6DaysSouthern Shan State
|Day 1||Arrive Yangon –Yangon Sightseeing|
|Day 2||Yangon – Heho – Kalaw Sightseeing|
|Day 3||Kalaw – Pindaya – NyaungShwe – Inle Lake Sightseeing|
|Day 4||Indein Sightseeing|
|Day 5||Inle – NyaungShwe - Yangon|
|Day 6||Yangon Sightseeing – International Departure|
Tour Code : GQM-6D- SSS
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Duration : 6days / 5Nights
Day 1 Yangon Arrival (sightseeing)
Arrived to Yangon by morning flight and you will be greeted by your Golden Queen Myanmar Tour guide and follow by the process of GQM welcoming program at the airport. On the way to Hotel for checking in, visit to Kaba Aye Pagoda and BoddhaUniversity. Then, go to the hotel for check-in. In the evening, complete your first day in Yangon with visit to the most important sanctuary of the country and place of pilgrimage for Buddhists from all world, the Shwedagon Pagoda with glitter gold.Enjoy the sunsetfrom there.Both Lunch and Dinner on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 2 Yangon – Heho – Kalaw Sightseeing
After the breakfast, transfer to Yanogn Airport for domestic flight to Heho. Upon arrival, proceed to Kalawthe journey continues on a narrow, winding and bumpy road through the Shan Hills. 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. After lunch at local restaurant sightseeing around the Kalaw. Rest of the day on your leisure. In the evening, sunset at local monastery on the hill top. Both Lunch and Dinner are on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Kalaw.
Day 3 Kalaw – Pindaya – NyaungShwe – Inle Lake Sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel, start drive to Pindaya(about 50km, drivinghour about 1hr 10 mins 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 drive to NyaungShwe(about 57km, drivinghour about 1 hr 30 mins with normal speed). Arrive to NyaungShwe 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.Both Lunch and Dinner on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 4 Indein Sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel, visit one of the local Floating Market (on market day only) in the Inle Lake region. Proceed to for hiking to Moe Kaung Village (Pao Village). You can see the rice planting and daily life of villager. It's soft trekking (about 5 hrs). Continue by boat to local restaurant built on stilts over for the lunch. In the afternoon travel by boat to the Western shore of Inle Lake, where you will find the beginning of a stair path leading to the hidden and unknown Indein Pagoda complex. Both Lunch and Dinner are on your own account. Overnight in Inle Lake
Day 5 Inle – NyaungShwe– Yangon
After breakfast at hotel, take a boat to NyaungShwe jetty and visit NyaungShwe Market. Then, drive to Heho Airport for domestic flight to Yangon. Both Lunch and Dinner on your own account. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 6 Yangon Sightseeing – International Departure
After breakfast at Hotel, visit to the Karaweik Hall, a ‘Hamsa-bird’ shaped floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake for photo shot. Then visit 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). After check out from Hotel, visit to the magnificent Reclining Buddha at ChaukHtatGyi, one of the country’s most stunning reclining Buddhas, the serene face is topped by a crown encrusted with colorful precious stones. Then, go to the hotel to check-out and 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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