Yangon Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 488

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Day 1: Yangon

Welcome to Burma! Upon arrival at Yangon airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight: Green Hill Hotel

Day 2: Yangon - Bagan

Take an early morning flight to Bagan - nothing can quite prepare you for the spectacular sight of stupa-upon-stupa that fills the green plains of Bagan. After being met by your local quide visit the beautiful golden Shwezigon Pagoda before visiting key temples in the area. Later visit a local lacquer workshop to see how local craftsmen skillfully prepare Bagan’s most famous handicraft. At sunset climb to the top of Shwesandaw stupa to enjoy magnificent views over Pagan's temples and the Ayeyarwady River. Overnight: Bagan Thande Hotel

Day 3: Bagan

Enjoy a day trip to the village of Salay and Mount Popa. 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 Thande Hotel

Day 4: Bagan - Yangon

After breakfast fly back to Yangon, upon arrival you will be welcomed by a local English speaking guide. Your sightseeing today includes Kabar Aye Pagoda, Mahapasana Cave,a replica of the Satta Panni cave in India where the first Buddhist Synod (council) took place. Yangon’s colonial style buildings including Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence Monument, City Hall and High Court. In the evening, visit the magnificent Shwedagon pagoda, a famous landmark of Myanmar. Overnight: Green Hill Hotel

Day 5: Yangon

Sadly your tour comes to an end today, you will be transferred back to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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