This tour is designed for those who have limited time but would like to visit most of highlights of Myanmar. With only five days, you will have chance to discover from the busiest city of Myanmar – Yangon to the most pre-eminent religious old cities in South East Asia – Bagan, end the trip by visiting Mandalay – the spiritual heart of Bruma.
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Upon arrival at the Yangon International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide and then transfer to your hotel in city Centre.
Afterwards, our guide will give you an interesting introduction about the old Colonial-style city Centre. We will visit Chauk-htat-gyi Pagoda- the 6-storey-high Buddha Image and famous for its huge image of Reclining Buddha, the gilded Sule Pagoda -dating back over two thousand years and is said to enshrine a hair of the Buddha. Continue to explore Bogyoke Market, sometimes it called by old British name is Scott Market where the largest selection of Myanmar handicrafts and souvenirs open, you’ll find under several roofs, from lacquerware and Shan shoulder bags to puppets and jewelry. And you will have chance to visit China Town in late evening.
Enjoy our farewell dinner for the very first taste of Burmese cuisine.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Yangon - Fly to Bagan - City Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will transfer you to the airport to take flight to Bagan in early morning. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel and check in hotel.
We will start to to discover Bagan – the home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. The sightseeing starts with most distinctive pagodas such as Shwezigon Pagoda – a massive reliquary to enshrine a collection of relics, including the Buddha’s frontal and collar bones, Gubyaukgyi Temple – it is opined that the monument belongs to the early 13th century depending on judging by its architectural style and fine frescoes; Ananda Temple – one of the masterpieces surviving and remaining in Bagan and considered to be in the Mon architecture style; Thatbyinnyu Temple – the tallest temple in Bagan with two strorey.
Emerging yourself in romantic scenery when the sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Shwesandaw Pagoda (or Bupaya).
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
After breakfast at your hotel, we will begin visiting Nyaung Oo market – a typical local market where you can easy to find all Myanmar goods as well as learn about the local people life. Then, we will see Kyansittha Umin, Manuha, Nanbaya, Dhamanyangyi Temple- built by King Narathu in 12th century which displayed the finest brickwork in Bagan. Enjoy a sunset boat that cruise on the Irrawaddy Rive to view the sunset and take the most beautiful pictures in sunset
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Bagan - Fly to Mandalay - City Tour
In early monring, you will be transferred to Bagan airport to take a domestic flight to Mandalay – the old capital of Burma. Arrival, we will drive to Amarapura, the name means “City of Immortality” although its life as Myanmar’s capital was all too brief. Then you will visit Mahagandayon Monastery – the magnificient monastery with more than 3000 monks living and studying here, where you can see hundereds of monks wait in long queues fro their Swan in every morning. Continue to visit the oldest Teak Bridge built in 1782 – U Bein Bridge.
Continue to visit some famous monastery such as Atumashi – “Incomparable Monastery”, Shwenandaw Monastery is well known for it teak carvings of Buddish myths, which adorn its walls and roofs.
In late afternoon, we will visit Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the world’s biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures and visit Mandalay Hill to admire the sunset and panoramic view of the City.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Mandalay - Fly to Yangon - Departure
Afterbreakfast, we will transfer to the airport to take domestic flight back to Yangoon. Upon arrival, we will visit Shwedagon Pagoda – the symbol of Myanmar, the pagoda sits a top of a hill and is 99 meters high, it can be seen from most places of Yangoon day and night as the golden roof illuminates the city. This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupas, bells, temples, and Buddha images, and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe.
Free at leisure in the rest of the day until be transferred to the airport for departure flight.
End the services!!!
- Hotel rooms based on twin/ double sharing
- Domestic flights
- Private transfer by A/C verhicles
- English speaking guide
- Meals indicated in the itinerary
- Entrance fees where applied
- Water and tissues
- Service charges and taxes
- Visa arrangement (now with Evisa - see Trip Notes)
- Flights in/out Myanmar
- Meals not mentioned in program
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Others services not indicated
Cancellation by Customer
- More than 15 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
- From 14 to 3 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
- Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
- No-Show: Charge 100% of total rates
- Child under 2 years old: F.O.C.
- Child 2- 11 years old: 75% adult price sharing bed with parent.
- Maximum 1 child sharing same room with 2 adults