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CIRCUIT 16 DAYS (AVA 116)

16 Days - 15 Nights



Day 1st : YANGON (RANGOON)

First discovery of the city, astonishing city where mingle the most authentic colonial architecture and many green spaces, gardens and lakes. Visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, "Pagoda d'Or" which dominates the city and which is the symbol of this nation "Buddhist"

Day 2nd : YANGON - KYAIKHTIYO

Road to Kyaikhtiyo, place of Buddhist worship, to admire the pagoda to balance the so-called "Golden Rock", a huge block of rock covered with gold leaf and a precarious balance at the edge of a cliff.

Day 3rd: KYAIKHTIYO - BAGO - YANGON

Road for Bago. Discovery of the former medieval port of Pegu. Visits: Pagoda Shwemawdaw, Hinthagone Pagoda, the Buddha of Coated Shwethalyaung, one of the most beautiful and revered (10th century), Pagodas Mahazedi and the four colossal Buddhas of Kyaikpun. Back in Yangon.

Day 4 : YANGON - HEHO - INLE

Flight to Heho and route to inle lake.On the way,visit paper and umbrella making workshop and shwe yan pyay monastery.

Day 5 : INLE

Visit Phaung daw oo pagoda, jumping cat monastery, blacksmith , silversmith, cigar making and silk and lotus weaving.

The entire day is devoted to the discovery of Inle Lake, its floating gardens, villages, monasteries and its famous fishermen, Inthas, floating market.

Day 6 : INLE - KALAW - PINDAYA

Road for Kalaw, center of numerous ethnic minorities, a small town 1 300 m above sea level which has retained its style and British colonial rule, then the way to Pindaya, a small village became famous by the presence of caves containing thousands of statues Buddha carved in the rock. Accommodation at the hotel at the foot of the caves.

Day 7 : PINDAYA - HEHO - MANDALAY

Flight for Mandalay, the second largest city in the country, young city, built in the 17th century. Visit of the city that starts with the Mandalay Hill then by the Kuthodaw Pagoda, the biggest book of the World, a collection of steles (729) - all the texts of the Tripitaka - Pagoda Kyauktawgyi which contains a huge statue of Buddha carved in a single block of marble, Mahamuni Pagoda, the Monastery of Shwenandaw.

Day 8 : MANDALAY - AMARAPURA - MONYWA

Excursion in the morning to Amarapura south of Mandalay. Visit Monastery Mahagandaya and wooden bridge U Bein. Road for Monywa small contemporary city of the Kingdom of Bagan. Visit Thanboddhay temple built according to the dreams of a monk and contains nearly half a million representations of Buddha and the largest reclining Buddha from Burma perched atop a hill overlooking the city.

Day 9 : MONYWA - SAGAING - MANDALAY

In the morning, visit Po Win Daung, a set of caves, some of which date from the 15th century. In the afternoon, the road to Sagaing, famous for its marble quarries, the ancient capital of the Kingdom Chan. More than 600 monasteries, stupas dedicated to Buddha populate the hill Sagaing. Sunset over Ava. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 10 : MANDALAY (MINGUN /AVA)

The morning tour of the unfinished pagoda of King Bodpaya to Mingun, whose main attraction is a huge bell nearly 60 tons and Myatheintan pagoda. Excursion to Ava, founded in the 14th century after the decline of Bagan, which remained the capital of Burma until his transfer to Amarapura. Visit Monastery Maha Aungmye Bonzan, Pagoda Htilainshin pagodas and elegant South of the city, the Pagodas Leitutgyi and Lawkatharaphu, Yadanasiemie and ava watch tower.

Day 11 : MANDALAY - BAGAN

Day boat to Bagan. Descend the Ayeyarwady (Irrawady).

Day 12 : BAGAN

Built in the 9th century at the confluence of the Chindwin and the Irrawady, Bagan was the great capital of Southeast Asia from the 10th to the 12th century. Hundreds of buildings remain. Visits: market-Nyaung Oo, the Shwezigon Pagoda, the origin of the style of Burmese stupas, Kyansittha oo min, Wetkyi In Gubyaukkyi and its murals of scenes from Jakata, Htilominlo Temple, the Temple Shweguyi. Sunset on the Irrawady, the pagoda Bupaya.

Day 13 : BAGAN

Ride in horse-drawn carriage. Visits: the Archaeological Museum, the Temple of Ananda, a symbol of Pagan, Dhammayangyi, Manuha Temple with its giant images of Buddha, Nanpaya, one of the largest temples built in Bagan (9th), Thatbinnyu. In the evening, puppet theatre.

Day 14: BAGAN - YANGON - PYAY PROME

Flight back to yangon and road to Pyay, one of which was cited at the origin of Myanmar, a very prosperous city pyu the 5th to the 9th century.

Day 15 : PYAY (PROME) - YANGON

Visit the site Thayekhittaya (Sriksetra), which still has two solid pagodas, Payagyi and Pagama (5th century) cylindrical form. A museum, Hmawza, located near the ancient pagoda Leymyethna presents sculptures, pottery, vintage funeral urns. Visit the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Back in the evening in Yangon.

Day 16: YANGON

Last day to visit the capital of Burma. Start by time of flight.