Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights)

Tour Code: IGT-MAM-05

Duration: 6Days/ 5Nights

Price: Request

Designed by Helen (Ms) – Email: helen@indochinagrandtour

* Please find detailed information about tour by click on the tabs: “Brief & Price” – “Detail Itinerary”

Brief:

  • Day 01: Yangon – Arrival
  • Day 02: Yangon – Bago (By Train)
  • Day 03: Bago – Kyaikhto (By Train)
  • Day 04: Kyaikhto – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)
  • Day 05: Kyaikhtiyo – Yangon (By Train)
  • Day 06: Yangon – Departure

Day 01: Arrival Yangon

Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights)Meet on arrival at Yangon international airport, welcome by our tour guide and then transfer to hotel. Then, transfer to Yangon station to take a city circle train for a one hour ride through rural areas with stopping at many stations. While you taking the train, can observe ways of life for ordinary people who are going to their work, cigarette sellers, betel nut sellers, fortune-tellers, old newspaper seller. After one hour, the train disembarks at Danyingone station in Insein Township; it is best fresh market with vendors and colorful items for sale. Spend time walking amid the stalls examining the fruits, produce and meats on sales as well as chatting with friendly locals. After that, back to the downtown by local public bus, on the way get off at Hledan, where you can see Yangon University near Pro-democracy leader of MS. AUNG SAN SU KYI house, so many of private education center, shopping for super center, fashion shop, Hledan market, many kind of café and restaurant. After that, continue by bus to the colorful local Theingyi Market where fish, fruit and vegetables are sold and continue by walking visit to Yanogn’s oldest Chinese temple, Kheng Hock Keong, in China town & Indian Town.  From there a rickshaw tour around the colonial area with the historical buildings will start, breaking at a local teashop to enjoy Burmese tea and the typical atmosphere. Continue by rickshaw along the famous Strand Road and visit the bustling Yangon harbor.

At evening, transfer to hotel and overnight.

Day 02: Yangon – Bago (By Train)

Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights)After breakfast, transfer to station to take a train to Bago, on the way you can enjoy the ways of life. Late afternoon, arrival at Bago, visitor can visit the most famous Bago Pagoda. Overnight in Bago.

Day 03: Bago – Kyaikhto (By Train)

After breakfast, transfer to train station for depart to Nyaungkhashe. First of tracking is to wait at Kali level- crossing and next Waw station, the third is Abya station where we need to drive off road about 2 miles. Next step to track for stone train along the line between Bago and the last quarry of Zingyaik and we will have to follow in accordance with their location. Stop overnight at Kyaikhto, it is situated in the middle between Bago and Zingyaik quarry.

Day 04: Kyaikhto – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights)After breakfast, start the trip to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda known as “Golden Rock”. The sacred boulder covered by gold leaf is balance precariously on the very edge of cliff. Regular car or coaches can reach only kingpun Base Camp at the fond of the hills, from there you will be trek by open truck up to Yathay Taung. Then, you will be trek uphill about 45 minutes to the main Pagoda and enjoy sunset from this unforgettable site. The 9000 candle lighting festival is also a popular among the events in Myanmar. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo.

Day 05: Kyaikhtiyo – Yangon (By Train)

After breakfast, take back train to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, transfer to hotel and overnight in Yangon.

Day 06: Yangon – Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Yangon international airport for departure.

~Have a nice trip~

Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights) Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights) Myanmar Train Photography Tour (6Days/ 5Nights)


Day 01: Arrival Yangon

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in. The tour sightseeing includes visit the old colonial-style city center with the gilded SULE PAGODA, strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car. And visit Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods.

At afternoon, continue to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight at Yangon.

Day 02: Yangon – Heho (By flight)-Pindaya-Kalaw (By Car)

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon airport for domestic flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho, directly proceed to Pindaya. Its famous for its extensive limestone caves overlooking the Pindaya Lake and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images of about 8000 and picturesque Boutaloke Lake. The visitors can see many big banyan trees lined up at the base of the Pindaya Hill with a Danu village. Late afternoon, drive by road to Kalaw. Kalaw is a former colonial British hill station on the western edge of the Shan Plateau in Myanmar and it is cool during the day and cold at night. There are many hiking trails amid gnarled pines and bamboo groves. Palaung Tribe Village is also famous for trekking and a narrow valley where the Palaung cultivate cheroot, tea, damsons and mangoes on the hill. At evening, transfer to hotel and overnight at Kalaw.

Day 03: Kalaw – Loikaw ( By Car )
After breakfast, drive to Loikaw about 05 hours on the way can see some crops field, and enroute stop at Pin Laung village. Arrive at Loikaw, enjoy panoramic and sunset view from hill of Taungkwe Zeti, famous land mark of the area. Overnight in Loikaw.
Day 04: Loikaw (Long Neck Women Home)
After breakfast, the tour sightseeing for others interesting palace with local market and you can observe traditional ways of life of Kayah national races and the area’s landmark like Ngwe Daung Dam, Sunboon Padaung village, Htay Thama Dawsawbi Kayah village, and others villages to see most unusual Kayah tribes ladies wearing brass rings around their extra ordinary long neck, Kayah traditional weaving industry and wonderful ritual flagstaffs of Nat (spirit) worshipers and visit Kayah state museum. Overnight in Loikaw.
Day 05: Loikaw – Phekhone ( By car )-Inle Lake ( by boat )

After breakfast, visit Pohperyone teaching monastery where about 500 monks are studying and continue drive to Phekhone town about (01:30 hr) and then proceed by boat through Phekhone Lake encompassed by breathtaking and refreshing landscape along the creek.

And along the route, visit Tha Khaung relic pagoda, other ancient religious monuments and ways of life of Shan, Pa O and Intha national races in Sagar village. Then, proceed to Lotus weaving at Kyaingkham village about (01:30 hr), and proceed to Inle. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 06: Inle Lake (By Boat)

After breakfast, the tour sightseeing for magical Inle Lake, which is located 1328 meters above sea level and 22 km long and 11 km wide. Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables. Besides the enjoyment of the scenery we can also visit the jumping cats monastery ,Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon,cheroot making and other cottage industries. Overnight at Inle Hotel.

Day 07: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon (By Flight)-Departure

Breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip to Jetty and then proceed drive to Heho airport for domestic flight back to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, connect to Yangon international airport for departure.

~Have a nice trip~

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