7 Day Myanmar Culture Tour

Destinations: (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)

DAY 01: YANGON (Arrival) (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
Day 02: YANGON – BAGAN (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
Day 03 : BAGAN (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
Day 04 : BAGAN – MANDALAY (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
Day 05 : MANDALAY (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
Day 06 : MANDALAY – HEHO – INLE LAKE (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
Day 07 : INLE LAKE – HEHO – YANGON (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
  • Destination:(Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon)
  • Duration:7 Days 6 Nights

DAY 01: YANGON (Arrival)

Upon arrival at YANGON international airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and transfer to
your hotel. (Note: Early check in at hotel is subject to availability.) And then your journey begins with a tour through colonial-style city center of Yangon.
First visit golden SULE PAGODA built over 2,000 years ago. And see the impressive city hall of Yangon. Proceed then to the magnificent reclining Buddha at CHAUK HTAT GYI and the KARAWEIK HALL to marvel at the uniquely decorated “hamsa-bird-shaped” floating barge on KANDAWGYI (ROYAL) LAKE. Visit through the BOGYOKE (SCOTT’S) MARKET (closed on Mondays and public holidays) where hundreds of gemstone, clothes, handicrafts, arts, clothes and food stores are busy day with colorful.
Complete the day with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, one of the wonders of the world the SHWEDAGON PAGODA.
Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 02: YANGON – BAGAN

After early breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to BAGAN. Upon arrival start the day with visits to the most slection of significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including SHWEZIGON PAGODA, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; see 13th Century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansittha 'Cave' Temple. Continue to GU BYAUK GYI at Wetkyi Inn village, another 'cave' temple with superb murals of Jataka scenes; Next stop is HTILOMINLO, the last Bamar style temple built in Bagan, with old murals and friezes. And ANANDA TEMPLE, masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddha images. Visit next to THABYINNYU TEMPLE, the highest in Bagan area.And visit DHAMMAYANGYI TEMPLE widest temple in Bagan which not uncompleted to built. In the afternoon, visit one of Myanmar’s most treasured handicrafts, a lacquerware craftsmen’s workshop in nearby MYINKABA village. You will continue to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in the Mon style in 1059 and follow on to NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument said to have been the palace of King Manuha. Proceed to SHWE SAN DAW to watch the panoramic view of sunset over the famous Ayeyarwaddy River.
Lunch and dinner are to your own account. Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 03 : BAGAN

Breakfast at your hotel. And start your day in Bagan
stroll through busy colorful local market.
Visit further temple including the site of TAYOKEPYAY
TEMPLE in Min Nan Thu Village; PHAYA THONE ZU
and NANDAMANYA TEMPLES noted for exquisite
murals of 13th century and KYAT KAN CAVE
monastery, a famous meditation retreat in Bagan.
Visit farming villages around Bagan will give you
insight into the rural life of the local people.
Late afternoon take a colorfully decorated ox-cart through some of the more off the beaten track
temple sights. This is the traditional way of transportation used by people in Myanmar's countryside.
Lunch and dinner are to your own account.
Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 04 : BAGAN – MANDALAY

After breakfast transfer to airport for domestic flight to MANDALAY.
Upon arrival first to explore the former capitals of
SAGAING where located west side of the Ayeyarwaddy
River. SAGAING HILL is home of 600 white-painted
pagodas and monasteries, and is widely regarded as the
religious center of Myanmar.
From the SAGAING HILLS, enjoy magnificent views
overlooking the river and hill side covered with countless
pagodas. Visit SWAN OO PON NYA SHIN PAGODA and U
MIN THONE SAE PAGODA. And visit local market and also stop at a small pottery village to see the process of making water pots found throughout Myanmar. And continue to well-known SILVERSMITH VILLAGE near Sagaing
Then continue excursion to former royal capital of INWA (AVA), reached by a short ferry ride will take across the Myint Nge River. Visits by horse-drawn carriage and pass through the ancient ruin city walls. Visit MAHA AUNGMYE BONZAN (also known as Ok Kyaung), built by a brick and stucco.
And visit the old wooden BAGAYA MONASTERY, famous for its impressive ornate woodcarvings and teak posts and still in use by local monks;
And visit to NANMYINT WATCH TOWER, the last remains of the Ava dynasty palace and also known as “the leaning tower of Ava“. In amid AVA, still remain many small villages and travel through by horse cart will see local life in the Burmese countryside.
And continue excursion to AMARAPURA, a former capital whose name means 'City of Immortality'.
The city well famous for its weaving and textile industries. Visit a silk weaving workshop which produces exquisite handmade products a cottage industry workshop to learn how Myanmar longyis and traditional fabrics are constructed.
After the whole day excursion, to have magical experiences in Myanmar with beautiful sunset at the 200-year-old U BEIN teak bridge built a simple yet strong teak structure that spans 1,2km over Taungtaman Lake in 1782. Later, return back to Mandalay.Lunch and dinner are to your own account.
Overnight stay in Mandalay.

Day 05 : MANDALAY

After breakfast, transfer to jetty and excursion by boat trip on the Ayeyarwaddy River to MINGUN about 11 km upriver (1 hour) from Mandalay.
Enjoy picturesque scenery and the daily lifestyles of the local people. And see types of wooden boats and bamboo rafts, busying in up and down the river.
Start to visit the MINGUN BELL, world's largest ringing bell weighing 55555 viss which calculated equal to 90 tons, and visit beautiful a white-washed temple HSINBYUME PAYA. And continue to visit impresive unfinished MINGUN PAYA, built colossal brick monument with the intention of being the world's biggest stupa by King Bodaw Paya. Return back to Mandalay by boat
In the afternoon experience and comprehensive sightseeing in Mandalay visit one of the most revered religious monuments in Myanmar, the MAHAMUNI PAGODA, with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layers of gold leaves. Mandalay is well known for hanmade arts, craft and its skilled of craftsmen and traditional workshops, visit the process of pounding gold-leaf and also visit how bronze and marble Buddha statues are carved, cast and molded. And the production of wood carvings, kalaga tapestries are made.
And contiune visit to SHWE INBIN MONASTERY, This monastery is over 100 years old and can see beautiful wood curving. the GOLDEN PALACE MONASTERY, a superb ancient wooden building with intricate carvings, and KUTHODAW PAGODA, home to the world's largest book made of 729 marble slabs, inscribed with Buddhist teachings. And Kayuk Taw Gyi Pagoda to view the huge marble Buddha.
We observe the process of pounding gold leaf, detailing teakwood carvings and embroidering Myanmar tapestry. We also see how bronze and marble Buddha statues are carved, cast and molded.
Enjoy spectacular views at sunset from Mandalay Hill, where the great views of the surrounding countryside, Irrawaddy River and city centre.
Lunch and dinner are to your own account.
Overnight stay in Mandalay.

Day 06 : MANDALAY – HEHO – INLE LAKE

After breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to HEHO. Upon arrival, scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe (32km, 1hour) where the gate way of the Inle Lake. Along the way, stop at the wooden Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery which red-painted teak building with unique oval shaped windows and features
beautiful carvings.
And enjoy excursion by private long-tailed boat on INLE LAKE and pass villages built on stilts over the lake, inhabited by the local Intha people, typical floating gardens, and observe local methods of the leg-rowing fishermen’s fishing, and the magnificent scenery. Observe and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Visit PHAUNGDAW OO PAGODA, the lake’s main sanctuary, which contains most five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaf by devout pilgrimages. Visit the NGA PHE KYAUNG MONASTERY, to explore collection of Buddha statue and famous for its jumping cats trained by monks. Visit to the weaving village of INPAWKHON, famous for traditional silk-weaving, Se Gaung Village, famous for the blacksmith work and Nan Pan Village where to observe how Burmese cigars, or “cheroots,” are traditionally packed and rolled by hand.
End the the day on the lake with a pleasant sunset surrounded by mountains. Lunch and dinner are to your own account.
Overnight stay at hotel Nyaung Shwe or on the Inle Lake.

Day 07 : INLE LAKE – HEHO – YANGON

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer by boat to Nyaung Shwe and drive to (32km – 1hour) to Heho for domestic flight to YANGON. Upon arrival your car guide will be entire disposal until transfer to international airport for departure flight.

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NOTES: The itinerary is subject to changes depending on flights, road conditions and availability of rooms. A supplement for changes might apply.

Services Included

  • Accommodation in stayed single room (or) shared twin room with daily breakfast.
  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car.
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking locally-stationed guides.
  • Boat rental on the inle lake.
  • All meals as specified in the program on table d’hôte basis (breakfast only in Yangon, full board in Bago and Kyaikhtiyo).
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling.

Service Excluded

  • Lunches and dinners in Yangon.
  • International airfare to / from Myanmar.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Boat rental on the inle lake.
  • All meals as specified in the program on table d’hôte basis (breakfast only in Yangon, full board in Bago and Kyaikhtiyo).
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling.

Extension:

Our Ngapali and Ngwe Beach Extensions are ideal for guests who wish to spend some relaxing days at some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in Asia. And this would be one of the best beaches where you will taste unspoiled silver-sand, crystal-clear water and the fresh breeze from the Bay of Bengal. Air Kanbawza, Asia Wings and Air Bagan operate flights between Yangon and Thandwe (Ngapali Beach). Direct flights to Ngapali also operate from other destinations in Myanmar. Regardsr further information please contacts us Asian Cherry Travels. And Ngwe Saung Beach can reach 5 hours overland from Yangon.

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