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16 Days / 15 Nights – Insight Myanmar

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Tour Duration:   15 Nights / 16 Days

Where to visit:   Yangon, Hsipaw, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Bagan, Pindaya, Inle & Ngapali Beach

Accommodation:   15 nights of accommodation

Transportation:   Flights, Trains, Cruise and private air-conditioned vehicles

Meals:   Daily Breakfast , Lunch as mentioned in detail itinerary

Service with:   English speaking station guide (different guide in different location)

When to go:   Varies

Tour starts in:   Yangon (Myanmar)

Tour complete in:   Yangon (Myanmar)

Day 1 (Yangon Arrival)
Meal: None

Upon arrival to Yangon International Airport, our guide will welcome you at the airport and make the full day sightseeing in Yangon, including exploratory walking tour to colonial heritage buildings in downtown area, hustling local market, visit to the reclining Buddha and then the great Shwedagon Pagoda – a golden pagoda of the capital – is seemed to be the best ending for the day.

Overnight in Yangon

Day 2 (Yangon – Lashio – Hsipaw)
Meal: B

Transfer from hotel to Yangon domestic airport and fly to Lashio. Upon arrival to Lashio airport, your local guide will meet you and drive 2 more hours to Hsipaw and check in. In the evening, start your excursion with Tuk Tuk (three wheel motorbike) in Hsipaw . Visit to “Hor” (the governor house in Shan language), a small pagoda complex called Little Bagan where can see the old ancient pagodas and old monastery. And then enjoy the sunset on a hillock where can see the panoramic view over the town and river.

Overnight in Hsipaw

Day 3 (Hsipaw)
Meal: B, L

After breakfast at the hotel, take the full day tour around the Hsipaw. Walk through the rice fields, visit to Nam Tok Fall (Except in Dry Season), continue to Farmer’s village and enjoy the country panoramic scenery, learn living style of Shan villages. Enjoy the Shan Rice Noodle at tiny local village mall with the local guide. After the lunch break, continue an hour by boat up streaming river, through nice scenery with the mountain, valley, plantations along the river, visit and sightseeing at river confluence at which swimming is available on the individual wish. On the way down-streaming by boat, visit to a Shan village which has typical houses with a small charming gardens. Then return to hotel by boat.

Overnight in Hsipaw

Day 4 (Hsipaw – Goteik Viaduct – Mandalay)
Meal: B

Today your day will be finished on the local train going along the mountainside and passing through the famous Gokhtiek Viaduct. You are advised to buy some snacks or fruits to eat all the way. Local foods on the train are not recommended for the travelers.
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station where we will take the train to PyinOoLwin. On the way through, you can enjoy the scenery of mountainous, vegetation on the mountainside. Experience the local train with hand carrying seller with full basket of local snacks, water and some regional products. The train will pass over the famous Gokteik viaduct which was constructed in 1899 crossing over 300 feet viaduct with half mile length. It was the third highest in the world and also the high-tech at that time.  Around 5pm, the train will arrive to PyinOoLwin station where your Mandalay guide will meet you and transfer to your hotel in Mandalay.

Overnight in Mandalay

Day 5 (Mandalay – Mingun)
Meal: B,L

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will take you to the jetty for one hour boat trip to Mingun. Visit to the PaHtoTawGyi-the biggest unfinished pagoda and the second largest ringing bronze bell in the world and so on. After exploring in Mingun, back to Mandalay and enjoy the typical lunch on boat and continue the Mandalay sightseeing such as the last palace of Myanmar, Shwe Kyaung-the elegant wooden monastery with very fine wood carving, KuThoDaw Pagoda where have the world biggest book etc, and at the end enjoy the sunset over the city from the great Mandalay Hill.

Overnight in Mandalay

Day 6 (Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing)
Meal: B

After the breakfast, start the sightseeing with MaHaMuNi bronze Buddha image-the most important pilgrimage site for local, if it cannot attract you, continue to the street back of the temple where is full of marble stone buddha image curving workshops are sure to impress. Then, continue to the biggest monastery where you can learn more about the monastic life in Myanmar.
Then head to Sagaing, the other side of Irrawaddy River where is full of monasteries, housing nearly 6000 monks, nuns and lay meditates. Visit to the famous pagodas where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Mandalay from the other side of the river. Then take a short boat trip to Ava- the capital of Myanmar in 18th century and explore by horse cart.  In the evening, enjoy the sunset at the famous wooden U Bein Bridge.

Overnight in Mandalay

Day 7 (Mandalay – Bagan)
Meal: B

Today, relax and take leisure the whole day on the cruise to Bagan.
Transfer to jetty early morning and start the trip in the sunrise. On the way enjoy the beautiful scenery and ways of life along the mythical Ayeyarwaddy River. The cruise will arrive to Bagan in the evening and your Bagan guide will meet you at the jetty and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 8 (Bagan)
Meal: B

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the full day sightseeing in Bagan, including most high-lighted temple and starting with a local busy morning market and explore the most high-lighted temple and pagodas such as  GuPaukGyi temple-famous for mural paintings, DamayanGyi-the most massive one, Arnanda Temple-famous for artistic skills, Shwe Zi Gon Pagoda, Thetbyinnyu temple-the highest one, PayaToneZu, Pyatthada temple etc are sure to impress and if you see a temple that interests you, just ask your guide to stop for a look. In the evening, take a horse cart ride in the pagoda forest and stop at a temple to enjoy the beautiful sunset over the pagoda sea to complete your day.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 9 (Bagan – Mount. Popa)
Meal: B

Wake up early morning and take the balloon ride before the sunrise. It will definitely be impressed to you. Enjoy the view of pagoda sea during sunrise from high angle and make the wonderful photos with your love one.
After ballooning, come back to hotel and take the breakfast. After refreshments, start the tour to home of spirits-Mount Popa, a dead volcano simply like an oasis in the desert. On the way back, visit to a real Burmese village and visit to the toddy firm. Come back and explore more in Bagan during the rest of the day or leisure at your own.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 10 (Bagan– Pindaya – Inle)
Meal: B

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport and fly to Heho. Meet your guide at the Heho airport and drive to Pindaya for about 2 hrs. Some tourist say, on the way to Pindaya is look like Europe country side sceneries. Moreover, there are different tribes along the way and their agriculture businesses make the mountains more colorful. Upon arrival, visit to the famous Pindaya cave where over 8000 buddha images are enshrined. After exploring in Pindaya cave, drive to Nyaung Shwe for about 2 ½ hrs and check in your hotel in Inle lake.

Overnight in Inle Lake

Day 11 (Indein – Inle Lake)
Meal: B

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to jetty and start your tour. First, visit to Indein Pagoda forest and explore the 16th century complex with its main pagoda and and more than 1,000 weathered stupas covered in vines and take in the serene atmosphere off the beaten path. Walk with your guide for an hour to enjoy the fantastic views over the lake. After exploration in Indein, start the boat trip to Inle Lake for 30minutes and vegetation on the floating garden will make your day more beautiful. Then, transfer to your hotel by boat.

Overnight in Inle Lake

Day 12 (Inle – Vineyard)
Meal: B,L

After breakfast at the hotel, today our sightseeing will start with the colorful 5-days rotating market where you can learn more about their life styles. Then start exploring the life of Intha, the people who live on the lake, see and feel their beautiful culture including unique leg rolling fisherman, visiting their earning home factories like silk and lotus weaving, silver smith, black smith, cheroot making and canoeing around the fishermen village will understand you more about their ways of lives. Enjoy the delicious Shan traditional lunch in local home. In addition, visiting to the vineyard and testing the wine will make your day perfect.

Overnight in Nyaung Shwe

Day 13 (Inle – Ngapali Beach)
Meal: B

Transfer to airport and fly to Thandwe airport and transfer to hotel in Ngapali Beach. Leisure your time as you please.
Overnight in Ngapali Beach

Day 14 (Ngapali Beach)
Meal: B
Free & leisure day
Overnight in Ngapali Beach

Day 15 (Ngapali Beach)
Meal: B
Free & leisure day
Overnight in Ngapali Beach

Day 16 (Ngapali Beach – Yangon – Departure)
Meal: B
Transfer to airport and fly to Yangon.  The guide will meet you at the Yangon domestic airport to transfer to the Yangon international airport for your departure flight. Guide and Car available if you have some spare time for shopping before your departure flight check in time.

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Services Include:

  • 4 sectors of Domestic flight ticket, (Yangon-Lashio, Bagan-Heho, Heho-Ngapali, Ngapali-Yangon)
  • 15 Nights accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All transfer & sightseeing by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English Speaking station guide
  • All entrance fees on tour
  • Meal and Drinks as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Mandalay – Bagan Cruise Ticket
  • Balloon Ticket in Bagan
  • Private cruise to Mingun
  • Train Ticket, Hsipaw – Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Horse cart rides in Innwa and Bagan
  • Private boat excursion in Inle Lake
  • Canoe rides in Inle Lake
  • Wine tasting
  • Mineral water & towels

Services Exclude:

  • Tips & Personal Expenses
  • Meals & Drinks, unless specified
  • Insurances
  • International flight ticket
  • Others that not mentioned in the itinerary