Visiting attractions: Yangon City Bagan Kalaw Heho Inle Lake
Tour is started from: Yangon City
Tour is finished from: Yangon City
Durations: 8 Days / 7 Nights

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Yangon arrival and sightseeing

Day 02: Yangon – Bagan

Day 03: Kalaw – Pindaya by bike

Day 04: Pindaya – Heho – Inle Lake

Day 05: Inle Lake

Day 06: Inle Lake boat excursion

Day 07: Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon by flight

Day 08: Yangon departure

 

Prices Include of Trails of Shan Plateau Tour 8 Days

  • 07 night accommodation on DOUBLE/TWIN/TRIPLE sharing basis with daily breakfast
  • English speaking accompanying bike guide
  • 02 domestic flight (Yangon-Heho // Heho – Yangon) including insurance surcharges
  • Domestic airport taxes
  • Porter fees at airport
  • Accompanying support vehicle depending on the group size
  • Two water stop for every biking day with seasonal fresh fruits and snacks
  • Entry and zone fees
  • Drinking water and towel on every biking day as much as needed
  • Boat excursion at Inle Lake

 

Prices Exclude of Trails of Shan Plateau Tour 8 Days

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Visa fees
  • Meals (Lunch, Dinner)
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Camera fees
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels and drivers
  • Any other items not mentioned in the program


Day 1: Yangon arrival and sightseeing

Mahabandoola park

Mahabandoola park

Attractions & review: YangonMahabandoola parkShwedagon Pagoda

Arrive at Yangon international airport where you will be welcomed by your English speaking local tour guide and transferred to your hotel. (If the room is not ready, proceed for Yangon sightseeing.) After refreshment at hotel, enjoy a walk through downtown Yangon where most of the colonial buildings such as city hall, Mahabandoola park, high court and telegraphic office are holding an elegant beauty of Yangon. Stopover at the Strand Hotel and feel the warmth and atmosphere of British era. Continue visit to Pansoedan jetty serving locals living across the Yangon River. This evening visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda of Rudyard Kipling fame and one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz – a stunning sight as the sun sets and a most fitting place to begin our trip in this “Golden Land”. After visiting Shwedagon pagoda, transfer to you hotel and overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

Meals included : Breakfast


Day 02: Yangon – Bagan

Manuha Temple

Manuha Temple

Attractions & review: BaganNyaungOo market, Shwezigon PagodaGubyaukgyi TempleHtilominlo TempleManuha Temple

This morning we head for the airport to get the early morning flight to Bagan. Check into the hotel and depart for a sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone World Heritage Area. A comprehensive exploration of Bagan includes NyaungOo market; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; KyansitthaUmin; Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with exquisite mural painting of 13th century and Htilominlo Temple.
In the afternoon, after a visit to lacquer ware workshops; continue to Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha; Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha; Ananda Temple, architectural masterpiece and Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colour mural paintings. Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from one of the temple of Bagan. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Meals included : Breakfast


Day 03: Kalaw – Pindaya by bike

Pindaya Caves

Pindaya Caves

Attractions & review: Pindaya caveInle Lake

Today we head north to Pindaya on a road flanked by beautifully manicured fields where much of Myanmar’s product comes from. Lunch in Pindaya and rest for some time in the hotel. Before dinner we will visit the Buddha image filled Pindaya cave. Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.
Expected biking distance: 50 km (fluctuated road).


Day 04: Pindaya – Heho – Inle Lake

Attractions & review: HehoNyaung Shwe
After breakfast at hotel, we will begin our bike to Inle lake passing through small villages along the way via Heho by off road flanked by beautifully manicured fields where much of Myanmar’s produce comes

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide

Traditional fishermen on Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma).

from. After arriving Heho, we will be taking main road to proceed to Nyaung Shwe. Upon arrival at Nyaung Shwe, you will be transfer by boat to your hotel in Inle Lake. Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.
(Estimated biking distance: 70 km avoiding main road)


Day 05: Inle Lake

Attractions & review: Shan Plateau
After breakfast at hotel, you will transferred to the shore to make bike excursion to the villages perched on the edge of Shan Plateau. Bike through green filled paddy fields and be greeted by the children along the way. Return bike to the shore and transfer to your hotel in Inle Lake. Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.


Day 06: Inle Lake boat excursion

 Phaungdawoo Pagoda

Phaungdawoo Pagoda

Attractions & review: Phaungdawoo PagodaJumping Cat monastery

After breakfast at hotel, we will do boat excursion at Inle Lake. We will visit floating plantations and garden, villages with leg rowing intha people, traditional ways of finishing, a unique production of lotus yarn, handloom weaving cottage with its own showroom, black-smith & cheroot-making industries, etc. You will visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda which houses the five most revered Buddha Images in the southern Shan State and the Jumping Cat monastery. Overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.


Day 07: Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon by flight

Attractions & review: HehoIndein pagodaPa O tribe village, Yangon

After breakfast, visit a maket place that rotate every five day. Continue our excursion by motorized boat
to Indein pagoda complex, in the south-west of the lake. The boat leaves the lake and enters a narrow canal with a beautiful natural environment to continue to a small Pa O tribe village. From the village, follow an old covered path to a 13th century monastery and the very impressive ruins of hundreds of ancient pagodas, some hidden in the vegetation. The main stupa area on the top of the hill offers breathtaking views over the surrounding mountains and down to the valley and the lake in the far distance. In the afternoon, transfer to airport and fly back to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and overnight at the hotel in Yangon.


Day 08: Yangon departure

Shan Plateau tour

Kandawgyi Royal Lake is one of the most Beautiful Parks in the World.

Attractions & review: KaraweikRoyal LakeSchwedagon PagodaBogyoke Aung San (Scott) market

If your flight is in the morning, you will be transferred to airport for your return departure flight.
For afternoon or evening flights departures, visit by car to Karaweik, a royal barge for fantastic photo shot along the “pilgrims” causeway across the Royal Lake with stunning views of Schwedagon Pagoda and visit Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) market famous for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets. It is one of the major bazaars in Yangon and built in 1926 by the British. You can buy from a simple Myanmar slipper to a jewelry crown there. In the afternoon, transfer to airport for your return departure flight.