Myanmar : A 18 days trip for Photography

This plan had been done :

 No Start Finish Transport
From Day Time To Day Time Type Cost
1 4-Feb-13 SaiGon 2/4/2013 21h00 BangKok 2/4/2013 23h00 Flight
2 5-Feb-13 Bangkok 2/5/2013 7h00 Yangon 2/5/2013 8h00 Flight
Hostel and around center of city – walking tour
Sunset at Kandawgyi Lake  and out side the Shwedagon Paya.
Night of Yangon : china town.
3 6-Feb-13 Taxi to Bago: 1 day trip.

Sunset at Inya Lake.

5 7-Feb-13 The Shwedagon Paya in the morning

Slow train around yangon for normal life.

Yagon 2/7/2013 19:00 Bagan 2/8/2013 5:00 Night Bus
4 8-Feb-13 Cycling temple bagan.
Sunset at Schwesandaw Paya
6 9-Feb-13 Cycling temple bagan.

Sunset at another paya

7 10-Feb-13 Sunrise at Schwesandaw Paya

Temple bagan by horsecart

Sunset at Temple

8 11-Feb-13 Relaxing in Bagan. Restaurent beside river.
Bagan 2/11/2013 18:30 Kalaw 2/12/2013 3:00 Night  Bus
9 12-Feb-13 Relaxing in Kalaw – Local market
10 13-Feb-13 Kalaw Inle Lake Trekking
11 14-Feb-13
12 15-Feb-13 Cycling to Maing Thauk  village – wooden bridge – walking up hill to a peaceful  forest monastery
13 16-Feb-13 Boating Inle Lake all days ( follow own route, sunrise and sunset)
Floating Garden – Indein village – Alodaw Pauk pagoda
14 17-Feb-13 Cycling around Nyang Shwe –   Mingala Market – Hot Springs –
Inle Lake 2/17/2013 18:00 Mandalay 2/18/2013 4:00 Night Bus
15 18-Feb-13 Mahamuni Paya – Mahagandhayon
Sunset at U Bein’s Bridge from Amarapura
16 19-Feb-13 Around Mandalay city by motobike, local market
Climb Mandalay Hill  for sunset: Mandalay Hill with a temple on top – this has great views!
17 20-Feb-13 Sunrise at Ubein bridge from Taungthaman Lake
Motobike to Saga and Mingun
U Bein’s Bridge for sunset
18 21-Feb-13 Sunrise át Ubein bridge

Taxi to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo): A Hill Station, 2 hour drive from Mandalay :
-The Great Botanical Garden,
-Magnificent Peikchinmyaung Cave

19 22-Feb-13 Mandalay 2/22/2013 12h00 Bangkok 2/22/2013 15h00 Flight
Bangkok 2/22/2013 19h00 SaiGon 2/22/2013 21h00 Flight

Time : From 5-Feb-2013 to 22-Feb-2013

Number of members : 4 paxes in first 5 days and 2 paxes for remains

Total cost for this trip was about 1015.78$ / pax:

1. International flight tickets ( SGN-BKK-Yangon and Mandalay-BKK-SGN) : 411$ / pax

2. Bus around Myanmar ( Yangon-Bagan-Inle Lake -Mandalay) : 52.38$/pax

3. Cost for treckking from Kalaw to Inle Lake :38.1$ /pax (2 days + 1 night)

4. Cost for Guest House : 190.5$/pax

5. Cost for moving, visting, food and drink : 285.7$

Note :

Taxi in Yangon : 80$/days.

Taxi in Mandalay : 60000 Kyats/day

Bicycle in Bagan and Inle Lake : 1500Kyats/day.

Horsecart in Bagan : 18000 Kyats/day.

Boat in Inle Lake : 17000 Kyats/day.

Food (lunch/dinner) : from 2000kyats – 5000kyats /pax.

Drinking water : 300kyats/bottle (1 litre).