4 days / Yangon & surroundings
The 4 day tour takes you to visit Yangon with The great Sule pagoda and to surrounding areas of Yangon. Best way to experience the ordinary life in Myanmar.
Day 1: Yangon / Arrival
Arrival in Yangon. Transferred to hotel. Explore every corner of Sule Pagoda. Evening great sunset at marvellous Shwedagon pagoda.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon. (L)
Day 2: Bago
Drive to Bago. Visit KyaikkhatWyne Monestery, Bago market, Shwemawdaw Pagoda, weaving factory in Mon village, Kanbawzathardi Palace.
Back to Yangon, overnight at hotel.(B,L)
Day 3: Thanlyin
Drive to Thanlyin. Visit to Ancient Portuguese Church, local market, Yele Pagoda. Visit workshop and market on the way back to Yangon.
Overnight in Yangon. (B,L)
Day 4: Yangon
Visit Chauk Htat Gyi, then go shopping at Bogyoke Aung San market.
Transfer to Airport for your departure flight. (B)
Day 1: Yangon
Upon arrival in Yangon International Airport by morning flight, our experienced guide will welcome the clients at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After hotel check – in and refreshment, start orientation tour in Yangon including Sule Pagoda (Land Mark in city centre), Legend said that it is 2,000 years old and the central stupa is said to enshrine a hair of the Buddha. Every corner around Sule Pagoda on a walking tour, you will discover a unique charm of Yangon with its old colonial architectature buildings such as City Hall, High Court, etc.
Enjoy great sunset at marvellous Shwedagon pagoda & its pagoda bazaar. The massive and magnificent gold-encrusted Shwedagon Pagoda (100 meter high), is one of the wonders of the world. It was built 2500 years ago and enshrined with hair relics of the Buddha and a place to meet devoted Buddhists at meditation and pray.
Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon – Bago – Yangon
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning drive to Bago and sightseeing includes: Shwemawdaw Pagoda, stands as a landmark of Bago and it is the highest pagoda in Mon state with the elevation of 114 meter high, built over 2000 years ago; Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha which is one of the most elegant reclining Buddha images, stretching 55 meter long and 16 meter high and was built during 9th century.The excavation site and restoration work at Kanbawza Thadi which is noted for the famous palace of King Bayinnaung (1551 – 1581 AD) and Four giant Buddha images of Pagoda (28 meter high), built by King Damazedi in 15th century a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaves and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. The gold-plated boulder is said to maintain its balance thanks to a single hair of the Buddha being enshrined inside the pagoda and offering one of the most stunning panoramas of the entire Myanmar.
In the evening drive back to Yangon and you can visit Htaukkyant Allied War Cemetery on the way. Arrive Yangon and transfer to the hotel.Overnight in Yangon.
Day 3: Yangon – Thanlyin – Yangon
Breakfast at the hotel. You will be transferred to Thanlyin (Syriam), a major port and an important trading centre in the 17th century under the Portuguese. It is a sub-urban town and situated at the confluence of the Yangon and Bago Rivers; 21 km south-east of Yangon and about 45 minutes drives across the 2.4 km Yangon – Thanlyin Bridge. Places of interest include Old Portuguese building which was constructed in 1750; Kyaik Khauk Pagoda, it is an imposing golden stupa which is over 2000 years old; and Kyaik Hmaw Wun Yele Pagoda on a small island in the middle of river at Kyauktan, 12 km south-east of Thanlyin. Return back to Yangon and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 4: Yangon – Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, your day in Yangon starts with Chauk Htat Gyi, a huge reclining Buddha image – housed in a large metal – roofed shed. The feet of the Buddha wear a very readable with the 108 sacred marks. Definitely not miss this colossal image. And then go shopping to Bogyoke Aung San market (formerly Scott Market), where you can find wide range of souvenirs, handicraft shops, gems and jewelry famous for their qualities. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Registration formalities, customs and police. Boarding and taking off on flight to your destination.
Tour price: USD per person.
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Tour price includes:
- 3 night accommodation
- Meals mentioned
- Transportation mentioned in itinerary
- Entrance Fees & Zone Fees
- English speaking guide
- Government tax & service tax
- Visa Fees & Travels insurance
- Personal expenses
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