Myanmar Highlights Tour

9 days Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Inle Lake

From $ 1520 USD/pax
From $ 1520 USD
EXCELLENT

7 reviews
2 Reviews
4.9

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Yangon

Yangon
2days
Circular Train & Pagoda

Mandalay
2days
U Bein Bridge

Bagan
2days
Visit World Heritage Site

Inle Lake tour
2days
Enjoy Boat Cruise to Observe Local Life

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Inle lake

Highlights

  • Hotel: 4-5 Stars
  • Attractions: 25+
  • Destinations: 4
  • Age: All age
  • Comfort: Leisure
  • Style: Culture & Nature

Hop on a circular train in Yangon 

Approach to monks during their daily rituals in Mahagandayon monastery

Epic Scenary of Temples and Pagodas in Bagan

Take a boat trip in Inle Lake through the floating gardens and villages

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Welcome to Cambodia!

    • Accommodation:

      Taw Win Garden Hotel  

    • Meals:

      None
    • Activity:

      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.

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  • Day 2 - Yangon Sightseeing

    • Accommodation:

      Taw Win Garden Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Lunch

    • Activity:

      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.

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  • Day 3 - Fly to Mandalay

    • Accommodation:

      Eastern Palace Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Lunch

    • Activity:

      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.

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  • Day 4 - Explore Mingun & Inwa

    • Accommodation:

      Eastern Palace Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Lunch

    • Activity:

      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.

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  • Day 5 - Fly to Bagan

    • Accommodation:

      Aye Yar River View Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Lunch

    • Activity:

      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.

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  • Day 6 - Epic Scenary of Temples and Pagodas in Bagan

    • Accommodation:

      Aye Yar River View Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Lunch

    • Activity:

      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.

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  • Day 7 - Inle Lake - Life above Water

    • Accommodation:

      Inle Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      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

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  • Day 8 - Indein Village

    • Sights: 1

    • Accommodation:

      Inle Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Lunch

    • Activity:

      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

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  • Day 9 - Back to Yangon

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

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

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Accommodation

Taw Win Garden Hotel

45, Pyay Road, Dagon Township, 11221 Yangon, Myanmar

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  1. 12.9km Airports
  2. 10km Public Transport
  3. 0km Center
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

66A, 19th Street,Between 57th & 58th

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 43km Airports
  2. 5.4km Public Transport
  3. 2.7km Center
Why This Hotel:

Located 1.3 km from Shwenandaw Monastery

Sandamuni Pagoda is 1.8 km away

Aye Yar River View Resort

Near Bu Pagoda, Nyaung U, 11141 Bagan, Myanmar

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 6.9km Airports
  2. 13.4km Public Transport
  3. 0.4km Center
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

Inlay Lake, Nyaung Shwe T/S, Southern Shan State, 10111 Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 22.3km Airports
  2. 20km Public Transport
  3. 0km Center
Why This Hotel:

100 m from Inle Lake

5 km from Red Mountain Estate Vineyards

40 sqm Garden Cottage

    All transfers specified, in private car or air-conditioned minibus

    The service of an English Speaking guide

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

    All excursions specified in the itinerary

    All entry fees

    All meals specified in the itinerary

    All bank charges and exchange rate changes at time of payment

    All insurances including cancellation, travel, repatriation and lost luggage insurances

    All drinks with meals and other items of personal expenditure

    All tips

    All services not specified in the itinerary

    All meals not specified in the itinerary

    Domestic flights not mentioned

    International flights

    Additional insurance

    Entry visas and visa fees (contact us for further information)

    Travel Insurance (Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip)

2 Reviews
4.9

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  • John S
    4.8

    My wife and I had a 9- day tour in Beijing. We decided to book a tour with this company a few weeks before. The directions from the company were excellent and the whole tour was flawless from beginning to end.

  • travelerspot
    4.9

    We booked the Myanmar Highlights Tour and were very happy we did it. Got a prompt reply from Aileen who provided very detailed info on cost, itinerary and where to meet driver once out. Transferred 10% of the cost via Paypal online and paid the balance in USD cash 30 days before the tour.

Service

  • Professional Guides & Drivers

    Professional Guides & Drivers

    We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

  • Professional Guides & Drivers

    Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

    All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

  • Professional Guides & Drivers

    Local Available 7/24

    All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

  • Professional Guides & Drivers

    Warm Welcome Kits

    We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.

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