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Impressions of Myanmar

Code MYSIC001E
Destination Yangon
Duration 6 days 5 nights
Depart time 16:15
 Impressions of Myanmar   Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay - Inle Lake – Yangon   Duration: 6 days / 5 nights Tour Type: Join in tour Tour Start: Departure on Every 2nd & 4th ...

 Impressions of Myanmar

 

Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay - Inle Lake – Yangon

 

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Tour Type: Join in tour

Tour Start: Departure on Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month

 

Highlights

Myanmar is recognized by many as the Golden Land for good reason. Burma, as it is still more commonly known in the west, is a country of magnificent, ancient Buddhist temples, broad flowing rivers, lush mountain forests, interesting cities and vastly contrasting countryside.  


Myanmar

Myanmar is recognized by many as the Golden Land for good reason. Burma, as it is still more commonly known in the west, is a country of magnificent, ancient Buddhist temples, broad flowing rivers, lush mountain forests, interesting cities and vastly contrasting countryside.

It is a fascinating country and a real treat for travelers. It is not only a voyage into a different geographic region, but also into another time, another world. Everywhere a stranger travels, he or she will be welcomed with kindness, helpfulness and gentleness..

Highlights in Burma include Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, Pyay, and Mandalay, with its beautiful temples Bagan and Paga. Myanmar is often called the land of festivals (see events) and the land of Pagodas.

Each destination within the country offers a compelling and diverse look at the history and development of the country from its hill tribes that live as people did hundreds of years ago to the vibrant capital of Yangon. All Sightseeing opportunities abound and there is a lot to see and do in this colourful country where time seems to have stood still.

Myanmar’s terrain includes white-sand beaches in the west and a fertile delta in the south, dry plains in the centre and long rivers. In the north there are ice-capped mountains seldom ascended, virgin forests hiding precious orchids, and white-water rivers where intrepid adventurers can test out their rafting skills. The very essence of nature is found in several wildlife parks and thick jungles where rare birds and butterflies find refuge. These parks, cris-crossed with animal trails to entice the determined trekker, provide sanctuary for endangered species such as leopards, tigers, crab-eating mongooses, the Asiatic black bear, and the beautiful red panda with its bandit mask, thick red fur and striped fluffy tail. 

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Day 1: Yangon – Arrival

 

• Arrival at Yangon international airport

• Meet & greet by your tour guide and transfer to your hotel for check-in

(Early Check-in depends on Official Check-in Time and Room Availability)

• Overnight in Yangon

Day 2: Yangon – Bagan – Discover Bagan

 

• Breakfast

• Early morning transfer to Yangon domestic airport for departure flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in

• Full-day of Bagan sightseeing tour with a visit to Taung Bi market in Old Bagan

• Continue to see the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda. Pass through Tharaba Gateway into Old Bagan. Continue to Ananda Temple, a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas. Make a photo stop at the tallest temple measuring 61 m. - Thatbyinnyu known as 'temple of omniscience' and dating from 1144.

• In the afternoon, first stop at Myinkaba area and Gubyaukgyi Temple with its fine stuccowork. Then, visit Dhammayangyi, a massive-looking temple dating from 1170 which is famous for its interlocking mortarless brickwork.

• Stop at a popular lacquer ware workshops producing this most famous of Bagan handicrafts.

• Late afternoon, bring you to the Pyathada Pagoda, featuring Bagan’s largest terrace, from which you can enjoy magnificent views over Bagan's vast temple area and the Ayeyarwaddy river around sunset time.

• Overnight in Bagan

Meals : Breakfast
Day 3: Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Experience Mandalay

 

• After breakfast, transfer to Bagan airport for departure flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, transfer to the ancient capital of Amarapura, “City of Immortality”, 11 km. south of Mandalay.

• First, visit Mahagandayon monastery, residence to approx. 1,000 monks. Around 10.15 – 10.30 they have their last meal of the day, as after 12 noon monks fast till the next morning. Then, stop at U-Bein bridge, over one km. long and almost entirely made of teak, and spanning the Taungthaman Lake.

• From there, drive to the south entrance of Mandalay and visit Mahamuni Pagoda, housing the most revered Buddha image in Mandalay and Upper Myanmar.

• Check into your hotel shortly afternoon

• Later afternoon, arrive at Shwenandaw Monastery, an ancient wooden building with intricate carvings, once the home of King Mindon. Continue to Kuthodaw Pagoda, the 'world’s largest book', a collection of 729 white-washed small stupas housing the Buddhist Scriptures inscribed on marble slabs.

• Finally, watch the sun set from the top of Mandalay Hill with sweeping views of Mandalay and its surroundings.

• Overnight in Mandalay

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake – Explore Inle Lake

 

• After breakfast transfer to Mandalay airport for departure to Heho

• Transfer from Heho airport to Nyaung Shwe, the small town at the entrance to Inle Lake. Transfer by long-tail boat to your hotel on the lake for check-in

• Balance of the day is arranged to explore the charm of Inle Lake. Over 20 km. long and more than 10 km. wide, and at 875 m. above sea level, the calm waters of the lake contrast sharp with the surrounding high hills as a backdrop.

• Apart from offering amateur photographers an exceptional chance to take plenty of great shots, economically Inle lake has over the years become the vegetable and fruit garden for most of the country!

• See the lake's unique “leg rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar, thus they are able to free their hands for fishing and tending to their gardens. The lake’s waters are dotted with floating vegetation and fishing canoes.

• Tour Ywama village, one of Inle’s most attractive villages. Watch plenty of floating gardens, where fruit, flowers and mainly vegetables are grown.

• Continue by boat to visit Nga Phe Kyaung, but primarily of interest for its extensive collection of Buddha images made of different materials, and in various styles and sizes.

• Next, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the holiest religious site in southern Shan State. Its five uniquely shaped, gilded, but relatively small images are carried around the lake by boat during the annual Inle Boat Procession (usually in the period September / October).

• Afternoon, stop at several workshops on and around the lake such as a cheroot (Burmese cigar)-making workshop and a boatbuilding workshop.

• Finally, stop at Inn Paw Khon village and visit one of the many silk & lotus weaving workshops which produce on wooden hand looms high-quality and colourful textiles, sought after by many, even as far as Yangon and Mandalay. Transfer back by boat to your hotel.

• Overnight in Inle Lake

(Please note that due to safety reasons night transfers by boat on the lake are not allowed by company policy. Thank you for your understanding!)

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5: Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon - Highlights

 

• After breakfast transfer first by boat and then by road to Heho airport for departure flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in.

• Then, first visit Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market (closed on Mondays and public holidays) to discover Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts. No doubt you will find your preferred item to take back home as a remembrance of your trip to The Golden Land.

• Then, drive to the heart of downtown Yangon, and during a one-hour leisurely walk enjoy some of the best that colonial-style Yangon has to offer such as the High Court building and the Government Telegraph Office on Pansodan street; both were built in the 1920s & 1930s.

• Also visit Sule Pagoda with its golden chedi, a famous landmark in downtown Yangon. Witness the glory and style of a bygone era.

• Visit and enjoy the sunset at the unforgettable Shwedagon Pagoda, world-famous; its golden stupa is the 'heart' of Buddhist Myanmar. The pagoda is believed to be 2,500 years old and the central stupa is surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are always many Myanmar people praying and making offerings at the Shwedagon, and it's a fascinating place to spend time watching the world go by…

• Return to your hotel

• Overnight in Yangon

Meals : Breakfast
Day 6: Yangon – Departure

 

• After breakfast, time at leisure until transfer to Yangon international airport for departure flight

Meals : Breakfast
Hotel List:
Deluxe Class

Hotel: Reno Hotel

Room Type: Deluxe

1 Deluxe Yangon Reno Hotel

Premium Class

Hotel: Sedona Hotel Yangon

Room Type: Premium

1 Premium Yangon Sedona Hotel

Deluxe Class

Hotel: Hotel Yadanarbon

Room Type: Deluxe

2 Deluxe Mandalay Hotel Yadanarbon Mandalay

Premium Class

Hotel: Sedona Hotel Mandalay

Room Type: Premium

2 Premium Mandalay Sedona Hotel

Deluxe Class

Hotel: Bawga Theiddhi Hotel

Room Type: Deluxe

3 Deluxe Bagan Bawga Theiddhi Hotel

Premium Class

Hotel: The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate

Room Type: Premium

3 Premium Bagan The Hotel at Tharabar Gate 2

Deluxe Class

Hotel: Amata Garden Resort Inle

Room Type: Deluxe

4 Deluxe Inle Lake Amata Garden Resort 1

Premium Class

Hotel: Pristine Lotus Spa Resort

Room Type: Premium

4 Premium Inle Lake Pristine Lotus Spa Resort 1

 

• All rates are per person
• Accommodation and confirmation of above-mentioned Hotels, subject to room availability.
• If one or more offered hotels are fully booked, we will offer alternatives in the same hotel category with no premium or discount.
• The hotel categories are specified by the local authorities.

• Compulsory Gala Dinners will be advised later.

Remark:

• All rates are per person
• Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If the listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be booked within the same hotel category without surcharge/reduction.
• If no hotel in same category available, we preserve the right to apply a surcharge for any higher category or a reduction for any lower category.
• Compulsory surcharges and meal options apply during peak holiday period such as Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and Chinese New Year. These will be advised at the time of booking or at any time should the hotel apply on a hotel basis.
• All hotel ratings are according to the local accreditation authority
• Please note the above price is based on the optional air fares. There will be flight surcharge in case there is flight fuel surcharge of the airlines.

Service included:

• Accommodation (bed + breakfast) in mentioned hotels or similar, based on shared-twin room
• Transport by road in private air-conditioned vehicles
• Domestic flights as per program
• Entrance fees as per itinerary
• Boat fees as per program
• Meals as per itinerary
• Throughout German/French speaking guide (OR) English speaking local Guides in each destination
• Daily refreshment tissues and bottled mineral water on transfers and visits

Service does NOT include:

• Any services / arrangements not mentioned in the tour program
• Surcharge of Transportation for Water Festival Period
• Visa fees (application & stamp fees)
• International flights to/from Myanmar
• Personal insurance cover of any type
• Meals other than mentioned in the itinerary
• Expense of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, souvenirs, beverage, tips & gratuities, etc.
• Compulsory Dinner for Christmas Eve and New Year
• Camera Fees
• Early Check-in/ Late Check-out Surcharge

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