Yangon ~ Inle ~ Pa-O Trekking Trip ~ Kakku ~ Taunggyi ~ Mandalay ~ Bagan ( Balloons over Bagan ) ~ Popa ~ Yangon ~ Ngapali Beach ~ Yangon
( 16 Days / 15 Nights )
Day – 1 Arrive Yangon
Arrive Yangon airport.Meet and transfer to Hotel.Over night at Hotel.
Day - 2 Yangon ( B,D )
Breakfast at Hotel. Shwe Dagon pagoda ( one of the ancient wonders of the world). Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace Pagoda ),Maha Pasana Cave, Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda ( a huge reclining Buddha image ), Swel Daw Myat Zadi ( Tooth Relic Pagoda ). Lunch at local restaurant.Sule Pagoda ( a landmark of the city center ), Bogyoke Market (in the downtown area, with hundreds of stors selling from lacquerware to silk. Dinner at Royal Karaweik ( Culture Show & Buffet Dinner ) .Over night at Hotel.
Day 3 Yangon – Heho – Inle ( B )
Breakfast at Hotel.Yangon to Heho ( AW / W9 / 6T / KZ ). Arrive Heho airport.Meet and transfer to Nyaung Shwe jetty by car .Transfer to hotel by boat. Inle Lake ( Southern Shan State at an altitude of 2918 ft ( 889m )above sea level.Inle Lake lies in the cool, green hills of Shan State, an area of outstanding natural beauty and cultural diversity.The Intha who propel their boats using a unique leg-rowing technique.) Visit to Phaung-daw-oo Pagoda ( the festival at this pagoda is the most important and joyous event of Shan State. ), Lunch at local restaurant. Nga Phe Chaung Monastery ( famous for its jumping cats trained by monks.), floating market ( on market day only ), floating garden, silk waving industries village of Inpawkhon. Over Night at Hotel.
Day 4 Inle – Samkar Excursion – Inle ( B,L )
Breakfast at Hotel.Start cruising to Samkar and Thakong by powered-boat via Nampan,Golden Island Cottages it takes about 3hrs from Nyaung Shwe jetty to Samkar. Lunch at local restaurant. Visit to Once everyday 5 days’ market at Kyauk Daing village, moatly live on earthware pottery works, by walking through in Samkar village,rice mill factory, making bullock cart wheels could be observed, Unspoiled culture and traditional life-styles of the ethnic groups of Pa-O and Intha inhabited around Samkar and Hmawbi area, by cruising down from Lake Inle,beautiful landscaping, flowering trees and settlements dotted on both sides of the canal could be observed. Over night at Hotel.
Day 5 Inle – Inne – Taotan Trekking trip ( B,L,D )
After breakfast leave for Golden Island Cottages Tale-U, a good starting point for trekking trip to Pa-O area.Trek up to a typical Pa-O villages called INNE ( approx 2 ½ hrs ),lies on the slope facing to the mother lake, stop would be made on the way for purposes of photos, disposal and refreshment. Lunch of the day would be offered at INNE village with packet lunch or at a convenient house in the village with prior arrangement, menu would be of a Pa-O style. After lunch start trekking up again to another Pa-O village TAOTON also on the slope of the mountain range, which offers visitors a birds eyes view over the misty valleys and its environs. Would accommodate our clients at a village headman’s in-house room at TAOTON village.Dinner with Pa-O traditional cuisine would follow with the farms.
Day 6 Taotan – Kakku Trekking trip ( B,L,D )
Pa-O breakfast at the headman’s residence follow with casual talks and chats. Depart TAOTON village descending down to another village HTIREE, it would take approximately 2 hours , passing through endless view of fields and farms, from HTIREE treks down to KYAUNGHTOE in the zip zap way a village famous for its mass production of garlic , a main cash crop of a Pa-O people in the region. Lunch would be catered at KYAUNGHTOE village with Pa-O food. After lunch then would precede approaching KAKKU area passing through the following Pa-O villages, (a) Hti Htut (b) Ka Naing Htaw (c) Hlaing Konn ,through these Pa-O villages, the life styles and unspoiled culture of Pa-O people could be explored, enter into KAKKU pagoda complex and check in at Hlaing Konn Restaurant for refreshment relaxes and leisure breaks, visit to Pa-O home in near by village would be include, pay homage to recently discover ancient KAKKU Buddhist Stupas aligned in paralled rows covering on area of nearly one square kilometer. Follow by Pa-O dinner and over night stay near KAKKU Pagoda complex.
Day 7 Kakku – Taunggyi ( B,L )
Pa-O breakfast at Hlaing Konn Restaurant. Before departure could also pay visits again to Buddhist stupas within the complex and its fascination stucco works and structure, visits to near by villages could be extended within the time permitted then depart KAKKU Pagodas Complex via Taunggyi by car.Over night at Hotel.
Day 8 Taunggyi – Mandalay ( B )
Breakfast at Hotel . Taunggyi sightseeing. Lunch at local restaurant.Transfer to Heho airport. Heho to Mandalay
( AW / W9 / 6T / KZ ). Arrive Mandalay airport and Transfer to Hotel.
Day 9 Mandalay ( B )
Breakfast at Hotel. Visit to Mandalay ( the principal cultural and economic city of upper Myanmar, many great pagodas and hundreds of beautiful momasteries). Sightseeing tour include Mahamyatmuni Pagoda ( one of the Myanmar’s most revered Budda Image ), Shwe Inn Bin Monastary( beautiful building, well over a hundred years old, with ancient-style doors that swing upwards), Mandalay Palace ,Shwe kyaung Monastary, Kuthodaw Pagoda ( called the largest book in the world), Visit the gold-leave workshop, Sunset from Mandalay Hill.Over night at Hotel.
Day 10 Mandalay – Bagan ( B )
Breakfast at Hotel.Transfer to Jetty. Mandalay to Bagan by Boat ( MALIKHA River Cruise ). Depart from Malikha Jetty ( Gawwein Jetty )( 06:00 ~ 16:00 ) Enjoy the river life of Irrawaddy River. Arrive Ayar Jetty in Bagan.Transfer to hotel.Dinner at local restaurant. Over night at Hotel.
Day 11 Balloons over Bagan – Bagan ( B )
Hotel pick up time ( 05:30 am ).After breakfast start Balloon flights time ( 06:30 am ). Our flights normally last 45 minutes to one hour , or longer depending on the wind. Back to hotel. Visit to Bagan ( one of the most remarkable sights in Southeast Asia. Bagan was the seat of power of the first Empire of Myanmar , founded by King Anawrahta ). A selection of the most important Pagodas and Temples, such as Shwezigon Pagoda ( This golden-domed pagoda was left unfinished on King Anawrahta’s death and completed by his successor, King Kyansit-tha), AnandaTemple ( one of the most beautiful Temples at Bagan, built by King Kyansit-tha in 1090), Myinkaba Gu Byauk Gyi Temple , Lacquerware work shop near Myingaba village,Thatbyinnyu Temple ( white-washed Temple , the tallest in Bagan at 201ft), Dhammayangyi Temple ( hulking red-brick temple. Used this stone to cut off the hands of masons who applied too thick a layer of mortar), Sulamani Temple ( is a beautiful, majestic structure ), Manuha Temple ( a square temple ,the Manuha houses four immense images claustrophobically set in narrow niches, it was built by King Manuha ) . Bagan sightseeing by hourse carts . Over night at Hotel .
Day 12 Bagan – Popa – Bagan ( B )
Breakfast at hotel. Visit to Popa by car. Arrive Mt.Popa ( About 30 miles( 50km ) from Bagan, an extinct volcano, an oasis in the aride zone of Mandalay Division, in upper Myanmar.)and Popa Taung Kalut sightseeing . Back to Bagan and sightseeing. Over night at Hotel.
Day- 13 Bagan - Ngapali ( B )
Breakfast at hotel . Transfer to Airport. Nyaung Oo to Thandwe ( AW / W9 / 6T / KZ ) . Arrive Thandwe and Transfer to Hotel. Ngapali ( a picture of paradise: miles of empty white sand beach and crystal clear water.The Beach has long been a favourite seaside. Apart from swimming ,sunbathing and visitors can also rent bicycles to explore the surrounding area.)Free and easy on the beach. Over night at Hotel.
Day – 14 Ngapali ( B )
Breakfast at hotel . Free and easy on the beach. Over night at Hotel.
Day- 15 Ngapali-Yangon ( B )
Breakfast at hotel . Free and easy on the beach. Transfer to airport . Thandwe to Yangon ( AW / W9 / 6T / KZ ). Arrive Yangon and transfer to hotel. Over night at Hotel.
Day 16 Departure from Yangon ( B )
Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to airport. Departure from Yangon.
-15 nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
-Transfer and transportation during tour
-Domestic air ticket
-Boat cruise as per itinerary
-Culture Show & Buffet Dinner in Yangon
-International airport tax
-Personal use ( camera fees , tips for driver and guide and porter fees )