Discover the Heart of Myanmar 7 Days /6 Nights

Discover the Heart of Myanmar 7 Days /6 Nights
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Yangon 6 Destinations Yangon
Yangon Bago Bagan Mandalay Heho Inle Lake
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Embark on a whirlwind adventure through Myanmar's vibrant tapestry with this program tailor-made for city enthusiasts short on time. Explore the captivating highlights of Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, and Inle Lake on this immersive tour. Unveil a land brimming with ancient temples, authentic lifestyles, and warm-hearted locals.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Explore Yangon: A Journey Through History & Culture
  2. Step an enchanting tale of faith and marvel at the Golden Rock Pagoda. Discover this gravity-defying wonder in Myanmar and get inspired by a place where spirituality meets spellbinding beauty. Your adventure awaits!
  3. Discover the Magic of Mandalay - A Burst of Culture & Charm
  4. Explore Inle Lake: A Journey Through Myanmar's Serene Waters
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Yangon arrival
Yangon arrival

Upon your airport arrival, be greeted by our Guide bearing a placard with your name, ready to whisk you away to your hotel for check-in. Yangon, previously Rangoon, retains its serene charm, adorned with colonial and spiritual treasures that render it a captivating gem in South-East Asia. Embark on a 2.5-hour walking expedition through central Yangon commencing at the mesmerizing Heritage Trust Office on Lower Pansodan Road. Highlights include the regal City Hall, the grand High Court, and the time-honored Burma Railways Company edifice – a cornerstone of Yangon's administrative history.

Next stop: Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar's most venerated Buddhist sanctuary. The temple's origins shrouded in mystery are said to trace back 2500 years ago before evolving its present form in the 15th century. Towering at 99 meters adorned with golden leaf gilding and flanked by 64 smaller stupas, the central stupa mesmerizes visitors. Your guide will lead you through this vast complex, unraveling the temple's revered significance while offering stunning vistas of the majestic golden stupa a panoramic viewpoint.

Meals: N/A.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.

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Yangon - Golden Rock Pagoda
Yangon - Golden Rock Pagoda

After breakfast, Embark on an adventure to Kyaik Hto to witness the awe-inspiring Golden Rock! A scenic overland drive awaits, taking about 4 hours. Along the way, a stop at the Htaukkyant War Cemetery adds historical depth before continuing towards the magnificent Golden Rock.

Upon reaching the pilgrim-village, your gateway to this revered site, a thrilling journey unfolds. Setting off our hotel in Kyaikhtiyo, hop on a truck and then savor a trek up the hill towards the Golden Rock. After about an hour's climb, behold the breathtaking sunset view atop this sacred gilded boulder delicately perched on Mt. Kyaikhtiyo's cliff – a truly venerable Buddhist monument.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Golden Rock Pagoda.

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Golden Rock - Bago - Yangon
Golden Rock - Bago - Yangon

Embark on a magical morning journey as you savor breakfast and bid farewell to your hotel. Our adventure continues with a scenic coach ride back to Yangon, passing through the historic city of Bago. Become entranced by the treasures awaiting you: the majestic Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha to the towering Shwemawdaw Pagoda, each sight promises wonder. Explore the vibrant Myo Ma Local Market, marvel at the colossal Buddha Image of Kyaikpun Pagoda, and delve the serenity of the Chinese Kwanyin Temple. For enthusiasts of history, an optional visit to Kanbawzathardi Palace awaits – a glimpse the grandeur of King Bayinnaung's reign.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.

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Yangon - Bagan by flight
Yangon - Bagan by flight

Today, Embark on an enchanting journey after breakfast to Bagan! Your adventure begins at Nyaung Oo Market, followed by visits to the mesmerizing Shwezigone Pagoda, the historical Gubyaukgyi Temple, and the magnificent Htilominlo Pagoda. Discover Ananda Okkyaung's ancient mural paintings and marvel at Dhammayangyi Pagoda's grandeur.

Post lunch, delve the intricate art of lacquer ware production at a local family workshop. Explore Thatbyinnyu Pagoda, Nanpaya temple, and culminate your day with a mesmerizing sunset Shwesandaw Pagoda – Bagan's ultimate sunset haven.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

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Bagan - Mandalay
Bagan - Mandalay

This morning fly to Mandalay. Embark on a journey to Mandalay, Myanmar's enchanting cultural capital. Picture an abrupt hill soaring above a vast moated square, setting the stage for your exploration.

Your first stop? The majestic Mahamuni Pagoda with its revered 13ft-high Buddha image. Next, marvel at the Kuthodaw Pagoda - home to the 'World's Biggest Book' made of 729 marble slabs of Buddhist scriptures. Then wander through the historic Shwenandaw Monastery, a testament to exquisite woodcarving craftsmanship.

Climb Mandalay Hill for breathtaking panoramic views of the city and Irrawaddy River.

In the afternoon, venture to Amarapura, a place steeped in history as the 'City of Immortality'. Delve a world of silk weaving mastery before visiting Mahagandayon monastery, home to over one thousand monks. Conclude your day on the iconic U Bein Bridge - a 200-year-old teak marvel stretching elegantly across farms and streams. A stroll here promises spectacular vistas that will linger long after you've left.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.

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Mandalay - Heho - Inle Lake
Mandalay - Heho - Inle Lake

After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Heho.

Upon arrival at Heho airport, embark on a journey to Inle Lake where a full day of adventure awaits. Your exploration kicks off with a visit to the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, home to five cherished Buddha images. Delight in the vibrant annual festival held here, a grand spectacle each October. Next up is the captivating Nag Phi Chaung Monastery, perched elegantly on stilts over the water since the late 1850s, where acrobatic felines entertain with their hoop-jumping prowess. Optionally, encounter the Padaung "Copper Neck" hill tribe for a cultural immersion. Dive local craftsmanship at silk, lotus, and iron workshops, perhaps even witness Shan paper production if time permits before retiring to your hotel for the night.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Stay overnight on Inle Lake.

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Heho - Yangon - Departure
Heho - Yangon - Departure

After morning breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Yangon.

Upon landing at Yangon airport, your adventure begins with a visit to the magnificent Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, home to a colossal reclining Buddha statue. Built in 1966 to replace its predecessor 1907, this site promises a mesmerizing experience. Delve the beauty of Kandawgyi Lake and its picturesque surroundings, offering a plethora of photo opportunities.

Embark on a unique shopping escapade at Bogyoke Market, formerly known as "Scott Market," where a treasure trove of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelry, fabrics, and lacquerware awaits you. If time allows, your guide will lead you to the renowned MK Gems shop, an oasis of high-quality gems showcased in eight exquisitely decorated showrooms.

As your unforgettable journey in Yangon draws to a close, you will be escorted to Yangon International Airport for your departure.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: N/A.

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