MYANMAR DISCOVERY

Have you ever thought about visiting a place that was closed to the rest of the world for  almost 60 years and that has only opened up to tourists very recently? Myanmar is that place! Check out our 10 days Myanmar special and don’t forget that all out trips are 100% customizable.  

09
days

Come to magical Myanmar (Burma) and discover a country of stunning scenery, ancient treasures and rich cultural delights. Like stepping back in time to the South-East Asia of yesterday, you’ll find unspoiled vistas, surprisingly few tourists and some of the friendliest locals you’ll meet anywhere. Feast your senses on golden temples, lush green landscapes and tranquil lakes, not to mention lively markets, pristine beaches and a host of intriguing traditions only now just being discovered by the West. It’s all there waiting for you in Myanmar.

EXOTIC  MYANMAR

 

CLASSIC MYANMAR ITINERARY

Day 01: Yangon Arrival

 

  • Arrive Yangon International Airport, welcome by one of our representatives and tour guide

  • Check into hotel

  • Afternoon tour of Yangon –

    • Karaweik Hall

    • Royal barge ride on the Royal Lake

    • Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda

    • Gilded 2,500 year old Sule Pagoda

    • Colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park

  • Sunset viewing of golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda

  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon

 

Day 02: Yangon - Bagan (by flight and car)

 

  • After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to airport, fly to Bagan (early flight 5 AM)

  • Full day Bagan sightseeing –

    • Visit colourful Nyaung U Maket

    • Magnificent golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda

    • Decorative Htilominlo Temple

    • Superb mural paintings of Gubyaukgyi Temple

    • Myinkabar village to observe lacquer ware process

    • Architecturally impressive Ananda Temple

    • Thabinnyu Temple, the highest temple in Bagan

    • Dhammayangyi Temple, noted for its remarkable brickwork

  • Enjoy sunset over the site from the supper terrace of Shwesandaw Pagoda

  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan

  •  

Day 03: Bagan - Mt.Popa (by car)

 

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Drive to Mt. Popa

  • Climb up Mt. Popa and view the surrounding area

  • Drive back to Bagan and visit small Toddy Palm workshop on the way

  • More sightseeing around Bagan and sunset by boat on the majestic Ayeyarwaddy river

  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan

 

Day 04: Yangon – Amarapura - Mandalay (by flight and car)

 

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Transfer to airport, fly to Mandalay

  • Arrive Mandalay, check into hotel

  • Mandalay full day sightseeing –

    • Visit typical village of Myanmar farmers

    • Drive to Amarapura – an ancient capital of Myanmar date back to 17th century and famous for its U Bein wooden bridge

    • Silk weaving home cottage

    • Mahagandayon Monastery with its 1500 monks

    • Kyauktawgyi Pagoda with large Buddha carved single block of marble

    • Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace) with exquisite wood carvings

    • Kuthodaw Pagoda with stone tablets of Buddhist scriptures (world’s largest book)

    • Shwekyaung monastery which was King Mindon’s residence famous for its wood carvinf masterpiece

  • Mandalay Palace in the evening

    • Enjoy the sunset from Mandalay Hill

  • Overnight at hotel in Mandalay

 

Day 05: Mandalay - Mingun – Innwa - Sagaing (by car, boat and Horse cart)

 

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Depart Mandalay on a private boat along the Ayeyarwaddy River to visit Mingun, a village on the west bank of the river

  • Visit Settawya Pagoda with a marble foot print of Buddha, Pondawaya phaya

  • Visit Mingun Pahtotawgyi, the world renowned ringing Mingun Bell – the largest Bell in the world weighing 90 tons

  • At the end of the tour visit elegan Sinphyume Pagoda and its architecture masterpiece

  • After the visit in Mingun, take the boat back to Mandalay and lunch at a local restaurant in Mandalay

  • Proceed to Sagaing Hill – known as the centre for meditation. Hill sides are dotted with numerous pagodas and Monasteries

  • Visit Innwa with a horse cart to the surrounding area

  • Return to Mandalay

  • Overnight at hotel in Mandalay

 

Day 06: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake (by flight, boat and car)

 

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Transfer to airport, fly to Heho in the Shan State

  • Transfer to Nyaung Shwe by car which takes about 1 hour drive

  • Arrive at Nyaung Shwe and full day sightseeing by a private boat to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, floating garden vegetable, Ngaphae Chaung monastery where you can experience typical Shan monastery with encient Buddha statues.

  • Lunch on the lake

  • In the afternoon, visit traditional cheroot (cigars) and blacksmith workshop, kaylar village

  • On the way back, visit umbrella and Shan paper workshops in the village Ywama

  • Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake

 

Day 7: Inle – Intein

 

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • All day sightseeing begins with excursion to Indein pagoda complex where one can see beautiful bamboo forest and over 1000 Shan pagodas from XVI century.

  • Visit 5 day market and traditional fishing method

  • Visit remote villages of Taungto and Kyaikan

  • After lunch, visit lotus weaving factory and remote village on the lake

  • Return to Inle Lake

  • Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake

Day 8: Inle Lake - Yangon

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Transfer to Heho, fly to Yangon

  • Arrive in Yangon and check in to Hotel then lunch at a local restaurant

  • Half day sightseeing begins with British old colonial strand hotel, Bogyoke (Scott) market, port of Yangon and China town

 

Day 09: Yangon (by car)

 

  • Breakfast at your hotel

  • Leisure at guest request

  • Transfer to airport for departure

 

Included in package: 
 
  • Daily breakfast

  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • All entrance fees

  • English speaking local Tour guide

  • Accommodation

  • Domestic air tickets + boat in accord with itinerary

  • All transfers and sightseeing by car and boat as per your itinerar

 

Not include in the package: 
 
  • Meals (lunch and dinner)

  • Tips to guide and drivers

  • Travel insurance and visa

 

Contact one of our Travel Experts to receive a quote for this trip. 

 

What to pack? 

   

    Only take what is extremely necessary. Traveling light is the best options for this trip. 

      

       Summer - Light casual cotton clothes, sandal or flip flops are the best options. Sunscreen is an absolute must. Temperatures can rise up to 45 degrees. An umbrella to protect you from the sun will be well used. Don't forget to pack a hat and sunglasses. 

 

       Winter- It is not very cold in winter but you should take long sleeves t-shirt and light jaquets to your trip so you can dress in layers. Umbrellas will be very useful during the monsoons. 

 

                         

 

 

Get in touch!

Request a quote now.