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Price 1100 USD per person
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Trip Type Cultural
Route Yangon - Bago - Kalaw - Inle Lake - Sagaing - Bagan
Duration 13 Days 12 Nights

Best Of Myanmar

Tour Briefing  

Day 1-  Arrival  Yangon.
Day 2-  Yangon ,Bago,Golden Rock (4hrs)
Day 3-  Golden Rock ,Kalaw  (8hrs)
Day 4-  Kalaw ( Hill Tribe Village visit ) Inle lake ( Vineyard visit )
Day 5-  Inle lake visit by boat
Day 6- Nyaung Shwe ,Pindaya, Mandalay ( 7hrs)
Day 7- Mandalay
Day 8- MINGUN - SAGAING - AMAPURA ( U BEIN BRIDGE)
Day 9- Drive to Bagan (4hrs)
Day 10- Bagan sightseeing
Day 11- Bagan - Mt Popa - Bagan
Day 12 – Bagan – Yangon (10hrs)
Day 13 –  Departure

Day 1- Arrival  Yangon

The car will come and pick up at the airport Yangon is the beautiful city in Myanmar to explore around. So, your driver will show you the amazing Yangon sightseeing tour. Morning section will be the city center area ( Sule Pagoda, City Centre Colonial road walk and enjoy seeing the life style of local people, Kandawgyi National park  and the big amazing reclining Buddha called Chauk Htet Kyi (216 ft) long. After the morning section, we will lead to the local Burmese food restaurant to try the Burmese Local Lunch. Then, we will drive to the hotel and check in. So that, you get great time to take a nice shower to start the evening section.

Evening section will be the great and old market called Bogyoke market where there are man hundreds of local shops which is selling Jewels, Clothes and local snacks). We shouldn’t miss that one. The best thing come the end of the beautiful day, We are going to take you to the amazing Shwedagon Pagoda which is incredible and the top destination in Myanmar. Spend the beautiful time of the day. Then, we will drive back to the hotel and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2- Yangon ,Bago,Golden Rock (4hrs)

Start leaving from Yangon in the morning around 7:30 am. We will drive about 45 minutes, then we will stop in WWII cemetery to take the photos. After the photo stop, we will drive about 5 minutes to see the very local market. I am sure that you will love our local market. Let’s drive about 45 minutes  to Bago and have lunch at Bago. After Lunch ,drive about 2 and half hour to Golden rock base camp. Then,take a local truck to the top of the mountain top.It will take about 45 minutes to the top .It is also the best way to embrace the local style of traveling.The truck ride is beautiful .
***Dry fish making workshop.
***Traditional Cigar making workshop.

Overnight at Golden Rock.

Day 3- Golden Rock ,Kalaw  (8hrs)

After Breakfast ,Take a truck from the top of the mountain to the base camp.I recommend you to come down to the base camp at 7:00 am .So, you will arrive to the base camp about 8:00 am .Then, your driver will pick you up from the base camp and drive to kalaw.
*** Enjoy local tea on the way.
*** Walk around some villages and take pictures.

Overnight at Kalaw.

Day 4- Kalaw ( Hill Tribe Village visit ) Inle lake ( Vineyard visit )

Drive after breakfast to one of the village around Kalaw .Enjoy walking around the village and take pictures.It is really lovely to visit around this village .Cause ,the village is grow a lot of vegetables and fruits. Especially  Cabbages , tea , coffee , oranges and many seasonal fruits .
Then, drive to Nyaung Shwe which is located at the corner of Inle Lake .At the evening , visit to vineyard ( Enjoy sunset with local wine).

Overnight at Nyaung Shwe.

Day 5- Inle lake visit by boat

Today,the transportation will be by boat.But, boat service is provided by our company.    
Yes , this is our best day to enjoy the boat tour around the lake ,local life and nature of Myanmar.Let’s walk to the jetty fro your hotel.It will take only 10 minutes to walk to the jetty .Then, start the boat ride about 45 minutes.On the way , we will se the fisherman are fishing with local traditional clothes .Amazing thing is that they are standing with one feet and another feet is rowing the boat.So, it is one of the great moment to get the beautiful picture.

We will arrive to the place where we can see the long neck lady ( Kayan People ) It will be really great to learn their culture and their life .How about the best silver smithing in Myanmar , of course we can find in Inle Lake .Let’s visit there.Then, we will ride the boat about 30 minutes more in the small river , we will arrive to the authentic amazing temple are which is called (Shwe Inn Dein Temples ).It is also like Bagan ,but much smaller area .Although it is smaller , the place is amazing to see the different old temples.There are over 1000 temples in that are . Then , we will head to the luch place near by the river .

After the lunch , let’s ride the boat again to enjoy the mythical pagoda ( Phaung Daw Oo ) Which is one of the top destinations of Myanmar with 5 golden buddha images in the middle if amazing temple.

Then , we will visit the local weaving which is made by the actual lotus thread  to get very very fine and natural clothes . Let’s visit the Cigger making factory also , We say Traditional Cheroot  which will be very very interesting for you to see how they are working .At the end , let’s have a beautiful visit to the monastery called cats jumping monastery with many cats and several buddha images . After all visiting places , we will take you back to the Hotel .Overnight at Nyaung Shwe

Day 6 –Nyaung Shwe ,Pindaya, Mandalay ( 7hrs)

Drive after breakfast .Enjoy the beautiful field of Shan state .Today, we will visit the place called Pindaya. Pindaya is the beautiful and mythical place in Shan state.  When you arrive to Pindaya town,visit  Pindaya cave . It is the natural cave where there are over 8000 golden buddhas are put by the people since 300 years ago. The background story is also very amazing and romantic .Yes, you will also see giant Spider statue there .But, not the real one .After , Umbrella Workshop and Shan Paper making workshop is waiting for you. It is very very amazing how local people do the beautiful umbrella and paper for their daily use. Then, Have lunch at Green Tea restaurant  near by the beautiful lake .
After the nice lunch , Drive to Mandalay and arrive there at the evening.
*** Pindaya cave ( 8000 Buddha Statues inside the cave )  
*** Umbrella Workshop and Shan Paper making workshop

Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 7- Mandalay

Your driver will come to your hotel. Then, he will bring you to the ( MAHAMUNI TEMPLE )beautiful sitting Buddha image which is one of the  main attraction in Mandalay. Then, drive about  15 minutes to Wood Carving  work shop to see the art of wood carving and and marionette making.Then, Learn how Gold Leaf are making. After that, drive to restaurant for having lunch. After Lunch,go back to hotel and enjoy swimming..
Start the evening at 4:00 pm. Visit to the SHWENANDAW  MONASTERY  which is one of the amazing remain building from  the Mandalay great palace.After that,  2 minutes to KHUTHODAW  TEMPLE which is renowned as the world’s biggest book because of its 729 stone slabs.
At the end of the day, enjoy the beautiful sunset at the top of the MANDALAY HILL.

Overnight at Mandalay.

Day 8- MINGUN - SAGAING - AMAPURA ( U BEIN BRIDGE)

Start sightseeing at 8:00 am in the morning. Your driver will bring you to the jetty to take  boat to MINGUN along AYARWADDY river. We will ride comfortable boat along Ayarwaddy river (1 hr ). Once we arrive, visit the huge temple ( MINGUN PATHODAWGYI ) which is 50 m high and one of the unfinished temple of Mingun region.

Then, walk to (MINGUN BELL ) which is 90 tons in weight. We say that is one of the biggest hanging bell of the world. We can still get the beautiful sound if we hit it.

After Mingun bell, the last destination is (SIN PHYU MAL) temple. That is one of the beautiful white temple which is very good for taking a picture.AT the end, walking back to the jetty.

For lunch time, drive to SAGAING about 30 minutes. Driver will stop for the beautiful photo spot on the way.

Then, we will go to see the temple which is called ( U MIN THONE ZAL ). Inside this temple, you will see the beautiful 45 Buddha statues are sitting  with beautiful  background. Keep visiting to the another temple ( SWAN U PONYA SHIN ).You can hear the beautiful story of that temple from your guide and enjoy the best Mandalay view from the corner of the temple compound.

Now, evening section comes. Your driver will show you the MYANMAR SILK WEAVING which we use for common wear and Ceremonies.
At the end of the day, enjoy the beautiful sunset at WORLD LONGEST TEAK BRIDGE ( U BEIN ).
Back to the hotel.

Overnight at mandalay.

Day 9- Drive to Bagan (4hrs)

Start driving to Bagan after breakfast .Some stop on the way to see ways of life and taking pictures and local people life.Arrive to Bagan in lunch time. Then , have lunch at one of the restaurant in Bagan. After lunch, your driver will drive to the hotel to check in.Enjoy taking relax sometimes in the hotel
This is the most beautiful time in Bagan ,  Sunset at the top of the highest temple to see 2300 pagodas. After the beautiful sunset , let go back to the hotel.

Overnight at Bagan

Day 10-Bagan sightseeing

Today is the day  that we are going to see the temples , local village and colorful market.Your driver will come to you and meet at the reception around 8:00 am in the morning .Then, we will go to the local market which is called Nyaung U market that you can see the real old style of selling the local products .Our top recommendation also .Then, let’s start exploring the temples of Bagan ,You will feel like you are arriving back to 1000 years.The temple ( Shwezigon ) was built by the very first king of Myanmar .( Htilominlo ) Authentic Bagan style bricks structure temple ( Ananda ) The mythical teample which makes you feel “Wooow’’.( Dhammayangyi) The biggest temple of Bagan with the sad story .After exploring these temple ,let g and have lunch .After lunch, we will take you to the amazing handicraft place where we made the beautiful Lacquarwear of Bagan.Then, let’s take some rest at the hotel to get way from the heat of Bagan ,
Evening ,we will take you to the Temple called ( Manuha ) which is build by the king who brought Buddhism to Myanmar.How about if we go and look the mural painting of 900 years ago.Yess ,that is amazing .So, let’s visit the ( Gubyaukyi ) temple .But,no photo inside.’’I am sorry ‘’. Yayy , it is the sunset time .there is no better place to watch the sunset from the top of old temple and see over 2300 temples in the same time plus sunset.It is magical. After the beautiful sunset , we will drive back to the hotel.

Overnight at Bagan .

Day 11- Bagan - Mt Popa - Bagan

Today ,we will start around 9:00 am to visit the place called Mt Popa where there are temples Beautiful Volcano and Big Mountain plus Toddy Palm workshop on the way.

Let’s drive about 30 minutes to arrive the toddy palm workshop which is very interesting work for the local life around the middle of Myanmar.We can see the life of Toddy Palm tree climber.What we can do with this tree?we can get the toddy palm juice from the top of the tree .Then , we can cook ( Alcohol , Local Beer and Toddy candies ) .Besides , we use toddy palm tree to build the local houses and toddy palm leaf to make the beautiful presents .So, it is really worth to visit that place .

After learning the process , we will drive about 45 minutes .We will see the place which we called Oasis of the dry zone ( Mt Popa ) .It used to be the volcano . But , don’t worry ! It is ok now .It is not moving anymore.The best thing to visit there is to learn the spirits that we believe and refuge .There are 37 Spirits which local people .Then , we will take you to lunch place and drive back to the hotel .

Evening is the leisure !! Overnight at Bagan

Day 12 –Bagan – Yangon (10hrs)

Drive back to Yangon. Transfer to hotel.

Day 13 – Departure

Transfer to airport.

Bye Bye Mr Guide and Mr Driver.

Inclusions

  • Private air con car
  • Private English speaking experienced driver( Conversation level)
  • Hotels ( Accommodation)
  •   ( Wifi , Bath Room ,TV ,refrigerator,Breakfast )
  • *** swimming pool at Bagan and Mandalay
  • Boat services
  • Water and towel  inside the car
  • Road taxes and toll fees for the whole trip
  • Service Charge

Exclusions

  • Guide service ( can be provided with the proper rate if you request  )
  • Entrance fess
  • Public transports
  • Personal uses
  • International flight or domestic flights
  • Tipping
  • Services which is not included in the tour

Remark

  • The itinerary which is mentioned is the itinerary that is one of the company recommendation and travelers favorite .If you have any more places to see , please send us the massage before starting the trip.
  • If you want to see any more places that you want to see while you are traveling with us .Do not hesitate to contact us , we will be very welcome to help you .
  • The rate that we mention in above will be the estimate tour cost per person.It can be cheaper if there are more numbers of people in the tour.
  • The hotels that we mentioned in above could be change to the same standard .We will inform you before if there are any changes .
  • Please enjoy the trip and take a very good memories back to home .
  • *** For Day 2 - Please prepare the one night Bag .Cause You are staying one night at the top of the mountain., you can leave the Big Bag inside the car.You can access the big bag in the day 3 .

1100 $ per person..

Hotels

  1.  Yangon = Grand United 21 st
  2.   Golden Rock = Mountain Top
  3.   Kalaw = Dream Villa ( No Air Con )
  4.   Mandalay = Dinger Hotel
  5.   Bagan = Floral Breeze
  6.   Inle Lake = Hotel 81 central