Tour Destination: Yangon - Mandalay - Kalaw - Inle Lake - Yangon
Tour Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Day 1 : Arrival Yangon (-/L/D)
Upon arrival at airport, welcome by our Guide . And then transfer to hotel for check-in. Yangon. On the way visit swe taw myat zedi, Kaba Aye Pagoda (World Peace Pagoda) Mayangon Township. And then proceed to Mahapasana Guha : "Great Cave", built close to the Kaba Aye Pagoda. Lunch at restaurant,take some relax for a while. Afternoon sightseeing Chaukhtatkyi Reclining Buddha Image and Shwedagon Pagoda: one of the most famous in the world. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.
Day 2 : Mandalay(B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Mandalay flight.. And then drive to Sagaing to visit Ywahtaung village, Kaungmudaw Pagoda. And then proceed to Amarapura, an ancient capital of Myanmar, where we can observe the life of over 1000 monks at Mahagandayon. Continue visiting of traditional handicraft workshops such as, marble carving, gold leaves beating. Then visit to Mahamuni Paya. After that visit Handicraft workshop. Silk waving workshop. Enjoy the beautiful sunset at 1.2 km-long U Bein Wooden Bridge, which the shallow Taungthman Lake is crossed by a long and rickety teak bridge, curved to withstand the wind and waves. During the dry season, the bridge crosses mostly dry land. Come back to hotel and leisure. Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mandalay.
Day 3 : Kalaw(B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Mandalay Airport for domestic flight to Heho, Arrival at Heho,transfer to Kalaw, an interesting drive up into the hills and across the Shan Plateau, through fields of mountain rice.Enjoy walking through Kalaw, visiting the local market, the tiny train station and perhaps walking up the hill to see the old catholic church (if open). Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, take a walk through the hills and start walking to Myin Ma Hti village. The ethnic groups are Danu, first walk through the pine forest and after 1 hour walking you will see potatoes, mountain rice and huge vegetables plantation field. They all worked with ox and buffalo, no machine no tractor. Unbelievable to see people working a huge field with man power and animal. Enjoy the nature beauty, on the way you'll see little boys and girls helping their parents. The Myin Ma Hti's villager are farmers 100% earn their living on agriculture. Return to your hotel. Dinner at local restaurant.Overnight stay at the Hotel, in Kalaw.
Day 4 : Inle Lake(B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. This morning scenic drive across the Shan Plateau to Nyaungshwe where we board our own boat to go to our hotel in Inle Lake. (OR) Then drive to Nyaung Shwe and check in at hotel. By visiting 5-day markets, clients will get insight into the life-style of the ethnic Pa-O, Danu and Intha. Lunch at Restaurant. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the holiest religious site in southern Shan State. Pass endless floating gardens, where fruit and vegetables are grown. Continue by boat to visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries on the lake. One can see ancient Buddha statues which are more than 200 years old. Dinner at local restaurant.Overnight stay at the hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 5 : Inle Lake-Yangon(B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer by boat to Nyaung Shwe and then proceed to Heho Airport . Return domestic flight to Yangon and transfer to hotel. Lunch at Restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Bogyoke Market (closed on Mondays and Public Holidays) gives you the opportunity to see Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts. Walk along Yangon River to see the busy harbor area, from where ferries leave for Pathein in the Delta and for upcountry towns along the Ayeyarwady River.Dinner at local restaurant.Overnight stay at the hotel in Yangon.