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15 Days Thailand and Myanmar Pilgrimage Tour

Duration: 15Days
Bangkok - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon - Chiang Mai
Departure date:
As You Prefer
Tour code: ICTG -205
Tour Highlights
  • Pilgrimage
  • The Grand Palace
  • Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Amarapura
  • Ayuthaya
Daily Itinerary
Day 1 Bangkok
Meet you at airport, transfer to downtown to check in hotel for rest.
Day 2 Bangkok & Fullday City & Temples

This tour includes three of the most unusual Buddhist temples in Bangkok: Wat Trimitr with its invaluable Golden Buddha (5 ½ tons of solid gold) – Wat Pho, the most extensive temple in Bangkok, with its colossal Reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings.

The Grand Palace is one of the most beautiful samples of an ancient Siamese court. It used to be the residence of the Kings of Thailand. Here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions: the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple.

Visit Wat Phra Kaew, which is a royal chapel situated within the walls of the palace. Incorrectly referred to as a Buddhist temple, it is in fact a chapel; it has all the features of a temple except for living quarters for monks. 

Wat Arun, is among the best known of Thailand's landmarks. The temple is so named because the first light of the morning reflects off the surface of the temple with pearly iridescence.

Free at Khaosan Road. Over night stay in Bangkok

Day 3 Bangkok - Ayutthaya – Cruise down to Bangkok

Depart by air conditional mini-bus for Ayutthaya, the former capital city of Thailand. 

Visit Bang Pa In Summer Palace, King Prasat Thong originally constructed the complex in 1632, and though it lay empty and overgrown throughout the late 18th and early 19th centuries, King Mongkut began to restore the site in the mid-19th century. 

Wat Yai Chaimongkhol, a large Chedi of  this Wat can be seen from a far distance. This monastery was built by King U-Thong in 1357 A.D. for the use of the monks who had returned from Ceylon after studying under Phra Vanarat Maha Thera.

And the ruins of the old Royal Grand Palace & Temples. Cruise down to Bangkok along the Chaopraya River where you can enjoy the rural Thai life along the river. 

Return to hotel for leisure time. Over night stay in Bangkok.

Day 4 Bangkok - Mandalay

In the morning tour to The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, situated 110 km west of Bangkok, is a very attractive place for tourists to see the old style and traditional way of selling and buying fruits, vegetables, etc., from small boats. You will also see traditional Thai houses, the way they live and travel by boats. 

Afternoon take the flight to Mandalay. Over night stay in Mandalay.

Day 5-6 Mandalay & Amarapura

Visit Mandalay Palace, which was the first palace to be built in Mandalay and Mandalay Hill which is the landmark of Mandalay and also serves as a natural watchtower. 

Sandamuni Pagoda, has many slender whitewashed ancillary stupas in its grounds. Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, is the holiest pilgrimage site in Mandalay. 

Drive to Amarapura, which is only about 11 km from Mandalay.

Visit Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, U Bein Bridge across the Taungthaman Lake,  Mahagandayone Monastery and cotton & silkweaving cottage industries.
Day 7-8 Bagan & Mt.Popa

Take the morning flight to Bagan from Mandalay. 

Visit Ananda Temple, which is recognized as the best preserved and most revered of Bagan temples. Shwezigon Pagoda, is considered as Bagan's most significant shrine. Shwesandaw pagoda, is the first monument in Bagan.

Kyauk Gu Umin with sunset boat ride. Continue downriver back towards Bagan, watching life along the riverbanks.

Next day we will  drive to  POPA to visit  MT.POPA. It is an extinct volcano that is estimated to have erupted for the final time, over three hundred and twenty thousand years ago. 

Stay two nights in Bagan. 

Day 9-11 Yangon & Bago

Take the morning flight to Yangon from Bagan. 

Visit Sule Pagoda, within a traffic circle you can see “Window sightseeing”. Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, as the 'Sweet-Eyed Buddha", the statue's porcelain face is punctuated by expressive large eyes, vermilion lips and bright blue eye shadow. 

Enjoy the sunset at Shwedagon PagodaFree at Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scotts' Market) in Yangon. 

Explore to Bago, where is only about 60kms from Yangon. 

Visit Shwe Maw Daw Paya, which is often referred to as the Golden God Temple. At 375 feet in height, it holds the record for the tallest pagoda in the country.  

Shew Thalyaung Buddha, is the second largest Buddha in the world. Kyaikpun Paya, is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine sitting back to back to four directions.

Stay three nights in Yangon. 

Day 12 Yangon - Chiang Mai

Free until take the flight to Chiang Mai. F

ree time at leisure by own for you to explore Chiang Mai.

Day 13 Chiang Mai

Drive up the serpentine road to the magnificently situated Wat Doi Suthep. Perched on a forested mountain, this most sacred of Chiang Mai’s temples (3,280 ft.) provides a superb view over the city, as well as a wealth of images and frescos. 

You then pass the city’s biggest market Going to two important temples – Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Sing. The two main temples in the city center ; “Chedi Luang Temple” where the Emerald Buddha was once enshrined and “Phra Singh Temple” with a 1,500-year old Buddha image. 

Continue to Wat Chiang Man, and then return to hotel. 

Day 14 Chiang Mai & Lampang

Half-day trip will take you back to the region’s historic-legendary beginnings. 

Queen Chamadevi, the north’s greatest founding figure, brought Buddhism and an advanced culture from Lopburi in central Thailand in 8th Century. Here at her capital, you will have a visit at one of the region’s most venerated temples, Wat Haripoonchai (founded 1157), and then look around the temple especially dedicated to the Queen, Wat Chamadevi.

Afternoon visit a silk factory at Sankampaeng to see the silk manufacturing process from worm to weaver; watch the pretty girls of Bor Sarng making their brilliantly-colored parasols; and don’t neglect this chance to see the other craft people at work on silver, teakwood and lacquerware. 

Return to the Chiang Mai for stay in hotel.

Day 15 Chiang Mai
Free until send off to your next destination.
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
  • Private transfer (air-conditioned vehicle) as listed in itinerary;
  • Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary;
  • Local English speaking tour guide in each city as programmed;
  • 3-star hotels in each city as programmed;
  • Daily bottle of mineral water.
Tour Package Excludes:
  • International & Domestic flights;
  • Optional meals/attractions/activities/tours;
  • Travel assurance & Personal assurance
             (Better to purchase on your own in your country);
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers;
  • VISA fees;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Others not mentioned.