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Myanmar Discovery–14 Days
The legendary “Golden Land” is still the Myanmar of today and certainly one of the most exotic countries in the world- a land of astounding beauty and charm.
This 14 day trip give you the depth of the country, from the Golden Shwedagon Pagoda to scenic Inle Lake with one leg Intha rower, from Royal Mandalay to British station Pyin Oo Lwin with memorable train experience through Goteik Viaduct. One would never leave Myanmar with a visit to the magnificent archaeological area of Bagan. The trip is also ideal for the photo hunters

Start city: Yangon

End city: Yangon

Duration: 14 Days & 13 Nights

Departure: Private Tour. Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Yangon - Inle Lake - Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin - Monywa - Bagan

- Extendable with optional tours from Yangon

Note: This private tour requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate

Myanmar Discovery–14 Days

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PRICE

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person, double occupancy.
GROUP SIZE PRICE/Person
6 Persons $ 1390 Reservation
4 Persons $ 1540 Reservation
2 Persons $ 1870 Reservation
1 Person $ 3260 Reservation
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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy fine dining with Burmese food and amazing cultural show
  • Admire the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, the Golden Shwedagon
  • Explore the beauty of Inle Lake with its authentic one leg rowing Intha men
  • Experience the unique train ride through Goteik Viaduct
  • Capture great sunset view from Ubein – the longest teakwood bridge
  • Amazed by one of the most beautiful sunset views over thousand temples of Bagan plain.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Yangon Arrival. Brief city tour
Our tour guide & driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.
Start the first Myanmar impression with the visit to the most outstanding pagoda in Yangon: Shwedagon pagoda. The golden pagoda is really a must see while you are in Myanmar. Our next visit is the Kandawgyi Lake and enjoy the dinner in Karaweik Palace, overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon tower. The dinner is served with fine Burmese food and amazing cultural show.
Meals: Welcome Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 2: Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake Discovery
Leave Yangon for Heho. Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar, located 900m above sea level and is home to unique one leg rower Intha people.
Upon arrival, board on motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famed for its richly gilded five small Buddha images, also is believed the holiest in Inle Lake. Our next visit is Ngaphechaung monastery. As you travel further to Nam Pan village; cotton and lotus weaving factory, cigar making houses will impress you with a sense of traditional Intha life.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
Day 3: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake
In this morning, you will visit the 5 days market which is hold in different villages surround the lake. This is definitely a fascinating place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and exotic market atmosphere.
The boat will then take you to beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It will be definitely relaxing to walk along the corridor and enjoy the giant columns which have been left to the nature for centuries. Back to your resort for relaxation. 
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
Day 4: Inle Lake – Pindaya – Heho – Mandalay
Have breakfast at hotel, we take a nice drive to Pindaya through the picturesque countryside of Shan State. Visit Pindaya limestone cave with its maze of chambers displaying more than 8,000 Buddha statues and local handicraft workshops producing Shan paper made from mulberry bark and traditional umbrellas made from the same paper that are used by monks all around the country. Transfer to Heho airport for a short flight to Mandalay.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 5: Mandalay –  – Mandalay Hill
Known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar, Mandalay is a realm of stupas, monks and monastery. The most fascinating visit will be the time to behold the monks doing their worship and having meals.
Driver to Mandalay pier, embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun, famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and Mingun Bell the 90 tons ringing bell. Continue visiting Mya Thein Dan Zedi pagoda.
In the afternoon, visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite wood carvings, gold leaf beating workshop, Kuthodaw Pagoda – known as the world biggest book and finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sun-set and the panoramic view of the city.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 6: Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
Depart this morning from Mandalay on a scenic two-hour drive to the former British hill station of Maymyo, now officially called Pyin Oo Lwin. The town is located on a plateau 1000m above sea level and renowned for its cooler temperatures and lush foliage. Many reminders of the colonial era are still present in Pyin Oo Lwin, including brick and timber houses with British names and the Botanical Gardens to the south of town. Visit the local market in the center of the town near the clock tower where colorful array of items are for sale including locally-produced jams and fruit wines.
This afternoon, visit major attraction of this hill station: Kandawgyi National Garden and Pwe Kauk Water Fall then back to your hotel. 
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin
Day 7: Pyin U Lwin – Train to Gokteik – Kyaukme – Mandalay
Today we will take the 8:34am morning train to Nawngpeng through Gokteik. This train used to be an infamous black-market train transporting goods to and from China. As you travel past pretty hills and scenery the train will also cross the famous 700 meter long Gokteik Viaduct, built in 1900 by the American Pennsylvania Steel Co. The impressive height from the bridge to the bottom of the valley is nearly 300 meters. After crossing the bridge the train will stop at a small station and you will get the chance to have a better look at the bridge. Please take note that you may be not permitted to photograph/video as the Burmese consider the bridge to be of strategic importance. Return all the way back to Mandalay by car. 
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 8: Amarapura – Sagaing – Ava - U Bein Bridge
After breakfast, drive a short way to Amarapura. Being famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery, Amarapura is the best place to experience the monk life in Mandalay. Every day at mid-morning, monks and novices line up silently to receive their daily offering of alms and food from faithful Buddhists.
Next, head to Sagaing, discover the monk education, visit Budda cave, Uminthonze pagoda and Sunooponnyashin pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay.
We then cross the river by ferry to Inwa (Ava), situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. Once a royal capital, Inwa is now a quiet rural oasis. Enjoy a horse cart ride around the peaceful countryside, visiting Bagaya Kyaung, a beautiful teak wood monastery, Maha Aungmyay Bonzan Kyaung, and Nan Myint tower.
End of the day, walk over Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type to Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the lifetime of Buddha himself. Enjoy great sunset view here.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 9: Mandalay – Monywa
Leave Mandalay for a 3 hour drive to Monywa, a typical Burmese town on the banks of the Chindwin River. On the way, visit Thanboddhay Pagoda, where more than 500,000 Buddha images cover every wall and archway of this huge Buddhist temple. Also visit Bodihtataung Pagoda and the largest reclining Buddha image in Myanmar, 100m long and 27m high.
Proceed to Po Win Daung. This extraordinary complex consists of 947 sandstone caves dug out of the hills and contains what is considered by archaeologists to be the richest collection of mural paintings and Buddhist statues in South-East Asia. Recently opened to foreigners, Po Win Daung with its unique, precious frescoes, some dating from the early 17th century, is a must to see for anyone with an interest in Buddhist Arts. A few hundred metres from the caves is Shwe Ba Daung, another very interesting site where monasteries and temples are carved out of narrow cliffs.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Win Unity Hotel
Day 10: Monywa – Pakkoku – Bagan
After breakfast at the hotel, leave Monywa along the rarely visited east bank of the river passing traditional villages where farmers climb the palm trees to extract the juice from which they produce palm tree sugar. Continue 20km south to Pakokku, pass through the Pakkaoku bridge which is the one longest bridge in Myanmar and proceed to Bagan. A lively, typical Burmese city with a strong craft work tradition producing colorful woven blankets, papier-mâché toys and traditional sandals.
Drive to your hotel in Bagan. Check in hotel upon arrival.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Day 11: Bagan Discovery
Today, start Bagan temple exploration with a visit to Shwezigone pagoda, which is believed to enshrine a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha to Ananda, Sulamani Temple.
More sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, experience the architectural difference in MyaZedi pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple.
This afternoon, enjoy the exotic horse cart to one of the biggest temple in Bagan: Nan Paya pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from one of the highest pagoda of Bagan. 
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Day 12: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive to Mt. Popa, known as the most sacred site for meditation in Myanmar. Our guide will lead you to Popa Kalat Monastery where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Popa national park.
On the way back to Bagan, we will experience the traditional palm work, cigar maker and peanut oil distillation.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Day 13: Bagan - Fly to Yangon – city tour
Leave Bagan for Yangon.
Enjoy rest of the day guided city tour exploring Yangon and its highlights from Sule pagoda, the heart of Yangon city, to Chaukhtayi Pagoda and enjoy your shopping time in Scott market. Evening free on your own. 
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 14: Yangon Departure
Transferred to the airport for departure flight. Have a good journey and see you again.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A

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Price Included

  • 3 Domestic flights: Yangon – Heho – Mandalay & Bagan – Yangon
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English speaking guides in every location
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Price Excluded

  • International flights
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Myanmar Visa fees (more at www.myanmartours.com/visa.html)
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