Glimpse of Myanmar – 6 Days

Price from: US $985

Isolated from tourist destinations, Myanmar boasts a mesmerized beauty which is unlike and unrivaled in Southeast Asia. Our Glimpse of Myanmar features a great experience with visits to holy temples in Yangon, mythical field of stupas in Bagan and exotic floating villages of Inle Lake…

Start City : Yangon

Departure City: Yangon
Visit Cities: Yangon - Bagan - Inle Lake - Yangon
Duration: 6 Days 5 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'
Total/person 1,125 1,020 985
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Visit colonial buildings and the most beautiful pagoda of Myanmar in Yangon, former capital of Myanmar.
Visit the ancient city Bagan where there are thousands of pagodas and temples over green plain.
Relax and unwind at Inle lake, one of the most photogenic place of Myanmar

ITINERARY

Day 1: Yangon Arrival – City Tour

Mingalabar! Upon arrival in Yangon, you are welcomed by our guide and driver. Your first Myanmar visit begins at Shwedagon pagoda. It is the most sacred Buddhism place in Yangon and also the oldest pagoda in the world. The pagoda cannot be missed in your city tour. Continue the tour with a visit at Sule Pagoda, an important Yangon landmark centrally at the bustling area. Now we walk to the exotic streets of Yangon downtown with the British Colonial building as Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Buildings. If time permits, we pass by Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda housing the fourth largest colossal 70 meters reclining Buddha. The day ends by your shopping time at the Bogyoke Market (formerly Scott’s market), one of the biggest markets in Yangon (Please be advised that the market is closed on Monday and public holidays).
Transfer to your hotel afterwards. Check-in and enjoy your time at leisure.
Meal: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 2: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Discovery

Today we have an early morning flight to Bagan, the archaeological wonderland of over 3,000 ancient temples. Now we explore the beautiful Shwezigon Pagoda with the interesting knowledge of Burmese Buddhism.  Follow up is a visit to Ananda Temple (one of the finest, largest and best preserved in Old Bagan). Along the way we stop by some surrounding temples. Another highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the Shwe Sandaw Pagoda.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 3: Bagan Sightseeing

After breakfast, we start the day at Nyaung U Market where you have great chance to meet and talk with the friendly locals. Then we visit Nan Paya Pagoda, one of the biggest temple of Bagan. On this day, we enjoy the unique experience of a horse-cart ride, head to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, and continue your day to Manuha Temple. The last stop for this sightseeing day is a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 4: Bagan – Inle Lake

Leave Bagan for your morning flight to Heho. Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar, located 900m above sea level and is home to unique one leg rower Intha people. Upon arrival, we take the boat trip at Phaungdawoo Pagoda, which is believed as the holiest pagoda of Inle Lake. Now we go to Ngaphechaung monastery – an impressive wooden monastery over the lake. The monastery is also called “jumping cat pagoda” as in the past, the cats were trained to jump through the hoops. The next stop is Nam Pan village where we visit the cotton and lotus weaving factory, cigar making houses…; the sites will provide you with the interesting time interacting with the Intha people.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 5: Inle Lake – Indein – Heho – Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. This morning continue the trip to 5-day market. On each day, the market is held in one of 5 different places around the lake. Now we see the local people sells and buy things, it is also the great chance to meet the tribes with their colorful clothing. Relax with the boat ride to beautiful temple of Indein on the western side of the Inle Lake. Enjoy your relaxing walk among the hundreds of ruined pagodas in many shapes and sizes. Leave Inle Lake for Yangon
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 6: Yangon Departure

Enjoy your time at leisure until pick-up and transfer to Yangon airport for your departure flight.
Bonne journey!
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A

INCLUDED

3 domestic flights: Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Heho; Heho – Yangon.
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 in every location
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

EXCLUDED

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 www.burmatravel.com/visa/).

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