Paungdaw Oo Pagoda Festival



Tour Code PMT / F – 003 Duration 3 Days/ 2 Nights Destinations Yangon- Inle lake Recommended Season October

Trip overview: Phaung Daw U Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Inlay lake region. The pagoda houses five small gilded images of Buddha, which have been covered in gold leaf to the point that their original forms cannot be seen.The Pagoda Festival is held annually for a total of 18 days. It is one of the most famous festivals in Myanmar. Both locals and foreign visitors come to visit this traditional festival in Inlay Lake, Shan State. Annually, during the Myanmar Month of Thadingyut, usually between September and October, the 18-days festival is held. The festival is held with the dates according to the Lunar Calendar of Myanmar. It begins on the first Waxing Moon day of Thadingyut and ends a couple of days after the Full Moon.

Day 01: Yangon-Heho by flight Drive to Pindaya (63km, 2 hours). Proceed to Inle (97km, 3 hours)

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport and flight to Heho. Upon arrival Heho airport, drive to Pindaya by enjoying the marvelous landscapes of hilly region with vegetables plantation, terrace landing cultivation, etc. Visit the Pindaya Caves – houses countless Buddha Images, umbrella workshop at the village. And then continue to Inle Lake & transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 02: Excursion Inle & enjoy the festiva

Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion on the lake & visit to the local tribe market & Shwe Inn Dein pagoda complex. Late afternoon, enjoy Phaung Daw U Pagoda festival.

Day 03: Excursion Inle & enjoy the festival

Morning breakfast the hotel. Enjoy the pagoda festival on the lake. Afternoon, continue visit to Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda the most venerable pagoda on the lake, Nga Phe Chaung monastery, floating garden & floating farm, etc. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Our Tailored Made suggestion for this Itinerary

A visit to Mandalay ( Last Burmese Kingdom conquered by British in 1885 ) Boat trip to Mingun, 11 km away, and situate to Western bank of Irrawaddy River. Enjoy the unforgettable sunset from longest wooden bridge known as U Bein Bridge in Amarapura , 11 km to the south of Mandalay. A journey to Bagan , First Myanmar Emperor dating back to 11 century, internationally recognized as Archaeological Treasure of Myanmar. And a visit to Mt. Popa ( Abode of Local spirits ) and Extinct Vocano dating back to a million years ago surveyed and claimed by Geologists. Add in a few days of relaxation at the beaches of Ngapali or Ngwe Saung

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