Your ideal introduction to the hidden jewel of Asia! This ten day Myanmar tour is packed with cultural experiences. Explore Buddhist temples, learn about local traditions, and embrace the country’s unspoiled landscapes.

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3YangonShwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, National Museum, Capital City ToursBest Western Chinatown Hotel, Kandawgyi Palace (Yangon)
3 - 5BaganShwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple, Markets, MuseumThazin Garden (Bagan), Tharabar Gate (Bagan)
5 - 7Inle LakeBoat Ride, Floating Gardens, Fishing Villages, Colourful Traditional MarketsMyanmar Treasure Resort (Inle Lake)
7 - 9MandalayRoyal Palace, Mahamuni Buddha Pagoda, World’s Largest Book at The Kuthodaw PagodaYadanarpon Dynasty Hotel, Rupar Mandalar

Ideal For

  • Heritage
  • Landscape

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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 2,090 /person
  • Option 2 $ 2,560 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 8 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Yangon – Nyaung U, Nyaung U – Heho, Heho – Mandalay
  • All activities as listed :
    • Yangon: Highlights of Yangon
    • Bagan: Highlights of Bagan
    • Inle Lake: Highlights of Inle Lake
    • Inle Lake: Half Day Trip to Indein Village
    • Mandalay: Highlights of Mandalay
    • Mandalay: Day Trip to Amarapura, Sagaing and Ava
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with a safety-tested chauffeur for all activities specified in the itinerary
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Transfer from Yangon Airport to Hotel

Yangon

2 Days

Yangon is the erstwhile capital of Myanmar that still proudly lives on as the country’s commercial hub.

Included Activities

Highlights of Yangon
Venture into the Garden City of the East, with its evergreen and cool tropical trees, shady parks and lovely lakes. Start your day in the colonial district at the heart of the city, where you can discover the 2,000 year old Sule Pagoda, which holds one of Buddha’s hairs. Explore the major cobblestoned bazaar of Bogyoke Aung San Market, where you can practice your bargaining skills. Witness Royal Family treasures, including the pure gold and intricately carved Royal Lion Throne, at the National Museum. The highlight of Yangon is the stunning Shwedagon Pagoda! Built over 2,500 years ago and towering over the city’s skyline, you can breathe in a most enchanting and spiritual sunset. Please note that shoes must be removed during your temple visits.

Hotel Options

Best Western Chinatown Hotel – Opt 1
RoomBusiness Deluxe
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Kandawgyi Palace (Yangon) – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 3 - 5

Transfer from Hotel to Yangon Airport

Flight from Yangon to Nyaung U

Transfer from Nyaung U Airport to Hotel

Bagan

2 Days

Bagan is an ancient royal city brimming with history that dates back to the 2nd century.

Included Activities

Highlights of Bagan
Visit the largest temple complex in Southeast Asia! Bagan is an architectural delight with its numerous pagodas and beautiful temples, including the famous Buddhist Ananda Temple that was built in 1105 AD. Stroll through the unique and colorful Nyaung U market and visit the imposing Shwezigon Pagoda surrounded by numerous shrines. Witness the stunning wall paintings inside the Kupyaukyi Temple and discover an astounding collection of artifacts inside the Bagan Museum.

Hotel Options

Thazin Garden (Bagan) – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Tharabar Gate (Bagan) – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 5 - 7

Transfer to Nyuang U Airport

Flight from Bagan to Heho

Drive from Heho to Inle Lake (27 km, 1 hr)

Inle Lake

2 Days

Inle Lake is a stunning and calm freshwater lake that lies 900 meters above sea level.

Included Activities

Highlights of Inle Lake
Cruise out to the largest freshwater lake in Myanmar by boat or canoe. Marvel at the exquisite floating gardens and watch fishermen haul in the day’s catch at quaint fishing villages located on beautiful Inle Lake. Visit the imposing Phaung Daw U Pagoda to see the famous five gold-plated Buddha statues. Your tour of the lake also includes excursions to colorful traditional markets and workshops where you will find beautiful local handicrafts, and to villages where you can observe the daily life on the lake. Kindly note that the boats stop running at 5pm.

Half Day Trip to Indein Village
Venture to the unique village of Indein, located on the western bank of Inle Lake. Enter this small and charming destination through a narrow winding creek framed by dense jungle. Once there, you can explore a cluster of incredibly atmospheric pagoda ruins that overlook the lake, including Nyaung Ohak, which houses crumbling stupas with ornate stucco carvings, and Shwe Inn Thein Pagoda, a complex of 1054 weather-worn temples. The temples resemble the Khmer style and date back to the 17th and 18th century Shan period. Witness an enshrined Buddha image within a whitewashed stupa on a hill summit. Your rural experience is complete with scenes of farmers ploughing paddy fields with the aid of water buffaloes. To respect local customs, please dress conservatively. Kindly note that footwear is not permitted within the main temple.

Hotel Options

Myanmar Treasure Resort (Inle Lake) – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Lake View
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 7 - 9

Drive from Inle Lake to Heho (27 km, 1 hr)

Flight from Heho to Mandalay

Transfer from Mandalay Airport to Hotel

Transfer to Airport

Mandalay

2 Days

Mandalay is Myanmar’s royal capital and lies in the northern heart of the country, on the eastern bank of Irawaddy River.

Included Activities

Highlights of Mandalay
Embark on a regal adventure as you explore Mya Nan San Kyaw, the Royal Palace. Crafted from majestic teak wood and situated in the center of a large citadel (fort), this is the last palace built by Burmese Royals. Expect epic tales when you visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, a Buddhist stupa that contains the world’s largest book. Find tranquility at Shwenandaw Monastery, a traditional 19th century wooden Buddhist monastery and historical retreat. Discover Myanmar’s most revered image of Buddha at Mahamuni Buddha Pagoda, a temple and important pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists. At sunset, embrace the scenic views from the calming peak of Mandalay Hill.

Day Trip to Amarapura, Sagaing and Ava
Explore the royal cities of Amarapura, Sagaing and Ava on this fabulous day excursion from Mandalay. Within Amarapura, known as the City of Immortality, you can immerse yourself in Buddhist culture alongside the monks of Mahagandhayon monastery. In Sagaing, you’ll get a deeper sense of daily spiritual life with visits to more Buddhist monasteries. Enjoy dusk back in Amarapura where you can take a picturesque walk along the U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teakwood bridge. Set amidst a beautiful backdrop, the sunsets here make for an enchanting end to the day.

Hotel Options

Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Rupar Mandalar – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort

International Departure

What our guests say about this trip

We would highly recommend Enchanting Travels as they rapidly produced a wonderful itinerary for us, engaged great guides and were always on hand in case we needed something. The whole trip was seamlessly arranged and catered to our requested activities very well.

– Edmar Stuyfbergen
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