Visiting attractions: Yangon City Bagan Mt Popa Paukan Cruise Mandalay Heho Inle Lake Indein Village Nagapali Beach
Tour is started from: Yangon City
Tour is finished from: Yangon City
Durations: 14 Days / 13 Nights

 BRIEF ITINERARY OF LUXURY MYANMAR TOUR 14 DAYS

   

Day 1

Yangon Arrival

Day 2

Yangon morning sightseeing & Circular Train ride in the afternoon ( B,L)

Day 3

Yangon/ Bagan by flight & Bagan sightseeing by car (B,L)

Day 4

Morning Balloon Ride & Bagan – Popa by car ( B,L,D  )

Day 5

Bagan – Paukan Cruise ( River Cruising ) ( B,)

Day 6

Paukan ( B )

Day 7

RV Paukan – Mandalay sightseeing by car ( B,L )

Day 8

Mandalay / Heho- Inle Lake by flight, car & boat ( B,L)

Day 9

Inle-Indein sightseeing by boat ( B,L )

Day 10

Inle – Heho –Nagapali Beach  by flight ( B )

Day 11

Ngapali Free (B)

Day 12

Ngapali Free (B)

Day 13

Ngapali ( Sandoway ) / Yangon by flight (B)                                                                                       

Day 14

Yangon: Departure (B)                                                      

 

INCLUSION

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Internal airfare (Yangon – Nyaung U; Mandalay – Heho; Heho – Thandwe; Thandwe – Yangon)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Entrance fees
  • Water and tissues
  • Service charges and taxes

 

EXCLUSION

  • International flight tickets
  • Myanmar E-visa
  • Single supplement surcharge
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Drinks, other than water on activity days
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
  • Travel insurance

 

DETAILED ITINERARY OF LUXURY MYANMAR TOUR 14 DAYS:

DAY 1: Yangon Arrival

Yangon China Town

Yangon China Town

Attractions & review: Yangon, China Town
Fly to Yangon formerly known as Rangoon, Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport , where you will be welcomed by your personal tour guide and transferred to your beautiful hotel “ Kandawgyi  Palace Hotel .Take a short break till afternoon walking tour around the heart of  Yangon City.

In the afternoon around 03:30 pm, meet up with your guide in hotel lobby and you will be transferred to starting point in the downtown area to enjoy  a walk through China-town and. Here you will discover different displays showing the culture, the language, the religion, the people, the history and the glory of Myanmar. Then proceed to Sinohedan Harbor where you will experience the taste of reality of local people and ways of lives as well and enjoy the sunset from riverside. Then drive back to hotel and overnight stay at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel.

 

DAY 2: Yangon morning sightseeing & Circular Train ride in the afternoon ( B,L)

Yangon Central Railway Station

Yangon Central Railway Station

Attractions & review: Shwedagon PagodaKalaywa Tawya MonasteryChaukhtatgyi PagodaYangon Central Railway Station
Today after breakfast, meet up with your local English Speaking Guide in Hotel Lobby at 07:30 for group orientation and briefing about excursion around Myanmar. At 08:00 , We are to start exploring the most highlights of Yangon.

Firstly we are to visit Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, and the golden dome Pagoda is the place to see the local ways of life and belief then If the time permits, you can drop in at the Kalaywa Tawya Monastery where more than 1000 monks and nuns studying Buddhist scriptures and also operate a modern academic studies. After that proceed to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda ( the huge reclining Buddha Statue in length of 72 meters long ) and then taking a lunch break at Authentic Local Restaurant to introduce typical local foods to you . after lunch , drive back to hotel to take a short break till afternoon sightseeing begin.

In the afternoon, we are to explore the reality of Yangon’s suburbs through city circular train ride. Firstly you will be transferred to Yangon Central Railway Station built in 1954 based on Burmese Traditional Architectural Styles . then take a train ride for one hour which run through Yangon’s suburbs. You are to disembark at Insein Train Station and meet up with your drive there and drive back to hotel to have early rest for tomorrow ‘s early wake up. Overnight stay at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, Yangon.

 

DAY 3: Yangon/ Bagan by flight & Bagan sightseeing by car (B,L)

Damyangyi Temple , Bagan, Myanmar

The Dhammayangyi is the widest temple in Bagan.

Attractions & review: BaganNyaung Oo MarketShwezigon  pagodaHtilominlo templeAnanda templePahtothamya templeThatbyinnyu TempleDhammanyangySulamani Temple
Today  we will begin with an early morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Bagan. This city has the largest area of temples, pagodas, stupas, and ruins in the entire world. Bagan is one of the most culturally historic places in Myanmar as well as a main hub for Buddhist.

Upon arrival to Nyaung U International Airport we will begin the tour of the city.  Firstly we are to visit local Nyaung Oo Market so as to experience  the wonderful moments of daily life and interactions between people. After that a visit to Shwezigon  pagoda a 1,000-year-old Buddhist stupa whose glittering golden bell-shape dome became a model for pagodas throughout Burma .then proceed to  Htilominlo temple is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high, a brick structure, that was originally plastered with white stucco, some of which is still in place after that Visit Ananda temple which is one of Bagan’s best known and most beautiful  and symmetrical structure with the layout of a Greek cross and then take a lunch break at good local restaurant and check in at hotel for refreshing and relaxing till afternoon sightseeing.

Afternoon sightseeing begin around 15:30 and start excursion the remaining highlights of Bagan with horse drawn carriage by passing through ancient religious monuments like Pahtothamya temple is one of the oldest temples of Bagan built in the end of 10th century and Thabyinnyu Temple With a height of just over 60 meters, the Thatbyinnyu Temple is one of the highest monuments of Bagan then visit Dhammanyangy which is the largest temple on the plains of Bagan. From a distance it resembles the early step pyramids of Egypt. Then head off to The Sulamani Temple which is a large, very elegant multi storey structure from the late Bagan period then enjoy the sunset from Pyathatgyi ,one of the few remaining “double cave” monasteries. After that drive back to hotel and overnight stay at Bagan Ayeyar Hotel River View.

 

DAY 4: Morning Balloon Ride & Bagan – Popa by car (B,L,D)

Dry Zone

Dry Zone

Attractions & review: Mt. Popa, Dry Zone
Early in the morning, well before dawn, We are to be ready and picked up by the representative from Balloon Over Bagan and fly over Archeological Treasure of Myanmar “Golorious Bagan “ Of course this is a grand indulgence! — but Bagan is one of the visual wonders of the world, up there alongside Angkor in Cambodia and Borobodur in Indonesia. And Bagan is simply vast, nearly 70 square kilometres in extent, and if the weather smiles on us there is simply no better way of photographing its mind-boggling scale or capturing its dreamlike mood .then back to hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast,  excursion to the enchanting Mt. Popa, a great extinct volcano situated about 67 km , it takes one hour drive from southeast of Bagan via Kyaukpadaung. Mt. Popa, standing out as a green-clad landmark in the Dry Zone, is a situated on 15,00 meter-high and an extinct volcano.. Tour highlights: toddy palm groves and jaggery cottage industry;  and the famous Popa Taungkalat, a tower-like volcanic plug lying on the south-western slope of Mt. Popa. Then enjoy the scenic view of its surrounding from Popa Mountain Resort.  Check in hotel and enjoy the rest of afternoon from Popa Mountain Resort.

 

DAY 5: Bagan – Paukan Cruise ( River Cruising ) ( B)

RV Pandaw river cruiser

RV Pandaw river cruiser

Attractions & review: RV Pandaw river cruiser

After breakfast and check out hotel and depart Bagan around noon on the beautiful RV Pandaw river cruiser; a replica of a colonial river steamer with all the comforts and service associated with this bygone era. Enjoy watching the river slip by as you lunch in the elegant dining room and then relax on deck as you cruise the river pulling in to the bank for the night on board.Overnight at RV Paukan – Main Deck

 

DAY 6: Paukan ( B )

Attractions & review: Ayeyarwaddy River

Continue on up the Ayeyarwaddy River stopping to explore the villages of Thein Gone in the morning and Yandapo in the afternoon. Overnight at RV Paukan – Main Deck

 

DAY 7: RV Paukan – Mandalay sightseeing by car ( B,L )

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Attractions & review: MandalayOld PalaceKuthodaw PagodaAtumashi MonasteryKyauktawgyi Pagoda

This morning enjoy breakfast on board and Arrive to Mandalay around 10am. This morning you will take a sightseeing tour of Mandalay which includes Mahanumi, a life like Buddha image; visiting a gold leaf making center to see the gold leaf still being made by hand; marble sculpture and tapestry workshops then take a lunch break and check in hotel to have a rest before afternoon sightseeing.

In the afternoon visit the Old Palace grounds; Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha’s Doctrine; Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; Atumashi Monastery; and Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, where a huge image is carved out of a single block of marble. At sunset enjoy the panoramic view of the city from Mandalay Hill. drive back to hotel and overnight stay at Mandalay Sedona Hotel.

 

DAY 8: Mandalay / Heho- Inle Lake by flight, car & boat ( B,L)

Inpawkhone Village

Inpawkhone Village

Attractions & review:  HehoNyaung ShweInle lakeShwe Yan Pyay Wooden MonasteryInpawkhoneCherrot factoryPahung Daw Oo PagodaNga Hpe Chaung Monastery

After breakfast hotel in Mandalay, you are transferred to Mandalay international airport for your flight to Heho. Upon  arrival to  Heho airport, a scenic one hour drive leads to small town called  Nyaung Shwe, the major gateway  to Inle lake, on the way to Nyaung Shwe, you are to visit to Shwe Yan Pyay Wooden Monastery with unique oval shaped window, dating back to over 140 years ago. Then directly transfer to boat stand in Nyaung Shawe and board a private motorboat to head out to Inle lake, one of the most spectacular sights, pass villages built on silts over the lake, inhabited by the local Intha people. Observe the unique leg rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth, bottomed lake weed, marsh and mud and anchored to the bottom of lake with bamboo pole. Take a lunch break at restaurant in Inle lake .

Afternoon sightseeing will include with the excursion to weaving village of Inpawkhone and Cherrot factory where the typical Burmese hand rolled cigars are med by hand. then continue to Pahung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary Which contains five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaf after than visit to Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which houses dozens of Shan Buddha Images, but which  is also popularly known as “ Jumping cats” monastery. After that sightseeing around the floating gardens areas of Inle lake on which seasonal  vegetables are grown from the boat. Then transfer to hotel and overnight stay at Inle lake View Resort , Inle lake.

 

DAY 9: Inle-Indein sightseeing by boat ( B,L )

Attractions & review: Inn Dein villageShwe Inn Dein pagodaIndein

After breakfast, excursion to Inn Dein village by driving along the narrow creek and it might take approximately 45 minutes  from your hotel jetty then embark and walk to the Shwe Inn Dein pagoda complex through the bamboo groove. There, you will see the ruin Shan style stupas which were abandoned and forgotten for decades and those relics and images were stolen, ruined or destroyed. Lunch break at Indein. After lunch , return to hotel and enjoy the rest of your day at your hotel . Overnight stay at Inle lake View Resort.

 

DAY10: Inle – Heho –Nagapali Beach  by flight ( B )

Attractions & review: Nagapali Beach

Nagapali Beach

Nagapali Beach

After nine days of sightseeing it is time to relax! This morning fly to Sandoway ( Thandwe ) the city of Nagapali Beach and transfer to your hotel . Once you are checked in to your room time is your own. Relax on the pristine, white sand beach, cool off in the crystal clear water or enjoy the luxury of a massage. In the evening dinner is served on the beach for a perfect end to your day! Overnight stay at Amata Resort, Ngapali Beach.

 

DAY 11: Ngapali Free (B)

Enjoy a day of sun, sand and luxury!Overnight stay at Amata Resort Ngapali Beach.

 

DAY 12: Ngapali Free (B)

Enjoy a day of sun, sand and luxury!Overnight stay at Amata Resort Ngapali Beach.

 

Luxury Myanmar Tour

Kandawgyi Royal Lake in Yangon

DAY 13: Ngapali ( Sandoway ) / Yangon by flight (B)

Today check out from hotel and fly back to Yangon . upon arrival at Yangon Domestic Airport, transfer to hotel and overnight stay at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel.

 

DAY 14: Yangon: Departure (B)

Your driver will meet you at your hotel for your private transfer to the airport, where you will arrive in time for your onward flight.