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Adventure To The Colorful Tribal Land

Yangon – Keng Tung - Heho – Inle - Mandalay- Bagan – Yangon

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Day 01: Arrival -Yangon { Mon / Wed / Thurs/ Sat } (Welcome D)

Upon arrival in Yangon, you will be meet and greet by our guide and transferred to the hotel. Welcome briefing before dinner. Welcome dinner at local restaurant.  Overnight at Sule Shangri-la hotel or similar .

Hotel : Sule Shangri-La Hotel ( www.shangri-la.com ) Deluxe room or similar

Day 02: Yangon B

After breakfast we are going to visit Yangon by circular train within the city. This train rides will allow you to see Yangon’s life from different perspective. After experiencing a train ride we will end at biggest whole sales vegetables market of Yangon.

Then drive back to city .

In the afternoon visit 72 M long Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, the second largest reclining Buddha in Myanmar with 213 feet long. Then in the late evening visit Shwedagon pagoda one of the wonders of the world and the most venerated Buddhist monument in Myanmar. You will witness religiosity of Myanmar people as well as architectural masterpiece. Overnight at hotel.

Hotel : Sule Shangri-La Hotel ( www.shangri-la.com ) Deluxe room or similar

Day 03 Yangon – Keng Tung B, UB-413-1100-1250 with Myanmar National Airways

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we are flying to Keng Tung (kyaing tong). Isolated from the rest of Myanmar in the heart of the infamous Golden Triangle in the far east of Shan State, Kyaing Tong (pronounced Chyaing Tong) is set against a picturesque mountain backdrop a mountainous area which is also border to Laos and Thailand . Arrived at keng tung.  After lunch you will be transferred to the hotel .In the afternoon sightseeing will start to Wan Pauk village of the red clothed Palaung Tribe, famous for their silver and lacquered waistband . After walking around the village we head back to city. Overnight at the hotel .

Hotel : Amazing Keng Tong Hotel (www.amazingkyaingtongresort.com )   Deluxe room or similar

Day 04: Keng Tung -Soft Trekking B,L

After breakfast today we are going to start our adventure by driving to Wan Kan village .We will see local spirit production at Shan village .Then we continue to drive toward Lahu -pin tauk village by car to see Lahu tribs .After Lahu tribe village we will start our soft trekking towards Akha village .Visit Akha village .From there we walk to Pan Lway village in which Eng Tribe live .We will visit head man house in the village and interact with the family .During the conversation traditional snacks and tea will be served .Today we will have our picnic box lunch at view point near waterfall at suitable time between one village and another .

In the late afternoon drive back to Keng tung .Overnight at hotel .

Hotel : Amazing Keng Tong Hotel (www.amazingkyaingtongresort.com )   Deluxe room or similar

Day 05 Keng Tung - Heho -Inle { Fri / Sun / Mon / Wed } B, UB-414-1320-1355 with Myanmar National Airways

Breakfast at hotel .Morning visit to the busiest market of Kyaing tong and also (buffalo market which held once in every 5 days if match ).You will have a chance to observe the colourfultrading of chinese marchant and of the different minority tribes from this area .Then visit Wat Inn Monastery. Then visit long lost tradition of lacquerware product of shan tradition. Arrived Heho and transfer to Nyaung Shwe by coach which takes about an hour drive. On the way visit the most typical oval shape shan monastery called shwe yan pyay .Arrived at Nyaung shwe city. Then transfer to hotel by boat. Boat trip will take about 30 minutes . Overnight at hotel.

Hotel : Santum Inle resort  (www.sanctum-inle-resort.com ) or similar

Day 06: Inle B

After breakfast we will explore the Inle lake by the private boat and begins sightseeing by going to the five days market to see colourful tribs of Myanmar and regional products of Shan state .After the market continues by boat to visit Phaung DawOo Pagoda around the gran canal of the lake .Then we will proceed to understand the unique product of lotus weaving work shop .After lunch we will continue to explore floating gardens of tomatoes, leg rower along the way . Afternoon visit the remote sites of Intein pagoda complex, an ancient archiological ruins from 11 century AD .It is situated in the middle of the bamboo forest . Return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Hotel : Santum Inle Resort (www.sanctum-inle-resort.com)

Day 07: Inle – Cooking class B,L

Breakfast at hotel. We will depart by car to reach to the city of Nyaung shwe. Arrived Nyaung shwe and you will be pick up by tuk tuk to go to the market like locals. Then after the shopping experiences at local market you will be transfer to cooking place for shan cuisine cooking place experience .Then we will have lunch with what we cook.

After lunch drive back to hotel  .The rest of the day is at leisure .Overnight at hotel.

Hotel : Santum Inle resort hotel ( www.sanctum-inle-resort.com)

Day 08 Inle - Mandalay B ,

After breakfast fly to royal Mandalay an ancient capital and second largest city in Myanmar. Arrived Mandalay and visit the most venerated pagoda in Mandalay called Mahamuni buddha Image. Then we will also visit one of the marble querry quarter to see how they curve the marble buddha statues in Myanmar followed by the visit to gold leaf workshop to learn how to make very fine gold leaf that the buddhist people apply on buddha images .

Then in the afternoon we will visit the most intricate wood carving monastery named Shwe Kyaung which was part of the penultimate king’s residence. Then we will visit Golden palace of the last Myanmar king before he was exiled into India . Then we take you to the legendary Mandalay hill for sunset view over the city .We have a saying that” if you want to have a long life shelter in the shade of Mandalay Hill”.After sunset drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel .

Hotel : Victoria Palace hotel:  www.victoriapalacemyanmar.com

Day 09: Mandalay - Mingun - Amarapura B,

Today we are going to explore the life of Ayerwaddy river. We take the pleasant local boat ride to Mingun across the majestic Ayerwaddy river, the main river of Myanmar. Cruising time will be about one hour for upstream to Mingun.

Arrived Mingun and take the walking tour by visiting biggest unfinished pagoda Mingun Patho Taw Gyi , biggest ringing bell in the world and beautiful Myatheindan pagoda which has the similar story of taj Mahar in India. Shopping opportunities of local products along the walking tour. After walking tour take the boat ride back to Mandalay. Lunch on board while cruising.

After disembarkation drive to hotel. Afternoon rest at the hotel. In the late afternoon drive to the ancient city of Amarapura ( Immortal city). Highlight of the tour is U being Bridge the longest wooden teak bridge in the world . On the beautiful Taung tha man lake at the sunset, we will take the sampan boat ride on the lake.  Drive back to hotel.Overnight at hotel .

Hotel:  Victoria Palace hotel www.victoriapalacemyanmar.com  or similar

Day 10 Mandalay - Bagan B,

Today we fly to an ancient bagan , a birth place of Buddhism .Arrived and begins the sightseeing in Bagan . Morning sightseeing starts by going to the mound to see the beautiful panoramic view of Bagan. Then we are headed to Nyaung oo market to see the daily activities of people .After the market we will proceed in the archeological zone by visiting Htilominlo temple which is a masterpiece in terms of stucco work.Wet kyi Inn Gu byauk gyi temple for best mural painting . Before lunch visit Ananda temple which has architectural masterpiece of Bagan valley.

Then after lunch check in at hotel. Later afternoon visit start with lacquer ware work shop to learn about local authentic products of lacquerware followed by the boat ride on the Majestic Ayerwaddy river at sunset.Overnight at hotel.

Hotel : Ayer river view hotel  www.ayeryarriverviewresort.com

Day 11: Bagan – Popa - Bagan Optional balloon over bagan Flight (B)

Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast Typical horse and cart await you to take you into the valley of temples. Explore the area and its surrounding by horse and cart .After enjoying the horse and cart ride we drive through central Myanmar out of bagan towards to Extinct voulcano called Mt Popa. It is about one hour and 15 minutes away from Bagan. It is an oasis of dry zone of central Myanmar and place of Nat worshipping. On the way stop at Palm sugar place for learning and discovery about sky beer and distillation process of local spirit. Arrive Mt Popa and walk along the exciting stair way of over 800 steps ( optional)and arrive top to see the view. From the top of the Mt. Popa visitors can enjoy the panoramic view and feed the semi tame monkey along the stairways.Then drive to beautiful resort  for amazing Panoramic view .we later  return to Bagan.  Overnight at hotel.

Hotel: Ayer river view hotel :      www.ayeyarriverviewresort.com

Day 12 Bagan - Yangon B, D

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast fly from Heho to Yangon. Upon arrival we head for light lunch at local tea house. Myanmar has very strong culture of condensed milk tea and snacks . Drive to the center of yangon and stop at the biggest market called bogyoke Market of art and handicraft ( Bogyoke market is close on every Monday and gazette holiday ) . Check in at hotel . In the afternoon we will start the walking tour towards the city center where you can admire the colonial era and its well kept beautiful building of early 1900 .Then walk back to hotel .Farewell dinner at typical local restaurant .Overnight at hotel.

Hotel : Sule Shangri-La Hotel ( www.shangri-la.com ) deluxe room or similar hotel

Day 13: Yangon - Departure

Breakfast at hotel .Time at your disposal until departure time to home. 

End of our services.

“Have a safe trip”

 

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  • Daily accommodation with breakfast is provided as per indicated ( twin / double sharing basic )
  • Welcome kit
  • Domestic airfare for 05 sectors & domestic airport tax
  • Mineral water bottles + snow towels are also provided during sightseeing.
  • All transportation(private car, boat, flight ) as per indicated program
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing (Archeological sites et…….)
  • Local Expert guide
  • Insurance
  • Lunch dinner ( as per mentioned in the program )
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Beverages
  • International air fare
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities for your expert guide