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MTFU 08: YANGON-BAGAN-NGAPALI BEACH-YANGON (8D/7N)

MTFU 08: YANGON-BAGAN-NGAPALI BEACH-YANGON (8D/7N)

Take in some serious culture and then relax to the max on this tour. First experience the magnificence of Bagan where thousands of ancient temples dot a plain. Then enjoy one of the most unspoilt and uncrowded beaches in the world: Ngapali Beach on the Bay of Bengal. Take an 8-day break and be truly amazed and refreshed.

Coverage: Yangon-Bagan-Ngapali Beach 
Start City: Yangon, End City: Yangon  
Duration: 8Days/7Nights  
Operational Period: October to April

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival Yangon (transfer + sightseeing)
Day 2: Yangon-Bagan (by flight) (transfer + sightseeing)
Day 3: Bagan-Mt.Popa-Bagan  (by private A/C vehicle)
Day 4: Bagan-Thandwe/Ngapali Beach  (by flight)
Day 5: Ngapali Beach (Leisure)
Day 6: Ngapali Beach (Leisure)
Day 7: Ngapali Beach-Yangon (by flight) (transfer)
Day 8: Departure Yangon (transfer)

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: ARRIVAL YANGON (transfer + sightseeing)

On arrival at Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our English speaking tour guide and transferred to the hotel. After refreshment start on a city tour including;

(1) Explore Downtown Yangon where the British colonial influence is still evident with a visit around Sule Pagoda which is located at the heart of the city and proceed to a range of beautiful colonial style buildings such as the City Hall, the High Court, former Immigration Offices and the Independence Monument in the green Mahabandoola Park. Afterwards, proceed to the Central Post Office at Pansodan Street which is famous for some of Yangon’s most impressive colonial buildings and then have a look at busy life of Pansodan Jetty on Yangon River. Take a short tea break at Strand Hotel by own account.

(2) Botahtaung Pagoda, a famous landmark pagoda beside Yangon River, with a walk-in internal a sacred hair relic chamber of Buddha and its wish-granting Bo Bo Gyi and Mya Nan Nwe’s Nat Shrine.

(3) Bogyoke Aung San Market (named after the father of Aung San Suu Kyi and formerly known as the Scott Market) to purchase souvenirs and handicrafts if you wish. There are gems, fabrics, lacquer ware, wood sculptures, paintings etc… the range of wares is fantastic and don’t forget to bargain!

(4) Chauk-htat-kyi Phaya; a huge life-like reclining Buddha statue surrounded by Buddhist monasteries.

(5) The Karaweik Hall to marvel at the uniquely decorated “hamsa-bird-shaped” floating barge on Kandawgyi royal lake with a great view of Shwedagon Pagoda.

(6) A visit to the magnificent and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, known for its religious significance and artistic beauty. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz - a stunning sight as the sun sets and an unforgettable place to begin your trip in the "Golden Land". Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meal: Lunch & Dinner

DAY 2: YANGON-BAGAN (by flight) (transfer + sightseeing)

After breakfast at hotel you are transferred to Yangon International airport for a morning flight to Bagan. On arrival at Nyaung U airport, our local tour guide will meet you at the airport and start a full day of Bagan excursion around the Archaeological Zone Heritage Area a comprehensive the day’s tour with:

(1) A morning visit to the interesting local Nyaung Oo Market where you can buy some cotton clothing or local woven fabrics and souvenirs.

(2) Shwe-Zi-Gon; completed in 1084, noted for its glazed plaques depicting scenes from the Jatakas, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas.

(3) Wet-kyi-Inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with its exquisite mural paintings of 13th century

(4) The majestic HtilominloTemple; built in 1211 AD and one of the largest temples, noted for its fine plaster carvings on the arch pediments and friezes.

(5) Afterwards proceed to Minnanthu farmer village and lacquer-ware workshop.

(6) Ananda Temple, 1090AD, a masterpiece of early period temple-architecture with four huge standing Buddha Images.

(7) Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha (a captured king's impression of life in prison)

(8) Nam Phaya an earliest masterpiece with its fine stone carvings (photo stop at Seinnyet Nyima Pagodas, a temple and a stupa with exquisite design)

At the end of the temples tour, drive to a view mound in order to enjoy the spectacular sunset over Bagan ancient monuments. Lunch & dinner with Puppet Show at local restaurant and overnight at the Hotel in Bagan.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meal: Breakfst, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 3: BAGAN-MT.POPA-BAGAN (by private A/C vehicle)

After breakfast at hotel, we leave for Bagan temples and take a short drive to Mt. Popa.

(1) Upon arrival, we join local pilgrims on a 777-step winding staircase ascent of the Mt. Popa and see the Nat (spirit) shrines that line the walkway along with the monkeys that live on the mountain. Mt. Popa is known as the abode of Nats (spirits) - a collection of 37 magical spirits both feared and honoured by some Myanmar people and you can also see the Nat museum, which houses 37 life-size Nat statues sculpted from teak.

(2) On the way back to Bagan we will experience the traditional toddy palm sugar and peanut oil production. We may stop several places for making the photos and knowing the countryside. Then drive to the jetty in Old Bagan to take a short boat ride for the sunset along the mighty Ayeyawaddy River. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 4: BAGAN-THANDWE/NGAPALI BEACH (by flight)

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel you are transferred to Nyaung Oo airport for the morning flight to Thandwe/Ngapali Beach. Upon arrival at Thandwe airport, you are welcomed by our hotel coordinator and transferred to the hotel in Ngapali Beach. The rest time is at leisure on the beach. Enjoy water sports, eateries and the surrounding area.

Accommodation: Hotel in Ngapali Beach 
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5: NGAPALI BEACH (Leisure)

The whole day is at leisure on the Beach. Enjoy water sports, eateries and the surrounding area.

Accommodation: Hotel in Ngapali Beach
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6: NGAPALI BEACH (Leisure)

The whole day is at leisure on the Beach. Enjoy water sports, eateries and the surrounding area.

Accommodation: Hotel in Ngapali Beach
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7: NGAPALI BEACH-YANGON (by flight)

Leisure at hotel in the morning and you are transferred to the Thandwe airport for the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival you are transferred to hotel and the rest time is free & easy. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Breakfast 

DAY 8: DEPARTURE YANGON

After breakfast at hotel, morning is at leisure until you are transferred to Yangon International airport for your return international departure flight.

Accommodation: N/A
Meals: Breakfast

                                                

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