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9 Days Culture tour itinerary for myanmar: Catch Glimpses Of Burma's Heritage Sites

Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Taunggyi, Amarapura, Sagaing, Nyaungshwe, Inwa

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Visit heritage sites and explore ancient cities heading to Heho to examine Taunggyi market, Kakku Pagoda complex, and Maing Thouk village. Explore the famous lake and some ruined ancient pagodas by boat. Finally, spot the reclining Buddha statue and other sites.

DAY 01

Arrive at Yangon airport

  • Upon arrival at Yangon airport, your Myanmar tour guide will transfer to your hotel.

DAY 02

Yangon - bagan

  • Catch the morning flight to Bagan. 

  • Upon arrival at Nyaung Oo Airport, transfer to the ancient pagodas in Nyaung Oo and Old Bagan such as Shwezigon, Kyaukku Umin, Htilominlo, Ananda, Thatbyinnyu, and Kadawpalin.  

  • After having lunch, head to your hotel for check-in and take some rest at your hotel to avoid the hot weather. 

  • In the afternoon, continue to the ancient temples around old Bagan such as Dhamayangyi, Alodawpyae, Bu Pagoda and transfer to one of the ancient temples for sunset views.

DAY 03

bagan

  • After having breakfast at your hotel, visit Nyaung Oo bustling local market to discover the ways of local life and continue to the ancient temples in Myinkaba area. 

  • Then, proceed to Pwasaw village, lacquerware workshop and drive to a restaurant with your Myanmar tour guide. 

  • After having lunch, visit black bean paste (called Pone Yay Gyi in Myanmar language) workshop and palm sugar workshop.

  • In the afternoon, your guide will bring you to the photogenic places where you can take the best photos and spend your time in one of the best pagodas to watch the sunset.

DAY 04

Bagan - mandalay - Amarapura

  • Board your flight from Nyaung Oo to Mandalay in the morning.

  • When you arrive at Mandalay, visit Mahamuni Pagoda known as Phaya Gyi and the Mandalay Palace.

  • Have lunch will be at a local restaurant and head to the Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world biggest book in the world, Shwenandaw monastery, Atumashi monastery and have a magnificent view from Mandalay Hill over the city.

  • In the evening, proceed to U Bein wooden bridge built across Taungthaman Lake by U Bein. Go for a walk along U Bein Bridge during the sunset time.

  • Meet with locals in one of the most picturesque places in Mandalay.

  • Go to a local restaurant to have dinner. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

DAY 05

ava - sagaing

  • In the morning, your guide will meet you at the hotel and drive yo to Jetty.

  • Take a boat to Ava which was one of the ancient capital of Myanmar and visit:

    • Bagaya Monastery which is a masterpiece made from teakwood. 

    • Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery, well known as Menu Oak Kyaung which was built in 1822 by Nanmadaw Menu.

    • Nan Myint Watch Tower which was built in 1822.

  • Then continue to Sagaing hill by car to see Soon U Ponya Shin, a picturesque place over the town.

DAY 06

mandalay - kakku - nyaung shwe

  • Board the flight from Mandalay to Heho. 

  • From Heho airport move to Kakku pagoda. 

  • On the way, visit Ayetharyar wine garden on the entrance of Taunggyi and continue to Kakku where you can see more than 1000 pagodas at the same place. 

  • After exploring Kakku pagoda, continue to Nyaung Shwe and make a stop at Maing Thouk village located on the bank of Inle Lake where you can find colourful houses, floating plantations and long wooden bridge among the mountain ranges. 

  • Then transfer to your hotel for overnight.

DAY 07

Inle Lake - Indein

  • At 7:30 am, your guide will take you to the jetty to visit shops that sell traditional clothes.

  • Examine Phaungdawoo Pagoda, Silverware workshop, Jumping cat monastery and Alodawpauk Pagoda.

  • On the way, you can see the floating plantation on a boat ride.

  • Then, continue to Indein village which is located along the small creek by boat (about one hour). Here, you can see many ruined ancient pagodas.

  • Return to Nyaung Shwe by boat and transfer to your hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

DAY 08

Nyaung Shwe - Yangon

  • Your guide will transfer you to Heho airport in a coach. From Heho, take the flight to Yangon.
    Upon arrival, head to the central region of Yangon to observe City hall, high court and Mahabandula garden. 

  • After having lunch at a restaurant, drive to post office and continue to Ministers office where General Aung San (the leader of Myanmar independence) was assassinated. 

  • From there, head to reclining Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda and proceed to Shwedagon pagoda in the afternoon. 

  • After exploring enough at Shwedagon pagoda, transfer to your lodging hotel situated in Yangon.

DAY 09

departure

  • Transfer to Yangon airport for your international departure flight.

  • 1439 USD Per Adult , 1251 USD Per Child (* 3 to 4 pax)
  • 1543 USD Per Adult , 1251 USD Per Child (* Only 2 pax)
  • Domestic flight ticket (Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Heho-Yangon) 

  • 8 Nights Hotel Accomodation in twin sharing with breakfast 

  • English speaking tour guide (One City One Guide)

  • All admission fees 

  • All transportation charges

  • Meals (Lunch/ Dinner)

  • Personal expenses

  • Items/ services not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Infants are free of charge without a seat.

  • Child rates are applied with two paying adults.

Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Taunggyi, Amarapura, Sagaing, Nyaungshwe, Inwa

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