Golden Rock Tour
TOUR CODE : JFL-004
TOUR NAME : YANGON & ANCIENT CAPITAL CITY OF BAGAN
TOUR SITE : YANGON – BAGAN – YANGON
DURATION : ( 3-Days/2-Nights )
Day 1 : ARRIVED MANDALAY ( LAST KINGDOME OF MYANMAR )
Upon arrival at Mandalay Internal Air Port, you will be welcomed by your Experience Tour guide and
Transferred to your hotel. Your journey begins with the last capital of Myanmar Kings. Upon arrival, proceed to Amarapura (the city of Immortal); visit the Mahagandayon monastery; famous for Buddhist learning centre. It is home to a thousand monks, who will from a procession as they to take their noon and final meal of the day. Amarapura was the capital of upper Burma until 1850.
As it was the custom, most of the important wooden palaces and monasteries were taken down and transported to the new capital in Mandalay. Apart from pagodas that have survived, the ancient art of silk and cotton weaving, using handlooms is very much alive and visit U Bein wooden bridge, over 150 years old, which is still in use.
In the afternoon, visit Mahar Muni Image, marble stone-carving, bronze-making, wood-carving, gold-leaf making and tapestry. And visit King Mindon's Myanansankyaw Palace site of Konbaung Dynasty, Golden Monastery, Kuthodaw pagoda with 729 marble stone tablets (known as World's Biggest Book) and finally drive up to Mandalay Hill (Anti-Ageing Hill); with a good panoramic view over Mandalay city. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 :
After breakfast, visit the Dragon Glass Factory: glass products made by hand. And transfer to the airport and take the domestic flight to Thandwe. Upon arrival, the car from the hotel will pick you up and transfer to your Beach Resort for check in.
Ngapali (since colony period, pronounced Napally and it's seem to be named after the Italian city of Naples, a big city in southern Italy, sits on the Bay of Naples near Mt. Vesuvius) is Myanmar’s premier beach destination. Located on the Bay of Bengal coast in Rakhine State, its main feature is an idyllic stretch of white sand and palm tree-lined coast, with a number of resorts spread out next to traditional fishing villages.
Over night at hotel.
Day 3 :
Ngapali is with the lush tropical coconut palm trees and ground adjacent to the beach creates a peaceful, luxurious and exotic atmosphere.
There are also some new hotel developments on the beaches nearer the airport (which is named Thandwe after the nearby inland town, but is in fact located closer to Ngapali – about six kilometres north of the main beach).
Ngapali is about relaxing and enjoying the sun, but other activities include taking trips on local fishing boats; kayaking; snorkelling or scuba diving amongst the brightly coloured fish; and cycling or motorbiking down the beach and around some of the local villages. Overnight in Ngapali at hotel.
Day 4 : NGAPALI TO YANGON
Recovered? Days of leisure are over. In the afternoon, transfer to Thandwe airport and fly back to Yangon. After hotel check - in and refreshment, start orientation tour in Yangon including Sule Pagoda (Land Mark in city centre),
Every corner around Sule Pagoda on a walking tour, you will discover a unique charm of Yangon with its old colonial architectature buildings such as City Hall, High Court, etc. Evening great sunset at marvellous Shwedagon pagoda & its pagoda bazaar. The massive and magnificent gold-encrusted Shwedagon Pagoda (100 meter high), is one of the wonders of the world. It was built over 2600 years ago and enshrined with hair relics of the Buddha and a place to meet devoted Buddhists at meditation and pray. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 5 : YANGON SIHGTSEEING AND DEPARTURE
Today is the last day of your trip, after breakfast at hotel
your day in Yangon starts with Chauk Htat Gyi, a huge reclining Buddha image – housed in a large metal – roofed shed. The feet of the Buddha wear a very readable with the 108 sacred marks. Definitely not miss this colossal image. And then go shopping to Bogyoke Aung San market (formerly Scott Market), where you can find wide range of souvenirs, handicraft shops, gems and jewelry famous for their qualities. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. Registration formalities, customs and police. Boarding and taking off on flight to your destination.
Itinerary is subject to changes depending on flights, road conditions and availability of rooms.