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GBS Tour 7 : Heritages Myanmar Tour
Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Yangon ( 6 Days / 5 Nights )
This 6 day tour brings you to the sites where Myanmar heritages can be seen. Bagan is one of the richest archaeological Sites in Asia, covers an area of 42 sq . km containing (3137) well – preserved pagodas and Temples from the 11th-13th Century. Mandalay, the classical name of the city is ‘ Ratana – Punja’. Founded and built by King Mindon in AD (1856-57). Mandalay was the most Myanmar of all cities and home of the most traditional Myanmar music and dance. Mandalay together with Saging, it made up the religious heart of Our Country, with its Monasteries, Monks and Pagodas.
Day – 1: Arrival Yangon
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Meet and greet our
experienced guide. Transfer to hotel. After refreshment,
sightseeing begins from Sule Pagoda – in the heart of the
city. 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. 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. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day - 2 : Yangon – Bagan by flight
After breakfast, transfer to the Yangon Airport for the
domestic flight to Bagan (schedule flight, 1 hr 20 min
flying). Arrive Bagan and transfer to the hotel. After
refreshment, start whole day sightseeing of Bagan’s most
important temples and pagodas ranging from the temples with
the earliest wall paintings to the prototype pagoda the
influenced the designs of later Buddhist monuments. Starting
Bagan full day sightseeing with Nyaung Oo Local market where
you can observe ways of life among the colourful fresh
vegetables. Then pay a visit to the golden Shwezigon Pagoda
- built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a
religious shrine. And visit Thatbyinnyu Temple – the highest
building on the Bagan plain. The next object of interest
will be Kyansittha Umin ''Cave Temple''. Then we will
proceed to Htilo Minlo Pagoda - the largest temple of Bagan
– noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone
decorations. From there to Lacquer ware cottage to see how
the local craft men skillfully working stage by stage. After
lunch we will pay a visit to the most famous Ananda Temple -
King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement
of the early style temple of architecture. Just before
sunset we will visit Shwesandaw Pagoda to enjoy the most
magnificent views over the plain with hundreds of Bagan's
temple. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day - 3 : Bagan – Mt. Popa - Bagan
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Mt. Popa – the oasis in
the dry zone and the home of spirits. Climb up Mt. Popa and
enjoy your view. (Popa is Sanskrit for flower) 737m from the
flat. It was created from a violent volcanic eruption way
back in 442 BC to become the dwelling place of the Spirits.
Return back to Bagan. And enjoy the sunset while taking
unforgettable boat trip along the Ayeyarwaddy River.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day - 4 : Bagan – Mandalay by flight
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for the
domestic flight 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 Tada U Airport and direct excursion
to Amarapura – the ancient capital of Myanmar
Kingdom. Visit Maha Gandha Yone, where there are (
700 to 800 ) monks residing permanently. They're taught Dama,
Buddhist Philosophy and U Bein Teak Bridge – 1.2 km
long. Then drive to Sagaing and visit silver smith cottage,
Rattan Work – shop, Kaungmudaw or the Pumkin Pagoda
and Sagaing Hill. Drive to Mandalay and visit Maha
Muni Pagoda (the great Pagoda). Overnight at hotel.
Day – 5: Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the jetty to take a boat
trip about 45minute up from Mandalay to Mingun. Visit Mingun
unfinished pagoda, Mingun Bell weighing ( 90.52 ) tons,
Thein Dan Pagoda and the home for the aged. Return to
Mandalay. Afternoon visit stone carving and wood carving
cottages, Maha Muni Pagoda (the great Pagoda), Kuthodaw
Pagoda and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden palace). Then watch
lovely sunset from Mandalay Hill with Ayeyarwaddy background
view. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 6: Mandalay – Yangon by flight
After breakfast, visit Maha Muni Pagoda (the great
Pagoda) Gold beating, stone carving and bronze casting,
wood carving and tapestry cottages. Afternoon fly back
to Yangon. Overnight at one of the hotel in Yangon.
Day - 7 : Departure Yangon
After breakfast, for your whim shopping at one of the local Gems & Handicrafts shop. Then proceed to Bogyoke Aung San Market formerly known as Scott's Market. Return to Hotel. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure.
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