- Trip Itineraries
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Day 1 : Arrival to Yangon
Arrival to Yangon international airport. Transfer to hotel and free. Overnight at Yangon.
Day 2: Full day visit Yangon
Morning breakfast at the hotel visit Yangon. Yangon is the most important commercial city in Myanmar. Stroll around India quarter and visit morning vegetable market which is beside Theingyi marker where one can see Myanmar daily food, snack and sweet that you can not find at elegant restaurant. Short visit to Nun's monastery during their lunch time when they make procession. Visit to banana and coconut market on the bank of Yangon River. Stop at Sule square for photo shoot as it is down town or Yangon. Move to Nanthida port to take ferry boat which cross Yangon river that join between Yangon and Dala village, by taking ferry boat for 15 minutes one can realize about Myanmar transportation system and real life of urban people near by big Yangon city. Stop at Kandawgyi park and finally visit Shwedagon pagoda that is the most venerable pagoda in Myanmar. Overnight at Yangon.
Day 3: Yangon fly to Bagan and visit Bagan
Morning transfer to airport and fly to Bagan. Upon arrival to Bagan visit Bagan. Bagan is archeological zone of Myanmar as well as land of Pagodas. Morning visit Ngakwengadaung pagoda which has bubo shape and the oldest pagoda of Bagan and around that place one can see evolution of Myanmar stupa, Pathothamya temple in which you can see amazing lighting system and beautiful painting, Nyaung U authentic market, Soya bean maker at Nyaung U village, fan maker family, Shwezigon pagoda in which white elephant stopped, stop at Bu Le thi pagoda which is nice place for panorama over Bagan. Visit Ananda temple which is known as the most beautiful temple in Bagan, amazing handmade lacquare workshop, Sulamani temple where you can see two layers of painting from two different epoca, enjoy sunset from Nanmyint tower. Overnight at Bagan.
Day 4: Bagan drive to Mandalay and visit on the way
Drive to Mandalay (about 4 hours). After short drive stop at the small town and can try Myanmar traditional spicy pizza and tea. Proceed to drive. Stop at the village to see how local villagers produce ornament from petrified wood and mother milk. Stop at the village in which all villagers produce different kinds of product made of terracotta and see their amazing technique of make clay pot to keep water and cook. Visit to monastic education center at the base of Sagaing Hill to see how Myanmar children study. Stop at U Bein Bridge: the longest wooden bridge in the world. Drive to hotel at Mandalay. Overnight at Mandalay.
Day 5: Visit Mandalay and Mingun
Morning visit Jade market which is very famous in Mandalay and see how Myanmar craftsman produce different kinds of jade from the biggest stone to the smallest piece by hand. Then transfer to jetty and river cruise to Mingun for one hour. Upon arrival to Mingun visit unfinished pagod, Mingun bell and Myatheindan temple: monument of love. Back to Mandalay by boat. Stop at local family where they make Myanmar real gold leaves by using old technique that we use for religious monuments and home decoration. Visit Mandalay former palace, Reconstruction of Mandalay palace, Mahamunitemple which is one of the three important places for Myanamr Buddhist in which one can see Myanmar real life, the world biggest book and finally go to top of Mandalay hill to enjoy panorama during sunset time. Overnight at Mandalay.
Day 6 : Mandalay fly to Heho drive to Pindaya proceed to Inlay
Morning breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport and fly to Heho. Upon arrival to Heho scenic drive to Pindaya on the way to Pindaya, enjoy beautiful landscape and stop a Pao tribe village. Visit Pindaya cave: collection of 8000 Buddha, umbrella workshop by using bamboo and paper from bark of marbery tree. Stop at local family where they prepare pickle tea leaves that we use to make salad. Then drive to Nyaung Shwe. Stop at Shwe Yan Pyay monastery and temple which is the most beautiful place for glass mosic work in Myanmar Overnighat on lake.
Day 7: Full day visit on Inlay lake
Morning breakfast at the hotel, visit every five days market. Visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda: temple of 5 Buddha images, floating villages, floating garden, sigar workshop, canoe trip at the village: Intha (tribe) village, Intha means, "son of the lake". They live with long leg house, it is really exciting to use their local transport (canoe), which is narrow and long enough for two passengers and one leg rower. They use canoe when they work on floating island so it is narrow and long. Leg rower will bring you to visit their village. Stop at Lotus fabric workshop which is authentic product of Inlay lake. Visit to snack maker village. Overnight on lake
Day 8 : Inlay transfer to Heho fly to Yangon and wait for connection flight
Morning breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport and fly to Yangon. Upon arrival to Yangon wait for connection flight