There can be no more exotic destinations as contained in this tour. Rudyard Kipling wrote: "This is Burma, and it will be quite unlike any land you know about". Passing by a 2.500 civilization that only recently opened up to the world. A colonial city vocative of Indochina and a temple city reborn from the dense jungle. Many of the places here listed in the "1000 Places to See before You Die" were declared.The glories of this ancient land (now known as Myanmar) are revealed to travelers in this comprehensive landmark journey.
Day (01) Arrive Yangon (-)
Let's start with Yangon, a city crowned by the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda. Our experienced guide will meet and welcome you at the Airport. We will bring you Downtown areas; City Hall, Independent Monument at the MaharBandula Park near Sule Pagoda, the Court Office and the Customs House, located along the Strand Road where most colonial buildings stand today as colonial heritage sites. Enjoy shopping at Bogyoke market and China town area and World famous Shwedagon Pagoda (2600 years old). Overnight at hotel.
Day (02) Yangon ⇒ Bagan By Flight(B)
No holiday to Myanmar would be complete without a visit to the temple-studded plains of Bagan. The sheer number of ancient structures is at once baffling and awe-inspiring. Our guide will explain the contours of history surrounding each temple, framing the significance of their existence. At each temple, you must remove your shoes and socks before entering.
Morning flight to Bagan, ancient city of over 4000 temples. We start visit with top temples; Shwezigon Pagoda, Gubyaukgyi Temple (Wetkyiinn). Htilominlo Temple, Ananda temple which is almost a thousand years old and done in an entirely different style.
Afternoon observation to Lacquerware workshop. In the evening, we will visit to Myin Kabar Bagan Cultural Village, Horse card ride around the temples, Sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda; follow the steps up to one of the high terraces for a great view out over the plains. It is the perfect location to watch the sun set over Old Bagan and the Irrawaddy River to the west – a worthy ending to a sidestepping journey through time. Overnight at hotel.
Day (03) Bagan ⇒ Mandalay ⇒ Mingun ⇒Amarapura ⇒ Mandalay By Flight/Boat (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. Morning excursion to Mingun by Boat, visit Pa Hto Daw Gyi (Unfinished Magnificent Temple); Mingun Bell (World Biggest Ringing Bell about 90 ton); World Biggest Lions Ancient Ruined); MyaThein Tan Pagoda and then, back to Mandalay. Visit to Mahamuni Buddha Image (Exalted Saint Buddha Image heavily gilded with gold leaf brought over from Arakan State in 1784), Check in at your hotel. Afternoon visit Kuthodaw Pagoda (the world biggest book), ShweKyaung (Golden Monastery).Then, drive to Amarapura, for half an hour drive. Sunset at U Bein's Bridge, Wooden Bridge of 200 years old). Overnight at hotel.
Day (04) Mandalay ⇒ Yangon By Flight (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight back to Yangon. Enjoy shopping at Bogyoke market and china town area. Overnight at hotel.
Day (05) Yangon Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for Departure.