Trekking Program ( 6 )

TOUR PROGRAM ( 6 )

19 DAYS 18 NIGHTS TOURS

( YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO – KYAINGTONG – INLE – KAKU – BAGAN –  POPA –  SITTWE – MYAUK OO – YANGON )

Day 1 YANGON

Tour of Yangon’s city center featuring Chaukhtatgyi, a colossal reclining Buddha; Karaweik hall, a Royal barge on the Royal Lake and Bogyoke (Scott) market with hundreds of stall for souvenirs. End up the day with World famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the most venerable of all places of worship in South East Asia. Witness the golden dome light up with sunshine as the sunset.

Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

Day 2 YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO

After early breakfast, drive to KIN PUN Base Camp (194 km – 5 hours). Continue to KYAIKHTIYO the “Golden Rock’ , a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaves and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. From KIN PUN we have to drive 11 km to the intermediate point. From the upper area, travelers must, at present, walk the final stage, approximately 4 km, up steep paths which ascend some 500 m to the GOLDEN ROCK. On Overnight at Hotel in Kyaikhto.

Day 3 KYAIKHTIYO – BAGO – YANGON

After breakfast, return to BAGO (110 km – 3 ½ hours). Sightseeing includes the SHWEMAWDAW pagoda, over a thousand years old, its spire is even taller than WHWEDAGON Pagoda. The 55 meter long reclining SHWETHALYAUNG Buddha image is among the country’s most revered.

Afternoon, continue to YANGON ( 84 km – 1 ½ hours), en route, visit the Allied War Graves cemetery near HTAUKKYANT and a tree shrine dedicated to a legendary ‘ Nat’.

Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

Day 4 YANGON – KENGTUNG ( KYAINGTONG)

Flight from Yangon to Kengtung. Visit the region.

Overnight at Hotel Kengtung in Kengtung

Day 5 KENTUNG

Trekking in the Shan mountains

Overnight at Hotel Kengtung in Kengtung

Day 6 KENTUNG – HEHO

Flight from kengtung to Heho, Transfer to Inle Lake hotel.

Overnight at Hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 7 INLE SEE

Excursion by boat on Inle Lake (about 4 hrs), to see the Intha-fishermen rowing with their legs, Pagoda on artificial islands in the lake, floating gardens and floating market (on market’s day only), continue to PHAUNG DAW OO pagoda, one of the main principle shrines in Myanmar and dating back to the 18th century; the NGA PHE DYAUNG monastery, famous for its jumping cats trained by monks and the weaving village of INPAWKHON.

Overnight at Hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 8 INLE SEE

After an early breakfast, boat journey to the western shore of Inle Lake to visit the INN THEIN Pagoda complex, found after following a stair path lined up with magnificent columns. Explore the colourful market ( on market day only ) in Inn Thein. Continue on foot (about 2 hours) or by ox-drawn carriage (if available) to the U Daung Mountain range to visit the mountain monastery.

Overnight at Hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 9 EXHURSION NACH SAGAR

After breakfast, take a boat trip to Sagar village, about 64 km south of Nyaung Shwe. Visit to Tha Gaung relic Pagoda, other ancient religious monuments and ways of life of Shan, Pa O and Intha national races in Sagar village. Return back to Inle.

Overnight at Hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 10 EXKURSION ZU DEN KAKKU PAGODEN

Excusrion to Kaku Pagoda

Overnight at Hotel in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 11 INLE LAKE – HEHO – BAGAN

After Breakfast, transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to BAGAN. Arrive and transfer to Hotel for check-in, sightseeing Bagan by visiting: Nyaung Oo Masrket, Shwezigon Pagoda – the prototype for later Myanmar pagodas built by King Anawrahta; Anada Temple – King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and crowning achievement off the early style temple of architecture, Kyansitha Umin, Thatbyinnyu Temple – the highest building on the Bagan plain;and Htilominlo Temple – the largest temples of Bagan.

Overnight at Hotel in Bagan.

Day 12 Exkursion Zum Mt. Popa & Salay

BAGAN – YANGON

After early breakfast, visit MOUNT PO POPA, an extinct volcano with spectacular views. Its shrine is dedicated to animist spirits known as ‘nats’ and you will have time to climb the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the peak. Then drive to Salay and visit around Salay. Return drive back to Bagan and transfer to airport for domestic flight back to Yangon. Arrive and transfer to Hotel in Yangon.

Overnight hotel in Yangon.

Day 13 YANGON – SITTWE

Transfer to Airport for domestic flight to Thandwe and ongoing flight to Sittwe. Arrive and transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon, visit Raykyaw Temples,weaving factory and a market.

Overnight at SITTWE Hotel in Sittwe.

Day 14 SITTWE TO KRAUK U ( By Boat )

Trip on the Kaladan river to Myohaung (Mrauk-U) bringt. Visit Bandolla monastery.

Overnight at MRAUK U Hotel in Mrauk U.

Day 15 VISIT LAY TOO TATOO Village

Visit hill tribe Lay Too Chin, back to Mrauk U, visit Koe Thaung Tempel and sunset at Shwe Gou Taung Hill.

Overnight at MRAUK U Hotel in Mrauk U.

Day 16 MAHAMUNI PAYA

Drive to Kyauktaw, visit Mahamuni Paya, on the way back stop in Vesali. Back in Myohaung, visit the village of the Shakama, the Laung Bowoon Brauk Paya, the Pikat library and the Annawmar Paya.

Overnight a MRAUK U Hotel in Mrauk U.

Day 17 FLUSSABWARTS ZURUCK NACH AKYAB

Boattrip on the Kaladan, stop at Urittataung Paya and visita villge of the Khame. On arrival in Akyab transferto the hotel.

Overnight at SITTWE Hotel in Sittwe.

Day 18 SITTWE – YANGON

Visit the market, transfer to airport, flight to Yangon.

Overnight in Hotel in Yangon.

Day 19 YANGON – BANGKOK

Transfer to airport for departure flight.