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GBS Tour 8: A Glimpse of Myanmar Tour
Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Heho - Pindaya - Inle - Yangon ( 8 Days / 7 Nights )
This program takes you to the most tourist attractive
areas in Myanmar. 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. Inle lake located in the Southern Shan state is 900
metres above sea- level, with a population of Some 150, 000,
many of whom live on stilt houses, on the lake proper. To
survive, they became fisherman and developed their unique
style of leg- rowing and catching fish in conical traps.
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 domestic 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 – Mandalay by domestic flight
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for the
domestic flight to Mandalay (schedule flight, 30 min flying). 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 – 4: Mandalay – Mingun - Mandalay by boat
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 back to
Mandalay. Afternoon visit stone carving and wood carving, Kuthodaw Pagoda and Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden palace).
Then watch lovely sunset from Mandalay Hill with Ayeyarwaddy
background view. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Day – 5: Mandalay – Heho by domestic flight – Pindaya – Inle by car
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to leave for Heho.
Arrive at Heho Airport and drive to Pindaya (65 km).
Sightseeing inclusive of Pindaya Cave with thousands
of Buddha Images placed there by pilgrims over many
centuries and Umbrella workshop which is made from
pulp, stroll underneath the old Banyan trees which are said
over 200 years. Take fresh breath and photos. Drive to
Nyaung Shwe and transfer to hotel by boat to Inle Lake.
Being located at the 900 meters above sea level, Inle Lake
is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar with hazy blue
mountains as backdrop. Overnight stay at hotel in Inle.
Day – 6: Inle Excursion
After breakfast at hotel, your full day excursion on lake
proper. Highlights include Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. Silk
weaving, cheroot factory, Black smith cottage. Canoe work –
shop, Silver Smith workshop and Floating Gardens. Photo stop
at Padaung Women-known as 'long – neck women '. Overnight at
hotel on the lake.
Day – 7: Inle – Heho by car – Yangon by domestic flight
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Heho Airport for
the flight back to Yangon (Domestic schedule flight,1 hr 20
min flying). Arrive at Yangon Airport. On the way to the
hotel, visit the Lawka Chantha Abayalabha Muni Image carved
out of (500) tons Marble Rock. Then check in to the hotel.
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). Stroll along the China Town
area and experience first hand its rustic market. Overnight
at hotel in Yangon
Day – 8: Departure Yangon
Breakfast at hotel and leisure till the flight time. Then transfer to the airport for the departure flight to conclude this happy trip.
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