Golden Rock Tour
TOUR CODE : JFL-006
TOUR NAME : TOP FOUR MAIN DESTINATION
TOUR SITE : MANDALAY / MINGUN / INLAY LAKE / BAGAN / YANGON
TOUR DURATION : ( 6-Days /5-Nights )
Day 1:Arrived Mandalay
Arrived at Mandalay International Airport by morning flight. Due to arrival, lead to Amarapura (one of the old capital city of Myanmar ) and visit to the Mahagandayon monastery; famous for Buddhist monks are study well and can learn how they have their lunch everyday . Amarapura has been 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 popular. And then visit to U Bein wooden bridge built in over 150 years ago, which is still in use. In the afternoon, proceed to Sagaing and visit Kaunghmudaw pagoda, drive up to Sagaing hill and visit Umin-thonese pagoda and then ,back to Mandalay and enjoy sunset from Mandalay hill and overnight in Mandalay at Hotel.
Day 2: MANDALAY / MINGUN
After breakfast, drive to boat jetty to watch the busy riverside activity and then ,take a local riverboat and across to the ancient capital ,Mingun(about 1 hour per way). Due to arrival, visit to unfinished Mingun pagoda (Pahtotawgyi pagoda) , walk to the huge Mingun Bell(90 tons), see the nearby and visit the Hsinbyume pagoda, are production of the mythological Mt.Meru.Then come back to Mandalay . after arrival Mandalay ,visit the down town area with the sprawling old Zegyo Market, built in colonial period. the picturesque open air market west of Zegyo, the Shwenandaw Golden Palace monastery noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw pagoda with 729 stone tablets (known as the World's Biggest Book). After sightseeing back to haotel and overnight in Mandalay.
Day 3 : MANDALAY TO INLAY LAKE
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport and fly to Heho. Due to arrival, transfer to Nyaung Shwe, a gateway to northern bank of Inle Lake (the blue sea of Shan State). On arrival, take on a boat and sightseeing to Paung Daw Oo Pagoda almost shapeless Buddha images because of the quantity of applied gold leaf, gifts from the believers. Nga Pe Chaung monastery, visit to floating garden where a lot of vegetable are cultivating .one of the famous things is its unique one-leg rowing. After that , proceed to the silk weaving village of In Paw Khon and go back to Hotel check in and overnight in Nyaung Shwe of Inle lake.
Day 4 : INLAY LAKE TO BAGAN(ANCIENT CAPITAL OF MYANMAR )
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Heho airport to fly to Bagan. Due to arrive Bagan, welcome by language speaking guide and the whole day sightseeing around Bagan, ancient capital of Myanmar in 11 to 13 AD. Before start for sightseeing , visit to Nyaung Oo local market and feel how native people are dealing their product . after that , sightseeing to Shwe Zi Gone Stupa , Wetgyiin Gu Byauk Gyi temple to see mural painting in 13th century, Htilominlo temple to see the unique plaster curving of 12th century, take picturesque at Kay minga pagoda complex. Sightseeing proceed to Ananda Temple from AD 1090, after lunch, visit to one of the lacquer ware work shop that was the main business in Bagan. After that go to hotle and check in. In evening , visit to Manuha Temple built in AD 1059; Nanpaya Temple and so on, take a sunset from the terrace of Pagoda . After sunset , drive back to Hotel and overnight in Bagan.
Day 5 : BAGAN TO YANGON
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport and fly back to yangon. Upon arrival, transfer and sightseeing to Chauk Htat Gyi reclining Buddha image and ahead to restaurant for lunch. After lunch, go to hotel check in and relax in short time. Afternoon, out from hotel and visit to Bogyoke Aung San market which was built in British colonial period and still use as market. After that explore out the daily life of local people around Sule pagoda .Then proceed to Shwedagon pagoda sightseeing and feel his marvelous lighting up . This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wonder through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupa, bells, temples and Buddha images and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the
globe. So it was become the symbol of Myanmar. After sightseeing ,back to hotel and overnight in Yangon.
Day 6 : YANGON (departure with morning flight)
After breakfast at hotel, free and leisure until departure. Due to in time, transfer to airport for departure. The flight is subject to client’s choice( morning or evening ).
Itinerary is subject to changes depending on flights, road conditions and availability of rooms.