Private tailor-made journeys of a lifetime 1 888 263 2574 Contact Us
USA
  • AUS
  • DEU
USA
  • AUS
  • DEU

Unearth the hidden treasures of Myanmar on this eight-day tour. From the pagodas of Yangon, the capital, to the monasteries of Mawlamyine and the colorful markets of Hpa An, the tour gives you fascinating insights into this reclusive country. Discover ancient temples, opulent palaces, quiet towns and feast on regional cuisine as you make your way past craggy mountains and scenic countryside.

If you’d like to discover more of South Asia, speak to our travel experts about personalizing this itinerary to match your preferences, and set off on a journey you’ll cherish for a lifetime!

Share

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2YangonShwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, National Museum, Capital City ToursRose Garden Hotel, The Loft
2 - 4MawlamyinePagodas, Marble Buddha Image, Mahamuni Paya, Sein Done MonasteryThe Mawlamyine Strand, The Mawlamyine Strand
4 - 6Hpa AnKyauktan Ye Le Pagoda, Limestone Kaw Goon Cave, Lumbini Garden, Kyauk Kalap MonasteryHotel Zwekabin (Hpa An)
6 - 7KyaiktiyoGolden Rock, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Mountains, Burmese Pagoda at BagoMountain Top
7 - 8YangonShwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, National Museum, Capital City ToursRose Garden Hotel, The Loft

Ideal For

  • Adventure
  • Heritage
  • Landscape
  • Relaxation
Travel Consultant Enchanting Travels team member

Talk to us anytime1 888 263 2574

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

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

Yangon

1 Night

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

Included Activities

Half Day Visit to Shwedagon Pagoda
Discover the crown of Myanmar! After a leisurely afternoon, head to the stunning Shwedagon Zedi Daw, a sacred Buddhist pagoda that is considered Myanmar’s greatest treasure and most important landmark.  It is thought to be over 2,600 years old and there are relics of the past four Buddhas enshrined within it. Standing 99 meters (325 ft) tall on Singuttara Hill, west of Kandawgyi Lake, it dominates the city skyline. With its golden gilded pagoda and stupa and topped off with sparkling sapphires, diamonds, rubies and topaz, Shwedagon is best enjoyed at sunset.

Hotel Options
Room
Meals
StyleInternational
The Loft – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 2 - 4

Your chauffeur will drive you from Yangon to Mawlamyine in a private vehicle (Duration: 8 hrs)

Mawlamyine

2 Nights

Mawlamyine (formerly Moulmein), is the fourth largest city in the heart of Lower Myanmar, 3kms southeast of Yangon and 7kms south of Thaton, at the Thanlwin river mouth.

Included Activities

Highlights of Mawlamyine
Visit the local market in the morning and glimpse slivers of vibrant local life in this harbor township; drive past beautiful colonial buildings, ancient mosques, Indian temples and churches; visit U Zina Pagoda, U Kanni Pagoda, Kyaut Ma Yaol (Marble Buddha Image), and Mahamuni Paya located atop a mountain with panoramic views of Mawlamyine. Visit the Sein Done Monastery, originally the residence of the Queen, where the corridors are lined with carved figures and interiors are decorated with floral designs. Visit the landmark Kyaikthanlan Pagoda.

Hotel Options
RoomStrand-Superior
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
RoomStrand-Superior
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Day 4 - 6

Your chauffeur will drive you from Mawlamyine to Hpa An in a private vehicle. Enroute you will visit Kawgun Cave (Duration without stops: 2 hrs)

Hpa An

2 Nights

Hpa-An, also known as Pa An, is a charming town and capital of the Kayin state, located north of Mawlamyine and near to the Thai border.

Included Activities

Highlights of Hpa An
Hpa-An is famous for caves, hillside Pagodas and colorful markets. Noteworthy places to explore are the historic natural limestone Kaw Goon Cave; and the Lumbini Garden that boast 1,000 Buddha images. See also the Kyauk Kalap Monastery; the Bayin Nyi Cave, perched atop a hill having a large entrance chamber filled with many statues; and the Shwe-yin Myaw World Peace Pagoda at the bank of Thanlwin River.

Hotel Options
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Day 6 - 7

Your chauffeur will drive you from Hpa An to Kyaiktiyo in a private vehicle (Duration: 3 hrs)

Kyaiktiyo

1 Night

The sacred rock of Kyaiktiyo is situated in the midst of densely wooded mountains.

Included Activities

Highlights of Kyaiktiyo
Trek uphill to admire the amazing and almost gravity-defying Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, or Golden Rock of Kyaiktiyo. A renowned Buddhist pilgrimage site, this temple was built on top of a massive granite boulder that has been painted in gold leaf and shimmers beautifully throughout the day. There are many legends to the pagoda and some believers say it is precariously perched on a strand of Buddha’s hair, which was given to a traveling hermit who passed it to a king who constructed the pagoda with his supernatural powers.

En Route Exploration of Bago (from Yangon)
Start early from Yangon and drive out to the provincial market town of Bago that was previously known as Pegu. En route to the erstwhile capital of the Mon Kingdom, stop at Htauk Kyant Allied War Cemetery. Admire the four gigantic Buddhas seated facing the four directions at Kyaikpun Pagoda in Bago. Journey on to the Kalyani Sima Ordination Hall known for the inscriptions on its sandstone walls before exploring the Shwethalyaung Temple with its image of the reclining Buddha. Savor lunch at a charming restaurant and drive on for about three hours to reach Kin Pun base camp the gateway to Kyaiktiyo or Golden Rock Pagoda. (En route Activity; Half Day; Lunch at Local Restaurant Included; Private Activity & Transfers; Fitness Level: Easy. Please dress appropriately for visit to palaces and temples.)

Hotel Options
Mountain Top – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Day 7 - 8

Your chauffeur will drive you from Kyaiktiyo to Yangon in a private vehicle. Enroute you will visit Bago (Duration without stops: 5 hrs)

Yangon

1 Night

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

Hotel Options
Room
Meals
StyleInternational
The Loft – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 1,857 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 1,976 /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

    • A high-quality air-conditioned vehicle with a chauffeur for the activities specified in the itinerary
      • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by your tour guide
        • Accommodation in one double room for 8 days / 7 nights.
        • Meals as indicated
        • All activities as listed :
          • Yangon: Half Day Visit to Shwedagon Pagoda
          • Mawlamyine: Highlights of Mawlamyine
          • Hpa An: Highlights of Hpa An
          • Kyaiktiyo: Highlights of Kyaiktiyo
          • Kyaiktiyo: En Route Exploration of Bago (from Yangon)

        Myanmar:

      Myanmar:

    Asia:

    • All transfers as indicated above
    • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact during your trip
    • Carbon emissions offsetting for your trip
    • Fees and taxes

Not Included

Not Included (India & Asia)

Asia:

  • Tips, additional meals and personal expenses
  • Visa fees and immigration-related expenses
  • Travel, health, Covid and cancellation insurance
Inquire Now
Secret Treasures of Myanmar

8 days $ 1,857 / person