Day 01: Yangon – Arrival
We will meet you upon your arrival at Yangon International Airport and you will transfer to the hotel.
An extended visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, will conclude the tour of this picturesque Garden City. The golden dome of the
Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98 meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold.
Overnight in Yangon.

Day 02: Yangon – Bagan (By air)
After breakfast, catch an early morning flight to Bagan, on the East bank of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, to discover its glorious past and histories.
Arrive at Nyaung U Airport and check in at the hotel. We will have an entire day of sightseeing
at Bagan’s most important temples and pagodas, ranging from the temples with the earliest wall paintings to the prototype pagoda that influenced the designs of later Buddhist monuments.
Next we will visit Manuha Temple and then Myingabar Gubyaugyi Temple, an early period Pyu-style temple of Hindu influence with some of the oldest mutual paintings in Bagan, and then Dhamanyangyi Temple noted for its remarkable brickwork.
Lastly, we will watch the sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River from Buphaya or Shwesandaw Pagoda.
Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Day 03: Bagan – Mount Popa – Salay – Bagan
Breakfast will be served at your hotel, and you can watch the sunrise over one of the beautiful ancient temples.
We will then begin the drive to Salay, famous for its ancient monastery (40 km / 1-hour
drive). From there, we drive to Mt. Popa (50 km / 1½ hr drive). On the way you can see and experience the beauty of the typical Myanmar villages and watch the process of making Toddy Candy. In the afternoon, we will return to Bagan and visit to the rest of the famous pagodas there.
Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Day 04: Bagan – Yangon (By air)
After breakfast at the hotel, sightseeing begins with the colorful Nyaung Oo Market, and then on to the Shwezigon Pagoda, a well-known religious shrine. From there, we visit Ananda Temple, King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple architecture. Then we move on to Thatbyinnyu Temple, the highest building on the Bagan plain, and from there a visit to Htilominlo Temple, noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.
Transfer to the airport and evening flight back to Yangon.
On the way, and if time permits, we will make a visit to Kabar Aye (the World Peace pagoda) and Maha Pasana (the great cave for Buddhist synod).
Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

Day 05: Yangon – Departure
Breakfast will be served at your hotel.
This morning you have time for shopping at BogyokeAung San (Scott’s) Market where you can buy many souvenirs. After that, the driver will drop you off at the airport for your ongoing flight departure.

Ready. Set. Go!