Places to Visit: Yangon - Mandalay - Amarapura - Bagan
Validity:Oct 31 2023
Duration:4 Nights / 5 Days
Welcome at Yangon International Airport. Meet with our guide, head to hotel for check in and refreshment
Afternoon visit to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, a 70-meter-long reclining Buddha, the feet of the Buddha statue is curved with traditional symbols as its centre piece to introduce Myanmar's unique brand of Buddhism. Then visit Kandawgyi Park and visit Local Tea Shop for a chance to experience a basic part of Burmese life: drinking tea! Enjoy a coffee or tea with variety of snacks while sitting amongst businessmen, friends and families who gather at the tea shop to socialize or conduct business. Finally visit to Shwedagon Pagoda - one of the wonders of the world and the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar.
Then back to hotel and overnight in Yangon.
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. Meet the guide at the airport and drive to Amarapura - an ancient capital of Myanmar, where we can observe the life of over 1000 monks at Mahagandaryon Monastery & silk weaving factory. The U Bein footbridge stretches almost three-quarters of a mile over Thaungthaman Lake, and is heavily utilized by the local monks in maroon robes who carry alms bowls back and forth to monasteries. Drive to Mandalay and check in at hotel.
In the afternoon, start our visit of Mandalay with a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title ‘World's Biggest Book'. Continue to Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace, grand teak building known for its exquisite woodcarving.After that enjoying the sunset from the Mandalay Hill, enjoy magnificent views of the city and Irrawaddy River.
Back to hotel and overnight Mandalay.
On arrival, we start our journey begins at an elevated viewpoint with spectacular views over the surrounding plains. This is the perfect introduction of Bagan with grandeur and scope of Bagan's architecture. Next visit to Ananda Temple - the masterpiece of Bagan, proceed to Myingaba Gubyaukgyi Temple to observe the best mural paintings of 11th century, nearby visit to
Then visit to nearby Manuha Temple - Huge Buddha Image and Nan Paya Temple- nice Buddha statues and stone work, , visit to Dhamayangyi Temple - the biggest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple - the 12th century temple the lacquerware workshop - the most Bagan's famous product. Watch as the skilled craftsmen use techniques passed down through generations to create beautiful items.
Then take a horse cart along the temples to the viewpoint to enjoy the sunset over the plains.
Afterwards, return back to hotel and overnight in Bagan.
Breakfast at hotel. Visit colourful local market Nyaung Oo, where villagers gather every day to buy and sell their produce and other goods. Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, the glorious golden stupa. Then, proceed to Myinkaba village and observe the production process of traditional lacquer ware, one of the best-known Myanmar handicrafts and a specialty of Bagan.Then visit to Pyathadar (Pyithatgyi) Temple, the most interesting monastery in Bagan especially one of the interested and the latter period of temple building at Bagan.In the afternoon, transfer to the airport and flight back to Yangon.
On arrival, transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Yangon.
Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to International Airport for departure.