Choice of standard, first class or deluxe hotels with private bath/shower.
American breakfast daily.
Transfers and sightseeing tours as per itinerary.
Entrance fees to monuments, guide fees and all applicable taxes.
Local English speaking guide for sightseeing tours.
Baggage handling and porterage.
Day to Day Program:
Arrive in Yangon, capital of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.
Meeting assistance and transfer to hotel of your choice. Rest of the day is at leisure.
At sunset, visit to Shwedagan Pagoda and photograph the temple in fading lights of setting sun.
Your tour of Yangon includes visiting the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, National Museum, Glass factory still using the age old techniques of hand blowing. Continue to the Kandawgyi Lake, as excellent place to take pictures of Shwedagon Pagoda. The Botathaung Pagoda houses Buddha’s relics, walk along the Yangon River to see the harbor area.
YANGON / BAGAN
Fly to Bagan, a world heritage site of golden land. Spend your day visiting Bagan’s stunning monuments. Shwezigon Pagoda, the most important reliquary shrine, the 12th century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansittha Cave Temple. Pass through Tharaba Gateway into old Bagan and to Ananda Temple a masterpiece of Mon architecture. After lunch, visit the 13th century Pagoda Mingalazedi and Gubyaukgyi Temple with its fine stucco work. Also visit a lacquer ware workshop for insight into the workmanship. HOTEL
After breakfast, our tour begins by visiting Shwe Gukyi temple offering panoramic view of old Bagan. Study the ruins of palace of Bagan followed by temples of Thatbyinnyu and Dhammayangyi, a massive temple with the finest brickwork. In the afternoon, visit Sulamuni temple where you can see fine frescos from 18th century of Kone Baung dynasty. Continue to Minnan thu village to see the typical Myanmar style of village life. Also visit Myathna and Phaya Thonezu Temple and Tayoke Pyay before returning back to Hotel in the evening.
BAGAN / INLE LAKE
Fly today to Inle Lake. On your boat trip on Inle Lake (a photographer’s dream), you’ll see the lake’s unique “leg rowers.” Continue on to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, witness silk weaving on wooden hand looms and stop at a blacksmith shop. On return drive, you will pass the endless floating gardens, where fruit and vegetables are grown.
INLE LAKE – Day at leisure
Day free to relax and enjoy magnificent scenery or take optional tours.
YANGON / FLIGHT BACK HOME
After breakfast, fly to Yangon where you will connect with your international flight. Your spectacular journey through Magnificent Myanmar comes to an end taking with you fond memories, momentous of the sights, sounds of ancient Burma.