7N YANGON BAGAN MANDALAY INLE LAKE

7N YANGON BAGAN MANDALAY INLE LAKE

  • OVERVIEW

    YANOGN – BAGAN – MANDALAY – INLE LAKE [7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS]

    Welcome to MYANMAR!
    About This Tour:
    This is considerably the shortest possible tour in Myanmar. Only for 07 Nights and 08 Days. So within this short span of time we have focused only on Yangon and the top sightseeing spots only.

    About Myanmar:
    Capital: Nay Pyi Taw
    Major Tourist Destinations: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Nay Pyi Taw, Mt Kyaiktiyo, Pyin Oo Lwin, Ngapali Beach, Ngwe Saung Beach
    Area: 676,578 km2
    Population: 51,486,253 (2014)
    Religion: Buddhist 87.9%, Christian 6.2%, Muslim 4.3%, Others 1.6%
    Currency: Kyat
    Drives on: Right
    Calling Code: +95
    Literacy Rate: 90%
    Official Language: Burmese
    Shopping:
    Flight: Yangon Airway, Air Manday, Air Bagan
    Time Difference: It is 6:30 hours ahead of GMT. So if it is 12:00 noon at London then it is 6:30 pm at Myanmar.
    National Tree: Gems & stones, Marble Craving, Fabrics, Loongy, Art & Crafts, Sand Paintings, Tapestries
    National Flower: Padauk
    National Bird: Grey Peacock-Pheasant
    National Sports: Chinlone
    National Animal: Tiger

    VISA: Bangladeshis need prior VISA to travel Myanmar. Online VISA sometimes does not work at Airport immigration.

    Entry Point:
    By Air: Biman Bangladesh & NOVO Air operate flight between Dhaka & Yangon.
    By Road: NOT PERMITED

    Tourist Season:
    Peak Season: Dec – Feb (Rains least and is not so hot)
    Shoulder: Oct-Nov, Mar-Apr (March to May Yangon often reaches 40 degree Celsius, Bagan and Mandalay even hotter.
    Low Season: May – Sep (Specially the southwest monsoon starts mid-May and peaks from July to September)

  • ITINERARY

    Outline Itinerary:
    Day 01: Arrival
    Day 02: Yangon Sightseeing & Overnight Journey to Bagan
    Day 03: Bagan Sightseeing
    Day 04: Bagan – Mandalay
    Day 05: Mandalay – Inle Lake
    Day 06: Inle Lake
    Day 07: Inle Lake – Yangon
    Day 08: Departure

    Detail Itinerary:
    DAY 01: Arrival
    Upon arrival to YANGON airport you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. If time permits Please have a walking tour to Myanmar downtown. Lunch and dinner to your own account. Overnight stay.

    DAY 02: YANGON SIGHTSEEING & OVERNIGHT JOURNEY TO BAGAN
    Your Myanmar journey begins with a day-long tour through Yangon’s colonial-style city center. Visit SULE PAGODA, built over 2,000 years ago; the magnificent reclining Buddha CHAUK HTAT GYI and after a photo stop at the KARAWEIK HALL, a ‘hamsa-bird-shaped’ floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake; stroll through the BOGYOKE (SCOTTS) MARKET, of hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems stores. Complete your first day in Myanmar with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, the SHWEDAGON PAGODA. Overnight journey to Bagan.

    DAY 03: BAGAN SIGHTEEING
    Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. After a stroll through the colorful local market continue the day with visits to the most significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including SHWEZIGON PAGODA, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; KU BYANUK GYI, a temple with superb murals of Jataka scenes; KHAY MIN GA TEMPLE, noted for its panoramic view of the area’s numerous monuments and ANANDA TEMPLE, with four standing Buddha images. After lunch, visit one of Myanmar’s most treasured handicrafts, a lacquerware craftsmen’s workshop in nearby MYINKABA village. You will continue to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in the Mon-style in 1059 and follow on to NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument said to have been the palace of King Manuha. Next you will explore the MYINGABA GU BYAUKGYI TEMPLE, a temple noteworthy for its mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO. The ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM is also visited to view the beautiful Buddha images of bronze, stone and lacquer. Proceed to a well chosen temple to watch the sunset over the famous Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight stay.

    DAY 04: BAGAN – MANDALAY
    After breakfast transfer to MANDALAY. Upon arrival Visit a 200-year-old U BEIN teak bridge, built in 1782 during the era when Amarapura was the royal capital. Since the early days Amarapura has been noted for its silk- and cotton weaving. Visit BAGAYA MONASTERY, housing a superb collection of Buddha statues. Visit MAHAMUNI PAGODA; if time permits visit a traditional hand-woven silk workshop as well as a Kalaga tapestries craftsmen’s shop before proceeding to MANDALAY HILL for sunset. Overnight stay.

    DAY 05: MANDALAY – INLE LAKE
    After breakfast, transfer to INLE LAKE. Overnight stay.

    DAY 06: INLE LAKE
    After breakfast, a full day excursion by boat on the Inle Lake will include sights of the famous leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing, village life and magnificent scenery. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant on the lake. Visits are made to PHAUNGDAW OO PAGODA; weaving village of INPAWKHON and to one of the local markets in the Inle Lake region (Remark: on market days only). Overnight stay.

    DAY 07: INLE LAKE – YANGON
    After breakfast journey starts from Inle Lake to Yangon. Overnight stay.

    DAY 08: DEPARTURE
    In the late afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport for your international departure flight.

  • INC & EXC

    INCLUSIONS

    • Accommodation
    • Sightseeing as per Itinerary
    • Breakfast
    • Airport Transfer

    EXCLUSIONS

    • Air Fare
    • Lunch & dinner
    • Guide (if required)
    • Entry ticket
    • Any personal expenses
    • Anything which are not mentioned above
  • IMPORTANT NOTE

    General Notes:

    • This is a conventional itinerary & subject to change depending upon circumstances.
    • Please follow the timings for the sightseeing trips /activities as mentioned in our detailed itinerary.
    • Airfare will depend on the rate of the journey date.
    • Sightseeing spots may have weekly closing days and daily opening & closing hours. So it will be planned as per journey date & schedule. Sometimes it can be closed due to renovation, maintenance activity or unavoidable circumstances.
    • Tour organizer holds the complete right to change the itinerary if it requires for the betterment of the tour and safety of the tourist. Tourist’s safety is top priority.
    • Please follow the tour administration & guidelines. Maintain reporting time and allocated time for sightseeing spots. It will make the tour effective and enjoyable for all the members.
    • Please follow the ethical rules of Photography while you are visiting new locations, religious places or museums or such sightseeing spots.
    • All vehicular movement in the itinerary is on point to point basis and not on disposal.
    • Any spot in the itinerary remaining closed due to holidays, bandhs or reason whatsoever will not be revisited on the onset on the tour.

    Booking, Confirmation, Cancellation & Refunds:

    There are strict policies of service confirmation allover India during peak seasons and the rates can vary unless it has been secured with full payment in advance.

    Payments:
    1) To book any tour with us 100% of Air/Rail/Bus Ticket price and at least 25% Land Package price need to be paid.
    2) Balance payment has to be made one week before the tours starts.

    Amendment:
    Amendment of booked tour will be treated as cancellation. However, minor amendments can be made on the payment of a communication charge, which will vary from case to case.

    Refund:
    Refund will be paid to the source through which the guest has booked. Any refund will take at least one calendar month to process & will be sent to you by a/c payee cheque only.

    ** NO REFUND WILL BE MADE AGAINST ANY UNUTILIZED SERVICES, WHAT SO EVER MAY BE THE REASON.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Cancellation has to be sent to us by Email.

    From Date of booking – 30 days only communication charges of BDT 500.00 per person
    30 -15 Days prior to departure 25% of tour cost
    14 -10 Days prior to departure 50% of tour cost
    09-05 Days prior to departure 75% of tour cost
    04 Days/No show 100% of tour cost

    Confirmation Policy:
    Please also note that you booking will be only confirmed when we receive the amount in cash or your cheque is honored by our bank along with your confirmation note and our acknowledgement against your booking. The tour price can be changed during confirmation, specially the air tickets & train tickets.

    Our rates are subject to change on any additional tax which may be introduced by Government of Bangladesh or/and India.

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