6Days / 5 Nights Overland Tour(by Car)
|Day 1||Arrival at Yangon – Loikaw|
|Day 2||Loikaw Sightseeing|
|Day 3||Loikaw – Taunggyi – Kakku –NyaungShwe|
|Day 4||NyaungShwe – Inle Lake Sightseeing|
|Day 5||NyaungShwe – Pindaya – Kalaw - Yangon|
|Day 6||Yangon Sightseeing – International Departure|
Tour Code : GQM
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Duration : 6 days / 5 Nights
Day 1 Arrival at Yangon - Loikaw
Upon arrival in Yangon by morning International flight, you will be greeted by your Golden Queen Myanmar Tour guide and follow by the process of GQM welcoming program at the airport. After short refreshment, we start driving to Loikaw(about 523km, drivinghour about 8hrs 30 mins with normal speed).Both lunch and dinner are your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Loikaw.
Day 2 Loikaw Sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel, wecontinues sightseeing in Loikaw. In Loikaw, you will feel the different beauties with Yangon.Experience a range of cultural and natural attractions including natural caves, waterfalls, beautiful sceneries, and meet the famous Padaung women, long-necked women wear brass coils around their neck. And visit a traditional Kayah house and meet the house owner. Then, learn about traditional Kayah dress and try it on. You will have spectacular.
Day 3 Loikaw – Taunggyi - Kakku –NyaungShwe
After breakfast at hotel, continue drive to Taunggyi(about 150km, drivinghour about 3 hrs 15 mins with normal speed). Arrive Taunggyi and visit Taunggyi Central Market. Continue visit to Kakku Pagodas (over 7,000 pagodas), one of the most visited places in the Shan State, about 25km away from Taunggyi, near Mway Taw Village. Then, come back to Taunggyi and drive to NyaungShwe(about 30km, drivinghour about 50mins with normal speed). On the way, a stop will be made at Ayethayar Wine Garden where you can enjoy fresh wine/ wine taste (own plan).Both Lunch and Dinner are on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in NyaungShwe.
Day 4NyaungShwe–Inle Lake Sightseeing
After breakfast at Hotel, check out from hotel and go to NyaungShwe Jetty to do excursion by boat on the Inle Lake and en-route you encounter famous Leg rower, typical Floating garden, local methods of Fishing, village life and magnificent scenery. Visit to PhaungdawOo Pagoda one of the main principle shrines in Myanmar and dating back to the 18th century; NgaPheKyaung Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries on the lake and where inside its large wooden meditation hall and are over 200 year old ancient Buddha statues. Visit the weaving village of Inpawkhonand one of the local market in the Inle Lake region (on market days only). Both Lunch and Dinner are on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 5 NyaungShwe–Pindaya - Kalaw – Yangon
After breakfast at hotel, take a boat to NyaungShwe jetty. Then, we continue driving toPindaya(about 57km, drivinghour about 1 hr 28mins with normal speed). Arrive to Pindaya and visit the famous Pindaya Caves with thousands of small and large Buddha statues that were brought by pilgrims and believers for centuries. Also, it is worth a visit to the local market of Pindaya. Visit Shan Umbrella Workshop. Then, continue toKalaw(about 50km, drivinghour about 1hr 10mins with normal speed). You will reach Kalaw, a fresh and delightful hill station, situated on the rim of the Shan Plateau, which is a market center for ethnic picturesque old houses and a view of the surrounding regions. We take a visit to HneePaya (Bamboo strip lacquer Buddha Image). It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw. It was established to have been established in First Inn-wa Period over 500 years ago.The donors were hard to ascertain andthere were no records but its head was sharp upright. Itis eight feet four inches high. Then, we
continue drive to Yangon (about 578km, drivinghour about 8hrs 50 mins with normal speed). You can enjoy beautiful sceneries and nature along the way. Arrive to Yangon and go to hotel for late check-in. Both Lunch and Dinner on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 6 Yangon Sightseeing – International Departure
After early breakfast at Hotel, a visit to the most important sanctuary of the country and place of pilgrimage for Buddhists from all world, the Shwedagon Pagoda with glitter gold.Then, check out from the hotel and continue visiting to the all-in-one shopping center of Yangon called BogyokeAung San Market, formerly known as Scott’s market, where you can shop until you drop - from sandals to sapphires, puppets to puppies, arts to artifacts, you just name it, you will find it there (Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays).For your Dinner, food packet will be provided. Then,transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight to conclude this unique experience.One of GQM team member will bid farewell to you at the Airport.
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