Tour Code: IGT-MAM-09
Duration: 8Days/ 7Nights
Designed by Helen (Ms) – Email: helen@indochinagrandtour
* Please find detailed information about tour by click on the tabs: “Brief & Price” – “Detail Itinerary”
- Day 01: Arrival Yangon
- Day 02: Yangon – Mandalay (By Flight-0700:0825 hr)
- Day 03: Mandalay – Mingun (By RV Paukan Cruise)
- Day 04: Mingun-Sagaing-Yandabo (By RV Paukan Cruise)
- Day 05: Yandabo – Bagan (By RV Paukan Cruise)
- Day 06: Bagan – Heho (By flight)-Pindaya-Inle Lake (By Car & Boat)
- Day 07: Inle Lake (By Boat)
- Day 08: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon (By Flight-0925:1045 hr)-Departure
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.
Breakfast at hotel, morning transfer to airport to take domestic flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival at Mandalay Airport, direct transfer to Amarapura. Hightlights include Mahagandayon monastery which is a school for young monks and U Bein bridge which is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km longest teakwood span in the world. Visit to Bagaya Monastery with a superb collection of Buddha statues. En route visit to tradition hand-weaving silk workshop.
At afternoon, sightseeing tour of Mandalay includes Mahamuni Pagoda, gold of hammering ,Shwe Inbin Monastery ,the Old Palace grounds ,and Shwenandaw Monastery ,noted for its marble stone slabs of the entire Buddhist scriptures and sunset from Mandalay Hill.
Overnight at Mandalay.
Day 03: Mandalay – Mingun (By RV Paukan Cruise)
After breakfast, morning free time at hotel and then transfer to Gawein jetty to embark on 12:00 hr and cast off after half an hour time. Welcome with cocktail and briefing in the Saloon or Sundeck followed by lunch. After cruising upstream for two hours, we arrive at the Mingun Pagoda to visit and dinner on board. Then, clients can enjoy a dance and drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sendeck and overnight on board.
Day 04: Mingun-Sagaing-Yandabo (By RV Paukan Cruise)
Early morning cruise downstream and clients can admire the natural beauty of the river and the life of its banks while relaxing on the sundeck or just sitting outside their own cabin. Enjoy the sunrise over Sagaing Hill and can go ashore to visit Sagaing. After that, at 10:30 hr , we sail all day long and stop at Yandabo, it is a village specialization in Pot-Making, where the peace reaty of the first Anglo-Burmese war was signed on 24 Feb 1826. We visit the pot workshops, the school and the monastery. Dinner and overnight on board near the Shwe Nann Tint village.
Day 05: Yandabo – Bagan (By RV Paukan Cruise)
Early morning, cruise departs to Bagan and enjoys the sunrise near Bagan. Around 09:30 hr, disembark at Aye Yar jetty and then transfer to hotel for check in. The tour sightseeing to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination. We will visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas: Gupaukgyi ,a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of scences from the jatakas, and Anada Pagoda, one of the visit to a Lacquerware factory. We will also visit Dhammayangyi Patho, a massive later period temple with the finest brickwork in Bagan. As the sun goes down we will be at one of the ideal viewing sites selected by our tour guide.
Overnight at Bagan.
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung U 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 Nyaung Shwe jetty to take a boat trip to hotel for check in. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 07: 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.
~Have a nice trip~