14 Days Yunnan (China)-Myanmar Tour Fly from Mangshi City

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming
Day 2 Kunming
Day 3 Kunming-Shangri-La
Day 4 Shangri-La
Day 5 Shangri-La-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Lijiang
Day 6 Lijiang
Day 7 Lijiang – Dali
Day 8 Dali-Baoshan-Tengchong
Day 9 Tengchong-Ruili
Day 10 Ruili-Mangshi – Mandalay by flight (B)
Fly to Mandalay. Upon arrival at Mandalay International Airport, our guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangement.

Day 11 Mandalay
Firstly, our driver and guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to a pier. We will board a boat there to the first destination of this one-day Mandalay tour package, Ancient Mingun City. It was built in order to honor the great achievements of the King Bodawpaya (1745 – 1819).

Moving southwards for about 100 meters (110 yards), you will see the Mingun Pagoda. It is an unfinished work and you can only see the brick-laid foundation of 50 meters (165 feet) high. The next attraction – the huge Mingun Bell with 90 tons weight, is the largest in-used and well-preserved bell in the world. You can ring the bell in person if you give some donations to the bell-keeper. Afterwards, we will visit the white Settawya Paya, which was built by King Bodawpaya in 1811. There is also a Buddha’s footprint enshrined in the center of the pagoda. Another splendid attraction of your one-day private Mandalay tour is Hsinbyume Pagoda. It is also called “cream cake pagoda” because of its unique appearance.

At 13:00, we will take a boat back to Mandalay and then visit Shwenandaw Monastery. Originally, this building was inside the royal palace and served as the bedchamber of King Mindon Min (1853 – 1878) and his queen. After Mindon Min passed away, his successor Thibaw moved out and changed it into a Buddhist temple.

After that, we will go to the Kuthodaw Pagoda built in 1857. It is renowned for housing the largest ‘book’ on the earth, which refers to the 729 stone tablets inscribed with Buddhist scriptures inside the temple.

This itinerary will end with Mandalay Hill. Here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Mandalay City and Irrawaddy River, as well as the beautiful sunset. You may take an elevator to the top if you are tired and it is on your own expense.

This one-day private Myanmar tour to Mandalay will come to an end here. Our driver will take you back to the hotel.

Day 12: Mandalay – Bagan by boat (B, L)

Transfer to Jetty at Mandalay and take boat trip to Bagan along Irrawaddy River. Lunch will be served on board. On arrival to Bagan , we will transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 11: Bagan Sightseeing(B)

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel.

Amazing Bagan, Full day

What an amazing site! Over 2000 Pagodas, or temples, are stretching out across the plain, as far as the eye could see. No holiday to Myanmar would be complete without a visit to Bagan. This full day tour will be taking you through Bagan’s areas to visit the best known temples with remarkable architectural designs there.  Visit to the colorful Nayung Oo Market, Htilominlo Pagoda, Ananda, an architectural masterpiece of the early – style temple with four impressive standing Buddha images, Dhammayangyi which is famous for very strong foundation.

After that we’ll stop at Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple with exquisite jatakas murals paintings. End of the day and enjoy sunset in Bagan.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 13: Bagan – Heho by flight, Inle Lake Sightseeing (B)

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer to Nyaung U Airport and fly to Heho. On Arrival, meet your guide and start Inle Lake Sightseeing.

Inle Lake, is  well known for its unique leg rowers and scenic beauty with wonderful floating gardens, tomato and flowers plantations, many cottages and the stunning views of the water lies between the steamy mountains ranges. Your exploration of a day on the lake will include local five days market held by around the Inle Lake, find different tribes from the mountains and the lake, fisher men, leg-rowers and colorful vegetables at the market.  During the visit have local tea and have conversations with host family and taste local snacks. Continue to visit famous pagoda Paung Daw Oo, Burmese Cats breathing areas, teak boat factory or Cigar making from local women in and out around fishermen villages and Lotus Weaving where you can see only in Inle Lake.Back to Hotel.

Overnight in Inle Lake

Day 14: Indein Sightseeing, Heho – Yangon by flight (B)

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel.

Today,we’ll visit to south coast of Inle Lake to see people are more origin, and their typical style stilt-house villages and the beautiful nature. Afterward , a fantastic boat trip to Indein Village which is located west of Ywama. After walking up a covered stairway climbs the hill, we’ll see crumbling stupas of Shwe Inn Thein Paya, a complex of nearly 1054 weather-beaten zedi, most constructed in 17th& 18th centuries. There are great views across the lake and valley from the pagoda, enjoy the scenic view! Indein is one of the biggest and liveliest market areas when there is five-day market held. We can stay here a few hours and be exploring the various ruins, and see beautiful bamboo forest and small dam and also visit to a local family house where bamboo sheet hat making workshop.

Transfer to Heho Airport and fly to Yangon. On Arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Yangon

Day 15: Yangon Sightseeing

In the morning, our guide will take you to Sule Pagoda, located in the heart of Yangon City. It is surrounded by a group of impressive statues, the most notable ones being the sculptures of eight zodiacs. You can find your own zodiac sign according to the date of your birth and take pictures with it. Then we proceed to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, where you can view a giant reclining Buddha with 108 totems carved on his soles, each representing a different image in the six reincarnations.

In the afternoon, we will have a leisurely walk around the picturesque Kandawgyi Lake. After that, you will be escorted to Scott Market, which has more than 1,100 stores selling dazzling products, especially the renowned Burmese jade, ruby and other kinds of gemstones. Then we will end today’s tour with the Shwedagon Pagoda, highly revered for enshrining a hair relic of Buddha.

Day 16 Yangon Departure (B)

Transfer to Yangon International Airport depending on your international departure flight time.