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Day 1 - Welcome to Cambodia！
Welcome to Cambodia！Upon arrival in Mandalay, you will be greeted by your private tour guide and driver. Your professional guide will escort you to your hotel for check in, the rest of the day is free at your leisure.
Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Myanmar. It's synonymous with British Colonial rule and romance. The modern Mandalay is a thriving centre of commerce with a bustling city centre and central market.
Day 2 - Mandalay City Tour
In the morning you will travel to the ancient royal capital of Amarapura. Here you will visit Mahagandayon monastery, which is a school for young monks. The most attractive activity for tourists is following the line-up-monk at lunch time. It takes place at 10.30 am and after that meal the monk will not be allowed to have any dinner. Tourists can capture photos at that time and give offerings to the monks.Continue to visit the nearby U Bein Bridge. It is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km is the longest teakwood span in the world.
Afternoon sightseeing includes the highly revered Mahamuni Pagoda; a gold leaf hammering craft shop, Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; Kuthodaw Pagoda, renowned as the World's largest book for its 729 stone slabs containing the entire Buddhist scriptures, and if time permits Mandalay Hill for a view over the city and Ayeyarwaddy River.
Day 3 - Ayeyarwady River Cruise to Mingun
Drive to Gawen Jetty in the morning, to board the RV Paukan departing at noon. You will enjoy the endless dramatic scenery and witness unforgettable snapshots of life along the Ayeyarwady River during your two nights' cruise to Bagan. A numbers of shore excursions will be arranged for you by the crew, during your journey.
In the afternoon, take a walking tour to the Mingun Pagoda Complex, visiting as King Bodawpaya’s unfinished temple and the mighty Mingun Bell, considered to be the world’s largest un-damaged bell.
Back on board in the evening, and enjoy a delicious dinner in the dining room. Your vessel will moor overnight at a sandbank mid-stream.
Day 4 - Ayeyarwady River Cruise to Sagaing, Yandabo Village
Enjoy another cruising day with stunning scenery. If you like, get up early and enjoy sunrise over Sagaing Hill which can be viewed from the Paukan deck.
After breakfast, disembark the boat to visit Sagaing, an important religious pilgrimage centre on the Ayeyarwady River resembleing Bagan with elevation. No individual pagoda or monastery stands out as particular must-see, but taken together the whole scene is enthralling. A highlight is walking the sometimes steep covered stairways that lead past monasteries and nunneries to viewpoints from which you can survey the river and an undulating landscape of emerald hills and stupas.
Back on board continue cruising downstream and enjoy your lunch.
In the late afternoon a stop will be made at the village of Yandabo. famous for producing pottery, also boasts historical significance as it was here in 1826 that the Treaty of Yandabo was signed, formally ending the first Anglo-Burmese War.
Return to the boat and relax before having dinner.
Day 5 - Ayeyarwady River Cruise to Bagan
Enjoy the sunrise over Bagan from the deck of the Paukan and then have an early breakfast. Disembark at Bagan Aye Yar Jetty at around 10am. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 6 - Bagan Full Day Tour
Today your sightseeing highlights includes Bagan’s distinctive pagodas such as Shwezigon, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Wetkyi-in- Gubyaukgyi, a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes; Ananda Pagoda, one of the finest, largest and best persevered in Old Bagan; and next to it you visit Ananda Ok Kyaung, one of the few surviving brick monastery buildings from the early Bagan period and Htilominlo Temple which is known to be the last Myanmar Style temple built in Bagan.
Afternoon's sightseeing highlights include more of Bagan’s impressive pagodas such as Sulamani Temple built in by King Narapatisithu, Dhammayangyi Temple, a massive later period temple with the finest brickwork in Bagan and Thatbyinnyu Temple which towering above the other monuments of Bagan.
Later you will enjoy Bagan famous sunset at the best place selected by your guide.
Day 7 - Inle Lake
Fly to Heho in the morning. Heho sits at an altitude of over 3,000 feet. Upon arrival you will be met by your guide and transferred to Inle Lake.
After checking in to your hotel, You will start your sightseeing by long tailed boat to Khone Village where you can see lotus and silk weaving industries. Next visit Nanpan to see the traditional boat making, cheroot (Burmese cigar) making factory. And then continue our visit to Phaung Daw U Pagoda, which is the most highly revered monastery in the Inle Lake area. It houses five ancient images of the Buddha that are completely covered in gold leaf. And then visit to Nge Phe Chaung monastery and floating gardens.
Day 8 - Indein Village
Today’s your Inle Lake sightseeing start with a visit to Indein and it enchanting 17th century pagodas. To reach Indein and the nearby village you will take a boat ride up a small scenic creek that runs into Inle Lake. Then continue visit floating village of Ywama, the lake's downtown and largest village on the Inlay Lake, where you can see the gold and silversmiths workshop.
Day 9 - Fly to Yangon
Today you will fly to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon Mingaladon Airport, you will be greeted by your private tour guide and driver.Your professional guide will escort you to your hotel for check in, the rest of the day is free at your leisure.
Day 10 - Yangon Full Day Tour
In the morning our travels representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to train station for a small tour with the circular Yangon train. During the trip you will have a unique perspective on the daily life of the city and its surroundings. Then we will disembark the train at Kyimyin Daing station and visit to local food market.
And then continue visit to the Bogyoke Aung San Market (Closed on every Monday), where you have a chance to browse for Myanmar crafts. After that visit to Mahabandoola Park to take a photo shot for a panoramic view of city, and then you have a chance to see the colonial building in Yangon downtown area.
Finally we will go to Kandawgyi Lake for a number of scenic photo opportunities on what is known in Myanmar as the ‘Royal Lake’ before we visit Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important religious structure in Myanmar and a point of pilgrimage for Buddhists across the globe.
Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)
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Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.
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Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.
All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises
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No early get up. No late arrival.
Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.
All meals specified in the itinerary
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Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day
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All excursions specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees specified in the itinerary
These people are great. The driver was Ali who proved herself to be a very capable, confident and safe driver. Our guide Victor was a charming and excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and always engaging in the detailed information he shared with me.
We had a great time. I loved my experience of the Bagan river cruise and highly recommend a visit.
The the guide spoke very good English and that was a plus, very nice and helped all of us. I highly recommend this company. If I go back to southeast Asia, I will certainly do one or more of the other tours with them.
The days of the tour, itself, went very smoothly. Peter was the perfect guide: friendly, knowledgeable, fun and accommodating. This was a very busy and full tour. I was afraid we would be rushed from place to place but we were not. We had time to take in the different experiences.
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