Tour Summary: This trip provides a great opportunity to observe the most Nature Beauty places of Myanmar within your own flexible schedule & budget. We will provide with all the necessary arrangement: Hotels, Car , Guide , Boat and also provide suggested itinerary for you to enjoy and get amazing experiences.
Cover Area: Amarapura - Bagan - Bago - Inle Lake - Kalaw - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock Pagoda) - Mandalay - Mingun - Mt Popa - Pindaya - Sagaing - Yangon
Duration: 13 Days - 12 Nights
Tour Type: Culture - Landscape
Activity Level: Classic & Culture Tours
Price start from: - - - USD
Day 01 : Yangon ( Sightseeing )
Arrive at Yangon International Airport, pick up by our company representative. After check in hotel go for sightseeing to the downtown area then, we visit over 2000-years old Sule pagoda and enjoy photographing for a panoramic view of city. Proceed to Mahabandoola Park with Independent Monument ~ have a memorable scene of colonial building then enjoy lunch at Restaurant. After lunch, visit to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market for shopping and then we proceed to the biggest Chaukhtetgyi reclining Buddha statue-72 meters long huge colossal image.In the evening we go to the Kandawgyi Lake for photo taking and then sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, over 2500-years-old gigantic golden stupa in Yangon. It is the holiest place of the Buddhist people and land mark of the country then transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Yangon.
Day 02 : Bago – Kyaikhtiyoe ( Golden Rock Pagoda )
In the morning, we visit to Bago on this day tour highlights are many Mon ancient monuments in Bago. which is 80km from Yangon 2 hours driving .While arrive to Bago, first visit to the Kyikepun four faces Pagoda images, Mon weaving villages, Kyatkhatwine Buddhist monastery, Shwetharlyaung reclining Buddha image, also visit Mahazedi Pagoda and Shwemawdaw pagoda the highest stupa which dominated the town we will have our lunch on the way to Kinpun base camp and leave our private car in the truck station at the first based camp. And then, proceed to upper camp by taking a public open truck for 45 minutes driving along the hair-pin-bens road among the forests mountains and then we start trekking for two and half kilometers to be at the top. After taking a short rest at hotel, we visit to the attractive places around Kyaikhtiyoe area such as Mok-So-Taung, crow mouth cave etc. Enjoy the sunset time on the hill overlooking the panoramic view over Sittaung river valley, green forest and beautiful mountain ranges.We have our Dinner at local Restaurant .After dinner, we visit Golden Rock Pagoda on the summit of the hazy blue mountain. It is famous for its magical point between gigantic boulder and high steep rock. .It has stood on the edge of the steep rock hill for over 2500 years.
Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo
Day 03 : Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda ( Golden Rock ) – Bago & by train to Mandalay
Early morning, we visit to the other attractive places around Golden Rock Pagoda and go down to the ground ( Base-camp) by truck to our Car. Then drive back to Bago .After lunch, we visit olden Kanbawzathardi Palace of King Bayintnaung and Hinthargone hill, which is the highest place of the region and sources of Bago .After that transfer to train station to go Mandalay .Overnight in Train.
Day 04 : Arrival Mandalay
Arrival when you arrive to Mandalay Train station where your guide will meet and welcome you. Then transfer to Hotel. Relax in the hotel .After relax go on an excursion to Mahamuni Buddha Image with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layer of gold leaves,a traditional silk weaving workshop and Kalaga Tapestry workshop.Enjoy the beautiful sunset at 1.2 km-long U Bein Wooden Bridge built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital. Then transfer to hotel. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. ( Overnight hotel in Mandalay. )
Day 05: Mingun – Mandalay (Sightseeing)
After breakfast, boat excursion (one hour each way) up the Ayeyarwaddy river to Mingun, site of the world’s largest intact bronze bell, 3.7 meters high and weighting 87 tons. Also visit the huge but unfinished Mingun paya (built with the intention of being the world’s biggest pagoda) and the beautiful Hsinbyume paya, Settawya Pagoda, Myatheindan Pagoda with seven concentric terraces at the base. Transfer to the hotel in Mandalay. After lunch, sightseeing includes Mahamuni Buddha Image with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layer of gold leaves, Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung ( Golden Palace Monastery), a superb example of a traditional wooden building, and Kuthodaw Pagoda (known as the world’s largest book), consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures.
Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 06: Amurapura – Sagaing – Inwa (Ava)
After breakfast, transfer to Amurapura for sightseeing. Visit Mahagandayon Monastery, a famous Buddhist monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study Buddhist literature. Then,drive to Sagaing Hills over Ava Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing, once an ancient capital, lies 21 km south west of Mandalay, besides the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries and meditation centers, a retreat for 6000 monks and nuns. Visit Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, U Min Thonese Pagoda. And then drive back to Mandalay. On the way back to Mandalay enjoy the beautiful sunset at 1.2 km-long U Bein Wooden Bridge built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital.then transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Mandalay
Day 07: Mandalay – Bagan
After early morning breakfast, transfer to Jetty around 6 0′ clock in the morning.Upon arrival at Bagan in the evening, transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan.
Day 08: Bagan full day sightseeing
In the morning after breakfast we start visit with Shwezigone Pagoda- built in 1087 by King Anawratha who is the founder of the first Myanmar Empire.Nat ( Sprits ) images can be found within its precincts. Then observe the most venerated Ananda temple, built in 1090. It is the masterpiece of the early style temple architecture of Bagan error. Next must stop see is 66 meters high Thatbyitnnyu temple built in the middle of the 12th century as the highest pagoda on Bagan Plain. Then study 12th century mural painting inside the Gubyaukgyi temple, built in 1113 by princess Rajakumar. After that, visit a local family workshop to watch about the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Evening highlights are Manuhar pagoda – built by king Manuhar, probably to portray his life as a POW ( Prisoner Of War ); unfinished Dhamagyi temple – Bagan’s most massive temple built in 1167 AD. Finally, breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda – most popular sunset-viewing spots in Bagan.
Overnight in Bagan.
Day 09 : Bagan – Mt Popa – Kalaw
After breakfast, visit Mt.Popa, an extinct volcano and 60-km south-east of Bagan and 1500-meters high. Well known as the oasis of the central Myanmar dry zone and with a shrine dedicated to animist spirits known as “Nats”. For the energetic, time to climb 777 steps to a shrine at the top of the volcanic plug accompanied by a crowd of monkeys. This effort will be rewarded many times by the extraordinary panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Popa National Park with dense sandal wood forest and rare species of birds and butterflies, Local market are worth to see after that transfer to airport for fly to Heho .Arrival Heho where you guide will meet at the airport and then transfer to Kalaw .Overnight in Hotel.
Overnight in Kalaw
Day 10 : Kalaw – Pindaya – Naung Shwe
In the morning after breakfast drive to Pindaya cave in which thousand of Buddha Images are adorned at every corner of the niche. Again stop at Ngetpyawtaw village to learn the Local bamboo umbrella making and village, then to Yechansin village to study the Bamboo hat making. Then transfer to Naung Shwe . Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant.
Overnight in Naung Shwe.
Day 11 : Inle Lake sightseeing
In the morning after breakfast at hotel. After breakfast go to Nyaung Shwe Jett sightseeing by private boat. Sightseeing includes; a chance to see the leg-rowing fishermen. Continue to see the floating gardens, built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Explore in and around the lake by small boat. Learn the life of fishermen, and floating gardens on which fruits, flowers, and vegetables are grown. Visit Nampan market or Ywama floating market or another one (depend on five days’ movement) to watch the colorful minorities of Shan State. Phaungdawoo Pagoda is right in the center of the lake and famous for it’s five shapeless Buddha Images heavily gilded with gold. Then continue to floating village to learn the daily life of Intha people. Visit Silversmith, hand loom weaving in Einpawkone village, and boat making. Ngahpechaung Monastery is one of the famous for its’ well trained jumping cats.
Overnight in Naung Shwe.
Day 12 : Indein sightseeing – fly back to Yangon
Today we return to Yangon but before we return to Yangon after breakfast, we visit In Dein Village in the south of the lake by private boat.In the afternoon transfer to Heho airport then fly back to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon your guide will meet and welcome you. then transfer to hotel .
Overnight in Yangon.
Day 13 : Yangon shopping & Dearture
Today is the last day in Myanmar. After breakfast, you should go shopping for your beloved ones or for yourself at Bogyoke (Scott’s) Market where you can find Myanmar famous gems and jewellary sales centers, Myanmar traditional products such as antiques, wood and jade carvings, cotton and silk fabrics, lacquerware, paintings, silverware, tapestries, slippers, Longyis, souvenir and so on. After lunch at leisure, evening transfer to airport for departure flight.
Tour Class/Group 2 Pax 3-6 Pax 7-9 Pax 10-14 Pax Single Sup Remark Standard USD USD USD USD USD No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
- Twin or double sharing hotel accommodation ( 11 nights )
- Train Thicket fare for ( Yangon - Mandalay )
- Private boat fare from Mandalay to Mingun and Innwa ( Ava )
- 02 Domestic Flight tickets: ( Bagan - Heho and Heho - Yangon )
- Boat Thicket fare from Bagan to Mandalay
- Private Boat fare for Inle Lake and Indein sightseeing
- Horse Cart for sightseeing around Innwa ( Ava )
- All necessary private air con car transfer and transportation for sightseeing
- Tour and sightseeing with station experienced English or other language Speaking Guides in each city
- Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program
- Visa Fee
- International flights in / out
- Meals ( Lunches & Dinners )
- Yangon international airport departure tax ( 10 $ pp )
- Personal expense ( Camera fee, Laundry, Soft drink, Tips etc.. )