09 Days - Biking To The Ancient Cities

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Short Version
This program is to explore only Central Myanmar who do not have much time to Explore Burma. Combination of two major destinations through cycling. You can enjoy local atmosphere with full of nature. Mandalay – well known for its cultural heritage. Bagan is famous for its temples and pagodas dating back over thousand of years.
  • Explore the ancient Myanmar
What you can expect
Day 1 - Arrival Yangon (L,D)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Meet and greet our experienced guide. Transfer to hotel. After refreshment, sightseeing begins from City Center – City Hall. Visit colonial style building. We'll explore the downtown area, where the ghost of the British Colonial influence still prevails From there we will visit the (64m) long massive reclining Buddha at Chaukhtagyi Paya. Lunch at a local restaurant. Late afternoon visit to most revered and most famous landmark, one of the World's wonder "Shwedagon Pagoda " at dusk, as the Sun begins to fall over the City. Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 2 - Yangon- Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay (B,L,D) ( with car)
After breakfast, transfer to airport to fly Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay meet with guide and transfer to hotel. On the way drive to Amarapura . Visit U Bein Bridge and Mahargandaryone Monestery. Lunch at the local restaurant. Then continue cycling to Innwa (Ava). Visit Menu Oat Kyaung. After that sightseeing around the Mandalay city. Visit Maharmuni Pagoda. Atumashi Monestery, Kuthodaw Padoga. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.

Day 3 - Mandalay –Ava-Sagaing-Mingun (B,L,D) ( with bike& car)
After breakfast, start cycling to Innwa (Ava). Visit Menu Oat Kyaung. Then continue cycling to Sagain and visit Sagaing hill. After that continue to Mingun. Arrive at Mingun, you can visit famous Mingun Bell and Pathodawgyi unfinished pagoda. Lunch at a local restaurant. After that boat sail back to Mandalay from Mingun. visit to Maharmuni Pagoda. Mandalay Hill – the attractive places to enjoy the sunset scene. Evening sightseeing around the Mandalay city before dinner. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. (Cycling distance-65km)

Day 4 - Mandalay -Myingyan (B,L,D) ( with car, bike)
After breakfast, start cycling to the Myingyan. Lunch at a local restaurant. For some kilometers we will drive with car and continue cycling when reach good places to cycle through the villages. You can enjoy the daily lifes of local villages. Arrive at Myingyan in the evening.Dinner at local restaurant. Over night at hotel in Myingyan. (Cycling distance-95km)

Day 5 - Myingyan –Taungtha-Mt. Popa (B,L,D) (car & bike)
In the morning, we will cycling to the Mount Popa. On the ways you can enjoy the local ways of life and panoramic scene. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then continue cycling to Popa. Late afternoon arrive at Mt Popa and visit the shrine on the top of Mt Popa and enjoy the spectacular view of Popa. Dinner and overnight at the Popa Mountain Resort. (Cycling distance-85km)

Day 6 - Mt. Popa-Bagan (B,L,D) (car & bike)
After breakfast, cycling to Bagan. On the way you can visit the toddy glove and toddy trees how to produce the jiggery sweet and way of life in local villages. Arrive at Bagan and rest at the hotel for a while. Then sunset at Pyathatt Kyi Temple with horse card ride. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan. (Cycling distance-50km)

Day 7 - Bagan sightseeing (B,L,D) ( car , bike)
After breakfast , start cycling to Bagan. It is prepare to be astounded by Bagan, a grassy plain scattered with pagodas. A full day of cycling will take you to the city’s most fascinating sites, including the teeming Nyaung Oo Market, the glittering Shwezigon Pagoda, and the atmospheric cave temple of Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi. In the afternoon, cycling to Ananda Temple, Htilo Minlo Temple. Sunset at Shwe San Daw Pagoda. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan. (Cycling distance-24km)

Day 8 - Bagan – Yangon by flight, car (B.L,D) (flight, car, bike)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Heho Airport for the flight back to Yangon (Domestic schedule flight,1 hr 20 min flying). Arrive at Yangon Airport. On the way to the hotel, visit the Lawka Chantha Abayalabha Muni Image carved out of (500) tons Marble Rock. Then check in to the hotel. The afternoon is devoted exclusively to shopping in the vast and sprawling Scott Market, today known as Bogyoke Aung San Market. The market is filled with Myanmar Souvenirs, from lacquer ware to gems and jewellery (which are available at extremely discounted prices). Stroll along the China Town area and experience firsthand its rustic market. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 9 - Departure Yangon (B)
Breakfast at hotel and leisure till the flight time. Then transfer to the airport for the departure flight to conclude this happy trip.

08 night hotel accommodation on twin shared basic with daily breakfast
2 domestic flights (Yangon – Mandalay // Bagan – Yangon)
Accompanying English speaking bike guide the whole trip
Accompanying support vehicle or support bus and truck during the whole trip
2 breaks for rest per every biking day (snacks, seasonal fruits, mineral water)
Private boat ride transfer for Mingun and Inle Lake
Entrance/zone fees
Full meals B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner

Not included
Bicycle rental fees
international air tickets
visa costs
optional excursions
camera fees, personal expenses , travel insurance
tips for guide and driver
other services not mentioned
Nanook Experience Category:
Cycling, History, Local Culture
Nanook Package Type:
Vacation package
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