Singapore - Mandalay Arrival
|Arrive at Mandalay airport by flight. Welcome by a tour guide and transfer to hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
|After breakfast at hotel, Mandalay fullday sightseeing includes Mahamuni Image - a bronze Buddha image casted during the lifetime of Buddha himself; Tapestry Works; Wood Carving Workshop; Gold Leaf Beating Workshop; Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery -noted for its exquisite wood carvings; Atumashi Monastery; Kuthodaw Pagoda -known as the world biggest book and finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sunset and the panoramic view of the city. Lunch & Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Mandalay- Mingun - Inwa (Ava)
|After breakfast at hotel, boat trip to Mingun where the world largest ringing bell exist. Sightseeing a mammoth unfinished Mingun Pagoda, Settawya Pagoda and Hsinbyume Pagoda (Myatheindan Pagoda), built by King Bagyidaw - a grandson of Bodawpaya - in 1816, in memory of his favorite wife. Its unusual architecture is quite striking ; Mingun village and environs. Back to Mandalay. Lunch at local restaurant. Then proceed to Inwa (Ava) - another ancient capital, known as the Kingdom of In-wa during the Second Myanmar Empire & visit by horsecart ride to Nanmyint Watch Tower, Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, Bagaya Monastery; Maenu Oakk Kyaung, Lacquerware Industry. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.|
Mandalay - Amarapura Departure
|After breakfast at hotel, drive to Amarapura - an ancient capital built on the advice of astrologers.Tour highlights are: Mahagandaryone Monastery - where one may observe the daily life of the monks studying Buddha's scriptures.Silk Weaving Home Cottage. U Bein Bridge - 1.2 km long over 200 years old wooden bridge across the Taung Thaman Lake. Zeygyo Market-the largest market in Mandalay ( closed on all Buddhist Sabbath days & Public Holidays) or Diamond Plaza.Lunch at a restaurant. Transfer to Mandalay International Airport for departure.|