05-days Myanmar Travel booking
This program offers great chance to observe Pindaya Caves noted for its thousands of Buddha statues and to enjoy a lovely boat excursion on well-known Inle Lake. Floating villages, Lotus-petal robe weaving looms, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, jumping cats monastery, and many more attractions await for you.
Day 1. Arrival to Yangon & Sightseeing (L/D)
Upon arrival to Yangon Airport, our company guide welcome you and take you to your hotel. Once you are ready, Sightseeing starts! Sightseeing includes Sule Pagoda at first. You will see many watch- repairers and photo-shop and Astrologer Palmist Shop around the Pagoda, City Hall and other colonial buildings. Continue to BOTATAUNG PAGODA, named after the 1000 military leaders who escorted relics of the Buddha from India over 2000 years ago. Visit CHAUKHTATGYI PAGODA, the reclining Buddha in Yangon. Finally, continue to the SHWEDAGON PAGODA, the highlight of any visit to Yangon. Towering over the city, this pagoda is the most sacred place in the country, built to house eight hair relics of the Buddha. The Shwedagon and surrounding shrines are at their most beautiful during the sunset hour, as the golden stupa reflects the changing colors of twilight. Overnight in hotel.
Note: Transfer by Car
Day 2. Yangon- Heho- Pindaya ( B/L/D )
After breakfast at hotel, our driver shall take you to the Airport for a domestic flight to Heho. Upon arrival, our guide shall pick you up and take you to Pindaya on a private car. Located at 1164-m above sea level, and overlooking the Shwe U Min Paya, Pindaya is famous for its extensive limestone caves, full of Buddha images (approximately 8,000). After visiting mentioned limestone caves, visit will continue to the picturesque Boutaloke Lake and the impressive banyan trees lined up at the base of the Pindaya hill. Later, we shall continue to Hgnatpyawtaw, a Danu village is at the end of these trees. Overnight in hotel.
Note: Transfer by Flight, Car
Day 3. Pindaya- Inle Lake (B/L/D )
After breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick up at the hotel and take you by car to Nyaung Shwe. This village is located next to Inle Lake, and from Nyaung Shwe wharf, you shall be transferred by boat to your hotel. Right after, once you are ready, the boat excursion in Inle Lake starts! Floating villages, Lotus-petal robe weaving looms, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda (the most venerable pagoda on the lake, it hosts 5 images of Buddha completely gilded) , jumping cats monastery, and many more attractions await for you. Of course, there shall be a lunch break to rest and recover. Late evening, when the sun sets, you shall be taken back to your hotel. On the way back, you shall enjoy a beautiful sunset from the lake. Overnight in hotel
Note: Transfer by Flight, Car, Boat
Day 4. Inle & Indein Sightseeing (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel and then get on our boat to visit one of Inle Lake colourful markets! You may want to know that, every weekly day the market is hosted in a different location. Visiting the market truly is an unique experience, one can see people from different ethnic groups and tribes, wearing their traditional attire their trading at the market… Looking at their dress, you shall be able to recognize some ethnic groups such as Pa-O, Danu and Intha. After visiting the market, you are welcome to enjoy a boat trip on Inle Lake calm waters and its beautiful natural landscape. Lake’s calm waters are
dotted with floating vegetation and fishing canoes, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect backdrop. Al over the lake, you shall see Inle lake famous “leg rowers” – the Intha fishermen people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. In the afternoon, right after lunch, our boat tour to Indein, at the western end of the Lake, where over a thousand temples await you. Trip goes thourgh narrow long long channel where you watch the farmers cultivate their veggies, please check on the tomatoes! This ride is one of the most scenic boat tours on Lake Inle. On the way back to the hotel, late in the evening, you shall be delighted with a beautiful sunset. Overnight at the hotel.
Note: Transfer by Boat
Day 5. Inle- Heho- Yangon Departure (B/L)
After breakfast at the hotel, our driver shall pick you up and take you to the Airport for a domestic flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, our driver shall take you to your hotel. Once you are ready, Yangon sightseeing continues! We shall take you to Chauk Htatt Kyi, while the name means “six story building” this temple is famous for it’s huge reclining Buddha Image. Later, we shall continue to Bogyoke Aung San market (formerly known Scott Market), where you can find wide range of souvenirs, handicraft shops, gems and then transfer to the airport for return flight. Arrive home with wonderful souvenirs & sweet memories of your memorable holiday.
Note: Transfer by Flight, Car