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Day 1 - Welcome to Cambodia!

Welcome to Cambodia! Being isolated for so many years, Myanmar remains a land of less-touched highlights. Today you will arrive in Yangon Mingaladon Airport and be greeted by your private tour guide and driver. Transfer to hotel for rest.

Accommodation: Taw Win Garden Hotel

Day 2 - Yangon Sightseeing

In the morning your guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to train station for a small tour with the circular Yangon train. During the trip you will have a unique perspective on the daily life of the city and its surroundings. Then we will disembark the train at Kyimyin Daing station and visit to local food market.

And then continue visit to the Bogyoke Aung San Market (Closed on every Monday), where you have a chance to browse for Myanmar crafts. After that visit to Mahabandoola Park to take a photo shot for a panoramic view of city, and then you have a chance to see the colonial building in Yangon downtown area.

Finally we will go to Kandawgyi Lake for a number of scenic photo opportunities on what is known in Myanmar as the ‘Royal Lake’ before we visit Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important religious structure in Myanmar and a point of pilgrimage for Buddhists across the globe.

Shwedagon Pagoda
Shwedagon Pagoda
Kandawgyi Lake
Kandawgyi Lake
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Yangon Circular Train
Yangon Circular Train
Maha Bandoola Park
Maha Bandoola Park
Accommodation: Taw Win Garden Hotel

Day 3 - Fly to Mandalay

Take a morning flight to Mandalay. Check in hotel and have some time to rest.You will continue to visit the ancient royal capital of Amarapura. Here you will visit Mahagandayon monastery, which is a school for young monks, and the nearby U Bein Bridge. It is more than two centuries old and at 1.2 km is the longest teakwood span in the world. 

Afternoon sightseeing includes the highly revered Mahamuni Pagoda; a gold leaf hammering craft shop, Shwenandaw Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; Kuthodaw Pagoda, renowned as the World's largest book for its 729 stone slabs containing the entire Buddhist scriptures, and if time permits Mandalay Hill for a view over the city and Ayeyarwaddy River.

Mahamuni Pagoda
Mahamuni Pagoda
the U Bein Bridge
the U Bein Bridge
Mahagandayon Monastery
Mahagandayon Monastery
Shwenandaw Monastery
Shwenandaw Monastery
Ayeyarwady River
Ayeyarwady River
Kuthodaw Pagoda
Kuthodaw Pagoda
Mandalay Hill
Mandalay Hill
Accommodation: Eastern Palace Hotel

Day 4 - Explore Mingun & Inwa

Today you will go to Mandalay jetty where you will take a short and pleasant ride upriver to Mingun, the site of what would have been the world's largest pagoda had not King Bodawpaya died in 1819 thus halting all further work. Later an earthquake in 1838 split the monument and reduced it to partial rubble. Nonetheless, the mammoth base of the unfinished pagoda is still a very impressive sight as we approach from the river.

Nearby you can also visit the Myathein Than Pagoda, Mingun Bell, moved from the zedi after the earthquake and now hung in a new shrine building. It is said to be the largest hanging un-cracked bell in the world. Return to Mandalay.

Afternoon sightseeing to another former royal capital, Inwa which was founded in 1364 and which lasted nearly 400 years as a royal capital. Highlights include the ‘leaning tower of Ava’, Maha Aung mye Bonzan, a brick-and-stucco monastery, and the elegant teakwood monastery Bagaya Kyaung.

Myathein Than Pagoda
Myathein Than Pagoda
Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery
Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery
Mingun Bell
Mingun Bell
Bagaya Kyaung
Bagaya Kyaung
Inwa (Ava)
Inwa (Ava)
Accommodation: Eastern Palace Hotel

Day 5 - Fly to Bagan

Have breakfast and enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onword flight.Upon arrival at Bagan Nyaung-u Airport, you will be greeted by your private tour guide and driver. Your professional guide will escort you to your hotel for check in, the rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Accommodation: Aye Yar River View Resort

Day 6 - Epic Scenary of Temples and Pagodas in Bagan

Today your sightseeing highlights includes Bagan’s distinctive pagodas such as Shwezigon, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Wetkyi-in- Gubyaukgyi, a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes; Ananda Pagoda, one of the finest, largest and best persevered in Old Bagan; and next to it you visit Ananda Ok Kyaung, one of the few surviving brick monastery buildings from the early Bagan period and Htilominlo Temple which is known to be the last Myanmar Style temple built in Bagan.

Afternoon's sightseeing highlights include more of Bagan’s impressive pagodas such as Sulamani Temple built in by King Narapatisithu, Dhammayangyi Temple, a massive later period temple with the finest brickwork in Bagan and Thatbyinnyu Temple which towering above the other monuments of Bagan.

Later you will enjoy Bagan famous sunset at the best place selected by your guide.

Dhammayangyi Pagoda
Dhammayangyi Pagoda
Ananda Temple
Ananda Temple
Thatbyinnyu Temple
Thatbyinnyu Temple
Ananda Ok Kyaung
Ananda Ok Kyaung
Accommodation: Aye Yar River View Resort

Day 7 - Inle Lake - Life above Water

After some free time in the morning, you will be taken to Nyaung U Airport for onward flight to Heho Airport, 40 minutes away to Inle Lake. Transfer to your hotel and free at leisure. In the afternoon, we will take a boat trip in Inle Lake to observe local life. 
You will start your sightseeing by long tailed boat to Inn Paw Khone Village where you can see lotus and silk weaving industries. Next visit Nanpan to see the traditional boat making, cheroot (Burmese cigar) making factory. And then continue our visit to Phaung Daw U Pagoda, which is the most highly revered monastery in the Inle Lake area. It houses five ancient images of the Buddha that are completely covered in gold leaf. And then visit to Nge Phe Chaung monastery and floating gardens

Inn Paw Khone Village
Inn Paw Khone Village
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda
Inle Lake
Inle Lake
Accommodation: Inle Resort

Day 8 - Indein Village

Today’s your Inle Lake sightseeing start with a visit to Indein and it enchanting 17th century pagodas. To reach Indein and the nearby village you will take a boat ride up a small scenic creek that runs into Inle Lake. Then continue visit floating village of Ywama, the lake's downtown and largest village on the Inlay Lake, where you can see the gold and silversmiths workshop

Inle Lake
Inle Lake
Accommodation: Inle Resort

Day 9 - Back to Yangon

Say goodbye to the peaceful lake and you will be taken to Heho Airport. Fly back to Yangon and connect with your international flight. 

Accommodation

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Taw Win Garden Hotel
Taw Win Garden Hotel
Taw Win Garden Hotel
Taw Win Garden Hotel
Taw Win Garden Hotel
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

2.1 km from Sule Pagoda and Yangon City Hall

A 5-minute drive to Shwe Dagon Pagoda

Chinatown can be reached within 10 minutes

45 sqm spacious deluxe room

Eastern Palace Hotel
Eastern Palace Hotel
Eastern Palace Hotel
Eastern Palace Hotel
Eastern Palace Hotel
Eastern Palace Hotel
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

Located 1.3 km from Shwenandaw Monastery

Sandamuni Pagoda is 1.8 km away

Aye Yar River View Resort
Aye Yar River View Resort
Aye Yar River View Resort
Aye Yar River View Resort
Aye Yar River View Resort
Aye Yar River View Resort
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

Located in old Bagan, convinient to main attractions

10-minute drive to Bupaya Pagoda and Bagan city center

35 sqm spacious deluxe room

Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Inle Resort
Room Type:Garden Cottage
Why this Hotel:

100 m from Inle Lake

5 km from Red Mountain Estate Vineyards

40 sqm Garden Cottage

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 Taw Win Garden Hotel
Day3-4 Eastern Palace Hotel
Day5-6 Aye Yar River View Resort
Day7-8 Inle Resort

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

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