Highlights Burma

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Departure Date



11 days



Maximum Seats


What's Included?

All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour


Mandalay, Bagan, Pindaya, Inle Lake, Rangoon

Start in Mandalay and end in Rangoon! With the In-depth Cultural tour Highlights Burma, you have a 11 days tour package taking you through Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) and 4 other destinations in Myanmar (Burma). Highlights Burma includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Mandalay (Airport arrival)

Arrival at Mandalay International Airport Upon your arrival, clear Immigration and Customs, proceed to the arrival area. Welcome by our guide. Visit Mandalay, the last kingdom as well as the center of the Myanmar cultural, tradition, arts and crafts. Transfer to hotel. In late afternoon, visit famous golden palace monastery, the only vestige of Royal Palace, and KuthodawPagoda, the world biggest book and enjoy sunset from Mandalay Hill, 200m high. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 2

Day 2: Mandalay, Mingun (by boat)

Visit Mingun (by boat) & Mandalay Meals: breakfast This morning, transfer to jetty to take local private boat for Mingun, at 7 miles north of Mandalay, crossing Ayeyarwaddy River that will give you river scene with activities of fishermen and bamboo barges. Walkway of the village, visit Pahtotawgyi temple, the world’s unfinished pagoda and its gigantic bell and Mya Thein Dan Pagoda. Then back to Mandalay by boat and lunch at local restaurant. Then, visit to Maharmuni Buddha Image and gold-leaf workshop, sculptures & wood-carving and puppets workshop. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 3

Day 3: Mandalay, Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura

Visit Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura Meals: breakfast After breakfast, visit to the ancient capitals of Ava, several Burmese kingdoms for 5 centuries and local ferry with crossing of river which allows access to the island of Ava, and visit by horse cart for an original discovery of this site today and visit the monastery in drums teakwood BagayaKyaung and Mai Nu Oakkyaung. In the afternoon, visit in Sagaing, a peaceful neighboring town of Mandalay on the other side of Irrawaddy River. It is considered the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Myanmar and famous among the locals as the retreat. Drive up Sagaing Hill and visit Soon-u-ponnya-shin pagoda at the top and Umin Thone Se Pagoda. View the panoramic view of over 600 religious monuments such as monasteries, nunneries, temples and pagodas dotted on the slope of the hill. And, visit to Amarapura, the ancient capital before Mandalay, famous for teak wood bridge U Bein. Walk on U Bein Wooden Bridge or take a canoe in Taungthaman Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty and ways of fishing. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 4

Day 4: Mandalay -Bagan (by car)

Landroute Mandalay to Bagan (3.5 hours drive)_ during low season (from April to September) Meals: breakfast After breakfast, depart to Bagan about 3.5-hour drive. On the way,a visit to a village on road if you are interested. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant. Free time in the evening. Alliance Myanmar River Cruise from Mandalay to Bagan (8 hours)_ during high season (from October to March) This morning transfer to jetty and embark Alliance River Cruise/ RV Panorama to Bagan. The whole cruising day gives you the opportunity to see ways of life on Irrawaddy, famous River which originates at north of country at base of Himilaya and flows to the South to enter into Indian Ocean. With RV Panorama, one village will be visited on the way to observe ways of life of villagers. Arrive at Bagan in the evening. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Bagan
Day 5

Day 5: Bagan

Visit Bagan Meals: breakfast, dinner This morning starts to explore Bagan, one of the most important archeological site of South-East Asia and home to nearly 4000 religious edifices constructed between 11th and 13th centuries; the suggested buildings are venerable Ananda Temple, ShweGuGyi, Maha Bodhi, etc. Visit a lacquer-ware workshop for its impressive steps of production in the afternoon. Then, visit to Sulamani Sunset Viewing Hill from which you'll see a fabulous sunset, which can’t be missed. Local home-cooked dinner Overnight in Bagan
Day 6

Day 6: Bagan

Visit Bagan Meals: breakfast After breakfast at hotel, starts your visit from colourful Nyaung U Market and then Shwezigone, Gubyaukgyi Temple for its mural paintings and Htilominlo Temple, in the afternoon, visit the typical village West Phwar-Saw village to meet the local people. Visit to the colossal temple “Dhammayangyi” and “Sulamani” passing through plantation fields. Then enjoy a beautiful sunset in different view from “Nyaung Lat Pat Kan Kone” that gives also unforgettable scenery. Overnight in Bagan
Day 7

Day 7: Bagan- Pindaya (by car)

Landroute Bagan to Pindaya (8 hours drive) Meals: breakfast In the morning, depart to Pindaya by highway road, passing through picturesque view of the page-work fields and traditional villages.You will arrive in the evening and check-in to hotel. Then, take a walk around Boataloat Lake where you can meet local people. Overnight in Pindaya
Day 8

Day 8: Pindaya visit- Nyaung Shwe/ Inle Lake

visit to Pindaya Cave & depart to Nyaung Shwe/ Inle Lake Meals: breakfast In this morning, visit Pindaya cave, natural cave which is home to over eight thousands of Buddha images. And then observe traditional Shan paper and umbrella production. Then, leave for NyaungShwe, the gate entrance of the Lake, famous for its nature and traditional leg-rowers and fishing. On the way, visit to Shwe Yan PyayMonastery, a teak wood building with oval shaped windows and decorated with mosaics and golden ornaments. And then visit Shwe Yan Pyay Temple with a lot of Buddha statues inside the wall.Then, transfer to your hotel for check-in and refreshment. Then explore the exquisite sights of Inle Lake by boat, visiting floating villages scattered along the lake and floating firms, traditional fishing, traditional art and crafts. Overnight in Inle Lake
Day 9

Day 9: Inle Lake (excursion to Indein)

Visit Inle Lake & Indein Pagoda Complex Meals: breakfast This morning, starts to explore the exquisite sights of Inle Lake by boat, visiting floating villages scattered along the lake and floating firms, traditional fishing, traditional art and crafts. Visit to a market in a village to observe local products. Visit PhaungDawOo Pagoda and Ngephechaung monastery with its collection of Buddha Images. Famous lotus-weaving in Inn Paw Khone village and other art & crafts workshops in Nampam village. Then, continue the visit to Indein village for promenade along Indein Pagoda complex, standing over one thousand stupa on the hill side by passing Indein canal with scenic beauty. Overnight in Inle Lake
Day 10

Day 10: Inle/ Heho- Yangon (by flight)

Fly to Yangon from Heho Airport and visit Yangon Meals: breakfast This morning transfer to fly to Yangon. Yangon is a charming city with wide, tree-lined boulevards, shimmering Buddhist stupas and British colonial architecture. Founded in 1755 by King Alaungpaya, Yangon became the capital after the British conquered Upper Myanmar in 1885. Formerly known as Rangoon, Yangon was renowned as the “Queen of the East.” Yangon is now considered to be the most delightful city in all of Southeast Asia, bustling without urgency, high rise buildings and department stores. On arrival, visit to BogyokeAung Sun Market, well known as Scott Market for your souvenir. Visit to downtown laid out by the British in a typical colonial grid, Yangon's shaded streets are a delight to roam. Continue the city orientation tour with the visits of Chaukhtatgyi (reclining Buddha), Colonial Buildings in downtown. In the afternoon, visit to the most famous Shwedagon pagoda, which is over 326 feet tall, gilded in gold and gems, the Shwedagon is the most revered shrine in the country. Overnight in Yangon
Day 11

Day 11: Yangon

Airport transfer for International departure After breakfast, transfer to airport for international Departure depending on your flight schedule.

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Deluxe/Superior 2825 USD 2425 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 .


All 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

  • 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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