Tour Code: LMTT/GEN/009
Duration: 8 days 7 nights
Meal Basis: Full board (B = Breakfast, L =
Lunch, D = Dinner)
Arrive Yangon by a morning or mid-day
flight. Our guide will welcome you at the
airport and take you to the hotel. The
afternoon tour of Yangon city includes Chauk
Htatgyi, a colossal reclining Buddha;
Karaweik Hall (a Royal Barge) on the Royal
Lake (Kandawgyi); China town and the Shwe
Dagon Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.
Yangon – Nyaung Oo – Bagan
Transfer to Yangon airport for early morning
Nyaung Oo flight; Morning tour starts with
Nyaung Oo market; Shwezigon Pagoda built by
King Anawratha in the early 11th century;
Kyansittha Umin with the 12th century mural
paintings; and Gubyaukkyi Temple (at Wetkyi
Inn), a temple with exquisite murals of
Jataka scenes. Then, check in at the hotel.
continues with Tharaba Gate,
a city gate with two spiritual guardians;
Ananda Temple noted for its unique and
perfect architecture; just next to Ananda is
Ananda Okkyaung, a surviving brick monastery
from the early Bagan period. Thatbyinnyu
Temple, the highest temple in Bagan; visit
lacquer ware workshop at Bagan Myothit; and
Lawkananda Zedi to watch a sunset.
Overnight in Bagan.
Bagan – Mandalay
After breakfast, leave for the airport for a
flight to Mandalay. Arrival at Tada-Oo
International Airport in Mandalay.
On the way to Mandalay, visit Maha Ganda
Yon, the famous Buddhist monastery, where
hundreds of monks live and study; continue
to 200 –year old U Bein Teak Bridge. Proceed
to Mahamuni pagoda and the workshops around
After lunch, starts the Mandalay afternoon
sightseeing with Shwe Nandaw Monastery,
noted for its exquisite wood carvings;
Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the World’s
Biggest Book for its 729 stone slabs of
Buddhist scriptures. Tour ends at Mandalay
Hill, which offer a panoramic view of the
city and a spectacular sunset view.
Overnight in Mandalay.
Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya
After breakfast you will be transferred to
airport for flight to Heho. Drive about 1½
hour to the small quiet town Pindaya and
enjoy the great scenic beauty of the
countryside along the road to Pindaya. Check
in at the hotel. Visit the Pindaya Cave,
well-known for its about nine thousand
Buddha statues placed centuries ago by the
pilgrims. Continue with the 250 years old
Banyan trees and the Boat Ta Loke lake.
Then, visit Shan paper making workshop and
parasol making workshop. Overnight in
Pindaya – Kalaw - Inle
After breakfast, leave Pindaya for Kalaw
(1,320 meters)(1.5 hr drive) a popular hill
station during the British days and still a
quiet and peaceful town with an atmosphere
reminiscent of an colonial era. Check in at
the hotel. Visit the market; Hnee Phaya (the
great lacquer war Buddha image); observe the
colonial architecture; continue with the
Christ the King Church (1km from Kalaw
hotel) a brick Catholic church under the
supervision of Myanmar priest Father Paul.
After lunch, drive to Nyaung Shwe where Inle
Lake is situated. Check-in at hotel.
Overnight at Inle.
breakfast, leave by long boat with outboard
motor to the morning market at one of the
nearby villages. Continue to Nga Phe Kyaung
monastery (known as the Jumping cat
monastery) Observe the centuries’ old Buddha
images and pedestals. On the way, observe
the leg rowers and the vegetation fields
grown on the floating islands.
At Inn Paw Khon, study the traditional weaving workshop
producing cotton, silk, and Shan bag.
Proceed to Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, the most
famous pagoda in the Southern Shan State.
Overnight at Inle.
Inle – Heho – Yangon
After breakfast, transfer to Heho airport
for morning flight to Yangon. After lunch,
visit the Kaba Aye Pagoda; and the Lawka
Chantha Abaya Laba Muni, marble Buddha
statue. Overnight in Yangon.
After breakfast, visit Bogyoke market. Check
out from the hotel. Then, you will be
transferred to the Yangon International
Airport for departure.