The Shan Experience 07 days / 06 nights
Route : Yangon – Bagan – Inle lake - Yangon
In general the check-in and check-out times at all hotels, unless otherwise stated in this itinerary, is between 1200 noon and 1400 hours.

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Day 01   Arrive Yangon and sightseeing (based on morning flight)      (-/-/-)
Transfer to the hotel and begin sightseeing including colorful downtown Yangon, Chaukhtatkyi, a colossal reclining Buddha; a scenic photo stop on beautiful Kandawgyi lake and the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most impressive golden stupas.
Overnight in Yangon
Day 02  :  Yangon - Bagan (Flight) and Bagan sightseeing    (B/-/-)
Take a morning flight to Bagan, home to some 3,000 ancient pagodas and temples, many of them with intricate and beautifully unique designs. See old frescos (paintings) on temple walls, Golden Buddhas, and also visit a local village where we can see oxcart wheel making, cotton thread spinning and other traditional crafts. At sunset go to the upper terraces of one of the temples to enjoy a memorable panoramic view over the temples and pagodas.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 03 :  Bagan – Heho (flight) Pindaya   (B/-/-)

Fly to Heho in the Shan state and drive to Pindaya. Visit the fascinating Pindaya caves with their more than 8,000 Buddha images and see the interesting process of Shan umbrella making. 

Overnight in Pindaya

Day 04 : Pindaya - Inle Lake    (B/-/-)
Early morning drive to Inle Lake and sightseeing by long tailed boat on this magical and unique shallow lake. Highlights include the boatmen with their ‘one-legged’ rowing style, the floating gardens, the ‘jumping cats’ monastery and more. 
Overnight at Inle lake

Day 05         Inle Lake   (B/-/-)
Continue Inle Lake sightseeing today with a memorable visit to Indain village with its idyllic 17th century pagodas. To reach there travel up a scenic creek in your boat. We can also visit a local silk weaving ‘factory’ which sits on stilts on the lake and see genuine hand looms being used. 

Overnight at Inle lake

Day 06         Heho/Yangon (flight) and Yangon sightseeing   (B/-/-)
Morning flight to Yangon and afternoon visit to Botahtaung pagoda on the Yangon river and a chance for a last shopping spree at the sprawling 80 year old Bogyoke (Scott) Market (it is closed on every Monday and gazette holidays) filled with a large collection of local handicrafts and other items from throughout Myanmar.

Overnight in Yangon

Day 07         At leisure until departure transfer  (B/-/-)
At leisure until departure transfer

*** End of the service ***

Note: The itinerary described above may be subject to change depending on weather conditions and domestic flight time.

The following suggested hotel for above program is subject to available…
Hotel Usage: Standard Category

CITY
HOTEL
ROOM TYPE
WEBSITE
YANGON
CENTRAL HOTEL
DELUXE ROOM
BAGAN
THAZIN GARDEN HOTEL
SUPERIOR ROOM
PINDAYA
GOLDEN CAVE HOTEL
SUPERIOR ROOM
NYAUNG SHWE
HUPIN HOTEL
SUPERIOR ROOM

Hotel Usage: Superior Category

CITY HOTEL ROOM TYPE WEBSITE
YANGON KANDAWGYI PALACE HOTEL SUPERIOR ROOM www.kandawgyipalacehotel.com
BAGAN MYANMAR TREASURE RESORT SUPERIOR ROOM www.Myanmartreasureresorts.com
PINDAYA PINDAYA INLE INN BAMBOO HUT  
INLE INLE RESORT DELUXE VILLA www.inleresort.com

Hotel Usage: Deluxe Category

CITY
HOTEL
ROOM TYPE
WEBSITE
YANGON
CHATRIUM HOTEL
DELUXE PAGODA VIEW
BAGAN
THRIPYISAYA SANCTUARY RESORT
SUPERIOR ROOM
PINDAYA
PINDAYA INLE INN
BAMBOO HUT
INLE
MYANMAR TREASURE RESORT
DELXUE LAKE VIEW

Validity : 01 OCT 2012 – 30 SEPT 2013
Price per person based on half twin sharing basis

Number of person
Package price per person
(Standard Category)
Package price per person
(Superior Category)
Package price per person
(Deluxe Category)
2 pax
     
3 – 4 pax
     
5 – 6 pax
     
7 – 9 pax
     
10 – 14 pax
     
15 – 19 pax
     
20 – 24 pax
     
Single room supplement
     
Supplement for Pindaya Inle Inn, bamboo hut is USD 11 per room per night at the period of Nov 2012 and Feb 2013.
Supplement for Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort, superior room is USD 35 per room per night at the period of 24 Dec 12 to 07 Jan 13.
Supplement for compulsory dinner for 15 pax and above group at Inle Resort is USD 25 per person.
Supplement for transportation charges during 12-17 Apr 2013 (Myanmar Water Festival) is to be advised.
* Our tour price is based on Bed & Breakfast. Valid from 01 OCT 2012 – 30 APR 2013.*

FOC Policy 
* 1 pax is FOC for Tour Leader in single room basis
minimum 15 paying pax (Maximum 1 pax FOC)
Our services include as follows:
•    Hotels accommodation with daily breakfast 
•    French speaking guide service throughout the trip from Yangon to Yangon
•    Transfers and sightseeing by private air-con vehicle with drivers, as mentioned in program
•    Domestic flight tickets (Yangon/Bagan/Heho/Yangon) including insurance surcharge & current fuel surcharge
•    Passenger Service Charges for domestic flights
•    Entrance fees and zone fees for the visits mentioned
Our services do not include as follows:
•    International ticket to/from Yangon
•    Visa arrangements for Myanmar
•    Meals other than mentioned (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
•    Visits not mentioned in the program
•    Compulsory dinner at hotel
•    Festival surcharges
•    Drinks and personal expenses
•    Tips and porters at the hotels
•    Any other items not mentioned
Compulsory Dinner rate (Christmas and New Year’s Eve Dinner)
Kandawgyi Palace Hotel
Christmas' Eve compulsory dinner- 80,000 Ks per person
Chatrium Hotel
Christmas’ Eve compulsory dinner – US$ 55 per person
New Year’s Eve compulsory dinner – US$ 115 per person
Thazin Garden Hotel
Christmas' Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 35  per person
New Year's Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 35 per person
Myanmar Treasure Resort (Bagan and Inle lake) 
Christmas' Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 60 per person
New Year's Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 85 per person
Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Christmas’ Eve compulsory dinner – US$ 50  per person
New Year’s Eve compulsory dinner – US$ 70 per person
Pindaya Inle Inn
New Year's Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 35 per person
Inle Resort 
Christmas' Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 60 per person
New Year's Eve compulsory dinner- US$ 80 per person
15 pax & above compulsory dinner- US$ 24 per person
The rest rate is to be advised.
Meal Plan (No FOC in meal supplement)
Half board Lunch
Day 01    Lunch at local restaurant
Day 02    Lunch at local restaurant
Day 03    Lunch at local restaurant
Day 04    Lunch at local restaurant
Day 05    Lunch at local restaurant
Day 06    Lunch at local restaurant
Supplement for above meal plan (half board lunch) is USD 70 per person.
Half board dinner
Day 01    Dinner at local restaurant
Day 02    Dinner at local restaurant
Day 03    Dinner at hotel
Day 04    Dinner at hotel
Day 05    Dinner at hotel
Day 06    Dinner at local restaurant


Supplement for above meal plan (Half board dinner including transportation surcharges for outside dinner) per person rate

Number of person

Standard Category

Superior Category

Deluxe Category

2 pax

     

3-9 pax

     

10 up

     

Remark: 
-    There may be few changes in offered prices depending on the increases in fuel cost, domestic airfares and USD exchange rates and festive season surcharge. All surcharges are to be advised on revised contract rate of service providers.     
-    There will be domestic airfares fuel surcharge and surcharge cost is to be advised as soon as airline announces.
-    Please reconfirm the actual price when you booked this proposal.