We specialized to tailoring this journey for visitors who want to explorer Myanmar to get a true ‘best’ tour. Start the tour from Yangon – former capital, then elegant and tranquil Inle Lake and Kalaw. Mandalay and Bagan will wait you from here with numerous histories, ancient temples and legendary structure. Art and culture will amaze you and great panorama view with stream typical characteristic will revealed during these upright days. Sit back relax on the pleasant white sands and wet with the blue seawater at Ngapali Beach. Let’s get ready to acquire exhilarating days while exploring Myanmar
Welcome to Yangon. The first thing you will notice greenery pictogram once you touched down Yangon. Our helpful local associate will assist you to start your journey begin. On the way from Airport, will pass by The Lady Aung San Suu Kyi’s resident front gate; adored how difficult her democracy journey. There will be placed an up-to-date news journal inside the car and you will be explained about the gracious community and amazing pagodas along the way. Once you are checked in at Hotel, we will arrange a first visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, which is over 2500 years old, and learn why this glittering pagoda is the landmark of Yangon. Depend on your International Flight arrival time; tour schedule will be adjusted accordingly. Dinner will served with Famous Roasted Golden Duck. Enjoy your first night!
Meals: B, L, D
Yangon City & Beyond
Morning, your local assistance will pick up you to taste the local breakfast as well as to witness of bustling morning wet market. Lots of new experiences will come along the whole morning until we arrive to Jetty to take a slow Patrol River Boat to Della. Feel the wind of fresh and lots of Seagull will follow the Patrol during the cruise. Poetry Workshop and Salted or Fresh Water Fish Firm will be the highlight for the tour. You will get the best view of Yangon while having your lunch. Afternoon will visit to the city Thanlyin – an interesting religion places just across Yangon River. Once upon a time, the place was major trade and port center, and some gathering based in old time. On the way back, will spend sometime with orphans to realize their daily errands. Unforgettable dinner with culture reflects will be served.
Meals: B, L, D
Yangon - Heho (By flight) - Kalaw (By Car)
Take an earliest flight available to Heho, then will drive to Kalaw – a hill station that is 1320 meter above from sea level. Weather, flora and atmosphere are the best composition for perfect trek or resort retreat. Visit at Center Market, Shwe Oo Min Paya, Hnee Paya and Christ the King Church at University road is shouldn’t miss while you are in Kalaw. Dinner with Nepali Food and discuss with trekking guide for tomorrow expedition. Overnight in Kalaw.
Meals: B, L, D
Kalaw - Pa Oo/Danu Village (Trekking)
Scenic trekking will start this morning; a mixture of culture, agriculture, and nature will take your breath away and unforgettable experiences. Kalaw flourishes the perfect weather and mood motivator for trekkers. We will pass through a lots of tea, wheat & chili plantation along the hill sidewalk. Dinner and overnight at Buddhist monastery will have a chance to try out Pa Oo & Danu taste. Meeting with Tribal people will make you smile and stories.
Meals: B, L, D
Pa Oo/Danu Village - Nyaung Shwe/Inle Lake (Trekking)
Wake up with the gorgeous landscape and a home of forest myth. Today also provide an excellent opportunity to see and experiences of Myanmar Mountain Range as well as Tribal tradition. You will be rewarded with scenic trekking and tons of activities, which can be tailored to suit every interest. Picnic lunch will be provided with surprise. Once you touch down the Lake Inle, all your stress and tired will take away. You will perceive the flawless flora and fauna in this tranquil horizon lake above 900m from sea level, which is surrounded by blue and misty mountain ranges. Overnight in Inle Lake or Nyaung Shwe
Meals: B, L, D
Inle Lake (Sightseeing with Boat)
Being one of the prominent destinations in Myanmar, Inle Lake offer something unique for every traveler. Tribal people, Inn Thar, living in the floating villages, special style farming on the floating gardens can be found widely. Full day excursion by boat to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Nga Hpe Kyaung Monastery, Ywama Village or Inthein Village based on 5 days market agenda. Textile raw from lotus flower and lots of local crafts will astonish you definitely. One of the focuses of the day is taste the fresh and healthy, yet tasteful and distinctive cuisine of Inle Lake. Spend the day by fascinating with all possibility of natural beauty and tribal influence.
Nyaung Shwe - Heho (By Car) - Mandalay (By flight)
Soak in the serenity and natural beauty to get the most experiences in the Lake. After breakfast, we will visit Nyaung Shwe Market where the most crowded place in the morning with local venders, everything is fresh, flash and focus. Then proceed to the Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, the essential spot of Nyaung Shwe, to enjoy the oval shape windows in the antique teak ceremony hall. If time permit, we will visit Grape Farm & have local wine expedition. Take flight to Mandalay – the heart of Myanmar. Arrival Mandalay, Check-in hotel and a few hour will spare for relax. Then will you take off the boat trip across Irrawaddy River to Mingun Bell (total 90 Tons weight) will amaze you with unfinished pagoda, which might give you a few thoughts and recalling time. Let’s learn how they are appealing. Evening to Mandalay will visit MahaMuni Buddha Image – one of the holy & highly respected places for Buddhism. Before late, a short visit to the town's craft workshops, this place is recommended to buy bronze or wood crafts. Then a quick visit to Shwe Kyaung Monastery and appreciate its fine teak design & building. A nice sunset over the Mandalay Hill will blend your trip to be perfect.
Mandalay - Ava - Sagaing - Mandalay
Morning, drive to Sagaing Hills where numerous pagodas, monasteries and a Buddhist retreat center located. A peaceful surrounding and magnificent view over Irrawaddy River will welcome you from here. Will spend sometime at Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda the oldest & highest place of the Sagaing Hill. Then will proceed to Inwa (Ava) where influenced with over 650 years back histories. Bagaya Kyaung is one of the main stop and you will stun with 19th century collection of Buddha images. On the way, we will pay visit to Maha Ganayon Monastery. And Old Amarapura, which is a quite village current days. Observe the well known the world’s longest wooden Bridge U Bein, walk over and have a great time. Drive back to Mandalay, evening will chill out in the busy Mandalar night. Grill fish in Shan style with beer will perfect for your evening. Overnight in Mandalay.
Meals: B, L, D
Mandalay - Monywa
Wake up the morning with the rich culture of Myanmar. Start the city tour with Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is known as the world’s largest book, followed by Sandarmuni Pagoda Temple. Late morning, drive to Monywa – a city that is the major trade center for the surrounding area. Thanbuddhei Temple is the most mythical in this area, with the history from 1303, where you can found over five hundred thousands Buddha images. Followed by the attraction – Lay Kyun Sat Kyar Standing Buddha Statue, can say the second tallest status in the world. Another can’t miss stop is Phoe Win Taung. You will amaze the surrounding as well as gorgeous decorated caves, stories and painting reflecting earlier 18th century. By the way, there is a fact that in Myanmar, 80% of blankets are producing in Monywa. Overnight in Monywa.
Monywa - Pakokku - Bagan
After breakfast, drive to Pakoku, a quite small town, which famous for Tobacco trading. Another noticeable reason of Pakoku’s trendy is Thanakha - a tradition cosmetic for most Myanmar women love it. Firstly will visit cheroots factory and visit to market; local snacks & ingredient expedition will take place, then followed by Thanakha vendors and slippers workshops. After Pakoku excursion, will across the Irrawaddy River with private local boat, for journey to the Bagan, a city scattered with thousands of pagodas – most of them are over 800 years old. On arrival you will be taken to the prominent Tharabar Gate where most of the historic stories are connected. Drive to Law Ka Nandar Sedi to enjoy the evening. Overnight in Ancient Kingdom Bagan
Bagan & Beyond
Morning, firstly will visit to Ananda Pagoda to enhance more about ancient legendary & realize about masterpiece of architecture. Just a quick direction to west, you will witness Thatbyinnyu – the highest temple in this plane of Bagan area. Then stopover to an only one hindu religion multiplying temple remaining in Bagan, Nat Lyaung Kyaung, where you can see Vishnu figure. Enjoy lunch with chicken rice (Burmese style) at the restaurant near Bupaya. Then transfer to hotel for check in and to avoid the heat. Afternoon, start the tour again with plausible Myinkaba Village for its lacquer ware workshops, wonderful stories on the way; Manuha Temple – a strange alter Buddha image build by a Mon King to reflect the stress and anxiety of his captive by King Anawrahta. Nearby Temples Gubyaukgyi and Nan Paya will be visited. Magnificent sunset can enjoy at Shwesandaw Pagoda if not too much crowded. Overnight in Bagan.
Bagan - Mt. Popa - Bagan
A full day excursion will be through today to Mt. Popa; extinct volcano which over four thousands nine hundred feet from sea level. This is the holy religion place for Buddhism with amazing panoramic surrounding. It’s really OASIS for the central Myanmar and palm-lined plantation compose to be the flawless portrait. The day will be fulfilling with exciting moment, amazing landscape and surprising historic legend of Mt. Popa and learn how the place with connect with Bagan Kingdom
Meals: B, L
Bagan - Thandwe (By Flight) - Ngapali Beach (by Car)
Since Bagan is the one of the most significant places in Myanmar, a colorful Nyaung Oo market is also a must sight in Bagan, this will make you realize the livelihood of local people daily chore. Recall all temple visited in Bagan and fine-tune sightsee agenda to get the most of Bagan. Late morning, fly to Thandwe – the nearest airport city of Ngapali Beach – the best beach ever in Myanmar. Travel in style to Ngapali Beach to witness the pristine white sands, the violet sunset, and anything else under the sun that you may find.
Enjoy the day at your own customized activities. The days in Ngapali will only explicit the sun, the sea and the sands.
Meals: B, L, D
Ngapali Beach - Yangon (By flight)
After two awesome nights spent in Ngapali Beach with fresh ever natural atmosphere and splendid activities, will fly back to Yangon in the afternoon, check in hotel, then will visit to Chauk Htet Gyi Buddha – a reclining Buddha image, you will realize surprisingly the huge figure how delightfully. Rice Vermicelli Noodle Soup will be served for your dinner to fulfill Yangon’s familiarity.
Meals: B, L
Start your day with the morning jetty visit and taste of Myanmar rice cakes for remembrance. After visit to the city center Sule Pagoda, visit downtown Yangon; walking tour for colonial era building and will show you the true lives of Burmese people - the look beyond the faded colonial shop fronts. You will enjoy shopping and witnessing Bogyoke Aung San Market. You will get the best view of Yangon while having your lunch. Afternoon will transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight from Myanmar. End of Myanmar Explorer.
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