Our Nature Dream representative will meet on arrival at Yangon International Airport by morning flight. Transfer to hotel. An afternoon sightseeing tour includes the old colonial-style city center with the Sule Pagoda, tranquil Kandawgyi Lake with the Karaweik Hall, a royal floating barge, an ideal spot to take pictures of that beautiful lake with its shores lined with gardens and trees. An extended visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, will conclude the tour of this picturesque Garden City. The golden dome of the Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98 meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan (B)
Transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Ancient capital Bagan. Upon arrival in Bagan, transfer to hotel and sightseeing starting with the busy local market. Continue visits to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples such as Shwezigon Pagoda, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century, Gu Byauk Gyi, a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes, Khay Min Ga Temple, noted for its spectacular panoramic view of the area’s many monuments and Ananda Temple with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior. Afternnon, a visit of a lacquer craftmen’s workshop in nearby MYINKABA village and sightseeing to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in Mon style in 1059, NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument, said to have been the palace of King Manuha and MYINGABA GU BYAUKGYI TEMPLE, noted for its ancient mural painting. Board a small local boat in the late afternoon for a sunset cruise on the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River(or) Sunset on the one of the ancient temple.. Overnight in Bagan
Day 3: Bagan – Mount Popa - Bagan (B)
Optional morning program: Nature Dream is offering a unique opportunity to see the ancient city of Bagan as it has never been seen before. With ‘BALLOONS OVER BAGAN’ you get a magnificent birds-eye view of thousand year-old pagodas, temples and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. The champagne flights at sunrise last just under an hour and take off daily from October through March. The balloon is guided by gentle winds not exceeding 24 km/h. Eight/Six passengers plus a pilot fit into the balloon’s basket. The price is USD 260.00 per person. Due to the limited capacity, advance bookings at an early stage are highly recommended. Booking code: BOB-BGN.
Proceed on a scenic overland journey to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano with its shrine dedicated to animist spirits, known as “Nats”. For the energetic, there is time to climb the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the volcanic plug. Return to Bagan. Overnight.
Day 4: Bagan - Yangon (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Yangon airport. Return flight to Yangon. Our car and guide will be at clients’ disposal for further sightseeing or shopping, opportunity to visit Bogyoke (Scott’s) Market, until departure by international flight in the evening.