5 Days Myanmar
(Yangon - Bagan - Inle Lake - Yangon)
Tour Code: GMT 1-4/5
Day 1 :: Arrival Yangon by morning flight :: B/-/-
Our Gracious Myanmar Travel's guide will meet you on arrival at Yangon International Airport and transfer to hotel. Today's sightseeing tour includes the old colonial-style city centre with the gilded SULE PAGODA, dating back to over 2,000 years. The tour continues to CHAUK HTAT GYI, a huge reclining Buddha image followed by a photo stop made at KARAWEIK HALL, a royal floating barge. An extended visit to SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the world's most spectacular religious monuments, will conclude the tour of this picturesque Garden City. The golden dome of the Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98 meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 2 :: Yangon - Bagan by morning flight :: B/-/-
Transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Upon arrival in Bagan, transfer to hotel and proceed for sightseeing starting with the busy local market and continue to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples such as SHWEZIGON PAGODA, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century, KU BYAUK GYI, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes, KHAY MIN GA TEMPLE, noted for its spectacular panoramic view of the area's many monuments and ANANDA TEMPLE with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches inside the gallery. Lunch is followed by a visit to lacquer craftsmen's workshop in nearby MYINKABA village and sightseeing to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in Mon style in 1059, NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument, said to have been the palace of King Manuha and MYINGABA GU BYAUKGYI TEMPLE, noted for its ancient mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO. Observe sunset in the vicinity of Bagan's ancient monuments. Overnight in Bagan.
On request we can change the itinerary in Bagan. As an alternative we offer to reduce some Pagoda and Temple visits and take you to TAUNGBI VILLAGE to an OLD NOODLE COTTAGE and to observe the daily life of the people there.****
Day 3 :: Bagan - Heho by morning flight - Pindaya - Inle Lake :: B/-/-
Transfer to Nyaung Oo (Bagan) Airport for domestic flight to Heho. Upon arrival in Heho, drive overland to PINDAYA (60 km - 1 ½ hours). Visit to the unique PINDAYA CAVES wherein thousands of Buddha images placed by pilgrims over many centuries. After that, drive by road to INLE LAKE (90 km - 2 ½ hours) and check in to hotel on land or by boat to the hotel on lake. Stay overnight at Hotel on/at the lake.
Day 4 :: Inle Lake :: B/-/-
During today's excursion by boat in the picturesque Inle Lake by witnessing the famous leg rowers, the typical floating gardens and local methods of fishing and village life. Lunch will be taken at a local restaurant on the lake. Further visits are made to PHAUNG DAW OO PAGODA, the weaving village of INPAWKHON and other interesting sights. The beauty of sunset over the Inle Lake enchants all visitors. Stay overnight at Hotel on/at the lake.
Day 5 :: Inle Lake - Heho - Yangon, evening international departure :: B/-/-
Morning visit to a colourful market in the Inle Lake region, then proceed to Heho Airport for flight to Yangon. Our car and guide will be at clients' disposal for further sightseeing or shopping, opportunity to visit Bogyoke (Scott's) Market, until departure by international flight in the evening. Late afternoon transfer to the Airport for your international departure flight!
Here our GMT service will end and we hope to see you again in our beautiful gracious land Myanmar.
Meals are mentioned in the itinerary: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, - = not included
On request we also offer full-board or half-board!!! Just let us know!
Please note that itinerary is subject to change due to flight schedules.