Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Upon arrival at Yangon airport, our associates will meet you and help you transfer to your hotel for check-in. That evening, the tour will begin with a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda, a grand building that rises 326 feet above its base as a monument of faith. Created more than 2500 years ago, it enshrines eight hairs of Buddha placed in a treasure chamber deep beneath the foundation of the building. This is one of the highest signs of devotion of the local people to the Buddhist faith. Dinner will be enjoyed at the Karaweik Restaurant with a Myanmar Culture show designed to both excite and invite guests to the culture of the area. The night will be spent in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon and Private Sightseeing (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, the group will begin a highlight tour of Yangon. The tour begins by driving through the Colonial-style buildings in downtown on the way to China Town and the Indian quarter. A photo opportunity will arise at the Sule Pagoda and City hall where you can see some the varied cultures influences on city life. The tour continues with a visit to the Botathaung Pagoda close to the Yangon Wharves. Inside the pagoda is a set of mirrored surfaces that create a pseudo-maze showing many ancient relics and allowing a view from nearly all sides without having to physically touch the artifacts. After that, lunch will be served at a local restaurant before continuing the tour. In the afternoon, tour members can look forward to the varied shops and peoples in the Bogyoke (Scott) Market. This area is closed on Mondays and public holidays, be warned. When open, it has the largest selection of Burmese handicrafts possible, with a broad variety of carefully made items for your view and purchase. After the market, the tour continues to the Reclining Buddha, a massive statue that is quite famous at the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda. The figure is almost as large as the one in Bago Shwethalyaung! Next, the tour will move toward Kandawgyi Park and have a photo opportunity with the Shwedagon Pagoda from the park. The bustling and populated areas of Yangon provide a rich opportunity to enjoy a different part of the world in a very personal way. In the evening, open walkways become spaces for the night market to show a different variety of wares and foods.
Day 3: Yangon - Bagan (Am Flight) and Bagan Full Day Private Sightseeing (By Car) (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, we’ll leave for sirport keeping in mind the end goal to leave for Bagan, on the banks of the Ayerwaddy River is home to the biggest territory of Buddhist sanctuaries, pagodas, stupas and ruins on the planet, many dating to the eleventh and twelfth century. The shape and development of each building is profoundly huge in Buddhism with every segment part going up against otherworldly importance. Visit Nyaung U nearby market to perceive how neighborhood people are selling their products. Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, model of later Myanmar stupa and of the popular pagoda of Myanmar. Kyansithar Umin, long faintly lit hallways enhanced with frescoes. Htilominlo Temple, 150ft high sanctuary with fine mortar carvings, coated sandstone enrichments in the base. Lunch at nearby eatery. Visit Thatbyinnyu Temple, tallest in Bagan, Myinkaba Gu Byauk Gyi Temple with wall painting works of art, then to Manuha Temple which houses four colossal Buddha pictures, Myinkaba lacquerware town to see the assembling stages. See the nightfall from Shwesandaw Pagoda. Supper at Nandar Restaurant getting a charge out of Myanmar manikin puppet show. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 4: Bagan Full Day Private Temple Tour (By Car) (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Begin for highlight touring in Bagan. Visit Min Nan Thu town and Paya Thonzu worth for seeing its thirteenth century wall painting, Dhammayazika Pagoda, pentagonal pagoda like Shwezigon with stunning views from its most astounding porch and Law Ka Nanda Pagoda with loads of seats for totally open view of the Ayeyarwady River. Lunch at neighborhood eatery. In the evening, visit Dhamayangyi Temple, enormous brick red sanctuary created by King Narathu, Sulamani Temple an excellent great structure worked by King Narapati Sithu. Appreciate Sand Band supper getting a charge out of dusk from Irrawaddy stream. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 5: Bagan - Mt. Popa - Bagan Full Day Private Tour (By Car) (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Begin for trek to Mt. Popa around 30 miles (50km) from Bagan. Popa Taung Kalut is 2417ft (737m) standing separated from higher forested mountain, resembles a tower. The mountain was formed out of a well of lava that may have emitted somewhere in the range of 250000 years prior. The 25 minutes climb steep and hardened. It gets cooler as you get higher and views are fabulous. Enjoy Palm Tree lunch at Shwe Hlaing Village. Explore visit jaggery (palm sugar) generation cabins. Drive back to Bagan. Dinner at nearby eatery. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 6: Bagan - Mandalay (Am Flight) - Mandalay - Mingun - Mandalay Sightseeing (By Private Car) (B)
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport so as to leave for Mandalay, the second biggest city and the last imperial capital of Burma, Drive to wharf. Take a boat trip around 1 hr to Mingune, situated on the western bank of the Ayeyarwady River. Arrive Mingune, visit colossal unfinished Mingun Pagoda worked in the vicinity of 1790 and 1797 which was part by seismic tremor in 1838. It is potentially the world’s biggest heap of blocks. World’s biggest working chime of 87 tons cast in 1808 by Bodawpaya. Mya Thein Tan pagoda a picture of Sulamani Pagoda at the pinnacle of Mount Meru in Tavatimsa plane of nats. Back to Mandalay by boat. Lunch at neighborhood restaurant. Visit Mahamuni Golden Buddha Image, bronze throwing and marble stone cutting skilled workers quarters and gold leaf mixers. Visit Mandalay Palace was created of teak wood on raised block plinth plated with gold and vermilion. The rulers’ chambers are laid out as indicated by need – 1 Southern, 2 Northern and 3 lesser rulers in the West. Mandalay Palace took five years to develop, from 1857 to 1861. Continue to Golden Palace Monastery, which was once some portion of the royal residence complex where King Mindon lived. Evening view the dusk from Mandalay Hill. Dinner at nearby eatery. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 7: Mandalay - Amarapura - Sagaing - Donation Lunch at Monastery - Ava Sightseeing (By Car) (B)
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, drive to Amarapura, capital before Mandalay for exploring silk weaving industry houses. In the morning visit Amarapura Mahagandayone cloister where more than 1000 ministers are staying. Continue to U Bein Bridge, 1.6km long wooden extension said to be the longest teak link on the planet, created more than 150 years ago. The scaffold joins Amarapura with an island amidst Lake Taungthaman, an irregular waterway which becomes scarce amid winter. Arrive Sagaing visit Mya Set Kyar Monastery for gift lunch. Mya Set Kyar is home to a few many friars. It is notable as an inside for examining and strict religious discipline. In Sagaing visit Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda, roosted on the most astounding slope which offers all encompassing perspectives of the valleys and wide Ayeyarwady River. After visit to U Min Thonze (Hall of thirty Buddhas). On the off chance that coveted visit silver smith workshops in Yahtaung town. Keep on inwa (Ava) by vessel. Inwa was established in 1364 and filled in as capital of Burmese Kingdom for about 400 years. Inwa’s finest fascination in visit is the teak Bagaya Monastery which dates from 1834. The 90ft high workmanship watchtower Nan myin, the inclining tower of Inwa is all that remaining parts of King Bagyidaw’s royal residence. Visit Maha Aungmye Bonzan otherwise called Me Nu Ok Kyaung, the block structure worked in 1818 is same style as regular teak religious communities. Supper at nearby eatery in Mandalay. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 8: Mandalay - Heho (Am Flight) and Inle Lake Full Day Sightseeing (By Private Boat) (B)
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, check out from the hotel and exchange to the airplane terminal in order to leave for Heho. Landing Heho you are presently in the Shan State. Pleasing atmosphere 800 meter above ocean level. Drive to Nyaung Shwe in transit photograph stop of Shwe Yan Pyay old wooden religious community, pagoda and exhibition hall. Take a short boat stumble on Inle Lake to achieve the lodging. Touring by watercraft on the excellent Inle Lake home to Inthar national race, a hefty portion of whom live in stilted houses worked over the water. Inle Lake is second biggest lake in Myanmar, extends 11 miles (17.7 km). On the pontoon trip you will visit the commercial centers, gliding towns and skimming gardens, silk and lotus stem weaving. You can likewise observe Inthar procedure of leg-paddling where one leg is wrapped around the oar to drive the pontoon and furthermore their customary method for angling. Appreciate watercraft lunch on the lake. Evening: visit the acclaimed Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, one of the most established religious communities on the lake to see old Buddha pictures. Supper at neighborhood eatery. Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 9: Inle Lake - Indein - Inle Lake Full Day Sightseeing (By Private Boat) (B)
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, explore one of the neighborhood 5-day markets, as we effectively called, are notable visit around the lake. The business sectors are pivoting among the towns in standard request – one town turns into the host of the market each fifth day. By going to 5-day markets, you will get understanding into the way of life of the ethnic Pa-O, Danu and Intha tenants who went to these business sectors to offer their products. The visit to such markets is accordingly subject to market day schedule and the area of the host town. Appreciate Bamboo cookout lunch at Indein. Take charming vessel ride through water system waterways to Indein pagoda complex-an archeological site qualified to visit where several Shan style destroyed pagodas remain on slop of a slope. A portion of the pagodas dated back to seventeenth and eighteenth hundreds of years. Supper at nearby eatery. Overnight at lodging in Inle Lake.
Day 10: Inle Lake - Heho - Thandwe (Am Flight) and Transfer Ngapali Beach (B)
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, check out from hotel and get ready for the Heho airport to leave for Thandwe. You will be transferred to Ngapali Beach and reach to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ngapali Beach.