Indochina Heritage Tour – 14 days

Price from: US $2045

Blessed with rich history, diversified culture, a tour to Vietnam and Myanmar offers an unbeaten experience in Southeast Asia. The 2 week journey to discover heritage sites and experience the bests of these 2 country from the vibrant life of Hanoi to the bustling city of Yangon and ancient Bagan kingdom. The combination of these two beautiful countries is simply a trip of desire.
The tour could be customized to your own travel interest. Please contact our travel consultant for more details and the best offer.Start City : Yangon

Departure City: Hanoi
Visit Cities: Yangon – Bagan, Bagan – Mandalay, Mandalay – Heho, Heho – Yangon, Yangon – Hanoi
Duration: 14 Days 13 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 2,395 2,145 2,045
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.
Learn about Buddhism in Mandalay, known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar.
Experience daily life of local people by a boat trip in Inle Lake.
Visit Hanoi, its Old Quarter and discover the city in style
 Discover Ninh Binh with the peaceful landscape
Enjoy the mysterious Halong Bay on cruise.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1:Yangon Arrival – City Tour
Mingalabar! Welcome to golden land of Myanmar.
Upon arrival to Yangon International airport, our guide & driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to hotel in the central of the city.
Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is still a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes Yangon one of the most fascinating and authentic capitals of South-East Asia.
After check-in and refreshment, discover the most outstanding pagoda in Yangon: Shwedagon pagoda. The golden pagoda is really a must see while you are in Myanmar. Your highlight for this evening is the cultural show at Karaweik Palace, overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon tower. Enjoy the welcome dinner of Burmese cuisine and the traditional cultural show.
Meals: Welcome Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 2: Yangon – Fly to Bagan
Early in the morning, we fly to Bagan – Myanmar’s archeological 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 the Burmese Buddhist tradition. We continue our tour with a visit to Ananda temple, stopping along the way in the Bagan plain to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer wear workshop and learn about this traditional craft.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 3: Bagan Sightseeing
After breakfast, We start with the exotic horse cart to one of the biggest temple in Bagan: Nan Paya pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby, continue with sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, experience 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 4: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan
Have breakfast at hotel then enjoy a scenic drive to Mt. Popa, known as the most sarced site for meditation in Myanmar. Our guide will lead you to Popa Kalat Monastery where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Popa national park.
On the way back to Bagan, we will experience the traditional palm work, cigar maker and peanut oil distillation.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Resort in Bagan

Day 5: Bagan – Fly to Mandalay – Sagaing – Amarapura
Heading to the airport for 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.
Upon arrival, take a short drive to Sagaing Hill, discover the monk education, visit Budda cave, Uminthonze pagoda and Sunooponnyashin pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay. Take the 30-minute drive 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.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.

Day 6: Mandalay – Mingun – Mandalay Hill
Drive 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.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 7: Mandalay – Fly to Inle Lake – Discovery
Leave Mandalay for Heho. Upon arrival, drive to Inle Lake – the second largest lake in Myanmar, located 900m above sea level and is home to unique one leg rower Intha people.
Board on 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; cotton and lotus weaving factory, cigar making houses will impress you with a sense of traditional Intha life.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 8: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake
This morning, you will visit the 5 days market which is hold in different villages surround 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 beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It will be definitely relaxing to walk along the corridor and enjoy the giant columns which have been left to the nature for centuries.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 9: Inle Lake – Heho – Fly to Yangon – City Tour – Fly to Hanoi
Enjoy your time at leisure, then transfer to Heho airport for your flight to Yangon.
Upon arrival, spend your time to visit its highlights from Sule pagoda, the heart of Yangon city. Explore the Scott Market and before returning to Yangon airport to catch your flight to Hanoi. Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam’s bustling colonial capital. Your driver and guide will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 10: Hanoi City Tour
Today you have a full day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house), the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Presidential Palace; the Temple of Literature; the Quan Thanh Temple, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & West Lake; and one of the city’s museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese Art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 11: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Trang An
After breakfast in hotel, we drive over 2 hours Southeast on the newly completed freeway to the picturesque Ninh Binh area. Discover Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam during the Dinh and Le dynasties, before taking a sampan trip down the Tam Coc River. There are options to float down Trang An or Thung Nang Rivers famous for their charming grottoes and limestone karts mountains.
Should you feel adventurous climb up to Bich Dong Pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain, dating to 1428 and comprising three structures: Ha, Trung, and Thuong Pagodas, in ascending order.
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Ninh Binh.

Day 12: Ninh Binh – Halong Bay
After breakfast you will have over 4 hour drive along the country side of the Red River Delta to the UNESCO world’s heritage site of Halong Bay. Spend 24 hours on a traditional Junk Cruise in the amazing bay: a natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters. Arrive at the dock around noon and board your junk. Savor a gourmet lunch of fresh seafood onboard as we sail out into the mystical bay. In the afternoon, cruise around some of Halong’s many islands, including Dinh Huong and Ga Choi. Along the way visit one of the bay’s 3 largest caves (Thien Cung, Dau Go or Sung Sot). Stop at an island cove with a sheltered white-sand beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the East Sea (Bien Dong) (weather permitting). Pass the night on your junk, lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of calm waters.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cruise in Halong Bay

Day 13: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Farewell Dinner
Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay as we navigate back to Halong City. Have lunch on board the boat before returning to Halong pier. Our driver will meet you at the dock and take you to Hanoi. There are couple hours for refreshment at hotel before the Farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurants in town hosted by Travel Vietnam
Evening highlight will be a Water Puppet Performance – the unique form of Vietnamese art derived from wet rice civilization of South East Asia.
Meal: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 14: Hanoi Departure
You are free at leisure until your departure flight. Our driver will transfer you to Noi Bai International airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A
Bon Journey!

INCLUDED

5 regional/domestic flights: Yangon – Bagan, Bagan – Mandalay, Mandalay – Heho, Heho – Yangon, Yangon – Hanoi
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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