SMT 10

Tour Itinerary
Cultural Tours
SMT 10: Mandalay-Monywa-Bagan-Pindaya-Inle-Mawlamyine- HpaAn-Kyaiktiyo( Golden Rock )-Yangon
Day ( 1 ) Arrival at Mandalay & Three Ancient Cities Tour

Welcomed to you all by our tour guide or driver at Mandalay International Airport & Transfer to Innwa Jetty , Cross the small river by ferry boat and take horse cart to explore Innwa area , 200 years old Wooden Bagaya Monastery , Yadanarsemi Pagoda , Only remaining structure of Innwa Palace , Watch Tower , Maha Aung Myae Bon Zan Brick Monastery , Proceed to Sagaing City and Kaungmudaw Pagoda that big dome shape stupa , Silverwear making workshop , U Min Thone Ze Pagoda and Soon U Pon Nya Shin Pagoda on the Sagaing Hill , impressive Sunset at famous U Bein Wooden Bridge , Drive to Mandalay and Overnight at Mandalay.
Day ( 2 ) Mingun and Mandalay

After Hotel breakfast , Transfer to Mayangyan Jetty to take private boat to Mingun Village , Mingun Pahtodawgyi Pagoda that is unfinished stupa when King Bodawpaya died , Sayadaw Statue , the first monk in Myanmar who can recite all the Tripitaka texts , Mingun Biggest Bell , weighs over 90 tons , very distinct architectural style White color MyaTheinDan Pagoda , Take boat back to Mandalay , Shweinpin Wooden Monastery , Lunch break at local restaurant , Mahamuni Pagoda , most famous Pagoda at upper land of Myanmar , Gold leaf making workshop , Mandalay Royal Palace that is being reconstructed by old records in 1996 , Golden Palace Monastery that is only remaining apartment from old Royal Palace , Kuthodaw Pagoda that is noted as World Biggest Book , Drive to Top of Mandalay Hill to see Sunset & panoramic view of Mandalay City , Overnight at Mandalay .
Day ( 3 ) Mandalay-Monywa

After hotel breakfast , Transfer to Monywa for approximately 3 hours drive , Check-in hotel , Drive to Hpo Win Hill that is situated at the western bank of Chindwin River , over 400,000 Buddha Images inside the Sandstone caves , Shweba Hill for Stone Pavilions with elaborated decoration , Sunset at Mountain Top Pagoda at River Bank , Overnight at Monywa.
Day ( 4 ) Monywa-Pakokku-Bagan

After hotel breakfast , Transfer to Thanbuddhay Pagoda that is home of 582,368 Buddha Images constructed in 1939 by famous Monyin Sayadaw , Bawditataung where you find over 9000 Buddha under 9000 Bo trees , Lay Kyun Set Kyar Standing Buddha that is one of three tallest statues in the World with 130 meters high , Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha , Drive to Ma Oo Village to explore typical Myanmar Village and Proceed to Pakokku , Then Take the private boat to Bagan and Overnight at Bagan.
Day ( 5 ) Bagan Temple Tour

Sunrise at Lawkaoakshaung Pagoda , back to hotel and have breakfast , Start Bagan Temple Sightseeing , Visit to Shwezigon Pagoda that is prototype of later Burmese stupas and 37 Nats Shrine , Kyan Sit Thar U Min ( tunnel with mural painting ) , Gubyaikgyi Temple ( murals of Jataka scenes ) , Htilominlo Temple ( elaborate plaster moldings ) , Ananda Temple ( most surviving masterpiece of the Mon architecture ) , Tharapa Gate ( One of remaining gates of Bagan Palace ) , Thetbyaebyu Temple ( Highest one among Bagan Temples ) , Bupaya at River bank , Gawdawpalin Temple , Manuha Pagoda ( Huge massive Buddha Images ) , Myaceti and Gubyaikgyi Temple ( Earliest Stone inscription in Myanmar & Fine Frescos in the wall ) , Dhammayangyi Pagoda ( famous for its fine brick works ) & Shwesandaw Pagoda at Sunset , Overnight at Bagan.
Day ( 6 ) Mt.Popa and Salay

After Hotel breakfast , Transfer to Palm Sugar , Palm whiskey making place , Arrival at Mt.Popa that is home of Myanmar Traditional 37 Nats , Climb up to the top by 777 Step to see panoramic view of Popa Region. Proceed to Salay along country road & Salay Yoke-sone-Kyaung Monastery (which the oldest surviving wooden monastery hall is built on 154 teak posts with beautiful wood carvings decorating the outer walls ) . After that visit to The major places of interest are Mann Paya (also known as Nan Paya) , perhaps the largest lacquer Buddha image in Myanmar dating back to the 13th century , Drive back to Bagan and transfer to your Hotel , Overnight at Bagan.
Day ( 7 ) Bagan-Pindaya-Inle

After hotel breakfast , Drive from Bagan to Pindaya cave that Over 8000 Buddha Images inside the original Lime Stone Cave , Explore the tribe villages of Pa Oo , Shan , Da Nu people along the way to the Cave , Keep driving to Nyaung Shwe ( Jetty town of Inle lake ) , Overnight at Inle lake.
Day ( 8 ) Inle lake Boat Sightseeing

Take private boat and start Inle lake boat tour , Head to Shwe Indein Pagoda with one hour boat ride from Nyaung Shwe Jetty , Walk along the stairways to Shwe Indein Pagoda ( 11st to 15th Century stupas ) , Ywama Village , Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda ( 5 Buddha Images , most famous pagoda at Inle lake ) , Inpawkhone Village of Inthar Weaving Pattern , Nga Phel Kyaung Wooden Monastery , Floating Gardens & Back to Hotel and Overnight at Inle lake.
Day ( 9 ) Inle-Kakku-Mawlamyine

Morning Visit to Kakku Pagoda nearby Taunggyi that is capital city of Shan State and Take a Night Bus from Nyaung Shwe to Mawlamyine.
Day ( 10 ) Mawlamyine City Tour

After Hotel Breakfast , Visit to Zey Gyi Market to explore regional products and tropical fruits , Drive to Kyaikkami Yele Pagoda , Proceed to the Death Railway Museum and Thanbyuzayat War Cemetry , Back to Mawlamyine and Win Sein Taw Ya Reclining Buddha Image and Sunset at Kyaikthalan Pagoda at Mawlamyine , Overnight at Mawlamyine .
Day ( 11 ) Mawlamyine-Kyaiktiyo Pagoda ( Golden Rock )

After hotel breakfast , Drive from Mawlamyine to Kinpun Camp to take mountain truck to the top of Mt.Kyaiktiyo ( Golden Rock ) , Explore Golden Rock and surrounding area , Overnight at the top of Mt.Kyaiktiyo or Kinpun Camp.
Day ( 12 ) Kyaiktiyo-Bago-Yangon

Transfer from Kinpun Camp to Bago , Visit to Shwemawdaw Pagoda that is the most highest stupa in Myanmar , Kanbawzathadi Royal Palace that is built by the King Bayintnaung who founded Second Myanmar Empire , Lunch break at local restaurant , Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha Image , Kyaikpun Pagoda on the way to Yangon , Check-in your chosen hotel and Overnight at Yangon.
Day ( 13 ) Yangon City Tour

Visit to Colonial-style City Center , Over 2000 Years Old Sule Pagoda in the main junction , Mahabandula Park and Independence Monument , Proceed to Botataung Pagoda at River Bank to explore the ways of life nearby river and photo shots , Old Colonial Buildings along Bo Aung Kyaw Street , Visit to Bogyoke Market , National Museum that you can see 8 meter high Great Lion Throne as well as the Mandalay Royal Regalia , Ngar Htet Gyi Pagoda that is huge Sitting Buddha , Chauk Htet Gyi Pagoda that is beautiful Reclining Buddha Image & at the late afternoon to Great Shwedagon Pagoda to catch day & night beauty , Dinner out and Overnight at Yangon.
Day ( 14 ) Departure

Relax at hotel & Transfer to Yangon International Airport for Departure.