This Amazing Myanmar Tour of 7 Days takes you to discover all of the major cities and landmarks in Myanmar. This your includes Yangon, the commercial capital and main gateway to Myanmar; Bagan, the capital city of the first Empire of Myanmar and home to the pagoda fields. And Mandalay, home of the Royal Palace of the last dynasty…
Arrival to Yangon international airport and welcome by our experienced tour guide. Transfer to the hotel to check in and we will start the Yangon City tour, wich includes the Sule Pagoda, in the heart of the city, a visit to Chauktatgyi, the 70 meters long reclining Buddha image, built in 1907 and one of the biggest colossal Buddha statues in Myanmar. We will make a special evening visit to the massive Shwedagon Pagoda, famous worldwide, and its golden stupa, the ‘Heart’ of Buddhism in Myanmar.
The Pagoda is believed to be 2,500 years old and the central stupa is surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for flight to Mandalay, the commercial centre and cultural tourism site, was established in 1857 by King Mindon, Arrive at Tada Oo International airport and direct sightseeing to the ancient city of Amarapura. Visit to Mahagundayone Monastery to study the daily life of the monks observing Buddha scriptures, U Bein Wooden Bridge (1.2km long) across TaungTha Man Lake. And then drive to Sagaing and visit Kaung Mu Daw Pagoda which is the copy of Mahaceti Pagoda in Siri Lanka and Sagaing Hill the center of Meditation.
After that, drive to Mandalay and check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the jetty to take a boat trip to Mingun. Visit Mingun Unfinished Pagoda, Mingun Bell, one of the world largest hanging bronze bells and Myatheindan Pagoda. After sightseeing in Mingun, sail back to Mandalay. Afternoon visit Mahamuni Buddha Image, Zegyo Market and some of Mandalay’s cottage industries, such as weaving and tapestry making, Burmese candy making, Bamboo fan making near EindawYar Pagoda, Atumahsi Monastery and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery), Kuthodaw (MahaLawkamarazein Pagoda) which is famous as the world largest book of many stone slabs on which is inscribed the whole Buddhist Literature. Overnight stay at hotel in Mandalay.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to leave for Heho. Arrive at Heho Airport and drive to NyaungShwe and transfer to hotel by boat to Inle Lake. Being located at the 900 meters above sea level, Inle Lake is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar with hazy blue mountains as backdrop. Visit PhaungdawOo Pagoda, the most famous pagoda of the Shan State. Ywa-Ma village, gold and silver smiths’ workshop.
After lunch, visit Jumping Cat Monastery and floating gardens, local methods of fishing, village life and the famous leg rowers. In the evening, enjoy the sunset while visiting the Inle Lake by boat.
Overnight on Inle Lake.
After having breakfast at the hotel, morning flight to Bagan situated in Central Myanmar, on the East bank of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. Arrive at Nyaung U Airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Sightseeing start to colorful NyaungOo Market, and Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine, then Ananda Temple, King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture, then Thatbyinnyu Temple, the highest building on the Bagan plain, after that visit to Htilominlo Temple , noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. In the afternoon observe the process of traditional lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best known handicrafts and a specialty of Bagan.
Then visit Manuha Temple, MyingabarGubyautgyiTemple , an early period Pyu-style temple of Hindu influence with some of the oldest mutual paintings in Bagan and Dhamanyangyi Temple noted for its remarkable brickwork. Lastly enjoy the sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Buphaya or Shwesandaw Pagoda.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight back to Yangon. On the way to the hotel, visit Kabar Aye (the World Peace pagoda) and MahaPasana (the great cave for Buddhist synod) and check in at the hotel. After lunch, shopping at Bogyoke Market (Scott’s Market) of hundreds of shops where you can find local products such asGems&Jewelry , slippers, cloth, and so on. Evening stroll along the China Town and study the ways of living of Yangon citizens (which can observe the tradition and modern costume). Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.
After morning breakfast, enjoy a morning at leisure exploring in Yangon and transfer to airport from Yangon to your international departure flight with your memorable trip.