From the 9th to 13th centuries, Bagan was the capital of the Kingdom of Bagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom’s height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples. The Bagan Archaeological Zone is a main draw for the country’s nascent tourism industry. It is seen by many as equal in attraction to Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Day 1: Yangon Arrival (with car) ( D )
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Welcome to Yangon- the former capital and the largest city of Burma. You will be welcome at the airport by our tour guide before transferred to the hotel for check-in. If time permit we will visit to Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon-Thanlyin-Bago (with motorbike) (B , L , D )
After breakfast, we will be transfer motorbike to Thanlyin, outside of Yangon city by crossing the Yangon river through Thanlyin Bridge. Then we start explore the trip to Bago through country road. On the way along the road side you can witness local small villages, paddy fields and local ways of life. Evening arrive at Bago and refresh at the hotel. Evening we will be visit at Bago downtown. Overnight at the hotel in Bago.
Day 3: Bago – Kyaikhtiyo- Golden Rock (with motorbike) (B , L , D )
After breakfast, we start drive to Kyaikhtiyo, which well known for Golden rock building the golden pagoda over the cliff with amazing balance. Arrive at Kinpun Base camp and we drop our motorbike at the base camp and take local open truck to reach summit. Free and relax at the hotel. Evening take a panoramic sunset over the summit. Overnight at the hotel in Golden Rock.
Day 4: Kyaikhtiyo- Thaton-Hpaan (with motorbike) (B , L , D)
After breakfast, we will enjoy panoramic sunrise over the hill and we will be back to Base camp. Then continue drive to Pha-an, the capital city of Kayin State, one of the ethnic majority, is worth a lot. Surrounding the city are the Natural Lime-stone Caves, Hot Springs, Pagodas & Temples, the Thanlwin(Salween River) with Natural beauty with Clear Water for a pleasant boat trip, and many more. On the way we will be visit to Bayint Nyi Cave which is situated natural hot spring. If you are willing you can deep into the hot spring. And then continue drive to Hpaan. We will be visit to Kaw Kun Cave which have many Buddha statues on the wall since 13 century AD. Arrive at Hpaan in the evening and relax at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Hpaan.
Day 5: Hpaan Sightseeing (with motorbike) (B , L , D )
After breakfast we will be driving through Hpaan. Visit Saddan cave which is the largest natural lime stone cave in this region and enjoy local panoramic view. Then we drive and visit Kyauk Kalat and Lumbani garden. After lunch we will be free and relax at the hotel for next day trip. Evening before dinner take a tour to down town and enjoy dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Hpaan.
Day 6 : Hpaan- U Na Oak Village- Mawlamying (with motorbike) ( B , L , D )
After breakfast, we drive to U Na Out Village. Also called Kado Village where you will see the best Glass Mosaic decorations and Teak Wooden Buddha Images. The monastery is donated by a Myanmar Well-Known Teak Merchant, U Na Oak. We used to learn about his patriotic battle in terms of inland water transport business against the then Irrawaddy Floatilla Company in the British times. Walk around the monastery complex, take the pictures of the amazing wood-carvings decorated on the inner walls of the monastic buildings. Sometimes, you will see the European pillar pedestals at some of the buildings. Then continue drive to Mawlamyine. Late afternoon arrive at Mawlamyine and refresh at the hotel. Evening before dinner take a walk to Strand road enjoy local night market and barbecue with beer. Overnight at the hotel in Mawlamyine.
Day 7 : Mawlamying- Mudon- Thanbyuzayat- Mawlamyine (with motorbike) ( B ,L , D )
After breakfast, we drive to Thanbyuzayat. Visit Dead Railway museum and alliance cemetery who was died with disease and hunger when build the dead railways during the world war II. If you are willing you can be continue drive and visit to Set Se Beach in Mawlamyine. After that we will be back and visit Wyne Sein Taw Ya Monastery which situated the most biggest reclining Buddha image were built. Evening arrive at Mawlamyine. Overnight at the hotel in Mawlamyine.
Day 8 : Mawlamyine-Yangon ( B , L )
After breakfast, we will be drive back to Yangon which about 8 hours driving time to reach Yangon. If time available we will be visit to Kyaik Pun Pagoda which situated in Bago. Evening arrive at Yangon and dropped you at your hotel. (End of Tour Program)
Our services include:
8 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
Entrance fee for the visit mentioned in the program
Truck car for transfer Motorbike from downtown to outside of Yangon & Accompanying the whole route which can whole 1 extra motorbike
English-speaking throughout guide for entire trip
Motorbike rental and Helmet
Fuels for Motorbike
Government tax and service charges
Meals as mentioned as per program B= Breakfast, L= Lunch/ D= Dinner)
Our services do not include:
International , domestic flights to/from Yangon
Beverage , Travel Insurance
Other meals not mentioned in the program
- Tips for guide
- Personal expenses
- Camera Fees
- Any other items not mentioned in the included services