Myanmar Family Holiday

Myanmar Family Holiday

US$957

No of Days: 8|  People: 4

Tour Route: Yangon – Bagan – Thande – Ngapali – Heho – Yangon
Traveling Dates: No fixed departure dates. Select the dates you wish to go.
Starts/Ends: Yangon city
Tour Type: private, sightseeing, culture, relaxing
Tailor Made Tour: Definitely Available

Custom Tour

Description

Myanmar Family Holiday

Day 01: Yangon Arrival (D)
Arrive at Yangon airport, meet your guide and transfer to visit Sule Pagoda, Mahabandoola park, The Grand City Hall and old colonial buildings around city center, and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Shwedagon Pagoda – described by Somerset Maugham: “The Shwedagon rose superb, glistening with its gold, like a sudden hope in the dark night of the soul of which the mystics write, glistening against the fog and smoke of the thriving city.” This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupas, bells, temples, and Buddha images, and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe. Shwedagon has become the symbol of Myanmar. Dinner with Cultural Show at Karaweik Palace Restaurant. Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 02: Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B, D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for morning flight to Bagan. Arrive Bagan and transfer to the hotel. Bagan, one of Asia’s most popular archaeological destinations and one out of two most pre-eminent religious old cities in South East Asia. The sightseeing starts with a visit to Gubyaukgyi Temple (Wetkyiinn village) – the 13th century ‘cave temple’ with fine frescoes of scenes from Jakatas; Ananda Temple – one of the masterpieces surviving and remaining in Bagan and considered to be in the Mon architecture style; Thatbyinnyu Temple- the highest building on the Bagan plain. Dhamanyangyi Temple – built by King Narathu in 12th century which displayed the finest brickwork in Bagan. A visit to the lacquer ware factory followed by a visit to local village. Visit Shwesandaw or Mahazedi Pagoda to enjoy watching Stupa and Temple scenery then sunset over Bagan. Dinner with water puppet show at a local restaurant. Overnight in Bagan.

 

Day 03: Bagan (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel, visit Nyaung U market – a typical local market; proceed visit to one of most distinctive pagodas Shwezigon Pagoda – the holiest one believed to be enshrined with Buddha tooth and hair; Manuha Temple, Nanbaya. In the afternoon, continue to Myinkabar Gubyaukgyi Temple- well known for its wall painting depicting scenes from the Jataka, and take a boat ride along the Ayeyarwaddy River to discover the local life and view the sunset. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.

 

Day 04: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Fly to Thande – Ngapali Beach (B)
Early breakfast at hotel, drive to Mount Popa, visit the great extinct volcano. Rising out of the shimmering heat, the solitary volcanic crag of Mt. Popa is home to Myanmar’s most powerful “nats”. Visit the Nat Museum with its life-sized statues of the 37 Nat Gods. Walk up the steps to the stupas and shrines that top the hill above the museum, seeing many pilgrims along the way. The way by the roadside can see the locals climbing up the palm tree and making jaggery. Drive back to Bagan and transfer to the airport for flight to Thandwe. Arrive at the airport, transfer to the hotel and free time. Overnight in Ngapali beach.

 

Day 05: Ngapali Beach (B)
Full day is free at your leisure to relax on the beautiful beach. Apart from the normal beach activities, excursions like visiting the small fishing villages and local markets; exploring the countryside by bicycle and a boat trips to the magnificent offshore islands that can be experienced in Ngapali.

 

Day 06: Ngapali Beach (B)
Full day is free at your leisure to relax on the beautiful beach. Overnight in

 

Day 07: Thande – Fly to Yangon (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Take the morning flight back to Yangon. Visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda where the biggest reclining Buddha image in Myanmar (73m long) is situated. In the afternoon, visit Swedaw Paya (Buddha’s Tooth Relic), Kabar Aye (World Peace Pagoda), Buddhist Museum and Mahapasana Cave where the Buddhist Synods are held. Finally visit to Bogyoke Market used to be called Scott Market, the largest market in Yangon with time to browse among the hundreds of stalls for souvenir bargains, arts & crafts souvenir shopping center. Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 08: City Tour & Yangon Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Leisure on your own time. On the way to Airport, visit “Kyauktawgyi Pagoda and Royal White Elephant”. Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is also known as Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image. Within the walking distance from Minn Dhamma Hill, there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants are kept.
Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Yangon airport for your flight home. End of your Myanmar family holiday.

1/ Accommodation based on 3 and 4 star hotels (double occupancy) with daily breakfast
2/ Private air-conditioned vehicle during sightseeing trip
3/ English speaking local guides in each city
4/ Boat cruise as stated in the itinerary
5/ All internal flights with taxes
6/ Meals as mentioned (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
7/ Admission fees

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