Sparkling Tour of Myanmar – 5 Nights / 6 Days
Sparkling Tour of Myanmar – 5 Nights / 6 Days
(Destinations Covered: Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Inle)
Day 01:- Arrival in Yangon by morning flight
Upon arrival at Yangon welcome by Yesme Travels representative. Yangon is formerly known as Rangoon, is still a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressivecolonial and spiritual heritage makes Yangon one of the most fascinating and authentic capitals of South-East Asia. En route visit Marble Sitting Buddha (Lawkachanthar Abayalaba Muni) and drive passing by Aung San SuuKyi’s houseon the way to take a memorable photo shot. Lunch at local restaurant andCheck in hotel. Afternoon visit pass by Sule Pagoda to take a photo, MahaBandoola Park with Independence Monument, City Hall, High Court and many colonial style buildings. Then, visit to Shwedagon Pagoda (Land mark of Yangon) - 2500 years old the world famous stupa having a beautiful sun-set. Photo stop for shadow of Shwedagon Pagoda & Karaweik Palace Floating Berge in the Lake from the terrace if the time is permitted and enjoy Buffet dinner with cultural show. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02:- Yangon –Bagan by Morning flight
After Breakfast transfer to Yangon Airport to Board flight for Bagan. On arrival in Bagan,visit the most significant and well preserved pagodas, including Shwezigon, Gubyaukgyi, HtiloMinlo Pahto and the amazing AnandaPahto Temple.
Enjoy sightseeing & carriage tour by house cart visit the Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent Golden stupa, Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple with exquisite jatakas murals paintings and the elegant Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.
In the afternoon observe the process of traditional lacquerware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts and a specialty of Bagan. Visit Ananda, an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple with four impressive standing Buddha images, AnandaOkkyaung, one of the few surviving brick monasteries from the early Bagan period and Thatbyinnyu the highest temple in Bagan rising to 61m.Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 03:- Bagan – Mandalay by flight
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Bagan airport for morning flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival to Mandalay we drive Amarapura city(40 Kms /1 hr drive) and start sightseeing of Mandalay : the sacredMahamuniPagoda, housing one of the most significant Buddha images in the country, covered in several tons of gold leaf and the crown prize in long past wars between competing Myanmar kingdoms the Golden Palace Monastry, the only surviving Royal Palace building in Mandalay, offering a glimpse of the original style and architecture of the Myanmar royals and lastly, the Kuthodaw Pagoda, a compound housing Buddha’s teachings carved in the sacred Pali script on stone slabs and regarded as the world’s largest book in terms of surface area. We end our day with sunset panoramic views over city skyline on Mandalay Hill, the highest point of the city.Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 04:- Fly to HehoInle. Drive to NyuangShwe by car. (45 km, 01:30 hours)
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Mandalay airport for morning flight to HehoInle. Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic one-hour drive to NyaungShwe where Inle Lake, Myanmar’s second largest lake, Inle, which measure 70km², is situated. Located at 880m above sea level, Inle Lake is also one of the highest lakes in the country with a cool climate and exceptional flora and fauna. The lake is famous for its unique leg-rowers. This unusual style of rowing requires remarkable balance and definitely takes some practice. Visit the silk and lotus weaving village of Inpawkon and onwards to PhaungDawOo Pagoda that houses five gold-leaf covered small Buddha images.Observe the beautiful surroundings en route to the floating market and floating gardens until transfer to your hotel for overnight and witness the unique rowing style of fishermen at Inle, who stand stern on one leg and wrap the other around the oar. As an extra treat, we stop at a house for BURMESE CATS built over the lake, where we see the preservation efforts and reintroduction of this rare pure breed of felines to Myanmar Observe the beautiful surroundings en route to the floating market and floating gardens until transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Day 05:- Heho- Yangon by morning flgiht (1030-1155)
After breakfast at hotel, Transfer to airport to fly back to Yagnon.Upon arrival Yangon, Lunch at Near airport or on the way. After lunch, free shopping at Bogyoke market(Closed on Monday and On Public Holidays) with hundreds of food, Clothes, handicrafts and gem stores where local goods and products are sold at a bargain. Then just stop at Sule Pagoda to take a photo, MahaBandoola Park with Independence Monument, City Hall, High Court and many colonial style buildings and start walking along the street Pansoden, in which will find the beautiful buildings of Post office, the Senate, the beautiful colonial buildings. Visit bustling China Town (Night market) before dinner. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 06:- Yangon + Departure by flight.
After Breakfast at Hotel, own leisure at Hotel; well in time transfer to Yangon International Airport to Board flight for onwards destination along with Sweet Memories.