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BANGKOK STOPOVER - MYANMAR TOUR

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thailand tours, thailand travel agency, thailand holidays, myanmar tours, myanmar travel agency, myanmar holidaysTour duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Tour code: MLC-38
Depart from: Bangkok
Stop off: Yangon
Tour Code: MLC-38.
Tour Route: Bangkok arrival - Yangon - Heho - Inle lake - Mandalay - Sagaing - Amarapura - Bagan - Yangon departure
Tour Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Bangkok / Yangon
Tour Type: Landscape, Culture
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Bangkok arrival
Day 02: Bangkok city tours
Day 03: Bangkok - Yangon
Day 04: Yangon - Heho - Inle lake
Day 05: Inle lake - Inden - Inle lake
Day 06: Inle lake - Heho - Mandalay
Day 07: Mandalay - Sagaing - Amarapura - Mandalay
Day 08: Mandalay - Mingun - Mandalay - Bagan
Day 09: Bagan tour
Day 10: Bagan - Yangon
Day 11: Yangon
Day 12: Yangon departure.
DETAIL ITINERARY
DAY 01: ARRIVAL BANGKOK
Upon your arrival at the Bangkok international airport, you are met by Asiana Travel local guide and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight at hotel in Bangkok.
Meals included: None
 
DAY 02: BANGKOK CITY TOUR
After breakfast, set out for a 02-hour drive in the early morning to the Damnoen Saduak floating market. This vibrant market features numerous small boats laden with colorful fruits and vegetables, paddled by Thai women wearing bamboo hats. Almost always crowded with hundreds of vendors, purchasers and tourists, the best way to experience is to ride a rowing boat through the small canals to buy fresh produce or chat with the vendors. This is the only place to see a traditional way of selling and buying goods in Thailand. Back to Bangkok for lunch and from here, take a short walk to The Grand Palace, which houses a number of attractions including Wat Phra Keow (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) (open till 3.30pm only; modest dress code with no shorts or flip-flops), visit mysterious Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Overnight at hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 03: BANGKOK - YANGON 
After breakfast at hotel, you are free until check out and transfer to the airport to take onwards flight to Yangon. Upon your arrival at Yangon airport. Welcome by our local guide and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, sightseeing of Yangon start with Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2000 years, the Mahabandoola Park with it's Independence Monument and walk around the downtown area. Wide streets, orderly town planning and neglected public buildings revive visions of British rule, while busy streets scenes and shimmering pagodas, bursting through a leafy canopy, hint at the rich local culture. Skyscrapers and glaring neon billboards have yet to overtake the capital. Then drive to Mawtin Jetty and take a rickshaws for a short trip along the the Yangon River. Overnight in Yangon.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 04: YANGON - HEHO - INLE LAKE 
Take a morning flight to Heho. On arrival drive to Nyaung Shwe, a town at the north of Inle Lake. From there take Inthar Style outboard to have excursion in Inle Lake (25 km) famous for its unique one-leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life and the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda housing five sacred and almost shapeless Buddha images, contorted because of the quantity of applied gold leaf, gifts from the believers. The Buddha images are purported to have come here in the 12th Century. In the afternoon, proceed to the silk weaving village of In Phaw Khon and visit Nga Phe Chaung (the biggest and oldest monastery around Inle Lake). Overnight in Inle Lake.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 05: INLE LAKE - INDEIN - INLE LAKE
In the morning, visit one of the colorful market in Inle Lake area. Here in Inle Lake, the markets are not everyday. They are rotating on 05 days basics. Proceed by boat to Indein (appr. 01 ½ hour drive) to see the ancient Bagan + Shan style pagodas, built during Bagan Period, passing the beautiful scenery with tall grasses and little water steps. The ruin pagodas, hide in the bushes will give you an impression that you were in the 12th - 13th Centuries ago. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 06: INLE LAKE - HEHO - MANDALAY
After breakfast, drive to Nyaung Shwe and visit Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, which is more than 150 years old. This monastery is a favourite of photographers because of its unusual oval shaped windows. You should also not missed the Shwe Yan Pyay Pagoda just beside the monastery. There is cave like corridor around the stupa and the walls are decorated with amazing glass mosaic and also have many buddhas in the niches. Then drive to Heho and take a flight to Mandalay. In the afternoon, visit Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings, Atumashi Monastery, the "Incomparable Monastery", the Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world's Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures. Then drive up to Mandalay Hill, a vantage-point for panoramic view of the city. One famous song in Myanmar said “if you want to live long, you have to go Mandalay Hill”. Overnight in Mandalay.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 07: MANDALAY - SAGAING - AMARAPURA - MANDALAY
Early morning drive to Sagaing, 21 km southwest of Mandalay. Visit Kaunghmudaw, an enormous dome shape pagoda and after a short visit to the silversmith home industry proceed to Sagaing Hills, a retreat for Buddhist devotees with numerous Pagodas, monasteries and nunneries. In the afternoon, proceed to Amarapura the "City of Immortals". Amarapura was the capital of upper Burma until 1850. As was the custom, most of the important wooden palaces and monasteries were taken down and transported to the new capital in Mandalay. On the way, visit Bagayar monastery, in which variety of Buddha images from 16th to 020th century are displayed. You can also visit to a library, where they stored the old palm leaf books on which Buddha scriptures were written. Then also visit to a house of hand weaving looms, where, they produce silk and cotton textiles. Amarapura’s silk has a very unique pattern, sometimes, some patterns even take 03 months to finish a longyi. Then enjoy sunset at U Bein teak wood bridge, which is over 150 years old. Overnight in Mandalay.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 08: MANDALAY - MINGUN - MANDALAY - BAGAN
In the morning, drive to Kywezon jetty to watch the busy riverside activity and take a local riverboat to the ancient capital of Mingun (appr. 01 hour per way). Visit the Settawya Pagoda, with a footprint of the Buddha, walk to the huge Mingun Bell, see the nearby unfinished Mingun Pagoda, built to be the world’s biggest pagoda and visit the Hsinbyume Pagoda, a reproduction of the mythological Mt. Meru. Then come back to Mandalay and transfer to Mandalay airport for the flight to Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 09: BAGAN TOUR
Full day sightseeing tour of Bagan with a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples, such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; the Gu Byauk Gyi Temple, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes; the Ananda Temple, with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior and the Shwe Gu Gyi Temple, noted for its fine stucco carvings and panoramic views of the area’s many monuments. In the afternoon visit to Mya Thitsa Workshop to see the various stages of the techniques of lacquer production. It's amazing to watch 50 artists using many processes and this traditions of producing lacquer ware is recorded 170 years ago… and continue sightseeing of Bagan including Manuha Temple built in Mon style from 1059; Nanphaya Temple, said to have once been the residence of King Manuha and Gu Byauk Gyi Temple (Myinkabar), which has very nice frescoes inside. Enjoy sunset over terraces of the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 10: BAGAN - YANGON
After breakfast transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Afternoon starts with Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda (a huge reclining Buddha), Karaweik Hall, a Royal floating barge on the Royal Lake for a photo stop. Late in the afternoon, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda described by Somerset Maugham: "The Shwedagon rose superb, glistening with its gold, like a sudden hope in the dark night of the soul of which the mystics write, glistening against the fog and smoke of the thriving city." This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupas, bells, Temples, and Buddha images, and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe. Shwedagon has become the symbol of Myanmar. Enjoy the sunset over the Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 11: YANGON CITY TOUR
In the morning take the City Circle Train for a 02 ½ hours ride through rural areas, stopping at numerous stations watching cigarette sellers betelnut sellers, fortune tellers and and and…. then continue sightseeing of Yangon: the splendid National Museum, including the gem-studded royal regalia and the Lion Throne of King Mindon and King Thibaw, the last kings of the Myanmar Kingdom. In the afternoon you have enough time to wander around the sprawling Bogyoke Market through fascinating local neighborhoods. You can also explore evening market in China town. Overnight in Yangon.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 12: YANGON DEPARTURE
After breakfast at hotel, check out and free at your leisure for shopping until transfer to the Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. End of services.
Meals included: Breakfast
INCLUSION & EXCLUSION
Inclusion Services
Exclusion Services
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin or double sharing with daily breakfast at hotel
  • Private boat trip on Inle lake
  • Private transportation on tours
  • Entrance fees on tour
  • Air tickets: Bangkok - Yangon - Heho - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon on economy class and airport taxes
  • Meals as detail in the tour itinerary at local restaurant
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Mineral water and cold towel on bus daily
  • Visa arrangement to Myanmar & Thailand
  • International air ticket and airport taxes to Bangkok and from Yangon
  • Drinks & other personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Tipping for local tour guides and drivers
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
PRICE

Tour cost is upon your request !

You are interested in of this tour, please feel free to contact us at booking@asianatravel.com.vn or info@asianatravel.com.vn. One of our staffs will contact you within 24 hours when we receive your request.
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