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5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS INLE LAKE TOUR PACKAGE
(YANGON – BAGAN – HEHO – INLE LAKE – INDEIN – YANGON)

DAY 1: YANGON / ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport welcome by our local guide and transfer to your Hotel. In the afternoon drive to Mawtin Jetty and take a rickshaw for a short trip along the Yangon River. Then visit Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda (a huge reclining Buddha), Karaweik Hall, a Royal floating barge on the Royal Lake for a photo stop. Late in the afternoon, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda described by Somerset Maugham: “The Shwedagon rose superb, glistening with its gold, like a sudden hope in the dark night of the soul of which the mystics write, glistening against the fog and smoke of the thriving city.” This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupas, bells, Temples, and Buddha images, and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe. Shwedagon has become the symbol of Myanmar. Enjoy the sunset over the Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 2: YANGON – BAGAN
Early morning flight to Bagan. Today enjoy the whole day at the most extensive archaeological site in Asia. Bagan has over 2,000 temples and pagodas of various sizes in varying states of repair and spread across the plain. Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; Gubyaukgyi, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes and Ananda Temple with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures and niches around the galleried interior. In the afternoon visit lacquer ware home industry; Manuha Temple built in Mon style from 1059 and Nanphaya Temple, said to have once been the residence of King Manuha; Gu Byauk Gyi Temple (Wet Kyi Inn), which has very nice frescoes inside. Enjoy sunset over terraces of the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 3: BAGAN – HEHO – INLE LAKE
Take a morning flight to Heho. On arrival drive to Nyaung Shwe, a town at the north of Inle Lake. From there take an Inthar Style sampa for your excursion on Inle Lake (25 km) famous for its unique one-leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda housing five sacred and almost shapeless Buddha images, contorted because of the quantity of applied gold leaf, gifts from the believers. The Buddha images are reported to have come here in the 12th Century. In the afternoon, proceed to the silk weaving village of In Phaw Khon and visit Nga Phe Chaung (the biggest and oldest monastery around Inle Lake). Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 4: INLE LAKE – INDEIN – HEHO – YANGON
In the morning, visit one of the colorful markets in Inle Lake Area. Here in Inle Lake, the markets are not everyday. They are rotating on 5 days basics. Proceed by boat to Indein (appr. 1 ½ hour drive) to see the ancient Bagan + Shan style pagodas, built during Bagan Period, passing the beautiful scenery with tall grasses and little water steps. The ruin pagodas, hidden in the bushes will give you an impression that you were back to the 12th century… Then take a flight back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 5: YANGON / DEPARTURE
After breakfast, visit the splendid National Museum, including the gem-studded royal regalia and the Lion Throne of King Mindon and King Thibaw, the last kings of the Myanmar Kingdom. In the afternoon you have enough time to wander around the sprawling Bogyoke Market through fascinating local neighborhoods. Transfer to the Yangon International Airport for the departure flight.hen come back to Mandalay and transfer to the airport to take the flight back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

All prices in US$ per person; Validity: 01.10.17 to 12.04.18
Price incl. English, German, Spanish, Italian, French or Russian
Guide
No. of pers. English German Sp/It/Fr Russian
5 Star (View Hotels)
1 pers.
2 pers.
3,025
1,815
3,085
1,845
3,115
1,860
on request
on request
Deluxe (View Hotels)
1 pers.
2 pers.
2,135
1,310
2,195
1,340
2,225
1,355
on request
on request
First Class (View Hotels)
1 pers.
2 pers.
1,915
1,205
1,975
1,235
2,005
1,250
on request
on request
Superior (View Hotels)
1 pers.
2 pers.
1,685
1,095
1,745
1,125
1,775
1,140
on request
on request

PLEASE ASK FOR SUMMER SPECIALS FROM MAY 1 – SEPTEMBER 30

Tour Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand / Christmas – New Year price might increase
Tour Price for more than 2 Persons: Available upon Request

PLEASE NOTE:
A.m. prices are a guide line only. Please kindly contact us to get the best price as due to the fluctuation of the exchange rate as well as hotels might be already fully booked on your requested date (we then have to switch to a similar hotel category) the rates vary. Best is to get your travel period and your specific travel requirements.

Also during Christmas and New Year time some hotels charge compulsory Christmas and New Year Eve Dinners. Some hotels only announce these shortly before the Christmas holidays. Please contact us for further information.

SERVICE INCLUDED:
Bed and breakfast, domestic flights with Air Mandalay, Air Bagan, Asian Wings, Yangon Air or Air Kanbawza, air-con car/van/bus throughout the tour, boat on Inle Lake, English/ German/ Spanish/ Italian/ French or Russian speaking guide throughout the tour, entrance fees as in the itinerary, porter fees at the airports and jetties.

NOT INCLUDED:
International flight to/from Yangon, visa fees, early check-in and late check-out , porter fees at the hotels, tips, beverage, bank handling fees, etc.