MYANMAR TOUR PACKAGES

EXPERIENCE OF MANDALAY

TOUR ID: EMT (EM)
Cultural Tour
Tour Duration: 5-day/4-night
Featuring: Yangon, Mandalay, Amarapura, Mingun, Sagaing

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
 
  • Tour of Yangon

  • Tour of Mandalay including Amarapura and Sagaing

  • Boat ride on Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Your mini stay includes

  • First Class hotel accommodation in Yangon at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel (2-night) and in Mandalay at Sedona Hotel (2-night)

  • Round trip schedule domestic flights

  • 5 meals (1 dinner and 4 breakfasts)

  • All transfers in Yangon and Mandalay

  • Five days tour of Yangon, Mandalay, Amarapura and Sagaing in private AC saloon/van/coach including boat ride on the Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun

  • A complimentary welcome (or) farewell dinner

Tour Hotel

Yangon: Kandawgyi Palace **** (or) Summit Park View***
Mandalay: Mandalay Sedona*****(or) Mandalay Swan****

TOUR ITINERARY

Day One - Arrive Yangon

Greetings day and welcome to Myanmar! Today you will arrive in Yangon, the capital and the main gateway to Myanmar, and transfer to your hotel for overnight. (Dinner/Hotel)

Day Two - Fly to Mandalay

his morning we depart for the airport and our flight to Mandalay, which was once the Royal Capital City of Myanmar Monarchs. Upon arrival in this sprawling city, on our way to Mandalay, we'll visit Amarapura, the former Royal City before Mandalay, to witness the daily life of the Buddhist monks at MAHA GANDARYON MONASTERY. Then have a stroll on famous U BEIN Wooden Bridge dating back over 200 years spanning the Taung Tha Man Lake. Onwards to our hotel for the next two nights. By late afternoon we’ll take in the sights and sounds of Mandalay, visiting first to MAHA MUNI BUDDHA IMAGE which is the most revered and sacred site of Mandalay, some handicraft cottages such as stone carving, tapestry, and gold-paper making. Then we'll tour onward to SHWE NANDAW MONASTERY where you can marvel the superb example of Myanmar traditional woodcarving and KUTHODAW PAGODA known as World's Biggest Book for its 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures. To top off the day, we'll drive up to MANDALAY HILL, 230 meters in elevation, for a panoramic view of the city and its surrounding areas at sunset. (Hotel/Breakfast)

Day Three - Boat ride to Mingun and Sagaing Hills Sunset

This morning after we enjoy a breakfast, we’ll set out for a scenic journey on the great Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun on board a small private boat. Tour the Mingun and see huge unfinished Pagoda and world largest ringing bell. Return to Mandalay for lunch break. This late afternoon, we'll drive to Sagaing Hills, which is considered to be Buddhist retreat, dotted with numerous pagodas and monasteries. Here we also have the chance en route to see the silversmiths producing. This evening, we'll enjoy another sunset from Sagaing Hills. (Hotel/Breakfast)



Day Four - Fly back to Yangon

This morning we depart for the airport and our flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival in this capital city, we transfer to our hotel for a short rest. We're off for a day of great sightseeing in Yangon, including the historic DOWNTOWN district and Yangon HARBOR. We'll enjoy the activities of Yangon harbor and colorful streetscapes and elegantly restored COLONIAL-STYLE buildings. Extended visit to the gilded SULE Pagoda dating back over 2,000 years. We'll continue to KYAUKHTATGYI, a huge reclining Buddha Image and also have the opportunity to experience a hand-made glass demonstration at private owned NAGA GLASS FACTORY. This evening we'll make a special visit to Great SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the most spectacular religious on earth. Witness the Golden Dome, covered with 60 tons of pure gold, glistening as the sun sets. Tonight we’ll enjoy the variety of cultural show as we dine at Lakeview Theatre Restaurant adjacent to Kandawgyi Palace Hotel. (Hotel/Breakfast/Dinner)

Day Five - Depart Yangon

The morning is yours to relax or explore more of Yangon. Here you have a chance to do some last minute shopping at more than 70-year-old BOGYOKE (Scott) market. Later this evening, you'll be transferred to Yangon international airport to connect with your return flight home and reminisce about the wonderful time you have had in the ‘Golden Land of Myanmar'. (Breakfast)
From Mandalay you can also proceed to Bagan by the down-river cruise with the government owned double Decker 'Shwe Keinnary' or private owned superior RV Pandaw's BETWEEN ROYAL MANDALAY AND ANCIENT BAGAN.

NOTE: Please be aware of that we'll endeavor to keep our programs mentioned as close as possible, however we reserve the rights to alter them without notice in case of unexpected changing or canceling of scheduled flights.

 

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