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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.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3YangonShwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, National Museum, Capital City ToursRose Garden Hotel, Hotel G, Yangon
3 - 5BaganShwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple, Markets, MuseumAmazing Bagan Resort, Tharabar Gate
5 - 7Inle LakeBoat Ride, Floating Gardens, Fishing Villages, Colourful Traditional MarketsAmata Garden Inle, Myanmar Treasure Resort
7 - 9MandalayRoyal Palace, Mahamuni Buddha Pagoda, World’s Largest Book at The Kuthodaw PagodaYadanarpon Dynasty Hotel, Rupar Mandalar

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  • Heritage
  • Landscape
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

You will be transferred from Yangon airport to your hotel in a private vehicle

Yangon

2 Nights

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. End your day with a High tea at The Strand. Please note that shoes must be removed during your temple visits.

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Room
MealsRoom Only
StyleInternational
Hotel G, Yangon – Opt 2
RoomGreatest Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 3 - 5

You will be transferred from your hotel to Yangon airport in a private vehicle

Board your flight from Yangon to Nyaung U (Duration: 1.5 hrs)

You will be transferred from Bagan airport to your hotel in a private vehicle

Bagan

2 Nights

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

Included Activities

Half Day Cycle Ride of Bagan Ruins

Pedal away and explore the ancient sites of Bagan in a charming fashion. Choose to cycle a regular bike, or an electric bike for extra oomph! This is one of Southeast Asia’s most spectacular archaeological sites and some 2,000 temples and pagodas await you, including the renowned Ananda Temple. The ruins may be small but they are beautiful and visible with towering stupas and stunning painted murals. To reach them will take you through dusty tracks, local villages and fields, as you observe daily life along the way. You can also stop off at a traditional lacquerware workshop to observe this traditional Burmese craft! This activity is suitable if you enjoy cycling and are moderately fit. Please stow your valuables in your hotel safety deposit bow before you head out.

Lacquerware Workshop in Bagan

Get a chance to meet a traditional lacquerware artist at the Ever Stand in Bagan. This beautiful art has been part and parcel of the cultural history, religious rituals and daily life of this heritage city since the 11th century. Watch the centuries old traditional techniques of the craft that has been handed down through generations in this one hour session. You may even be lucky enough to interact with one of the country’s master artists, U Maung Maung, who had set up his lacquerware workshop nearly three decades ago. (Half Day; Shared Activity; Private Transfer; Duration: 1 hr; Fitness Level: Easy).

Hotel Options
RoomCorner Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Tharabar Gate – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 5 - 7

You will be transferred from your hotel to Bagan airport in a private vehicle

Board your flight from Nyaung U to Heho (Duration: 1 hr)

Your chauffeur will drive you from Heho to Inle Lake in a private vehicle. Enroute you will visit Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery (Duration without stops: 1 hr)

Inle Lake

2 Nights

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

Included Activities

Inle Lake Cycle Ride (Full / Half Day)

An ASEAN heritage site, a prospective World heritage site and wildlife sanctuary, the magical, beautiful, azure Inle Lake lies ringed by the mist-shrouded Shan Hills..seemingly changing hues with every position of the sun. Enjoy a Half/Full Day bicycle exploration around the iconic Inle Lake with several sights clustered around the lake edges..pass hilly mountains, vegetable farms, paddy fields, canals; see hot springs, colourful tribal markets and stilted houses. The Intha..who migrated here from southern Myanmar, built entire stilt villages on the lake and amazing ‘floating’ gardens to grow their crops..marvel at Intha fishermen who row flat-ended canoes with one leg while catching fish in conical baskets with their bare hands.

Hotel Options
RoomDeluxe-Lake/Mountain View
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
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

Mandalay

2 Nights

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.

Hotel Options
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Rupar Mandalar – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort

Transfer to the Airport

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 2,390 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 2,490 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation and meals, as specified in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions, as specified in the itinerary
  • Transportation services, as specified in the itinerary
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact supporting you during your trip
  • Carbon emissions offsetting for your trip

Not Included

  • Entrance fees and meals, unless mentioned in the itinerary description
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Visa and tourism fees
  • Travel, health, and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare
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What our guests say about this trip

We had a fantastic trip with Enchanting Travels. They took the time to understand our desires for the trip and explored multiple options to arrive at the optimal agenda. While we were in-country, the guides were phenomenal and took all of the fear, doubt, and inconvenience out of the experience. They truly made it the trip of a lifetime!

– Amy Ehresman
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9 days $ 2,390 / person