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Hidden City of Myanmar

Hidden City of Myanmar (8 Days/7 Nights)

DESTINATION  : Yangon  - Pyay - Bagan - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mingun - Yangon
DURATION  : 8 Days/7 Nights
TOUR NAME  : Hidden City of Myanmar
DAY 01: ARRIVAL YANGON

yangon13Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport welcome by our local guide and transfer to your Hotel. In the afternoon drive to Botataung Pagoda, where sacred hair relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined in it and late in the afternoon, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, the massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupas, bells, Temples, and Buddha images, and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe. Shwedagon has become the symbol of Myanmar. Enjoy the sunset over the Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 02: YANGON – PYAY

pyay-01Procced to Pyay approximately 5 1/2 hours drive from Yangon. Several photo stops en route. Arrive Pyay, afternoon sightseeing to China town and the market to look arround the region. Shwesandaw Pagoda is on a hill, where you can get the beautiful view of the river. Stay overnight at Pyay.

 

DAY 03: PYAY - AKAUKTAUNG - HTONEBO - PANTAUNG

pyay-02After breakfast, take a boat to Akauktaung trip along mighty Ayeyarwaddy river. Enjoy scenery taking 2 hours boat trip. Akauktaung is former custom gate for the merchants sailing boats. Akauktaung is noted for its buddha statues curved out of a rock wall by patiently done since two centuries ago. Continue to Pyay via Pantaung. En route stop at Padaung to observe pottery cottages. Return to Pyay. Drop in Mingyi Taung related with the Sri Ksetra era. Leisure and overnight at Pyay.

DAY 04: PYAY - YANGON

pyayAfter breakfast, Visit Srikshetra the old Pyu city that attained its height of prosperity between 500 AD to 900 AD. The old city is 8 km south of Pyay. The archaeological department maintained the valuable antiques in the museum. One may take a bullock cart riding two and half hours to look around old city. Return to hotel. Drive back to Yangon.

 

DAY 05: YANGON - BAGAN

bagan12Early morning flight to Bagan. Full day sightseeing tour of Bagan with a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples, such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; the Gubyaukgyi Temple, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes; the Ananda Temple, with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior and the Shwegugyi Temple, noted for its fine stucco carvings and panoramic views of the area’s many monuments. In the afternoon visit Myinkaba, two km south of Bagan. This village is well known for its lacquerware workshops and has also a number of interesting temples, as Nanpaya Temple, said to have once been the residence of King Manuha and Gubyaukgyi Temple, which has very nice frescoes inside. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 06: BAGAN - MANDALAY - AMARAPURA - MANDALAY

amarapuraMorning flight to Mandalay, the city of the last Myanmar Kings. Upon arrival drive to Amarapura the "City of Immortals" and visit the 150 year old Mahagandayon monastery, and famous Buddhist learning center. It is home to a thousand monks, who will form a procession as they go to take their noon and final meal of the day. Amarapura was the capital of upper Burma until 1850. As was the custom, most of the important wooden palaces and monasteries were taken down and transported to the new capital in Mandalay. Apart from Pagodas that have survived, the ancient art of silk and cotton weaving, using handlooms, is very much alive and visit U Bein wooden bridge, over 150 years old, which is still in use. In the afternoon visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, originally built by King Bodawpaya in 1784, hosting the revered Mahamuni image, cast in the 1st Century and now covered in thick gold leaves; Shwenandaw monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; Atumashi monastery (Incomparable Monastery); Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures and finally climb Mandalay Hill for the sunset. Overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 07: MANDALAY - MINGUN - MANDALAY - YANGON

mingun05After breakfast drive to jetty to watch the busy riverside activity and take a local riverboat to the ancient capital of Mingun (appr. 1 hour per way). Visit the Settawya Pagoda, with a footprint of the Buddha, walk to the huge Mingun Bell, see the nearby unfinished Mingun Pagoda, built to be the world’s biggest pagoda and visit the Hsinbyume Pagoda, a reproduction of the mythological Mt. Meru. Back to Mandalay, there is enough time for a visit some of the famous handicraft workshops such as wood carving, marble cutting and gold leaf making! Late afternoon flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.

DAY 08: YANGON

yangon10After breakfast drive to jetty to watch the busy riverside activity and take a local riverboat to the ancient capital of Mingun (appr. 1 hour per way). Visit the Settawya Pagoda, with a footprint of the Buddha, walk to the huge Mingun Bell, see the nearby unfinished Mingun Pagoda, built to be the world’s biggest pagoda and visit the Hsinbyume Pagoda, a reproduction of the mythological Mt. Meru. Back to Mandalay, there is enough time for a visit some of the famous handicraft workshops such as wood carving, marble cutting and gold leaf making! Late afternoon flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.

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