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Burma’s Flower Town to Twilight Over Burma via Most Adventurous Train Ride

Day 1 (-/-/-) Yangon City Tour

Our friendly travel companion shall wait for you at the airport. We shall bring you to well-known Chaukhtat Kyi Pagoda, which houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha image in the country and it is a must see stop due to its enormous 65 meter long size and rich details. After that, we shall visit to the most famous landmark of Myanmar, one of the world wonder, the most scared Buddhist religious site, Wonderful Shwedagon Pagoda. The Pagoda has the interesting legend with remarkable architecture where the whole stupa is covered in genuine gold plates. After visit to Shwedagon, we shall lead to Yangon old quarter where we can see the historical colonial buildings. We shall shop at the famous Bogyoke market where world best Jades, pearls, jewelleries and Burmese artefacts are being sold. We shall visit to Botataung Pagoda at the bank of Yangon river and enjoy the sunset at the Botataung jetty. (or) we can choose to go Kandawgyi park and enjoy the sunset at there with beautiful Kandawgyi lake and Karaweik floating palace (one of the beautiful landmark in Yangon). Dinner shall be served before leaving to Aung Mingalar Bus terminal to take bus to “Pyin Oo Lwin”.

Day 2 (-/-/-) Beautiful Nature in Pyin Oo Lwin

Bus shall arrive at Pyin Oo Lwin early in the morning. Our station guide shall pick up at the bus station and Pyin Oo Lwin day tour shall start. We shall first visit to National Kandawgyi Park and Wild life reserve where we can see the beautiful flowers and plants at the cooling hill town. We shall also visit to beautiful anisakan waterfalls and Hampshire falls to melt away all your stress. We shall visit to Peik Chin Myaung Cave to be exposed to the nature. We shall visit to popular December Garden restaurant where we can take photos with the small yet undeniably beautiful waterfall. If we have extra time, we shall visit to either orange plantation or strawberry plantation or grape plantation depending on the season. We can pluck the organic fresh fruits ourselves and taste them at their best. We shall return back to the town and see the Purcell Tower at the town center.  We shall rest safe and sound at hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin at the end of the day.

Day 3 (B/-/-) Visit to Goteik Viaduct and Chaung Zone

In the morning, our friendly tour guide shall fetch you at the hotel and transfer to Pyi Oo Lwin Railway station. We shall take a train ride to Hsipaw. The train shall pass through the famous “Goteik Viaduct” along the way. Goteik Viaduct can amaze the traveller with its significantly thrilling view and height. It is one of the wonderful engineering achievement of previous century during British colonial period in Burma. Our private transport and station guide shall wait for us at “Hsipaw” Station. We shall alight at “Hsipaw” Station and will take the private transport to Hsipaw town. After our arrival to Hsipaw, we shall check in at hotel. In early evening, we shall visit to Chaung Zone, the intersection of two rivers and have a boat trip there. It shall be a refreshing memorable experience during the trip. After the boat trip, we shall have dinner and transfer back to hotel. We shall rest soundly at hotel in Hsipaw after a tired day.

Day 4 (B/L/-) Trekking and Sunset Tour

Early in the morning, we shall start our trekking trip. Local guide shall fetch you from your hotel and accompany you along the trekking trip. You can feel the fresh air and true nature along the paddle fields in which the local farmers are working. The trekking trip will include visit to Shan village where you can explore their local life style and way of living. Morning breeze and serene nature will melt down all your stresses and tiredness. Lunch shall be served along the way.  In the late afternoon, we shall return to the hotel in Hsipaw. In the evening, we shall visit to the Hsipaw Palace where the famous novel of “Twilight Over Burma” has taken place and you can listen to the interesting story and photos in the palace. The visit to the Hsipaw Palace shall be with the private transport.(Kindly note that the tirp to “Hsipaw Palace” depends on availability of the place as it may not open daily.) The driver shall send you to “Tein Taung”, the highest mountain peak to watch the beautiful sunset at the late evening. Private transport shall send you back to hotel at the end of the day. Night shall be at Hsipaw Hotel.

Day 5 (B/-/-) Sightseeing Culture Tour in Hsipaw

Breakfast shall be served at hotel. We shall explore the historically and culturally rich interesting places in Hsipaw. Firstly, we shall visit to Bawkyo Buddhist temple which was originally built since 2300 years ago. After that, we shall visit to Little Bagan where we can see the united ancient pagoda. It is an amazing photo spot for visitors. We shall visit to Hsipaw Market to see the local way of living of Shan people. We shall visit to Koe Myo Shin Nat Shrine to see the belief and culture of local Shan people and get to know the interesting legend of the guardian spirit. After exploring the history, culture and interesting stories about and around Hsipaw, we shall lead to the Hsipaw bus station to take the Express bus back to Yangon. The night shall be spent in the express bus.

Day 6 (-/-/-) Hsipaw Departure

We shall arrive to Yangon early in the morning at Aung Mingalar Bus Terminal.

Tour Code IMT1b

 

 

Our Service Includes

  • Express Bus from Yangon to Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Express Bus from Hsipaw to Yangon
  • 3 Night Accommodation in 3 Star Hotel
  • All the transports during the tour
  • Gotehtike Train Tickets
  • Boat Trip at Chaungzone
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Trekking with Local English Speaking Guide and Lunch
  • Transport and Driver for Sunrise Sightseeing
  • Entrance Fees during tours

 

Our Service Excludes

  • Meals other than mentioned (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Tips to driver and guides
  • Personal Expenses
  • International Flights
  • Visa Arrangement (if required)
  • Visits other than shown in program