MYANMAR HERITAGE TOURS 2 (F002/12MT)
Area : Yangon – Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw – Taunggyi – Kakku –Inle – Yangon
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Day 1 : Arrival Yangon ( With morning flight )
Arrive Yangon international airport, meet the local guide. Transfer to hotel for Check-in. On the way visit to Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, Kabaraye Pagoda. Afterward guide will accompany for sightseeing around Yangon City, which includes visits to Reclining Buddha Chauk Htat Gyi of 70m stretch, colonial buildings in down town area. Take a lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, visit to National Museum, City Hall, Mawtin jetty to witness the daily life of the local people and Yangon River that offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors for Kodak moment and 2500 years old Shwedagon pagoda,the golden dome of 98 meters rise. Take Dinner at local Restaurant. Stay overnight at Hotel in Yangon.
Day 2 : Yangon – Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw ( With morning flight )
After breakfast transfer to Yangon Airport for flight to Heho. Upon arrival proceed by road to Pindaya cave pass the beautiful hill road. Pindaya is renowned for the extensive lime stone cave, a unique site housing 8000 of ancient Buddha statues lie within. Afterward, visit to traditional Shan paper and umbrella workshop. Drive to Kalaw and sightseeing around Kalaw City. Dinner at Local Restaurant. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kalaw.
Day 3 : Kalaw – Taunggyi – Kakku – Inle
In early morning, drive up through pine-clad hills to Taunggyi, capital of Southern Shan State and a former British hill station. Visit the local market where minority people sell their produce and a cheroot factory. Just a couple of hours from Taunggyi, discover the “long lost” ruins of Kak Ku in countryside inhabited by the Pa O people. Situated in the rolling Shan Hills, Kak Ku pagoda is very unusual and little is known about its origins. The Pa O people believe that the original pagoda was built on the site some 2,000 years ago. Dozens of small stupas surround the main pagoda in a huge circle. You can wander through the stupas which are decorated with fine stucco work and Buddha images. Unfortunately Kak Ku is in bad need of renovation but this is part of its charm. Visit one of the many Pa O villages near Kak Ku and see a huge monastery on the way back to Taunggyi. Drive back to inle lake and stay overnight at Hotel in Inle.
Day 4 : Inle
After breakfast, Sightseeing boat trip to Inle Lake, a stunning grand lake each side is banked by tall hills and community of small villages. Visit to local workshops which include silk weaving, silver smiting, cotton weaving and cheroot (Shan traditional cigar). Afterward visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, which accommodates a collection of legendary golden statues of Buddha and visit to Indein, the hidden treasure of Pa-O ethnic tribes to see the ruin pagodas in the forest. Stay overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 5 : Heho – Yangon ( With morning flight ), Yangon Departure ( With evening flight )
Transfer to Airport for flight to Yangon with English speaking guide. Arrive Yangon, Afterward half day sightseeing tour in downtown area of the city , Bogyoke (Scott) Market & China Town. Then transfer to Yangon international airport for departure.