6 Days 5 Nights
Arrive in Yangon around midnight and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho. On arrival, drive to Pindaya (60 km, 01:30 hours) drive and enjoy the marvelous landscapes of hilly region with vegetables plantations and cultivations. Pindaya is also known for the Shan paper and monk umbrella makers. Visit the Pindaya Cave - houses 8094 Buddha Images and visit traditional paper & umbrella making home based cottage industry. Drive to Kalaw (45 km from Pindaya) is a beautiful hill station surrounded by pine trees and was a popular hill station for the British. Overnight stay in Kalaw.
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit local market and Hnee Paya - Buddha image made of bamboo in the morning and then drive to Inle Lake, the second largest natural lake in Myanmar with 22.4 Km long and 11.2 Km wide, it is situated 1320 meters above sea level among the hazy blue mountains. On the way to Inle Lake near NyaungShwe City, visit at 100 years old “ShweYa Pyay” wooden Monastery for taking photos. Proceed to check into a hotel by boat and visit Nga Phae Chaung Monastery, have a chance to see the leg-rowing fisherman, wonderful floating gardens and villages. Overnight in Inle Lake.
In the morning after breakfast, start boat excursion to Inn Paw Khone village and explore traditional silk weaving, lotus fiber weaving and blacksmith shop. Then visit floating villages and see their Inthar lifestyle, floating market and proceed to PhaungdawOo Pagoda- the most venerable pagoda on the lake which houses five images of Buddha completely gilded and holiest religious site of Shan State. Overnight at Inle Lake.
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to jetty and drive to Taunggyi - the capital of Shan State, 1500 meters above sea level and visit local Market and then proceed to Aye Thar Yar Wine industry. Transfer to Heho airport for Yangon and enjoy at a restaurant in Yangon. Overnight stay in Yangon.
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Yangon Railway station to catch the circular train ride to Insein( one hour ride ), a small town10 miles from Yangon. Shrouded in a rural and urban atmosphere. Visit Insein Market where you can see colorful vendors and shopkeepers as the locals go about their daily shopping and you will stroll along the quiet streets. Have lunch at a local restaurant and visit 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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