Splendid throughout Myanmar

Trip Code

STM

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

16 days

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366

Maximum Seats

8

What's Included?

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

Summary

Rangoon, Bago, Kyaikhtiyo, Mandalay, Monywa, Bagan, Mount Popa National Park, Heho, Pindaya, Inle Lake

Start and end in Rangoon! With the In-depth Cultural tour Splendid throughout Myanmar, you have a 16 days tour package taking you through Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) and 9 other destinations in Myanmar (Burma). Splendid throughout Myanmar includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Yangon(Arrival at airport)

International Arrival at Yangon airport & transfer to your hotel for check-in and refreshment. Then in the afternoon, visit animated downtown area for presentation of Yangon busiest life and colonial buildings. Continue visiting the Reclining Buddha Image “Chaukhtetgyi” and then to Shwedagon Pagoda “masterpiece of Yangon”, feel the wonderful color of the reflection of sunset. Overnight in Yangon
Day 2

Day 2: Yangon- Kyaikhtiyo

Meals: breakfast Breakfast at hotel, then a car will take you 5-hour drive to famous golden rock “Kyaikhtiyo” (190km distance). On the way, visit world cemetery in Htauk-kyant and a quick stop at Shwenyaungpin for Nat shrine for a safe journey as for a belief of local people. You will arrive at Kinpun base camp to take an open truck for steep but well-paved road that leads to Yathetaung camp (11km, 45 minutes). Then, continue walking up for 1 hour to the famous Golden Rock square. Throughout the way is alive, by crowds of pilgrims, porters with material baskets and four-porters with sedan chair for taking people and indigenous medicine shops. Sunset from the site is also magnificent. Overnight in Golden Rock
Day 3

Day 3: Kyaikhtiyo- Bago- Yangon

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day Bagan sightseeing tour. We will visit nearby villages and observe the traditional rural life of the locals. First, we will head out to colorful Nyaung Oo Market to get a glimpse of the local market business. We´ll continue to Myinkaba Village to visit Manuha and Nan Paya temples and before lunch we´ll pay a visit to traditional lacquerware workshop and observe the production of one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. In the afternoon we´ll drive to the rural village of Minnanthu, one of Bagan’s least-visited areas and after the visit of Payathonzu, Lemyentha and Nandamannya pagodas, we will board a cruise and we´ll sail down the Irrawaddy River while enjoying the picturesque rural life of local Myanmar´s villages during the romantic sunset. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 4

Day 4: Yangon- Mandalay(by flight)

Meal: Breakfast In the early morning, transfer to airport to fly to Mandalay, the last kingdom as well as the center of the Myanmar cultural, tradition, arts and crafts. Upon arrival, an awaiting car will take you to your hotel & then visit Maharmuni Buddha Image and gold-leaf workshop, sculptures & wood-carving and puppets workshop. In the evening, visit famous golden palace monastery, the only vestige of Royal Palace, and Kuthodaw, the world biggest book and enjoy sunset from Mandalay Hill, 200m high. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 5

Day 5: Mingun- Ava- Amarapura

Meal: Breakfast After breakfast, transfer to jetty to take local private boat for Mingun, at 10 km 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. Return back to Mandalay by boat and your car will take you to Ava Jetty to take ferry to across the Myit-Nge River for Ava, the ancient city during 5 centuries but remains today as a village. Visit by horse cart, passing through paddy and bean fields, Bargayar monastery, typical Burmese form and Mai-Nu Oat Kyaung. In the late afternoon, back to your car that will take you to Amarapura, the ancient capital before Mandalay, and walk on U Bein Bridge or take a canoe in Taungthaman Lake to enjoy unforgettable sunset of your life. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 6

Day 6: Mandalay- Monywa- Pho Win Hill- Monywa

Meal: Breakfast In the morning, leave for Monywa by car, about 136 km west and situated on the eastern bank of Chindwin River, that sees a lot of trade to and from India. Before arriving at town, visit Thanboddhay Pagoda, famous for its unique architecture and over five hundred thousand of Buddha images. And then continue to Aung Setkya, 130m high of Standing-Buddha Image. Transfer to hotel for check-in and then transfer to jetty to take a jeep for Pho Win Hill, 25 km west of Monywa, that is famous for hundreds cave temples with thousands of Buddha images and mural paintings dated between 14th and 18th centuries. Then back to your hotel in the evening. Overnight in Mandalay
Day 7

Day 7: Monywa- Bagan

Meal: Breakfast Breakfast in the morning, transfer to Myinmu for river cruise to Bagan along the famous Ayeyar– waddy river that will give you to explore the riverside villages. Then, you will arrive at Bagan in the evening and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Bagan
Day 8

Day 8: Bagan

Meal: Breakfast After breakfast at hotel, starts your day with the wonderful scenic panoramic view of Bagan with morning light from “Dhammayarzika” and then visit “Phayar ThoneZu” for 13th century mural paintings and other different temples near Min Nan Thu village and then, visit West Phwar-Saw village to see the daily life of villagers. After exploring impressive lacquer ware workshop, visit to Ananda temple, the most beautiful temple of Bagan. Then visit to Sulamani Sunset Viewing Hill from which you'll see a fabulous sunset, which can’t be missed. Overnight in Bagan
Day 9

Day 9: Bagan- Mont Popa- Bagan

Meal: Breakfast In the morning, you will arrive at Mount Popa after one-hour drive. On the way, visit and observe the production of toddy palm and palm sweets. The Mount Popa, famous for the dwelling of Nat, is the highest peak of Bagan area and visit TaungKalat after walking up 800 stairs under the curious stare of monkeys. Then, back to hotel in Bagan. Overnight in Bagan
Day 10

Day 10: Bagan (Home cooked dinner)

Meal: Breakfast,Dinner After breakfast, visit the colorful market of Nyaung Oo and then visit highlight religious edifices of Bagan such as “Shwezigone Pagoda” the prototype of Burmese stupa, “Gubyaukgyi Temple” with magnificent mural paintings of 12th century, etc,. In the late afternoon, continue the visit to the colossal temple “Dhammayangyi” and “Sulamani” by horse cart passing through jungle of temples. Then enjoy a beautiful sunset in different view from “Bulaithee” pagoda that gives also unforgettable scenery. In the evening, taste of home cooked dinner in local home of New Bagan. Overnight at Bagan
Day 11

Day 11: Bagan- Heho- Pindaya(by flight)

Meal: Breakfast After breakfast, leave for airport and fly to Heho. Continue to Pindaya by car about 2 & half hours, passing through picturesque view of the page-work fields. Visit Pindaya cave, natural cave which is home to over eight thousands of Buddha images. And then observe traditional Shan paper and umbrella production. Overnight in Pindaya
Day 12

Day 12: Pindaya- Nyaung Shwe- Inle

Meal: Breakfast In the morning, about 2 hours drive for Nyaung Shwe, the gate entrance of the Lake, famous for its nature and traditional leg-rowers and fishing. By 30 minutes –boat, transfer to your hotel resort in Inle Lake. Then, begin the exploration of 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 Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Ngephechaung monastery with jumping cats. Overnight in Inle Lake
Day 13

Day 13: Inle

Meal: Breakfast After breakfast, starts your day with five-day market and 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 view. In the afternoon, visit to observe famous lotus-weaving in Inn Paw Khone village and other art & crafts workshops in Nampam village. Overnight in Inle Lake
Day 14

Day 14: Inle- Sagar- Inle

Meal: Breakfast 3 hours- boat to Sagar Lake, along the route, you will explore the scenery with paddy fields and bamboo forest and arrive at Samkar ancient palace side. Since this place belongs to Pa-O ethnics it is obliged to accompany by a local Pa-O guide that will lead you to Pa-O traditional houses. Visit Samkar village and Tarkhaung Pagoda. Return to your hotel by boat. Overnight in Inle Lake
Day 15

Day 15: Inle- Heho- Yangon(by flight)

Meal: Breakfast Transfer to Heho airport for flight back to Yangon. On arrival, awaiting cars takes you to your hotel and then visit Bogyoke Aung San market for your last souvenir shopping. In the evening visit Botahtaung Pagoda near Yangon River bank to enjoy sunset. Overnight in Yangon
Day 16

Day 16: International Departure

Meal: Breakfast After breakfast, depending on your departure time, take you to airport for international departure.

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 3442 USD 3042 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 3642 USD 3242 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:

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

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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