From the moment you touch down at Yangon Airport, you can expect nothing less than first class service. Our driver will personally meet and greet you to ensure prompt assistance with your baggage and a comfortable drive to your hotel.
Following check in, make yourself comfortable at your superb Yangon hotel and take the day to explore the city and surroundings at your leisure.
Pack your day bag because this morning our experienced driver will pick you up at your hotel ready to explore all that Yangon has to offer. As the buzzing capital city of Myanmar, get ready to be immersed into a day of cultural exploration. First up is the heart of Yangon Colonial District.The perfect spot to appreciate the city’s sprawling colonial style buildings and City Hall. We will venture over to the fascinating Sule Pagoda before a casual and enjoyable stroll through Mahabandoola Park,home to the Independent Moument. After lunch we will head to the Bogyoke Aung San Market for the perfect spot of shopping Burmese handicrafts. After a walk around this fantastic site we will hop back in the car and take a scenic drive to Bogyoke Aung San Museum.The museum is located in the house where General Aung San and his family lived and includes a selection of photos and political speeches, in addition to displays of the family bedrooms and family rooms.As the sun starts to set on our first day, we will head to the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda and its golden stupa that has been at the heart of Myanmar for over 2500 years. Afterwards, enjoy an authentic cultural experience by seeing a puppet show to finish your evening in Yangon.
After a busy day, head back to the hotel in Yangon for an overnight stay and relaxation.
This morning, prepare to Hopefully you’ve had another restful night’s sleep because after breakfast at the hotel, we will be making a comfortable transfer to Yangon airport and boarding a flight to Bagan airport.
Yes, we are heading to Bagan! A jewel of Myanmar, get ready to be dazzled by Bagan’s beauty. This ancient kingdom dates back to the 11th century and offers visitors over 42 sq. km (26 sq. mi) of ancient temples and temple ruins. This protected archaeological zone features more than 2,200 ornamented Buddhist temples, monasteries, pagodas and ruins. Be inspired by the impressive Thatbinnyu, one of Bagan’s most famed monuments constructed by King Alaung Sithu. We will make sure you don’t miss the Ananda Temple, with its four huge standing Buddha images alongside other figures, Ananda temple’s gallery is certainly one not to be missed.
All the excitement is bound to make you hungry. We will have lunch at one of our favorite small, locally run restaurants before returning to the hotel to rest and escape the midday sun.
Enjoy the rest of today to relax and explore at your leisure.
Overnight at your comfortable Bagan hotel.
Full day exploring Bagan
Today we will enjoy the best way to get around Bagan. We will begin with a visit to the morning market. The perfect insight into local life in Bagan. Afterwards,you will be taken to a botanical garden to see some beautiful star tortoises. Rare in other parts of the world, these beautiful creatures have flourished in the Lawkananda Wildlife Sanctuary and other shady gardens around Bagan. If the time is right, you may also have a chance to help feeding the star tortoises before returning to Bagan.We will continue to discover the Thanaka Museum.
Next up, get ready to immerse yourself in the full grandeur of Burmese culture at Htilominlo, one of the largest and most impressive temples in Bagan. Let yourself get lost in the splendour of its fine plaster carvings over its arch pediments, frieze and other stunning architectural qualities.We will continue our journey with a visit to the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda where we will be introduced to Bagan’s rich history.
Lunch will be served at a delicious local restaurant before a comfortable transfer to your hotel to take some rest for 1-2 hours.
Our afternoon of adventure begins with a visit to enormous Buddhas of Manuha temple, Next visit is the unforgettable Dhammayangyi Temple,Relax and enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the rolling plains spanning Sunset Hill.
The perfect end to the perfect day.
A Day at Bagan
Today our adventure starts as the sun rises, enjoy a spectacular hot air balloon ride over the temples of ancient city,Bagan. We will see many temples in the distance and get a spectacular aerial view of Bagan. Sometimes you may fly over villages and see people on their early morning rounds, feeding their animals; or going to market. It is an amazing and interactive experience. We will kick off today with a ride on horse & cart to the rural village of Minnanthu. Minnanthu is one of the few traditional places where you can see cotton weaving and harvesting of crops. This will be our starting point to explore Bagan’s famous temples including the Laymyathnar Monastery Complex, Phayathonsu Temple, and Nandamannya with its mural paintings from the 13th century. After lunch, heading back to the hotel for a break of about 1-2 hour. Your afternoon adventure starts to observe a traditional lacquerware workshop. Here local craftsmen and women produce one of Myanmar’s best known handicrafts. In the late afternoon, to catch a magnificent sunset,take a relaxing sunset cruise along the Irrawaddy River. Later we will return to the hotel for our overnight stay.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before a comfortable transfer to the airport for your flight back to Yangon. Say your farewells as its time to join your departure flight.
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