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18 DAYS MYANMAR TRIP INCLUDING NGAPALI BEACH EXTENSION

Tour Code:   Ort-007/15
Duration:       18 Days / 17 Nights

Day 01           Arrival Yangon

Upon Arrival At Yangon Airport, You Will Be Welcomed By Our Guide And Transferred To Your Hotel. Your Journey Begins With A Tour Through Yangon. Visit The Magnificent Buddha At Chauk Htat Gyi, Stop For A Stop At The Karaweik Hall, A ‘Hamsa-Bird’ Shaped Floating Barge On Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, And To The Bogyoke (Scotts) Market (Closed On Mondays And Public Holidays) With Hundreds Of Food, Clothes, Handicrafts And Gems Stores. Complete Your First Day In Myanmar With An Extended Visit To One Of The World’s Most Spectacular Monument, The Shwedagon Pagoda. Lunch And Dinner Will Be Served At Local Restaurant. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Yangon.

Day 02           Yangon-Mandalay-Pyin Oo Lwin

After Breakfast At Hotel, Transfer To Airport For Domestic Flight To Mandalay. Upon Arrival, Drive Up Into The Hills From Mandalay For A Full Day Visit Of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), A Former British Hill Station. The Road Winds Steeply Through Flower, Fruit And Vegetable Gardens. Drive Through Maymyo On A Horse Drawn "Stage Coach", Giving You The Chance To Admire The Brick And Timber Houses, Complete With English Style Gables, Turrets And Chimneys For Sunset Watching At Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Accommodation At A Hotel In Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 03           Pyin Oo Lwin-Mandalay

After The Breakfast, Visit To Pyin Oo Lwin Botanical Garden And Pyaw Kauk Water Fall. Drive Back To Mandalay About 2 Hours And Upon Arrival At Mandalay, Experience The Sights And Sounds Of Mandalay Including One Of The Most Revered Religious Monument In Myanmar, The Mahamuni Pagoda; The Golden Palace Monastery, A Supered Example Of Traditional Wooden Building And Kuthodaw Pagoda; The World’s Largest Book, Made Of Marble. Visit A Traditional Hand –Woven Silk Workshop As Well As Kalaga Tapestries Craftsmen’s Shop Before Proceeding To Mandalay Hill For Sunset. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Accommodation At A Hotel In Mandalay.

Day 04           Mandalay-Mingun-Amarapura

After The Breakfast, An Excursion By Boat On The Ayeyarwaddy River To Mingun About 11 Km (1 Hour) Upriver From Mandalay. Visit Will Start With The Mingun Bell, A Magnificent Sight Of The World’s Largest Un-Cracked Bell Weighing 90 Tons, And Will Continue With Hsinbyume Paya As Well As The Unfinished Mingun Paya, Built As One Of The World’s Largest Chedis By King Bodaw Paya. Return Back To Mandalay By Boat. In The Afternoon, Drive To Amarapura, 15 Km From Mandalay. Visit Mahagandayon, A Famous Buddhist Monastery, Where More Than A Thousand Monks Live And Study; Continue To 200-Year-Old U Bein Teak Bridge, Built In 1782 At The Time When Amarapura Was Royal Capital. Since Then It Is Noted For Silk And Cotton Weaving. Visit A Traditional Hand-Woven Silk Workshop. Both Lunch And Dinner By Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Mandalay.

Day 05           Mandalay-Ava-Sagaing-Mandalay

After Breakfast At Hotel, Excursion To Royal Capital Of Inwa (Ava), 20 Km From Mandalay, Reached By 45 Minutes’ Drive And A Short Boat Trip. And Then Visit By Horse-Drawn Carriage Include Nanmyint Watch Tower, The Remain Of The Palace Building Nickname “The Leaning Tower Of Ava ‘Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, Built Of Brick And Stucco And Bargayar Monastery Famous For Its Impressive Ornate Woodcarving And Teak Posts. And Drive Through To Sagaing And Sightseeing At Sagaing Hill At Sunset. Drive Back To Mandalay. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Mandalay.

Day 06           Mandalay-Bagan (By Ferry Boat)

Boat To Sail Bagan. Lunch On The Way On Boat (Your Own Account). Upon Arrival To Bagan At Late Evening, Transfer To Your Hotel. Dinner By Own Account And Overnight Stay At Hotel In Bagan.
Note: Depending On The River Condition, The Boat Schedule Can Be Changed. If Group Tour, We Can Be Rent By Charter With Supplement. In Case The Boat Does Not Operate Boat, We Can Be Changed By Flight With Supplement.

Day 07           Bagan

After Breakfast, Drive To Nyaung Oo And Stroll Through The Colorful Local Market. Continue With Visits To The Most Significant Pagodas And Temples Of Bagan Including Shwezigon Pagoda, Built By King Anawrahta In The Early 11th Century As At Religious Shrine; Ku Byauk Gyi, A Temple With Superb Murals Of Jataka Scenes; Khay Min Ga Temple, Noted For Its Panoramic View Of The Area’s Numerous Monuments And Ananda Temple, With Four Standing Buddha Images. After Lunch At Local Restaurant, Visit One Of Myanmar’s Most Treasured Handicrafts, A Lacquer Ware Craftsmen’s Workshop In Nearby Myinkaba Village. You Will Continue To Manuha Temple, Built In Mon-Style In 1059 And You Will Explore The Nanbaya Tmeple, A Unique Sandstone Monument Said To Have Been The Palace Of King Manuha. Next You Will Explore The Myingaba Gu Byaukgyi Temple, A Temple Not Worthy For Its Mural Paintings Under The Protection Of UNESCO. Proceed To Bupaya Pagoda To Watch The Sunset Over The Famous Ayaeyarwaddy River. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In Bagan

Day 08           Bagan-Heho-Pindaya- Kalaw

After Breakfast, Transfer To Airport For The Domestic Flight To The Heho. Upon Arrival Transfer To Pindaya. Visit Shan Umbrella Workshop, Pindaya Cave With Over 8000 Buddha Statues Placed There By Pilgrims Over The Centuries. And Then Proceed To Kalaw, A Fresh And Delightful Hill Station, On The Rim Of The Shan Plateau, Which Is A Market Center For Ethnic Picturesque Old Houses And The View Of The Surrounding Regions. Lunch (By Own Account) At Local Restaurant And A Brief Sightseeing Around The Kalaw. In The Evening, Sunset At Local Monastery On The Hill Top. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Kalaw.

Day 09           Kalaw (Trekking)

After Breakfast, Visit The Kalaw Market. Then Drive To Trekking Point And Trek To The Palaung Villages (10 Km - About 4 Hours) Of Ywa Thit, West Of Kalaw And On The Rim Of The Mountain. Enjoy Visiting Their Long Huts. Primitive Way Of Living, Their Mountain Plantations And The Scenic Surrounding. Proceed To View Point, Which Overlooking The Whole Mountain Ranges For The Simple Picnic Lunch. On The Way Back, You Have A Chance To See The Animist Palaung. Who Were Among, The Earliest Inhabitants In Myanmar & Have Kept The Tradition Costume And Culture. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In Kalaw.

Day 10           Kalaw-Inle Lake

After Breakfast, Drive To Nyaung Shwe Jetty And Transfer To Inle Lake By Boat And Proceed Full Day Excursion By Boat On The Inle Lake. En-Route You Encounter Famous Leg Rower, Typical Floating Garden, Local Methods Of Fishing, Village Life And Magnificent Scenery. Visit Are Made To Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda; The Weaving Village Of Inpawkhon Lunch Is Your Own Account On The Lake Of Local Restaurant. Dinner (By Own Account) And Overnight Stay At Hotel In Or Around Inle Lake.

Day 11           Inle (Indein)

After Breakfast, Visit To One Of The Local Market In The Inle Lake Region (Remark; On Market Days Only) And Then Board A Boat To The Western Shore Of Inle Lake, Where You Will Find The Beginning Of A Stair Path Leading To The Well Hidden Inn Dein Pagodacomplex. After Visited Inn Dein Pagoda, Drive Back To The Inle Lake And Visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, One Of The Oldest Monasteries On The Lake And Where Inside Its Large Wooden Meditation Hall And Are Over 200 Year Old Ancient Buddha Statues. Returning Back To The Hotel The Beauty Of Sunset Over Inle Lake Enchants All Visitors. Both Lunch And Dinner By Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In Or Around Inle Lake.

Day 12           Inle Trekking (Thalee Oo 2.30 Hour Walk)

After Breakfast, A Short 25 Minute Boat Trip Brings Us To The Village Of Thalee Oo, Which Similar To Several Lakeside Villages Has A Water Part As Well As A Land Based Section Both With Their Own Monastery. Navigating Through The Houses On Stilts, We Disembark At A Jetty To Being Our Walk On A Flat And Shady Bullock Cart Road Through The Heart Of The Village. Thalee Oo Is An Intha Village And Its People Lives Mainly Live On Growing Peanuts, Tomatoes, Garlic, Sugarcane, Rice And Vegetables. The Walk Is Not Only Extremely Pretty With Traditional Bamboo Houses On Either Side And Adjacent To A Clean Stream Used For Daily Washing But Also Has Good Views Across Cultivated Fields To Inle Lane And The Shan Hills Behind. Stop And Chat To Some Of The Friendly Intha Families Whilst Observing Their Day To Day Life. After 45 Minutes’ Walk Through Thalee Oo, We Stop At A Local Rice Mill, (If Open) Made Entirely From Wood And See The Process Of Separating Grain, Husk And Bran. Climbing Uphill For 30 Minutes Through A Monastery, We Reach The Small Pa O Village Of Ywa Thit Renowned For Its Weaving Of Bamboo Baskets.The Pa O Ladies Still Wear Traditional Black Tops And Brightly Colored Chequered Towels As Turbans. After Admiring The Panoramic View Of Inle Lake And The Shan Hills From Our Vantage Point, We Descend For 30 Minutes Before Continuing Along A Flat Path Through The Village Of Alae Myaung Back To The Lakeshore And Our Boat. Return Back To Hotel And Rest Of The Time At Leisure. Both Lunch And Dinner (By Own Account) And Overnight Stay At Hotel In Or Around Inle Lake.

Day 13           Inle-Heho-Ngapali

Pick Up At Your Hotel In Yangon And Transfer To Airport For The Domestic Flight To Thandwe. Upon Arrival To Ngapali Beach, Transfer To Your Hotel (Shared Bus Provided By Hotel). Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In In NgapaliBeach.

Day 14 To Day 16           Ngapali Beach

After Breakfast, The Whole Day At Your Leisure In Ngapali Beach .You Can Swim, Snorkel Or Take Leisurely Strolls Along The Ocean . Board A Boat To Explore The Offshore Islands (Available At Hotel) Or Rent A Bicycle For A Trip To The Fishing Villages And Colorful Markets Nearby. Watch The Breathtaking Sunset Above The Bay Of Bengal).(Activities Are Not Included In Our Package).Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In In Ngapali Beach.

Day 17           Ngapali Beach-Thandwe-Yangon

After The Breakfast, Transfer To Thandwe Airport For The Domestic Flight To Yangon. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Hotel For Check-In. In The Afternoon, Proceed On The Sightseeing In Yangon Includes Bogyoke (Scotts) Market (Closed On Mondays And Public Holidays) With Hundreds Of Food, Clothes, Handicrafts And Gems Stores. Sightseeing Around The Downtown Area And Colonial Style Building Or Pansoedan Jetty To Observe The Daily Life Style Of People. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Yangon.

Day 18           Yangon – International Departure

After The Breakfast, Free At Leisure Before Your Departure Time And Transfer To Airport For The International Departure. Lunch Is Your Own Account.

Our Package Tour Rates Are Inclusive Of:

  • Accommodation is twin sharing room & daily breakfast
  • Entrance fees (mentioned in the program)
  • Domestic Airfares (Yangon-Mandalay-Bagan-Heho-Yangon)
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking stationed guides or (English/German/French/Chinese) throughout guide with Supplements,
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Saloon/Van/ Minibus/Coach
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • 1 Tour leader is free of charge for a party of 15 full paying pax
  • Purified drinking water and cool tower provide on the bus

Not Included Are:

  • Travel insurance, Visa fee for Myanmar, International Airfare
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.,
  • International airport tax in Yangon (US $10 per person)
  • Service which are not mentioned above
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Camera fees