|TOUR PACKAGE ITINERARY
|Day 01 Singapore – Yangon (Dinner)
|Upon arrival, a warm welcome by our local guide at the arrival hall where she will assist and arrange your transfers to your selected hotel for check in. After check-in, a wonderful dinner invitation awaits you at a restaurant located on the Royal Lake. It is built in the style of Royal Barge used by Myanmar Kings for official functions and festivities.
|Day 02 Yangon – Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
|Early in the morning to start to catch your domestic flight to Mandalay – the old and historic capital of Myanmar last Kingdom and their monarchs and be treated to a full day sightseeing by coach. Tour highlights includes Gold Leaf Hammering, and Mandalay’s Mahamuni Pagoda (it also known as Payagyi (Big Paya) or Rakhaing Paya)- with its spectacular Buddha image completely covered in 15cm thick layers of gold leaf, it is a must see on your list! Lunch at a local Burmese restaurant will brighten and energies all. Your exclusive tour continues with a visit to Myanmar ancient monarchs Royal Palace. Another must visit the Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite wood carvings, Atumashi Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda – known as the world’s largest book from its 729 marble engraved with Buddhist scriptures will definitely offer an awe inspiring experience for one and all. The evening ends with a breath taking view offered at Mandalay Hill, where almost all Burmese come for a panoramic view of the city. Another sumptuous dinner prepared with you in mind at a local restaurant. Overnight at your preferred choice hotel in Mandalay.
|Day 03 Mandalay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
|After a hearty breakfast, visit the Jade Market for some shopping before proceeding to Amarapura – an ancient capital built exclusivelt at the advice of royal astrologers. Tour highlights are Mahagandayon Monastery – where you may witness and experience the daily lives of the monks studying Buddhas scriptures, U-Beins Bridge – 1.2km long wooden bridge built over 200 years ago is also a must see, and Wood, Bronze and Marble Carving and Castling villages awaits you. After lunch, a delightful boat trip to Mingun where the world largest ringing bell awaits you. Sightseeing Mingun Bell and Pahtodawgyi unfinished Pagoda offers first hand the rich culture and history Myanmar has to offer. When the evening arrives, enjoy the sunset view of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River & Middle Yoma from the roof of the boat. Dinner at local restaurant will sure to what your appetite. Overnight at your preferred choice hotel in Mandalay.
|Day 04 Mandalay – Yangon (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
|After breakfast, say goodbye to Mandalay and take a domestic flight back to Yangon. Be met and greeted upon arrival and transfer to preferred choice of hotel in Yangon. After checking in, an appetizing lunch awaits you at a local restaurant. After lunch, embark on a Yangon City Tour which takes you to Sule Pagoda, Strand Jetty, Kaba Aye Pagoda, and Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, which is one of the biggest reclining Buddha image in Myanmar, some say even in the world. The tour continues with a visit to a local Glass Blowing Factory and Gem Souvenir Centre. It should offer all a great opportunity to shop and buy some gifts for family and friends. Then embark on a free and easy shopping adventure at Bogyoke Market (also known as Scott Market) to browse and bargain freely among the hundreds of stalls for great souvenir bargains. Finally, the day ends with a visit and a chance to experience shopping among the many stalls and hawkers along the street of Chinatown. An enchanting farewell dinner at local restaurant will wrap up your adventure in Myanmar. Return into the lovely Hotel Yangon for a well earned rest.
|Day 05 Yangon – Singapore (Breakfast)
|After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to airport for your departure flight.
|Note: Itinerary and order of sightseeing tours maybe reshuffled with or without prior notice.
|Yangon – Karawaik Palace, Sule Pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Bogyoke Market
|Mandalay – Gold Leaf Hammering, Mandalay’s Mahamuni Pagoda, Royal Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery, Atumashi Monastry, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Amarapura, Mahagandaryone Monastry, U Bein Bridge, Mingun Bell, Pahtodawgyi
第一天： 新加坡 – 仰光 （晚餐）
|飞抵仰光国际机场(Yangon International Airport)，在与导游会合后送往登记仰光酒店。接着，前往一间当地非常著名的餐馆- 卡拉威宫 (Karaweik palace)。位于皇家湖，卡拉威宫 (Karaweik palace) 可说是仰光市的地标。包含了传统的外观设计与现代元素，卡拉威宫 (Karaweik palace) 的华丽已为皇家湖增添不少色彩。它原是为了缅甸皇族举办公务活动和节目而建成，今天的卡拉威宫 (Karaweik palace) 为大家服务，提供许多美味佳肴及传统歌舞表演任您享受。晚餐后，返回酒店休息。
第二天： 仰光 – 曼德勒 （早/午/晚餐）
|早餐后，乘搭内陆班机飞往历史悠久，且被誉为缅甸最后王国与君王之都的曼德勒(Mandalay)。抵达后，乘搭巴士展开全天日游览曼德勒之旅。其旅游包括金箔工坊，马哈木尼佛塔 (Mahamuni pagoda) – 别称帕耶基寺（大佛塔）。在那里供奉着表层覆盖着15公分厚纯金金箔的宏伟佛像，是您不容错过的必游景点。随后于缅甸当地餐馆享用午餐，以让您好好充电。紧接着，续程您于缅甸绝无仅有的旅程，游览缅甸历史悠久的皇宫。以精致木雕闻名的瑞南道寺(Shwenandaw Monastery)，阿图马斯僧院 (Atumashi Monastery) 以及内有729个大理石板雕刻佛教经文，且被冠为“全球最大藏书”的固都陶塔 (Kuthodaw Pagoda)更是不容错过。傍晚时分，漫游于缅甸人欣赏曼德勒城全景的曼德勒山 (Mandalay Hill)，并欣赏那儿的日落美景，将伊洛瓦底江和皇宫景色尽收眼底。之后，于当地餐馆享用晚餐。晚餐后，过夜于曼德勒酒店。
第三天： 曼德勒 （早/午/晚餐）
|早餐后，前往玉器市场 (Jade Market) 购物，随后前往一所以皇家占星学布局古都的阿玛拉普拉城 (Amarapura)。观光热点为马哈根达杨僧院 (Mahagandayon Monastery)，体验及一览僧侣每日的起居、学佛以及修道之情形。在前去探索一道超过200年历史，全长1.2公里的古老木桥 – 乌本桥 (U Bein Bridge) 。随后，续程观赏木雕、青铜雕刻、大理石雕以及涛铜村 (Casting Village)。午餐后，乘船前往以世界最大的钟而闻名的敏贡 (Mingun), 参观敏贡大钟 (Mingun Bell)。之后，游览缅甸世上最富有文化气息且至今仍未完成的帕托道奇寺 (Pahtodawgyi )。傍晚时抵达伊洛瓦底江 (Ayeyarwaddy River)，并在那欣赏徐徐降落的夕阳美景以及在船顶上仰望那绵延起伏的山峦。于当地餐馆享用晚餐后，过夜于曼德勒酒店。
第四天： 曼德勒 – 仰光 （早/午/晚餐）
|早餐后，道别于曼德勒后乘搭内陆班机飞往仰光。在您所选择的仰光酒店办理入住手续后，于当地餐馆享用丰富的午餐。午餐后，启程展开仰光市区游。您将游览白塔 (Sule Pagoda) 、东街码头 (Strand Jetty)、仰光和平塔 (Kaba Aye Pagoda) 以及乔达基卧佛寺 (Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda) ，您将会看到一尊巨大的卧佛。其卧佛长20米，高5.4米，因足底有着108个代表轮回的图案而闻名。续程参观玻璃吹制厂以及宝石加工厂与纪念品中心。随后，前往位于市中心的昂山市场 (Bogyoke Market)，即被称为斯科特市场 (Scott Market)，是仰光市内最大的旅游工艺品市场，有各种天然的宝石玉器、金银饰品和传统工艺品出售，是外国客人购物的天堂。您可在这个拥有上百个摊位的市集享受与小贩们讨价还价的欢乐时光。最后，于中国城 (Chinatown) 体验与许多摊位和小贩沿着中国城的街道中购物的乐趣。丰富的晚餐将于当地餐馆享用。之后，返回酒店休息。
第五天： 仰光 – 新加坡 （早餐）
|MYANMAR TRAVEL TIPS
|WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO MYANMAR???
Myanmar has 3 seasons in a year.
Cold Season: Mid Oct to Mid Feb (Best time to visit Myanmar, cooling weather!) Please note that it can be very cold at night for places in Putao region and Inle Lake (popular tourist attractions). Do bring along thick winter clothing.
|Summer Season: Mid Feb to Mid May (Temperatures may be scorching in Yangon as high as 40 degree but usually is only in the afternoon for short period of time. Other than that, places in Northern Myanmar or highland still enjoy relatively cooler climate)
|Rainy Season: Mid May to Mid October (It will be rainy in lower part of Myanmar like in Yangon. But places in Mandalay experience lesser amount of rainfall, so one can still visit such area even thou is rainy season.)
|There are over 100 ethnic groups in Myanmar, with all their won languages and dialects. The majority speak Myanmar (Burmese), although English is widely spoken.
|SHOULD I TAKE OUT TRAVEL INSURANCE BEFORE VISITING MYANMAR:
|We know that a lot of things can happen from the time you book your holiday to the actual date so whenever you are travelling it would be good precaution to have travel insurance.
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|Myanmar is 1.5 hours behind Singapore, GMT +6.5 hours.
|WHAT SHOULD I PACK?
|Casual and light clothing is suitable for year round travel in Myanmar. A jacket or sweater will be advisable in hilly areas especially during winter months where evening is cool. Tourists are advised to dress decently. Slippers or sandals are advisable for footwear. Please note that slippers, shoes and socks must be removed upon entering pagodas, temples and monasteries. Bared shoulders and knees should be covered.
|WHAT FORM OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED?
|The national currency is call Kyat (pronounced as “chat”) It comes in K1000, K200, K100, K50, K20, K10, K5 & K1 denomination notes. Usually, one can use Singapore, Euro, Pounds, US Dollars preferably to change into local Kyat. It is not advisable and perhaps even difficult to find Kyat in your country. So you can always change it at Yangon International Airport after you had claimed your luggage.
|WHAT KIND OF ELECTRIC OUTLET IS USED IN THE MYANMAR?
|220 Volts AC. In Yangon, AC Wall plug in most hotels uses the same 2 or 3 pin that we use in Singapore. However, please bring international adapter as well.
|DO I NEED A VISA?
|From Dec 1, Singaporeans travelling to Myanmar for short trips will no longer need to apply for a visa.
|FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES
1st Method: Should you have a status in Singapore (E.g. Singapore Citizen, work permit holder, PR) you can directly go to Myanmar Embassy in Singapore to apply. By doing so, it will be cheaper as one only pay SGD$35 (visa fees) + SGD$10 (admin fees)= SGD$45.
However, you have to book an appointment first on the Myanmar Embassy website. Log on to: http://www.mesingapore.org.sg/visa.html
|Book an appointment, fill up the details online. They will send you an email with the confirm appointment timing. Go to the embassy early (between 8am-9am, wait for your queue number to be call). Submit the documents with your passport. One will receive notification to collect your passport on the very same day in the evening around 4pm onwards. It can be done all within one day, easy & quick!
|2nd Method: One can also chose to submit online at this website: http://evisa.moip.gov.mm
Get eVisa Approval Within 4 Steps
1) FILL IN THE SECURE ONLINE VISA FORM
2) CONFIRM AND PAY (Use your credit card to make payment online)
3) GET APPROVAL LETTER WITHIN 3 DAYS via Email. (Print out the approval letter and bring along with passport. You will need to present it upon arrival.)
4) GET EVISA STAMPED UPON ARRIVAL
|Note: From 1st December 2016 onwards, there will be a 30-days visa free exemption for all Singaporeans
|All our tours are usually inclusive of meals. Please do indicate at time of booking any special dietary requirements that we should be aware of.
|WHAT HAPPENS UPON ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT?
|You will be met by our airport representative, holding board with your name on it at the arrival area. Our representative will then assist you with your luggage and escort you to the hotel for check in and depending on the itinerary flow, proceed for the next leg of your travel itinerary
|THINGS TO NOTE?
|Do not drink from tap water. Bottled purified water is available.
|MYANMAR FACT SHEET
|Capital City: Naypyidaw
|Biggest City: Yangon
|Total Area: 676,578 sq km
|Population: 51,486,253 (2014)