SMT 4

Tour Itinerary
Cultural Tours
SMT 4 : Mandalay-Bagan-Mt.Popa-Mandalay
Day ( 1 ) Arrival at Mandalay International Airport

Welcomed to you all at Mandalay Airport by our guide or driver & Transfer to Mt.Popa , Burmese Star Tortoise ( Geochelone Platynota ) at Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary ( It’s depending on your arrival time at Mandalay Airport ) , tree jade café restaurant to break lunch and to explore petrified woods , proceed to Myingyan and U Ka Wi Memorial Building , Drive to Mt.Popa & Check-in hotel , Overnight at Mt.Popa.
Day ( 2 ) Mt.Popa & Bagan

After Hotel Breakfast , Transfer to bottom of Mt.Popa and climb up to the top for panoramic view with 777 steps , Drive to Bagan and Palm sugar making and regional palm wine making on the way to Bagan , Check-in your chosen hotel , after break a little while , start for Bagan temple tour , Shwezigon Pagoda that is prototype of later Burmese stupas , Htilominlo Temple , elaborate plaster moldings , Ananda Temple , most surviving masterpiece of the Mon architecture , Thetbyaenyu Temple , the highest pagoda in Bagan area , Sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda and Overnight at Bagan.
Day ( 3 ) Bagan Temple Tour

Sunrise at Lawkaoakshaung Pagoda , Back to hotel and have a breakfast , Visit to Gawdawpalin Temple , Manuha Pagoda ( Huge massive Buddha Images ) , Myaceti and Gubyaikgyi Temple ( Earliest Stone inscription in Myanmar & Fine Frescos in the wall ) , lacquerware workshop at Myinkabar Village to explore finest lacquerware items , Lawkananda Pagoda at River bank , Dhammayazika Pagoda , fine terra cotta tiles illustrating scenes from the Jataka , Dhammayangyi Pagoda that is noted for its fine brick works , Sulamani Pagoda , one of finest temples in Bagan , Sunset at Pyathetkyi Pagoda and Overnight at Bagan.
Day ( 4 ) Bagan and Mandalay

After Hotel breakfast , Transfer to Mandalay by car & Visit to three ancient cities , Sagaing , Innwa and Amarapura , Explore Innwa area by horse cart to Bagaya Wooden Monastery , over 200 years old surviving monastery , Watch tower that is leaning tower of Innwa , Maha Aung Myae Bon Zan Brick Monastery to study 19th century traditional brick monastery architecture and back to car to proceed to Sagaing Hill to see U Min Thone Ze Pagoda , lime stone cave that is situated 45 crescent shaped Buddha images , Soon U Pon Nya Shin Pagoda at the summit of the hill , impressive sunset at U Bein wooden bridge and overnight at Mandalay.
Day ( 5 ) Mingun , Mandalay

After Hotel Breakfast , Transfer to Mayagyan Jetty to take private boat to Mingun Village , Pahtodawgyi Pagoda ( unfinished Stupa ) , Sayadaw Statue , Mingun Biggest Bell ( 90 tons ) , Myatheindan Pagoda , Back to Mandalay , Shweinpin Wooden Monastery ( Only surviving monastery ) , Mahamuni Pagoda ( the most famous one in Upper land Myanmar ) , Gold leaf Making process , Mandalay Royal Palace , Shwenandaw Monastery ( Golden palace monastery , original apartment from Mandalay Palace ) , Kuthodaw Pagoda ( World Biggest Book ) , Mandalay Hill for panoramic view and sunset , Overnight at Mandalay.
Day ( 6 )Departure

After some shopping at Mandalay , Transfer to Mandalay Airport for departure.