Inle Lake Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 302

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Day 1: Yangon

Welcome to Burma! Upon arrival we will pick you up from the airport and your sightseeing begins by visiting Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda, Kabar Aye Pagoda, Mahapasana Cave, located in the same compound and then photo stop at the heart of Yangon such as Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence Monument, City Hall, High Court and many colonial style buildings. We recommend you to walk along the street Pansodan, in which he will find the beautiful buildings of Post office and the Senate. In the evening, visit the magnificent Shwedagon pagoda, landmark of Myanmar and one of the greatest wonders of the world.

Day 2: Yangon - Bagan

Early morning transfer without guide to Yangon airport for flight to Bagan. Full day Bagan sightseeing tour with a visit to Nyaung U local market, the golden pagoda of Shwezigon pagoda and 12th century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansitta "Cave" temple. Continue to Gubyaukgyi, Htilominlo and pass through Tharaba Gateway into Old Bagan. In the afternoon, visit Manuha Temple with gigantic Buddha images, Ananda temple, Thatbuinnyu known as ": temple of omniscience", Dhamayangyi and Mingalarzedi.

Day 3: Bagan

Early morning visit to Sulamani, Lemethna temple, three shrines of Payathonzu and Nandamanya temple. Take a break from temples and wander through the village of Minnanthu to see how the local people live. In the afternoon, visit Abeyardanar temple, Nanpaya temple, Buddha images in Manuha's pagoda, stop at Myazedi stupa. In the evening, enjoy sunset at one of the temple or pagodas.

Day 4: Bagan

Today is free to relax or explore independently (no guide or transportation).

Day 5: Bagan - Inle Lake

Early morning transfer to airport for fly to Heho. You have to take a scenic route to Nyaung Shwe Jetty by traveling the uphill and winding road over the Shan Plateau. Enjoy a boat ride for the remainder of the day. Start with a visit the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, next must see stop is Nga Phe Chaung Monastery and visit to local silverware workshop. Overnight Golden Island Cottages Hotel (2.5 star) or similar.

Day 6: Inle Lake

Visit Indein village, located at the western side of the lake. Passing Nyaung Ohak Monastery, you finally will reach the impressive Shwe Indein Pa-O complex. From the hillside you have great view over the lake area. You also have an option to see “Padaung peoples” which well knows as “Long-neck women”. On the way back to the boat, walk through a romantic bamboo forest at the riverside, where you may observe local people having a bath. On the way you can visit Myaynigone village and Lotus fiber weaving factory (Ann's). Overnight Golden Island Cottages Hotel (2.5 star) or similar.

Day 7: Inle Lake - Yangon

This morning fly back to Yangon. Then shopping in the Bogyoke market formerly "Scott market", where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares and so on. In the late afternoon, visit Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon's waterfront, Nanthida Jetty to see the Yangon river life that offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors and photo opportunities and China town market selling fresh fruits, flowers and local delicacies.

Day 8: Yangon - Ngapali

Morning fly to Thandwe beach for Ngapali Beach. On arrival, the hotel shuttle bus will welcome with your name board then transfer to the hotel with other peoples who will stay at this hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight Silver Beach Hotel or similar.

Days 9-12: Ngapali

The next few days are free for you to relax or explore independently (no guide or transportation). Overnight Silver Beach Hotel or similar.

Day 13: Ngapali

Sadly your last day with us, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Yangon.