Nature Beauty Tours 10 Days

posted Aug 6, 2014, 2:44 AM by Wisata DongTravel   [ updated May 14, 2015, 8:00 PM by Vietnam Travel Tour ]
Yangon-Bagan-Mount.Popa-Mandalay-Mingun-Ava-Sagaing-Heho-Pindaya-Inle Lake-Yangon

Day 1 : Arrival Yangon                                                                                                                                                                      (-/L/D) 
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and warmly welcome by our professional tours speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check-in. The tours start to Shwedagon Pagoda, a magnificent religious monument which is 9 meter high from its base and cover with 60 tons of gold. In addition, the upper dome is studded with more than 5,000 diamonds and precious gem and a single 75 caret diamonds grace the tip of this stupa. Continue to the Karaweik Hall located on the southeast side of the Kandawgyi Lake And visit to National Museum, founded in 1982. The five story museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, work of art, inscription and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture and civilization of the nation. Afterward, visit to Inya Lake, one of two reservoirs of Yangon. Enjoy a stroll around the lake, take photo of the beautiful sunset and visit nearby Inya Lake. Return to Hotel and overnight at Yangon.


Day 02 : Yangon-Mandalay  (Y5-775 / 0615:0725)                                                                                                                     (B/L/D)
After breakfast and check-out from hotel. Transfer to Domestic Airport for the flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, Transfer to hotel for checking-in. The tours start to Mahamuni Pagoda which houses a Buddha images that said to have the exact likeness of the Gautamma Buddha. Stop by at the nearby Stone & Wood Carving Workshops where Buddha images, stone slab for inscription and figurines are made from wood and marbles. Continue to the Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining major structure of the original Royal Palace Continue visit to Zay Cho Market and go shopping for the famous and signature products of Mandalay such as acheik (Mandalay silk longyi) Kadipar (Velvet) silpers and Hto Moat (Sticky Cake).Lunch at Local Restaurant. After lunch,visit to Royal Mandalay Palace to visit Mandalay Culture Museum & Nanmyint Watch Tower. And continue to Kuthodaw Pagoda famous for its “World Biggest Book” before climbing the Mandalay Hill. From the Sutaungpyae Pagoda located at the peak, the panoramic view of the Mandalay plains and the sunset can be enjoyed. Afterwards, return to hotel and overnight stay in Mandalay.


Flight Information : Golden Myanmar Airline (Y5) is budget airline, Baggage is 20 Kg and Hand Carry is 10 Kg, Non Refund and No Meals.

Day 03 : Mandalay-Mingun-Ava-Amarapura-Mandalay                                                                                                          (B/L/D) 
After breakfast, take a short boat ride to Mingun Patodawgyi, the unfinished stupa by King Bodawpaya, and it’s the world largest ringing bell, The Mingun Bell. Stop at nearby Hsinphymae Pagoda which has distinctive architecture style modeled after the mythical Sulamani Pagoda on Mount.Meru. And a brief rest before departing for Innwa (Ava), the former royal capital. Stop en route at the Tampawadi Village to visit the Bronze Casting Workshop where bells, gongs and tri gongs are made. Once arrive at Innwa, visit the Bagaya Monastery which has 263 giant teak posts and decorated with carvings and reliefs. Continue to the Maha Aung Myay Bon Zan Monastery one of the finest brick building with stucco and flora decorations on the walls. Travel to Amarapura to visit U Bein Bridge, the world longest and oldest teak bridge made of 1850 teak pillars. Cross the bridge to visit Mahagandayon Monastery the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar. Enjoy the beautiful sunset before returning to Mandalay. Afterwards, Return to hotel for overnight stay in Mandalay.


Day 04 : Mandalay- Bagan (Nyaung-U) (K7-282/ 0800:1005)                                                                                                 (B/L/D)
After breakfast and check-out from Hotel. Transfer to Domestic Airport for the flight to Nyaung-U (Bagan). After arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in. The tour will start with the visit to the Nyaung-U Market where bustling trades of fresh vegetables, rice, clothing’s and the famous Thanaka are taking place. And then, visit to Shwezigon Pagoda where a born and tooth of Gautama Buddha are believed to be enshrined. Continue visit to Gu Byauk Gyi Pagoda which has 13th Century murals depicting scenes from the Jakata tales. Continue to Ananda Pagoda built by King Kyanzittha in 1910. Next visit to Buu Pagoda on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River where the beautiful sunset can be enjoyed before returning to the hotel for overnight stay in Bagan.

Mandalay- Bagan (Nyaung-U)

Day 05 : Bagan-Mount.Popa-Bagan                                                                                                                                             (B/L/D)
After breakfast, drive to the Mount.Popa known as Mountain of Sprits for the abode of Nats (Sprits of the ancestors) believe to be dwelt in the various part of the mountain. The highlight of this trip would be the stunningly picturesque Popa Taungkalat Monastery located on the summit of the Taungkalat (Pedestal Hill). Also, visit the nearby Taungkalat Shrine which is the home to 37 Mahagari Nats and statues depicting the Nats are at the base of Shrine. After arrive back from Mount.Popa , take a brie rest before visiting the Lacquerware Workshop to see how the famous handicraft is made. In the evening, visit the Dhammayangyi Patho which, according to legends, has the brickwork so fine that a pin could not pass through between any two brick even though it was constructed without using mortar. Also , it is the ideal place to view the sunset. Afterwards, return to the hotel for overnight stay in Bagan.


Day 06: Bagan –Heho -Pindaya (6T/YH/K7-0815:0925)                                                                                                           (B/L/D)
After breakfast and check-out from hotel. Transfer to domestic airport for the flight to Heho. Arrive at Heho Airport, drive to Pindaya, UNIQUE PINDAYA CAVE, Pindaya known as the home of the countries Buddhist image in its extensive lime stone cave and picturesque lake. Visit to SHWE U MIN PAGODA, study to mystery cave and Shan Traditional paper umbrella making process and continue visit to DANU VILLAGE and PINDAYA HILL. After visit, directly drive to hotel for check-in and overnight at Pindaya.


Day 07: Pindaya-Heho-Inle Lake                                                                                                                                                  (B/L/D)
After Breakfast, travel to Nyaung Shwe Jetty, where long boats with outboard motor will be waiting for the journey to the Inle lake. The inhabitants of this area are called Inntha who the people of the lake believed to be the descended of the Mon People. These famous “ Legs rowers “ mostly live on the surface of the lake using the floating islands which are made from the natural material using traditional method handed down from generation for centuries. Starting normal sightseeing on the lake, PHAUNG DAW OO PAGODA is the most famous and venerated site and known as Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda meaning at the head of royal barge. Continue visit to JUMPING CAT MONASTERY and can study the main- carrier of the village life and living standard of villagers, agricultural, fishing, looming and silver-smithery and silk weaving village of INN PAW KHONE to visit Khit Sunn Yin hand weaving center where famous monk robes made from lotus flower can be observed. Return to hotel and overnight at Inle.

Pindaya-Heho-Inle Lake

Day 08 : Inle Lake-Inn Dein-Inle Lake                                                                                                                                           (B/L/D)
After breakfast, the sightseeing will star with a visit to the village of INDEIN. This village is renowned for its crumbling but atmospheric ruin and restored pagodas as well as having a great view of the lake. Also, the village has a very vibrant and lively MARKET where visitors can observe local traders and venders doing business. Next, take a boat trip to the famous HANDICRAFT WORKSHOPS around the lake. Inle lake is famous for its craftsmanship and visitors can study gold and silver smith, blacksmith, cigar making process and other workshops that produce handmade crafts. Continue with the journey and visit SHWE NAYUNG MONASTERY to take photos of the uniquely shaped oval windows and craftsmanship of the monastery. In the evening, visit KAHUNG DAING NATURAL HOT SPRING for a bit o rest and relaxation before returning to the hotel for overnight stay in Inle Lake. 


 Day 09 : Inle Lake –Heho –Yangon                                                                                                                                               (B/L/D)
After breakfast and check-out from hotel. Transfer to Heho airport for the flight to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon, Transfer to Hotel for check-in. The tour will start to Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the largest Cathedral in Myanmar, to see its exquisite stained glass windows. Continue visit to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, one of the biggest and liveliest markets in Yangon, where visitors can purchase goods ranging from clothing and souvenirs to luxury items. Lunch at local restaurant, After lunch, visit to old colonial buildings around downtown. Myanmar has the most colonial buildings in South East Asia and the best examples are the City Hall, High Court Building with its Clock Tower and the Minister’s Building which occupies the whole block.  Continue visit to China Town, to enjoy the lively atmosphere where street vendors selling delicious food such as steaming or field dishes, bakeries goods, barbeques and fresh seasonal fruits. Return to hotel and overnight at Yangon.

 Inle Lake–Heho

Day 10 : Yangon Departure                                                                                                                                                             ( B/-/-)
After breakfast and check –out from hotel, transfer to International Airport for your departure. On the way, visit to Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, which house one of the biggest Buddha in Myanmar. Craved from a single marble stone.This image is 37ft (11M) high and weighs more than 600 tons. The Classics name of this image is Lawkachantha Abaya Labamuni (World Peace And Prosperity) should time permits; visit the Royal Elephant Camp at Mindama Hall before travel to the airport for the departure flight.
Note : The program for the last day can be change departing to the  international flight time.