Passage to Myanmar

  • Day 1

    Arrival Yangon and sightseeing

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    Yangon is the former capital and a sprawling city, lined by the Yangon River on the west and the Bago River on the south.

    Your journey begins to explore through the colonial-style city center area with colonial building still standing elegantly, and the busy harbor.

    First visit golden SULE PAGODA built over 2,000 years ago. And see the impressive city hall of Yangon from green MAHABANDOLA PARK (Former Fythch Square). And continue through others impressive colonial buildings.

    Visit through the BOGYOKE (SCOTT’S) MARKET (closed on Mondays and public holidays) where hundreds of gemstone, clothes, handicrafts, arts, clothes and food stores are busy day with colorful.

    Proceed then to the magnificent reclining Buddha at CHAUK HTAT GYI.

    Complete the day with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, one of the wonders of the world the SHWEDAGON PAGODA.



    • Accommodation: In Yangon
    • Transfer: Private car
    • Drinks & Others: Complimentary purified bottled waters and cool towels
  • Day 2

    Yangon – flight to Bagan

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel.

    In the morning transfer to domestic airport in for your flight to Bagan. Upon arrival in Nyaung Oo airport, transfer to the hotel.

    Bagan, the ancient city alongside the mighty Ayarwaddy River holds over 2000 temples and pagodas is remarkable archaeological site of Asia represents the spiritual heritage of the country.

    visits to the most slection of significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including SHWEZIGON PAGODA, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine; see 13th Century frescoes adorning the corridors of Kyansittha 'Cave' Temple. Continue to GU BYAUK GYI at Wetkyi Inn village, another 'cave' temple with superb murals of Jataka scenes; Next stop is HTILOMINLO, the last Bamar style temple built in Bagan, with old murals and friezes. And ANANDA TEMPLE, masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddha images. Visit next to THABYINNYU TEMPLE, the highest in Bagan area. And visit DHAMMAYANGYI TEMPLE widest temple in Bagan which not uncompleted to built.

    In the afternoon, visit one of Myanmar’s most treasured handicrafts, a lacquerware craftsmen’s workshop in nearby MYINKABA village. You will continue to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in the Mon style in 1059 and follow on to NANBAYA TEMPLE, a unique sandstone monument said to have been the palace of King Manuha. Proceed to one of the temple to watch the panoramic view of sunset over the famous Ayeyarwaddy River.



    • Accommodation: In Bagan
    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: Private car / domestic flight
    • Drinks & Others: Complimentary purified bottled waters and cool towels
  • Day 3

    Excursion to Mount Popa

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    Start the day in Bagan stroll through busy colorful NyaungOo market.

    And scenic drive 1 ½ hours overland trip to Mt. Popa; also known as “the mountain of flowers", in ancient times. This is the 737 meter high extinct volcano.

    The place is home to animist spirits known as "nats". The 777 steps and path climbsteeply up to the shrine at the top of the peak. And energetic climb rewarded by fabulous views from the top till Bagan. Return to Bagan and stop at a typical local village as well as at a toddy palm plantation.

    In the late afternoon, drive down to Ayeryarwaddy River for a private sunset boat where views of the riverside temples and bustling shore can be accompanied by cocktails on board.

    In the late evening enjoy a private sunset cruise on magnificent Ayeryarwaddy River PRIVATE where views of the riverside temples and bustling shore can be accompanied by served sunset drink on board.



    • Accommodation: In Bagan
    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: Private car
    • Drinks & Others: Complimentary purified bottled waters and cool towels
  • Day 4

    Bagan – flight to Mandalay

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    In the morning transfer to domestic airport in for your flight to Mandalay.

    Mandalay is the last capital of the Burmese kingdom and second largest city, nowadays cultural and arts as well as the trade center of the country.

    Experience and comprehensive sightseeing in Mandalay visit one of the most revered religious monuments in Myanmar, the MAHAMUNI PAGODA, with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layers of gold leaves. Mandalay is well known for hanmade arts, craft and its skilled of craftsmen and traditional workshops, visit the process of pounding gold-leaf and also visit how bronze and marble Buddha statues are carved, cast and molded. And the production of wood carvings, kalaga tapestries are made. We observe the process of pounding gold leaf, detailing teakwood carvings and embroidering Myanmar tapestry. We also see how bronze and marble Buddha statues are carved, cast and molded.

    And contiune visitto SHWE INBIN MONASTERY, is over 100 years old and can see beautiful wood curving. the GOLDEN PALACE MONASTERY, a superbancient wooden building with intricate carvings, and KUTHODAW PAGODA, home to the world's largest book made of 729 marble slabs, inscribed with Buddhist teachings. And Kayuk Taw Gyi Pagoda to view the huge marble Buddha Enjoy spectacular views at sunset from Mandalay Hill, where the great views of the surrounding countryside, Irrawaddy River and city centre.



    • Accommodation: In Mandalay
    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: Private car / domestic flight
    • Drinks & Others: Complimentary purified bottled waters and cool towels
  • Day 5

    Sagaing – Ava – Amarapura

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    Excursion around Mandalay, first to explore the former capitals of SAGAING where located west side of the Ayeyarwaddy River. SAGAING HILL is home of 600 white-painted pagodas and monasteries, and is widely regarded as the religious center of Myanmar.

    From the SAGAING HILLS, enjoy magnificent views overlooking the river and hill side covered with countless pagodas. Visit SWAN OO PON NYA SHIN PAGODA and U MIN THONE SAE PAGODA.

    And visit local market and also stop at a small pottery village to see the process of making water pots found throughout Myanmar. And continue to well-known SILVERSMITH VILLAGE near Sagaing Then continue excursion to former royal capital of INWA (AVA), reached by a short ferry ride will take across the MyintNge River. Visits by horse-drawn carriage and pass through the ancient ruin city walls. Visit MAHA AUNGMYE BONZAN (also known as Ok Kyaung), built by a brick and stucco.

    And visit the old wooden BAGAYA MONASTERY, famous for its impressive ornate woodcarvings and teak posts and still in use by local monks; And visit to NANMYINT WATCH TOWER, the last remains of the Ava dynasty palace and also known as “the leaning tower of Ava“. In amid AVA, still remain many small villages and travel through by horse cart will see local life in the Burmese countryside.

    And continue excursion to AMARAPURA, a former capital whose name means 'City of Immortality'. The city well famous for its weaving and textile industries. Visit a silk weaving workshop which produces exquisite handmade products a cottage industry workshop to learn how Myanmar longyis and traditional fabrics are constructed.

    After the whole day excursion, to have magical experiences in Myanmar with beautiful sunset at the 200-year-old U BEIN teak bridge built a simple yet strong teak structure that spans 1,2km over Taungtaman Lake in 1782. Later, return back to Mandalay.



    • Accommodation: In Mandalay
    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: Private car / local horse cart
    • Drinks & Others: Complimentary purified bottled waters and cool towels
  • Day 6

    Mandalay – flight to Heho and visit Pidaya – Inle Lake

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    In the morning transfer to airport for domestic flight to HEHO.

    Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic overland road to PINDAYA (59 km – 2 hour), a town where famous for limesone cave and the home of the countless Buddha Images and picturesque lake. The way to Pindaya cross over the rolling hills of the Shan plateau through and breathtaking sights of the spectacular landscape of pure nature.

    Visit and explore PINDAYA CAVES, a unique site housing over 8000 Buddha images made of wood, marble, lacquer, brick, stone and bronze placed there by pilgrims over the centuries.

    And visit traditional paper and umbrella production and making process.

    In the afternoon, drive to NYAUNG SHWE (90 km – 2 ½ hours) and transfer by boat to your hotel for check-in.



    • Accommodation: On the Inle Lake (or) in Nyaung Shwe
    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: private car / domestic flight / private boat
    • Drinks & Others: complimentary purified bottled water and cool towels
  • Day 7

    Inle Lake – day trip to Indein

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    Inle Lake in southern Shan State, a 22 km long and about 11 km wide has allocated 875m above sea level, a natural lake surrounded by traditional Shan villages and homes of the Intha people who famous for one-leg-rower technique.

    Visit one of the traditional 5 days-routing colourful and bustling morning market where variety of different products from picturesque floating gardens were sold by different tribal groups such as Pa-O, Palaung people, and the villages around the lake are the unique lifestyle and charms of the Shan State.

    And then excursion to western shore of the lake of ruins and hidden INN THEIN PAGODA complex. Along the way, passing through the busy villages which built tall houses on stiltand charming way of inhabitants of lake. And find the beginning of a stair path leading to the most amazing historical sights on the shore of the lake consisting of hundreds of small ruins and hidden stupas overgrown by moss and greens. Enjoy breathtaking views from the main stupa area on the top of the hills over surrounding and into the valley with the lake in the far distance.

    Visit to the weaving village of INPAWKHON, famous for traditional silk-weaving, Se Gaung Village, famous for the blacksmith work and Nan Pan Village where to observe how Burmese cigars, or “cheroots,” are traditionally packed and rolled by hand.



    • Accommodation: On the Inle Lake (or) in Nyaung Shwe
    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: Private boat
    • Drinks & Others: complimentary purified bottled water and cool towels
  • Day 8

    Inle Lake – Heho – flight to Yangon

    Breakfast will be served at the hotel

    In the morning transfer to Heho airport for your domestic flight back to Yangon.

    Upon arrival in Yangon car and guide will be entire disposal until transfer to international airport for departure flight.

    And then excursion to western shore of the lake of ruins and hidden INN THEIN PAGODA complex. Along the way, passing through the busy villages which built tall houses on stiltand charming way of inhabitants of lake. And find the beginning of a stair path leading to the most amazing historical sights on the shore of the lake consisting of hundreds of small ruins and hidden stupas overgrown by moss and greens. Enjoy breathtaking views from the main stupa area on the top of the hills over surrounding and into the valley with the lake in the far distance.

    Visit to the weaving village of INPAWKHON, famous for traditional silk-weaving, Se Gaung Village, famous for the blacksmith work and Nan Pan Village where to observe how Burmese cigars, or “cheroots,” are traditionally packed and rolled by hand.



    • Meals: Breakfast at Hotel
    • Transfer: Private car / domestic flight
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    We wish you all the best and thank you very much for visiting with us to our country!

    SERVICE INCLUSIONS

    • Accommodation in stayed single room (or) shared twin room with daily breakfast
    • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car
    • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
    • Transfers and tours with English-speaking locally-stationed guides
    • Domestic airfares for 3 sectors (Yangon – Mandalay & Bagan – Heho – Yangon)
    • Boat rental on the inle lake
    • One Tour leader is free of charge as of a minimum of 11 full paying pax
    • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling

    SERVICE EXCLUSIONS

    • Lunches and dinners
    • International airfare to / from Myanmar and airport tax
    • Travel Insurance
    • Myanmar visa fee
    • Surcharges for other language guides
    • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
    • Drinks with meals
    • Services, which are not mentioned above