Asia USA Realty (Singapore
asiahomes.com Pte Ltd  - Travel and Tour Division

05 Jul 2009

 

Singapore licensed travel agency TA No. 01800

ASIAHOMES TOURS
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MYANMAR
'S "TWO BEAUTIES" TOUR   

The purpose of the tour is to appreciate the two most beautiful places of Myanmar - Bagan and Lake Inle. This package is suitable for Singaporeans and expatriates who are time-pressed. Company employee bonding and education of Myanmar's history will be enhanced in this unique historical and water type of tour package.    

Myanmar's "Two Beauties" Tour
4 Days / 3 Nights


Day 01 Arrive Yangon
Arrive in Yangon and transfer to hotel. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is still a relatively quite and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes Yangon one of the most fascinating and authentic capitals of South-East Asia. After lunch, a city tour includes Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda
s 70m long reclining Buddha, downtown Yangon with its faded colonial atmosphere, and then visit Shwedagon Pagoda. After visiting Shwedagon Pagoda, a wonderful dinner awaits you at Karaweik Palace- a restaurant located on the Royal Lake where you can also enjoy traditional dance show. Overnight in Yangon.
Option: Open Bar with DJ. USD$20 per person

Day 02 Yangon-Bagan
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to Yangon International Airport for the flight to Bagan. Thousands of ancient stupas and temples in this area make Bagan, one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Asia. From the 11th till 13th century, when Bagan was the capital of Myanmar, the rulers of constructed huge stupas and temples, many of which are still standing today on the banks of the Ayeyarwaddy river. On the arrival, morning sightseeing features the colorful Nyaung Oo market , the Shwezigon Pagoda and its magnificent golden stupa, Wetgyi-In Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple with exquisite jatakas murals paintings and the elegant Htilominlo temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazes sandstone decorations. Lunch at one of the river-fronting restaurants. After lunch, observe the process of traditional lacquer ware making, one of the best-known Myanmar handicrafts and specialty of Bagan.

After that, visit Ananda temple, an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple with two original standing Buddha images whose facial expression change depending on the distance the statue is viewed from. After that stroll around one of the typical village Pwa Saw and enjoy the village life. At the end of the day with a horse cart, touring among Thanugbi village, Sulamani Temple and the massive Dhammayangyi noted for its remarkable brickwork. Enjoy the sunset over the site from one of the temple. Return to hotel. In the evening a moonlit longyi party held with a traditional puppet performance. Overnight in Bagan.
Option: Longyi Party for longyi
10USD per person. During the dinner, every participant can take photo with traditional dress, and all the photos will be presented to the groups upon departure day. USD 200 per group.

Day 03 Bagan
Heho-Inle Lake
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to Nyaung Oo Airport for the flight to Heho. From Heho, enjoy a scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake, one of Myanmar
’s Best known sights. On arrival at Nyaung Shwe village, proceed to the jetty and transfer by motor boat to the hotel situated in the lake. Lunch at Nanpam. An afternoon sightseeing tour by boat includes the chance to see the leg-rowing fishermen and the floating gardens, built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. The tour also includes a visit to Paung Daw Oo Pagoda, the weaving village of Inpawkhon and the newly opened area In Dein. Return the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner at your hotel and enjoy your evening by lakeside. Overnight at Inle Lake.

Day 04 Inle Lake- Heho
Yangon
After breakfast, visit a local market to observe the many difference minority coming down from their mountain villages to sell their goods. And then transfer to the airport to Yangon. Arriving to Yangon around 12 noon and lunch at Kandawgyi Park. After that transfer back to the airport to Singapore. Upon arrival from Heho, our company staff will make a pre-check in for the group.

Tariff period between 1 October 2009
31 March 2010.
Hotel based on 4 Star Hotel ( price in US$ )
16-24 pax (US$555) 25-30 pax (US$530)  Single Supplement (US$120)


During Christmas and New Year Eve, there is a compulsory gala dinner which we will advise one month earlier.

FOC (Free Of Charge) policy
For every 15 paying pax (15+1), 1 pax F.O.C on half twin basis.

Includes
(1) 3 night accommodations with daily breakfast (1) visa fees
(2) 3 domestic flights (2) international flights
(3) sightseeing with local tour guides (3)

Excludes
Personal expenses ( drinks/laundry/souvenirs)
(4) all entry and zone fees (4) tipping at hotels and guides
(5) ground transports ( car / boat ) (5) airport departure tax (USD 10 per person)
(6) porter charges at airport and jetty
(7) meals ( lunch & dinner )

Hotels
Yangon - Grand Plaza Park Royal Hotel
Bagan - Thiripyitsaya Sakura Hotel
Lake Inlay - Myanmar Treasure Resort Hotel

Restaurants
Day 01 Lunch. Green Elephant Dinner- Karaweik Barge
Day02 Lunch.
Sun Set Riverview Dinner-Thiripyitsaya Hotel
Day03 Lunch.
Nan Pam restaurant Dinner-Hotel
Day 04 Lunch.
White Rice

Above quotations are a guideline for travel planning by corporations for their staff in 2009/2010. They are subject to changes in exchange rates and peak season increases. Final quotations will be discussed. Please tell: +65 9668-6468 or e-mail to judy@asiahomes.com

Lots of excellent picture-taking opportunities for amateur photographers

Lake Inle, Myanmar tour for 10 couples.  Asiahomes.com Travels and Tours

Myanmar Tour Guide buying provisions. Shop at Lake Inle jetty.  Asiahomes.com Travels and Tours
A Myanmar Tour Leader who can speak English well will take care of all matters during the travel and accompany the group from Singapore.

Dec 22, 2008l. Old text books for sale at the road side. Myanmar, Yangon. Toa Payoh Vets.

Dec 22, 2008. Yangon, Myanmar. Book Seller. Toa Payoh Vets

Yangon Downtown. Old text books for sale in Yangon.

Yangon Downtown. Can he eke out a living selling old text books?

Yangon, Myanmar. Food stalls at the road side. Toa Payoh Vets

Vist downtown Yangon, Myanmar. Business District. Toa Payoh Vets.

Yangon Downtown in Dec 2008. A tourist eats at a roadside stall. Many old colonial buildings still exist for history-lovers to admire.

Yangon Downtown in Dec 2008. A business district in Yangon with 2 cinemas and roadside food stalls. Lots of character. Dec 2008 travel to Myanmar

December 2008 Sunset at Bagan, Myanmar. Toa Payoh Vets

Myanmar. Phaung-Daw-Oo Festival, Inle Lake. Toa Payoh Vets

Bagan takes your breath away if you love history and archeology. No dinosaurs but lots of rich heritage sites built by previous kings.

Lake Inle in September and October is full of activities as it is the crops have had been harvested and the farmers can now relax. The pictures show a replica of a royal barge carrying 4 Buddha’s to various villages around Sep/October to celebrate the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival. This is a great tourist attraction event and there are a lot of activities to do and photographs to take. 

This tour is meant for busy time-pressed Singaporeans and expatriates who want to see the best of Myanmar and want to enjoy affordable luxury. The two most beautiful places in Myanmar for tourism are Bagan and Lake Inle. To get more info about this tour or forthcoming tours or arrange your personalised travel and tours to Myanmar, tel: 9668 6468, e-mail judy@asiahomes.com now!
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Myanmar. Friendly wave. Lake Inle. Oct 2008.  Asiahomes.com Travels and Tours
ECOTOURISM & TREKKING AT LAKE INLE
Sep - Dec 2009 eco-tours
are available for 2 - 20 people from Singapore. See:
Ecotourism Lake Inle for Singaporeans and expatriates

Personalised tours for couples, honey-mooners to Bagan, Mount Poppa, Mandalay, Yangon and various parts of Myanmar are available. Want to ski in Myanmar?  It is possible. To make a booking or enquire further, tel: + 65 9668 6468, e-mail judy@asiahomes.com now!
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