Highlights of Cambodia and Myanmar 10 days

Angkor Wat
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Chong Kneas - Floating village
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bayon Temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Ta Prohm Temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Sunset View from Bakheng Hill
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Banteay Srei temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Neak Pean temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Mahabandoola Park
Yangoon, Myanmar
Botahtaung Pagoda
Yangoon, Myanmar
Naung U Market
Bagan, Myanmar
Htilominlo Temple
Bagan, Myanmar
Pindaya
Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda

OVERVIEW


Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival

Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Angkor Wat

Day 3: Banteay Srey - Grand Circuit

Day 4: Siem Reap – Fly to Yangoon

Day 5: Yangon – Fly to Bagan

Day 6: Bagan – Mount Popa – Bagan

Day 7: Bagan – Fly to Mandalay – Amarapura

Day 8: Mandalay – Fly to Heho – Pindaya – Inle Lake

Day 9: Inle Lake

Day 10: Heho – Yangon – Departure

DETAILS ITINERARY

Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival

Upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, driver transfer you to hotel for checking in.

In the afternoon, visit Tonle Sap Lake (The largest lake in Southeast Asia); see floating house, school, market, Fishman, and other thing.

The Tonle Sap (otherwise known as the Great Lake) in Cambodia is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and one of the richest fishing lakes in the World. Tonle Sap Lake is a combination between lake and river system in Cambodia where a seasonal occurrence create one of the most unique ecological hot spot in the world. The lake, also the largest fresh water reservoir in Southeast Asia, is no doubt the potent soul of Cambodia if one has to compare the glorious Angkor Wat as the heart of the nation. The unique eco-system and cultural area offer the opportunity to see a different side of the Siem Reap: floating villages, cultural and nature tours, bird watching.

Staying overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

Meals: NA

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Angkor Wat

Breakfast at hotel, visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century); see the South Gate and Bayon temple, then move to visit Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in area and has been left relatively untouched sine it was discovered and retains much of its mystery.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit World Heritage of Angkor Wat (Mid 12th century), the temple complex covers 81 hectares and built by Suryavarman II. The temple is one of the largest monuments to religion ever built and truly one the wonders of world. Then, walk to the top of Bakheng Hill for enjoying sunset and Angkor temples view.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 3: Banteay Srey - Grand Circuit

Breakfast at hotel, visit Banteay Srey Temple (35km), it is the beautiful one of all temples in Cambodia that built in 10th century by Brahman. the temple Banteay Samre is 18km distant from Siem Reap town and take half an hour driving to get there. Built by Suryavarman II, it was named after the Samre, an ethnic tribe that inhabited the regions at the base of Phnom Kulen and was probably related to the Khmers. No inscription has been found for it, but the tranquil temple’s style of architecture is of the classic art of the middle period similar to Angkor Wat.

After visiting Banteay Srey Temple, move back to visit Banteaysamre and move back to Siem Reap City. Lunch at local restaurant

Afternoon, visit Grand Circuit temples; Kravan, SrasSrang, Pre Rup, East Mebon, Ta Som, NeakPean, and Preah Khan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 4: Siem Reap – Fly to Yangoon

Free time until transfer to Siem Reap airport for flight to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in.

The tour sightseeing start for visit to the old colonial-style city center with city hall, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, Strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car (if time permit, you can observe and take a rest for drinking tea or coffee at Colonial building Strand Hotel (5 star hotel).

We continue visiting Botahtaung Pagoda and Ahma Mya Nan Nwe, a devotee to the Botahtaung Pagoda. She was known to be a dragon guarding the pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods. In the afternoon, the tour visit to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha and continue visit to Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight at Yangon.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 5: Yangon – Fly to Bagan

Early morning transfer to the airport to take domestic flight to Bagan.

Upon arrival at Bagan, you will be transferred to the hotel for check in. The tour visit to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination. We will visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the most important reliquary shrine and house images of 37 Nats in Bagan.

After that, we continue visiting Kyansittha Uhmin (Cave), Gupaukgyi Temple, it is a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of sconces from the Jataka.

In the afternoon, the tour continue visit to Htilominlo Temple with old murals and friezes and then approach to Tharabar Gate way into Old Bagan. Then, visit to Ananda Temple it is a whitewashed masterpiece and with four standing Buddha Images, Thetbyinnyu Temple, Dhamayangyi Temple which is famous for its interlocking mortar thickest brickwork.

Late afternoon, we visit Shwesandaw Pagoda for beautiful sunset before trasferrig to hotel and overnight in Bagan.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 6: Bagan – Mount Popa – Bagan

After breakfast, proceed on a scenic overland journey to Mount Popa. It is an extinct volcano which 1518 meters (4981 feet) above sea level, set mid lovely hill and forest scenery. The Popa Taungkalat Shrine is home to 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits, Satues depicting the Nats are at the base of the shrine. From the top of Taung Kalat, one can enjoy a panoramic view of the ancient city of Bagan.

In late afternoon, return back to Bagan and on the way, refreshment stopover at local small factory of palm sugar alcohol refinery and observe how to make Jaggery.

Overnight in Bagan.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 7: Bagan – Fly to Mandalay – Amarapura

After breakfast at hotel, fly to Mandalay.

Upon arrival at Mandalay, you will be transferred directly to visit Amarapura. Highlights include Mahagandayon Monastery which is a school for young monks and observe the lunch process in morning, U Bein Bridge which is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km longest teakwood span in the world. On the way, visit to the tradition hand-weaving silk workshop.

In the afternoon, sightseeing tour of Mandalay includes Mahamuni Pagoda, gold of hammering, Mandalay Palace, Kuthodaw Pagoda by surrounding 729 inscribed marble slabs, known as “the world’s largest book”, Shwenandaw "Golden Palace Monastery" to observe finest Myanmar wooden architecture, and visit Atumashi Monastery. You will have chance to enjoy sunset from Mandalay Hill before transferring back to hotel.

Overnight at Mandalay.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 8: Mandalay – Fly to Heho – Pindaya – Inle Lake

After breakfast, fly to Heho. Upon arrive Heho, drive to the hills and across the Shan Plateau to visit Pindaya Cave, is the natural limestone cave and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images of about 8000. Continue the picturesque Boutaloke Lake and visit local handicraft workshop in which making traditional Shan Paper and Umbrella.

In late afternoon, take a fresh breath and photo stop for beautiful big banyan trees at the base of the Pindaya Hill. Transfer to Nyaung Shwe jetty to take boat transfer to hotel and overnight in Inle Lake.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 9: Inle Lake

After breakfast, morning visit one of the 5 Days rotation market (only on market day) and sightseeing for magical Inle Lake, which is located 1328 meters above sea level and 22 km long and 11 km wide.

Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables. Besides the enjoyment of the scenery we can also visit the holiest religious site Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, Silk Weaving Village of Inphawkhon, Burmese Cats House, Cheroot making and other cottage industries.

We will then visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, a beautiful old teak wood building before transferring to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 10: Heho – Yangon – Departure

Breakfast at hotel, free for leisure until flight time, our driver take you to Heho Airport for domestic flight to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, connect to Yangon international airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: NA

Price

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TOUR INCLUDES
  • Overnight in shared Twin/ Double room with Air-condition (AC) at hotel.
  • All transport during tour on air - conditioned vehicle as per itinerary (including airport pick up & see off)
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Flight tickets in tour Siemreap – Yangoon; Yangoon – Bagan; Bagan –Mandalay; Mandalay – Heho and Heho - Yangoon (20kg luggage inclusion)
TOUR EXCLUDES
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights (arrival and departure) with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

 

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