5D4N Myanmar Explorer

Myanmar Explorer

5 Days/4 Nights from $1390

p.p. twin share
including taxes
Yangon - Bagan

Day 1: Yangon
Upon arrival, welcome by local guide, transfer to hotel for check in. Then visit to the heart of Yangon Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda, houses the fourth largest colossal reclining Buddha, enjoy the sunset at the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda located on top of Singuttara Hill, where many locals and Buddhists come to worship. The pagoda is covered in gold and contains diamonds, rubies and emeralds. (D)

Day 2: Yangon - Bagan
Morning transfer to the airport for flight to Bagan. On arrival, welcome by the guide and hotel check in. Today full day Bagan sightseeing tour with a visit to Nyaung-U local market, the golden pagoda of Shwezigon pagoda, which is Pagan’s most important reliquary shrine. See 12th century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansitta “Cave” temple. Continue to Gubyaukgyi, another cave temple with fine frescoes of “Jataka Tales”. Next stop is Htilominlo, the last Bamar style temple built in Bagan, with old murals and friezes. Pass through Tharaba Gateway into Old Bagan. In the afternoon, visit Manuha Temple with gigantic Buddha images, a captive king’s impression of life in prison, stopping at the tallest temple measuring 61 meters Thatbuinnyu known as “Temple of Omniscience” dating from 1091. Next, visit Dhamayangyi, a massive-looking temple dating from end of 12th century which is famous for its interlocking mortar less brickwork. Continue to Mingalarzedi, the last of the large pagodas built in the 13th century, representing the pinnacle of Bamar pagoda architecture. Then, visit local lacquer workshop to watch craftsmen skillfully making this most famous of Bagan handicrafts. At the sunset, climb to the top of Shwesandaw stupa to enjoy magnificent views over Pagan’s temples and the Ayeyarwady River. (B / L / D)

Day 3: Bagan
Today tour includes: Lawkananda pagoda with its beautiful view over the river, Apyeyardana temple, Sulamani, one of Pagan’s great two-storied Bamar style temple which has 4 seated Buddha images, Lemethna temple, topped by an Indian-style spire similar to Ananda. Then, the three shrines of Payathonzu which are connected by passages adorned with Mahayanist or Tantric mural paintings, Nagayon the eleventh century, Nandamanya temple with fine frescoes and an unexpectedly erotic mural. After lunch, visit Nanpaya temple, built in the Mon style with intricate stone carvings, and said once to have been Manuha’s residence, Myazedi stupa to see Myanmar’s “Rosetta Stone”, bearing inscriptions written in four languages. In the afternoon, visit Minnanthu village to see how the local people live then enjoy the beautiful sunset from one of the famous temple or pagodas. (B / L / D)

Day 4: Bagan - Yangon
Morning return to Yangon. Today Yangon city tour includes: Kandawagyi Royal Park where you can see the glittering Karaweik barge, shopping in the Bogyoke market formerly “Scott market”, where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelleries, fabrics and lacquer wares. Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence Monument, City Hall, High Court and many colonial style buildings along the street Pansodan, in which you will find the beautiful Post office, the Senate, the House of the Culture and elegant parks and end at the little Chinatown. (B / L / D)

Day 5: Yangon
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your flight. (B)

Price includes:
  • Domestic connections
  • Accommodation in 4 star hotels
  • English speaking tour guides
  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • All admission costs to itinerary attractions
  • Meals as per the itinerary
    (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Price excludes:
  • Myanmar visa
  • Tipping & gratuities Recommend A$5/day/person
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
Tour hotels (or similar):
  • Yangon: Kandawgyi Palace Hotel
  • Began: Tharabar Gate Hotel
Single supplement from: $512p.p.

* Conditions apply. Minimum 2 person travelling together. Price is based on twin share or double bedded room.

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