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Thailand and Myanmar Tour 12 Days

Classic tour

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This itinerary will come into effect from October 1 to December 31

Destination

Bangkok/Chiang Mai/Yangon/Bagan/Mandalay/Inle Lake

From $ – 1 Person

Both Thailand and Myanmar is the land of Buddhism where there are a lot of magnificent temples and pagodas. Beside visiting most of famous temples and pagodas, you also have chance to visit other attractions in this short trip. Book this trip with us before November 30, 2019 to get 20% off.

PROGRAMME IN DETAILS

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, G=Guide

 

Day 1: Arrive/Bangkok (G)
On arrival at Suvanphumi Airport, you’ll be driven to your hotel. Rest of the day, you’ll be free to stroll around the city as you wish. You’ll spend the night in Bangkok.


Day  2: Bangkok City Tour (B, G)
After breakfast, you’ll begin your tour of Bangkok with a long tail boat ride along the Chao Phraya River to see many lively inner canals which provide some fantastic views of the local life. Along the way you will stop over at Wat Arun, the temple of dawn, before continuing to the Grand Palace which dedicated to the Thai Royal Family’s ceremonies. Nearby is the magnificent Wat Phra Kaew, which is famous for the Emerald Buddha Image. After seeing this complex, you will drive through the many vibrant streets of China Town to some of the most significant temples in Bangkok. The landmark of Wat Traimit is well known as the Golden Buddha Temple while Wat Po houses a gigantic Reclining Buddha. You will spend the night in Bangkok.


Day 3: Bangkok/Ayuthaya (B, G)
A full day visit to Ayuthaya, the former capital of Thailand (1350-1767) situated 90 kms north of Bangkok. At the magnificent city ruins you can see Wat Phra Sri Sanphet with three spared pagodas, the large Buddha image of Phra Mongkol Bophit and then visit to Wat Chai Wattanaram the most beautiful landscape ruin temple. Buffet lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon, the tours continue to visit Wat Chaimongkol and continue drive to visit Bang Pa-in Summer Palace. Bang Pa In was served as the summer palace for many Thai monarchs from the 17th century. This structure has a captivating collection of marvelous pavilions in a variety of Thai, Chinese, Italian and Victorian architectural styles. After visiting this site, you’ll return to Bangkok by car. Your overnight stay will be in Bangkok.


Day 4: Bangkok/Chiang Mai by Flight (B, D, G)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Bangkok airport for a morning g flight to Chiang Mai. On arrival at Chiang Mai airport guide and car will meet and drive to the famous Doi Suthep Mountain, leading to the magnificent temple of Wat Prathat near the summit. This temple, one of the most important of the province, and an enduring symbol of Chiang Mai, is a place of fascinating history and legends. At an elevation of over 1,000m, the temple grounds afford excellent views over Chiang Mai city and valley. Travel downhill to visit Wat Phra Singh the oldest temple intown before check into hotel and free at own leisure.
Evening: Enjoy Kuntoke Dinner with classical and Hilltribe Dances.
You’ll spend the night in Chiang Mai.


Day 5: Chiang Mai/Mae Taeng (B, L, G)
After breakfast, you’ll be picked up and driven to visit the Jungle Raft Elephant Camp in Mae Taeng to see the elephant shows. After that, you will enjoy an exciting ride on the elephants crossing the river and up the hill. Then you will return by oxcart to the camp where buffet lunch will be served. Rafting adventure starts from here and last for 45 minutes along the river. On wards to the Orchid Farm, here there are many beautiful of 500 species of orchids. In the evening, you will have free time strolling around the Night Bazaar for shopping. You’ll spend the night in Chiang Mai.

 

Day 6: Chiang Mai/Yangon (B, G)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for your flight to Yangon.

Upon your arrival in Yangon, welcome by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy private tour and drive through downtown to explore the city centre and its fabulous mix of architecture and sites. The streets are filled with historical buildings many of which have a faded colonial charm not seen elsewhere in Asia. You’ll start at the post office – a lovely historic building, passing by Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and Independence Monument along the way. Then visit famous Chauk Htat Kyi, home to a 70-meter long reclining Buddha. The feet of the statue carved with traditional symbols and often many locals gathering to pay homage and pray. Photo stop at the Karaweik Hall royal floating barge. Nothing will prepare you for Shwedagon Pagoda, with its glittering gold stupa. At the pagoda observe local pilgrims and monks offering their devotions and enjoy the amazing sunset view at Shwedagon pagoda.

 

Day 7: Yangon/Bagan (B, G)
Early morning flight to Bagan. Begin our exploration by visiting a busy local market and gain an insight into the bustling market atmosphere in Bagan. You will spend the day exploring the architectural masterpieces of this amazing town by visit to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples. Then get to learn more about the local culture with a visit to two workshops producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquer ware and wood crafts. Watch as the skilled craftsmen use techniques passed down through generations to create beautiful items. In the late afternoon climbing to the top of the sunset hill for sunset views. Sit back relax and be amazed by the beauty of Bagan as you watch the sun slowly set behind the ancient Pagodas.

 

Day 8: Bagan & Villages (B, G)
More than just temples, our tour introduces you to provide a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and local lifestyles. Today see the real way of life for most Myanmar people by visiting villages near Bagan to view the local lifestyle. Then you will explore Bagan from a different perspective as you explore the area by Pony cart. The cart can explore areas that cars are unable to enter giving a different feel of Bagan. In the late afternoon transfer to jetty where a private wooden river boat is waiting. Sitting under the shade or on the open-deck you’ll be treated to fabulous views as you cruise down the Irrawaddy River to Shwezigon Pagoda. A private boat tour on the river during sunset time will hopefully show you a spectacular sunset. Relax and enjoy the scenery.

 

Day 9: Bagan/Mandalay/Amarapura (B, G)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to legendary Mandalay, a city of great cultural importance. This morning visit the second most sacred image in Myanmar next to the Shwedagon Pagoda is the Mahamuni Pagoda. Visit local artisan’s workshops of gold leaf making, woodcarving and marble carving. Next visit Golden palace Monastery famous for its intricate woodcarvings. Continue to the Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is known as the world largest book due to the Buddhist scripture carved on 729 marble slabs. Before sunset visit a 200-year-old teak bridge, the most photographic site in Myanmar.

 

Day 10: Bagan/Heho/Inle Lake (B, G)
After breakfast, fly to Heho, gateway to Inle Lake. From Heho drive to NyaungShwe where we pick our boat & transfer to your hotel for check in. Enjoy the full day tour by private boat in Inle lake. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the most holy religious site in southern Shan State. Be amazed by the local handicrafts, silk weaving, wooden handlooms and traditional blacksmith methods along the way. Visiting Inle Lake is not just about being on the water but also about discovering the Shan and Intha villages on the banks of the river. Pass the endless floating gardens, houses, monasteries built on stilts on the lake. Stop at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery then proceed to Nampan village and see local cheroot factory (where the Burmese cigars are made) and canoe carving.

 

Day 11: Inle Lake/Indein/fly to Yangon (B, G)

Begin your day with a visit to the market, which rotates locations every five days and where hill tribe people dressed in colorful, traditional outfits — as they barter for goods and produce. We continue our sightseeing in Inle Lake, maneuvering by boat though long, scenic channels.  We will visit the fascinating village of Indein, with its complex of ancient shrines and stupas and walk though exotic colonnades of stairways and shop stalls.  We’ll visit the “long neck” tribal women, and weaving and craft villages perched on stilts. See the lake’s unique “leg rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. It is a feast for the senses and a photographer’s dream.
Evening flight back to Yangon. You will be welcomed and escorted to hotel. Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 12: Yangon – Departure (B, G)

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

Price in US$ per person: US$ 1,911.00

Was US$ 2,388.00/person

Based on group of 2 people

Validity until December 31, 2019

 

Our price includes:

*      Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room.

*      Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above

*      One way domestic flight tickets: Bangkok – Chiang Mai, Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Inle Lake including domestic airport taxes.

*      Boats cruise as programme

*      Travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced, safe driver.

*      The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary

*      Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.

*      Lunches and dinners, as specified, in the good local restaurants.

*      VAT and other taxes

 

Our price does not include:

*      International flight tickets: Chiang Mai-Yangon: US$ 181.00 – US$ 253.00 per person, including airport taxes. Please take note that these airfare are subject to change without prior notice

*      Other international flight tickets and airport taxes

*      Surcharge on peak season or Gala Dinner on Christmas or New Year Eve’s if hotel requires

*      Visas

*      Dinners, except as specified above.

*      Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.

*      Insurance.

 

Hotel list for Three Stars standard:

*      Bangkok: Hotel De Bangkok Hotel (Superior room) or similar

*      Chiang Mai: Lanna Palace 2004 Hotel (Superior room) or similar

*      Yangon: Central Hotel (Superior) or Reno Hotel (Deluxe) or Hotel Accord (Deluxe) or Vintage Luxury Yacht Hotel (Deluxe) or Similar

*      Bagan: Razagyo Hotel (Deluxe) or Bagan View Hotel (Deluxe) or ZFREETI Hotel (Superior) or Similar

*      Mandalay: 81 Central Hotel(Deluxe) or Hotel Amazing Nyaung Shwe (Deluxe) or Nyaung Shwe City Hotel (Deluxe) or Similar

*      Inle Lake: Ayarwaddy River View Hotel (Superior) or Victoria Palace Hotel (Deluxe) or similar

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