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Day 1: Yangon arrival
Day 2: Yangon - Full day city tour
Day 3: Departure Yangon

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3 days tour of Yangon

  1. 1. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com MT-01: 3 day Tour of Yangon Discover Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar with its charming mix of faded colonial architecture and the towering Shwedagon Pagoda. Coverage: YANGON
Duration: 3 Days /2 Nights Operational Period: Year Round Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon 
 Day 2: Yangon 
 Day 3: Departure Yangon
 
 Detailed Tour Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including: (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. 
 (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. Then a welcome dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon.
  2. 2. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon Meal: Welcome Dinner
 
 DAY 2 YANGON After breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide will take you on a full day's Yangon City Tour with many places of interest including: (1) Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark pagoda beside Yangon River, with a walk-in internal relic chamber.
 
 (2) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries .
 
 (3) The National Museum where you will see the the regalia of Myanmar Kings and the Lion Throne of Myanmar returned from the Albert and Victoria Museum in England by Lord Mountbatten of Britain on Myanmar‟s independence in 1948. 
 
 (4) The Allied War Memorial Cemetery at Htaukkyant. In the evening dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner. DAY 3 DEPARTURE YANGON
  3. 3. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com On the morning of this final day, you will be taken for shopping to the Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish.Afterwards you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Meal: Breakfast.
 Accomodation: N/A ***END OF SERVICE***
 Contact Us MT-02: 5 day-Yangon & Bagan
 Bagan,one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia, is situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwady River.
 The ruins of Bagan cover an area of 42sq.km, featuring 2,000 ancient temples offering a unique view of the Myanmar‟s rich architectural and culural heritage from the 11th to 13th centuries A.D. Coverage: YANGON – BAGAN –YANGON
 Start City: Yangon End City: Yangon
Duration: 5 Days /4 Nights
Operational Period: Year Round( Balloons Over Bagan Ride is available on request) Brief Itinerary
 Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon-Bagan (Flight) Day 3: Bagan Day 4: Bagan –Yangon (Flight)
 Day 5: Departure Yangon
 Detailed Tour Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL
  4. 4. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including: (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. Then a welcome dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meal:Welcome Dinner
 
 DAY 2 YANGON -BAGAN You are transferred to Yangon Airport for an early morning flight to Yangon and on arrival transferred to your hotel in Bagan. Afterwards you will begin a tour of Bagan”s highlights; famous temples,such as: (1) Ananda Temple,1090AD,a master piece of early style of temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images 
 
 (2) That-Byin-Nyu; a mid-12th century temple , 66 meters in height,towering above all other monuments and presenting visitors with a magnificent panorama of Bagan plain.
 
 (3) Shwe-Gu-Gyi; a temple built in 1131AD,standing on a high brick plinth, with arch-pediments and decorated with fine stucco carvings
 
 (4) Gaw-Daw-Palin Templebuilt in the 12th Century with a fine view over the ruins of the Bagan plains. (5) Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the Shwe San Daw Temple.Dinner with Culture Show.Overnight at the Hotel in Bagan. Accommodation:Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
  5. 5. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com DAY 3 BAGAN After breakfast,a full day of Bagan sightseeing awaits with famous temples such as: (1) Gu-Pyauk-Kyi(Wetkyi-Inn); a 13th century temple with a spire resembling that of the Maha-Bodhi Temple at Buddha Gaya in India, known for its wall-painting that depict scenes from the Jataka ( stories of the lives of Buddha). (2) Hti-lo-min-lo; built in 1211 AD and one of the largest temples ,noted for its fine plaster carvings on the arch pediments and friezes. (3) Shwe-Zi-Gon; completed in 1084,noted for its glazed plaques depicting scenes from the Jatakas. (4) Bu Phaya;standing at the edge of the AyeyawadyRiver, an ancient landmark for travellers along the river. Having a bulbous shape resembling that of the gourd fruit,it is a favourite spot for visitors to watch the sun-set over the Ayeyawaddy River. Dinner with puppet show.And overnight at the Hotel in Bagan. Accommodation:Hotel in Bagan 
 Meals:Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner DAY 4 BAGAN -YANGON In the morning you will be guided to the interesting local Nyaung Oo Market for a bit of local colour and a chance to see and purchase local souvenirs such as cotton clothing or local fabrics. Later on in the morning you will be transferred to Nyaung Oo Airport for your flight back to Yangon and then taken to your hotel in Yangon. 
 
 After refreshments, you start a tour of Yangon city sights such as:
  6. 6. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark pagoda beside Yangon River, with a walk-in internal relic chamber.

 (2) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries .
 
 (3) Bogyoke Aung San Market (named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market) to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. Evening, Farewell Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals:Breakfast,Lunch,Farewell Dinner DAY 5 DEPARTURE YANGON 
 Morning at leisure.Then you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Accommodation: N/A 
 Meals: Breakfast ***End of the Service***
 Contact Us MT-03: 6 Day Yangon-Mandalay-Inle lake- Bagan
 This compact 6 day tour starts at the former capital of Yangon with a visit to the stunning Shwedagon Pagoda. Then we continue to the last royal capital of Mandalay,the highland Inle Lake and the temple city of Bagan.On this tour, we present to you the best of classic tours in Myanmar.After consulation with our company we can personalize your tour adding visits to artisans, seasonal festivals, and traditional performances.
  7. 7. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Coverage: YANGON- MANDALAY –INLE LAKE –BAGAN- YANGON
 Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Operational period: Year Round Brief Itinerary
 Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon -Mandalay (Flight) Day 3: Mandalay-Inle Lake (Flight) Day 4: Inle Lake -Bagan(Flight)
 Day 5: Bagan-Yangon (Flight)
 Day 6: Departure Yangon Detailed Tour Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. 
 
 (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty.
 
 Then a welcome dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meal:Welcome Dinner
 
 DAY 2 YANGON TO MANDALAY (by air)
  8. 8. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com After breakfast at hotel,you transfer to Yangon Airport for an early morning flight to Mandalay.From Mandalay airport, we begin the days‟s tour with : 
 
 (1) a drive to the ancient capital of Amarapura, the city of Immortality for visits to Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of Buddha images, local weaving cottage industry of traditional cotton cloth, the two-century old U-Bein teak bridge on the Taungthaman Lake and if there is time,observe the lunch process of thousand of monks who take their last meal of the day at 10:00 am in total silence.
 We then proceed to Mandalay and check in at the hotel.After refreshment, your sightseeing tour of Mandalay begins again including : 
 
 (1) Maha Muni, The holiest buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local people . 
 
 (2) Mandalay, the last royal capital of Myanmar is the best place to see all the traditional arts and crafts. You will visit gold-leaf making work-places and see how the gold-leaf is being made by hand in the traditional way. 
 
 (3) Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world's largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha's Dhamma or Doctrine.
 
 (4) Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings.
 
 (5) Enjoy a panoramic sunset of the city and the Ayeyawaddy River from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner DAY 3 MANDALAY – HEHO-INLE LAKE (by air) After breakfast, depart hotel for flight to Heho on the Shan plateau. Transfer by road to Inle Lake and travel to your hotel by long tail boat across the lake. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. 
 
 In the afternoon, the day‟s tour includes :
 
 (1) visiting villages and sampling a fascinating array of traditional handicrafts. 
 

  9. 9. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (2) Watching the unique method locals use to row their boats,and fishermen with their own style of fishing plus floating farms and gardens
 
 (3) A visit to a handloom weaving cottage industry with its own showroom. 
 
 (4) You will visit PhaungDawOo Pagoda which houses the five most revered Buddha Images in the southern Shan State. Overnight at the hotel on Inle Lake. Accommodation: Hotel in inle Lake
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
 
 DAY 4 INLE LAKE – HEHO- BAGAN Today,on the way to Bagan we drop into the busy local tribal market(as time permits) before checking in at Heho airport to fly to Bagan. 
 
 On arrival in Bagan we, check into the hotel and depart for a sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone World Heritage Area and begin a comprehensive tour of Bagan including : 
 
 (1) NyaungOo market
 
 (2) Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas
 
 (3) Kyansittha Umin
 
 (4) Wet-kyi-Inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with its exquisite mural paintings of 13th century 
 
 (5) the majestic HtilominloTemple. 
 
 In the afternoon, after a visit to lacquer ware workshops; continue to
 (6) Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha
 
 (7) Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha
 
 (8) Ananda Temple,1090AD,a masterpiece of early period temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images 
 
 (9) Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colour mural paintings.
 
 (10) Enjoy a spectacular sunset from one of the temples of Bagan.
 Dinner with a puppet show and overnight at the hotel in Bagan. Accommodation:Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
 DAY 5 BAGAN – YANGON (by air)
  10. 10. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com We drive Nyaung Oo Airport for the midmorning flight to Yangon.On the way we stop at NyaungOo Local Market for souvenir shopping and local watching. On arrival in Yangon, check in at hotel. After refreshment the tour includes :
 
 (1) Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market)to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish.
 
 (2) the Karaweik, a royal barge on the Royal Lakes for stunning views of Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Farewell Dinner at Karaweik Palace Barge and overnight at the hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Farewell Dinner DAY 6 DEPARTURE YANGON
 After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Yangon International airport for your return international departure flight. Accommodation: N/A 
 Meals: Breakfast ***END OF SERVICE***
 Contact Us MT-04: 5 day Yangon and Inle Lake This tour focuses on the “Inle Lake” a highland lake with breathtaking views. The colorful Palaung,Shan, Pa-O, Intha and Padaung ethnic hill tribes who inhabit the area,the floating villages,cool weather,lake agriculture,colorful markets and friendly people make it an outstanding destination .
  11. 11. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Coverage: YANGON – INLE LAKE–YANGON 
 Start City: Yangon End City: Yangon 
 Duration: 5 Days /4 Nights 
 Operational Period: Year Round Brief Itinerary
 Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon- Inle Lake (Flight) Day 3: Inle Lake Day 4: Inle Lake -Yangon (Flight) 
 Day 5: Departure Yangon Detailed Tour Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty.
 Then a welcome dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meal:Welcome Dinner DAY 2 YANGON – INLE LAKE (by air)
  12. 12. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com After breakfast, depart hotel for early morning flight to Heho on the Shan plateau. Transfer by road to Inle Lake and travel to your hotel by long tail boat across the lake. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. 
 
 In the afternoon, the day‟s tour includes :
 
 (1) A boat excursion on InleLake, a delight to all with a camera ,its calm waters dotted with floating vegetation on floating islands and small fishing boats, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect back-drop. See the “Intha” (Lake- dwelling people) also known as the unique “Leg-Rowers” who use one leg to stand on the boat while the other leg is wrapped around an oar and rows. (2) You will continue on to Nga Phe Chaung; also known as the Jumping Cats Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries on the lake with ancient Buddha Statues dated over 200 years and amazing cats trained by the Buddhist monks.
 
 (3) Observe floating Gardens, with vegetables and flowers grown on them, and the lake way of life at „Kay La Village‟.
 
 (4) Visit PhaungDawOoPagoda,the holiest religious site in Southern Shan State which has five small Buddha Statues so heavily gilded with gold that the original buddha images are unrecognizable.
 
 (5) Observing the Lake Inle cottage industry workshops such as silk & lotus fabric weaving with wooden handlooms at “Inn-Paw- Kone”Village, traditional „mild-cigar –making‟ (cheroot Factory at “Se‟ Kaung Village” and tradional silver and gold smiths, paper umbrella –making at „Ywa-ma‟ Village.You will also see Padaung hill tribe ladies(ladies with elongated necks from wearing brass rings around their necks) in that village. Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. DAY 3 INLE LAKE BOAT EXCURSION
  13. 13. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com After breakfast at your hotel,a full day‟s Boat Tour begins including highlights such as : (1) Floating markets at ”KyaukTaingVillage” or ”KyinKham Village.
 
 (2) “SagarVillage” and ThaKonPagoda ruins which were once a part of a Shan Prince‟s fiefdom in olden days at Southern part of the Lake.
 
 (3) Observe local rice-liquor distilleries,pottery making at villages on way to hotel. 
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. DAY 4 INLE LAKE - YANGON (by air) Early morning transfer to Heho Airport to fly back to Yangon .On arrival ,on the way to hotel we will visit :
 
 (1) Loka-Chantha-Abhaya-Labha-Muni Buddha Image one of the largest marble Buddha statues in the world weighing over 600 tons and 37 feet long.
 
 After lunch at local restaurant a brief Yangon city tour including highlights such as :
 
 (1) Botataung Pagoda, a famous landmark beside Yangon River, with a huge internal cavity and a golden the Relic Chamber.
 
 (2) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries .
 
 (3) BogyokeAung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish.
 
 Evening: Farewell Dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. 
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Farewell Dinner DAY 5 DEPARTURE YANGON
 Morning is at leisure. Afternoon, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.
  14. 14. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Accommodations N/A Meals: Breakfast ***END OF SERVICE***

 Contact Us MT- 05: 10 day Yangon– Mandalay– Inle Lake – Bagan –Mt.Popa This tour takes you on a journey through space and time to 4 exotic destinations. Yangon aka Rangoon,Mandalay,Bagan and Inle Lake await and you will be visiting a country just opening up but still in touch with its spiritual and cultural heritage. Coverage: Yangon– Mandalay – Inle Lake– Bagan – Mt.Popa – Yangon
 Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
 Operational Period: Year Round Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon- Mandalay (By Flight) Day 3: Mandalay Day 4: Mandalay –InleLake(By Flight) Day 5: Inle Lake Day 6: Inle Lake-Bagan (By Flight)
 Day 7: Bagan
 Day 8: Bagan – Mt. Popa –Bagan
 Day 9: Bagan – Yangon (By Flight)
 Day10: Departure Yangon
 
 Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL
  15. 15. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our Tour Guide and transferred to your Hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon”s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings.( as time permits )
 
 (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwe Dagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty.
 
 (4) A welcome dinner at the Karaweik Palace Barge on the Royal Lake with great views of the Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinne ris Burmese food and experience an amazing cultural show. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Welcome Dinner. DAY 2 YANGON – MANDALAY (by air) – SAGAING - AMARAPURA After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon Airport for early morning flight to Mandalay. From Mandalay airport, we begin the days‟s tour with : 
 
 (1) a drive to the Sagaing Hills across the Ayeyarwaddy River Bridge and see the spectacular scenic view on approach to these pagoda-dotted hills.
 
 (2) Uminthonze pagoda and Soon OO Pon Nya Shin pagoda from where fantastic views of the pagoda –studded Sagaing Hills and the Ayeyawaddy River are seen.
 
 (3) Ti-Lawka-Guru;Mural Paintings can be seen in this cave temple,
 
 (4) Ywa-Htaung village;to observe silver-Smith workshops. 
 

  16. 16. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (5) On return to Mandalay side of river, we drop in to Amarapura - famous for MahaGandaryone Monastery.and observe monastic life. Walk over UPein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type.
 
 (6) Proceed on to Maha Muni Image - a bronze Buddha image said to be cast during the lifetime of Buddha himself. It is the 
holiest buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local people. (Schedule and number of sites may be negotiated with tour guide for maximum convenience ) Accommodations: Hotel in Mandalay 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner Day 3 MANDALAY – MINGUN – MANDALAY HILL We will spend the day in Mandalay, the last royal capital and environs . Although quite a young city and a hub of commerce it is the main centre for monastic learning for over a century now. Therefore the city and environs is a place of stupas, monks and monasteries. On this day‟s trip : 
 (1) We go to Mandalay pier, embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun, famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and MingunBell; a 90 ton ringing bell and largest of its kind in the world. (2) After lunch,in the afternoon, we visit Mandalay Palace and the nearby, Shwe Nandaw Monastery - noted for its exquisite wood carvings and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the world biggest book.
 
 (3) We finish the day‟s tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to experience a tropical sun-set with panoramic views of the city and the Ayeyarwaddy River. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner. DAY 4 MANDALAY - INLE (by air) INLE LAKE DAY 1
  17. 17. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com We leave Mandalay by air for Heho the gateway to the highland Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar, located 900m above sea level and home to the unique leg- rowing Intha people. The day‟s tour includes :
 
 (1) A boat excursion on InleLake, a delight to all with a camera ,its calm waters dotted with floating vegetation on floating Islands and small fishing boats,to which scenic high hills provide the perfect back-drop. See the “Intha” (Lake- dwelling people) also known as the unique “Leg-Rowers” who use one leg to stand on the boat while the other leg is wrapped around an oar and rows. (2) You will continue on to Nga Phe Chaung; also known as the Jumping Cats Monastery which is one of the oldest 
 monasteries on the lake with ancient Buddha Statues dated over 200 years and amazing cats trained by the Buddhist 
 monks.
 
 (3) Visit Phaung Daw OoPagoda,the holiest religious site in Southern Shan State which has five small Buddha Statues so 
 heavily gilded with gold that the original buddha images are unrecognizable.
 
 (4) Observe the Lake Inle cottage industry workshops such as silk & lotus fabric weaving with wooden handlooms at “Nan-Pam”Village, and traditional „mild-cigar –making‟ (cheroot )Factory at “Se‟ Kaung Village”
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake 
 Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner. Day 5 INLE LAKE BOAT EXCURSION DAY 2 This day‟s tour includes :
 

  18. 18. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) A morning visit to a colourful local market which is held every five days in various village locations around the lake. This is definitely a fascinating experience where you will see local tribes in their traditional clothing and exotic market atmosphere. (2) After lunch, the boat-tour will take you to beautiful temples of Indein, located on a hill overlooking the lake. Walk between the ruins of ancient pagodas which have been left to the nature for centuries. Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner. DAY 6 INLE – BAGAN (by air) BAGAN DAY 1 Today, we fly to Bagan, Myanmar‟s premier archeological site where over 2,000 ancient temples are located in a small area beside the Ayeyarwaddy River. 
 
 The day‟s tour includes : 
 (1) A trip to the bustling Nyaung U Market in Old Bagan
 
 (2) Explore the beautiful, gold-leaf covered Shwezigon pagoda and learn about the Burmese Buddhist traditions. 
 
 (3) We continue our tour with a visit to the towering Ananda temple, stopping along the way onthe Bagan plain to admire some of the surrounding temples.
 
 (4) In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn about this traditional craft. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner. DAY 7 BAGAN DAY 2
  19. 19. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com For this day‟s tour :
 
 (1) We start with a horse cart ride to one of the biggest temples in Bagan,the Nan Paya pagoda and other interesting sites nearby, 
 
 (2) We continue on sightseeing at the Myinkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, and MyaZedi pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple. 
 
 (3) We will enjoy panoramic sunset experience from the second highest pagoda of Bagan the Shwe Sandaw pagoda. 
 
 Acommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner. 
 DAY 8 BAGAN – MT.POPA For this day‟s tour :
 
 (1) We leave the Bagan temples for a while and take a short drive to Mt Popa. We join local pilgrims on a winding 
 staircase ascent of the Mt Popa and see the Nat Shrines that line the walk along with the monkeys that live on the 
 mountain. 
 
 (2) On the way back to Bagan, we will experience the traditional toddy palm sugar, and peanut oil production.
 

  20. 20. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (3) We then return to Bagan for a short cruise along the Irrawaddy River at sunset. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,lunch and dinner DAY 9 BAGAN – YANGON (by air) We leave Bagan for Yangon on an early morning flight and spend a full day exploring Yangon including :
 
 (1) Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark pagoda beside Yangon River, with a walk-in internal relic chamber.
 
 (2) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries .
 
 (3) Revisit the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda .
 
 Evening, Farewell Dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation : Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell, Dinner DAY 10 DEPARTURE YANGON Morning is at leisure,you can go shopping. 
 (1) You will be taken for shopping to the Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. 
 
 (2) In the afternoon, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Accommodations: N/A

  21. 21. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Meals: Breakfast. ***END OF SERVICE***
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 MT-06: 6day Spirit Festival + Mandalay Environs A special visit to Taungpyone Nat (spirit) Festival;the country's largest such festival. It is held every year in August at a Taung Pyone village, located in a village 9 miles north east of Mandalay. According to tradition,the annual festival is held to appease the spirits (Nats) and ask for good luck and for wishes to be fulfilled. An execellent opportunity to observe pre-buddhist animistic spiritual beliefs and rituals of Myanmar people. Coverage: Yangon, Mandalay, Amarapura, TaungPyone village, Mingun, Sagaing
 Start City: Yangon End City: Yangon
 Duration: 6 Days /5 Nights
 Departure Dates:23, 24, 25,26August 2012. Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon 
 Day 2: Yangon- Mandalay (By Flight) Day 3: Mandalay -TaungPyoneNats
  22. 22. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Day 4: Mandalay Day 5: Mandalay – Yangon (By Flight)
 Festival Day 6: Departure Yangon
 Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. Welcome dinner. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Welcome Dinner. DAY 2 YANGON TO MANDALAY (by air) - AMARAPURA After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon Airport for early morning flight to Mandalay.
 From Mandalay airport, we begin the days‟s tour with : 
 
 (1) A drive to the ancient capital of Amarapura, the city of Immortality for a visit to Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of Buddha images; local weaving cottage industry of cotton cloth, the two-century old U-Bein teak bridge on the Taung thaman Lake and if there is time,observe the lunch process of thousand of monks who take their last meal of the day at 10:00 am in total silence. 
 
 We then proceed to Mandalay and check in at the hotel.
After refreshment, your sightseeing tour of Mandalay begins again including : 
 

  23. 23. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) Maha Muni, the holiest buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local people . 
 
 (2) Mandalay, the last royal capital of Myanmar is the best place to see all the traditional arts and crafts. You will visit gold- leaf making work-places and see how the gold leaf is being made by hand in a traditional way. 
 
 (3) Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world's largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha's Doctrine.
 
 (4) Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings.
 
 (5) Enjoy a panoramic sunset of the city and the Ayeyawaddy River from Mandalay Hill. 
 
 Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
 Meals: Breakfast.Lunch, Dinner DAY 3 MANDALAY – TAUNGBYONE NAT FESTIVAL After breakfast: (1) We take a short drive of about 9 miles drive to TaungbyoneVillage for the day to observe and experience Taung byone Nats (Spirits) Festival - the most famous of the Nats or spirit festivals in Myanmar. Your guide will fill you in on the stories and legends that make this festival so interesting. See the gay population of Myanmar on parade and wild exuberant dancing and traditional country fair-like atmosphere.Lunch at a local restaurant.
 
 Evening drive back to Mandalay and dinner at local restaurant.Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay 
 Meals: Breakfast.Lunch, Dinner DAY 4 MANDALAY – MINGUN – SAGAING HILLS
  24. 24. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com On this day : 
 
 (1) We go to Mandalay pier, embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun, famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and MingunBell; a 90 ton ringing bell and largest of its kind in the world.Lunch at local restaurant. 
 
 (2) We continue on to the Sagaing Hills,which is dotted with pagodas,monasteries and nunneries and is a major center for 
meditation. 
 
 (3) We visit the Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, an enormous dome-shaped pagoda (said to be the shape of a queen‟s breast) built in the 16th century
 
 (4) We observe work at traditional pottery and silver-smith workshops. 
 
 (5) In the evening we enjoy the sunset and the panoramic view of the Irrawaddy River from the Sagaing Hills and drive back to Mandalay. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner DAY 5 MANDALAY - YANGON (by air) After breakfast, we leave Mandalay for Yangon by air. In Yangon we visit : 
 
 (1) Loka-Chantha-Abhaya-Labha-Muni Buddha Image one of the largest marble Buddha statues in the world weighing over 600 tons and 37 feet long.
 
 (2) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries . 
 
 (3) Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. There are gems, fabrics, lacquer ware, wood sculptures,paintings etc… 
the range of wares is fantastic and don‟t forget to bargain ! (4) In the evening: Farewell Dinner at Karaweik Palace. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
  25. 25. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Farewell Dinner. DAY 6 DEPARTURE YANGON
 Morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Accommodation: N/A 
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 Contact Us MT-07: 6 Day Yangon-Mandalay-Bagan This tour is one of our most compact tour programs to 3 main destinations. Within 6 days of travel,you will experience the former royal capital of Mandalay, old world charm of Yangon and the splendour of the ancient temples of Bagan. Coverage: Yangon - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon
 Start City: Yangon End City: Yangon
 Duration: 6 Days /5 Nights
 Operational Period: Year Round
 Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon 
 Day 2: Yangon- Mandalay (By Flight) Day 3: Mandalay -Bagan (By Flight) Day 4: Bagan (Full day sightseeing) Day 5: Bagan – Yangon (By Flight)
 Day 6: Departure Yangon

  26. 26. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty.
 
 (4) A welcome dinner at the Karaweik Palace Barge on the Royal Lake with great views of the Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner is Burmese food and experience an amazing cultural show. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Welcome Dinner.
 
 
 DAY 2 YANGON TO MANDALAY (by air) 
 We depart Yangon for Mandalay in the morning by air. We will spend the day in Mandalay, the last royal capital and environs . Although quite a young city and a hub of commerce it is the main centre for monastic learning. Therefore the city and environs is a place of stupas, monks and monasteries. On this day‟s trip : 
 
 (1) We go to Mandalay pier, embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun, famed for its huge but incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and MingunBell; a 90 ton ringing bell and largest of its kind in the world. (2) In the afternoon, we visit Mandalay Palace and the nearby, Shwe Nandaw Monastery - noted for its exquisite wood carvings and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the world biggest book.
 

  27. 27. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (3) We finish the day‟s tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to experience a tropical sun-set with panoramic views of the city and the Ayeyarwaddy River. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner. DAY 3 MANDALAY – BAGAN (by air) We include in the days‟s tour : 
 
 (1) The Maha Muni Image - a bronze Buddha image said to be cast during the lifetime of Buddha himself. It is the holiest 
 buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local 
 people . (2) a drive to the Sagaing Hills across the Ayeyarwaddy River Bridge and see the spectacular scenic view on approach to these pagoda-dotted hills.
 
 (3) We visit Umin Thonze pagoda and Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin pagoda from where fantastic views of the pagoda –studded Sagaing Hills and the Ayeyawaddy River are seen.
 
 (4) We drop in to Amarapura - famous for Maha Gandaryone Monastery.and observe monastic life. Walk over UPein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type.

 (5) We Leave Mandalay for Bagan (By evening Flight). Upon arrival to Bagan, transfer to your Hotel and check in. Evening Dinner with culture show. 

 Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. Day 4 BAGAN
  28. 28. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com 
 Today you will begin a tour of Bagan”s highlights; famous temples,such as : 

 (1) Ananda Temple,1090AD,a masterpiece of early period temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images 

 (2) That-Byin-Nyu; a mid-12th century temple , 66 meters in height, towering above all other monuments and presenting visitors with a magnificent panorama of Bagan plain.

 (3) Shwe-Gu-Gyi; a temple built in 1131AD, standing on a high brick plinth, with arch-pediments and decorated with fine stucco carvings.

 (4) Gaw-Daw-PalinTemple built in the 12th century with a fine view over the ruins of the Bagan plains. (5) Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the Shwe San Daw Temple. Dinner with Culture Show. Overnight at the Hotel in Bagan. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 5 BAGAN – YANGON (by air) 
 Today‟s tour : 

 (1) In the morning you will be guided to the interesting local Nyaung Oo Market for a bit of local colour and a chance to see and purchase local souvenirs such as cotton clothing or local fabrics.
 
 (2) Gu-Pyauk-Kyi(Wetkyi-Inn);a 13th century temple with a spire resembling that of the Maha-Bodhi Temple at Buddha Gaya in India, with notable for its wall-paintings; depicting scenes from the Jataka. 
 
 (3) Hti-lo-min-lo; 1211 AD, one of the largest temple, noted for its fine plaster carvings on the arch pediments, friezes. (4) Shwe-Zi-Gon; completed in 1084, noted for its glazed plaques depicting scenes from the Jatakas. (5) Bu Phaya; standing at the edge of the Ayeyawady River, it is an ancient landmark for travellers along the river. It has a bulbous shape resembling that of the gourd fruit.
 
 (6) After lunch, you are transferred to Nyaung Oo Airport to fly Yangon. Upon arrival to Yangon, you are transferred to your hotel and farewell dinner 
 
 Accomodation : Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner
  29. 29. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com DAY 6 DEPARTURE YANGON
 Morning at leisure .Then you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your Departure Flight.
 
 Accomodation : N/A
 Meals: Breakfast. 
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 Contact us Tour Programs MT-08: 7 day Kalaw to Inle lake trekking Kalaw is a small former colonial hill station in a superb scenic trekking area in Shan state. This locale offers soft trekking following the trail from Kalaw to Inle Lake, an outstanding combination of trekking plus visits to villages of Palaung, Pa-O ethnic minorities and the Inle Lake -Intha floating life experience Coverage: Yangon-Kalaw-Inle Lake-Yangon
 Start City: Yangon End City: Yangon
 Duration: 7 Days /6 Nights
 Operational Period: Year Round
 Best Time: October to May Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon 
 Day 2: Yangon- Kalaw (By Flight) Day 3: Trekking Day 4: Trekking Day 5: Trekking Day 7: Departure Yangon
 Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL
  30. 30. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty.
 
 (4) A welcome dinner at the Karaweik Palace Barge on the Royal Lake with great views of the Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner is Burmese food and experience an amazing cultural show. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Welcome Dinner. DAY 2 YANGON – HEHO – KALAW (by air) 

  31. 31. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com We fly to the Heho airport the gateway to the cool weather highlands of Shan state and take a 30 km ,1 hr drive to Kalaw, a summer hill resort in the times of the British raj. After lunch : 
 
 (1) we visit some Colonial-era buildings, the Shwe OO Min Cave, HneePhaya Monastery and the Kalaw railway station . Evening at leisure and Dinner. Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw.
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner.
 DAY 3 KALAW - SHABIN TREKKING Today in the early morning you commence your 3 day- trekking trip. The trail goes through pleasant scenery and the climate is temperate.
 
 (1) On the way visit the villages of Palaung,Danu,PaO and TaungYoeTribes.Your trekking tour guide will introduce you with the villagers and will show you the traditional ways of life. Lunch in Kampani, a DaNu village.
 
 (2) The trail ascends and descend through rolling hills and you will have the opportunity to meet native people along the way and also see coffee and tea plantations and fields of mustard, ginger,malt,rice, cabbage,cauliflower, sesame, etc.
 
 (3) In the late afternoon, you will arrive at Shabin ;a typical Danu Village with a 19th century old wooden monastery. Dinner and overnight at Shabin Monastery. Accommodation: Shinbin Monastery Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner.
 DAY 4 SHABIN – TEETHEIN TREKKING
  32. 32. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com After breakfast at the monastery : (1) you continue your trekking trip. It is about 7 hours trekking to the next stop. This area is full of fruit plantations of avocado,banana,oranges,jackfruit and papaya. You will also see the crab apple trees and gigantic shady banyan trees along the way. Lunch at „Pawke‟,a PaO village.
 
 (2) After lunch,another 3 ½ hours trek to Teethain, a typical PaOvillage. You will see ginger plantations along the way. Dinner and overnight at Teethain Monastery. Accommodation: Teethain Monastery 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 5 TEETHEIN – THANDAUNG TREKKING – INLE LAKE After breakfast,
 
 (1) you continue on a 5 hour trek to the shores of the Inle Lake.The trail goes through forests of Bamboo thickets and pass through cultivated fields of fruits,banana,papaya,potato and beans. Lunch at lower Thandaung Village. 
 
 (2) A boat ride on Inle Lake to your hotel, a delight to all with a camera, its calm waters dotted with floating vegetation on floating Islands and small fishing boats, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect back-drop.
  33. 33. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com See the “Intha” (Lake-dwelling people) also known as the unique “Leg-Rowers” who use one leg to stand on the boat while the other 
 leg is wrapped around an oar and rows. (3) Visit Phaung Daw OoPagoda, the holiest religious site in Southern Shan State which has five small Buddha statues so heavily gilded with gold that the original buddha images are unrecognizable. (4) The evening is at leisure at your hotel. Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner.
 DAY 6 INLE LAKE – YANGON (by air) Wake up to a beautiful sunrise on the lake, with a boatman awaiting to introduce you Intha life. 
 Today you will : 
 
 (1) Observe the Lake Inle cottage industry workshops such as silk & lotus fabric weaving with wooden handlooms at “Inn-Paw- Kone”Village, traditional „mild-cigar –making‟ (cheroot)factory at “Se‟ Kaung Village” and tradional silver and 
 gold smiths, paper umbrella –making at „Ywa-ma‟ Village. You will also see Padaung hill tribe ladies (Long-neck ladies) 
 in that village. (2) The boat stops at Nyaung Shwe, and our driver will transport you to Heho airport for the departure Flight to Yangon. Once you arrive in this former capital city, stay at leisure and enjoy a Farewell Dinner. Accommodation: hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Farewell Dinner.
 DAY 7 DEPARTURE YANGON 
 On your final day,have breakfast at hotel and : 
 

  34. 34. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) As time permits enjoy some shopping at (Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. There are gems, fabrics, lacquer ware, wood sculptures, paintings etc… the range of wares is fantastic and don‟t forget to bargain! Be at leisure at hotel until transferred to airport for your departure flight. Accommodation: N/A 
 Meals: Breakfast.
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 Contact Us MT-09: 6 day Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival & Inle Lake Focus Tour Experience the Phaung daw Oo Pagoda Festival, the Inle Lake and environs. This is an annual Myanmar religious festival where you will observe fantastic boat processions,religious ceremonies and traditional boat racing. Furthermore you will also see hilltribes gathered for the festival and life on the lake. Coverage: Yangon, Heho, Pindaya, Inle, Indein, Nyaungshwe
 Start City: Yangon End City: Yangon
 Duration: 6 Days /5 Nights
 Departure Dates: 19 Oct 2012, 29 Oct 2012 
 (These two departures are the best to experience the boat processions and traditional boat races)
 Brief Itinerary
 Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon- Inle Lake(By Flight) Day 3: Inle Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival Day 4: Inle- Boat Excursion

  35. 35. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Day 5:Inle Lake – Yangon (By Flight)
 Day 6: Departure Yangon
 Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, 
 sapphires and topaz - a stunning sight as the sun sets and an unforgettable place to begin your trip in the "Golden Land". Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel in Yangon.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meal:Welcome Dinner
 
 DAY 2 YANGON – INLE LAKE (by air) After breakfast, you will leave Yangon to Heho Airport, the gateway to the Inle Lake region by domestic flight. On arrival Heho, the day‟s excursion includes :
 

  36. 36. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) by road to Pindaya :a small quiet town well-known for its traditional Shan paper making, pottery and umbrella making villages. 
 
 (2) a visit to the Pindaya cave complex filled with thousands of Buddha images donated by donatees over the centuries and therefore numbering in the thousands. 
 
 (3) Lunch at local restaurant and proceed to NyaungShwe - a small town located at the edge of the Lake Inle. You will be taken by boat to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
 Meals:Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 3 INLE LAKE : Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival 
 The day‟s excursion :
 
 (1) After breakfast,a morning visit to Lin Kin Village where the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is situated and witness the annual boat Procession of the Festival. Observe the Royal Barge, which carries the 5 most,revered Buddha images towed by small boats from Lin Kin village to Nyaung Shwe as part of the procession. 
 
 (2) Enjoy the fair-like atmosphere with the locals participating in music and dance along with traditional leg- rowing boat racing. 
 
 (3) Lunch at local restaurant. Continue on to the weaving village of Inpawkhon and Ngaphekyaung Monastery - well known for its jumping cats and collections of Buddha images and altars. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake. Accommodation: Hotel in InLe Lake
 Meals:Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 4 INLE LAKE EXCURSION
  37. 37. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Today‟s full day Inle Lake Boat excursion tour is the most scenic and the best boat tour on the lake includes and will :
 (1) visit to the weaving villages of Kyauk Taing and Kyin Kham 
 
 (2)proceed on to the Southern part of the lake, to Sagar Village, once a Shan Prince‟s abode in the olden days.
 
 (3) explore the many century old ThaKon Pagoda ruins dated over the centuries. 
 
 (4) Observe local rice-liquor distillery, pottery making, etc. on this interesting boat ride. Return to hotel. Accommodation:Hotel in Inle Lake
 Meals:Breakfast ,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 5 INLE LAKE - YANGON (by air) 
 After breakfast, we leave Inle/Heho for Yangon by air. In Yangon we visit :
 
 (1) Loka-Chantha-Abhaya-Labha-Muni Buddha Image one of the largest marble Buddha statues in the world weighing over 600 tons and 37 feet long.
 
 (2) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries . 
 
 (3) Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as he Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. There are gems, fabrics,acquer ware, wood sculptures,paintings etc… the range of wares is fantastic and don‟t forget to bargain! (4) In the evening,farewell Dinner at Karaweik Palace barge on the Royal Lake. Overnight at hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Farewell Dinner. DAY 6 DEPARTURE YANGON
 Morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.
  38. 38. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Accommodation: N/A 
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 Contact us MT-10: 8 day Phaung DawOo Pagoda Festival + Major destinations combo Experience the Phaung daw Oo Pagoda Festival in the Inle Lake plus Yangon,Mandalay and Bagan. The Phaung Daw oo Festival is a spectacular Myanmar religious festival where you will observe the fantastic boat processions ,religious ceremonies and traditional boat racing. Furthermore you will also see hill tribes gathered for the festival and life on the lake. Coverage: Yangon , Heho ,Inle Lake ,Mandalay,Bagan ,Yangon
 Duration: 8-Days / 7-Nights
 Operational Period: Festival starts from 16 October 2012 to 2 November 2012 in Inle Lake.
 Departure Dates: 19 Oct 2012, 29 Oct 2012
 (These two departure dates are the best to experience the boat processions to the pagoda and traditional boat races) Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon- Inle Lake (By flight) Day 3: Inle Lake (PhaungDawOo Pagoda Festival )* Day 4: Inle Lake-Mandalay (By Flight) Day 5: Mandalay-Mingun
 Day 6: Mandalay- Bagan (By Flight)
 Day 7: Bagan-Yangon(By Flight)
 Day 8: Departure Yangon

  39. 39. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL 
 On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. 
 (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty.The massive bell-shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz - a stunning sight as the sun sets and an unforgettable place to begin your trip in the "Golden Land". Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meal:Welcome Dinner DAY 2 YANGON – INLE LAKE (by air) After breakfast, depart hotel for early morning flight to Heho on the Shan plateau. Transfer by road to Inle Lake and travel to your hotel by long tail boat across the lake. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. 
 
 In the afternoon, the day‟s tour includes :
 
 (1) A boat excursion on InleLake, a delight to all with a camera ,its calm water dotted with floating vegetation on floating Islands and small fishing boats, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect back-drop. See the “Intha”
  40. 40. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (Lake- dwelling people) also known as the unique “Leg-Rowers” who use one leg to stand on the boat while the other leg is wrapped around an oar and rows. (2) You will continue on to Nga Phe Chaung; also known as the Jumping Cats Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries on the lake with ancient Buddha Statues dated over 200 years and amazing cats trained by the Buddhist monks.
 
 (3) Observe floating Gardens, with vegetables and flowers grown on them, and the lake way of life at „Kay La Village‟.
 
 (4) Visit PhaungDawOoPagoda,the holiest religious site in Southern Shan State which has five small Buddha Statues so heavily gilded with gold that the original buddha images are unrecognizable.
 
 (5) Observing the Lake Inle cottage industry workshops such as silk & lotus fabric weaving with wooden handlooms at “Inn-Paw- Kone”Village, traditional „mild-cigar –making‟ (cheroot Factory at “Se‟ Kaung Village” and tradional Silver and Gold Smith,paper umbrella –making at „Ywa-ma‟ Village.You will also see Padaung hill tribe ladies(ladies with 
 elongated necks from wearing brass rings around their necks) in that village. Overnight at the hotel on Inle Lake. Accommodation:Hotel in Inle Lake
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner DAY 3 INLE LAKE (Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival) 
 The day‟s excursion includes :
 
 (1) the highlight of the trip; the Phaung Daw Oo pagoda festival - Four Buddha Images out of five from Phaung- Daw-Oo Pagoda are carried on the royal barge and taken in a procession to the 14 villages on the Lake. The barge is towed by the boats of unique leg –rowing teams and hundreds of boats follow the procession. 
 
 (2) Enjoy the fair-like atmosphere with the locals participating in music and dance along with traditional leg- rowing boat racing. 
 
 (3) Lunch at local restaurant. Continue on to the weaving village of Inpawkhon and Ngaphekyaung Monastery - well known for its jumping cats and collections of Buddha images and altars. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake. Accommodation: Hotel in InLe Lake
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 4 INLE LAKE – HEHO – MANDALAY (by air)
  41. 41. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com After breakfast, we go to the airport at Heho for our flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, proceed to Mandalay and check in at hotel. After refreshment, your sightseeing tour of Mandalay begins including : 
 
 (1) Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world's largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha's Dhamma or Doctrine
 
 (2) Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings.
 
 (3) Enjoy a panoramic sunset of the city and the Ayeyawaddy River from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner DAY 5 MANDALAY - MINGUN 
 The day‟s tour includes :
 (1) a 45 minute private boat ride across the river Ayeywarwaddy to visit Mingun. Stop at Kywe Zoon on the way to the pier to watch the busy riverside activity. 
 
 (2) The unfinished but unfinished Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, a brick counterpart of the pyramids of Egypt and the Mingun Bell, 
 the second largest ringing bell in the world. 
 
 (3) The Myatheintan Pagoda, a representation of the Buddhist universe.
 
 (4) Return to Mandalay and proceed on to Maha Muni Image - a bronze Buddha image said to be cast during the lifetime of Buddha himself. It is the holiest buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local people . 
 
 (5) Mandalay was the last royal capital of Myanmar and the centre for making traditional arts and crafts. You will visit gold leaf making work-place s and observe gold leaf being made by hand in the traditional way. As
  42. 42. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com time permits you see more traditional industries such as bronze casting, wood carving, tapestry making, and stone carving. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
 Meals:Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner DAY 6 MANDALAY – BAGAN 
 We depart from Mandalay to Bagan by air. On arrival in Bagan we, check into the hotel and depart for a sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone Heritage Area and begin a comprehensive tour of Bagan including : 
 
 (1) NyaungOo market
 (2) Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas
 (3) Kyansittha Umin
 (4) Wet-kyi-Inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with its exquisite mural paintings of 13th century 
 (5) the majestic HtilominloTemple. 
 
 In the afternoon, after a visit to lacquer ware workshops; continue to :
 
 (6) Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha
 (7) Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha
 (8) Ananda Temple,1090AD,a masterpiece of early period temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images 
 (9) Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colour mural paintings.
 (10) Enjoy a spectacular sunset from one of the temples of Bagan. Dinner with a puppet show. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner DAY 7 BAGAN – MT. POPA – YANGON
  43. 43. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com This day‟s tour includes a short morning trip to Mt. Popa and return to Yangon :
 
 (1) We leave the Bagan temples and take a short drive to Mt. Popa. We join local pilgrims on a 777-step winding staircase ascent of the Mt Popa and see the Nat (spirit)shrines that line the walkway along with the monkeys that live on the mountain. Mt. Popa is known as the abode of Nats (spirits) - a collection of 37 magical spirits both feared and honoured by some Myanmar people and you can also see the nat museum, which houses 37 life-size nat statues sculpted from teak. 
 
 (2) Proceed to Popa Mountain Resort for lunch. The restaurant offers a great view to the Popa summit and the central plain. On the way back to Bagan we will stop at a village to see the collection of juice from the toddy-palm trees, and its conversion to brown sugar. 
 
 (3) Check in at at Nyaung U airport and fly back to Yangon. Arrive Yangon and transfer to your hotel. Farewell Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner DAY 8 DEPARTURE YANGON 
 Morning is at leisure, although you can go shopping at Bogyoke Aung San Market(named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market )to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. There are gems, fabrics, lacquer ware, wood sculptures,paintings etc… the range of wares is fantastic and don‟t forget to bargain ! In the afternoon, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.
  44. 44. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Accommodations: N/A 
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 Contact us MT-11: 9 day Balloons Over Bagan + Mandalay+Inle+Yangon "Balloons over Bagan" affords visitors a unique opportunity to see Bagan as it has never been seen before! You will have a spectacular aerial view of the many temples of Bagan. It is an amazing experience and see some more destinations in Myanmar on your way to Bagan. Coverage: Yangon– Inle Lake–Mandalay- Bagan – Mt.Popa – Yangon
 Start City: Yangon End City:Yangon 
 Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights 
 Operational Period: Year Round Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon- Inle Lake (By Flight) Day 3: Inle lake Day 4: Inle Lake-Pindaya-Mandalay(By Flight) Day 5: Mandalay-Mingun 
 
 
 Day 6: Mandalay-Amarapura-Bagan(By Flight)
 Day 7: Balloons Over Bagan
 Day 8: Bagan – Yangon (By Flight)
 Day 9: Departure Yangon
 Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL
  45. 45. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com 
 On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. 
 (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. The massive bell-shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz - a stunning sight as the sun sets and an unforgettable place to begin your trip in the "Golden Land". Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meal:Welcome Dinner DAY 2 YANGON – INLE LAKE (by air) After breakfast, depart hotel for early morning flight to Heho on the Shan plateau. Transfer by road to Khaung Daing ,an Intha village on the shore of the Inle Lake. In the afternoon, the day‟s tour includes :
 
 (1) A boat excursion on InleLake, a delight to all with a camera ,its calm water dotted with floating vegetation on floating Islands and small fishing boats, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect back-drop. See the “Intha” (Lake-dwelling people) also known as the unique “Leg-Rowers” who use one leg to stand on the boat while the other leg is wrapped around an oar and rows. (2) Observing floating Gardens, with vegetables and flowers grown on them, and the lake way of life at „Kay La Village‟.
 
 (3) Observing the Lake Inle cottage industry workshops such as silk & lotus fabric weaving with wooden handlooms at “Inn-Paw- Kone”Village, traditional „mild-cigar –making‟ (cheroot Factory at “Se‟ Kaung Village”
  46. 46. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com and tradional silver and gold Smith,paper umbrella –making at „Ywa-ma‟ Village.You will also see Padaung hill tribe ladies(ladies with elongated necks from wearing brass rings around their necks) in that village. Overnight at the hotel on Inle Lake. Accommodation:Hotel in Inle Lake
 Meals:Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner DAY 3 INLE LAKE EXCURSION Today‟s full day boat excursion on Inle Lake includes :
 
 (1) Observation of its unique one-leg boat rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and floating village life.
 
 (2) A visit to one of the lake‟s 5-day rotating markets with its Intha and Pao tribes people who come to buy and sell their wares and produce.
 
 (3) Nga Phe Chaung; also known as the Jumping Cats Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries on the lake with ancient Buddha Statues dated over 200 years and amazing cats trained by the Buddhist monks.
 
 (4) Visit PhaungDawOoPagoda,the holiest religious site in Southern Shan State which has five small Buddha Statues so heavily gilded with gold that the original buddha images are unrecognizable.
 
 (5) Indein : to see the ancient 12th - 13th century Bagan + Shan style pagodas. The ruins are left to nature and a great photo opportunity.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner. DAY 4 INLE LAKE – PINDAYA – MANDALAY On this day you will transfer by boat to Nyaung Shwe, a small town at the northern end of Inle Lake and drive from there to Pindaya :
 

  47. 47. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) Pindaya is a small quiet town in Shan Plateau, famous for its fantastic caves full of centuries- old Buddha Images . (2) We continue sightseeing of traditional parasol & Shan traditional paper making industry in this locale. Lunch at a local restaurant in Pindaya. We then depart for Heho airport and fly to Mandalay. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight in Mandalay. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch.Dinner
 
 DAY 5 MANDALAY - MINGUN 
 The day‟s tour includes :
 (1) A 45-minute private boat ride across the river Ayeywarwaddy to visit Mingun. Stop at Kywe Zoon on the way to the pier to watch the busy riverside activity. 
 
 (2) The unfinished but unfinished Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, a brick counterpart of the pyramids of Egypt and the Mingun Bell, the second largest ringing bell in the world. 
 
 (3) The Myatheintan Pagoda, a representation of the Buddhist universe.
 
 (4) Return to Mandalay and proceed on to Maha Muni Image - a bronze Buddha image said to be cast during the lifetime of Buddha himself. It is the holiest buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local people . 
 
 (5) After lunch, in the afternoon, we visit Mandalay Palace and the nearby, Shwe Nandaw Monastery - noted for its exquisite wood carvings and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the world biggest book.
 
 (3) We finish the day‟s tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to experience a tropical sun-set with panoramic views of the city and the Ayeyarwaddy River. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner DAY6 MANDALAY – AMARAPURA – BAGAN (by air)
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 The day‟s tour : 
 
 (1) After breakfast we drive to Amarapura the “City of Immortals” and visit the 150 year old Mahagandayon monastery, and famous Buddhist learning center. It is home to a thousand monks, who will form a procession as they go to take their noon and final meal of the day. 
 
 (2) Amarapura was the capital of upper Burma until 1850. As it was the custom, most of the important wooden palaces and monasteries were taken down and transported to the new capital in Mandalay. You will visit Patodawgyi Pagoda built in 1820, which is graced by marble panels on its 3 lower terraces, and affords excellent views of the surrounding area. 
 
 (3) U Bein wooden bridge, over 150 years old, which is still in use. You can walk across the bridge and visit the Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, a replica of the Ananda Pagoda in Bagan (Pagan), was constructed in 1847 by King Pagan Min. Late afternoon ,transfer to the airport for the flight to Bagan. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight at hotel in Bagan. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan 
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner DAY 7 BALLOONS OVER BAGAN 
 (1) Start your day with a magnificent early morning flight by a hot air balloon over the thousands of temples in Bagan, the most extensive archeological site in South-east Asia.
 
 (2) Gu-Pyauk-Kyi(Wetkyi-Inn); a 13th century temple with a spire resembling that of the Maha-Bodhi Temple at Buddha Gaya in India, known for its wall-painting that depict scenes from the Jataka (stories of the lives of Buddha). 
 
 (3) Hti-lo-min-lo; built in 1211 AD and one of the largest temples ,noted for its fine plaster carvings on the arch pediments and friezes.
  49. 49. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (4) Shwe-Zi-Gon; completed in 1084,noted for its glazed plaques depicting scenes from the Jatakas. (5) Ananda Temple,1090AD,a master piece of early style of temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images 
 
 (6) Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the Shwe San Daw Temple.Dinner with Culture Show.Overnight at the Hotel in Bagan. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: breakfast lunch ,dinner DAY 8 BAGAN – YANGON 
 The day‟s tour includes :
 
 (1) That-Byin-Nyu; a mid-12th century temple , 66 meters in height,towering above all other monuments and presenting visitors with a magnificent panorama of Bagan plain.
 
 (2) Sulamani Temple, one of the most finest temples of Bagan.
 
 (3) Gaw-Daw-Palin Templebuilt in the 12th Century with a fine view over the ruins of the Bagan plains.
 
 (4) Dhammyangyi Temple, the largest temples in Bagan and one with quite an interesting tale behind its construction and a mystery that continues up to the present. (5) Bu Phaya;standing at the edge of the AyeyawadyRiver,an ancient landmark for travellers along the river.Having a bulbous shape resembling that of the gourd fruit,it is a favourite spot for visitors to watch the sun- set over the Ayeyawaddy River.
 
 Late afternoon ,transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival,transfer to your hotel for check-in. Later, Farewell Dinner and overnight.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Farewell Dinner. DAY 9 DEPARTURE YANGON
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 Morning is at leisure,you can go shopping. 
 (1) you will be taken for shopping to the Bogyoke Aung San Market (named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market)to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. 
 
 (2) In the afternoon, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Accommodation: N/A 
 Meals: Breakfast. 
 
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 Contact us MT-12: 8 day Balloon Safari over Pindaya,Inle Lake and Bagan This exclusive Balloon Safari will take you to the most stunning sites in Myanmar in a style and manner reminiscent of the great days of luxury travel earlier this century. Sightseeing by balloon is a truly remarkable experience, allowing you to venture off the beaten path and gain a unique perspective of the country and its people.
  51. 51. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Balloon Safari Flights are true adventure, and ballooning in these remote areas is also about watching the set up of the balloon, being rescued at the end too,not just the flight itself. Not knowing where you are going to land is always exciting and a part of the adventure! Coverage: YANGON – PINDAYA - INLE LAKE – BAGAN
 Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
 Group Size: Minimum of 6 pax to maximum of 8 pax
 Operational Period: 20th October to 20th March 2012. Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon Day 2: Yangon-Heho (by air) - Pindaya Day 3: Balloon Over Pindaya - Inle lake. Day 4: Balloon Over Inle Day 5: Balloon Over Inle – Heho-Bagan (by air)
 Day 6: Balloon Over Bagan
 Day 7: Balloon Over Bagan – Bagan-Yangon (by air)
 Day 8: Departure Yangon Detailed Tour Itinerary Day 1 ARRIVAL YANGON 
 Upon arrival to Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our Company‟s Tour Guide and transferred to your Hotel in Yangon. After refreshment, a brief City Tour includes; China Town noted for its fruits market, delicious street foods, and stop at down town Yangon to see Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independent monument and old Colonial buildings. Later on, visit to the magnificent Shwe Dagon Pagoda, one of the wonders in the world, noted for its religious significance and artistic beauty, and to enjoy the sun-set from the Great Temple. Welcome Dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meal: Welcome Dinner Day 2 YANGON- HEHO (By Flight)- PINDAYA
  52. 52. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com 
 This morning, Introductory Yangon City Tour highlights : Botahtaung Pagoda; the famous landmark on the side of Yangon River, with a huge internal cavity and the Relic Chamber. Chauk-htet-kyi Pagoda;to see life like Reclining Buddha Image with Buddhist Monasteries around the Temple. MahaWiziya Pagoda; the Symbolic memorial of the 1st successful congregation of monks of all orders held in 1980.Stop at Royal Lake for photo shots. Bo Gyoke Aung San Market(Ex-Scott‟s market )for shopping Souvenirs. After lunch, transfer to Yangon Airport for departure flight to Heho. Upon arrival to Heho Airport,transfer to Pindaya with special 8 Seat Antique Bus.Later,Bonfire Dinner under the Huge Banyan Trees. Overnight at Pindaya Inle Inn in Pindaya;a Rock House with Chimney. Accommodation: Pindaya Inle Inn
 Meal:Breakfast,Bonfire Dinner Day 3 BALLOON OVER PINDAYA –INLE LAKE 
 This early morning Balloon Flight Over Pindaya. Later, guided tour of Pindaya Caves.A picnic lunch in the pines wood.Chef‟s special menu including house drinks, coffee and tea. Transfer from Pindaya to Nyaung Shwe; transfer with special 8 seat Antique Bus. Upon arrival to Nyaung Shwe, boat transfer to Inle Princess Resort.(4 Seats per boat).In the late afternoon before sun set time, Canoe Boat trip ;2 persons per boat inclusive of water and fruits decorated by flowers, leisurely touring in the calm water around the Intha Villages and floating
  53. 53. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com gardens by leg-rowing Canoe. Evening ,Shan Traditional Dinner in Inle Princess Dining Room, served on Shan lacquer-ware plate including house drinks, coffee and tea.And accompanied by Cultural Show highlights : kainarri kainarra Mythical birds Couple Dance,fire stick dance,Tonaya dance,Shan folks dance,Show of the day,Group dance,at last all the Guest are invited to join the dance troupe.Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake. Accommodation: Inle Princess Resort (Lake Front Chalet)
 Meal:Breakfast, picnic Lunch, Dinner with Culture Show Day 4 BALLOONS OVER INLE 
 This early morning,Balloon FlightOver Inle.Breakfast at Inle Princess Resort.late morning and afternoon time,sightseeing to a local Market and buying cooking ingredients from thereThen visit to local intha house and experience Intha traditional cooking and enjoy the Lunch.(OR) sightseeing to Indein.late afternoon at leisure and evening dining experience:Princess‟s Wine Cellar including house drinks,coffee and tea.Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake. Accommodation: Inle Princess Resort (Lake Front Chalet)
 Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Wine Cellar Dinner Day 5 BALLOONS OVER INLE – HEHO – BAGAN (by air) 
 This early morning ,boat trip for ballooning and Morning Balloon Flight Over Inle.At Leisure until Lunch.Lunch at View Point Restaurant in Nyaung Shwe before leaving to Heho.FromInle Princess to Nyaung Shwe by boat,then to Heho byby road to heho airport for pm Yangon airways flight to Nyaung Oo;bagan.Transfer with special 8 seat antique bus.Upon arrival to Nyaung oo airport,you are transferred to Sakura Hotel,transfer with
  54. 54. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Antique bus and greeted by the second trip pilot.later,welcome drinks on SakuraTerreace with Bgan pilot,followed by Dinner.Overnight at the hotel in Bagan. Accommodation: Sakura Hotel (River View Suite)
 Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Welcome Dinner Day 6 BALLOONS OVER BAGAN 
 This early morning,balloon Flight Over Bagan,Later on ,a tour around the ancient city of old bagan,including guided tour of Dhamma yan Gyi Pagoda.Picnic Lunch among the Temples.Sunset river cruise and sandbank party;the special candle light dinner in the ground ofsakura in the pagoda Ruin.The Dinner includes Culture show and traditional Bagan dance. Accommodation: Sakura Hotel (River View Suite)
 Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, sandbank dinner Party Day 7 BALLOONS OVER BAGAN 
 This early morning,balloon flight over Bagan.Later on ,lacquerware factory visit to New Bagan .The trip will include factory tour and a chance of hands on of being involved with the process.Lunch at Sunset garden.Later afternoon,transfer from Sakura to Nyaung Oo with BOB bus. Upon arrival to Yangon Airport, you are transferred to your Hotel in Yangon.Farewell dinner and overnight in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, farewell Dinner
  55. 55. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com Day 8 DEPARTURE YANGON After breakfast,you may go shopping at BoGyoke Aung San(ex-Scott )Market. Then you are transferred to airport for your International departure flight .
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 Meals : Breakfast ***END OF SERVICE*** Contact us MT-13: 12 day Golden Rock + Mandalay + Bagan + Inle lake + Yangon This 12 day tour first visits an amazing pagoda atop a boulder perched on the edge of a cliff : the Golden Rock. You are transported up hills covered by tropical forest to this unforgettable site also known as Kyaikhtiyo.Then you continue on to Mandalay; the hub of Myanmar culture,religion, arts & crafts, Bagan; the city of ancient temples and at last but not least, the home of the Intha people and colorful hill tribes –Inle Lake. Coverage: Yangon–Bago-Golden Rock - Mandalay- Bagan- Pindaya – Inle Lake
 Start City: Yangon
  56. 56. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com End City: Yangon 
 Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights 
 Operational period: October to May Brief Itinerary Day 1: Arrival Yangon 
 Day 2: Yangon-Golden Rock Day 3: Golden Rock-Bago-Yangon Day 4: Yangon-Mandalay(By Flight) Day 5: Mandalay-Mingun-Ava Day 6: Mandalay-Bagan (By Flight) Day 7: Bagan- Mt.Popa Day 8: Bagan-Heho (By Flight)-Pindaya Day 9: Pindaya – Inle Lake 
 Day 10: Inle lake Boat Excursion 
 Day 11: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon (By Flight) 
 Day 12: Departure Yangon
 
 Detailed Itinerary DAY 1 YANGON ARRIVAL 
 On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you embark on a city tour including:
 
 (1) China Town noted for its fruit market, delicious street foods and old world atmosphere.
 
 (2) Downtown Yangon‟s Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence monument and old colonial buildings. 
 (3) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies,
  57. 57. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com sapphires and topaz - a stunning sight as the sun sets and an unforgettable place to begin your trip in the "Golden Land". Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel in Yangon. Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon 
 Meal:Welcome Dinner
 
 DAY 2 YANGON – GOLDEN ROCK The day‟s schedule :
 
 (1) This morning,we leave for Kyaik-hti-yo, about 160 km from Yangon,( 5 hr drive). The Golden Rock Pagoda stands on a gold gilded boulder precariously perched on the edge of the hill, which is 1102 meters above the sea-level. Upon arrival to the base-camp, we have lunch and transfer to an exciting truck ride up-hill through a rain forest. From the upper-camp, we trek up-hill for about an hour to the amazing Golden Rock. Check in Hotel, rest and later, visit the magnificent Golden Rock pagoda environs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Golden Rock. Accommodation: Hotel at Golden Rock 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
 DAY 3 GOLDEN ROCK – BAGO – YANGON
  58. 58. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) We wake early to enjoy the sun-rise over the these misty jungle-clad hills of Southeast asia. 
 
 (2) After breakfast, descend to the base-camp, drive to Bago: an ancient capital of the Mon Kingdom in 15th Century. Bago is situated only 80 km north-east of Yangon. (3) Upon arrival to Bago, we have lunch. Afterwards, we visit the magnificent Shwe Maw Daw -said to be over 2,000 years old temple. Naung daw gyi Pagoda; MyaTharLyaung (a colossal reclining Buddha Image which was recently restored ). (4) ShweTharLyaung (a huge reclining Buddha);55 meters long and dating back 994AD and Kyaik-Pun temple which isfour huge seated Buddha images in the open air. Back to Yangon.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner 
 DAY 4 YANGON – MANDALAY 
 Early morning,transfer to Yangon airport for departure flight to Mandalay ETD:06:30,ETA:08:35.
 
 Upon arrival to Mandalay Airport :
 
 (1) we drive to the ancient capital Amarapura for a visit to Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of Buddha images; observe the local weaving industry.
 
 (2) walk across the two-century old U-Bein teak bridge on the Taungthaman Lake and later observe the lunch process of thousand of monks who take their last meal of the day at 10:00 am in total silence at Maha Gandaryon Monastery. 
 
 We proceed to Mandalay and check in at the hotel. After refreshment, a sightseeing tour of Mandalay which includes :
 
 (3) Maha Muni Image - a bronze Buddha image said to be cast during the lifetime of Buddha himself. It is the holiest buddhist site in Upper Myanmar : a Buddha image of great beauty and witness the reverence and worship of the local people. 
 
 (4) Mandalay Palace and the nearby, Shwe Nandaw Monastery - noted for its exquisite wood carvings and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the world biggest book.
 

  59. 59. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (5) We finish the day‟s tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to experience a tropical sun-set with panoramic views of the city and the Ayeyarwaddy River. Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
 DAY 5 MANDALAY – MINGUN - AVA 
 The day‟s tour includes :
 (1) a 45 minute private boat ride across the river Ayeywarwaddy to visit Mingun. Stop at Kywe Zoon on the way to the pier to watch the busy riverside activity. 
 
 (2) The unfinished but unfinished Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, a brick counterpart of the pyramids of Egypt and the Mingun Bell, the second largest ringing bell in the world. 
 
 (3) The Myatheintan Pagoda, a representation of the Buddhist universe.
 
 We return to Mandalay by boat and after lunch, drive to the ruins of the Kingdom of Ava, 30-minutes to the south of Mandalay. Although the royal palace is no more, the pagodas, temples and monasteries still remain there.
 
 (4) We travel by pony-cart around Ava to Nanmyint Leaning Tower which gives a birds' eye view of the mighty 
 Ayeyarwaddy River; Bagaya;a wooden monastery; Aungmyaybonza Monastery made of brick and stucco. 
 
 Return drive to Mandalay and see a silversmith‟s work place on our way back to hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. Accommodation:Hotel in Mandalay
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
 DAY 6 MANDALAY – BAGAN
  60. 60. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com 
 We depart from Mandalay to Bagan by air. On arrival in Bagan we, check into the hotel and depart for a sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone Heritage Area and begin a comprehensive tour of Bagan including : 
 
 (1) NyaungOo market
 
 (2) Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas
 
 (3) Kyansittha Umin
 
 (4) Wet-kyi-Inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with its exquisite mural paintings of 13th century 
 
 (5) the majestic HtilominloTemple. 
 
 In the afternoon, after a visit to lacquer ware workshops; continue to
 
 (6) Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha
 
 (7) Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha
 
 (8) Ananda Temple,1090AD,a masterpiece of early period temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images 
 (9) Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colour mural paintings.
 
 Enjoy a spectacular sunset from one of the temples of Bagan. Dinner with a puppet show and overnight at the hotel in Bagan. Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
 Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner DAY 7 BAGAN – MT. POPA This day‟s tour includes a short morning trip to Mt. Popa and return to Yangon :
 

  61. 61. Yourlocalbooking.com Your Local Buddy Head Office: 6 Truong Minh Hung, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.510.2222 773) *** Tax Code: 4000.733.188 Branch: 2/6 Le Loi, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Phone: (+84.979.58.77.44) Email: sales@yourlocalbooking.com. Website: www.yourlocalbooking.com (1) We leave the Bagan temples and take a short drive to Mt. Popa. We join local pilgrims on a 777-step winding staircase ascent of the Mt Popa and see the Nat (spirit)shrines that line the walkway along with the monkeys that live on the mountain. Mt. Popa is known as the abode of Nats (spirits) - a collection of 37 magical spirits both feared and honoured by some Myanmar people and you can also see the nat museum, which houses 37 life-size nat statues sculpted from teak. 
 
 (2) Proceed to Popa Mountain Resort for lunch. The restaurant offers a great view to the Popa summit and the central plain.On the way back to Bagan we will stop at a village to see the collection of juice from the toddy- palm trees, and its conversion to brown sugar. 
 
 (3) As time permits we will have a short boat ride on the Ayeyawaddy River at sunset.
 
 Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan 
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
 DAY 8 BAGAN – HEHO - PINDAYA 
 Today we depart Bagan and take a flight to Heho on the Shan plateau ETD:7:50,ETA:08:30. Upon arrival:
 
 (1) we transfer by road to Pindaya (60km) about 90 minutes drive. After check in hotel,we take an excursion to the caves 
 which houses over 8,000 Buddha Images accumulated over the centuries (2) In the afternoon, explore the small quiet town for it's famous traditional Shan paper & parasol making cottage industry. 
 Enjoy the cool climate and overnight at the hotel in Pindaya. Accommodation: Hotel in Pindaya
 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
 DAY 9 PINDAYA – INLE LAKE

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