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Around Yangon


Tour Code : MYA05

5 Days: A add on tour to Myanmar showing the highlights of Yangon and around the...


5 days

Day 1 Arrive in Yangon
Arrive in Yangon International airport , meet and welcome by your guide .Then transfer to Hotel. Your sightseeing begin by visiting Kyaukhtatgyi Buddha ,houses the fourth largest colossal reclining Buddha . After a photo stop at the heart of Yangon such as City Hall , High Court and many colonial style buildings ,we continue to the National Museum .There is no other site with better display of Myanmar 's history , culture , literature and national races than this five –story National Museum .Before lunch , enjoy a quick visit to Saint Mary's cathedral which is the biggest in Myanmar . In the early evening, visit Strand jetty to witness the daily life of the local people and Yangon's River that offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors and photo opportunities Evening visit to the magnificent Shwedagon pagoda, landmark of Myanmar and one of the greatest wonders of the world Buffet dinner serve at Karaweik Hall which is a classy modern restaurant in the form of a huge Myanmar mythical bird, standing in water .
Day 2 Yangon – Bago - Yangon (B)
Morning after breakfast , travel to Bago , an acient capital of 16th century Mon Kingdom . Bago is famous for its traditional cheroot industry .On the way , photo stop at Htauk Kyant war memorial cemetery compound in which 27000 stone graves of common wealth and allied forces fallen solders in the Myanmar campaign were honorably kept Start your excursion in Bago with visit to ShweMawDaw pagoda ,the tallest pagoda in Myanmar with a height of 114 meters ; the imposing Kanbawzathari Palace of King Bayintnaung ( 1551-1581 AD ) . Continue your tour with Kyaikpun four gigantic Buddha images all sitting posture facing the four cardinal points of the compass. End your tour with shopping along the stairways of Shwetharlyaung reclining Buddha image . On the way back to Yangon ,you can stop off at the Karzine village to buy traditional medicine products made of preserved scorpion ,displayed in jars and bottles of various sizes.
Day 3 Yangon (B)
Morning after breakfast , continue Yangon city tour with visit to the Nagar Glass factory where you can experience old methods of making glass figuring by experienced workers ;and Lawka Chanthar world biggest marble Buddha and royal white elephant. On the way, stop at the Naga Cave monastic school, where you can learn the Myanmar monastic education system .You also have the option to visit Kandawgyi Lake and surrounding area which offer numerous photo opportunities .After lunch, shopping in the Bogyoke market formerly "Scott market", where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares and so on and China town market selling fresh fruits , flowers and local delicacies .If you stay have time , your guide will bring you to famous MK gems shop where the qualities of gems are displayed separately in eight different decorated show rooms . Myanmar is the world number 1 producer of precious stones.
Day 4 Yangon – Thanlyin (B)
In the morning , drive to Thanlyin ( Syriam ) . The city used to be the Portuguese colonial during the 16th century and famous sea port in the region. En route , you will get to see lotus covered lakes and small wooden houses in traditional village style. Observe the Kyauk Tan Yele pagoda , situated in the middle of the river . You can enjoy feeding the huge catfish around the pagoda. Return to Yangon for late lunch . You have the option to photo stop at the national races village where you can observe the different cultures of Myanmar's main national races without having to travel throughout the country . Free and easy for the rest of the day .
Day 5 Yangon Departure (B)
Morning after breakfast, transfer to international airport for departure.

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