|Tour Title :Cruise Tour|
|Tour Duration :13 Days 12 Nights Program|
|Tour Type :Grand Tour|
|Tour Feature :Culture/ People/ Luxury Cruise|
|Minimum Participants :02 pax|
Day 01 Yangon - Arrival???Day 02 Yangon - Bagan(by flight+car) W9 - 06:30 - 7:15amDay 03 Bagan -Popa - Bagan (by car+boat)Day 04 Bagan - Bagan - River Village Stop(-/L/D)Day 05 River village - Yandabo Village - MyinMu (B/L/D)Day 06 MyinMu – Monywa – Myin Mu (B/L/D)Day 07 Myin Mu – Inwa - Sagaing (B/L/D)Day 08 Sagaing - Mingun – Mandalay Sightseeing (B/L/D)Day 09 Mandalay (B/-/-)Day 10 Mandalay - Heho - Inle (by flight + by boat) YH918-08:30-09:00Day11 Inle – Indein (full day sightseeing by boat )Day12 Inle – Yangon ( boat + car + flight ) YH-918-0915-1025Day 13 Yangon Departure
Upon arrival in Yangon, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Check in at hotel. Late afternoon sightseeing begins with 70m long famous Chaukhtatkyi reclining Buddha and also the life style of Buddhist monks. City Center where one can see the old colonial buildings left by British in 18th century. The Shwedagon Pagoda ,one of the wonders of the world and the most venerated Buddhist monument in Myanmar, where one can see not only the architectural masterpiece but also the lifestyle of Myanmar people. Welcome dinner with one complimentary soft drink at local restaurant and Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport to take the morning flight to Bagan, the ancient capital and birth place of Myanmar culture. Morning sightseeing begins with NyaungOo Market where one can see the ways of life of the people, Shwezigon pagpda prototype of later Myanmar stapus. Wet-KyiInGubyaukgyi famous for its fine mural painting, Htilomimlo temple, noted for its plaster carving and Ananda temple, where one can see finest architectural master piece resembling a Greek-cross. Afternoon visit begins with lacquer ware workshop, MyinkabarGubyaukgyi noted for its finest mural painting in Bagan and then beautiful sunset from a suitable temple. Dinner at local restaurant with marronett show. Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast at Hotel. Excursion to Mt.Popa which is an oasis of Central Myanmar, a birth place of the spirit (Nat) from the top of the mount Popa visitors can enjoy the panoramic view and feed the semi tame monkey along the famous 777 stairways. On the way back to Bagan visit small Toddy Palm workshop. Return to Bagan, sunset by boat on the majestic Ayeyarwaddy river. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Embarkation time is 11:30 AM at Irrewaddy Princess Jetty. Welcome Drink and briefing., the board will sail upstream. In the late afternoon stop in the typical river Village.
In the early morning, continuous upstream to Yandabo Village. Dependent on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank clay. We see the pottery making process at various stages. Yandabo historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the riverbank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. After a short excursion, return back on board and continuous upstream and Moor overnight near MyinMu.
Arrive at Monywa in the morning. After Breakfast visiting by coach to splendid Sambuddhia Kat Kyaw pagoda where more than 500,000 Buddha statues are placed. We continue drive to Kyaukka village to visit a “plain lacquer” ware type workshop. Called in Myanmar “Kyauk Kar”, this kind of lacquer ware has only two colors, black and red made by natural pigments and the Aung Sakyar Stupa with the longest reclining Buddha of Myanmar (333ft/100 m). Lunch will be served Local Restaurant and Dinner at On board.
Continue sailing upstream and upon arrival to Royal Capital of Inwa (Ava), Visit by horse-drawn carriage include Nanmyint Watch Tower, the remain of the palace building nickname “the leaning tower of Ava ‘ Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, built of brick and stucco and Bargayar Monastery famous for its impressive ornate woodcarving and teak posts. Back to cruise.Continue sailing upstream and arrive to Sagaing. Visit to Sagaing for about Two & half hour’s excursion by coach. Visiting the most important Buddhist Religion site. Back to the board and sail overnight at a sandbank mid-stream, near Sagaing.
In the early morning, continuous sail upstream for about two and half hour we arrived at the MINGUN Pagoda Complex. Well known short trip to see the unfinished pagoda, the Mingun Bell, weighting 90 tones and the biggest hanging undamaged bell in the world and the “Home For The Aged”. After excursion, sailing downstream to Gaw Win Jetty. After lunch, visiting by coach to Mahamuni Buddha Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the lifetime of Buddha himself, Continue to Tapestry works, Wood carving & bronze castling workshops, Marble carving workshop and silk weaving home cottage. Continues to Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite wood carvings, gold leaf beating workshop, Atumashi Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda. Return back to Cruise and Dinner at on sand bank as a fare ware.
Cast off early morning, continue sailing downstream and approximately arrive to Shwe Kyat Yat Jetty about 08:30 am. Disembark from board.
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Airport to take the flight to Heho in the Shan state. Arrive and transfer to NyaungShwe by car which takes about an hour drive .Arrive at Nyaungshwe and fullday sightseeing begins by private boat to the PhaungDawOo Pagoda, floating gardens of tomatoes, leg rower, NgaphaeChaung monastery where one can see typical Shan monastery with ancient buddha statues. Lunch at local restaurant on the lake. Afternoon visit traditional cheroot(cigars) and blacksmith workshop , kaylar village on the way back to hotel visit umbrella and interesting Shan paper workshops at the central village Ywama .Dinner own account and Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.Full day sightseeing begins with excursion to Intein pagoda complex where one can see beautiful bamboo forest and 1000 Shan pagodas from XVI century. Visit 5 days market if match according to the lunar calendar, tradition fishing method. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit lotus weaving factory and remote villages on the lake . Return to hotel. Dinner own accountand Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Heho to take the flight to Yangon. Arrive yangon, check-In at Hotel. Half day sightseeing to BogyokeAung San Market (formerly Scott’s market, close on Monday and public holidays) for shopping and free time. Farewell Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at hotel.
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