Highlights of Myanmar – 6 Days

Price from: US $856

Explore the fascinating culture and natural heritage of Myanmar with Highlights of Myanmar. This package offers a journey through the spectacular landmark of Myanmar from the captivating and old colonial capital of Yangon. You are taken to the Mandalay to visit the ancient capital and famous Ubein bridge before traveling to Bagan, the most stunning archeological site of thousands of pagodas. The whole tour is accompanied by experienced, local, English speaking guides. Please contact our Travel Consultant for the best offer.

Start City : Yangon

Departure City: Yangon
Visit Cities: Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Yangon
Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request
Extendable with optional tours from Yangon

PRIVATE TOUR COST: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp'
Total/person 1,011 909 856
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Visit colonial buildings and the most beautiful pagoda of Myanmar in Yangon, former capital of Myanmar.
Visit the ancient city Bagan where there are thousands of pagodas and temples over green plain.
Learn about Buddhism in Mandalay, known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Yangon Arrival

Mingalabar! Upon arrival in Yangon, you are welcomed by our guide and driver. Your first Myanmar visit begins at Shwedagon pagoda. It is the most sacred Buddhism place in Yangon and also the oldest pagoda in the world. The pagoda cannot be missed in your city tour.
Meals: N/A
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 2: Yangon – Bagan sightseeing

Today we have an early morning flight to Bagan, the archaeological wonderland of over 3,000 ancient temples. Now we explore the beautiful Shwezigon Pagoda with the interesting knowledge of Burmese Buddhism.  Follow up is a visit to Ananda Temple (one of the finest, largest and best preserved in Old Bagan). Along the way we stop by some surrounding temples. Another highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the Shwe Sandaw Pagoda.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 3: Bagan Sightseeing – Sunset cruise

After breakfast, we start the day at Nyaung U Market where you have great chance to meet and talk with the friendly locals. Then we visit Nan Paya Pagoda, one of the biggest temple of Bagan. On this day, we enjoy the unique experience of a horst cart ride, head to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, and continue your day to Manuha Temple. The last stop for this sightseeing day is a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made. We’ll end our day by enjoying a beautiful sunset cruise on Ayeyarwaddy River.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 4: Bagan – Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay Hill

After the flight from Bagan to Mandalay, we head to Mandalay pier, embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun. Now we get ready for the incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda. Head to Mingun Bell, 90-ton bell which is the world 2nd largest one and still in good condition. Don’t forget to ring it. In the afternoon, we head to Mandalay Palace – the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy and Shwenandaw Monastery – the single remaining major original structure of the original Royal Palace today. Proceed to Kuthodaw Pagoda, a Buddhist stupa that contains the world's largest book. If time permits, we have a visit to the gold leaf beating workshop. Finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sunset and the panoramic view of the city.
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 5: Mandalay – Sagaing – Amarapura – Yangon

After breakfast, we drive a short way from city to Sagaing Hill with its highlights from Budda Cave, Uminthonze Pagoda, Sunooponnyashin Pagod. We then have the drive to Amarapura. The Mahagandaryone Monastery of Amarapura is one of the most famous monasteries throughout the country. Here you can experience the monks’ life. We reach the nearby U Bein Wooden Bridge, walking over the longest teakwood of its type to Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the lifetime of Buddha himself. Afterward we leave Mandalay for flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, pick-up and transfer to your hotel for check-in.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 6: Yangon Departure

Spend a half-day exploring Yangon and its highlights from Sule Pagoda, an important Yangon landmark centrally at the bustling area. Now we have the stroll to the exotic streets of Yangon downtown with the British Colonial building as Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Buildings. If time permits, we pass by Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda housing the fourth largest colossal 70 meters reclining Buddha. The day ends by your shopping time at the Bogyoke Market (formerly Scott’s market), one of the biggest markets in Yangon (Please be advised that the market is closed on Monday and public holidays).

INCLUDED

Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Domestic flights: Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Mandalay; Mandalay – Yangon
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

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 (more at www.burmatravel.com/visa/).

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