CLA ORC 4 - 11 Days 10 Nights

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Overview

 Day 01  Yangon Arrival

Day 02 - Yangon-Bagan by flight

Day 03 - Bagan

Day 04 - Bagan-Mandalay by car

Day 05 - Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay: by boat

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

Day 07 - Mandalay-Maymyo-Mandalay by car

Day 08 - Mandalay-Kalaw by car

Day 09 - Kalaw-Pindaya-Inle by car

Day 10 - Inle (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Inle-Heho: by car / Heho-Yangon by flight
                Yangon-International departure

Itinerary

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

Day 01 : Yangon Arrival (L,D)

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Arrive at Yangon International 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-Bagan: by flight (B,L,D)

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

Lunch will be served at 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 03 : 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 a restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 : 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 05 : 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 06 : Mandalay-Amarapura-Sagaing-Mandalay: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at 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. Return to Mandalay.

Dinner at a local restaurant.  Overnight at hotel.

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

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Breakfast at hotel.mm05Excursion starts with 2 Hours drive to cool, hill station of Pyin U Lwin, 80 km away from Mandalay with waterfalls, beautiful gardens and its colonial era housings. Also visit Peik Chin Myaun Cave, and  (if available) horse drawn cart riding.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.
Return to Mandalay.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Mandalay.

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

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Breakfast at hotel.
Then, leading the road to Shan State, the Shan State known for its colourful markets, scenery, countrysides and especially its people, a mixture of tribal races (about 10hrs drive).

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.
Arrive Kalaw, former hill station of British Raj and still bear the atmosphere of colonial era.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 09 Kalaw-Pindaya-Inle: by car (B,L,D)

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Breakfast at hotel.
Morning sightseeing around Kalaw. Then transfer to Pindaya, a small quiet town with beautiful lake. Visit Pindaya Cave with its numerous Buddha images in different styles and from different periods.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant en route.

Transfer to Inle Lake, about 100 km away from Pindaya.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Hotel.

Day 10 Inle (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; wonderful floating gardens; floating market on its market day; native method of fishing; traditional weaving villages; and village life in the lake.

Lunch at a local restaurant. (Please note that the floating market is once every 5 days, but may vary according to the Buddhist Sabathdays).

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.
Afternoon 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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Orchestra Travel

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

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

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