CLA ORC 3 - 11 Days 10 Nights

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Overview

Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Pindaya – Inle Lake - Yangon

 

Day 1 - Yangon Arrival
Day 2 - Yangon-Bago-Yangon: by car
Day 3 - Yangon-Bagan: by flight
Day 4 - Bagan
Day 5 - Bagan-Mandalay: by car
Day 6 - Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay: by boat
Day 7 - Mandalay-Amarapura-Sagaing-Monywa: by car
Day 8 - Monywa-Mandalay: by car
Day 9 - Mandalay-Heho: by flight / Heho-Pindaya: by car
Day 10 - Pindaya-Inle: by car
Day 11 - Inle-Heho: by car / Heho-Yangon: by flight
               Yangon-International departure

Itinerary

Yangon – Bago - Bagan– Mandalay – Monywa – Pindaya - Inle Lake - Yangon
(11 days / 10 nights)
Departure from Yangon: Daily
Private tour with escort guide

Day 01 : Yangon Arrival (L,D)

CLA-ORC3-01Arrive at Yangon Airport, meet the assigned guide and transfer to hotel. Check in hotel.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Afternoon visit Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image and  Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the wonders of the world, where one can see and enjoy the beauties of the Pagoda and the life style of Myanmar People.

Dinner at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 : Yangon-Bago-Yangon: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Morning excursion to the Ancient Capital of Mon Nationals, Bago (Pegu), 80 Kilometers Northeast of Yangon. On the way visit Htautkyant War Cemetery of 2700 fallen soldiers and Spirit Shrine.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Tour highlights Shwemawdaw, one of the venerabe pagodas in Myanmar; Shwethalyaung reclining Buddha and four big Buddha Images of Kyeik Pun Pagoda. Drive back to Yangon. Dinner at hotel and overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 : Yangon-Bagan: by flight (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.bagan14Transfer to Airport and fly to Bagan, the Ancient Capital and Birth place of Myanmar Culture. Morning sightseeing begins with visit to the Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas;  Wetkyi-in Gubyakkyi Temple, with fine mural paintings of jataka scenes; Htiminlo Temple, noted for its plaster carvings; the Tharaba City Gate, the oldest extent of Bagan architecture.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon visit begins with lacquer-ware factory, 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 hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 04 : 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 Bupaya Pagoda, a Pyu style pagoda on the brink of the majestic Ayeyarwaddy River.

Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05 : Bagan-Mandalay: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Morning transfer by coach to Mandalay, the Capital of the last myanmar monarch, a 300 km north east of Bagan. The land route journey is about 8 hrs allowing to see the vegetation of the central dry zone, the way of life of farmers and rice cultivation.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Arrive Mandalay.

Dinner at hotel and overnight  in Hotel.

Day 06 : Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay: by boat (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Excursion to Mingun, a village on the western bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. Tour highlights include Settawya Pagoda with a marble foot print of Buddha; Pondawya Pagoda, 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 in a typical restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

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

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Breakfast at the hotel. Morning excursion to Ancient Capital Amarapura, 11 Kilometers south of Mandalay visiting Mahagandayon monastery; 1.2 Kilometer long U Bein Wodden Bridge and visit handicraft workshop.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Afternoon excursion to Sagaing driving over Inwa (Ava) Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy river. Tour highlights are Ywataung Village, silver smith workshop and Sagaing Hills, a retreat for Buddhist devotees with numerous pagodas and monasteries. Then transfer to Monywa, on the eastern bank of Chindwin River, about 136 kilometers to the west of Mandalay, and the land route journey is about 3hrs drive.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

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

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Breakfast at the Hotel.
Morning visit Pho win hill, on the other bank of the Chindwin river. Then visit Than Boddhay temple, The reclining Buddha.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

In the evening drive back to Mandalay.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 09 Mandalay-Heho: by flight / Heho-Pindaya: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.

Transfer to Airport for the flight to Heho, the Shan State known for its colourful markets, scenery, countrysides and especially its people, a mixture of tribal races. Transfer from Heho airport to Pindaya, a small quite town, enjoying scenic beauty along the countryside.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Evening excursion of the town, visiting the lake and the Pindaya Cave, well known for its countless Buddha Images.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 10 Pindaya-Inle: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Morning transfer to Inle lake 100km from Pindaya.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

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

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 11 Inle-Heho: by car / Heho-Yangon: by flight (B,L)
             Yangon-International departure

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Breakfast at hotel.Transfer to Heho Airport to take the flight to Yangon.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

If the time permits, visit Sule Pagoda for photo stop and City Centre and shopping at Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott's Market) which closed on Mondays and Public holidays.
Evening transfer to Yangon International Airport for 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.

 

***** Extension to Ngapali Beach *****

Thandwe (Ngapali Beach) has direct flights from Yangon and Sittwe.( Operate from Oct to May).  Please refer to the “Beach Resorts” section.

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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201, Bo Myat Htun Road,
Botahtaung Township,
Yangon, Myanmar.

Call Us: (+95-1) 294612, 200883, 201271

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