Tours in Myanmar

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

Destination: Yangon, Mandalay, Amarapura, Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour), Mingun
Tour Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Tour Code: SS – 37

The legendary pagoda is home to one of Myanmar’s most revered Buddha images which have been covered with so many layers of gold leaf over the years that they now have an almost lumpy surface.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon arrival & sightseeing (by car)

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

Upon arrival at Yangon Interantional Airport, welcome by Shooting Star Travel’s local guide by holding placard which the name on it. Then transfer to hotel for check in.

After check in, visit Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) to see see 70-meters long colossal reclining Buddha, visit Kandawgyi Park, one of central Yangon’s greenest spots. Here you will see the glittering Karaweik barge, a replica of the royal barge and the vast lake with views of Shwedagon in the background. From here, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar and one of the wonders of the world. It is belived to have been built more than 2500 years ago.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point for sunset. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon - Mandalay – Amarapura (by flight & car)

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. Arrive Mandalay and check in to hotel. And start for Amarapura excursion, firstly Mahagandayon Monastery, where more than a thousand monks live and study and then U Bein Bridge. There, you can take a walk over the world’s longest teakwood bridges. Continue drive to Mandalay visit in Maha Myat Muni Pagoda.

The legendary pagoda is home to one of Myanmar’s most revered Buddha images which have been covered with so many layers of gold leaf over the years that they now have an almost lumpy surface. While in Mandalay you will have the opportunity to visit several workshops and learn about the city’s traditional industries, such as Kalaga Tapestry production and wood carving which have remained unchanged for centuries.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda, nicknamed the “World’s Biggest Book” because of the 729 stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures, before heading to the Shwenandaw Monastery, the only building of the Royal Palace built in the 19th century still standing and it’s famous for its exquisite wooden carvings. To round off your day of sightseeing you’ll then take a 45 – minute walk up the 900 stairs to the top of Mandalay Hill as the sun begins to set – a walk commonly made by locals who often make a pilgrimage to the peak.

By the time you reach the summit the sun will be putting on a show as it dips down behind the city- Mother Nature giving you a breathtaking moment to savor forever. Once the sun has dipped down beyond the horizon. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 3: Mandalay – Myaezun (by car& boat)

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Mayanchan jetty and take boat trip 70 km about 3 hours up to the Ayeyawaddy River, the blood stream of Myanmar. On the way one can enjoy the river life and tranquility as well as nature its best. Arrival in Myaezun, start sightseeing visit in the village and see the ways of life of the fishermen and Mwe An Daw pagoda and enjoy very nice view of the village.

Afternoon enjoy the unique culture of the relation between Ayeyawaddy dolphins with co-operative fishermen of Upper Myanmar and take photo for Ayeyawaddy Dolphins by row boat. Overnight on boat at Myaezun.

 

Day 4: Myaezun – Mingun – Mandalay(by boat& car)

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

After breakfast, visit to Ywar Thit villge for the traditional pottery work. And drive back to Mandalay and on the way visit to Mingun sightseeing includes Mingun Pathotawgyi, the world renowned ringing Mingun Bell, Myatheintan Pagoda and surrounding village. Enjoy the sun set at Mingun. After that, transfer to Mandalay and overnight hotel in Mandalay.

Day 5: Mandalay –Ava–Sagaing– Yangon (by car , horse cart & flight)

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

After breakfast at hotel, depart Mandalay to Ava (Innwa) and visit the village and the old wooden monastery of Ava (Innwa), old pagodas from 16 Century and photograph the rice fields surrounded by old pagodas. Travel by horse cart to see the Bagaya Monastery (for photo shoot of novices and kids din the monastic school) and the old Royal Palace.

Then proceed to Sagaing Hill – known as the center for meditation. Hill sides are dotted with numerous pagodas and Monasteries. Visit to Khaungmudaw Pagoda, Silver-smith workshop, and Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda.In the evening transfer to airport for flight back to Yangon. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 6: Yangon sightseeing & Departure (by car)

Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Myaezun(Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Tour) – Mingun –Yangon

After breakfast at hotel, shopping in the Bogyoke Market formerly “Scott Market”, where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares and so on. (Note : Market is closed on Mondays and Public Holidays)

Depanding on your flight time, visit Kaba Aye (World peace) Pagoda, it was also known as the “World Peace Pagoda” and Mahapsana Guha Cave, where the sixth Buddhist synod took place. Proceed to Kalaywa Tawya Monastery to see the daily life of the monks.

Transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure. If time permit, on the way visit to Kyauktawgyi Pagoda also known as Lawka Chanther Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image at Minn Dhamma Hill, there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants are kept.

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