Upper Treasure In Myanmar

Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Mingun – Ava – Sagaing- Inle Lake – Taunggyi - Pindaya ( 10 days  / 09 Nights )

 

             

 

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

 

Day 02)           - Yangon – Bagan by flight ( B/L/D )
Early morning pick up by guide, drive to airport, ( 06:00)am, fly to Nyaung U Airport for your Bagan trip ( one hour flying ). Arrive at Nyaung U Airport, transfer to Bagan, check in BaganThande Hotel or Aya River View Hotel or Similar. Tour start ( 09:30 )am :
Tour Hightlight :
Archaeological  Museum, (this museum run by Archaeological Department is situated near the Ananda Temple. It has a collection of more than 2000 items including Buddha’s Statues, stucco pieces, terra-cotta cups and pots. Open from 09:30 am to 15:00 pm daily except Monday and public holidays. The new large museum is under construction and it will exhibit more ancient artifacts.Shewzigon Pagoda at Nyaung U ( this golden – domed pagoda was left unfinished on King Anawrahta’s death and completed by his successor King Kyansit-tha. ), Kyansit-thaUmin( Not far from the Shwezigon  a cave complex off the tourist route, it has murals from the 13th century. ). Features  Myazedi Pagoda and Pillar and MyingabarKybyaukkyi, ( It was built by Prince Rajakuma who was content to allow his nephew, AlaungSithu, to be named crown prince instead of him, for the had been born to a country woman and came too late to court. The stone inscription he left is a beautiful dedication of love to his father, King Kyansit – Tha. The murals, protected from sunlight inside this drink temple, are spectacular. ), Arnadar Temple (the most attractive feature of archaeological design some what like a Greek cross), Dhammayangyi( a temple of massive and finest brick works), Thabyunyu Temple( KingAlaungSithu was the donor of this magnificent, white-washed temple, the tallest in Bagan at 201 ft ( 64 m ), Gawtawpalin( KingNarapati Situ built this graceful temple ), Sulamuni Temple, ( the pagoda temple like Htilominlo and the Gawdawpalin with better interior lighting. It stands beyond the Dhammayangyi Temple and was built in A.D. 1181 by Narapatisithu. The interior was once painted with fine frescoes but only traces can be seen today.)  Panoramic view of sun setting land Bupaya Pagoda(  Not far from Gawtawpalin is a pagoda spire in the shape of a gourd in the bank of  Ayeyarwady river.  Overnight in Bagan.

 

Day 03)           - Bagan SS (B/L/D)
( If you wanted take Balloons Ride over Bagan, you must pay 300 USD per person by your own money ) Early morning wake up from your night dream and you will be picked up by BALLOON OVER BAGAN ferry to fly by balloons; “Ride balloon over Bagan to feel the panoramic view of ancient Bagan” . Experience Bagan by flying at the sky, after your flying back to your hotel for having breakfast. After breakfast 09:00 am, start your Bagan sightseeing Htilominlo Temple, built in A.D. 1211 by King Nantaungmya. Nanpaya Temple, one of the oldest ancient monuments in Bagan, built by King Manuha in 11 century equipped with stone window for lighting and airy into the interior part of the cave with stone Shinbin Thalyaung Temple, inside this long, low hall of brick is a large reclining Buddha Image in the pose of death, for the head rests on a pillow and is not supported by the hand. After lunch, excursion to Lacquer wear factory and sightseeing and shopping the ancient time till today, master-pieces of Lacquer wares are the pride of Bagan. Those who visited Bagan can’t control anymore without buying souvenirs such as ashtrays, bowls, jewellery boxes, trays and so on. Overnight in Bagan.

 

Day 04)           - Bagan – Mandalay by flight ( B/L/D)
After breakfast, check out hotel, fly to Mandalay( 08:50 am ) . Arrive at Mandalay airport     ( 09:20 ) am, transfer to Mandalay City hotel or Emerald Land Inn or Similar. Check in hotel and relax for a while. Half Day tour start of 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 Pagodawas 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. Kuthodaw Pagoda,known officially as the MahalawkaMarazeinKuthodaw 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 ShweNadaw ;Mandalay has hundreds of monasteries and many are still being built. The most beautiful is the ShweNandaw, or Golden Palace Monastery, called ShweKyaung 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 excursion to Yaw Min GyiOkeKyaung, 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.Alothoughthecity 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.

 

Day 05)           - Mandalay – Mingun – Amarapura – Ava – Saging (B/L/D)
After breakfast, (09:30 )am, boat trip to Mingun Village, visit World Largest Bell. Myatheindanstupa and village life.Back to Mandalay by boat. Continue excursion to Amapura and Ava, visit Begaya Ancient Monastery, Mae Nu Oak Kyaung, U Bein Bridge( this mile (1.6km) long wooden bridge across TaungThaman 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 ont the baks sell fried fish caught fresh from the lake.

Another Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagodabuilt in 1874 is on far bank of TaungThaman 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. Proceed to Sagaing Hill, Swan OoPonnyashin Pagoda, U Min ThoneSae Pagoda,Silver Ware work, Earthen Pottery work. Dinner and overnight in Mandalay.

 

Day  06)          - Mandalay  –  Heho - Taunggyi - Inlay by flight  (B/L/D)
Morning check out hotel, drive to airport, fly to Heho airport ( 09:45 )am, arrive at Heho airport ( 10:15 )am. A via air port city of Inle Lake. Transfer to NyaungShwe, on the way of Heho – NyaungShwe there are so many of Nepalese people houses, visit to their houses to see their way of life and their culture, pay visit to Bamboo Paper making work shop. Continue to Taunggyi, a capital of Shan State.

Arrive to Aye TharYar Vine yard, have your lunch among the terraces of Vine trees. Taste a little bit of grapes Wine. Then continue to NyaungShwe, where Inle Lake is situated. Arrive to the Lake and transfer to your Hotel: Golden Ireland Cottage, the floating hotel. Overnight in hotel. your sightseeing by AloDawPauk pagoda, Kay Lar floating garden and finally NgaPheChaung monastery. Overnight in Inle Lake.

 

Day 07)           -  Inlay sightseeing by boat ( B/L/D )
Morning visit to 5 days market.Back your hotel and take a breakfast. ( 08:30 )am, tour sightseeing in PhaungDawOo pagoda and their floating Garden. After that, observation on worldwide famous wetland ecosystem of Inle.Enjoying scenic beauty of Shan Plateau.Observation and studying on traditional style of leg-rowers.Observation on floating agriculture practiced by local dwellers.Observation migratory birds.65 Species of water birds and other aquatic plants and animals and 15 Species of Butterfly.Have your lunch at INN THAR LAY restaurant. Late afternoon, visit to INDEIN , also well known as dead AnkorWut, the places where thousand of pagodas are alternatively lined at the sharp place. On the way of back, choose another way back to your boat crossing through small water fall, bamboo forest, and small canals. Back to your Hotel and overnight.

 

Day 08)           - Inlay – Pindaya Cave by coach ( B/L/D )
Breakfast at hotel, check out hotel, depart to Pindaya by coach, arrive at Pindaya, which is well known for its limestone caves filled with Buddha Images), transfer to hotel and sightseeing in Pindaya Cave Pagoda. Overnight in Pindaya.

 

Day 09)           - Pindaya – Heho airport – Yangon by flight  (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel, check out hotel and drive to Heho Airport, fly to Yangon ( 13:25 )pm, arrive at Yangon airport ( 14:35 )pm.Transfer to hotel and relax in hotel, evening pick up by guide. Myanmar Buffet Dinner and cultural show in Karaweik Palace Restaurant in Kandawgyi Relaxation Zone ( inKandawgyi Natural Lake ). Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 10)           - Departure Day  (B)
Breakfast at hotel, pick up by guide, and check out hotel, drive to airport, fly back your home land.

Price Includes :  Airport transfer, English speaking through out guide, 3 star Hotel accommodation for twin bed room with daily breakfast, Full board meals, Entrance fees for specific program, Domestic flight fare for Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle – Yangon, All transfer and transportation with private air conditioned vehicle, Mineral water for one day one bottle and snow tower, Boat fees, Porter charges for 2 laggs.

Not Includes : Beverages, Laundry service, Visa, International flight fare, Mini bar and phone call, nature of other personal uses

If you take the other language speaking guide, we will more charge 200 US$ for whole trip on total amount.