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Day 1 :      Arrival to Yangon

 Arrival to Yangon international airport. Transfer to hotel and free. Overnight at Yangon.

Day 2:    Explore Yangon

Morning breakfast at the hotel visit Yangon.  Yangon is the most important commercial city in Myanmar.  Visit the Banana market that Myanmar use green banana and coconut for offering. Stroll around Old Yangon city around Sule square which is heart of Yangon city opposite of Mahabandula park. Walk to Nanthida port to take ferry boat which cross Yangon river that join between Yanogn and Dala, by taking ferry boat for 15 minutes one can realize about Myanmar transportation system and real life of urban people nearby big Yangon city. Visit to Bogyoke market which is famous shopping place in Yangon. Stop at Kandawgyi park in which there is famous Karaweik barge, proceed to visit Chauk Htat Gyi reclining Buddha, and finally visit Shwedagon pagoda that is the most venerable pagoda in Myanmar. Overnight at Yangon.

Day 3      Yangon  fly to Loikaw  and visit to tribe village

Morning transfer to airport and fly to Loikaw. Upon arrival to Loikaw meet with local guide. And drive 45 minutes to Lisu village. Visit around Lisu village. Then proceed to the small cave and Hti Se Kha falls. In the afternoon back to Loikaw and visit to sanbon Kaya tribe village and go up to Taung Kwe zedi for nice panorama over Loikaw during sunset time. Overnight at Loikaw.

Day 4   Visit to tribe villages around Loikaw

Morning breakfast at hotel. Drive 2 and half hour over high land in the kaya virgin forest pass trough small tribe villages. Upon arrival to Kayaw tribe village visit around the village. Then drive for one and half hour back to junction and stop at the local restaurant for your lunch. 35 minutes drive to (2 villages) Kayan tribe and visit around the village. In the afternoon back to Loikaw and walk around Naung Ya lake then back to hotel. Overnight at Loikaw

Day 5     Loikaw drive to Kakku proceed to Inlay

Scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe (4 hours by car).  Stop at Kakku which is famous place for  a big collection of 2000 stupas in a small area of one square kilometer.  Proceed to drive to Taunggyi and stop at Pao tribe village. Stop at the highest place of Taungyi for nice panorama over the city Shan mountain and see part to Inlay lake. Proceed to Inay and  way stop at Ayethaya winery  and fell beauty of nature over Shan mountain. Possibility for wine tasty. Upon arrival to Nyaung Shwe check in at the hotel. Overnight at Nyaung Shwe

Day 6:   Visit Inlay Lake

Visit full day on lake. Visit to colorful every five day market, stop at the village which is famous for the product of local snack that you see in every five days market, Phaung Daw Oo pagoda : the most important religious place on Lake for Shan tribe. Stop at fabric workshop where you can see how to produce fabric from lotus stem and make authentic product of Inlay Lake. Enjoy canoe ride in the floating village, leg rower (Intha tribe) will bring you to his or her village.  Traveling by local canoe will give you exciting experience and feel tranquility of Inlay Lake. Stop at famous Shan monastery which is famous as jumping cat monastery- Ngaphechaung monastery. Visit to Ruins of Shwe Indein. Then drive back to Hotel.

Day 7:   Inlay lake - Pindaya -  Heho - Bagan

Morning drive to Pindaya on the way to Pindaya, enjoy beautiful landscape. Stop at Pao village in which Pao ladies produce exterior leaves of  Myanmar cigar. Upon arrival to Pindaya, visit Pindaya cave: collection of 8000 Buddha, since late 19th Century for the afraid of Japanese soldiers all local tribe brought their holly images and hide in the cave. Later, when we go independence Pindaya cave became one of the interesting places to visit for cave and famous landscape. Visit to family to see how to make bamboo and Shan paper umbrella bark of Marbury tree. Visit to local family how to prepare famous pickle tea leaves that we use to make salad in our traditional culture. Drive to Heho airport and fly to Bagan. Upon arrival to Bagan transfer to hotel. Overnight at Bagan.

Day 8      Visit around 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.  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 tower which is the best place to see Bagan. Overnight at Bagan.

Day 9  Bagan -  Mt. Popa – Bagan

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Mt.Popa: and extinct volcano. Enjoy beautiful landscape of rural area and stop local farmer in which they make palm sugar and cooking oil from nuts. Stop at farmer village and stroll around the village. Upon arrival to Mt.Popa, excursion to Mt.Popa which is famous for home of the Nats. 777 steps will bring you to the top of Popa Taung Kalet. Some monasteries, cave temples and meditation caves long the stair and top of Taung Kalet, admire beautiful panorama. Then drive back to Bagan. In the afternoon enjoy sunset cruise along Ayeyarwaddy river. Overnight at Bagan

Day 10  Bagan  drive to Mandalay  and visit on the way

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Mandalay(4 hours). On the way stop at local field where local farmer work in tabacco field / rice field and bean farms. Stop at small town and sit at local teashop to enjoy Myanmar tea culture  After short drive stop to very interesting village in which all villagers make different items made of petrified wood that we still use as ornaments and some items for home decoration. Such kinds of petrified wood beads had been used by ancient Phyu tribe for their lovely ornament. Now spread outside of Myanmar that can see in India, Japan and other Asian country, and proud to visit original place of Phyu bead culture. After short drive visit to the village in which villagers produce different kinds of product made of clay, that Myanmar use in daily life to keep water or to cook or for offering. Proceed to visit the place in which last generation of family produce toys made of paper. Proceed to Mandalay. Overnight At Mandalay

Day 11   Amarapura – Innwa – Sagaing

Morning breakfast at hotel. Short drive to Mahamuni temple which is one of the three important places in Myanmar for Buddhist. Visit to Buddhist monk school. The most interesting time to visit that monastery is at 10:15am when all monks enter to dining room for their lunch. Visit Soon Oo Ponnya Shin pagoda and U Min Thone Ze pagoda which re situated on the top of Sagaing hill: beautiful place for panoramic view over Ayeyarwaddy river and holy hill, Aung Myay Oo monastic education center which is the place where children try to get education under the guidance of Buddhist monk (March to May is summer vacation, pre full moon day and full moon day no school). Precede to  Innwa.  Innwa is an artificial island: one of the ancient capitals of Myanmar, visit Bagaya monastery, Menu Ok kyaung and ruin of Innwa by horse cart. Then visit traditional hand woven silk workshop. Visit U Bein bridge which is the longest wooden bridge in the world. Then drive to Mandalay. Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 12:   Mandalay and Mingun

Early morning visit to rail market which is very special place where farmers sells their product as well as business sellers do great business and villager who come by train for trading. Back to hotel for breakfast. Then visit famous Jade market in Mandalay, famous place for hundreds of craftsman produce from smallest piece of Jade from huge stone. Visit Shwenandaw Monastery which is former Mandalay Royal palace, the world biggest book. In the Afternoon transfer to jetty and take the boat to Mingu for an hour. Mingun is small village which is situated on the western bank of Ayeyarwady River. Visit Pathodawgyi pagoda, the world biggest bell and Monument of love. Then go back to Mandalay by boat. Sunset on the boat. Overnight at Mandalay

Day 13 :   Mandalay and departure

Morning transfer to airport and fly to ……..


13 Days

Yangon , Loikaw, Inlay, Kakku, Pindaya, Bagan, Mt.Popa, Mandalay, Innwa, Mingun