5 Day Classic Tour
YANGON - BAGAN - INLE LAKE - YANGON (5 Days/ 4 Nights)
Day 01 Yangon
Meet on arrival at Yangon International Airport by morning flight.
Transfer to hotel. An afternoon sightseeing tour includes the old
colonial-style city center with the gilded SULE PAGODA, dating back over
2,000 years and tranquil Kandawgyi Lake with the KARAWEIK HALL, a royal
floating barge. This is an ideal spot to take pictures of that beautiful
lake with its shores lined with gardens and trees. An extended visit to
SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments,
will conclude the tour of this picturesque Garden City. The golden dome of
the Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98 meters above its base and is covered with 60
tons of pure gold. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 02 Yangon – Bagan
Transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Upon arrival in
Bagan, transfer to hotel and proceed for sightseeing starting with the busy
local market and continuing with visits to a diverse selection of the most
important pagodas and temples such as SHWEZIGON PAGODA, built by King
Anawrahta in the early 11th century, GU BYAUK GYI, a temple with exquisite
murals of Jataka scenes, KHAY MIN GA TEMPLE, noted for its spectacular
panoramic view of the area’s many monuments and ANANDA TEMPLE with four huge
standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the
Afternoon, a visit of a lacquer craftmen’s workshop in
nearby MYINKABA village and sightseeing to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in mon style
in 1059, NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument, said to have been the
palace of King Manuha and MYINGABA GU BYAUKGYI TEMPLE, noted for its ancient
mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO. Board a small local boat in
the late afternoon for a sunset cruise on the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River.
Overnight in Bagan.
Day 03 Bagan – Heho – Pindaya – Inle Lake
Transfer to Nyaung Oo (Bagan) Airport for domestic flight to Heho. Upon
arrival in Heho, proceed by road to Pindaya (65 km - 1 ½ hours) to visit
PINDAYA CAVES, unique for the thousands of Buddha images placed there by
pilgrims over many centuries. Lunch at a simple restaurant. After lunch,
drive by road to INLE LAKE (90 km - 2 ½ hour). Transfer by boat to the hotel
on the lake. Overnight on Inle Lake.
Day 04 Inle Lake
An excursion by boat on the scenic Inle Lake will include sights of the
famous leg-rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and
village life. Lunch time at a local restaurant on the lake. Further visits
are made to PHAUNGDAW OO PAGODA, the weaving village of INPAWKHON and other
sights. Overnight on the lake.
Day 05 Inle Lake – Heho –Yangon
Morning visit to a colorful market in the Inle Lake region, then proceed
to Heho Airport. Return flight to Yangon. Our car and guide will be at
clients’ disposal for further sightseeing or shopping, opportunity to visit
Bogyoke (Scott’s) Market, until departure by international flight in the
Tour codes : MH-5D-CT