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Feb 12-17 2013 Myanmar tour 6D/5N, 4-6 pax  

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Myanmar 6 Days 5 Nights

Travel date - 12-17 ' Feb 2013
Pax - 4 to 6 pax
Hotel - 2-star with daily B/F

Tour cost per pax upon 4 to 6 pax - SGD 1441 per pax

Included  - Hotel accommodation with daily B/F , airport transfer , sightseeing with tour guide, all entrance fees , domestic transport such as domestic flight with domestic airport tax, car, boat.

Excluded - Sin - Ygn - Sin air tickets, Visa fees, Lunch and Dinner, Yangon airport tax USD 10 per person.

Remark - Require advance bookings and payment due to great demand in hotels and domestic airline confirmed bookings by other tourists

Details of Itinerary
(6 Days / 5 Nights)

Day 01  . Arrive Yangon
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Welcome from Myanmar and Yangon sightseeing tour starts with the old colonial style city center with the gilded Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2,000 years and drive to local restaurant. After lunch, visit to Botataung Pagoda; has located in east of Yangon waterfront, Chaukhtatgyi, a huge reclining Buddha image and extended visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments and the golden dome of Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold. Watch sunset from Shwedagon Pagoda. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 02 . Yangon – Bagan  sightseeing (Flight /Car)                                                     
Depend on flight time, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bagan. On arrival, proceed for sightseeing, starting with the busy Nyaung Oo local market and continuing with visits to a diverse selection of the most important Pagodas and temples, such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century and Ananda Temple with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior. Then visit to Thatbyinnyu Pagoda constructed by King Alaung Sithu.  Relax at hotel and at the late afternoon, visit lacquer workshop to learn about the fascinating technique of this art and then watch sunset for Buphaya. Stay overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Meals – Breakfast

Day 03 . Bagan – Mandalay - Amarapura sightseeing (Flight/ Car)
Depend on the flight time, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival at the new Mandalay Airport, proceed directly to Amarapura. Visit Mahagandayone Monastery is there to see more than a thousand of monks can be seen at the same time while they are having their 2nd or the last meal for the day, the monastery is reputed according to the Buddha teaching; continue to the 200-year-old  U BEIN teak bridge, built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital. En route stop at a traditional hand-weaving silk workshop. Drive to Mandalay and check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed on a comprehensive sightseeing tour including MAHAMUNI PAGODA with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layers of gold leaves, SHWE INBIN, one of the most outstanding monasteries in the country, SHWE NAN DAW KYAUNG or GOLDEN PALACE MONASTERY, a superb example of a traditional wooden building and KUTHODAW PAGODA, known as the world’s largest book, consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures. A visit is also made to a craftsmen’s workshop to see Kalaga tapestries being created. Stay overnight at hotel  in Mandalay. Meals – Breakfast

Day 04 . Mandalay – Heho and  Inle- Indein sightseeing  (Flight / Car / Boat                                 
Depend on the flight time, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Heho . Arrive Heho , drive to Nyaung Shwe which is gate way to Inle lake, visit Inle Lake, one of Myanmar's best-known sights. The boat passes several villages built on stilts over the lake, which are mostly inhabited by Intha people, the famous leg-rowing fishermen of the lake. The tour also includes a visit to Indein Village, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Nga Hpa Chaung, the weaving village of Inpawkhon and a cheroot factory where the typical Burmese Cigars are made by hand and other famous sights in Inlay Lake. Stay overnight at hotel in Inle Lake. Meals – Breakfast

Day 05 .  Inle – Heho – Yangon    (Boat/ Flight / Car)                                
Depend on the flight, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Yangon. On arrival, visit to Bogyoke (Scotts) Market (close on every Monday and Gazette Holiday) with hundreds of stores and of gems shops, and then visit to China Town to see the night life of people. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon. Meals – Breakfast

Day 06.    Departure from Yangon (car)
After breakfast , own leisure time until transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure form Myanmar.  Meals - Breakfast

End of our service

Package includes:
- 5 Nights accommodation based on twin sharing room with daily breakfast
- Private transfer and transportation during tour as per itinerary
- 4 Domestic air tickets for Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Heho -Yangon included airport tax
- English speaking station guide service during in sightseeing day
- All entrance and zone fees
- Boat fee for Inle Lake
- Government tax & Service charges

Readers interested, please email
or tel David Sing at +65 9668-6468. 2-star hotels are available now due to no supply of 3- and 4-star hotels in the tourism boom situation in Myanmar in Jan and Feb 2013.  Other tours are at:

Golden Island Cottages, Inle Lake 

Myanmar, Inle Lake Golden Island Cottages, visit in Oct 2008,, singapore tourists first time   Myanmar, Inle Lake Golden Island Cottages, visit in Oct 2008,, singapore tourists first time
A Myanmar tour guide from another agency provides customised tours to the young couple. I could see more than a hundred German and French nationals at Bagan in October 2008 when I was there. But tourism was in decline then and is much better in 2011.  Lakeside villas are much appreciated by tourists from cities like Singapore. Rentals have shot up due to a boom in tourism
  Myanmar, Inle Lake Golden Island Cottages, visit in Oct 2008,, singapore tourists first time Myanmar, Inle Lake Golden Island Cottages, visit in Oct 2008,, singapore tourists first time
  Beautiful rustic view of lotus, clear waters and blue hills from the waterfront villas of Golden Island Cottages. Lotus thrive in the clean waters and fertile soil of Inle Lake. 

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