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Untold Stories of Golden Land

  • Tour Name: Untold Stories of Golden Land
  • Tour Code: TNCM-003
  • Number of Days and Nights: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
This tour is perfect for those who wish to explore Myanmar’s rich history and culture in the former capitals of Burmese Kingdom. Discover historic temples, different monasteries, lifestyles and friendly people.

Highlights

  • Shwedagon Pagoda
  • ChaukhtetgyiPagoda
  • Bogyoke Market
  • Colonial Buildings
  • Maha Muni Buddha Image
  • Craft workshops
  • Shwe Nandaw Monastery
  • Kuthodaw Pagoda
  • Mandalay hill
  • Sagaing Hill
  • Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda
  • Bagayer teak monastery
  • Mahagandayong Monastery
  • U Bein Bridge
  • Thanboddhaytemple
  • Hpo Win Taung cave
  • Shwe Ba Hill
  • LaykyunSetkyar Standing Buddha Image
  • Bodhi Tahtaung pagoda
  • Cigar factory
  • Hand weaving workshops
  • Mani Sithu wet market
  • Shwezigone Pagoda
  • Htilominlo Temple
  • Ananda Temple
  • DhammayanGyi Temple
  • Sularmani Temple
  • Phwar Saw Village
  • Lacquerware shop
  • Tharaba Gate
  • Shwe Gu Gyi Pagoda
  • Thatbyinnyu Temple
  • Manuha Temple
  • Palm tree Garden
  • Kakku
  • Ayethaya Winery
  • Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda
  • Floating Market
  • Floating Houses

Welcomed by our professional guide at the International airport and visit the commercial city, Yangon. Visit to the 2,500 years old magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s greatest religious monuments. And continue to ChaukhtetgyiPagoda, relining Buddha image, 66 meters long. It houses one of the most reversed reclining Buddha images in the country. Transfer to your hotel.

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Transfer to Yangon domestic airport and flight to Mandalay. Visit the Maha 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 craves and marble, gold leaf drummers, Kalagas tapestries, puppeteers. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Then, 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 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 MahaAungmyayBonzan, 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. Early departure Monywa, located on the east banks of the Chindwin river about three-hour drive from Mandalay. Visit to Thanboddhaytemple with the its unique shape in the whole country. Continue to the jetty and across Chindwin river to reach Hpo Win Taung cave, well preserved mural painting inside some of the cave. Visit to Shwe Ba Hill and walk through narrow cliffs which is lead down by stone stairs. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Continue to LaykyunSetkyar Standing Buddha Image, the second tallest Buddha image in the world. Then, visit to Bodhi Tahtaung pagoda with one thousand Bodhi trees and each tree has a large Buddha image underneath.

Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Drive to Pakokku, located on the western bank of Ayeyarwady river. Pakokku is famous for its cotton blank cultivation. You can also find the large business such as cigar factory and hand weaving workshopsLunch at a local restaurant.

Visit to local market and transfer to jetty. Board then a private boat crosses the Ayeyarwady river. Arrive at Bagan in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Bagan.

 

Breakfast. Visit to Mani Sithu wet market located in NyaungOo. Then, 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. Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit DhammayanGyi Temple – a massive temple with a finest brickwork and Sularmani Temple – believed to have original and oldest paintings inside remained in Bagan. Then, move to Phwar Saw Village where you can get a glimpse of traditional Myanmar rural life and interact with local people, and Lacquerware workshop. In the evening, take a sunset boat to enjoy the magical sightseeing and romantic sunset view as you gaze upon the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar’s largest river. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

 

Breakfast. After breakfast, continue to visit Bagan with the discovery of the Royal Palace; from Tharaba Gate and the unrecognized temple of TayokPyae. Then, visit to Shwe Gu Gyi Pagoda – located on a hill with nice view of the surrounding temples and pagoda, Thatbyinnyu Temple – one of the tallest temples in Bagan with impressive and beautiful architecture and Manuha Temple – built by the fallen King of the Mon Kingdom. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Departure by road to a palm tree garden with demonstration of harvest and tasting of palm sweets and palm alcohol. “History of the Toddy Palm or Sugar Palm” one of the most useful plants of Burma and neighboring India. In the evening, enjoy dinner at Nanda Restaurant, which offers a variety of food in congenial surroundings and features puppet show. Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Transfer to airport and flight to Heho. Drive to visit Kakku pagoda, a complex recently opened to the public. It contains over 2,000 stupas dating back to many centuries. Over 2000 pagodas are similar of shape, size and were carefully assigned within a square field. Lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, we will discover the life of Pa-O tribe around the area. You can see the traditional life style of these people who made the foundation of this pagoda. Drive back to NyaungShwe, if time is permitted, we will visit Ayethaya Winery, Myanmar’s first vineyard that produces five different types of locally-grown wine. Transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Visit Inle lake, a fresh water lake. You can discover numerous small villages with floating houses and life style of Intha (the people of the inle). Visit the NgaPhe monastery, also called “jumping cat monastery” since its monks have trained cats to jump inside rings. This wooden monastery, built on stilts, contains an astonishing collection of Buddha statues. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Visit the PhaugDawOo Pagoda, which contains 5 Buddha statues brought from the Malay Peninsula in the 12th century (during the pagoda festival in September /October four of them are transported aboard a gigantic golden barge for the visit of riparian villages) and visit the floating market, some of its many artisanal silk-weaving, cigar-making factories. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Drive to heho airport for the flight for Yangon. Visit to Bogyoke Market, lacquer market, precious stones, fabrics, art and artefacts. Then, drive to downtown city and visit Sule Pagoda, located in the centre of Yangon and Immanuel Baptist ChurchLunch at a local restaurant.

Continue to visit colonial buildings, many of these beautiful structures now stand in disrepair. Visit to the red-brick Saint Mary’s Cathedral, built in 1899, with highlights including a bell tower and exquisite stained-glass windows.

Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Free time before transfer to Yangon International airport.

Included Service

  • Accommodation based on twin or triple sharing with daily breakfast
  • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Domestic flight as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all places as specified in the itinerary (except camera fees)
  • A private driver with air-conditioned vehicles
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide
  • One bottle of water and refreshing tower per person per day

Excluded Service

  • International flight tickets and airport tax
  • Myanmar Visa
  • Personal expenses (such as mini-bar, laundry, telephone, drinks, camera fee etc.)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tour options not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Peak season surcharges (Christmas, New Year, Myanmar Water festival, etc..)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Tips for guides and drivers

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