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Burma At Glance Tour

This Burma At Glance Tour is perfect for those who desire to visit Burma's 4 major cities, including  Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake in very short time. With this tour, you will discover an enchanting country filled with historic temples, amazing landscapes, unspoiled lifestyles and friendly people.

Tour duration: 07 days 06 nights
Start:
Yangon – Finish: Yangon
Tour type:
Classic
Tour operates:
Year round/Upon request
Activity level:
Moderate
Tour Route: Yangon - Inle Lake - Mandalay - Bagan

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Yangon Arrival (D)
Day 02: Yangon - Inle Lake (B) (Flight)
Day 03: Inle Lake - Mandalay (B) (Flight)
Day 04: Amarapura (B)
Day 05: Mandalay - Bagan (B) (Flight)
Day 06: Bagan - Yangon (B) (Flight)
Day 07: Yangon Departure (B)

Day 01: Yangon Arrival

Upon arrival at Yangon airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Visit the Sule pagoda and the bustling downtown area, taking in the rich colonial architecture and bustling streets and markets. In the afternoon we make our way to the Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, which is home to a huge Colossal Reclining Buddha. The highlight of the day is a visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the most outstanding and revered Buddhist pagoda in Burma, whose golden stupa dominates the skyline of Yangon. This is also the most ideal spot from which to watch the sunset in Yangon. Return to the hotel for rest and free to discover the city at night.
Accommodation in Yangon
Meal: Welcomed dinner

Day 02: Yangon - Inle Lake Sightseeing

Fly to Inle Lake in the morning. Skimming along the waterways in a long-tail boat, catch a first glimpse of floating gardens, stilt houses, and fishermen propelling their skiffs with one leg wrapped around an oar. Visit the infamous Phaung Daw U Pagoda, which enshrines five Buddha images believed to have been carried to this area by the widely-traveled 12thcentury King Alaungsithu then Nga Phe Chaung Monastery or Jumping Cat Monastery in other words.
We then ride our boat to the Nampan and Innpawkhone villages. Here we get an ideal chance to see some traditional cigar making and silk weaving, and hopefully some local fishermen practicing their uniquely distinctive rowing technique.
Accommodation in Inle Lake
Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Indein Ruined Temples - Mandalay

Boating to western part of the lake where we will be encountered by the ruined Indein, situated on the southwestern corner of the lake. Here you can wander through a typical lakeside village and observe local people in their daily activities. From the top of old Shwe Inn Dein, an impressive collection of ancient and unrestored Shan style stupas, enjoy a stunning view out across the lake and beyond. In the late afternoon, we catch a flight to Mandalay.
Accommodation in Mandalay
Meal: Breakfast

Day 04: Royal Palace - Amarapura

This morning we explore Mahamuni Image Pagoda then the Royal Mandalay vestiges and relics covering Imperial Palace, Golden Palace Monastery, well-known for its exquisite wood carvings and Kuthodaw Pagoda also known as the world biggest book. In the afternoon, we will travel to Ava, Amarapura to discover the Maha Aungmye Bonzan, Gabaya Monastery, Leaning Nam Myint Tower and the nearby attractions. Enjoy a walk over U Bein bridge, the longest teak wood bridge in Myanmar.
Accommodation in Mandalay
Meal: Breakfast

Day 05: Mandalay - Bagan Temples

This morning, fly to Bagan. This city is no doubt one of the most impressive sites anywhere in Asia. Begin to visit the vibrant Nyaung Oo Market, the economic center of Bagan. Local people gather at this bustling market daily, to buy and sell a variety of goods, from fruit and vegetables to clothing, china, and lacquerware. Continue to the gold-plated Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan’s greatest reliquary, built to house relics of the Buddha brought from abroad. From here, drive to the small village of Wetkyi-in to see the wonderful Kubyaukgyi Temple, renowned for its ancient murals then Ananda temple, one of the most reserved monuments in the entire Bagan. Your morning excursion also includes the Htilominlo Temple, which houses four Buddha figures on the ground floor and four more on the first floor. After lunch, continue your exploration of the city’s treasure trove of Buddhist art and architecture.
Accommodation in Bagan
Meal: Breakfast

Day 06: Bagan - Mount Popa - Yangon

We drive south (45 km drive) to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano with spectacular views, 4981 feet above sea level. Climb 777 steps up to the Buddhist shrine place on the top of the Popa mountain. On the top of mountain we will see monasteries, pagodas and shrines indifferent styles. Fly back to Yangon in the late afternoon. Free at leisure.
Accommodation in Yangon
Meal: Breakfast

Day 07: Yangon Departure

Taking your flight back home with impressive memory of Burma.
Accommodation: Not available
Meal: Breakfast

What's included ?

- Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation in twin shared room
- Boat trip as stated in above sights
- Local English speaking guides
- Domestic flights as mentioned
- Admission fee to indicated sights
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
- Government tax and service charge
- Cool mineral water and tower during the tours

What's Excluded ?

- Visa on arrival for Burma USD. 60/per person
- International airport departure tax
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Other meals not mentioned
- Single room (quoted separately)
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

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