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Burma Highlights and Culture

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Experience the colonial splendour of Yangon and travelling to Bagan, an ancient temple site and where you will discover over 2,000 breathtaking temples. Fly to the last royal capital Mandalay and fly to Shan state to explore the unique biosphere of Inle Lake with its villages on stilt and floating gardens.

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Yangon!

Arrive at Yangon International airport and warmly welcomed by our local tour guide. Transfer to hotel for relaxation. In the afternoon, walk on heritage line of Yangon where there are many colonial buildings around Sule Pagoda in downtown area.

In the evening, visit the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda, gleaming in Gold and decorated with diamonds, is a spectacular work of architecture and proportional beauty. 

Visited:
Yangon
Accommodation
Best Western Green Hill Hotel (Yangon)

Day 2: Higlighting Yangon City

Morning visit Botataung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon’s waterfront, a harbor area around the Pagoda where the boats leave for the nearby villages and then proceed to Chaukhtetgyi Pagoda which is a huge reclining Buddha image. In the afternoon, visit Scott Market, where is a collection of local handicrafts, tapestry, clothes and etc. 

Visited:
Yangon
Accommodation
Best Western Green Hill Hotel (Yangon)

Day 3: Flight To bagan

Transfer to airport for flight to Bagan. Upon arrival at Bagan, start the sightseeing in Nyaung Oo Market; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Kyansittha U-min, a tunnel with interesting paintings; Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple, with fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes and Htilominlo Temple, noted for its plaster carvings.

In the afternoon, visit lacquer work shop, Manuha Temple, built in Mon style in 1059, Nanphaya Temple, a unique sandstone monument that is said to have been palace of King Manuha and Dhammanyangyi Temple, the most massive temple in Bagan. In the evening, enjoy the sunset boat along Ayeyarwaddy River.

Visited:
Bagan
Accommodation
Bawga Theidhi (Bagan)

Day 4: Mooving Towards Popa

Morning drive to Popa, an extinct volcano. En route, stop at Palm Juice shop and see the progress of Palm Juice and Jaggery. Arrive at the foot of the Mt. Popa (pedestal hill), walk up to the top of the mountain, there are monasteries and pagodas in different style.

Then, return to Bagan. Afternoon visit in Bagan includes Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek cross and Ananda Okkyaung, a brick monastery with 18th Century mural paintings.

Visited:
Popa Bagan
Accommodation
Bawga Theidhi (Bagan)

Day 5: Visit Shwe Kyaung Monastery

Transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival Mandalay, transfer to the hotel.

In the afternoon, visit Shwe Kyaung (Golden Palace) Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw Pagoda, the World’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures and enjoy the sunset at the Mandalay Hill, advantaged point for a panoramic view of the city. Then, enjoy marionette show in Mandalay.

Visited:
Mandalay
Accommodation
Bagan King (Mandalay)

Day 6: Visit Mandalay Temples And Monasteries

In the morning, visit venerable Mahamuni Pagoda and Myanmar traditional handicraft workshops such as marble works, wood carving, gold leaf and tapestry works. Continue to visit Mahagandaryone Monastery where thousands of monks study and live. Then, visit Jade Market and Shwe Inn Bin Teak Monastery. 

Visited:
Mandalay
Accommodation
Bagan King (Mandalay)

Day 7: Taste The Best Wine In Inle

Transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Upon arrival at Heho airport, drive to Red Mountain Wineyard near Nyaung Shwe to taste the best wine in Inle. After that, drive to Nyaung Shwe jetty and take a boat to transfer to the hotel in Inle. 

Visited:
Inle Lake
Accommodation
Night at Sky Lake Inle Resort (Inle Lake)

Day 8: Nice Boat Trip in Inle Lake

Take the boat excursion along a small canal leading up to the village of Inn Dein and visit Shwe Indein Pagodas. After that visit Ywama village to visit its silver smith workshop, Nga Phe Kyaung village to visit its floating garden and teak monastery containing 16th and 17th century Lacquer Buddha Images. Then, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Inn Phaw Khone village where traditional silk weaving is produced and Nam Pan village with cigar making works and blacksmith works. 

Visited:
Inle Lake
Accommodation
Night at Sky Lake Inle Resort (Inle Lake)

Day 9: Departure

In the morning, transfer to Heho airport for flight to Yangon. Upon arrival Yangon, visit Kyauktawgyi Buddha Image which is curved out from a single marble stone and white elephant. Then, transfer back to airport for departure flight.

Visited:
Yangon

Yangon Bagan Popa Mandalay Inle Lake

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,490 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
2 People 3 to 4 People 5 to 6 People                     Single Supplement
Price per person in High Season - Comfort Hotel $1,490 $1,390 $1,210 $280
Price per person in High Season - Superior Hotel $1,590 $1,490 $1,310 $390
Price per person in High Season - Luxury Hotel $1,820 $1,720 $1,540 $640
Price per person in Low Season - Comfort Hotel $1,290 $1,200 $1,030 $190
Price per person in Low Season - Superior Hotel $1,340 $1,250 $1,090 $270
Price per person in Low Season - Luxury Hotel $1,480 $1,490 $1,220 $420

Included in price:

  • Accommodation in Twin/Double sharing room with breakfast
  • Meals as per mentioned program
  • Transportation
  • Air conditioned car
  • Domestic flights
  • Private boat excursion in Inle
  • Sunset boat in Bagan
  • Marionette show in Mandalay & Wine testing inRed Mountain Wineyard
  • Entrance Fees as per mentioned program
  • English speaking station guides in each region
  • Porter charges at airports
  • 2 bottles of Drinking water and 2 pieces of snow towel daily

Not included in price:

  • Unlisted Meals
  • Visa
  • Video and Camera Charges
  • Personal Expenses and drinks
  • Insurance (Medical, Travel, Personal Belongings)
  • Christmas & New Year special Gala Dinner
  • Any other services are not available in this (specific) tour package, which are not stated in services inclusive

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