TPM-006 (12 days 11 nights) with Monywa - more suitable to visit from May to September

 

YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO (Golden Rock) – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – MINGUN – SAGAING – MANDALAY – PAKAKKU – MONYWA – MT. PHO WUN –  BAGAN – POPA – BAGAN – 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 with your guide to visit Karaweik hall, Kandawgyi park and beautiful Royal lake visit Botataung pagoda and Strand road including our city hall in the middle of the town. In the afternoon, visit china town and downtown. After that, Shewdagone Pagoda is the best sightseeing for you as 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 – KYAIKHTIYO (Golden Rock) – YANGON

Today, you need to get up a little earlier to visit our Golden Rock. After breakfast, leave Yangon about 06:00 am and your guide and car will bring you 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, visit to Golden Rock. After that, walk down to the Kin Pun camp about 3 pm and drive back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon. 

 

DAY 03; YANGON – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – MANDALAY

Take morning flight to Mandalay. Enjoy sightseeing in the most famous Shwe 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. You can enjoy in offering food at the Mahagandayone monastery in the morning. In the evening, walk on the U Bein Bridge feel the merit of old Burma man U Bein (Mr. Bein). Then, drive and go to our famous Mandalay hill. In our Myanmar, there is a proverb ‘if you want your live stays long, take the shelter of Mandalay hill’. Sunset at Mandalay hill. Sleep well in Mandalay.

 

DAY 04; MANDALAY – MINGUN – SAGAING – MANDALAY

Mahamuni Buddha Image has the face washing ceremony at every early morning. 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, 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 – MONYWA – MT. PHO WUN – MONYWA

In the morning, your car will bring you to Monywa. Visit the Mt. Pho Wun, million Buddhas and thousands of Bodhi (Bo) trees with Buddha statues. Then visit our the world Biggest Buddha Statues in Monywa. Study how to make lacquer ware at Kyauk Kar village and how to make scanted sticks and blooms. Monywa market, blanket making house and Lae Te monastery are included in your sightseeing. After that, visit some villages and monasteries to learn how the Buddhist lives. You can see a lot of interesting people and places for today in Myanmar. Overnight in Monywa.

 

DAY 06; MONYWA - POKAKKU – BAGAN

Take a car from Monywa to Bagan. On the way, you have to stop at Pokakku and take a Boat about 3 hours to Bagan ( the city full of culture and history). 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. Visit Bagan Archaeological Museum, Bu paya, Lawkanandar pagoda, Sunset at Pyatthetgyi pagoda. Have a nice dream in Bagan.

 

DAY 07; BAGAN

Start your sightseeing in the morning to our famous Nyaung Oo market.  Shwezigone, Arnanda, Manuha, Nan Paya and Myin Kha Bar Gu Pyauk Gyi pagodas and temples are famous to visit in Bagan. Then, visit to Dhammanyangyi and lacquerware workshop. Sunset at Pyat Thet Gyi temple with a panoramic view of Bagan city. Nice dream in Bagan.

 

DAY 08; BAGAN – POPA

After breakfast, drive directly to Mt. Popa where is a Oasis of our Tropical Zone. You will hear some traditional story concerning Mt. Popa by our guide. It is said "The Mountain of Spirits" by Myanmar people. See the 37 sprits house. On the way to Popa, you will see a lot of ways of lives of local people and living ways who does climbing up to Toddy plan and making traditional candy. Visit Mt. Popa. Overnight in Mt. Popa.

 

 

DAY 09; POPA – BAGAN

In the morning, your guide and your couch master will drive back you to Bagan.Then, your couch master will bring you Kyauk Gu U Min by boat. A cave at the bank of Ayeyarwaddy river with interesting history. You will really enjoy this place. Then, Sunset on a boat in the Ayeyarwaddy river with panoramic view. Overnight in Bagan.

 

DAY 10; BAGAN – NYAUNG OO – HEHO – NYAUNG SHWE – INLE LAKE

In the morning, take flight to Heho. The guide and car from Shan state will bring you to Nyaung Shwe (the boat town to go to Inle Lake, very beautiful small town). On the way, visit our biggest and oldest Shwe Yan Pyay monastery. 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 in my sightseeing. Overnight in Inle lake or Nyaung Shwe boat town.

 

DAY 11; INDEIN (IN INLE LAKE) – HEHO – YANGON   

With local villagers, the real natural walkway among the bamboo forests…….. It will take a half day to visit around our shallow lake. Then, take afternoon flight back to Yangon. Free at your one leisure in Yangon or visit our most famous (Scott) Bogyoke Aung San Market. In the afternoon, visit Chauk Htet Kyi pagoda and old colonial buildings in the town. In the late afternoon, you can visit to Botataung Pagoda and where you will see a lot of locals who believe in the spirits and their different ways of believing there. Overnight in Yangon.

 

DAY 12; YANGON / DEP

Free at your own leisure before your departure flight to home Or you can still doing sightseeing around Yangon (to our Lady’s house) if the time permits you. Your guide and your couch master will see you off at the Yangon International Airport for your departure. It is very wonderful to bring a lot of smiles, nature, souvenirs and unforgettable feeling of your life from Myanmar.