Day 1 - Arrival
Upon arrival, a warm welcome by our local guide at the arrival hall where she will assist and arrange your transfers to your selected hotel for check in. After check-in, a wonderful dinner invitation awaits you at Karaweik Palace – a restaurant located on the Royal Lake. It is built in the style of Royal Barge used by Myanmar Kings for official functions and festivities. You will be invited to a local restaurant for a sumptuous dinner.
Day 2 - Yangon – Mandalay
Early in the morning to start to catch your domestic flight to Mandalay – the old and historic capital of Myanmar last Kingdom and their monarchs and be treated to a full day sightseeing by coach. Tour highlights includes Gold Leaf Hammering, and Mandalay Mahamuni Pagoda (it also known as Payagyi (Big Paya) or Rakhaing Paya)- with its spectacular Buddha image completely covered in 15cm thick layers of gold leaf, it is a must see on your list! Lunch at a local Burmese restaurant will brighten and energize all. Your exclusive tour continues with a visit to Myanmar ancient monarchs Royal Palace. Another must visit the Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite wood carvings, Atumashi Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda – known as the world’s largest book from its 729 marble engraved with Buddhist scriptures will definitely offer an awe inspiring experience for one and all. The evening ends with a breath taking view offered at Mandalay Hill, where almost all Burmese come for a panoramic view of the city. Another sumptuous dinner prepared with you in mind at a local restaurant. Overnight at your preferred choice of hotel in Mandalay.
Day 3 - Mandalay
After a hearty breakfast, visit the Jade Market for some shopping before proceeding to Amarapura – an ancient capital built exclusive at the advice of royal astrologers. Tour highlights are Mahagandayon Monastery – where you may witness and experience the daily lives of the monks studying Buddhist scriptures, U-Bein’s Bridge – 1.2km long wooden bridge built over 200 years ago is also a must see, and Wood, Bronze and Marble Carving and Castling villages awaits you. After lunch, a delightful boat trip to Mingun where the world largest ringing bell awaits you. Sightseeing Mingun Bell and Pahtodawgyi, unfinished Pagoda offers first hand the rich culture and history Myanmar has to offer. When the evening arrives, enjoy the sunset view of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River & Middle Yoma from the roof of the boat. Dinner at local restaurant will sure to what your appetite. You overnight at preferred choice of hotel in Mandalay.
Day 4 Mandalay - Yangon
After breakfast, say goodbye to Mandalay and take a domestic flight back to Yangon. Be met and greeted upon arrival and transfer to preferred choice of hotel in Yangon. After checking in, an appetizing lunch awaits you at a local restaurant. After lunch, embark on a Yangon City Tour which takes you to Sule Pagoda, Strand Jetty, Kaba Aye Pagoda, and Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, which is one of the biggest reclining Buddha images in Myanmar, some say even in the world. The tour continues with a visit to a Gem Souvenior Centre. It should offer all a great opportunity to shop and buy some gifts for family and friends. Then embark on a free and easy shopping adventure at Bogyoke Market (also known as Scott Market) to browse and bargain freely among the hundreds of stalls for great souvenir bargains. Finally, the day ends with a visit and a chance to experience shopping among the many stalls and hawkers along the street of Chinatown. An enchanting farewell dinner at local restaurant will wrap up your adventure in Myanmar. Return into the lovely Hotel Yangon for a well earned rest.
Day 5 Yangon Departure
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to airport for your departure flight.