10-Day Private Myanmar Tour of Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Heho, Inle Lake

Having retained its ancient customs, culture and natural beauty intact, Myanmar (Burma) seems a world away from modern times. The spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the sacred stupas of Bagan, a stunning sunset at U Bein Bridge and the charming Indein Village on Inle Lake, are all must-see sights included in this spiritual journey.

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$2,830

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Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Four domestic flight (economy class seats): Yangon - Bagan; Bagan - Mandalay; Mandalay - Heho; Heho - Yangon
    • Professional private tour guide and driver
    • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Entry/Admission - Shwedagon Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Sule Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Shwezigon Paya
    • Entry/Admission - Htilominlo Pahto
    • Entry/Admission - Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Shwesandaw Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Ananda Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Thatbyinnyu Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Nanpaya Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Manuha Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Gubyaukgyi Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Pyathetgyi Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - U Bein Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - Mingun Pahtodawgyi
    • Entry/Admission - Mingun Bell
    • Entry/Admission - Hsinbyume Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Mahamuni Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Shwenandaw Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book
    • Entry/Admission - Mandalay Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Hpaung Daw U Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Inle Lake
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Myanmar Visa fees
    • International flight into and out Myanmar
    • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels

  • Day 1: Yangon Airport Pick-up, Shwedagon Pagoda, & Welcome Dinner

    Stop At: Yangon Airport Road, Yangon Airport Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
    Your guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for check-in and a break.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    In the late afternoon, you will be taken to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, a dazzling Buddhist pagoda considered one of the oldest pagodas worldwide. Finishing the visit, you will enjoy a welcome dinner with dance show.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Rose Garden (4 stars) or similar

    Day 2: Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Park, Indian Town, China Town, & Bogyoke Aung San Market

    Stop At: Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, Shwegondine Road Bahan Township, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    After breakfast, you will be escorted to visit Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, also known as Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda. You will be amazed by the enormous reclining Buddha with a height of 16 meters and a length of 65 meters.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandoola Rd, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    Next, you will head to the center of the city to visit the Sule Pagoda, which is built 2,500 years ago. You will learn about the Buddhist legend about this pagoda from your guide as you enjoy its beautiful structures.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Maha Bandula Park, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    Then you will have a leisurely stroll in the Maha Bandoola Park to enjoy a peaceful moment. Afterward, you will be guided to explore the vibrant Indian Town and Chinatown with colorful buildings.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bogyoke Aung San Market, Bo Gyoke Rd, Pabedan 11141 Myanmar
    At the end of today's tour, you will explore the Bogyoke Aung San Market to get close to the local lifestyle. You can also pick some nice handicrafts and textiles here.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Rose Garden (4 stars) or similar

    Day 3: Fly to Bagan, Nyaung U Market, Shwezigon Paya, Htilominlo Pahto, Nat Taung Kyaung, Shwesandaw Pagoda & Sunrset Cruise

    Stop At: Bagan, Bagan, Mandalay Region
    In the morning, your driver will take you to the Yangon airport, where you will take the flight to Bagan. On arrival, you will be picked up by your local guide and be transferred to your hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nyaung U Market, Village of Nyaung U, Bagan Myanmar
    After a short break, you will be escorted to visit Nyaung U Market to get a taste of the local lifestyle. You might find some vegetables and fruits that you have never seen.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shwezigon Paya, Bagan Myanmar
    After the exploration, you will head to the 11th-century Shwezigon Paya, one of the holiest stupas in this country that is believed the inspiration for the most pagodas of Myanmmar.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Htilominlo Pahto, Bagan Myanmar
    Next, you will continue to Htilominlo Pahto, one of Bagan's biggest temples. You will be impressed by the exquisite details of the structures that were built 800 years ago.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery, Near the Ayeyarwady River, Leya Myanmar
    The next stop is the Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery, the last Burmese-style temple in Bagan but also has a history of over 700 years. The delicate wooden carvings and sculptures on the walls and roofs are quite a spectacle.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shwesandaw Pagoda, Bagan Myanmar
    The last temple you will visit today is Shwesandaw Pagoda, the highest pagoda of this city. Its imposing stairs and symmetrical structures really worth a visit. After this, you will have a boat cruise to enjoy the beautiful sunset.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort (4 stars) or similar

    Day 4: Ananda Temple, Thatbyinnyu Temple, Nanpaya Temple Manuha Temple, Gubyaukgyi Temple, Myinkaba Village, & Pyathadar Temple

    Stop At: Ananda Temple, Beside Anawrahta Road, Bagan 05232 Myanmar
    In the morning, you will first be guided to visit Ananda Temple, one of the four main temples of Bagan. On arrival, you will be attracted by the gargantuan gilded walls and wonder at the exquisite carvings and ancient frescos inside.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Thatbyinnyu Temple, Old Bagan, Bagan Myanmar
    Next, you will explore the tallest temple of Bagan - Thatbyinnyu Temple, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a beautiful 21-story pagoda with a history of over 860 years.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nanpaya Temple, Bagan - Chauk Rd, 2,Myin Ka Bar, Nyaung U, Bagan Myanmar
    For a change, you will then visit a Hindu temple - Nanpaya Temple, where you will learn about the Hindu architectural elements and the history of the Bagan Dynasty.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Manuha Temple, Bagan Myanmar
    Afterward, you will be guided to visit the 11th-century Manuha Temple featuring the three huge Buddhas - one in the reclining posture and two in the sitting position.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Gubyaukgyi Temple, Bagan-Chauk Road, Bagan Myanmar
    Next, you will explore a lacquer-ware workshop to see the fine Burmese-style lacquers. And then head to admire the marvelous mural painting in Gubyaukgyi Temple. After the visit, you will continue to Myinkaba Village to meet a different lifestyle.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Pyathetgyi Pagoda, Nyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)
    The last stop today is Pyathatgyi Temple, a double-cave type monument that will lead you to explore more of the architectural art of the dynasty of Bagan.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort (4 stars) or similar

    Day 5: Fly to Mandalay, Visit the Mahagandayon Monastery, Sagaing Nunnery, Sagaing Hill, & Boat Trip on U Bein Bridge

    Stop At: Mandalay Chanmyathazi Airport, 78th Street, မြဝတီမင်းကြီးလမ်း, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)
    In the morning, you will be escorted to the airport and take the flight to Mandalay. On arrival, you will be picked up by your local guide and be transferred to your hotel for check-in.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mahagandayon Monastery, Amarapura Myanmar
    After a short break, you will be guided to visit Mahagandayon Monastery, the largest monastery and a famous Buddhist College in Myanmar. The monks here seriously follow the Buddhist discourses of not take food after midday, and eat two meals a day at 04:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. At around 10:00 a.m. every morning, thousands of monks will line up along the road and walk in the monastery for collecting alms-food and having the meal. The spectacle is definitely a lifetime scene.
    Later, you will pass by the City Harbor Bridge and take some photos of the beautiful scenery.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dha Kya Di Tar Convent, Near Sagaing Hill, Sagaing Myanmar
    After lunch, you will be escorted to Sagaing and get close to the Buddhist nuns at Dha Kya Di Tar Convent, a famous local nunnery where novices get educated. Enter the peaceful place, you will see many young nuns with their heads shaved doing their daily routines, such as praying and chanting. It will be a spiritual experience to learn about their devout lifestyle.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sagaing Hill, Sagaing Myanmar
    Coming out from the nunnery, you will dive deep into the verdurous Sagaing Hill, a tranquil hill dotted with over 600 temples. Rambling on the gravel roads, and embraced by fresh air, mingled with the scent of incense occasionally, you will feel the serenity and indulge in the beautiful landscape. Climbing to the upland, you will enjoy a mesmerizing panoramic view of the hill.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: U Bein Bridge, Amarapura Myanmar
    At the end of the day, you will come to U Bein Bridge and enjoy a cruise. Built in the Konbaung Dynasty, the bridge is the longest teakwood bridge in the world and has been standing across the Taung Tha Man Lake for over 160 years. The fascinating sunset on the boundless lake will round off your day tour with picturesque scenery.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Eastern Palace Hotel (4 stars) or similar

    Day 6: Mingun Pagoda, Settawya Pagoda, Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwenandaw Kyaung, Kuthodaw Pagoda, & Mandalay Hill

    Stop At: Mingun, Mingun, Sagaing Region
    In the morning, a 1-hour boat cruise will bring you to the next stop - the ancient Mingun city, famous for the ruined Mingun Pahtodawgyi.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mingun Pahtodawgyi, Mingun Myanmar
    On arrival, you will first be guided to explore Mingun Pahtodawgyi, a massive unfinished stupa looking mysterious and holy.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mingun Bell, Hauptstrasse, Mingun Myanmar
    Next, you will visit the well-preserved and heaviest bell in the world - Mingun Bell, which is still functioning. You can get very close to admire its wonderful structures and also try to ring it.
    After seeing the bell, you will also explore the nearby elegant Settawya Pagoda.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun Myanmar
    Next, you will enjoy one of the most beautiful pagodas in Myanmar - the 200-year-old Hsinbyume Pagoda, which features its pure white structures and wavy walls, which make it look like a building in a fairytale.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Myanmar
    Then comes a must-see in Mandalay - the Mahamuni Pagoda, a famous pilgrimage site for the Buddhists. You could see the majestic Buddha sculpture covered with golden leaves and enjoy the extricate carvings of the structures.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shwenandaw Monastery, Shwenandaw Golden Palace, Mandalay Myanmar
    Next, you will explore the beautiful Shwenandaw Kyaung built over 140 years ago. You will find that every inch of the walls deserved a close look: the teak carvings, portraying the Buddhist myths, are really fine and vivid.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, Mandalay Myanmar
    Then you will continue to the Kuthodaw Pagoda to learn more about Buddhism. Here you will see the 'world's largest book' - 729 white stupas carved with Buddhist scriptures.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Myanmar
    After the visit, you will be guided to climb atop Mandalay Hill to round off today's tour with a stunning sunset.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Eastern Palace Hotel (4 stars) or similar

    Day 7: Fly to Heho, Drive to Inle Lake, Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and A Local Village

    Stop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe Myanmar
    In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Heho. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and be escorted to Inle Lake by a 1-hour private drive.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, Taunggyi Myanmar
    After a break, you will be taken to visit the splendid Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, where you will enjoy the golden tops, intricate sculptures, and the five gilded Buddha images covered with golden leaves. Then you will be taken to a local village, where you will get close to the unique lifestyle.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min (4 stars) or similar

    Day 8: Inle Lake Sightseeing

    Stop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe Myanmar
    A boat trip on Inle Lake is scheduled in the morning. On the way to the port, you will be taken to visit a local market. The boat will finally arrive at Indein Village, where you will see some untouched ancient ruins including spectacular pagoda and forest of ancient stupas. The afternoon is free for you.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min (4 stars) or similar

    Day 9: Inle Lake - Heho - Yangon by Air

    Stop At: Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon Region
    You will take a morning flight from Heho airport to Yangon. Your local guide will pick you up and take you to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Rose Garden (4 stars) or similar

    Day 10: Departure from Yangon

    Stop At: Yangon Airport Road, Yangon Airport Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
    You are free at leisure until be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. We wish you a pleasant trip!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up and see you off at the Yangon airport.Airports
    • Mingaladon Airport, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • 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.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel China Guide

Activity ID: V-7493P79

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