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Trek Through Shan Mountains & Villages

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Trek Through Shan Mountains & Villages

Yangon –Bagan – Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya (Trekking) – Myin Ka – Inle Lake – Yangon” font_container (9 Days/ 8 Nights)

Itinerary Details

DAY 01. YANGON ARRIVAL ( – / L / D )


Upon arrival at the Yangon International Airport, you will be welcomed by Asia EZ Tour guide and transferred to your hotel.

Visit first to the magnificent reclining Buddha Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda.

From there, our tour through Yangon city with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments; the 2,600 years old Shwedagone Pagoda.

Lunch and dinner will be served at a local restaurant and you will be stay overnight at the hotel in Yangon.


DAY 2. YANGON – BAGAN (B /L / D)

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Bagan.

Begin the tour with the famous Shwezigone Pagoda.

Then Wetkyi Inn Gupyaugyi, a cave temple with exquisite mural paintings and the elegant Htilominlo Temple, noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.

Your visit also include to the Ananda Pagoda (an architectural masterpiece).

In the evening, we resume our journey on horse cart to the Thatbyinnyu ( the highest Pagoda in Bagan), Dhammayangyi (the largest Pagoda in Bagan).

Enjoy unforgettable sunset over the plains from the one of the sunset hill point.

Lunch and dinner will be served at a local restaurant and you will be stay overnight at the hotel in Bagan.


DAY 3. BAGAN – MANDALAY – AMARAPURA (B /L / D)

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Mandalay.

Upon arrival, visit to the scared Mahamuni Pagoda, one of the famous and a giant glittering golden Buddha statue in Mandalay.
Then visit Shwe Inbin Monastery, Golden Palace Monastery (Shwe Nan Taw), the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace, following the bombings during World War II.

Also visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda, houses the world’s largest book.

We will also visit to the crafting workshops to witness the incredible techniques of wood carving, gold leaf making and kalaga tapestry sewing.

We will end our day with 200 years old teak bridge, U Bein Bridge and enjoy the panoramic sunset view on the Taung Tha Man Lake.

Lunch and dinner will be served at a local restaurant and you will be stay overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.


DAY 4. MANDALAY – HEHO – PINDAYA (B /L / D)


After an early breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the Mandalay airport for domestic flight to Heho.

Upon arrival, drive (90 km – 2 hrs) takes you to Pindaya. Upoon arrival in Pindaya, we may visit to the great Shwe U Min Cave , a unique site housing thousands of Buddha statues, placed there by pilgrims over the centuries.

Then continue to observe the Umbrella and Shan paper workshops in the city before trasfer to your hotel.

Lunch and dinner will be served at local restaurant.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Pindaya.


DAY 5. PINDAYA (TREKKING) (B /L / D)

After breakfast at the hotel, meet with your trekking guide and start walking Kyauk Kyar. The walking distance will take about 3:30 hours.

Luch (prepare by trekking guide) will be porvide at Kyauk Kyar.

After lunch, proceed another (3 hrs) to Mwe Taw Kyaung.

Upon arrival, you will stay overnight at the Monastery.
Dinner will be served by trekking guide.

DAY 6. PINDAYA TREKKING (B /L / D)


Today local Style Breakfast will be served. Then start walking to Tha Ye U Min. The walking distance will take about 3 hours.

Then, enjoy your lunch prepare by trekking guide.

After lunch, walk another 2.5 hr to Na War Taung for the night stop.

Dinner will be served by trekking guide.


DAY 7. PINDAYA TREKKING – MYIN KA – NYAUNG SHWE – INLE LAKE (B /L / D)


Today local Style Breakfast will be served. Then start walking to Myin Ka. The walking distance will take about 1:30 hours.

Then continue to Nyaung Shwe by car (2 hours driving). Upon arrivial take a boat and transferred to your hotle on the lake.

You will pass through villages with stilted houses, floating gardens built up from strips of land and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Be on the lookout for fishermen uses unique leg-rowing technique to propel their boats while casting their nets.

This afternoon visit to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, it has five glittering small Buddha statues which covered with gold.

Other stops include Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, one of the traditional Shan Style Monastery with a its famous ancient Buddha images. Proceed visiting to the Nam Pan Village to observe the cheroot and wooden boat making workshops.

Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant in Inle Lake.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel on the Inle Lake.


DAY 8. INLE LAKE – INDEIN (B /L / D)


After breakfast at the hotel, visit to the 5-day rotating morning lively market.

Then we proceed by boat to the complex pagodas, Shwe Indein that you can see the ancient Shan style pagodas enshrined white color stupas.

We continue on foot to a village nearby where several crops are grown in traditional ways.

In the late afternoon, proceed visiting one of the monasteries before transfer to weaving village.

Finally, we head to the weaving village of Inpaw Khone Village. You can see the silk, lotus and cotton weaving shops at there. Transfer back to hotel.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel on the Inle Lake.


DAY 9. INLE LAKE – HEHO – YANGON – DEPARTURE (B /L / -)

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight to Yangon. En-route stop visiting at the Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery with its attractive oval shape windows in Nyaung Shwe.

After arrival, visit to the Sule Pagoda, which is located at the heart of Yangon down town area and famous Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market).
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Yangon.
If time permit, we stop by Karaweik Hall, a unique golden barge on Kandawgyi Lake.
Then, transfer to the Yangon airport for international flight departure.


*** End of this Tour ***


INCLUSION:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • All meals as specified in the program on table basis
  • Entrance fees or zone fees for visits mentioned in the program
  • Tours with English speaking throughout guide
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Trekking guide and Porter during trekking in Pindaya
  • Boat fares on Inle Lake
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling

 

EXCLUSION:

  • Domestic Air fares (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Heho – Yangon)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fee for Myanmar (note that pre-arranged visa is required for any tourists)
  • International Airfare
  • Entrance fees for the sites not mentioned in the program
  • Early check-in, late check-out. Normal check out time from hotels in Myanmar is 12 o’clock noon
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.
  • Christmas and New Year’s dinner supplement (will be advised at time of booking)
  • Services which are not mentioned above

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