GOLDEN LANDS

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MYANMAR, 6 DAYS

Itinerary Summary

Day Place Highlights
Day 1 Bagan Shwezigon Pagoda, Gubyaukgyi Temple, Ananda Temple, Myinkaba Handicraft Village, Manuha Temple, Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery
Day 2-3 Mandalay Mahamuni Golden Buddha, Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) Monastery, Shwe In Bin Monastery, Mingun Boat Trip, U Bein Bridge
Day 4-5 Inle Lake Floating Gardens, Lakeside Village Markets, Intha Leg-rowing Fishermen, Inpawkhon Weaving Village, Intha Heritage House, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda
Day 6 Inle Lake
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Day 1  Bagan

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OVERVIEW:

Spend the day exploring the stunning archaeological zone, home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist pagodas, stupas and temples in the world, with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries.

 

Witness the manufacturing of Myanmar’s most treasured handicrafts with a visit to a lacquerware craftsmen’s workshop in Myinkaba village before ending your day with a climb up to the top of one of the off-the-beaten track pagodas and absorb the stunning view at the sunset over the plains of Bagan, dotted with the spires and towers more than 2000 temples and pagodas.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Shwezigon Pagoda
  • Gubyaukgyi Temple
  • Ananda Temple
  • Myinkaba Handicraft Village
  • Manuha Temple
  • Nat Taung Monastery

Day 2-3  Mandalay

Myanmar Boats at U Bein Mandalay
OVERVIEW:

 

Fly to Mandalay. In the afternoon experience the sights and sounds of the city taking in the Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) Monastery and Shwe In Bin Monastery, as well as visits to a traditional silk workshop and the shop of a Kalaga tapestry craftsman.  Enjoy sunset from the top of Mandalay Hill.

 

Take a morning boat trip on the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River to Mingun and discover the enormous Mingun Paya, the world’s largest uncracked bell and Hsinbyume Paya – a white pagoda. Return to Mandalay in the afternoon and continue on to Amarapura to witness the spectacle of monks returning to their monastery at sunset by walking over the 200-year-old, two-kilometre-long, wooden U Bein Bridge.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Shwe In Bin Monastery
  • Shwenandaw Monastery
  • Kuthodaw Pagoda
  • Mahmuni Golden Buddha
  • Mingun Boat Trip
  • Bagaya Monastery
  • U Bein Bridge
  • Mandalay Hill

Day 4-5  Inle Lake

Myanmar Fisherman Inle Lake
OVERVIEW:

 

After a short flight to Heho, travel by road to Nyaung Shweand and visit Red Mountain Vineyard to taste the Red Mountain Wine of Myanmar and enjoy the serene landscape across the valley and Inle Lake with a backdrop of the hazy mountains.

 

Expore Inle Lake on a long boat and encounter the famous Intha leg-rowing fishermen, floating gardens and local village life, whilst soaking up the magnificent scenery. Visit the weaving village of Inpawkhon and one of the local markets in the region. Enjoy lunch at the Intha Heritage House, a sanctuary for endemic Burmese cats. Stop by a weaving factory to witness how lotus fabric is painstakingly created by hands and visit Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda..

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Local Winery
  • Floating Gardens
  • Floating Gardens
  • Lakeside Village Markets
  • Intha Leg-rowing Fishermen
  • Inpawkhon Weaving Village
  • Intha Heritage House
  • Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda

Day 6  Heho

OVERVIEW:

Transfer to Heho Airport where your trip concludes.

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