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Tour Destinations:

What to Expect

  • Explore the fabulous colonial architecture and scared pagodas that are said cannot be found anywhere else in the downtown city of Yangon
  • Learn about the art, architecture, and history of the ancient temples in Bagan on a temples trip and enjoy the sunset boat trip on Irrawaddy River
  • Visit Mandalay and discover all its highlights
  • Travel to Loikaw – home of different colorful tribes and learn about their culture
  • Take a stunning boat trip around the picturesque Inle Lake and discover the life of local people above the water.

Price Includes

Four (04) internal flights: Yangon – Nyaung U – Mandalay – Heho – Yangon

Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels

Mountain bikes & Mechanics

Private tours, airport transfers as mentioned in the itinerary

Private driver and air-conditioned transportation

Locally based private English-speaking guides

All entrance fees to mentioned visits

Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Bottled water on tours.

Price Excluded

International flights

Meals not indicated in the itinerary

Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.

Drinks & Personal expenses

Tips for guides and drivers

Personal travel insurance

Myanmar Visa fees

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01:Yangon Arrival & Sightseeing

Welcome to Myanmar “Mingalar Bar”, you will be picked up by our friendly guide at the airport and quickly transfer to the hotel within 1 hour.

Our tour will start in the afternoon with a visit to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda where you can see the giant reclining Buddha. The next destination is Kandawgyi Park, one of the greenest spot in Yangon. On the way, follow the agenda, we will stop at Karaweik Palace, a royal floating barge with impressing detail and structure. Surely, you can take a lot of beautiful pictures here.

For the evening, you will have a chance to visit the famous golden stupa, Shwedagon Pagoda which is 98 meters high. The most interesting feature about this pagoda is that Shwedagon Pagoda itself incredibly contains 60 tons of pure gold. At the pagoda, you can observe local religious custom and offering and gain some understanding of Buddhism. From the viewpoint of Shwedagon Pagoda, you are able to enjoy the stunning sunset over the golden decorative layer in every corner.

Meals: Dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.

Day 02:Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Discovery

Depart from Yangon in the early morning, we will be in the flight heading to Bagan. The popularity of Bagan comes from over 2,000 temples locating here with historical importance. All the sacred pagodas and nice temples together generate the ancient atmosphere, which increases the beauty of the surrounding scenery more than ever.

After 1 hour on the airplane, we first head to Nyaung U market to witness the daily life of locals and visit Shwezigon Pagoda which is believed to house Buddha’s bones and tooth. In order to get a panoramic view over Bagan and really feel Bagan, we will move to a higher temple in a few minutes.
Then we arrive at the hotel for check-in and continue visiting many other impressive temples such as Ananda, Htilominlo, Thatbyinnyu, Dhammayangyi, and Sulamani and also can’t leave out other beauty-hidden temples.

In the evening, to get some insight about Myanmar traditional souvenir, we will go to a traditional lacquerware-making workshop.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

Day 03:Bagan – Mt Popa – Bagan

From Bagan, today we will reach out to Mount Popa, an inactive volcano with an amazing view and where is believed to be the birthplace of Myanmar Nats (Spirits). At the bottom of the mountain, there are Nat Shrines with 37 different figures and this place is also the main pilgrimage destination for locals.

After visiting Mount Popa, on the way back, our car is going to pay a quick visit at a local palm tree plantation and a local village where tourists can observe daily life and understand Myanmar’s culture. Then, in the late afternoon, Irrawaddy River is waiting for you to explore by a pleasure cruise passing riverside village and temples. Sunset in Bagan is now so attractive and stunning more than ever.
Besides, you can choose to take part in some optional activities such as sunrise hot balloon flight, horse cart tour, etc.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Mt. Popa.

Day 04:Bagan – Fly to Mandalay – Amarapura – Ubein Bridge

Our destination today will be Mandalay, the last former capital of Myanmar Kingdom. The first thing we will do is visit Amarapura, City of Immortality. Inside the City of Immorality, Mahagandayon Monastery is where you can see the daily life of monks. Next, we will walk through U Bein Bridgewhich is the longest teakwood bridge in the world. The trip won’t be completed without a visit to Sagaing, the most religious area in the southwest of Mandalay.

Sagaing has over 600 Buddhist monasteries which are Buddhism schools. Beside monasteries, we will also go to pagodas such as Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin and U Min Thone Sae. On the way, we will stop at the local market, Silverware Cottage Industry, Clay pot making, and Nunnery. We will discover more about the daily life of Buddhist nuns. Finally, our car will return to Mandalay for you to be amazed at Mahamuni Buddha Image, a bronze Buddha which is stated to be built during the lifetime of Buddha.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 05:Mingun – Mandalay City Tour

A brand new day has come! And today just enjoy yourself on a pleasant boat ride up in river to Mingun for 1 hour. Once arrived in, the visitor will be impressed by the ruins of vast Mingun Pagoda, the wonderful Hsinbyume Paya, and Mingun Bell. Especially, Mingun Bell is 87 tons in weight and is regarded as the largest intact bronze bell in the world.

Come back to Mandalay on the boat. The afternoon is time for Mandalay Palace, the residence of the last Burmese King and Shwenandaw Monastery which is famous for its exclusive woodcarvings and gold leaf workshop. Moreover, there is also time for Kuthodaw Pagoda where contain the world’s largest book. The day will end with the sunset in Mandalay Hill to get a panoramic view of the city.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 06:Mandalay – Fly to Heho - Drive to Loikaw

Today we will leave Mandalay early in the morning to Heho. On arrival, it takes us 8 hours to reach the capital of Kayah State by car. On 225km road, you will encounter so many paddy fields, which reflect a local sense here.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in Pin Luang Village and continue moving to Loikaw until the late afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Loikaw

Day 07:Loikaw – Visit Kayan tribe Villages

The first thing we will do in Loikaw is visiting the colorful local market where you can see peoples from different tribes with their traditional clothes. Then drive to Pan Pet Village, visitors will be impressed by Kayan tribe ladies’ brass rings covering their extraordinary long necks. Explore the village and the surrounding by a short trek following our local tour guides. Our guide will take you to Kayhtobo site and Hunting Shrine in order to give you a common sense of local beliefs and spiritual life.

For the afternoon, it’s time for you to experience the local life of Kayah: visit a local musician house, Kayah traditional house, try on Kayah dress. You can also find some really good local handicrafts by the way.

Transfer back to Loikaw and enjoy the sunset view over Loikaw from Taungwe Zedi hill.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Loikaw

Day 08:Loikaw – Sagar Village – Inle Lake

This morning will start with a visit to Pohperyone, Buddhist teaching monastery. Nowadays, there are about 500 monks are studying here. Next, move to Phekhone Town and transfer to the boat in Phekhone Lake where you will be blown away by the breathtaking land space along Bilu Creek.

Spend a few minutes at Sagar Village and explore 108 “sunken” stupas of Sagar. These stupas have existed from 16th – 17th century although they are partially underwater for a few months of the year. Immerse yourself in minority culture and traditional lifestyle of the ethnic group in the village. At a moment, you realize yourself so small among the untouched nature. Enjoy yourself on the boat to Inle Lake and transfer back to the hotel in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 09:Inle lake – Yangon

With an early start, we will head to the morning market around Inle Lake to see the diversity of local tribes. Morning market is opened every day except for dark moon day and full moon day. Inle Lake is one of the most favorite destinations for tourists all around the world with stilt-housed villages, island-bound Buddhist temples, and floating garden.

The local life is presented right in front of your eyes and surely you will be amazed by fishermen’s led-rowing technique on their boats, cottage industries like silversmiths, weavers and cigar makers. By the way, we will visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Nga Phe Chaung Monastery which contains a collection of ancient Shan style Buddha images. In the evening transfer to the Heho Airport for your flight to Yangon.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 10:Yangon – Departure

Leisurely spend your time to explore the city by yourself in the morning with our car and guide. Then transfer to Yangon Airport.

Good bye & Bon Journey!

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: N/A.

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