See the Best of Myanmar with a 8-day tour that’ll take you from Yangon to Bagan, Mandalay, Heho! Enjoy a cruise from Mandalay to Bagan. Explore the famous sights of each area, seeing the most famous Sule Pagoda Pagoda and much more.
|Day 1||Yangon||Arrival in Yangon. Transferred to hotel. Explore every corner of Sule Pagoda. Afternoon, continue to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda, Karaweik Hall Royal and Shwedagon Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.||L|
|Day 2||Mandalay||Morning, flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, transfer to Amarapura for your visit to Mahagandayon monaster, U Bein bridge and Bagaya Monastery. Afternoon, visit Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwe Inbin Monastery and Shwenandaw Monastery. Overnight in Mandalay.||B,L|
|Day 3||Mingun||Morning, your leisure. Afternoon, transfer to Gawein jetty to embark at 12:00. Welcome with cocktail and lunch on-board. After cruise to Mingun Pagoda for sightseeing and much more. Overnight on boat in Mingun.||B,L,D|
|Day 4||Heho||Good morning sunshine! Cruise downstream and admire the natural beauty of the river and the life of its banks. Stop at Yandabo. Visit nearby village. Anchor near the Shwe Nann Tint village. Overnight on boad.||B,L,D|
|Day 5||Bagan||The cruise continue to Bagan. Around 09:30, disembark at Aye Yar jetty and then transfer to hotel for a refreshment. The tour sightseeing to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination. visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas and much more. Overnight in Bagan.||B,L|
|Day 6||Heho||Morning, flight to Heho. Upon arrival, proceed to Pindaya. Sight-seeing with limestone caves overlooking, famous lake and pagoda. Then, drive to Nyaung Shwe jetty and enjoy a boat trip on the river. Disembark and check-in at hotel. Overnight in area of Inle Lake.||B,L|
|Day 7||Yangon||Sightseeing on the magical Inle Lake. Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen, visit the jumping cats monastery, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon and much more. Overnight in the area of Inle Lake.||B,L|
|Day 8||Yangon||Breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip to Jetty and then proceed drive to Heho airport for domestic flight back to Yangon. Arrival at Yangon, connect to Yangon international airport for your departure flight.||B|
Day 01: Arrival Yangon (L)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in. The tour sightseeing includes visit the old colonial-style city center with the gilded SULE PAGODA, strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car. And visit Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods.
Afternoon, continue to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, a colossal reclining Buddha. Then visit Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo shooting and visit the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight at Yangon.
Day 02: Yangon – Mandalay (B,L)
By Flight-0700:0825 hour
Morning, breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to take domestic flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival at Mandalay Airport, direct transfer to Amarapura. Hightlight of the visits also includes:
- Mahagandayon monaster, a school for young monks
- U Bein bridge which is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km longest teakwood span in the world.
- Bagaya Monastery with a superb collection of Buddha statues. En route visit to tradition hand-weaving silk workshop.
Afternoon, sightseeing tour of Mandalay includes Mahamuni Pagoda, gold of hammering, Shwe Inbin Monastery, the Old Palace grounds, and Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its marble stone slabs of the entire Buddhist scriptures and sunset from Mandalay Hill.
Overnight at Mandalay.
Day 03: Mandalay – Mingun (B,L,D)
By RV Paukan Cruise
Morning, after breakfast, free time at hotel and then transfer to Gawein jetty to embark on 12:00 and cast off after half an hour time. Welcome with cocktail and briefing in the Saloon or Sundeck followed by lunch.
After cruising upstream for two hours, we arrive at the Mingun Pagoda to visit and dinner on board. Then, you can enjoy a dance and drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sendeck.
Dinner and overnight on board in Mingun.
Day 04: Mingun-Sagaing-Yandabo (B,L,D)
By RV Paukan Cruise
Early morning, cruise downstream and you can admire the natural beauty of the river and the life of its banks while relaxing on the sundeck or just sitting outside their own cabin. Enjoy the sunrise over Sagaing Hill and can go ashore to visit Sagaing.
After that, at 10:30 hr , we sail all day long and stop at Yandabo, it is a village specialization in Pot-Making, where the peace reaty of the first Anglo-Burmese war was signed on 24 Feb 1826. We visit the pot workshops, the school and the monastery. Anchor near the Shwe Nann Tint village.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 05: Yandabo – Bagan (B,L)
By RV Paukan Cruise
Early morning, cruise departs to Bagan and enjoys the sunrise near Bagan. Around 09:30, disembark at Aye Yar jetty and then transfer to hotel for check in. The tour sightseeing to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination.
We will visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas: Gupaukgyi ,a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of scences from the jatakas, and Anada Pagoda, one of the visit to a Lacquerware factory.
We will also visit Dhammayangyi Patho, a massive later period temple with the finest brickwork in Bagan. As the sun goes down we will be at one of the ideal viewing sites selected by our tour guide.
Overnight in Bagan.
Day 06: Bagan – Heho – Pindaya – Inle Lake (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung U airport for domestic flight to Heho. (Flight – 0750:0905)
Arrival at Heho, directly proceed to Pindaya. Its famous for its extensive limestone caves overlooking the Pindaya Lake and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images of about 8000 and picturesque Boutaloke Lake. you can see many big banyan trees lined up at the base of the Pindaya Hill with a Danu village.
Late afternoon, drive by road to Nyaung Shwe jetty and enjoy a boat trip on the river. Disembark and check-in at hotel.
Overnight in area of Inle Lake.
Day 07: Inle Lake (B,L)
After breakfast, the tour sightseeing for magical Inle Lake, which is located 1328 meters above sea level and 22 km long and 11 km wide. Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables. Besides the enjoyment of the scenery we can also visit the jumping cats monastery ,Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon,cheroot making and other cottage industries.
Overnight in the area of Inle Lake.
Day 08: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon – Departure (B)
By Flight-0925:1045 hr
Breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip to Jetty and then proceed drive to Heho airport for domestic flight back to Yangon.
Arrival at Yangon, connect to Yangon international airport for your departure flight.
Tour price includes:
- 5 night accommodation
- All kinds of internal transportation as above mentioned itinerary
- Domestic air-ticket fee for Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Heho-Yangon
- Sightseeing on Inle Lake by private boat
- Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program
- Meals as per mentioned program
- Truck car fees for Mandalay Hill
- English speaking guide
- Pony cart riding in Bagan
- Domestic Airport Tax
- Government Tax
- Service Tax
- Visa Fees and travels insurance
- Porter for trekking
- Personal expenses