EJT - 59 - Myanmar - 8 Days
Yangon • Bagan • Mandalay • Heho • Pindaya • Yangon
DAY 1 - Yangon
Arrive Yangon, Myanmar.
Meeting and transfer to hotel.
Balance of the day is at leisure.
DAY 2 - Yangon
The capital city of Myanmar has one of the wonders of the world, The Shwedagon Pagoda. The 2,500-year-old great spires stand in the center of a cluster of shrines. It is encrusted with thousands of rubies, diamonds, sapphires and topaz. Visit Shwedagon Pagoda and colossal Reclining Buddha.
DAY 3 - Bagan
Fly to Bagan. Meeting and transfer to hotel.
Once there were 5,000 magnificent Stupas and Pagodas built between 11th and l3th century in Bagan. Presently the 2,000 remaining temples make it the richest archaeological site in Asia. A panoramic view of this timeless wonderland at sunset, atop a pagoda, will fill you with awe.
Visit Ananda temple,
Shwezigon Pagodas and Bupaya Pagoda
to watch sunset over Ayeyarwaddy River.
DAY 4 - Mandalay
Fly to Mandalay. Travel to Amarpura to visit Mahagandayon where thousands of monks live and study and Bagaya Monastery famous for superb collection of Buddha statues. Also visit Kuthodaw Pagoda with world famous marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures and Mandalay Hill for sunset.
Mandalay Hill Resort
DAY 5 - Heho - Inle Lake
Fly to Heho.
Inle Lake is outrageously picturesque and known for its unique leg-rowers, floating villages and colorful markets. You will spend the day cruising the lake, visit a village house, handloom weaving and Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda Visit Inle Lake and Taunggyi.
Inle Princess (Lake House)
Villa Inle Resort
DAY 6 - Pindaya
Travel to Pindaya. Visit Pindaya Caves, unique for thousands of Buddha images left there by pilgrims over several centuries.
Overnight: Conquerer Resort / Golden Cave Hotel
DAY 7 - Heho - Yangon
Today you will fly back to Yangon.
Balance of the day will be at leisure for independent activities.
DAY 8 - Homebound
Depart on your onward journey.