9Days – 8 Nights Trekking / Hiking Myanmar(by Flight/ by Car)
|Day 1||Arrive Yangon - Sightseeing|
|Day 2||Yangon – Heho – Pindaya|
|Day 3||Pindaya – Yazagyi Village|
|Day 4||Yazagyi Village – Pindaya - Kalaw|
|Day 5||Kalaw – NantThale The Village|
|Day 6||NantThale The Village – HteeTain Village|
|Day 7||HteeTain Village – Trekking – by boat to Inle Lake|
|Day 8||Inle Lake - Indein|
|Day 9||Inle Lake – NyaungShwe – Heho – Yangon – International Departure|
Tour Code : GQM-9D-
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Duration : 8days / 7Nights
Day 1 Arrival at Yangon – Yangon Sightseeing
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 at hotel, begin city tour with mesmerizing colossal Buddha image, locally known as reclining giant BuddhaCHAUK HTAT GYI. Later, visit to the SHWEDAGON PAGODA one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments. Next, a staging point for a photo-stop of the Royal Lake where you can see KARAWEIK HALL inside the restaurant, a “Hamsa-bird” unique shaped floating barge on Kandawgyi Royal Lake. Then, continue visiting tothe all-in-one shopping center of Yangon called BOGYOKE AUNG 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).Next, visit to SULE PAGODA often referred to as the heart of the city and standing at the center of the busiest intersection in downtown Yangon and walking tour of downtown Yangon. Both Lunch and Dinner are on your own account. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2 Yangon – Heho–Pindaya
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for morning flight to Heho.Unpon arrival in Heho, proceed by road to Pindaya (65 km - 1½ hours). And then visit magnificent Pindaya Caves, set
in a limestone ridge overlooking a picturesque lake, where thousands of different types of Buddha images are on display in the various cave chambers. Also, it is worth a visit to the local market of Pindaya. Visit Shan Umbrella Workshop.Both lunch and dinner are your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Pindaya.
Day 3 Pindaya – Yazagyi Village
After breakfast at hotel, our full day trekking – for about 7 hours – will be begun to Yazagyi Village in the light of the rising sun. Go and see Pao and Palaung villages situated on the way amongst the forest hill. The sites for sightseeing are Palaung villages. After relaxing lunch, continue the trek on the stony hill up to the destination Yazagyi Village settled by Pao people. On arrival tdo the village in the evening, proceed to a big and good monastery where about 10 monks and 15 novices live. Enjoy dinner and overnight there.
Day 4Yazagyi Village – Pindaya - Kalaw
After breakfast at monastery, visit to one of the Palaung villages in the light of the early morning. It needs to take 5 hours of trekking which is easier than of yesterday. On the way back to Pindaya – will visit some other villages – is mostly down trek. In the late afternoon after lunch, will be in Pindaya again where take our time easy. Then, drive to Kalaw. Both lunch and dinner are your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Kalaw.
Day 5 Kalaw – NantThaleThe Village
After breakfast, transfer from hotel to meeting point by private coach. The trek begins with a 1 & ½hr hike to Lu Pin village. The Danu tribe inhabits this village. Continue onward on foot as you take a 30-minute trek to Shar Pin village. Then 25 mins head up to Pann Lon Pagoda Hill where you have lunch with picnic box. After luch, proceed to Pa-O villages. Walk for 45mins to Pann Lone village and continue for another 45mins till Linn Pan village. After a 30mins walk the village and continue for another 45 mins till Linn Pan village. After a 30mins walk the village of TaungKwe can be seen. Again walk for 35mins to NantThaleThe Village, the 1st day destination. Dinner & Overnight at NantThaleThe Monastery.
Day 6 NantThaleThe Village – HteeTain Village
Breakfast at the NantThale The monastery, continue 2nd day trekking to Pa-O mountainous. Trek to Baw Nin Gone village for 45mins and then 45mins more for Htun Gone village. Lunch will be served at the village. After lunch, head to KanHla Gone village for about 1hr, PeTuPauk for 2hrs and after a short 30mins hike, you will be at the 2nd day destination village called HteeTain village. Dinner & Overnight at HteeTain Monastery.
Day 7 HteeTain Village – Trekking – by boat to Inle Lake
Breakfast at the HteeTain Monastery, we tackle the last day of our trek to Inle Lake pass through Pa-O village. Trek to Kyauk Su village about 30mins and another 1hr walk, arrive at Ngoak village. Along the way to Ngoak village, you can stop to taste the panoramic view of Inle Lake area. Then the trail goes down for 1hr to TaungChe village, inhabited by Intha people. After 45mins, you will be in Than Taung village, your enthusiastic destination. Fareware lunch at ThannTaung Monastery. Afterwards, walk along the village about 30mins to ThannTaung jetty for NyaungShwe by boat about 45mins. A private vehicle/coach awaits to take you to the hotel. Both lunch and dinner are your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Inle.
Day 8 Inle Lake –Indein
After breakfast, visit one of the local markets (on market day only) and proceed a full day excursion by boat on Inle Lake includes sights of the famous leg rowers, typical floating gardens, and local methods of fishing, village life and magnificent scenery. Visits are made to PhaungdawOo Pagoda; the weaving village of Inpawkhon. After lunch, take a boat journey to the western shore of the lake to visit the old Indein Pagoda complex. 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 your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Inle.
Day 9 Inle Lake – NyaungShwe – Heho – Yangon – International Departure
After breakfast at hotel, take a boat to NyaungShwe jetty. Continue driving to Heho Airport (about 23km, drivinghour about 40minswith normal speed) for domestic morning flight to Yangon. Upon arrival directly transfer to the international airport for your departure evening flight to conclude this unique experience.One of GQM team members will bid farewell to you at the Airport.
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