Mingalabar! Welcome to Yangon. Today, our tour guide will welcome you at the airport. We understand there will be a bit tired after the flight so our driver will transfer you to the hotel for check-in.
In the mid-day, we will make the visit of the day at Bogyoke Market, the largest bazaar in Yangon where you will have a very first glimpse at the everyday trading of the city-dwellers.
Note: The market is closed on Mondays as well as the gazetted holiday.
Overnight in Yangon.
Yangon - Bagan
Leave Yangon early this morning to take a flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, our guide will certainly lead you to Nyaung U Market, the most dynamic markets in Bagan to gaze out at the life of the local people. After that, you will spend the rest of the day to explore the manmade work of art of Bagan packed amongst over 2000 old temples. Your sightseeing and tour may include Ananda, one of the most beautiful and also well-preserved pagoda, Dhammayan Gyi the largest temple in Bagan, Htilomino a lovely red brick temple, Thatbynyu the tallest temple in Bagan, Sulamani the temple with many frescos on the interior and more.
In the late afternoon, make your way to the most popular place to view the sunset: Shwesandaw pagoda. Take your time to sit back on the top to enjoy one of the most effective sunsets in the world before going back to your resort.
Overnight in Bagan.
Bagan & Villages
Today is a remarkable day for you to gain an understanding of the local life in the serene of Bagan. After the morning meal, our guide will pick you up from a village where you can have an interesting meet with the local people. Next, highlight your sightseeing of the day as you get on a steed carriage to gradually travel through the snaking and also dirty roads to enter the destinations that cannot be accessed by car.
In the late afternoon, transfer to the jetty where you will embark start a cruise ship down the Irrawaddy River to see the idyllic charm of the river in sunset time and gaze out at the daily life of the people along the riverside.
Overnight in Bagan.
Bagan - Mandalay - Amarapura
Say goodbye to Bagan today to board a domestic flight to Mandalay, the cultural center of Myanmar. Upon arrival, head to the Mahamuni Pagoda, the second most spiritual pagoda beside the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon were preserving the wonderful Buddha photos. Absolutely nothing far better than go to a local workshop of gold leaf, woodcarving, as well as marble carving. After that, make your following visit to the Golden Palace Monastery to admire the intricate design that featured on the Buddha images, walls, and the roof.
Continue your sightseeing at Kuthodaw pagoda where you will certainly have a chance to witness the biggest Buddhist book in the world carved on 729 marble slabs. Finally, fulfill your interesting day at U Bein Bridge, the lengthiest and oldest teak bridge worldwide to save your best photos.
Mandalay – Irrawaddy River – Mingun – Sagaing
Following your morning meal by a scenic boat trip up the Irrawaddy River to reach Mingun, the sleeping town where you will certainly spend the time to appreciate the second-largest intact bronze bell on the planet and listen to the tale of the building and construction of the enormous incomplete Mingun Paya. After that, head toward the south to reach Ava, the ancient resources of Burma. Going across via the Ava Bridge, you will reach the stunning Sagaing Hill from there you can admire the scenic sight to the attractive river and also the surrounding community. A visit to the silverware cottage sector and also clay pot making after that will introduce you to the conventional handicrafts of the rural dwellers. Before investing the time to enjoy the sunset at Sagaing Hill, make your visit to a local Nunery to learn about their daily life.
Mandalay – Heho - Inle Lake
Rise early this morning to take a flight to Heho, the getaway to Inle Lake. Our vehicle driver will certainly wait to transfer you to a boat trip to transfer to the hotel for check-in. After a short break, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, a vital religious site in Shan State. Enjoy your sensational boat trip and pass through the endless drifting gardens, houses, as well as wood abbeys, improved stilts. Our overview will lead you to the regional invention, silk weaving, wooden handlooms, as well as typical blacksmith to gaze out at the production of the area. From there, head to Nampan town to go to a local cheroot manufacturing factory where Burmese cigars and canoe are made.
Inle Lake - Indein - Yangon
Power up your wonderful morning with a visit to the local market to soak up the early dynamic atmosphere of capital tribes using colorful clothing selling their local products. From here get on a boat trip and row with the narrow canal to the ancient village of Indein where is well-known for thousands of temples and old stupas dating back to the 8th century. Enjoy your sights around the site as well as spend your time to go through the colonnade where you will certainly record different Burmese souvenirs.
After finishing your exploration in the temple, walk towards the village of Pa-Oh people where you will certainly meet the unique long neck females live mostly by weaving and also making handicrafts. In the process back, you will catch the most expected image for site visitors traveling to Inle: the neighborhood Intha fishermen that have been renowned for their fishing technique utilizing one leg to maintain an oar and one more leg to base on the watercraft. Save your finest photos and after that transfer to the airport to board a flight to Yangon.
Enjoy your breakfast this morning and your leisure time until the driver comes to pick you up at the airport for a flight to your departure.
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