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Yangon – Syriam – Kyauk Tan – Bagan – Kyaukpataung – Popa – Mandalay - Amarapura – Mingun - Sagaing – Ava - Pyin Oo Lwin – Heho - Kalaw – Pindaya – Inle – Taunggyi

Tour Code : GPS 15004

Duration : 15 Day/ 14 Nights

Destination: Yangon – Syriam – Kyauk Tan – Bagan – Kyaukpataung – Popa – Mandalay - Amarapura – Mingun - Sagaing – Ava - Pyin Oo Lwin – Heho - Kalaw – Pindaya – Inle – Taunggyi

Day 01 - Yangon Arrival

Meet on arrival at Yangon Airport and transfer to hotel for check in then followed by sightseeing of some major highlights in Yangon: Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence Monument, located at the heart of the city, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha image and the 2,500 years old magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda sheathed in 11 tons of pure gold and 4,350 diamonds weighing 1800 carats! At sunset, the Shwedagon offers visitor a spectacular show of lights and shadows. Take Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 - Yangon – Syriam – Kyauk Tan – Yangon

After breakfast, to avoid the traffic of Yangon city, we took a car to Syriam before we pick up our bikes and start cycling to Kyauk Tan. On the way sightseeing the villages to see the ways of life of the local people and some cottage industries. After visit around Kyauk Tan pagoda and drive back to Yangon by car and visit China Town. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 - Yangon - Bagan

After breakfast Morning transfer to airport, fly to Bagan. Arrived Bagan, transfer to hotel for check in then followed by sightseeing at Nyaung Oo Market. Visit to Shwe Zi Gon Pagoda a prototype of later Myanmar stupa. Then proceed to Wetkyi- in Gubuaukkyi Temple with fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes. Afternoon sightseeing tour continues with visits to Lacquer ware industry where you can study traditional Myanmar Lacquer ware making, Manuha Temple with gigantic Buddha images, a captive King’s impression of life in prison; Nanpaya, an Early- style temple with the finest stone carvings. Although it has spots lights installed, it would be safer to bring your own touch, as electricity supply can be shut- off from time to time. In the evening, you will be visiting the Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek cross. Take Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Over night at Hotel.

Day 04 - Bagan Full day

After breakfast morning, sightseeing tour begins with Shwe Gukyi Temples for panoramic morning beauty of old Bagan areas. Here you will have the chance to study the ruin place site of Bagan.Then visit to highest Temple of Bagan “Thatbyinnyu”. Then to Dammayangyi, Which is a massive temple with the finest brickwork. Then a last temple before lunch will be Sulamuni temple where you can see fine frescos from 18th century Kong Baung era and it has a beautiful background history so make sure you get that. Late afternoon visit begins with your option either lacquer ware making village or Minnanthu village to see the typical Myanmar style of village life. Then proceed to lay Myathna and Phaya Thonezu Temple and have a stroll among the ruin temple. Overview of Bagan Temple from nearby temple called that day. Take Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Over night at Hotel.

Day 05 - Bagan – Kyaukpataung – Popa – Bagan

After breakfast, we will drive to Kyaukpataung which is the south-east of Bagan and visit the local market. Then pick up our bikes to start cycling to Mt.Popa (18 km), an extinct volcano, which is the abode of Nats (Spirits). On top of the mountain, there are monasteries, pagodas and shrines in different style. Enjoy lunch enroute. After that riding back to Bagan (51 km), on the way visit the palm cottage which we can study about how to make the toddy, Jeggery and oil pressing by ox and villages to study ways of life of people. Dinner at outside local restaurants and overnight in Hotel.

Day 06 - Bagan – Mandalay- Amarapura

After breakfast fly to Mandalay by morning flight, Arrived Mandalay & transfer to Hotel. On the way visit Maha Gandayone Monastery of Amarapura, U Bein Teakwood Bridge, & traditional silk weaving. And then check in hotel.Evening visit Mahamuni image, wood and stone carving industries Mandalay Royal palace, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Kyaudawgyi image, ShweKyaung (golden Monastery).Have a Sunset at Mandalay Hill. Take Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Over night at Hotel.

Day 07 - Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing – Ava – Mandalay

After a very early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the Kywe Zun river side to start bike to the Nan Daw Kyun jetty. Cross the Ayewawaddy River by private boat for 45 minutes boat trip to Mingun. Sightseeing around Mingun includes: Mingun pagoda known as the biggest brick pile and biggest ringing Mingun bell. Then bike towards Sagaing to see some cottages industries and continues to Ava (Inwa) a historical capital founded by King Thado Minbya in 1364. Drive back by car to the hotel. Lunch and Dinner at outside local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 - Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin (by train)

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the train station for train to Pyin Oo Lwin, on the way we have a chance to ride numerous switchbacks or make its slow way up a steep ascent. Make this an interesting. It is situated 1070 meters (3510 feet) above the sea level. When we arrive there, we took horse cart to visit the market and then pick up our bikes and start cycling to Anee Sa Khan and Paikchinmyang. Which were attracted to its cool, spring-like weather, pine forests, waterfall and lakes. Then drive back to the hotel for check in. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant and overnight at Hotel.

Day 09 - Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive back to Mandalay. check in to Hotel. The rest of the day is free and leisure. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant and over night at Hotel.

Day 10 - Mandalay – Heho – Kalaw

After a very early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transfer to airport for flight to Heho. On arrival to Heho airport we pick up our bikes cycling on beautiful undulating roads passing through vegetable farm and rice paddies. Enjoy the lunch en-route. We finish our ride at Kalaw and the rest of the day is at your leisure to rest or explore the small town. Dinner at local restaurant and stay overnight at Resort.

Day 11 - Kalaw – Pindaya - Inle

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy another day ride downhill through pine forests, villages and fruits and vegetable plantations as we descend nearly 1200 m from the sea level. Late afternoon arrive to Pindaya. After Lunch visit to the Shan papermaking factory, Bamboo hat making factory and to Pindaya Caves, well known for its Buddha statues carved out of limestone. Then make a short stop for take photo at over 250 years old Banyan trees. Then drive towards to Inle by car. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 12 - Inle

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to jetty for boat ride to make excursion in Inle Lake ( by boat ) visiting to the following places like unique leg-rowers and scenic beauty, fishing canoes using special methods for fishing and collecting seaweed, lakebed mud etc to make floating gardens. Then you will visit well known Nga Pe Chaung ( Jumping Cat ) monastery and Silver smith factory.Then visit to Cheroot making factory, Boat making carpentry workshop, Silk weaving factory. In the late afternoon, visit the most famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda. On the way back to Nyaung Shwe you will pass through some villages to enjoy life on the lake. Lunch and dinner at outside local restaurants and overnight in Hotel.

Day 13 - Inle – Taunggyi – Kakku – Nankhar -Nampan – Mine Thauk – Inle

After a very early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Taunggyi the capital of Shan State and Kakku by car. After visiting the the magnificent Kakku Pagoda complex of over 2000 stupas which has just recently been opened for foreign visitors. We pick up our bike to start cycling to Nankhar village and through the range of mountain stretching from, Nampan village to Mine Thauk. There are great photo stops and lush vegetation and towards to Nyaung Shwe.Pass through lush jungle and beautiful villages nestled under the shadow of the historic Shan plateau mountain range.We reach Nyaung Shwe at the end of day a remote town where Inle lake is situated. Lunch and dinner at outside local restaurants and overnight in Hotel.

Day 14 - Heho – Yangon

After breakfast, visit to Indein, the hidden treasure of Pa-O ethnic tribes to see the ruin pagodas in the forest. Then transfer to Heho airport for flight to Yangon. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant and Overnight at Hotel.

Day 15 - Departure by flight

After breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to airport for International departure.