Design Travel Pte Ltd
Yangon-Bagan_Mandalay - 2 pax - Oct 4 to Oct 8, 2014
4-5 star hotels. Twin beds in one room
5 DAYS (YGN – BGN – MDY – MINGUN – SGN – MDY – YGN) (04.10.14 – 08.10.14)
Day 1 (04.10.14) (Saturday) SIN – YGN (SQ from Singapore, morning arrival)
Arrival Yangon international airport, pick you up and drive to hotel for check in. After short rest and start the sightseeing from Chauk Htat Gyi, reclining Buddha. Then to famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the world greatest pagoda gilded with golden leaves and can see so many pilgrims who offered flowers, incense sticks and candles to Buddha Images. Then to Karaweik Hall, a royal floating barge on Kandawgyi Lake, for photo stops. Late afternoon back to hotel and overnight in Sule Shangri-la (ex-Traders Hotel).
Day 2 (05.10.14) (Sunday) YGN – BGN (Morning flight)
Early morning drive to airport and domestic flight to Bagan, the richest Archaeological site in Asia where thousands of temples, pagodas and ruins can be seen. From Nyaung U airport to hotel for check in. Full day sightseeing from Shwezigon pagoda, the phototype of later Myanmar stupas, built in early 11th century; Wetkyi-inn Gubyaukgyi temple, with fine mural paintings of Jakata scenes; Htilominlo temple, famous for its plaster carvings. Afternoon Archaeological museum, Anada temple, architectural masterpiece: Anada Okkyaung, a monastery with 18th century mural paintings and Thatbyinyu, the highest temple in Bagan plain for sunset view of Bagan. Overnight in Bagan Aureum Palace Hotel.
Day 3 (06.10.14) (Monday) BGN – MDY (Morning flight)
Morning flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, drive to Amarapura and visit Maha Gandaryon Monastery, the Buddhist University, and silk and cotton weaving, U Bein Bridge, 1.2 km long teak bridge and then to Mahamuni Pagoda, Buddha Bronze Image which was casted during Buddha’s life time, duplicate of his features. In the afternoon visit Mandalay Royal Palace, Zaygyo market, Shwenandaw Monastery noted for its wood carvings. The Autumashi (Incomparable) Monastery which is declared National Treasure and Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist Sculptures and Mandalay Hill for a panoramic view of Mandalay City. Overnight in MDY Hill Resort or Sedona Hotel.
Day 4 (07.10.14) (Tuesday) MDY – MGN – SAGAING – MDY – YGN) (Evening Flight)
Early morning drive to Mingun, crossing the Ayerwaddy River by boat and huge unfinished Mingun Pagoda, Mingun Bell which weighs 90 tons and the Settawya Buddha’s footprint pagoda. Return to Mandalay. Afternoon visit Sagaing over Ava Bridge across the Ayerwaddy River. Sagaing Kaungmudaw, an enormous dome shaped pagoda and Sagaing Hills with monasteries with monks and nuns, all with shaven heads and robed devoted to Buddhism. Back to Mandalay and transfer to airport and flight to YGN and overnight in Sule Shangri-la hotel.
Day 5 (08.10.14) ( Wednesday) YGN – SIN (SQ to Singapore, afternoon departure)
After breakfast, sightseeing around city from Sule pagoda, over 2000 years, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, colonial buildings such as City Hall, High Court and the Port Commissioner. Then drive back to hotel and late afternoon transfer to airport for departure.
- Bed and Breakfast in Twin sharing room
- Local station English guide for the tour
- Aircon car/van/bus throughout the tour
- Entrance fees as indicated in our itinerary
- International airfare to/from Yangon
- International airport tax
- Lunch and Dinner
- Early check in. Late check out
- Other expenses such as camera fees, tips, laundry.
- Porter fees at the hotels and airport
Two twin beds in a room
YGN – Sule Shangri-la Hotel
BGN – Aureum Palace HotelMDY – MDY Hill Resort (or) Sedona
COST PER PERSON
Quotation is valid from August 19 to 26, 2014.
As October is peak season, please make cheque payable to DESIGN TRAVEL PTE LTD and tel me +65 9668 6468 to meet.
Design Travel Pte Ltd
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