Best Selling Myanmar Tour to Yangon – Inle Lake – Bagan – Mandalay

Trip Code

BSMTTYILBM

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

10 days

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442

Maximum Seats

8

What's Included?

Accommodation
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Summary

Rangoon, Bagan, Nyaung-U, Mandalay, Amarapura, Sagaing, Taunggyi, Pindaya, Nyaungshwe, Inle Lake, Heho

Start and end in Rangoon! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Myanmar on the Road, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) and 10 other destinations in Myanmar (Burma). Best of Myanmar on the Road includes accommodation, an expert guide, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Yangon Arrival (-)

Upon arrival, you'll greet by your guide who will accompany and transfer you to your hotel. (Official check-in time is 14:00PM and early check-in is subjected to room availability) This afternoon, well visit Kandawgyi Park, one of central Yangons greenest spots. Here you will see the glittering Karaweik barge, a replica of the royal barge, and the vast lake with views of Shwedagon in the background. Depending on the day of your visit Kandawgyi may be busy with local families who come here on the weekend to relax in the fresh air. From Here, end your day at Shwedagon Pagoda which is one of the wonders of the world. It was built 2500 years ago and enshrined with hair relics of Buddha and a place where to meet devoted Buddhists meditating and praying. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point. Overnight in Yangon. Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00
Day 2

Day 2: Yangon City Tour Overnight Bus to Bagan (B/-/-)

After breakfast, we'll visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, one of Myanmar's more beautiful reclining buddhas which is topped by a crown encrusted with diamonds and other precious stones. The feet of the statue carved with traditional symbols and often many locals gathering to pay homage and pray. Continue to Bogyoke Market, formerly known as Scotts Market, where you can browse through the wide selection of Myanmar handicrafts and other goods (Note: closed on Mondays and public holidays). Afterwards, we'll take a tour around the city center which is filled various historical and colonial buildings partly by car or partly on foot. Well first visit to Sule Pagoda which is a 2200-year-old temple surrounded by government buildings and commercial shop. Then, you'll pass along the way to Mahabandoola Park where Independent Monument exists. Continue your tour by passing City Hall, High Court, a little india and walk along Strand Road to admire British old colonial buildings. Depending on the time, you will transfer to Aung Mingalar Bus station to take the overnight express bus to Bagan. ( Departure time = 20:00 PM, Arrival time = 05:30 AM) Stay overnight on express bus.
Day 3

Day 3: Bagan Temples Visit (B/-/-)

Bagan, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. On arrival, our guide will wait at Bagan Shwe Pyi High Way Bus station. Then, you will drive one of the temples to watch the beautiful and memorable sunrise of Bagan. After sunrise, you will transfer to the local restaurant for your breakfast. After that, your journey begins with a visit an elevated temple from where you will have a panoramic view of the magnificent plains of Bagan. Continue with a visit to the golden Shwezigon Pagoda, first and prototype monument, which was built in Myanmar style in 1087. Then, visit to Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple @ Wetkyi-Inn Village which is well-known for its exquisite jataka mural paintings and the elegant Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. This afternoon begins with a visit to a traditional lacquer ware workshop where you can observe the production of one of Myanmars best-known handicrafts. Continue to Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece and one of Bagans most beautiful temples. Built in the early Mon-style, Ananda contains two unique Buddha images whose expressions seem to change depending on the distance from which the statue is viewed. From here, you will visit to Thatbyinnyu, the highest temple in Bagan, massive Dhammayangyi Temple, noted for its remarkable brickwork, and Sulamani Temple. Enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of one of the temples. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 4

Day 4: Bagan Boat Trip to Mandalay (B/-/-)

This morning, youll transfer to Nyaung U jetty for your cruise to Mandalay. This river journey can give you a chance to see the local life of villagers and fisherman who live along the bank of Ayerwaddy River. You can also feel about the scenery of beautiful Ayerwaddy River. Well serve lunch on boat. Arrive Mandalay in this evening and youll transfer to your hotel for check-in.Stay overnight at hotel in Mandalay.
Day 5

Day 5: Mandalay City Tour Amarapura (B/-/-)

Mandalay is Myanmar's cultural capital. The nature focus of the city is an abrupt hill, rising above a vast moated and walled square. After breakfast, well drive to Amarapura, a former capital whose name means City of Immortality. First visit a silk weaving workshop which produces exquisite handmade products and then visit Mahagandayon monastery, when over one-thousand monks reside. In the afternoon, we'll visit to Mahamuni Pogada, 13ft-high sated Buddha image which is one of Myanmar's most famous. Continue your tour of Mandalay with a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title Worlds Biggest Book. Continue to Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace. This grand teak building is known for its exquisite woodcarving.Head to the top of Mandalay Hill to enjoy magnificent views of the city and Irrawaddy River. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 6

Day 6: Mandalay Sagaing Inwa (Ava) Mandalay Overnight Bus to Taunggyi (B/-/-)

After morning breakfast, your journey begins with Ava which is one of the ancient cities and a remarkably rural backwater of empty fields sparsely dotted with widely spaced ruins, monastic buildings and stupas. Explore Ava by plodding horse cart to visit BagayaKyaung (a wonderful teak monastery), MahaAungmyeBonzan monastery (built of stucco-covered brick, royal monastery temple) and Nanmyin (a leaning watchtower of Ava)Then, towards a local restaurant in a city center to have lunch. (own account) Then, you will take a drive to Sagaing by crossing a bridge over the Irrawaddy River. Uncountable white-and-gold stupas are highlights of Sagaing. Sagaing Hill is widely regarded as the religious center of Myanmar. It is home to 3,000 monks and 100 meditation centers and you will visit pagodas such as Swan OoPon Nya Shin and U Min ThoneSae. Well also visit Sagaings local market, a typical Burmese market that few tourists visit. Here you will find a range of items for sale including locally made pottery, silver and other handicrafts. We will also stop at a small pottery village to see the process of making the ubiquitous water pots found throughout Myanmar. After touring this tranquil site, continue to U Bein Bridge, the worlds longest and 200 year-old teak bridge. Enjoy a stroll along the bridge and the fabulous views of the surrounding farms and streams. Then, you will drive back to Mandalay and continue to Kywel Sel Kan Bus station. Then, you will take the overnight express bus to Taunggyi. (Depart time = 22:00 PM, Arrival time = 06:30 AM). Stay overnight on express bus.
Day 7

Day 7: Taunggyi Inle Lake (B/-/-)

You will arrive at Taunggyi bus station and continue to the hotel for check in and relax (Early check in is depending on the room availability). After breakfast at local restaurant, you will drive to visit aunggyi Myoma Market (where will find colorful tirbes, traditional foodstuff, and varieties of fresh vegetable; beautiful flowers) is well known throughout Myanmar. And visit Sulamuni Pagoda and panoramic view from hill rock. It is situated on a high plateau surrounded by high mountain. Then, you will we'll take drive to Pindaya. Along the way, you'll pass patchwork of fields and hedges, buffalo carts and group of toiling farmers in black Danu tunics and checked Pa-O headcarves. This morning, well leave drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to Inle Lake. Along the way, stop at the wooden Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery which is an elegant ancient monastery with its oval-shaped windows. Upon reaching the edges of Inle Lake, board a private motorboat to head out to Inle Lake, one of Myanmars most spectacular sights. Pass villages built on stilts over the lake, observe the leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, famous for the 800 years old Five Buddha statues which are covered in gold leaf. Stay overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 8

Day 8: Inle Lake Indein (B/-/-)

After breakfast, visit the lakes morning market. The market rotates its location around the lakes villages in a 5 day rhythm and is visited by lake inhabitants and surrounding hill tribes who come to sell and trade their wares. (Note: market is daily except on dark moon day and full moon day). From the middle of the lake, continue down a small canal leading to Indein populated by ethnic Padaung (long neck women). Youll walk on a covered alley lined on both sides with a thousand pagodas. Continue on foot by a long covered staircase to discover the magnificent complex of Alaung Sithu in a beautiful scenery of ancient stupas buried in vegetation with a panoramic view of the lake. This afternoon is your leisure at hotel. Overnight on Inle Lake.
Day 9

Day 9: Inle Lake Heho Fly to Yangon (B/-/-)

After breakfast, it’s your own time to relax or shopping in the town. If you are looking for an adventure journey, take a bike from your hotel and cycle throught rice paddy fields, canals, and villages of stilted houses; visiting hot springs, colourful tribal markets, and an incongruous winery nearby. Drive to the Heho Airport for the flight to Yangon later on. Upon arrival, you will transfer to hotel for checking in and relax for the day. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 10

Day 10: Yangon Departure

Today is your leisure at hotel before transfer to airport for your departure flight. Please note: Hotel check-out time is around 12.00.

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PRICES & INCLUDES

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 Standard 1457 USD 1057 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 1657 USD 1257 USD 4 & 5star

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with TUI an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .

INCLUDES:

 12 nights accommodation
 Breakfast  and lunch daily
 All transfers and road transport in air-conditioned vehicles
 Four domestic flights
 All sightseeing as specified and entrance fees included
 Expert local guides throughout
 Tour arrival and departure transfers

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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