|: 7 Days|
|: START MANDALAY|BAGAN|YANGON FINISH|
|: Take the opportunity to wonder the kingdoms of ancient cities and modern Yangon.
Discovery on Royal Palace, 200 years old bridge, some cottage industries and Mandalay Hill in Mandalay
Cruising down to Bagan by Paukan cruise
Wonder Bagan ancient temples and nearby villages to see local products and daily life.
Mingle the diverse architecture of the city, magnificent Shwedagon pagoda and bustling down town in Yangon.
Day 1 Mandalay arrival
Hotel check in and afternoon at leisure to explore the busy streets in the afternoon.
Overnight in Mandalay 2 nights
Day 2 Mandalay explorer
Then, continue to Mandalay local workshops to see Kalaga tapestries being made, gold leaf being beaten into paper-thin pieces.
Visit Mandalay Royal Palace in the afternoon and end the day with a sunset view from Mandalay Hill.
Day 3 Cruising down from Mandalay to Bagan by Paukan cruise
In the late afternoon, the cruise stops at Yandapo, a village specializing in Pot – making, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed on Feb. 24, 1826. We visit the Pot workshops, the monastery and the school.
Moor overnight near the village of Shwe Nann Tint. (Lunch,dinner onboard)
Day 4 Arrive Bagan & explore temples
Enjoy the sunrise near Bagan. Passengers will disembark at Bagan Aye Yar jetty by 9:30 hrs.
Transfer to hotel.
After refreshing up, your discovery in Old Bagan begins with some of the site’s most important monuments such HtilominloTemple, , one of the greater temples of Bagan, Ananda temple, an architectural masterpiece, built 1105 AD in the early Mon-style, Ananda contains two unique Buddha images whose expressions seem to change depending on the distance and angle from which the statues are viewed. Continue to Thatbyinnyu Temple standing within the city walls, rises to a height of 201 feet above the ground and overtops all the other monuments, Gubyaukgyi Temple which dates back to the 13th century AD and Sulamani Guphaya Temple.
You will return to your hotel for a couple of hours to escape the hottest part of the day.
Later this afternoon, end the day atop a pagoda which affords a magnificent sunset view of Bagan's temple studded plains.
Overnight in Bagan - 2nights
Day 5 Optional Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Tour & extend visit to villages
The unique opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of the ancient Kingdom of Bagan in a hot air balloon! A balloon flight gives you the chance to see Bagan with a bird’s-eye view. The balloon basket provides an excellent platform for photography, with unrestricted views of the whole Bagan Valley.
Then, depending on the wind, you will over fly Bagan for about one hour, and enjoy spectacular views of the ancient Kingdom of Bagan in your hot air balloon! The tour ends…..where ever the wind has brought you. A glass of sparkling wine ends this fantastic event….and the shuttle bus then brings you back to your hotel.
Surcharge USD 310 per person will be added for this tour
Breakfast and relax at hotel.
In the afternoon, visit nearby villages to learn agriculture production and village life. Meet the people in the farming to share practices of seasonal plantations such as sesame and various kinds of beans and local products from plantations.
Balance of the day at leisure to explore your individual interest. The guide and car will be at your disposal.
Day 6 Fly from Bagan to Yangon
On arrival, welcome at the airport and transfer to downtown with a brief introduction enroute.
Then, explore this fascinating Yangon taking in the city’s best examples of British colonial architecture and the winding city streets. Then, take a stroll to Indian Quarter, local markets offer an insight into local life ,contemporary art galleries.
Transfer to hotel for check in.
Afternoon return to the city to witness the most sacred Buddhist site in all of Burma—Shwedagon Pagoda. Also known as the Golden Pagoda, the 2,000-year-old hilltop temple complex covers more than twelve acres and dominates the Rangoon skyline.
Overnight in Yangon - 1 night
Day 7 Depart Yangon
Price validity ; February to September 2018 (except water festival period from 12 to 17 April)
Hotel option - Deluxe Category Boutique Accommodation
Paukan Cruise ,www.paukan.com
Bagan, Bagan Lodge,www.Baganlodge.com
Yangon, Savoy Hotel, www.savoy-myanmar.com
All transfers and transport in air-conditioned vehicle & driver
All touring by English speaking local guide
Paukan 1 night cruise
Fullboard meals onboard
One local flight from Bagan to Yangon
Cool tissue and mineral water during touring
Local guide service not mention above
Tipping to the guide,driver etc..
Services not mentioned above
The above itinerary is indicative and some details may change according to conditions and availability; you will always be informed of such changes.
There may be changes to estimated prices depending on air fuel cost, domestic airfares, US$ exchange rates and festive season surcharge. All supplemental cost to be advised.
Would you like to extend your tour to the beautiful and relaxing Ngapali Beach or Ngwe Saung? Our travel consultant will be able to arrange this for you, along with any other travel, accommodation or activity requirements you may have. Just click on the ‘Enquiry’ button.
Apart from the deposit for the cruise, remaining deposit is refunded if the tour is cancelled 60 days prior to your travel date.
Names as per passport, passport numbers and nationality are required at time of booking.
Second deposit 50% is requested 60 days prior to your travel date
Balance 30% is one month prior to your arrival date
50% cancellation within 31 days
75% cancellation within 21 days
100% cancellation within 14 days
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