Tour Code – AAT – 005 – Rural Myanmar Tour ( Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle – Yangon )
- Tour Code – AAT – 005 – Rural Myanmar Tour ( Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle – Yangon )
Rural Myanmar Tour 7 Nights – 8 Days Tour
Day 1 Yangon
Arrive at the Yangon International Airport and meet with the guide and transfer to the hotel. Drop off the luggages, ( Check in time is at 2 Pm ). Sightseeing over Yangon include Yangon City Centre, there one can see the old age Yangon’s colonial buildings, and then go to visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda ( Reclining Buddha Image ) and the greatest Shwedagon Pagoda.
Day 2 Bagan
Early morning transfer to the airport for the domestic flight to Bagan. Meet with the guide at airport and sightseeing in Bagan. The main attractions of Bagan are Bagan morning market, Lawkanandar pagoda on the brink of majestic Ayeyarwaddy river, Gubyaukgyi Myinkabar temple to see the fine mural paintings, Manuha Temple and Nanphaya Temple for the art of stone sculpture. Ananda Temple is the masterpiece of Bagan’s architecture.
stop at a restaurant and check in hotel.
Afternoon visit to the massive Dhamayangyi Temple and Sulamani Temple which is the Burmanized architecture of temple construction from old Mon and India style. The beautiful sunset at a pagoda and re-enter hotel
Day 3 Bagan
visit for the Shwezigon pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas. And then the south-eastern part of Bagan, there one can see the Maharyarnist influenced mural paintings at Phayathonzu Temple, Thanbula Temple. The small monastery called Kyaukkan of a village named Minnanthu. And seeing the village life of Phwar Saw Village.
stop at a restaurant.
visit to the Thatbyinnyu Temple,the highest one in bagan, and the only remaining city gate of Tharaba which is the rest of ruin ancient city wall from the 849 AC. Sunset at a temple and finish the beautiful day.
Day 4 To Mandalay by Train
Early morning transfer to Bagan Railway Station and take the local train for Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay and meet with the guide and sightseeing of Kuthodaw Pagoda ( known as World biggest Book ), and then Mandalay Hill for Sunset.
( All the programme above will depend on the arrival of the train. )
Day 5 Mandalay
morning visit start with Shwe Kyaung or Shwe Nandaw Monastery, the only one wooden building that rest from Mandalay Palace after the second world war. The most venerable Buddha Statue Mahamuni and going out from Mandalay, visit a silk weaving factory at Amarapura and then to Innwa, the old capital of Myanmar Kingdoms, visit Innwa’s ruins with horse cart. After visiting Innwa, move to Sagaing, and take the lunch at a restaurant.
See panoramic view from Sagaing Hill, and take a visit to a nunnery. Visit Silverware factory and the way back to Amarapura for the sunset at famous U Bein wooden bridge.
Finish the day.
Day 6 Inle
Breakfast and check out from the hotel and go to the Jetty to visit Mingun after crossing over Ayeyarwaddy river, visiting Mingun point the huge Mingun Pahtotawgyi Temple, the largest ringing bell in the world, Mingun Bell, and the distinctive pagoda, Shinbumae, for the memory of the king’s wife.
Come back to Mandalay and have lunch at a restaurant and transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho. Meet with the guide at Heho airport and proceed to Inle lake that takes about 1 hr, Check in Hotel.
Day 7 Inle
Morning visit start with 5 day market at a village ( the full moon day and the gazette holidays are closed for the market ), then visit to Inndein village, the route to Inndein is the most beautiful way of the boat in Inle Lake. Then back to the centre of the lake and see Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda.
the lunch at a restaurant and make a visit to Innpawkhon village, silk weaving village, the ways of life for living on the lake, floating gardens, and Nga Phe Chaung Monastery ( called Jumping Cat Monastery ). And end of the day.
Day 8 Yangon
for Morning transfer to Heho airport and take the flight to go back to Yangon. If time permit, ( if your international flight is at the evening ) visit Bo Gyoke Aung San Market and transfer for International departure from Yangon. End of our services.