6 Days 5 Nights
Burmese, English, Japanese
Arrive in Yangon around midnight and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
In the morning after breakfast, you explore the exotic metropolis and visit the 72 meters long Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image, Sule Pagoda- the landmark of the city centre. Enroute you pass many magnificent buildings of the colonial era, e.g courthouse, city hall, Nanthida Jetty- a buzzling pier. Have lunch and stroll through The Bogyoke Aung San Market -formally known as Scott Market to Yangon Railway station to catch the special train ride to Mandalay roundabout 03:00pm and overnight on the train.
In the morning roundabout 06:00am, arrive in Mandalay and take a refresh and breakfast at a local restaurant. After that start sightseeing in Mandalay including Mahamuni Buddha Image (one of the most venerable statues of Buddha covered with gold leaf), local artisan’s workshops of gold leaf making, woodcarving and marble. Have a lunch and check in Hotel. After taking a refresh, proceed to Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carving), and Kuthodaw Pagoda with its 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures (known as the world’s biggest book). Finally sunset from Mandalay Hill where you can admire the beauty of Mandalay. Enjoy dinner and overnight in Mandalay.
In the morning, transfer to airport for Bagan. On arrival Bagan, sightseeing archaeological field of Bagan including colourful NyaungOo Local Market, Shwezigone Pagoda, a prototype of real Myanmar stupa; Kyansittha Umin Pagoda build a tunnel with an interesting feature of paintings; Gubyaukgyi Pagoda in Wetkyi Inn Village, a cave temple with its famous mural paintings. After lunch, visit to Bagan Museum, observe the process of traditional lacquer-ware, one of the best knowing Myanmar handicrafts and Ananda Temple which one set the architectural benchmark in Asia by Horse cart. Enjoy sunset by boat about 45minutes with nice view. Overnight stay in Bagan.
After Breakfast, drive to Mt.Popa-an extinct volcano which is known as “Home of the Spirits” and you will see the rural life on the way such as producing Toddy Juice and sweets. You may stop at some places to take photos. Climb up 777steps to reach the top of Mt.Popa cliff temple and enjoy the landscape, the panoramic view of extinct volcano and the plain to Bagan. Have lunch and then drive back to Bagan and visit Minnanthu Village where you will learn about their traditional livelihood and learn the interesting process of creating “Poneyay” ( pea powder paste ) and see how local plum jam is made and packed. In the evening transfer to airport for Yangon. Enjoy dinner at restaurant in Yangon and overnight in Yangon.
In the morning after breakfast, start visiting Kandawgyi Lake and Garden and Bogyoke Aung San Museum. Have lunch at a local restaurant and proceed to the Kyauk-Taw-Gyi Pagoda which is the largest Buddha Image in world carved from one piece of marble, white elephants house and then proceed to the 2500 years old Shwedagone Pagoda with the high of 100 meters is one of the most impressive and holiest sites of Buddhism. Enjoy dinner at restaurant. And then take a relaxation for foot massage at SPA Treatments on the way to the airport and transfer to the airport for your midnight Departure.
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