GKT 11- 8 Days / 7 Nights

Tour Code : GKT – 11
Tour Name : Yangon – Naypyidaw – Mandalay – Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Yangon
Tour Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day1-Welcome at Yangon International Airport and Yangon Sightseeing by car

Day2-Yangon-Naypyitaw by car and Naypyitaw Sightseeing by car

Day3-Naypyitaw-Mandalay Sightseeing by car

Day4-Mandalay-Sagaing-Ava (Inwa)-Amarapura-Mandalay Sightseeing by car

Day5-Mandalay-Kyaikhtiyoe base camp by car-top of the hill (Golden Rock) by public truck and sightseeing

Day6-Golden Rock-Kyaikhtiyoe base camp by public truck-Bago Sightseeing-Yangon by car

Day7-Yangon Sightseeing by car


Trip Highlights

  • Yangon: The world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, Downtown Area to see the land mark of city centre (Sule Pagoda), colonial area, colonial courthouse, city hall and Mahabandoola Park, Kaba Aye Pagoda (World Peace Pagoda) and Maha Pasana Guha Cave (where the sixth Buddhist synod was held in 1952), Gems Museum (close on every Monday and Public Holidays), Bogyoke Aung San market (close on every Monday), Botataung Pagoda, 2000 years old, said to have enshrinement of Buddha hair relic carried by 8 Indian monks, Chinatown and Night Market, Chaukhtatkyi Reclining Buddha Image and Karaweik Royal Barge on the Kandawgyi Royal Lake
  • Naypyitaw: Uppatasanti Pagoda; Similar in size and shape to the Shwedagon Pagoda, Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda (Replica of Bodhgaya in India), Gems Museum (close on every Monday and Public Holidays), Naypyitaw Water Fountain Garden, Myoma Market, Naypyidaw Zoological Garden
  • Mandalay: Mahamuni Buddha Image (one of the most venerable statue of Buddha covered with gold leaf), local artisan’s workshops of gold leaf making, woodcarving and marble carving, Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite woodcarving), Atumashi Monastery (the incomparable Monastery) and Kuthodaw Pagoda with its 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures (known as the world’s biggest book) and Mandalay Hill
  • Sagaing: Sagaing Hill, the place of over 700 monasteries, Kaungmudaw Pagoda-the magnificent dome remarkably seen from far away, silverware workshop
  • Ava (Inwa): Maenu Okkyaung Monastery-built by the chief queen in 1818 for the venerable chief monk is the unique brick type building of 19th century, Nan Myint Tower-27 meters masonry high is declined due to the earthquake in 1811, Bargayar Monastery-well known for its wood carving with 267 teak pillars
  • Amarapura: Maha Gandayone monastery where we can observe the life of more than 1000 monks, a traditional Silk and Cotton Weaving workshops, U Bein Bridge (the world’s longest Teakwood Bridge,1208 meters long)
  • Golden Rock at Kyaikhtiyoe
  • Bago: Kyaik Pun Pagoda – four gigantic 30 meter high sitting Buddha images, 55 meter long Shwethalyaung reclining Buddha Image, the Mon style Shwemawdaw Pagoda – one of the most venerated and the highest stupa in Myanmar, the well-restored former palace Kambozathadi

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