Best of Myanmar 15 days/13nts
Itinerary (subject to change)
Day 1:- Depart London flying with Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Qatar Air or Malaysian Airlines
Day 2 - Arrive Yangon (D)
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by your Guide and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Yangon.
Day 3-(B/L/D) Following breakfast enjoy a walk among the faded pastel shutters of colonial buildings in downtown Yangon. Later, spend time exploring Bogyoke market .In the after-noon, explore the fascinating history of Yangon as you visit the National Museum and the Kyaukhtatgyi and Shwedagon pagodas. Overnight: Yangon
Day 4 - Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Yangon (B/L/D) After breakfast, we head towards Bago, the 6th century capital of the Mon kingdom where you'll visit gilded Mon style pagodas and a graceful reclining Buddha. Return to Yangon after a stop at the Allied War Cemetery. Overnight in Yangon..
Day 5 - Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake (B/L)
After a flight from Yangon to Heho, drive to Nyaung Shwe, gateway to the captivating Inle Lake. You'll pass among the leg-rowing fisher-man as your motorboat takes you to lakeside monasteries and pagodas. Your visit will also include a special tour of the Inpawkhone weav-ing village, and a factory were the local cheroot cigars are rolled. Overnight at Inle Lake.
Day 6 - Inle Lake - Indein - Inle Lake (B/L)
This morning browse among stalls at the lake market, where residents of the region's Shan hill tribes come to shop and show their wares. Afterward, you'll visit the village of In Dein, where you'll be guided to see ancient stupas at Alaung Sitthou. Overnight at Inle Lake
Day 7 - Inle Lake - Heho - Mandalay (B/L/D)This morning is yours to enjoy the pastoral pace of the lake. After a flight to Mandalay this after-noon, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Ex-plore the town at leisure, and enjoy the view of the sun fading over the countryside from on top of Mandalay Hill.
Day 8 - Mandalay - Amarapura - Ava - Sagaing - Mandalay (B/L) Set out from Mandalay to discover three of Myanmar's ancient capitals: Amarapura, Ava and Sagaing. Your journey into the kingdom's regal history will take you to the country's largest monastery, a workshop where colourful silks are woven, and the ruined remains of the Royal Palace. Crossing the Irrawaddy in the afternoon, you'll be trans-ported to Sagaing, a city with more than 600 ivory-hued pagodas, before ending at the U Bein teak bridge. Overnight: in Mandalay
Day 9 - Mandalay - Mingun - Mandalay (B/L/D)
After breakfast you'll board a local boat for a trip down the Irrawaddy to Mingun, site of the beautiful Hsinbyume Pagoda. Returning to Mandalay this afternoon, you'll be taken to Mahamuni Pagoda, where you can gaze at the venerated statue of Buddha covered in delicate gold leaf. You will also visit the Shwenandaw Monastery and Kuthodaw and Kyaiktawgyi Pagodas. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 10 - Mandalay - Monywa - Powintaung - Monywa (B/L/D)
A drive from Mandalay will carry you to Monywa, a charming Burmese town set on the Chindwin River. Climb into open jeeps for the ride out to Po Win Taung, an astounding com-plex of sandstone caves concealing the richest collection of murals and Buddha statues in Southeast Asia. On the way back into Monywa, you'll delve deeper into the mysteries of the area as you explore Shwe Ba Taung, where the rocky narrow cliffs have been carved into monasteries and temples.
Overnight in Monywa
Day 11 - Monywa - Pakkoku - Bagan (B/L)
Drive under the shade of the sugar palms as you make your way into the country to get in touch with Myanmar's rural cultures. Admire the simple ways of life at Ma U Ma Le village, and take a rickshaw past the artisan shops of Pakokku. This afternoon, board a local boat for your cruise downriver to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.
DAY 12:(B/L/D)The thousands of pagodas and temples you'll encounter in Bagan will make it one of the most unforgettable cities in Asia. Your time in this magnificent town will take you from the glittering golden stupa of the Shwezigon Pagon, to the murals of the Wetkyi-Gubyaukgyi cave shrine, to the elegant plaster carvings of Htilominto Temple. This afternoon, catch a horse carriage from under the shadow of graceful Ananada Temple for a ride among the beautiful ruins of the town. Overnight in Bagan
Day 13 - Bagan - Yangon (B/D)
Start today by perusing the shops at Nyaung Oo Market, then set out on a walk through Myinkaba village that will take you to a local family workshop where lacquer ware is made. Afterward, visit the lesser-known temples of the region, where you will marvel at the un-usual Tantric architecture of Payathonzu. Transfer to the airport in the afternoon for your return flight to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 14 - Depart Yangon (B) Free morning until
transfer to Yangon Airport for your return flight..or arrange a stopover in either Bangkok, Singapore or Kuala Lumpur.
DAY 15– arrival London .
YANGON: Summit Park View Hotel or similar
INLE LAKE: Inle Resort Hotel or similar
MANDALAY: Mandalay Swan Hotel or similar
MONYWA: Win Unity Resort or similar
BAGAN: Bagan Thande Hotel or similar
* These hotels are subject to change and should any be changed, they will be of a similar standard or better.
The tour shown in this brochure is inclusive of 12 nights accommodation on a twin room basis.
Meals as shown in the itinerary
Domestic & International flights
All transfers and excursions with air conditioned vehicles except in Po Win Daung.
All admissions and entrance fees
Private boat charges
Porterage at airports but not at hotels
Drinking Water during excursions
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September & November - From £2595.00
Single supplement: £495
Small group departure: maximum 16 persons.
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