Arrival Yangon in the morning and welcomed by your guide from Global Hawk Co., Ltd. who will greet you with a pack of welcome gift which includes a small souvenir, Myanmar Map and some stamped postcards of Myanmar’s sceneries. After check in and refreshing, we start our tours at the city center where you will see how people of different faiths and cultures live together in harmony and peace for centuries. From afar, you’ll be taken to the old colonial part of downtown Yangon; the 'Botataung Hair Relic Pagoda' on the bank of Yangon River. Continue exploring along the colonial area, you can spot a pagoda shinning with pure gold plates on, that is the 2000-year-old Sule pagoda. Just beside it, you can see the beautiful Bengali Sunni Jameh Mosque and then on the other side is the Immanuel Baptist church which was built in 1885. Then two minutes away by walk, you will reach the Ganesha Hindu Temple. Last but not least, the 120 years old Musmeah Yeshua Jewish Synagogue is about 5 minutes’ walk from Sula Pagoda. An afternoon tour commences with the World Famous Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the wonders of the world with its amazing mix of pavilions, stupas, Buddha images and bells. Lunch & Dinner at the local restaurant and Overnight in Yangon.
DAY 02: Yangon – Bagan by AM flight
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport for Bagan. Arrive at Nyaung U airport and you’ll be taken to Shwezigon Pagoda a prototype of later Myanmar stupa. Then, visit the Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek cross and Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes. Lunch at the local restaurant (Teak House).
Afternoon sightseeing tour continues with visits to Rattanware and lacquerware industry where you can study traditional Myanmar handicraft making. Then you will visits to Manuha Temple with gigantic Buddha images, a captive king's impression of life in prison; Nanpaya, an Early-style temple with the finest stone carvings. Although it has spots lights installed, it would be safer to bring your own touch as electricity supply can be shut-off from time to time. Continue to watch an unforgettable sunset view with the boat along the heart of Ayeyarwaddy River.
Dinner at the local restaurant (Nanda) with Traditional Puppet show and Overnight in Hotel, (B/L/D)
DAY 03: Bagan
After breakfast morning sightseeing tour begins with a Stroll around Minnanthu Village to observe the lifestyle of the locals. By viewing some workshops likes sliver wea in nearby Minnanthu village, where you get to appreciate the real meaning of “Hand Made”. All the small details are drawn free hand and it takes months to finish a small item but years for a large one. You won’t really appreciate the workmanship until you see how they do it! Lunch at local restaurant (Mimosa). Then visit the highest temple of Bagan “Thatbyinnyu”. Then to Dhammayangyi, a massive temple with the finest brickwork, and Sulamuni temple where you can see fine frescos from 18th century Kone Baung era and it also has a beautiful back round history so make sure you get that. Late afternoon, we recommend you to take Horse Cart Riding to see around villages. Dinner at the local restaurant (Sunset Garden Restaurant) and Overnight in Hotel. (B/L/D)
(In Bagan there are more than 2000 temples & stupas. Indeed it is difficult to cover all temples within a limited time. Therefore we have carefully selected only some major temples for you in order to avoid hectic tourism. But if you want to see more temples, just let your guide or driver knows. They can show you as many temples as possible within your stay.)
DAY 04: Bagan – Mt. Popa
After breakfast, we will visit Mt. Popa, an extinct Vocalno with the spectacular views and the birthplace of Myanmar Nats (spirits). At the foot of the mountain, you could observe Nat Shrine contains a display of mannequin-like figures representing the 37 Nat and is a major pilgrimage destination. Stop at a local palm tree plantation and a typical Local Village. This relaxing break will give you the chance to observe the local working life. Lunch at local restaurant (Traditional Cuisine). Bagan is a perfect place to do your own exploration. So we leave you to be on your own today. Take a Bike or Horse cart or simply just walk with your own pace or you can just relax at the hotel to enjoy your holiday with full privacy. Bagan is always amazing!
Dinner at the Amata Hotel’ Ayeyarwaddy Fine Dining Restaurant with Traditional Dancing shows and Overnight at Hotel. (B/L/D)
DAY 05: Bagan - Yangon
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Yangon. Arrive in Yangon at terminal 3. Your international flights will be at terminal 1 or 2. Your exciting sightseeing tour of Yangon begins with Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image which is so impressive with handmade glass eyes and detail food prints. And then shopping at Bogyoke market (Scott market), it is a busy market which was built in 1926 and there have over 2000 shops selling fashion, jewelry and souvenirs. Don’t forget to bargain when you buy jewelry and more importantly, be sure to buy from a licensed shop which can provide you with a certificate so you don’t have a problem with the customs at the airport. After shopping, drive to the International airport for your departure.
Please do not forget to change back your local money. Money changers in other countries do not handle Myanmar money.
Note: Bogyoke (Scott) market is close on Monday and gazette holidays.
Tour price is USD 00.00 per person. (Based on Double Sharing for 2 pax)
4 nights accommodation at Luxurious hotel with Breakfast (DBL sharing)
Airport Transfer & Sightseeing with A/C Saloon car (3 Seaters for 2 pax)
2 ways Domestic flight fares with private airlines.
English Station Guide
Welcome, drink on your arrival and flower basket in the room.
Welcomed gift with postcard and a traditional souvenir on your arrival.
Purify drinking water and Snow tower along the trip (except in restaurant)
International flight fare and airport tax
Drinks, Tips, Personal expenses, and Insurance
Any other item not mentioned in the above service
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