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Day 1: Yangon Arrival

Arrival to Yangon International Airport, welcome by our tour guide and transfer to your hotel for check in. After that, visit Yangon City Hall of Myanmar architectural design, High Court noted for its British colonial architecture including its clock tower and its red-bricked exterior. Then visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda is famous for its huge image of Reclining Buddha, built in 1966 replacing the old image built in1907 and Botataung Pagoda is enshrined with the sacred hair of the Lord Buddha. Early evening visit to famous Shwedagone Pagoda, the massive bell-shaped golden spires plated with 60 tons of gold and the tip of the stupa isset with diamonds, rupies, sapphires and topaz. A short photo stop at Karaweik Hall, a royal barge in the form of Karaweik (mythical bird) built in 1972 in the Kandawgyi Royal Lake. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon-Bagan by Flight

Early morning flight to Bagan. Today enjoy the whole day at the most extensive archeological site in Asia. Bagan has over 2,000 temples and pagodas of various sizes in varying states of repair and spread across the plain. Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; Gu Byauk Gyi, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes and Ananda Temple with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures and niches around the galleried interior. In the afternoon visit lacquer ware home industry; Manuha Temple built in Mon style from 1059 and Nanphaya Temple, said to have once been the residence of King Manuha; Gu Byauk Gyi Temple (Wet Kyi Inn), which has very nice frescoes inside. Enjoy sunset over terraces of the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan.

Day 3: Bagan-Heho-Inle by Flight + Car

Take a morning flight to Heho. On arrival drive to Nyaung Shwe, a town at the north of Inle Lake. From there take an Inthar Style sampa for your excursion on Inle Lake (25 km) famous for its unique one-leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda housing five sacred and almost shapeless Buddha images, contorted because of the quantity of applied gold leaf, gifts from the believers. The Buddha images are reported to have come here in the 12th Century. In the afternoon, proceed to the silk weaving village of In Phaw Khon and visit Nga Phe Chaung (the biggest and oldest monastery around Inle Lake). Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 4: Inle-Indein by boat

In the morning, visit one of the colorful markets in Inle Lake Area. Here in Inle Lake, the markets are not held in every day. They are rotating on 5 days basics. Proceed by boat to Indein to see the ancient pagodas that combined with Bagan & Shan style, built during Bagan Period, passing the beautiful scenery with tall grasses and little water steps. The ruin pagodas, hidden in the bushes will give you an impression that you were back to the 12th century. Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 5: Inle-Kalaw-Loikaw by Car

Overland drive from Inle-Kalaw to Loikaw takes approx. 7 hrs drive. On the way to Loikaw, enjoying the breathtaking view of Shan Plateau, tea leaf plantations and some local tribes. Overnight at Hotel in Loikaw.

Day 6: Loikaw & Surrounding by Car

Breakfast and early morning depart to "San Bwinn village" (approx. 30 min drive) in order to catch about seven Padaung ladies before they go to the farm. Enjoy walking through the village.
You will get insight into the unspoiled culture and traditional life-style of around thirty Padaung People. Ladies dressed in their richly decorated attire with the brass rings round their necks. The best time to see is in the late afternoon, when they came back from farm. Evening back to Loikaw and visit to. "Taung Kwe Zeti" scenically built on a hillock overlooking the vast expanse of the environs. You can watch desolately at the pilgrims and enjoy the marvelous landscape and sunset view from the top. Overnight at Hotel in Loikaw.

Day 7: Loikaw-Heho-Yangon by Car + Flight

Early breakfast and drive to Heho. Then take late afternoon flight back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 8: Yangon Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Yangon International Airport for Yangon Departure.

Price Inclusions

  • Accommodation with breakfast in mentioned hotel list or similar class hotels.
  • Private car for transfer and sightseeing.
  • Throughout English speaking tour guide.
  • Domestic air ticket as per program.
  • Meals at good local restaurants.
  • Entrance fees for tour spots.
  • Private boat for Sittwe-Mrauk U-Sittwe trip.
  • Private Jeep car at Mrauk U

Price Exclusions

  • International Air ticket
  • Visa fee
  • Tips and personal expenses

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