Circuit 14 Days ( AVA 114)

Circuit 14 Days ( AVA 114)
Day 1: Yangon (Rangoon)

First discovery of the city, astonishing city where mingle the most authentic colonial architecture and many green spaces, gardens and lakes. Visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, "Pagoda d'Or" which dominates the city and which is the symbol of this nation "Buddhist".

Day 2: Yangon - Bago - Yangon

Road for Bago. Discovery of the former medieval port of Pegu. Visits: Pagoda Shwemawdaw, Hinthagone Pagoda, the BUddha of Coated Shwethalyaung, one of the most beautiful and revered (10th century), Pagodas Mahazedi and the four colossal Buddhas of Kyaikpun. End of the visit of Bago by its picturesque market, then back to Yangon.

Day 3: Yangon - Mandalay

Flight to Mandalay, the second largest city in the country, the former Burmese capital of the Kingdom, currently booming. Visit of the city that starts with the Mandalay Hill then by the Kuthodaw Pagoda, the biggest book in the world, the Pagoda Kyauktawgyi which contains a huge statue of Buddha, the Pagoda Mahamuni, the Monastery of Shwenandaw.

Day 4: Mandalay (Amarapura/Sagaing)

Excursin in the morning to Amarapura south of Mandalay, the ancient capital of the Kingdom. Visit Monastery Mahagandaya and wooden bridge U Bein. In the afternoon, the road to Sagaing, famous for its marble quarries, the ancient capital of the Kingdom Chan. More than 600 monasteries, stupas dedicated to Buddha populate the hill Sagaing. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 5: Mandalay (Mingun/Ava)

In the morning, visiting the huge unfinished pagoda of King Bodpaya to Mingun, the Pagoda Myatheindan. Excursion to Ava, founded in the 14th century after the decline of Bagan, which remained the capital of Burma until his transfer to Amarapura. Visit Monastery Maha AUngmye Bonzan, Pagoda Htilainshin pagodas and elegant elegant South of the city, the Pagodas Leitutgyi and Lawkatharaphu. Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 6: Mandalay - Bagan

Day boat to Bagan. Descend the Ayeyarwady (Irrawady).

Day 7: Bagan

Built in the 9th century at the confluence of the Chindwin and the Irrawady, Bagan was the great capital of Southeast Asia from the 10th to the 12th century. Hundreds of buildings remain. Visits: market-Nyaung Oo, the Shwezigon Pagoda, the origin of the style of Burmese stupas, Kyansittha u min, Wetkyi In Gubyauikkyi and its murals of scenes from Jakata, Htilominlo Temple, the Temple Shweguyi. Sunset on the Irrawady, the pagoda Bupaya.

Day 8: Bagan

Ride in hore-drawn carriage. Visits: the Temple of Ananda, a symbol of Pagan, Dhammayangyi, Manuha Temple with its giant images of Buddha, Nanpaya, one of the largest temples built in Bagan (9th), Thatbinnyu. In the evening, puppet theatre.

Day 9: Bagan - Popa - Pindaya

Long day's drive for Pindaya, through spectacular landscapes. In the course of the journey, visit Mount Popa, santuary geniuses, the Nats, a cult still alive. Night stop at Pindaya.

Day 10: Pindaya - Kalaw - Inle

Visit Pindaya a small village became famous by the presence of caves containing thousands of statues of Buddha carved in stone or wood. Then road to the town of Kalaw at 1300m above sea level has kept his British and colonial style. In the afternoon, continuing to Inle Lake, known for its beautiful gardens and floating islands, cited lake.

Day 11: Inle

The entire day is devoted to the discovery of Inle Lake, its floating gardens, villages, monasteries and its famous fishermen, Inthas. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Jumping cat monastery, silver smith workshop, black smith workshop, cigar making workshop and silk and lotus weaving.

Day 12: Inle - Heho - Yangon

The morning visit to the monastery Shwe Yan Pyay Kyaung. Flight in the afternoon to Yangon.

Day 13: Yangon

Visit National museum, chauk htat gyi pagoda, circular train for one hour, downtown colonial buildings and china town.

Day 14: Yangon

Departure according to the flight.