Best of Thailand & Myanmar – 16 Days


Experience the captivating allure of Myanmar and Thailand with this innovative and intimate journey into the mystique. Evocative religious relics stand proud in jaw-dropping green valleys, ancient kingdom capitals remain untouched by modernity, and iconic impressions of undiscovered Southeast Asia included in this Best of Myanmar & Thailand package. During the 16 day traveling this trip unveils the dazzling highlights and unknown gems of two authentic countries in Southeast Asia.
Start City : Yangon

Departure City: Koh Samui
Visit Cities: Yangon – Bagan – Inle Lake – Mandalay - Chiang Mai - Bangkok - Koh Samui
Duration:  16 Days 15 Nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request
Extendable with optional tours from Yangon

  • PRIVATE TOUR COST: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
    Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp'
    Land Tour/person 1,895 1,590 1,440 618
    Flight/person 730 730 730
    Total/person 2,625 2,320 2,170


    • 6 domestic/regional flights Yangon – Bagan, Bagan – Heho, Heho – Mandalay, Mandalay – Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai – Bangkok, Bangkok – Koh Samui
    • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
    • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
    • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary


    • International flights
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
    • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
    • Tips for guides and drivers
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Myanmar Visa (more at


    • Above prices subject to availability and subject to change.
    • Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change.
    • Amounts payable to third parties not included.
    • International airfares not included unless otherwise specified.
    • Please check all prices, availability and other information with your Burma Travel consultant before booking.
    • Burma Travel general booking conditions apply.

  • Day 1: Yangon Arrival

    Mingalabar! Your guide will welcome you at the airport and you driver will take you directly to your hotel.
    Your highlight for this evening is dinner in Karaweik Palace, overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon Tower. A meal of fine Burmese food will be served followed by a beautiful cultural show of music and dancing.
    Meals: Welcome Dinner
    Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

    Day 2: Yangon City tour

    Today you will visit Shwedagon pagoda – the most prominent monument in Yangon which dominates the sky with golden flash, giant spires and holy relics.
    Our next visit is Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda’s 70m long reclining Buddha.
    In the afternoon, continue our Yangon sightseeing with the visit to Sule Pagoda. It is believed to enshrine a strand of hair of the Buddha.
    From Sule Pagoda, we embark on an orientation walk to Chinese Town, covering exotic streets of Yangon downtown and British Colonial building as Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Buildings.
    End our city tour at Bogyoke Market (close on Monday). Formerly named Scott’s Market, it is now the main tourist destination where you can find antique, Burmese handicrafts & jewelry shops, art galleries & clothing stores.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
    Meal: Breakfast

    Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Discovery

    Today we have an early morning flight Bagan, in fact, the only direct flight. Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside. Start your tour with a trip to the bustling Nyang U Market in Old Bagan then explore the beautiful, gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions. We continue our tour with a visit to Ananda Temple, stopping along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made.
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

    Day 4: Bagan sightseeing

    After breakfast, start with an exotic horse cart ride to one of the biggest temples in Bagan: Nan Paya Pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby, continue with sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, take note of the architectural difference in MyaZedi Pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the ShweSandaw Pagoda.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

    Day 5: Bagan – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake

    Leave Bagan for Heho. Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar is located 900 meters above sea level and is home to a unique one-leg rowing technique of the Intha people.
    Upon arrival, board a motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famed for its richly gilded five small Buddha images, also is believed the holiest in Inle Lake. Our next visit is Ngaphechaung Monastery, known as “jumping cat pagoda”. As you travel further to Nam Pan village the cotton and lotus weaving factory and cigar-making houses will impress you with a sense of traditional Intha life.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

    Day 6: Inle Lake Discovery

    This morning, visit the “5 Day Market” which is held in different villages surrounding the lake. This is definitely a fascinating place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and exotic market atmosphere.
    After lunch, the boat will take you to the beautiful temple of Indein, 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 the nature for centuries.
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

    Day 7: Heho – Fly to Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay Palace

    This morning, transfer to Heho Airport for the short flight to Mandalay. Known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar, Mandalay is a realm of stupas, monks and monastery. The most fascinating visit will be the time to behold the monks doing their worship and having meals.
    Driver to Mandalay pier, embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun, famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and Mingun Bell the 90 tons ringing bell.
    In the afternoon, visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite wood carvings, gold leaf beating workshop, Kuthodaw Pagoda – known as the world biggest book and finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sun-set and the panoramic view of the city.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodations: Hotel in Mandalay

    Day 8: Mandalay – Amarapura – Sagaing – Fly to Chiang Mai

    We will transfer from the city to Sagaing Hill, discover the monk education, visit Budda Cave, Uminthonze Pagoda and Sunooponnyashin Pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay.
    After that, come to Amarapura. Being famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery Amarapura is the best place to experience the monk life in Mandalay. Walk over Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type to Mahamuni Image – a bronze Buddha image castled during the lifetime of Buddha himself. Leave Mandalay for your flight to Chiang Mai. On arrival, you will be met by your tour guide & driver & transfer to the hotel.
    Meals: Breakfast    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai   

    Day 9: Chiang Mai – Doi Inthanon

    On this tour you can cool off on Thailand’s highest peak while taking in the beautiful scenic Doi Inthanon National Park. Night time temperatures on the peak can be as low as -8 degrees centigrade.  In the cold/dry season night time frosts are common. In fact on top of the mountain the climate is closer to that of Canada than that of lowland Thailand. Day time temperatures can be surprisingly cold so do not forget a long sleeve jumper. On the way up we will visit Wachiritharn and Siritharn Waterfalls, the agricultural work at the Royal Project Research Station, the king and queen chedi’s, (the best views across the park are found here), and then on to the peak of Doi Inthanon the highest mountain in Thailand. Near the top we will take the Angkha nature walk where you can walk amongst the unique flora and forest that grow at this altitude. There are both Karen and Hmong villages in the bounds of Doi Inthanon and we will see a Karen village on the way down the mountain before making our way back to Chiang Mai.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai.

    Day 10: Chiang Mai – Elephant Camps

    Breakfast shall be served at the hotel and then we will visit one of the popular Elephants Camp, where you can see the Elephants at work. You have a chance to ride the elephants crossing the river into the forest. After lunch, enjoy a bamboo rafting adventure along the river for around 45 minutes. Onwards to an orchid farm where there are many beautiful species of orchid. And after that going back to the hotel and free at leisure.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai.

    Day 11: Chiang Mai – Wat Doi Suthep – Fly to Bangkok

    This morning, drive up Doi (Mount) Suthep to visit Wat Phrathad Doi Suthep – 3,500 feet above sea-level, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha. You will have a panoramic view of the city from this height. Then driving to the airport for your afternoon flight to Bangkok. Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand’s bustling capital. Guide and driver will meet you outside the baggage claim of the airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore the city on your own.
    Meals: Breakfast.    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.

    Day 12: Bangkok – Floating market – City Tour

    After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Bangkok for Damnoen floating market which is about 110km West of Bangkok. On the way you will visit farmhouse and watch local people making sugar from coconut. Once you arrive in Damnoen floating market you will be impressed by various boats with different shapes and sizes used by local to carry their goods. You will get on a long tail boat to go around this colorful floating market to see how people here living, selling and buying goods. Return to Bangkok at lunch time.
    In the afternoon, you will start the half day tour in Bangkok. Your first visit is The Grand Palace, which is the official Palace of The King Of Siam since 1782 made up of numerous buildings, halls, pavilions set around open lawns, gardens and courtyards. It is located on the bank of The Chao Phraya River. Inside the Grand Palace complex is Wat Phra Kaeo or Temple of the Emerald Buddha – the most beautiful and sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The following visit is Wat Pho – the temple of reclining Buddha. The temple has a long list of credits: The oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, the longest reclining Buddha and the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand, the first public education institution.
    Meals: Breakfast.    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.  

    Day 13: Bangkok – Fly to Koh Samui

    This morning, transfer no guide to Bangkok airport for your flight to Koh Samui. Upon arrival, your driver will take you to your hotel. Check-in and enjoy your time at leisure on the beach.
    Meals: Breakfast.    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.

    Day 14: Koh Samui beach relaxation

    Your full day is at leisure for beach relaxation.
    Meals: Breakfast.    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.

    Day 15: Koh Samui beach relaxation

    Today you are free for beach relaxation
    Meals: Breakfast.    
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.

    Day 16: Koh Samui – Departure

    Enjoy your free time in the morning before transfer to Koh Samui airport for your departure flight home.
    Please contact us if you need to book the flight from Koh Samui to Bangkok.
    Good bye & Bon Voyage!
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: N/A



    Please be aware that flight time, hotels and all others logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are cancelled or delayed Burma Travel will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.

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