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Myanmar Iconic Tour

Myanmar Iconic Tour

8 Nights, 9 Days

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DAY 1: YANGON ARRIVAL (-/-/-)

Sagar VillageOnce arrive to the Yangon International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by our local guide for your transfer to your hotel in the city. Yangon the colonial city otherwise known as South East Asia Garden City is dizzying combination of old and new: modern business buildings, historical and cultural heritage of centaury old golden shimmering pagodas, its impressive age old colonial mansions sit side-by-side bustling restaurant and bars.

Check in to your hotel. Then you will start your excursion to Sule Pagoda the excellent landmark of Yangon and leisurely walk along the streets lined with the British Colonial era buildings passing through the Mahabandoola Park. From here set off to Bogyoke Aung San Market, this sprawling over 80 years old market has the largest selection of Myanmar traditional handicrafts, cotton, silk, jewellery and all kind of souvenirs you will find under several roofs.

You will also take a short visit to 70 metre-long Chaukhtetgyi Reclining Buddha worth for a great insight into Buddhism. End your day with a visit to the 2,500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda, the highlight of any trip to Myanmar perhaps one of the most beautiful pagoda complex in Asia. From there you will be escorted back to your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 2: YANGON – BAGAN (B/-/-)

KalawAfter checking out from hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Bagan. On arrival, our station guide will welcome you for full day sightseeing in Bagan. This deserted ancient city alongside the Irrawaddy River was once the capital of Myanmar from 11th to 13th centuries. Home to over 2,000 temples and pagodas, and by far its largest attraction, is one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Asia and represents the spiritual heritage of ancient Burma.

Explore the Htilo-Minlo Temple which is famous for its traces of old murals, original fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. Morning visit concludes with Ananda Temple, one of the finest, largest and best preserved temple and Thatbyinnyu Temple, the highest building in Bagan.

After lunch break, the return to your hotel for some refreshment and relaxation. Resume afternoon visit to Dhammayangyi Pahto and Sulamuni Pahto. The former one is famous for its massive-walled temple and the later one is known for the last finest architecture of 12 century temple styles. Evening visit also includes traditional lacquer-ware workshops in Myinkaba village as for Myanmar’s contemporary arts and crafts. End of the day enjoy sunset at Pyatthatgyi Paya or one atop of Bagan's temple. With a transfer back to your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 3: BAGAN – POPA – BAGAN (B/-/-)

Pin LaungAfter a restful night's sleep and a delicious breakfast served at the hotel you are ready for your drive to Kalaw. The drive requires 5 hours, during which many compelling small towns and villages along the Shan rolling hills can be observed. A short stop to witness the bustling life of the local hill tribes at the Pin Laung's Market, a bite to eat and the journey continues onto Kalaw, along with a brief visit to a Buddha Shrine in the Myinmahti cave. This cave is 1080 ft. long ad houses many Buddha statues, both outside and inside. Once you arrive in Kalaw you will remain there for your overnight stay.

DAY 4: BAGAN – MANDALAY (B/-/-)

KalawBreakfast will be served at hotel. After then it's time to discover the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw. This untouched area provides a fabulous moment in which to observe traditional ways of life, as well as the Kayah national races. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, has the Pilu Stream flowing from the Inle Lake and is the home of the Padaung people.

Morning itinerary includes a visit to the famous religious landmark in Loikaw, the 100 years old Thirimingala Pagoda (Taunggwe Zadi). Next you are going to explore the impressive Kyet Cave, located 15 km east of Loikaw. Inside you will see the cave’s mysterious coffins sprinkled around in various states of condition. There are many different stories and theories, though no general consensus, on why they are there.

In the afternoon the journey continues onto Padaung Village; Pan Pat. This village is known for its people wearing spiral copper rings around their necks, also referred to as “long-necks. Take a walk around the village and experience what daily life is really like in the rural village. This tour offers a ‘once in a life time opportunity to become lost in a culturally varied society. Next you will be taken back to Loikaw for an overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 5: ANCIENT CITIES – AMARAPURA, AVA, SAGAING (B/-/-)

KalawBreakfast will be served at hotel. After then it's time to discover the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw. This untouched area provides a fabulous moment in which to observe traditional ways of life, as well as the Kayah national races. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, has the Pilu Stream flowing from the Inle Lake and is the home of the Padaung people.

Morning itinerary includes a visit to the famous religious landmark in Loikaw, the 100 years old Thirimingala Pagoda (Taunggwe Zadi). Next you are going to explore the impressive Kyet Cave, located 15 km east of Loikaw. Inside you will see the cave’s mysterious coffins sprinkled around in various states of condition. There are many different stories and theories, though no general consensus, on why they are there.

In the afternoon the journey continues onto Padaung Village; Pan Pat. This village is known for its people wearing spiral copper rings around their necks, also referred to as “long-necks. Take a walk around the village and experience what daily life is really like in the rural village. This tour offers a ‘once in a life time opportunity to become lost in a culturally varied society. Next you will be taken back to Loikaw for an overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 6: MANDALAY – INLE LAKE (B/-/-)

KalawBreakfast will be served at hotel. After then it's time to discover the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw. This untouched area provides a fabulous moment in which to observe traditional ways of life, as well as the Kayah national races. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, has the Pilu Stream flowing from the Inle Lake and is the home of the Padaung people.

Morning itinerary includes a visit to the famous religious landmark in Loikaw, the 100 years old Thirimingala Pagoda (Taunggwe Zadi). Next you are going to explore the impressive Kyet Cave, located 15 km east of Loikaw. Inside you will see the cave’s mysterious coffins sprinkled around in various states of condition. There are many different stories and theories, though no general consensus, on why they are there.

In the afternoon the journey continues onto Padaung Village; Pan Pat. This village is known for its people wearing spiral copper rings around their necks, also referred to as “long-necks. Take a walk around the village and experience what daily life is really like in the rural village. This tour offers a ‘once in a life time opportunity to become lost in a culturally varied society. Next you will be taken back to Loikaw for an overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 7: INDEIN – KAUNG DAING (B/-/-)

KalawBreakfast will be served at hotel. After then it's time to discover the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw. This untouched area provides a fabulous moment in which to observe traditional ways of life, as well as the Kayah national races. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, has the Pilu Stream flowing from the Inle Lake and is the home of the Padaung people.

Morning itinerary includes a visit to the famous religious landmark in Loikaw, the 100 years old Thirimingala Pagoda (Taunggwe Zadi). Next you are going to explore the impressive Kyet Cave, located 15 km east of Loikaw. Inside you will see the cave’s mysterious coffins sprinkled around in various states of condition. There are many different stories and theories, though no general consensus, on why they are there.

In the afternoon the journey continues onto Padaung Village; Pan Pat. This village is known for its people wearing spiral copper rings around their necks, also referred to as “long-necks. Take a walk around the village and experience what daily life is really like in the rural village. This tour offers a ‘once in a life time opportunity to become lost in a culturally varied society. Next you will be taken back to Loikaw for an overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 8: INLE LAKE – PINDAYA – YANGON (B/-/-)

KalawBreakfast will be served at hotel. After then it's time to discover the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw. This untouched area provides a fabulous moment in which to observe traditional ways of life, as well as the Kayah national races. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, has the Pilu Stream flowing from the Inle Lake and is the home of the Padaung people.

Morning itinerary includes a visit to the famous religious landmark in Loikaw, the 100 years old Thirimingala Pagoda (Taunggwe Zadi). Next you are going to explore the impressive Kyet Cave, located 15 km east of Loikaw. Inside you will see the cave’s mysterious coffins sprinkled around in various states of condition. There are many different stories and theories, though no general consensus, on why they are there.

In the afternoon the journey continues onto Padaung Village; Pan Pat. This village is known for its people wearing spiral copper rings around their necks, also referred to as “long-necks. Take a walk around the village and experience what daily life is really like in the rural village. This tour offers a ‘once in a life time opportunity to become lost in a culturally varied society. Next you will be taken back to Loikaw for an overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 9: YANGON DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

Breakfast will be served at hotel. After then it's time to discover the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw. This untouched area provides a fabulous moment in which to observe traditional ways of life, as well as the Kayah national races. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, has the Pilu Stream flowing from the Inle Lake and is the home of the Padaung people.

Morning itinerary includes a visit to the famous religious landmark in Loikaw, the 100 years old Thirimingala Pagoda (Taunggwe Zadi). Next you are going to explore the impressive Kyet Cave, located 15 km east of Loikaw. Inside you will see the cave’s mysterious coffins sprinkled around in various states of condition. There are many different stories and theories, though no general consensus, on why they are there.

In the afternoon the journey continues onto Padaung Village; Pan Pat. This village is known for its people wearing spiral copper rings around their necks, also referred to as “long-necks. Take a walk around the village and experience what daily life is really like in the rural village. This tour offers a ‘once in a life time opportunity to become lost in a culturally varied society. Next you will be taken back to Loikaw for an overnight stay in a hotel.

 

Our service includes: 

  • Accommodation at the hotels in double/ twin or single room occupancy including breakfast
  • English-speaking station guide service
  • Transportation for excursion and sightseeing by a private air-condition car with driver
  • Boat excursion from Nyaung Shwe to Hpe Kone via Sagar Village
  • Meals mentioned in program (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Admission fees and zone fees for the visits mentioned in above program
  • Mineral water and refreshment

Our Service does not include: 

  • International travel insurance
  • International flight ticket arrangement
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Drinks, personal expenses and tips at hotel, etc.
  • Meals other than mentioned in program (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Any other services not mentioned in inclusions

General remarks: 

  • There is a hotel surcharge and some extra compulsory services for reservations in special times (New Year, Christmas, etc.).Any change of the itinerary or number of participants is subject to price change.
  • For any modification of date or itinerary the prices can be revised.
  • Usually room available only from 14:00 on the arrival date to 12:00 on the departure date. Depending on the hotels policy, the supplement will be added for early check-in or late check-out.
  • The cost of the air tickets are subject to change without prior notice by the airlines.
  • The schedules of domestic flights in Myanmar are provided as an indication only. Once a booking is confirmed we can provide more precise timings, but these remain nevertheless subject to change without notice by the airlines until travelling date. It might therefore in some cases be necessary to amend your program and itinerary due to such schedule changes. We thank you for your understanding.

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