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    Itineraries and Tour Prices ( All Amounts in US$ )
    Itineraries Duration Tour Code Class 1 2 3-5 6-9 10-14 15-19 20 up s/s
    Yangon - Bagan - Yangon
    ( Temples Of Myanmar )
    5 D / 4 N GB 01 TM STD 783 458 409 367 334 318 310 32
        SUP 901 518 469 427 394 378 370 90
        FC 951 548 499 457 424 408 400 110
     
    Yangon - Mandalay - Yangon
    ( Myanmar Glory )
    5 D / 4 N GB 02 MG STD 886 514 455 404 366 347 336 31
        SUP 960 544 485 434 396 377 366 75
        FC 1060 599 540 489 451 432 421 120
     
    Yangon - Heho - Yangon
    ( Panoramic Myanmar )
    6 D / 5 N GB 03 PM STD 1000 571 502 421 395 370 354 46
        SUP 1102 617 548 467 441 416 400 102
        FC 1231 686 617 536 510 485 469 162
     
    Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Yangon
    ( Classic Myanmar )
    7 D / 6 N GB 04 CM STD 1121 647 576 503 457 429 417 47
        SUP 1259 712 641 568 522 494 482 120
        FC 1379 777 706 633 587 559 547 175
     
    Yangon - Bagan - Heho - Yangon
    ( Highlights Of Myanmar )
    8 D / 7 N GB 05 HM STD 1212 700 612 567 509 479 460 55
        SUP 1393 787 699 654 596 566 547 149
        FC 1543 867 779 734 676 646 627 219
     
    Yangon - Mandalay - Heho - Yangon
    ( Myanmar In Contrast )
    8 D / 7 N GB 06 MC STD 1279 736 646 547 513 480 463 54
        SUP 1416 793 703 604 570 537 520 134
        FC 1616 898 808 709 675 642 625 229
     
    Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Heho - Yangon
    ( Introducing Myanmar )
    10 D / 9 N GB 07 IM STD 1542 885 790 691 619 585 564 70
        SUP 1733 973 877 778 706 673 651 179
        FC 1866 1082 986 887 815 782 760 204
     
    Yangon - Mandalay - Bagan - Heho - Yangon
    ( Exploring Myanmar )
    10 D / 9 N GB 08 EM STD 1449 861 741 644 566 531 519 70
        SUP 1599 925 805 708 630 595 583 160
        FC 1870 1065 945 849 771 734 721 297
     
    Yangon - Heho - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon
    ( Discovering Myanmar )
    10 D / 9 N GB 09 DM STD 1415 817 715 607 535 523 534 68
        SUP 1593 897 793 686 614 601 613 173
        FC 1805 1009 906 798 726 713 725 277
     
    Yangon - Bagan - Monywa - Mandalay - Heho - Taunggyi -Heho - Yangon
    ( Fascinating Myanmar )
    12 D / 11 N GB 10 FM STD 1805 1019 884 779 660 621 611 95
        SUP 2014 1116 982 877 757 718 709 212
        FC 2216 1226 1091 986 867 827 817 309
     
    Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo - Pyay - Bagan - Kalaw - Pindaya -Heho - Kyaing Tong - Yangon
    ( Awesome Myanmar )
    14 D / 13 N GB 11 AM STD 1818 1045 908 739 642 614 589 90
        SUP 2019 1140 1003 831 737 692 684 200
        FC 2185 1235 1099 926 833 805 779 276
     
    Yangon – Mawlamyine – Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Taungoo –  Kalaw – Inle/Heho – Mandalay – Monywa – Pakkoku – Bagan – Yangon
    ( Collection Myanmar )
    16 D / 15 N GB 12 CLM STD 2109 1233 1039 852 716 659 630 119
        SUP 2347 1344 1150 963 827 770 741 254
        FC 2601 1477 1282 1096 956 903 874 380
    *STD (Standard) *SUP (Superior) *FC (First Class) 

    HOTELS IN MYANMAR

      Standard Hotel Superior Hotel Deluxe Hotel
    Yangon Central Summit Park View Traders
      Panda Central Dusit Inya lake
      Panorama   Sedona
          Kandawgyi Palace
          Grand Plaza Parkroyal
           
      Myit Pyar Ayar Silver Swan Mandalay Swan
      Nadi Myanmar Myit Pyar Ayar Mandalay Hill Resort
          Sedona Hotel
           
    Bagan Kaytumadi Dynasty The Hotel @ Tharabar Bagan Thande
      Yar Khinn Thar   Bagan Golf Resort
          Thiripyitsaya Sakura
           
    Pindaya Golden Cave Conqueror Conqueror
           
    Kalaw New Shine Kalaw Pine Hill Resort  
           
    Kyaikhtiyo Mountain Top Mountain Top Kyaikhto
           
    Kyaing Tong Private Princess    

    ITINERARY
    1. [ Yangon – Bagan – Yangon]   TEMPLES OF MYANMAR  (5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS)
    2. [Yangon – Mandalay – Yangon]  MYANMAR GLORY  (5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS)
    3. [Yangon – Heho –Yangon]   PANORAMIC MYANMAR  (6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS)
    4. [Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Yangon]  CLASSIC MYANMAR  (8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS)
    5. [Yangon – Bagan – Heho – Yangon] HIGH LIGHTS OF  MYANMAR  (7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS)
    6. [Yangon – Mandalay – Heho – Yangon] MYANMAR IN CONTRAST  (10 DAY/9 NIGHTS)
    7. [Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Heho – Yangon]  INTRODUCING MYANMAR  (14 DAYS/13 NIGHTS)
    8. [Yangon – Mandalay - Bagan – Heho – Yangon]  EXPLORING MYANMAR  (8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS)
    9. [Yangon – Heho – Mandalay – Bagan - Yangon]  DISCOVERING MYANMAR  (10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS)
    10. [Yangon – Bagan – Monywa – Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya –  Inle – Taunggyi – Heho – Yangon]  FASCINATING MYANMAR  (10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS)
    11. [Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo – Pyay – Bagan – Kalaw – Pindaya –   Inle/Heho – Kyaing Tong – Yangon]  AWESOME MYANMAR  (12 DAYS/11 NIGHTS)
    12. [Yangon – Mawlamyine – Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Taungoo –   Kalaw – Inle/Heho – Mandalay – Monywa – Pakkoku – Bagan –   Yangon]  COLLECTION  MYANMAR  (14 DAYS/13 NIGHTS)
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    TEMPLES OF MYANMAR (Yangon-Bagan-Yangon)
    Tour Code: ( GB 01 TM 04 – 05 )
    (5 Days /4 Nights)

    Day 1 ( Yangon Arrival )
    Arrive Yangon by international flight. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing – Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall – a royal floating barge, National Museum to the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores, the old colonial style city & dating back over 2000 years Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 2 ( Yangon– Bagan)
    Early breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. Sites to visit in Bagan are Nyaung U market, Shwezigon Pagoda – built in ( 1084 – 1113 ), Kyansittha Umin near Nat Hlaung Kyaung, Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi Temple – with fine mural painting of Jatakas scenes in Nyaung U area. Then proceed to visit Htilominlo – to see its well known plaster carvings, Ananda – an architectural masterpiece, Tharabar Gate, Shwegugyi Temple & Thatbyinnyu Temple – highest in Bagan. Lunch. Continue to Myingaba Village monuments which are Manuha – with gigantic Buddha image, Nanpaya Temples – an early style with the finest stone carving. Back to Bagan to visit lacquer ware industries, Dhamayangyi Temple & enjoy sun set from Mingalar Zedi or Shwesandaw Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 3 ( Bagan )
    Morning sightseeing to Minnanthu village area. Sulamani Pagoda, Laymyetnha Temple, Payathonezu Temple with colorful paintings & Thanbula Pagoda. Then proceed to see the daily life style of Bagan people, Dhamayazika Pagoda and Su Taung Pyay Oak Kyaung in Pwar Saw Village, Lawkananda Pagoda – a landmark of Bagan in Thiripyitsaya village. Gawdawpalin Temple, Shwegugyi Temple & sunset from Bupaya – standing close to Irrawaddy River. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 4 ( Bagan – Yangon )
    After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Bagan airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel. Afternoon tour starts after lunch. The sites are Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace ), Mahapasana Cave – when sixth Buddha Synod took place in 1956, China town, Yangon jetty, colonial style buildings & Botataung Pagoda . Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 5 ( Departure Yangon )
    Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.
    ( if interested contact Gold Backed Travels & Tours at < ayethett-lynn@mptmail.net.mm > )
    ( 1 ) We can also arrange a 12 Day / 11 Night archaeological & cultural tour to Bagan, Mandalay, Kyaing Tong & Mrauk U at the best rates. If interested kindly contact us.
    ( 2 ) If a trip to Myanmar is included in your programme we can also extend your tour to Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam at the best rates through our partners in Indochina, that’s Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam.
    ( 3 ) Due to unforeseen circumstances, the tour rates are subject to change without prior notice.
       
    Price Hikes
    Due to increase in local air fares, hotel rates, guide fees & transportation charges, the package tour prices of these 12 itineraries will be increased from the current rate by flat 10 % starting from 01 June 2006.

    MYANMAR GLORY (Yangon - Mandalay –Yangon)
    Tour Code: ( GB 02 MG 04 – 05 )
    (5 Days/4 Nights)

    Day 1 ( Yangon Arrival )
    Arrive Yangon by international flight. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing – Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall – a royal floating barge, National Museum to the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores, the old colonial style city & dating back over 2000 years Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 2 ( Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay )
    After breakfast, transfer to airport to leave for Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay International Airport ( at Tada Oo which is an hour drive from Mandalay ). Direct sightseeing to Amarapura, Innwa & Sagaing. Bagaya Kyaung – a famous collection of Buddha images, Maha Gandayon Monastery, Sagaing Hill, Kaung Hmu Daw Pagoda, silverware industries. Lunch. Then proceed to Innwa Maha Aung Myay Bon Zan Monastery, Me Nu Brick Monastery, Old watch tower & sunset from U Bein Wooden Bridge. Drive back to Mandalay. Dinner. Check in hotel & overnight.
       
    Day 3 ( Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay )
    Morning visit to Mingun village by boat. Proceed to Mingun village, the site of the world’s largest bronze ringing bell, 3.7 meters high and 90 tons in weight. Also visit the huge but unfinished Mingun Paya built to be the world’s largest pagoda and beautiful Shinphyume Paya. Drive back to Mandalay. Lunch. Afternoon tour include Mahamuni Pagoda, with its spectacular Buddha image covered in thick layers of gold leaves, Shwenandaw Kyaung or Golden Palace Monastery, famous for its wood carvings, Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world’s biggest book, sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay. Dinner.
       
    Day 4 ( Mandalay – Yangon)
    After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Mandalay airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel. Afternoon tour start after lunch. Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace ), Mahapasana Cave – when sixth Buddha Synod took place, China town, Yangon jetty, 80 year old colonial style buildings near famous The Strand Hotel & Botataung Pagoda . Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 5 ( Departure Yangon )
    Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.
    ( if interested contact Gold Backed Travels & Tours at < ayethett-lynn@mptmail.net.mm > )
    ( 1 ) We can also arrange a 12 Day / 11 Night archaeological & cultural tour to Bagan, Mandalay, Kyaing Tong & Mrauk U at the best rates. If interested kindly contact us.
    ( 2 ) If a trip to Myanmar is included in your programme we can also extend your tour to Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam at the best rates through our partners in Indochina, that’s Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam.
    ( 3 ) Due to unforeseen circumstances, the tour rates are subject to change without prior notice.
       
    Price Hikes
    Due to increase in local air fares, hotel rates, guide fees & transportation charges, the package tour prices of these 12 itineraries will be increased from the current rate by flat 10 % starting from 01 June 2006.

    PANORAMIC MYANMAR ( Yangon – Heho – Pindaya – Inle – Kakku – Taunggyi – Heho – Yangon )
    Tour Code: ( GB 03 PM 04 – 05 )
    (6 Days / 5 Nights)

    Day 1 ( Yangon Arrival )
    Arrive Yangon by international flight. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing – Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall – a royal floating barge, National Museum to the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores, the old colonial style city & dating back over 2000 years Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 2 ( Yangon – Heho – Pindaya)
    After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Direct 90 mins. drive to Pindaya. On the way, enjoy the scenic beauty & cool climate of Shan State. Check in hotel. Visit Pindaya Cave with 2000 Buddha Stupas. Shan umbrella home industry. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 3 ( Pindaya – Inle Lake)
    After breakfast start to drive to Nyaung Shwe ( 90 km. ). Check in hotel. Visit Inle by boat. The famous sites are typical floating garden, leg rowers, local ways of fishing, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, jumping cat monastery, the weaving village of Inpawkhon. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 4 ( Inle – Nyaung Shwe – Taunggyi – Kakku – Aye Tha Yar )
    After breakfast excursion visit to Taunggyi & Kakku. Taunggyi, over 1,440 meter above sea level is the capital of Shan State. ( famous for the fire balloon festival held annually at the full moon of Tazaungmone / November ). Visit gem market in Taunggyi . Then proceed to Kakku, 46 km. ( one & half hours. drive ) south of Taunggyi, situated in Pa O region. Lunch at Kakku’s Laing Kun Restaurant. Visit around Kakku & drive back to Taunggyi. Then to Aye Thar Yar Golf Resort – famous country style steep roof bungalows with panoramic view of blue green mountains & fairways lined by Pine & Eucalyptus trees. You can play a round of golf at the private hotel golf course. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 5 ( Aye Tha Yar – Heho – Yangon)
    After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Heho airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel. Afternoon tour starts after lunch. Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace ), Mahapasana Cave – when sixth Buddha Synod took place in 1956, China town, Yangon jetty & 80 years old colonial style buildings around the famous Strand Hotel & Botataung Pagoda . Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 6 ( Departure Yangon)
    Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.
    ( if interested contact Gold Backed Travels & Tours at < ayethett-lynn@mptmail.net.mm > )
    ( 1 )
    We can also arrange a 12 Day / 11 Night archaeological & cultural tour to Bagan, Mandalay, Kyaing Tong & Mrauk U at the best rates. If interested kindly contact us.
    ( 2 )
    If a trip to Myanmar is included in your programme we can also extend your tour to Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam at the best rates through our partners in Indochina, that’s Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam.
    ( 3 ) Due to unforeseen circumstances, the tour rates are subject to change without prior notice.
       
    Price Hikes
    Due to increase in local air fares, hotel rates, guide fees & transportation charges, the package tour prices of these 12 itineraries will be increased from the current rate by flat 10 % starting from 01 June 2006.


    HIGHLIGHTS OF MYANMAR ( Yangon –Bagan – Heho – Pindaya – Inle – Heho – Yangon )
    Tour Code: ( GB 05 HM 04 – 05 )
    (8 Days/7 Nights)

    Day 1 ( Yangon Arrival )
    Arrive Yangon by international flight. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing – Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall – a royal floating barge, National Museum to the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores, the old colonial style city & dating back over 2000 years Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 2 ( Yangon – Bagan )
    Early breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. Sites to visit in Bagan are Nyaung U market, Shwezigon Pagoda – built in ( 1084 – 1113 ), Kyansittha Umin near Nat Hlaung Kyaung, Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi Temple – with fine mural painting of Jatakas scenes in Nyaung U area. Then proceed to visit Htilominlo – to see its well known plaster carvings, Ananda – an architectural masterpiece, Tharabar Gate, Shwegugyiyi Temple & Thatbyinnyu Temple – highest in Bagan. Lunch. Continue to Myingaba Village monuments which are Manuha – with gigantic Buddha image, Nanpaya Temples – an early style with the finest stone carving. Back to Bagan to visit lacquer ware industries, Dhamayangyi Temple & enjoy sun set from Mingalar Zedi or Shwesandaw Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 3 ( Bagan )
    Morning sightseeing to Minnanthu village area. Sulamani Pagoda, Laymyetnha Temple, Payathonezu Temple with colorful paintings & Thanbula Pagoda. Then proceed to see the daily life style of Bagan people, Dhamayazika Pagoda and Su Taung Pyay Oak Kyaung in Pwar Saw Village, Lawkananda Pagoda – a landmark of Bagan in Thiripyitsaya village. Gawdawpalin Temple, Shwegugyi Temple & sunset from Bupaya – standing close to Irrawaddy River. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 4 ( Bagan – Heho – Pindaya )
    After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Direct 90 mins. drive to Pindaya. On the way, enjoy the scenic beauty & cool climate of Shan State. Check in hotel. Visit Pindaya Cave with 2000 Buddha Stupas. Shan Umbrella home industry. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 5 ( Pindaya – Inle )
    After breakfast start to drive to Nyaung Shwe ( 90 km. ). Check in hotel. Visit Inle by boat. The famous sites are typical floating garden, leg rowers, local ways of fishing, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, jumping cat monastery, the weaving village of Inpawkhon. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 6 ( Inle )
    Excursion by boat to the western shore of the Inle Lake. . In that area, there are 17 villages built on stilts mostly inhabited by the Intha people. Visit Indain Pagoda & surroundings. Lunch. Afternoon tour include the traditional cheroot making industry, floating market, silver smith industry & other sites. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 7 ( Inle – Heho – Yangon)
    After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Heho airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel. Afternoon tour starts after lunch. Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace ), Mahapasana Cave – when sixth Buddha Synod took place, China town, Yangon jetty, 80 year old colonial style buildings near famous landmark the Strand Hotel & Botataung Pagoda . Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 8 ( Departure Yangon)
    Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.
    ( if interested contact Gold Backed Travels & Tours at < ayethett-lynn@mptmail.net.mm > )
    ( 1 )
    We can also arrange a 12 Day / 11 Night archaeological & cultural tour to Bagan, Mandalay, Kyaing Tong & Mrauk U at the best rates. If interested kindly contact us.
    ( 2 )
    If a trip to Myanmar is included in your programme we can also extend your tour to Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam at the best rates through our partners in Indochina, that’s Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam.
    ( 3 )
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the tour rates are subject to change without prior notice.
       
    Price Hikes
    Due to increase in local air fares, hotel rates, guide fees & transportation charges, the package tour prices of these 12 itineraries will be increased from the current rate by flat 10 % starting from 01 June 2006.


    MYANMAR IN CONTRAST ( Yangon – Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya – Inle – Yangon )
    Tour Code: ( GB 06 MC 04 – 05 )
    (8 Days / 7 Nights)

    Day 1 ( Yangon Arrival )
    Arrive Yangon by international flight. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing – Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall – a royal floating barge, National Museum to the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores, the old colonial style city & dating back over 2000 years Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 2 ( Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay )
    Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Airport to leave Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay International Airport ( at Tada Oo which is an hour drive from Mandalay ). Direct sightseeing to Amarapura, Innwa & Sagaing. Bagaya Kyaung – a famous collection of Buddha images, Maha Gandayon Monastery, Sagaing Hill, Kaung Hmu Daw Pagoda, silverware industries. Lunch. Then proceed to Innwa Maha Aung Myay Bon Zan Monastery, Me Nu Brick Monastery, Old watch tower & sunset from U Bein wooden bridge. Drive back to Mandalay. Dinner. Check in hotel & overnight.
       
    Day 3 ( Mandalay – Mingun - Mandalay )
    Morning visit to Mingun village by boat. Proceed to Mingun village, the site of the world’s largest bronze ringing bell, 3.7 meters high and 87 tons in weight. Also visit the huge but unfinished Mingun Paya built to be the world’s largest pagoda and beautiful Shinphyume Paya. Drive back to Mandalay. Lunch. Afternoon tour include Mahamuni Pagoda, with its spectacular Buddha image covered in thick layers of gold leaves, Shwenandaw Kyaung or Golden Palace Monastery, famous for its wood carvings Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world’s biggest book, sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay. Dinner.
       
    Day 4 ( Mandalay – Heho - Pindaya )
    After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Direct 90 mins. drive to Pindaya. On the way, enjoy the scenic beauty & cool climate of Shan State. Check in hotel. Visit Pindaya Cave with 2000 Buddha Stupas. Shan umbrella home industry. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 5 ( Pindaya – Inle )
    After breakfast start to drive to Nyaung Shwe ( 90 km. ). Check in hotel. Visit Inle by boat. The famous sites are typical floating garden, leg rowers, local ways of fishing, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, jumping cat monastery, the weaving village of Inpawkhon. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 6 ( Inle )
    Excursion by boat to the western shore of the Inle Lake. . In that area there are 17 villages built on stilts mostly inhabited by the Intha people. Visit Indain Pagoda & surroundings. Lunch. Afternoon tour includes the traditional cheroot making industry, floating market, silver smith industry & other sites. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 7 ( Inle – Heho – Yangon )
    After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Heho airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel. Afternoon tour starts after lunch. Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace ), Mahapasana Cave – when sixth Buddha Synod took place, China town, Yangon jetty, 80 year old colonial style buildings near famous landmark the Strand Hotel & Botataung Pagoda . Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 8 ( Departure Yangon )
    Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.
    ( if interested contact Gold Backed Travels & Tours at < ayethett-lynn@mptmail.net.mm > )
    ( 1 )
    We can also arrange a 12 Day / 11 Night archaeological & cultural tour to Bagan, Mandalay, Kyaing Tong & Mrauk U at the best rates. If interested kindly contact us.
    ( 2 )
    If a trip to Myanmar is included in your programme we can also extend your tour to Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam at the best rates through our partners in Indochina, that’s Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam.
    ( 3 )
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the tour rates are subject to change without prior notice.
    Price Hikes
    Due to increase in local air fares, hotel rates, guide fees & transportation charges, the package tour prices of these 12 itineraries will be increased from the current rate by flat 10 % starting from 01 June 2006.


    INTRODUCING MYANMAR ( Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Heho – Yangon )
    Tour Code: ( GB 06 MC 04 – 05 )
    (10 Days / 9 Nights)

    Day 1 ( Yangon Arrival )
    Arrive Yangon by international flight. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing – Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall – a royal floating barge, National Museum to the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores, the old colonial style city & dating back over 2000 years Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 2 ( Yangon – Bagan )
    Early breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. Sites to visit in Bagan are Nyaung U market, Shwezigon Pagoda – built in ( 1084 – 1113 ), Kyansittha Umin near Nat Hlaung Kyaung, Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi Temple – with fine mural painting of Jatakas scenes in Nyaung U area. Then proceed to visit Htilominlo – to see its well known plaster carvings, Ananda – an architectural masterpiece, Tharabar Gate, Shwegugyi Temple & Thatbyinnyu Temple – highest in Bagan. Lunch. Continue to Myingaba Village monuments which are Manuha – with gigantic Buddha image, Nanpaya Temples – an early style with the finest stone carving. Back to Bagan to visit lacquer ware industries, Dhamayangyi Temple & enjoy sun set from Mingalar Zedi or Shwesandaw Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 3 ( Bagan)
    Morning sightseeing to Minnanthu village area. Sulamani Pagoda, Laymyetnha Temple, Payathonezu Temple with colorful paintings & Thanbula Pagoda. Then proceed to see the daily life style of Bagan people, Dhamayazika Pagoda and Su Taung Pyay Oak Kyaung in Pwar Saw Village, Lawkananda Pagoda – a landmark of Bagan in Thiripyitsaya village. Gawdawpalin Temple, Shwegugyi Temple & sunset from Bupaya – standing close to Irrawaddy River. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
       
    Day 4 ( Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay )
    After breakfast, transfer to airport to leave for Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay International Airport ( at Tada Oo which is an hour drive from Mandalay ). Direct sightseeing to Amarapura, Innwa & Sagaing. Bagaya Kyaung – a famous collection of Buddha images, Maha Gandayon Monastery, Sagaing Hill, Kaung Hmu Daw Pagoda, silverware industries. Lunch. Then proceed to Innwa Maha Aung Myay Bon Zan Monastery, Me Nu Brick Monastery, Old watch tower & sunset from U Bein wooden bridge. Drive back to Mandalay. Dinner. Check in hotel & overnight.
     
    Day 5 ( Mandalay )
    After breakfast whole day visit to famous sites — Mahamuni Pagoda, stone / wood carving, bronze casting industries, gold leaf making, Zaycho market, lunch. Afternoon visit Mandalay Palace, Silk weaving industry, Shwenandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda & sunset from Mandalay Hill. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 6 ( Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya )
    After breakfast, transfer to airport for Heho flight. Direct drive to Pindaya. On the way, enjoy the scenic beauty & cool climate of Shan State. Check in hotel. Visit Pindaya cave with 2000 Buddha Stupas, Shan umbrella home industry. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 7 ( Pindaya – Nyaung Shwe / Inle )
    After breakfast drive to Nyaung Shwe ( 90 km. ). Check in hotel. Visit Inle by boat. The famous sites are typical floating garden, leg rowers, local methods of fishing, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, jumping cat monastery – where the cats are trained to jump in loops, the weaving village of Inpawkhon. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 8 ( Inle )
    Excursion by boat to the western shore of the Inle Lake. In that area there are 17 villages built on stilts mostly inhabited by the Intha people. Proceed to Indain Pagoda & surroundings. Lunch. You can see the traditional cheroot making industry, silver smith industry & other sites. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 9 ( Nyaung Shwe – Heho – Yangon )
    After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Heho airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel. Afternoon tour start after lunch. Kaba Aye Pagoda ( World Peace ), Mahapasana Cave – when sixth Buddha Synod took place, China town, Yangon jetty, 80 year old colonial style buildings near famous The Strand Hotel & Botataung Pagoda . Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 10 ( Departure Yangon )
    Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.
    ( if interested contact Gold Backed Travels & Tours at < ayethett-lynn@mptmail.net.mm > )
    ( 1 )
    We can also arrange a 12 Day / 11 Night archaeological & cultural tour to Bagan, Mandalay, Kyaing Tong & Mrauk U at the best rates. If interested kindly contact us.
    ( 2 )
    If a trip to Myanmar is included in your programme we can also extend your tour to Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam at the best rates through our partners in Indochina, that’s Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam.
    ( 3 )
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the tour rates are subject to change without prior notice.
    Price Hikes
    Due to increase in local air fares, hotel rates, guide fees & transportation charges, the package tour prices of these 12 itineraries will be increased from the current rate by flat 10 % starting from 01 June 2006.

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