Beautiful Myanmar 6N7D
|Name of Program||Program||Tour Code||Destinations||Recommended Season|
|Beautiful Myanmar||6N7D||Yangon/ Bago/Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)/ Inle Lake (Heho)/Mt. Popa/ Bagan||Year around|
(Day 01) (Arrival Yangon + Sightseeing)
Arrival by Yangon International Airport, you will be welcomed by Go Myanmar Travel’s representative and transferred to your Hotel.
Yangon with shady parks and lakes dotted around the city also earned the name of “The Garden City of the East”.
Depend on arrival time, sightseeing starts with City Orientation tour, Yangon downtown area, Sule Pagoda(the landmark of Yangon City Centre) and from there we walk along the Pansodan street which has many large Colonial buildings (British colonial heritage) which are still in use. And then sightseeing continue with a quick visit in China town before going to the famous Scott Market, where local merchants offer Myanmar traditional silks, cotton, paintings, tapestries, handicrafts, silverware, lacquer ware, national dress & ethnic fashions, gems & jewelry. It is finishes with sunset visit to the awe-inspiring Shedagon Pagoda which towers over all of Yangon perhaps one of the world’s wonders and the most beautiful pagoda complex in all of Asia that no visitor to Myanmar should miss.
Overnight in Yangon.
(Day 02) Yangon/ Bago / Kyaikhtiyo
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. This early morning drive to Kyaikhtiyo in the Mon state, site of the famous Golden Rock. On the way to Kyaikhtiyo, we can visit interesting monasteries and pagodas in Bago such as Shwemawdaw, Shwethalyang, Khakhatwine Monasteryand Kanbawzathadi Palace.
Afternoon, we will arrive the based camp of Kyaikhtiyo and we go by truck to the top of the trail with local people. Golden Rock is a large boulder, which appears delicately balanced, supposedly by the assistance of a well-placed hair of the Buddha, on the edge of a cliff near the top of a mountain. It is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines. Enjoy Golden Rock sightseeing which includes spectacular mountain views and pilgrims at the Golden Rock.
Overnight at Kyaikthiyo.
(Day 03) Kyaikhtiyo / Yangon/ Heho
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the beautiful sunrise at Kyaikhtiyo before descending the mountain for transport back to base camp and driving back to Yangon.
Arrive Yangon and drive straight to airport to take an afternoon flight to Heho. Arrive Heho airport and we are driving to unique and magical Inle Lake, located about 900 meters above sea level and 22 km long by 11 km wide.
Arrive Inle Lake and transfer to the hotel. Evening sightseeing will be depending on arrival time.
Overnight at Inle.
(Day 04) (Inle Lake Sightseeing)
Enjoy breakfast at hotel. You’ll first visit the morning 5 day market, a busy morning market where locals gather from surrounding villages to buy and sell produce, crafts, spices and other goods.
Start our sightseeing by long tailed boat to Innpawkone Village where you can see lotus and silk weaving industries. Next visit Nanpan to see the traditional boat making, cheroot (Burmese cigar) making factory.
After lunch time break, continue our visit to Phaungdaw U Pagoda and if we have time, take a short visit to Leshae Village where you can see the making of Buddha image form dried flower powder. Later visit to Nga Phae Chaung Monastery and floating gardens.
Overnight at Inle.
(Day 05) Heho/ Bagan (Mt. Popa)
After breakfast, we will take you with private saloon car to Heho airport to catch morning flight to Nyaung U airport (Bagan). Go Myanmar’s guide welcome to you at domestic airport at Bagan and continue drive to beautiful Mt. Popa trip (approximately 2 hours).
Along the way, you will have an opportunity to visit local villages in order to learn about Myanmar culture, tradition and lifestyle of local people. Stop as often as you like to take photos. A lunch stop will be made at a local restaurant en route (Own account).
Arrive in the afternoon at Popa Mountain Resort. This hilltop resort is the ideal place to relax after a driving day- take a dip in the pool, go for a light trek through the surrounding forests or simple relax on the balcony and enjoy the views.
Overnight at Popa.
(Day 6) Mt. Popa – Bagan
This morning after a leisurely breakfast, drive down to the base of Taungkalat – a volcanic plug referred to by most tourists as Mt Popa – that plays an important role in Burmese spirituality. Its shrine is dedicated to the worship of the 37 Nats, the Burmese ancient animist spirits. Learn about nats and nat worship as you climb the stairs to the top with your local guide. The view over the Myingyan Plain from the top of the volcanic peak is impressive (and the climb is optional!).
Then continue with a drive to Bagan, taking around 1 hour. You’ll pass through many local villages in the planes as you make your way into town. Stop at a toddy farm en route to see the unique way the farmers collect and process the juice of the palm fruit.
Check in to your hotel and enjoy a chance to relax and freshen up.
Late this afternoon you’ll take a relaxing horse cart ride or private saloon car through the temple area, passing by many monuments of historical and cultural significance. Stop as often as you like to take photos or visit some of the temples. This is a fabulous introduction to Bagan and its 2000 pagodas.
After enjoying the beautiful Bagan sunset, your farewell dinner will be at Bagan Welcome Restaurant with traditional show.
Overnight in Bagan.
(Day 7) Bagan/Yangon (Departure International flight)
After breakfast at the hotel, your tour guide accompanies you to Bagan (Nyaug U) airport to catch domestic flight to Yangon.