Day 02: Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo;(Golden Rock) (Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, a long excursion by road, 190 km east of Yangon, to Kyaikhtiyo. On the way visit Htaukkyant World II Cemetery on the way. On arrive at Bago, visit Kyahkatwine Teaching Monastery where one can witness the hundreds of student monks having their lunch under the Buddha disciplines. Lunch at local restaurant and proceed to Golden Rock, a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. Pilgrims walk the twisting l0 km footpath through bamboo forests or by the local open truck. It is 11 km up hill hike from base camp to Yathe Taung Base camp, which is located on the half way and 45 minutes drive up. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Kyaikhtiyo.
(Remarks: Our tourist vans or coaches can only reach to the base camp named Kimpun Camp. From Kimpun Camp to Yathetaung middle camp, all the visitors have to take the local trucks for the safety purpose. Our price for the small groups from 1 to 15 people, we only calculated base on the normal joining cost with other passengers. If you need a private transport truck, we will arrange it and additional charges applied are payable by client. Please see detail extra costs.)
Day 03: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bago - Mandalay(Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, drive back to Bago -an ancient capital of
as well as Myanmar Second Dynasty situated about 80 km north-east of
. Then, proceed to Shwemawdaw Pagoda - the highest pagoda in
. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch visit
, the palace site of King Bayinnaung who is the founder of
2nd Dynasty; Shwethalyaung Pagoda - a 55 meters long reclining Buddha;
’ weaving village, and Cheroot Making Home Cottage Industry. And then visit Kyaikpon Four gigantic Buddh Images. Dinner at a local restaurant. Evening depart Bago to Mandalay by Express Coach and overnight on coach.
(Remark: Currently, no more night trains are operating between Yangon-Mandalay & Mandalay-Yangon route. So we have arranged an alternative way using Express Coach.)
Day 04: Mandalay - Amarapura - Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Early morning arrive at Mandalay - the capital of Myanmar Last Dynasty. Meet and transfer to the hotel. After fresh-up, sightseeing 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. Lunch at the local restaurant and proceed visiting to
, 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
Hill. Dinner at the local restaurant and day end.
Day 05: Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) - Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at the hotel, visit to Pyin Oo Lwin formerly known as Maymyo, a small hill station used by the British. Highlights tours are: BE Water Fall, Maymyo Market, horse cart ride along the colonial style buildings, Chinese Temple and National kandawgyi Park. Lunch at local restaurant in Pyin Oo Lwin. Evening drive back to Mandalay. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
Day 06: Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing - Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at the hotel, visit 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 restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
Day 07: Mandalay - Bagan (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
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 08: 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.
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 09: 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 10: 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
And then boat transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in
Day 11: Inle (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, boat trip to
the second biggest lake in
, 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 12: Inle - Heho - Thandwe (Ngapali Beach) (Breakfast)
Start your day with breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, leave Inle for Heho by coach. After that, flight to Thandwe. Meet & transfer to Ngapali, one of the unspoiled white sand beach located on the western coast line of the country. Check in hotel and overnight at hotel in Ngapali.
Day 13: Ngapali Beach (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, take whole day leisure on the beach. Overnight at hotel in Ngapali.
Day 14: Ngapali Beach (Thandwe) - Yangon (Breakfast / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, make leisure before transfer to airport to fly back Yangon. Meet and transfer to hotel. Evening before dinner at a restaurant take a walk to China Town to witness the many vendors and stalls along the sidewalk, and can buy the variety of Myanmar Products. Your last night is in Yangon.
Day 15: Yangon - Departure (Breakfast/ Lunch)
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, visit to Strand Jetty and see the daily life of the people along the Yangon River; and and Botataung Pagoda - the landmark of
Yangon’s waterfront. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, visit to Bogyoke Market used to called Scott Market, the largest market in Yangon with time to browse among the hundreds of stalls for souvenir bargains, arts & crafts souvenir shopping center before transfer to airport for flight back home.
End of Tour & Services
(Remarks: If time allow within the day of normal rent (10hrs), you can visit more other nearby place by negotiate with your local guide.)