Rakhine Orchid Tour

Myanmar has many wonderful places to see and lots of things to explore although it is still in the state of developing and visitors may encounter its poor infrastructure and slow transportation system. But apart from this inconvenience, one will understand the glorious nature of Myanmar once being experienced.

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Rakhine Orchid Tour
Tour Code: (GBS - 03) 2016 - 2017
Yangon - Sittwe - Mrauk U - Sittwe - Yangon
[ 7 Day / 6 Night ]

Day 01

Arrival Yangon

  Arrive Yangon Int'l Airport. Transfer to hotel. Some highlights of Yangon sightseeing --- Sule Pagoda at the heart of city, Maha Bandoola Park with Independence monument, photo stop at Karaweik hall - a royal floating barge, National Museum to see the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne & Mandalay Royal Regalia, Chaukhtutgyi Reclining Buddha, Bogyoke Market with hundreds of stores & Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02

Yangon - Sittwe - Mrauk U

  From Yangon to Sittwe by flight. Upon arrival in Sittwe, transfer to the jetty for a chartered boat tripalong the Kaladan River to Mrauk U, about 6 hours upstream. Check in hotel & overnight.
Day 03

Mrauk U

  Mrauk U was once highly cultured city and lots of trading with Portuguese also Myanmar's legendary lost city it's 15th. century but today the town is more like a slay village. Start to visit Dukkhanthein - a huge fortress like temple with vaulted passages containing interesting stone sculptures the Buddhist, Shitthaung Temple - Mrauk U's most well known monument built in 1535 by 1,000 architects and containing a remarkable collection of 80 thousand Buddha images and relief's, Anndaw Thein, Ordination Hall with its unique stone carvings, Laymyetnha pagoda - the first pagoda erected in Mrauk U in 1430, Koethaing Temple, Pitakataik Library and Laungbanpyauk pagoda. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04

Mrauk U

  Drive to Vesali by jeep, an ancient capital of ( 3 - 8 ) century and visit to the Vesali Payagyi ( large sand / stone image ), Phaya Paw and LowkaManaung Pagoda. Then visit to Thet race and Myo race village, SakyaManaung Pagoda with the giant in kneeling posture, Bandoola monastery ( Sanda Muni ), the Archaeological museum, Let Say lake ( city gate ), JinaManaung Pagoda, Yadana Mannaung and Sakaya Mannaung Pagodas. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05

Mrauk U - Sittwe

  Early morning to enjoy sunrise over the misty hills of Mrauk U from the top of the hill. After breakfast continue sightseeing in Mrauk u with a visit to the market, the ruins of the Royal Palace. Proceed to the jetty and board a chartered boat return to Sittwe. Sittwe, an ancient capital and seaport of Rakhine State the Bay of Bengal. Visit around clock tower, museum and viewpoint & enjoy sunset over the Bengal Bay from View Point Beach. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06

Sittwe - Yangon

  A morning city tour of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, featuring the colorful fish market, the Cultural Museum before the transfer to Sittwe Airport. Arrive Yangon & check in hotel.
Day 07

Yangon Departure

  After breakfast transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure flight.

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