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Duration: 5 Days, 4 Nights
Location: YANGON – PYIN OO LWIN – GOKTEIK VIADUCT – HSIPAW – KYAUK ME – MANDALAY
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Day 1:  Arrival YANGON

Meals: Lunch & dinner will be provided during the tour.

Mingalarbar! Welcome to Myanmar!

Upon arrival at Yangon International airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and driver.

Start to explore the heart of Yangon city with a visit to the Sule pagoda, City hall & the green Mahabandoola Park.

Proceed then to the magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi.

Transfer to you hotel for a rest before lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the Bogyoke Market (Scott Market) with it’s varieties of clothes, food, handicrafts, paintings and gems.

Complete the day by driving to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, Shwedagon Pagoda, where you will enjoy an extended visit, then enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel.

Day 2: YANGON – PYIN OO LWIN

Meals: Lunch & dinner will be provided during the tour. Breakfast may be included with your hotel package.

After breakfast, transfer to airport to take the flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival at Mandalay airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and drive through the lush, green countryside to the classic British hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin,. Check out the quaint European-style town as you walk through the local market and snap a picture with the old clock tower. Stop and smell the fresh flowers as you visit the National Kandawgyi Gardens. The soft, green carpeted land is covered in a multitude of colorful flowers, dense forests and cascading lakes. Spend a quiet evening in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 3: Pyi Oo Lwin – Gokteik Viaduct – Hsipaw

Meals: Lunch & dinner will be provided during the tour. Breakfast may be included with your hotel package.

Head to the Pyi Oo Lwin Railway Station, climb aboard, and embark on a train ride. Passing over the Gokteik Railway Viaduct to Kyaukme. The Gokteik Viaduct was once the second largest rail bridge in the world. Continue on by car to the historic town of Hsipaw. Spend a restful night at your hotel in Hsipaw.

Day 4: Hsipaw

Meals: Lunch & dinner will be provided during the tour. Breakfast may be included with your hotel package.

Make it an early morning and explore the incredible, one-of-a-kind market hosted by the local ethnic tribes. Known as the candle-lit market, it starts at 3:30 AM and wraps up just three hours later. Visit the Bowgyo Pagoda, the Bamboo Buddha Monastery which is more than 160 years old and one of the most attractive places known as Little Bagan.

 A highlight will be a visit to the Shan Palace

Why it is still famous and popular to us? One of the fascinating reasons is the book titled Twilight over Burma (My Life as a Shan Princess) written by the Inge Sargent, an Austrian who was married to our last Prince of Hsipaw before he disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

The family of the last Prince care for the residence now known as Shan Palace.

Catch the sun’s final rays as you watch it set from your prime seat atop Nine Buddha Hill. Retire back to the guesthouse after a full day of cultural exploration.

Day 5: Hsipaw – Kyaukme – Mandalay

Meals: Lunch & dinner will be provided during the tour. Breakfast may be included with your hotel package.

After breakfast, journey back to Mandalay on a  six hour car ride. Pause your journey to visit the charming, small town of Kyaukme, a town settled by Shan, Chinese and Indian traders. Stop by the local houses to purchase traditional products created by the families living there. Arrive in Mandalay in the late afternoon and check into a hotel to relax before your journey home the next day.

***End Of The Tour***

The itinerary is subject to changes depending on flights, road conditions and availability of rooms. A supplement for changes might apply.

Optional Sightseeing

Hot Spring (Bike tour around city) – 4 hrs (round trip)

Naturally pool. One of the most interesting walk as you goes through the villages, rice fields and streams on the way there.

SHAN Villages Trip – 4hrs Walk (Round Trip)

The walk covers a variety of rural scenery including rice paddies, fields of maize, tobacco and other seasonal crops in rolling wooded countryside. You will visit farming villages, with their productive gardens and have the opportunity to see basket and fan making and cheroot rolling.

Water Fall (Active Aug to Feb only) – 5hrs Walk (Round Trip)

The walk starts from the hotel and goes through rice fields, with an excellent view of an ancient pagoda and a Shan Royal Tomb, until reaching a waterfall which is over 100 ft in height and has a beautiful pool at its base. Swimming is possible in the pool. Beside it, there is a limestone cave.

The walk starts from the hotel and goes through rice fields, with an excellent view of an ancient pagoda and a Shan Royal Tomb, until reaching a waterfall which is over 100 ft in height and has a beautiful pool at its base. Swimming is possible in the pool. Beside it, there is a limestone cave.