Begin your journey in Yangon at the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda.Spend two nights at Inle Lake, amid floating homes and gardens and Reach the last royal city of Mandalay and marvel at the sunset from the summit of famed Mandalay Hill. Cruise the Irrawaddy River on a four-nights cruise past remote villages where rural life has remained the same for centuries. Take a hot-air balloon flight over the plains of Bagan, where thousands of pagodas dot the plains, reflecting the Burmese people’s devotion to Buddhism.
|Tour Name||Myanmar Luxury Holiday
|Type of tour||Luxury Tour|
|Travel destination||Yangon – Inle-Mandalay- Cruising on Irrawaddy River-Bagan-Yangon|
|Tour start point & end point||Yangon/Yangon|
|No of traveling days||11 days/ 10 nights|
|Recommended travel period||November to March|
|Min / Max Group size||Private and customized tour based on your expectation and travel date|
Day 1 Arrival to Yangon, Myanmar
Arrive in Yangon and you will be warmly welcomed by your guide and transferred to your hotel .
Proposed and suggested hotel in Yangon :Belmond Governor’s Residence
Day 2 Yangon Discovery
Today, enjoy your first taste of Myanmar, a profoundly Buddhist country, where many ancient traditions still flourish. Visit the Reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, a 213-foot-long statue with an expressive enamel face. This evening, transfer to Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred Buddhist site in Myanmar, for a sunset oil lamp lighting ceremony. Standing nearly 330 feet tall, the venerated stupa is covered in gold leaf and topped by a finial encrusted with thousands of diamonds, rubies, sapphires and other precious gems. View this mesmerizing wonder firsthand, as your local guide explains the history behind the holy relics it enshrines, which include strands of hair from the head of Siddhārtha Gautama, the Buddha. Tonight, gather for a special welcome dinner.
Day 3 Fly to Inle and Inle Discovery
Fly to Heho, your gateway to Inle Lake and drive to the village of Nyaung Shwe, where you stop at a local Shan paper workshop. Explore the 19th-century Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, built entirely out of teak wood. After lunch at a local restaurant on the lake, board a boat and see the floating gardens of Inle Lake. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, a local shrine that houses five small gilded images of the Buddha, as well as Nga Phe Kyaung monastery.
Proposed & suggested hotel in Inle : Inle Princess Resort
Day 4 Inle Lake & Five Day Market
After breakfast, pay a visit to the Five-Day Market to see regional hill tribe people in traditional dress bartering for goods and produce. Try your hand at making a cheroot (Burmese cigar) and stop at a blacksmith’s workshop and a weaving factory, followed by lunch at the Intha Heritage House, serving authentic Intha dishes from recipes handed down through generations. Return to your hotel.
Day 5 Fly to Mandalay , Ava uncovered and evening prayer
Fly to Mandalay and drive to nearby Ava. Explore the ruins by horse-cart, including Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, Bagaya Monastery and the Watch Tower. Return to Mandalay, where you check in to your hotel. This evening, witness evening prayers at Shwe Kyin Monastery.
Proposed and suggested hotel in Mandalay : Rupar Mandalar Resort
Day 6 Cruise check in & Amarapura visit
View the more than 700 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist religious texts, referred to by some as the biggest book in the world, at Kuthodaw Pagoda. Stop at a gold leaf workshop and visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, a major Buddhist pilgrimage site. Then, board luxurious all-balcony ‘Sanctuary Ananda,’ your home for a four-night cruise upon the Irrawaddy River. After lunch, disembark to visit Sagaing, renowned for its monasteries and pagodas. Take in views from atop the Sagaing Hills. Visit the U Bein Bridge to see the spectacular sunset. Then, return to the ship for dinner..
Day 7 Cruising on the Irrawaddy River
Early this morning, sail north to the quaint village of Sin Kyun to witness firsthand the way of life in this location seldom visited by outsiders. Afterwards, relax on deck observing local village life, or receive a spa treatment. Later, attend a longyi (traditional Burmese cloth) demonstration, followed by a talk on Myanmar’s past, present and future.
Cruise on the river and Bagan Discovery
After breakfast, take a cooking class with the ship’s Executive Chef. After lunch on board, head to the top of Tan Chi Taung Mountain to enjoy your first glimpse of the Bagan plain, containing more than 2,000 pagodas and stupas. Tonight, a candlelit sandbank dinner is served with the backdrop of the twinkling lights of Bagan.
Cruise on the river & Balloon over Bagan
Rise early for a hot air balloon ride (seasonally and weather permitting) over Bagan, as dawn illuminates the gold- and sand-colored stupas. Next, explore Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple. Then, proceed to a pagoda complex in Bagan to watch the sunset before returning to the ship for dinner.
Day 10 Fly back to Yangon
Disembark and fly to Yangon. Meet a traditional Burmese astrologer, who specializes in advising individuals on important life decisions — such as when to marry or buy property — in order to correctly choose days for these events that will bring good fortune. Your afternoon is at leisure, perhaps for some last-minute shopping.
Day 11 Yangon departure
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