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20 DAYS EXCURSION TO ANCIENT CITY MRAUK U

Tour Code:   Ort-010/15
Duration:       20 Days / 19 Nights

Day 01           Yangon Arrival

Upon Arrival At Yangon Airport, You Will Be Welcomed By Your Language Speaking Guide And Transferred To Your Hotel. Your Journey Begins With A Tour Through Yangon. Visit The Magnificent Reclining Buddha At Chauk Htat Gyi, Take A Photo 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. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In Yangon.

Day 02           Yangon – Mawlamyaing (Overland)

After Breakfast, Drive To Mawlamyine (Moulmein) (6/7 Hours). Arrival In Mawlamyine, The Capital Of Mon State, In The Afternoon. Sightseeing With The Visiting To Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyaikthanlan Pagoda (Known As The Kipling Pagoda) And Seindon Mibaya Kyaung, Where King Mindon's Wife Sought Refuge. These Religious Buildings Are All Situated On A Mountain Range From Where Beautiful Sunsets Can Be Observed.

Day 03           Mawlamyaing – Hpa-An

After Breakfast Visit The Zey Gyi Market And Drive To Hpa-An (60 Km - 1 Hour). A Stop Is Made At The Kawgoon Cave, With Numerous Buddha Images, Stalactites And Stalagmites. After Visiting Hot Water Spring, Stroll Through A Small Karen Village Situated At The Significant Mount Zwekabin. Lunch Can Be Taken By Own Account At A Local Restaurant. Both Lunch And Dinner Are On Your Own Account. Accommodation At Hotel In Hpa-An.

Day 04           HapAn –Bago-Yangon

After Breakfast Return To Yangon By Road. If Permit Time On The Way, You Can Visit Bago, The Ancient Mon Capital.80 Kilometer Snorthwest Of Yangon. Sightseeing Tour Highlights Include Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung, The World’s Most Beautiful Reclining Buddha; Then Drive Back To Yangon. Before To Reach Yangon You Will Visit To War Cemetery At The Htauk Kyant. Overnight Stay In Yangon.

Day 05           Yangon – Mandalay

After The Breakfast, Transfer To Airport For The Domestic Flight To Mandalay. Upon Arrival, Experience The Sights And Sounds Of Mandalay Including Of The Most Revered Religious Monument In Myanmar. The Mahamuni Pagoda; A Traditional Hand –Woven Silk Workshop As Well As Kalaga Tapestries Craftsmen’s Shop; Visit To The Gold Leaf Work Shop; And About The Noon Check In Your Hotel And Lunch At Local Restaurant; After Lunch , Visit The Golden Palace Monastery, A Superb Example Of A Traditional Wooden Building And Kuthodaw Pagoda The World Largest Book, Made Of Marble. Both Lunch And Dinner At Local Restaurant (Your Own Account). Overnight Stay In Mandalay.

Day 06           Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin

After The Breakfast, Drive To Pyin Oo Lwin. Upon Arrival, Visit National Kandawgyi Garden And Nan Myint Tower (Entrance By Own) To Enjoy The Panoramic View Of The Beautiful Flower Town. After Lunch, Visit Chinese Temple; Pwekauk Waterfall. Evening, Enjoy The Sunset At Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Both Lunch And Dinner Are You Own Account. Overnight Stay In Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 07           Pyin Oo Lwin- Hsipaw

After Breakfast At Hotel, Drive To Pyin Oo Lwin Railway Station. Proceed To Hsipaw By Train. En Route You Will Pass The Gote Htike Bridge (Built In Before World War & 300meter High). Leave Your Train At Naung Pein And Proceed By Car To Hsipaw. Upon Arrival At Hsipaw Visit Bawgyo Pagoda, The Four Holy Images Which Is The Most Revered One In The Shan State. Both Lunch And Dinner Are To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Hsipaw. (Accommodation Is Simple And Basic).

Day 08           Hsipaw (Trekking)

After Breakfast At Hotel, And Then Go To Jetty Of Dukhtawaddy River To Take A Boat Trip Upstream To Visit The Confluence, Where In The Clear Green Water, You May Dip In To Take A Swim. Do A Small Trekking To The Shan Villages. Visit Traditional Shan People And Talk To Them About The Daily Life. After Tasting Shan Noodle At A Certain Village, Walk Back To Hsipaw. On The Way, See The Last Shan Saw Bwar, Shan King’s Residence Built In The Colonial Era. Overnight Stay In Hsipaw. (Accommodation Is Simple And Basic).

Day 09           Hsipaw –Mandalay

After The Breakfast Drive Back To Mandalay. Upon Arrival Drive To Your Hotel For Check In. In The Late Afternoon Sunset For Mandalay Hill. Both Lunch And Dinner Are To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Mandalay.

Day 10           Mandalay – Monywa

After Breakfast, Proceed To Monywa (150 Km – 2 ½ Hours). Enrout, Visit The Thanboddhay Pagoda; Where 471 Small Stupas Surround And Rise Up To The Richly Decorated Central Stupa. The Pagoda Is Built To Remind Of Mt Meru And Has Some Similar Characteristics To Borobudur Of Java. Take A Walk Through The Nearby Banyan Tree Grove Boddhi-Tataung Where Thousand Buddha Images Rest At The Feet Of The Trees. Enjoy The Panoramic View From Aung Setkya Pagoda, Standing 130 Meter High On The Po Khaung Hills. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Monywa.

Day 11           Monywa – Pakokku – Bagan

After Breakfast, Drive To Pakokku (128 Km – 3 Hours), A Port City Set South Of The Chindwin Confluence. After Lunch At A Simple Local Restaurant In Pakokku You Will Visit A Lively Local Market By Traditional Trishaw Bicycle Taxis (If Available). There Is Also A Possibility To Observe Weaving Process Of Typical Myanmar Cotton Blankets. Continue By Boat, On The Ayeyarwaddy River, To Bagan Where You Will Arrive In Time For Sunset. This Down River Trip Takes Approximately 2 Hours. (Please Note: Travel Time Is Subject To Change Depending On The Water Level). Upon Arrival To Bagan, Transfer To Your Hotel. Overnight Stay In Bagan.
Note: If The Water Level Is Very Low, Take Overland Drive From Pakokku To Bagan.

Day 12           Bagan

After Breakfast, Sightseeing Includes: Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigon Pagoda – The Prototype For Later Myanmar Pagodas Built By King Anawrahta, Ananda Temple – King Kyansittha’s Masterpiece And The Crowning Achievement Of The Early Style Temple Of Architecture. Htilominlo Temple – The Largest Temples. In The Afternoon Visit To Lacquer-Ware Making Home Cottage, Manuha Temple, Myinkaba Gubyaukgyi Temple – Known For Its Wall Paintings Depicting Scenes From The Jataka And The Massive Dhamanyangyi Temple. Evening Enjoy The Sunset View Of Bagan From Buphaya Or Shwesandaw Pagoda. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Bagan.

Day 13           Bagan

After The Breakfast, Visits To Tayokepyay Temple In Min Nan Thu Villiage; Phaya Thone Zu And Nandamanya Temples Noted For Their Exquisite Murals Of 13th Century And Sightseeing The Breaking Temple Around Bagan. In The Afternoon, An Excursion To Farming Villages Around Bagan Will Give You An Insight To The Rural Life Of The Local People. Late Afternoon, Colorfully Decorated Ox-Cart Will Take You Through Some Of The More Off The Beaten Track Temple Sites. Experience The Traditional Way Of Travelling And Transportation Still Commonly Used By The Rural People Of Myanmar. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Bagan.

Day 14           Bagan – Yangon

After Breakfast, Transfer To The Airport For The Domestic Flight To Yangon. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Your Hotel At Leisure. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Yangon.

Day 15           Yangon – Sittwe

After Breakfast, Transfer To The Airport For The Domestic Flight To Sittwe. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Your Hotel. If Time Permit, Do Some City Tour Along The Coastlines And Sittwe Buddhist Library And Rakhine Cultural Museum (Closed On Mondays, Tuesdays And Public Holidays). You Have A Chance To See The Sunset At The View Point. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Sittwe.

Day 16           Sittwe – Mrauk U

After Breakfast, Visit The Lively Fish Market And Transfer To Jetty And Proceed By Boat For 72 Km About 5-6 Hours Journey Up River To The Last Royal Capital Of Rakhine, Mrauk U. Packed Lunch Box Should Bring As There Is No Proper Restaurant On The Boat. Arrival In Mrauk U Transfer To Shwe Gau Taung Pagoda Hill For Viewing Sunset. Dinner At Local Restaurant (Own Account). Overnight Stay At Hotel In Mrauk U. ** No Air-Con Car In Mrauk U.

Day 17           Mrauk U

After Breakfast, Sightseeing Tour Of Mrauk Oo Including Visit To Local Market, Maha Muni Pagoda Buddha Image At Vesali. After Lunch, Visit To Shit Thaung Pagoda – Mrauk Oo’s Most Important Monument, Built In 1535 And Containing A Remarkable Collection Of Arakanese Buddha Images And Relief’s, The Multi-Spired Andawthein Ordination Hall, With Its Unique Stone Carvings, Pitaka Taik Libarary, Dukkanthein, A Huge Fortress-Like Temple With Vaulted Passages Containing Interesting Stone Sculptures And Laymyetnha –Four Faces Of Buddha Images, The First Pagoda Erected In Mrauk Oo In 1430, Lay- Say- Kan Lake. Both Lunch And Dinner Are To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Mrauk Oo.

Day 18           Mrauk U – Tatto Chin Village – Mrauk U

Today Is An Exciting Tour. Drive To Sayoh Jetty (Appr: 30 Min) And Embark To A Boat, Then Continue To The Remote Layhtoo Chin Tribal Village. Villagers; Especially Women Decorated With Tattoo On Their Faces. Some Of Them Will Paint Your Face For Take Tattoo. You Can Walk Around, Speak With These People And Hike Nearby Mountain. Come Back And Overnight At Hotel. Lunch At Local Restaurant (Own Account). Overnight Stay In Mrauk Oo.
Note: ** Non Air-Con Car In Mrauk U.

Day 19          Mrauk U- Sittwe - Yangon

After Early Breakfast, Transfer To The Jetty And Take A Boat Trip From Mrauk U To Catch The Plane At Sittwe. Upon Arrival, Transfer To The Airport For The Domestic Flight To Yangon. Upon Arrival Transfer To Your Hotel. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Yangon.

Day 20           Yangon – International Departure

After Breakfast, Time At Leisure Until Your Hotel Before The Departure Time. Transfer To Airport For International For Departure Flight.

Our Package Tour Rates Are Inclusive Of:

  • Accommodation in twin sharing rooms with daily breakfast
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees (mentioned in the program)
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking station guides,
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Saloon/Van/ Minibus/Coach
  • Domestic Airfares (Yangon–Heho-Mandalay, Bagan-Yangon)
  • 4Days/3 Nights trekking including Trekking guide and porter charges and meals
  • Boat Ticket (Mandalaly-Bagan) with tourist ferry boat
  • 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 car

Not Included Are:

  • Visa fee for Myanmar, International Airfare
  • Meals Not specified in the itinerary
  • 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
  • Camera fees
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including