|Tour Package :||
Amazing Oriental Classic Tour
|Tour Code :||AOC 006|
|Coverage :||Yangon-Mandalay – Amarapura – Sagaing – Monwya – Pakkoku –Bagan –Mt Poppa –Bagan-Pinddaya –kalaw –Inle Lake – Yangon-Bago – Golden Rock|
|Arrival/Departure :||From/To Yangon|
|English Speaking Licensed Tour Guide (Escort or Regional)|
Day (2) Yangon – Mandalay -Mingun
Day (3) Mandalay – Amarapura – Sagaing –Monywa
Day (4) Monwya- Pakkoku – Bagan
Day (5) Bagan
Day (6) Bagan – Mt Poppa – Bagan
Day (7) Bagan – Heho by morning Flight – Vist Pinddaya - Kalaw
Day (8) Kalaw- Nyaung Shwe – Inle lake
Day (9) Excursion Indein – Heho – Yangon
Day (10) Yangon – Bago ( Pegu ) – Golden Rock by Land
Day (11) Golden Rock- Bago-Yangon
Day (12) Yangon Departure
Upon arrival, our guide will welcome you holding a banner that your name on it
Then we will visit to World largest Marble Buddha Image (Law Ka Chantar Abaya Laba Muni) and explore the Royal White Elephant camp. Then we will move to the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda which is the fourth largest colossal reclining image in Myanmar and is 67m long. Lunch at Local Restaurant . After Lunch transfer to hotel for check in , Late afternoon - we will go to the Botahtaung Pagoda which is located at the bank of Yangon River, then to the Sule Pagoda which is the city center of Yangon to see the bustling life of Burmese people, City Hall and the ancient colonial buildings... In the evening, we will visit the most magnificent and spectacular religious edifice, Shwedagon Pagoda before the sun set and enjoys the elegant stupa while it changes the shining of gold in different tones according to the radiant of the setting of sun. then move to China town where seasonable fruits are available. Then we will enjoy the dinner at a good local Restaurant. Stay overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
After having breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon airport for the flight to Mandalay. Arrive to Mandalay and our new local guide will welcome you at the airport. Transfer to Gaw Wein jetty and ride the boat for 45minutes to visit Mingun, about 11Km (1 hour) upriver from Mandalay. Tour highlights include Settawya Pagoda with a marble foot print of Buddha; Pondawyapaya, nearby the river; the old Pa Htoe Daw (an incomplete monument stupa), the largest pile of bricks in the world that is a massive construction project begun by King Bodawpaya in 1790 which was intentionally left unfinished; Mingun Bell, the 3rd biggest bell in world that are made of copper weighing 90 tons; Mingun Village; and Shinbume Pagoda(Mya Thein Tan Pagoda), the most attractive pagoda built in 1816 by King Sagaing in memory of one of his wives. Then, back to Mandalay. Lunch at the local restaurant. After having lunch, Afternoon excursion start with the Mandalay sightseeing. The tour highlights includes Mahamuni Buddha Image with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layer of gold leaves, Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung (Golden Palace Monastery), a superb example of a traditional wooden building, and Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world’s largest book, consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures and enjoy the sunset at Mandalay Hill, advantage point for a panoramic view of the city. After having dinner at the local restaurant, transfer back to hotel and stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will proceed to Amarapura Sightseeing. Amarapura is one of the capitals of the third Myanmar Empire. The Amarapura excursion will start with U Pain Teak Bridge built in 1782 Century when Amarapura was the royal capital. After enjoying the scenic view of sunrise on Taungtaman Lake, we will visit to Mahagandayon Monastery where over thousand monks live and study and explore their way of having their last meal with total silence. We will continue visit to traditional hand-woven silk workshop. Lunch at enroute .
Then drive to excursion is visit to Sagaing driving over Inwa (Ava) Bridge across of the Ayeyarwaddy River , tour highlight – Yeataung Village and Sagaing Hill, which is perhaps the living centre of Buddhist faith in Myanmar today. Hillsides are dotted with numerous Pagodas and Monasteries. The tour highlights in Sagaing are U Min Thonze Pagoda and Soon U Ponnya Shin Pagoda on Sagaing Hill where thousands of Buhhist monks and nuns are residing.
Then drive from Sagaing to Monywa ( Approximate 2.5 Hours driving / 90 Kilo meter ) (ancient name by thalawadi). On the way, we will drop by Silversmith cottage, Rattan workshop and Kaung Mu Daw Pagoda which was modeled after the Ruwanwelisaya pagoda of Sri Lanka. The Kaunghmudaw is known for its egg-shaped design, which stands out among more traditional-style, pyramid-shaped Burmese pagodas.
Dinner and over night at the Monwya .
Breakfast at the Hotel , after that visit around sightseeing tour in Monywa .
Monwya some of the worth visiting places in Monywa are the major tourist attraction “Mohnyin Thabuddhei Paya” - a Buddhist temple with a huge stupa resembling Indonesia's Borobudur, dating from 1303 and Bodhi Tahtaung Pagoda - meaning one thousand Buddha Images in sitting position under Banyan trees, the giant 95 meter long reclining Buddha statue, the giant standing Buddha statue which is the second-tallest statue in the world, at a total of 129 meter (including pedestal). Lunch at Local restaurant ,
After Lunch drive to Sarlingyi town ship from Monywa ( 1 Hours drive) , cross the Chindwin River. Visit to a sandstone cave Po Win Daung, named after a famous “Zawgyi” (alchemist) who once lived here. The Caves of Po Win Daung, numbering more than one hundred, are full of Buddhist statues and murals. Most exhibit the AVA style but some may date from the 14th Century. Nearby, visit Shwe Ba Daung which features unique pavilions cut from the surrounding sandstone and filled with Buddha images.
Then procced to Pakokkhu ( about 3 hours drive ) , then cross Irrawady river Pakokku Bridge and procced to Acient Capital city Bagan , Dinner and Over night at Bagan .
After breakfast at the hotel , fullday sightseeing tour in Bagan .
Bagan, an ancient city and a birth-place of Myanmar culture, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. The shape and construction of each building is highly significant in Buddhism with each component part taking on spiritual meaning.Visit to Nyaung Oo Market to obserb many goods of centre Myanmar.Then move to Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda, Gubyaukgyi Temple (Wetkyi-In) with its wall painting depicting senses from the Jakatas (Life stories of Buddha), Htilominlo Temple Then lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, you can see traditional lacquer wear work shop. Then visit to the most beautiful masterpiece of Ananda temple, Tharaba- Gate and the highest temple in Bagan, Thetbyinnyu Temple. Then visit to the largest temple in Bagan, this is one of the famous temples because of its imposing structure from the outside, and its even more majestic and imposing hallways inside. Long, narrow corridors with an extremely high ceiling welcome you inside Dhamma Yan Gyi Temple. In the evening you can enjoy looking the most beautiful sunset from Shwesandaw which is one of the best places in Bagan to catch the sunset/ sun rise. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, we will set out for a scenic journey through toddy palm countryside. We’ll stop at the Jiggery
After visit Dinner at local restaurant and stay overnight in hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Mandalay Airport for the flight to Heho, the Shan State known for its colourful markets, scenery, country sides and especially its people, a mixture of tribal races. Continue by car from the airport and enjoy a scenic drive to Pindaya features the picturesque Boutaloke Lake, beautifully set amongst huge old trees . Pindaya cave is the natural limestone cave that branches out widely displaying more than 8000 Buddha images made of wood, marble, lacquer, brick, stone and bronze where Buddhist pilgrims have placed there over centuries with the unique setting and is the worth seeing place in Shan state. Then we also visit to traditional paper umbrella works. The making of pretty hand-made paper umbrellas can be seen in several workshops in town. We will see the beautiful landscape along the way between Pindaya and Aung Ban on the way back to Kalaw .
Kalaw is situated in Shan State and is located 70km south west of Taunggyi, at an altitude of 1320m, Kalaw stand high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau. It was a popular hill station in the British days, and it's still a peaceful and quiet place with an atmosphere reminiscent of the colonial area. At an altitude of 1320 meters, there is also pleasantly cool and a good place for hiking and amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged mountain scenery.
Dinner and Over night in Kalaw .
After Breakfast at the hotel , morning sightseeing around Kalaw where a lot of colonial residence located and the panoramic. Then transfer to Inle lake, Inle Lake is 22km long and about 11km wide. The lake is at 1328 metres above sea level. Inle is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Shan State. The lake is full of floating vegetations and houses. The lake dwellers are one-legged rowers. They are well-known for it. They are called as "Inthar" meaning people of the lake. There are about 18 villages around the lake. They are Buddhist and about a hundred Buddhist monasteries can be found. A lot small pagodas can be found too.
From the Nyaung Shwe Jetty, start the sightseeing by boat with the main pagoda in the Inle lake is called as "Phaung Daw Oo" Pagoda. There are five small Buddha images all covered with gold and difficult to make out the figures. Then lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch,move along the lake to see wonderful floating gardens, native method of fishing, traditional weaving villages. Then visit an ancient and the largest Shan monastery in Inle Lake, Ngaphaechaung. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, start excursion trip to Indein,one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the lake. The ruin pagodas, hide in the bushes will give you an impression of you were in the 12th - 13th Centuries ago. This mysterious place is at the end of the marvellous Indein creek. The creek is narrow with many twist and turns. Since the both sides are paddy fields you can see the farmers ploughing and harrowing by water buffaloes. At the lunch time while groups of farmers having lunch the water buffaloes enjoy themselves dipping in the creek. At many places in the creek the farmers dam up the water by bamboo barriers to irrigate the paddy fields. Indein water is not only useful for irrigation also for bathing and washing cloths. It is compulsory to see Novice monks, buffalo boys and village girls wash and swim in the creek. The group of pagodas is built by Pa-O tribes. This is one of the scenic boat tours in Inle. When the boat reaches Indein market, walk along the covered stairway to reach 1050 hidden pagodas of Indein.Then have lunch at the local restaurant. After Lunch, transfer to Heho airport to depart to Yangon ,
Then transfer to your hotel , Dinner at Local Restaurant –
Hotel accommodation at Yangon ,
After having breakfast at the hotel, morning transfer to the marvelous Kyaiktiyo (golden rock) about 160km from Yangon (5/6hours drive). On the way, we will visit to the ancient capital of Bago (Pegu), about 2 hours drive north east of Yangon. On the way, we will enjoy the peaceful moment at Kyaikhawine Monastery, where a thousand of monks who take their last meal of the day at 10 am in total silence. Then lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, continue the trip by driving through seemingly endless paddy fields to the small town of Kyaikto and take a truck to the base camp to enjoy the Golden Rock Pagoda. It will offers magnificent views over the surrounding countryside .The incredible 'Golden Rock' sits precariously on top of the mountain, and is said to balance thanks to a precisely placed hair of Buddha. In the evening, you will enjoy the amazing sunset views from Mount Kyaiktiyo.
Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After having breakfast at the hotel, take a truck to the base camp and drive back to visit to Bago. Firstly visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which has a stupa inlaid with diamonds and is Bago's golden landmark. Then move to Shwetharlyaung Buddha, which dates from 994 and is revered throughout Myanmar as the most beautiful Reclining Buddha. Lunch at a local restaurant in Bago and after Lunch, drive back to Yangon. On the way visit to the traditional spirit shrines and Htauk Kyant War Cemetery of 27000 fallen soldiers of Second World War. After that transfer back to Yangon.
Breakfast at the hotel , after breakfast transfer to airport for departure flight to your home .
- Accommodation based on 11 Nights Single or twin sharing program includ Daily Hotel breakfast
- Domestic Flight tickets for Yangon – Mandalay // // Bagan – Inle Lake – Yangon
- Transportation . by Private car – Mandalay – Monwya – Pakkoku – Bagan / Yangon-Bago-Golden Rock
- Private tour sightseeing using air conditioned vehicles and private boat in Inle Lake .
- English Language guide or Other language speaking which upon demand
- Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program( Except Museum )
- Using well experienced car driver and vehicles
- Government Tax + service tax
- Daily one bottle mineral water and wet towel
- Traditional Shan Bag and Traditional harp handi crap .
- International Ticket Fare to Myanmar with insurance surcharge and Fuel surcharge
- Myanmar Entra Visa Fees & Travels insurance
- Personal Expense such as beverages, telephone calls, laundry services, Minibar,Camera Fee etc….
- Drinks at meals and purify drinking water and snow Towel along in program
- Drinks at meals and purify drinking water and snow Towel along in program