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Essence of Myanmar Tour 8 Days

Unlock the most impressive Myanmar’s major cities including the famous Yangon’s significant pagoda of Shwedagon, Bagan’s hundreds of ancient Stupas especially visit the massive Pyramid of Dhamayankyi. Continue to experience the former capital city, well-known as Mandalay – its golden palace gilt with millions of Gold Leaves and the beautiful surroundings. Admirably, ends the tour with the highlights of beautiful Inle Lake.

Destinations: Myanmar > Yangon > Reclining Buddha > Shwedagon > City Orientation > Ancient Bagan > Dhammayarzika Pagoda > Bagan Balloon Sunrise > > Heho (Inle Lake) > Phaung Daw Oo pagoda > Mandalay > U Bein Bridge > Kuthodaw Pagoda > Mahamuni Buddha

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic

DAY 1 | Yangon – Arrival
DAY 2 | Yangon City Tour
DAY 3 | Yangon Tour & Flight to Bagan
DAY 4 | Ancient Bagan & The Surrounding
DAY 5 | Bagan Sunrise Balloon Ride, Flight to Heho & Inle Lake
DAY 6 | Inle Lake & The Surrounding
DAY 7 | Flight to Mandalay & Mandalay Tour
DAY 8 | Mandalay Tour & Departure

Itinerary Route & Map

Essence of Myanmar Tour 8 Days Itinerary Route (map)
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Package Included

• Accommodation in double/twin room share (or similar hotel category)
• Breakfast is provided by hotels
• All taxes and service charges
• Experienced Local English speaking guide
• Round trip airport transfers
• Travel in a private air conditioning modern vehicle
• 2 bottled water + 2 wet tissue/day
• Meals are mentioned in program
• All entrance fees
• Domestic flight tickets
• Bagan hot air balloon sunrise
• All sightseeing & activities as programmed
• Boat trip as programmed

Package NOT Included

• Myanmar entry visa
• International flight tickets
• Cancellation, any insurances, repatriation & baggage
• Drinks and personal expenses
• Tips and services are not mentioned
• Luggage handling
• Single supplement surcharge
• Peak season surcharge (TBA)
• Lunch and dinner are not mentioned
• Compulsory gala dinners on 24th & 31st Dec

DAY 1 | Yangon – Arrival

Welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) then transfers directly to hotel for check in. Simply enjoy free time at hotel or make your own walking tour around town. Overnight in Yangon for 2 nights.
Meal: None

DAY 2 | Yangon City Tour

After breakfast, we go to visit the downtown of Yangon featuring some French colonial architectures, embassies and red bricked general post office before resume driving to Mawtin Jetty where you enjoy the highlight of riverside activities and take some picturesque photos. After lunch, continue to Kandawgyi Park admired by the biggest Chaukhtetgyi Reclining Buddha Statue in Yangon, unlock Shwedagon – the most significant pagoda as well as one of the world’s listed wonders. Near the end of the tour, visit spectacular sunset over the pagoda.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3 | Yangon Tour & Flight to Bagan

This morning, heading out to have a guided stroll at Scott Market (closed on Monday) where you see many stores selling traditional Myanmar handicrafts and colorful flower stores. Return hotel and check out. On the way to airport, we stop to visit interesting Wats; World Peace Pagoda & Kyauk Taw Gyi Paya. Welcome by escort guide upon arrival at Bagan, explore Nyaung market and admired by the most sacred stupa Shwe Zi Gon – built in 11 century and red-colored Htilominlo temple. Continue to visit famous Lacquer Ware Workshop is worth enough to see its hand-made black products, embark a local boat to view beautiful sunset at Mighty Ayeyawaddy River. Overnight in Bagan for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

DAY 4 | Ancient Bagan & The Surrounding

Leave for Dhammayarzika Pagoda with 5 entrances, seems like the pentagon of Bagan, and walk up for the panoramic view with many temples. Resume visit Myin Kabar Phaya with the best mural paintings, skillfully bricked Sulamani Temple and the impressive Dhamayankyi Pyramid of Bagan.  Afternoon, we explore the ancient Monument zone of Bagan by mounting on a lovely horse-drawn cart to the most beautiful parts of the ancient Bagan, come across the amazing landscapes and witness lifestyle at a small village, and handicrafts. The cart will end up at a temple where you can enjoy the memorable sunset over the terrains full of old temples and Pagodas.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 | Bagan Sunrise Balloon Ride, Flight to Heho & Inle Lake

Rise during the dawn, transfer to take hot air balloon to catch the spectacular sunrise over hundreds of temples/stupas rising on the ancient plain of Bagan. Return hotel for breakfast. Take noon flight to the small town of Heho which situates on the sea level of nearly 1300 meters. Pick up, transfer to the bordering part of the famous Inle Lake.

Afternoon, embark a local boat to explore the best insights of Inle Lake which admired by popular Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, continue to silk/lotus weaving village followed by its unique weaving techniques, floating garden and stroll to see the antique Shan-style Buddhas in the oldest monastery of Nge Phe Chaung. Overnight in Inle Lake for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

DAY 6 | Inle Lake & The Surrounding

Head out to the shore of Inle Lake, visit morning Five Day traditional market where you see some tribal ladies selling their farm products, of course, it’s great chance to take photos. Continue by boat then wander around Indein Ruined Pagoda Complex standing on the hill slope which provides a fantastic panoramic view to the Inle Lake. A small trekking is also available from the pagodas. Return hotel with an overnight in Inle Lake.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7 | Flight to Mandalay & Mandalay Tour

Flying in the morning to Mandalay, visit the last dynasty capital city of Myanmar included the ancient Royal Capital and the biggest monastery with more than1200 Buddhist monks, learn about the way of monks struggle to study canons in day and night in order to be able to carry on the Buddha’s teachings. Continue to visit silk weaving workshop and the world’s longest wooden (U Bein) bridge built across Taungthaman Lake in Myanmar. Afternoon, process to visit Kuthodaw Pagoda which is known as the world’s biggest book and admired by the golden palace monastery where you can see the finest wood carvings that were gilt with millions of Gold Leaves. Finally, go up Mandalay Hill to enjoy the panoramic views and watch amazing sunset at horizon. Overnight in Mandalay for 1 night.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8 | Mandalay Tour & Departure

Drive to the western bank of River Ayeyawaddy for short walking along the river bank and capture some beautiful photos before taking a private boat to visit a small village of Mingun, observe the unfinished stupa and its impressive bell weighing over 90 Metric Tons. Admired by Mya Thein Dan Pagoda which represents famous Mount Meru. Afternoon, visit Mahamuni Buddha Statue situates on the outskirts of Mandalay City, witness its mysterious history before we observe famous Myanmar traditional handicrafts. Return back to Mandalay then transfer to airport for your flight departure back home.
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
With our perfect location in the heart of Myanmar’s commercial capital, you are invited to relax and enjoy the distinctive charms of this captivating city. Best Western Chinatown Hotel guarantees a restful stay with services and amenities designed to make the hotel feel like a ‘home away from home’. Our professional and friendly staffs are committed to ensuring that your stay is both enjoyable and comfortable.
http://www.chinatownhotelyangon.com

Hotel in Bagan, Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The Floral Breeze Of Bagan Hotel is one of the newest hotel in new bagan area, which is design to provide the best service and hotel amenities to satisfy our guests needs. We have 44 Superiors and 10 Deluxe. We would like to welcome you all to stay at our hotel and we grantee the most unforgettable and joyous stay at Bagan.
http://floralbreezehotelbagan.com

Hotel in Inle Lake (Heho), Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Located on the eastern bank of Inle Lake at Ingyin Gone Village, surrounded by green forest, Shan Hills and the lake itself. Guest rooms feature, private balconies, individual air-conditioning, a working desk, coffee/tea facilities, satellite TV, mini bar, in-room safe, room service, laundry service, bath room with hot & cold shower, nightly turndown service.
http://www.amatainleresort.com

Hotel in Mandalay, Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Is quite close to Mandalay Royal Palace which is peaceful, delighted silent zone road-map of 65th, between 27th and 28th Street. Decorated with contemporary implement to enjoy the outdoor age of Yadanarpon Dynasty. Three stories building design is nested with Villas, improved a beautiful green around. Organized with total of 58 rooms and room types as Superior, Deluxe and Villa.
http://yadanarpondynastyhotel.com

Note: If you have any preferred hotels in your thought, please just list it in the comment and we’re happy to recommend more hotel options to meet your requirement.

+ Tour Overview

Destinations: Myanmar > Yangon > Reclining Buddha > Shwedagon > City Orientation > Ancient Bagan > Dhammayarzika Pagoda > Bagan Balloon Sunrise > > Heho (Inle Lake) > Phaung Daw Oo pagoda > Mandalay > U Bein Bridge > Kuthodaw Pagoda > Mahamuni Buddha

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic

DAY 1 | Yangon – Arrival
DAY 2 | Yangon City Tour
DAY 3 | Yangon Tour & Flight to Bagan
DAY 4 | Ancient Bagan & The Surrounding
DAY 5 | Bagan Sunrise Balloon Ride, Flight to Heho & Inle Lake
DAY 6 | Inle Lake & The Surrounding
DAY 7 | Flight to Mandalay & Mandalay Tour
DAY 8 | Mandalay Tour & Departure

Itinerary Route & Map

Essence of Myanmar Tour 8 Days Itinerary Route (map)
Share

Package Included

• Accommodation in double/twin room share (or similar hotel category)
• Breakfast is provided by hotels
• All taxes and service charges
• Experienced Local English speaking guide
• Round trip airport transfers
• Travel in a private air conditioning modern vehicle
• 2 bottled water + 2 wet tissue/day
• Meals are mentioned in program
• All entrance fees
• Domestic flight tickets
• Bagan hot air balloon sunrise
• All sightseeing & activities as programmed
• Boat trip as programmed

Package NOT Included

• Myanmar entry visa
• International flight tickets
• Cancellation, any insurances, repatriation & baggage
• Drinks and personal expenses
• Tips and services are not mentioned
• Luggage handling
• Single supplement surcharge
• Peak season surcharge (TBA)
• Lunch and dinner are not mentioned
• Compulsory gala dinners on 24th & 31st Dec
+ Itinerary

DAY 1 | Yangon – Arrival

Welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) then transfers directly to hotel for check in. Simply enjoy free time at hotel or make your own walking tour around town. Overnight in Yangon for 2 nights.
Meal: None

DAY 2 | Yangon City Tour

After breakfast, we go to visit the downtown of Yangon featuring some French colonial architectures, embassies and red bricked general post office before resume driving to Mawtin Jetty where you enjoy the highlight of riverside activities and take some picturesque photos. After lunch, continue to Kandawgyi Park admired by the biggest Chaukhtetgyi Reclining Buddha Statue in Yangon, unlock Shwedagon – the most significant pagoda as well as one of the world’s listed wonders. Near the end of the tour, visit spectacular sunset over the pagoda.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3 | Yangon Tour & Flight to Bagan

This morning, heading out to have a guided stroll at Scott Market (closed on Monday) where you see many stores selling traditional Myanmar handicrafts and colorful flower stores. Return hotel and check out. On the way to airport, we stop to visit interesting Wats; World Peace Pagoda & Kyauk Taw Gyi Paya. Welcome by escort guide upon arrival at Bagan, explore Nyaung market and admired by the most sacred stupa Shwe Zi Gon – built in 11 century and red-colored Htilominlo temple. Continue to visit famous Lacquer Ware Workshop is worth enough to see its hand-made black products, embark a local boat to view beautiful sunset at Mighty Ayeyawaddy River. Overnight in Bagan for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

DAY 4 | Ancient Bagan & The Surrounding

Leave for Dhammayarzika Pagoda with 5 entrances, seems like the pentagon of Bagan, and walk up for the panoramic view with many temples. Resume visit Myin Kabar Phaya with the best mural paintings, skillfully bricked Sulamani Temple and the impressive Dhamayankyi Pyramid of Bagan.  Afternoon, we explore the ancient Monument zone of Bagan by mounting on a lovely horse-drawn cart to the most beautiful parts of the ancient Bagan, come across the amazing landscapes and witness lifestyle at a small village, and handicrafts. The cart will end up at a temple where you can enjoy the memorable sunset over the terrains full of old temples and Pagodas.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 | Bagan Sunrise Balloon Ride, Flight to Heho & Inle Lake

Rise during the dawn, transfer to take hot air balloon to catch the spectacular sunrise over hundreds of temples/stupas rising on the ancient plain of Bagan. Return hotel for breakfast. Take noon flight to the small town of Heho which situates on the sea level of nearly 1300 meters. Pick up, transfer to the bordering part of the famous Inle Lake.

Afternoon, embark a local boat to explore the best insights of Inle Lake which admired by popular Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, continue to silk/lotus weaving village followed by its unique weaving techniques, floating garden and stroll to see the antique Shan-style Buddhas in the oldest monastery of Nge Phe Chaung. Overnight in Inle Lake for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

DAY 6 | Inle Lake & The Surrounding

Head out to the shore of Inle Lake, visit morning Five Day traditional market where you see some tribal ladies selling their farm products, of course, it’s great chance to take photos. Continue by boat then wander around Indein Ruined Pagoda Complex standing on the hill slope which provides a fantastic panoramic view to the Inle Lake. A small trekking is also available from the pagodas. Return hotel with an overnight in Inle Lake.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7 | Flight to Mandalay & Mandalay Tour

Flying in the morning to Mandalay, visit the last dynasty capital city of Myanmar included the ancient Royal Capital and the biggest monastery with more than1200 Buddhist monks, learn about the way of monks struggle to study canons in day and night in order to be able to carry on the Buddha’s teachings. Continue to visit silk weaving workshop and the world’s longest wooden (U Bein) bridge built across Taungthaman Lake in Myanmar. Afternoon, process to visit Kuthodaw Pagoda which is known as the world’s biggest book and admired by the golden palace monastery where you can see the finest wood carvings that were gilt with millions of Gold Leaves. Finally, go up Mandalay Hill to enjoy the panoramic views and watch amazing sunset at horizon. Overnight in Mandalay for 1 night.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8 | Mandalay Tour & Departure

Drive to the western bank of River Ayeyawaddy for short walking along the river bank and capture some beautiful photos before taking a private boat to visit a small village of Mingun, observe the unfinished stupa and its impressive bell weighing over 90 Metric Tons. Admired by Mya Thein Dan Pagoda which represents famous Mount Meru. Afternoon, visit Mahamuni Buddha Statue situates on the outskirts of Mandalay City, witness its mysterious history before we observe famous Myanmar traditional handicrafts. Return back to Mandalay then transfer to airport for your flight departure back home.
Meal: Breakfast

+ Proposed Hotels

Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
With our perfect location in the heart of Myanmar’s commercial capital, you are invited to relax and enjoy the distinctive charms of this captivating city. Best Western Chinatown Hotel guarantees a restful stay with services and amenities designed to make the hotel feel like a ‘home away from home’. Our professional and friendly staffs are committed to ensuring that your stay is both enjoyable and comfortable.
http://www.chinatownhotelyangon.com

Hotel in Bagan, Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The Floral Breeze Of Bagan Hotel is one of the newest hotel in new bagan area, which is design to provide the best service and hotel amenities to satisfy our guests needs. We have 44 Superiors and 10 Deluxe. We would like to welcome you all to stay at our hotel and we grantee the most unforgettable and joyous stay at Bagan.
http://floralbreezehotelbagan.com

Hotel in Inle Lake (Heho), Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Located on the eastern bank of Inle Lake at Ingyin Gone Village, surrounded by green forest, Shan Hills and the lake itself. Guest rooms feature, private balconies, individual air-conditioning, a working desk, coffee/tea facilities, satellite TV, mini bar, in-room safe, room service, laundry service, bath room with hot & cold shower, nightly turndown service.
http://www.amatainleresort.com

Hotel in Mandalay, Myanmar

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Is quite close to Mandalay Royal Palace which is peaceful, delighted silent zone road-map of 65th, between 27th and 28th Street. Decorated with contemporary implement to enjoy the outdoor age of Yadanarpon Dynasty. Three stories building design is nested with Villas, improved a beautiful green around. Organized with total of 58 rooms and room types as Superior, Deluxe and Villa.
http://yadanarpondynastyhotel.com

Note: If you have any preferred hotels in your thought, please just list it in the comment and we’re happy to recommend more hotel options to meet your requirement.

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