Highlights of Myanmar 9 days

Yangon - Bagan - Heho - Inle Lake

Overview

Let’s discover the land of golden temples with our 9 days highlight tour. You will get to know the culture, history, and beauty of this unexplored country. We offer you the chance to see the most beautiful attractions of Myanmar in the most interesting and beautiful cities and places: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Mingun, Inwa, Sagaing, and Inle Lake. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit this land full of amazing corners!

 

9 days / 8 nights
Private tour
Departure: At Customer's Request.
Theme: Nature/Soft Adventure, Traditional culture
Suitable: Family with children, Travel with friends

Highlights

  • Explore Yangon – a mix of old, crumbling British colonial buildings and much newer, modern buildings with the most attractions of city: Sule Pagoda, Botataung Pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • Discover Bagan an ancient city of Myanmar, see daily life of local people in Nyaung Oo Market, visit Shwezigon Pagoda – one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan. Enjoy the beautiful sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda.
  • Visit U Bein Bridge – believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world, see the daily life of the monks at Mahagandayon Buddhist Monastery. Have a visit around Inwa by horse-cart.
  • Pleasure trip to Inle Lake by boat with its calm waters are surrounded by high hills and dotted with floating gardens and stilted villages.

Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon Arrival

Warmly welcome upon your arrival in Yangon International Airport. Your representative will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel in the city center. In the late afternoon, visit Shwedagon Pagoda – which enshrines strands of Buddha’s hair and other holy relics. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: NA
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 2: Yangon

Today, you will spend time to explore the great city – Yagon City on food, you will take in the best of colonial Yangon.

Firstly, visit Sule Pagoda, 48 meters golden dome, Botataung Pagoda where we can see the Buddha hair relic. Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha, Kandawgyi Lake which is closed to the city center and a good place for a walk. This lake is most attractive at sunset when the glittering Shwedagon is reflected in its calm water and China Town. Return to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 3: Yangon - Bagan

Breakfast at your hotel. After that you will transfer to the airport for a flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, you will go for a sightseeing drive to Nyaung Oo Market to know more daily life of local people. Continue to visit Shwezigon Pagoda – one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan, Gubyaukgyi Temple – the temple is famous for its frescoes and stucco works and Htilominlo Temple – is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high. Next places is Thatbyinnyu Pagoda, highest temple in Bagan, Ananda Temple – the masterpiece of Bagan, Dhammayangyi – the biggest temple, Lacquerware Factory and enjoy the beautiful sunset at Shwesandaw Pagoda. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Day 4: Bagan - Mt.Popa - Bagan

After breakfast, drive1:30 hrs to Mount Popa – an extinct volcano which is known as “Home of the Spirits”. Then observe the life of rural area and the cottage industry such as producing the palm sweets. We may stop at several places for making the photos and knowing the countryside. It’s time to climb to 777 steps to the top and enjoy the landscapes, the panoramic view of extinct volcano and the plain of Bagan.

Enjoy the sunset in Bagan. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Day 5: Bagan – Mandalay

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Mandalay.

Upon arrival in Mandalay, spend day to explore the Mandalay. , it takes 1 hr to the city and drives to ancient capital of Amarapura. Visit U Bein Bridge – believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world, Mahagandayon Buddhist Monastery to see the daily life of the monks. Continue the trip to Mahamuni – is a Buddhist temple and major pilgrimage site.

Afternoon, visit gold leaf making work-place to see how to gold leaf by hand in traditional way, Shwenandaw Kyaung – the Golden Teak Monastery completely built of teak, Kuthodaw Paya – the world’s largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the teachings of the Buddha. Enjoy the panoramic view and sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 6: Mandalay – Mingun – Innwa - Sagaing

After breakfast, drive to the jetty to visit Mingun by boat (approx: 1hr). Sightseeing includes Pahtodawgyi Pagoda which is unfinished huge pagoda that was supposed to have 150 m high, Mingun Bell which has about 90 tons in weight and the world’s biggest bell among the ringing ones, Myatheindan Pagoda – the most beautiful archaeological style. Continue our tour to Inwa which lies at the confluence of the Ayeyarwaddy and the Dohtawati rivers just a few miles south of Mandalay. Get there by boat. Visit around Inwa by horse-cart. Inwa sightseeing: Maha Aung Myae Bonsan, Mai Nu Oak Kyaung (Brick Monastery), the 30m high masonry watchtower (Nan Myint), learning tower of Inwa and Bagaya Monastery made of 267 teak pillars. Keep going sightseeing to Sagaing hill, a religious center for Buddhist devotees. Visit Umin Thonesae and the 97ft high Soon Oo Ponya Shin Paya built in 1312. You can also watch the sunset there.

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 7: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake

After breakfast, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Heho.

Known as the most beautiful lake in Myanmar, Inle Lake’s calm waters are surrounded by high hills and dotted with floating gardens and stilted villages. A pleasure trip to Inle Lake by boat. Sightseeing to Native Method of fishing, Floating Gardens, Floating Islands, Weaving Village, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Jumping Cats Monastery (Nga Phae Chaung). Overnight at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
Day 8: Indein – Heho - Yangon

Excursion boat trip to Indein Pagoda Complex situated on the western shore of the Lake, where you can find the beginning of a stair path leading to the hidden Indein Pagoda Complex, one of the most wonderful sights on the shore of the lake consisting of hundreds of small stupas overgrown by moss and green. Transfer to the jetty by boat and to the airport by car. Fly to Yangon. Stay overnight in Yangon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 9: Yangon Departure

Free & relax until time transfer to airport, we hope to serve you next time.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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Meals

8 Breakfast, 5 Lunch, 1 Brunch

Transportation

Airplane, Car

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in TWN/ DBL sharing accommodation at hotel, except overnight on train and homestay (if any)
  • All transport with air conditioner as per itinerary
  • Domestic flights
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for attractions as per itinerary

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the total package rate
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 02 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 02 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate