Taste of Myanmar Burma Tour

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Trip Facts - 6 days Trip
  • Tour Cost: USD 1490
  • Group Size: 1+
  • Best Season: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • Tour Grade: Moderate
  • Trip Type: Popular
  • Activities: Cultural Touring, Walking tours and hikes
  • Start & End Destination: Yangon
  • Country of Tour: Myanmar (Burma)
  • Accommodation: Hotels & Resorts with your Budget

Trip Overview

Taste of Myanmar Burma Tour, Unique & charming Myanmar is stepping out of a checkered past into a new era of hope and optimism. In the nation also known as Burma, visitors can expect to be dazzled by shimmering cities of gilded Pagodas, enlivened by emerald green landscapes and humbled by the warm smiles of gracious villagers. Now is the time to contribute to Burma’s blossoming future – peaceful pagodas, sacred sites, ancient towns and monasteries await.

we suggest to use local guides and drivers in each destination to get in-depth experience. best suggestions of accommodations are 3 stars, 4 stars and 5 stars if available in that location.

For intercity transport we use flights, so internal flights we need to book in advance. our local car and drivers always available. we have local expert guide to welcome you in every location with your name card.

best season is winter time, but very busy so plan in advance to get best facilities. September to March is best to travel. Summer is hot, but still we get some travelers who want to travel when Taste of Myanmar Burma Tour  is less busy.

Trip High lights

  • Myanmar tour of Kyaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha Image, Aung San museum, Yangon harbor, and Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist Pagoda in Myanmar.
  • The holiest one believed to be enshrined with Buddha tooth and hair; Htilominlo Temple- the largest temples of Bagan,
  • Enjoy sunset over bagan from Shwesandaw Pagoda.
  • Amarapura- the “City of Immortals” and visit the 150 year old Mahagandayon Monastery, a famous Buddhist Learning Center.

Itinerary Outline

DAY 01: ARRIVAL YANGON, MYANMAR (B)
DAY 02: YANGON- -BAGAN (B)
DAY 03: BAGAN – MANDALAY – AMRRAPURA – MANDALAY (B)
DAY 04: MANDALAY – HEHO – INLE LAKE (B)
DAY 05: INLE LAKE – HEHO – YANGON (B)
DAY 06: DEPARTURE FROM YANGON, MYANMAR (BURMA) (B)

Trip extension is also possible to India, Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet. Feel free to ask any time.

Trip Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL YANGON, MYANMAR (B)
Transfer to Bangkok international airport for your departure flight to Yangoon. Arrival at Yangon International Airport. Welcome by our well-experienced English speaking tour guide. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Start excursion to city center, colonial style buildings and Sule Pagoda – a landmark in downtown Yangon. Proceed visit the Shwedagon Pagoda- described by Somerset Maugham: “The Shwedagon rose superb, glistening with its gold, like a sudden hope in the dark night of the soul of which the mystics write, glistening against the fog and smoke of the thriving city.” This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. Wander through this magnificent structure and its courtyards, stupas, bells, temples, and Buddha images, and see religious and secular visitors from all parts of the globe. Shwedagon has become the symbol of Myanmar.
Dinner. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.

DAY 02: YANGON- -BAGAN (B)
After Breakfast, take an early morning flight to Bagan, where you will spend the whole day exploring the architectural masterpieces of this amazing ancient town, living treasure house of Buddhist architectural beauties. Bagan, one of Asia’s most popular archaeological destinations and one out of two most pre-eminent religious old cities in South East Asia. The sightseeing starts with a visit to Nyaung U Market – a typical local market; followed by visits to most distinctive pagodas such as Shwezigon Pagoda – the holiest one believed to be enshrined with Buddha tooth and hair; Htilominlo Temple- the largest temples of Bagan, Ananda Temple- King Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the crowning achievement of the early style temple of architecture, Thatbyinnyu Temple- the highest building on the Bagan plain.
In the afternoon, continue to Myinkabar Gubyaukgyi Temple- well known for its wall painting depicting scenes from the Jataka,Manuha, Nanbaya, Dhamanyangyi Temple- built by King Narathu in 12th century which displayed the finest brickwork in Bagan. Enjoy sunset over bagan from Shwesandaw Pagoda.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

DAY 03: BAGAN – MANDALAY – AMRRAPURA – MANDALAY (B)
Transfer to the airport for morning flight to Mandalay, the spiritual heart of Myanmar. On the way to Mandalay, stop at Amarapura- the “City of Immortals” and visit the 150 year old Mahagandayon Monastery, a famous Buddhist Learning Center. It is home to a thousand monks, who will form a procession as they go to take their noon and final meal of the day at10:30. Continue to U Bein Wooden Bridge built in 1782. And visit the Myanmar traditional hand-weaving silk workshop.
In the Afternoon, Sightseeing in Mandalay – the last capital of Myanmar Kingdom, includes Mahamuni Buddha Image – believed to be cast in bronze in front of Buddha himself and nowadays gilded with thick gold leaf; gold leaf hammering, marble carving, and tapestry making, Shwenandaw monastery – still existing masterpiece of last Myanmar kingdom’s architecture in teak and wood carving;Kuthodaw Pagoda – renowned as the world’s largest book; and Mandalay Hill – regarded a natural watch tower in the plain region of Mandalay – to view the sunset.
Overnight Stay at hotel in Mandalay.

DAY 04: MANDALAY – HEHO – INLE LAKE (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you fly to Heho, the gateway for your excursion to the idyllic Inle Lake. After a scenic drive and a stop at the Nyaung Shwe village’s market, you will arrive at the dock to find a private motorboat waiting for you. Exciting boat trip past floating gardens and stilt-house villages, visit the Ngaphechaung Monastery- one of the oldest monasteries on the lake and well known for its jumping cats, famous wish-fulfilling Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Inpawkhone Village- famous for its silk weaving handloom and a cheroot factory where the local Burmese cigars are made by hand, blacksmith, silversmith workshops and long neck Padaung women.
Overnight at floating hotel in Inle Lake.

DAY 05: INLE LAKE – HEHO – YANGON (B)
Wake up early for the sunrise over the scenic lake. Take the morning flight back to Yangon. Upon Arrival, visit “Kyauktawgyi Pagoda” and “Royal White Elephant” within the walking distance from Minn Dhamma Hill, there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants are kept.

In the afternoon, visit Swedaw Paya (Buddha’s Tooth Relic), Kabar Aye (World Peace Pagoda), Buddhist Museum and Mahapasana Cave where the Buddhist Synods are held. Continue visit Botataung Pagoda, is enshrined with the sacred hair of the Lord Buddha in the late evening.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

DAY 06: DEPARTURE FROM YANGON, MYANMAR (BURMA) (B)
Visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda where the biggest reclining Buddha image in Myanmar (73m long) is situated. Proceed shopping at Bogyoke Market used to be called Scott Market, the largest market in Yangon with time to browse among the hundreds of stalls for souvenir bargains, arts & crafts souvenir shopping center. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure flight home.

Cost Details

Service Includes

  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast (half twin/double)
    Domestic flights
  • All transfers, sightseeing and excursion by private air-con vehicle with drivers
    boat fares where applicable
  • Entrance fees and zone fees where applicable
  • Meals as per program (B = Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking local guides

Service Excludes

  • International air tickets
  • International airport departure tax (currently at US$ 10 per person)
  • Visa Fees
  • Any type of Insurance
  • Meals and Drinks not mentioned in above programme
  • Any other services not mentioned above

Visa and Permit

  • Myammar (Burma) Visa, fill online form or on arrival visa for some countries, see https://www.myanmarevisa.gov.mm/

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