In Depth Myanmar 11 Days
Let’s explore the magnificent culture and the beautiful natural heritages with Highlights of Myanmar. This wonderful trip provides you a journey through the spectacular landmarks of Myanmar from the charming and old colonial former capital of Yangon. You are taken to the Golden Rock, a venerated Buddhist pilgrimage site. After that, you fly to Bagan, the most stunning archeological site of thousands of pagodas. Continuously visit Mandalay with its ancient capital before traveling to the Inle Lake for its unique one-leg boating rowers and typical floating gardens…Myanmar Tour Packages 11 Days 10 Nights – In Depth Myanmar
IncludedEnglish speaking guide (other languages up on request)All private ground transfers and transportationAccommodation with daily breakfastAll entrance feesMeals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)Domestic flight tickets (Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Mandalay; Mandalay – Heho; Heho – Yangon)Boat excursionWater during the trip
Not IncludedInternational flightVisa feeAirport Tax (USD 10 per person)Entrance fees according to itineraryMeals not mentionedTravel InsurancePersonal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)
Terms of TourPayment conditions:
- A deposit of 40% of the total price is required before we process your booking .
- An Additional deposit of 40% of the total amount is required 14 days before your arrival date.
- The balance of 20% will be fully paid upon the customer’s arrival in cash or by credit card.
- Bank charges related to the payment are borne by the customer.
- In more than 30 days prior to the trip departure: No charge
- In 15-30 days prior to customer’s arrival: 10% charge
- In 06-15 days prior to customer’s arrival: 30% charge
- In 02-06 days prior to customer’s arrival: 60% charge
- Within 02 days prior to customer’s arrival: 100% charge.
Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)
Upon arrival Yangon International airport, we are greeted by local tour guide and the driver then transfer to hotel and enjoy our welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon City tour (B)
Yangon city is a must-see city for tourists who want to see a different Asia. It’s the largest city in Myanmar with the combination between nature and cultures and communities. This city was found in 1755 by King Alaungpaya and Yangon means “End of Strife”.
Taking a close look at the local life of this historical city today by vehicle and partly on foot, we visit the Sule pagoda in the center of the city. Walk around the Mahabandoola Park to see the colonial courthouse and the city hall. Then visit BogyokeAung San Market (former Scott’s Market), where shopper’s favorite place. Later today, we visit the world-famous golden Shwedagon Pagoda, a breathtaking and colorful sight visited by Buddhists from all over Myanmar. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 3: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B)
The Golden Rock at Mt. Kyaikhtiyo is a great pilgrimage site in Myanmar. It is a huge boulder covered by gold leaf and resting on the edge of a cliff. There is a small stupa is perched atop of the boulder and it’s said that the Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda contains one of the Buddha’s hairs….
We start our day out today earlier than usual and drive to Kyaikthiyo where we take the open truck to the Golden Rock at the base camp of Kinpun. Then take a light trekking on the summit through the bamboo forest. It’s tough to get there but well worth effort. Besides the rock, we may see thousands of pilgrims, hundreds of candles being lit up and a breath-taking view at sunset & overnight at Kyaikhtiyo.
Day 4: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Yangon (B)
Bago, formerly known as Pegu, is 80 km to the northwest of Yangon, was the capital of the Mon Kingdom of Lower Myanmar in the 15th century and is a rice bowl of Myanmar nowadays.
After breakfast, we have a short walk to a small cave and stop at some roadside shops for rare products of the jungle. Then we drive down to the base camp to take our vehicle back to Yangon. On the way back, we stop at Bago town, local market, KanbawzaThardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung, KalayaniSima (Ordination Hall). Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung Pagoda, the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha and Wood Carving Industry.Overnight in Yangon.
Day 5: Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B)
Bagan is a city where visitors can visit all year around. With more than 2,000 Pagodas & Temples dating back more than 1500 years of history, Bagan is one of the fascinating places for visitors when traveling this country. This is also an ideal place for beautiful local Art, such as Lacquerware, bamboo works & wonderful local made cloth.
Today we take early scheduled flights to Bagan where a local tour guide waiting and welcome at the airport. Taking a fresh air and meeting new friendly local people at the colorful NyaungOo market, then we visit the Golden Stupa at Shwezigon Pagoda where we will know more about Bagan’s rich history. Later afternoon, we continue to visit the Ananda Temple, one of the Bagan’s most beautiful temples with its architectural masterpiece. From here, we enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of one of the temples. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 6: Bagan Full Day Visit (B)
The more relaxing day when we visit Myinkaba village, short walking tour to the temples of Manuha& Nan Paya as well as the famous Dhammayangyi Temple & Sula Mani Temples. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 7: Bagan – Fly to Mandalay – Sagaing–Amarapura (B)
Taking a short domestic flight to Mandalay, we then leave for Sagaing Hill to learn about a monk’s schooling, visit Budda Cave, Uminthonze Pagoda, and Sunooponnyashin Pagoda. Furthermore, enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Mandalay. Later, we continue our journey to Amarapura where is famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery. From here, we understand more about the daily life of monks living in Mandalay. Keep on walking over the Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type to Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the lifetime of Buddha himself.
Day 8: Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay Hill (B)
Today we embark our private upstream to visit Mingun village where is famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda with Mingun Bell – the 90-ton ringing bell. In the afternoon, we visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery noted for its exquisite wood carvings and gold leaf beating workshop; Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is holding the world largest book. End of the day, we explore Mandalay Hill and enjoy the Burmese sunset and the panoramic view of the city.
Day 9: Mandalay – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake Discovery (B)
Taking a morning flight to Heho, we then discover Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar.
The Inle Lake is located 900 meters above the sea level and home of very famous Intha people (unique one leg rowing technique). The motorboat takes us to Phaungdawoo Pagoda then Ngaphechaung Monastery, known as “Jumping Cat Pagoda”. Later today, we stop at Nam Pan village to see the cotton and lotus weaving factories as well as cigar producing places. This area gives us the true sense of traditional Intha life. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 10: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake – Fly to Yangon (B)
This morning, we have an opportunity to join the “5 Day Market” and enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and exotic market atmosphere. After that, we explore the beautiful temple of Indein, which is located on the hill overlooking the lake. It is relaxing to walk along the corridors and enjoy the giant columns that have been left to nature for centuries.
Then we take an evening flight back to Yangon. Greetings and transferring to the hotel in Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 11: Yangon Half Day City Tour – Departure
We spend our last minutes shopping at Treasure, Germs and Handicraft shops or at the BogyokAung San (Scott) market before transferring back to the hotel for our departure flight. Trip ends.