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Day(1) Arrival Yangon (without English Speaking guide)

Arrive at Yangon Int'l airport by CZ 3055 (Estimated arrival time-10:30 am.), meet and greet with Travel Expert Tourism representative and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Yangon. * You may visit Scott Market @ Bogyoke Aung San Market for shopping in the evening. As alternative, you may visit Scott Market on one day before your Int’l departure as well.


Day(2) Yangon (with donation plan, without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, start Yangon city tour about (08:30) am.; until recently Yangon has been the capital of Myanmar since the British transformed it into their administrative centre of future India. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes Yangon one of the most fascinating capitals of South East Aisa. You may start City tour highlights, huge Chaukhtetkyi reclining Buddha image and drive to Hlaw-gar “Tayzaryama Monastery” for donation plan and return to Yangon. Visit heart of Yangon down town over 2500 Yrs. old Sule Pagoda, the Town Hall and Botataung Pagoda (2000 Years old) said to have enshrinement of Buddha hair relic, afterwards to observe the ways of life at harbor of Yangon River nearby Botahtaung Pagoda. Furthermore, you may visit Shwedagon Pagoda, which is claimed to be the world richest golden stupa of two thousand five hundred years old. The golden dome rises 98 meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold and enjoy the fantastic sunset from Shwedagon Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon. (B)


Day(3) Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, drive to Kyaikhtiyo, en-route you may stop to stroll at II War World Cemetery. Upon arrival at Kim pun base camp board on an open truck on steep but well-paved road leads to the upper staging point of Yathetaung camp. Continue walk up to the renowned Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda site 1180 meters above sea level. As an easier alternative to walking, four porters at an extra cost can carry you in a sedan chair. The Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda, 7.3 meters high, built on a gold-gilded boulder, 25 meters in circumference, and balanced in what appears to be a very precarious position on a tabular rock jutting out from a ridge in the Eastern Yoma Mountains. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo. (B) # You ought to leave your luggages at your hotel in Yangon and may bring just hand carry small bag for Kyaikhtiyo trip. Please note that you have to arrive at Kimpum base camp before (05:30) pm. to catch your hill up open truck and you may share with other local and tourist as open truck will operate between (06:00) am. and (06:00) pm. Our driver will assist you to buy the seat for hill up truck. Furthermore, there are not much visitors both in local and tourist to hill up, so if the open truck will operate depends of no. of passengers, even the car have enough people within their specified no. of passengers, just for your information.


Day (4) Kyaikhtiyo (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, you may walk around Golden Rock Pagoda and trekking to small another pagodas, highlights; Kyauk Htet Kyi Pagoda, Kyauk Thin Baw Pagoda (Ship shaped Pagoda), waterfall which way is a little rough where you may going down by (nature) ladder into the deep place of mountain ranges, though it is not convenient for your parents and your children. Into the forest after light trekking and walking, you may see small pagoda (remote of people in Kyaikhtiyo forest area) and monastery. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo. (B)


Day (5) Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Yangon (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, early morning hill up from Kim pun base camp board on an open truck on steep but well-paved road leads to the upper staging point of Yathetaung camp. Continue walk up (approx 45 minutes) to the renowned Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda site 1180 meters above sea level. As an easier alternative to walking, four porters at an extra cost can carry you in a sedan chair. The Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda, 7.3 meters high, built on a gold-gilded boulder, 25 meters in circumference, and balanced in what appears to be a very precarious position on a tabular rock jutting out from a ridge in the Eastern Yoma Mountains, visit around Golden Rock pagoda and enjoy the very beautiful panoramic. After visiting the famous religious sites, and later walk down to the upper camp, board on the truck and return to base camp. Here you meet your driver and proceed to Bago, 13th century capital. Visit major monuments such as Lay-Myat-Hnar huge Buddha Image, Hinthagone Pagoda, the place where Bago was founded and Shwethalyaung Buddha, one of the largest reclining Buddha Images in existence. If time permit, you may visit further sightseeing at Bago such as and Hanthawadi palace site surrounding a former Mon palace ground. Return to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon. (B)


Day (6) Yangon (free and leisure day) (without English Speaking guide)

As suggested plan: Breakfast at hotel, you may start the sightseeing as below;
Circular Train Time table - You may choose one out of under-mentioned (3) trains in the morning depends on your convenient time.

ETD ETA
1) 08:20 am. Time taken about (6) hours between go and return!!!
2) 09:25 am.  
3) 11:50 am.  
#Yangon Main Station --- Platform No. - 6/7/8/9 (within these P. No.!)
Disembark the train, observe the ways of life of local people and take the public ferry boat at Botahtaung harbor to visit Dala by tri-shaw where is another orphanage school and monastery. In the evening, stroll around the China Town and buy many kinds of fresh fruit and you may have the dinner at Chinese restaurant in China Town and taste the Shan style food and other local food. Overnight in Yangon. (B)



Day (7) Yangon-Heho-Pindaya-Kalaw (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, your driver will pick you up your hotel and transfer to airport for Heho bound flight (***check-in time is (1 and half) hrs. before departure time), upon arrival at airport, drive to Pindaya Cave ( approx. two hour ) winding roads through the rolling hill of the Shan seed and wheat fields. Explore around wonder of the mystery cave and Pa O paper umbrella-making process. Continue to Kalaw (approx. 45 min. drive) which is hill station with pine trees since colonial era. Overnight in Kalaw. (B)


Day (8) Kalaw trekking (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

Breakfast at hotel, own arrangement and donation in villages! Overnight in Kalaw. (B)


Day(9) Kalaw trekking (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

Breakfast at hotel, own arrangement and donation in villages! Overnight in Kalaw. (B)


Day (10) Kalaw – Nyaung Shwe –Inle Lake (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel. Continue to Inle Lake (91 km approx 2 hour). Inle Lake, the second largest natural lake in Myanmar with 20 km long and 10 km wide, situate 875 meter above the sea level among the hazy Blue Mountains. Drive to Nyaung Shwe (small town on the bank of Inle Lake), (if time permit), you may visit small town around by tri-shaw Or by car to over (100) Yrs. old Shwe Man Pyay Monastery with oval shaped windows, then drive to Hot Spring where you may take the rest at hot spring and take a bath on your own. Transfer to your hotel in Inle Lake by private boat. Overnight in Inle Lake. (B)


Day (11) Inle Lake (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

As suggested plan: Breakfast at hotel. Start private boat excursion on a traditional long and tall motorized boat for a sightseeing tour of the lake that traveling on the lake is an exhilarating experience for nature lovers and a chance to observe the unique traditions of the Intha people. Luch at good local restaurant on your own. Wonder unique leg rowing fishermen, floating firms, houses and monasteries on the stilt etc. Visit Phaung Daw Oo floating market which schedule to hold here today and continue Visit Lake's downtown, the floating village of Ywama, Padaung long neck ladies and their hand-made shop, Phaungdaw Oo pagoda with five miniature Buddha Images, hidden under gold leaf plastering, the weaving village of Inpawkhon, and the Ngaphechaung museum (Jumping cat monastery) like monastery where old belongings of many monasteries are restored. Overnight in Inle Lake. (B)

*Near the Inle Lake, there is one orphanage school, if you have a spare time, you may go and observe. (I will inform you the name of that orphanage school) * We would like to inform you, it is holding (5) day market with local colorful hill tribes (rotating every 5-Day, local people is holding the market day in Shan State that is beautiful and interest traditional style) in Taung Toe on that day. If you may interest it, you may visit over there with private boat (extra cost) after asking to boat operator, just for your information.


Day (12) Inle Lake (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

As suggested plan: Breakfast at hotel and private boat excursion with your local guide to Indein, visit thousands of ancient pagoda and the rest, your guide will assist more of Inle Lake sightseeing. Wonder unique leg rowing fishermen, floating firms, houses and monasteries on the stilt etc. Overnight in Inle Lake. (B)


Day (13) Inle Lake (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

As suggested plan: You may visit around the villages of Inn Thar tribe and other hill tribe on the bank of Inle Lake. (you may ask to local boat driver to visit, my Christ’l). Overnight in Inle Lake. (B)


Day 14: Inle Lake – Mandalay (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel and free and leisure in Inle Lake. Your boat will pick you up your hotel and transfer to Nyaung Shwe jetty for about (2) hrs. before your Mandalay departure flight, then transfer to Heho airport. Upon arrival at Mandalay “Dat-tar-Oo airport”, your driver will meet and greet, then transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Mandalay. (B)


Day (15) Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, visit Mahamuni Buddha Image, proceed to ancient city of Amarapura, meaning city of immortality with a visit of Mahagandayon monastery to observe the lunch process of hundreds of Buddhist monks, afterwards check-in at your hotel. After fresh up, visit to 14th century capital Ava, you may cross Mitngwe River by small boat then take a horse-cart to observe unique monasteries and monuments include Bargaya teak monastery which is famous for its teak pillars amounting to 267 in total and the remains of the royal palace and fort. Drive to Sagaing hills covered with 600 white-painted pagodas and monasteries, Sagaing hill is widely regarded as the religious centre of Myanmar and is dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries and meditation centers, its retreat for 6000 monks and nuns. Explore Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, U Min Thonse Pagoda and around and 100 meditation centers. Enjoy fantastic sunset view (if time permit) from the 200 year old U Bein teak bridge span across Thaungthaman Lake (built in 1782) at that time Amarapura was Royal capital. Return to Mandalay. Overnight in Mandalay. (B)
# Horse-cart and boat transfer in Ava side are on your own OR pls. advise should we organize!!!


Day (16) Mingun – Mandalay (with donation plan) (without ESG)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Mayan Chan jetty, board on a local fishermen boat for Mingun across Ayeyarwady river (11 km, approx one hour). Observe the world's largest ringing bell weighing 55555 viss which calculated equal to 90 tons and Mingun Pahtodawgyi, an enormous pile of bricks is all that remain of King Bodawpaya ambition to make it the world's largest Buddhist stupa and donation plan at Home for Aged People in Mingun, our partner (owner of boat rental) will assist you as per my request. Lunch at good local restaurant on own arrangement OR you may take the lunch on board (need to order in advance). Return to Mandalay and continue visit traditional handicraft making process such as wood carving, tapestry weaving, gold leaf hammering etc. Late afternoon visit foot of Mandalay hill to observe "the largest book" at Kuthodaw Pagoda where entire Buddhist canon (Tripitaka) have been recorded on stone tablets totaling 729 in number. Shwenandaw "Golden Palace Monastery" (ex-palace complex of former Myanmar kings), to observe finest Myanmar wooden architecture. You may either walk up stairs or drive up to Mandalay hill for a fantastic over view of the entire plain. Overnight in Mandalay. (B) # You may take the dinner with marionette show at Cannel Restaurant in Mandalay near the red cannal, FYI!


Day (17) Mandalay-Pyin Oo Lwin (with donation plan) (without ESG)

Breakfast at hotel, depart for Pyin Oo Lwin, formerly known as Maymyo through beautiful twisting and turning road winding through road side villages (approx 1½ hour). Maymyo is famous for its climate weather, a popular hill station of the British during colonial Day in Myanmar. Maymyo impresses with its many churches, colonial styled buildings with gables, turrets and chimneys etc. Horse-drawn carriages still play major role in transport means, en-route donation plan at Doe-Bin Orphanage School in Pyin Oo Lwin which is a little far from normal tourist site, but I requested to my partner to avoid extra cost, so no more additional for private transportation. Lunch at local restaurant on your own and continue visit enchanting Maymyo market with multicolored flowers and vegetables and botanical garden of 432 acres "laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler, former Governor of Burma" to observe the conservation of diverse botanical species around the world. Overnight in Pyin Oo Lwin. (B)


Day (18) Pyin Oo Lwin-Monywa (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, (You need to depart for Monywar early morning about (06:30) am., approx. (5) hrs. drive), en-route visit Thanboddhay Pagoda, a huge temple that houses over 500,000 Buddha images. Take a walk through the nearby banyan tree grove Boddhi-Tataung with the thousand Buddha images sitting at the foot of each tree. Enjoy the panoramic view from Aung Setkya Pagoda, standing 130 meter high on the Po Khaung hills and check-in at hotel. Overnight in Monywa. (B)


Day (19) Monywa-Pakkokku-Bagan (without English Speaking guide)

Breakfast at hotel, embark to visit (by car) cross the Chindwin river Bridge and proceed to Poe Win Taung site where Buddha Images in the caves carved from the rocky hills. 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. Po Win Taung with its unique Buddha Images and precious frescoes some dating from the early 17th century, is a must to see for anyone with an interest in Buddhist arts. Continue to nearby Shwebataung, another very interesting side where Monasteries and temples are carved out of narrow cliffs. Lunch at local Myanmar restaurant (on your won) on the way. Proceed to Pakkokku, en-route visit Ma U (Middle) Village; it’s very beautiful village and you may observe making the Gold Smith, incense sticks, Myanmar traditional scale and wooden small bridge (so called small U Bein Bridge), continue to Bagan by private boat (approx. (2 ½ hrs. on board) from Pakkokku (Lat Pan Seik jetty) and transfer to your hotel, after greeting with your driver. Overnight in Bagan. (B)


Day (20) Bagan (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

As suggested plan: Breakfast at hotel, excursion Bagan, the 10th century archaeological site is considered one of the richest and most amazing sites in Asia. Visit Nyaung U Market and sightseeing to the major temples among the 200 plus existing monuments such as Anadar, the best preserved masterpieces of Mon architecture, Thabyinnyu, the highest monument of universal science, Gawdawpalin, one of the largest and most imposing Monument in Bagan , continue visit 11 century Shwezigon Pagoda. Proceed to Dhammyangyi, the temple of evil king for the unique of all Asia of double Image of Buddha, Shwesandaw temple for the panoramic view, Htilominlo temple where frescoed representing 28 Buddha. Overnight in Bagan. (B)


Day (21) Bagan (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise! As suggested plan:

As suggested plan: Breakfast at hotel, further sightseeing in Bagan by HORSE-CART or by BICYCLE, visit Myingabar Gubyaukgyi, meaning "great painted cave temple" for its exquisite mural paintings, Myazedi pillar inscribed in four languages mainly Myanmar, Mon, Pali and Pyu, Manuha temple with captive king's impression of life imprisonment and Abeyadana temple famous for its fine mural paintings on Mahayana Buddhism. Visit one of the lacquer ware workshop to observe process of traditional Myanmar souvenir. Overnight in Bagan. (B)


Day (22) Mt. Popa – Salay (own arranement) OR our JPM can able organize, pls. advise!

As suggested plan: Breakfast at hotel, early morning, depart for Mt. Popa (45 km, approx 1½ hour), the core of an extinct volcano considered the abode of most powerful Nats (spirit) and important Nat worship center as well as one of the major pilgrimage destinations for local. Mt. Popa an extinct volcano, the highest landmark in the central dry zone, rises 1518 meter above sea. Established as National Parks, the Popa Mountain Park is now verdant and green with a rich flora especially of medicinal plants. It is the center for Nat worship in the shrine of the Mahagiri Nats. For the energetic, time to climb the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the hill. In the afternoon driver to the colonial riverside town and monastic centre of Salay with its famous Konbaung-era buildings. If there is time, your driver will take you to an alternate viewpoint to view another stunning sunset over the pagoda peaks of Bagan. Return to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan (own arrangement). (B)


Day (23) Bagan-Yangon

Breakfast at hotel, your driver will pick you up and transfer to airport for your Yangon return flight. Arrival at Yangon domestic airport, your private car will pick you up and transfer to your hotel, free and leisure in Yangon. Overnight in Yangon. (B)


Day (24) Yangon Departure

Breakfast at hotel, free and leisure in Yangon. (Farewell at your hotel) Your private car will pick you up at (03:00) pm. from your hotel and transfer to Yangon Int'l airport for your Int'l departure. (B)



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