Day 1: Yangon – Bagan Temples & Pagodas Sightseeing ( Morning Direct Flight )
Bagan: As the capital of the first Myanmar Empire, Bagan is home to many archaeological sites. Filled with mass of 2,500 pagodas and stupas built between the 11th and 13th centuries, and surrounded by the Irrawaddy River, peanut and sesame fields, Bagan is one of the most best Buddhist archaeological sites in the world.
- Pick up at your hotel in Yangon and transfer to Yangon domestic airport. Fly from Yangon to Bagan by morning flight. ( Early check in is subject to available )
- Upon arrival to Nayung U airport, our guide will pick you up and visit the most famous sightseeing in Bagan.
- Nyaung U Local Market – some tourists find the morning market is more colorful and fun than the popular Scott market in Yangon. Majority of the market area is occupied by souvenirs and antiques shops. You can find bronze statues of the ancient ladies of Bagan, old lacquer ware, paintings copied from the original frescoes in the Bagan temple, hand woven clothes and many more.
- Shwezigon Pagoda – Shwezigon is considered as Bagan’s most significant shrine, 160 feet high and 160 feet wide at the base. It is said that the structure was built to enshrine one of the four replicas of the Buddha’s tooth in Kandy, Sri Lanka. This pagoda inspires faith even today, bringing joy to the hearts of monks and laymen alike as they behold its brilliant golden color.
- Ananda Temple – one of the best-preserved & largest temples built by King Kyansittha in 1105 AD. It is the masterpiece of early style temple architecture.
- Thatbaynyu temple – built by King Alaung Sithu in A. D. 1144 & is the tallest structure in Bagan. There is a rhyme traditionally sung by the people of Bagan, which runs: “Massiveness that is Dhammayan Gyi, Loftiness that is Thatbyinnyu, Grace that is Ananda.”
- Dammayangyi temple – built by King Narathu (1167-70), who was also known as Kalagya Min, who murdered his own king father to take over the throne and he built this massive structure. King Narathu oversaw the construction but he never completed the construction because he was assassinated before the completion.
- Manuha Temple – built by the captive Mon King Manuha in 1067 & one of the oldest temples in Bagan. Inside, there are 3 seated Buddha statues face the front of the building, & in the back there’s a huge reclining Buddha. All seem too huge for their enclosures, & their cramped, uncomfortable positions are said to represent the stress & lack of comfort the ‘captive king’ had to endure.
- Gubyaukgyi – the temple with a spire resembling the Mahabodhi Temple at Buddha Gaya in India. This temple is noted for its wall paintings, depicting scenes from the previous lives of the Buddha. Tourists can have a great chance in viewing the ancient carvings, paintings.
- Lacquerware workshops where you can observe how this age-old traditional piece of art is made.
- In the evening, visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda by Horse-cart to enjoy the amazing sunset of Bagan.
- After the sunset, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 2: Bagan – Myaing Village ( Meals – B + L + D )
- Breakfast at the hotel and drive from Bagan to Myaing Village about 2:30 Hrs.
- Arrive to Myaing village and warmly welcome by villagers with tamarind juice.
- Accommodate and relaxing at the Community Lodge at the village.
- After refreshment, time to enjoy local lunch which is prepared by the villagers.
- In the evening, visit around the village by bike. You can be experienced by smearing the Thanaka on your face, observing home-made productions and tasting local home-made snacks while touring.
- The women in the village will explain you about the villager’s health, population, health, agriculture and village history.
- After visited around the village, take a bath in Yin Taing Taung Dam and enjoy your sunset by taking boat on the dam.
- At the dinner time, villagers will entertain with the traditional dance and performance.
- Overnight at the village after dinner.
Day 3: Myaing Village – Bagan ( Meals – B )
- Breakfast will be served by Myanmar traditional snacks and coffee/tea at the village.
- After breakfast, you will be experienced by planting at the village which intend to green the central hot dry zone of Myanmar. The small plants can grow by your name and we will send the pictures of your plant once in a year via your email.
- Then transfer back to Bagan and accommodate at the hotel.
- At your own leisure rest of the day. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 4: Bagan – Mount.Popa – Yangon ( Meals – B ) ( Evening Direct Flight )
Mount Popa – 1518m above sea level and is the extinct volcano. Also known as the oasis of the central Myanmar dry zone and a perfect place for ecotourism. Home to many “Nats’ or Spirits, makes Mount Popa in Myanmar the prime spot for spirit worship for those who believe in supernatural beings. Being covered in dense vegetation, it is also a paradise for bird watchers and botanists.
- After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and drive to Mount. Popa.
- On the way, we will visit to typical local farm and observe how locals climb up toddy trees to harvest the toddy juice.
- Continuously, we will observe how to make jaggery at the same compound and taste some of these.
- Proceed to Mt.Popa and visit, then back to Bagan and transfer to the Nyaung U domestic airport for your evening flight back to Yangon.
- Upon arrival to Yangon, pick up by the driver and transfer to your hotel in Yangon.
Service Include & ExcludeInclusions
- 3*Hotel accommodation in Bagan with daily breakfast ( On Day 1 & 3, Double/Twin sharing room )
- Accommodation at Myaing Community Lodge (On Day 2, Double/Twin sharing room )
- Lunch and Dinner at the village
- English speaking throughout guide ( In Bagan & Myaing Village )
- Traditional dance & Planting
- Donations to the community development fund
- Transfers and Sightseeings by private car ( driver inclusive )
- 02 sector domestic flight tickets ( Yangon-Bagan/ Bagan-Yangon )
- Sunset Horse-cart riding in Bagan
- Entrance/ Zone fees
- Government tax
- Meals not mentioned/Alcoholic beverages
- International Flights
- Visa fees (contact us for further information)
- Personal expenses such as camera fees, laundry services, tips
- Insurances (personal, health, travel, etc.)
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
- Tips for guides and drivers
- Surcharge for VISA & MasterCard payments
- The places that are not mentioned in the program
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