Day 1: Yangon Arrival & Sightseeing Yangon arrival in the afternoon. (Itinerary can be adjusted base on your flight time.) Meet & greet by your guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in. After check-in, head to the Great Shwedagon Pagoda – this 98-meter gilded stupa is Myanmar’s Holiest Buddhist Shrine that […]

Sojourn to Central Myanmar

Starting from USD 1040/ pax

- -

46 Comments | 0 Likes & Shares | 46 Viewed

Day 1: Yangon Arrival & Sightseeing

  • Yangon arrival in the afternoon. (Itinerary can be adjusted base on your flight time.)
  • Meet & greet by your guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in.
  • After check-in, head to the Great Shwedagon Pagoda – this 98-meter gilded stupa is Myanmar’s Holiest Buddhist Shrine that contains relics of the past four Buddhas. Based on the records of Buddhist monks, the Shwedagon Pagoda was built before Gautama Buddha died in 486 BCE coinciding with age according to legend. It used to be only 18 meters tall. From 1453 to 1472 it was raised to 40 meters. The stupa was rebuilt many times until it reached its current height of 98 meters in the 18th century. It is believed that if a person wants to avoid bad luck and misfortune, he must pour water at one’s planetary post and he will be ensure of peace of mind and all anxieties will end.
  • Next, visit Chaukhtatkyi Reclining Buddha – this 72m long Buddha image is one of Myanmar’s more revered reclining Buddha and only a short distance from the Great Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • Lastly, drive to Kandawgyi Park and Chinatown.
  • Kandawagyi Park – one of the greenest spots in the city with views of The Great Shwedagon Pagoda in the background. Take your chance to revel in the serene ambience, away from the hustle and bustle of city living.
  • Chinatown – the roadside food stalls with steaming dishes and snacks, fruits and flowers, short snacks and sizzling fries are joys for both the locals and foreigners. Fruit vendors offer fruit in season which include mangoes, durians, mangos teens, pomelos, apples, tangerines, grapes, pears, avocados, lichees, pineapples, rambutan, plums and all kinds of banana, all the year round. A visit to Yangon Chinatown especially during festive seasons shows how the overseas Chinese in Yangon continue to maintain and to transmit their cultural identity.
  • Transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Sagaing – Monywa

  • Check out after breakfast and head to Yangon domestic terminal to catch up your flight to Mandalay.
  • You will be met by the guide at the airport and drive to Monywa. Visit some of the places in Mandalay on the way to Monywa.
  • First, visit the old wooden Bagayar Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace and Fort which is in Ava. There are many small villages located amid Ava’s ruins and as you travel, you’ll get a glimpse of local life in the Myanmar countryside.
  • After that, head to Sagaing Hill – discover the numerous Buddhist monasteries; Uminthonze Pagoda and Sunooponnyashin Pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay city.
  • Next, visit Khaungmudaw Pagoda – the Sri Lankan architectural style.
  • Drive to Monywa and check in at the hotel. Overnight in

Day 3: Monywa – Mandalay

  • After breakfast at the hotel, check out. Drive to Po Win Taung (22km from Monywa), peaceful and interesting place which is situated on the western bank of the Chindwin River.
  • Next, continue to Shwe Ba Taung. Spend the day exploring this interesting monasteries and temples that are carved out rocky narrow cliffs.
  • Then, visit MohnyinThan Buddhay Pagoda which is said to accommodate 582,357 small Buddha images.
  • Next, BodiTahtaung Pagoda and the 90 meter long, reclining Buddha Image and the highest standing Buddha image (129m) in the world.
  • Drive to Mandalay in the late evening. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 4: Mandalay Full Day Sightseeing

  • Visit Mahamyatmuni Pagoda – the holiest pagoda in Mandalay. The early morning ritual of washing the face of Buddha image draws a large crowd every day. Observe the art of stone sculpting nearby the pagoda and then back to hotel for breakfast.
  • After breakfast, we will start our sightseeing to Mandalay Hill – the best place to enjoy the sunrise or sunset over the city plains here because of the stunning views.
  • Mandalay Palace – the last royal palace of the last Myanmar monarchy.
  • Golden Palace Monastery or Shwe Kyaung – a historic Buddhist monastery located near Mandalay Hill. Wonderful teak wood and details in their original form. The king Mindon’s old palace and when he died his son, the last king Thi Baw move to out of palace and donated to the chief Monk.
  • Atumashi Monastery – a huge grandiose structure surrounded by five graduated rectangular terraces. It was considered one of Southeast Asia’s most magnificent buildings
  • Kuthodaw pagoda – the world’s largest book built by the stones, each ‘leaf’ is actually a marble slab, inscribed on both sides & was built during the reign of King Mindon.
  • Kyaktawgyi pagoda – one of the biggest marble Buddha images in Mandalay & carved out of a single block of marble.
  • U Bein Bridge – 200 year old world’s longest teak bridge. Stroll along and learn about the local way of living. Fishermen in the still waters, monks streaming crimson from one end to other, locals biking from shore to shore on their way home from work, etc.
  • Visit silk-weaving workshops to observe how this piece of traditional fabric is made.
    Dinner and overnight in Mandalay.

Day 5: Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay – Yangon

  • After breakfast at hotel, proceed to Gawwein jetty for a short boat ride up river to reach Mingun which is located at the other side of the Ayeyarwaddy river.
  • Along the way, we will be able to observe the beautiful scenery and local way of living.
  • Sightseeing will be covered going to Pathodawgyi – one of the famous monuments in the world. This world’s largest unfinished pagoda in central Myanmar was built by King Bodawpaya around the place. The building of Mingun Pahtodawgyi started in 1791 which was intentionally left unfinished by the King.  If the construction had been completed, it would have been the largest in the world at 150 meters.
  • MyaTheindan Pagoda – built by King Bagyidaw in 1816. It is also known as Hsinbyume Pagoda. It is built as a representation of the Sulamani Pagoda and in accordance to the Buddhist cosmology, the Pagoda stands atop Mount Meru. The seven terraces around the pagoda represent the seven mountain ranges around Mount Meru.
  • Mingun Bell – said to be one of the world’s largest ringing bells dated A.D 2000.
  • Back to Mandalay in the late afternoon and head to airport to catch up your flight to Yangon.
  • Upon arrival at Yangon domestic airport, claim your luggage and transfer to Yangon international terminal to take your international departure flight.
  • End of the tour and we hope to see you again.

Day 6: Mandalay – Yangon – International Departure

  • Check out from the hotel and head to airport to fly back to Yangon via morning flight.
  • Upon arrival at Yangon domestic airport, claim your luggage and transfer to Yangon international terminal to take your international departure flight.
  • End of the tour and we hope to see you again.

Service Include & Exclude

Inclusions:
  • Hotel accommodations on twin/double sharing basis with daily breakfast
  • Transfer and sightseeing by private car (driver inclusive)
  • 2 sector domestic flights ( Yangon – Mandalay/Mandalay – Yangon)
  • Entrance fees & zone fees
  • English-speaking station guide fees (one city one guide)
  • Boat fees in Mingun
  • Horse cart ride in Ava
  • GST
Exclusions:
  • Meals / Drinks
  • 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
  • Airport tax when applicable
  • 3% surcharge for VISA & MasterCard payments
  • The places that are not mentioned in the program

Payment Terms

Upon tour confirmation initial non-refundable deposit ..... 40% of total package cost
30 days prior to arrival ......................................................... balance 60% of total package cost

Mode of Payment

  1. Bank TransferBank transfer charges apply and on your own account.

    • Account Name                               MYAT MI BA INTERNATIONAL PTE.LTD
    • Address                                          315 OUTRAM ROAD, #15-08 TAN BOON LIAT BUILDING, SINGAPORE 169074
    • Account No                                    503-220535-301 (USD)
    • Bank Name                                    OCBC BANK, SINGAPORE
    • Bank Address                                65 CHULIA STREET, #01-01 SINGAPORE 049513.
    • Branch                                            NORTH BRANCH
    • SWIFT Code                                  OCBCSGSG
  2. Card Payment via bank POS (VISA & MasterCard only)

    • 3% card surcharge applies.
    • Scanned copy of credit card, traveler's passport and a completed authorization form are required.
    • The authorised sales representative from our company will contact or email you to inform whether the payment is successful.
  3. Cash on Arrival

    1. 40% initial deposit by VISA or MasterCard is required to guarantee the tour reservation.
    2. 3% card surcharge applies. Scanned copy of credit card, traveler's passport and a completed authorization form are required.
    3. The balance amount 60% can be settled in cash upon arrival.
    4. US dollar notes to be clean, unfolded, unmark and stainless.
  4. Cancellation Policy

    • 45 - 30 days ........................ 40%
    • 30 - 14 days ........................ 60%
    • 14 days ................................ 100%

Booking Conditions

  • Customers are responsible for ensuring the possession of valid required travel documents, and to ensure that passport and visa requirements are met prior departure.
  • For family vacation, parents are ultimately responsible for the welfare of their children.
  • We cannot be responsible for the safety and well being of customers or their belongings. We shall provide all reasonable help and assistance; however, it is advisable that customers obtain relevant personal travel insurance in case of illness, cancellation, baggage lost, delays and others.
  • We take full responsibility to secure customer's private and confidential information that is provided during the time of booking.
  • We will share customer's dietary, medical or any disability with relevant service providers to ensure our customers enjoy a safe and fun holiday. In making a booking with us, customer consent to this information being passed onto the relevant persons. (especially for package tours with meals plan)
  • All prices are accurate at the time of publishing on our site. They are liable to change and can only be confirmed upon submitting an enquiry.
  • Prices are based on current rates of exchange and are subject to variation if there are significant increases due to government tax, exchange rates, and increases in transportation costs or fuel prices, airfares or hotel rates.
  • If you wish to make any changes to your tour arrangements, after payment has been made, your request is subject to availability and possibility. Relevant amendment fee applies.
  • No refunds will be made for no shows, or any unused services.
  • Local duties and levies are frequently amended or increased without prior notice. Whilst we do our best to inform customers of what local costs are likely to be prior to arrival, we cannot guarantee that no further changes will be introduced on top of the information that we provide. Such unforeseen costs remain the customer's responsibility.
  • We will not be held responsible for any inconvenience or disappointment caused by the unforeseen circumstance including, but without limitation: earthquakes; volcanic dust clouds; or adverse weather conditions.
  • We reserve the right to alter the itineraries without prior notice if necessary due to weather or other reasons that are beyond our control. Please note that in such cases, the customer is responsible for any additional costs that become payable as a result of such changes.
  • We make every effort to ensure that your holiday arrangements run smoothly however in the unlikely event that you have reason to file a complaint, please immediately reach out to the contact pass to you during tour confirmation to resolve the dissatisfaction immediately.


Price : $ 1040

Low Season

USD 1040/ pax

High Season

USD 1097 / pax

Attraction Area

Mandalay

Mandalay (မႏၱေလး) will never win any beauty contests. Myanmar's second city is a relatively new creation, founded at the foot of Mandalay Hill in 18 Read more

Monywa

Like its neighbour Mandalay, a visit to Monywa (မုံရြာ) is not really about the town itself, but a series of interesting attractions in the surround Read more

Yangon

Yangon, formerly Rangoon, was the capital of Myanmar until it was superseded by Naypyidaw in November 2005. Today, with a population of over 5 million people, i Read more

Photo Gallery

Sojourn to Central Myanmar

- -

Starting from USD 1040/ pax

When it comes to a holiday trip in Myanmar, it is never too early to start planning.

Tours Information

Starting date of tour

Finishing date of tour

No of Travelers

Personal Details

Gender

Contact Name

Nationality

Country

Contact Email

Flight Number


Recent Photo from Facebook


Odyssey Travels & Tours

Email
[email protected], [email protected]
Phone
(+95 9) 73197799, (+95 1) 246337, 246338, 254178, 392870
Fax
(+95 1) 246337
Address
Room (303), 3rd Floor, Olympic Tower, Bo Aung Kyaw Street, KyaukTaDa Township, Yangon 11116, Myanmar
Website
www.odysseymyanmar.com