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CLASSIC MYANMAR TOUR

14 DAYS CLASSIC MYANMAR TOUR

Places to visit: Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mingun – Sagaing – Inwa – Mt.Popa – Bagan – Thandwe – Ngapali – Yangon (14Days /13Nights)
Itinerary Day by Day

Day 01: Arrive Yangon

Receive you from the Yangon International Airport according to the convenient time and transfer to hotel. After check-in at your hotel, a brief introduction by walking tour at old colonial style city center, the gilded Sule Pagoda dated back over 2,000 years and continue to the Strand Hotel, also one of the buildings built by British and China Town area. Dinner at a local cozy restaurant. Overnight in Yangon.

Yangon International Airport

Day 02: Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake (By Flight/ Car)

Inle Lake 1
Inle Lake 2

Fly to Heho this morning to visit eastern Shan state. On arrival at Heho, transfer to transfer to Inle Lake. On the way, visit Nyaung Shwe. Nyaung Shwe market and “Shwe Yan Pyay” monastery are among to visit. After that, transfer by boat to Inle Lake. An excursion by boat on Inle Lake will include seeing the famous leg-rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life in Ywa Ma. Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant on the lake. The highlights on the lake are Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, Nga Phe Chaung Monastery with a collection of ancient Shan-style Buddha images and other sites such as blacksmiths, silversmiths, weaving looms, etc. Overnight on the lake or in Nyaung Shwe.

Day 03: Inle Lake – Indein

After breakfast, visit around Inle Lake and Indein. Visit Indain old pagodas and back to hotel in the evening.

Indain old pagodas

Day 04: Inle – Heho – Mandalay (By Flight)

Mahagandayone Monastery

Fly to Mandalay, the last capital of Myanmar‘s king in 1885. Upon arrival, the driver will drive firstly to Amarapura to visit Mahagandayone Monastery, home to some 800 monks and one of the most prestigious monasteries in Myanmar. Afterward, you will take a stroll over a historic bridge, known as U Bein Bridge and originally built in 1851, spanning over the Taungthaman Lake. Proceed to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant (Shan Buffet). On this afternoon’s sightseeing, continue to Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung (or Golden Palace Monastery) to marvel at a superb traditional wooden building and Kuthodaw Pagoda (also known as the world’s largest book), consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures and enjoy the  sunset from Mandalay Hill. Accommodation in Mandalay.

Day 05: Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay

After breakfast in the morning, visit to Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay’s most fabled religious monument where you will have an awe inspiring view of a Buddha image covered with chunky layers of gold foils, and visit to a gold leaf making workshop and observe how to make hand-made gold leaves and the Royal Palace and visit local Zey Gyo market. In the afternoon, transfer to jetty to enjoy the boat trip to Mingun. Lunch at the river side restaurant. Mingun is situated about 11 km (one hour each way) upstream from Mandalay. Visit the unfinished Mingun Temple , originally built with the intention of being the world’s biggest pagoda, the Mingun Bell, weighing 87 tons and being the world’s largest intact bronze bell, the elegant Hsinbyume Pagoda, with its ornate 7 circular terraces. Return to Mandalay in the evening. Accommodation in Mandalay.

Mahamuni Pagoda

Day 06: Mandalay – Sagaing – Ava – Mandalay

Sagaing Hill

After breakfast, visit Sagaing Hill where you can see from the hill lots of white and gold pagodas along the Irrawaddy River. Visita Swan Oo Ponyashin Pagoda, U Min Thone Sae. Observe ways of life of nun monastery from Sagaing Hill. Alter that, drive to “Ava”. On the way from Sagaing to Ava, you can visit handmade silverware workshop. Excursion to the old royal capital of INWA (Ava), can be made with a ponny-trap riding. Visit to Ava’s Leaning Tower called “Nan Myint”, “Maha Aungmyae Bonzan” monastery made with stucco brick and Bagayar monastery famous for its impressive woodcarvings with teak woods. Return to Mandalay and overnight in Mandalay.

Day 07: Mandalay – Mt.Popa – Bagan (By Car)

After breakfast, depart to Bagan from Mandalay (133km – 4 hrs to approx) drive by car. On the way, visit Mount Popa (about 55km – 1hr approx), an extinct volcano and an oasis in the scorched plain Myingyan. Mount Popa is known as the home of the “Nats” spirits among the locals. For sports enthusiasts, there is time fo climp up 777 steps upper part of volcanic plug. Then, continue to Bagan. Arrive at Bagan in the evening. Check-in at your hotel. Enjoy the sunset by boat along Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight in Bagan.

Mount Popa

Day 08: Bagan – Visits

Bagan Photo 1
Bagan Photo 2

After breakfast, highlights on this morning’s tour include Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of pagodas in Myanmar, Wetkyi-in Gu Byauk Gyi Temple with fine tempera mural paintings depicting the life stories of Buddha, and Ananda Temple, the most aesthetically beautiful monument in Bagan. Enjoy a lunch at a riverside restaurant. In the afternoon, visit a lacquer craftsman’s workshop to discover the intricate process of making lacquer wares. Continue to Manuha Temple with a large seated Buddha Image, enshrined in a relatively small sanctum, illustrating the melancholy of a confined king, and Nanbaya Temple with noted perforated windows and friezes, a unique sandstone monument that is said to have been the residence of King Manuha. Next, to Myingaba Gu Byauk Gyi Temple, a Mon-style temple renowned for its fine frescoes, preserved by UNESCO. A visit to Shwesandaw pagoda, a perfect spot to enjoy a magnificent sunset, will conclude the day. Enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in Bagan.

Day 09: Bagan (by Ebikes)

electric bicycles tour

After breakfast around 8:00 a 3 hours electric bicycles tour will be started from the hotel to Old Bagan visiting Shwegugyi, Dhammayangyi and Thetbyinyu temples via the ox cart track to get a different travel experience through the Bagan monuments. Take a break at the local coffee shop to have cold drink under the shade or return to hotel to relax.
In the evening take the horsecart ride through Taung Phee village and visit Nat Laung Kyang and enjoy the sunset at Bu Paya. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 10: Bagan – Thandwe – Ngapali Beach (By Flight/ Car)

After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Thandwe. Upon arrival, the staff from hotel will welcome you at the airport. Transfer to hotel. Relax at the beach. Overnight at the beach.

Ngapali Beach

Day 11: Ngapali Beach – relax

Ngapali Beach

Freeday and leasure at the beach. Overnight at the beach.

Day 12: Ngapali Beach – relax

Freeday and leasure at the beach. Overnight at the beach.

Ngapali Beach

Day 13: Ngapali Beach  – Thandwe – Yangon (By Flight)

Yangon Photo 1
Yangon Photo 2

After breakfast, transfer to airport to fly back to Yangon. Upon arrival, visit Bogyoke Market (formerly known as Scott Market), where you can find famous jades and jewelries where you can find Myanmar famous gems and jewelries sales centers, Myanmar traditional products such as slippers, longyi’s etc.. After lunch at local restaurant, visit to Chauk Htat Gyi reclining image which was the third largest reclining image in Myanmar. Stop for photos at the Kandawgyi Garden, where Karaweik Hall, and a floating royal barge with backdrop of lushed trees and an idyllic lake and followed by the massive Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the wonders of the world for its religious significance, artistic beauty and its association with Myanmar culture.

Day 14: Yangon Departure

Bogyoke Market

A free day to catch up on some last minute shopping at the Bogyoke Market or enjoy the panoramic view from the Sakura Tower. Transfer to Yangon International Airport.

CATEGORIES PRICE IN  U$/ PER PERSON
2* hotels without guide without entrance fees 1495
3* hotels without guide without entrance fees 1725
4* hotels without guide without entrance fees 2130
5* hotels without guide without entrance fees 2465
With german speaking guide along the trip with entrance fees + 560
With English speaking guides in different cities with entrance fees + 380

PRICE BASED IN TWIN/DOUBLE SHARING ROOM

Map Photo

Services Includes:

  • Described Tours
  • language guide or English speaking guides (depend on your option from budget)
  • Entrance fees (if you go with tour guide/s)
  • Transports with private car as per itinerary
  • Boat in Inle Lake, in Mingun
  • Electric bikes & Horsecart in Bagan
  • Short trip by boat and horsecart in Inwa (if you go with tour guide/s)
  • Transports from airport to hotel and vice versa
  • Hotel accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Internal flights
  • Two purified drinking water bottles and two refreshment towels per person per day

Services Excludes:

  • Meals & Beverages
  • language guide or English speaking guides (depend on your option from budget)
  • Entrance fees (if you go without tour guide/s)
  • Short trip by boat and horse cart in Inwa (if you go without tour guide/s)
  • International Flights
  • Personal expenses such as tipping, camera tax, etc

HOTEL OPTIONS – Please request our selected hotels by the budget category

Recommand Classic Tours

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Highlights

  • Boating on Inle Lake
  • Mt Popa
  • Indein
  • Bagan Bicycle or E-bike rides

Guides

Location Guides will drive and assist you in each location of the tour. They do not travel with you for the entire tour. Tour Guides are an optional extra and travel with you for the entire tour.

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North Okkalapa Township
Yangon, Myanmar.
Call Us: +95 09420713246, +95 0949284743
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email: khin@batontours.com

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