Arrive in Yangon. Meet your Nature Dream guide and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon excursion to Myanmar's holiest monument the Shwedagon Pagoda with its golden stupa covered with 60 tons of pure gold leaf. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon (B)
A full day tour to discover the colourful capital of Myanmar with a close look at the local life of this historical city. By car and partly on foot this tour takes in the National Museum, the Sule pagoda in the middle of the city, walk around to see the Mahabandoola Park, the colonial courthouse and the city hall. From there a rickshaw tour around the colonial area with the historical buildings will start, breaking at a local teashop to enjoy Burmese tea and the typical atmosphere. Continue by rickshaw along the famous Strand Road and visit the bustling Yangon harbour. In the afternoon continue to Yanogn's oldest Chinese temple, Kheng Hock Keong, in China town. Visit the colourful local Theingyi Market where fish, fruit and vegetables are sold and continue to Bogyoke Aung San Market (formerly Scott's market) for shopping and free time. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 3: Yangon - Twante - Yangon (B)
Leave after breakfast by road to take the ferry across the Yangon River. It is an interesting journey to Twante, offering a glimpse of life in the countryside passing rice fields, small villages of bamboo huts and banana plantations. After 45 minutes stop to visit a market. Continue by horse and carriage to visit a ceramics making area where more then twenty family workshops produce ceramic pots using centuries old methods. Also visit the pottery market from where the pots are shipped to Yangon. After walking around in the village transfer by horse and carriage to the ferry terminal for the two hour ferry crossing back to Yangon. From the boat you can enjoy the scenery along the river where boats are being loaded with local goods, women are washing clothes and children are playing by the riverside. Back in Yangon transfer to the hotel and free time. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 4: Yangon - Bago - Yangon (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, leave Yangon and enjoy a scenic journey by road to Bago. Bago, 80km to the north west of Yangon, is an ancient capital of a former Mon kingdom dating back to the 6th century. Sightseeing in Bago includes the beautiful 55 metre long reclining Buddha, Shwethalyaung, and the Mon style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated in Myanmar. Its spire stands 114m high and is taller even than the Shwedagon Pagoda. Also visit the well-restored former palace Kamboza Thadi. End the tour of Bago with a walk around the colourful Bago Market. On the way back to Yangon, visit the Allied War Cemetery near Htaukkyan, the final resting place for over 27,000 allied soldiers, and also visit a local woven bamboo factory. Transfer to the airport.