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A Glimpse of Myanmar – 5 days

Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay
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Overview

Overview

A Glimpse of Myanmar Tour 5 days – An overview of Myanmar.
If you have short amount of time but want to visit the highlights of Myanamar, this tour is an ideal option for you. With only five days, you will have a chance to discover from the busiest city of Myanmar – Yangon to the most pre-eminent religious old cities in South East Asia – Bagan, end the trip by visiting Mandalay – the spiritual heart of Burma. Joining us and you will take part in many interesting activities from sight-seeing, friend-making, culture exploring, history discovering to food tasting. How wonderful it is!

Highlights

  • Visit the busiest city of Myanmar and observe the local people life at Bogyoke market.
  • Discover the old charming town Bagan with its famous thousands of temple, and observe the sunset from the highest temple.
  • Visit a typical local market where you can easy to find all Myanmar goods as well as learn about the local people life.
  • Travel to the old capital of Burma and learn more about the Buddhist.
  • Visit Mahagandayon Monastery – the magnificent monastery with more than 3000 monks living and studying here.

Tour Itinerary

Upon arrival at the Yangon International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide and then transfer to the city for the city tour.
Our guide will give you an interesting introduction about the old Colonial-style city Centre. We will visit Chauk-htat-gyi Pagoda – the 6-storey-high Buddha Image and famous for its huge image of Reclining Buddha, the gilded Sule Pagoda – dating back over two thousand years and is said to enshrine a hair of the Buddha. We continue to explore Bogyoke Market, sometimes it called by old British name is Scott Market where the largest selection of Myanmar handicrafts and souvenirs open, you’ll find under several roofs, from lacquerware and Shan shoulder bags to puppets and jewelry. And you will have chance to visit China Town in late evening. We enjoy our welcomed dinner for the very first taste of Burmese cuisine.

Meal: n/a

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will transfer you to the airport to take flight to Bagan in early morning. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel and check in hotel.

We will start to to discover Bagan – the home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. The sightseeing starts with most distinctive pagodas such as Shwezigon Pagoda – a massive reliquary to enshrine a collection of relics, including the Buddha’s frontal and collar bones, Gubyaukgyi Temple – it is opined that the monument belongs to the early 13th century depending on judging by its architectural style and fine frescoes; Ananda Temple – one of the masterpieces surviving and remaining in Bagan and considered to be in the Mon architecture style; Thatbyinnyu Temple – the tallest temple in Bagan with two strorey. Emerging yourself in romantic scenery when the sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Shwesandaw Pagoda (or Bupaya).

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hotel in Bagan

After breakfast at your hotel, we will begin visiting Nyaung Oo market – a typical local market where you can easy to find all Myanmar goods as well as learn about the local people life. Then, we will see Kyansittha Umin, Manuha, Nanbaya, Dhamanyangyi Temple – built by King Narathu in 12th century which displayed the finest brickwork in Bagan. We enjoy a sunset boat that cruise on the Irrawaddy Rive to view the sunset and take the most beautiful pictures in sunset

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hotel in Bagan

In early monring, you will go to Bagan airport to take a domestic flight to Mandalay – the old capital of Burma. Upon arrival, we will drive to Amarapura, the name means “City of Immortality” although its life as Myanmar’s capital was all too brief. Then you will visit Mahagandayon Monastery – the magnificient monastery with more than 3000 monks living and studying here, where you can see hundereds of monks wait in long queues fro their Swan in every morning. We continue to visit the oldest Teak Bridge built in 1782 – U Bein Bridge. Our next stop is Atumashi – “Incomparable Monastery”, Shwenandaw Monastery is well known for it teak carvings of Buddish myths, which adorn its walls and roofs.

In the late afternoon, we will visit Kuthodaw Pagoda – known as the world’s biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures and visit Mandalay Hill to admire the sunset and panoramic view of the City.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hotel in Mandalay

After breakfast, you are free until your departure time. Our driver will take you to Mandalay International Airport for your flight home. Tour ends…

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: n/a

Important Note*

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

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Note*:

  • The price would vary depending on the group size, grade of hotel. Please contact us or book the tour for price in details.
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • Overnights in selected hotels or similar
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicles (including airport pick up & see off)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • 2 Internal flights (Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Mandalay)

Price excludes

  • Meals and services other than those noted in the itinerary
  • Visa fee
  • International flights pre/post tour
  • Laundry, telephone calls, and personal expenditures
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, boat crew, and personal, non-itinerary services

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival date: 25% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 35% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 14 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): FOC (except cost for internal flights)
  • 02 – 10 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate
  • from 11 years old: 100% adult rate

Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double room with two adults

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5 star ratingExcellent company Booked a short trip -collected from Bagan and taken to POL via Mount Popa. The following day went to Goteik viaduct on the train via a market and returned to POL via car. The day after went around the colonial... read more

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5 star ratingAmazing Tour Company We booked an 8 day tour of Myanmar through Hannah (Hmwe Hmwe) who was excellent throughout the whole process, answering all my emails and queries beforehand.She met us on arrival and had arranged our hotel room to be decorated (Tawin... read more

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5 star ratingHighly Recommend! In February we needed assistance booking 3 domestic flights in Myanmar using our American credit card. Taking the advice of a fellow traveler, we contacted the agent based in Yangon, Myanmar. Not only was Hmwe Hmwe, (Hannah) with this travel... read more

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5 star ratingBrilliant short trip Contacted the agent for a quote and was pleased with response. I had quite a thorough list of what I wanted to do and Hme Hme responded promptly. She made a couple of minor amendments which were much better than... read more

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5 star ratingInformative and enjoyable! Travelled to Yangon and Bagan with family members. Our guide in Yangon, Spring, was friendly and had lots of good suggestions and recommendations. He was entertaining, personable and informative. Linn in Bagan was very polite and informative. He brought... read more

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