Yangon - Mandalay

Tour in the largest city of Burma and visit the well-known Shwedagon Pagoda. Then transfer to the “last royal capital of Burma”, the city of Mandalay which holds a great significance in shaping the history of the country.

  • 3x nights hotel accommodation with breakfast, service charge and tax included in triple /double sharing rooms
  • 2x Domestic flight tickets within Myanmar
  • Routes: Yangon – Mandalay  /  Mandalay – Yangon
  • All transfers by comfortable air-conditioned cars as per itinerary with mineral water
  • and cold towels (2 bottles of 500ml water per person/day)
  • English speaking guides (other language available)
  • All entrance fees as per program, tours and sightseeings including special activities:
  • Full day sightseeing tour of Yangon
  • Full day sightseeing tour of Mandalay
  • Hand-woven silk & embroidery workshop in Mandalay
  • All service charges, government taxes and handling fees

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 1- YANGON SIGHTSEEING

Meet your English speaking guide
in front of Arrivals .Embark on this best Yangon sightseeing tour through
Myanmar’s (Burma) old capital. Visit the most sacred pagoda of Myanmar the
Shwedagon Pagoda. The magnificent golden dome of Shwedagon Pagoda rises an
impressive 322 feet (98 meters) from its base and is said to have been covered
with tons of pure gold, along with numerous precious stones such as jade,
rubies, sapphires and diamonds. Venture into the sprawling city and experience
the beauty of colonial architecture, the Yangon River and a thriving downtown scene.
Afterwards, we will take a walk in the Mahanbandoola Park and take in the views
of the surrounding heritage buildings including the City Hall and the High
Court.  Then, visit one of the most major
bazaars in Yangon the, Bogyoke Aung San Market- – the place offers a wide array
of painting, handy-craft, traditional clothes, jewelry and local food.

DAY 2: FLIGHT TO MANDALAY
SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast at the hotel,
transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Mandalay. Experience the sights
and sounds of Mandalay including of the most revered religious monument in
Myanmar – “Mahamuni Pagoda & Mahamuni Buddha Image”. Several shops around
the temple sell offerings for the Mahamuni Buddha image such as incense sticks,
candles and flowers.In the afternoon we are going to visit Golden Palace
Monastery, a superb example of a traditional wooden building and Kuthodaw
Pagoda which  is also called “the world’s
largest book”, named after the 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist
teachings.  Proceed  to Mandalay Hill to enjoy the sunset and
panoramic view of the city. At the top you will be welcomed by clusters of
pagoda and monasteries.

DAY 3: MANDALAY- AVA- AMARAPURA
SIGHTSEEING

Visit an authentic teakwood
masterpiece the Bagaya Monastery, surely the ancient architecture of the
building will simply amaze you. We are also going to visit Mahagandayon – a
famous Buddhist monastery, where more than a thousand monks live and study- watch
the monks queue up for their main meal of the day.  Continue to 200-year-old U Bein teak bridge,
built in 1782 and the oldest teak bridge in the world is made from the remains
of a royal palace. Continue drive to Amarapura – famous for its weaving and the
most beautiful and expensive clothes are hand embroidered – these would be
mostly used for bridal gowns or worn only by very wealthy women. Visit a
traditional hand – woven silk workshop as well as Kalaga tapestries craftsmen’s
shop followed by Gold leaf work shop. Next, visit to the “leaning tower”
Nanmyint, one of the only structures remaining from King Bagyidaw’s
palace.  Visit to Ava (Mouth of the lake)
popularly known as Me Nu Ok Kyaung (Me Nu’s Brick Monastery), it was built in
1818 by Nanmadaw Me Nu and continue visit to the teak Bagaya Monastery.

DAY 4: MANDALAY – YANGON
DEPARTURE

After breakfast at the hotel,
transfer to Domestic Airport for a flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival in
Yangon, transfer to International Terminal for your Departure.

  • All International flight tickets to/from Myanmar
  • Visa to Myanmar @ USD 50 per person, can be applied online at http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/
  • Individual expenses of guests not mentioned in the itinerary (laundry, minibar, extra
  • food and beverage out of formed menus or not mentioned in the INCLUSIONS.)
  • Tip for guides & drivers, bellboys, boats, restaurants (suggested at USD 6/pax/day) 
  • Personal travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
  • Any other cost not mentioned in the Inclusions