This is a short-and-sweet sampler of the wonders of Myanmar. The mysteries and beauty of this long-forgotten land are many – the most striking of these are showcased in this capsule designed for those with limited time to spare…
We have tried to encapsulate Yangon with its modern ways and ancient temples, Bagan with its awe-inspiring ancient history and cultural, colourful, romantic Mandalay in this short, hard-working experience… Come with us on this teaser, but be warned, you will definitely want to come back to this country for more…
(Per person for a group of 2 people on a twin sharing basis)
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Arrive in Yangon
Arrive in Yangon (formerly Rangoon) to be welcomed at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Take in a city tour to marvel at the colonial heritage sights and the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda with its 65m long reclining Buddha. End the day with a magnificent sunset at the world famous 2600 year old Shwedagon Pagoda… (B).
Fly down to Bagan to visit the temple-studded plains of Bagan. Explore the 4000 ancient temples and learn the history and significance of each, some of them more than 1000 years old. Learn about the local crafts of lacquerware and looming in the evening from traditional artisans (B).
Fly to Mandalay
Fly to Mandalay and head out on an excursion to Mingun by boat to visit the Unfinished Magnificent Temple of Pa Hto Daw Gyi, Mingun bell (the world’s biggest ringing bell weighing about 90 ton) and the MyaThein Tan pagoda… Back in Mandalay, visit the Mahamuni Buddha Image and check in to your hotel. After a bit of relaxation, head out to see the Kuthodaw Pagoda (the world biggest book), the ShweKyaung (Golden Monastery) and the Kyauktawgyi Pagoda (huge Buddha image). Drive to Amarapura to catch the sunset at the U Bein’s Bridge, a 200 year old wooden bridge. (B).
Fly back to Yangon
Fly back to Yangon for a relaxed day after a tight 3 days of touring around. Take in the vibe of the city strolling around the city, window-shopping and souvenir shopping at the Bogyoke market and China Town area… (B).
Head out to the airport for your flight back home after a quick glimpse of this magical, mysterious land… We are sure though, you will come back to this country for more exploration… (B).