Classic discovery tour I

Itinerary 01

 

  Classic discovery tour I

 

6 Days / 5 nights
(For people who have little time but still want to see classical sights with emphasis on Bagan)

Day 1. Arrival in Yangon
Day 2. Yangon – Bagan (by flight)
Day 3. Bagan (by car and boat)                   (“Balloons over Bagan” is possible at extra cost)
Day 4. Bagan – Heho – Nyaung Shwe / Inle Lake (by flight and car)
Day 5. Inle Lake – Nyaung Shwe – Heho – Yangon (by car and flight)
Day 6. Yangon – International Departure


Day 1. Upon arrival in Yangon, you will be welcomed by your FLT Tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Visit Yangon city center with many colonial style buildings, Sule pagoda, the reclining Buddha image of Chauk Htut Gyi, Karaweik Hall (a floating barge on Kandawgyi Lake) and stroll around Scott (Bogyoke) Market with hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems stores. Your visit today will conclude with the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the most awesome and spectacular monuments of Buddhists.
Lunch and Dinner on your own account and overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 2. Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by early morning flight to Bagan. Continue the day with visits to the most significant Pagodas and Temples of Bagan including Shwezigone Pagoda, built in the early 11thcentury, Ku Byauk Gyi, a temple with superb mural paintings and Ananda temple with four standing Buddha Images and a huge teak door.
After lunch, visit one of the lacquer-ware workshops. Visit will follow to Manuha Temple, built in Mon style, Nanbayar Temple with a unique sand stone monument. Your visit will also include Myinkaba Gu Byaukgyi Temple, a Temple known for its mural paintings.

Lunch and Dinner on your own account and overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 3. After breakfast visit the site of Tayoke Pyay Temple and some further Temples.
Continue to a farming village around Bagan to know the life of local people.
In the afternoon, excursion by private boat on the Ayeyarwady river and enjoy the sunset on the Ayeyarwady river.
Lunch and Dinner on your own account and overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 4. After Breakfast, transfer to Nyaung Oo airport for your domestic flight to Heho airport. Upon arrival, proceed to Nyaung Shwe, the main gateway to Inle Lake. (30 km – 1 hour)
Afternoon excursion on the lake by private long-tail boat will include the weaving village of Inn Pawkhone and a cheroot rolling workshop as well as the famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. You will also see floating gardens, leg rowers, local fishing methods and village life of Inle Lake. Visit will conclude with a 150 years old wooden monastery, Nga Phae Chaung Monastery filled with beautiful Buddha images in various styles. This place was famous as jumping cats Monastery, nowadays you may see the cats jumping occasionally only.
Lunch and Dinner on your own account and overnight stay at Inle Lake.

Day 5. After breakfast, visit a local market (if it coincides with five day’s market) and a local village for the village life.
After lunch, transfer to Nyaung Shwe by boat and by car to Heho airport to fly back to Yangon.

Transfer to your hotel.
Lunch and Dinner on your own account and overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 6. Yangon – International departure
After breakfast, day is at your leisure for relaxing, shopping or sightseeing until transfer to airport for departure. Tour Guide and car will be at your disposal.

(Guests arriving to Myanmar by morning or mid-day flight will follow the above-mentioned program. But if you arrive only in the afternoon, you will be directly transferred to your hotel and Yangon sightseeing will be provided on the last day.)

An extra day (at extra cost) at Inle Lake is advisable.

Hotels Yangon  Bagan  Inle Lake
Standard East Hotel Bagan Umbra Hotel Golden Empress Hotel
Middle Sedona Hotel (Yangon)Traders Hotel /  Kandawgyi Palace Hotel  Bagan Thande HotelBagan Hotel River View Shwe Inn Tha Floating ResortInle Resort
Deluxe Savoy Hotel The Governor’s Residence Tharabar Gate Hotel Pristine Lotus Spa ResortInle Princess Resort

 

Included:

  • Accommodation (twin shared room)

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • English speaking local “through out” guide including all miscellaneous cost for  the guide

  • Entrance fees and camera fees

  • Domestic airport tax

  • “Balloons over Bagan” if booked

  • Transport (domestic flights as advised / car-, boat- and cart transport as  mentioned in the itinerary / all airport- and jetty transfers as mentioned)

  • Luggage handling

  • Bottled drinking water & refreshing towels in normal quantities

 

Excluded:

  • International airport tax (it is included in your ticket price)

  • Personal expenses such as beverages, laundry and souvenirs and tips

  • Meals (Lunch / Dinner)

  • Personal insurance

  • Visa fees for Myanmar

  • International flights

  • Excess Baggage (domestic flights allow up to 20 kg per person only)

  • Any official fees introduced or increased after our offer

  • Fuel surcharge for domestic flights if applicable

  • If guests wish to alter the itinerary, extra charges may apply

 

• Kindly keep in mind that our itineraries might need to be amended on short notice depending on changes to flight- and boat schedules, condition of roads etc.