Tour program name : Myanmar Mini adventure Duration : 11 nights/ 12 days Cover area : Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Kalaw, Pindaya Inlay lake,…
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Tour program name : Myanmar Mini adventure
Duration : 11 nights/ 12 days
Cover area : Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Kalaw, Pindaya
Inlay lake, Indein,
Availability : All year around
Day 1: Yangon
Arrival to Yangon and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon
Morning breakfast at the hotel visit Yangon. Yangon is the most important commercial city in Myanmar. Stroll around India quarter from Sule pagoda to Theingyi market through Strand road to Mago road pass Synagoue 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. Stop at Sule pagoda to make picture highlight of down town of Yangon. Bogyoke market which is the most popular shopping center in Yanogn, 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,. Stop at Kandawgyi park and finally visit Shwedagon pagoda that is the most venerable pagoda in Myanmar. Overnight at Yangon.
Day 3 : Yangon – Heho- Pindaya-Kalaw
Morning breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport and fly to Heho. Upon arrival to Heho drive to Pindaya (one and half hour from short way), on the way to Pindaya, enjoy beautiful landscape and one can stop at the village of Pao/Danu tribe. Visit Pindaya cave: collection of 8000 Buddha, umbrella workshop by using bamboo and paper from bark of marbery tree. Then drive to Kalaw. Overnight at Kalaw.
Day 4 : Trekking to Patupauk village village
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Then drive to the base of the mountain where you start to trek. It takes about two hours to arrive the first destination where you will have light lunch. Then trek about 2/3 hours to Patupauk village (Pao tribe) where you sleep. Sleep at local family house.
First part of trekking before lunch will pass many villages. Second part of trek after lunch walk in the field and feel beauty of nature.
Home stay at the village is so interesting. Completely different from other country. You stay at the same house with local family in the original village. As original family house, built by Bamboo, toilet is clean outside of house, there is open place to take bath, no hot water. Who want to have an unforgettable experience living together with local should do that trekking.
*** Lunch and dinner are included
Day 5: Trekking to Indein drive to the hotel
Morning breakfast at the local family house and start to trek to Indein (5 hours). On the way you can visit Pao tribe villages. Upon arrival to Indein, take rest and visit ruins of Shwe Inn Dein then take the boat and drive to hotel. Overnight on lake / at Nyaung Shwe
Day 6: 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, cigar 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. Visit snack maker village. Overnight on lake / Nyaung Shwe
Day 7: Inlay lake-Heho-Bagan
Morning breakfast at the hotel visit ruins of Indein. In the afternoon transfer to Heho airport and fly to Bagan. On the way visit Shwe Yan Pyay 19th wooden monastery and temple which is famous for mosai work Upon arrival to Bagan transfer to hotel. Overnight at Bagan
Day 8: Bagan
Visit Bagan. Bagan is the archeological zone of Myanmar as well as the 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 lacquer workshop, Sulamani temple where you can see two layers of paint from two different Epoca, enjoy the sunset from Nanmyint Tower. Overnight at Bagan.
Day 9: Bagan - Mandalay by boat
Transfer to jetty and navigation along the Ayeyarwady river to Mandalay. Upon arrival to Mandalay transfer to Hotel and check in. Overnight at Mandalay.
Day 10: Mandalay –Amarapura -Sagaing- Innwa
Morning breakfast at hotel. Short drive to Amarapura and visit Mahagandayone monastery: school for 1200 Buddhist monk. The most interesting time to visit that monastery is at 10:15am when all monks enter to dining room for their lunch. Then visit traditional hand woven silk workshop. Visit the village in which all villagers make different items made of clay that we still use in our daily life. Proceed to Innwa. an artificial island, one of the ancient capitals of Myanmar and visit Bagaya monastery, Menu Ok kyaung and ruin of Innwa by horse cart . Then drive to Sagaing. Visit to top of Sagaing Hill for beautiful panorama over Ayeyarwaddy river and holy hill, stop at monastic education center to see how Myanmar children survive to study. Drive back to Amarapura and visit U Bein bridge (during sunset time) which is the longest wooden bridge in the world. Then drive to Mandalay. Overnight at Mandalay.
Day 11: Mandalay ( Mingun – Mandalay )
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. Mingun is small village which is situated on the western bank of Ayeyarwady river. Visit unfinished pagoda, the world biggest bell, and monument of love. Then go back to Mandalay by boat. In the afternoon visit Mahamuni pagoda; one of the three important places in Myanmar in which can see Myanmar daily life, Shwenandaw Monastery; former Mandalay Royal Palace, the world biggest book and finally go up to the top of Mandalay Hill to admire the city Mandalay. Overnight at Mandalay
Day 12: Mandalay and departure
Morning free and transfer to airport and fly to ………….