Yangon Exploration - 3
Day : 1 Arrival Yangon (-/L/D)
Arrive Yangon International Airport by late morning flight, you will meet your tour guide after clearing immigration and customs control at Airport.
Transfer to the hotel for check in. Then we will visit to Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda (a huge reclining Buddha).
And then visit the Shwedagon Pagoda described by Somerset Maugham: “The Shwedagon rose superb, glistening with its gold and then visit Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2000 years Pagoda to enjoy the bustling life of Yangon and its people.
Then visit Karaweik Hall, a Royal floating barge on the Royal Lake for a photo stop.
In the afternoon, visit Bogyoke Aung San Market (former Scott’s Market), where shopper’s favourite place. And then proceed to China Town, where shops and street vendors selling everything through the street in the evening.
Overnight in Yangon.
Day : 2 Yangon - Bagan (-/L/D)
After early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport for your flight to Bagan.
Upon your arrival start your Bagan tour with a visit to the vibrant Nyaung U Market, unveil the glory of Bagan’s history by visits to archeological treasures such as the Shwezigon Pagoda for its impressive bell-shaped stupa, Dhaman Yan Gyi and graceful Htilominlo Temple with its delicate plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.
Continue to discover the ancient and most treasured handicrafts of lacquering by a demonstration from skilled artisan. Explore the amazing mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO at Myingaba Gu ByaukgyiTemple, and enjoy your soothing sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda.
Overnight in Bagan.
Day : 3 Bagan - Yangon (-/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel.
Proceed to the NanpayaTemple. The masonry work is outstanding, as well as its interior design. It reflects the strong Brahman influence that affected the Teravadin Mon kings. Also, do take note of the relief of the god Brahma. There are three faces that can be discerned, all of which have the typical facial features of Mon. These are said to be representations of KingManuha. It is sometimes called the Ganesh or MahapeineTemple, named after the elephant-headed Hindu god whose image once stood at the corners of its five successively diminishing rectangular terrace.
Continue travelling by horse cart to many of the old murals and friezes can still be discerned, as can several old horoscopes, painted to protect the building from damage. After that proceed to AnandaTemple constructed in 1091, and is considered the masterpiece of Mon architecture.
Board a local sunset boat for a slow cruise down the Irrawaddy River in the evening. As you cruise the waters, observe the lifestyle of the fishermen and riverside villagers as well as enjoying the unique perspective of Bagan’s temples.
Then take evening flight back to Yangon .
Overnight in Yangon .