ABOUT & OVERVIEW:
Pyay was formerly known as Prome. Pyay is only 161 km north of Yangon travelling along a well-maintained highway by car. You can see green paddy fields along the side of the highway. Pyay is situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwady River on a lovely location. Pyay was anglicized as Prome after the Second Anglo-Myanmar war and in ancient times was known as Thaye-khittra (Srikshetra). Srikshetra. The ancient Pyu capital about five miles to the east is interesting place to visit because of their historical importance and archaeological sites.
In the early morning, drive to Pyay, formerly known as Prome. On the way, visit Shwenattaung Pagoda means ‘Golden Spirit Mountain’ and Shwemyethman Pagoda meaning ‘Pagoda with the Golden Spectacles’ a reference to a large white face sitting Buddha image inside the main shrine. Afterwards, check-in at the hotel and take a rest for a while. In the afternoon, visit Central Market, Cheroot making factory and the famous Shwesandaw Pagoda. In the evening, visit Shwebonthar Pagoda and enjoy the beautiful sunset of Ayeyarwaddy River. Stay overnight in Pyay.
After having breakfast at the hotel, drive through pretty countryside to the small village of Htone Po and visit Akauktaung Mountain stands on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River to the north of Pyay in Bago Division. It takes 15 minutes by boat ride to reach the Akauktaung. In the afternoon, drive out of Pyay and visit the site of the ancient Pyu Kingdom of Sri Ksetra (Thayekhittaya), Bawbawgyi Pagoda which has a cylindrical shape and etc. Stay overnight in Pyay.
After having breakfast at the hotel, drive back to Yangon and transfer to the hotel.
Our Services Include:
- Hotel ( Twin sharing basic with daily breakfast )
- Meals ( Lunch & Dinner )
- Guide Service
- Private boat as per itinerary
- Transfer and sightseeing by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Our Services Exclude:
- Zone fees & Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Any other items not mentioned
- Travel insurance