Myanmar is a land of traditions and cultures. The country and the people have ancient cultural heritage and many tourists from all over the world are interested in this. The main destinations included in this type of tours are Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake.
|Reference Program||: LMM - 1113|
|Route||: By Flight|
|Travel Duration||: 06 Days & 05 Nights|
|Places||: Yangon – Mandalay - Bagan – Mount. Popa – Inle Lake - Yangon|
|Available||: Period Anytime all year around|
|Note||: Itinerary must be available to change depending on flights, hotels and road conditions.|
|Special Effect||: Myanmar Cultural Tour program is very pleasure taste and the great scenery of wonderful Land
such as Myanmar Culture and Buddhism at your memorable trip.
On arrival at YANGON airport Landmark Myanmar Company warmly welcome by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel.
Your journey begins with an afternoon tour through Yangon’s colonial-style city center. Visit SULE PAGODA, built over 2,000 years ago; the magnificent reclining Buddha CHAUK HTAT GYI and after a photo stop at the KARAWEIK HALL, a 'hamsa-bird-shaped' floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake; stroll through the BOGYOKE (SCOTTS) MARKET, of hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems stores. Complete your first day in Myanmar with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, the SHWEDAGON PAGODA.
Overnight stay in Yangon.
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for domestic flight to MANDALAY (Flying 01:30 hours).
On arrival, excursion to Amarapura, 15 km from Mandalay to visit MAHAGANDAYON, a famous Buddhist monastery, where more than a thousand monks live and study; continue to 200-year-old U BEIN teak bridge, built in 1782 during the era when Amarapura was the Royal capital. Already from the early days the city was known for its silk- and cotton weaving. Visit a traditional hand-woven silk workshop before proceeding to BAGAYA MONASTERY, a compound with a superb collection of Buddha statues. Then check-in at your hotel.
After lunch at a good local restaurant, you will experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including some of the most revered religious monuments in Myanmar, MAHAMUNI PAGODA; SHWE INBIN MONASTERY; GOLDEN PALACE MONASTERY, a superb example of a traditional wood work and KUTHODAW PAGODA the world’s largest book, made of marble. Mandalay is also a major arts and crafts center. A visit to Kalaga tapestry craftsmen’s shop before proceeding to MANDALAY HILL for sunset viewing.
Overnight stay in Mandalay.
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for a domestic flight to BAGAN (Flying 30 minutes). On arrival at NYAUNG OO Airport, stroll through a colorful of Nyaung Oo local Market and proceed with a visit to the famous pagodas and temples of Bagan including SHWEZIGON PAGODA; built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine, WETKYI-IN GUBYAUKKYI; a cave temple with exquisite jatakas murals paintings, the elegant Htilominlo Temple; noted for its plaster carvings and study the history of the THARABA GATE. After lunch at a good local restaurant, learn of manufacturing Myanmar’s most treasured handicrafts and visit a lacquer ware craftsmen’s workshop in nearby MYINKABA village; MYINKABA GU BYAUKKYI TEMPLE; an early period Pyu-style temple known for its mural paintings. Later continue ANANDA TEMPLE, with four standing Buddha images, ANANDA OKKYAUNG; one of the few surviving brick monasteries from the early Bagan period, MANUHA TEMPLE, built in Mon style in 1059 and explore the NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument which according to legends used to be palace site of the King Manuha. Complete the day by watching sunset over the majestic Ayeyarwaddy River from a temple top.
After breakfast, you will take to MOUNT. POPA (45 km - driving 01:30 hours); an extinct volcano with spectacular views. Popa is popular pilgrimage destination for the Myanmar’s. The local people travel here from far away to worship various animist spirits known as “nats”. The total steps of Seven Hundred and Seventy Seven lead up to the shrine placed on top of the steep Popa peak.
After lunch, return back to Bagan. On the way, the wafe of life looking for Htan Nyet Khae making business. On arrival Bagan proceed sightseeing to TAYOKEPYAY TEMPLE in Min Nan Thu Village, PHAYA THONE ZU and NANDAMANYA TEMPLES noted for their exquisite murals of 13th century and KYAT KAN CAVE monastery, a famous meditation retreat in Bagan. Enjoy especially for sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River at BUPAYA. Overnight in Bagan.
After early breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to HEHO (Flying 40 minutes). On arrival at HEHO Airport, proceed to drive to NYAUNG SHWE ( 32 km – driving 01:20 hours) and boat transfer to your hotel for check-in. Conitue a full day excursion by boat on the Inle Lake will include sights of the famous leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing, village life and magnificent scenery. The visit begins with the local market in the Inle Lake region (Remark : on market days only) and proceed to the Western Shore of Inle Lake, where you will find the beginning of a stair path leading to the well hidden INN THEIN PAGODA complex.
After Lunch at a local restaurant on the lake, you will visit the PHAUNGDAW OO PAGODA, one of the most sacred shrines in Myanmar, dating back to the 18th century; the NGA PHE KYAUNG MONASTERY, famous for its jumping cats trained by monks and the weaving village of INPAWKHON.
Overnight in Inle Lake.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to HEHO airport (32 km – driving 01:20 hours) for domestic flight to YANGON (Flying 01:10 hours). On arrival at YANGON Airport, transfer to restaurant take a lunch and as you wish the day is at your leisure for relaxing, shopping or sightseeing will visit the fascinating YANGON GLASS FACTORY to watch the production of mouth-blown glass in the old-fashioned way and the KABA AYE (WORLD PEACE) PAGODA and the MAHAPASANA CAVE. And then directly transfer to YANGON International Airport for departure flight.
(Optional : On arrival at YANGON Airport, transfer to restaurant take a lunch. If you are arriving in the mid-day or evening upon your arrival day to YANGON International Airport, you will visit as shown including day 1 places sightseeing until transfer to YANGON International Airport for departure flight.)
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