Tour Code: IGT-MAM-12
Duration: 12Days/ 11Nights
Designed by Helen (Ms) – Email: helen@indochinagrandtour
* Please find detailed information about tour by click on the tabs: “Brief & Price” – “Detail Itinerary”
- Day 01: Yangon – Arrival (By Bike)
- Day 02: Yangon-Mandalay (By Flight & By Bike)
- Day 03: Mandalay-Mingun-Sagaing-Mandalay (By Boat & Bike)
- Day 04: Mandalay – Monywa (By Bike)
- Day 05: Monywa – Pakokku (By Boat & Bike) – Bagan
- Day 06: Bagan
- Day 07: Bagan-Mount.Popa
- Day 08: Mount.Popa-Myeikhtila
- Day 09: Myeikhtila-Kalaw
- Day 10: Kalaw-Inle Lake (By Bike & Boat)
- Day 11: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon (By Flight)
- Day 12: Departure
Day 01: Yangon – Arrival (By Bike)
Meet on arrival at Yangon international airport, welcome by our tour guide and then transfer to hotel. Explore by bike through the Yangon. At afternoon, visit the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight at Yangon.
After breakfast, transfer to Yangon domestic airport for departure flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival at Mandalay, transfer to hotel for check in and then start biking at near the city. Late 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. (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to jetty by biking to take a private chartered boat for a cruise over the Irrawaddy River towards the former capital of Mingun. After a 45-minute cruise, arrive in Mingun, biking at near Mingun and visit famous for its huge unfinished pagoda also home to the Mingun Bell, considered as the world’s largest uncracked ringing bell. Also visit the beautiful white Hsinbyume Pagoda. At afternoon, proceed to Sagaing, the hilltops, on the way biking and chance to visit each crested with a pagoda, the banners proclaiming the Buddha’s teaching, the refuge from all ills and tribulations where over 600 monasteries for monks and runs are located for Buddhist studies and mediation. Sunset form Sagaing Hill. At evening, return to hotel and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Mandalay – Monywa (By Bike)
After breakfast, directly drive by road to Monywa, about 136 km to the west of Mandalay. On the way visit to Mohnyin Thanmbuddhei Paya with over 500,000 images of Buddha. The tour sightseeing by bike around in Monywa. Overnight at Monywa hotel.
Day 05: Monywa – Pakokku (By Boat & Bike) – Bagan
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Pakokku and start biking along the road to jetty. Then, we take a boat trip to Bagan across the Chindwin River. Late afternoon, arrival at Bagan, continue bike to Bagan for sunset on a Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 06: Bagan
After breakfast, the tour sightseeing by bike to 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. Observe a sunset in the vicinity of Bagan’s ancient monuments. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 07: Bagan-Mount.Popa
After breakfast, starting bike to Mount.Popa, it is an extinct volcano which 1518 meters (4981 feet) above sea level, and a day trip from Bagan, set mid lovely hill and forest scenery. The Popa Taungkalat Shrine is home to 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits, Satues depicting the Nats are at the base of the shrine. From the top of Taung Kalat, one can enjoy a panoramic view of the ancient city of Bagan. Overnight in Popa.
Day 08: Mount.Popa-Myeikhtila
Breakfast at hotel, starting biking to Myeikhtila, it is a small city with pretty lake. Enjoy by biking visit around in Myeikhtila and overnight in Myeikhtile.
Day 09: Myeikhtila-Kalaw
After breakfast, start biking to Kalaw, an interesting drive up into the hills and across the Shan Plateau, through fields of mountain rice. Kalaw is a former colonial British hill station on the western edge of the Shan Plateau and easy enjoy biking through Kalaw to visit the local market, the train station and walking up the hill to see the Old Catholic Church. Transfer to hotel and overnight in Kalaw.
Day 10: Kalaw-Inle Lake (By Bike & Boat)
After breakfast, biking starting at Kalaw and then continue to Inle Lake, chance to see villages upon the lake, the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake and growing crops on unique floating gardens. Afternoon, visit Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon,cheroot making and other cottage industries and overnight in Inle Lake.
After breakfast, take a domestic flight back to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, transfer to hotel and then 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, China town with old Chinese temple and India Town. Return to hotel and overnight in Yangon.
Day 12: Departure
After breakfast, free time at hotel. Then, transfer to Yangon international airport for departure flight
~Have a nice trip~