Day 1 Arrival Yangon and welcome dinner at Karaweik Palace
Our driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel to check in. Tonight, you will have a welcome dinner by enjoying the culture show at Karaweik Palace. After dinner, back to the hotel and overnight.
Day 2 Yangon sightseeing
Our driver and guide will pick you up at the hotel and start visiting the Grand Shwedagon Pagoda which is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar and surrounded by an array of temples, shrines, and pavilions. Next, enjoy your shopping at Bogyoke Aung San Market and. And then visit Chauk Htet Kyi Reclining Buddha image. Then proceed to Botahtaung Pagoda – one of the significant temple-type pagodas in Yangon which houses a sacred hair relic of the Buddha. Then proceed to go to walk around Kandawgyi Park and take pictures of Karaweik Hall and Shwedagon Pagoda scenic view from afar. Then, transfer you to your hotel.
Day 3 Yangon-Bagan by flight and Bagan sightseeing
Our driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to Yangon Domestic Airport. Fly to Bagan, Nyaung U. Our guide and driver will pick you up on your arrival and your journey begins with a visit to a local colorful market where villagers gather every day to buy and sell their product and other goods. Then, continue with a visit to the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda for an introduction to Bagan’s rich history. And visit nearby Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi Temple with exquisite Jataka mural paintings; the elegant Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. Then, have lunch at the restaurant and back to your hotel to reload. This afternoon begins with a visit to Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece and one of Bagan’s most beautiful temples. Built in the early Mon- Myanmar style, Ananda contains two unique Buddha images whose expressions seem to change depending on the distance from which the statue is viewed. Proceed to visit Thatbyinnyu the highest temple in Bagan; massive Dhammayangyi Temple noted for its remarkable brickwork. Enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of Shwe San Daw Pagoda. And back to your hotel.
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Day 4 A Visit to Mt.Popa
After morning breakfast, explore Mt. Popa, a one hour drive from Bagan on the road to Mandalay which rises 1,520 meters into the sky. Climbing to the summit takes about 45 minutes and we can visit the Mahagiri Shrine dedicated to the “Nats” (spirits) at the top where there is a wonderful panoramic view. Then we will drive back to Bagan and transfer you to the hotel. At the evening, we will make the Candle Light dinner for your adorable moments. (OPTIONAL)
Day 5 Bagan – Yandabo Village – Mandalay (2D1N Cruise)
Embarkation time is 6:00 at Irrawaddy Princess Jetty, the ship will cast off at 6:30, and sail upstream approximately 16:00 arrive at Yandabo Village. Sightseeing at Yandabo Village. Dependant on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank clay. We see the pottery making the process at various stages. Yandabo, historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the riverbank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. Shore excursion time is 1 hour. Back to ship and cast off. Continue sailing upstream and moor overnight near Shwe Pauk Pin village.
Note: Sightseeing may be changed due to the water level and weather condition.
Day 6 Yandabo Village – Mandalay and leisure
In the morning, continue sailing upstream and arrive in Mandalay round about between 4 and 5 pm. Disembark from the board. Our driver will be waiting for you at the jetty and transfer you to the hotel. You can have leisure time.
Note: Cruise Embarkation date would be every Sunday.
Day 7 Mandalay sightseeing including Marionettes show
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will start sightseeing to Maha Muni Pagoda, famous for its life like Buddha image; Marble Sculpture; Tapestry Workshop and Zeygyo Market. After lunch continue sightseeing with Ku Tho Daw Pagoda, known as the world’s biggest book; Golden Monastery, famous for its wood carving; Silk Weaving center and Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, with a huge image of Buddha carved out of a single marble boulder. Enjoy the panoramic view of Mandalay from Mandalay Hill and then transfer you to the Marionettes show. After the show, back to the hotel and overnight.
Day 8 Mingun sightseeing and flight to Heho
Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel after breakfast. Today, drive to Mandalay jetty and a boat trip to Mingun (Just 12 KM on the west bank upstream from Mandalay).Upon arrival, visit Pondaw Paya (A five-meter high working model for gigantic structure), Settawya Paya (the valued shrine with a footprint of the Buddha). Mingun Pahtotawgyi (one of the worlds largest chides built by King BodawPaya). And then visit Mingun Bell (the World renowned ringing, 90tons weight), and Hsinbyume Paya (a representation of the Sulamani Paya which stands atop Mt.Meru. Then transfer to the airport to fly to Heho. On arrival to Heho, transfer you to the hotel and overnight.
Day 9 Inle Lake-Indein sightseeing
Today, we will start Inle Lake sightseeing including Floating Islands, Heya Ywama Village, Phaung Daw Oo Phaya and the unique leg-rowers and their traditional fishing style and you can visit local small cottage like Silver Smith, Waving and Long-necked women. Then lead to, in the south of the lake, the ruins of Indein which are certainly worth a visit. Partly covered by vegetation, the area looks like a pagoda forest. You will walk about an hour to enjoy a fantastic view over the lake and visit a school in Tha Ley village. Then back to the hotel your hotel. Relax and overnight.
Day 10 Biking around Nyaung Shwe and a visit to winery
Today after breakfast at the hotel, you will have to leave Inle Lake in the morning and embark on Nyaung Shwe for biking around the villages. We will make sightseeing with bike around the Nyaung Shwe Market and Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery. Then head out for lunch. And then we will bike to the eastern part of the lake to explore more villages and Winery. Relax and tasting wine. Back to hotel and overnight.
Day 11 to 13 Heho-Thandwe by flight and relaxing at Ngapali
Our driver will transfer you to the airport to fly to Thandwe. On Thandwe arrival, proceed to Ngapali beach where you can relax by seeing the beauty of the sea.
Day 14 Thandwe to Yangon by flight and join departure flight
After breakfast at your hotel, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to the airport to fly to Yangon to join departure flight.