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Overview

DAY 01: ARRIVAL BANGKOK - YANGON by TG – 303
DAY 02: YANGON – BAGAN by Am flight - MT.POPA
DAY 03: POPA – BAGAN by car
DAY 04: BAGAN – MANDALAY by Am flight
DAY 05: MANDALAY – PYIN OO LWIN (Fame Herbal Garden) – MANDALAY by car
DAY 06:MANDALAY – HEHO by Am flight – KALAW (Fresco Farm Visit) by car
DAY 07: KALAW - NYAUNG SHWE (INLE LAKE)
Day 08: INDEIN – HEHO – YANGON by Pm flight
DAY 09: DEPARTURE by flight TG - 304

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival Bangkok – Yangon

yangon-02Meet on arrival and then transfer to hotel for check in. and, do a short visit to the 2,500 years old magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda sheathed in 11 tons of pure gold and 4,350 diamonds weighing 1800 carats and Chauk Htatgyi Reclining Buddha Image.
Lunch will be served at local restaurant. After lunch visit to the Kandawgyi Garden Park, then proceed to the Indigenous Medicine (Hospital) and to see the step by step of Medicine producing at Fame Company. Dinner at outside local restaurant and Overnight at Hotel, (B,D)

 
Day 02 Yangon – Bagan by AM flight – Mt Popa
bagan-26After Breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. On arrival you’ll be visited to the Nyaung Oo Market which is very active in the morning not only for local people but also for tourist. Shwezigon Pagoda a prototype of later Myanmar stupa. Then, visit to Wetgyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with fine mural pain-tings of Jataka scenes.
Tour continues with visits to the Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek cross and Bagan Panoramic View from Ywa Houng Gyi Temple. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch proceed to Popa Mountain Resort for hotel check in. Then, enjoy the early afternoon sightseeing to Popa Mount. Dinner and Overnight at Popa Mountain Resort Hotel (B, L, D)
 
Day 03 Popa – Bagan by car
poppa-02After Breakfast, your morning sightseeing that begins with to see the Bastard Sandalwood (Mansonia Gagei) Plantation. Lunch at Popa Moutain Resort.
After lunch tour will continue to one of the field cultivated with nature plants at the entrance of Popa Village.
Afternoon, return back to Bagan and enjoy the sunset at Ayeyarwaddy River on boat when you arrive back to Bagan. Dnner and overnight at the hotel in Bagan (B, L, D)
 
Day 04 Bagan – Mandalay (by AM flight)
bagan-05After Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung Oo Airport for flight to Mandalay. On arrival Mandalay short visit to the famous Mahamuni Pagoda on the most sacred Buddha Image in Mandalay. Then, a short visit to Gold foil making cottage industry. Check-in at hotel and followed by lunch at outside local restaurant.
Your afternoon sightseeing that visit to the Indigenous University at the foot of Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Palace, Golden Palace Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the World’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures.
Then, return back to hotel, Dinner and Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)
 
Day 05 Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin (Fame Herbal Garden Visit) – Mandalay
pyinoolwin-03After Breakfast, drive to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) over 1100 meters in elevation, it is located 60 km to the east of Mandalay. It enjoys cool and pleasant weather the whole year round.
Today highlight is to visit Fame Herbal Garden, which is the only farm practicing organic agriculture method in Myanmar. Exploring around 45 acres farm makes you familiarize variety herbs by sight, smell and taste. And you will be introduced to the plants that are used for first aid, and emergencies. After 2 hours visit, lunch at local restaurant.
After that, explore the major sights like Botanical garden to see native plants and the Pwe Kauk Water Fall and Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda.
Finally, drive back to Mandalay. Dinner and Overnight at your hotel (B, L, D)
 
Day 06 Mandalay – Heho by AM flight – Kalaw (Fresco Farm Visit)
inle-19After Breakfast, transfer to Mandalay airport for flight to Heho. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and drive to Kalaw; beautiful hill station surrounded by mountains. It is a peaceful Summer Resort with many lovely walks and fragrant pinewoods.
After hotel check-in, you will be proceeding to Fresco Farm. You will be hosted by local tea and start the farm tour. Explanation of main crops, agricultural practices in Myanar, constraint and potential of the agriculture sector. Lunch will be at the farm and back to hotel.
Afternoon, explore Kalaw city like local market, Hnee Buddha Image, the old church and enjoy the panoramic view from Thein Taung Monastery.
Dinner and Overnight at your hotel (B, L, D)
 
Day 07 Kalaw – Inle
inle-20After Breakfast, morning drive to Nyaung Shwe; where Inle Lake is situated. And then, transfer to hotel by boat for check-in. After hotel check-in, start Inle Lake sightseeing by boat like unique leg-rowers and scenic beauty, fishing canoes using special methods for fishing and collecting seaweed, lakebed mud etc to make floating gardens. Then you will visit well known Nga Pe Chaung monastery and Silver smith factory. Lunch will be at outside local restaurant.
Then visit to Cheroot making factory, Boat making carpentry workshop, Silk weaving factory. In the late afternoon, visit the most famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda. On the way back to Nyaung Shwe you will pass through some villages to enjoy life on the lake. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Inle, (B, L, D)
 
Day 08 Indein – Heho – Yangon (by PM flight)

departureAfter breakfast, visit to Indein, the hidden treasure of Pa-O ethnic tribes to see the ruin pagodas in the forest. After lunch transfer to Heho airport for flight to Yangon.
Dinner at local restaurant and Overnight in Yangon, (B, L, D)
 
Day 09 – Departure by AM flight

After Breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to the airport for international departure, (B)
 

Service

TOUR COST PER PAX NET RATE IN USD ( TWIN SHARED BASIS)

No.of pax1 2 3 to 5 6 to 8 9 to 11 Single Supplement
( Low Season )          
( High Season )          

 

Service Includes
  • 2 Mineral water bottles & 1 snow tower will provide throughout the trip on coach / car
  • Accommodation with full breakfast(twin sharing basis)
  • All airport transfer & sightseeing (with A/C coach or car)
  • English speaking guide fees
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals
Service Excludes
  • Visa fee
  • Beverages
  • International airport tax
  • Personal expenses such as Camera fees,tpis etc.
 

Note:

  1. Superior hotel used is (**** & ***) category, Sedona Hotel ( Yangon & Mandalay ), Hotel Tharabar Gate ( Bagan ), Popa Mountain Resort ( Mt.Popa ), Hupin Hotel ( Nyaung Shwe - Inle Lake )
  2. Above rates are based on Sedona Twin program basis so if it is changed hotel in Yangon, price will be changed.
  3. For other hotels, pls refer to our website www.travelmyanmar.com at hotel section
  4. Surcharge at Hotel Tharabar Gate for 24.12.2011 Christmas Eve Dinner USD 50 per pax & 31.12.2011, New Year Eve Dinner USD 77 per pax
    24.12.2011 & 31.12.2011 for X'mas & New Year Eve Dinner at Popa Mountain Resort TBA
    For X'mas & New Year Eve dinner at Sedona TBA
  5. Validity : Up to 30 April 2012

Low Season : 1 May - 30 Sept 2011
High Season : 1 Oct 2011 - 30 April 2012

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