Yangon Bagan Mandalay Tour – Combined Adventure
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- Explore Yangon city with some popular sites:, Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Scott Market, Shwedagon Pagoda.
- Step back in time with a visit to the ancient land of Bagan.
- Discover Mandalay, the less-visited destination but very beautiful.
- Finish the Yangon Bagan Mandalay tour with a visit at the famous Mingun Pagoda.
The Yangon Bagan Mandalay Tour is designed in the best Burma itinerary with opportunities to explore 3 highlighted cities of this country. Travelling to Burma (Myanmar) in this exploration, visitors will see that there is no word powerful enough to describe its fascination.
Yangon Arrival – Sightseeing
Upon arrival, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel to start to explore the city.
Continue travelling to the downtown to explore architectures of the colonial buildings in this historic former capital city. Specifically, the tour guide will explain the history of each structure and what they were used for.
After that, we take a walk around the Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scotts Market) – located in the heart of city. The Bogyoke Aung San Market is the most popular market and a great tourist destination in Yangon. It is one of the precious colonial buildings you can find in this city.
Your next destination will be the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda. Immerse in the shimmering landscape of Shwedagon pagoda which is a magnificent golden pagoda on the top of Singuttara hill. It is said that this pagoda dated back from 2500 years ago and stored the hair relics of the Buddha. Today it becomes one of the most spectacular religious architecture in the world as well as a pride of Myanmar.
Afterward, we will take you back to your hotel in Yangon to relax.
Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Sightseeing
In the morning, we will transfer you to Yangon airport for morning flight to Nyaung U (Bagan).
Upon arrival in Bagan, our guide and driver will pick you up at the bus station to start to visit the bustling Nyaung U Market in Old Bagan.
Afterward, explore the beauty and gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and furthermore, learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions.
Then, you visit Ananda Temple, stop along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. The temple layout is in a cruciform with several terraces leading to a small pagoda at the top covered by an umbrella known as hti, which is the name of the umbrella or top ornament found in almost all pagodas in Myanmar.
Afterwards, visit Manuha Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bagan. This temple is built in 1067 by captive Mon King Manuha in 1067, according to King Manuha’s inscriptions. It is a rectangular building of two storeys. The building contains three images of seated Buddhas and an image of Buddha entering Nirvana.
End of the day, we visit the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the Shwesandaw Pagoda. The pagoda contains a series of five terraces, topped with a cylindrical stupa, which has a bejeweled umbrella.
Afterward, transfer back to your hotel to relax.
NOTE: CLIMBING ON TEMPLES AND PAGODAS IS NO LONGER PERMITTED
In the morning, at 08:30AM, we will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to start the adventure. Today, we make some stops to visit some famous monuments like visit other famous temples in Bagan such as Dhammayangyi Temple – the largest of all the temples in Bagan, the Dhammayan as it is popularly known was built during the reign of King Narathu.
Continue to visit Htilominlo Temple – three stories tall, with a height of 46 metres and built with red brick. It is also known for its elaborate plaster moldings. On the first floor of the temple, there are four Buddhas that face each direction.
Optional horse cart ride through the temples: USD 10 / cart (max 2 people)
Then, we will enjoy a visit to the simple Minnanthu village located near central Bagan where you have chance to meet open and friendly village people who live in typical houses. Their houses are built in traditional way of Myanmar countryside, with an outdoor living area for sitting, entertaining, working, and sleeping.
The life here is so peaceful that you can see the men and women in their work without complaint. This surely will be a memorable image for your journey.
Around village, if time allows, we can see some monuments which were built in the latter period such as Tayokepyay Temple, Laymyatnar Temple, Nandaminnya and Payathonzu temple.
Bagan – Fly to Mandalay - Sightseeing - Sunset at Amarapura
In the morning, we will pick you up for the flight to Mandalay.
Upon arrival in Mandalay, we will take time to enjoy breathtaking views over the region from Mandalay Hill before we will visit Mandalay Palace – the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy.
Then, we will start with a visit to the Mahamuni Pagoda. This pagoda houses one of the country’s most honored Buddha images, completely covered in gold leaves that are every day applied to the statue by male devotees. Proceed to Kuthodaw Pagoda, frequently dubbed as “The World’s Biggest Book” for its collection of 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teachings.
Then it’s off to the Shwenandaw Monastery, the Golden Monastery which is the only enduring structure from the Royal Palace of the 19th century. This impressive structure is celebrated for its remarkable woodcarvings.
Finally, stop at Amarapura, the former capital that its name means ‘City of Immortality’. Here, you can visit a silk weaving workshop. Afterwards, you could walk to U Bein Bridge, a oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world. It was built in the end of 18thcentury with 1.2 km long across Taungthaman lake. Enjoy the late afternoon beauty as the sun casts long shadows and illuminates the bridge. As a stunning day comes to an end head back to Mandalay.
Optional Mingun Tour - Departure
OPTIONAL MINGUN TOUR IF LATE FLIGHT (CONTACT OUR TRAVEL CONSULTANT FOR MORE INFORMATION):
Today, at 08.00AM, we will transfer by car to Mandalay Jetty to embark on the boat for a cruise to Mingun- home to various Buddhist temples, monasteries, meditation centers and monuments. Upon arrival Mingun, we start to visit the famous Mingun Bell -the largest working bell in the world. You will be enchanted by the MingunPaya- the huge rock in Mandalay which is best known for its very large, unfinished stupa.
Continue to explore the Hisnbyume Pagoda located in the Northern part of Mingun town a few hundred meters from the massive Mingun Pagoda. Along your way, you have various opportunities to stopand interact with friendly locals throughout the region.
Free until transferring to take your departure flight.
End of the Yangon Bagan Mandalay tour!
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- The prices are valid until 31 March 2021
- The prices are subjected to the locations of your hotels
- The prices are not valid during Water Festival (around 10 to 20 April)
- If you want our help with accommodation please contact us
Your Yangon Bagan Mandalay tour includes the following services:
- Tours and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
- Private transportation with air-conditioning
- 2 flights: Yangon – Nyaung U, Nyaung U – Mandalay
- Local English speaking guides
- Entrance fees and zone fee of all sites mentioned
- Bottled waters and wet tissues
- Government taxes and service charges
Your Yangon Bagan Mandalay tour excludes the following services:
- International flights
- Meals & accommodation
- Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Tipping for guides and drivers
- Personal travel insurance
- Myanmar Visa fees
- Others not mentioned
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