Temptation of Burma

A beautiful discovery of Burma ( Myanmar ) with full sights and sounds. From stunning temples to ancient capitals, from lush Inle Lake to relaxing Ngapali beach, from smiling Thanakha welcomes to rustic local villages and colonial heritages, the tour exposes the most impressive parts of Burma.

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Tour length: 12 days / 11 nights
Tour type: Classic tour
Visiting sites: Yangon, Inle Lake, Sagar, Mandalay, Pyn Oo Lwin, Bagan, Popa
Price: from $ 1.900 / person applied for private tour of 2 people
Physical level: easy sightseeing

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Day 1 Arrival in Yangon

Welcome to the golden land of Burma !
As you arrive in Yangon airport, our tour guide and driver will meet and greet you for your hotel transfer. Join us for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Accommodation: Yangon Hotel
Meal: Welcome dinner

Day 2 Yangon city tour

After breakfast, we start exploring the centre of Yangon with a guided walk through colonial buildings, Emmanuel Church, Sule Pagoda and enjoy a styled high tea in Strand hotel or mingle with local in the traditional Burmese tea shop.
In the afternoon, we continue your sightseeing from Chautatkhgyi pagoda, famed for the biggest reclining Buddha statue in Myanmar, followed by a pleasant walk in royal place where you will admire Karaweik Palace and the green park of Kandawgyi. The best part of this day is to capture Shwedagon pagoda, the biggest religious site, stuffed with gold, diamonds and scared Buddha stories.
Accommodation: Yangon Hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 3 Yangon – Inle Lake sightseeing

This morning, we board a flight to Heho, you will enjoy a scenic drive to Nyang Shwe 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.
Your time will be spent on exploring the traditional work of making boat, weaving silk, black smith and making cigar in Inle Lake. The boat will take you through different lush floating vegetation and get to know the local life.
Accommodation: Inle Lake Hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 4 Inle Lake – Sagar – Inle lake

Located on the southern bank of Inle, Sagar is home to the beautiful pagoda ruins which are unlike the rest of stupas or moments in Inle. These floating ruins along with scenic landscapes of Inle will make your travel today very enjoyable. On the way back, you are invited to visit some fishing village on the bank of Inle.
Return to your resort by boat.
Accommodation: Inle Lake hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 5  Inle Lake – Indein Market & Village – Mandalay

We leave your resort this morning by boat to reach the rotating market of Indein which attracts different hill tribes in Shan State including Pa-O, Padaung, Intha people who come to the market in their traditional customs. Your guide will will demonstrate the uniqueness of Indein goods which are exposed in the fair.
After the market, we proceed to Indein ruin, the most famous site to experience the highlights of regional Buddhism then visit Pa O villages. Heading back to Heho for the flight to Mandalay.
Accommodation: Mandalay Hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 6 Mandalay – Mingun – Royal Palace

Start your sightseeing today with a board ride upstream to Mingun, home to Uncomplete Wall,Sandamuni pagoda and Mingun ringing bell. Our local expert will be pleased to introduce you the life ofpeople who live on the banks of Irrawaddy river.
In the afternoon, we will discover the royal Mandalay vestiges and relics covering imperial Palace, GoldenPalace Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda also known as the world biggest book.The highlight of this day is the panoramic sunset from the peak of Mandalay Hill
Accommodation: Mandalay Hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 7 Mandalay ancient capitals

Venture outside the city to the Buddha land of Sagaing. This religion hub presents the education formonks with different level. After visiting Sagaing University, we will proceed to visit Buddha cave andKaunghmudaw Paya, Tupayon temple where you can enjoy the great view of Mandalay.This after noon we will travel to Amarapura to discover the Maha Ganayon Kyaung lake and the nearbymonastery. Enjoy a walk over U Bein bridge, the longest teak wood bridge in Myanmar.
Accommodation: Mandalay Hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 8 Mandalay – Pyn Oo Lwin – Bagan

Take a scenic drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, the former British hill station of Maymyo. Visit local market and many reminders of typical brick and timber British houses and gardens. Continue to visit Botanical garden.
In the afternoon, enjoy a horse-cart ride through beautifully-landscaped gardens and the town. Our guide will introduce you the history and culture of Pyin Oo Lwin. Return to Mandalay for the flight to Bagan. Transfer to your hotel for leisure
Accommodation: Bagan Hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 9 Bagan sightseeing

Enjoy your full day discovering the highlights of Bagan which consists of more than 2500 temples andpagodas. This archaeological site brings us to the scared history of ancient Bagan capital with thedevelopment of Buddhism.As we travel further into the land of temple spires, Htilomino, Gawdamgangyi, Ananda and Shwezigontemples will attract your sense of curiosity with a profound impression.The highlight of this day is the sunset from the second highest temple the Shwenandaw.
Accommodation: Bagan hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 10 Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan

Leave Bagan in the morning for a drive to Popa where you will have chance to behold the stunning panoramic mountain view and see the impressive site of Popa Kalat, known as te most sacred site for meditation in Myanmar.
On the way back, we visit some Bagan lacquer centre where people produce the best lacquer items. Enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise on Irrawaddy river.
Accommodation: Bagan hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 11 Bagan- Yangon

The day is left free for your own discovery of Bagan. Our guide will be available to suggest you some ideas of sightseeing if you prefer.
In late afternoon, we fly back to Yangon. Transfer to your hotel>
Accommodation: Yangon hotel
Meal: breakfast

Day 12 Yangon Departure

Visit Scott market or Marble Buddha pagoda before you leave Yangon for your departure flight.
Accommodation: not available
Meal: breakfast

 

INCLUSION & EXCLUSION

Tour included:
– Myanmar Visa Arrangement
– All hotel rooms as mentioned in the itinerary
– All domestic flights as mentioned
– Meals as mentioned ( you can add meals if you prefer)
– English speaking tour guide ( other language, please contact us)
– Entrance fees and zone fees
– Boat trips as mentioned

Tour excluded:
– Meals not mentioned
– Drinks and personal expenses

To book this trip, please contact us or email to info@burmatours.asia

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