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Classical Myanmar Extension


Tour Code : MD006

6 days. Yangoon, Bagan, the Inle Lake and...


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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 – Bagan (B)
Morning after breakfast , transfer to airport for Bagan .Located in the Ayeyarwaddy basin of central Myanmar, Bagan with its 2000 pagodas and temples represent Myanmar cultural heritage of the 11th-13th century AD . Highlights for this morning-the stunning Shwezigone pagoda ,a prototype for later Myanmar pagodas ; Ananda temple ,the most beautiful of Bagan temples ; Kyansittha Umin ,a small tunnel with 13th century mural painting ;Gubyaukgyi temple built by prince Rajakuma,son of King Kyansittha . During your lunch break hour at the river view restaurant , you can observe daily life at Ayryarwaddy river . After lunch ,bring you to a lacquer ware industry and see how to produce a quality lacquer ware . In Myanmar, the origins of the lacquer seems to come from Bagan about 12th - 13th century. Continue your tour by visiting Bagan’s most massive shrine ,Damayangyi temple extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides and Thatbyinnyut pagoda ,the tallest in Bagan at almost 200ft. You will also have a chance to take a Pony Carts rides among the ancients pagodas and temples ( optional ) . End your tour at the terrace of the Shwesandaw pagoda ,it was a great spot to view the sunset of Bagan. Special dinner with traditional puppet show at Nanda restaurant.
Day 3 Bagan – Mandalay- Amarapura (B)
Early morning , transfer to Bagan airport for a flight to Mandalay .Upon arrival ,excursion to Amarapura means City of Immortality founded in 1783 AD. Visit Mahaganthayon monastery the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar. Daily at around 10:30 a.m. about 700 monks queue up for their last meal on this day. Then enjoy the great serenity of U Bein wooden Bridge constructed in 1849 is about three quarter of a mile with 1086 posts and Taung- ta-man lake that will give you an enchanting experience .After your hotel check in , continue your tour by visiting visit Mahar Myat Muni Buddha Image the most ancient Buddha image castled in bronze in Myanmar and the reconstructed Mya Nan San Kyaw Palace .This golden palace represents Myanmar Sovereignty and independence and can arouse national patriotic spirit among Myanmar people. Then head your way to the handicraft workshops such as bronze sculpture , gold leaf beating and marble stone carving , Afternoon visit will also include Kuthodaw Pagoda ,often called the world’s largest book( a set of 729 huge stone slabs on which the Buddhist scriptures are inscribed ). Finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill, the natural watch-tower for the visitors to watch sunrise or sunset over the city plains.
Day 4 Mandalay – Heho- Inle Lake (B)
Morning after breakfast , transfer to airport for fly to Heho. Upon arrival ,you have to take a scenic route to Nyaung Shwe Jetty by traveling the uphill and winding road over the Shan Plateau.After hotel check in , enjoy a boat ride on Inle Lake for the whole day . Your sightseeing will start with a visit the Phaungdawoo Pagoda , houses five small Buddha images .The temple is also home to an annual festival, usually held during the month of October is the biggest occasion held in the Inle Lake .The next must see stop is Nga Phe Chaung Monastery ,an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s and where you can see the popular jumping cats leap through the hoops .You also have an option to see “Padaung” or “Long-neck Karen hill tribe”. Your tour would be completed with a visit to local silverware workshop , silk and lotus workshops and traditional iron work . If time allowed , ask your guide to go and see Shan paper -making industry .
Day 5 Inle – Yangon (B)
We take boat transfer to jetty and car transfer to Heho airport for flying back to Yangon .Upon arrival , continue Yangon city tour with visit to 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 ,go 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 .In the late evening visit International Business Centre (IBC) building site on the bank of the Inya Lake is remarkable and ideal.
Day 6 Yangon Departure (B)
Morning after breakfast, transfer to international airport for departure.



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