MFT 2 Brief Itinerary For 7Days/6Nights
Tour Code (MFT # 2)
Travel Itinerary for 7Days/6Nights
Upon arrival at Yangon Int'l Airport by p.m. flight, you will be
welcomed by a tour guide and transferred to hotel. Dinner (to
own account). Overnight at KANDAWGYI PALACE HOTEL or INYA LAKE
Note * If arriving on morning flight, today, a morning of
sightseeing will include city highlights as shown in the
itineraries of Day 6 and Day 7.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for a.m. flight to fly
to Bagan. Upon arrival, check in the hotel and prowl the
colorful local NYAUNG OO MARKET. And you'll depart on a full day
tour of the most significant pagodas of Bagan including SHWEZI
GON PAGODA, GUBYAUK GYI TEMPLE, HTILO MINLO TEMPLE and ANANDA
TEMPLE. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit one of
Myanmar's treasured handicrafts, a LACQUERWARE WORKSHOP. At
sunset time, you will climb to the summit of a tall, serene
structure and watch panoramic scene of glorious Bagan and the
sun drop into the distant hills. Magical moments! Dinner at a
local restaurant. Overnight at THANDE HOTEL (Riverside).
After breakfast, check out from the hotel to transfer to the
airport for a.m. flight to Mandalay, the country's second city
and cultural center. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. The
sightseeing will begin with a visit to the most revered
religious monument in Mandalay, the MAHA MUNI TEMPLE. Continue
to MANDALAY PALACE, GOLD LEAF INDUSTRY and HANDICRAFTS SHOPS
those sell wood carvings, Burmese marionettes and richly
embroidered tapestries. Visits are also made to SHWE NANDAW
MONASTERY, KUTHODAW PAGODA and view over the city from MANDALAY
HILL when the sun goes down. Lunch and dinner at local
restaurants. Overnight at SEDONA HOTEL or MANDALAY HILL RESORT.
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning it's off to the lovely
countryside around Mandalay to explore two old cities. AMARAPURA
has fine pagodas, ruins of the old palace and shops specializing
in cotton and silk longyis as well as wood and marble carvings.
The U BEIN BRIDGE, a long and meandering structure built of
teak, spans TAUNG THA MAN LAKE. A stroll here is an absolute
delight. You will also have the opportunity to observe the monks
having their last meal of the day in total silence. The SAGAING
HILLS sit above the Ayerwaddy and are the site of crumbling
pagodas and many active shrines. Nearby is the one mile-long Ava
Bridge which was built during British times and was the first
bridge across the country's major waterway. Drive to KAUNG HMU
DAW PAGODA and SILVER SMITH WORKSHOP. Lunch at a local
restaurant. After lunch, boat trip on the Ayerwaddy River to
MINGUN, about 7 miles (1 hour) upriver from Mandalay, with
visits to the MINGUN BELL, weighing 90 tons and claimed as the
largest uncracked bell in the world; the unfinished MINGUN
PAGODA, built as one of the world's largest chedis by King Bodaw
Paya and HSIN PHYUME PAGODA. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight at SEDONA HOTEL or MANDALAY HILL RESORT.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for a.m. flight to Heho.
Upon arrival, proceed by road to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to
Inle Lake (18 miles - 1hr). An excursion by boat on LAKE INLE
will include sights of the famous leg rowers, typical floating
gardens, local methods of fishing, village life and magnificent
sceneries. Full day visits are made to PHAUNG DAW OO PAGODA, the
weaving village of INNPAW KHON, and NGAPHE CHAUNG MONASTERY
(jumping cats). Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner and
overnight at GOLDEN ISLAND COTTAGES.
After breakfast, take the boat ride (1hr) to return to Nyaung
Shwe and drive to Heho Airport to catch a.m. flight. Arrive
Yangon and transfer to hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant. After
lunch, start a tour through Yangon's colonial-style city center
where SULE PAGODA is situated. After a photo stop at KARAWEIK HALL, a "hamsa bird-shaped floating barge" on KANDAW
GYI (ROYAL) LAKE, visit a huge reclining Buddha Image - CHAUK
HTAT GYI PAGODA. At sunset you'll visit the SHWEDAGON PAGODA,
the glistening golden stupa that towers over the capital and
never fails to enchant visitors. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight at KANDAWGYI PALACE HOTEL or INYA LAKE HOTEL.
After breakfast, visit the GLASS BLOWING FACTORY, the NATIONAL
MUSEUM and stroll through the BOGYOKE (SCOTT) MARKET with
hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gem stores. Lunch at
a local restaurant. Car and guide will be on your disposal for
further visits in Yangon until airport transfer for p.m. flight.
Note * If arriving on morning flight on Day 1, transfer to
airport for departure.
** The above program is subject to change without prior notice. **
This is sample itinerary and we can adjust it according to your arrival date & flight and request. You can also change the hotel(s)
and delete the meal programs.