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Best of Myanmar 09 Days / 08 Nights

The 9-day tour of Myanmar takes you through the country’s famous cities as well as lush countryside. You will visit quaint temples, pagodas and monasteries, learn about the local culture and communities and be witness to some of the most picturesque landscapes you have ever seen in your life. 

Tour Nights

  • Yangon: 2 nights
  • Bagan: 2 nights
  • Mandalay: 2 nights
  • Inle Lake: 2 nights
  • Tour code: AWIC02
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore all significant attractions in Yangon including ancient temples and pagodas, bustling markets as well as lush gardens
  • Visit the temple town of Bagan and be introduced to architectural wonders as well as local culture and way of living
  • Admire the splendid architecture of Buddhist pagodas and monasteries of Mandalay
  • Visit Amarapura, Ava and Sagaing, the ancient capital cities of Myanmar
  • Explore the stunning beauty surrounding the Inle lake on a boat ride
  • Explore the vibrant local markets in the villages as well as take in the beauty of the area from the top of a summit

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Arrival in Yangon
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    Arrival in Yangon

    Arrive at the Yangon international airport and meet with our representative. Upon transfer        and check in at the hotel, spend the rest of the day at leisure. Formerly known as Rangoon, Yangon remains popular for its stunning temples, Buddhist pagodas as well as a mix of British colonial architecture. Lunch and dinner at your own expense. Overnight stay in Yangon. 

  • Day 2 Explore Yangon
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    Explore Yangon

    Spend the day exploring important attractions in Yangon, Myanmar’s bustling capital. Your exploration takes through sites such as the Immanuel Baptist Church, the High Court Building, Myanmar Port Authority building, the Strand Hotel, the Customs House and the Law Court, the 2000-year old Sule Pagoda, Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda as well as iconic Shwedagon Pagoda. Other significant attractions you will cover include Independence Monumen, Mahabandoola Garden, the chaotic Indian and Chinese quarters, the gold shops of Shwe Bontha Street, the Moseh Yeshua Syn agogue, Theingyi Zei market, Sri Kali temple as well as Royal Lake located in Kandawgyi Park. You will also stop by vibrant markets and food stalls serving sumptuous local street food. Lunch and dinner at own your expense. Overnight stay in Yangon.
    Meals: Breakfast  
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  • Day 3 Yangon – Bagan
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    Yangon – Bagan

    Take your local flight to Bagan, the temple town of Myanmar, from the Yangon domestic airport. Boasting massive stupas, pagodas and temples from the 11th-13th centuries, Bagan has earned itself the reputation of being one of the greatest architectural sites in Asia. Among other attractions here, you will see more than 2000 red brick temples, boasting different styles of architecture, dotted around. The exalted Buddhist Ananda Temple is worthy of a visit. You will also be introduced to the Burmese culture and the rural Bagan life on your trip. In the afternoon, you will cruise down the Irrawaddy River and be treated to stunning views of the local Bagan villages and temples in the distance. As the sun sets, you will be driven back to your local hotel in Bagan. Lunch and dinner at your own expense. Overnight stay in Bagan.
    Meals: Breakfast  
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  • Day 4 Explore Bagan
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    Explore Bagan

    Following breakfast, you will begin your guided excursion of Bagan, starting off with a visit to the lively Nyaung Oo Market, popular for the trade of fresh produce. Next, you will make a stop at the 11th-century, gold-plated Shwezigon Pagoda surrounded by smaller temples and shrines. Get off the tourist trails and visit the local village on foot in order to be acquainted with the local way of living. Spend the rest of the morning visiting lesser known attractions on your own or ask for an arranged tour. Ride a horse cart that will take you th rough Thatbyinnyu, the tallest temple in Bagan and the gigantic Dhammayangyi Temple. Upon sunset, return to your local hotel. Lunch and dinner at your own expense. Overnight stay in Bagan.
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  • Day 5 Bagan-Mandalay
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    Bagan-Mandalay

    Today, you will be transferred to the Nyaung U Airport for your flight to Mandalay, the cultural capital and the second-largest city in Myanmar. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Mandalay City where you will first visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, a major pilgrimage site and home to the iconic 13ft-tall seated Buddha statue. Next, you visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda, frequently dubbed as “The World’s Biggest Book” for its collection of 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teachings. Also make stops at Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, Shwenandaw Mo nastery, and the Golden Monastery from the Royal Palace of the 19th century. End the day by admiring the beautiful sunset over the city, the Irrawaddy River and the rural surroundings of Mandalay. Have lunch and dinner at your expense. Overnight stay in Mandalay.
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  • Day 6 Explore Mandalay
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    Explore Mandalay

    Spend the day exploring Amarapura, Ava and Sagaing, the ancient capitals of Mandalay. First, you visit Sagaing Hill, believed to be the spiritual hub of Myanmar and the site of over 600 ivory-coloured pagodas, monasteries and meditation shrines. Make necessary stops at Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin, U Min Thone Sae and Shwe Taung Oo Maw pagodas as well as the local market and pottery village. Next, make a move towards Ava on a ferry. Following your journey on the river, take a traditional horse and carriage for visiting the Bagaya Monastery and the Nanmyint Watch Tower, popular as the ‘the leaning tower of Ava’. Your last stop for today will be Amarapura, the ‘City of Immortality’. Once here, visit the famed Mahagandayon monastery, U Bein Bridge on the Taungthaman Lake, the longest teakwood bridge in the world as well as a silk weaving workshop as weaving is the main occupation for the people of Mandalay. Have lunch and dinner at your expense. Overnight stay in Mandalay.
    Meals: Breakfast  
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  • Day 7 Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake
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    Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake

    Transfer to the Mandalay airport for your flight to Heho, the primary air getaway to the Inle Lake. On your scenic one-hour drive, cross Nyaung Shwe, the getaway to the Inle Lake and popular for the production of traditional Shan paper and unique handcrafted umbrellas. Next, begin your private motorboat ride on the Lake Inle and prepare yourself to be astounded by the beautiful sights around you. The tranquil waters, floating vegetation, fishing canoes, and villages built on stilts against the perfect backdrop of mountains will pass by. You will also vis it the Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery and Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. You can pick a souvenir from amongst the woven lotus silk and traditional crafts items produced by locals.
    Meals: Breakfast 
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  • Day 8 Inle Lake
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    Inle Lake

    Following breakfast, visit the Inle Lake’s morning moving market that rotates around the villages surrounding the lake all five days of the week and where the locals come to trade their wares. Next, take an hour-long boat ride down a small canal to reach the Pa-Oh village of Indein on the western shores of the lake. After a leisurely stroll around the village, ascend to the top of a hill. After arriving at the summit, an iconic Buddha image enshrined among hundreds of stupa ruins will greet you. The view from the top will be splendid as well. On yo ur way back, culminate the day by visiting the Inthar Heritage House and learning about the history and culture of lake's indigenous people. Have lunch and dinner at your expense. Overnight stay at Inle Lake.
    Meals: Breakfast  
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  • Day 9 Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon Departure
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    Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon Departure

    Enjoy a boat ride on the Inle Lake from your hotel to Nyaung Shwe from where you’ll be transferred to the Heho Airport for your domestic flight to Yangon. From Yangon, you will be boarding your onward flight to the UK.
    Meals: Breakfast  

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Hotels

  • Shwe Yee Pwint Hotel
    Shwe Yee Pwint Hotel
    Bagan
  • Reno Hotel
    Reno Hotel
    Yangon
  •  Hotel Magic Mandalay
    Hotel Magic Mandalay
    Mandalay
  • Amata Garden Resort
    Amata Garden Resort
    Inle Lake
  •  Sule Shangri-La Yangon
    Sule Shangri-La Yangon
    Yangon
  • The Hotel at Tharabar Gate
    The Hotel at Tharabar Gate
    Bagan
  •  Mandalay Hill Resort
    Mandalay Hill Resort
    Mandalay
  • Pristine Lotus Resort
    Pristine Lotus Resort
    Inle Lake
  • Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort
    Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort
    Bagan
  •  Savoy Hotel Yangon
    Savoy Hotel Yangon
    Yangon
  • Rupar Mandalar Resort
    Rupar Mandalar Resort
    Mandalay
  •  Villa Inle
    Villa Inle
    Inle Lake

Sule Shangri-La Yangon

Yangon
  •  Sule Shangri-La Yangon

Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, is conveniently located in downtown Yangon near major tourist attractions, such as the Bogyoke Market (Scott Market), Sule Pagoda, China Town and colonial buildings. Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, is only a

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Shwe Yee Pwint Hotel

Bagan
  • Shwe Yee Pwint Hotel

It situates at the edge of archaeological monument zone and near the Law Ka Nan Dar Pagoda and surround by other Pagodas. Hotel is about 8km away from Nyaung Oo Airport.

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The Hotel at Tharabar Gate

Bagan
  • The Hotel at Tharabar Gate

The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate is located in the most unique Archeological Site of South East Asia, Old Bagan; the Ancient capital of the Burmese Empire. within 5 minutes walking distance to the spectacular Ananda Temple known as

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Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort

Bagan
  • Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort

The Aureum Palace Hotel is situated in one of Myanmar’s most ancient kingdoms, abundant with old pagodas and crumbling ruins. The nearest airport is Nyaung U Airport, situated about 7 kilometer away.

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Reno Hotel

Yangon
  • Reno Hotel

Reno Hotel is at the best and rejuvinating location near the Inya Lake, which is just five minutes walk from the hotel. It is perfect for guests who love to engage in physical activities such as brisk walking and feel the coo

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Savoy Hotel Yangon

Yangon
  •  Savoy Hotel Yangon

The Savoy is ideally located in the picturesque area of Yangon, overlooking the Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar’s “twinkling wonder” and the nearby People’s Park. Just ten minutes drive from the city centre and 20 minutes to the In

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Hotel Magic Mandalay

Mandalay
  •  Hotel Magic Mandalay

Hotel Magic Mandalay conveniently located in Mandalay. Architect carefully designed to your comfort and memorable stay. Mandalay International Airport is 30.6 kilometer away from the hotel.

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Mandalay Hill Resort

Mandalay
  •  Mandalay Hill Resort

Mandalay is a 1-hour flight from Yangon and 20-minute flight from Bagan. It is within close proximity to some of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the world. Located at the foot of Mandalay Hill, 10 minutes drive fr

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Rupar Mandalar Resort

Mandalay
  • Rupar Mandalar Resort

When visiting Mandalay, you'll feel right at home at Rupar Mandalar Resort, which offers quality accommodation and great service. Situated only 05.00 Kilometer from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's

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Amata Garden Resort

Inle Lake
  • Amata Garden Resort

Located on the eastern bank of Inle Lake at Ingyin Gone Village, surrounded by green forest, Shan Hills and the lake itself. With panoramic views of the majestic mountains and the glistening waters of Inle Lake, the outdoor s

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Pristine Lotus Resort

Inle Lake
  • Pristine Lotus Resort

Pristine Lotus Resort is situated at Inle Lake, in the magestical country of Myanmar. An easy distance from the nearest airport at Heho, Pristine Lotus Resort takes full advantage of its lake side setting. Pristine Lotus Reso

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Villa Inle

Inle Lake
  •  Villa Inle

This is truly a perfect place to admire the beauty of the great nature of Burma ‘s Inle Lake. Spread over more than 20 acres on the eastern fringe of Inle Lake in Nyaung Shwe township. Boutique hotel features 27 secluded lak

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What's Included?

  • Flights from Yangon-Bagan-Mandalay-Heho-Yangon.
  • Accommodation at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Meals as mentioned.
  • Transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned private vehicle.
  • Activities and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private motorized boat on Inle Lake.
  • Horse cart in Ava/Bagan. 
  • Drinking water (2 bottles per day) and refreshing towels on touring days.
  • Entrance fees for visits mentioned in the program .

What's not Included?

  • International flights and airport taxes.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary .
  • All drinks, including water, soft drink and alcohol on all included or optional excursion.
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Supplements for Christmas and New Year period.
  • Any services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing. 
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