Hill Tribe

Tour Program Name
Hill Tribe
Duration
10 nights / 11 days
Cover Area
Yangon, Kyaing Tong, Inlay lake, Kakku, Mandalay,
Monywa, , Pyin Oo Lwin, Bagan
Availability
All year round

Day 1: Yangon

Arrival to Yangon international airport. Transfer to hotel and free. Overnight at Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon

Morning breakfast at the hotel visit Yangon. Yangon is the most important commercial city in Myanmar. Stroll around India quarter and visit morning vegetable market which is beside Theingyi marker where one can see Myanmar daily food, snack and sweet that you can not find at elegant restaurant. Then Bogyoke market which is the most popular shopping center in Yanogn, visit Sule pagoda, Nanthida port to take ferry boat which cross Yangon river that join between Yanogn and Dala, by taking ferry boat for 15 minutes one can realize about Myanmar transportation system and real life of urban people near by big Yangon city, stroll around Kandawgyi park and finally visit Shwedagon pagoda that is the most venerable pagoda in Myanmar. Overnight at Yangon.

Day 3 : Yangon –Heho-Kyaing Tong

Transfer to airport and fly to Kyaing Tong which is situated eastern Shan State. Famous Golden Tringle Area. Upon arrival to Kyaing Tong transfer to hotel and check in. Then visit to Wan Pauk Palaung tribe village. Overnigth at Kyaing Tong
No English speaking guide at Yangon for transfer to airport. Guide will wait you at Kyaing Tong airport.

Day 4: Kyaing Tong

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Kyaing Tong central market. Then drive to the base camp to trek on the mountain. Visit to Akha tribe villages, Ann tribe villages and Lahu tribe village. In the evening back to Kyaing Tong. On the way back visit to Shan village in which villager produce rice whisky. Overnight at Kyaing Tong

Day 5 : Kyaing Tong- Heho-Nyaung Shwe (Inlay)

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Akhi tribe village and transfer to airport and fly to Heho. Then drive to Nyaung Shwe . Upon arrival to Heho take scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe. Overnight on Inlay Lake

Day 6: Inlay

Morning breakfast at the hotel, visit every five days market Visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda: temple of 5 buddha images, floating villages, floating garden, sigar workshop, canoe trip at the village: Intha (tribe) village, Intha means, “son of the lake”. They live with long leg house, it is really exciting to use their local transport (canoe), which is narrow and long enough for tow passengers and one leg rower. They use canoe when they work on floating island so it is narrow and long. Leg rower will bring you to visit their village it takes one hour.

Day 7: Nyaung Shwe- Kakku –Nyaung Shwe

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kaku which is located 65k m from Nyaung Shwe about two and half hours. That area was inhabited by colorful Pao tribe. On the way to Kaku, one can enjoy beautiful landscape and way of life of Pao tribe. Kaku is a place where there is a big collection of 2000 stupas in a small area of one square kilometer. Drive back to Nyaung Shwe.

Day 8: Inlay lake-Heho-Mandalay

Morning breakfast at the hotel visit ruins of Indein. In the afternoon transfer to Heho airport and fly to Mandalay. On the way visit Shwe Yan Pyay 19th wooden monastery and temple which is famous for mosai work Upon arrival to Mandalay transfer to hotel. Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 9 : Mandalay-Amarapura-Innwa-Sagaing

Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Amarapura, visit Mahagandayone mondasery, silk weaving. Then visit Sagaing hill for nice panorama, Aung Myay Oo Monastic education center. Then proceed to visit Innwa: an artificial Island: visit Bagaya wooden monastery, Menu Ok kyaung by horse cart. Then drive to Amarapura and visit U Bein Bridge: the longest wooden bridge in the world during sunset. Overnight at Mandalay

Day 10: Mandalay and Mingun

Morning visit how to make real gold leaves that we use to gild on religious monument and Buddha images. Then transfer to jetty and river cruise to Mingun. It takes one hour. Visit unfinished pagod, Mingun bell and Myatheindan temple: monument of love. Back to Mandalay by boat. Mandalay visit to whole sale fish market, view point which is on Ayeyarwaddy river for photo shoot and to see real life of bamboo weavers who live on the bank of river, Golden Palace monastery (Shwenandaw monastery): original wooden building of Mandalay former palace, the world biggest book and finally go to top of Mandalay hill to enjoy panorama during sunset time. Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 11: Mandalay- Pyin Oo Lwin

Morning breakfast at hotel.Drive to Pyin Oo Lwin (one and half hour). Pyin Oo Lwin is formerly known as May Myo during the British governors lived. The town is once British hill station is famous for cool weather, colonial buildings, natural parks and waterfalls. The town is also known as the City of Flowers and situated 1040m above sea level. Visit to Kandawgyi Botanical Garden established in 1915 by Alex Rodger, Pwe Kauk waterfall, Peikchinmyaung cave and drive back to Mandalay. Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 12: Mandalay-Monywa

Morning breakfast at the hotel and drive to Monywa (2 and half hour). On the way visit Thanbodhay temple: temple of 582,000 Buddha , forest of Bayan trees under one Bayan tree there is Buddha image, the second highest standing Buddha in the world. Then drive to check in at hotel and leave to visit Po Win caves (one hour) which are house of 400,000 Buddha images, known as un touched archeological site in Myanmar. Overnight at Monywa.

Day 13 : Monywa-Myin Mu-Bagan

Morning braskfast to hotel and drive to Myin Mu to take boat to Bagan. Upon arrival to Bagan transfer to hotel and free. Overnight at Bagan.

Day 14 : Bagan

Morning breakfast at hotel and visit Bagan. Bagan is archeological zone of Myanmar as well as land of Pagodas. Morning visit Ngakwengadaung pagoda which has bulboo shape and the oldest pagoda of Bagan and around that place one can see evolution of Myanmar stupa, Pathothamya temple in which you can see amazing lighting system and beautiful painting, Nyaung U authentic market, Soya bean maker at Nyaung U village, fan maker family, Shwezigon pagoda in which white elephant stopped, Ananda temple which is known as the most beautiful temple in Bagan, Sulamani temple where you can see two layers of painting from two different epoca, Shwesandaw pagoda which is the best place to enjoy panorama during sunset time. Overnight at Bagan.

Day 15 : Bagan –Yangon

Transfer to airport and departure


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