Pan Asia Way Travels & Tours

Inbound Tours Cultural Tour YANGON - MANDALAY - YANGON

Overview Itinerary

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Day 1: Yangon Arrival & Sightseeing (L/D)

Yangon arrival in the afternoon. (Itinerary can be adjusted base on your flight time.) Meet and greet by your station guide at the airport and then transfer to hotel for check-in.Then, head to Botataung pagoda - situated on the bank of Yangon River. The Pagoda overlooks the pleasant water front of the river. The 40 meter high golden pagoda enshrines a sacred hair relic of Buddha.Chaukhtatkyi Reclining Buddha - this 72m long Buddha image is one of Myanmar’s more revered reclining Buddha. Next, take a short tour to feel the other side of town Yangon. "Colonial Charm"! The crowded city you see today was once ruled by the British Empire and many Victorian-style buildings have survived the ravages of time and retained their glory.Visit to Bogyoke Aung San market (Scott market) - this popular market in downtown area offers a good selection of gem stones, traditional fabric & costumes, handicrafts, arts & paintings, souvenirs, etc. Bargain …bargain…bargain before buying anything. (This market is closed on Mondays & Gazetted Holidays. In the event when tour dates coincide with the market holidays, we will arrange a suitable activity.) Lastly, drive to the great Shwedagon Pagoda for sunset appreciation in the evening.

Day 2: Yangon – Mandalay – Ava – Sagaing Hill – Amarapura – Mandalay (B/L/D)

Check out from hotel and take morning flight from Yangon to Mandalay. Your guide will pick you up at the airport. Then, you will start exploring this city of ancient kings. Drive to Ava, visit the old wooden Bargayar Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace and Fort.Return toward the city and continue to Sagaing Hill. Discover the numerous Buddhist monasteries; Uminthonze Pagoda and Sunooponnyashin Pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay city. Head to Amarapura to visit U Bein Bridge (200 year old world’s longest teak bridge. Stroll along and learn about the local way of living.Then, visit silk-weaving workshops to observe how this piece of traditional fabric is made. Back Mandalay in the evening and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 3: Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay (B/L/D)

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Gawwein jetty for a short boat ride up river to reach Mingun which is located at the other side of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Along the way, we will be able to observe the beautiful scenery and local villages. Sightseeing will be covered going to Pathodawgyi - one of the famous monuments in the world. This world's largest unfinished pagoda in central Myanmar was built by King Bodawpaya.Mya Theindan Pagoda - built by King Bagyidaw in 1816. It is also known as Hsinbyume Pagoda.Next, visit Mingun Bell (Said to be one of the world's largest ringing bells dated A.D 2000.). After that, we will head back to Mandalay.After that, continue to visit Mahamuni Pagoda (The holiest pagoda in Mandalay. The early morning ritual of washing the face of Buddha image draws a large crowd every day. Observe the art of stone sculpting nearby the pagoda.Transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Mandalay.

Day 4: Mandalay – Yangon - International Departure (B)

• Check out from the hotel and head to airport to fly back to Yangon via morning flight.
• Upon arrival at Yangon domestic airport, claim your luggage and transfer to Yangon international terminal to take
your international departure flight.
• End of the tour and we hope to see you again.

Price Included

• 3 nights hotel accommodations on twin/double sharing basis with daily breakfast at 3 stars hotels • Lunches & Dinners • Transfer and sightseeing by private car (driver inclusive) • 2 sector domestic flights (Yangon-Bagan/Bagan-Mandalay) • English-speaking station guide for full day sightseeing (one city one guide) • Entrance fees & zone fees • Boat fee in Mingun • Horse cart fees in Ava • GST

Price Excluded

• Drinks • International Flights • Visa fees (contact us for further information) • Personal expenses such as camera fees, laundry services, tips • Insurances (personal, health, travel, etc.) • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels • Tips for guides and drivers • Airport tax when applicable • Surcharge for VISA & MasterCard payments • The places that are not mentioned in the program