Bagan Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 210

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Day 1: Yangon

Arrive Yangon Airport and after a warm welcome transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight - Yangdon (Driver only)

Day 2: Yangon - Bagan

Fly to Bagan to explore its astounding temple filled plain. En route to your hotel visit the beautiful golden Shwezigon Pagoda and the 13th century Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with its lovely frescoes. Afternoon sightseeing includes key temples and a Burmese lacquerware factory before an evening excursion to Ananda, Bagan’s finest and most revered temple. Overnight - Bagan

Day 3: Bagan

Enjoy a day trip to the village of Salay and Mount Popa today. Salay is home to many active monasteries including the impressive Yoke-son Monastery and its famous wood carvings. Mystical Mount Popa, is an extinct volcano which is believed to be the abode of spirits. 777 winding steps are carved into the side of the mountain, taking pilgrims up to the striking Popa Taungkalat monastery which sits atop the mountain. Overnight - Bagan

Day 4: Bagan - Mandalay

Fly to Mandalay, former capital of the Burmese Empire and spend the day exploring the city sights including the incredible golden Buddha of Mahamuni Paya. Then enjoy spectacular sunset views of the city from Mandalay Hill. Overnight - Mandalay

Days 5-6: Mandalay - Inle Lake

After a flight to Heho, transfer to picturesque Pindaya, located on the shores of Lake Pindaya to explore its remarkable caves which contain over 9000 Buddha statues before driving on to Nyaung Shwe. The following day discover the delights of beautiful Lake Inle on a boat trip. See the stilted houses and various cottage industries of the Intha people and visit the famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda. Overnight - Nyaung Shwe

Day 7: Inle Lake - Yangon

This morning visit Indein Pagoda, an incredible collection of weathered stupas dating back to the 13th century before flying to Yangon. Overnight - Yangon

Day 8: Yangon

After breakfast, morning visit Kabar Aye Pagoda, which is significant for its Sixth Synod which was held in its large compound in 1954, Mahapasana Cave, located in the same compound if the time permitted and photo stop at the heart of Yangon such as City Hall, High Court and many colonial style buildings, Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon's waterfront, shopping in Bogyoke (Scott) Market- a shopping market with more than 2000 shops selling all kinds of products but of special mention is the beautiful exotic “Shan Bag” velvet slippers, lacquer ware and all sorts of handicraft and also visit to the souvenir shop. Over night Yangon (note: Bogyoke market is closed on every Monday.)

Day 9: Yangon

Your Burmese adventure comes to an end as your are transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (Driver Only)