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About Your Trip

About Your Trip
Mandalay is the second largest city and the last royal capital Myanmar. It is also economic centre and considered as Burma cultural centre, then found at the foot of Mandalay Hill in 1857 by King Mindon as his royal capital.
Monywa is a city in central Myanmar and situated on the eastern bank of the Chindwin River. The name Monywa comes from ‘Mon’ meaning ‘cake or snack food’ and ‘Ywa’ mean village in Myanmar. In old days a Myanmar king fell in love with seller cakes from this town and made her his queen.
Pakokku is situated on the Irrawaddy River below its junction with the Chindwin and framed for its tobacco and thanakar which is used Myanmar women instead of make-up.
Bagan, this temple town is known as Bagan Archaeological Area. It located on the banks of the Ayeyearwaddy (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries.

Itinerary for Customers

Day 1 : Mandalay (-/-/-)
Pick you up from your hotel or Mandalay International Airport and experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including the most revered monument in Myanmar, Mahamuni Pagoda. This pagoda is home to one of the country’s most revered Buddha images which, over the years, have been covered with gold leaf giving it an almost ‘lumpy’ texture. Mandalay is well known for its skilled craftsmen and as your tour traditional workshops, you will learn more about the city’s cottage industries. Observe the production of wood craving, kalaga tapestries, and gold-leaf where the techniques remained unchanged from those used centuries ago to craft items for the Royal Court.

Next visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title World’s Biggest Book. Walk onwards to Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace. This grand teak building is known for its exquisite woodcarving.

Head to the top of Mandalay Hill as the sun begins to set to enjoy magnificent views of the city and the Irrawaddy River.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Overnight in Mandalay

Day 2: Mandalay – Monywa (B/-/-)
After breakfast, drive to Monywa (150km -2½ hours) which is a city in Sagaing Region and situated on the eastern bank of Chindwin River. On the way, we will visit Thanboddhay Pagoda where 471 small stupas surround and rise up to the richly decorated central stupa. The pagoda is built to remind of Mt. Meru and has some similar characteristics to Borobudur of Java.

Take a walk through the nearby banyan tree grove Boddhi-Tataung where thousand Buddha images rest at the feet of the trees. Enjoy the panoramic view from Aung Setkya Pagoda, standing 130 meter high on the Po Khaung hills.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Overnight in Monywa

Day 3: Monywa – Pakokku – Bagan (B/-/-)
After breakfast, drive to Pakokku (128 km – 3 hours) which a port city set south of the Chindwin River below its junction within the Chindwin. Arrive at Pakokku and visit a local market which offers items from locally-grown peanuts, sesame and rice, fish and vegetables, textiles and agriculture apparatus. There is also a possibility to observe weaving process of typical Myanmar cotton blankets. Then continue by boat on the Ayeyarwaddy River to Bagan where you will arrive in time for sunset. It will take about 2hrs for a short boat trip to Bagan. Bagan is an ancient city located in Mandalay Region and known as Bagan Archaeological Area, where more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments tower over green plains. Upon arrival at Bagan, transfer to your hotel for check in.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Overnight in Bagan

Note: If the water level is very low, take overland drive from Pakokku to Bagan.

Day 4: Bagan - Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast, experience the full day tour in Bagan and stroll through the colourful local market. Then sightseeing includes Nyaung U Market, Shwezigon Pagoda – the prototype for later Myanmar pagodas built by King Anawrahta, Ananda Temple – King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture and Htilominlo Temple – the largest temple.

In the afternoon, visit lacquer-ware making home cottage, Manuha Temple, Myinkaba Gubyaukgyi Temple – known for its wall paintings depicting scenes from the Jakatas and Dhamanyangyi Temple.
Then transfer to Nyaung U Airport for a flight to your headed destinations.

***End of services***

Note: The itinerary described above may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Remark for Customers

Note:
• Surcharges or compulsory meals may apply for holiday periods like Christmas, New Year, Water Festival, etc.
• All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including weather, road or trail conditions, tour attractions

Package Policy

The above package requires minimum 2 Pax per booking

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All cancellations must be made in writing and acknowledged by Wings & Wheels Travels and Tours. A 10% handling fee will be charged made 30 days or more prior to your arrival unless there are any charges or prepayments. Guide, car and entrance fees are fully refundable at any time before travel.
More than 30 days before departure: 10% of total tour price

Between 30 and 21 days before departure: 25% of total tour price
Between 20 and 8 days before departure: 50% of total tour price
Between 7 days and 48 hours before departure: 75% of total tour price
Less than 48 hours before departure: 100% of total tour price

Inclusion

Our Services include:
• Accommodation on shared twin or share double room basis with daily breakfast
• Meals as mentioned in the program (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
• English-speaking station guide
• All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned with drivers
• Water and refreshing towel
• Entrance fees for the visits (mentioned in the program)

Exclusion

Our services do not include:
• International ticket to/from Yangon
• Meals other than mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
• Visa arrangements for Myanmar
• Visits not mentioned in the program
• Drinks and personal expenses (such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.)
• Tips and porters at the hotels
• Credit card fees (4.5%) or bank transfer fees for non-cash payments
• Any other items not mentioned
• Camera fees in visited area
• Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses incl. repatriation in the event of accident or illness)

Additional Information

Please contact our Travel Consultant if you have special requests or need any information.

(4D/3N) Mandalay-Monywa-Pakokku-Bagan

572,220.00 K
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572,220.00 K




About Your Trip
Mandalay is the second largest city and the last royal capital Myanmar. It is also economic centre and considered as Burma cultural centre, then found at the foot of Mandalay Hill in 1857 by King Mindon as his royal capital.
Monywa is a city in central Myanmar and situated on the eastern bank of the Chindwin River. The name Monywa comes from ‘Mon’ meaning ‘cake or snack food’ and ‘Ywa’ mean village in Myanmar. In old days a Myanmar king fell in love with seller cakes from this town and made her his queen.
Pakokku is situated on the Irrawaddy River below its junction with the Chindwin and framed for its tobacco and thanakar which is used Myanmar women instead of make-up.
Bagan, this temple town is known as Bagan Archaeological Area. It located on the banks of the Ayeyearwaddy (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries.
Day 1 : Mandalay (-/-/-)
Pick you up from your hotel or Mandalay International Airport and experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including the most revered monument in Myanmar, Mahamuni Pagoda. This pagoda is home to one of the country’s most revered Buddha images which, over the years, have been covered with gold leaf giving it an almost ‘lumpy’ texture. Mandalay is well known for its skilled craftsmen and as your tour traditional workshops, you will learn more about the city’s cottage industries. Observe the production of wood craving, kalaga tapestries, and gold-leaf where the techniques remained unchanged from those used centuries ago to craft items for the Royal Court.

Next visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title World’s Biggest Book. Walk onwards to Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace. This grand teak building is known for its exquisite woodcarving.

Head to the top of Mandalay Hill as the sun begins to set to enjoy magnificent views of the city and the Irrawaddy River.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Overnight in Mandalay

Day 2: Mandalay – Monywa (B/-/-)
After breakfast, drive to Monywa (150km -2½ hours) which is a city in Sagaing Region and situated on the eastern bank of Chindwin River. On the way, we will visit Thanboddhay Pagoda where 471 small stupas surround and rise up to the richly decorated central stupa. The pagoda is built to remind of Mt. Meru and has some similar characteristics to Borobudur of Java.

Take a walk through the nearby banyan tree grove Boddhi-Tataung where thousand Buddha images rest at the feet of the trees. Enjoy the panoramic view from Aung Setkya Pagoda, standing 130 meter high on the Po Khaung hills.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Overnight in Monywa

Day 3: Monywa – Pakokku – Bagan (B/-/-)
After breakfast, drive to Pakokku (128 km – 3 hours) which a port city set south of the Chindwin River below its junction within the Chindwin. Arrive at Pakokku and visit a local market which offers items from locally-grown peanuts, sesame and rice, fish and vegetables, textiles and agriculture apparatus. There is also a possibility to observe weaving process of typical Myanmar cotton blankets. Then continue by boat on the Ayeyarwaddy River to Bagan where you will arrive in time for sunset. It will take about 2hrs for a short boat trip to Bagan. Bagan is an ancient city located in Mandalay Region and known as Bagan Archaeological Area, where more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments tower over green plains. Upon arrival at Bagan, transfer to your hotel for check in.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Overnight in Bagan

Note: If the water level is very low, take overland drive from Pakokku to Bagan.

Day 4: Bagan - Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast, experience the full day tour in Bagan and stroll through the colourful local market. Then sightseeing includes Nyaung U Market, Shwezigon Pagoda – the prototype for later Myanmar pagodas built by King Anawrahta, Ananda Temple – King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture and Htilominlo Temple – the largest temple.

In the afternoon, visit lacquer-ware making home cottage, Manuha Temple, Myinkaba Gubyaukgyi Temple – known for its wall paintings depicting scenes from the Jakatas and Dhamanyangyi Temple.
Then transfer to Nyaung U Airport for a flight to your headed destinations.

***End of services***

Note: The itinerary described above may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.

The above package requires minimum 2 Pax per booking

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All cancellations must be made in writing and acknowledged by Wings & Wheels Travels and Tours. A 10% handling fee will be charged made 30 days or more prior to your arrival unless there are any charges or prepayments. Guide, car and entrance fees are fully refundable at any time before travel.
More than 30 days before departure: 10% of total tour price

Between 30 and 21 days before departure: 25% of total tour price
Between 20 and 8 days before departure: 50% of total tour price
Between 7 days and 48 hours before departure: 75% of total tour price
Less than 48 hours before departure: 100% of total tour price