Upon arrival at Yangon International airport, transfer to hotel and check in. Afternoon sightseeing starts with Chauk Htat Gyi, reclining Buddha. Then to famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the world greatest pagoda gilded with golden leaves and can see so many pilgrims who offered flowers, incense sticks and candles to Buddha Images. Then to Karaweik Hall, a royal floating barge on Kandawgyi Lake, for photo stops. Late afternoon back to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast, flight to Heho and upon arrival drive to Kalaw, a beautiful pine hill station. In Kalaw, visit the market and downtown area. In the afternoon, drive 15 minutes to Junction A and here start the trekking for 11/2 hrs to Pane Hne Pin, Palaung Tribe village. The villagers make their living by growing tea leaves, orange, sebesten which leaves are used as wrapper for rolling cheroots and many kinds of beans. From Pane Hne Pin walk for 2 hrs to junction B. There the car will pick you up to Kalaw. Overnight in Kalaw.
In the morning drive to Pindaya (appr: 2 hrs drive) , a village famous for its paper umbrella cottage industry. Visit the Pindaya cave, where 8000 Buddhist statues of different shapes and sizes are and continue to the workshops that make Mulberry Paper and bamboo hats. In the afternoon drive to Nyaung Shwe, a small town at the northern end of Inle Lake, famous for unique leg rowers and floating gardens. From here transfer to your hotel by boat.
After breakfast sightseeing start from Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, five Buddha Images almost shapeless because of the thick gilded of the believers, and floating market , many colourful tribes and seasonal fruits and vegetables buying and selling, then to Inn Paw Khon, silk weaving village and Nga Phe Chaung ( the biggest and oldest monastery around Inle lake). Back to hotel and drive to Heho and flight to Mandalay.
Upon arrival, drive to Amarapura and visit Maha Gandaryon Monastery, the Buddhist University, and silk and cotton weaving and U Bein Bridge, 1.2 km long teak bridge . In the afternoon visit Mandalay Royal Palace, Myanmar traditional workshops: marble works, wood carvings, gold-leaf making and tapestry works. Then continue to Zaygyo market and the Autumashi (Incomparable) Monastery which is declared National Treasure. Back to hotel and overnight in hotel.
Early morning drive to Mingun, crossing the Ayerwaddy River by boat and huge unfinished Mingun Pagoda, Mingun Bell which weighs 90 tons and the Settawya Buddha’s footprint pagoda. Return to Mandalay. Then to Shwenandaw Monastery noted for its wood carvings, Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist Sculptures and Mandalay Hill for a panoramic view of Mandalay City.
After breakfast visit Sagaing over Ava Bridge across the Ayerwaddy River. Sagaing Kaungmudaw, an enormous dome shaped pagoda and Sagaing Hills with monasteries with monks and nuns, all with shaven heads and robed devoted to Buddhism. Visit Oo Min Thonesae and Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda and proceed to Monywa. Upon arrival visit Thanbodde temple. Afternoon visit the cotton blanket weaving workshop, lacquerware workshop at Kyaukka village and Alantayar Pagoda. Overnight in Monywa.
After breakfast cross the Chindwin river by ferry boat and proceed to Pho Win Taung caves with 400,000 ancient Buddha images, statues and murals dating back to 14th and 16th century. Then continue to Pakhangyi which was an 19th century town and an archaeological museum and Phankhan-ngai Kyaung, largest wooden monastery. Arrival in Pakokku visit the downtown and market and cross the Ayerwaddy river by private boat and back to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.
Early morning start the sightseeing in Bagan, the richest Archaeological site in Asia where thousands of temples, pagodas and ruins can be seen. Visit Shwezigon pagoda, the phototype of later Myanmar stupas, built in early 11th century; Wetkyi-inn Gubyaukgyi temple, with fine mural paintings of Jakata scenes; Htilominlo temple, famous for its plaster carvings. Afternoon Archaeological museum, Anada temple, architectural masterpiece: Anada Okkyaung, a monastery with 18th century mural paintings and Thatbyinyu, the highest temple in Bagan plain for sunset view of Bagan. Then to Buphaya for sunset. Overnight in Bagan.
In the morning drive to Mt. Popa, home of Myanmar's most powerful “Nats” or Spirit Gods and Popa Mountain Park operated by Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division. In this area, you will see over 150 different species of medical plants and animals. Late afternoon back to Bagan and overnight.
Early morning flight to Yangon. After short relaxing and drive to National Museum, will see the splendid Lion Throne and display of golden wares and you can imagine the profound significant of development of the Last Kingdom of Kongbaung Dynasty. Afternoon drive to Mawtin jetty and ride the trishaw along the Yangon river and then to Boatataung Pagoda, where sacred hair relic of Lord Buddha enshrined in it. Then back to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast sightseeing around city from Sule pagoda, over 2000 years dating back, Mahabandoola Park with Independence monument, the historic buildings such as the City Hall, the High Court, Port Commissioner, the Strand Hotel, General Post Office and Secretariat. Then to Bogyoke market, so many shops with gems, jewelleries, clothing and souvenir , etc. Late afternoon transfer to Yangon international airport for departure.
YangonNo.131, Yeik Thar (3)St, Waizayantar garden, Thingunkyun Township, Yangon.
MandalayNo.11/D, Theikpan St. & Yadanapon St., Mahar Aung Myae Township, Mandalay.