Extensions available for this tour.
Visit of the city. In the morning the old Yangon: Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park and Karaweik, the floating palace on the Inya Royal Lake; after lunch visit to: Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda and its beautiful Sleeping Buddha. Follows the visit to Bogyoke Market, with local products, to the Indian neighborhood and to the Chinese one, where we will see the famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Guest registration and overnight stay.
YANGON > BAGAN
After breakfast flight to Nyaung U. Welcome service and check-in at the hotel. Visit to the Plain of Temples and to Bagan pagodas: starting with the Nyaung U tribal market; follows the visit to Shwezigon Pagoda, to Upali Thein (the ordination chamber) and to the Htilominlo Patho temples (Ananda, Thatbyinnyu and Dhamayangyi). After lunch visit to Myinkaba village, Manuha Temple and its giant Buddhas, Nanpaya Temple and the Temple of Bu. Extra: opportunity to participate to a typical dinner with puppet performance. Overnight stay.
After breakfast departure toward Mont Popa. On the way to Salay stop at the Morning Market; at arrival visit to the Yokeson Monastery, where we will see the antique wooden image of Buddha. In the afternoon approach to the surroundings of Mont Popa; visit to the temple atop an extinct volcano. Return to Bagan and overnight stay.
BAGAN > MANDALAY
After breakfast transfer to the Taung Bi Pier. River cruise on the Irrawaddy, with a beautiful view. In the afternoon arrival to Mandalay, the commercial core of the country. Transfer to a hotel. The rest of the day free. Overnight stay.
After breakfast guided city tour: in the morning visit to Mahamuni Pagoda and its Buddha covered with gold leaf, to the Jade Market and Zaycho Central Market, to some artisan workshops that produce the golden leaves and to Shwe Innbin Monastery; in the afternoon visit to the ruins of the antique Royal Palace, Kuthodaw Pagoda and the monasteries of Shwenandaw, Atumashi Kyaung and Sandamuni. Clonclusion with the excursion to the Hermitage of Peshawar, with a visit to the Mandalay Hill at the sunset. Return and overnight stay.
After breakfast departing by boat toward Mingun site. Visit to the village: the unfinished Mingun Paya Pagoda, the biggest sacred bell in the world and Shinphyume Paya. In the early afternoon continuation towards Sagaing and visit to: Umin Thonse Pagoda (the Thirty Caves Pagoda), Innwa ruins, Maha Aung Mye Bonzan Monastery and the U Bein Wooden Bridge, the long bridge over Taung Lake that represents a perfect panoramic viewpoint of Amarapura. Late in the afternoon return to Mandalay. Free evening. Overnight stay.
MANDALAY > LAGO INLE
Breakfast. Flight to Heho. At arrival transfer to Kalaw. Excursion to: the Hindu Temple, Umin Gu and the Catholic Church. After lunch visit to the Nee Pagoda; transfer to Nyaung Shwe Pier and transfer by boat to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Transfer by speed launch to observe the life on the lake and the 5 Day Market. We will see the fishers at work, the silver processing and other everyday life scenes. Typical lunch. Follows the visit to the agricultural floating gardens. We will enjoy the view of stupas and pagodas. The visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and the Jumping Cat Monastery will be Unforgettable. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
LAGO INLE > YANGON
After breakfast transfer to Yangon. On the itinerary we will see: the Kalawa Tawya Monastery monastic city, the Kaba Aye Pagoda, the colonial buildings and Botahtaung Pagoda. In the evening possible as an extra: goodbye dinner with a traditional performance at the Karaweik Floating Palace. The last overnight stay.