12 Days Classical Routes & Eastern Shan State Kengtong

12 Days Tour

Yangon Bagan Mount Popa Mandalay Kengtong Pindaya Inle Lake

Classical Routes

&

Eastern Shan State Kengtong

 

A unique holiday plan in Myanmar for your memorable experience with fun, excitements and discovery of historic culture, traditions and way of lives  well known classical destinations, Yangon, Bagan , Mandalay, ancient cities of Ava and Sagaing,  and a Day cruise on Ayerwaddy river, Scenic Shan state city of Kyaing Tong , well known for its scenic beauty and colorful hill tribes, still untouched by tourism and complete the tour at world's popular Inle Lake.

 

 
Tour Code           :                SJP Heritage 001

Tour Route          :                Yangon Pindaya Inle Lake Kengtong Mandalay Sagaing Ava Bagan  Mt Popa

Tour Category      :               Cultural & Nature, History & Traditions of different colorful tribes, Leisure

Tour Service        :               Hotel Accommodation, Domestic flights, Private transportation as in itinerary, Boat fare

Tour Season        :               All year Round

Price From           :              1400 USD per person ( Minimum - 2 person)

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1   Yangon                                                                                                                                   Met  on arrival and transfer to hotel. Proceed for an Orientation tour in Yangon discovering the Old Yangon mixed in modern culture. Visit to famous Shwedagon Pagoda famous worldwide golden stupa, and observe locals Buddhists come to worship at different corners. Then to historic temples and evening stroll along Pansodan street and Lively China town .Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2   Yangon-Bagan                                                                                                                                             Breakfast and early morning transfer to airport for a short flight to Bagan. Check in hotel after arrival and proceed for touring. . Then proceed Excursion to historic temples and andvisit  lacquer ware workshops to learn about the laborious process required in it's making and decoration. Complete your tour with a relaxing panoramic sunset view over from one of the pagoda platforms.

Day 3  Bagan –Mt Popa-Bagan
Breakfast at hotel.  Drive to Mt. Popa, is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Myanmar about 50 km (31 mi) southeast of Bagan which is an extinct volcano that is estimated to have erupted for the final time, over three hundred and twenty thousand years ago. Popa is popularly recognized as an abode of many "Nats"( (Spirit). "Nats" (spirits of ancient ancestors) belived to dwell in various parts of the mountain. It is the worship center for  spirit believers and "nat shrines", leg- ends, rituals, ceremonial offerings, annual representative festivals, and the never- ending stream of pilgrims and believers in mysticism are to be observed.  Back to Bagan in the afternoon. Proceed for sightseeing if time allowed. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 4   Bagan-Mandalay ( Day Cruise)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Jetty for Public boat to Mandlaay along Ayerwaddy river. The 7-8 hours voyage will provide enjoyable one exploring the way of lives along the river. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel. Leisure and overnight.


Day 5  Mandalay-Amarapura-Sagaing-Ava-Mandalay
After breakfast at Hotel, Proceed to ancient city, Amarapura. Visit the famous U Bein Bridge and proceed to Sagaing. With 600 ivory colored pagodas and monasteries, Sagaing Hill is generally seen as the spiritual hub of Myanmar Buddhists.Then proceed for ancient royal capital Innwa and visit the famous old fort. Then back to Mandalay and proceed sightseeing if time allowed. Overnight in Mandalay.


Day 6   Mandalay-Kentong

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for  flight to Kengtong, transfer to Hotel. As time allowed, sight seeing in Kyaing Tong starts with Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, housing Mandalay Style Buddha image. Proceed to Shan Lacquerware. Tourists who are fond of lacquerware can purchase desirable lacquerware of high quality. Then visit Standing Buddha image, (the place where Kyaing Tong was founded about one thousand years ago), Hot spa, Akha centre village and R.C.M church. Sunset on the One tree Hill where a lone, 245 years old Kanyin-byu (Diptero carpus Spp) tree stands. The tree was planted by Alaungmintaya, the founder of Third Myanmar Empire. And then come back to the pottery village "Yan Gone" to observe the handicraft earthen pots of shan tribe. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7  Kengtong                                                                                                                                                       Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to Lwe tribe villages. Drive appr. 2 hrs on the road to Maila, a border town at the Chinese Border. From there it will take a ½hours hike to Wan Nyut village, one of the Loi tribe villages. The Loi preferring to live in a huge long houses, including at least 5 families. Before visiting the Loi there is an old monastery, a very beautiful one and very different form the other monasteries. One hour from there is another Loi village (Wan Seng). Scenery is beautiful and hiking is not difficult. Return to Kyaing Tong appr. at 17:00. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8
   Kengtong-Heho-Pindaya
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Met on arrival and drive to Pindaya. a small quiet town perched on the bank of the placid Pone Ta lote Lake. The Pindaya cave, containing thousands of Buddha images, is one of the interesting destinations in Inlay region. Visit famous Pindaya Cave and traditional home industries. Overnight in Pindaya.

Day 9  Pindaya-Inle
After breakfast, Proceed to Nyaungshwe , the main town having direct access to Inle Lake via 4-miles (6lm) long canal,  the second largest natural lake in Myanmar situated 1320 meter above the sea level among the hazy blue mountains. The lake's shore and islands bear 17 villages on stilts, inhabited by Intha people famous for their  unique leg-rowing techniques. Transfer to Hotel by boat and overnight.

Day 10 Inle-Inddaing-Inle
Breakfast at Hotel.Proced sightseeing to Inndaing, a historical site famous for thousands of ancient stupas and temples built during 12th and 13th centuries. The panoramic view of the village offers a tranquility and peaceful environment. Then proceed for sightseeing in Inle Lake. After sightseeing back to hotel and over night at hotel.

Day 11  Inle-Heho- Yangon
Breakfast at hotel. Leisure till transfer to airport for flight to Yangon. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel in Yangon. Then proceed for last shopping and sightseeing in Yangon.

Day 12   Departure
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to another hotel. End of service.

Visitors: 43,580