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Essentials of Myanmar


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Essentials of Myanmar

Essentials of Myanmar

Myanmar is a very mysterious destination. This country opened its frontiers few years ago and kept its identities and cultures that make us say that it’s the most preserved destination of South East Asia. Discover with your passionate local guide a contrasted and rich country, living at the pace of Buddhism traditions.

day by day

day 1


After a moment to relax at your hotel, you will enjoy a city tour of Yangon. You will first visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, and Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake. You will discover the contrast between colonial building and pagodas and visit the China Town with a very typical fruit market. Your tour finish at Shwedagon Pagoda for sunset.

Accommodation: In Yangon
Meals: Dinner
Transfer distance: 25km
day 2


This morning, you will fly to Bagan. Upon arrival, you will first discover the little city. From here you will start your Bagan Plain Exploration: all along the day you will admire Gubyaukgyi Temple, ; Myinkaba Village ; Ananda Temple ; Thabinnyu Temple ; Dhammayangyi Temple. A last effort to reach the Shwesandaw Pagoda upper terrace to catch the famous photo shot of Bagan plains at sunset.

Accommodation: In Bagan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transfer distance: 30km
day 3


Today travel from Bagan to Mandalay. This takes around 4 hours through several small towns and local life sceneries of Myanmar.

Accommodation: In Mandalay
Meals: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 180km
day 4


Today you will visit Mahamuni Pagoda ; Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, a large Buddha image carved out of a single block of marble ; Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace) noted for its exquisite wood carving ; Kuthodaw Pagoda known for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures. Your guide will finally take you to enjoy the sunset from Mandalay Hill.

Accommodation: In Mandalay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transfer distance: 30km
day 5


After an early breakfast, you will fly to Heho. You will start your exploration of the Inle lake and board a boat to discover the everyday life of the lake and cultural treasures as Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Nge Pe Chaung Monastery. During your journey you will observe the floating gardens, the unique Leg-rowers and their traditional fishing method but also, the silk weaving, and stilt house villages on the lake.

Accommodation: In Inle Lake
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transfer distance: 50km
day 6


You will meet your guide, after breakfast at the hotel, and take the car to Kalaw and Pindaya. After a city tour of Kalaw to discover everyday life of Myanmar, you will go to Pindaya, through picturesque scenery. You will then discover Pindaya caves and lakes, home base of paper making and umbrella making industries. In the afternoon, you will go back to Ngyaung Shwe for relaxing and free time.

Accommodation: In Inle Lake
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transfer distance: 210km
day 7


After an early breakfast, you will fly back to Yangon. You will check-in your hotel in Yangon before starting your exploration of the National Museum and Botataung Pagoda. The rest of the day is free to explore the city by yourself or enjoy your hotel facilities.

Accommodation: In Yangon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transfer distance: 25km
day 8


In the morning, your guide will take you for a shopping moment at handicrafts shops. Then you will discover Bogyoke Aung San Market where you can buy good souvenirs. Then, you will be transferred to Yangon Airport for your onwards flight.

Accommodation: Check out time is 12:00
Meals: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 20km

Trip Details


Group Size 1 person 2 persons 3 – 6 persons Single Supp.
  • Prices are quoted in USD and net per person.
  • Prices are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted prices.
  • Prices do not apply over Christmas and New Year.

What you get

  • Seven nights hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, five lunches and four dinners
  • Transportation and transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight and airport tax as specified (Yangon > Bagan, Mandalay > Heho and Heho > Yangon)
  • All sightseeing as specified, including entrance fees
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Government tax and service charges

What you Don’t

  • International and airport taxes
  • Myanmar visa
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and drinks, etc.
  • Any other services not specified in the itinerary


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