Myanmar Traditional Festival (07 Days/ 06 Nights)
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Yangon - Mandalay Kyaukse Dummy Elephant Festival - Bagan - Yangon

07 Days/ 06 Nights Culture Tour With Myanmar Traditional Festival

 

DAY  DATE ITINERARY 
1 02 Oct 2017 Yangon Arrival and Evening: visit Shwedagon Pagoda if time permit
2 03 Oct 2017 Yangon – Mandalay (AM flight) and Amarapura – Sagaing – Ava Sightseeing (by private car)
3 04 Oct 2017 Mandalay – Kyaukse Dummy Elephant Festival – Mandalay Sightseeing (by private car)
4 05 Oct 2017 Mandalay – Bagan (AM flight) and Bagan full day sightseeing (by private sightseeing)
5 06 Oct 2017 Bagan full day sightseeing (by private car)
6 07 Oct 2017 Bagan – Yangon (AM flight) and Yangon full day sightseeing (by private car)
7 08 Oct 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 – MANDALAY (AM FLIGHT) AND AMARAPURA – SAGAING – AVA SIGHTSEEING (BY PRIVATE CAR)

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Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yangon airport in order to leave for Mandalay, the second largest city and the last royal capital of Burma. Drive to Amarapura, capital before Mandalay for visiting silk weaving industry cottages.  Morning visit Amarapura Mahagandayone monastery where over thousands of monks are dwelling.  Proceed to U Bein Bridge, 1.6km long wooden bridge said to be the longest teak bridge in the world, built over 150 years. The bridge links Amarapura with an island in the middle of Lake Taungthaman, an intermittent body of water which dries up during winter. In Sagaing visit Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda, perched on the highest hill which offers panoramic views of the valleys and wide Ayeyarwady River.  After visit to U Min Thonze (Hall of thirty Buddhas). If desired visit silver smith workshops in Yahtaung village. Continue to Inwa (Ava) by boat. Inwa was founded in 1364 and served as capital of Burmese Kingdom for nearly 400 years. Inwa’s finest attraction to visit is the teak Bagaya Monastery which dates from 1834. The 90ft high masonry watchtower Nan myin, the leaning tower of Inwa is all that remains of King Bagyidaw’s palace.  Visit Maha Aungmye Bonzan also known as Me Nu Ok Kyaung, the brick structure built in 1818 is same style as common teak monasteries. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

DAY(03) MANDALAY – KYAUKSE DUMMY ELEPHANT FESTIVAL – MANDALAY SIGHTSEEING (BY PRIVATE CAR)

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This morning, our guide will pick up at hotel and drive to Kyaukse which is 45 minutes away from Mandalay. Today, you are going to enjoy Kyaukse Dummy Elephant Festival, very famous in Myanmar. The rhythmic dance competition and performance of life-size Dummy elephants holds from 14th Waxing Day to full moon day followed by the procession around the city. It’s sure that you will not forgettable about your Myanmar trip. Drive back to Mandalay and visit Mahamuni Golden Buddha Image, bronze casting and marble stone cutting craftsmen quarters and gold leaf beaters. Visit Ku Tho Daw Pagoda also known as world's largest book, surrounded by 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures. It was built by King Mindon in 1857, modeled on the Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung U. Proceed to Golden Palace Monastery, which was once part of the palace complex where King Mindon lived. Evening view the sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

DAY(04) MANDALAY – BAGAN (AM FLIGHT) AND BAGAN FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING (BY PRIVATE CAR)

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Breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Mandalay airport in order to leave for Bagan. Bagan is on the banks of the Ayerwaddy River is home to the largest area of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world, many dating to the 11th and 12th century. The shape and construction of each building is highly significant in Buddhism with each component part taking on spiritual meaning. Start for highlight sightseeing in Bagan. Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, prototype of later Myanmar stupa & of the famous pagoda of Myanmar. Kyansithar Umin, long dimly lit corridors decorated with frescoes. Htilominlo Temple, 150ft high temple with fine plaster carvings, glazed sandstone decorations in the base.  Ananda Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in Bagan built by King Kyansitthar. Visit Thatbyinnyu Temple, tallest in Bagan, Myinkaba Gu Byauk Gyi Temple with mural paintings, then to Manuha Temple which houses four immense Buddha images, Myinkaba lacquerware village to see the manufacturing stages. View the sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY(05) BAGAN FULL DAY PRIVAITE SIGHTSEEING (BY CAR)

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Breakfast at hotel.  Start for highlight sightseeing in Bagan.  Visit Min Nan Thu village and Paya Thonzu worth for seeing its 13th century mural painting, Dhammayazika Pagoda, pentagonal pagoda similar to Shwezigon with lovely views from its highest terrace and Law Ka Nanda Pagoda with lots of benches for wide open view of the Ayeyarwady River. Afternoon, visit Dhamayangyi Temple, huge brick red temple built by King Narathu, Sulamani Temple a beautiful majestic structure built by King Narapati Sithu. Evening view sunset from Pyathatgyi Temple. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

DAY(06) BAGAN – 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(07) YANGON DEPARTURE

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

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