thailand-myanmar-tour

Thailand Myanmar Tour

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A 13 day tour covering Bangkok, northern Thailand and the most enchanting attractions of Myanmar mesmersize your holiday with its color, sights and sounds.
The trip features a wonderful time to experience the distintive culture of Thailand and Burma in style, raning from cutlural visit to natural safaris.

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Day 01: Bangkok Arrival ( D)

Welcome to the land of Pagoda and Smiling welcomes ! Upon your arrival in Bangkok, our guide will greet you for your hotel transfer. This evening, we commence our Thailand taste with a dinner cruise on Manohra where you can observe the exciting activities on Chao Phraya River.

Day 02: Bangkok City Tour ( B)

Begin your Bangkok discovery with a drive to Wat Po where we are to experience the morning chanting ritual, followed by a walk to The Grand Palace, the most impressive royal palace in Thailand. In the afternoon, we will board a private boat to visit Klong Bang Luang. As the boat passes local temples, shop houses, our guide will introduce you the outstanding landmarks and cultural idiosyncrasies of the area. Our tour concludes with a time by Temple of Daw – Wat Arun.

Day 03: Bangkok – Ayutthaya – Lopburi – Phitsanulok (B)

Leave Bangkok to Bang Pa on a scenic boat ride to Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand. Here, we have chance to learn about Wat Yai Chaya Monkol and the ancient ruins of Wat Chai Wattanaram.After that, we ontinue to Lopburi where your will be taken around the city by a foot-paddled rickshaw.Proceeding to Phitsanulok for your rest and leisure.

Day 04: Pitsanuloke – Sukhothai – Sri Catchanalai – Lampang (B)

Our first destination today is Wat Maha Dhat with its revered Buddha statue, Phra Buddha Jinaraj. We will depart for Sukhothai, capturing the  famous ruins of Thailand’s first capital (1257-1379) covering Wat Maha Dhat, the Ramkamhaeng Museum, Wat Sra Sri and Wat Sri Chum. Heading to Lam Pang where a horse cart awaits to bring you to Ban Sao Nak, a 100 years old teak mansion and Wat Chedi Sao, which derives its name form 20 stupas erected on the temple grounds.

Day 05: Lam Pang – Chiang Mai (B)

After breakfast, we start from Lam Pang to Wat Phra Keo Don Tao, a very interesting Burmese-influence  temple. Once we reach Lampoon, enjoy a visit to the famous famous Wat Haripoonchai in Lampoon, built in 1157—one of the most sacred monuments in the north. Upon our arrival in Chiang Mai, visits to traditional villages including handicraft making, wood-carving factories, paper umbrella making are on offer. The highlight of this day is Khao Soy Dinner, a signature dish of northern Thai cuisine at “Just Khao Soy Restaurant”.

Day 06: Chiang Mai City Tour  – Yangon (B)

Our sightseeing today includes t 4 different temples as Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Chiang Man and Wat Suan Dok, the most prominent monuments of this vibrant city. In the afternoon, we will take a direct flight to Yangon, Myanmar. A colorful cultural show and fine dining Burmese buffet makes our evening this day memorable.

Day 07: Yangon city Tour (B)

The city of Yangon boats a unique charm with ancient colonial buildings, British-styled churches and incredible pagodas and lakes. An introduction tour from Sule pagoda to Strand hotels will expose numerous colonial architecture such as Emmanuel Church, City Hall, Central Park while a nice walk to Chinese streets shows us the real life in this intriguing city. In the afternoon, Shwedagon with its history dates back to VI century will highlight our visit in this city with its giant golden stupas and golden flashes.

Day 08: Yangon – Bagan (B)

Embarking a morning flight to Bagan where our guide awaits to introduce you the heritages of Bagan. Spend your full day exploring the remainder of Bagan which consists of more than 2500 temples andpagodas. This archaeological site brings us to the scared history of ancient Bagan capital with the development of Buddhism. As we travel further into the land of temple spires, Htilomino, Gawdamgangyi, Ananda and Shwezigontemples will attract your sense of adventure. Relax by the peak of Shwesandaw pagoda to capture the haunting sunset in Bagan

Day 09: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan (B)

Today, we venture to Popa national park where Mt. Popa is located. After 2 hours driving, we will climb up to Papa Kalat pagoda, the most sacred place for meditation in Myanmar. Enjoy your lunch by Mt. Popa resort with panoramic view of the area. Return to Bagan for a beautiful sunset cruise on Irrawaddy River.

Day 10: Bagan – Inle Lake sightseeing (B)

A short flight will bring us to Shan State where the mountains impress you with vivid landscapes.As your car stops at Nyang Shwe town, we will take a boat trip to explore the life of Intha who are famous for their unique 1 leg rowing technique. We will travel through floating gardens to visit Nam Pan village, a collection of many traditional works such as silk making, handicraft, black smith, silver smith and boat making.

Day 11: Inle lake – Indein Market – Kalaw (B)

Indein market is one of the most worth-visiting site in Shan state where you will encounter Padaung, Pa-O tribes in their traditional dresses. Following, we will stop by Indein ruins which consists of plentiful of stupas and spires that depicts the culture of ancient Inle people. Return to Nyang Shwe town for a drive to Kalaw.

Day 12: Kalaw Visit – Yangon (B)

Kalaw is one of the few hill station that reflects perfectly the image of British colonial lifestyle. The remainder of British villa, houses and garden will surely impress your visit today. In the afternoon, we will fly back to Yangon.  Free at your leisure.

Day 13: Yangon departure (B)

Our guide and driver will be at your disposal to visit the city or Scott market, the biggest market in Myanmar until your departure flight.

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Duration

13 days