Burma in Brief

Burma in Brief is designed for travelers who want to get the experience of the highlights of Burma within a week. Although, this is a short trip, it still brings all the good views of Burma from the 4 famous destinations: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay and Inle Lake.

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Tour length: 7 days / 6 nights
Tour type: Luxury tour
Cities: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake
Price: Please contact us
Level: Easy
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Day 1 Arrive Yangon

Upon Arrival, our Burma Tours Asia’s guide and driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in the city center. Check in hotel and then enjoy your very first visit to the most outstanding monument in Yangon to discover the symbol of Burma: Shwedagon Pagoda. This is a prominent historical site where you can enjoy panoramic view of the city and experience the local religion.
Enjoy your welcome dinner with cultural show at the Karaweik Palace restaurant.

Day 2 Yangon – Bagan by a short flight

Take a private transfer from hotel to airport for a morning flight to Bagan, the sacred land of Buddhism.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel. Check in and prepare for a full day tour to the amazing temples and pagoda.
Bagan is located on the southern part of Irrawaddy river bank, Bagan occupy 16km2 with more than 2500 pagodas and ruins. The architecture and religious art vary from one to another, featuring the uniqueness of Myanmar with amazing beauty.
This day, we will venture into the heritages of Shwezigon, Gawdamgyi, Htilomino pagodas…
The highlight of today is hunting the sunset from the second highest temple the Shwenandaw.

Day 3 Bagan

Keep  going on spending your full day exploring the remainder of Bagan by some ox carts to the sites. This archaeological site brings us to the scared history of ancient Bagan capital with the development of Buddhism. As we travel further into the land of temple spires, Htilomino, Gawdamgangyi, Ananda and Shwezigon temples will attract your sense of curiosity with a profound impression. Enjoy a short cruise on the Irrawaddy river for the sunset.

Day 4 Bagan – Mandalay by a short flight

Breakfast a the hotel then we will take a short flight to the last capital of Myanmar, Mandalay City.
Our very first discovery of Mandalay starts from Amarapura, known as the former kingdom of Inwa. It is time to watch streams of monks queing for lunch and studying. Our visit will be followed with a stroll over Ubein Bridge, the longest teakwood bridge in Myanmar. Enjoy a manual boat ride on Maha Ganayon Kyaung lake.
fter lunch, we will discover the royal Mandalay vestiges and relics including imperial Palace, Golden Palace Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda also known as the world biggest book.
Climb up to the Mandalaya hill to enjoy the highlight of this day: it is the panoramic sunset from this hill then back to your hotel for your relaxation.

Day 5 Mandalay – Fly to Inle Lake – take a tour

Transfer to airport to take  a flight to Heho, along the way from airport, you will enjoy a scenic drive to Nyang Shwe  town from where you will embark on a beautiful boat trip to explore the life of Intha people whose image exposes vividly through one leg rower.  Spend our time to know about local traditional work such as making boat, black smith, silk weaving and enjoy the uniqueness of Jumping Cat pagoda. Back to your resort in the late afternoon.

Day 6 Inle Lake Boat trip and trekking tour

From  your resort, we will visit one of the most unique market on Inle lake by boat which happens 5 days in different villages in Inlayarea : the Indein market. This is a really good time to behold the scene of Pa-O, Padang tribes in their traditional dresses.
Our guide will offer you some visit to local habitat of Pa-O people in Indein.
Come back to your resort for an awesome sunset time.

Day 7 Inle Lake – Fly to Yangon – Departure

Free and easy in the morning in the middle of the lake. boat trip back to the town and transfer to airport for  the flight to Yangon in the afternoon. There you can take a  flight for your next destinations.

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