Day1: Yangon Arrival & Sightseeing
Day 2: Yangon – Heho (Inle). Inle sightseeing
Day 3: Heho – Mandalay. Mandalay sightseeing
Day 4: Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay – Yangon. Pyin Oo Lwin sightseeing
Day 5: Sight-seeing and departure from Yangon
Welcome by our representative and transfer to Hotel.
On the way to hotel visit Myanmar Gems Museum (Open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm except on Mondays and gazette holidays). Next visit Chauk-Hta-Gyi pagoda, famous for its huge image of Reclining Buddha. Afterwards, a drive along Kandawgyi road to view the Royal Karaweik Barge on the way to visit the famous Shwedagon Pagoda which is said to be covered with 60 tons of pure gold and known as one of the greatest wonders of the world.
Overnight in Yangon.
Transfer to Airport and leave to Heho.
Arrival at Heho airport by morning flight.
Reception at Heho airport. Transfer and check in hotel, near Inle Lake, one of the magical lakes in Myanmar located 900 meters above sea level surrounded by beautiful mountains of Shan plateau, is the home land of the Inthar tribe. If by chance your arrival day coincides with the market day, we will visit the regional market which is held on a 5 days rotation basis in different areas of the Lake. We will visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda – famous for its richly gilded five small Buddha images, situated in Inle Lake. one of the most dazzling and magical places in Asia; and the Ngaphechaung monastery, an ancient monastery built more than one and a half century ago on huge pieces of teak wood with traditional architecture, and features a number of interesting old Buddha Images. Other attractions include: unique leg-rowing style and fishing method of the Inthar, floating gardens used as vegetable plantations, silk and cotton weaving cottages and black smith. If we have time you will transfer to Shwe Indein Ancient Pagoda.
Overnight at Nyaung Shwe.
Transfer to Airport and leave to Mandalay. On the way, you will visit to Khaing Taing Hot Spring Water. Arrival at Mandalay airport by afternoon flight.
Our local guide will pick you up at Mandalay Airport. Then we will proceed to about 200 years old U Bein’s Teak Wood Bridge. Then continue to Mahagandaryon Monastery where there are more than 1500 Buddhist monks. Then proceed to Mahamuni Pagoda with its spectacular Buddha image cover with thick layers of gold leaves. Then, to Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung (Golden Palace Monastery), a superb example of a traditional wooden building and Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s largest book, consisting of 729 marble slabs sculpted with the Three Baskets of Buddhist scriptures. Then proceed to Sanda Muni Paya where the largest iron Buddha is located, which has been cast by King Bodawpaya the founder of Mandalay city. Enjoy sunset on the Mandalay Hill.
Overnight in Mandalay
Early morning after breakfast and checking out of hotel, we shall travel by car to Pyin Oo Lwin formerly known as ‘MayMyo’, a scenic hill town in Mandalay Division, located 67 km (42 miles) at an altitude of 1070 meters, east of Mandalay. Arriving Pyin Oo Lwin, you will first visit Pwe Kout Waterfall, a very pleasant picnic spot where many Myanmar families come for a picnic. Pwe Kauk or B.E waterfall is also known as Hampshire Falls in British times. After that, we will visit to Peik Chin Myaung Cave or Maha Nandamu Cave. It is a limestone cave estimated between 230 million and 310 million years old. The cave is called Peik Chin Myaung as plenty of Peik Chin plants used to grow there. And then, we will visit the Kandawgyi Garden. If we have time we will visit to December Strawberry Gardens and Mahar Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda. After that, transfer to Mandalay Kywe Sel Kan Highway Express Bus Station for your road trip to Yangon.
Overnight on board Highway Express Bus.
Overnight in Yangon.
On arrival to Yangon our representative shall meet and greet you at Yangon Aung Mingalar Highway Express Bus Station and take you for breakfast. Next visit Kyauktawgyi Pagoda. Then continue to visit Kabar Aye meaning World Peace pagoda and Mahapasana Cave meaning “Great Cave of Stone” in which the Sixth Buddhist Synod was inaugurated.
Visit Botataung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon’s waterfront, a harbor area around the Pagoda where the boats leave for the nearby towns/villages. Next, enjoy a short sightseeing of Yangon city by having a bus tour along the Old Secretariat, City Hall, High Court and around the Maha Bandoola park, to view some of the colonial style buildings built by British during the colonial days. Next a short visit to Bogyoke Aung San market, a popular tourist shopping center in Yangon city (Open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm except on Mondays and gazette holidays). Transfer to airport for international departure.
Departure from Yangon city.