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Recreational 19 Days Classic Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam Tour
Welcomely in Myanmar, the land has just opened to the outside and is now awaiting to explore its own distinctive buddhistic ancestry. After your journey to Yangon, the former Myanmar capitol, but now one of the most advanced cities in Myanmar, your tour leader will welcome you at the international airports and accompany you to your accommodation.
At night, welcome Myanmar' s regal look welcome diner on a swimming sailboat. Ascend early in the day and head to the Shwedagon Necklace, the biggest necklace with genuine Yangon paint. Take the opportunity to come to the early bird market in the early hours of the day and experience a calm and very tranquil ambience to see the locals and friars praying in front of the bird market.
Return to your hotels for your morning meal. In the morning we will see the lying Buddha (Chaok-Htat-Gyi) and Mahabandoola-Plain. Relax after luncheon, take an afternoon walk around Bogyoke Market and then Bogyoke Market in Yangon's famed China Town and Yangon Jetty.
End your outing on the riverbank, where the colonial-style street gives the old Myanmar experience. In the mornings you will have free afternoon to catch the transfers to the Mandalay airfield. After your arrival in Mandalay, your tour leader will pick you up at the Mandalay International Airports and accompany you to your accommodation.
At the end of a break at the motel, you' ll see Mahamuni Image, where the locals are praying and pasting the golden piece of cardboard onto the Buddha to bless him. The Mahamuni painting takes you to a golden mill to see how the humans produce the sheet-glass. Shwenandaw, a monastery dating back to the nineteenth centuary, is famous for its carvings of Buddhist myth.
The Kuthodaw Pagoda, a Buddha School containing the world's greatest Buddha school. Mornings about 30 minutes driving to Legaing, the main city of the Legaing Division in Myanmar and the Ayeyarwady Rivier, 20 km south-west of Mandalay on the opposite shore of the city.
First, you' ll be visiting Maha Ganayon Kyaung Monastery to see several hundred Buddhist friars at 10:15am. You will then be taken to the U Bein Bridges, which are 1.2 kilometres long and the longest teak wooden bridges in the whole canyon. Drive on to Kaung Mu Taw pit; the domed pit stands up to 46m.
There are 812 columns of stones at the foot of the podium, each with a depression and a picture of a nat. Drive on to Sagaing Hill, the mound has a series of small marshes and with many Buddhist centres and Soon U Ponya Shin mausoleum. It is on Sagaing hill.
In Sagaing, you will have dinner at the village eatery and a brief rest, then you' ll be taken to Amarapura,'City of Immortality' 11 km from Mandalay and the old pagodaawgyi sanctuary, constructed in 1820 in the old city Inva. Early mornings transfers to the international airports for the internal flights to Bagan.
After your check-in in Bagan, your tour leader will greet you at the international airports and take you to your accommodation. Bagan, where you will be thrilled by the thousand Buddhist couples spreading out in the area of the ancient city of Bagan. You' ll be visiting the Nyaung Oo Market, where the locals buy groceries in their everyday lives, the Shwezigon Nyaung Oo Market, the biggest genuine golden colored Nyaung Oo Nyaung Oo in Bagan.
Relax in the hotter hours of the afternoons. You will then take a horse-drawn carriage ride for sunset, ascend to the top of the Shesandaw Pagoda for sunset and return to the motel in a horse-drawn carriage. Transfers to the Aiport for the connecting flights to Heho, where you will be collected and brought to your lakefront in Inlesee.
Situated in the highlands of Myanmar, Inle Shores is about 3,000 ft above sealevel. You' ll be able to experience a different ambiance and a different ambiance from the central part of Myanmar. Once you have checked into the guesthouse, you are free to spend your free time relaxing. Today's excursion is made with a long stern to see the lives of In-tha (name of the native population living on the lake), their own uniquely beautiful swimming farmhouses and the lives of the swimming town.
You' ll also see the indigenous fisherman paddle the vessel with one foot and the Long Neck Ladies resettled from the Myanmar -Thai borders. After arriving in Cambodia, you will be accompanied to the Cambodia International Airports by your traveler. In the mornings, relax and explore the King's Palace in Phnom Penh, where the King's Palace is located.
After your check-in you will be greeted at the international airports and taken to your accommodation. In a tuk tuk, the cold wheather and less air flow after the morning break is ideal for visiting the old town of Angkor Thom, which was the last and most permanent Khmer town.
In Angkor Thom the route begins at the southern gate and leads along the old town walls to the abandoned Prasat Chroung sanctuary, then on to the Bayon sanctuary, where you are encircled by 216 giant rock walls known as the "Smile of Angkor". You' ll also be able to see the terrace of the elephants, the royal palace and the terrace of the leper king.
If it gets warm, your chauffeur will come to fetch you and you can relax in your own vehicle and drink cool beverages while being taken to the Ta Prohm sanctuary, known as " loose to the jungle temple?. You will be accompanied in the afternoons by your own personal tour leader to the discovery of the Angkor Wat Wonder of the Wonderful Place of the Wonderful Thought.
Returning to Siem Reap, you' ll watch the sun set from the top of the pyramid-shaped Pre Rup Shrine. Mornings we will take a half-day tour to the Tonle Sap Lake, South East Asia's tallest freshwater pond. First you will have a funny oxcart tour through the landscape, then take a cruise to admire the wonderful sea views and the mangroves on the lakeside, then stay the remainder of the mornings in the large lakeside hamlet known as Kompong Phluk to explore the intriguing everyday life of the locals who are leaving the lakes.
Transfers to the international airports and connecting flights to Saigon, the commercial centre of Vietnam in the south. After your check-in in Saigon, you will see your tour leader at the international airports and be accompanied to the hotels. On the Saigon river in the evenings, you will be able to have a welcome meal on the Saigon cruiser, where you can admire the wonderful landscape of Saigon at noon.
From Saigon to My Tho, take a full days excursion to explore the Mekong River Delta, known as Vietnam's "rice bowl". We will take a personal cruise through the Mekong Delta to the centre of the Mekong Delta, take a cycling excursion (about 1 hour) to explore the towns and a cruise through the small channels.
Return to Saigon in the afternoons. Later in the day you will see the Cu-Chi Tunnels to see the complicated system of tunnels that the Vietnamese constructed during the wartime. After lunch, return to the town for a tour of Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Pot Office, the city's Chinatown with the Emperor Jade Pagoda (Phuoc Hai).
Take a flight to Danang and book into the Hoian hotels. Visiting the Holy Land of My SON in the mornings, you will explore the destroyed sanctuary that was destroyed in the fourth world war. Returning to Hoian, you' ll be visiting the historic old town of Hoian with its colourful village square, Tan Ky's old house, Fukien Assembly Hall and the 400-year-old covered overpass.
They can also see the locals, breed silkworm and produce silks for the up-and-coming Hoi An textiles industries. At night the locals will put up the flashing lights, it will give you the impression of travelling back in history. Indulge in the free mornings in order to unwind.
After your arrival in Hanoi you will be picked up from the international airports and accompanied to the hotels. Departure at 8:00 am with privat transfers to Halong City. Absolutely relaxing, you can lie down on the sundeck enjoying the wonderful landscape and sunshine. An outing on land takes you to a wonderful cavern, a small fishermen town with the possibility to get in touch with the locals.
And when the sundowner becomes a droplet of fiery golden, you can relax and dine at an enchanting sunset. Their celestial trip through Halong Bay begins around midday on the island of Tuan Chau on the front door of Vietnam's most intriguing miracle. During your stay on board you can take part in our Spa, Beauty & Massage service; you will be able to participate in the cookery show of our head cook and try out your skill in the arts of local cuisine.
Welcome by the early mornings, which rises from the ocean skyline, you can take part in a Thai Chi class for some early mornings exercises before bed. In the mornings, go to a lime stone cave and get out at about 10 am. Mornings you will have a half days sightseeing trip to some of Hanoi's highpoints.
The Hoan Kiem Lake, the one-column pagoda, the temple of literature and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and its former residency (closed on Monday, Friday and all of Oct. and Nov.). After lunch you will be transferred to the international airports for your home trip.