Wildlife & Cruise

Tour Cost        :             USD$ 2000 per pax ( 2 paxs group ) Your budget amount
Exclude RV PANDAW RATE  for mix 2 paxs group

 

Tour Cost        :             USD$ 4300 per pax ( 2 paxs group )
Include RV PANDAW RATE  for mix 2 paxs group

 

             

 

Day 01) - Yangon – Arrival ( D )
Arrive at Yangon International Airport, warmly welcome by guide (escort) and transfer to hotel. Evening sightseeing in high lights Shwedagon Pagoda (world famous glistening gold stupa towering over the city with spearing to height of 326 feet),Myanmar Buffet dinner and cultural show at Karaweik Nandaw Restaurant (a royal barge on the lake in Kandawgyi Relaxation Zone). Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 02)  - Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake (B/L/-)
After your breakfast, transfer to air port for Heho flight, take 50 minute flight, and arrive to Heho at morning. Then continue to Nyaung Shwe where Inle Lake is situated. Along the way, visit to Nepalese people house then bamboo paper making and take photo of Life Circle Bridge that is over rail way Line Bridge. Have your lunch at Aye Thar Yar Vine yard seeing the layers of grapes plantation. Then continue to Nyaung Shwe, arrive to Inle lake, evening sightseeing to some pagodas, floating gardens, and Overnight in Inle lake.

 

Day 03)  - Inle lake Sightseeing ( B )
After breakfast, excursion to Inle Lake (appropriately called the Venice of The East) has always been a “must” on the tourist itinerary. Floating islands and unique leg-rowers as well as the natural beauty of the lake. After noon, observation on worldwide famous wetland ecosystem of Inlay. Enjoying scenic beauty of Shan Plateau. Visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, (one of the main place for tourist sites), silk weaving industry, brass smith industry and Observation and studying on floating agriculture practiced by local dwellers. Observation on migratory birds. 65 Species of water birds and other aquatic plants and animals and 15 Species of Butterfly. Overnight in Inle.

 

Day 04)   - Inle lake - Indein Sightseeing ( B/L/-)
After breakfast, drive to Southern part of the lake where thousand of pagodas are gathered, the area is called Indein, study the natural beauty of the lake people along the way and arrive to the Pagodas compound about 1 hour later. On the way of beck walk through the Bamboo forest to get the boat and back for lunch at Inn Thar Lay restaurant with traditional Intha food., Afternoon visit to Alo Daw Pauk pagoda, Kay Lar floating garden and finally Nga Phe Chaung monastery. Overnight in Inle Lake.

 

Day 05)  - Inle Lake – Heho – Mandalay  ( B )
After the breakfast, you will have a relax time for taking photo graphs. Then leave to Air port for Mandalay trip. Take your evening (about 3:00 pm) flight and arrive to Mandalay 3:30. Drive to Mandalay Overnight in Mandalay.

 

Day 06)  - Mandalay ( B )
Breakfast at hotel. Mandalay featuring Mandalay Museum and Palace houses a collection of article such as Royal costume Palm-Leave Manuscripts, Wood carving, Palace hall, King office, King bed room, Queen bed room, Palace tower. Mahamuni Pagoda was built to enshrine the Maha Muni Image, nearly 13ft (4m) high. It is covered with so much gold leaf that its body has lost all proportion. Only the face washed with ceremony each dawn, is not allowed to be gilded. Each of the four walkways leading to it has a different character according to the wares sold in the shops. One is lined with the descendents of the Brahmin astrologers who served at court, practicing the same profession of telling fortunes and writing astrological readings on elaborately decorated palm-leaf packets for new-born bodies. And the traditional handicraft work shops one can see marble works and wood carvings.

Sightseeing in Kuthodaw Pagoda, known officially as the Mahalawka Marazein Kuthodaw Pagoda, is called “ the largest book in the world” King Mindon who founded Mandalay as a new capital in 1859 held the Fifth Buddhist Synod  in 1872. Over a period of eight years, the texts were recited and corrected as necessary by a presiding body  of monks and the results were inscribed on 729 marble slabs.

Excursion to the most beautiful is the Shwe Nandaw, or Golden Palace Monastery, called Shwe Kyaung by the locals .It was once the private residence of king Mindon, who died there. His heir moved it outside the palace and donated it to a monastery, thus saving it from the destruction of Would War Two. This teak pavilion carved all over with motifs and mythical creatures was once entirely covered in thick gold, inside and out but only the interior gold remains for the tropical weather is too harsh. Gold Leaf making work.

Shwe Inn Bin Monestry, was built strictly according to the rules of monastic architecture whereas the Golden Monastery was first constructed as a royal pavilion and has no exact monastic structure. It is beautiful building well over a hundred years old, with ancient –style doors that swing upwards.

Before dinner, go to see the Myanmar Traditional Puppet Show.Dinner and night stop in Mandalay.

 

Day 07)     - Mandalay – Ava –  Amarapura by horse cart/ by coach (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Ava. Sightseeing by horse cart, visit Mae Nu Oak Kyaung, Bar Kayar Monastery and Nan Myint watch tower. Sure, it will be the dramatic and unforgettable trip in central Myanmar. Afternoon, drive to Back to Mandalay by boat.  Enjoy your lunch at local restaurant. After that proceed to Amarapura for U BEIN bridge and view your sunset. This bridge is 1.6km long wooden bridge across Taung Thaman Lake was built with discarded palace timbers which have stood firm for over 150 years. Monks and Lay people stroll its length in the evenings, looking out over the placid waters of the Lake. The beer and iced-drinks stalls on the backs sell fried fish caught fresh from the lake. Another Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda built in 1874 is on far bank of Taung Thaman Lake. Its design is based on that of the Ananda of 11th century Bagan although it is smaller. There are 19th century murals showing famous Pagoda as well as the lives of the villagers. Sunset view at U Bein Bridge. Evening back to Mandalay. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Mandalay.

 

Day 08)     - Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin by coach ( 2 hour s driving ) (B)
After breakfast, ( 08:00 )am, depart to Pyin-Oo-Lwin, one of the beautiful town of Myanmar’s famous tourist sites and once known as Maymyo. A popular hill station about 69 km away from Mandalay, over 1000 meters above sea level. It is well known for its colonial-style houses with large compound and pine trees, eucalyptus and silver-oak around in town. Check in hotel and relax for a while. Sightseeing to Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar pagoda also known as Payagyi and Pwe-kauk Waterfalls. Lunch at local restaurant, after that the next is National Kandawgyi Gardens, formerly knows the Botanical Garden. The garden was upgraded in 2000 to be on par with the best Botanical Gardens in Southeast Asia. The Gardens has more than 480 species of trees, including over 80 species of bamboo, 133 species of orchids, many medical plants and seasonal flowers and Chinese Temple( PURCELL TOWER ). Dinner and overnight in Pyin Oo Lwin.

 

Day 09) :   - Pyin Oo Lwin - Mandalay ( B )
Breakfast at hotel, back to Mandalay, arrive at Mandalay, transfer to hotel and relax in hotel. Afternoon excursion to Zeyo Market. Sightseeing in Yaw Min Gyi Oke Kyaung, at the foot of Mandalay Hill is a two storied building very much in the Western style with tall columns, grand flights of stairs and arched doorway. Sightseeing in  Mandalay Hill which is panoramic view of the city Mandalay. Gave the city its name. Although the city was officially named Yadanabon or Mound of Gems, people always called it after the name of the hill. The hill top offers unforgettable sunset views of the city, the palace walls and the Ayeyarwaddy River. Dinner and night stop in Mandalay. Dinner and overnight in Mandalay.

RV PANDAW Cruise Program (From ROYAL MANDALAY TO ANCIENT BAGAN) Duration 2 Nights / 3 Days)
SHORT EXPLORATION CRUISES BETWEEN MANDALAY & BAGAN CRUISES

Cruises to discover the life of the mighty Irrawaddy River between Bagan and Mandalay

 

Day 10)    - Check in Time
The embarkation times os at 12.00 hrs, at Gawein jetty. Welcome cocktail it the saloon. Upstream to Mingun: Lunch will be serve at 13:00.The sailing time is about 2 hrs. English speaking Manager will assist the guest during the visit of Mingun pagoda complex. Moor overnight at sandbank mid stream. After dinner, Guest can enjoy a Dance and drama performance by the Mandalay art school ion the sun deck. (if possible)

 

Day 11)     - Down stream to Saggaing
Early morning. Cruise to down stream, during the 2 hrs journeys, the passenger can admire the natural beauty of the river, and the life of the banks where relaxing on the sun deck. Or just sitting out side of their own cabins. Enjoy the sunset over Saggaing hill.   

Visit to Saggaing
After breakfast, passenger can go ashore, to visit SAGGAING with the assistance of our Ship Manager or Guide.

Down stream to Bagan
The cast off time is at 11.15 hrs, Lunch will be served at 13:00. In the late afternoon we stop at Yandapon, the village specialize in pot making. Where the peace treaty of the First Anglo- Burmese war was assigned on Feb: 24, 1826. Cruise all day and moor overnight near a river village. Moor overnight near the village of Shwe Nan Tint.

 

Day 12)     - Bagan
Early in the morning, we proceed down river to Bagan, after breakfast (if time permits) we visit another typical river village.
Check out Time : Enjoy the sun rise near Bagan; passenger will disembark at Aye Yar Jetty around 10.15hrs.Welcomed by your Guide from (GO & GO Travels and Tours), transfer to your Hotel, and overnight.

 

Day13)     - Bagan – Yangon by flight ( B )
After breakfast, free and easy. Checkout hotel, fly back to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon airport, transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 14)     - Yangon – Bogalay by coach (B/L/D )
Breakfast at hotel. Depart to Bogalay for Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, Ayeyawaddy Division  ( 5 hours driving ). No other site in Myanmar has as many species of mangrove as this Ayeyarwaddy delta sanctuary in Bogalay township Overnight in monastery in Bogalay.

 

Day 15)    - Bogalay ( B/L/D )
Morning excursion to the mangrove species include Kambala, Madama and Thaway. Through the area was hard-hit by Cyclone Nargies in May 2008, the Ayeyawaddy dolphin, as well as crocodiles, turtles, tortoises and others still can be seen in this 52.79 square-mile ( 136 sq km ) wildlife sanctuary. Overnight in Bogalay.

 

Day 16)     - Bogalay – Yangon ( B/L/D )
After breakfast, back to Yangon. And  make your sightseeing in down town area of Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 17)     - Departure
Morning will be on request sightseeing and lunch will be at local restaurant, Evening drive to Yangon Int’l air port for International flight for your departure. END services!!!

Include:

  1. Accommodation in Twin share room at 3 *** stars hotel with breakfast
  2. All inland transportation with private air conditioned vehicle
  3. Domestic Flight fares
  4. Entrance Fees for specific program
  5. Boat fares 
  6. Porter Charges ( 2 Luggs: per person)
  7. English Speaking throughout Guide
  8. Permission Fees
  9. Meals as specific program
  10. Traditional Puppet Show fare

 

Excludes:

  • Beverages,
  • Laundry service,
  • International flight ticket, airport tax & visa
  • Personal insurance
  • Nature of other personal uses

Please note : No Guide services in RV PANDAW (because they have their own Guide)