay
Early morning excursion to Mingun, crossing the Ayerwaddy River by boat and huge unfinished Mingun Pagoda, Mingun Bell which weighs 90 tons and the Settawya Buddha’s footprint pagoda. Return to Mandalay. Afternoon visit Sagaing over Ava Bridge across the Ayerwaddy River. SagaingKaungmudaw, an enormous dome shaped pagoda and Sagaing Hills with monasteries with monks and nuns, all with shaven heads and robed devoted to Buddhism. Back to Mandalay and overnight.
Day 09 : Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay
Morning drive to PyinOoLwin, 42 miles north east of Mandalay at 3700 feet with pleasant cool climate. Visit Peik Chin Myaung Cave, PweKauk 3 step waterfall and Kandawgyi National Park with seasonal flowers. Then back to Mandalay hotel and overnight.
Day 10 : Mandalay / Heho – Pindaya
Morning flight to Heho. Drive to Pindaya (appr: 2 hrs drive) , a village famous for its paper umbrella cottage industry. Visit the Pindaya cave, where 8000 Buddhist statues of different shapes and sizes are and continue to the workshops that make Mulberry Paper and bamboo hats. Overnight in Pindaya.
Day 11 : Pyindaya – Inle
In the morning, drive to NyaungShwe, small town at the end of Inle lake. From here transfer to your hotel by boat and check in. Sightseeing start from PhaungdawOo Pagoda, five Buddha Images almost shapeless because of the thick gilded of the believers, and floating market , many colourful tribes and seasonal fruits and vegetables buying and selling, then to Inn Paw Khon, silk weaving village and NgaPheChaung ( the biggest and oldest monastery around Inle lake). Overnight in Inle.
Day 12 : Inle - Heho / Yangon
Morning visit to 5 days Market village and check out hotel. Then drive to Heho and fly back to Yangon. Drive to local restaurant for dinner and Shwedagon Pagoda . Late Afternoon back to hotel and overnight.
Day 13 : Yangon Sightseen
After breakfast, and start the sightseeing from ChaukHtatGyi, reclining Buddha. Then to BogyokeAung San Residence , and now known as Bogyoke Museum, and then to local restaurant for lunch. Then to Bogyoke Market, so many shops with gems, jewelleries, clothing and souvenir, etc. Then to Sule Pagoda, over 2000 years dating back, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monumednt, the historic buildings such as the City Hall, the High Court, Port Commissioner, the Strand Hotel, General Post Office and Secretariat. After that drive to local restaurant for dinner and back to hotel and overnight.
Day 14 : Yangon – Thanlyin – Kyauk Tan – Yangon
After breakfast drive to Shwedagon Pagoda, the world greatest pagoda gilded with golden leaves and can see so many pilgrims who offered flowers, incense sticks and candles to Buddha Images. Then proceed to Thanhlyin and visit Yelai Pagoda ( Pagoda built on an island around water). From the bank of the river to take ferry boat to this pagoda. There you can feed the big fish. And you can breathe fresh air from sea because there is very close to the sea. The way back to YGN,visit the Kyaikhauk Pagoda which is built by Mon tribe hundred years ago. Lunch at Thanhlyinand drive back to YGN and proceed to National Tribes Villages and dinner at local restaurant. Then back to hotel and overnight.
Day 15 : Yangon / Deparature
After breakfast, go to see white elephants and drive to Yangon international airport and flight to Kuming