Welcomed by our professional guide at the International airport and visit the largest commercial city, Yangon. Visit to Botathaung Pagoda, located on the bank of Yangon river. Its hollow interior allowing visitors to walk inside the pagoda and there are glass containers showcasing artefacts and relics. Continue to the Railway-station to enjoy the circular train that give you the opportunity to enjoy observing the lively and colourful life of the rural Burmese people in Yangon.
Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast. Transfer to Yangon airport and fly to Mandalay. Visit to Maha Myat Muni Buddha Image, originally come from Arakan. It is said to be cast in the life-time of Buddha himself. Visit craft workshops like wood cravers and marble, gold leaf drummers, Kalagas tapestries, puppeteers. Lunch at a local restaurant
After lunch, continue to Mandalay Palace, the last palace of Burma Kingdom. Visit to Shwe Nandaw Monastery known as for its teak cravings of Buddhist myths, which adorn its walls and roofs and Kuthodaw Pagoda, the world’s largest book. You will enjoy the sunset at Mandalay hill which offers a magnificent view of the city and the walls of the royal palace.
Dinner at local restaurant with traditional puppet show. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast. Early drive to Sagaing, the capital of the largest division in Myanmar. Visit to Sagaing Hill where you can find numerous pagodas and meditation centers. Enjoy the magnificent view over the surrounding areas at Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda. Continue to Ava, the former royal capital city. Take horse cart ride and visit Bagayer teak monastery, Nanmyint watch-tower, which is 90 feet high, and Maha Aungmyay Bonzan, also known as Menu Ok Kyaun. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Continue to Mahagandayong Monastery, located in Amarapura. The monastery is known for its strict adherence to the Vinaya, the Buddhist monastic code. Then, continue to old U Bein Bridge, built in 1849. The bridge is about 1.2 km in length of wooden (teak) bridge and the longest teak bridge in the world. Enjoy the sunset at U Bein bridge and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast. In the morning, drive to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano and visit the Taungkalar Shrine, believed to be home to 37 spirit entities, statues of which can be found at the base. To reach the top, take off your shoes and socks and head up the 777 steps, perhaps passing by monkeys on the way. After Mt.Popa we will take you back to Bagan and on the way, we will visit a palm tree garden with demonstration of harvest and tasting of palm sweets, palm alcohol and enjoy your lunch.
Arrival at Bagan, visit Shwezigone Pagoda – a prototype of Burmese stupas, Gubyaukgyi Temple – famous for great, well-preserved frescoes inside, Htilominlo Temple – famous for its elaborate plaster moldings and Ananda Temple – an architectural masterpiece and a highly revered temple of Bagan. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast. Start with a visit to the Ngat Pyit Monastery to visit the ancient spiritual caves before stopping at the village primary school. Travel to Nyaung U village to learn about traditional crafts such as lacquer ware, bullock carts, and jam making. The trip explores the town of Nyaung U and neighboring villages where you will learn about their traditional livelihoods. Learn about the interesting process of creating” Poneyay” (pea powder paste) and see how local plum jam is made and packed.
Lunch at a local restaurant. In addition, visit jam is made and packed. In addition, visit workshops of two of the region’s best known products: handmade lacquer ware and wooden handicrafts. Visit rural villages and observe how wheelwrights make the traditional bullock carts, still used by farmers and locals throughout the country. After exploring we will take you to enjoy sunset from temple. Enjoy dinner at Nanda Restaurant, which offers a variety of food in congenial surroundings and features puppet show.
Breakfast. Transfer to airport and flight to Yangon. Visit to Bogyoke Market, lacquer market, precious stones, fabrics, art and artefacts. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Continue to Kandawgyi Garden and a quick photo stop at the Karaweik Hall on Kandawgyi Lake. Your tour will end after sunset at the 2,500 years old magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s greatest religious monuments. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast. Free time until to transfer international airport.
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