DIS ORC 1 - 12 Days 11 Nights

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Overview

Day 01 - Yangon Arrival

Day 02 - Yangon-Heho- by flight / Heho-Inle- by car

Day 03 - Inle-Pindaya- by car

Day 04 - Pindaya-Heho- by car / Heho-Mandalay- by flight

Day 05 - Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay- by boat

Day 06 - Mandalay-Amarapura-Sagaing-Mandalay- by car

Day 07 - Mandalay-Monywa- by car

Day 08 - Monywa-Pakokhu-Bagan- by car

Day 09 - Bagan

Day 10 - Bagan

Day 11 - Bagan - Yangon - by flight / Excursion to Bago by car

Day 12 - Yangon Departure

 

Itinerary

Yangon - Inle Lake - Pindaya - Mandalay - Monywa - Pakokkhu - Bagan – (Bago) Yangon
(12 days / 11 nights)
Departure from Yangon: Daily
Private tour with escort guide

Day 01 : Yangon Arrival (L,D)

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Arrive at the Yangon International Airport, meet our assigned guide and transfer to Hotel. Check in Hotel.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Afternoon, excursion to Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha  and  Shwe Dagon Pagoda, one of the wonders of the world and the most venerated Buddhist Monument in Myanmar, where one can see the lifestyle of Myanmar People.

Dinner at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 : Yangon-Heho: by flight / Heho-Inle: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to the airport for Heho, the Shan State known for its colourful markets, scenery, country sides and especially its people, a mixture of tribal races.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Transfer from Heho airport to Inle lake.

Dinner at hotel and overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 : Inle-Pindaya: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel. Excursion  of the lake well known for its scenic beauty and its unique leg rower. Tour highlights include Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda;  Ngaphae Chaung typical  Shan Monastery of jumping cats; wonderful floating gardens; native method of fishing; traditional weaving villages; and village life in the lake.

Lunch in the lake. (Please note that the floating market is once every 5 days, but may vary according to the Buddhist Sabathdays.)

Transfer to Pindaya, 100 km away from Inle Lake. On the way enjoy the  scenic beauty along the country side.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 04 : Pindaya-Heho: by car / Heho-Mandalay: by flight (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Visit Pindaya Cave, well known for its countless Buddha Images and Pindaya lake.

Lunch in a restaurant.

Afternoon, transfer to Heho Airport and proceed to Mandalay. Check in Hotel.
Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 05 : Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay: by boat (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at Hotel.
Morning excursion to Mingun, a village on the western bank of Ayeyarwaddy River.  Tour highlights include Settawya Pagoda with a marble foot print of Buddha; Pondawyapaya, nearby the river; Pahtodawgyi, an enormous pile of bricks is all that remains of King Bodawpaya's grandiose scheme; Mingun Bell, the world's largest ringing bell weighing  90 tons; Mingun Village; and Shinbume Pagoda, most attractive pagoda built in 1816 by King Bodawpaya's grandson in memory of one of his wives.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.
After lunch, visit Maha Muni Buddha Image and handy crafts workshops such as making of gold leaves, woodcarvings, marble carvings etc. Then proceed to Shwe Kyaung, a monastery once King Mindon’s royal palace apartment for meditation, incomparable Atumashi monastery and ending up the day with Mandalay Hill, vantage point for the view of Mandalay.

Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06 : Mandalay-Amarapura-Sagaing-Mandalay: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Excursion to Ancient Capital Amarapura, 11 Kilometers south of Mandalay visiting Mahagandayon monastery; 1.2 kilometer long U Bein Wooden Bridge and visit silk-weaving factory.

Lunch in a restaurant.
Then visit Sagaing, a retreat for Buddhist devotees with numerous pagodas and monasteries. Return to Mandalay.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Mandalay.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in the hotel.

Day 07 : Mandalay-Monywa: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Morning transfer to Monywa (about 3&1/2hr drive) on  the  way, one can see the typical Myanmar Villages. Visit Than Bodhday Pagoda. Then cross Chindwin River to the other side of the bank to visit Po Win Taung Caves with ancient Buddha Images dating back to 16th to late 18th century.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Return to  Monywa and check in hotel.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in the hotel.

Day 08 : Monywa-Pakokhu-Bagan: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Morning proceed to Pakokhu (about 3 &1/2hrs drive), through the scenery of Mid – Myanmar. Arrive Pakokhu and down to jetty to take a boat trip across mighty Irrawaddy River to Bagan. (about 2 to 3 hours)

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.
Arrive Bagan and check in Hotel.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in the hotel.

Day 09 : Bagan (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.    
Bagan, the Ancient Capital and Birth place of Myanmar Culture. Morning sightseeing begins with visit to the Nyaung Oo Market; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar satupas;  Wetkyi-in Gubyakkyi Temple, with fine mural paintings of jataka scenes; Htilominlo Temple, noted for its plaster carvings and visit lacquerware factory.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
Afternoon visit Myinkaba Gubyaukkyi Temple, a typical Mon style temple; Manuha Temple, a captured king's  impression of life in prison; Nanpaya Temple; an earliest masterpiece with its fine stone carvings; photo stop at Seinnyet Nyima Pagodas, a temple and a stupa with exquisite design and sunset from a suitable temple or pagoda.

Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Hotel.

Day 10 : Bagan (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at the hotel.    
Morning sightseeing in South East Bagan featuring 13th century temples; Nandamanya; Thambula and Lemyethna Temples, noted for their fine mural paintings of Mahayanist character.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek Cross; and Thatbyinnyu, the highest of Bagan Temples; and Bypaya, a Pyu style pagoda on the brink of the majestic Ayeyarwaddy River.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 11 : Bagan-Yangon: by flight / Excursion to Bago by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at the hotel.bagoTransfer to airport and return to Yangon. Arrive Yangon and proceed to Bago, the ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in 15th Century. Tour highlights Shwemawdaw, one of the venerabe pagodas in Myanmar; Shwethalyaung reclining Buddha and Kyaik Pun, four big images of Buddha.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

On the way visit Htautkyant War Cemetery of 2700 fallen soldiers and  Spirit House. Drive back to Yangon.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in the hotel.

Day 12 : Yangon Departure (B)

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Breakfast at the Hotel.
Morning transfer to Yangon International Airport for the International Departure Flight.

Note: The above programme is subject to change with or without prior notice due to factors such as weather, domestic flight availability, road transport conditions and etc.

 

 

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Services

Price Include

  • Accommodation in shared twin or double room with daily breakfast
  • Domestic flight including security surcharge and airport tax
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Local Guide (Visit and Transfer)
  • Refreshing towel and mineral water on the sightseeing in private vehicles
  • Baggage handling of maximum 20kg per person

Price NOT include

  • Entrance fees for the sites not mentioned
  • Other visits mention in the program
  • Drinks, Video and Camera tax
  • Other expenditure of personal natures spending money
  • Standard check-in is at 1400 hrs and check-out at 1200 hrs. In case of earlier check-in or later check-out, there may be a fee imposed.

In case of earlier check-in or later check-out, there may be a fee imposed.International air tickets from/to Yangon

  • Visa fees and Insurance
  • Tips, porters and personal expenses
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Separate transfers on arrival and departure day

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Botahtaung Township,
Yangon, Myanmar.

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