Myanmar Tour Package

9 Days

DAY 1    ARRIVE MANDALAY

Arrival at Mandalay in the afternoon. Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Myanmar (Burma); located on the east bank of the Irrawaddy River. Enroute from airport to hotel, brief stop for sightseeing at Amarapura. Check into hotel . After brief rest,  proceed for sunset visit of the 200-year-old teak bridge, the most photographic site in Myanmar. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.  (D)

DAY 2   MANDALAY-IRRAWADY RIVER-MINGUN-MANDALAY

After breakfast proceed to board a private local boat for a trip up the Irrawaddy to Mingun (45 min each way). Visit the Mingun Bell which weighs more than 87 tons and being the world’s largest intact bronze bell, the unfinished Mingun Paya (built with the intention of being the world’s biggest pagoda). Mingun’s other highlight is the Hisnbyume Pagoda, a white-washed temple built to resemble Mount Meru. Throughout Mingun there are small neighborhoods crafting traditional basketry and other artistic items and there is plenty of time to stop and interact with the craftsmen and friendly locals. After returning to Mandalay in the afternoon continue sightseeing and visit the ruined remains of the Royal Palace. Visit the second most sacred image in Myanmar next to the Shwedagon Pagoda- the Mahamuni Pagoda. Visit local artisan’s workshops of gold leaf making, woodcarving and marble carving. Next visit Golden palace Monastery famous for its intricate woodcarvings. Continue to the Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is known as the world largest book due to the Buddhist scripture carved on 729 marble slabs.  This evening, enjoy a commanding overview of the city from the Mandalay Hill. Overnight at Mandalay hotel.(B,L,D)

DAY 3    MANDALAY-BAGAN

Morning check out of hotel and proceed to airport for flight to Bagan. On arrival in Bagan, begin our exploration by visiting a busy local market and gain an insight into the bustling market atmosphere in Bagan. Spend the day exploring the architectural masterpieces of this amazing town by visit to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples. Then get to learn more about the local culture with a visit to two workshops producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquer ware and wood crafts. Watch as the skilled craftsmen use techniques passed down through generations to create beautiful items. In the late afternoon transfer to the sunset hill for sunset views. Sit back relax and be amazed by the beauty of Bagan as you watch the sun slowly set from the sunset hills. Check into hotel for overnight in Bagan. (B,L,D)

DAY 4     BAGAN

More than just temples, our tour introduces you to provide a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and local lifestyles. Today see the real way of life for most Myanmar people by visiting villages near Bagan to view the local lifestyle. Then you will explore Bagan from a different perspective as you explore the area by Pony cart. The cart can explore areas that cars are unable to enter giving a different feel of Bagan. In the late afternoon transfer to jetty where a private wooden river boat is waiting. Sitting under the shade or on the open-deck you’ll be treated to fabulous views as you cruise down the Irrawaddy River to Shwezigon Pagoda. A private boat tour on the river during sunset time will hopefully show you a spectacular sunset. Relax and enjoy the scenery. Overnight at Bagan hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 BAGAN – HEHO – INLE LAKE

After breakfast, fly to Heho, gateway to Inle Lake. From Heho drive to NyaungShwe where we pick our boat & transfer to  hotel for check in. Enjoy the full day tour by private boat in Inle lake. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the most holy religious site in southern Shan State. Be amazed by the local handicrafts, silk weaving, wooden handlooms and traditional blacksmith methods along the way. Visiting Inle Lake is not just about being on the water but also about discovering the Shan and Intha villages on the banks of the river. Pass the endless floating gardens, houses, monasteries built on stilts on the lake. Stop at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery. Proceed to Nampan village and see local cheroot factory (where the Burmese cigars are made) and canoe carving. Overnight at Inle Lake hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 6  INLE LAKE- INDEIN

Begin your day with a visit to the market, which rotates locations every five days; where hill tribe people dressed in colorful, traditional outfits, barter for goods and produce. We continue our sightseeing in Inle Lake, maneuvering by boat though long, scenic channels.  We will visit the fascinating village of Indein, with its complex of ancient shrines and stupas and walk though exotic colonnades of stairways and shop stalls. Visit the “long neck” tribal women, and weaving and craft villages perched on stilts. See the lake’s unique “leg rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. It is a feast for the senses and a photographer’s dream. Overnight at Inle Lake hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 7            INLE LAKE-HEHO-YANGON

Morning proceed to airport for flight to Yangon.  On arrival in Yangon, enjoy a visit to Scott Market, the sprawling 75-year-old Market. At the market you will find a variety of interesting Burmese souvenirs, from lacquer ware to gems & jewellery – bargain at the stores to fully experience the Burmese market atmosphere! Drive through the city and observe the influences of other cultures in the region. Interspersed in the tour are various religious sites such as the St Mary’s Cathedral, built in 1899, and the Buddhist landmarks of Sule Paya and over 100 year old beautiful Rangoon Synagogue. In there you will have the opportunity to meet with  the Trustee of the Synagogue to learn the Jewish Life in the Pagoda Land.  Then visit Little India and Chinatown – stop to greet the vendors and let them introduce you to their wares – some familiar, some exotic. Overnight at Yangon hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 8     YANGON

Today drive through downtown Yangon to explore the city center and its fabulous mix of architecture and sites. The streets are filled with historical buildings many of which have a faded colonial charm not seen elsewhere in Asia. Start at the post office – a lovely historic building, passing by Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and Independence Monument along the way. Then visit famous Chauk Htat Kyi, home to a 70-meter long . The feet of the statue is carved with traditional symbols, wher often many locals gather to pay homage and pray. Photo stop at the Karaweik Hall royal floating barge. Nothing will prepare you for Shwedagon Pagoda, with its glittering gold stupa. At the pagoda observe local pilgrims and monks offering their devotions and enjoy the amazing sunset view at Shwedagon pagoda. Overnight at Yangon hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 9     YANGON  DEPARTURE

Morning free till departure for International flight home with happy memories ( B,L)

All-Inclusive Myanmar Package Starting from INR 1,38,000/-

Please Note: 
Myanmar Travel Package itinerary could be subject to change.
Consultation charges are applicable for package customisation (adjustable against final package payment).