Myanmar Traditional Festival (06 Days/ 05 Nights)
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Yangon - Inle Lake - Taungyi - Hot Balloon Festival - Yangon

06 Days/ 05 Nights Classic Tour With Myanmar Traditional Festival

 

DAY  DATE ITINERARY 
1 29 Oct 2017 Yangon Arrival and Evening: visit Shwedagon Pagoda if time permit
2 30 Oct 2017 Yangon – Heho (AM Flight) and Inle Lake full day sightseeing (by private boat)
3 31 Oct 2017 Inle Lake – Minethauk Village – Indein – Inle Lake full day sightseeing (by private boat)
4 01 Nov 2017 Inle Lake – Taungyi – Hot Balloon Festival – Inle Lake (by private car)
5 02 Nov 2017 Inle Lake – Yangon (AM Flight) and Yangon Full day sightseeing (by private car)
6 03 Nov 2017 Yangon Departure

 

DAY(01) YANGON ARRIVAL AND EVENING: VISIT SHWEDAGON PAGODA IF TIME PERMIT

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Arrival Yangon by international flight. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Evening visit Shwedagon Pagoda rises 326ft (99.3m) above its base. Erected more than 2500 years ago and enshrining eight hairs of Buddha placed in a treasure chamber deep under its base. It is the highest symbol of the people's devotion to Buddha. Welcome dinner at Karaweik Restaurant with Myanmar traditional culture show. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

DAY(02) YANGON – HEHO (AM FLIGHT) AND INLE LAKE FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING (BY PRIVATE BOAT)

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This morning, you will be transferred to Yangon airport in order to leave for Heho. Arrival Heho you are now in the Shan State. Agreeable climate 800 meter above sea level. Drive to Nyaung Shwe on the way photo stop of Shwe Yan Pyay old wooden monastery, pagoda. Sightseeing by boat on the beautiful Inle Lake home to Inthar national race, many of whom live in stilted houses built over the water. Inle Lake is second largest lake in Myanmar, stretches 11 miles (17.7 km). On the boat trip you will visit the market places, floating villages and floating gardens, silk & lotus stem weaving. You can also see Inthar technique of leg-rowing where one leg is wrapped around the paddle to drive the boat and also their traditional way of fishing. Afternoon: visit the famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries on the lake to see ancient Buddha images. Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.

DAY(03) INLE LAKE - MINETHAUK VILLAGE – INDEIN – INLE LAKE SIGHTSEEING (BY PRIVATE BOAT)

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Breakfast at hotel. This morning visit to village of Maing Thauk on the edge of Inle Lake by boat.  Walk up a dirt track through the village and continue up the hill to a stupa. The walk takes around 2 hours round trip and the route is not steep.  In the afternoon, we enjoy another boat tour to Indein, at the western end of the Lake. The boat takes you through a long and this ride is one of the most scenic boat tours on Lake Inle. Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.

DAY(04) INLE LAKE – TAUNGYI – HOT BALLOONING FESTIVAL – INLE LAKE FULL DAY PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING  (BY PRIVATE CAR)

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This morning, our guide will pick up and drive through pine-clad hills to Taunggyi, capital of Southern Shan State and a former British hill station.  Visit the local Market where minority people sell their produce, the small Hill Tribe Museum (if open), a Cheroot Factory and drive to the top of one of the hills for views over the city and surrounding countryside. Afternoon, you have to enjoy at Taungyi Hot Balloon Festival, which is celebrating at Taunggyi. The people celebrate the Tazaungdine festival with Kahtein (offering of monk robes) as well as the releasing up Hot-balloons into the sky. Balloons in the shape of elephant, ox, horse, water-buffalo, bird, pig, fish, owl and parrot are released during the Hot Balloons Festival in Taunggyi.   Hot balloon festival is the biggest festival in Myan mar. The festival is attended not only by Taunggyi Citizens but also by people from southern Shan State and many different places of Myanmar-Burma. Taungyi’s Kahtein tradition festivals is amazing and worthy of reverence. Drive back to Inle Lake. Overnight at hotel in Inle lake.

DAY(05) INLE LAKE – HEHO – YANGON (AM FLIGHT) AND YANGON FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING (BY PRIVATE CAR)

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Breakfast at hotel.  You will be transferred to Bagan airport in order to leave for Yangon. Arrive Yangon, start your sightseeing with drive through the Colonial Style Buildings downtown, the Chinatown area and the Indian quarter. Enjoy your photo stop at Sule Pagoda and City Hall. Continue visit to Botathaung Pagoda close to the Yangon Wharves. There is a sort of mirrored maze inside the stupa, with glass showcases containing many of the ancient relics. Afternoon: visit to Bogyoke (Scott) Market (closed on every Mondays & Public Holidays) and it has the largest selection of Burmese handicrafts. Continue to the reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, is almost as large as the enormous figure in Bago Shwethalyaung. Then drive to Kandawgyi Park and take photo of Shwedagon Pagoda from Kandawgyi Park. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

DAY(06) YANGON DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel.  Free relax and leisure till departure. Transfer to Yangon airport to board the international flight.

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