TPM-012 (25 days 24 nights)

YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO – BAGO –  YANGON –MANDALAY – MINGUN – AMARAPURA – AVA –SAGAING – MANDALAY – MONYWA – MT. PHO WUN – PAKAKKU – BAGAN – POPA – BAGAN – HEHO – KALAW – INLE – HEHO – SITTWE – MRAUK OO – SITTWE – THANDWE – NGAPALI BEACH – 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, Botataung pagoda & Nanthida port and Strand road including our city hall in the middle of the town. Then, 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. Overnight in Yangon.

 

 

DAY 02; YANGON – KYAIK HTI YOE 

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. Overnight at Mt. Kyaikhtiyo at Mt. Top hotel.

 

 

 

DAY 03; KYAIKHTIYO (Golden Rock) – BAGO – YANGON 

Drive back to Yangon from Mawlamying. Stop sometimes to visit Shwemawdaw pagoda where the biggest gone in Myanmar be. If you are lucky ones, you could enjoy the Nat -orchestra (Myanmar traditional instruments). Back and Dream in Yangon. You should not miss to visit the Allied-War memorial cemetery who lost their lives during the World War II.  Back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

 

 

 

DAY 04; YANGON – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – MINGUN – MANDALAY 

In the early morning, you will get to Mandalay by morning flight. Then, go to your hotel to checkt in. Enjoy sightseeing in the most famous Shwenandaw monastery (Golden monastery),Kuthodaw pagoda ( the world biggest book), Atumashi monastery and the placesof 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 BodawpayaSleep well in Mandalay. Then, back to Mandalay. In the evening, back to Amarapura and walk on the U Bein Bridge feel sunset & the merit of old Burma man U Bein (Mr. Bein). Overnight in Mandalay.

 

 

 

DAY 05; MANDALAY – AVA – SAGAING –AMPARAPURA – 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. Then, drive to Sagaing. Sagaing is famous for the monasteries and nunneries. Visit Sagaing Kaung Hmu Daw pagoda, silver smith work shop. Sunset at Sagaing Hill. Overnight in Mandalay.

 

 

 

DAY 06; MANDALAY – MONYWA – MT. PHO WUN – MONYWA

In the morning, your car will bring you to 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. Visit the Mt. Pho Wun and Mt. Shwe Ba. 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 07; 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. Have a nice dream in Bagan.

 

 

 

DAY 08; BAGAN 

Start your sightseeing in the morning to Nyaung Oo Market. Then, Shwezigone, Gu Pyauk Gyi (Wetgyiinn), Htilo Minlo, Shwe Gu Gyi, Arnanda, Manuha and Nan Paya pagodas and temples are famous to visit in Bagan. Visit Bu paya, Lawkanandar pagoda, Sunset at Pyatthetgyi pagoda. Nice dream in Bagan.

 

 

 

DAY 09; BAGAN - POPA 

After breakfast, directly drive to Mt. Popa. On the way to Popa, you see the ways of lives and Myanmar traditional candy making houses and real pea nut oil production where you can study the labor of our Myanmar people. Popa is said "The Mountain of Spirits" by Myanmar people (a volcano and oasis in the central part of Myanmar). Visit, Mt. Popa. Overnight in Popa Mt.Resort (one of the most beautiful Resort on the mountain Range in South East Asia).

 

 

 

DAY 10; POPA – BAGAN 

In the morning, your couch master will bring you back to Bagan to visit 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 11; BAGAN – NYAUNG OO – HEHO – TAUNGGYI – KALAW

By flight from Bagan to Heho. Then, the car in Shan State will pick you up and bring you to Taunggyi. Taunggyi is hugs by mountains  and have really fresh air and good relax. Visit Kukku pagodas with interesting story of our former Burma Kingdom time. Then, drive to Kalaw. Overnight in Kalaw.

 

 

 

DAY 12; KALAW (1/2 day trekking to local villages like Pao, Palaung, Shan, Danu and other tribes)

After breakfast, your guide and car will wait for you to visit the villages of Shan, Danu, Taung Yoe and Pa O and see how the natural faces and smiles are. Along the way, feel the sounds of many birds and verities of plans, trees and vegetables. Have a nice dream in Kalaw.

 

 

 

DAY 13; KALAW – GREEN HILL VALLEY ELEPHANT CAMP (you can visit there except of April every year)

After breakfast, go straight to Magwe elephant camp from Kalaw (45mins drive). Welcome by our team and inform about project. Refreshment , Walk (5-7mins) to the river where elephant bath and you can join in feeding and bathing the elephants. Exploration of the forest area, opportunity to see butterflies, birds and orchids around our conservation area. (clients can take a short ride on elephant’s back, depends on the weather and health condition of our elephants). Option: having an experience of riding on elephant’s back (like Mahout) after washing.
Lunch will be served at the main camp. You are also welcome to join us by planting regional trees from our nursery in our forest recovery efforts. Return to main camp and enjoy the view through valley. Drive back to Kalaw. Overnight on our beautiful hill town Kalaw.

 

 

 

DAY 14; KALAW – PINDAYA

The car will drive and visit to Pindaya this morning. Pindaya is natural marvelous cave with wonders and a place where the Umbrellas and Shan Traditional papers are made that can be seen by you with other lucky ones like you who have a chance to visit our precious Myanmar Overnight in Pindaya.

 

 

 

DAY 15; PINDAYA – NYAUNG SHWE – INLE LAKE

In the morning, take a car 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 15; INDEIN (IN INLE LAKE)   

With local villagers, the real natural walkway among the bamboo forests…….. It will take a day to visit around our shallow lake. Have a good night in floating and dreaming hotel. I am sure you would be enjoyed with this lake. Overnight at Inle Lake.

 

 

 

DAY 16; INLE – HEHO – (* VIA- YANGON) – SITTWE

In the early morning take a flight to Yangon and then take another flight from Yangon to to Sittwe to visit Mrauk Oo. Have a nice flight in the nice weather to Sittwe with mythical story. You will get there in the late afternoon, so I decided to overnight in Sittwe first. Situated between Western part of Yoma Mountain Range and Bay of Bengal. Which is the former Fort of Portuguese and Dutch. Learn 16th and 17th century's pagodas. This region is a vast treasure house of our cultural legacy, which, like a magnet, has the capacity to attract historical and archaeological researchers. (You need to take 2 flights on that day because there is no direct flight to Sittwe except of Yangon to visit Mrauk Oo. You will get to Sittwe in the late afternoon. Overnight in Sittwe.

 

 

 

DAY 17; MRAUK OO (Visit Chin Tribes) by Boat and Car

After breakfast, the car will bring you the riverside of Laymyo. Then, take a boat to visit Chin Village. You have a day to have a visit to the local tribes and their villages. Feel the ways of lives with real local people and have invisible fun with them. Each village has not more than 40 houses. They live in a very unique way as they have not seen any car and modernized machine in their lives. They do not know email and internet unless their ways of lives. Here, you can see a lot of women tattoo on their faces. Overnight in Mrauk Oo at Vesali resort.

 

 

 

DAY 18; MRAUK OO (Bicycling or by car whatever you prefer)

Full day sightseeing in Mrauk Oo. Mrauk Oo is the place of fascinating that you cannot imagine. Which is very old city, beautiful and full of wonders. Bicycling in Mruak Oo to the East, to the West, to the North and to the South with your professional local guides and see wonders in Mrauk Oo. You can see the more interesting places and temples with your bicycles. Overnight in Mrauk Oo.

 

 

 

DAY 19; MRAUK OO (Bicycling or by car whatever you prefer)

Bicycling around the Mruak Oo to the East, to the West, to the North and to the South with your professional local guides and see wonders in Mrauk Oo in the morning. Then, take a boat back to Sittwe in the afternoon. Overnight in Sittwe.

 

 

 

DAY 20; SITTWE – THNDWE (NGAPALI BEACH) NGAPALI BEACH

In the morning, take a boat back to Sittwe. Then, flight to Thandwe for Ngapali BeachYou are one of the luckiest ones to have a chance to rest at the most beautiful beach of Myanmar. Located on the Rakhine Coast near Thandwe. Ngapali Beach stretches miles after miles with soft white sand fringed by coconut palms. It still stands unlike other beaches with a lot of natural things. With White
Sand and Nice Sun, Blue Sea and Sky are seen practically there. Overnight on Ngapali Beach.

 

 

 

DAY 21; NGAPALI BEACH

Free at your own leisure. Overnight on Ngapali Beach.

 

 

 

DAY 22; NGAPALI BEACH

Free at your own leisure. Overnight on Ngapali Beach.

 

 

 

DAY 23; NGAPALI BEACH – THANDWE –YANGON

Free at your own leisure on beautiful beach before your flight to Yangon. Have relax or visit to Kandawgyi (Royal Lake), Karaweik Hall and walk way, City Hall (in the middle of the town).Visit down town and Bogyoke Market for your nice shopping. Then, Kyauk Htet kyi Reclining Buddha Image in the afternoon. In the evening, you can see Botataung pagoda on the Strand road or free at your own leisure. Overnight in Yangon.

 

 

 

DAY 24; YANGON / DEP

Free at your own leisure the whole day before your departure flight to home Or you can still do sightseeing around Yangon(to our Lady’s house or white elephant and marble stone Buddha image) if the time permits you. Your guide and your couch master will bring you at your hotel and 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.