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The 13 day Classic Myanmar and Laos trip
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.
Drive on to Sagaing Hill, the mound has a series of small marshes and with many Buddhist centres and Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda; it is on Sagaing Hill. Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda is a small pagoda. After lunch at the Sagaing restaurants and a brief rest, you' ll be taken to Amarapura,'City of Immortality' 11 km from Mandalay and the old pagodaawgyi sanctuary constructed in 1820 in the old Inva city.
Return to Mandalay and the remainder of the afternoon is at leisure. 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 sunset pit and return to the motel by 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. Lake is located in the highlands of Myanmar at an elevation of approximately 3,000ft. 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.
The remainder of the daily is at your free disposal. Spend the remainder of the morning just to unwind, take a relaxed walking tour around the resort, explore the town, or take a riverside promenade to watch the sundown. Vientiane, the enchanting capitol of Laos with a wealth of buddhistic cultural treasures, is awaiting your discovery.
Your full-time sightseeing excursion takes you to the Vientiane attractions. First you will get to know the Lao story by going to the National Museum, then to Wat Sisaket Tempel, the oldest preserved Buddhist sanctuary with its thousand pictures. Her full-time Vientiane sightseeing trip will also include a trip to the emblematic sites of That Luang Stupa and Patuxay Monument.
You have the remainder of the daily free use. In the mornings you can relax until the shuttle to the airfield for the connecting flights to Luang Prabang. The remainder of the daily is at your free disposal. You can hike through the town and the nocturnal fair in the evenings to explore the area.
Their unforgettable journey begins with the participation in a charity rite in the mornings, you will accept the blessings of the friars you give the pampa. You will have a half days tour to the Kuang Si Falls, where you can admire the wonderful nature, have a good time at the falls and unwind.
Later in the evening, you' ll be visiting Wat Xiengthong, the emblematic sanctuary of classical Lao architectural style, and the Royal Palace Museum to discover the story of Laos. Then, you' ll go to Wat Aham Tempel, which means'Monastery of the Open Heart' and the stupa of Wat Visoun. The remainder of the morning is at your own disposal to unwind and discover the town, have a drink in one of the cafes or take a stroll along the water.
As you cruise, you will be able to admire the wonderful landscape along the Mekong River and see the everyday lives of the locals in a river fisher town. The Pak Ou caves, located on the Mekong River, are home to numerous gold-plated Buddha-statures. You will return to Luang Prabang by ferry and spend the remainder of the afternoon.