Arrival in Yangon and meeting with the guide and transfer to the city center.
Thanks to the numerous buildings preserved from colonial times, the colorful streets of the city center, the
colorful Indian and Chinese quarters, as well as the picturesque lakes and parks, Yangon is considered one of
the most attractive and inviting cities in South-East Asia.
During the sightseeing tour you will stroll through the historic center, admire the majestic buildings of the
colonial era, visit the SULE pagoda of more than 2000 years, the 70-meter statue of the recumbent Buddha
CHAUK HTAT GYI, the Royal KARAWEIK barge and the BOGYOKE market, where numerous shops are located,
and finish acquaintance with Yangon trip to the pagoda SHWEDAGON. This is one of the most impressive
religious monuments, the golden dome of which rises to 98 meters and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold.
Then transfer to hotel in Yangon. Overnight in Yangon. (No Meals)
After breakfast, drive to Kyeikhto for about 5 hours, tour extends to Kyeikhtiyo, the GOLDEN ROCK Pagoda; a
huge border completely covered by gold leaves stands precariously on the edge of a cliff. Form Kin Pun base
camp; take an open truck which is compulsory through a steep winding 11 km road which leads to the upper
staging point. From the upper area, travelers must at present walk the final stage, approximately 4km up-steep
paths, which ascend some 500 to the pagoda platform. Overnight at Golden Rock. (Breakfast)
After breakfast, Drive back to Yangon via Bago.
Bago, an ancient capital dating back to the 6 the century, sightseeing in Bago includes the beautiful 55 meter
long reclining Buddha called Shwethalyaung and the Mon style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, One of the most
venerated in Myanmar. Continue to Kyeikpon Pagoda and Bago Local market.
Then drive back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon. ( Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Upon arrival in Bagan, proceed for
sightseeing starting with the busy local market and continuing with visits to a diverse selection of the most
important pagodas and temples such as SHWEZIGON PAGODA, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th
century, KU BYAUK GYI, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes, KHAY MIN GA TEMPLE, noted for
its spectacular panoramic view of the area’s many monuments and ANANDA TEMPLE with four huge
standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior.
Afternoon a visit of a lacquer craftsmen’s workshop in nearby MYINKABA village and sightseeing to
MANUHA TEMPLE, built in Mon style in 1059, NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument, said to
have been the palace of King Manuha and MYINGABA GU BYAUKGYI TEMPLE, noted for its ancient mural
paintings. Overnight in Bagan. (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to Baganairport for domestic flight to Mandalay.
Mandalay, the last capital of Burmese kings and the second largest city of Myanmar, has a rich historical,
cultural and religious heritage. Upon arrival, proceed directly to Amarapura, once the capital center of one
of the Burmese kingdoms. There you will visit the famous Buddhist monastery of MAHAGANDAYON where
more than a thousand monks live and study and watch the daily ritual of taking food by the monks, and
then continue to the 200-year-old U BEIN teak bridge, built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the
royal capital, which is considered the oldest and longest wooden bridge in the world.
In the afternoon you will return to Mandalay by visiting a traditional weaving workshop along the road.
Comprehensive sightseeing in Mandalay include MAHAMUNI PAGODA with its spectacular Buddha image
covered with thick layers of gold leaves, SHWE INBIN, one of the most outstanding monasteries in the
country, SHWE NAN DAW KYAUNG or 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. Overnight in Mandalay. (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to Mandalay airport for domestic flight to Heho. Upon arrival in Heho, drive by
road to INLE LAKE.Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar, located in a picturesque mountain
range in the north-east of the country. Wonderful scenery, unusual floating gardens and markets, as well
as the unique style of rowing of the people of the local tribe of Intha brought the lake world fame.A full
day tour of Inle Lake by boat includes a chance to see the leg-rowing fishermen and the floating
gardens, built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with
bamboo poles.The tour also includes a visit to PhaungDawOo Pagoda, the weaving village to
Inpawkhon with beautiful antique Buddha statues. Overnight on Inle Lake. ( Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, directly transfer to
Ngwe Saung Beach for your leisure. Overnight in Ngwe Saung Beach. (Breakfast)
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