Day 1 - Arrival Yangon
Arrive in Yangon international Airport. Meet your Yangon Guide and transfer to Hotel. After check-in a cultural dinner show at Karaweik Palace – built in a style of Royal Barge used by the olden days Kings. After dinner, return to your hotel in Yangon.
Day 2 - Yangon - Bagan
In the morning, depart for Bagan by domestic flight. Upon arrival, begin a full day Bagan sightseeing by coach to attractions such as Nyaung Oo market; Shwezigon Pagoda – build by king Anawahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; Kyansitha cave Monastery; Wetkyi-in Guvyaukkkyi – a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scene; Temple City Gate and Lacquer ware industry. After lunch at local restaurant, continue sightseeing. See Gawdawplin Temple; Ananda Temple & Oakkyaung with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior; Thatbyinnyu Temple, Sulamnani Temple; Damayangyi Temple. Finally, watch sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Shwesandaw or Mahazedi pagoda. In the evening a dinner with puppet show await you at local restaurant.
Day 3 - Bagan - Mandalay
After breakfast, take a morning flight to Mandalay – the old and historic capital of Myanmar’s last kingdom and their monarches, be treated to a full day of sightseeing by coach. Tour highlights includes Gold leaf Hammering, Mandalay’s Mahamuni pagoda (It also known as Payagyi (big paya) or Rakhaing Paya)- with its spectacular Buddha image completely covered in 15 cm thick layers of gold leaf, it is a must see on your list. Lunch at a Burmese local restaurant will brighten and energies all. Your exclusive tour continues with a visit Myanmar’s ancients monarch’s Royal Palace. Another must visit is the Shwenandaw Monastery-noted for its exquisite wood carvings, Atumashi Monastery and Kuthodaw pagoda-known as the world’s largest book with its 729 slabs of Marble engrave with Buddha scriptures. The evening ends with a breathing view offered at Mandalay Hill, where almost all locals come fro a panoramic of the city. Another sumptuous dinner is prepared for you at a local restaurant. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 4 - Mandalay
After a hearty breakfast this morning, visit the Jade Market for some shopping before proceeding to Amarapura – an ancient capital built exclusively at the advice of royal astrologers. Tour highlights are Mahagandayon Monastery – where you may witness and experience the daily lives of the monks studying Buddha`s scriptures. U Bein`s Bridge – 1.2km long wooden bridge built over 200 years ago is also a must see! Wood, Bronze and Marble Carvings 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. Evening arrives and enjoy the sunset view of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River & Middle Yoma from the roof of the boat. Dinner will be at a local restaurant that is sure to what your appetite. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 5 - Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, leave Mandalay for Heho by domestic flight and then transfer to Pindaya by coach. Lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, sightseeing highlights include the scenic lake and Pindaya Caves – unique for the thousands of Buddha images placed there by pilgrims over many centuries, traditional Shan Paper and Umbrella Making villages. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 - Pindaya – Inle Lake
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel before traveling to the famous Inle Lake where you will begin on a full day excursion by boat on Lake Inle. This includes sights of the famous leg-rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life. Visit the local floating market and Phaungdawoo Pagoda. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, continue sightseeing the weaving village of Inpawkhon and Ngaphekyaung Monastery. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 - Inle Lake – Hte Ne’
After breakfast leave for Magizeik by boat. After trekking up about 4 ½ hours, passing through many Pa-O villages such as Taotan and The-Na (approx 1 hour) and another Pa-O village Htee Ta Mong.The highlights would include passing through endless views of farms and fields and climbing up to the summit range by a zigzag way. Overnight would be made The-Ne village which said to be a view point over the lake and its environs. Would accommodate our clients at a headman’s residence and dinner will follows with Pa-O food.
Day 8 Hte Ne’ – Kakku – Taunggyi
Pa-O breakfast at the village follows by casual talk. Start proceeding the trip by descending down to Naung-Ke’ within (1 ½ hours) another Pa-O village. One good condition car from the village would be kept ready waiting at Naung-Ke’ village to continue the trip to Kakku pagoda complex (approx: 3 hrs). Arriving Kakky Pagoda complex and would offer lunch at Hlaing Konn Restaurant. Highlights of visiting would include exploring the fascinating stucco works and styles and descriptions of the ancient Buddhist stupas, lies in an area of one square kilometer. Departing Kakky by car to Taunggyi in the lake afternoon. If time permitted, more Pa-O villages could further be explored. By chance, any five day’s market within the Pa-O area could also be visited. Overnight in Taunggyi.
Day 9 Taunggyi – Heho – Yangon
After breakfast leave Taunggyi for Heho by coach and then transfer to Yangon by domestic flight. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, begin Yangon half day sightseeing with visit to Chaukhtatgyi pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, followed by Gem Souvenir Centre and factory. Finally, proceed to Bogyoke (Scott) Market you have time to browse among the hundreds of stalls for souvenir bargains. In the evening, visit the revered Shwedagon – a 2500 years old world famous stupa, Dinner at local restaurant. Overnigth in Yangon.
Day 10 Departure
After breakfast in hotel, transfer to airport for flight back to your next destination.