Yangon – Bagan – Popa – Yangon (4D/3N)
Day 1 : Yangon Arrival
Day 2 : Yangon – Bagan
Day 3: Bagan – Popa
Day 4 : Bagan – Yangon Departure
Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Arrive Yangon airport where you will be welcomed by your local tour guide and then visit Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda and Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda ( a huge reclining Buddha image ). Lunch at the local restaurant. Drive to hotel for check in and refreshment. After that visit to Botahtaung pagoda. The Botataung Pagoda was named after the thousand military leaders who escorted first hair relics of the Buddha brought from India over two thousand years ago. The meaning of Bo is “leader” and tahtaung is “a thousand”. It was built almost in the same time as Sule Pagoda and Shwedagon Pagoda over 2500 years ago and then enjoy a walk through downtown Yangon where most of the colonial buildings such as city hall, Mahabandoola Park, high court and telegraphic office are holding an elegant beauty of Yangon. Evening time visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda ; one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. 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 a most fitting place to begin our trip in this “Golden Land”. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon - Bagan
Breakfast at Hotel.Transfer to Yangon international airport for the flight to Nyaung Oo .Arrive Nyaung Oo and start visit to Bagan ( one of the most remarkable sights in Southeast Asia. Bagan was the seat of power of the first Empire of Myanmar , founded by King Anawrahta ). First of all, Shwezigon pagoda (Was build 11th century pagoda, This golden – domed pagoda was left unfinished on King Anawrahta’s death and completed by his successor, King Kyansit – tha). Tayok – Pye temple (For Bagan beautiful scene), Paya – Thone-Zu temple (For mural old wall painting) and Dhamarazaka zedi (Used this stone to cut off the hands of masons who applied too thick a layer of mortar).To observe and enjoy the traditional handmade of lacquer workshop at new Bagan. To continue Lawkananda (Enshrine Buddha’s holy tooth relic) pagoda. Visit to observe Mural wall painting at Abeyadana, Gubyaukgyi temples at Myingaba village, Manuha temple of King Manuha’s merit (It was 11th century), Enjoy the sunset on the top of Pya-thar-da temple. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 3: Bagan - Popa
Breakfast at Hotel. Bagan to Popa by car. Arrive Mt.Popa ( About 30 miles ( 50km ) from Bagan, an extinct volcano, an oasis in the aride zone of Mandalay Division, in Upper Myanmar.) and visit to Popa Taung Kalut. Popa Taung Kalat : there is a monastery built high up in Popa Taung Kalat , accessible by a steep staircase with 777 steps. Then hotel check in and have lunch. After lunch and rest for a while, proceed Soft Trekking to Mt.Popa ( Extinct volcano ) where you will love the opportunity to walk along the volcanic rocks. After passing the POZZOLAN PLANT, you will start see the beauty of farmland; each plot bounded by volcanic stones. Seasonal fruits and vegetable (Banana,Peanuts,Mangoes,Jackfruit,Papaya,Tomato,etc.) are growing well. Along the narrow path goes up and down, will see the flora and fauna. Sometimes in early morning and evening, you would see the Pheyre’s Leaf Monkey ( the monkey with white cycle eye ) from a distance. Walking on the volcanic rocks, you can enjoy the different experience of nature. Drive back to hotel and overnight at the Popa.
Day 4: Bagan – Yangon Departure
Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to Nyaung Oo airport fly to Yangon . Arrive Yangon, Visit Bogyoke Market ( Scott Market ) and let free visit depend on your international flight. Then transfer to airport and departure from Yangon International Airport.