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  1. Day 1, Yangon
    Arrive Yangon Airport and after a warm welcome transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
    No meals included.
    Day 2, Bagan Temples
    Fly to Bagan to explore its astounding temple filled plain. En route to your hotel visit the beautiful golden Shwezigon Pagoda and the 13th century Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with its lovely frescoes. Afternoon sightseeing includes key temples and a Burmese lacquerware factory before an evening excursion to Ananda, Bagan’s finest and most revered temple.
    1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
    Day 3, Salay & Mount Popa
    Enjoy a day trip to the village of Salay and Mount Popa today. Salay is home to many active monasteries including the impressive Yoke-son Monastery and its famous wood carvings. Mystical Mount Popa, is an extinct volcano which is believed to be the abode of spirits. 777 winding steps are carved into the side of the mountain, taking pilgrims up to the striking Popa Taungkalat monastery which sits atop the mountain.
    1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
    Day 4, Mandalay
    Fly to Mandalay, former capital of the Burmese Empire and spend the day exploring the city sights including the incredible golden Buddha of Mahamuni Paya. Then enjoy spectacular sunset views of the city from Mandalay Hill.
    1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
    Day 5-6, Pindaya & Inle Lake
    After a flight to Heho, transfer to picturesque Pindaya, located on the shores of Lake Pindaya to explore its remarkable caves which contain over 9000 Buddha statues before driving on to Nyaung Shwe. The following day discover the delights of beautiful Lake Inle on a boat trip. See the stilted houses and various cottage industries of the Intha people and visit the famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda.
    2 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
    Day 7, Indein Pagoda
    This morning visit Indein Pagoda, an incredible collection of weathered stupas dating back to the 13th century before flying to Yangon.
    1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
    Day 8, Yangon
    On day 8 your Burmese adventure comes to an end after a final morning of sightseeing in Yangon including the Gaba Aye (World Peace) pagoda and Mahapasana Cave, a replica of the Satta Panni cave in India where the first Buddhist Synod (council) took place. The cave is 139 metres long and 110 metres wide. Later onward transfer to the airport.
    1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
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  6. Day 1 Chiang Mai
    Arrive to Chiang Mai at any time. Around 6pm you will meet your CEO who will explain the next few days in more detail in the Welcome Meeting. If you arrive early you will have time to relax and explore Chiang Mai. Surrounded by rolling hills, Chiang Mai is the cultural center of Thailand. Enclosed by a moat and crumbling walls, the old city features great cafes, shops and over 300 temples. Our hotel this evening is located in the new city within easy walking to both the night bazaar and the old city. The hotel has wifi and a small cafe. All rooms are double/twin share with an attached ensuite bathroom.
    Day 2 Trekking (B,L,D)
    Leave early from the hotel. Travel by road in an open pick-up truck, heading north to Mae Malai. We might have time to visit a local market before stopping for lunch and starting our trek. Tucked away in the hills of northern Thailand is where the most colourful and unchanged traditional communities can be found you will trek through forests and rural terrains to visit some of these hilltribe villages. You visit a variety of diverse villages along the way, often each will have their own unique language, clothing style and belief system that differs hugely from those of the neighboring tribes. You are well looked after by your local guides who take responsibility of preparing all meals and carrying the food supplies. After lunch, you walk for a couple of hours through tropical forest to the first village. You will have time to explore the village before having dinner. The exact itinerary of the walking on this trip may change from time to time, taking into account the weather and local conditions. Also please note there may be times when the use of video and/or still cameras may be inappropriate, your CEO and guides will be able to advise you. Be prepared for the accommodation to be basic, remember it's all about the authentic and unique experience!
    Day 3 Trekking (B,L,D)
    After breakfast set off into the forest for a trek lasting 2-3 hours, visiting the rice and vegetable fields of the villages along the way and learn about the villager's traditional methods of cultivation. After lunch you will continue trekking for about 2 hours to the Karen village of Baan Mae Ma Nain where you can feed and bath the village's elephants. You will also have chance to fish at Mae Tang River using local tools and learn the technique of constructing a bamboo raft before.
    Day 4 River Rafting/Chiang Mai (B,L)
    After breakfast we climb on to bamboo rafts for a 1 hour trip down the Mae Tang River. Make a short stop at a Lahu village before getting back on the rafts for another 1-2 hours to a Shan village where you will stop for lunch. Here you will be met by a pick-up van and driven back to Chiang Mai. The evening is free of planned activities for you to explore or relax at your leisure.
    Day 5 Chiang Mai (B)
    You are free to depart at any time. Please note hotel check out is 12pm.
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