Tour of Myanmar temples and natural wonders
Discover the amazing natural landscapes of Myanmar as well as its wonderful temples and important historical sites. This wonderful 11-days tour takes you to:Read more
Discover the amazing natural landscapes of Myanmar as well as its wonderful temples and important historical sites. This wonderful 11-days tour takes you to:
You'll be astonished by the cultural heritages of this land. Join us, nothing will disappoint you!
Meeting at Yangon International Airport, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Enjoy free time to rest and refresh. Then, you'll enjoy a tour of the city, visiting Tomb of Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Emperor of the Mughal Empire exiled by the British after the 1857 Indian rebellion, the Royal Karaweik Palace, located at the Eastern edge of Royal Kandawgyi Lake that is fully visible from the great Shwedagon Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.
In the ealry morning you'll be transferred to Yangon airport to take your flight to Bagan (Nyaung-U Airport). Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and check-in.
Then, you'll discover the Nyaung-U market where bustling trades of fresh vegetables, rice, clothings and the famous thanaka are taking place. Afterwards, enjoy the visit of the Shwezigone Pagoda where a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha are believed to be enshrined. The tour continues to the Gu Byauk Gyi Pagoda which boasts murals dating back to the 13th century, which show scenes belonging to the Jataka tales. Then to Queen Phwar Saw Village. Here it is possible to learn something about culture of local people and their daily works. Moreover, you can understand something about the homemade cigar factory and watch the production of natural oil.
After lunch, visit the Lacquerware Workshop to understand how the famous handicraft is made. Also the evening is rich of events, you'll discover: Pyatthatgyi Temple before visiting to the Dhammayangyi Patho which, according to legends, has the brickwork so fine that a pin could not pass through between any two brick even though it was constructed without using mortar. Furthermore, it is the ideal place to view the sunset. Overnight at Bagan.
Today is devoted to the visit of one of the most famous archaeological zone in Asia, which is located on Mount Popa, an extinct volcano 1518 meters high. It is know as the dwelling of the legendary Nats or Spirit gods. Popa Taungkalat Shrine hosts 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits, these statues are at the base of the shrine. From the top of Taung Kalat, it is possible to enjoy a panoramic view of the ancient city of Bagan. Overnight at Bagan.
After breakfast, you'll move to the airport to take your flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival transfer to hotel and check in.
Then, you'll take part in a tour, to visit Amarapura, Mahagandayon Monastery, the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar and afterwards, U Bein Bridge, the world longest and oldest teak bridge made with 1850 teak pillars. The tour continues visiting Innwa (Ava), the former royal capital. During the travel to reach the town, you'll stop at Tampa Wadi Village to discover the Bronze Casting Workshop where bells, gongs and tri gongs are made.
Upon arrival in Innwa, you'll enjoy a visit to the Bargaya Monastery supported by 263 giant teak posts and is decorated with carvings and reliefs. Proceed to the Maha Aung Myae Bon Zan Monastery, one of the polished brick building with stucco and flora decorations on the walls.
In the afternoon, you'll explore Sagaing, U Min Thonze, home to 45 Buddhas, a monastery of nuns of the silver production workshop and Kaung Hmu Daw Pagoda. Finally, you can enjoy the breath-taking sunset at Sagaing Hill and then return to Mandalay to overnight.
Today your tour of Mandalay continues. After breakfast you'll embark on excursion to visit the renowned Mahamuni Pagoda which hosts a Buddha Images that is said to have the exact likeness of the Gautama Buddha. Then, you'll get on board of a boat to enjoy a short cruise to Mingun Pahtodawgyi, the unfinished stupa of the King Bodawpaya and to the world largest ringing bell, the Mingun Bell. At the end, return to Mandalay, visiting the Gold Leaf Making Workshops and Tapestry Workshop and Stone and Wood Carving Workshops where Buddha images, slab for inscriptions and figurines are made from wood and marbles.
The tour continues visiting the Royal Mandalay Palace, Mandalay Culture Museum and Nan Myint Watchtower.
After lunch, you'll stroll among the alley of the Zay Cho Market and go shopping in Mandalay searching for the typical products, such as acheik (Mandalay silk longyi), Kadipur (velvet) slippers and hto moat (sticky cake). In the evening, visit Sanda Muni Pagoda which is surrounded by 1774 small white pagodas. Each one is characterized by individual marble slabs inscribed with Buddha teaching. Climbed the Mandalay Hill and enjoy the sunset before going back to the hotel for overnight.
Transfer to the airport to take the flight for Heho in the morning. Upon arrival, you'll move to Nyaung Shwe town, the gateway to Inle Lake. Here, you'll get on board on a boat and be transferred to the hotel, check-in.
Then, you'll enjoy an excursion on a boat around the lake, which includes visit to various handicraft workshops. Do not miss the views of picturesque villages with silt-house and floating gardens and the famous leg-rower fishermen with their catches. Then, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Jumping Cat Monastery. The tour continues visiting Inn Paw Khone Village, where it is possible to observe the complex creation and production of lotus flower textile. Finally, you'll discover the Shwe Inn Dein Pagoda, the ruins of which date back to the 8th century. Overnight at hotel on Inle Lake.
In the morning you'll reach the Nyaung Shwe Jetty by boat and then the Heho airport to take your flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in.
Then, you'll enjoy a shopping trip to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market which offers antique, Burmese handicraft and jewelry shops, art galleries, and clothing shops as well as foodstuffs, garments and foreign goods. Afterwards, you'll visit to old colonial buildings. This country boasts several colonial buildings and the best examples are the City Hall (outside sightseeing), High Court Building with its Clock Tower and the Minister’s Building which occupies the whole block. At the end, enjoy a pleasant stroll along Mahabandoola Park close to the City Hall and see the Independence Monument situated inside the park. Finally, visit Little India and Chia Town. Overnight in Yangon.
Breakfast and free time: enjoy your last day in Ngapali Beach.
Then, you'll be transferred to the airport to flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, you'll visit other important sights of the city, as Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, the largest marble Buddha Image in Myanmar with a height of 37 ft (11 m) and a weight of over 600 tons. The Sitting Buddha Image is curved out from a single marble stone, then visit to the Royal White Elephant in Mindama Hill. In the evening, take a pleasant walk along Inya Lake admiring the breath-taking sunset and enjoying the cool breeze blowing across the lake. Overnight in Yangon.
Bid farewell. Transfer to Yangon International Airport: end of services.