Yangon and Bagan are two famous cities in Myanmar. They are well- known for the ancient pagodas, traditional villages as well as other beautiful sites. Joining in our 8 day tour is a great chance for you to cover all these highlights. You can climb up to the Mt. Popa and enjoy the spectacular view of the plain below. In addition, you can also make a pilgrimage to the Shwezegon Pagoda, Ananda Temple where you can observe monks giving worship and doing daily activities.
|Day 1||Yangon – Pyay||Fly to Yangon, explore the highlights of the city, and move to Pyay.||N/A|
|Day 2||Pyay||Visit local markets, museums, and stupas in Pyay, enjoy the sunset...||B|
|Day 3||Pyay - Magway||Move to Magway, and explore the charming beauty of Thit Yar Kaut...||B|
|Day 4||Magway - Mt. Popa||Ride to Mt.Popa, and relax at the beautiful Mount Popa Mountain...||B|
|Day 5||Mt. Popa – Bagan||Visit village, witnessing the unusual spirit worship of the nats, and...||B|
|Day 6||Bagan - Biking the Temples||Visit Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezegon pagoda, Ananda Temple, and a local...||B|
|Day 7||Bagan - Myitche – Pakokku - Bagan.||Visit Myitche village, local market, and cruise back to Bagan.||B|
|Day 8||Bagan Departure||Take a departure flight.||B|
Fly to Yangon, explore the highlights of the city, and move to Pyay.
Welcome to Yangon, the former capital city of Myanmar. Before boarding the “71 up” train for the comfortable 5-6 hour journey to Pyay, we spend the morning exploring the highlights of the city. You can easily see that Yangon’s infrastructure is undeveloped compared to those of other major cities in Southeast Asia, but it has the largest number of colonial buildings in the region today. Besides, tourists will be fascinated by the lush green park, picturesque lakes, and the charming people.
Stay overnight in Pyay.
Visit local markets, museums, and stupas in Pyay, enjoy the sunset from the top of Shwesandaw Paya.
After breakfast at hotel, we start our first day of riding in Pyay. Located on the Ayeyarwady River, Pyay is home to more than gilded pagodas, especially the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Also, about a kilometer and a half from the highway turnoff by the old palace side stands a small museum and a map of the area. Inside the museum is a collection of artifacts collected from Srikshetra exacavations. Besides, we will take a visit to the local markets where sell cotton and silk, the famous product of the Burmese.
Stay overnight in Pyay.
Move to Magway, and explore the charming beauty of Thit Yar Kaut Village.
Today, we start by the morning ride along flat roads and pass through scenic villages on the way to Magway. Then we ship into a car at near Thit Yar Kaut Village and start a half day of exploring this charming riverside town. Besides, you can refresh your body and mind at the Irrawaddy River for tomorrow’s challenging ride.
Stay overnight in Magway.
Ride to Mt.Popa, and relax at the beautiful Mount Popa Mountain Resort.
After a deep sleep at hotel, we are ready for a 90 kilometer ride to Mt.Popa , Myanmar’s most famous nat shrine. Almost 5000 feet high with 777 steps leading to the top, it is a fantastic trip into the heart and soul of this ultra religious country and region. Let’s soak your body in the cool water swimming pool at the beautiful Mount Popa Mountain Resort. Also, enjoy the views of surrounding plains.
Stay overnight at Mt. Popa.
Visit village, witnessing the unusual spirit worship of the nats, and return to Bagan.
On the way back to Bagan, we will take visits to villages. In the morning, it would be interesting if we joined the locals with a walk to the top of Mount Popa. Here, we can observe the unusual spirit worship of the nats. We also stop at another local village to enjoy lunch. Arrive in Bagan and check in hotel.
Stay overnight in Bagan
Visit Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezegon pagoda, Ananda Temple, and a local handicraft center.
After breakfast at hotel, we start a full day of discovering Bagan. Our starting place is Nyaung Oo Market where you can see the locals in their traditional exchanging their goods and products bustling. Then, we take a temple visit to Shwezigon pagoda and Ananda Temple. Ananda Temple is one of the most surviving masterpieces of the Mon architecture. It is also the adiacent brick monastery from the early Bagan era with well- preserved murals.
In the afternoon, we go to a local handicraft center to witness the making process of lacquer ware. Complete the day with the spectacular views over Bagan's temples and the Ayeyarwady River.
Stay overnight in Bagan.
Visit Myitche village, local market, and cruise back to Bagan.
In the morning, we cross the waters of the Irrawady to the typical village of Myitche. Here, we will take a visit to the local market to discover the colorful life of the ethnic minority people. Enjoy lunch at Pakokku and then cruise back to Bagan on a private boat. Then, we spend the rest of the day sightseeing and shopping at Bangan city.
Stay overnight in Bagan.
Take a departure flight.
We have a last morning at Myanmar to relax until your departure flight time. End of tour services.
Meals7 breakfasts, lunch, dinner
TransportTrain, Bikking, Car
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