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Yangon-Bagan-Popa-Bagan-Yangon

Burma occupies the most Western part of Asia, formed by the long North-South valley of Irrawaddy. You will discover Yangon and Mandalay, the cities with the miles pagodas, the forgotten temples of Bagan, and bewitch by the area of the Inle lake.

Itinerary At a Glance

DAY DEPART VISIT ARRIVE RANK
DAY-01 BANGKOK YANGON ***
DAY-02 YANGON BAGAN ***
DAY-03 BAGAN POPA BAGAN ***
DAY-04 BAGAN YANGON BANGKOK ***
DAY 01

DEPARTURE

YANGON

Burma occupies the most Western part of Asia, formed by the long North-South valley of Irrawaddy. You will discover Yangon and Mandalay, the cities with the miles pagodas, the forgotten temples of Bagan, and bewitch by the area of the Inle lake.

Lunch at the local restaurant.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 02

YANGON

BAGAN

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Yangon airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Bagan is, without doubt, most astonishing site of Myanmar if it is all South East Asia. At edges of Irrawaddy river, renamed from now on Ayeryarwaddy, and in the area of 40 km2 straighten up some hundreds of temples (2219 exactly). All of these remnants have been constructed of 11century as 13 century by the sovereigns' successive, which made the size of Bagan (Anawratha, Kyanzittha, Alaungsitthu and Narapatissithu,). This unbelievable concentration made of Bagan intense moment of your stay in Myanmar and the sunset of the site reminds an unforgettable moment. Upon arrival in Bagan, starting a sightseeing tour with a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples such as ShwezigonPagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century, and discovered temples Shwegugyi, Gawdawpalin and coloured market located in Old Bagan. Afterwards, lunch is taken a local restaurant with a puppet show. We will meet the religious tradition of donating food and materials for the monks of the surrounding monasteries. Near the Law Ka Nanda pagoda, we will witness the great procession of monks coming out of the monastery to accept the offering of the local population. The locals meet together in a gesture of prayer to receive a blessing from the monks. You can join the local community to offer our material donations to the monks. Visit Ananda Temple, with its four substantial standing-Buddha images and numerous seated figures that arrange around the interior gallery and GuByaukGyi Temple (under the protection of UNESCO), noted for its ancient mural paintings. Observe a sunset in the vicinity of Bagan’s ancient monuments.

lunch is taken a local restaurant.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 03

BAGAN

MONT POPA

BAGAN

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue visits of Bagan with the discovery of the ruins of the Royal Palace; the door of Tharaba, the temple of TayokPye. Visit of a lacquer craftsmen’s workshop in nearby Myinkaba village. Lunch takes at Popa Mountain Resort. (Note: This restaurant offers a magnificent view over the whole site. For the clients who cannot climb on the Mount, we suggest enjoying the unique landscape from the restaurant's terrace).

Then, a 45 km drive (1 ½ hour) will take you, Mount Popa. An extinct volcano with spectacular views. Its shrine dedicated to animist spirits knows as "Nats", and you will have time to climb nearly 800 steps to the shrine at the top of the peak. Return to Bagan.

Lunch takes at Popa Mountain Resort.
Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04

BAGAN

YANGON

BANGKOK OR OTHER DESTINATION

Breakfast. Morning flight to Yangon. Arrive Yangon. Leisure time until the transfer to the airport. Transfer to the international airport, take-off bound for Bangkok.

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