Day 02: Yangon - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, leave Yangon for Mandalay by domestic flight. Arrive at airport and proceed to Mandalay, the last royal seat of Myanmar Kings. On the way visit to Amarapura, an ancient capital built by the advice of astrologers and U Bein Bridge - 1.2 km long over 200 years old wooden bridge; Mahagandaryone Monastery, where one may observe the daily life of the monks studying Buddha's scriptures and Silk weaving home cottage. Then proceed to Mandalay . Lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, continue to Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery - noted for its exquisite wood carvings, Atumashi Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda-known as the world biggest book, and evening enjoy the sunset view from the Mandalay Hill. Dinner at the local restaurant and day end.
Day 03: Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing - Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast at the hotel, visit to Mahamuni Image - a bronze Buddha Image casting the lifetime of Buddha Himself; Gold Leave Beating Workshop and excrusion with boat trip to Mingun where the world largest ringing bell exist. Sightseeing Pahtodawgyi unfinished Pagoda, Mingun Bell, Myatheindan Pagoda, Home for the aged and environs scene. Lunch at local restaurant. After that sightseeing to Sagaing Hill, known as the center of meditation. Visit Kaungmudaw Pagoda, an enormous dome shaped pagoda built in 16th century; and Pottery and Silver-Smith Workshops. Watch the sunset and the panoramic view of the surrounding country sight from Sagaing Hill. And then drive back to Mandalay. Evening dinner at a local restaur
Day 04: Mandalay - Bagan (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, transfer to the jetty for the boat trip to Bagan with ferry boat (0700-1730). Afternoon, arrive at Nyaung Oo Jetty. Meet and transfer to hotel in Bagan. Evening, watch the famous sunset view of Bagan from Shwesandaw Pagoda. Dinner at local restaurant, and day end.
(Remark: Mandalay-Bagan ferry can be cancel if less than 60 passengers or no passenger without prior notice. In this kind of situation, we will arrange alternative way by car or flight as per your request and additional charges will be occurred under client's account.)
Day 05: Bagan (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, full day sightseeing to Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigon Pagoda - built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; Wetkyi-In Gubyaukkyi, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes; Htilominlo Temple - the largest temples of Bagan and Ananda Temple - King Kyansittha's masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, continue to Dhamanyangyi Temple was built by King Narathu in 1167 (12th centaury) and not finished but it displayed the finest brickwork in Bagan; Manuha Temple - built by King Manuhar from Thaton, Nanphaya and Myinkabar Gubyaukgyi Temple - known for its wall painting depicting scenes from the Jataka. Dinner with Puppet Show at the local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Bagan, Burma's ancient city and living treasure house of Buddhist architectural beauties.
(Remarks: Sunrise Watching Tour in Bagan is not included in our itinerary and prices. Additional charges are mentioned if you choose as an optional. Please see detail extra cost.)
Day 06: Bagan - Popa - Kalaw (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast at hotel, drive to Kalaw. On the way, visit to Mount Popa, the abode of nats (spirits), siturated 40 miles southeast of Bagan. Sightseeing Mount Popa and environs. Lunch at a restaurant in Meikhtila. Then, proceed to Kalaw - a small hill station with numbers of old colonial style British built buildings. Evening arrive at Kalaw. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kalaw.
(Remark: Bagan- Kalaw land route is roughly and bumpy, but some visitors like for adventure and take this route, some don’t use for their convenience. We arrange the optional B program with flight instead of driving to Kalaw. So if you are not in good physical state or strong enough to ride 9 hrs rough journey by car we recommend you to choose Optional B program. Please see detail Optional B program.)
Day 07: Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast in hotel, drive to Pindaya - a small quiet town, famous for it's thousand of Buddha Images deposited inside the caves centuries of years ago. Visit Pindaya caves, traditional Shan paper making, pottery and umbrella making villages. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, proceed to Nyaung Shwe - a small town located at the entrance of Lake Inle. And then boat transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 08: Inle (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, boat trip to Inle Lake, the second biggest lake in Myanmar, famous for its unique leg rollers. Tour highlights is visit to Floating Market (can available see on the market days only which is hold on every five days), Ngaphechaung Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries on the lake and well know for its jumping cats, floating gardens in Kay La village, famous wish-fulfilling Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, Inpawkhone Village - famous for its silk weaving handloom; blacksmith shop at Se' Kaung village and traditional cigar making (Cheroot Factory). Lunch at the local restaurant. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 09: Inle - Heho - Kyaing Tong (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, drive back to Heho airport for departure to Kyaing Tong, a small trading town which is known as a city of the Eastern Shan State, located near Thai Border; famous for it several hill-tribes villages like Akha, Palaung, Lahu, Akhi, Lishu, Lwe and Shans living nearby the surrounding. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Visit to Home made Lacquer workshop, Hot Spa, Akha Centre Village, Pottery village “Yan Gone”. Sunset on the One Tree Hill Thittapin Taung - the 245 years old Diptero carpus tree planted by King Alaungphaya, the founder of Third Myanmar Dynasty. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Kyaing Tong.
Day 10: Kyaing Tong (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, take the car about 45 minutes for the hiking tour to Pin Tauk Area to see Akha & Enn Tribes villages. Picinic lunch at Pin Tauk Water fall. After lunch, visit to Wan Kan Village to see the Sake Rice Wine with traditional process, Hand Making “Saa-pulp” Shan Paper Works at Wan Lau Village. Evening arrive back to Kyaing Tong. Dinner at a restaurant and overnight at hotel in Kyaing Tong.
Day 11: Kyaing Tong-Tachileik Departure (Breakfast/ Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Tachileik - Thai border town (102 miles - 3 hrs drive) to depart from Tachileik border to Maesai - Thailand. On arrival to Tachileik, visit to famous Tachileik Tarlaw Market.
(Remarks: If time allow within the day of normal rent (10hrs), you can visit more other nearby place by negotiate with your local guide.)