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SPECIAL TOUR

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GBS SPL Tour 2: MYANMAR NATIONAL GAME: CHINLON - CANE BALL

Yangon - Mandalay - Mingun - Sagging - Pyin Oo Lwin - Bagan - Heho - Pindaya - Kalaw - Inle lake - Yangon ( 12 Days / 11 Nights )

The sport of Chinlon or Cane Ball may not be well-known internationally, but one Canadian filmmaker, Greg Hamilton, Spent eight years shooting an award - winning documentary called Mystic Ball on the game inside Myanmar. Chinlon Festival is held every year in the month of June to October (during Myanmar calendar months from Waso to Thadingyut) within the precinct of Mahamuni Pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar. And it is held on specific days so that please enquire us before you make a tour plan.

Day-1 : Arrival Yangon

Arrive Yangon International Airport. Our guide will welcome you and transfer to hotel. Afternoon Sightseeing begins from Sule Pagoda, Chaukhtat Kyi( six storey reclining Buddha). In the evening a visit to most revere Glorious Shwedagon Pagoda. Overnight at one of the best 4-5stars hotel. (B/L/D) inclusive.



 

Day-2 : Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. Then your full day Sightseeing in Yangon. Highlight include, Lawka Chantha Abaya Labha Muni Buddha Image, carved out of a single block of Marble, weighing ( 500 ) tons. Nagar Glass factory, with its hand blown glass-ware. Then a visit to Gabar Aye ( World Peace ) Pagoda. ( Lunch Break ). Lunch will be served at one of the best Myanmar Cuisine Restaurant. After lunch - your sightseeing commence from National Museum. Then drive through Colonial Building area, which are still intact. China Town is a must visit. There one can mingle with local people. Overnight at one of the best 4-5 stars hotel.
 

Day-3: Yangon – Mandalay by flight

Breakfast Box from Hotel. Then transfer to Yangon Airport to fly to Mandalay. Your Domestic Airline are either Air Bagan. Air Mandalay or Yangon Airway. Arrive Mandalay Int'l Airport and drive to Amarapura the Old Capital, to visit Maha Ghandhayon Monastery, where there are always ( 700 to 800) monks residing permanently, learning Dhama,( Buddhist philosophy).( Lunch at Amarapura Restaurant). ( Thai Cuisine). Then proceed to Mandalay and check -in at hotel. After refreshing, your afternoon sightseeing begins from 'Gold Beating'. Then stone carving and wood carving cottages. Your next object of interest will be Maha Muni Pagoda. If your time of arrival in Mandalay in the month of June, one is fortunate enough to visit Waso-Chilon Festival, as mentioned in the program. Then the next object of interest will be to Kuthodaw or the Maha Lawka Marasein Pagoda, Known as the world biggest Book. A visit to Shwe Nandaw ( Golden Palace Monastery ). Late evening to Mandalay Hill, to enjoy the Panoramic view from the Summit. Overnight at one of the best 4-5 stars hotel.
 

Day-4 : Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay by boat

Breakfast at hotel. Today clients will visit to Mingun in the morning. Highlights include Mingun Pagoda and Mingun Bell. Private Boat will be arrange for clients. By 11:30 AM sail back to Mandalay from Mingun. Then drive to Sagaing and lunch will be served at Silver Sky Restaurant. After lunch your sightseeing begins from silver smithing. Rattan Work - shop. Kaungmudaw or the Pumkin Pagoda, and drive - up to Sagaing Hill to enjoy the panoramic view over mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. Drive back to Mandaiay. back at hotel until dinner. Dinner to night at 'Green Elephant Restaurant'. Overnight at one of the best 4-5 stars hotel.
 

Day-5: Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin by coach

Breakfast at hotel. Today clients will visit Maymyo. now called Pyin Oo Lwin. About 2 I 2 hours drive from Mandalay. Once served as a Summer Resort for the British, during the Colonial era. On the way flowers Vendors selling flowers and Vegetables. Botanical Garden and water fall in Pyin Oo Lwin. Colourful Market with tribals people. Overnight at one of the best available hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.


 

Day-6 : Pyin Oo Lwin - Mandalay

Breakfast at hotel. Then drive back to Mandalay and check - in at 4-5 stars hotel. Afternoon Leisure at hotel. In the evening another visit to ' Chinlon Festival' at Mahamuni Pagoda. Chinlon is closely related to the sport of sepaktakraw, a game played all over Southeast Asia with a Similar rules to Volley ball except for a few important differences. In ' Chinlon ' - players use a woven ratten ball about ( 15 ) centimetres.
'Chinlon ' game has been played for ( 1500 ) years, is a combination of sepaktakraw moves, dance and martial arts with an emphasis on style, entertainment and form rather than Competition. The games is played on a packed earth circle about 7 metres ( 22 feet) in diameter. And performers generally favour bare feet. Team of Six people, typically, aim to woo the crowd by keeping the ball aloft and performing tricks - using their feet, shins, knees, thighs, shoulders and head. The only part of their body they can't use is their hands, although in some moves the hands provide vital support to the rest of the body. From Chinlon Festival to ' Ko's Kitchen Restaurant' to have dinner. ( Thai Cuisine ) . Overnight at one of the best 4-5 stars hotel.
 

Day-7 : Mandalay – Bagan by flight

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Mandalay International Airport to fly to Bagan. Arrive Bagan and check - in at 4-5 stars hotel. After freshen - up . your sightseeing commence from Nyaung Oo colourful market. The next object of interest will be Shwezigon Pagoda. Kyansittha U-Min ( cave temple ). Htilo Minlo Temple. Manuhar and Nan Phaya temple, Gubyaukgyi temple, Ananda temple and Sun- Set at Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight at 4 stars hotel in Bagan.

 

Day-8 : Bagan – Heho by flight– Pindaya – Kalaw by coach

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Nyaung U Airport to fly to Heho in the Southern Shan State. Arrive Heho and drive to Pindaya. to visit Pindaya 'Golden cave'. Lunch at one of the best local restaurant - ( Danu Traditional cuisine). Then proceed to Kalaw and overnight at 3 stras hotel.

 

Day-9: Kalaw trekking

Breakfast at hotel. Then half-day trekking to Palaung Village. Today Picnic Lunch. Palaung are noted for their colourful hats which they weave themselves and which vary according to their marital status. About six miles( 10 km) northeast of Kalaw lies the Paluana village of Tayaw with a population of around ( 200-300 ). They live in long houses. They are Buddhist and speak a Mon-Khmer language. Then from Kalaw drive to Inle Lake and overnight at 3 stars hotel.

 

Day-10: Kalaw – Inle by coach

Breakfast at hotel. Then your fulldav excursion on lake proper. Highlights include. Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. Silk weaving, cheroot factorv. Black smithing. Canoe work - shop. Silver Smithing, Jumping cats Monastery, Floating Gardens. Photo stop at Padaung Women-known as ' Jaraaf women', or 'long - neck '. Lunch on Lake proper at one of best local restaurant. Overnight at 3 stars hotel. ( B/L/D ) inclusive.

 

Day-11: Inle – Heho by coach – Yangon by flight

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Heho Airport to fly back to Yangon. Arrive Yanaon and check- in at 4 stars hotel. Freshen up and lunch at one of local restaurant. After lunch for your whim, clients will be visiting' Bogyoke Aung San ' Market formerly known as 'Scott's Market'. Then drive back to hotel - afternoon leisure at hotel. Overnight at 4-5 stars hotel. ( B/L/D ) inclusive.


 

Day-12: Departure Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Yangon International Airport for your International flight

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