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5 -DAY MYANMAR ANCIENTCITY TOUR
|CITY HIGHLIGHT||:||YANGON & BAGAN|
|TOUR NAME||:||5 -DAY MYANMAR ANCIENTCITY TOUR|
Upon arrival at Yangon airport by morning or mid-day flight, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. After lunch at a local restaurant, your journey in Myanmar begins with an afternoon tour through Yangon’s colonial–style city. Firstly, visit SULE PAGODA; dating back over 2,000 years ago. After a photo stop at the KARAWEIK HALL; a ‘hamsa-bird-shaped’ floating barge on Kandawgyi royal lake, continue visit to the NATIONAL MUSEUM to see the 8-meter high Golden Lion Throne and Mandalay Royal Regalia and the magnificent reclining Buddha at CHAUK HTAT GYI PAGODA. Complete your first day in Myanmar with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments; the SHWEDAGON PAGODA. Dinner is served at a local restaurant. Transfer to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to airport for early morning domestic flight to BAGAN. Upon arrival, starts visit through the colorful NYAUNG U MARKET and continues visits to the most significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including SHWEZIGON PAGODA; built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine,and ANANDA TEMPLE; with four standing Buddha’s images. After lunch at a local restaurant,further visits are toMANUHA TEMPLE; built in the Mon style in 1059, NANPAYA TEMPLE; a unique sandstone monument and MYINGABA GU BYAUKGYI TEMPLE; a temple noteworthy for its mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO. End your day by watching the sunset overlooking through the famous SHWESANDAW PAGODA. Dinner is served at a local restaurant. Transfer to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast, take a morning scenic drive (50 km – 1½ hours) to MOUNT POPA, an extinct volcano and an oasis of this dry central plain. Visit the TAUNG KALAT, a 737-metre volcanic peak with shrines dedicated to “Nats”, the animist spirit still worshiped by many locals. It is said that the mountain is their abode. The energetic, after climbing 777 steps, will be rewarded with a greatly refreshing panorama. A BUDDHIST MONASTERY on the summit can also be visited.En-route visit to the village and observe the daily life of toddy palm climbers.
After lunch at a local restaurant, further visits are to the site of TAYOKEPYAY TMEPLE in Min Nan Thu Village, PHAYA THONE ZU and NANDAMANYA TEMPLES noted for exquisite murals of 13th century, KYAT KAN CAVE MONASTERY; a famous meditation center in Bagan. End the days in Bagan by observing intricate steps of crafting Bagan’s famous LACQUER WARE. After dinner at a local restaurant, return to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for morning domestic flight to YANGON. Arrive Yangon and visit to KABA AYE (WORLD PEACE) PAGODA and MAHA PASANA GUHA CAVES where the Sixth Buddhist Council took place. Then, we transfer you to the GEMS MUSEUMwith a wide display of Myanmar’s precious stones including jades, rubies, sapphires and natural pearls. After lunch at a local restaurant, stroll through the BOGYOKE (SCOTTS) MARKET(closed on Public Holidays) where Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts are available for more shopping.Then, complete the visit in Myanmar by a drive through CHINATOWN area, to see Yangon’s oldest CHINESE TEMPLE and to take a glimpse of Yangon’s RIVERFRONT LIFE. After dinner at a local restaurant, transfer to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for morning international flight. Orthe morning is at leisure until transfer to airport if the departure international flight is in the afternoon or evening.
Reference : B = Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner
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(Itinerary is subject to change depending on your arrival and departure flights, road conditions, availability of seats on domestic flights and rooms at hotels)