|Tour Package :||
Amazing Oriental Classic Tour
Prome (World Heritage Pyay)
|Tour Code :||AOC 003|
|Coverage :||Yangon - Prome-Seri Kestra – Akauk Taung – Beikttano – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Mandalay – Heho-Pinddaya – Kalaw – Inle lake – Yangon|
|Arrival/Departure :||From/To Yangon|
|English Speaking Licensed Tour Guide (Escort or Regional)|
Day (2) Yangon – Prome - Seri Kestra – Prome
Day (3) Prome – Akauk Taung – Prome
Day (4) Prome – Beikttano – Bagan
Day (5) Bagan
Day (6) Bagan – Mt Poppa – Bagan
Day (7) Bagan – Mandalay – Migun – Mandalay
Day (8) Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Mandalay
Day (9) Mandalay Heho Pinddaya Kalaw
Day (10) Kalaw Nyung Shwe – Inle Lake
Day (11) Excursion Indein - Yangon
Day (12) Departure Yangon
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 , in the 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.
In the early morning, Breakfast at the hotel , after breakfast pickup from your hotel to world heritage Pyay(Prome ) . we will depart from Yangon to Pyay (285km-5hrs) with the forwarded vehicles. On the way, visit the Shwe Myat Man Pagoda (Buddha Image with the golden spectacles. We will take some time to visit the ancient (5th-8th century) sites of Sri Ksetra with farm carriage but it would depend on the weather condition because there is no roof in farm carriage. The first sightseeing will be Bei Bei Gyi Pagoda which is one of the cave Pagodas of the Thayeykhittaya Pyu Period. It was built on a square house with only one entrance facing east. On the top of the house are three small terraces. A plain undecorated Sikhara rises on the uppermost terrace. On the walls are found niches and plaster moldings. Inside the house is a stone statute of the Buddha with his two great disciples, each on either side. Below the stone statue are some inscriptions believed to be ancient Pyu letters judging by the style of its architecture and that of the inscriptions the construction date is probably A.D 10th Century. Then we continue to visit Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda also and to the Rahanta Cave which was built on a three entrance house inside are eight sitting Buddha statues leaning against the wall and facing the old city Thayeykhittaya. The statues are relief works all in an earth touching posture. After that we also proceed to the Phayamar, Phayagyi Pagodas and Museum. After sightseeing around Sri Ksetra, we will drive back to hotel. After relax and refreshment, we will visit to the Shwesandaw (literally meaning Golden Holy Hair Relic), which is the main point of interest and one of most sacred Buddhist Pagodas in Myanmar. We could enjoy the scenic sunset view of Pyay City over from that pagoda. Then we will go to the local restaurant to have the tasteful dinner and stay overnight at the hotel in Pyay City.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will firstly proceed to Akauk Taung Sightseeing with private boat at early morning to escape the extreme heat of midday sun. The Akauk Taung was named for the crafty toll-takers from the mid 19th Century and is situated on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River to the north of Pyay in Bago Region. At first, we will drive to the Htone Bo village on a bumpy road and continue on Ayeyarwaddy River by rented boat. It takes 15 minutes to sailing around the Ayeyarwaddy River to reach the Akauk Taung and you could watch the really exciting unique Buddha Images carved on the stone cliffs along the river bank and also can take remarkable photographs from the boat in the middle of the Ayeyarwaddy River and also explore the daily life of the people staying around the river. After enjoy sightseeing in Akauk Taung, we will drive back to Pyay City and will take a lunch at local restaurant. After lunch we will visit the Sai Htat Kyee Image at Pyay, the stucco sitting Buddha Image of superlative size closed to the renowned Pyay Shwesandaw Pagoda was built in 1919. The Sai Htat Kyee Image deserves to be classified as superlative is proved by it height 100 ft, its circumference of the body 97 ft. With the earthtouching posture, the gigantic Image is sitting in the open defying sun, rain, wind and storm. Then Dinner and over night at Prome.
After breakfast at the hotel – Then drive to Taungdwingyi ( Beikthano Pyu acient City ) north-south length is nrealy 3 km and its east -west length is 2.8km long. The whole walled area of Beikthano city is some 900 hectares in area. Beikthano is approximately 18 km west of Taungdwingyi. The ancient walled sites lies immediately north of the village of Kokkogwa, with the village of Innywagyi on the northwest and the Shweyaungdaw Stupa on the northeast just outside the city wall. You can find Pyu script, religions & monastic architecture, sculpture and ritual objects then proceed drive Ancient Bagan.
Arrive at Bagan checkin hotel – Dinner and over night in Bagan.
After breakfast at the hotel, Visit sightseeing fullday 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 having breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung U 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.
Visit the old Kingdom of Ava, located 21km from Mandalay, was first founded as a capital by King Thado Minbya in 1364 A.D. Ava (Inwa) was founded at the confluence of the Myitnge and Ayeyarwady rivers, and surrounded on all sides by water due to the many canals. To enter the ancient royal city, you still have to take a ferry across the Myitnge River; waiting on the other side are horses and carriages to bear visitors around the widely scattered ruins. Some sections of the former city wall still survive. Tour highlights are – Bagaya monastery, Mae Nu Oakkyaung, ancient tower of Ava overlooking from mighty Irrawaddy River. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
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, 100km from Pindaya.
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 .
Dinner and hotel accommodation in Yangon.
Breakfast at the hotel , then transefer to airport for international flight departure.
- Accommodation based on 11 Nights Single or twin sharing program includ Daily Hotel breakfast.
- Domestic Flight tickets for (Nyaung Oo - Mandalay and Mandalay - Heho, Heho - Yangon).
- Private transportation – by Yagon – Prome – Beikttano – Bagan.
- 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.
- Other services not mentioned in above program