10-day Overall Myanmar (Yangon – Golden Rock – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake)

You will see the best of Myanmar through our itinerary.
This insightful itinerary covers a lot of ground, starting from the vibrant city of Yangon and traveling onwards to the temple-filled plains of Bagan. Explore Mandalay’s ancient capitals and then fly to the Shan State, a region of stunning landscapes and colorful hill tribe groups.

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$2,416

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Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Accommodation based on DBL/TWN sharing with daily breakfast
    • Open Truck Fees Up & Down in Golden Rock Pagoda
    • Inle Lake Private Boat Services
    • Inwa Boat & Horse Cart Services
    • English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
    • Entrance fees as mentioned in the program
    • Entry/Admission - Yangon City Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Shwedagon Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Htilominlo Pahto
    • Entry/Admission - Shwezigon Paya
    • Entry/Admission - Gubyaukgyi Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Dhammayangyi Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Thatbyinnyu Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Shwesandaw Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Popa
    • Entry/Admission - Mahamuni Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book
    • Entry/Admission - Shwenandaw Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Inwa Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - Inle Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Indein Village
    • Entry/Admission - Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Yangoods Bogyoke Market
    What's excluded :
    • Visa Letter / Visa stamp fee
    • Domestic Flight from Yangon – Bagan, Bagan-Mandalay, Mandalay- Heho and Heho-Yangon
    • Sagaing Hill Truck Fee, Sedan Chair at Golden Rock pagoda & Mandalay Hill Truck Fee
    • Drinks, other meals, TIP and personal expenses
    • Any services not mentioned in the program

  • Day 1: Arrive in Yangon and sightseeing

    Stop At: Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
    Upon arrival at airport, welcome by our Guide and he will be held on placard with your name on it
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Yangon City Hall, Mahabandoola Road, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    transfer to Yangon Heritage Trust’s downtown office where their specially-trained guide will give a briefing about the progress, and challenges to come, of preserving the city’s buildings. Afterwards, begin a 2.5 hour walking tour through central Yangon. Starting at Yangon’s Heritage Trust Office on Lower Pansodan Road and Highlights include City Hall, the High Court and the former Burma Railways Company – one of Yangon’s oldest administrative buildings
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    continue to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Although the origins of the pagoda are unclear, the local legend states that the original structure was built 2500 years ago then renovated several times until taking its current shape in the 15th century. The 8-sided central stupa is 99 meters tall and gilded with gold leaf and is surrounded by 64 smaller stupas and your guide will show you around the massive complex, explaining why this temple is so revered. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Taw Win Garden (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 2: Yangon - Golden Rock Pagoda

    Stop At: Taukkyan War Cemetery, No 1 Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    On the way to Golden Rock, we will stop to visit Htaukkyant War Cemetery
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kyaiktiyo, Kyaiktiyo, Mon State
    Arrive at pilgrim-village is a starting point to the famous Golden Rock. From our hotel in Kyaikhtiyo, we first take a truck and then enjoy the trekking to Golden Rock, it will take about 1 hour up the hill to enjoy the sunset at the Golden Rock. The famous 'Golden Rock' is a sacred, massive gold-leafed boulder delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff near the top of Mt. Kyaikhtiyo and it is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mountain Top Hotel (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 3: Golden Rock - Bago - Yangon

    Stop At: Bago, Bago, Bago Region
    Bago, which located only 80 km, was an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in the 15th century and enjoy the Bago sightseeing including Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha (55 meters long), Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Myo Ma Local Market, 28 meters high huge Buddha Image of Kyaikpun Pagoda, Chinese Kwanyin Temple and upon your interest, you can visit the Kanbawzathardi Palace of King Bayinnaung
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Taw Win Garden (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 4: Yangon - Fly to Bagan - Sightseeing

    Stop At: Bagan, Bagan, Mandalay Region
    Bagan is an ancient city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Htilominlo Pahto, Bagan Myanmar
    Htilominlo Pagoda is one of the largest temples of Bagan and noted for its fine plaster carvings
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shwezigon Paya, Bagan Myanmar
    Shwezigone Pagoda in which the Frontlet Relic of Buddha was enshrined
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gubyaukgyi Temple, Bagan-Chauk Road, Bagan Myanmar
    Gubyaukgyi Temple is the most famous temple for its wall paintings
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dhammayangyi Temple, Bagan Myanmar
    Dhammayangyi Pagoda (extending approximately 255 feet on each of its four sides)
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Thatbyinnyu Temple, Old Bagan, Bagan Myanmar
    Thatbyinnyu Pagoda is the Bagan's tallest temple (almost 217 ft)
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shwesandaw Pagoda, Bagan Myanmar
    Late afternoon, you’ll enjoy the breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda, the most popular sunset-viewing spot in Bagan
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Bagan Umbra Hotel (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 5: Bagan - Mountain Popa excursion

    Stop At: Mount Popa, Kyauk Padaung Road, Popa Myanmar
    Mt Popa, an extinct volcano standing 1518 metres high. Mount Popa has played an important role in Myanmar culture, religion and history since earliest times. Its shrine is dedicated to the worship of the 37 Nats, the Burmese ancient animist spirits. (Climb is optional!)
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Bagan Umbra Hotel (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 6: Bagan - Fly to Mandalay - Amarapura sightseeing

    Stop At: Mandalay, Mandalay, Mandalay Region
    Mandalay is Myanmar's cultural capital. The nature focus of the city is an abrupt hill, rising above a vast moated and walled square
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Myanmar
    Mahamuni Pogada, 13ft-high sated Buddha image which is one of Myanmar's most famous
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, Mandalay Myanmar
    Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 marble stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures have earned it the title ‘World’s Biggest Book’
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shwenandaw Monastery, Shwenandaw Golden Palace, Mandalay Myanmar
    Shwenandaw Monastery, the only remaining building from the 19th century Royal Palace. This grand teak building is known for its exquisite woodcarving
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Myanmar
    Head to the top of Mandalay Hill to enjoy magnificent views of the city and Irrawaddy River.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Amarapura, Amarapura, Mandalay Region
    we’ll 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
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: U Bein Bridge, Amarapura Myanmar
    U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest and 200 year-old teak bridge. Enjoy a stroll along the bridge and the fabulous views of the surrounding farms and streams.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Mandalay (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 7: Mandalay - Sagaing - Inwa

    Stop At: Sagaing, Sagaing, Sagaing Region
    visit Sagaing: Once a 4th century capital city, capital, Sagaing lies 21 km south- west of Mandalay, beside the Ayeyarwaddy River. The Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries, a retreat for some 6000 monks and nuns. In one sense, the city is still a nexus, although of reverence and devoutness, not political power
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Inwa Bridge, Sagaing Myanmar
    Inwa (Ava) : In-wa, situated 20 km (1 hr drive) southwest of Mandalay, was founded as the nucleus of the Myanmar empire in 1364 after the fall of Bagan to the Mongol army of Kublai Khan. It remained the seat of Myanmar kings for almost four centuries. Its original walled boundary was not geometric but shaped like a seated lion, similar to those that guard the entrances of many pagodas. Only a small part of this wall remains the gated section where the ceremonial hair washing of the king took place. Stood as the The original name of In-Wa, Yadanarpura, meant City of Precious Gems.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Mandalay (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 8: Mandalay - Fly to Heho - Inle Lake sightseeing

    Stop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe Myanmar
    drive to Inle Lake and enjoy a boat ride for the whole day. Your sightseeing will start with a visit to the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, which houses five small Buddha images. The temple is also home to an annual festival, usually held during the month of October and which is the biggest occasion held in the Inne Lake
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, Taunggyi Myanmar
    Nag Phi Chaung Monastery, an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s and where you can see the popular jumping cats leap through the hoops .You also have an the option to see the Padaung or “Copper Neck” hill tribe. Your tour will continue with a visit to local shops, specializing in silk, lotus, and traditional iron work. Time permitting; you can visit a Shan paper making facility, before an overnight stay at your hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Amata Garden Resort (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 9: Inle Lake - Indein Sightseeing

    Stop At: Indein Village, Inthein, Taunggyi Myanmar
    From the middle of the lake, continue down a small canal leading to Indein populated by ethnic Padaung (“long neck women”). You’ll 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.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe Myanmar
    This afternoon is your leisure at hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Amata Garden Resort (3-star hotel) or similar

    Day 10: Heho - Yangon departure

    Stop At: Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, Shwe Gon Taing St., Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, which is famous for its huge image of a reclining Buddha and which was built in 1966 to replace the old image built in1907. You will also have the option to visit Kandawgyi Lake and surrounding areas, which offer numerous photo opportunities
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Yangoods Bogyoke Market, Bogyoke Street No 89, Front Wing, Yangon (Rangoon) 111111 Myanmar
    you will go shopping at the Bogyoke market (formerly "Scott market") where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelry, fabrics and lacquer ware. Time permitting, your guide will bring you to the famous MK gems shop, where high quality gems are displayed in eight different decorated show room
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
    you will transfer to Yangon International airport for your departure flight
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Yangon International Airport, Yangon Airport Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Asia Travel Links

Activity ID: V-24244P403

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