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Myanmar Holiday

Tour code: 20180901-274

Start: 27-09-2018

Location starting: Myanmar

Time: 14 days - 13 nights


Day 1: Yangon Arrival (D)
Day 2: Yangon city tour (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B)
Day 4: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan (B)
Day 5: Bagan Sightseeing (B)
Day 6: Bagan – Inle Lake – Pindaya Cave – Inle Lake (B)
Day 7: Inle Lake Discovery (B)
Day 8: Inle – Kakku – Inle Lake (B)
Day 9: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake (B)
Day 10: Heho – Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 11: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 12: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 13: Ngapali Beach – Yangon (B)
Day 14: Yangon Departure (B)

Day 1: Yangon Arrival (D)

Welcome up on arrival at Yangon International Airport, we will transfer to hotel in Yangon. This evening, we will enjoy a Welcome dinner in Karaweik Palace, overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon tower with fine Burmese food and an amazing cultural show. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon city tour (B)

Today, we continue visiting this former capital city. We first visit the Sule Pagoda, in the heart of Yangon city; Chaukhtayi Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake. After lunch, we discover the most outstanding pagoda in Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda. The “Golden Pagoda” is really a must see while we are in Myanmar. We will finish our day with free time for shopping in bustling Scott market. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B)

Today we have an early morning and direct flight Bagan. Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside. On arrival, we will be welcomed and driven to visit the bustling Nyang U Market in Old Bagan then explore the beautiful gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions. Ananda Temple is our next visit of this day tour, stopping along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made. Overnight in a hotel in Bagan.

Day 4: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan (B)

Leaving the Bagan temples behind, we begin the drive to Mt Popa. Join the pilgrims as they ascend Mt. Popa and admire the crazy statues that line the walkway, along with the monkeys that live on the mountain. Once at the peak, guests can relax and bask in the glorious views of Bagan. We then return to Bagan for a short cruise along the Irrawaddy River at sunset before going back to the hotel for overnight accommodation.

Day 5: Bagan Sightseeing (B)

After breakfast, we start our day tour with an exotic horse cart ride to one of the biggest temples in Bagan: Nan Paya Pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby. We then continue with sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, take note of the architectural difference in MyaZedi Pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the ShweSandaw Pagoda. Overnight in a hotel in Bagan.

Day 6: Bagan – Inle Lake – Pindaya Cave – Inle Lake (B)

Today, we will take the late morning flight to Heho. On arrival, we will be welcomed and driven to Pindaya. This is home to the famous cave with thousands of Buddha statues and religious tales that we will surely impressed with this. After that, we drive to NaungShwe Jetty and a short boat ride to our resort. Check in and have the rest of the day enjoying sunset on Inle Lake. Overnight in a hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 7: Inle Lake Discovery (B)

Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar is located 900 meters above sea level and is home to the Intha people, famous for their one leg rowing technique.
Upon arrival, we board a motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famed for its richly gilded five small Buddha images and believed to be the holiest pagoda in Inle Lake. Our next stop is , “Jumping Cat Pagoda” Ngaphechaung Monastery. As we travel closer to Nam Pan Village, we have a look at cotton and lotus weaving factories and cigar making houses. These sites will give us a true sense of traditional Intha life. We spend the second night in Inle Lake.

Day 8: Inle – Kakku – Inle Lake (B)

After breakfast at hotel, we leave for Kakku. A short boat ride to Naung Shwe before getting on our private car for 2 hour drive to Kakku. Stop at TaungGyi for a short visit en-route then head into the rolling hills toward the east of the lake. The drive is spectacular, crossing over the railway line and through small villages inhabited to the Pa-Oh people. This area was closed to visitors for many years and even now only a few intrepid tourists make their way through here.
The view of Kakku is breathtaking: there are more than 5200 individual stupas, some of which are 20 metres high, and several Buddha images scattered throughout. Wander throughout the temples, taking our time to enjoy the wonder and awe of this site and discover the intricate carvings and details on the structures. Late afternoon, we will be back to Inle Lake for overnight accommodation.

Day 9: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake (B)

This morning, we will visit the unique “5 Day Market” which is held in different villages surrounding the lake. This is absolutely a magnificent place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and experience exotic market atmosphere.
After lunch time, the boat will take us to the beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It is relaxing to walk along the corridors and enjoy the giant columns that have been left to the nature for centuries. In the late afternoon, we will back to Inle Lake for overnight accommodation.

Day 10: Heho – Ngapali Beach (B)

After breakfast, we will be driven to the airport to catch a flight from Heho to Thandwe. It is time to immerse in the pristine waters of Ngapali Beach and the beautiful green coconut groves. It’s your time to relax and enjoy. Overnight in Ngapali beach.

Day 11: Ngapali Beach (B)

Time will be free to relax on the sandy beach of Ngapali.

Day 12: Ngapali Beach (B)

Time will be free to relax on the sandy beach of Ngapali.

Day 13: Ngapali Beach – Yangon (B)

Time will be free until our car arrives to take you to the airport to board the afternoon flight to Yangon. On arrival, we will transfer to the hotel for overnight accommodation.

Day 14: Yangon Departure (B)

Time will be free until our car arrives to take us to Yangon International airport for the flight home. Tour ends.

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

What’s Included:

English speaking guide (other languages up on request)

All private ground transfers and transportation

Accommodation with daily breakfast

All entrance fees

Private trek bides as included

Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)

Domestic flight tickets as indicated in tour

Boat excursions

Water during the trip

What’s Excluded:

International flight

Visa fee

Airport Tax (USD 10 per person)

Entrance fees according to itinerary

Meals not mentioned

Travel Insurance

Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)


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