Silk Route

Destinations : Ruli - Muse - Lashio - Mandalay - Bagan - Inle Lake - Yangon
Duration : 14 Days/ 13 Nights
All year round

Day 1 : Muse

Welcome you at Ruli-Muse border entrance in the morning. Transfer to hotel at Muse. A small town with it's trading activities. It is a nice strolling in downtown in the evening.

 
Day 2 : Muse - Lashio

lashio-01Drive to Lashio about 5 hours from Muse. It is a good road and mountain road. Along the way pass by several small towns; Mongyu, Namphutka, Kutkai, Hseni and Mongli. You will have a chance to stop at towns and villages before Lashio. Sightseeing several famous pagodas and a Chinese temple.
Overnight in Lashio.

 
Day 3 : Lashio - PyinOoLwin (Maymyo)

gokteik-bridge-01Lashio market is very colourful and actives with morning fresh air. There is opportunity to see many minority races. Drive to Maymyo. Along the way stops at Hsipaw and Gokteik view point.The Gokteik Bridge, a structure of steel trestle construction for railway line to Lashio began in 1901 by an American company - the Pennsylvania and Maryland Bridge Construction and completed in 1913. It is 2260 feet long and was built 320 feet high above a deep ragged stone rock valley. The Rock itself is 550 feet high above the small river that flows under the rock. Although the viaduct is destroyed in the second-World war, Myanma railway repaired the bridge. Due to its technical and natural condition it was considered as a masterpiece of the world standard. Mr Paul Theroux said his book " The Great Railway Bizarre" called the viaduct " a monster of silver geometry in all the ragged rock and jungle---its presence was bizarre".It is the most important viaduct in Mandalay Lashio rail-road section and the second highest viaduct in the world.

 
Day 4: PyinOoLwin - Mandalay

pyin-oo-lwin-pwekauk-waterfall-01Morning sightseeing: Main market, botanical garden, Chinese temple and famous waterfall. Drive back to Mandalay, driving time about an hour and half. Overnight in Mandalay.

 
Day 5 : Amarapura - Mingun

mandalay-mingun-bell-01Morning after breakfast, a Visit to Amarapura, Myanmar's most famous monastery, which is home of 1,700 monks. There is a chance to see the production of crafts including woodcarving, bronze casting, gold leaf making and tapestry. After lunch, a boat trip from Mandalay along the Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun village. Visit Mingun unfinished pagodas and biggest ringing bell. Back to Mandalay in the evening sunset time. Overnight in Mandalay.

 
Day 6 : Monywa excursion

monywa-bawdihtahtaung-01An excursion to Monywa, about 3 and half hours drive from Mandalay. Sightseeing, Thanbuddae Pagoda, The biggest standing and reclining Buddha, Bowdi Ta-tung (one thousand BaNyan trees or Bodi trees in monastery compound. Lunch in Monywa. Back to Mandalay in evening, on the way droop in Sagaing hill (the most panoramic view from Sagaing hill and Sunset. Overnight in Mandalay.

 
Day 7 : Mandalay -Bagan by boat

mandalay-mingun-01Boat leave from Mandalay at 6 AM. Today Boat ride will take  8 to 9 hours depend on river current. Along the river, will see many firms and villages. There is the confluence of The Chindwin and The Ayeyarwaddy rivers seems to break up into a many channels and streams separated by sandbars and gleaming white islands. Some places the river is several miles wide and just to cross from one bank to another can be a day's sail. On arrival at Bagan, transfer to hotel. If time permit, sunset from a temple. Overnight in Bagan.

 
Day 8 : Bagan

bagan-02Today after breakfast at hotel, start Bagan old city sightseeing; all-important and famous temples & stupas including : a visit Shwezigon stupa, Gubyaukkyi temple, Lawkahtaikpan temple, Ananda temple, Thatbyinnyu temple, and Bu paya by the River. Dhammayangyi temple (the most massive in Bagan) and Sulamani temple. Sunset of beautiful Bagan from a temple upper tarrace. Overnight in Bagan.

 
Day 9 : Bagan

bagan-payathonzu-01In the morning, will visit first to NyaungOo market, a village life in Minanthu villages and famous mural painting temples in the morning, Nandamanya, Pthyathonzu, and Sulamani. Traditional Lacquer-wear workshop after lunch and sunset from a temple somewhere peace & quite. Sunset of beautiful Bagan. Overnight in Bagan.

 
Day 10 : Bagan - Mt Popa - Kalaw

mt-popa-01After breakfast, drive to Kalaw, about 6 hrs drive from Bagan. On the way, en-route to Mt Popa. First half of trip will pass through an area with many toddy palm trees and of dry-tropical. And other half will get into cooler areas & drive up the Shan mountain ranges from 212 to 1307 meters above sea. Temperature in Kalaw about 15 C at an average. Overnight in Kalaw.

 
Day 11 : Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake

kalaw-01Morning Kalaw market and then drive to Pindaya. Lunch brake and a stroll at the town market, then onwards to Pindaya to visit Pindaya Cave. Drive to Nyaungshwe. Stay overnight at the Hotel.

 
Day 12 : Inle Lake

inle-ngaphechaung-monestry-01A boat trip on Inle Lake sightseeing; the market, floating plantation and Phandawoo Pagoda, with a famous Inle weaving workshop and NgaphalChaung monastery after lunch. Back to hotel.

 
Day 13 : Inle lake-Heho-Yangon by flight

yangon-bogyoke-market-03Drive to Heho Airport and fly back to Yangon. In the afternoon visit the main market of Yangon Bogyoke. Overnight in Yangon.

 
Day 14

Today will be an excursion to Thanlyin (Sirium) if your departure flight is in the evening.

 

Price in US$ per person in a group of;

1 paxt 2 pax 3-4 pax 5-7 pax 8-14 pax 15-20 pax
6000 3135 2600 2365 2145 1815
Extra Single Room Supplement is US$ 863
Validity up to March 2015

 Included in the price are:

  • Daily breakfast.
  • All entrance fees.
  • English speaking local Tour guide.
  • Shared accommodation basic.
  • Domestic air tickets in accord with itinerary..
  • All transfers and sightseeing by car & boat in accord with itinerary.
  • Tax and service.

Not include in the price are:

  • Meals (lunch and dinner).
  • Tips to guide and drivers.
  • International Airport departure tax.


Above services shall be tailored in accord with your travel plan.

 

Myanmar Tours

MT & K Tourism Company Limited

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