RGN65INL – 6D5N The Gems of Myanmar

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This five night six day trip to Myanmar will take you to the most popular places in the country. The tour will start in Yangon where you can get up close and personal with the people and their culture. Next stop is Bagan, once called the “city of four million pagodas” here you can witness first hand the importance of Buddhist religion. Our last stop is Inle Lake. You won’t believe the way things are done here. Everything from floating gardens and markets to local fishermen rowing their boat with their leg. Inle is sure to leave a life long impression. Lastly we will return to Yangon for your flight home. 

Welcome to Myanmar! 
Upon arrival at the airport and after you clear customs, you will be greeted by a representative and transferred to your hotel. Along the way you will quickly realize that Yangon is like no other city of its size in all of Southeast Asia. Yangon is the commercial capital of Myanmar and has a population of over five million. After check in at your hotel and a brief freshening up we will begin your tour of the city. As we ride to the colonial part of downtown for a walking tour you will get a sense of the city and its people. The lush green park, picturesque lakes, and the charming people give Yangon a great reputation of beauty. After a tour of downtown we will begin to see the highlights of the city. We will start off by visiting the Chaukhtatgyi Temple which houses the biggest reclining Buddha image in Southeast Asia. At first sight you will just say “wow” and it will leave a lifelong impression. Afterwards we will head to the National Museum where you can wander around and see precious artifacts as well as learn about the culture and lifestyle of the country. The giant Shwedagon Pagoda may have caught your attention at some point during the day, and we has saved the best site for last. This evening you will get the chance to experience this awe inspiring pagoda during sunset. The richness of the colors and surrounding atmosphere will leave you breathless. After a long day you will be transferred to your hotel for a good nights sleep. 
Overnight at Yangon.

Breakfast at hotel.
Today will begin with an early morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Bagan. This city has the largest area of temples, pagodas, stupas, and ruins in the entire world. Bagan is one of the most culturally historic places in Myanmar as well as a main hub for Buddhist studies. Its deep rooted culture and sites makes it one of the holiest cities in all of Asia and it can be compared with that of the Jerusalem. 
Upon arrival you will quickly realize why Bagan used to be called "the city of four million pagodas". After checking in at your hotel we will begin the tour of the city. THere are too many temples to visit in one trip, but we assure insider access to the most astounding temples which are Shwezigon pagoda, Ananda, Gubyaukgyi Htilominlo and Sulamani temple. Your provided guide will be sure to give you all the different aspects, architectural styles, and history of each temple visited, so visiting multiple temples in one day will never get old. This evening you can enjoy a cruise on the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. This will provide you with excellent views of the amazing archaeological sites as well as the local people going about their daily lives before the sun goes down.
Overnight in Bagan. (Breakfast)

DAY 3      BAGAN
Breakfast at hotel.
Today you will have your choice of travel arrangements. You can take a pony cart ride that will which will guide you up and down the small dirt roads where you can get a different viewpoint of the ancient sites, or for those feeling a little more active we can arrange for you to hire bikes to get a real feel of the desert landscape. Your final choice which most prefer is a private air-con equipped car with driver. No matter which way you choose to see this city, we assure you won’t be let down. For those wishing to get a birds eye view of the temples, be sure to book a hot air balloon ride. We promise you won’t be disappointment.
This evening we will take you to the top of one of the highest temples where you can observe the magical sunset. You’re sure to get goose bumps from the astonishing view of the thousands of temples that dot landscape, and we assure that you can’t get this experience anywhere else in the world. Let your imagination take you back in time as you relax and watch the temples vanish before your eyes.
Overnight in Bagan. (Breakfast)

DAY 4      BAGAN – INLE 

Breakfast at hotel.  

Today will start with an early morning transfer to the airport for you flight to Heho which is the gateway to the Southern Shan State. Upon arrival you will notice that the weather here is much nicer than that of the southern part of Myanmar, and that is because the elevation of this town is nearly 3000 feet above sea level. To get to our destination of Inle Lake we will embark on a one hour drive that will take us through the lush green countryside of the Shan Hills. This journey will not bore you because on the way we will stop at the family owned Shan paper umbrella workshop and you can witness first hand the amazing hand craft skill that goes into making the umbrellas. We will also stop at the Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery which is a fascinating building made of teak wood.

Upon arrival at Inle Lake you will be taken by boat where you can check into your hotel. After check in you will be chauffeured via long tail boat around this spectacular 22k fresh water lake that is fed by hundreds of mountain streams. You will get to see the amazing beauty of this lake that is filled with a way of life like nowhere else. From floating gardens and villages to lakeside pagodas, Inle Lake is sure to be the destination in Myanmar that you treasure the most.

Overnight in Inle. (Breakfast)  

DAY 5      INLE

Breakfast at hotel.  

After breakfast you will start your full day of sightseeing around the lake. We will begin at the local market where you can witness the local hill tribe people coming down the mountain to sell their handmade goods. We will then continue to explore the lake and you will get to witness the wondrous balancing act of the leg-rowing Inthas. It is something that you must see to be able to describe. You will also get up close to the local fishermen who use traditional and unique methods to catch fish. Inle Lake is the home of the holiest Phaungdawoo Pagoda, and you are sure to some of the most extraordinary images of Buddah. Finish up the day on the lake with a pleasant sunset surrounded by mountains.

Overnight in Inle. (Breakfast)


Breakfast at hotel.

Say goodbye to the marvelous Inle Lake as you head back to the airport for your flight to Yangon. If time permits before your departure flight, be sure to visit the famous Bogyoke market where you can shop for treasures from all around Myanmar. If that does not fancy you than head to Chinatown and walk around to get a different feel of the city. When your time is up, head to Yangon International Airport to catch your flight. Be sure to say goodbye to Myanmar, but not forever because were sure you will be back for more. (Breakfast)


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