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 Mons as well as Myanmar Second Dynasty situated about 80 km north-east of Yangon . Then, proceed to Shwemawdaw Pagoda - the highest pagoda in Myanmar . Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch visit Kanbawzathadi Palace , the palace site of King Bayinnaung who is the founder of Myanmar 2nd Dynasty; Shwethalyaung Pagoda - a 55 meters long reclining Buddha; Mons' 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 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-05: Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin - Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, visit to Pyin Oo Lwin formerly known as Maymyo, a small hill station used by the British. Highlights tours are: Peik Chin Myaung Caves, 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 and overnight at the second capital of Myanmar.
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.
(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-09: Bagan - Popa - Kalaw (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
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)
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-11: Inle (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
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-12: 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 o;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 Empire. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Kyaing Tong.
Day-13: 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-14: Kyaing Tong - Yangon (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, visit to Central Market, Dhat Zoan Doi Ancient pagoda (the origin of Yangon Kabaaye, Akhe’s Wan Sai village (not similar to Akha), Ann’s Ho Lung village beside the road before aiport checkin. Lunch at local restaurant. Then, transfer to airport for flight to Yangon. Meet & transfer to hotel. Evening take a walk to China Town where can see the many vendors on the platform & buy the variety of Myanmar Products before dinner at lcoal restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day-15: Yangon - Sittwe - Mrauk Oo (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to take flight to Sittwe, the capital of Western Rakhine State. On arriving at Sittwe, meet & transfer to jetty for boat trip to Mrauk Oo, ancient capital of Rakhine Kingdom, famous for its 15th century temple with wall paintings of Indian Culturak influence. Lunch on board. Arrive at Mrauk Oo and transfer to hotel. Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Mrauk Oo.
Day-16: Mrauk Oo (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, visit to Mrauk Oo Market, Koethaung Pagoda (90,000), Shitthaung Pagoda (80,000), Shwetaung (the highest mountain). Then proceed to Sakya Man Aung Pagoda, Yadana Man Aung Pagoda, Pisi Pagoda, Phara Oak Pagoda and Kyanglaidon Fortress. Lunch at local restaurant continue to visit the archaeological Museum on the ground of ruined palace, Bandoola Monastery Museum, Zina Manaung Pagoda, Lak say kan lake. Proceed to Harretaung Hill for sunset. Dinner & overnight at hotel in Mrauk Oo.
Day-17: Mrauk Oo - Sittwe (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, visit to Mro Village Palace Side, Museum & check out hotel. Transfer to Jetty and boat trip to Sittwe. Lunch on board. Arrive at Sittwe & transfer to hotel. Visit to View Point Beach to see the sunset scene. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Sittwe.
Day-18: Sittwe - Thandwe (Ngapali Beach) (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, visit to Fish market, Fishing Boat Workshops & Fishermen area, Cultural Museum, Mahakutahla Monastery Museum. Transfer to airport and 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. Overnight at the hotel in Ngapali Beach.
Day-19: Ngapali Beach (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, take whole day leisure on the beach. Overnight at hotel in Ngapali.
Day-20: 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-21: Yangon - Departure (Breakfast/ Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel,visit to Strand Jetty and can see the scene of the people’s daily life along the Yangon River; Mahapasana Cave where the Buddhist Synods are held. 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 and leave for airport to take the departure flight.
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.)