Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Inle - Yango

11 days / 10 nights

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Overview

  • Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.
  • This trip explores Myanmar deeply to visit favorite Bagan, Mandalay, the old capital, Inle lake

Trip code: IND0008MM11D

Destination: Myanmar

Initerary

Welcome by our tour guide upon arrival at Yangon International Airport. Visit Huge Sitting Marble Buddha Image,  LawkaChantha Abaya Lahba Muni meaning Buddha blessing the whole Universe, being healthy, wealthy and free from danger. From there, a few metres away, visit the house of the three Royal White Elephants. Transfer to hotel and take a few hour for refreshment. Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Yangon.

Breakfast at hotel. Sightseeing to the city centre including Sule Pagoda, City Hall, MahaBandoola Park, and Independence Monument. Shopping at Bogyoke Market (Scott Market) with hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems stores. Lunch at local restaurant. Then, visit Chaukhtatgyi huge reclining Pagoda with eyes look natural. Transfer to hotel and take a few hours for refreshment. Evening tour begins with the most magnificent and spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda before the sun set and enjoy the beauty of Stupa while it changes the shining of gold in different tones according to the radiant of the setting sun. Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Yangon.

After breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, sightseeing tour begins with Nyaung U Market before proceeding to Shwezigon Pagoda- the prototype for later Myanmar pagodas built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine. Lunch at local restaurant. Visit Hilominlo Temple, Ananda Temple, Thatbyinnyu Temple- a white stucco building, the highest temple in Bagan built by King AlaungSithu in mid-12 Century; Gawdawpalin. Transfer to Hotel. Evening tour begins with visiting Min Nan Thu Village. Dine at local restaurant.

Overnight in Bagan.

Breakfast at hotel. Sighteeing around Bagan with Ebike. Then, transfer to hotel for a few refreshment. Lunch at local restaurant. Visit Dhammanyangyi Temple, the most massive structure in Bagan, built by King Narathu (1167-70), Sulamani Temple, MyingabaGubyaukgyi Temple, Manuha Temple and LawkanandaPagoda, enjoy the beauty of sunset over the majestic Ayeyarwaddy river with the backdrop of TantKyi Hill. Dine at local restaurant.

Overnight in Bagan

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano. Rising out of the shimmering heat, Mt. Popa is home to Myanmar's most powerful "nats". Visit the Nat Museum with its life-sized statues of the 37 Nat Gods. Walk up the steps to the Stupas and shrines that top the hill above the museum, seeing many pilgrims along the way. The way by the roadside can see the locals climbing up the palm tree and making jaggery. Lunch at local restaurant. Evening tour begins with Sin Phyu Shin Complex, where the teaching of Buddhist Scripture was initiated as the school for Sangha. Tour continues to Myanmar Traditional Lacquer-ware workshop.

Overnight stay in Bagan.

After breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Mandalay. On arrival, directly drive to Amarapura. Visit MAHAGANDAYON, a famous Buddhist monastery, where more than a thousand monks live and study Buddhism; continue to the 200-year-old U BEIN teak bridge, built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the Royal Capital. Afternoon sightseeing tour includes MAHAMUNI PAGODA with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layers of gold leaves Then, to 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 sculpted with the Three Baskets of Buddhist scriptures. Visit Mandalay Palace and enjoy the panoramic view of the city and sunset from Mandalay Hill.

Dine at local restaurant and overnight in Mandalay

Breakfast at hotel. Departing from Mandalay, you will discover the charms of old Burma as you take a journey through two of Myanmar's ancient capitals. Drive to Kywezon jetty to watch the busy riverside activity and take a local riverboat to the ancient capital of Mingun (appr. 1 hour per way). Visit the Settawya Pagoda, with a footprint of the Buddha, walk to the huge Mingun Bell- the world’s largest ringing bell exists (It weighs 55555 viss), the nearby unfinished MingunPahtodawgyi- one of the famous buildings in the world., Myatheindan (Hsinbyume) Pagoda, built by King Bagyidaw in 1816, three years before he succeeded Bodawpaya as king, the pagoda was constructed in memory of his senior wife the Hsinbyume princess., a reproduction of the mythological Mt. Meru. Drive back to Mandalay. And lunch at local restaurant. And drive to Sagaing Hill. The Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries, a retreat for some 6000 monks and nuns. Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, Kaung Hmudaw Pagoda ( a copy of the Mahaceti Pagoda in Sri Lanka), and Ywahtaung (home of the silversmiths’ guilds) are places worth visiting. And go back to Mandalay .

Overnight at Mandalay.

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Heho. From Heho, a scenic one-hour scenic drive leads to NyaungShwe, the gateway village to Inle Lake. Along the way, stop at the teak monastery of Shweyanpyay to see the intricate artwork and craftsmanship of wood carving. Upon reaching the edges of Inle Lake, board a private motorboat to head out to Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s most spectacular sights. Pass villages built on stilts over the lake, inhabited by the local Intha people. Observe the leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Visit NgaHpeChaung Monastery, which houses dozens of Shan Buddha Images. Continue to PhaungDawOo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary, which contains five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaf. Explore the local crafts of Inle Lake with a stop at the weaving village of Innpawkhone and a cheroot factory, where the typical Burmese cigars are made by hand.

Overnight in Inle

After breakfast at hotel, we will be taking a boat trip to the southern part down side which lead into a small twist and turn creek running into the lake, then we will reach the Indein village. Indein village is small in size and located at the south western bank of the lake itself and it is popular for its ruined clusters of pagodas dated back to 16th century. The environment around the village will bring everyone centuries back. There will be a free time where all visitors can freely go around for sightseeing purpose and have a chance to get to know friendly local people. 

Overnight in Inle.

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Yangon. Upon Arrival, transfer local restaurant for Lunch. Then, transfer to hotel. Evening, visit China Town, where can enjoy foods and shopping. Free at leisure at China Town until Dinner time.

Dine at local restaurant and overnight in Yangon.

Breakfast at hotel. Free & Leisure time. Then, transfer to International airport for departure “HOME SWEET HOME”.

Inclusions & Exclusion

  • Accommodation in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability) based on double/twin sharing with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned in the program. B: 10 Breakfast, L: 8 Lunch, D:10 Dinner.
  • All local boat rentals as mentioned in the program.. Boat fees for ( Bagan , Inle )
  • Transfer from and to the airports by private vehicle with A/C.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
  • Local English speaking guide(s) in Vietnam.
  • 2 bottles of Mineral Water and 2 sheets of Snow Towel per pax per day
  • Early check- in and late check- out from hotel
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips( USD 3/pax/day for local guide & coach driver )
  • Beer , Soft Drink & PH7 at all restaurant
  • Domestic Airfare & Airport Tax
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfares
  • Services not listed in above inclusions
  • Expenditure of personal nature, such as porter charges, camera fees, drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.

Accommodation

First : 3-Star Hotel

Superior : 4-Star Hotel

Deluxe : 5-Star Hotel

Important Info

PRICE IN USD PER PAX (in a private tour for a group of 2-6 adults)

IMPORTANT INFO


Cancellation Policy


1. Cancellations must be advised by email / fax

2. The cancellation fees will apply:
  • Cancelation 30 days prior to arrival date: USD 50 per person will be charged.
  • Cancelation from 20 days to 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation from 10 days to 20 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation less than 10 days prior to arrival date or no-show: 100% of total invoice invoice amount will be charged

Refund Policy

If tour participants buy additional services which are not included in their program, the service fee will be charged on spot.
If tours participants cancel some services and / or portion of the tour program at their will during the trip, reimbursements shall not be made for these unused services and /or portions.
If in the course of the trip, an illness or mishap befalls a tour participant that entails extra services and /or medical attention arranged by company, all the related additional costs shall be defrayed by the participant himself or herself on the spot.

From

$1,076/Pax

Applied for group 25-31 persons