Taunggyi Lighting Festival (Hot Balloon Flying Festival)

Tour Code: SFP# 1 ( S.Y.M - 11)
Tour Name TAUNGGYI LIGHTING FESTIVAL
Coverage: TAUNGGYI LIGHTING FESTIVAL (HOT BALLOON FLYING FESTIVAL)
Duration: 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

DAY 1 ARRIVE YANGON

Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Welcome by our tour guide. Transfer to Hotel. Yangon sightseeing tour includes the old colonial style city center with the gilded Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2,000 years. Bogyoke (Scotts) Market with hundreds of stores and of a gems shops. The tour continue to Chaukhtatgyi, a huge reclining Buddha image, extended visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world's most spectacular religious monuments and the golden dome of Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold., will conclude the tour of this picturesque garden city. Dine and overnight in Yangon.

DAY 2 YANGON - HEHO - TAUNGGYI

After breakfast, fly to Heho. Transfer to Taunggyi. After check in hotel and visit around Taunggyi to see Tazaung-daing lighting and hot bolloon festival performing day and night. Taunggyi is famed for its Tazaung - daing Balloon Festival. Overnight in Taunggyi Hotel.

DAY 3 TAUNGGYI

Today is the full-moon day of the month Tazaungmon. Today Highlights - in the daytime there is Kahtein or Offering Robe Festival. Procession with colourful Padethabin the tree of the offertories that circle around the town. In the evening the winning robe of the Unstale Robes weaving competition is offered to Lord Buddha with great ceremony. Overnight at hotel in Taunggyi.

DAY 4 TAUNGGYI - INLE - PINDAYA

After breakfast, drive to Inle. Inle lake sightseeing- Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, wonderful floating gardens, floating market natives method of fishing and village life on the lake. Visit cottage industry of silk weaving on wooden hand looms where you can purchase Shan shoulder bags, cloth and longyi. On the way back drop in to at the Jumping Cats Monastery. Then proceed to Pindaya. Overnight at Hotel, Pindaya.

DAY 5 PINDAYA - HEHO - YANGON

After breakfast, Pindaya sightseeing - Pindaya Caves ( Shwe-umin or Golden Cave ). Proceed to study bamboo umbrella making, paper making, then to Pindaya lake and the aged thousand years old trees. Transfer to airport for fly back to Yangon. Transfer to hotel. Leisure time at hotel. Overnight in Yangon Hotel.

DAY 6 DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

After breakfast, Yangon city sightseeing - short visit to Botataung Pagoda, Nan Thida Jetty, Sule Pagoda and National Museum. Go back again to the gems and souvenir shop, buy what you desire. Then go for another shopping at Bagyoke Aung San Market ( Scott's Market ) where one can buy many items in one place. Return to Hotel. Transfer to Airport for departure.

Includes Excludes
  • 5 night accommodations with daily breakfast
  • 2 domestic flights
  • sightseeing with local tour guides
  • all entry and zone fees
  • ground transports ( car/boat )
  • meal (Lunch & Dinner)
  •  visa fees
  • international flights
  • Personal expenses( drinks / laundry / souvenirs)
  • tipping at hotels and guides
  • porter charges at airport and jetty

Itinerary Categories 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-14 pax 14-19 pax 20& up pax Single Supplement
SYM 11
Superior $1795 $2005 $1570 $1520 $1405 $1430 $745
Deluxe $2058 $1965 $1830 $1735 $1775 $1705 $940
Luxury $2095 $2005 $1870 $1770 $1815 $1745 $1045

City Name Luxury Deluxe Superior
YANGON Park Royal Hotel Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Central Hotel
TAUNGGYI Aye Thar Yar Hotel KBZ FC Hotel KBZ FC Hotel
PINDAYA Inle Inn Hotel Inle Inn Hotel Inle Inn Hotel

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