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Seat-in-coach(SIC)Package (Yangon-BaganMandalay-inle Lake-Yangon)

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Day1 Arrival in Yangon (morning / evening)
Day2 Yangon - Bagan (by early morning flight and private car)
Day3 Bagan (by private car and sunset boat)
Day4 Bagan - Mandalay (by morning flight and private car)
Day5 Mandalay - Heho - Nyaung Shwe / Inle Lake (by morning flight, private car and private boat)
Day6 Inle Lake - Indein (by private boat)
Day7 Inle Lake / Nyaung Shwe - Heho - Yangon (by private boat, private car and afternoon flight)
Day8 Yangon - International Departure (morning / evening)

Hotel

Hotel Room Type Sector Web Address
Summit Parkview Hotel or similar Superior Yangon www.summityangon.com
Bagan Thande Hotel or similar Deluxe (River View) Bagan www.hotelbaganthande.com
Ayarwaddy River View hotel or Similar Deluxe Mandalay www.ayarwaddyriverviewhotel.com
Golden Island Cottages or Similar Superior Inle Lake http://www.gicmyanmar.com/


Included:

  • Accommodation (twin shared room)
  • Breakfast at hotels
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • 4 domestic flights (Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Heho - Yangon)
  • English or Language speaking local “Station” tour guides including all miscellaneous cost for the guide
  • Entrance fees and camera fees when guide is present.
  • Transport (domestic flights as advised / car-, boat- and cart transport as mentioned in the tour program / all airport- and jetty transfers as mentioned.
  • Luggage handling included while tour guide is present.
  • Bottled drinking water & refreshing towels in normal quantities
  • Passengers service charges at domestic airport

Excluded:

  • International airport tax (at present US$ 10 per person)
  • Personal expenses such as beverages, drinks, laundry and souvenirs and tips
  • Meals (Dinner)
  • Personal insurance including camera equipments
  • Visa fees for Myanmar
  • International flights
  • Excess Baggage (domestic flights allow up to 20 kg per person only)
  • If guests wish to alter the itinerary, extra charges may apply.
  • Fuel surcharge for domestic flights and cars if applicable
  • Alcoholic drinks and soft drinks
  • Gratuities to guides, drivers and boatmen

Our itinerary is subject to change depending on domestic flight schedules, condition of roads and availability of rooms.

Day 1. Arrival in Yangon

Upon arrival in Yangon, you will be greeted by Trails of Myanmar guide and transfer to your hotel. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, which is the colonial and spiritual heritage makes the city, one of the most fascinating and authentic capitals of Southeast Asia.
Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
Sightseeing for the day includes many colonial style buildings, century old The Strand Hotel and the lively China town. Visit of the day also include the hexagonal shape Sule Pagoda and Chauk Htut Gyi Pagoda (70 m long reclining Buddha). You may also visit to Kandawgyi Park where you will see the Karaweik Hall (a floating barge with the mythical creature on Kandawgyi Lake) enjoy the greenery and nice silhouettes of Shwedagon Pagoda on the lake itself in the afternoon. Visit of the day will conclude with one of the most wonder of the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, where you could enjoy religious, cultural and social life of local people and enjoy the sunset there. Return back to your hotel.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 2. Yangon - Bagan (by early morning flight and private car and horse cart)

After early breakfast at the hotel (or take away breakfast), you will be transferred to Yangon airport for your early morning flight to Bagan which used to be a royal capital from 11th to 13th century.
Start your visit of the day with Tayoke Pyay Temple site from the late 13 th Century era pagodas. Start to get the exposure of Bagan plain from the top of Tayoke Pyay Temple and enjoy the panoramic view there. Visit of the site will include Payathone Zu pagoda ( superb mural painting), Nandamanya temple (artistic and protected mural painting), Laymyetnar Temple and Dhamarazika Stupa. Continue your visit to Phwar Saw Village, enjoy strolling around in the village and observe local life there.
Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
After lunch, visit one local workshop to observe the handmade lacquer ware and wooden handicrafts. Here take a horse cart to Manuha Temple, built in Mon style, Nanbayar Temple with a unique sand stone monument and Myinkaba Gu Byaukgyi Temple, a Temple known for its mural paintings. Enjoy the unforgettable sunset over one of the temples.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 3. Bagan (by private car and sunset boat)

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the colorful market of Nyaung U where a variety of street vendors are selling their local goods. Start the day with visits to the local Nyaung U market where you can see several local people from the surrounding regions trading and bartering their local products such as vegetables, beans and other household utensils etc. Continue visit to pagodas such as including Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
Afternoon visit may also include Dhammayangyi Temple, Sulamuni Temple and Pyat Thadar Temple. You may also visit to the interesting process of “Poneyay” (Pea powder paste) and see how the local plum jam is made and packed. Then transfer to the jetty and take a local boat to enjoy the sunset along the Ayeyarwaddy River. You will also see the beautiful river scenery and life style of the local people who work and live along the banks of the river.
Return to your Hotel.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 4. Bagan – Mandalay

After a very early breakfast at the hotel (or take away breakfast), you will be transferred to the Nyaung Oo airport for your domestic flight to Mandalay.
Upon arrival to Mandalay, transfer to your hotel.
On the way visit to Amarapura, Mahaghandayone Monastery where thousand of monks are studying Buddhist scriptures and U Bein Bridge which is 200 year-old constructed of 984 teak posts that were once part of the deserted Innwa Palace and it is 1.2 kilometers in length making it the world’s longest teak span. You can also enjoy a stroll along the bridge and the fabulous views of the surrounding farms and streams.
Visit of the day will conclude Mahamuni Pagoda and Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title ‘World’s Biggest Book’ Shwe Kyaung Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace which is known for its exquisite woodcarving and Mandalay Hill for panoramic view of the ancient capital.
Enjoy sunset at Mandalay Hill and return to your hotel.
Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay in Mandalay.

Day 5. Mandalay - Heho - Nyaung Shwe / Inle Lake

After a very early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the Mandalay airport for your domestic flight to Heho. Upon arrival, proceed to Nyaung Shwe, the main gateway to Inle Lake (30 km - 1 hour). Stop on the way to visit to the Shwe Yan Pyae Monastery.
Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
At the afternoon excursion on the lake by private long-tail boat will include the weaving village of Inn Pawkhone and a cheroot rolling workshop as well as the famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. You will also see floating gardens, leg rowers, local fishing methods and village life of Inle Lake. Visit will conclude with a 150 years old wooden monastery, Nga Phae Chaung Monastery filled with beautiful Buddha images in various styles. This place was famous as jumping cats Monastery, nowadays you may see the cats jumping occasionally only.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay at Inle Lake.

Day 6. Inle Lake - Indein

After early breakfast or before breakfast, visit the lake’s morning 5 days market of the Inle Lake region. The market rotates its location around the lake’s villages in a 5 day rhythm and is visited by lake inhabitants and surrounding hill tribes who come to sell and trade their wares. (Note: Market day is daily held except on the full moon and dark moon day).
After visiting one of the local market days, continue upstream on a small canal leading to the Pa-oh village of In Dein situated at the Western bank of Inle Lake. In Dein is a place where there are more than thousands of Shan style stupas are built on a small mountain. Explore the area on foot, strolling around the village, visiting a local school, and wander through the beautiful picturesque ancient stupas and has magnificent views of the lake below from top of the mountains. After In Dein, take a canoe on downstream up till Phaung Daw Oo pagoda passing through rice fields and bamboo forest.
Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
Return to your Hotel this evening.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay at Inle Lake.

Day 7. Inle Lake - Heho – Yangon ( (by private boat, private car and afternoon flight)

After breakfast, visit a local five days market (if it coincides with five day’s market) and a local village for the village life. You can also visit to Alae Myaung local village situated on the eastern bank of Inle Lake to see native and migrating birds and local farming methods before transfer to Nyaung Shwe by boat and by car to Heho airport to fly back to Yangon.
Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.
Upon arrival in Yangon, you will be transfer to the hotel.
Dinner on your own account’s and overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 8. Yangon - International Departure (morning / evening)

After breakfast, you may stroll around the Scott (Bogyoke) Market with hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems stores before transfer to the airport for your international flight. [Scott (Bogyoke) Market will be closed on Monday and public holidays].