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Karan Quarter,
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SPECIAL TOUR

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GBS SPL Tour 1: MYANMAR CUISINE TOUR FOR GOURMET

Yangon - Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin - Mandalay - Mingun - Bagan - Heho - Pindaya - Kalaw - Inle - Yangon. ( 14 Days/ 13 Nights )

The cuisine of Myanmar has been influenced by Chinese and Indian cooking, but it has its own distinct flavor. The staple food is rice (htamin) served with mild curries (hin) made with vegetables, chicken, fish or seafood. Ngapi, a sharp-tasting, salty paste made with fermented fish, shrimp or prawns, is used to flavor many dishes. “Mohinga” a popular dish, combines rice noodles and a yellow fish soup. Another favorite is “Athok” (fruit and vegetable salad). This incentive program presents for gourmet who wish to taste our cuisines while exploring tour through Myanmar.

Day – 1: Arrival Yangon

Arrive Yangon, Myanmar and the group will be welcome by our gourmet guide at Yangon International Airport. Transfer to one of the best hotel in Yangon. We've scheduled a late afternoon visit to most revered and most famous landmark, one of the World's wonder " Shwedagon Pagoda " at dusk, as the Sun begins to fall over the City. Dinner will be served at one of the best Myanmar Cuisine restaurant. Overnight at one the best hotel in Yangon.

 

Day – 2: Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. Today please wear comfortable slip- on shoe without Socks -as we begin our tour of Yangon from the 2000 years old Sule Pagoda. We'll explore the downtown area, where the ghost of the British Colonial influence still prevails. From there we will visit the (64m) long massive reclining Buddha at Chaukhtagyi Paya. Lunch will be follow by a cooking demonstration of Myanmar delicacy. Everyone will be given a Hpaso and Longyi to wear and Keep- the traditional Myanmar Sarong for both men and women with instruction on how to knot and keep taut. Afterwards a visit to China Town Area and experience first hand its rustic market. Overnight at one of the best hotel in Yangon.
 

Day – 3: Yangon

After breakfast, your full day excursion begins from Yangon's most bustling flower and fruit market. The Scene is crowded but lively and interesting, and a great place to learn about local foodstuffs, fruits and vegetables. Then visit to Yangon National Museum. (Photography is prohibited and bags are not allow inside the Museum ). After Museum, GBS Tours has arranged a sumptuous lunch of Chinese Cuisine. After lunch, the afternoon is devoted exclusively to shopping in the vast and sprawling Scott Market, today known as Bogyoke Aung San Market. The market is fill with Myanmar Souvenirs, from lacquer ware to gems and jewelry ( which are available at extremely discounted prices ). Dinner at one of the best Indian Restaurant in town. Overnight at one of the hotel in Yangon.
 

Day - 4 : Yangon – Mandalay by flight

After breakfast, or breakfast box, transfer to Yangon Airport to fly to Mandalay. The City of Mandalay took it name from the Mandalay Hill, which is situated at the north east corner of the town. Founded and built by King Mindon in ( AD 1856- 57 ). Arrive Mandalay and drive to Amarapura City, to visit Mahaghandha Yone Monestary, where 700 to 800 Monks are residing, learning Dhamma ( Buddhist philosophy ). Lunch at Amarapura Restaurant - Thai cuisine will be served this afternoon. Then drive straight to Maymyo, now Pyin Oo Lwin, 67 km northest of Mandalay, lies the hill station of Maymyo, situated at around ( 1.100 in ) above sea level. Arrive Pyin Oo Lwin late in the evening and check - in to hotel. Dinner will be served at hotel or at local restaurant. Overnight at one of the hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.
 

Day - 5 : Pyin Oo Lwin

Breakfast at hotel. Then your excursion for the morning begin from Maymyo Colourful market. After that, a visit to Pwei - gauk waterfalls-drive through Colonial buildings area, Chinese Temple and lunch at one of the local eatery. A brief Siesta at the hotel after lunch. Then in the afternoon, cooking demonstration, one of the local Shan delicacy. After cooking classes we will all visit to Botanical Garden, laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler , governor of Burma, established in 1914 and located just south of town. Dinner at hotel or at local restaurant. Overnight at one of the hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.
 

Day – 6: Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay by coach

After breakfast, drive back to Mandalay City. On the way back to Mandalay we will stop by at one of the Village where local sell their produce, varieties of fruits and vegetables, among you will find pure honey with garlic, good for men potency according to the locals. Then drive towards Mandalay, a stop at view point and proceed to Mandalay. Check - in at one of the best hotel in Mandalay. Lunch at one of the local restaurant in Mandalay. After lunch, we will pay a visit to Maha Muni Pagoda. It is also called the Payagyi -literally ( Great Pagoda ) and the Arakan Pagoda. Just close by is where local crafts men are carving Buddha images of different size and different Mudra ( hand gesture ) , from Alabaster stone. Then we will visit to puppet and tapestries work - shop. After that to bronze casting, where the local are casting bronze images of all kinds, starting from figures to Bells of different size and design. Late in the evening, we will drive to U - Bein Bridge, which was constructed out of Material Salvaged from the forsaken Ava Palace. The bridge the longest made from teak in the World is ( 1.2 Km ) long, and we will enjoy the best Sun Set from there. Overnight at one of the best hotel in Mandalay.
 

Day – 7 : Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay by boat

Breakfast at hotel. Today we will visit Mingun. Mingun itself is a Village located on the west bank of the Ayeyarwaddy, roughly 7 miles ( 10.5 )km north of Mandalay. We will sail on a private boat and lunch will be served on board the boat. Mingun has two remarkable landmarks, both projects of King Bodawpaya - the Mingun Bell and the Pagoda. The construction of the Mingun Pahtodawgyi was began in 1790. In 1838 an earthquake struck and part of the building collapsed, today you can still see a huge fissure in the giant mound of brickwork. In the afternoon sail back to Mandalay, drive to hotel and the rest of the afternoon leisure. Dinner will be served. Overnight at one of the best hotel in Mandalay.
 

Day - 8 : Mandalay – Bagan by boat

Early rise, breakfast box will be arrange by GBS Tours. Transfer to jetty to embark on a Shwe Keinary boat. Today we will sail to Bagan on a triple Decker boat together with many other tourists. The boat trip will take us approximately 7 hours but very enjoyable and interesting. Ala- cart Menu is available on board the boat. Soft drinks and beer are available too. (Today lunch , on board the boat clients own account ). Late afternoon arrive Bagan and check - in to hotel. A sumptuous dinner at special place. Overnight at one of the best hotel in Bagan.
 

Day - 9 : Bagan

Breakfast at hotel, then your full day excursion begin from Nyaung Oo Market. After that the next object of interest will be Shwezigon Pagoda. Then a visit to Kyansittha U -Min ( cave temple ). After here we will proceed to Htilo Minlo Temple. Lunch will be served by the Ayeyarwaddy River. After lunch - your afternoon programme start from Manuha Temple and Nan Paya, then to Gubyaukgyi Temple. Sun Set from Shwe Sandaw Pagoda. Dinner at local restaurant with puppet shows. Overnight at one of the best hotel in Bagan.
 

Day- 10 : Bagan – Heho by flight– Pindaya by coach

Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Nyaung Oo airport to fly to Heho airport. Drive to Pindaya, where tourist essentially visit Pindaya for its celebrated caves ( Shwe -U Min or Golden Cave), formed 200,000 millions years ago. Lunch at local restaurant in Pindaya. After lunch we will visit some local handicraft Shops, where the local make paper umbrella. Then drive to Kalaw, situated at about 1100m above sea level. Kalaw is nestling in the heart of the pine - studed Shan Hills, a former British hill - resort left lying with Colonial -Style houses. Dinner at one of the local restaurant. Cooking demonstration will be there before dinner is served. For tonight dinner Danu delicacy will be served. Overnight at one of the best hotel in Kalaw.
 

Day - 11 : Kalaw – Inle by coach

Breakfast at hotel. Then drive to Nyaung Shwe and check in at one of the best hotel on Lake Proper. Afternoon leisure. Lunch at Hotel. Late that Afternoon, we're all going for a Canoe ride on Inle lake. Dinner at hotel, Shan traditional food. Overnight at one of the best hotel on lake proper.



 

Day - 12 : Inle

Breakfast at hotel. Today your full day excursion begins from once every five days market day. On such market day, you will encounter tribal people, like Pa-O, Danu. Taungyo and Intha ( the lake - dwellers ), bringing their produce to Sell at market . Then we will visit Inpaw Khone Village, where people are involved in traditional hand - loom business. After that to Black - smith and cheroot factory ( Burmese cigars) and Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda. Lunch at one of the best restaurant on lake proper. After lunch a visit to Silver Smith and ( Kodak moment ) at Padaung place. The next object of interest will be at the floating gardens. Then we will visit Jumping Cat Monastery". Not to miss the Sunset from hotel, we must all drive back to hotel to have a lovely Sun Set. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at one of the best hotel on lake proper.
 

Day - 13 : Inle – Heho – Yangon by flight

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Heho airport to fly back to Yangon. Arrive Yangon and check - in at one of the best hotel in Yangon. Dinner will be served on Karaweik barge restaurant. ( with Myanmar Culture Show). Overnight at Traders hotel.



 

Day - 14 : Departure Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Yangon International Airport to fly for your International flight, according to your flight schedule.

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