TPM-006 (12 days 11 nights) more suitable to visit from October till end of March

 

YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO – YANGON – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – AVA – MINGUN – SAGAING – MANDALAY – BAGAN (by RV Shwe Keinnery) – POPA – KALAW – HEHO – INLE – INDEIN – HEHO – YANGON/DEP)

 

DAY 01; YANGON/ARR

On arrival of your travelling in Myanmar, your guide will pick you up with wonderful smile and pleasant greeting introduction at the Yangon International Airport. Then, go straight to your hotel where you stay. Visit Sule pagoda and Strand road including our city hall in the middle of the town. After that, Shewdagone Pagoda is the best sightseeing of you first day to travel in Myanmar. It is very wonderful because of its golden light when the Sun goes down. Have a good night with Yangon atmosphere. Overnight in Yangon.

 

DAY 02; YANGON – KYAIK HTI YOE – YANGON

Your couch master and your guide will drive to Kyaikhtiyo… (the golden stone pagoda stands on a edge of a cliff ), by car in the early morning. Buffalos, paddy plantation and locals are seen along your way. On the way, you can stop at somewhere nice places to have lunch or taking photos. Kyaikhtiyoe is believed that the ones will get prosperity and success for their future that they visit there for three consecutive years. Then, walk down from our Golden Rock about 15:00 pm. Drive back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

 

DAY 03; YANGON – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – MINGUN – MANDALAY

You will get to Mandalay in the early morning by morning flight. Enjoy sightseeing in the most famous Shwenandaw monastery (Golden monastery), Kuthodaw pagoda (the world biggest book), Atumashi monastery and the places of making gold leaves, stones and wood curving workshop and silk weaving. Take a boat to Mingun. It is worth to see our four kinds of Greats, Splendid Mingun Pathowdawgyi, Mingun Bell, The Great old Lion (about 13th century) and the great lake or well by King Bodawpaya. In the evening, back to Amarapura and walk on the U Bein Bridge for beautiful Sunset. Sleep well in Mandalay.

 

DAY 04; MANDALAY – AVA – SAGAING – MANDALAY

Mahamuni Buddha Images has the face washing ceremony at every early morning. You can enjoy in offering food at the Mahagandayone monastery in the morning. Boat trip to Ava about 30 minutes. There you will see our former Maha Aung Mye Bon San monastery and Ava watch tower. You can try ridding horse cart in Ava. Then, back to Mandalay. In the evening, your couch master will drive to Sagaing. Sagaing is famous for the amount of monasteries and nunneries and the strange structure pagoda Kaunghmudaw. See the silver workshop and try on the real silver wears in Sagaing. Visit to Sagaing Hill. Then, drive back to Mandalay. Overnight in Mandalay.

 

DAY 05; MANDALAY – BAGAN with RV Malikha or RV Shwe Keinnery

Check –In time (06:30 am in the morning)
The cruise will depart from the Jetty (07:00) am to Bagan (the city full of culture and history).  Cruise all day. Downstream to Bagan. Boat Trip from Mandalay to Bagan with one or two stops at the small villages en route.

Check –Out time (15:30 pm in the afternoon)
We proceed downriver to Bagan. People say 'you are not a real Myanmar if you haven't been to Bagan' one another. The place where the real Myanmar lives, the real cultures have, the real accent say, and the most interesting histories are there. Sunset at Pyatthetgyi pagoda. Have a nice dream in Bagan.

 

DAY 06; BAGAN

In the morning, visit Nyaung Oo market. Start your sightseeing in the morning. Shwezigone, Arnanda, Manuha, Nan Paya and Myin Kha Bar Gu Pyauk Gyi pagodas and temples are famous to visit in Bagan. Sunset at Pyatthetgyi temple. Nice dream in Bagan.

 

DAY 07; BAGAN

Visit famous local villages to Phawar Saw and Min Nan Thu. And you can try on horse carts there. It takes about half of a day. In the afternoon, visit Lawkanandar pagoda, Bupaya. Sunset on a boat in the Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight in Bagan.

 

DAY 08; BAGAN – POPA – KALAW

After breakfast, directly drive to Mt. Popa. On the way to Popa, you and see the ways of lives and Myanmar traditional candy making houses and real pea nut oil production. Popa is said "The Mountain of Spirits" by Myanmar people. Popa is said “The Mountain of Spirits” by Myanmar people. Then, go down to Mt. Popa and have lunch there. After that, your car will bring you to Kalaw(a beautiful hill town). Overnight in Kalaw.

 

DAY 09; KALAW – NYAUNG SHWE – INLE LAKE

After breakfast, your couch master will drive you to Nyaung Shwe (the boat town to Inle lake).On the way, you have to stop at Shwe Yan Pyay monastery which is the biggest and oldest one in Nyaung Shwe. Today sightseeing is with a boat. It is famous for its floating market, villages on water, beds for vegetables and flowers and one leg-rowers. Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, Inn Paw Khon and Nga Phe Chaug monastery are included into my sightseeing. Overnight in Inle Lake.

 

DAY 10; INLE – INDEIN

Visit Indein villages by boat in the early morning. With local villagers, the real natural walkway among the bamboo forests……... I am sure you would be enjoyed with this lake. Overnight in Inle lake.

 

DAY 11; INLE – HEHO – YANGON

Then, take a flight back to Yangon for your departure. Free at your one leisure in Yangon or visit our most famous (Scott) Bogyoke Aung San Market. In the evening, visit to Botataung pagoda which is usually full of local people in the late afternoon time. Overnight in Yangon.

 

DAY 12; YANGON / DEP

Free at your own leisure before your departure flight to home. Your guide and your couch master will see you off at the Yangon International Airport for your departure or you can still do sightseeing to marble stone Buddha image and white elephant or the place where your guide recommends if the time permits you. It is very wonderful to bring a lot of smiles, nature, souvenirs and unforgettable feeling of your life from Myanmar.