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Highlights of Myanmar with Beach Relaxation 14 Days / 13 Nights

by /bio/tuanhoang »

Day 01: Arrival Yangon                                                                                                                          (-/-/-)                                                                                                                     

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in.

Overnight at Yangon.

Day 02: Yangon Full day Sightseeing                                                                                                    (B/-/-)                                                                                                                     

After breakfast, the tour sightseeing start for visit to the old colonial-style city center with city hall, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car (if time permit, you can observe and take a rest for drinking tea or coffee at Colonial building Strand Hotel (5 star hotel). Then continue visit to Botahtaung Pagoda and Ahma Mya Nan Nwe, a devotee to the Botahtaung Pagoda. She was known to be a dragon guarding the pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods.

At afternoon, the tour visit to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha and continue visit to Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight at Yangon.

Day 03: Yangon-Bagan (By Flight-0700:0820 hrs)                                                                                 (B/-/-)

Early morning transfer to the airport to take domestic flight to Bagan. Arrive at Bagan, transfer to the hotel for check in. The tour visit to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination. We will visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the most important reliquary shrine and house images of 37 Nats in Bagan. Then, continue visit to Kyansittha Uhmin (Cave), Gupaukgyi Temple, it is a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of scences from the Jataka.

At afternoon, the tour continue visit to Htilominlo Temple with old murals and friezes and then approach to Tharabar Gate way into Old Bagan. Then, visit to Ananda Temple it is a whitewashed masterpiece and with four standing Buddha Images, Thetbyinnyu Temple, Dhamayangyi Temple which is famous for its interlocking mortar thickest brickwork. Late afternoon, continue to Shwesandaw Pagoda for beautiful sunset and then transfer to hotel and overnight in Bagan.  

Day 04: Bagan-Mount.Popa-Bagan                                                                                                           (B/-/-)

After breakfast, proceed on a scenic overland journey to Mount.Popa, an extinct volcano which 1518 meters (4981 feet) above sea level, and a day trip from Bagan, set mid lovely hill and forest scenery. The Popa Taungkalat Shrine is home to 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits, Satues depicting the Nats are at the base of the shrine. From the top of Taung Kalat, one can enjoy a panoramic view of the ancient city of Bagan. Late afternoon, return to Bagan and overnight at Bagan. 

Day 05: Bagan-Mandalay-Amarapura (By Flight-0735:0810 hrs)                                                             (B/-/-)

After breakfast, Fly to Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay, continue visit to Amarapura. Hightlights include Mahagandayon Monastery which is a school for young monks and observe the lunch process in morning, U Bein Bridge which is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km longest teakwood span in the world. On the way, visit to the tradition hand-weaving silk workshop.

At afternoon, sightseeing tour of Mandalay includes Mahamuni Pagoda, gold of hammering, Mandalay Palace, Kuthodaw Pagoda by surrounding 729 inscribed marble slabs, known as “the world’s largest book”, Shwenandaw "Golden Palace Monastery" to observe finest Myanmar wooden architecture and Atumashi Monastery  and sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 06: Mingun-Ava-Sagaing (By Boat & Horse Cart)                                                                           (B/-/-)

After breakfast, transfer to jetty to take a private chartered boat for a cruise over the Ayeyarwaddy River towards the former capital of Mingun. After a 45-minute cruise, arrive in Mingun, famous for its huge unfinished pagoda also home to the Mingun Bell, considered as the world’s largest uncracked ringing bell. Also visit the beautiful white Hsinbyume Pagoda. 

At afternoon, boat trip to visit Ava (Innwa), it is located on an island between Ayeyarwaddy and Myitnge Rivers. The tour can visit Ava by horse cart to Nanmyint Watch Tower, The Maha Aung Mye Bonzan well known as Me Nu Oak-Kyaung (Brick Monastery) was built in 1822, Bagaya Monastery, Lacquer ware industry and Inwa Bridge spanning the Ayeyarwaddy River. Then , proceed to Sagaing, the hilltops, each crested with a pagoda, the banners proclaiming the Buddha’s teaching, the refuge from all ills and tribulations where over 600 monasteries for monks and nuns are located for Buddhist studies and mediation. Visit to U Min Thonze (or Thirty Caves Pagoda) which has many Buddha images in a shaped colonnade and the impressive Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda and Sunset form Sagaing Hill.

At evening, return to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Mandalay-Heho-Pindaya-Inle (By Flight-1020:1055 hrs)                                                       (B/-/-)

After breakfast, fly to Heho. Upon arrive at Heho, drive by road toPindaya. Its famous for its extensive limestone caves overlooking the Pindaya Lake and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images of about 8000 and picturesque Boutaloke Lake. The visitors can see many big banyan trees lined up at the base of the Pindaya Hill with a Danu village. Late afternoon, transfer to hotel and overnight.

Day 08: Inle Lake (By Car & Boat)                                                                                                      (B/-/-)

After breakfast, the tour sightseeing for magical Inle Lake, which is located 1328 meters above sea level and 22 km long and 11 km wide. Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables. Besides the enjoyment of the scenery we can also visit the jumping cats monastery ,Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon,cheroot making and other cottage industries. Overnight at Inle Hotel.

Day 09: Inle Lake-Heho-Ngapali Beach (By Flight-0935:10035 hrs)                                                   (B/-/-)                                                  

Breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip to Jetty and then proceed drive to Heho airport for domestic flight to Thandwe (Ngapali Beach). Upon arrival at Thandwe, transfer to Ngapali Beach and overnight in Ngapali Beach.

Day 10: Ngapali Beach                                                                                                                            (B/-/-)                                                                                                                  
After breakfast, free and leisure time at Ngapali Beach. Overnight in Ngapali Beach.

Day 11: Ngapali Beach                                                                                                                               (B/-/-                                                                                                                     
After breakfast, free and leisure time at Ngapali Beach. Overnight in Ngapali Beach.

Day 12: Ngapali Beach                                                                                                                              (B/-/-)                                                                                                                      
After breakfast, free and leisure time at Ngapali Beach. Overnight in Ngapali Beach.

Day 13: Ngapali Beach-Yangon (By Flight-1410:1630 hrs)                                                                      (B/-/-)                                                 

After breakfast, take domestic flight to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, transfer to hotel and overnight in Yangon.

Day 14: Yangon – Departure                                                                                                                      (B/-/-)                                                   

After breakfast, transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.

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RE: Highlights of Myanmar with Beach Relaxation 14 Days / 13 Nights

by /bio/shamesjohn »

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