12 Days With Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo - Bagan - Popa - Mandalay - Amarpura - Sagaing - Mandalay - Mingun - Pyin Oo Lwin - Inle - Indein - Yangon

Day 1 Yangon / Arrival

In the morning arrive at Yangon International Airport. Meet with your guide and transfer to hotel for check-in. Then in the afternoon visit Yangon sightseeing including Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda, downtown area, Botahtaung pagoda and the most famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2 Yangon-Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

After breakfast drive to Kyaikhtiyo (appro: 4 hours). On the way visit Htaukkyant cemetery, it has 27,000 tombstones of Allied soldiers who lost their lives in Myanmar during the World War II. Afternoon arrive the Kimpun base camp and take the open truck to go up till Hermit Hill. From Hermit Hill we have to walk up about 1 hour to reach the Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda. Kyaikhtiyo, mystical pagoda stands on a gold gilded boulder, precariously perched on the edge of the hill over 1100 km above sea –level. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3 Kyaikhtiyo-Bago-Yangon

After breakfast take the truck to go down to base camp. From base camp drive back to Bago, an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in 15th century. Visit Shwe-tha-lyaung reclining Buddha(55 meters long), Shwe maw daw Pagoda, Hinthagone pagoda, 28 metre high huge Buddha image of Kyaikpun pagoda. In the evening drive back to Yangon. Overnignt in Yangon..

Day 4 Yangon-Bagan

In the morning transfer to Yangon airport to take the flight to Bagan (appro:1:15 hours). On arrival transfer to hotel and check-in. And then start Bagan sightseeing included Nyaung.U market, Shwezigon pagoda, Gubyaukkyi temple, Htilominlo temple, Shwegugyi temple, Ananda temple. Lunch. In the afternoon visit the famous lacquer ware workshop. Then visit Manuha temple, Nanpapaya, Gubyaukkyi temple. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 5 Bagan-Mt.Popa-Bagan

After break drive to Mt.Popa (about 1:15 hours). Mt.Popa is an extinct vocalno and also known as the home of 37 Myanmar Nats. Mt.Popa area is like the oasic in the dry region of Myanmar. On arrival of Mt.Popa we visit the shrine of 37 Nats. Then have to go up over 700 steps to reach the top of table-mountain. On the way back to Bagan, we can visit the farms beside the rode to see how to produce the brown sugar from palm juice, penut oil, seasam. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 6 Bagan-Mandalay-Amarapura-Sagaing-Mandalay

After breakfast drive to airport to take the flight to Mandalay (appr:20 minutes). On arrival drive to Amarapura and visit famous U Pein bridge, Mahagandaryon Monastery, famous silk weaving factory. And then drive to Mandalay for check-in hotel. Then drive to Sagaing (about 25minutes), one ancient capital site before Mandalay in 13th century. There are hundreds of meditation centers, monasteries and nunaries around Sagaing hill. In Sagaing visit Umin Thonese Pagodas, Ponnyashin Pagpda at the top of Sagaing Hill. We can visit also the silver smith workshop. In the afternoon back to Mandalay and visit including Shwenanday monastery,Kuthoday pagoda, Atumashi monastery,Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 7 Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay

In the morning drive to jetty to take the boat trip to Mingun (appr:1 hour). On arrival Mingun, visit Mingun Pagoda, Mingun bell, the biggest ringing bell of the world, Myatheintan pagoda. Then take boat back to Mandalay. In the afternoon visit Mahamuni Buddha image, the most famous Buddha of Mandalay and people believe that Buddha image alive. Zaycho market. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 8 Mandalay-Pyinoolwin-Mandalay

After breakfast drive to Pyinoolwin (appro:1 ½ hours), was a nice small town and popular hill station during colonial time. Over 1000 meters above sea-level, well-known for its colonial-style houses with large compound and pine trees, eucalyptus and silver-oak abound in town. Visit Famous Botanical garden, Pwe Kauk waterfall, old Station, Pyinoolwin market. Afternoon drive back to Mandalay and overnight in Mandalay.

Day 9 Mandalay-Heho-Inle Lake

After breakfast drive to Mandalay airport to take the flight to Heho (appr:20 minutes). On arrival drive to Nyaung Shwe (appro:1hour). From there take boat and visit in Inle lake including famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, floating gardens, Ywa Ma village where we can see some long necked tribe people from other region, paper umbrella making, Inn Paw Knone Village where can see the silk and cotton weaving. Famous Nga Phae Chaung monastery, one of the old monasteries around Inle Lake and now like museum of old Buddha alters. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 1 Inle Lake-Indein – Inle lake

In the morning take the boat to visit the market day village. In Inle lake region market day is every five day.Not everyday in one village. Market day is interesting, can see different varieties of real local products, alive fish, barber shops, black smith shop and etc..... Then go to Indein pagodas, thousands of ancient pagodas beside of the hill and those were lost in jungle for centuries. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 11 Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon

In the morning transfer to Heho airport to take the flight back to Yangon. On arrival, visit famous Bogyoke market, in the evening visit downtown area, Yangon jetty, Kandawgyi park. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 12 Yangon/departure

In the morning transfer to Yangon airport to take the departure flight.

All price are in USD per person, Valid from 1-4-17 to 30-9-17
Clients English Guide Spanish/Italian Guide German/French Guide Single Supplement
1 pax 2485 2970 2970 340
2 pax 1475 1715 1715 340
3-4 pax 1340 1490 1490 340
5-7 pax 1180 1260 1260 340

Hotels

Superior Class Hotels

Room Type

Superior

Including Services

-Accommodation in twin sharing room with breakfastr,
-domestic flights,
-boat in Mingun and Inle lake
-Air-con car,
-open truck car to go up till hermit hill,
-english speaking station guides,
-entrance fees as indicated in the program,

Not Including Services

-International flight to/from Yangon,
-Visa fees,
-Yangon International Airport tax US$ 10 per person,
-early check-in and late check-out,
-any tips & personal expenses,