The Shan Experience (6n/7d)

Many traditional ceremonies and events are still preformed at Shwedagon

Many traditional ceremonies and events are still preformed at Shwedagon

Day 01 Yangon arrival (based on morning flight)
Transfer to the hotel and begin sightseeing including colorful downtown Yangon, Chaukhtatkyi, a colossal reclining Buddha; a scenic photo stop on beautiful Kandawgyi lake and the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most impressive golden stupas. O/N Yangon

Day 02 Yangon – Bagan (flight)
Morning flight to Bagan. Highlights of our visit include many of Bagan’s distinctive pagodas and a visit to a local village. At sunset enjoy a panoramic view of the pagodas. O/N Bagan

Day 03 Bagan – Heho (flight), Pindaya
Fly to Heho in the Shan state and drive to Pindaya. Visit the fascinating Pindaya caves with their more than 8,000 Buddha images and see the interesting process of Shan umbrella making. O/N Pindaya or Kalaw

Day 04 Pindaya – Inle Lake (car)
Morning drive to Inle Lake and sightseeing by long tailed boat on this magical and unique shallow lake. Highlights include the boatmen with their ‘one-legged’ rowing style, the floating gardens, the ‘jumping cats’ monastery and more. O/N Inle Lake

Day 05 Inle Lake
Continue Inle Lake sightseeing today with a memorable visit to Indain village with its idyllic 16th century pagodas. We can also visit a local silk weaving ‘factory’ which sits on stilts
on the lake. O/N Inle Lake

Day 06 Heho – Yangon (flight)
Afternoon visit to Botahtaung pagoda on the Yangon river and a chance for a last shopping spree at the sprawling 80 year old Bogyoke (Scott) Market, filled with a large collection of local handicrafts and other items. O/N Yangon

Day 07 Yangon Departure
At leisure until airport transfer.

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