10 days

Tour Program Name : Myanmar 10 days
Cover Area : Pyway (Prome) - Bagan - Mandalay - Hsibaw - Yangon 

 

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival, transfer to Hotel for dinner and

O/N in Yangon

Day 2 Overland drive to Pyway(Prome) with visit en route

O/N in Pyay.

Day 3 Continue to Bagan by exploring the country site

O/N in Bagan.

Day 4 Visit in and around Bagan and its Temples and Pagodas

O/N in Bagan.

Day 5 Drive to Popa Mountain, and proceed to Mandalay

O/N in Mandalay.

Day 6 Visit in and around Mandalay and Amarapura

O/N in Mandalay

Day 7 Train to Hsibaw by observing along the railroad

O/N in Hsibaw.

Day 8 Trekking to tribal village near Hsibaw

O/N in Hsibaw.

Day 9 Drive to Pyinpoolwin for visit and continue to Mandalay

O/N in Mandalay.

Day 10 Fly back to Yangon and last minutes visit before departure

 

Details Itinerary

Day 1 : (Evening) Arrival, welcome dinner with Traditional performance. Overnight in Yangon.
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Traditional Performance
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Puppet Show
Day 2 : From Yangon to Pyay (Prome)

Overland drives to Pyay, the famous Pyu capital before Bagan. Stop at villages to learn the daily life of the people more closely. Visit to the Local market to watch the populace of the environ, and stop at Innma Village to learn the hand-loom weaving. Drop at Schools and monastery to see the kids and their educational System. Visit Shwesandaw Pagoda, and Saehtutgyi Gygantic Seated Buddha Image, then continue visit to Neikbeinna Nunnery. Overnight in Pyay (Prome).

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Shewsandaw Pagoda
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Saehtutgyi Buddha Image
Day 3 : From Pyay(Prome) to Bagan

Continue driving to Bagan with exploring of Country life, sometimes stop at old Pyu Capital Ruin City (2 to 4 century AD) with full of Artifacts, and sometimes by wandering the Petroleum extracting and schools. Overnight in Bagan.

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On the way to BaganBagan View
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On the way to BaganBagan View
Day 4 : Treasure tours include Nyaungoo local market to watch the populace of the environs, and continue to Shwezigon Pagoda, the proto type of later Myanmar Stupa. Sulamani Temple is noted for its finest brickwork and the pilaster carving while Dhamanyangyi Temple presents the most massive temple that has never been damaged by the Natural disasters, Ananda Temple is the masterpiece of Bagan built in the form of perfect Greek cross. Visit Myinkaba village stop one house after another to learn the processing of regional product lacquer-ware making, Gubyaukgyi Temple is noted for the earliest mural paintings in Bagan, and Manuha Temple was built by the captive king where he expressed his mental suffering, then breath taking sunset from Lawkananda Pagoda located on the bank of Majestic River Ayeyarwaddy. Overnight in Bagan.
shwezigon1Shwezeegone Pagoda bagan museumBagan Museum
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Gawdawpalin Pagoda
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Dhamanangyi Temple
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Ananda Temple
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Tharabar Gate
Day 5 : From Bagan to Mandalay

Drive for Mandalay, stop at Mount Popa the Olympia of Myanmar and known as the home of Nats (spirits). There are Thirty seven Life-size Nat statues fully dressed with their respective Nats (Spirits) costumes. Proceed to Cottage industry where brown sugar is made. Drop at village and Monastery to learn the daily life of the country people and survey the landscape. Overnight in Mandalay.

mtpopaMount Popa nats2Nats Statues of Mt. Popa
Day 6 : The heart tour in Mandalay includes; Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining apartment of Mandalay Palace noted for its intricate woodcarving, Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world largest Book. Visit to the cottage industry such as Gold leaf beating, and Tapestry embroidering. Proceed to Mahagandayon Monastery known as the biggest Buddhist learning center in Mandalay, and walk over U Bein Bridge of a mile wooden bridge over 140 years old. Again visit silk-weaving home industry, and stone carving for the people who love art and craft. Mahamuni Pagoda is the most important Buddha Image in Mandalay and also know as Arakan Pagoda. Overnight in Mandalay.
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Kuthodaw Pagoda
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Stone Carving
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U Bein Bridge
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Mandalay Palace
Day 7 : From Mandalay to Hsibaw

Morning train to Hsibaw, the old capital of Shan tribal Highland Chief of Northern Shan State. The train stops at every small town and doing loading and un-loading cargoes and Goods form one place to another. Walk down the platform and watch the activities at the station. The trains pass through over the famous Gonteik Viaduct. Transfer to Guest house and evening walk around the town. Watch the sunset from the top of Tehintaung Hill and Overnight in Hsibaw.

goteikGoteik Viaduct lacquer wareBawgyo Pagoda
Day 8 : Tracking to Palaung (Gold Palaung) village named Pankha taking 3 hours form guest house. The people to be seen are Gold Palaung tribals not like the Palaung people near Kalaw area. Continue to Ohnmu, the village of Play tribal people, then proceed to Bawgyo village to study the daily life of Shan people who are Buddhist but still believe Nats (Spirits). View the Spirits' House before drive back to hotel dinner and overnight in Hsibaw.
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Day 9 : From Hsibaw to Pyinoolwin and Mandalay

Overland Drive to Pyinoolwin (Maymyo), the British hill station with Victoria style houses. Visit Local market and walk around the town to watch the old British style of Houses that can not be seen even in Britain. Drive to Botanical Garden to learn the different species of trees, plants and flowers. Continue driving to Mandalay and enjoy the Puppet Show, and overnight in Mandalay.

pyinoolwin botanical gardenBotanical Garden horse cartHorse Cart
Day 10 : Fly back to Yangon, and lat minutes visit to Great Shwedagon Pagoda, the most impressive Stupa over 2500 years, Scotch Market for shopping, and National Museum to learn Royal Regalias of the last King of Myanmar which are made of real gold studded with rubies, emeralds, diamonds, jades and so on. Departure for airport in the evening.
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