13 Days 12 Nights
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative at Yangon International airport and we will accompany you to your hotel in the city.
After refreshing yourself for a while, you can start your sightseeing in the Yangon city which is a commercial city of Myanmar. As sightseeing, you can visit Sule Pagoda and downtown area with colonial buildings and the majar bazaar market Bogyoke Aung San Market or Scott Market where there are hundred shops for handicrafts, art gallaries, jewellery shops and etc.
End of the day with a fantastic sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, the main attraction of Yangon.
After the sightseeing, return back to the hotel and spend the rest of your day at your hotel. Stay overnight in Yangon.
In the early morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Bagan.
Bagan is an ancient city which is full of thousands of ancient temples and stupas with amazing architecture and numerous numbers of temples.
Highlights in Bagan are:
- Shwezigon Pagoda: The stupa is a graceful bell shape became the prototype for Myanmar’s pagodas.
- Htilo-Minlo Temple: Htilo-Minlo is a massive complex built in 1,218 by King Nantaungmya. It features traces of old murals, original fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.
- Ananda Temple: Ananda is one of the finest, largest and best preserved temples of Bagan; this perfectlyproportioned temple heralds the stylistic end of the early Bagan period and the beginning of the Middle period.
- Dhammayangyi Temple: This temple resembles a pyramid from the side with impressive mortar-less brickwork.
End of the tour we will catch beautiful sunset from one atop of the Bagan’s pagoda.
Shwesandaw Pagoda: Bagan’s most famous ‘Sunset Pagoda’, the Shwesandaw is the graceful white pyramidstyle pagoda with steps leading past five terraces to circular stupa top.
Overnight in Bagan.
Breakfast at the hotel. Start your visit to the colorful Nyaung U local market where you can find the local products from the middle Myanmar. Continue the day with visitng the other attractions of ancient Bagan area. You should not miss visiting one of the attraction of Bagan, where lacquerware workshops are located in Myinkabar village.
End of the day with enjoying the unforgettable sunset again with the private boat on the Irrawaddy River.
Overnight in Bagan.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your morning flight to Mandalay. Today is the day for you to go sightseeing in the city and you can visit the highlights in Mandalay like Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda and Mandalay Hill.
Overnight in Mandalay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Make an excursion to the formal capitals of Amarapura, Ava and Sagaing.
At first, we will go and visit the country’s largest Mahagandayon monastery in Amarpura. Then, continue our visit to one of the ancient capitals Ava by horse carriage.
In the afternoon, cross the bridge over Irrawaddy River for sightseeing in Sagaing. Highlights in Sagaing are Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, Umin Thonezeh Pagoda and Kaung Hmu Daw Pagoda.
Return back to the hotel and overnight in Mandalay.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Heho. Upon arrival in Heho, you will be welcomed by our station guide and drive to Pindaya where you will pass the picturesque sceneries along the road.
Start our sightseeing with a visit to Pindaya Cave with over 8,000 Buddha images inside of the cave. You will also have a chance to explore Shan paper umbrella workshop run by a small family, a chance for a detailed look at the making of the famous Shan paper and beautiful Burmese umbrellas.
After the sightseeing in Pindaya, drive back to Nyaung Shwe and transfer to the hotel at Inle Lake.
Overnight at Inle Lake.
Breakfast at the hotel.
From the middle of the lake, continue down a small canal leading to the Pa-oh village of Indein. Explore the area on foot, strolling around the village. If time permits, there may be time to enjoy a short walk through one of the lakeside villages.
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda with five small golden Buddha images which have been covered with so many gold leaves that it is impossible to see their original structure.
Nga Phe Chaung Monastery which is an attraction wooden monastery with a collection of old Myanmar’s Buddha images from different areas that are worth to see.
Overnight at Inle Lake.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Thandwe. Ngapali beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Myanmar with its white sand.
Free and leisure at Ngapali beach and overnight in Ngapali beach.
Free and leisure at Ngapali beach.
Stay overnight in Ngapali beach.
You will have a free time at the beach until you will be transferred to Thandwe airport for your flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival in Yangon, spend your day by relaxing at the hotel or you can go ahead for your further sightseeing in Yangon as a second day.
Overnight in Yangon.
You will also have a time for second day sightseeing before you transfer to the Yangon International Airport for your departure from Myanmar full of unforgettable memories of a truly unique country. (Remarks : It would be nice, if the guests can take the evening departure flight.)
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