Incentive & Festival Tours » Essence of Myanmar

Duree: SRNT01
Duration: (05 Days / 04 nights)
Tour Route: Yangon – Inle – Bagan - Yangon


Day 1 Arrival-Yangon

International Arrival at Yangon airport & transfer to your hotel for check-in and refreshment. Then in the afternoon, visit animated downtown area to study the hustle & bustle of Yangon and colonial buildings. Then to Shwedagon Pagoda, “masterpiece of Yangon” and one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa and the city skyline from this vantage point. Overnight in Yangon

Day 2 Yangon- Heho - Inle

After breakfast, leave for airport and fly to Heho. Continue to Nyaung Shwe, the main entrance of the Lake, by car about 45 minutes. Inle Lake, famous for its nature and traditional leg-rowers and its traditional ways of fishing with a bow net while rowing with a leg, is the unique in the world. Transfer to your hotel in Inle Lake for check-in and refreshment. Then explore the exquisite sights of Inle Lake by boat, visiting floating villages scattered along the lake and floating firms, traditional fishing, traditional art and crafts. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, one of the most scared shrines in Myanmar, dating back to the 18th century and Ngephechaung monastery with its collection of Buddha Images. Overnight at Inle Lake

Day 3 Inle Lake - Pagan

After breakfast, starts your day with five-day market, held once in a village every five days, that gives you very colorful image with different tribes wearing traditional costume and you can also observe traditional stuff in the market. Then, continue the visit to Indein village for promenade along Indein Pagoda complex, standing over one thousand stupa on the hill side by passing Indein canal with scenic beauty. In the afternoon, visit to observe famous lotus-weaving in Inn Paw Khone village and other art & crafts workshops such as cigars, silversmith, ironsmith etc... in Nampam village. In the afternoon, transfer to Heho airport. Fly to Pagan-Bagan “the mystic” extraordinary archeological site which do not have anything to envy that of Angkor with its 3000 temples and pilot pink brick stupas of the apogee of the Buddhist architecture of Myanmar. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Pagan.

Day 4 Bagan

Early morning, visit the colorful market of Nyaung Oo to see how the Myanmar local people start their day. Starting a sightseeing tour with a diverse selection of the highlight religious edifices of Bagan such as “Shwezigone Pagoda” the prototype of Burmese stupa, “Ananda Temple” the most beautiful and classical fine-arts of 11th century, “Gubyaukgyi Temple” with magnificent mural paintings of 12th century, and Htilominlo Temple - the largest temples of Bagan etc...After lunch break, return to your hotel for a short rest in order to escape the extreme heat of the midday sun. In the afternoon, visit to Ananda Temple, with its four huge standing-Buddha images and numerous seated figures that are arranged around the interior gallery and Gu Byauk Gyi Temple ( under the protection of UNESCO), noted for its ancient mural paintings. Visit the impressive lacquer ware workshop and Myinkabar village for “Manuhar” and “Nanphaya” temples. Then enjoy a beautiful sunset from “Shwesandaw” pagoda that gives you magnificent and unforgettable scenery. Overnight in Bagan

Day 5 Bagan – Yangon - Departure

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Nyaung U Airport for flight to Yangon. Leisure times until the international departure (Up to your departure time, you will have an optional visit Bogyoke market [except on Monday] and wandering china town/ down town area).

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