Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

Nyaung Shwe ( Inle ) 2009

18 days Procession

During the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival 4 of the 5 holy gold covered Buddha Images
will be carried by a barge to several places. It is one of the biggest festivals in Shan state.

Sr. Date From departure time to Remark
1 19-Sep-09 Phaung Daw Oo 4:00 AM Opening ceremony  
2 19-Sep-09 Phaung Daw Oo 7:00 AM Khay Paw Khon night stop
3 20-Sep-09 Khay Paw Khon 8:30 AM Indein Lunch
4 20-Sep-09 Indein 2:30 PM Heya Ywama 2 nights stop
5 21-Sep-09 Heya Ywama   Heya Ywama 2 nights stop
6 22-Sep-09 Heya Ywama 7:00 AM Nga Phe Kyaung night stop
7 23-Sep-09 Nga Phe Kyaung 7:00 AM Khay Sar night stop
8 24-Sep-09 Khay Sar 7:00 AM Pwe Sar Lunch
9 24-Sep-09 Pwe Sar 1:00 PM Lin Kin night stop
10 25-Sep-09 Lin Kin 7:00 AM Nyaung Shwe 3 nights stop
11 26-Sep-09 Nyaung Shwe   Nyaung Shwe 3 nights stop
12 27-Sep-09 Nyaung Shwe   Nyaung Shwe 3 nights stop
13 28-Sep-09 Nyaung Shwe 7:00 AM Nam Thea Lunch
14 28-Sep-09 Nam Thea 1:00 PM Mine Thawk night stop
15 29-Sep-09 Mine Thawk 7:00 AM Tha Lie Oo night stop
16 30-Sep-09 Tha Lie Oo 7:00 AM Kay Lar Lunch
17 30-Sep-09 Kay Lar 2:30 PM Za Yat Kyee night stop
18 1-Oct-09 Za Yat Kyee 7:00 AM Pha Ya Pawk Lunch
19 1-Oct-09 Pha Ya Pawk 2:30 PM Nam Pan night stop
20 2-Oct-09 Nam Pan 7:00 AM Ma Kyee Sape Lunch
21 2-Oct-09 Ma Kyee Sape 2:00 PM Khine Kham night stop
22 3-Oct-09 Khine Kham 7:00 AM Mine Phyoe night stop
23 4-Oct-09 Mine Phyoe 7:00 AM Nyaung Taw night stop
24 5-Oct-09 Nyaung Taw 7:00 AM Impawkhon Lunch
25 5-Oct-09 Impawkhon 2:30 PM Ye Tha night stop
26 6-Oct-09 Ye Tha 8:00 AM Phaung Daw Oo night stop

  • best sightseeing
  • Boat race
  • longest distance procession
  • Boat race
25-Sep-09 Lin Kin to Nyaung Shwe 07:00 a.m.
25-Sep-09 Nyaung Shwe 10:00 a.m.
3-Oct-09 Khine Kham to Mine Phyoe 07:00 a.m.
6-Oct-09 Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda 10:00 a.m.


The Festival starts always on the 1st waxing day of the month Thadingyut!