YANGON – PINDAYA – KALAW ELEPHANT CAMP – INLE LAKE – TAUNGGYI – YANGON
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Day 1 Arrival Yangon
Arrive to Yangon and transfer to hotel. Visit Colonial Style building, Sule Pagoda and City Hall. Continue to other visit Kandawkyi Park, Karaweik Royal Barge,Chauk htet Gyi Pagoda,Shwedagon Pagoda : the heart of Buddhist Myanmar.
Day 2 Yangon – Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw
Fly to Heho.Drive to Pindaya and visit Pindaya cave, Local house where families produce Shan Paper and Parasols.In the afternoon, drive to Kalaw, visit Local market and walking up the hill to see the Old Catholic church.
Day 3 Kalaw Elephant Camp – Inle Lake
Drive to Magwe Elephant Camp and visit Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp.After
refreshment , 10 minutes trekking to the river where elephant’s bath and you can join in
feeding and bathing the elephants.Late in the afternoon, drive back to Kalaw continue drive
down into the valley to Nyaungshwe on the edge of Inle Lake and board your own local boat
to take you to your hotel.
Day 4 Inle Lake
Enjoy your Inle Lake Boat Trip and you will see the lake's unique “Leg Rowers”. Visit Paung Daw Oo Pagoda the holiest religious site in the southern Shan State. Five images, four of which are ferried around the lake during Phaung Daw U Festival and continue visit to Nga Phe Kyaung(Jumping cat Monestry).
Day 5 Inle Lake – Yangon
Leave your hotel by boat and drive to Taunggyi: “the capital city of Southern Shan State”. Arrival to Taunggyi and drive to Kakku. The majority of these buildings are still intact and the pagodas are until today a destination for Buddhist piety. They are built in the typical Shan style and are richly decorated. On the way back to Taunggyi visit Htam Pagoda which located at Hti Han village. Visit Taunggyi Culture Museum, Aye Tharyar Vineyard at Taunggyi.
Day 6 Taunggyi – Heho – Yangon
Fly to Yangon.Arrival at Yangon and drive to visit Kaba Aye Pagoda(world Peace Pagoda), Mahar Parsana Cave which has six huge concrete pillars and six entrances to mark the Sixth Great Synod. The assembly hall inside is 220 feet in length and 140 feet in width.In the afternoon,visit Bogyoke (Scott) Market, Botathaung Pagoda close to the Yangon Wharves. Before enjoy dinner visit to China Town, where you can fine a lot of gold shops and food stalls where local people enjoy their evening.
Day 7: Yangon-Twante
Transfer to Pansoden Jetty and take a local ferryboat across to the river to Dala. Once across,
a one-hour drive by local taxi will take us to Twante. Visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda and
Day 8: Yangon Departure
Transfer to Yangon Airport for your departure flight.