GMTI-C08 Ancient Heritages

Tour name             -     Ancient Heritages

Tour fields             -     Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay - Yangon

Tour essence        -     Archaeological evidenceThe rich Buddhist edificesAncient culture and worksThe rich Buddhist edifices

Day 01  Arrival Yangon –Yangon Sightseeing                                                                                                     (  - / - / -)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our licensed tour guide. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check in (official check-in 14:00) and take a relax for a while. Then, visit to “Chaukhtathgyi Pagoda” it is the fourth largest colossal reclining image in Myanmar and 67m long. In the evening, visit the most magnificent and spectacular religious edifice, Shwedagon Pagoda before the sun set and enjoy the beauty stupa while it changes the shining of gold in different tones according to the radiant of the setting sun. Enjoy dinner at famous floating Karaweik Palace Restaurant with traditional cultural dance.

Day 02  Yangon –Bagan Sight Seeing                                                                                                   (  - / - / -)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. This morning transfer to Yangon Domestic Airport for your flight to Bagan. From the airport, start your full day Bagan sightseeing tour with a visit to see the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda; considered as a holiest one, Gubyaukgyi Temple, Wetgyi‐Inn Village. Next stop is Htilominlo, one of the elegant temple still in good its stuccos. and traces of old murals are also still visible.Take photo around the temples and visit to Lacquer Ware Factory to watch craftsmen skillfully making this most famous of Bagan handicrafts. Enjoy lunch at one of the Local Restaurant and check‐in to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit to Ananda Temple (an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple) and Nanpaya Temple, built in the Mon style with intricate stone carvings, and said once to have been Manuha's residence. See the four Buddha images in Manuha Pagoda. Then stop at Myazedi Stupa to see Myanmar's "Rosetta Stone", bearing inscriptions written in four languages.
Continue to the Myinkaba area and visit Gubyaukgyi Temple, this temple was built in 1113 by Kyansittha's son Rajakumar, on his father's death. The fine stuccowork on it exterior walls is in particularly good condition. Proceed to Shwesandaw Stupa to watch sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River.

STAY OVERNIGHT IN BAGAN.

Day 03  Inle-Heho-Yangon-Golden Rock                                                                              (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, transfer to Nyaung U airport for the flight to Mandalay, the last capital of Myanmar kingdom founded in 1857AD. ancient capital Amarapura, old royal city before Mandalay. Visit to U Bein Bridge across the Taungthaman Lake, Mahagandayone Monastery where more than thousand of Buddhist monks live and study and traditional Silk and cotton weaving workshops and proceed to Mandalay. Enjoy lunch and relax at the hotel. In the afternoon, Sightseeing of Mandalay starts with a visit to Shwenandaw monastery – still existing masterpiece of last Myanmar kingdom's architecture in teak and wood carving; and Atumashi Monastery, the “Incomparable Monastery” and Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the World’s Biggest Book for its 729 stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures. End the day at Mandalay Hill (elevation 230 m) or reach it by road, escalators or a lift. You may see a panoramic view of the city and enjoy the sunset from Mandalay Hill.

STAY OVERNIGHT IN MANDALAY.

Day 04  Golden Pagoda-Bago-Yangon                                                                                                   (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, transfer to Mandalay airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, sightseeing starts to discover the colorful Yangon city center with a close look at the local life of the historical city and takes you to the Landmark of the city centre, Sule Pagoda, City Hall and other colonial buildings and walk around the Mahabandoola Park to see the colonial courthouse and independence monument. Then, chek in and take relax for a while at the hotel and shopping at the well-known “Bogyoke Aung San Market” (former Scott’s market) ), where one can buy many items in one place. This Market was built in British colonial times and has a colonial shape. In the late afternoon, visit to bustling China Town. A delicious dinner will be waiting you at local restaurant.

STAY OVERNIGHT IN YANGON.

Day 05 Yangon-Sight Seeing Departure                                                                                                   (  - / - / -)

After breakfast, visit to “Kaba Aye Pagoda” ” it was also known as the "World Peace Pagoda”, Maha Pasana Guha Cave: “Great Cave” and Buddhist Art Museum. Then drive to “Tooth Relic Pagoda” and you have a chance to study Kalaywa Tawya Monastery, a monastery with high reputation consists of between 500 to 1000 young novices can be seen at the same time while they have their 2nd or the last meal of the day. It is very well-worth seeing. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, drive to “Kyauktawgyi Pagoda (Marble Sitting Buddha)” also known as Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image at Minn Dhamma Hill, there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants are kept. Depending upon the flight time, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Note: The above ready made programme is subject to change or alters or substitution with or without prior notice due to the factors such as weather, actual domestic flight availability, road transport condition, other unforeseen event(s), clients personal nature and etc.

         Please take note for your information that the tour leader and guide can adjust the time of all excursions and it depends on the interest of the clients upon the sightseeing and also on the condition of destination carriers

 

Hotel Utilised:

Destinations Standard(At mountain base camp) Superior ( At hill top)
Kyaikhtiyo Golden sunrise or

Shwe Hin thar hotel

Mountain Top or Kyaikhto hotel or    Yoe Yoe Lay (3), just next of precinct

 

Services include:

  • Accommodation with breakfast only
  • Transfers and transportation by private A/C vehicles
  • Common truck( Base camp to top of mountain)
  • entrance fees where mentioned in the programme
  • Airport porters, mineral water, refreshing towels
  • English speaking guide

Services exclude:

  • Any lunch & Dinner( except compulsory in service)
  • Drinks, Beverages, Tips, Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned in the service include part
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