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Myanmar & Thailand travel package for travellers from Canada & USA
Myanmar and Thailand Tours Package - first-class small group tours under the guidance of an expert guide. The combination of Thailand and Myanmar on one journey makes good business not only because Bangkok is an excellent starting point for a visit to Myanmar, but also because the history of these lands is very closely linked. Thailand has been one of the world's most visited tourist resorts for years.
Friendliness, wealth y-cultur, wonderful scenery, colorful traditions, good infrastructures, delicious food and a relatively solid policy all help to ensure that the town has a high profile among the world' s population. This is a noteworthy tour of sightseeing in Bangkok, the country's capitol, and Chiang Mai, a strategically located town in the north of Thailand known for its art and art heritages.
Only a few years ago, a cell phones SMS in Myanmar costs over $2,000, but today it is available for $2 in fact, Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has seen a lot change since the end of 2010, when the nation began to take a step towards democratization. Penalties against Myanmar have been lifted, moreover, and the whole globe storms in to do trade here.
So if you haven't been to Myanmar, now is the moment to discover this exceptional country before the borders disappear. Skilled guide. Competent regional leaders. Tips for domestic chauffeurs and riders inclusive. Visiting villages and evenings of culture. Extensive lectures by the multi-lingual guide on Burma's political and economic background.
Your trip begins with your trans-Pacific flights from a town of your choosing. Wellcome to Bangkok! Situated in the Chao Phraya River Delta, Bangkok is Thailand's largest and most populated town, with 8 million inhabitants within the town itself or almost 13% of the country's people.
It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. The Bangkok has its origins in a small trade station during the Ayutthaya Kingdom in the fifteenth cent: it finally increased in stature and became the location of two capitals: In the late nineteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Bangkok was at the core of the modernisation of Siam (as Thailand was formerly called), when the nation was under pressure from the West.
It was the center of Thailand's twentieth-construction, abolition of the complete empire, and many revolts and uprisals. During the 1960' to 1980' the town expanded quickly. Afterwards we continue to the National Musuem, the biggest South-East Asian Musuem with works of Thailand's arts and ancestors.
After lunch visit to Wat Arun, a Buddhist sanctuary on the Chao Phraya rivier. It owes its name to the Hindu god Aruna, who is often embodied as the radiation of the dawning sundra. The Wat Arun is one of Thailand's most famous symbols. Eventually we go on a long sail boot for one hours on the scenic Chao Phraya and the Klongs (canals) of Thonburi on the western side of the Thonburi.
Transfers to the Aiport to fly to Yangon in the afternoons. It is the former capitol and the biggest town of Myanmar. We will walk through the historic centre of the town, this mornings through the Sule Pagoda (no entrance fee planned), Independence Park, the Town Hall, the Yangon Heritage Trust Photogallery, the Musmeah Yeshua Synagoge (the only Myanmar synagogue), the secretarial building and some of the most important monuments built during the UK Colonisation, especially on the Strand Road.
In the afternoons we retire to the hotels to prevent the early afternoons. It is an old town in the Mandalay region. It was the capitol of the Pagan Empire from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries, the first to unite the areas that would later form contemporary Myanmar.
Among the most important sights we will be visiting in Bagan are the Shwesandaw Pagoda and the Ananda Temple. By visiting a typical garage we also get to know the typical varnish products. Another high point of our trip to Bagan is the tour of the huge temple wood from above. Later, we will go to the Bupaya Pagoda or Mingala Zedi Stupa to observe the sun set over the Irrawaddy River.
Shan State, where the pond is located, is known for its paper making tradition and we can experience this handicraft during a studio-stay. Then we take a small ferry to one of the lakes towns on stilt canoes. In the afternoon we shall stop for dinner in a lovely weavers' hamlet and take in one of the village's swimming pools.
Take a flight to Mandalay in the evening. The Mandalay is the second biggest town and the last kingly capitol of Burma. Situated 716 km from Yangon on the eastern shore of the Irrawaddy River, the town has a total of 1.3 million inhabitants and is the business centre of Upper Burma.
The 3rd of April 1942, Japonese bomber launched fire bursts on the town, causing a massive fire storm and killed about 2,000 people. Once we have checked in at the hotels we head up Mandalay Hill for a panorama look at the sights of the town at sundown. We' ll pass a number of UK homes and stop for one or two along the way, but the primary motive for coming here is the well-kept Kandawgyi Botanic Garden.
In Mandalay our full-time tour of the Mahamuni Pagoda, the Kuthodaw Pagoda Resort, a Irrawaddy River tour that will take us to the Mingun Pahtodawgyi Relic and the U Bein Bridge. Is an imperfect stupa in Mingun, about 10 kilometres north west of Mandalay across the Irrawaddy River. They are the remnants of a huge building that King Bodawpaya began in 1790 and which was deliberately not completed on the recommendation of his astrogists.
The U Bein is a cross of the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura, not far from Mandalay. The building began when the kingdom of Ava' s capitol relocated to Amarapura and the name of the viaduct was taken from the name of the major who had it made. Transfers to the Aiport for a 1h25min long flights to Chiang Mai, the biggest and most important cultural town in the north of Thailand.
Chiang Mai is the main town of Chiang Mai province with a total of more than one million people in its urban area, surrounded by high mountain ranges and 750 kilometers from Bangkok. Once the capitol of the kingdom of Lanna (1296-1768), the town is known for its art and culture.
It is located on the Ping River, an important affluent of the Chao Phraya River, which runs through Bangkok before it joins the Gulf of Thailand. 50km northern of the town center we go to Maesa Elephant Camps. As Thailand's nationwide beast, these huge animals are an essential part of Chiang Mai's local population.
At the end of the afternoon we will visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a Theravada Buddhist sanctuary with a wide view of Chiang Mai. We start our half-day walk through the old town at the Dreikönigsdenkmal and include the Dragontempel and Wat Lok Molee. Trip ends around midday.
Afternoons are spent discovering the small old city on our own. Following our breakfasts we spent the day discovering Chiang Mai on our own. We will be transferred to the Bangkok International Airports for the 1 hr 15 min to Bangkok, where we will be staying at Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airports, which is linked to the resort by an air-conditioned passage.
If you leave Bangkok at the end of the next morning and want to continue exploring Bangkok, you can take the plane to the city centre, which is only 20mins. Rate for two people. To find out what is included and what is not in the travel rate, click the down arrow. Included in the price: Tips for locals and riders.
English language guidebooks during the whole trip. full professional tourist guidebook for groups of more than 10 people - the tourist guidebook can act as a full service tourist guidebook wherever we see the best for you. Which is not included in the price: to Bangkok. Guiding advice, if any - the tip is at the guest's sole discretion and our suggested amount is $5 to $10 per person per night.
Passports with at least two (2) empty pages and six (6) month expiry date are necessary. Citizens of Canada, the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and many other West European nations do not require a residence permit if the residence is within 30 working nights.
It has contributed greatly to the promotion of entry into Myanmar and the Myanmar authorities have made it easier for foreigners to obtain a visitor visas. We recommend, however, that you consult your GP or a hospital to find out what to do. If you buy bottle soda from road sellers, especially in touristic places, make sure that the can end is closed correctly, as some sellers sell bottle soda in recycling cans.
As you are asked to take off your boots and boots to access the Myanmar Buddha temple and the floor can be very messy, we suggest that you always take a few damp cloths or handcloths with you while you are in this area. US dollar is widely used in Myanmar. Traders in Thailand generally reject any currencies other than their own.
There is no need to buy Baht or Kyat before you arrive, as you can use a bank transfer at ATMs at the airport, hotel and mall.