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Gardens and Pagodas

Tour Facts

Tour Name : “Gardens and Pagodas”
Tour Code : TDEZ-02
Tour Type : Private Basic
Duration : 4 Days- 3 Nights (Yangon to Yangon)
Departure : Daily Departure from Yangon
Escort : English- Speaking local stationed guide
Tour Grade : Easy
Tour Activities : Culture, History, Archeology, Arts & Crafts, Sceneries, Life Style,
  Leisure, Shopping
Transport Mode : Flight, Coach with A/C, Horse Cart Ride
Destination Covered : Yangon- Bagan
Tour Validity : Until 31 May 2008
 

 

“This tour provides an introductory journey to ancient Bagan, Asia’s most great site of historic attraction with most remarkable Buddhist monuments of 11th to 13th century, and discovery of Yangon for its major highlights”

Itinerary

Yangon Arrival

Day 1: Arrival in Yangon international airport, welcomed by tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Full day city tour in Yangon starts with drive through the colonial style buildings downtown, the Chinatown area and the Indian quarter. Visit center's useful landmark, Sule Zedi with its golden octagonal pagoda. Continue to Temple of Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha. Stop alongside Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake to take photographs over the lake towards Shwedagon. Enjoy the sunset at Shwedagon -

“Its stupa with gilded gold leaves is the heart of Buddhist Myanmar. The pagoda is believed to be 2,500 years old and the central is surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are always many Myanmar people praying and making offerings at Shwedagon, and it's a fascinating place to spend time watching the world go by”

Return to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.


Yangon- Bagan

Day 2: Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, welcomed again by guide. Transfer to the hotel. Full day Bagan sightseeing tour includes-

“Golden stupa of Shwezigon pagoda, which is Pagan's most important reliquary shrine – look out for images of 37 "Nats" housed in a small hall. See 12th century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansitta "Cave" temple. Continue to Gubyaukgyi, another "cave" temple with fine frescoes of "jataka tales". Next stoop is Htilominlo, the last Bamar style temple built in Bagan, with old murals and friezes. Pass through Tharabar Gateway into Old Bagan. In the afternoon, visit Ananda temple, a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas, and the adjacent brick monastery from the early Bagan era with well-preserved murals. Make a photo stop at the tallest temple measuring 61 meters – Thatbuinnyu known as ": temple of omniscience" and dating from 1091. Next, visit Dhamayangyi, a massive-looking temple dating from end of 12th century which is famous for its interlocking mortar less brickwork. Continue to Mingalarzedi, the last of the large pagodas built in the 13th century, representing the pinnacle of Bamar pagoda architecture”

Then, visit local lacquer workshop to watch craftsmen skillfully making this most famous of Bagan handicrafts. Short ride by horse carts at the sunset time, and climb to the top of Shwesandaw stupa to enjoy, magnificent views over Pagan's temples and the Ayeyarwady River. Return to hotel after sunset. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan. (B)


Bagan- Yangon

Day 3: Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to airport to fly back to Yangon. Welcomed by guide and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing includes Kabaaye (world peace) pagoda which was dedicated for 6th Buddhist synod, Naga glass factory where hand-made glass making techniques could be observed, and sunset panoramic view along famous Inya lake bank. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon. (B)


Yangon Departure

Day 4: Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour to National Museum with an 8-meter-high Golden Lion Throne and Mandalay Royal Regalia. A stop at Bogyoke (Scott) Market gives travelers the opportunity to see Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts. Leisure at hotel until the transfer to airport for international departure. (B)

* B – Breakfast only throughout the tour

Temples of Dynasty wish you an excellent journey through the Golden Land of Myanmar


Inclusive services

Accommodations stay at the hotel with daily breakfast as twin sharing basic.
All transfer, sight-seeing, and excursion with private air-conditioned coach including driver service and fuel.
Detailed itineraries as per program.
All round domestic flights.
All entrance fees payable in US$ for the sites and monuments as per program.
English-speaking local guide throughout the journey from Yangon to Yangon.

Exclusive services

Myanmar visa fees.
Airport tax for international departure.
Meals except breakfast.
Personal expenses.
Insurances.

* Surcharge can be applied for foreign language-speaking guide, and for full board or half board meal plans.
* Above tour can be customized according to your own travel nature.

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