Yangon- Bagan – Mandalay - Inle Lake – Yangon : 7 Days – 6 Nights 

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Day 1: Arrive Yangon
Arrive Yangon International Airport, You will meet your tour guide after clearing immigration and customs control at Airport. Transfer to the hotel for check in.
Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2:  Flight to  Bagan
After an early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Airport for the flight to Bagan (Nyaung Oo).
From the 11th to 13th centuries, when Bagan was the capital of Myanmar, the rulers constructed thousands of huge stupas and temples many of which are still standing today on the banks of the Irrawaddy River.  

On arrival, transfer to hotel.

your journey begins with a visit to colorful Nyaung Oo Market where every day the locals come to buy and sell fresh produce and other goods before visiting the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda for an introduction in to Bagan’s rich history.

This afternoon begin with a visit to a traditional lacquer ware workshop where you can observe the production of one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Continue to Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece and one of Bagan’s most beautiful temples.

From here, travel by horse cart for a tour passing along ancient temples. Enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of one of the temples.
Overnight in Bagan.

Day 3:  Flight to  Mandalay
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Bagan Domestic Airport for flight to Mandalay.

The last capital of Myanmar Kingdom before the annexation of British in 1885. The period of kingdom was very short, but the name Mandalay become well known by “Rudyard Kipling”. The royal palace wall surrounded by the moat is one of the great things to see and it has been re-created after 1945, by 2nd War World. 

Upon arrival at Mandalay Airport, drive straight to the city for an hour where we can pass through the country side area with different vegetations. First stop at Mahamuni Buddha, it has covered with thick layer of gold leaves and continue to a craftsman’s workshop to see puppet, tapestries and gold leaves making. Then, drive to hotel for check in.

Comprehensive afternoon sightseeing in Mandalay includes Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung (Golden Palace monastery), a special wooden building built by Royal family and Kuthodaw Pagoda (known as the world’s largest book), the golden stupa surrounded by 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures. Enjoy a sunset from Mandalay Hill (for the group up to 6pax, we need to change with local truck to drive up to the top).

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 4:  Visit Amarapura – Ava- Sagaing
Breakfast at hotel. Today you discover some of the former Burmese capitals around Mandalay. Your first stop is 18th century capital Amarapura, where you will attend the daily meal of over a thousand monks in the Buddhist monastery, Mahagandayon.

You then continue to Ava (Inwa), the capital from the 14th to 18th centuries, located on the island between Irrawaddy and Myitnge rivers. Exploring around Ava by horse cart, and pass through the rice paddy fields with ruined stupas and old palace wall with dry moat. Continue to the wooden monastery of Bagaya Kyaung and Nanmyin Watch tower will give you to see the view with river. If time permit, visit to some village homes to see local ways of making bamboo slides for roof, cane mats and alms bowls or pass by with horse cart.
In the afternoon, visit to picturesque Sagaing Hill, which is the living center of the Buddhist faith in Myanmar today. Hillsides are dotted with numerous pagodas, monasteries and nunneries. You conclude your day with a walk over U-Bein bridge at sunset, the longest teak span in the world constructed over 200 years ago.

Overnight Mandalay.

Day 5:  Flight to Inle Lake
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Airport for a flight to Heho.

From Heho, a scenic one-hour drive leads to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to Inle Lake.

Upon reaching the edges of Inle Lake, board a private motorboat to head out to Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s most spectacular sights. Pass villages built on stilts over the lake, inhabited by the local Intha people. Observe the leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Visit Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which houses dozens of Shan Buddha Images, but is more famous for its unique ‘jumping cats’ who jump through hoops in the air!  Continue to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary, which contains five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaf. 

Explore the local crafts of Inle Lake with a stop at the weaving village of Inpawkhone and a cheroot factory, where the typical Burmese cigars are made by hand.
If time permits, there may be time to enjoy a short walk through one of the lakeside villages.
Overnight on Inle Lake.

Day 6 :  Inle Lake-Heho/ Yangon
Breakfast at hotel. Leave your hotel by boat and transfer to Heho Airport for domestic flight to Yangon.

The tour continues to Chauk Htat Gyi, a huge reclining Buddha image, follow by the drive around royal lake with floating barge to see the atmosphere of Yangon city from different parts. Then, an extended visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, and the golden dome Pagoda is the place to see the local ways of life and belief, as well as visitors can watch the world’s go by.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 7: Departure  Yangon
Breakfast at hotel.

Explore Yangon starting from the city centre near Sule Pagoda to enjoy the bustling life of Yangon and its people. Then visit Bogyoke Aung San Market (former Scott’s Market), where shopper’s favorite place.

Then to Yangon international airport for your departure flight.

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Selected hotels at Superior Hotels

City

Hotel

Room Category

Yangon

Traders or Park Royal or Chatrium or Kandawgyi Palace hotel

Superior room

Bagan

Tharaba Gate or Aureum or Thiripyitsaya

Deluxe room

Mandalay

Sedona or Mandalay Hill or Red Canal

Deluxe room

Inle Lake

Inle Resort or Treasure Inle

Deluxe room

Selected hotels at First class Hotels

City

Hotel

Room Category

Yangon

East or Panorma or Central

Superior

Bagan

Amazing Bagan or Myanmar Treasure

Superior

Mandalay

Mandalay City or Ayeyearwaddy River view or Pacific hotel

Superior

Inle Lake

Sky Lake or Paramount or Paradise Inle

Superior

Price per person :

Number of persons

Price per person for Superior Hotels

Price per person for First Class Hotels

Price based on 2 persons

USD 1598

USD 1242

Price based on 3 -4 persons

USD 1523

USD 1167

Price based on 5 -6 persons

USD 1426

USD 1081

Price based on 7 -10 persons

USD 1385

USD 1040

Price based on 11 -15 persons

USD 1299

USD 948

Supplement for single room

USD 621

USD 270



Price valid 01 Oct 2012 – 30 Sept 2013

  • Surcharges may apply for holiday periods like Christmas, New Year, Water Festival & Inle Lake festival..etc

Our services include:

  • 6 night accommodation on half-twin room basis with daily breakfast
  • English-speaking station guide (different guide at each place)
  • Porter fees at the airport
  • 4 Domestic flights Yangon/Bagan/Mandalay/Heho/Yangon
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • Horse cart tour in Bagan
  • Private motorized boat in Inle Lake excursions
  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program

Our services do not include:

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Meals not mentioned (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)  
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • Any other items not mentioned
  • International departure Airport Tax Yangon  (USD 10/pax at present)