Myanmar Herbs Discovery Tour 8 Days
Myanmar is a nation with rich nature and rich culture. With a diverse flora, the country has utilized knowledge on medicinal plants up to this present day. Find out how this traditional way of clinic practice is applied and which herbs are commonly used in Myanmar medicine. With Myanmar Herbs Discovery, discover both of Myanmar nature and culture, which can be informative yet interesting
Activities: Arrive in Yangon; visit Shwedagon Pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Temple, Kandawgyi Nature Park, Fame Pharmaceuticals
Upon arrival, meet our team including our tour and driver. After a warm welcome, you will be transferred to the hotel for check in. Then, visit the 98 meter Shwedagon Pagoda looking like a giant vivid torch can be seen anywhere in Yangon and Chaukhtatgyi Temple which holds the biggest reclining Buddha statue in Southeast Asia. Savor lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, head to Kandawgyi Nature Park to enjoy the tranquil setting and move to Fame Pharmaceuticals to see how indigenous organic medicines are produced. Have dinner at a local restaurant and stay overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Included: Airport transfer, lunch, dinner, tour guide, entrance fee, ground transportation, hotel in Yangon
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yangon Airport for the domestic flight to Nyaung U and then be driven to Bagan, Myanmar’s most important archaeological sites. As you arrive, visit the colorful Nyaung U Market where several kinds of herbs and vegetables used in cooking are sold. Access Shwezigon Pagoda which is the original structure for all later Burma stupas and Wetkyi-in’s Gubyaukgyi Temple which presents elaborated frescoes depicting Jakata scenes, and Ananda Temple with four Buddha standing statues – each faces one of the four cardinal directions. Before lunch break, visit Ywa Haung Gyi Temple for a panoramic view of Bagan. Savor lunch at a local eatery.
In the afternoon, we will transfer you to Mt. Popa. Check in at Popa Mountain Resort before taking sightseeing trip to the scenic mountain. Its name derives from a Sankrit word meaning ‘flower’. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at your hotel.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, flight ticket Yangon – Nyaung U, airport transfer, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Bagan
Activities: Visit local plantations, sunset at Ayeyarwaddy River
After breakfast, we will take you to the plantation of mansonia gagei, a medicinal plant widely used in Thailand and Myanmar. Enjoy lunch at your hotel before heading to another plantation cultivating traditional indigenous herbs located near the entrance of Sel Pauk Village.
Return to Bagan; as you arrive, contemplate sunset at Ayeyarwaddy River on boat. Savor dinner and stay overnight at your hotel.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, sunset cruise, hotel in Bagan
Activities: Fly to Mandalay; visit temples and pagodas
After having breakfast, you will be transferred to Nyaung U Airport for a flight to Mandalay, the cultural capital of Myanmar.
Our Mandalay sightseeing tour starts with Mahamuni Buddha Temple, the home for the gigantic gold-gilded Mahamuni statue, and then come to traditional workshop creating gold leaf. Check-in at your hotel in Mandalay before have lunch at a restaurant outside.
In the afternoon, access a university situated at the foot of Mandalay Hill, Shwenandaw Monastery (also known as Golden Palace Monastery) which is famous for its delicate teak carvings, Mandalay Palace – the last royal construction of Burmese Kingdoms, and Kuthodaw Pagoda with the world’s biggest book and 729 slabs of marble carved with Buddhist scriptures.
Come back to the hotel where you will have dinner and spend the night sleep.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, flight ticket Nyaung U – Mandalay, airport transfer, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Mandalay
Activities: Drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, visit Ye Ta Khun Thaung Village, National Kandawgyi Gardens, Pwe Kauk Falls
After having breakfast, you take our 60 kilometer drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, a hill station with enjoyable weather all year round – pleasant and cool. En route, make a stop at Ye Ta Khun Thaung Village to visit a local plantation and see how medicinal plants grow. As you arrive, drop by National Kandawgyi Gardens to see rare and precious herbs like Gingko. Come to the mesmerizing Pwe Kauk Falls before savoring lunch at a local eatery.
In the afternoon, head back to the hotel in Mandalay where you spend the rest of the day, enjoy dinner and night sleep.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Mandalay
After breakfast, leave Myanmar for a flight to Heho. Upon arrival, you will be driven to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake, within about 45 minutes. En route, stop at a native herb plantation.
In the afternoon, visit some other Nyaung Shwe’s plantations where rare medicinal plants are cultivated. Then, participate in a boat trip taking you over Inle Lake, catching sight of charming floating gardens and unique native fishing methods.
Savor dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Inle.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, flight ticket Mandalay – Heho, airport transfer, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, boat fee, hotel in Inle.
Activities: Drive to Taunggyi; visit local clinic, herb plantation, Taunggyi Market; fly to Yangon
In the morning after breakfast, we will drive you to Taunggyi, Shan State’s capital. The city is renowned for its amiable weather which is cool all year round and scenic settings with verdant orchards, graceful flowers, and green pine trees. Access a local clinic to see how traditional medicinal plants are used in curing diseases, and visit herb plantation. Savor lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, come to Taunggyi market where local goods are sold. Transfer to Heho Airport for the returning flight to Yangon.
Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, flight ticket Heho – Yangon, airport transfer, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Yangon
Freely rest or explore the city on your own before taking the departure flight at Yangon International Airport.
Included: Breakfast, airport transfer with tour guide
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7 night hotel accommodation
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