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BEST OF MYANMAR 10 DAYS

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Duration: 10 days

Destination: Yangon - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon

US$ 1,685 US$ 1,635 per person

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Day 1: Arrival Yangon

Meal Provided: No Meal

 


Upon arrival, our guide will greet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. You’re free and leisure time in Yangon.

Stay overnight in Yangon

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Day 2: Yagon Sightseeing

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, our guide will come and meet you at the hotel and start sightseeing Sule Pagoda, dating over back over 2,000 years and colonial building in the city center, City Hall, Mahabandoola Park and Chaukhtatkyi Reclining Buddha Image: 230 ft (70 m) long in the pose of rest, the original image was built in 1907. Kaba Aye Pagoda (World Peace Pagoda), it is located on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road and then continue to the Shwe Dagon Pagoda, the highlight of any visit to Yangon. Towering over the city, this pagoda is the most sacred place in the country, built to house eight hair relics of  Buddha. Then return back to your hotel where you can relax and enjoy free time.

Stay overnight in Yangon

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Day 3: Yangon - Mandalay by flight

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, a car shall pick you up and take you to the Airport for a flight to Mandalay.

 

Upon arrival, in order to save time, we shall start the sightseeing visit Mahamuni Buddha Image, the most revered Buddha image in Mandalay, with its 4 meters high seated image casted in bronze.   In that area, you shall also observe craftsmen ‘s quarters with its brasse molding works, stone and marble carvers, gold leaf pressing, a tapestry, cotton and silk textile weaving, and a silver smith. Visit shall continue Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; and then  Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world's biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures; Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, where you shall observe a large Buddha image carved out of single block of marble. Finally, at the evening, you shall be taken to Mandalay Hill, from where you shall observe a beautiful panoramic view over the city.

 

Stay overnight in Mandalay

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Day 4: Mandalay- Amarapura- Ava- Sagaing

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and begin the tour of Amarapura, the ancient capital of Burma. There are more than 1,000 monks living in the monastery Mahagandayon it is interesting to see how people offer food to the monks every day. On the way to Amarapura, we enjoy a beautiful setting. If we have time, we can go to the famous workshops of silk and cotton fabric in Amarapura. Then we will continue our way to Sagaing. On the road, we cross the bridge and reach Innwa Ava. An ancient city, famous for its pagodas on top of the hills, and banners proclaiming the Buddha's teaching. This area has become a haven for all patients, there are more than 600 monasteries of monks and nuns dedicated to study Buddhism and meditation. I visit Sagaing Hill, Padamyazedi and U Min Thonze also known as "the thirty caves pagoda". The latter has many Buddha images in a colonnade shaped crescent will continue visiting the pagodas Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin, located nearby and built in 1312. The view of Sagaing from Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin and Access their way is most beautiful. In the evening, we shall continue to walk around the impressive U Being Bridge in Taungthaman Lake.

 

Stay overnight in Mandalay

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Day 5: Mandalay- Mingun- Mandalay

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, a car shall pick you up and take you to the jetty, where you shall enjoy a nice trip to Mingun. Upon arrival, the visit shall start to The Bell, it´s known like that as it´s the world world 3rd largest bell. It was made of bronze; but it is said that Buddhist devotees inserted gold, silver ornaments and jewellery into the bronze. Later, the visit shall continue to Mingun Pagoda and Mya Theindan Pagoda. Then drive back to Mandalay, continue to Zaychotaw Market (biggest and famous in Mandalay) and strolling in China town. Then back to your hotel.

Stay overnight in Mandalay

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Day 6: Mandalay- Bagan (Nyaung U) by flight

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After early breakfast at hotel, our transfer shall take you to the Airport for flight to Bagan (Nyaung U). Upon arrival, you will transfer you to the hotel. Right after, a morning tour shall take you to the following highlights: Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar Stupas; Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi Temple, it´s known for the fine mural paintings of Jataka Scenes;  Htilominlo Temple, noted for its plaster carvings; Tharabar Gate and Shwegugyi Temple, a magnify example of transitional style between the Early and Late Bagan Period. After a refreshing lunch break, afternoon sightseeing shall take you Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece with a base resembling a temple with a Greek Cross basis; Ananda Okkyaung, a brick monastery with 18th century mural paintings; Dhammayangyi, a massive temple with the finest brick-work; and also to visit Bupaya Pagoda on the bank of majestic Ayeyarwaddy River.

 

Stay overnight in Bagan

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Day 7: Bagan Sightseeing

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, our guide will meet you at the lobby and the visit shall start. By Car, you shall be taken to the colourful market of Nyaung U, later you shall continue to the famous temple of Shin Arrahan Oak Kyaung and to Bagan highest temple; Thatbyinnyu. After lunch sightseeing continues at to Manuha Temple,  with gigantic Buddha Images; Sularmuni Pagoda; Dhamayazaka Pagoda, it offers splendid views over Bagan. Later one, you shall be taken to Lawkananda pagoda, famous in as an Early-style temple with the finest stone carvings, located in Bank of Ayeyarwaddy River.

 

Stay overnight in Bagan

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Day 8: Bagan (Nyaung U)- Mt. Popa- Bagan

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, a morning excursion to beautiful Mount Popa shall start. Located 50Km South-east of Bagan, once upon a time a Vulcano, the Mt. Popa holds on the top a Buddhist temple. It takes 777 steps (approximately 45minutes) to reach the summit and where you can admire the temple Mahagiri Shrine, dedicated to the “Nats” (spirits), there´s different stupas and a picturesque complex of monasteries. From the top of the mountain, you shall be able to enjoy a beautiful panoramic view. On the way back, depending on the season, one can observe local harvesting and preparation of palm tree juices on local villages, also villagers produce palm wine and peanut oil. On that evening, we shall reach Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.

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Day 9: Bagan (Nyaung U) Yangon by flight

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast at the hotel, our driver will pick you up and transfer to the airport for a flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival in Yangon, you will check in at the hotel and then visit to Bogyoke Aung San market (formerly known Scott Market), where you can find wide range of souvenirs, handicraft shops, gems and jewelry famous for its good quality.

 

Stay overnight in Yangon

 

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Day 10: Yangon - Departure

Meal Provided: Breakfast

 

After breakfast, free at leisure to pursue individual interests until your transfer to the airport for your return flight. Arrive home with wonderful souvenirs & sweet memories of your memorable holiday.

 

We wish you a safe and pleasant journey!

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Including

Excluding

+ 09 nights with breakfast at hotels

(Based on a private double/twin sharing room)

+ Domestic air ticket and airport tax

Yangon - Mandalay

Mandalay - Bagan

Bagan - Yangon

Including 7kg carry on and 20 kg checked luggage

+ Boat Fee in Mingun

+ Meals mentioned in the itinerary 

+ Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program

+Travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced, safe driver 

+ Private English speaking guide in each region

+ 01 bottle of mineral water/ pax/ day

+ All taxes and service charge

 

- Bank fees for both sides (Prefer cash on arrival)

- Single Supplement

- Visa to Myanmar

- Peak Season Surcharge

- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping)

- Tipping for guide, driver 

- Drinks and other meals which are not indicated in the program

- Travel insurance   

- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, flood), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc… 

- Other services which are not mentioned clearly in the “Including” item

 

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Service Details During The Trip

We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.


  • Private Local Tour Guide You will have legally licensed local tour guide in each destination, from welcome and farewell you at the airport. Your guide will guide, help, assist and taking care of you in order to make your tour worry-free. The good guide for you means we arrange the right guide. Asianwaytravel.com will arrange tour guide base on the feature of the itinerary and consists of the group, to maximize your experiences in traveling.

  • Private Drivers & Vehicle Safety is first priority for transportation. A well maintained good condition car with legal business licensed and an experienced driver to make sure you are in safe hands. To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

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  • Local Flavor Meals Don’t worry about meals; we select both restaurants and menus for you. Asianwaytravel.com will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customer. Menu is also carefully selected by us to ensure you try different food every meal.
    We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of your local guide.

  • Well-Selected Hotels Comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast!

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Travel Visa

Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.

This is an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country.


  • Step 1: Provide us your application details
     • Your full name (as exactly seen on your passport)
     • Your gender
     • Your date of birth
     • Your nationality
     • Your passport number
     • Your passport expiration dates ( with at least 3 vacats pagess and valid for at least 6 months)
     • Date of arrival ( dd/mm/yy)
     • Date of exit (dd/mm/yy)
     • Arrival airport
  • Step 2: Process your visa information into a visa application
    We will contact you for reviewing your visa information and then submit your application on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration department and follow other procedures pursuant to the regulations of Immigration department to get Visa approval letter granted by Immigration department.

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We will send the visa approval letter via email to you after 7 working days.
After we obtain the visa approval letter from the Immigration department for you, we will forward you a scanned copy of it by email (Your visa information then have been recorded to the Visa system of the Vietnam Immigration department).


  • Step 3: Get your visa stamp on your arrival
    Just print the approval letter out, prepare 2 passport sized photos and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($25 for single entry visa; $50 for 1 month multiple entry visa ). Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.

    Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, expect a simple form to fill in (or you can download here to fill beforehand), present the visa approval letter, passport, photos to the Immigration officer inside the counter and look for a place to hear your name be called to get the passport back and pay for the stamping fee. The actual process takes around 15 minutes without hassle or trouble.

  • For those who is applicable for E-visa, our travel experts will consult case by case.

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