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Day 01 YANGON
Upon arrival at Yangon, you will be transfer to the hotel. After that the sightseeing begins with city centre: Sule Pagoda and Nan Thida Jetty, the magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi, and then Bogyoke ( Scotts) Market. After that a photo stop at the Karaweik Hall on the Kandawgyi Lake, visit to the one of the most spectacular monument " Shwedagon ".
Day 02 YANGON – BAGAN
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for the airport to take a flight to Bagan ( 1 hour 20 mins).
Arrive at the Nyaung Oo Airport and transfer to the hotel. Visit the colourful local market, and then to Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawratha in the early 11th century, and prototype of Myanmar Stupa, visit Ku Byauk Gyi, a temple with mural paintings, and then to Htilominlo Temple, and Ananda Temple.
After lunch, visit to Manuha Temple built in 1059 and Nanbaya Temple, Myinkagabar Gubyaukgyi, noteworthy for its mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO, Then visit a lacquerware craftsmen's workshop and then sunset on a Pagoda.
Day 03 BAGAN – KANPETLET
After breakfast, drive to Chauk for about one and a half hour. Visit local market and then proceed to Kazunma village for a simple lunch. After lunch, proceed to Kanpetlet ( 4 hours drive) and dinner and over night in Kanpetlet Guest House.
Day 04 KANPETLET – Mt. VICTORIA – KANPETLET
After breakfast, drive for two hours up ( 15 km) and then climb on foot up to the top of Mt. Victoria ( about two and a half hours), locally known as Knon Nu Son in Chin. Enjoy the panoramic view from the top and have packed lunch on top. Back to the base on foot and by car again and dinner and overnight in Kanpetlet.
Day 05 KANPETLET – MINDAT
After breakfast, drive to Mindat ( 4 hours drive), a small Chin town, 4860 ft above sea level.
Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch visit around Mindat area and villages. One may still see the Chin women who still wear the traditional costumes, and the older ones have heavily – tattooed faces and smoked tobacco – pipes. Lunch at local restaurant and afterwards, sightseeing city centre and local market in Mindat. Dinner and overnight in Mindat Guest House.
Day 06 MINDAT – BAGAN
After breakfast, drive to Bagan ( 150 km) Lunch en route and in the afternoon you will reach Kyun Chaung Jetty and cross the Ayeyarwaddy river by Z –Craft to the Bagan Jetty.
Transfer to the hotel.
Day 07 BAGAN – POPA – KALAW
After breakfast, drive to Kalaw ( 300 km). En route, you will visit Mount Popa, an extinct volcano dedicated to animist spirits known as " nats ". And if you wish, you will have time to climb 777 steps to the top where the shrine is. After lunch at the local restaurant en route, continue to Kalaw, a hill station on the Shan Plateau. Overnight in Kalaw
Day 08 KALAW – PINDAYA – NYAUNG SHWE
After breakfast, proceed to Pindaya ( 53 Km ), where thousands of Buddha images were placed by pilgrims over the centuries. After lunch drive to Nyaung Shwe ( 95 km) and transfer to your hotel.
Day 09 INLE – INDEIN
After breakfast, a full day excursion by boat on the lake will start with its unique leg rowers, floating gardens, and the native methods of fishing and magnificent scenic beauty of lake. Visit local market and proceed to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Inpawkhon, the weaving village of the lake and lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, visit Inndein Pagoda Complex.
Day 10 INLE – HEHO – YANGON
After breakfast, transferred to the Heho airport ( 25 km) to take a flight back to Yangon.
Transfer to the hoel and the rest of the day will be at your leisure with car.
Day 11 YANGON
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to take a departure flight.